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the impending deficit These new
taxes will rest either upon the com
mon people or upon those of the rich
who are honestly paying their in
Do you want to pay more taxes?
If not, insist on immediate action
by the president and congress to re
cover these stolen' millions and pun
ish the thieves. BASIL M. MANLY.
Manly's second article exposing
the fraudulent attempts to defeat the
income tax law by the very rich will
appear in this newspaper tomorrow.
WHO BASIL MANLY IS
Basil M. Manly, the foremost eco
nomic investigator in America, who
won great fame as director of the
investigations conducted by the U. S.
com'n on industrial relations under
the chairmanship of Frank P. Walsh,
and who wrote the famous Manly
report, has just completed a deep
and sweeping investigation of the
workings of the U. S. income tax.
The work has taken Manly and a
corps of newspaper men and statisti
cal experts six full months, and the
revelations he is about to make to
the people of America represent the
final word on this subject. Manly's ir
reproachable reputation as a social
investigator stands behind them.
Manly's academic training as an
economist was gained at Washington
and Lee university, from which he
graduated, and at the University of
- Chicago, where he specialized in the
subject for two years under Prof. J.
Lawrence Laughlin, the most famous
economist in the United States.
In 1907 he became attached to the
kU. S. bureau of labor and was con
nected with that governmental de
partment's investigation into the
subject of woman and child labor in
t the U. S.. largely writing the "ReDort
on Women and Children in the Glass
For this bureau he next had com
plete charge of its investigation into
the steel industry, This was finished I
in 1912, signed by Manly and pub
lished in three volumes. It is every
where known today as the authori
tative work on the steel industry,
and quoted as such by all writers on
In 1913 Manly made for the U. S.
labor bureau the famous inquiry into
the rise of prices in anthracite coal,
reporting to congress that miners'
wages had increased but 8 cents per
ton, while the wholesale price of coal
had increased 25 cents per ton, with
the result that the operators were
netting an increased yearly profit of
The next year Manly became the
director of public hearings and direc
tor of the department of research and
investigation for the U. S. com'n on
industrial relations and wrote his fa
mous Manly report, presented to the
public by Chairman Frank P. Walish.
The U. S. gov't tried to secure his
services again, but he was persuad
ed to undertake this searching inves
tigation of the workings of the U. S.
He has done so, having now
worked On this inquiry for over six
months. The first of his findings is
presented here today; others will fol
low daily. Editor.
U. S. TO PREVENT CARRANZA
FROM GRABBING FOOD
San Antonio, Tex., April 25. Firm
measures were ordered today to pre
vent Carranzistas in Northern Mex
ico from hindering supply ship
ments to American troops. Gen.
Funston was said to have dispatched
messages to Gen. Pershing ordering
him to "meet the situation." Expe
ditionary forces have suffered se
verely as result of Carranza com
manders having seized railroad con
signments, Gen. Funston'said. Food
supplies for men and carloads of
fodder for cavalry horses have been
held up and in some cases taken over
by Carranzista commanders, osten
sibly under orders from Carranza
himself, it was stat