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MR. LANE URGES
BETTER UTILIZING OF ! NATiraiHLTH Value of Human Resource Emphasized in Secretary's Annual Report. More general utilization of the re sources of the nation in coal. oil. water power, land anil in human be ings is urged by Kranklin K. Lane. Secretary of the Interior, in his annual report issued yesterday. Prom the observation post that his office affords over the varied ^overn innetal activities he draws the con elusion that "far beyond all our pos sessions is the American man" in a strong appeal for Americanization and education. "To him. to his spirit and char acter. to his skill and infel.igence is due all the credit for the land in which we live." Mr. l>ane said. "That resource we are neglecting. Twenty live per cent of the 1.600.000 men be tween twenty-one and thirty-one years of age who were first drafted into our Army could neither read nor write our language and tens of thou sands could not speak it or under stand it." t;?e? Itrrply Into < on I Strike. Mr. Lane got-s deeply into the coal strike and answers ?tue>i ions per taining t<? the present and fu?ur?* coal productivity of the nation. "The coal strike fail-; brought concrt.':?ly t.. fore us th^ disturbing fact thai modern ?society is so involved that We live ^ irtualjy I>y unanimous consent he su*ys. "Let Iujss than half of 1 p.-f cent of our population quit their work of digging coal and we arc threatened with the combined hor rors of pdfctilence and famine. "It did not take many hours after it was realized that the coal miners were in earnest for the American imagination to conceive what might be the state of the countrv in per haps another thirty days, fnd-istries closed, railroads stopped, streets dark, lood cut off. houses freezing, idle men ? . \ million hungry and in the dark?this was the picture, and not a very pleasant one to contemplate." Water Power and Oil. Consideration of water power and petroleum deposits take Mr. Lane to the wide spaces of the west. He says V?1 ,70 per cenc of th?- avail able horsepower in the waterwavs of tne nation lies west of the Missis sippi. and places the total oil produc tion of the nation in 191s at 356.000. ttt>0 barrels. Passage of public land leasing legislation will make avail able further rich supplies, he says, and eventually the deposits of oil shale "can be made to yield vastly more oil than has been found in pools or sands. "Jfet with all the optimism that can be justified," the report says, "I would urge a policy of saving as to petro leum, that should be rigid in the ex treme. If we are long to enjoy the benefits of a petroleum age, we must eave this oil." A new basis for the operation of the reclamation service, which has chiefly been occupied in western states with a total of 1.602.000 acres tnade irrigable is suggested. 150.600 Soldiers Want band. Mr. Lane says that 150,000 demobi lized soldiers have applied for public | lands. He reasserts his belief that the government is justified in doing for soldiers what it would do for no other class, as he has proposed in pending measures. The Alaska railroad. Secretary Lane says, has been well and solidly built, for "as little money as private parties eould build if." In a summary of the department's work the report shows that the Osage tribe of Indians collected last year, $17,000,000 in returns from oil and gas land leases. Up in Alaska, the de partment mined ">,300 tons of coal, lit Washington, the patent office is Bued 37.259 grants to inventors, while the pension office paid out $222,159. "92 to veterans of the civil and Span ish wars. At the national parks, 755.527 vis itors were recorded during the year. On irrigated lands last year, $66, AQO.OOO in agricultural products were srown. and Mr. Lane it-marks that a federal expenditure of $100,000,000 has added close to $500,000,000 to the tax valuation of western states. AWARD LIVE STOCK TROPHIES Ohio and Iowa Breeders Lead at Show in Chicago. CHIC AGO. December 6.?Three .-=outli | American trophies were competed for ( yesterday at the international live ! stock show, with the Carlos M. Dug- I gan prlz.- going to W. C. Rosenb.-rger | Son* of Tiffin, Ohio, who exhibited Clover l^ea' Royalist and Clover Leaf ? lloster. The Caledonia Jereda and ?>edro Pages trophies were won by the Cpper Hill farm of Wapello, Iowa. Other awards today were: ' CatUt-^-Breeding shorthorns, grand chanipfon cow. Rosa tth, If. K. Tener. Washington, N. Y. Horses ? Suffolk-punch, champion stallion. Ashmoor Romeo and grand ? hampion mare, Hawthorne Choice, both from Hawthorne farm. Haw thorne, X. Y. SEES MEXICAN CRISIS 0VEE. Aisistant Secretary Crowell Denies Army Mobilization Is Ordered. PHILADELPHIA, Pa., December 6.? 3-tenedict Crowell. assistant secretary of war. said in an interview today that the crisis with Mexico is over. Mr. Crowell came to attend the launching of a Hog Island ship, which liis wife christened. "As a matter of fact," Mr. Crowell ??-aid. "so far as the Army's interest in the Mexican situation is concerned, jio mobilization order was given. There is no truth in the rumor that i roops have been ordered mobilized nt Camp Meade, Md. Of course, we ure enlisting men right along, form ing them into groups and sending them to southern training i-amps. This is necessary. At the present time the Army is not sufficiently large to nope with an emergency. We are down to something like 220,000 men. Almost 20,000 of these are in Kurope. We also have forces \j> Si beria and our island possessions." FOR SALE (To Clo?e Wm. C". Dodge IXatr; Two Corner Houses on U. S. Capitol Grounds $12,500 and $13,500 12 rooms each. Physicians' Opportunity for wonderful location llflO the beautiful OLD HOME, 116 B St. N. E. 14 rooms and two baths; ample ground, light and air. Weaver Bros. 735 15th St. N.W. CUT IBS IN BIF . John Murphy, ]>rofe*?or of bin r?rytr?t Georgetown University, and Kiuslc Kimm, head of the Korean republic commission to this country and delegate to the Farts peace con ference, will be the principal speak ?r? .?t?the ,mcetingr of the Friends of Irish Freedom tonight at S o'clock at the old Eagles' Hall. 601 E street. J. RimIm Ut era tare~ will be the subject of N. Bryllion Fagan at his second lecture Wednesday night at 8 o'clock at the National School of Social Research. 1719 H street. The Wm? Vlnrlaia Mety of Wmth ington will hold its annual apple cider and ginger bread party Tues day night at 8 o'clock at the Pythian Temple. A musical and literary en tertainment will be given, followed by dancing. The Michigan State Society will meet Saturday night at the Wilson Normal School, ilth and Harvard st reets. Johns liopkinw Alunnni AsMoeiation will hold its first meeting in this city Tuesday night at s o'clock at the Uni versity Club. lvrof. Arthur O. Lovejov and ("apt. Iy. Ward law Miles, former professor, will speak. The Brent ftrfliool Mothers* Clnh v II meet Thursday afternoon at 3:15 ?. . lock. Many interesting topics will 1>? discussed. The North Capitol nod Kekington Citizens' Association will hold a spe cial meeting Tuesday night at S o'clock at the Emery School. Recep tion of new members will be held. Donation day will l?e lield by the : House of Mercy, Klingle road and Kosemont avenue, Saturday. Contri- I i but ions of money o" food may be left | Jaf the house or 1132 Connecticut ave- ! nue. Tea will 1 aft* r '?'> o'clock. ! ORGANIZATION ACTIVITIES. j TODAY. Meeting "I" the Washington Chapter. j ! l.ay A'.umni Association of the Cath- | i olio I niversity of America. at 10:3? j i o'clock at the Graduate Hall, Cath i olic 1'niversity. i AH-hi'-ys rally. Wanderlust Club. I i will meet at 1:43 o'clock at Coin- I ! munity Service headquarters. Wanderlusters' hike commences at < Idlewood. Va. Take 12th street and Pennsylvania avenue cars at 2 o'clock. ! Tea for members of the American ) legion at 4 o'clock at the U. S. S. j Jacob Jones Clubhouse. 1319 Iv street. Jiecture by Miss May Williams and community sins at 4 o clock at the National Catholic Community House. 601 K street. Elks' memorial services at 4:20 1 o'clock at the National Theater. TONIGHT. Meeting and installation of officers j of the Social Club H. If. A. at ? j o'clock at 415 M street. - I MOTHER AND BROTHER OF DEAD GIRL CHARGED i LAWTON. Mich.. December 6.? i Armed with a requisition from Gov. ! Sleeper for the extradition of Mrs. j Sarah f. Tabor and Walter Tabor, j mother and brother of Miss Maude j Tabor, whose body was found in a j i trunk in the basement of the family I : home here a week ago. a deputy i sherifT left here for Yerka. Calif., to- | day, where the Tabors are detained. | Reports here indicated the mother i and brother of the dead woman have ' announced -they would return to | Michigan voluntarily, but a charge of | murder was laid, it is stated, and req uisition papers obtained as a pre cautionary measure. . "BED" SUSPECT REMOVED. Alleged Russian Union Workers' J j Head Taken to Ellis Island. | PERTH AMBOY. N. J.. December 6. I i ?Samuel Kanonowich. said to be the I j leader of the Union of Russian Work- I ers here, has bean removed to Ellis' j Island by federal agents to await pos j sible deportation, it was learned to ? day. H? has been suspected of radi cal activities for some time, it was said. Government agents said they found in his room literature aud letters in dicating he had been in communica ] tion with radical leaders throughout I tile country. Steel Co. Head Resigns, to Rest. ! YOUNGSTOWN. Ohio, December 6.? I W. A. Thomas, president of the Brier 1 Hill Steel Company, second largest '? i plant in the Mahoning valley, has I tendered his resignation, effective , Januai-y 1, it was. announoed at the company's office today. It was said that Mr. Thomas will take a rest, much needed after his work in devel oping the company. He has headed the concern since its organization. Italian Embassy Attache Arrives. NEW YORK. December 6.?Col. Vit torio Asinari di Bernezzo, new mili tary attache to the Italian embassy in Washington, arrived here todav on the Italian liner Dante Alfghieri. EX-KAISER MOVING INTO HIS NEW HOME. The ex-kalner ha* acquired the ancient honwe of Doom in Holland. He Ii.in moved all hi* bolonein^H from \merongen, where he ha* been Mtaying ninee hi* flight from (iermany. The Doom home I* a pretty Utile building with a park and garden*. The whole e*tate i* being in I'loxed by wall* ten feet In height, to present the etiriou* and *jgbtMeer* from obtaining a view of the emtwhile emperor. She photograph xhowi tbe tlr*t >ans containing (be kai*er** belonging* and effeei* about to l>e unloaded in front of the hou*e at V>oorn. PRAISES WOMAN'S BUREAU. Maj. Pullman Calls It Important Branch of Police Service. Establishment of the woman's bureau is regarded by Maj. Pullman, superintendent of police, as being one of the most important administrative ! changes made in the police depart ment last year, accordng to a state- | ment contained in the annual report j on the work of the department. The report calls attention to the | fact that Maj. 1'ullman's first sugges tion of the establishment of such a [ bureau was made in his report for the year 1!H5. In a subsequent appropri- ' ation bill, provision was made foi the appointment of two policewomen, and later provision was made for two more. Under present condition! the Commissioners are appointing ai many women as they desire for posi- ! tions in the bureau. These appoint ments are being made similar to those of the sterner sex. It is pointed out in the report that in many cities of Great Britain woman police are used far more ex tensively than in any city in the United States. Maj. I'ullman takes occasion in the report to praise the work of Mrs. Mina C. Van Winkle, head of the service. The work of the bureau also is outlined. Crenshaw Seeking Freedom. RICHMOND. Va., December 6 < Spe cial).?S. Dabney Crenshaw. 4tl?. for mer student at the University of Vir ginia. arrested and indicted and twice tried on the charge of having: rob bed the chemical laboratory and then set the building on lire, is asking the I courts of the state to set him free. Good Roads Session for Richmond. LTN'CHBURG, Va.. December fi ? The executive committee-of the Vir ginia Good Koads Association in ses sion here Tuesday made plans for the state convention to be held in Richmond. January 14-16. during the meeting of the general assembly. New Episcopal Diocese for Virginia LYNCHBURG. Va.. December 6 (Spe cial).?Delegates from twenty-two coun ties in the central and western part of Virginia will meet in Roanoke Decem ber 10 to organize a new diocese of the Episcopal Church, these counties now being a part of the southern dio cese of Virginia. W. F. Garrett Dies at Leesburg. LKESBL'RG, Va., December 6 (spe cial).?W. Frank Garrett, a prominent insurance man. died suddenly yester day of apoplexy. He was secretary of the Colt and Horse Show Association of Loudoun county. He was a son of the late William B. Garrett, clerk of the court, and a brother of Col. E. E. Garrett. Medical College Merger Asked. RICHMOND. Va., December 6.? When the legislature comes here in January it will have on its hands a proposition to merge the Medical Col lege of Virginia and the medical de partment of the University of Vir ginia. The scheme is to have two years of the theory of medicine and surgery taught at "the university and then to have th<? two years of practi cal work done here. FREDERICK WHEAT CROP UNDER AVERAGE YIELD, FREDERICK. M?l.. December 6 i Speeial>.?Frederick county's wheat crop, put in the shock last Jane, is from eight to ten bushels per acre uti i der the average yield for the county. Farmers are greatly disappointed and consider the yield one of the smallest sronn in this county, one of the richest in the I'nion, in years. Only a small percentage of the grain is meas uring up to flrst or even second grade quality. . Due to the shortage of labor, which, contrary to belief, was not fully re lieved by the demobilization of the | National Army and the return of thej youths to the farm, the corn crop is not yet under cover. Farmers who J ! had large acreages out in corn feari some of their crop will yet be. in the ; lield by the new year. The corn yield | in a measure made up for the short- I age in wheat, a good average county , crop being reported. THOMAS HARDY HONORED. English Poet and Novelist Gets j Gift on 80th Birthday. DORCHESTER. England, November 17 (Correspondence of the Associated 1'ress).?Thomas Hardy, the English poet and novelist, has celebrated Iris eightieth birthday anniversary. An address, drawn lip the poet lauriate, Robert Bridges, and a hand somely bound volume if the manu script of some verses wr tten by iorty three poets and novelists were pre sented to Mr. Hardy. NEWS PRINT SAVING SOUGHT. Representative Anthony Proposes j to limit Publications' Size. In an effort to reli^v* th* new print shortage. Representative An thony, republican, of Kansas, has drafted a bill which he says he will introduce early this week to limit the size of newspapers and periodicals until July 1, 1921. Violation of the restrictions would , bar the publications from the mails, j Pn'lv wo**1 * M-n't -'1 j to 24 pages, Sunday editions to 361 pages, ut tiiiv a.1.1 period,-j cals to 75 pages and monthly periodi cals to 100 pages. Thieves Kill Cows for Skins. LTN'CHRt'RO Va., December 6 (Spe cial).?Reports from Nelson and Am herst counties show that farmers are being bothered by thieves who go into pasture fields, kill milch cows and carry off the skin after skinning the carcass. Nelson county has had ' no less than five cows killed in this manner recently. 180-Year-01d Honse Burns WINCHESTER, Va.. December 6.? Fire yesterday destroyed a large stone dwelling on the farm of Rob ert Worsley. near Haytleld. The oc cupants. members of the family of A. J. Foreman, the farm manager, saved only the clothing they wore. The house was built of native lime stone about ISO j'ears ago, and "was well preserved. The crater of Mauna I#oa, Hawaii's famous volcano, is twenty miles in diameter. At times the stream of lava issuing from it is fifty miles long. New Row Just Completed, Cor. 16th and Good Hope Road S.E. Anacostia How to get there?Take any car on 9th street marked Anacostia or Con gress Heights to Good Hope road, walk east to SAMPLE HOUSE. Anacostia Improvement Co. (Inc.) 1905 Nichols Ave., Anacostia, D. C. Phone Lincoln 801 DIRECTORS: J l>?nk Campbell, i'rraidrnl. J. I>. I.onglry. Sfrrrtirj. Win. J. Latimer aid William VMrlrf otlrrback. Vice I'rfi. I.. W. Thumpaoa, Treasurer. E. Wfirrl (Tnntcn). 6 and 8 Rooms, Colonial Design Brick Homes THE largest home development in this section. One of the choicest locations. Con venient to cars, schools, churches, stores, etc. There has been no expense spared in the construction of these homes to make them the best investment for you. Prices $5,500 to $6,750 o P.M. Monthly Terms Same as Rent Brief Description llot-Wntfr lirai Wn?h Trnya Corrrrt Proat Porch Glretrlf Lights Later Nlerplnic Porch Ample Cloaeta Tile Bath Urjr Cement Cellar Deep lot to 15-foot alley?ample space for garage. NEW FISH LAW SOUGHT. Frederick Association Will Propose Changes to Maryland Legislature. FREDERICK. Md., December 6? The members of the Frederick County Fish and Game Association propose to amend the state-wide game and fish laws at the coming session of the Maryland legislature. These members, numbering near. 400, have in mind a fisherman's license law. such as is re quired of hunters throughout the state. It is also proposed to make it lawful to fish with dip nets from I June 1 to March 1. Sawmill owners in the wooded sec-} tions are likely to be arrested on the [ charge of violating a state statute by dumping large quantities of sawdust into the streams. During the last year the association has placed nearly a million fish of va rious varieties into the streams and creeks of the county. BELGIUM'S FOREIGN POLICY. Cabinet Would Imitate That of France and England. BRUSSELS. December B (Havas).? The cabinet today discussed the for eign policy of Belgium. It was stated after the meeting that the government desired to shape its foreign policy like that of France and England and would seek a means to this end. CHANGES PROPOSED IN REVENUE LAW Bureau Submits Recom- j mendations to House Ways 1 i and Means Committee. ' Among numerous changes? in the revenue law proposed to the House ways and m? ans committee by the fn-i tei-n.il revenue bureau is one for ex- I tension of the class of "personal serv ice" corporations now exempt from i partnership and corporation taxation.' Other chang es included were higher | tax levy on distilled spirits with-j drawn for non-beverage purposes. I but diverted t> beverage uses, and aj provision requiring "soft drink" par-j iors to furnish purchasers with tick- j ets indicating die amount of tax paid.; No Chanur* in I?evieM Inspected. | Chairman Fordney of the House committee said no reduction in reve nue was po8sgbf**, and present levies.! including the excess profits schedules, I must remain unchanged, awaiting dis- I covery of new sources of income for] the government. A ^mall gross sales ! tax, paid by manufacturers, is among] the changes favoreil by some commit teemen. Inequalities t itfd. Inequalities in the application of the tax laws were cited Ijv the experts as reasons for the extension of the "per sonal service" class. They suggested that the definition of the "personal service" corporation brt changed by 'eliminating the provision of the pres ent law excluding from such classi fication thai business in vviiich "capi I tal is a material incona'-producing j f^'tor." and that "pvrsoiuil corpora tion" be substituted for "personal service" corporation. marking the definition read: "The term 'personai corporation' means a corporation whose principal stockholders regularly devote their chief time and attention to the active conduct of the affairs of the corpora tion ajid own not less than 55 per cent of the capital stock of the cor poration and in which the number of I "stockholders not regularly devoting ; their chief time and attention to the active conduct of its affairs does not exceed 10 per cent." RfMonN for Suggestion. Such a definition, it was said, dis tinguishes between profits of a busi ness paid to stockholder-; as dividends and personal compensation paid to of ficers as salaries. Urging that an additional tax of a gallon be placed on certain spirits, the internal revenue experts said they believed flavoring extracts and medical preparations had been sold in large quantities for beverage i purposes. Farmers Oppose Phone Toll. FREDERICK. Md., December ?> ? (Special).?Farmers are determined to ? make a concerted effort to have th< Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company rescind the zone toll system adopted in this county during the war. Practically every farmer is re 1 quired to pay an additional fee on calling the county seat, Frederick. Un der the old system a flat rate was charged for a. free service through out the county. The matter will be taken before the public service com ! mission of Maryland. CONFIRMATION OF SALE OF WASHINGTON HERALD Confirmation of the reported sale of the Washington Herald to Herbert Hoover, Charles R. Cra.ne of Chicago and Julius H. Barnes, federal wheat director, was reoeived last night from ?Mr. Barnes. He announced that the paper will be under the management of Walter S. Rogers and Herman | Suter. | "My own motive in backing this venture." said Mr. Barnes, "is the inherent desire of every free-born | American to be connected with the i press. In this case I do not expect j to actively interest myself in the paper." Will of C. G. Craddock Probated. j LYNTHBURG, Va.# December 6 (Spe Icial).?The will of 1'harles (I. Crad Mock, prominent shoo manufacturer, I who died several weeks ago. has been I lirobated here, a personal estate val ! ued at about $175,000 passing by the I will to the widow of the testator for j life. Sugar Round-Up in Richmond. HI OH MONO, Va., December 6 I Spe cial).?Federal secret service rnon have been working in Richmond for a month or more, and they art- re ported to have discovered that there is an immense quantity of sugar con cealed and stored in and around Richmond. The facts are expected to be laid before federal officers at an early date. Two Choice Locations to Choose From Nos. 1601 to 1611 E St. S.E. and Nos. 10 to 20 Bryant St. N.E. Four sold during construc tion?6 large rooms, double floor, tile bath; h.wJi.; gas and electricity; lots 140 ft. deep to 20-ft. alley; Nos. 10 to 20 Bryant St. n.e. Take Brookland car, get off at N. Cap. and Bryant. For sale by Thomas A. Jameson, Owner and Builder, M. 7327. 930 N. Y. Ave. N.W. "Attk the man who owns one." Minister's Widow Dies. FREDERICKSRURO. Va , I>o?mber (Special).?Mrs. Adelaide Wallace* Barber is dead at her homo. Bell* Konte, in Stafford county, aged seven ty-three years. Mrs. Barber was the widow of Rev. Samuel Burroughs Barber, who for years served r cir cuit of c hurches in Fauquier and Prince William counties, she va the ? dest daughter of the late Thorn as anil Anna I'ofTman Wallace wi Wood View, Stafford county. Virginia Fruit Men Elect. WINCHESTER. Va.. Mecember (Special).?The twenty-third annua! ; convention of the Virginia State ! Horticultural Society, at Roanoke, r* - J elected officers as follows: President j Howard M. Hope, Lincoln: sec retary j William 1*. Massey, Winchester, ami treasurer, T. W. Woolen, Croxet. Open Today Only Three Left North Capitol and Bryant Sts. Uiggest bargains ever of fered in this section. Choicc 6 rooms, bath, hardwood finish, hot-water heat and deep lots. Built-in Garage H.R.Howenstein Co. 1314 F St. N.W. or 7th & H N.E. 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