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PERHITS WILL BE USED
TO HOVE WHEAT CROP Rail Administration Decides on Plan to Handle One of the Largest Crops in History'of Country. « Washington, May 27.—Permits for the shipment of grain from interior markets will be used by the railroad administration this year to control the movement of the mammoth har vest which is beginning. Problems involved in the transpor tation of 1,200,000,000 bushels of wheat, the yield estimated by the de partment of agriculture, have been under consideration by Dii'ector Gen eral Hines. It was apparent that unless some method of restriction was devised congestion, which might paralyze all transportation facilities, was possible when the farmers, eager to market wheat quickly under the standard price guarantee, began to pour the crop onto the market. Regarded eBst Solution. After consultation with leading grain men in the west and officials of the food administration's grain cor poration, the director general decided that a permit system similar to that in effect during the freight conges tion last year would be the best so lution of the problem. Machinery for operation of the sys tem is being worked out at the rail road administration. Grain control committees will be instituted at each market and perhaps shipping zones established. Although the harvest al ready has started on the southern edge of the wheat belt, the system will not be put into use until threshing begins next month in the middle west. v Cites Heavy Grain Flow. "As illustrating the necessity of regulating transportation of this ton nage," Director Hines said, "the fol lowing facts are interesting: For the nine months of the crop year July 31, 1918, to May 1, 1919, there passed through the grain handling facilities of the country—elevators and mills— a total of 3,440,236,000 bushels of all grains, although the highest point of all grain storage at any one time was 480,000,000 bushels. That is, in nine months the flow of grain was seven times the quantity which accumulat ed in storage at the highest point dur ing that period. This is a direct illus tration of the necessity of keeping the grain handling facilities of thé country liquid, to avoid the distress to all interests that would follow the blocking of the flow of this grain. "It is the intention to keep the public fully informed to the plans for the transportation of the enormous grain crop, and through the co-oper ation of all interests concerned it should be possible to meet what oth erwise might prove a difficult situa tion." GERMANS PLOTTED TO BUY RUSSIA OFF Berlin, April 20.—An alleged at tempt to bribe a prince and princess of Montenegro with $15,000,000 to $25,000,000 in order to induce the princess to intercede with the Grand Duke Nickolaievitch of Russia for a separate peace between Germany and Russia, featured the close of the trial yesterday of Captain Count Nayhaus on a charge of treason. Nayhaus Anxious to Serve. The bribery evidence was contain ed in a deposition made by Minister Erzberger. Erzberger testified that he became convinced during the war that Nayhaus was intensely anxious to serve his fatherland in some ca pacity. Questioned by Nayhaus how this might best be done, Erzberger said he told Nayhaus to try to bring about a separate peace with one of Germany's enemies, preferably Rus sia. Any one who could do that, Erz Siars of ihejield The "big names" and the "semi-pros" all stand together when it comes time for a cold bottle of Exelso. There's a lot of real sporting pep in Exelso— the real flavor. — - 3 err It takes a ball player to pick a drink. Take a tip from the diamond. Ask any star why he prefers Exelso. He'll tell you it's Different! Better! Satisfies!*' EXELSO COMPANY St Paul, Minn. « EXELSÛ c0 HAMH VALLEY TRANSFER CO. Distributors. berger told him, would earn the grat titude of the fatherland. Nikolaievitch Only Man. Nayhaus told Erzberger that Nik olaievitch was the only man through whom the plan might be accomplish ed, and that the only person who was not afraid of the grand duke was a beautiful former Russian grand duch ess, now a Montenegrin princess. It would be necessary, however, to gain the assent and confidence of the Mon tenegrin prince, who at the time was in straightened circumstances; The deposition continues that Nay haus suggested the prince could be won over for $15,000,000 and that Erz berger replied that money was no ob ject, that $25,000,000 would be forth coming if needed. Erzberger said he pointed out to Nayhaus that the gov ernment must not be known in con nection with the negotiations and that some one would have to go to Monte negro. Count Nayhaus volunteered to make the attempt. Nayhaus planned, according to Erz berger's testimony, to land at a quiet spot on the Montenegrin coast from an Austrian torpedo boat, or to enter the country under a false name by way of Italy. ASSERTS RELIGION IS THREATENED BY WAR Denver, May 26.—How war has shaken civilization to the foundation and has threatened religious insti tutions, causing many men to lose faith in Christianity, was told to the northern Baptist convention at the municipal auditorium yesterday by Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, of Union Theological seminary, New York, who delivered the convention sermon on "The Unshaken Christ." "Many men have reached the place where they will not listen to light hearted chatterers talk about Christ ian faiths and hopes," he said. "They cannot tolerate hearing some one singing 'God's in his heaven, all's right with the world.' All is not right with the world. The world is mon strously wrong. I, for one, will not live any longer in a fool's paradise repeating sweet nothings about every thing coming out well. "I cannot nourish my soul on these embroidered war mottoes about 'uild a little hedge of trust around to day.' But in the midst of this indig nant protest against the easy-going optimism of prosperous people, I hear a great voice lifted out of an ancient for Tyre and Sidon in the day of time: 'Woe unto you, Chorazin, woe unto you Bethsaida—more tolerable judgment than for you.' " Buffalo, New York, today was un animously selected by the northern i Baptist convention as the meeting place for the 1920 convention of the church. The prominence given to western men and women was a feature of the report of the nominating committee: D. C. Shull, a business man of Sioux City, Iowa, was nominated for presi dent. Vice presidents, Rev. Frederick E. Taylor, Indiana; H. G. Stoddard, Mas sachusetts; corresponding secretary, Rev. William C. iBtting, Missouri; re cording secretary, Rev. Maurice A. Levy, Massachusetts; statistical sec retary, Rev. Charles A. Walker, Penn sylvania; treasurer, Frank L. Miner, Iowa. Members of the executive commit tee (term expires 1922, Rev. W. S. Abernathy, Missouri; Rev. -W. G. Briggs, New York; W. W. Everett, District of Columbia; Rev. Joseph Hazen, Illinois; Mrs. Andrew Mac Leisch, Lllinois; J. A. Sunderland, Ne braska. For the Relief of Rheumatic Pains. When you have stiffness and sore ness of the muscles, aching joints and find it difficult to move without pain try massaging the affected parts with Chamberlain's Liniment. It will re lieve the pain and make rest and sleep possible. HALTA HAN ACCUSED OF BAKING WHISKEY Hired Government Agents to Operate Stiir for Him in Bowdoin—Had a Complete Outfit. "I was trying to catch them, be cause I thought they did me," was the explanation given by Severe Buisson, of Malta, when he was brought before United States Commissioner C. J. Brockway last week to face the charge of illicitly distilling liquor of a spirituous nature in a shack at Bowdoin. Buisson has for several months made his home in Malta. More re cently, he has been engaged as a la borer on cement work for Contractor Schooley, only last week having as sisted in completing a new walk on Fifth avenue. Operatives Work for Him. Government agents arrived in the city about ten days ago, and accord ing to their testimony, it was not long before they had entered the good gra ces of Buisson in Malta. He had, they assert, offered them a drink of lem on extract which they politely refused. Later on, they claim, he offered them work and furnished them with a re cipe for making corn whiskey, and to gether last week they went to Bow doin and started in. After six days of hard labor in the whiskey factory, where the mash had been started un der the direction of Buisson, the rev enue collector, Mr. Boucher of Great Falls and Tom Johnson, sheriff of Phillips county, went to Bowdoin and made the arrest of Buisson, and he was lodged in the county jail on Sat urday night. Buisson even went to the trouble of extending credit for them at a pool hall in Bowdoin and also at the Dunn Mercantile store, where the "hired men" procured 42 cents worth of su gar, yeast and apples. Wanted to Catch Them. Buisson, in offering his side of the story at the preliminary hearing on Tuesday morning stated that he had given some fellow a twenty dollar bill for the purchase of some whiskey, that the fellow had gone south with his change, and while he was not sure that one of the operatives was the fellow, he suspicioned so and was eag erly anxious to "get even" and decid ed to give them work in the still, get them in the operation of turning out whiskey and have them arrested. County Attorney Gabriel asked him if he was working for any law offi cers in this effort and he stated he was not. He was asked where he had secur ed the still and stated he got it from a Kentuckian who owed him a bill and was holding it for security. Then he was asked about the recipe for making corn whiskey that he had given to the men and he claimed the Kentuckian had also proffered this information to him. He was then asked if he knew he had violated the federal statutes de manding the registering of a still, the registering of a distiller, the making of whiskey and another law on the matter and he stated that he did not. Had Good Outfit. In the shack at Bowdoin, an almost complete paraphernalia was found in cluding copper kettles, barrels and nu merous additions to a distillery. Two copper coils were found in the attic of his shack in Malta, which the witness claimed wei'e to have been brought to Bowdoin the night the ar rest was made. The outfit was brought to the coun ty jail where it stands complete with the unfinished mash in it just as it was when the officers entered the place. Buisson claims that his drinking habit had led him to imbibing of lem on extract in quantities. This is the first official information at hand of anyone using the extracts of the kit chen for alcoholic beverages. The "hired men" stated that Buis son had offered them each drinks of the "lemonade" but they refused the refreshments. Monday at the arraignment, Buis son pleaded not guilty to the charge against him and his preliminary hear ing was set for Tuesday at nine o'clock after which he was bound over to the federal court in the sum of $2,000. Commissioner Brockway upon rend ering his decision said: "After hearing the evidence, I am going to bind you over to the federal court where twelve men can decide your case. I shall fix your bonds as they were before, $2,000. a to STATE U COMMENCEMENT TAKES PLACE JUNE 15-18 Commencement week at the state university of Montana begins Sunday, June 15, with the baccalaureate serv ice. Rev. B. R. Machton of Great Falls will deliver the baccalaureate address at the Presbyterian church in Missoula at 3:30 p. m. The Y. W. C. A. will give a tea Monday afternoon, June 16, from 3 to 6, at the home of Mrs. A. W. Wil cox, 347 University avenue. The pub lice and members of the university are invited to attend. Monday evening at 8:30 the annual recital by the students of the chool of music will take place in the university auditorium. Tuesday, June 17, is Senior and Al umni day. The class day exercises will be held at 2 o'clock on the univer sity campus. At 4 p. m. a baseball game, faculty versus alumni, will take place on Montana field. The alumni banquet and dance, open to alumni and faculty, will be held at 7 p. m., at the Florence hotel. The 22nd annual commencement of the university will lake place on Wed nesday, June 18, at 10:30 in the morn ing in the university gymnasium. The commencement address will be deliv ered by Professor Norman E. Cole man, head of the English department of Reed College, Oregon. Professor Coleman is educational director of the army Y. M. C. A. for the Pacific de partment. He was sen to France on a special lecture tour for the work in social hygiene, and has just returned to this country. Formerly he held a position in Whitman college, Walla Walla, Wash., similar to that which he now holds in Reed college. The faculty luncheon is cheduled for 1:30 p. m. on Wednesday. The president's reception will be held on that day from 3 to (i in the.afternoon on the university campus. All mem bers and friends of the university are invited.' In the evening the com mencement play will be given at the Liberty theatre at 8:15, concluding the commencement program. TEXAS CROP WILL NET FARMERS MILLIONS Dallas, Texas, June 4.—The two mil lion acres of Texas land sown in wheat last autumn are expected to produce a crop of 40,000,000 bushels, five times larger than any previous Tex as wheat crop. The Texas growers, guaranteed a price of $2.28 a bushel, figure a total return of $91,000,000 in round figures, with a $10,000,000 reduction as the approximate cost of production. Districts of west Texas and the Pan handle belt are recruiting a huge ar my for harvesting the crop within the next 60 days. For the first time in thre years the drouth-stricken sec tions of west Texas have use for reap ers. The reapers have already started on the southern edge of the grain belt and will continue moving north, coun ty by county and state by state, until they reach Canada next fall. Many districts never before used for growing wheat were sown last fall, including tracts that formerly grew cotton. Wheat statisticians have figured that the Texas crop, reduced to bread would make 1,120,000,000 loaves, or 11,200,000,000 sandwiches. LAST FOOD VESSEL UNDER U. S. COTROL SAILS SOON Paris, June 4.—The last food ship under direction of the American food control organization will leave Amer ica late in June, unless there should be a decided change in world affairs and some new legislation is passed by congress, it was indicated here today. No law is now in existence author izing the participation of the United States in food control activities after the signing of the peace treaty. Amer ican food experts believe it desirable that the financing of food transactions should be handled by bankers and that dealings should be permitted through regular channels. Herbert Hoover, chairman of the inter-allied food commission, contends that normal trading should be estab lished throughout the world and insists that attempts to control prices will tend to stifle production. All the important governments of the world with the exception of that of Argentina having guaranteed prices of wheat to farmers, and all the Eu ropean governments having standard ized the bread supply, it is consider ed probable here that commerce in wheat will remain in government hands next year and there will be lit tle private trading. The American members of the supreme economic council, however, believe there is no necessity of continuing centralized control of the distribution in Europe. The question of food control after peace has been signed, has been dis cussed by the economic council, Her bert C. Hoover and the other members opposing control taking, the view that, as there will be r.o food shortage af ter the next harvest, food control as it now stands is unnecessary. Mr. Hoover contends that normal trading should be re -established throughout the world, as no guarantees exi>t for other commodities and that if attempts are made to control prices in other commoditu -, production will be stifled and a shortage created. Captain ' asey B. Morgan, U. S. A., for the past year attached to the staff of Admiral Gleaves as force transport officer, will command the Imperator while under the American flag. Boo/.e Is Not a Good Cure. (From thi' Ames Iowa Intelligencer) When a man comes to you all doub led up with pain and declares he will die in your presence unless you pro cure him a drink of whiskey, send him to a doctor or else give him a dose of Chamberlain 's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy. There is a mistaken notion among a whole lot of people that booze is the liest remedy for colic and stom ach ache. BetterThan Pills For Liver Ills reosOrtî The AcrsoM UTttf/S G eta Sût' 25» Box NR Ton i g h t _ Tomorrow Alright GLASGOW DRUG CO. USE FARMERS* COIN TO DEFEND FOES OF U. S. Nonpartisan League Used Money Col lected for Defense of Sedi tionists. Carson, N. D., May 29.— "I am now on the trail of evidence which I be lieve will prove that money collected from North Dakota farmers was used for the defense of Victor L. Berger, Kate Richards O'Hare and Walter Thomas Mills, when they were indicted as enemies of their country," Secre tary of State Hall declared here last night, addressing an audience of more than 300 Grant county people, of whom 50 per cent were league- farm ers. Secretary Hall asked the farmers if they were aware of the fact that a , large proportion of the dues they paid into the league was being used to pay an army of 300 to 500 boosters, on the payrolls of the league, for $50 to $200 per month and scattered throughout the state to manufacture Townley sen timent. THAT "PLAIN PEOPLE" STUFF. President Wilson continually talks about his special understanding and appreciation of the "workers" and the "plain people." Where did he learn so much about them? He was either a college student of professor contin uously from 1874, when he entered Davidson College as a student, until he left Princeton university to be come governor of New Jersey, except ing two years he spent in an unsuc cessful effort to acquire a law practice at Atlanta. Since 1902 he has been continuously a politician and office holder. Before he became a candi date for office he had pronounced ss % rfii J. L. TRUSCOTT DEALER IN GENERAL MERCHANDISE and FARN MACHINERY Agent in Valley and Phillips Counties for Built For The Man Who Wants Good Machinery WIDE DRIVE DRUM ■ I f f ÜKUIVI X TrWctor Üäi 1 ... »lift! $ M v.„ . , N, O V.' m SVrVÂÏ* ï. ' - ViTte ;.=? ' • %„ * : Vr^s & Of* //// Glasgow Mont, Attention Mr. Land Owner During the year 1919 I will give special attention to the selling of land; have made arrangements with eastern and western agents for the handling of land and am in position to sell your land providing I can list it at the right price. I would like to list sev eral half sections together if possible, and would like to list 10,000 to 15,000 acres right away. If you want to sell, come in and give me your price, as I wish to get the movement started. SIDNEY J. RUNDLE, President Rundle Land & Abstract Co. 4l views about labor unions, and unprof itable servants, and ignorant "crews" from the south of Europe, which did not indicate that he was lying awake nights worrying over the welfare of the proletariat. He has been sur rounded by wealth and social and ed ucational exclusiveness all his life. He is the most* secluded and exclusive president the American people have ever experienced. Yet Mr. Wilson continually turns pati'onizing phrases about "the humble classes" and "the simple firesides" and the "plain jack ets" as if he had been a rail splitter nr€0tom EXPERT Service as we ^understand it mpnn« understand it means that we equip your car withFirestoneTires. Such a service means "Most Miles per Dollar," as well as most riding comfort per mile. You will find us efficient,cour teous, and always ready. Magruder Notor Co. or a blacksmith or something all his life. The truth is that the only way to understand the common or garden variety of folks is to be one of them and to live with them. Mr. Wilson, with all his affectation of undying love for the proletariat, knows only one thing about those he calls "the plain people" and that is that in this country they have a lot of votes. This is the plain, unvarnished truth of the matter, and the country is really get ting rather fatigued with this contin uous flow of college rhetoric about the "common peiple."