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PROkuiES FUNDS I FOR GUARANTEE Food Officials Prepare Bill to. N Carry Out Pledge Regarding. Wheat Price.. IMMENSE SUM NEEDED Measure Calls for an Appropriation of I $1,250,000,000 and Copies Are Given Chairmen of Senate and House Committees. Washington, Jan. 30.The food ad ministration has transmitted to the chairmen of the senate and honse agri cultural committees a bill appropriat ing $W50,000fOO0 to enable the gov ernment to carry out its guarantee to the farmer of a price of $2.20 a bushel for the 1919 wheat cropA The measure, which was drawn by officials of the Food Administration and the Department of Agriculture, was described by some senators as an omnibus measure which would permit the President to continue the Food Administration in operation and to ex ercise all of the powers conferred upon him by the food control act. Senator Gore, chairman of the sen ate committee, announced that he would not introduce the measure in the senate. "It is broader than I think is neces- sary," be declared. "I may take It as a basis for another bill which may Introduce." Powers Would Continue. Under this bill as drawn, govern ment authority to control grain deal ers, millers and elevators "by license or other like powers," would be con tinued and the President would be au thorized to "create any agency or agencies" to buy tho 1918 and 1919 wheat crops, "wheat products and oth ers foodstuffs and feeds" at the guar anteed price, regulato export and im port of wheat, require preferential railroad service as long as the rail roads are under government control, control grain exchanges and prohibit trading upon them "at such time or times as may be deemed desirable or proper to meet market conditions and competitive prices of foreign grown wheat and to prescribe such rules and regulations as may be deemed neces sary to protect the government of the United States from paying the guar anteed prices aforesaid for any Wheat other than that covered by proclama tions." In addition, the President, through the agency he would designate, could also sell, either domestically or by ex port, wheat, wheat products or by-prod nets at a profit or loss, "as in the judgment of such agency may be necessary." He also could lease, buy or requisi tion storage space and prescribe the terms to be paid for it. OFFICIAL INHERITS FORTUNE Acting Secretary Polk Gets $716,557 From Father's Estate. New York, Jan. 30.Frank L. Polk, acting secretary of state, received $716,557 from the estate of his father, Dr. William M. Polk, according to a transfer tax appraisal of the estate filed in the surrogate's court here. The net value of the estate was fixed at $724,557. Mrs. Marie Drehon Polk, widow, was bequeathed $3,000. The will explained that Mrs. Polk was amply provided for by her own for tune. COAL SCARCE IN GERMANY Reserve Stocks Are Exhausted and Many Factories Close. Berlin, Jan. 31.The coal shortage (throughout Germany is so threatening that for the moment all other ques tions are overshadowed. The larger factories are already closed and it will |bs necessary to shut down many of (the biggest plants in Berlin if the situ ation does not improve within a fort Slight The reserves are virtually ex hausted. U. S. DRY JANUARY 16, 1920 Official Proclamation Signed by Acting Secretary of State. Washington, Jan. 30.Ratification of the prohibition amendment to the fed eral constitution, effective Jan. 16, 1920, is announced in a proclamation signed at the state department by Acting Secretary F. L. Polk. BASEBALL BEGINS APRIL 23 American Association Club Managers and Magnates Meet. Chicago, Jan. 29.April 23 was practically decided on as the opening date for the American Association 1919 season at a meeting of club managers and magnates here. Penrose Replies to Pinchot. Washington, Jan. 31.Glfford Pin chot's demand that Senator Bois Pen rose of Pennsylvania cease his fight for the chairmanship of the senate finance committee has been met by a sarcastic refusal. Senator Penrose made it clear fn a statement he issued he is ready for a finish fight for the chairmanship. "I hardly consider Pinchot's open letter as worthy of being dignified by a reply," he said. "The most charitable treatment that can be accorded him is to throw over htm the mantle of oblivion." -~-y~!^rrr- YANKEES ARE CLEARED Boys in Europe Refrain From Acts of Violence. Crime Wave in Paris Is Traced to Apaches Wearing .United States Army Uniform. Paris, Jan. 31.An investigation shows that Apaches of all nationalities dressed in American uniforms were mainly responsible for the acts of vio lence which have caused broadcast publicity to be given to an alleged American crime wave in Paris. It was further ascertained that as saults and hold-ups are infinitesimal in number as compared with the pub lished figures of the crime wave, ex isting nearly exclusively in the vivid imagination of sensational local news papers. An opportunity was presented to verify at police headquarters the fig ures respecting crimes during last December. Thirty-four murders charged to Americans were discredit ed and dwindled to two 244 hold-ups and assaults were reduced by 80 per cent. There have been numerous fistic en counters, however, but they were most ly between Americans, old-fashioned rough and tumble brawls in which ar rests are rarely made In American cities, where for the most part the pugnacious individuals would merely be requested by the police to gp home, or a humorous policeman would advise them "if you want to fight, go to Europe.'* RESTORE ORDER I N TURKEY Supreme Council Asks Allied Military Men to Frame Plan. Paris, Jan. 81.The Supreme coun cil, it is officially announced, reached satisfactory provisional arrangements dealing with the German colonies and the occupied territories of Turkey in Asia. The council decided that the mili tary representatives of the Allied powers at Versailles should meet and report on the most equitable distri bution of the burden of supplying military forces for the purpose of maintaining order in Turkey, pending action by the conference regarding the government of Turkish territory. YANKEES SECURE BIG dUNS Five German Cannon Worth $150,000 Each Are Sent to Coblenz. Coblenz, Jan. 31.The German com* mission notified the Americans that five guns mounted on railway cart were on their way to Coblenx from Spandau to be turned over to the Americans with other equipment, in accordance with the terms of the ar mistice. Ordnance experts estimate that these guns, mounted and ready for ac tion, are worth $150,000 each. The other war material consists of from three to four types of bombing planes used by the Germans. JAPAN IS TAKING NO PART Said to Exercise No Control Over Si berian Railways. Tokio, Jan. 31.Japan has been ex cluded from control of the Siberian railways, but has been held respon sible for guarding the lines, the news paper Kokumin says it learns from a reliable source. "America, England, France, Italy and China will control the traffic and technical features of the lines," says the newspaper. Military Training Planned. Washington, Jan. 31.Chicago is to have the largest high school army in the world under a plan for military training, approved by the war depart ment after a conference with Jacob M. Loeb, president of the Chicago board of education. Physical and vocational training for all the 14,500 youths in the high schools will be combined with instruction in military science and the handling of arms under the tutelage of nearly 50 army officers. Equipment valued at $2,500,000 will be provided by the government. '".'[-r THE TOMAHAWK. WHITE EARTH, MINN. GENERAL PERSHING DECORATED BY FRANCE In the name of France, President Poincare bestowed upon General Pershing the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor, the most prized of decorations that France can bestow, at the American general headquarters. TAKES STEPS TO REBUILD TRADE Great Britain Stops Importation of Long List of Goods on March ACTION IS TEMPORARY Restrictions are Not of Permanent Na ture and Are Intended to Bring British Manufacturers to State of Stability. Washington, Jan. 31.The British government, for the protection of its industries during the period of recon struction, has promulgated drastic import regulations covering a wide range of commodities and effective March 1. The restricted list was made public here by the War Trade board In ad vices from Consul General Skinner at London. Commodities not on the list may be imported without special British^ Im port licenses until July 1, the' an nouncement said, and restrictions on the importation of syrup, molasses and other articles of like nature will be removed Feb. 24. Raw hides of all kinds also will be admitted. Commodities which may not be im ported into Great Britain after March 1 without special licenses range all the way from essentials to luxuries and include machine tools and machin ery for working in both metal and wood, stoves, manufactures of alumi num and wearing apparel not water proofed, baskets and basket ware, metal baths, cartridges, cement, fatty acids, fire extinguishers, guns, car bines and rifles, hats and bonnets, lawn mowers, linen yarns and manufactures thereof, mats, matting, mops, oilcloth, perfumery, and toilet preparations, photographic apparatus, pictures, prints, engravings and photographs, plated and gilt wares, revolvers and pistols, salt, sewing machines, manu factures of skins and furs, soaps, spec tacles and eyeglasses not' containing gold, time-recording instruments of all kinds, and movements and parts there of, wringers and mangles, weighing machines, scales and balances of all descriptions and vacuum cleaners. On the list permitted until July 1 are works of art, apples, bananas, cas ings and sausage skins, cocoa, coffee, fruit from all sources, canned, bottled or preserved, hides, wet and dry, vege tables, ivory, marble, onions, pimen tos, rum, sugar cane and tobacco, un manufactured and. manufactured, in cluding cigars and clgarets. The War Trade board's announce ment said the restrictions were not to be regarded as of a permenant nature and that they were necessary In order that Great Britain might "bring her own manufactures to a state of stabil ity approaching that of pre-war days." LEAVENWORTH PRISON BURNS Fire of Unknown Origin Destroys Military Penitentiary. Leavenworth, Kan., Jan. 31.Fire of undetermined origin virtually de stroyed the federal' disciplinary bar racks here with a resultant loss esti mated at $100,000. In addition, cloth ing In the quartermaster's department, said to have been valued at $60,000, was destroyed. Soldiers were thrown about the buildings and prisoners as sisted in fighting the flames. Bank Clerks Demand Raise. Berlin, Jan. 31.The clerical force of the Middle German Credit bank has submitted an ultimatum to the direc tors demanding a war bonus of 2,000 marks for married employes and 1,500 marks for unmarried employes who have been in the service of the bank since the beginning of the war. The clerks also ask an increase in wages amounting to 100 per cent over the wages paid before the war and the retention of married substitutes who were engaged during the progress of the war. HINES OUTLINES PLANS Intends to Spend $300,000,000 on Railways This Year. Individual Companies Will Be Given Chance to Pass on All Im provements. Washington, Jan. .31.About $300,- 000,000 will be spent by railroads this year for extensions and improvements and $200,000,000 for new cars and loco motives, according, to preliminary plans of the Railroad administration, announced by Director General Hines. Much greater capital expenditures will be authorized, but indications now are that the entire program cannot be carried out before the end of the year and no improvements or purchases of equipment will be ordered by the Rail road administration without approval of the individual railroad company. Director General Hines believes the aggregate expenditures for extensions and improvements may run above the $300,000,000 advance estimate and the orders for new cars and locomotives may fall below the $200,000,000 figure. These outlays are in addition to $286,- 000,000 of equipment ordered last year to be delivered and paid for this year. Improvements authorized, but not ac complished last year, must be recon sidered now in the light of peace con ditions and will be authorized again if they are deemed still desirable. In 1918 $265,931,000 was spent for additions and betterments, and $289,- 388,000 for equipment. COURT HAS NO JURISDICTION Federal Judge Declines to Restrain New Phone Rates. Indianapolis, Jan. 31.The petition of the Indiana public service commis sion for an injunction to prevent the Burleson long distance telephone rates from being placed into effect was dismissed by Judge A. B. Anderson in United States district court here. Judge Anderson held his court had no jurisdiction. Representatives of nine central states urged that the injunction be issued. FIXED FLOUR PRICE STANDS Food Administration So Assure* Mill ers and Dealers. New York, Jan. 31.Julius Barnes, president of the Food administration grain corporation, assured flour deal ers and millers In a statement here that there would be no impairment during the present crop year of the government fixed buying price of flour. He said the grain corporation had no intention of reselling below the stan dard buying price the stocks of flour which it had accumulated. RECOGNIZES POLISH REGIME Secretary Lansing Sends Message to New Government. Washington, Jan. 31.Recognition of the provisional government of Po land has been accorded by the Ameri can government, officials of the State department said in making public a message which Secretary Lansing at Paris has sent by direction of Presi dent Wilson to Ignace Jan PaderewakL new Polish premier. Deeper Waterways Body Adjourns. Defiance, Ohio, Jan. 30.After elect ing officers and raising a fund of $100,000 to carry on the work of the organization, the convention of Lake Erie-Lake Michigan-Mhaml Deeper Waterways association adjourned here. Americans Enjoy Good Health. Lansing. Mich., Jan. 31.The gen eral health, discipline and morale of the American troops in Russia is good, according to a cablegram received by Governor Sleeper from President Wil son. It was sent in reply to a cable from the governor asking the Presi dent for assurances that Michigan troops were not suffering. The Presi dent's statement is based on a report made by. Colonel Stewart, command ing the American troops in Russia. A complete inspection tour was made by Colonel Stewart. ALLIES OUTLINE FOOD PROGRAM Germany Will Be Allowed Six Million Bushels of Bread stuffs a Month. GASH BASIS REQUIRED Herbert C. Hoover Cables From Eu rope That All Surplus American Wheat Can Be Disposed of Abroad. New York, Jan. 31.Germany will be allowed about 6,000,000 bushels of breadstuff's a month, mostly from the United States, under the general food program outlined by the Allies, if Bhe can pay for it, according to a detailed statement of foreign grain require ments cabled b'y Herbert C. Hoover to Julius H. Barnes, president of the United States* Grain corporation, and made public here. Between now and July 1, the state ment said, France and Italy will take 80,000,000 bushels of wheat and flour from the grain corporation, while the Allied governments will take' also about 75,000,000 bushels of oats. If restrictions are removed on cereal imports to European neutrals they will reuire about 60,000,000 bushels of wheat, rye or barley, in grain or flour to bring their bread consumption to normal, mostly from the United States. Can Dispose of All Wheat. 3 "As we have already shipped from the United States over 160,000,000 bushels of wheat or.flour, the Grain corporation will easily dispose of all wheat, with perhaps a small carry over, if any, at the next harvest," the cable said. "The basis of price of all these wheat sales included not only the basic prices paid tothe farmer, but handling and storage expenses of the Grain corporation. The Grain cor poration is, therefore, in a strong po sition because farm sales are about equal to its stock on hand and its available $150,000,000 capital and the corporation will emphatically maintain the 1918 guaranty for which purpose it was created. Pork Products for Germany. "Th,p- Supreme Food council, under military advice, has granted Germany the right to import 150,000,000 pounds of pork products per month as sooh^ as she arranges payment and ship ping. This and neutral demand should overtake any surplus of these prod ucts in, two months after being start ed in fact, by peace there will be a shortage in pork production,. "The re-establishment of new mar kets and normal trading during armis tice Is slow and difficult. In order to get over many of the difficulties of trading in flours and wheat during the period of the armistice, the Grain corporation is establishing stocks for sale at Rotterdam, Trieste, Constan tinople and other points to as large an extent as the Shipping board can furnish tonnage." I CABINET TO IGNORE STRIKE Labor Unions ArWalkout.Supporting Not 9 British London, Jan. 31.The cabinet met to discuss the labor troubles. It is understood that the ministers decided against intervening at present in the strikes, on the ground that they have not been authorized by the trade unionists and that, therefore, interven tion would be unwise. It is the view of the ministers that the men, in the absence of the usual strike pay, are not likely long to keep up the move ment and that the government there fore should confine its action to pre serving order. P0QR QUALITY OF HORSES American Cavalry In Europe Said to Have Been Failure. Buffalo, N. T., Jan. 81.Major Henry Leonard told the members of the New York State Breeders' Asso ciation at their annual meeting here that the American cavalry remount in Europe had been a failure. "This is an open secret now that the war is over," he said. "The Quar termaster's department reports verify the. statement. The government main tained its artillery remount service at high efficiency, but failed to keep the cavalry properly mounted." SENATE PASSES WAR BILL Measure Provides for Settlement of War Concracts. Washington, Jan. 81.Legislation designed to validate and permit set tlement of informal war contracts ag gregating several billion dollars was sent to conference by the senate, which without a record vote passed the military committee's substitute for the measure recently passed by the house. $ New Educational Plan. Washington, Jan. 31.An important and far reaching educational measure was introduced in the house by Rep resentative H. M. Towner, of Iowa, creating a department of education with a cabinet member at its head. The bill carries an appropriation of $100,000,000 to be apportioned among the states on condition each state shall appropriate as much as it receives. It is specified the money shall be used for removal of Illiteracy. Americaniza tion of foreigners and kindred pur poses. Weekly HeaRh Talks A Word About the Kidneys BY DOCTOR WATSON. People are easily frightened when they think something is the matter with their lungs or heart, and well they may be but few people understand the dangers of dis eased kidneys. These organs have a duty of vital importance to perform, and if they are diseased, there is no telling how or where the symptoms may appear. The kidneys are filters, and when they are healthy they remove the poiseus from the blood and purify it. When the kidneys are diseased, the poisons are spread every where, and one of these poisons is urie acid. The uric acid is carried all through the system and deposited in various places, in the. form cf urate saltsin the feet, ankles, wrists and backoften forming bags under the eyes. Sometimes the result ing trouble is called rheumatism, lumbago, sciatica and backache. Finally, come stone in the bladder, diabetes and Bright's dis ease. Dr. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y., in recent years, discovered that a certain combina tion of remedies would dissolve uric acid (urate salts) in the system. He found this combination to be harmless, so that he made it up in tablets, of double strength, and called them Anuric Tablets. They dissolve uric acid in the human system as hot coffee dissolves sugar. If you have uric, acid troubles, don't delay in taking Anuric Tablets, which can be secured in the drug stores. You can write Dr. Pierce, too, and he will tell you what to eat and how to live so that more uric acid will not form in your system. Dr. Pierce will not charge for this advice. Mournful Numbers. "What did the poet mean by Tell me not in mournful numbers?'" "Maybe he was figuring en a bill the restaurant waiter bad banded him." $100 Reward, $100 Catarrh Is a local disease greatly Influ enced by constitutional conditions. It therefore requires constitutional treat ment. HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE Is taken Internally and acts through the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces of the Sys tem. HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE. destroys the* foundation of the. disease,. gives the paelont strength by improving the general health and assists nature In doing its work. SIM.0 for any case of Catarrh that HALL'S CATARRH OICIJ7E fails to cure. gists 75c. Testimonials free. r. Cheney 4b Co.. Toledo, Ohio. Its Tone. "Those loud Comeups evidently be lieve that money talks." "In their case, it screeches." An Attack of Influenza Often Leans Kidneys in Weakened Condition Doctors in all parts of the country have been kept busy with the epidemic of in fluenza which has visited so many homes. The symptoms of this disease are very distressing and leave the system in a run down condition. Almost every victim complains of lame back and urinary troubles which should net be neglect ed, as these danger signals often lead to dangerous kidney troubles. Druggists report a large sale on Dr. Kilmer** Swamp-Boot which so many people say soon heals and strengthens the kidneys after an attack of grip. Swamp-Root,, being an herbal compound, has a gentle healing effect on the kidneys, which is almost immediately noticed in most cases by those who try it. Dr. Kilmer Co., Binghamton, N. Y., offer to send a sample size bottle of Swamp-Root, on receipt of ten cents, to every sufferer who requests it. A trial will convince any one who may be in need of it. Regu lar medium and large size bottles, for sale at all druggists. Be sure to mention, this paper.Adv. The milk of human kindness is never run through a cream separator. Of bad things your own had temper should head the list Spanish Influenza can be prevented easier than it can be cured. At the first sign of a. shiver or sneeze, take USCmJ? QUININE io 34 hm* nfinn srtp 3 4nr*. Money bar* tffc lotto. TtecmteboBhMaRedtof wttk Mr. EfiTa picture. 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