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TAKES CHARGE OF
WAR FRAUD GASES
ATTORNEY GENERAL DAUGHERTY
NAMES STRONG STAFF FOR
PROSECUTIONS
NOTED LAWYERS SELECTED
House Member From Nebraska Re
signs Seat to Assume Duties;
Names of Others Withheld
Pending Plans
Washington. Attorney General
Daugherty will assume personal direc
tion of the prosecution of war fraud
rases, the department of justice an
nounces.
Associated with the attorney general
will be a number of distinguished law
yers from all parts of the country se
lected for their especial fitness for the
posts.
Among these will be Representative
<’. Frank Reavis of Nebraska, who will
resign his seat in congress in order to
take up this work on June 4.
Col. Henry W. A. Anderson of Rich
mond. Va., also will assist the attorney
general as well as former Representa
tive Roscoe C. McCulloch of Canton,
Ohio, appointed recently by Mr. Daugh
erty to investigate war cantonment
cases.
The attorney general said he was not
willing to make the names of the other
counsel public at this time.
By assuming direction of the war
fraud cases, Mr. Daugherty said, he
would be able to use in the prosecu
tion the salary of $25,000 or $50,000 a
year which otherwise w’ould have been
paid to one special assistant attorney
general under the authority of con
gress.
Determination of the attorney gen
eral to direct the cases himself, meant,
he said, that all of rhe principal as
sistants employed In these cases will
receive a salary of only SIO,OOO per
annum.
ARMY WILL INVESTIGATE
BLAST WHICH KILLS 3
Blame Defective Shell In Artillery
Practice for Casualties in
Gun Squad
Fayetteville, N. C. —A board of of
ficers i»s been appointed by Brig.
Gen. a. J. Bowley, commanding Camp
Bragg, to Institute a thorough Inquiry
into the death there of three enlisted
men and the wounding of three men
and an officer as a result of the acci
dental explosion of a shrapnel projec
tlie during artillery practice.
The board’s findings and recommend
ation will be sent to the war depart
ment, camp officials stated.
Preliminary examination of the gun
w’hich figured in the accident and de
tails given by surviving members ol
the crew led to the belief that the shell
was defective, and, falling far short ol
its attempted target, struck a tree and
rebounded into the second gun squad
which was some distance away.
All of the Injured men are expected
to recover.
Bolt of Lightning Injures Six
Chicago.—Four golf players and two
raddles were seriously burned by a
bolt of lightning which struck a tree
under which they had sought shelter
at the Calumet Country club during a
severe rain and electrical storm which
did much property damage.*
In Blue Island, t>he storm was re
ported to have approached the severity
of a cloudburst, the east side of the
tmvn being flooded from three to eight
feet in some places. The loss in Blue
Island was placed at $150,000.
Attempts Framing Antl-Lynchlng Bill
Washington.—Although the senate
judiciary subcommittee dealing with
the Dyer anti-lynching bill holds that
measure to be unconstitutional. Chair
man Borah said the committee had not
abandoned the proposition that a con
stitutional measure could be drawn.
With that purpose in view. Senator
Borah has been authorized to confer
with house members interested In such
Harding Receives German’s Envoy
Washington.—Dr. Otto Wiedfeldt,
the new German ambassador to rhe
United States was received formally by
President Harding, when, accompanied
by attaches of the embassy, he pre
sented his credentials as envoy extra
ordinary of the German republic. His
reception marked final resumption of
relations between the United States
and Germany.
MEET COST U. 8. $251,651.18
Washington.—The armament limita
tion conference cost the American gov
ernment $252,002 minus an estimated
unexpended balance of $350.92, accord
ing to a statement of expenses trans
mitted recently by President Harding
to the senate.
Salaries of $69,689 was the largest
item on expense, while the expense
for buildings was $44,229; for report
ing proceedings. $29,858 ; printing, $20,-
8-14; and for translations $29,726. The
item for “entertainment” was $5,356.
FAVORS RETURN TO
COMPETITIVE BASIS
Would Withdraw Restrictions Placed
by Government to Solve Trans
portation Problem
<
Washington.—Declaration of a rail
road rate holiday—during which rail
roads could make their own rates with
out government restriction —has been
suggested at the treasury as a possible
solution of the nation's transportation
problem.
The belief was expressed that if a
holiday of government rate regulation
of five years or more was declared,
the railroads could fix their rates to
meet the vary tag changes in the dif
ferent sections of the country some
what on a basis of “what the traffic
would bear” and better railroad ser
vice and greatly Improved Industrial
and commercial conditions would arise.
Secretary Mellon was represented as
favoring the removal of rate restric
tions from the railroads and a return
to the old competitive basis under
which he was understood to believe,
the country had the cheapest and best
transportation facilities in its history.
The suggestion advanced at the
treasury was made merely ns one of
the possible solutions of the national
transportation problem but was taken
as significant In view of the known in
tention of President Harding to recom
mend changes in the transportation act
sometime next, winter.
BOARD RESUMES FARM LOANS
Senate Fills Vacancy Which Caused
Halt in Advances
Washington. The nomination of
Dwight Davis of St. Louis to he a
member of the war finance corporation
has been confirmed by the senate. He
had been nominated to succeed him
self as a member and the confirmation
means that the corporation can resume
making advances for agriculture and
livestock purposes.
Agricultural rate and livestock
credits can only be advanced by a vote
of a majority of the five directors ol
the corporation and were temporarily
suspended when Managing Director
Meyer left for a trip to the south.
General Wood Escapes Storm
Manila. P. I.—All is well with Gov
Gen. Leonard Wood and his party
aboard the yacht Apo. A radiogram
from the Apo received, said she was
anchored In Pola bay on the east coast
of the island of Mindoro. The typhoon,
which swept northward across south
ern Luzon and through Manila, causing
anxiety for the governor’s safety, has
entirely subsided. The yacht escaped
the storm by taking refuge behind an
island off the Mindoro coast.
BIG WOOL CLIP BRINGS
DOUBLE PRICE OF 1921
Portland.—E. J. Burke has pur
chased the Robert N. Stanfield wool
clip at 35 cents a pound, a figure one
hundred per cent higher than the price
paid for wool one year ago. The deal
involves approximately $600,000 and
calls for wool In various sections ol
Idaho and Oregon.
Ammunition Blast Kills 10
Vienna. —Ten persons are known tc
have been killed and at least 00 in
jured In an explosion in an ammu
nltion factory at Blumau. near Vienna
The force of the explosion destroyed oi
damaged all the houses In the town.
The disaster was due to a fire which
broke out In the factory and caused
the detonation of a large quantity of
dynamite.
41 Farm Loans Approved
Washington.—Approval of 41 ad
varices for agricultural and livestock
purposes aggregating $943,000, is an
nounced by the War Finance corpora
tion.
Distribution of the loans included:
Colorado. $140,000: Montana. S3O,
000; North Dakota. $42,000; South Dn
kota, $30,000, and Wyoming, $68,000.
Chicago See Crime Outbreak
Chicago.—A woman was shot, twe
others were Imprisoned while their
apartment was looted of SIO,OOO In dia
monds and Jewelry, and a paymaster
was robbed of $11,150 while diaries
Fitzmorrls, chief of police, was seek
Ing the appointment of 1,000 more po
licemen. „ .
Rawlins “Caseys” to Be Hosts
Rawlins, Wyo.—The Knights of Co
lumbiis. Rawlins council, will act as
host for the Knights of Columbus of
the entire state at the Wyoming con
vention here on June 10 and 11.
Geissler Is Named Envoy
Washington.—The senate has con
firmed the nomination of Arthur H.
Geissler of Oklahoma City to be min
ister to Guatemala.
Plan Reserve Training Camp
Casper. Wyo.—Plans are now under
way here for the establishment of a
reserve officers training camp unit In
Casper, to be located at the high
school. A regular army officer will
be in charge and the government will
furnish all of the equipment.
The fact that there already is a high
school cadet corps here and that if
was established and is now being
maintained without the assistance ol
the government Is one of the big rea
sons why the establishment of such a
eamp unit seems feasible here.
I. G. G ORDERS GUI
IN FREIGHT RATES
Commission's Decision Provides for
Reduction of Ten Per Cent,
Effective July 1
Washington.—Railroad freight rates
will be reduced on July 1, by amounts
equal to 10 per cent of their present
levels under a decision of the inter
state commerce commission. Virtually
all classes and commodities of traffic
are affected by the decision, which
marked the conclusion of the Investi
gation began last autumn by the com
mission on its own initiative, into the
reasonableness of existing freight rates.
* Agricultural products in all sections
of the country outside of New England,
livestock and western grain and grain
products are the chief commodities ex
cluded from the reduction, these com
prising the freight classifications on
which reductions recently have been
put into effect. Passenger charges
and Pullman fares also are left un
changed by the decision.
BRITISH FLYERS START
ON TRIP AROUND WORLD
Major Blake Heads Party that Expects
to Complete Journey in
Ninety Days
Croydon, Eng.—Major W. T. Biake
and two companions have started in an
attempted 30,000 mile airplane flight
around the world.
The three aviators. Major Blake,
Captain Norman MacMillan and Lieut.
Col. L. E. Broome, made their start
without the attendant plane with pho
tographers and moving picture oper
ators which it had been planned to
send with them as far as Athens. It
was found Impossible to get the second
machine ready on time.
Major Blake expressed confidence of
making the world tour within 90 days.
He hoped to be on American soil early
In August.
Four type® of aircraft will be used
In the attempted flight.
PROVIDES ARMY OF 133,000
Committee Urges Early Consideration
of Measure
Washington.—Provision for a regular
army of 133,000 and 12.500 officers has
been made by the senate military com
mittee In completing revision of the
army appropriation bill. Chairman
Wadsworth was authorized to report
the bill at once to the senate and seek
an arrangement for immediate consid
eration.
As passed by the house, the bill car
ried appropriations of about $288,000.-
000. The senate Increase was due to
Increased cost of tbe additional per
sonnel and also salary Increase for of
ficers provided for under the service
pay revision bill passed recently by
both branches of congress.
Gain Millions by Tax Ruling
San Francisco.—Heirs of the late
Henry Miller, cattleman of the firm of
Miller &. Lux, were several millions
richer when Assistant U. S. Attorney
E. M. Leonard stipulated that Judg
ment could be given in their favor In
the United States district court to com
pel the collector of internal revenue
to return $2,500,000 cash paid under
protest as inheritance tax. A second
suit for $6,000,000 brought by the gov
ernment was ordered dismissed. Mil
ler was credited with owning more
land In California than any individual.
He also had holdings In Nevada and
Oregon.
ACTION IN STARTED TO
DETERMINE STOCK OWNER
Seattle.—An effort to determine the
stock ownership of the Alaska Develop
ment company, now in litigation here,
and which 1r said to control valuable
oil properties near Casper, Wyo., has
opened here. The principal fiction
against the concern is for accounting
and a division of stocks. The concern
is capitalized at $1,500,000.
Discharge 49 With Records
Washington. Discovery through
“finger printing” that 49 of the 460 em
ployes of the registry division of the
New York postofflce had criminal rec
ords was reported to President Hard
ing by acting Postmaster General Bart
lett upon his return from an investi
gation of the New York office. All of
the 49 have been dropped from the
service.
Former Examiner Is Indicted
Fargo. N. D.—O. E. Lofthus, former
state bank of North Dakota,
has been indicted on a perjury charge
by the recent Cass county grand jury
Investigating affairs of the defunct
Scandinavian-American bank.
OLCOTT ADDS TO
LEAD IN BALLOT
Portland. Ore.—Complete returns
from all but 17 precincts of the state
and partial returns from those pre
cincts gave Gov. Ben a lead
of 356 over Charles Hell, state senator
of Marshfield, for the Republican nom
ination for governor In the recent pri
mary. The vote was, Olcott 42,840;
Hail 42,484. Officials said completion
of the count in the missing precincts
was expected to increase Olcott’s lead
slightly.
STANDARD OIL
BUYS ACREAGE
CALIFORNIA FIRM TAKES OVER
HALF OF DOX-BEAUVAIS
FIELD
LARGEST DEaTfOR MONTHS
Company Also Purchases Half of
Hogan Holdings on Crow Reser
vation; Purchasers Plan
Development of Field
Billings.—The Standard Oil company
of California, which moved Montana-
Wyoming headquarters to this city last
fall, has entered the Beauvais Creek
area on the Crow Indian reservation,
38 miles southeast of Billings, by pur
chase from former Senator T. S. Hogan
of one-half of his acreage on that struc
ture and by acquisition of one-half of
the Dox-Beauvais company’s holdings
there. While the price paid was not
made public the consideration is known
to be large enough to rate It as one of
the biggest oil land deals consummated
In this state for many months.
Scope of Transfer
j Holdings of Senator Hogan pur
chased by the Standard of California
constitute practically one-half of the
original King and Hackney lease,
granted by the Indian bureau on recom
mendation of the tribal council and
secured by Senator Hogan from the
original leases. The Dox-Beauvais
holdings secured by the California
company embraces part of the Warren
and Bishop leases, also granted by the
Indian department on recommendation
of the tribal council.
The Dox-Beauvais company retains
Its well and the acreage on which the
well Is located, and Senator Hogan also
retains his well. Operation of the two
tests In this field will continue under
control of Senator Hogan, but. it Is as
sured that If production Is obtained In
either of the wells the California com
pany will immediately launch a drill
ing company for thorough development
of the entire field.
muroerTpaoment
MEMBER LATEST OUTRAGE
Premier-Craig Issues Manifesto Call
ing Meeting of Irish
Cabinet
Belfast.—The killing of W. J. Twad
dell, a member of the Ulster parlia
ment, who was shot while on his way
to business, caused the Issuance of a
manifesto by Sir James Craig, the pre
mier. announcing a special meeting
of the cabinet and the legal authori
ties.
The premier. In his manifesto, said:
“My detestation of this horrible
crime fills me with such Indignation
that I have summoned a special meet
ing of the cabinet and all the author
ities dealing with law and order. Such
an event as this murder demands Just
retribution.”
Mr. Twaddell, passing through Gar
field street, was rearing his place of
business when two men approached
and fired seven shots nt him from a
range of two yards, all the bullets tak
ing effect.
The victim collapsed immediately
and the assassins decamped before the
horrified spectators realized what had
happened. •
Bolivia Barred From Parley
Washington.—Bolivia’s request for a
seat in the treaty of Ancon conference
here was denied consideration by the
Chilean and Peruvian delegates.
Without wasting words, the Chilean
delegation notified the Bolivian lega
tion In n brief memorandum that It did
not even feel disposed to forward the
Bolivian note to its government at San
tiago.
The Peruvians sent to the legation n
more extended explanation of their po
sition but Insisted that the Instructions
nf Hie delegation did not empower It tn
comply with the Bolivian request.
Burch Jury Again Disagrees
Eos Angeles.—The Jury In the trial
of Arthur C. Burch, for the murder of
J. Belton Kennedy, was discharged by
Judge Sidney N. Reeve after report
ing It was Impossible to agree upon a
verdict.
Jurors said that the final ballot was
7 to 5 for acquittal.
Tornado Sweeps South
Kansas City, Mo.—Many districts In
the southwest are recovering from se
vere wind, hall and rain storms, which
resulted In the death of at least one
person, the Injury of several others
and much property damage.
School Morals Report Secret
Spokane, Wash.—The .county grand
Jury, which Investigated conditions
of alleged Immorality in the public
schools, various county Institutes, and
the testimony In the Codd murder trial,
finished Its work here and was dis
charged by Judge R. M. Webster, who
called It Into being. A supplementary
report on conditions In the schools was
returned, with the request that It be
presented members of the school board
as confidential matter. It Is under
stood to contain data on special cases
of Immorality among school students.
CLOSE CO-OPERATION NECESSARY
BETWEEN CANNERS AND GROWERS
Loading Peas to Be Hauled to the Canning Factory.
(Prepared by the United States Department
of Agriculture.)
Growing canning peas is a special
ized industry which requires the
closest co-operation between the
grower and the canner. A new Farm
ers’ Bulletin, No. 1255, “The Produc
tion us Peas for Canning,’’ by Chester
J Hunn, assistant horticulturist, has
been issued by the United States De
partment of Agriculture. This bulletin
describes the plan followed by enn
ners to provide a supply of peas, and
the methods the growers should use
in growing, harvesting and handling
the crop.
Being legumes, canning peas tit ad
mirably into a general farm rotation
In sections where the crop can be
grown and have, a marked influence in
increasing die yield of crops which
follow them. Easy accessibility to a
cannery which will contract for the
entire output is a necessity If the
growing of canning peas is to be
undertaken on a commercial scale.
Pens for canning pass their prime
condition within a very few’ days, and
it is necessary to handle the crop
promptly.
Refuse Is Big Asset.
In dairy and stock-feeding regions
the utilization of pea-vine refuse as
feed is an Important asset. Many can
neries winter large herds of stock
profitably, using pea-vine silage for
the greater part of the ration. When
pea vines are completely rotted they
have a fair fertilizing value but the
material should not be used on land
to be planted in peas. It is con
sidered a better practice to feed the
roughage to stock and obtain manure
from the animals, thus securing a
double return on the vines and labor.
Peas rank third In tonnage among
the canned vegetables of this country.
The Industry, which originated near
Baltimore, Md., is now centralized for
the most part in the region about the
Great Lakes. In 1920 there were 12.-
813,000 cases of peas canned, which
represented 133,272 tons of peas grown
on 139,188 acres.
Fertile Soil Is Needed.
The pea crop requires a mellow*,
fertile, well-drained soil. The seed
bed should be deeply prepared and
left with « smooth surface to facili
tate harvesting with a mower. The
crop, as usually grown in drills like
wheat, requires no cultural attention
after the seed Is sown. Being es
sentially a cool-weather crop, it Is
grown most successfully in those re
gions where the spring is a little slow
In changing from cool to warm
weather.
RAPE GOOD SUMMER PASTURE
Takes High Rank as Succulent Feed
for Hogs and Sheep—Plant
Will Endure Frost.
Among the crops which can be
grown for succulent pasture for hogs
or sheep during the summer and full
months, rape takes high rank. It
furnishes abundant food’ which Is
greatly relished by those animals; it
Is easily grown .and can be sown most
aay time In the spring or early sum
mer after there Is no further danger
of severe frost. It will endure severe
frost In the fall and can be pastured
late provided stock is" kept off when
it Is frozen.
PROTEIN FEEDS ARE NEEDED
On Average Farm Such Roughages as
Alfalfa Hay, Clover or Pea
Hay May Be Fed.
A dairy cow may take on flesh when
she receives a carbohydrate ration;
but her milk flow will continue to di
minish until epough protein feed is in
cluded to balance the ration. Protein
feeds are essential where dairy cows
are fed for profit. On the average
farm such roughages as alfalfa hay,
clover or pea hay may be fed to form
the bulk of the protein ration, while
cottonseed meal is satisfactory for
supplying protein in concentrated
form.
GROWING VERY MILD ONIONS
Liberal Uss of Well Rotted Cow
Manure as Fertilizer Is Favored
—Moisture Helps.
It is possible to grow very mild
onions by the liberal use of w’eli rotted
cow manure as a fertilizer instead of
the manure from the horse barn.
Apply the manure liberally during
the spading process, and plant the
onions at least two inches In depth.
Too shallow planting will produce
stronger onions than deeper planting,
no matter what kind of soli is used.
Moisture will help also In the produc
tion of mild onions.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1922.
The location of a canning factory is
determined by the suitability of the
section for the growing of peas and
by the prospects of obtaining, at
equitable prices, sufficiently large
crops in the vicinity to run the plant
at its full capacity for a reasonable
length of time. The pea crop is
usually grown under contract The
canning company usually specifies the
varieties and acreage to be planted,
often provides the seed, and decides
the time to harvest. From 10 to 15
acres of peas will maintain a fair ro
tation balance for a farm of 100 acres.
Such crops as alfalfa and clover
may he sown as companion crops with
peas. In many sections of the country
where the early types of peas are
harvested during the first part of June
the land may be fitted Immediately
for some other crop. Often a poor
crop of peas may be deliberately
turned under without harvesting to
get the secondary effect upon any suc
ceeding crop. The increase with wheat
following this practice has been noted
In New York state as varying from
5 to 18 bushels per acre. Some farm
ers believe that a marked improve
ment Is also seen on the hay crop and
on the pasturage which follows the
wheat. i
General Suggestions.
Good drainage is very Important.
Fall plowing is recommended where It
can lie practiced without injury to the
land, and thorough fining of the top
layer of soil at planting time. Weeds
are partly prevented by the early
working of the ground, by the heavy
cover formed by the pea vines, and
also by the early harvesting cf the
crop. Stable manure, when available,
may he applied with advantage. Many
growers prefer to apply the manure
to the previous crop rather than di
rectly to* the peas. Manure mixed
with decayed pea vines should not be
used as this practice is liable to
spread diseases affecting the crop.
The growing of peas increases the
nitrogen content of the soli. Inocula
tion of the seed will often give an
Increase of 100 to 700 pounds of peas
per acre.
Seed should be procured from a
reliable source. It should be from
the crop of the previous year and
not a blending of new and old seeds.
The time for planting and harvesting
is determined by the locality. Methods
of harvesting and practices followed
in disposing of the pea vines are dis
cussed in the bulletin, which is avail
able on application to the Department
of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.
WHEN TO CUT ALFALFA CROP
Time of Harvesting Always Interest
ing Subject to Practical Farmer—
Some Tests.
The time to harvest alfalfa for hay
Is always of interest to the practical
farmer. In this conectlon some inter
esting results have Just been pub
lished. It has been found that two
cuttings ttfken when the alfalfa was
In full bloom yielded as large a quan
tity as three cuttings taken when the
plants were at the tenth bloom stage.
However, the quality of the hay was
superior when the three cuttings were
made.
RATS MULTIPLYING RAPIDLY
Pest Is One of Most Serious Sources
of Loss to the Farmer and
Poultryman.
Rats are multiplying in numbers
every year In spite of all of our rat
killing campaigns and propaganda.
This pest is one of the most serious
sources of loss to the farmer and poul
tryman. Every effort should be made
to free the premises of them, and the
fact that they seem to hold their own
should only be the signal for redoub
ling our efforts against them.
GROW COWPEAS IN ROTATION
Few Crops Ara Equal to It When It
Comes to Standing Drouth—
Good After Grain.
Cowpeas are excellent crops to fol
low wheat and oats tn a rotation. As
soon hr the small-grain crop la har
vested and removed, a crop of peas
may he planted. If the season is suit
able a good crop of peas may be ex
pected. Few crops will endure hot
weather as peas and very few are
equal to It when It comes to standing
drouth.
Valuable Plant Overlooked.
One very valuable garden plant
often overlooked is tame greens. A
few square feet will yield unany pot
fuls of food rich In Iron, antrat a time
when green food is most welcome.
Kale, spinach and turnips are fine for
this.

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