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June 24, 1921     The Palouse Republic
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ii!> PACKERS PUT UNDER NATIONAL CONTROL PACIFIC MAY GET MAIN BATTLE FLEET .+ . Reorganization of Navy. With Probable Change in Policy. to Be Announced. o Bill Gives Power of Regulation to Secretary of Agri- culture. Waghinglon,--A fret r~dica.I members tailed in fnrther ~ffori~ to substitute a more drastic measure 1he senate pass@d the meat packers" control ))ill ~ttbstanlially as it came over" from the house. Some amendmm~ts were added. however, including ~he ad~)l)titm of the publicity seer.ion of the set)ate com- mittee bill. The final vote (,)) 1he passa,~e of ,he ,) bill was 45 to +1. ']'he bill as passed gives (tie ta.ry of agriculture jur~sdi(:t.ion over The ehange i)a pc icy iS expec(eff to IRISH QUESTION Dezzver.---The split, between the two factions of h'isb, sympathizers In the She was the 381h signatory. The i~l:erstate commerce ('oaunlsston has order,d reopened the ease of tbe ',Pacific coast fruit and vegetable ship- ~pers against the high trans(,,)ntinental O'eight rates. A.merita~a I"edet'ation of Labor eou-~ General .lose Mig"ael Gom~z. ex-pres- vention here widened when a majority i ident of ('uba, was buried at Have,as of Lhe signers of a vesoluti(m delnand- KILL FH $O(IIRREL$ Q 4 ILIF {i Still Further Reductions and saw rn a~m liar:at he l',,r,.ul.~ +.e use i. o,,r p,..,'er liar:" fu~ !1* --o.h,.,o.o.,~..,,.o,.o,, 114 We are keepinox pace with is the one recommended by ~he V. I1":" price reductions in imple- S. Department of Agriculture. At il.r, the h)w price we quote it ismore|t4 ment d hardwa e,:(momical to use Mephisto than S an re. to buy the strychnine and pre-i': l) your own poison. ]]:i: -- ing ,'ompany constructing thi~ eatap w,,re fed on caviar at S4.32 a pound; Oompano at (0 cents a pou~lel; brnilers at 42 eents a poltnd; duckg at 25 cents a pound,; turkeys at 37 eent~ a pound; Z~ese at 36 ++ents a poultd; butter at ";6 cents a pound and t~ysters at $2.$0 a gallon. Throulho~t the iuvestigatiola of the t:onstruetion of lhs various ,et~;mp~ ,r~u the state)nenl by investigaoors t.l~i "*here t|nqueetionably w~s lneffloien- (:jr, petty grafl, mismanagement ~n4 a prodigal disregard for economy in cost of construction and maaapower, but all documentary evideaeo fotmd fails to indict the contractor." these loans to the allies, which arc now in the form of five per" emir aek- aowledgement~ of Indebtedness. would be refunded into I~mds maturing 30 ar 4,0 or more years hence at a t)igh~r rate of interest. Tile increase in the iJl[erest rate abort+ 5 per cent 'aould 1~, sufficient to yield the addi~h)nal amount due to the United S* jn defa:ulted interest. These allied government bonds theu ~'ould be pla*~'e(i on the market by the U. S. government from time te time and sold to investors. The proceeds from the ~ale of the boud~ to individ+ ual investors would 1~ eznplo)'~d by the government, to retire liber)y bonds. !iY TO GIVE PICRIC ACIO kWAY / Government Will Distribute 12,000,0~0 P4unds off High Explosive+ Washln~lon.---More than 12,000.000 0ounds of pleric acid. one of the high- est Ir~o~n explosives, accumulated for war Durposes &lid itstess to the ,war department by the armisliee. ~ill be distributed to farmers for agvicnl- Llaral purposes. Picric acid is lg par eeu( stroztger Lhan 40 per e.e.t straight nitro-gly- cerine dynamite. ~tecording 1o the bu- re&u of mines. It ahoold never be used lzl bulk, offlcl',ds sa.y, and lr.~ uso ~hould ~ restricted to redipped parer fined paper cartrldgas. The 12,000.000 surplus stock wltJ be distributed to farmers throngh the bure&~.ot public roads of the dee{art- merit of agricultnre. The ouly cosl ,. +,he farmer, it is annouuced, will bo freight eharge~ a.d a et~a,'ge of six ~eI~ts a pound for placing the powdo.r in t,h~ ~(~l~ary cartridges It will 1~ r~aaly for dietxibution about .fury 1. '~,4mada A~ter Bergdoll. Oat~r.~.---The extradition from f;er- .Imm~ly of Grover C. Bergdoll, l:ult,ed Stat~s draft evader, is u.nder eouaLder- atlon by the Canadian gover)Hnent,