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THE DALLES, OREGON, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 22, 1921
WAS RAIDED BY
W00LGR0WERS FACING I CITY WILL SEEK
POSTPONE. OPENING OFjGALVESTON, TEX.,
YET IN MARKET
90 MILE Wi
OF LAND OFFICE
MILLION POUNDS TO BE HAND
LED HERE WITHOUT PROFIT
DATE MOVED U TO JUNE 30;
ELMER JAMES RAZING
FIRST CAR, SENT FROM HERE
FRIDAY, FAILS TO REACH
NOT CR1CHT0K ' OUT
SCHOONER DEERING AND CREW
MAY BE VICTIMS OF
AIRPLANES MAY BE USED TO
SEEK BASE OF RAIDERS Oti
By United Press
WASHINGTON, Juno 22 Efforts to
solve the mystery of the "vanishing
ships" today centered on the finding
of sea marauders bolicved to have
boarded the schooner Deering and
made prisoners of the crew.
A list of 20 vessels that have dis
appeared during the last few months
has been tabulated by the department
Airplanes may be called upon to
solve the ship mystery by patrolling
Uttle-frcquentcd Btretchcs near Capo
Hattcras for somo trace of the mer
chant vessels mysteriously vanished
Coast guard vessels" are exploring
coves and inlets In the hope of pick
ing up clews. If the pirates raided the
Hhips and murdered tho capUircd
crows, some traco must be left, com
merce officials bolleve.
Raiding vessels must have a base
for operations, it is pointed out.
iWihile tho number of vessels that
have disappeared ,is not unusual, the
fact that no trace pf them has been
found and that so'manyi were last
heard from near the same spot, Is con
sidered very Btrange, according to
commerce department officials.
If tho ships had been blown up
gone ashore, or evon captured, ijoine
bit of wreckage floating aahoro would
explain their fate.
Tho schooner Deering, which was
beached" on .Diamond .shoals with all
sails sot, was carefully searched and
not even a trace of the missing crow
Detectives arc watching the old
haunts of sailors in the hope that
some will come back, but this search
has so far been in vain. "
Tho Deering is full of sand ballast
and gulls are using the rigging as a
By United News
WASHINGTON, June 22. Buccan
eering bolsheviks, booze runners or
submarine pirates whoever they
were have been so successful in
whisking a dozen ships from the sight
of the sea that three government de
partments are as much absorbed in
the, mystery as when it was first re
ported. Coast guards aro busy now search
ing the region about Cape Hattcras.
From the waters of the capo known
among mariners as a "graveyard of the
'sea" bits of wreckage may have
drifted ashore, officials believe, that
(Continued on Pago 6.)
Maritime World Mystified Over
Recent Disappearance of Ships
TEN VESSELS HAVE SAILED FROM PORT IN LAST 18 MONTHS
AND HAVE BEEN HEARD FROM NO MORE; NATURAL CON
DITIONS OFFER NO EXPLANATION.
By United News
(NEW YORK, Juno 22. Along tho
Mew York water front where- a man's
nationality can ho told from tho cut W
his jib sailors aro recalling at least
ten other ships which sailed during
tho la3t yoar or so and never wcro
heard of moro, In addition to the
throe lost vessels nnd the wrecked
schoolor Carol A. Deering, of Portland.
Me., whoso fato Is being investigated
ny the United States government.
In sailors homos and the greasy lit
tle restaurants which have Generally
succeeded tho old water front saloons,
sailors are drawn together from all
coasts of tho world with bits of old gos
sip from the pubs of Liverpool and Ti'.
bury, from Marseilles and Riga, Port
Gald, Shanghai and Natal.
They wonder whether bolshevlsm or
foul weather, accidents or vagrant ma
rine mines pjantcd during tho war
accounted for tho loss of such ves
sels aa the freighter William O'Brien
or 3.000 tons, which disappeared af
ter leaving Now York for Rotterdam,
on April 15, a year ago.
Even American army transports
have had their troubles with mutin
ous elements among the crew3 and
if anything can happen aboard a gov
ernment controlled vessel, seamen
gay anything might happen aboard a
little freighter where the captain and
subordinate officers and a handful
of men might have to stand out
Oregon and Washington woo! grow
ers cannot make any money in tho
growing and marketing of wool at the
present wholcsalo prices, according
'o Frank Mell, manager of the local
plant of the Portland Wool Scouring
Mill company, who will this year su
pervise tho purchase and scouring of
approximately 1,000,000 pounds of
wool for the local plant.
"Present market prices range from
10 to 18 cents a pound, the price de
pending upon the grade of the wool,"
Moll declared. At this quotation, sheep
men aro marketing this year's clip
without making a cent on It, and In
many instances at a 'loss," .Mell de
clared. Mell blames the impending protec
tive tariff on wool as one of the inu:n
caur.es of the present slump.
"Australian sheep men with a sur
plus of wool on hand, made haste to
dump their wool in th6 United States
when they learned of tho proposed
protective tariff on this commodity,"
Mell explained. "This, coupled with
the fact that the government, also
dumped on the market a surplus sup
ply of wool which had been purchased
for war purposes, has caused tho price
of wool to reach the lowest level in
This year's clip, which Is now coin-
(Continued on Pace 6.)
DIRECT ACTION OPPOSED; CON
VENTION EXPRESSES SYM
PATHY WITH IRISH.
. By United Pre
DENVER, June 22 Efforts of Irish
sympathizers to place the American
Federation pf .Labor on record as
favoring a boycott of British goods
The convention passed a resolution
uring congress to recognize the "re
public" of Ireland and expressed la
bor's sympathy toward the struggling
Irish people. Tho convention also
unanimously adopted a resolution
calling for an amendment of the Vol
stead act permitting the sale of
John L. Lewis today made a bid
for support of his candidacy for the
presidency of tho American Federa
tion of Labor on the iloor of tho
convention. He. spoke favoring a
resolution demanding that definite
steps be taken to obtain government
ownership of railroads and other
His address favored the stand of
railroad unions, whose support ho is
attempting to obtain in his cam
paign. Christian Madson of Chicago open
ed ' tho Irish debate t by moving for
an appeal from tho chair on tho
ruling of Gompers that his amend
ment for boycott was not proper.
Considerable , cheering followed
, against the rest of tho ship's company.
I Tho O'Brien attempted to report
difficulty In hoHW weather a fow days
alter sailing but the message, which
, was- garbled, was tho last ever heard
from hor. A New Orleans boy in tho
crow was long sought by hln relatives
nut novor found. Long nflerwurd a
woman lslted the officers hero of
I tho Franco and Canada Steamship
company, showing n card received
from a son, a member of tho O'llrien'1!
crow, mailed from Fiance and say
ing ho was with Kdsel Ford, tho son
of Homy Ford. The mystery of this
communication was complicated by
the fact that young Ford was In the
United States all tho thno.
Anothor chip missing anil given up
as lost is tho Italian ireightor '.Monte
San Michele, of 4.0C1 tons, Now York
for Oenoa with a load of grain. She
cleared New York last February and
has not reported yet.
The American tankor Hewitt, sulphur-laden.
Sabine, Texas, for Bosjon,
was due to follow tho coast aftor
clearing tho gulf port last January
but was never sighted again.
On November 24, 1920. the 2,924-ton
Spanish freighter, Yule, Baltimore for
Dunkirk and ten dajs out, reported
her position off Cape May, the last
ever heard of her. Nor has any word
ever been received of the fate of the
(Continued From Pgi J.)
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ASKED
TO SUPPORT MOVE FOR
CENTRAL LOCATION AND NEW
AUDITORIUM ARE DRAW
Situated as It is in the "gateway
to eastern Ot 03011," The Dalles ij
tho logical con veil1 ion city of the
state, outside of Portland, and all
that is required to bring a number
of big conventions here is aggres
siveness 011 the part of the several
Two big conventions will bo held
in the future, the 1922 state Ameri
can Legion convention and tho 192:'
state convention of the Elks, and
Tho Dalles stands an excellent
chance to secure either one or both
of these, if an "effort is made to
So explained Frances V. Calloway,
member of tho convention commit
tco ol the American Legion, which
appeared beloro the regular weekly
meeting of the board of directors of
Tho Dalles-Wasco County Chamber
of Commerce last night.
Galloway explained that the spe
clfic purpose of the Legion commit
tee's appearanco before the directors
was to secure tho cooperation of tho
chamhor of commerce in the cam
paign being waged by the post to
secure the 1922 state convention.
Further along this line, however, h"
urged that the Chamber, Legion and
all other community organizations in
the city join . in attempting to make
Tho Dalles the "convention city of
tho state, perhaps excluding Port
land." "The Dalles bar, the natural geo
graphic location and, with the com
pletion of our raw auditorium, will
have the facilities for handling al
most any 3lze of conventions," Gal
The American Legion committee
was authorized by the directors to
tell tho assembled members of the
American Legion at Eugene July I
and 2 that The Dalles will raise
from $3,000 to $5,000 for the enter
talnment of the ex-service men if it
is selected as the site for the 1922
Apart from representing the Amer
ican Legion, Calloway told tho eham
bcr directors that the local Elks'
lodgo Is going to make a hard fight
to obtain the 1923 slate convention
for this city. Chamber directors as
sured liTin that tho same spirit of
(Continued on Pnuo 6.)
BUSINESS MEN ON
MAYOR STADELMAN AND, J, T.
FRIES LEADERS OF BENEFIT
Business men of Tho Dalles, forget
ting, porhups, over-corpulont figures,
aro going to put aside their worries
and become young again for an after
noon when two baseball teams made
up of business men from tho cast and
woat sides of tho city will tanglo In
what Is expected to bo 11 hotly i-un'oM-cd
game on Amnion field Fridu,
The first batter will bo up prompt
ly at 3 o'clock, and from then on the
fur is expected to fly, as members o!
tho two teams get into heat of the
fray. Tho game is being sponsored hv
Community Sorvice. An admission
charge of 2." cents will ho made, the
proceeds to go to that organization.'
Mayor P. J. Stadolman is captain ol
tho west sldo team, while tho east
sldo toam will bo managed and cap
tained by tho affable reataurauteur,
J. T. Fries.
Tho following is the llnoup or tho
I wo teams:
West sldo: P. .1. Studnluinn, lb; lid
Kurtz, c; K. Hides. 2b; J. Broor, p;
R. Ward, ci.; It. Emerson, If; L. IJ
Nichols, ss; II. itlco, it; It: Taylor.
3b; Dr. Ollngor. utility.
East hide: J. T. Fries, c; R. Good,
rf; H. Mnler, 3b; Ed Ball, lb; J Tod
ford sk; P. Chlldors, If; C. Pepper,
cf; C Butlor, 2b; F. Neodham, p; II.
W. Arbury, utility.
Money taken In at the game will bo
usod to swell tho Community Service
fund, In addition to tho money al
ready secured In the general canvaas
of tho town.
Tho following subscribers to Com
munity Service wero reported Tuns
day: W. D. Frativs, P. II CrJppwi f B.
Estrom, Elzle Youni?, C. A .Schrum,
(Continued on Paso 6.)
Owing to tho keen competition on
the part of contractors dcsliing to
jld upon tho construction of tho now
5114,000 city nudltiriuiii, opening of
bids for this project lias been po.u
poned from June 25 to June !',0, A
V. Manchester, a member of the audi
torium building committee announc
This postronement was made in or
der that all contractors deslrhi;; to
bid may have the oppoitunity ot se
curing a copy of the working plain
upon iwhicli to base their estimates.
Workmen' yesterday started tearing
down the old Wiley barn, which
stands upon the site purchased lor
, the now auditorium. Bids Tor the
sale of Ihls barn wcro advertised for,
but apparently nobody has any uso
for It, as no offers were received.
Tim nltv icnnrdini!lv iriivn tlin ham
, to tElnior James, upon' the condition I
that ho shall have it removed from
Jhe property by Jtily 10.
Thus closes the history of a land
mark of Tho Dalles, which was open
for business night and day for near
ly r0 years. In the early days, this
barn was tho center of activity for
transfer and livery business, but the
coming of tho automobile and subse
quent decrease in tho uso of horses
caused the livery business to become
It is planned to sell .$50,000 worth
ol the city bonds voted In the first
Installment placed on the market.
These bonds will bear ( percent in
terest and under Htuto law must be
sold at par. Local investors are ex
pected to take up the biggest part,
if not all, of this issue, as the bonds
aro non-taxable. It is planned to
start construction work upon the
new auditorium as soon after July
I 10 as possible, according to Man
chester. Construction work will oc
' cupy about four months it is ex
III GRAIN PIT
UNDESIRABLE FEATURES OF CHI
CAGO TRADE BOARD TO BE
By 'United Press
CHICAGO. June 22. Joseph Oril'
fith, president of the Chicago lnarii
of trade, started a "house el?ji.iiig"
In the "pit" today.
It was announced that these 1 na
tures of the "pit" which have been
scored by those seeking rimed la I lug
islatlon will be eliminated.
Manipulation or tho market, either
upward or downward;
Operations tending to hr.vo an un
due Influence on prices.
Trading In tuluics for net periods.
Griffith announced strict cu't:rsllp
of market news would ho established
and thoso who circulated misleading
reports tending to Influence thu mar
ket would bo punished.
The practices to bu remedied uro
those lilt In legislation pending in
congress and the state loWlututo .U
HIS COMPLAINT IS COMMON
Uy United nrosa
NEW YORK, Juno 22 -Albm Bann,
suing her wealthy brother upon the
allegation that he waH incompetent,
charged that the li'lter ircqiiontlv
asked for salary lalses. The Judge
could not see this as a sign of r.i'jn
ArtMY CUT 50,000 MEN
Hy United JTMM
WASHINGTON. Juno 22 Tlin sen
ate finally ended the deadlock over
the army bill today by accepting I In
hous'j memorial calling for a 1 educ
tion ol tho aimy to 150,000 men by
next October. This will necessitate
tho discharge of 50,000 men.
MOTHER OF 13TH CHILD
Uy United J'rnsii
BLAND, Mo., Juno 22. Mrs.
Amanda Martin 08 years old, lod.iv
presented her husband, 70, with a
baby boy. Astounded neighbor pre
sented Martin with a now suit of
The boy is Martin's nth child.
PEGGY JOYCE DOESN'T
HAVE TO APPEAR IN COURT
Uy United I'mrs
CHICAGO. Juno 22 Peggy Joyce,
show girl, toda won the first skir
mish In the alimony battle with her
husband when I' was ruled that she
did not have to present her plea In
ni-quost for her appearance was
put by Joyce's attorneys, but Judgo
Sabbath ruled that inch an appear
ttneo was unnecessary.
GULF CITY FACES RENEWAL OF
HUNDREDS ON SOUTHERN COAST
SEEK SHELTER FROM
By United rivca
GALVESTON, June 22 The hurri
cane will have a velocity of 90 ml es
an hour when it lilts Galveston late
today, the weather bureau announc
ed. Inhabitants of coast cities are
seeking safety in their cellars.
GALVESTON, June 22 Tho heav
iest part of tho pull's storm is about
to hurl itself into Galveston, accord
ing to barometer readings, which
loll steadily today. Indicating j that , a
bad storm Is near at hand. K gale,
200 miles .wide, is k'wiing landward
and is likely to strike between Cor
pus Chrtstl and Orange. Tho wind
velocity Is 10 miles an hour.
HOUSTON, Texas, Juno 22 Rag
ing winds and sheets of rain swept
the 7'exas gulf coast today tearing
dees irom ineir roots ami doing ex
tensive property damage.
The- gale, whose maximum veloc
ity was 75 miles an hour, swept
northwest from the mouth of tho
The howling storm, bringing with
it a rapidly rising tide, was first
reported from Brownsville alt or radio
messages Irom tho sea warned gull"
coast inhabitants of danger.
The gale swept tho Padro and
Brazos Islands, olf shore, and bun
drcds of vacationists' fled to
mainland for safety. I hero today.
Flood warnings were given to poo-j "Tho English-speaking woild is
pie who live in tho lowlands of'HnN0U8 t01. u Hcttlomcnt In Ireland,"
Galveston whore the United Stntes ho 'declared In his opening speech,
weather service reported a six fooL- . 1)rny ,na ,m. comnir ,0 Ilf-lnnd
rise 111 ine uue,
The city is nine feet above the
low tide levol, and no extra pre
cautions wore taken within the sea
wall proper. Water, however, fnlllir;
In sheets, dronehnd tho Island city.
Many ships, off the gulf coasl,
were at the mercy of the buttering
winds, it was feared.
Spray was breaking over the sea
wall at Galveston, according to late
reports reaching here.
Weather observers said they did
not expect further rin in the tide
at Galveston and declared tho s-.'ii
wnll, 15 feet high, running along the
(Continued on Pnco 0.)
"WEARING OP THE
GREEN" GREETS SIMS
ADMIRAL PROTECTED FROM DEM
ONSTRATION LEAVING STEAM
ER AT NEW YORK.
By Paul B. Mallon
(United I'ioh.'i StalC CJ01 1 uHponilonO
.NEW YORK, Juno 22. - Admiral
William S. Sims came homo today ti
the tune of "Tho Wonting of Tli
Urecn." As the liner Olympic Hwuna into
her pier, with the admiral aboard a
little steamer slipped past her stern
down tho North river with .1 band
lustily blowing that lamoiis liUii air
Sims landed at once and lei l loi
Washington at 10 o'clock. Ho ha 1 iw
statement to make. A thouimn.l po
llcomen were at the pier to pi event
WASHINGTON, June 22.- Ad'iilril
Sims, called home by the uucr-jlary ol
iho navj, rein-hod bote today.
SALMON PACKER DEAD
Hy United Pmi
ASTORIA June 22 -John Franklin
Giant, W, well known sportsman and
salmon packer Is dead alter an
Illness of two 'iiioii'Iim.
HEADS SOCIAL WORKERS
By United Pn
PORTLAND. Juno 22-Dr. Phillip
A. Parsons, director of social woik
at the University or Oregon, was to
day .elected president of the social
workers' association of Oregon.
BEER REGULATIONS SOON
By Un)ted PniM
WASHINGTON, June 22 Regula
tions governing the manulncturo and
sale or beer as medicine will bo Is
sued soon by the bureau of Internal
revenue, Commissioner David II
Blair Intimated today.
Cherry growers or The Dalles who
had expected to receive reports to
day of tho first auction sale of R3y.1l
Anne cherries shipped from here in
a car last Friday night, wero dis
appointed. J. H. Frazler, manager of tho co
operative association, was notified
from New York that tho car had
not yet arrived, and tracers are no. v.
at work on the shipment. Tho price
paid for' this car will probably de
termine the trend that Is to be ex
pected of the huge oxportatlons to
ri on! here.
Flakier said that the handling of
tlio harvest is now approaching Its
peak. Over 5,000 boxes a day are
being handled throuyh the ' local
plant. Four cars weie dispatched
east yesterday, and lour more are
l-elng mado ready for shipment t'i-
I night. The number of ears dispatched
MI probably be even greater later
in the week, Frazler said.
The cherries are ripening very rap
Idly, and complaint was made at tho
vurehouse that some of tin growers
have been allowing the fruit to ro
ll. aln on tho tree loo long. In the
ma in, however tho crop is in ex
cellent shape and like quality had
not I een exceeded In the history of
el.civy culture In this community.
MENT AMIDST TREMENDOUS
By United Presa
.BELFAST, Juno 22. King George
appealod for "peaco In Ireland" In
opening the first homo rule parllimont
Is the first stop toward peace.
"I nppenl to all Irishmen 10 forgot
and forgive. I hope thoro will bo a
ceremony similar to this In the south
Advancing from a temporary limine
on a ror.trum in the c"y hall iho kim;
read his speoc.li, eallin.A the lltst Irish
parliament Into session
The king and Quoe.i M-n y were glv
on an almost frantic v, ll.-oin-! by en
thiislastle Orangemen. They crossed
frohi England on the rn'...i yacln Vic
toria and Albert which nnchoiul over
night in Bollasl Lough. A large naval
oicort surrounded the Ii'Ht vessel as
it crossed the Irish K'M,
Following the opening of parliament,
tho king and queen boiiil'-d the loj.il
yacht to return to Eum'aiii'., No unto
vard (xcltomont niarvjd tin trip.
Soln Fein nationalists also decorat
ed places of business Pi Mnltust in
honor of the king and queon, lollow
lug piTSKiiio applied hy (livngeuieu
Elaborate pieciiutlous were i-iken
for the salety of the rojul couple.
Dawes May Put Government
On Scientific Financial Footing
"H ELL AND MARIA" GENERAL GOES TO WASHINGTON AS DIRECTOR
OF BUDGET BUREAU; MOVE IS-SLAP AT SLIPSHOD METHOD
OF MAKING APPROPRIATIONS BY CONGRESS,
By John Glclssncr
( l.i 11 1 1 c f I News Stuff Cm lenp'indeiil )
WASHINGTON, June 22 Charles.
G. Dawes, Chicago banker w!l"ld
Picsldenl Harding has Just named
dliector of Hie bureau of the budget,
will have an ojiport unity to pu- in
to el feet decided opinions lie l:a in
how public business should be cm
The new bureau, whP:h Dawt-'
hlmsoll will have the taHk of orga.i
l.lng, has broad pownm ( ur ey
pondlturcH ol all the executive
I ranches und when the president
directs, Is empowered 10 make a du
tailed sillily ol their operation, wlili
I Jut object ol obtaining greater ef
lli'lency and economy.
Dawes' vb-ws on governmental red
tape and Inefficiency attracted wide
att'intlon when he presented thorn to
a special cominltlnii of Hin house,
which was irmmilttHtlng Hn conduct
or Iho war. In Union and plctur
nsqiio liiiiKiiaao, Dawes Intormed the
committee that he thought It coild
bettor spend It l lino In trying to
brliiK some semblance or business
methods Into government, and ho
took occasion to Indicate that he
thought this should be accomplished
by strenuous mothods.
Dawes' testimony earned him the
titles or "Helland Marls," Dawts,
because he frequently used the ex
pression In emphasising various
SEVEN CANDIDATES FOR FED
ERAL JOBS IN THE
JACK DAY OPPOSED
STORM OF PROTEST ALSO D.
IRECTED AGAINST A. B.
(Chronicle's Washington Bureau)
WASHINGTON. Juno 22 Senator
Charles L. McNary said today that
no decision lias been reached yet
in connection with Oregon patronage
and the members of tho Oregon dele
gation in congress also expressed
tho opinion that no final decision
has been arrived at on the subject.
While there hgpparontly been
no definite decisfon nrrived at in
regard to patronage gcsslp emanat
ing from seemingly trustworthy
sources at tho capltol indicate that
a general plan for Its distribution
and also a tentative slate wcro dis
cussed between tho two senators, and
National Committeemen Ralph Wil
liams Just previous to the hitter's
return to Oregon.
It turthor contemplated that Sena
tor McNary should have tho naming
ol collector of Intornal rovenuc nnd
United States mars'ial, and that Sen
ator Stanfield should have the se
lection of collector ot customs and
prohibition ol fleers.
Tho tonta'tivo slato discussed was
Clyde Huntloy of Oregon City for
collector of Internal revenue, Jack
Day or Portland for United States
marshal and Asa B. Thompson ot
Echo for collector of customs.
Mr. Williams favom Huntley and
Day and political gossip Is to the ef
fect that Senator McNary has been
sorlously considering both or tho re
Although neither aro said to bo tho,
choice ol' Senator Stanfield ha is
salrt to bo anxious to Becuro tho ap
pointmont of. Asa B. Thompson, who
Is bis br,othor-ln-law, as collector of
customs, nnd In vlow of this has
been giving serious consideration to
Hut while tho gcnernl plan as' to
the divisions or spoils may bo ad
bored to, such a Hood of protests,
are pouring In against, both Day and
Thomps;m that the tentative slato
may collapse, and an entirely now
personnel be decided upon.
The protest against Day attack
his qualifications for tho offlco and
also object to him because of his
Thompson's land office record Is
being urged against him, nnd so is
the lact that ho is a brother-in-law
to Senator Stanfield.
To date the candidates for tho
various federal jobs In Oregon are
Collector or Internal. Revenue F.
E. Chapman, George U. Piper, C. W.
,j hi sen. W. L. Robb, Dr. J. C. Smith,
C. B, Mount, Clyde G. Huntley J.
Deputy Collector or Internal Rove-
(Continued on Pttgu 3.)
Picsldcnt Harding, H In understood,
ch ise Dawes lor director of tho bud
gel becalm'' he Is credited 'With great
executive and organization ability
The budget system Is logardod by
Iho administration as probably its
major step in the much-discussed
piogram of governmental reorgani
zation anil economy, hlnco It strikes
illiei-tly at the slipshod method of
making appropriations. Its operation
will be the .culmination or attompts
to Instltuto business methods which
have been agitated lor more than a
Duwoh, In addition to his activi
ties In private business, distinguished
hlmseir as dliector ot tho purchase
of the service of supply with the
American expeditionary forces In
France Ho held tho rank of briga
dier general, and now has that rank
In tho reserve. He will receivo as
dlieitor a salary t f 10.000 a year
from the government, and will be
answerable to the president alone.
Tim purpose of the budget systom
Is to bring federal expenditures into
1 elation with Income, to provide an
agency which will examine nnd alter
the departmental ostlmatos, and In
general, to establish for tho govern
ment methods llko thoso which ob
tain In private enterprises.
Now congress makes appropria
tions without regard to doflclts or
surpluses. When curtallmont Is de
sired, committees of congress slash
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