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VOL. XLVI. NO. 226.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 9, 1917 TWELVE PAGES.
Oi Train. t MiMs,
Nawt SURdi, Itc, 5.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
THAN IT IS SUNK
American Engineer Would
Build New Type of Motor
' Driven Vessels Quickly,
in Great Numbers.
MASTLESS AND SMOKELESS
1 Craft Would Not Present Much
of Mark to Submarines and
Be Easily Maneuvered.
EACH ONE THOUSAND TONS
' New York, March 8. A plan
whereby cargo tonnage can be creat
ed in this country "fater than Ger
many can sink it," has been devised
by F. Huntington Clark, an American
engineer, according, to an announce
ment here tonight before the joint
session of the Automobile Club, of
America, the Aero Club of America,
and the Motor Boat Club of America.
The new type of vessel, it was
said, could be built in great numbers
quickly, at small cost and by men pf
little skill. Each vessel would be
rnastless, smokeless and of diminu
tive size and would have such low vis
ibility as compared with the great
steel ships now afloat that it could
be seen by a submarine at barely
more than a third of the distance at
which the 10,000 ton steamships now
Offer Smaller Mark.
In addition it was asserted, the
new craft propelled entirely by mo
tor, would offer a smaller mark,
would be more easily maneuvered in
event of an encounter, and because
of its small draft of from eleven to
thirteen feet, torpedoes that ordin
arily would sink the larger vessel of
steel construction would "pass lly
It was estimated that 1,000,000 tons,
or 1,000 vessels of 1,000 tons each
with a speed of nine knots, could be
built at a cost of $100,000,000 in a
year. These boats would be 185 feet
over all with -thirty-six foot beam.
-The same amount of tonnage, with a
speed of fourteen knots, it was said,
could hi built forx$150,000,000. ,
To Utilise All Yards.
Mr. Clark's plains to utilize all of
the coastal wooden ship yards which
now have a capacity of 250,000 tons a
year. To enlarge these plants, it was
asserted, would require nothing more
than the clearing of additional beach
or bank, the laying down of more
cheap wooden ways and the - setting
up of additional lumber planing and
sawing machinery. The labor, he
contends, can be created, from the
'Yawest material." '-
Ordered to Remain i
Washington, March 8. President I
Wilson, who is suffering from a cold
taken a week ago and made worse
touring his inauguration Monday, re
mained in bed today by order of his
physician, Dr. Cary T. Grayson. No
engagements were made by the presi
dent and he will rest as much as pos
sible during the next few days.
Dr. Grayson said at noon that the
president's temperature was above
normal and that ' absolute rest for
several days was necessary. Thei
president spent a quiet night. The
prospects were that Mr. Wilson would
have .to remain in bed for several days,
although his condition was not seri
ous. Four Persons Burned
To Death at Boone, la.
Boone, la., March 8. Four persons
are believed to have burned to death
in a fire-at the Boone county poor
farm last night. The missing are:
Fina Oberg, John Allen, Peter Pe
terson and a Mr. Becker, all. inmates.
TJie loss is $60,000.
For Nebraska Fair; warmer.
Temperature at Omaha Yceterday.
Hour. . Deg
& a. m... 27
7 a. m. .
a a. m. .
p. m. .
3 P. Hi. ,...41
p. m.. 42
ft p. m. 41
p. m. 3t
7 p, in 37
i p. m 34
Comparative Local Kerard.
HIT. 1116. J915. 1111.
Highest yesterday ., .42 38 "-2 41
Loweil yesterday 37 . IE 21 25
Mean tempratur .,'.,84 28 24 33
Precipitation oo ,qi a ,ijo
Temper tura and precipitation departures
from ths normal at Omaha sine March 1.
nd compared with the last two yeara:
Norma, temperature ., : 32
ttxeess tor the day
- iJeflcfency since March 1,.,.
Normal precipitation ..,,,,,
Deficiency for the day
Total rainfall since March ..
Deficiency Since March 1...
Deficiency cor. period. 191(1
, .04 Inch
, .m Inch
Excess cor. period, 1916 inches
Report From Stations at jp.M,
.Station and Stat
Temp. High- Raln-
lp m. est.
Cheyenne, part cloudy 40
lJavonport. clear 34
Denver, part cloudy ,..,..46
Dcs Moines, clear 24
tender, clear ..US
f North Platte, clear ,4
I Omaha. i-Uur ..,,,.,,.37
I'ueblA clear (0
llapld City cloudy
Halt Lake City, cloudy 38
Hanta Pe, clear , ,, 4H
Hhrldn, clear, 34
Uioux City, cloudy 30
Vuleatlne, cloudy 2ft 34
1. A.'wkmh, Meteorologist,
LEARN FEW FACTS AT
Coroner's Jury Investigating
Death of Omahan at Springs
STATEMENT OF SLAYER
A coroner's jury yesterday, investi
gating the death of Urban Balcombe
of Omaha at Excelsior Springs, Mo.,
Wednesday, returned "the following
"Deceased came to his death from
a bullet wound through the left lung
aorta and out through the sixth -rib on
the right side, mnicted by Bee D
Smith with a .32 caliber automatic
The evidence of all witnesses ex
amined brought out few facts -to. ex
plain the tragedy. Witnesses agreed
that Smith ordered Balcombe to get
away, saying, We don t want you
around here. I told you that before,"
and as Balcombe came in towards the
stand he reached for the revolver and
fired at Balcombe's feet. The first
bullet split on the tile floor and was
deflected into the woodwork- a foot
above the floor, the second bullet
causing instant death. James Brill
of Cleveland, O., was the principal
Statement of Smith.
An Excelsior Springs newspaper
yesterday published the following
statement made by Smith immediately
after the shooting: "This is a terrible
thing I have done. t I hardly know
what made me do it, but this man
has been giving us trouble. He A-as
in Excelsior Springs last year and
we were compelled to order him from
the place. He made trouble about
the place. He would take things off
the counter. I never had any trouble
with anyone else. I am sorry I did it.
I don't know why I had the gun. I
did not intend to kill him. I would
not kill anybody, but I did not know
what he was going to do."
Take Body to Milwaukee.
Smith is in the county jail at Lib
erty, Mo., where he refused yesterday
to make any statement.,. Charles Bat
telle, a brother-in-law of Balcombe;
arrived in Excelsior Springs yester
day morning and left for Milwaukee
with the body in the afternoon.
Prosecuting Attorney Ernest Sim
rail filed a charge of firt degree
murder yesterday afternoon and the
preliminary hearins will be held soon,
according to advices from Excelsior
Ask Permit to Hang -Murderer
On Top of
,, Washington, March 8, Treajury
department "officials today referred to
the attorney general for decision a
request from the custodian of public
buildings at Spokane for authoriza
tion to use the roof of the federal
building there as the location for the
erection of a scaffold to put to death
a federal prisoner sentenced to die
March 20. -
The custodian's letter stated tflat
the prisoner, whose name was not
given, had been sentenced in the fed
eral court. The state laws of Wash
ington prohibit capital punishment.
Application was made to the com
mandant of a government military
reservation in the state for permission
to hang the prisoner there, but it
Treasury department officials, are
in doubt as to whether the roof of a
public building could be used for that
purpose and may withhold authoriza
tion even it the attorney general s
opinion is favorable.
Last Units of Guards to
Leave Border by March 25
Washington, March 8. The last of
the National Guard organizations
from the border will leave for their
homes by March 25 under the sched
ule of movements just completed,
General Pershing today reported to
the War department. Some delay
may be occasioned by the inability of
the Eastern and Central departments
to care promptly for the housing and
mustering out of the returning troops.
the message added, and tor this
reason the War department was re
quested to authorize use of National
Guard , armories and mobilization
San Aiitonio, Tex., March 8. The
dates of departure of all National
Guard troops remaining in the bor
der service were announced today at
soutnern department headquarters.
Schedules have been arranged so that
all organizations wilt- be home bv
April 1. While March 25 has been
set as the date for the last of the or
ganizations to leave, it was said that
efforts would be made to have units
designated to start March 24 and 25
leave two or three days in advance
of those dates.
Father of Child Killed
' By Auto Awarded, $1,000
.Rawlins,' Wyo., March 8. (Spe
cial.) Because his automobile ran
down and killed the 3-year-old daugh
ter of James Ferrero at Rock Springs,
Wyo., Chris Jewel; a wealthy Rock
Springs banker, must pay Ferrero
$1,000 This is the judgment of a
jury in the -district court here, the
damage suit for $10,000 instituted by
Ferrero having been brought to this
county on a change of venue. ,
Union Pacific Blocked "
By Snow at Lookout, Wyo.
Salt Lake City,March 8. For the
fourth time the winter railway traf
fic in the intcrmountain region was
prostrated today whe". t blizzard
centering at Lookout, Wyo., is
ported to be holding up five west
bound train- fcr Ogden an '. Salt
Lake. Wire reports irom fne vicinity
of the storm indicate that , alt trains
to the coast will be from fifteen to
twenty buiirt late
Gronna, La Follette and Sher
man Vote Against Amend
ment to Limit- Time o
CUMMINS LASHES WILSON
Says Armed Neutrality
Would Give President Rf
to Make War at Will
Washington, March 8. An amend
ment to tile senate rules giving two
thirds of its members the- power to
prevent filibusters and limit debate
was passed late today by the senate.
The vote was 76 t o3, Senators
Gronna, LaFollette and Sherman vot
ing against the change.
During the debate, endorsement of
the cloture rule was given by Sen
ator Stone of Missouri, chairman of
the foreign relations committee, who,
however, expressed doubts as to its
Senator Cummins, one of the twleve
men who failed to sign the senate
manifesto favoring passage of the
armed neutrality bill, declared in the
senate today that "any man in the
senate or out of it, or high or low
degree," who said he conspired to de
feat the bill, deliverately falslies."
Debated It Hour.
-"I debated the amendment which I
presented a little more than one
hour," said Mr. Cummins, "and then
my part in this drama this tragedy
as it would have been ceased and
any man, whether in the senate or
out of it, whether of high or low de
sxee. who intimates that I attempted
or conspired to prevent a vote on this
bill, deliberately talsihes. 1 wish i
could use a stronger term and still
be within the rules of the senate ". '
Senator Sherman said he failed to
see any reason to be "precipitate" in
the matter and pointed to the sinking
of the Lusitanii nearly two years ago
and the sinking of other vessels since
to show that the president had not
been in a hurry to demand action.
i wish to remind the president.
said the senator, "when he seeks to
blams the senate and the senate rules
and few senators, that during a
large part of the tinie he has ridiculed
preparedness. He has ridiculed it in
the army and in tne navy.
...jvBill Means De 'acto , War.
Mr, Sherman declared there was no
doubt in his mind that the armed neu
trality bill' would give the president
the right to .arm munition ships and
lurnish warships to convoy. 1
"When we do that." he said, "we
are in de facto war without the for
mality that precedes the clash of
arms, bear in mind that 1 will vote
for this bill and I am prepared to vote
for war wh:a the president exercises
the power given in this bill."
He said he hoped war could be
avoided and declared himself in favor
of "conscripting ever New York edi
tor who is advocating war in his edi
Secretary Tumulty entered a gal
lery and remained to hear Senator
Cummins of Iowa, one of the "wilful
men" named by the president, sharply
criticize the president.
"If I may be permitted to present
an opinion without being burned in
effigy or classified as a filibusterer, 1.
desire to do so," Mr. Cummins began,
carcastically. "I am very earnestly
for this cloture resolution- but not
because of the unparalleled and un
precedented statement which re
cently "emanated from the White
house, nor because the lying misrep
resentation 'which, have been spread
through the country recently re
cently in nnewspapers, but because I
believs the senate should be permitted
to do business."
Mr. Cummins recounted how he had
introduced three cloture resolutions
providing for closing debate by less
than a two-thirds vote.
Not Recent Convert.
L "I favor something more effective,"
he continued, but with longer than
one hour's time for each senator's de
bate after adoption of a cloture rule.
I say this because I did not want
to be understood that I am a recent
convert to the proposal or in the
least dismayed by the storm the presi
dent's censure has aroused. Unfound
edutterly baseless is the charge or
suggestion of filibustering so far as I
am concerned or have any knowl
edge." ' ' -'
fuming to the nuetrality bill, sen
ator Cummins referred to it as the
bill "empowerng the president to
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Offers Sons $10 a Month
To Serve in Army or Navy
Smith Center, Kan., March 8.
(Special.) The fires of patriotism are
burning brightly in this county, and
able-bodied young men are being giv
en every encouragement to enlist in
either the army or navy. Yesterday
two of them, Orel Sappenfield and
irvmg r.iKins, leit nere tor Kansas
City to enlist in the navy. Numer
ous other young men. are planning to
follow suit. Will Ford, father of eev
eral sons, is encouraging them to see
military service and offers to put into
the bank $10 a month each for every
month they spend in either branch of
the service. Each of the ions ex
pects to accept his father's ofler.
Gold Imports Nearly ,
One and a Third Billions
New York, March 8. Gold imports
since January, 1915, reached a total
of $1,301,500,000 with ihe arrival today
from Canada of $5,000,000 consigned
to J. V. Morgan & Co. Imports for
this year amount to $164,000,000.
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WATCH FOR BATTLE
NEAR FT. HANCOCK
Villa Force is Reported at Mar
tin's Ranch, Seventeen Miles
South of the Border.
TJ. S. PATROL INCREASED
Fort Hancock, Tex., March 8.
American patrols alu ig the interna
tional border south 0- here early to
day had not seen any of the Carranza
troops from Juarei with which Gen
eral Jose Carlos Murguia expected to
engage the Villa command at the San
Martin ranch today.
Late last night the machine gun
company of the Thirty-third Michigan
infantry, in comnr.nd of Captain
Crossman, was divided and the eight
motor machine 'guas were sent to
guard the river fords near here. All
regular and National Guard troops
stationed here were held under arms
all uight in readiness to repel a cross
ing by the Villa rebels from the Mexi
Sienal rockets were seen on the
Mexican side of the Rio Grande late
last night by American army patrols,
who also reported having seen a num
ber of camplires across the border, be
lieved to have been those ot the Villa
troops." .At dawn today cavalry pa
trols left here to scout, along the
border for armed bands on the oppo
site side of the river.
A Villa band oWhirty men, in com
mand of Epifanio Holguin, was lo
cated on the Mexican . side close to
the border lae yesterday. This band
was believed to nave been engaged in
smuggling operations to get ammuni
tion across the border for the Villa
command of approximately 400, which
was located at the ban Martin ranch,
seventeen miles south of the line.
Holguin's band visited the San
Juan mine, owned by American min
ing men, seven miles south ot the
border, Sunday, but took iily food.
Each member of the band was lead
ing an extra mount when seen at the
British Cayalry Within
Twelve Miles of Bagdad
London, March 8. British cavalry
is now within twelve miles of Bag
dad. This statement was made today
to the Associated Press by Major
General r. B. Maurice, chief director
of military operations at the war of
fice. General Maurice said the Turks
made no defense of Ctesiphon.
Ctesiphon is about twenty mrtes be
low Bagdad, It was at this point
that the decisive battle was fought in
the campaign of 1915, resulting in the
defeat of the British attempt to cap
ture Bagdad, and it had been believed
that in their present retreat the
Turks might offer serious resistance
when fliiWown was reached. The
British war office reports indicate that
little opposition has been offered by
the Turks since the fall of Kut-El-Amara
on February 26. The British
have advanced neatly 100 miles in that
Farmers Warned Against;
Selling Their Seed'Grain
Washington, March 8. Inventory
of the quantity of cereals of the 1916
crops remaining on farms March 1
made by the Department of Agri
culture and announced in its March
crop report today disclosed a material
reduction oi stocks as compared 'wjth
other years. Heavy exports of wheat,
corn and oats to supply the warring
European nations have reduced farm
ers' stocks. The high prices offered
for those cereals have been so tempt
ing to farmers that the department
has issued warnings to farmers not to
part with Their valuable seed and
thereby endanger the coming reason's
The Question of Universal Training
Dies Near Berlin
London, March 8. Count Zeppelin
is dead, according to a dispatch from
Berlin received by Reuter's Telegram
company. According to a Berlin tele
gram transmitted by Reuter's Amster
dam correspondent, Count Zeppelin
died this forenoon at Charlottenburg,
near Berlin, from inanimation of the
ng., . . ' '
OVER HASBY ORDER
Small-Sized Revolution in Con
gress at Ruling to Apply
LOBECK IS OUTSPOKEN
, (From a Staff Correapondnt
Washington,, March 8. (Special
Telegram.) Democrats are genuinely
angry today over the'determination of
Postmaster General Burleson to place
all postmasters under the civil service
April I. Of course the president will
issue the executive order, but Burle
son is the man behind the gun.
Representatives who have keen the
"over lord" of the Postoffice depart
ment in the last twenty-four hours on
the proposition have come away lrom
the Pennsylvania avenue building in
anything but a friendly frame of mind
some congressmen have Kone so iar
as (o say that the effect would be to
place in office many republicans, while
others insisted that the merit system
was invoked lor the purpose ot draw
ing republican support for administra
tion measures in the next house,
whose political complexion is so un
certain. In Effect April 1.
Postmasters now in office will serve
out the four-year term for which they
were appointeri, but after April 1 the
president will fill each vacancy by
appointment of the man making the
highest grade in examinations yet to
be arranged. '
Congressman Lobcck, who had a
number of appointments fail 'for lack
ot confirmation is one of those op
posing the new departure.
"I am convinced that the 'merit
system as it applies to postmasters
should not be accomplished by execu
tive order. It is a matter that con
gress shoould decide, and I am one
of those who believe that the post
master general is exceeding his pre
rogatives when he attempts to take
from the congress inherent rights.
"A good postmaster, eminently sat
isfactory to the patrons of an office,
may not be able to pass a prescribed
examination of the civil service com
mission or whoever is delegated to
make the examination. For myself,
I rflink I am better able to judge of
the qualifications of a candidate for
a postoffice in my district than any
civil" service commissioner and I de
mand that right." x
Seventh Day Adventists
Incorporate;" Debt Limited
With SlO.Ofll set forth as the amount
of indebtedness it shall be rompetent
to contract, tht Twety-seventh
Street Menorial Seventh Day Ad
ventist church of Omaha has filed ar
ticles ' ot incorporation with the
county clerk. The incorporators aie
John S. Rouse, orcsident of the Ne
braska Conference . Association of
Seventh Day Adventists; Anna Peter-
n n, secretary; Utto U. Bernstein,
isstor of the church, and Lucian Ii.
lohnson and Gilbert W. .Stahllay-
inen., ' .
ALREADY ON FILE
Total to Date Reported by Fed
eral Land Bank Over
Two Million. v
NEBRASKA HEADS THE LIST
Application! for loans aggregating
$2,424,740 are already on file with the
officers of the Federal Hand bank of
Omaha. .These are from.' tht forty
nine national arm loan associations
already organized in- this, the Eighth
district. Their articles of association
have been filed with the Federal Land
bank of Omaha.
Iowa has two associations, located
at Norwalk, Warren county, and Bel
mont, Wright county. These two
Iowa associations applied for $115,
500 in loans. .
Nebraska leads the list, with twenty-six
associations already formed,
applying for a grand total of $1,369,-
South Dakota, with fifteen associa
tions, auks for $604,180, and Wyoming,
with six associations, wants $335,900.
The farm loan act requires these
associations to subscribe for stock in
the Omaha Land bank to the amount
of 5 per cent of the loans granted.
Unon this basis the amount of. loans
asked for will bring an accumulation
of $121,235 to the capital stock of the
federal Land bank as soon as the
loans are made. . '
Praise Omaha Board.
Washington, . March 8. (Special
Telegram.) Commissioner W A..
amiin oi inc rarm iuan uoaru, wno
has charge of appointments, is en
thusiastic over the manner in which
the chairman and directors of the
Omaha district have taken hold of
matters, and he expects District No.
8, comprising Iowa, Nebraska, South'
Dakota and Wyoming, to do big
'Ihey have not hampered the office
in any way with foolish questions,"
said Mr. Smith, referring to the
Omaha' board. "They have made no
requests,, except very legitimate ones,
and they have not started out by
loading themselvts up with an office
force that later will have To be dis
continued. I like the spirit and
initiative of the Omaha board. They
meet my hearty approval."
Sociological Club Is 1
Formed at Sioux City
Sioux City.! Ia.. March 8i (Special
Telegram.) The Sociological club of
sioux City was formed last evening
at the Martin hotel by a group of
thirty-eight charter members, includ
ing Bishop P. J. Carrigan and Dr. A.
E. Craig, president of Morningstde
college. First "officers elected are:
President, Rabbi Emanuel Sternhein;
vice' president, Superintendent M. G.
Clark; secretary, Mrs. Ida Galinsky
Courshon; executive committee, Dr.
A. E. Craig, Rev. J. R. Perkins, Miss
Ruth A. Hitch, Miss Joanette Drake
and Miss Mary Ball. The object of
the club is to provide a common meet
ing place, where, free from omcial or
sectarian bias, -.workers of all sects
and creeds in the field pf sociological
endeavor, both professional and vol
unteer, may gather informally and
exchange views and obtain, accurate
information on subjects of common
and kindred interest.
Junior Infantry Unit
For State University
Washington, March 8. A senior in
fantry unit of the reserve officers'
training corps has been established.
it was announced by the vyar depart
ment at the state university of Iowa.
A junior infantrv unit has been au
a uccu til
ity of N
thorized for the University of Ne
TO ACT ON SUBSEA
CRISIS JS WEEK
Intimation Government Hay
Take Over Ships and Arm
Them as Auxiliary
EXTRA SESSION PROBABLE
Congress May Be Called in a
Few Days if Senate Revises
Cloture Rule.- j
HOUSE MEMBERS WAITING
Washington, March 8. Indications
accumulated today that President
Wilson is likely to act at any time
in the situation caused by Germany's
announcement of ruthless submarine
warfare. AVthough the president was
kept in bed by a cold, it was said he
was still considering the subject.
It was not made clear, however,
whether he will decide to arm ves
sels, convoy them, have them taken
over by the government so they
might be armed as auxiliary craft or
to call a special session of congress
to take up anew the armed neutrality
In some administration quarters it
was believed the president is certain
in act this week, but other officials
took the position that he would wait
until the senate has haj an opportu
nity to revise its rules. .
Mr. Wilson has been advised that
he has sufficient power to arm Amer
ican merchantmen without waiting
for action by congress and some of
ficials believe he will act on this ad
vice forthwith. . ,
Will Call Congress Soon. ,
On the other hand, a strong senti
ment undoubtedly exists in the admin
istration for the president to take ac
tion along the line of calling an extra
session of congress to meet in the
very near future.
Reports given to .'he president agree
that the senate rules will be revised
quickly so that if an extra session of
congress is called it would be possible
to get prompt action on an armed neu
trality resolutiui. ;
Inasmuch as there is a' general
agreement that an extra session is
necessary jome time before July 1,
because of the failure of important
appropriation bills during the last ses
sion, a disposition was apparent today
among officials to advise Mr. Wilson
to call an cxtia sesson at once and
get it over with. ." , ; ,,
Congressmen Ara Waiting.
More than a hundrtd members of
the house of representatives from the
middle and far west are id Washing
ton awaiting announcement by the
president as to whether he expects to
call an extra session 'of congress soon.
They fear that if they start for home
they may be intercepted on the' way
by an extra session call and have to
return immediatelj.' .' .
Favors Levy to Raise
$700,000 for New East
'Wing of State House
(From a Staff Corrcapondant.)
Lincoln. March 8. (Special Tele
gram.) A levy of sixty-seven hun
dredths- of a mill, which -will raise
about $700,000 in the next two years.
was, tnt recommendation ot the house
finance committee tonight for the
building of a new east wing for the
state house. 'The vote stood seven to
three on the motion to report the bill
out in that form.
This will leave the next legislature
the responsibility of raising a fund to
complete the building.- However,
there may be an attempt to amend
the bill when it comes before the
house for consideration.
Decision in Lead Land
Case Makes Precedent
Lead, S. D., March 8. (Special.)
Robert P. Stewart. United State dis
trict attorney, has just received word'
from the court ot appeals ot the
Eighth circuit at St. Louis that the
case of the United States against
Carl Putin and others has been con
firmed by the court of appeals. This
was the case which attracted much
attention throughout the country, by
virtue ot the tact that under it the
fiovernment will now be able to sue
or damages where fraudulent entries
have been made and where the gov1
ernment is otherwise prevented from
proceeding in equity to cancel the
patents. No announcement has been
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from the 'government these suits are
expected to follow for the damages
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