National Affairs: More Fact Finders

Dr. Hubert Work, Secretary of the Interior, resorted to the expedient, now no longer novel, of appointing a " fact finding commission" to attempt to solve a difficult problem. It is the problem of irrigating the arid and semi-arid lands of the West. The Government has invested over $100,000,000 in this activity, and now finds that it will have difficulty in getting its money back.

Accordingly Secretary Work invited seven men " having national confidence " to serve as a commission to find a way to extricate the Government from its difficulty. They are:...

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