National Affairs: New Big House

Lewisburg, Pa. was last week by way of acquiring the connotation that attaches in the public prints to Leavenworth, Kans., McNeil Island, Wash, and Atlanta, Ga. Attorney General Mitchell signed an order by which the U. S. is to pay $95,000 for 1,014 acres of land near Lewisburg as a site for a badly-needed new Federal penitentiary, the country's fourth.

In rich coal and farming country, near the Susquehanna River within a few miles of Shamokin Mountain, it will be the first Federal penal institution in the northeastern quarter of the U. S. Not...

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