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The peril in which her lover finds
himself now has but served to
strengthen the bonds.
Tom Gunn left this country some
time ago as head of the Chinese army
aviation corps, upon invitation of
General Lan Tien Wei while the lat
ter was visiting here. Before Gunn
reached the Orient, however, the ad
ministration changed in China and
instead of being received as a hero,
he had a price placed upon his head.
Yuan Shi Kai feared that Gunn was
one of a conspiring body of Celestial
aviators who were believed to be
planning the destruction of Peking by
bombs. Gunn has been active in con
nection with Dr. Sun Yat Sen and
other Chinese revolutionists.
COPS TO GET IMMUNITY
Immunity for the cops who "come
through" with what they know about
police graft was promised by State's
Attorney Hoyne in a statement yes
terday. He also offered to go before the
civil service body and ask that such
a policeman be not punished for his
He said that he had often been
misquoted by the press of the city,
but repeated his charges, "that the
detective bureau is rotten" and "the
higher up you go the rottener it
Hoyne said that he would give a
policeman the same proposition as he
offered all crooks. If he would
"squeal," Hoyne would see that he
was not punished.
It is rumored that a lieutenant of
the police who is at present "on a fur
lough" has been supplying informa
tion to Hoyne as to police corruption.
LORIMER GIVES BONDS
Former U. S. Snator Lorimer, his
son, Frank, and Charles Novak, offi
cials of the Calumet Bank, and John
DeVoney, former head of the Inter
national Trust and Savings Bank,
surrendered yesterday and were re
leased on bonds aggregating $50,000.
Several others indicted by .the spe
cial grand jury are expected to give
themselves up today and tomorrow
to be let out on bonds.
Hoyne announced that a special
grand jury was at work on other
bank matters, the "split interest"
deals especially, and that more in-
dictments might be expected in a few O
CONTRACTOR'S DEATH PUZZLES
Cincinnati, O., Oct. 24. Newport,
Ky., authorities today continued
search for the revolver with which
M. A. Castoe, Columbus, O., en
gineering contractor, was shot and
killed late Thursday as he was riding
in a buggy with his stenographer,
Miss Nellie Hilton.
Miss Hilton, found hysterical near
ly a mile from the scene of the trag
edy, was still held in Newport jail to
day as a witness.
Police are certain today that Cas
toe was murdered. Castoe, before he
died, told police he shot himself. Then
he told them he had been shot
The fact that the revolver is miss
ing and that Castoe's clothing show
ed no sign of powder strengthens
Miss Hilton's statements puzzle'
She first said Castoe shot himBelf,
then that she didn't know how he was
shot, and later that a "tall, thin man
11 DROWN IN TEgAS FLOOD
San Antonio, Tex., Oct. 24.
Searching parties today were looking
for corpses of the eleven women and )
children known to have drowned, and
several others missing in the sudden
overflow of the Little San Antonio
river late yesterday.
Seven members of the Liebe fam-
ily were lost, including Mrs. Albert
Liebe and an infant born to her just
before the stream suddenly overwhelmed-
their homes, following a
five-inch rainfall within a few hours,