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.GERMAN SPY DIES QUESTION
. SCHUMANN-HEINK DAUGHTER
Denver, Colo., Aug. 9. Richard
Millar or Miller, self-styled German
count and spy, died today. His leap
from a speeding train last Wednesday
to escape punishment for passing
worthless checks here may not save
liim from exposure, however, as the
police are working on clues that
should lead to his real identity.
Their hopes are pinned to letters
found on Millar from Mrs. Herbert
Guy, daughter of Mme. Schumann
Heink. The letters are supposed to
Tiave been written before the famous
singer's daughter married Guy in San
Francisco recently. They addressed
-Millar as "My dear, darling, little
Dickie," and were signed "Mirzl," an
endearing Hungarian form of Marie.
In one the writer hinted that she
would not be averse to marrying Mil
iar. 'Mrs. Guy, by telegraph from San
Francisco, admitted the authorship of
the more formal letters to Millar, but
declared he was a mere "acquaint
tance" made on a train trip.
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WILSON GIVES THOUGHT TO
SEAMEN'S LAW TANGLE
Cornish, N. H., Aug. 9. Pres. Wil
son is giving serious study to the in
ternational tangle caused by the en
actment of the seamen's labor law,
particularly in respect to those coun
tries whose treaties are abrogated by
some of its provisions. He has not
disclosed what his attitude will be,
but it is probable an announcement
will be forthcoming on his return to
PEACE PLEASES HAITIANS
Washington, Aug. 9. In virtually
taking over the Haitian government
officials here said today that Admiral
Caperton was acting with the Wash
ington administration's approval.
Objections, it was added, were be
ing raised by men who hoped to
profit personally by disorders in the
republic, but the masses were pleased
at the restoration of peace.
ALEX SAYS HE'S GOT SOME REAL
PROOF BY DICTAPHONE
Names of some of Chicago's most
prominent contractors are involved in
A. Alex's promised exposition of cor
ruption in the Building Construction
Employers' ass'n, according to Alex.
Alex says that when the employers'
ass'n tried to crush White City Coun
cil of Lathers, of which Alex is busi
ness agent, he suspected foul play.
He says he managed to get a dicta
phone receiver into the association's
office. From this, he says, have been
taken 2,500 typewritten pages of con
versations among contractors and
between contractors and labor men.
Alex says he itnends to make the
dictaphone evidence public.
Officers of the Building Construc
tion Employers' ass'n today refused
to comment upon Alex's statements.
Reformer Now, ladies and gen
tlemen, tell me, where will you find
the upright citizen of this big city of
ours? Where do we find him .
Voice Standing up in line wait
ing for a night's lodging!
Irving Park police search for boy
who lured Grace Harris-, 8, 4151
Montrose ay., into woods and at