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direction of the men. Pershing, can
didate for Pete Russell's job at quar
ter, is still bothered by strained liga
ments in his leg, sustained in track
athletics last spring.
Dr. George K. Herman, vice presi
dent of the National A. A. IT., died
last night at his home, 974 Edgecomb
pi. Herman was a former president
,and Secretary of the Central A. A. U.
and a stickler f6r amateur athletics.
He was an official in many Big Nine
. Jack Dillori and Bat Levinsky put
on another act of their skit Jast
night at Memphis, the verdict being
a draw at the end of eight rounds.
Dillon was aggressive throughout
the fight, but a rally by the New
Yorker in the last round brought the
EPISCOPAL CHURCH TO ' PUT
KIBOSH ON REMARRIAGE
Remarriage of divorced couples
will be taboped in the Episcopal
church when the delegates cf that
sect meet for their general conven
tion in St Louis, Oct 11. This has
been recommended by the commis
sion on marriage' and .divorce.
No excuse for divorce will be valid
enough to gain the church consent
for remarriage of either parties until
the oher is dead. Annulled mar
riages will not interfere with the
"Odd how one's clothes react on
one's mentality. Now, when I'm
wearing a business suit I'm all busi
ness; when I'm in evening dress, so
cial matters occupy my attention,
and when I'm in golf togs I don't
think of anything but the game." .,
"And I suppose when you take a
bath your mind's an utter blank."
Herbert M. Smith, superintendent
of an insulating plant at Great Bar-
ringtoh, Mass., while trout fishing
.recently caught a mallard duck
while casting a y for trout-
MURDER OF WIDOW CLEARED
' BY FINGER PRINTS
A wonderful chain of circum
stances in which the scar on a man's
finger and an ad in the Tribune fig
ured brought detectives to Ironwood,
Mich'., yesterday and cleared up the
murder of Mrs. Elizabeth; Nichols, a
wealthy New York widow, a year
ago. Arthur Waltonen of Ironwood "
was arrested and charged "with the
The memory of a stranger who .
dropped into-the barber chair of
Waltonen figures in the strange tale.
This man remembered that the mur
derer of Mrs. Nichols had a long scar
on the index finger of his right hand.
He noticed just such a mark on the
barber's finger as he shaved him.
He told Dr. A. H. Anderson, who
lives in Ironwood, his suspicion. An
derson, seeking a reward, wrote the
police of New York for details, tell
ing them to answer him through the
Tribune." He was afraid to give them
his address for fear he would lose
On Aug. 27 the police of New York
inserted an ad in the Tribune offer
ing a reward of $250. Then the phy
sician got in touch with them. Wal
tonen's arrest followed yesterday.
He confessed that on Sept. 8, 1915,
he with three companions, broke Into ,
the mansion of Mrs. Nichols at 4 E.
79th st. New York, and stole $28,000,
leaving the widow dead.
Oncvi Talus, a houseman, was ar
rested and convicted of murder, and
only the work of several friends
saved him from the electric chair.
He admitted Jetting the robbers into
the house, but denied aiding in the
TO9AY IN ILLINOISJ-IISTORY
Sept. 13, 1758. -A French force of
400 men sent from Illinois arrived to
reinforce the garrison from Ft Du
quesne in Pennsylvania, which was
threatened by attack from British