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tan church. The minister Is the
Rev. Edward L. Harvey, pastor of the
Metropolitan church of Waukesha,
which is part of Farson's church syn
The charge has to do- with the
- grabbing. of nearly $4,000 of the es
tate of a wanderer who entered into
a little mission conducted on Van
Buren street by Rev. Harvey and
backed by Duke Farson.
The wanderer was sick in soul and
I body. He got into the little mission
I because he wanted to find God. And
! the linen-frocked Harvey repeated to
11 him the words of Nazarene. So the
' wanderer died in the firm belief that
Harvey was in touch with God and
i had guided his footsteps to the Gol-
: den Ladder.
It is perhops well the wanderer died
without finding out too much of the
i little mission and the sanctity of
Harvey and the philanthropy of
For the charges before the grand
, jury carry the accusation that when
1 the wanderer, who was known in his
, lifetime as Andrew Zuromski, died he
left an estate of $6,181 in cash on
deposit in the First Trust & Savings.
! After Public Administrator Devine
got through the legal end of dispos
ing of it, there remained $5,264. Of
this Zuromski's widow received only
$1,000. Nearly $4,000 went to Har
vey andFarson, say their accusers;
$500 went to an agent in the deal
Frank Messenger and Edward De
Right, who were formerly connected
with the mission, told the story to
the grand jury. They are now in the
publishing business. They said Zu
romski's widow resides in Jersey
As the alleged robbery of the dead
occurred in 1909, the statute of lim
itations has expired in Farson's case.
Because he has resided continually
in this city he was not indicted. The
law got its chance with Harvey. He
moved to Waukesha a few years ago.
Farson is a member- of the Farson
f . illy so prominently identified with ,
Chicago and Lake Forest, society. He
is head of Duke M. Farson & Co.,
bond dealers 53 W. Jackson blvd.
Newspapers have carried columns
about his -Metropolitan church and
his general "philanthropic and up
Harvey is also well known to news
paper readers. He was of a type that
finds it easy to get millionaire sup
porters for "rescue work in the,
IMMEDIATE SETTLEMENT OF
IRISH QUESTION PROBABLE
London, Dec. 16. The long-delayed
settlement of the Irish question
is now visible. An amicable union
of the Uulsterites ''and -Southern-Irishmen
was nearer today than it
ever has been since the futile pas
sage of the home rule bill in 1914.
Lloyd-George's negotiations fol
lowing the Dublin revolt, which out
wardly were a failure, nevertheless
nave been steadily and quietly pro
gressing. They have now reached a
stage where a definite favorable an
nouncement may be expected at any
GERMANY READY TO GIVE FULL'
STATEMENT ON PEACE
Washineton. Dec. 16. Germany
stands ready to give the allies a full
statement of terms in a peace conference.
This statement, was mnrlA nffininllir
by Count Von Bernstorff, following a
conference with Sec'y Lansing today.
At the same time Germany is also
ready to discuss disarmament, ere-'
ation of a league to guarantee per
manent peace and kindred subiecta
4hat would arise from any peace ne
PROF. MUNSTERBERG DEAD
Cambridge. Mass.. Dec. 16. Pmf
Hugo Munsterberg of Harvard, noted
German psychologist, dropped dead
today while lecturinerto a class nr.
students-at Radcliffe college.