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FOURTH
PURSUEDO /
ACTRESS
ON TOUR
Two "Wives" of Pittsburgh
- Pluralist to Work Together
In Broadway Show.
W YORK, April 8.-An
girl who says Joseph Don
Orafton under indictment on
a b csy e , introducebd her
as bb wife has revealed herself
and the list of his matrimonial
ventures grows apace.
W thel Muir. young actress
et'Ridgefield Park. N. J., was at
ene time a sub of Grafton's
bpotic personality. She side-step
a marriage ceremony, believing
Grafton had a wife living at the
time.
"I was traveling with a road com
pany when I met Don Grafton in
ttsburgh." Miss Muir said today.
"His love letters followed me on tour.
and, oh. baby! you should read those
letters. We met again and Don
begged me to marry him. About that
time I met Paulette Romayne, who
told me she had been married to him
for a long time. At the same time
Don was supposed to have another
wife and two children in the West."
Thought It a Lark.
Mis Muir says she went about
With Grafton, who continually in
troduced her to his friends as "my
wife." At times, she says, she con
sidered this a lark, but there were
occasions when she was obliged to
explain she was not married to
Grafton.
"I dropped him after I heard
Paulette's story," continued Miss
Muir. "He wrote me scores of let
ters, many of which I still have."
No word of Grafton's whereabouts
bas been received, and Peggy Davis's
lawyer Is preparing to sue for imme
diate annulment. Grafton is charged
with marrying Miss Davis, sculptor's
model and juvenile actress, seven.
teen days after he had gone through
a ceremony with Miss Ellen Curley
McIntyre.
Mrs. McIntyre Grafton stays on
in New York, fearing the forked
tongues of Pittsburgh gossips.
Two Wives Work Together.
She is a devout Catholic and the
iea of divorce is abhorrent to her.
An amusing turn in the affairs
of Grafton's wives will arrive next
week, when Ethel Muir and the girl
known variously on the stage as
Paulette Romayne and Paulette IA
Iayne, but whose real name is Paul
ette Goode, rehearse in the same
broadway show.
Grafton at various times was in
responsible positions in New York,
Cleveland and Pittsbuggi. In 1920
he was the head of the Aldon News
Bervioe. 214 West Thirty-fourth
street. He Is deeply in debt and
the clothes of Peggy Davis Grafton
and her mother, Mrs. C. P. Laird,,
are being held by the landlord of
a West Ninety-fifth street apartment
house for rent Grafton neglected to
pay.
Mrs. Laird said today she was cer.
tain some friend of Grafton had
warned him'that the women he mar
ried were seeking his arrat' thus as
misting him to escape.
Peggy Davis gave the Hearst
papers her first account of an earlier
marriage. Her first husband. whom
mhe married at the e pf twelve,
also had a living wife.
Peggy's First Marrage.
Propped against pillows in her
Modest Harlem furnished room, Peg
gy Davia told the story of her first
marriage. She said:
"Late in 1917 I was asked with a
Number of otber movie juveniles to
assist in the sale of tickets for a
newspaper tobacco fund to supply
smokes to the boys overseas.
"I attended a dinner at which a
number of army officers were
guests. One of them bought all of
my t'ckets and later obtained an'
introduction to me, which he fol-I
towed by calls and correspondence.
He was Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph
Alexander Davies of the Ordnance
Corps. I met him later in Florida.
"In November, 1918, when I wpm
twelve years old, he got his over- I
seas sailing orders. He wanted to I
marry me. but mother and I
thought I was too young. He in-.
misted he merely wanted to marry, I
me to make me his heir in case he
was killed in France.
"On November 2, 1913, we were
married at J1 Stephen's Protear
tant Episcopal Church, Ridgefild.
Conn., by the Rev. W. B. Luak. We I
never lived together as husband and
Other Wife Bevesled.
"His overseas mailing orders were
eaneelled by advance infornrdtion in I
the armistice and he remained in
this country. Early in 1919 we werec
both again In Flrida, when by mis- 1i
take I opnda elegram Intended for
him. It was from his wife In Texas,
announcing she had given birth to
twins. I was ,astonished and heart.
Airoken. A few months later, in
July. 1911, I got an annulment of my
~aarrage to him in Birminghamn,
Ala. Colonel Davies did. not defend
ths suit. He told me that he thought
he was free from his wife when he
married me."
JUROR ADMITS TAKING
BRIBE IN LABOR CASE
CHICAGO, April 3.-Henry John
bmith, a member of the jury which
acquitted Simon O'Doannell,. Chicago
labor leader, in a recent. trial onc
criminal charges, confessed today to
the State's attorney that he had re
eived $1,000 for qual as a juror
and bringing In a ver'ict of not
guilty.
Smith named several men in eon.
neetlon with the bribery plot. Jo
seph Sweeney and Mtchael Stack, I
charged with complicity in the plot,
were arrested.
A grand jury Is now investigating
elrcumstances surrounding the se.
quittal of O'Donnell ahd other labor
ieaders. It Is expected that the
grand jury will vote indictments I
a,*nst those involved in the plot re- I
vealed by UEmith's confession-.
GIRL 'N
TWO OF WP
GRAFTON
ELLEN McINTYRE GRATN,
MOTHER JONES
TO LEAD ARMY
OFMINEWOMEN
Plans Organizing Strikers'
Wives for March on Coal
. Operators.
By Iterustlesal News Service.
"Mother" Jones, life-long friend of
the'coal miners and veteran of many
strikes, today announced she was
".going up into Pennsylvania and
round up all the miners' women
folks and march on the operator*."
"It is always the women who suf
fer most when a big industrial battle
is on." Mother Jones said. "I will
enlist a battalion of women to aid
the miners in winning their fight."
Mother Jones has been ill with
rheumatism since the big coal strike
got under way, but she came here
today to "talk things over" with De
partment of Labor officials who are
watching the strike developments.
She expects to leave for the Pennsyl
vania anthracite field early next
week.
The strike would be settled, Mother
Jones predicted, by concessions on
the part of both the operators and
miners.
FLOWER SEEDS
IN RUSSIA SELL
DEAR AS FOOD
3ring 50,000 Roubles a Tum
blerful Among Hungry
- People.
By' Internuational News Serviee.
MOSCOW, April 3.-The sunflower
leed is the chewing gum and the
isenut of Russia.
Wherever you go you will see sonme
me with a pocketful of these black
leods. People are always munching
hem. They are as thick as parrots
n splitting the seeds wIth their
eeth and swallowing the soft inter
or and spitting out the hulls.
The sunflower seed has n~lways
een a national habit in Russi.,, just
as chewing gum and peanuts have
been in America, and in these days of
ood scarcity a~nd enormous prices
thas become a staple diet. There is
nly a very small amount of nourish
nent in these black seeds, but they
rovide some balk and help to deceive
he stomach into thinking it has had
ome real food.
Walking along one of the principal
treets of Moscow, where everyone
s trying to sell something, from
rood and furs and cigarettes to sam
var. and embroidery and black
read and ragged boots, one will see
nany old women with baskets of
unflower seeds and small tumblers
o measure them out for the pur
hasers. The customary price ob
erved in Moscow is 60,000 rubles a
umblerful. In the old dais this
would have ben $25,000, but now it is
worth approximatly five 'cents.
In the vast famine area of the
(olga there is not a sunflower seed
eft. Everything that a human be
ng can possibly put in his mouth
Lfnd chew has been used for food.
alm bark has been found one of the
ntost satisfactory food substitutes,
or it does no make one sick to eat
In one town on the Asiatic border
f Russia where the American Relief
tdministration mten were working
hey saw muddy slime being sold on
he street for food.
Gets Fees After' 20 Years.
CICAGO, April 3.-When John
lawyer went back to his old home
n Pawne. City, Neb., recently for a
risit, the clerk of the district cour-t
hero telephoned him that he had
sine fees due him, and to call anid
ret them.
Sawyer did se and was astonished
o learn it was witness fees duo hirm
n a trial twenty years esfore. The
mount wa= $4.90.
EARLY I
/ES WHOM
COLLECTED
I
S PAULETTE L GRAFTON.
STAGE SET FOR
BECKINOUEST,
DAY TO 60 FREE
(Continued from First Page.)
in the latter's home here, in the small
hours of Tuesday morning, after Day
says he found the airman in an at
tack upon his wife.
Since that hour all Oklahoma has
taken sides in the case. Day's story
is an old-age tale, a story of mis
placed trust.
Day, it was believed, will not
change his story before the inquesw.
He will insist that he found Beck at
tacking his wife and that Beck was
killed by accident when Day dealt
him a blow over the head with the
revolver.
It is to refute this story that the
airmen who served under Beck's
comman& at Fort Sill aviation field
have come to the inquest.
Headed by Beck's Son.
They are headea by Beck's son and
by his nephew, Liest. John W. Beck,
whose father-Colonel Beck's brother
-was slain under mysterious cir
cumstances years ago.
One of thp largest oraw,ls ever at
tending a court inquiry here is ex
pected to seek admittance to the in
quest room.
Twelve witnesses have been called.
Day himself will testify.
His wife will tell events preceding
the tragedy. She will ay, however,
that from the moment she saw her
husband, revolver in hand. her mind
is a blank as to the actual shooting
of the ariman.
Mrs. Rachel Beck, seventy-seven
year-old mother of the slain man,
arrived here. for a last view of her
son's body this mornung. She was
accompanied by the wives of army
officers from Fort 'Sill.
"It isn't true-it can't he true,"
Mrs. Beck said, crying softly. "My
boy could not do the things they
say."
The airman's mother is a tragic
figure.
Life One of Tragedy.
A pioneer of the early West-an
army man's wife in the Distant
Indian fighting days of Oklahoma,
Mrs. Beck settled at Fort Sill. Her
husband died. Then she wed Brig.
Gen. WillIam Beck.
"They have told me what is being
said of my boy,"- Mrs. Beck said.
"They tried to keep it from me, but
some day I would hear and It might
not he from the lips of those who
loved me.
"1 will be brave under the cross.
for my boy would want me to be'
brave.
"I must cry a little, but I'll try
oh, I'll try so hard to be just the I
kind of a mother he would want meI
to be," and the little gray-haired
woman forced- a wan smile through
the big tears which filled her eyes. 1
Leave Sunday for D. C.
Mrs. Beck is going to accompany
her son's body to Washington on
Sunday. She will see it placed be
side the grave of his father in Ar
lington Cemetery.
Mrs. Bec!. will not attend the in
quest.
*It was expected, even by Prosecu
tor Forest L. Hughes, that the jury
would return a verdict urging that
prosecution against Judge Day be
dropped.
Behind closed doors and acting en
the order of Judge James I. Shelpe,
of the district court, detectives from
the office of Forest Hughes, pros
ecuting attorney, sought today to
secure from four persons an admis
sion of a violent quarrel between
Judge Day and hIs wife.
The quarrel, one of the detectives
said, was reported to have occurred
in hour before Judge Day killed
Lieutenant Colonel Beck. The de
tective declared reports reac'hing
him from "sources that look mighty
good", told of Judge Day upbraldlng
his wife for her attentiois to Beck.
Tee Attentive To Reck-.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Andersen
and L, H. Prichard, guests at the
Day home during the hours preced
ing the tragedy, were the witnesses
under examination. Mrs. Prichard
was not called, but will be one of
the State's witnesses at the inquest<
to be held later today.
"I want to tell my story-I want
'hem to know I em not to blame."c
birn. Day said today. "I have told
he truth and nothing but the truth I
n my story of my relation, with
Joioe.. Beck and his attaoh -upon I
no. There is nothing more to tell."1
--attoreinew says I eaa't talk, i
[RAPPEE
lAPNUS SEEK
EQUAL RHTS IN
LAW REFORMS
"Pure Land Sect" of Buddhist
Women Demand Change
In Ritual.
By &nat mwa 1n ews Serviie.
The nuns of Japan have become
infected with the doctrino of equal
rights for women.
Headed by 2,000 nuns of the Jodo
shu, or "Pum Land Boot." he re
ligious women of the Buddhist faith
throughout Japan have launched a
campaign for similar treatment to
that acorded to monks of the faith.
with some additions on account of
their sex.
During the present month at the
gathering of the Jod-ehu. In Osaka
and Kyoto, according 'to advices just
received from Toklo, the nuns will
formally present their demands.'
Foremost among those is their ples
to be allowed to perjnlt their hair to
grow instead of shaving the head,
as is now demanded by the ritual.
Throughout Japan Buddhist nuns
are obligated to shave the head, to
abstain from eating meat and to
remain unmarried. Similar oblga
tions were formerly requisite for
monks, but of late years they have
been disregarded.
"We are only human beings, and
we experience the same feelings and
emotions as other persons," says a
memorial from the Jodo-shu women.
"Why should we be forced to give
up our hair and be absorbed into the
spiritual world, while the men priests
are allowed to marry and eat meat
and while other women enjoy matri
mony?"
Leos than a year ago the nuns
voiced their dissatisfaction with
their lot and demanded reforms, but
they were silenced, mainly because
of their lack of organization, they
assert. Now that the movement has
spread to other sects of the Buddhist
faith, and the fighting spirit of the
women has become thoroughly
aroused, they believe their attempts
will be more successful.
Many other discriminations In
favor of male members of the faith
are charged by the women. They
contend that the general tendency
teregard nuns as Inferior to monks
is unfair inasmuch as all are In the
service of Lord Buddha. Nuna. they
aert. are not allowed to officiate
at funerals. are forbidden to sit in
the main part of the temple during
Buddhist ceremonies and, in short,
have been reduced to serving mer-ly
as messengers or flunkies for the
priests.
Officials of the churen and of -he
government are inclined tr blame
the priests themselves for the wave
of "new thought" which apparently
is sweeping over the nunneries of
Japan. Duribg the past four or five
years the priests have been engaged
in a campaign for manhood suffrage
through the religious organisations.
maid Judge Jean P. Day today, but
when the lawyer In him rebelled
againat what he termed uncalled
ror. unfafr. inexecusable stories cir
-ulated by newspapers, he threw
yff the restraint of professionalism
ind told this story:
"Tt is not true that I saw my
wife In distress as I drove up the
Iriveway and that I deliberately
ook my car to the garage and
hen came back to her rescue. I
lid not see into the house through
he window until after the car was
iut away and I stepped upon the
sorch. The might that met my eyes
led me through the front door of
ny living room as a mad man.
When I entered. Beck wax gone. I
teeltated but a half second. My
rife no lonser was In danger. I
,ould comfort her later. My duty
van to settlu with her attempted
Lasallant.
Found Beek In Hiding.
"I sensed that he had gone to the
lining room. I hastened upstairs for
ny revolver. Beck was a powerful
nan-as perfect a physical speci
nen as one ever saw. I came down
, rear stairway leading into the din
ng room, revolver in my hand. By
hat time I resolved to drive him
rom my home. I did not mean to
uill him. As I crossed the dining
-oom in the semi-darkness I saw his
ig-ure behind a portiere that had
ieen drawn aside until enough was
ett at the side of the dining room
untrance to hide the form of a man.
" 'You get out of my house you
lamnable cur.' I commanded.
"Beck stepped into the light that
ihone from the living room boldly
and with clinched fists. I don't think
ae made a step toward me, but he
sut himself In the attitude to
1trike me. for I was steadily ap
u-oaching him. My revolver was in
ny right-hand at my side. I raised
t and struck with all my might. At
he same instant Beck bent toward
no in a crouching posture. My rec
ection is that I hit him on the side
iind rear of the head. He staggered
lackward, regained himself, stagger
ud again, again stood up. and then
'ell upon the floor."
Buri in Arlngte.
Br Inaaernatiesal News lervise.
The body of Lieut. Col. Paul
Yard Beck. army officer, shot to
leath in another man's home In
)lilahoma City under tragic circum
Iances, will be laid to rest in Ar
ington Cemetery where thousands
if other soldiers and officers are
purled, so far as the War Depart
nent is concerned.
Application has not yet been
nade for a burial permit, but one
s expected as soon as the body of
he slain officer arrives from Okla
loma next week, and it will be im
nediately issued, the same as in
iny other case, the War Depart
nent announced today.
The circumatances surrounding
he slaying of the army officer have
lothing to do with the caee so far
a his being burled in Aryngton is I
oncerned, War Department offi
.ials explained.
In any event, officers said. Lieut.r
sol. Beck could not officially be
onsidered as having "disgraced the
Iniform" whatever be the outcome
f the inquest and investigation. e
ause he died without having ha I
.n opportunity to tell his side d
he story.
Col. Beck will be buried in Arling
on alongside his father, Brig. Gen.
Villiam Book, an old-time offloer
a Indian fighter.
BY WI
LOVED HERB AS.
A PA-BHOTHER,
DOROTHY SAYS
Miss Clark Writes of Flying
into Rawlnson's Arms in
New York.
(Copyright, 191. by the Bestem Daily
Advertiser.)
BOSTON, April ..-Durth
Clark'sfth installmenst of her
' t= o her return to New
Yor from the 6oat.
Dorothy was married the other
day, at seventea, toa p'a alee
man, and Herbert Raulwsn, who
Iu&ea,' inulv the diary,
to Prnortulatons.
D a mother it us Raw
linsee for 00.000 . he
attacked Dorothy S. New ork
when she was fourteen. The girl
denies it.
SEPT. it. 1913.
Oh. goodie! I'm going to join
mother in New York at once. She
has sent the money on for my fare.
and, of course. I'm very glad. I want
to be there where she is and all the
people I know. Besides, it will he
good for my career-ond I will be
able to gee Herbert. It is a long time
since I have seen him.
A lot of L. A. (IAs Angeles) people
have been going East of late, so I'll
have many friends there when I ar
rive.
I suppose some day I'll be back
again-but at present I'm glad to be
gone-to try new fields.
Dear ol4 Herb. I suppose, is just
the same as before and we'll go on to
gether just as we always have. He
may have other friends, but I think
I have a definite place in his heart.
I don't expect to be disappointed.
OCT. 12. 1919.
Arrived in N. Y. and taxied home.
No one got my arrival wires, so I
rode up to an empty home. It was
late and dark, but afterward mothe
came home and took me for a walk
on Broadway-but it was Broadway
uptown, and there's a difference.
Herbert 'phoned to see if I had ar
rived safe. How thrilling to hear his
voice on the 'phone. "Do you want
to see me?" he asked. Did I want to
see him! Well-rawther! But it was
too late then. I hung up the 'phone
in a daze. I was really, really going
to see him tomorrow after all this
wait and he seemed just an dear as
ever. Oh. long waIts do end so heav
enly sometimes.
OCT. 13, 1919. 2 A. U.
I jumped out of bed to soliloquise.
I've got to talk to somebody and
mother i fast asleep.
How surprised Herb will be to find
me such a big girl! I wonder if he
will like me grown up. Have I
grown prettier? I wonder. No one
can judge herself, of course. But I
like being grown up. I'm fourteen
now. 'Course I've been fourteen a
long time-most of the year-but the
trip East makes me more grown up
than ever. It adds experience.
Herbert always liked his "own
little girl"-but I'll still be his own
little girl. regardless of age. To.
morrow, when I meet him, I will
know what he thinks.
Oh, what will the verdict be! I
hope he likes me still. This is my
wish-and since a wish adds the
essenoe of the spiritual to the ma
terial, it ought to be gratified.
OCT. 14, 1919.
I've seen him-I've seen him
I've seen him. And he likes me,
he likes me, he likes me! Now
what do you think of that!
But then, why shouldn't he?
Herb is more handsome than
5ver. I came down the stairs into
the lower hall of our home In Can
tral Park West and I stopped short
)n the half-way landing to drink
n every detail of his appearance.
Herb is Mercury reincarnated. He
itood as if posed for flight like
'Mere." the swift-footed messenger
)f the gods.
I ran downstairs into Herb's
irrma. How wonderful it was to be
with the dear old boy again! May
wve never part-that's a wish, too.
We had a nIce long talk, and he
ikes me, and that's that. He and
isi wife. Roberta Arnold. have a
lice apartment together down in
he Forties. Apparently, they're
retting on 0. K., which is very
ovely. I like to see Herbert happy.
NOV. 11, 1919.
Working in Churchill's-dancing
:wice a day, supper and midnight.
Karl has been in to see me dance.
[t is the fIrst time he has seen me
n professional action, My work
toes not displease him, that's sure.
What a fine, quiet, reserved young
nan he is!
NOV. 14. 1919.
Herb himself showed up at
Thurchill's for the midnight show.
knew he was coming, and I wore
ny ecru lace dress. He always liked
hat. He took me home in a cab,
tnd we were so busy chatting that
we ware surprised when we reached
ny door. Oh, how I hate to say
rood night to Herb' It seems when
vs meet I want him to stay and
iever leave..
FEB. 16, 1920.
Rehearsing for "What's In a
'lame." The special dances are no
oke. The cast is dumb. The only 4
hing that keeps me from losing my
atience is thinking of Herb. When
get mad and want to let loose I
ee the vision of Herb's laughing,
right-eyed face and I can't be mad
,ny more. He is such a jolly old
erson with a will to do anything.
Is's a scream. He keeps me in
kughter sometimes, when he's In1
he mood, from entrance to exit.
is'. a riot and he knows it. He<
ltays the ukelele at the Lambe' 1
!Iub just for fun, and tells the boys
tories, which he won't repeat tol1
mie. Oh. Herb!j
1)own inANCH 5, 1930. j
Down n NewHaven, trying1
What's In a Name" on the dogs.1
tehearsals night after night and1
ay after day. ,No sleep. No fun. 4
10 Herb. No nothing.,
MARCH 19. 1920.
The big show opens. It's mayc
ifteath birthday and my fiest Xwm
FE( OLL
-DOROTHY C
IN HER LA
When Mrs. Clark, mother of -
charging Herbert Rawliason, mel
girl, Karl L Elms, to prove his
girl marry him.
Naval Radio Station
Closed to Speeches
By Politicians
S .easm- News see.
Senators and Congressmen
who plan to conduct political
6ampaigns in their respective
States while remaining in Wash
ington will not be able to use
the naval radio to broadcast
speeches to their constituents,
Secretary of the Navy Denby
decided today.
An order restricting the use
of the navy wireless to music
and concerts was issued after a
storm of protests were made by
Democrats when Denby permit
ted Senator Harry S. New to
address Indiana voters by wire
less.
It was stated at the Navy
Department that the order
would not prohibit the use of
the naval radio for transmitting
press dispatches when such
service. is authorized by law,
and that the restrictions upon
political speeches and other busi
ness of is kind were tempo
rary pending a complete study
of the entire use of the Gov
ernment wifeless apparatus for
public business.
ork production that I remember.
I was in two others when I was
rounger, but do not remember them.
Too busy today even to see Herb. I
iope he minei me terribly-the dear
boy. He wired his best wishes for
he show and phoned happy returns
)f the day. Gee. I wonder if he
teepq a card-index. He never for
ets.
MARCH 25, 1920.
Herb's habit is now to take me to
linner and to my show when his
ife has a matinee. He sends In a
iote. "Dear Dot, will call for you to
tight. Is It 0. K.?" Usually it is.
[f I'm going out with somebody else
send him a note.
MARCH 28, 1920.
Herb and I have Invented a new
vtdoor sport. It's cabblng. Hers's
sow we do it: He comes to the house.
tasn dinner with mother and me: we
eke a taxicab to the theater and sit
mnd talk in it until the very last
ninue before getting dressed for the
how. It's an awfully nice game,
ebbing.
Herb Is essentially an outdoor
man. He love, the water, the things
,f natureanimals-and the air and
he street. So even if sitting In a
~ab at 7 o'clock at night is not ex
ectly being out in the air, at least
ho tai I. there.
APRIL 10, 1920.
I displeased Herb today. Bobbed
ny hair-'cause I felt it. He doesn't
hink that bobbed hair is truly fei
tine, and he likes feminine women.
)ne can't blame him for that. He
has such high Ideals about them.
MAY 14, 1920.
Herb appeared in a green tie with
ittle white dots today, and
Such a stupid little thing to
totice. It's funny how we notice
ttle things in those we love. And
love Herb, my great big pal
rother. I think any, anybody
ould.
JTUNE, 1920.
Herb's een his vacation. I'm on
nine. He golfs all over the place.
hat's how he keeps his straight,
iroad 1build. I liked him so when
es left. And his hair looked curlier
han ever-somehow it's like this
vith me-when I like him a great
sig lot, his hair looks like millions
if curls. Is it because I love his
i-own, wavy hair so, 'cause that
as the first think I notioed when
e met?
'Course I have to go to a stupid
lace on my vacation-Maine. Why
id they ever make the place?
'here's only one bathtub in the
whole State, It seems. Herb
ouldn't go there for his vacatibn.
Knyway. I wouldn't want him to.
wouldn't-'eause he deserves bet
sr-'cause I like him. I will sy
b-I will! It's here to etay. I
a't erase it. And I wouldn't if I
... so theral
ECTOR G
LARK ELMS
TEST PHOTO
GRIFFS HUMK
CLASH TODAY
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boro, pouring down in windy showers
all day. Jt was though that fair
skies might have been found At
Lynchburg, Va., but such was not
the cat. Up to noon a heavy mist
was failing, following a hard rain
during the night.
In a warh ams MWeirs fortan
a*e to wee" withs thre days' rawn
Tise tesor , n t the
Braves. TheNat ers
C AH T O D A
(o" a te TM Gris wh
bore,~ ~ ~ t porigdoninwnd hwr
abd yt t. hu tat be*
ooing a bit ho bn fou aFlr
Id.
At St. Petersburg the Braves had
two practice sessions every day.
They appeared fagwd long before
they stopped meting the Griffs In
Florida. Three days of idleness will
iust about fit them for the three
games now to be played before open
ing the. season in Philadelphia on
Wednesday. They meet the Orioles
at Baltimore, Monday.
While the Griffs were ar rm
overworked, yet they will feel more
like playing ball, now that they have
not done so for three days. Joe
Judge was complaining of an ankle,
which should be all o. K. by today.
one or two others had minor trou
bles, which must have pa ed since
the team was in Columbia, . C.
Whether Leon Golin plays right
fald today and tomorrow In .ot Yet
determined. Manager Milan is in
clined to give the youngster a rent,
feeling that he has got off on the
wrong foot and that a rest might do
him more good than anything else.
Undoubtedly, Goslip's failure to live
up to his promise of last September
demn e Manager Milani n
cEd oriv Snth Myunsta r.
feelin that woe hard got ffmpa.h
Hewon ofn that airst mto ot
andbrring hin failurret madnes
hap ton hi pectede of him. Septeme
nted Mange provin. adhte n
Earl Smith Maly Start. ih
foeli hsi worke hard atm.
She as on fne ondto redort,
htgandi d this oa mass
habee all ea tedop hm Bat,
entea ofhroving a ard iter and
aih nea iey hstte tleo
nting an at, hands h fiedinder
beenh atea ae oig t opped
notl worritg about sthem, thouigh
cSm ith thei ficniio.n i
Monday Smthe iffm esne arboke
too pay fair baseilry'neGeorgexcewn
lnvet teraai whielderanod
copdfr esright v ml itri. Iti
expectd HakthanPrside rearine
wris ancup Shek ofhcave boe, to find
ottheselesst tbat. Zeorg Mila-i
haobee working out t. though,
cvnu with theb flil ntik h
picMore the easomn a bokd
toaplay twoh weeks.As Goongatwn
Uierseity tain hichha tun owh
outb the itchig tf teog ok
Mgridge. Jhsn rcsn la
son hs aondin Bint inhat
pratcer Jeohnso, wl hroughom
paed farmieek hofmte frmcampgn
Mavnger Man hab ian othink pthe
bio feed willrk in odton tqir
onod tey Asl soo givenl
terenso optanistyun othe a
slb the tterng estaff orning,
There, wil te remgua ornarm
RAFT
6EN, DUFF! A:
LOYL IHiSH
BACK UP TROOPS
Fear of Clash With Rebel Sol
diery Inspires Proclamation
To Free Staters.
By DANML O'0NNEIL,
Ishemaisal News servise.
DUBLIN, April 3.-An appeal to
the Irish people to stapd by the lepal
faction of the Irisk republcam army
supporting the Irish Free St was
Issued today by General Duffy, com
mande--in-chlef of the Free State
troops.
"At this time," said the proclama
tion, "we should all remember what
the people did for every Individual
volunteer during the war when times
were dangerous. We are soldiers, but
we come from thq people. We should
never forget the rbyalty of the people
to us when the penalty of their sup
port was death-. It would be criminal
to break the sacred alliance between
the people and the army. During the
war the people stood by the army.
Now it Is the army's turn to stand
by the people and respect their
rights."
Each day brings a clash nearer be
tween the Irish Free State troops and
the mutinous members of the Irish
republican army. The situation here
Is very tense, as well as upon the
Ulster fonUer. Tension in Dublin was
Intensified by an attack last night
upon the headquarters of the Irish
Free State troops.
Republicans ousted the Free State
troops from the barracks at Rath
farnham. taking over the Canton
ments themselves. The Free Staters
made no resistance.
Irish republican army mutineers
at Mullignar have closed the courts
and threaten to arrest the judges if
they attempt to try cases.
Captain Cox, of the Irish repub
lican army, was killed while defend
ing the castleres branch of the Ulster
bank.
The Landesboro bank was robbed
alSO.
CLEAN-UP WEEK
MARKS HECORD,
HEPORTSSHOW
264 Truck Loads of Rubbish
Carted Away During
Campaign.
The most successful clean-up and
paint-up week that has been con
ducted under the auspices of the
District government will come to
a close tonight. Washington In
now boasting of being one of the
cleanest cities in the country.
Reports made to Commissioner
James F. Oyster today by Morris
Hacker, head of the refuse depart
ment of the District, showed that
284 truck loads of trash were re
moved from city lots to the dump
during the week. The heaviest day
was yesterday when seventy-one
loads were carted away.
During the week Mr. Hacker had
special trucks for hauling trash and
debris to trail the ash carts and in
this manner was able to remove all
rubbish' placed in alleys and at the
curb of householders.
LIFE SENTENCE IMPOSED
ON MAN WHO SLEW WIFE
Life sentence was meted ot to
day by Chief Justice 'McCoy presid
ing in Criminal Court. to Benjamin
Herbert Young, colored, convicted of
second degree murder in connection
with the death, Janupary 3 last, of
his twenty-four-year-old wife. Gene
rieve Young. The testimony showed
that the wife was abeent from bomne
when her husband arrived, and that
he went in search of her at the
house of a friend. Returning to
their home at 1520 T street north
wrest, he drew a revolver from his
pket and riddled her body with
William Buckner, colored, who
has a long criminal record, was
sentenced to fifteen years in the
penitentiary for robbery in connee
ion with breaking into the store
if Joseph Bowredy, 744 Fourth
street northwest, holding hIm up at
the point of a pistol and robbing
the cash register of $52.' Daniel
Columbus Mankin, also colored, and
i confederate of Buckner, got a ten
rear sentence. Buckner was re
eently released from Ft. Leaven
prorth prison, where he served an
sight-year sentence on twenty-eight
:ames of grand larceny.
LUNCH ROOM THijF GETS
ONE YEAR AT OCCOQUAN
Wallace H. Hawkins was today
sentenced to one year at Ocooquan
ay Chief Justice McCoy, presiding in
3riminal Court No. 1 on a charge of
areaking Into the Busy Bee Lunch
isd helping himself to cigar. and
>lgarettes. Hawkins while at liberty
Iwaiting sentence fell Into the hands
>f the police last night and Phar
nacy Inspector Sanders testified
hat when mearched there was foun#
I narcotic outfit on him and evi
lence that he had recently taken
lope. Hawkins denied that he Is an
uddict, and maid he had used the out
it as an exhibit in a lecture which
te was delivering in connection with
a motion picture depleting the evils
af the drug habit. The court gave
tim a erin jai.
Ldams, and William Et'skine, all
Iwhite boys, were before the court on
sharges of housebreaking. Beh
nan was on parole from the trainin'g
school, and the court directed his re
urn to that Institution. The ether
oy were Sentenced to one year
sch at Oceequan and glaeed n wre
matta.

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