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r,ft,eth rear-No. m OInTiTY 27. 1920. LAST EDITION 4 P. M.
MRS. MACSWSNEY WITNESS AT HEARING
Wr7so2 Speaks To G. O. P. Pro Leaguers I
I PRIVATE BA1S
JOIN ATTACK Oil
B FARM LOAN ACT
Fate of System Rests in HaniJs
of Supreme Court
OPPONENTS STUMPED BY
J HUGHES NEW ARGUMENT
Interests Lose Monopoly on
Mortaages II Act Held
HP" ii i;.irr it Horn
N.i' Btafl I orw Im
K WASHINGTON. Oct. 1
of (Jnols Sam's farm I'""'
tom rests today in th bands of si
men, Justices of the United BtatOS 1U
The outcome hrinps In the main OXX
their decision of the following ques-
1 Are the tern loan bonV
banks, doing an actual benl Int
ness and. therefore, a pro-er vv'
the government's fiscal system, or-m-they
simply an atrency for Lvinlnr
money at low rates of Interest t I
f irmer" improperly masquerading ail
2 Is any public purpose, within thr
nooning nf the eontsitntlon. served by 1
the op oration of such "banks
3 po federal loans o farmers, j
through the farm lor.n eysti conott-.
tuto class ld, In thai they benefjt
H fanners only, or nr.- thoy cf goners!
public benefit by the stimulus they I
V 4 Iih the CrOOtlOl
IH Win money to farmers Justified un-
der the powers of appropriation gr ir.'
ed congress hy the constitution.'
private blinking inter' -. r.ppo"i j
to the government's breaking the
monopoly they haVe held on farm
mortgage loans, malnt-.ln that the ;
whole (arm Pan art Is uni ons" itutinp-;
al. Indefensible and h transgression of
all the rights and privileges reserved ,
o the states and to Individuals under
COURT ll mi i
They argu'-d thc'.r ciue before the
Supreme court icht months arr and
the court. It Is understood, soil! foUT
to four on a decision. Justice BrandelS
not having participated iri the hoar
ings. A roargunent was nkd by tho
rourt and WSJ heard October H K id
fei i ;
fl In the meantime, because of 'he,
cloud cast on the bonds of the system
bv the ponding litigation, it was lm-
possible to market these sccuntic . I nd j
brought vtrtunlly to a standstill.
Farmers deslrlnc to borrow to ex-1
tend their farm operations, or !m-
sssssl nrove their stock or equipment, were.!
I""" forced to turn apnin to the private
bnnkers. taklnir short-term loans at,
l-iUh r-tis of Int'-n-st. Ii:s;r-a 1 i' lh
long-torm, low-interest loans provided !
under the farm loan act. To this
condition Is traceable no little of the
frinreucy anl ftr.anMa! pr.-F.i "re iiotv
beir.s; revealed In apricultural dls
trletS. for the short-term loans ne
itotlnted last sprlnir nre explrlnif and I
mut be met In lump sum, not by
i'tnortizatlon payments, as would have
been the case had farmer-; been able
to secure funds through the govern
M I IM HI J ' ' . t Ml I
Throuph a new line f fcrguneut do-j
veiope.i bv firoj i Supreme rur!
justice Charles K. Hughes, pieadinrr
the cane of the farm loan b.nks bi--fore
the court, hopes fnr a verdict is
t uniti the conatltutlonalltji of the
federiil farm loan banks have consld-
RughOS argued that: If Contfrf-
jffi has the power to appropriate money
,,r. l!v ,-i n rift to as-trt rr I' 'J It u re,
it logically follows that It has power
to advance money for the same pur
pose as a loan. If congress can ap
proprlate money for farmers. It can
mlae that money through 'he treasury
by the sal of ordlnur Bovernrnent
This anglS of attaoll rather .' tumped
b attorneys for the rlvute banks, who
aft. protested vehemently thai .1 joce
Hughes had spmiu somethlni? nci
md never hrard before, something that
he had not advanced at th prior arjrn
mcnl of the case and hail even failed
HI to Incorporate in his revised brier
Particular emphasis was placed by
Hughes before the court, that both
political parties ' In the heat of a greoi
presidential campalicn agree that the i
farttl loan system must be extended " '
Among persons who followed the ar- I
emncrit closely, the consmsuK of opin- !
ion seems to be that tho court isi
l.l dy tn find about as follows
That the farm land hanks are con-
stltutlonal ; that the bonds of thsos
b bauka as legitimate federal sccurl-
B ties, are exempt from taxation by
the state; that the Joint stock land
H banks, feeders to the federal land
bunks, are constitutional, and th kl
1 the bonds of the Joint stock land
H banks, being the bonds of private com-
panloa, organlaed for private profit,
i e not tax exempt. I
LINO'S CENTRAL WILL
WA8HINOTON, Oct. L'O. The lllin-
ntral ratlroaii w.i- i..la
jH Isi '1 b the interstate ommerce com
1 mission to issue fifteen years rold truift
H cortlfloatos to the amount of 11,107,-
1 "O0 anrl oV dispose of liem
than per cent of ilu frfc-
aim even in
SHERIDAN, Wyo , Oct. 27
Because Congressman Frank
W. MbndeU, Republican floor
leader who is a candidate for
re-election, is i'l iu a hospital in
Lander, Wyo., Senator John B.
Kendnck, Democrat, today can
celled a speaking engagement
he wa-s to have held in New Cas
tle, Mcndell's home town.
Mr Mondell fractured a leg
in r.n aident while he was
watching construction work at
the Shoshone reservation recla
mation projeci on Octiber 19.
STORES TO QUIT
Business Men Call for Action
To Suppress Violence
VERA CRUZ, Oct. $4, I'rovlstonil 1
i .iient ds i Efiioria has boon asked
to guarantee fjeoaoni ol' employment
and prgtoc: workers from violence at
th? hartdp of -tnci.u ddek workers
r. this city , i s B result of resolutions
i is i yesterday at o meeting of i- p
rcsentatlves of t chamber of com-
nieice. ship owni jo1 Ind istr.al In
ter o.sis here.
If the provisional president v, ill not
piv- these fruarantcet, within 2 1 hours,
trade In this city win cease for two
i i - as a protes:. In case he disregards
the petition altogether, owners of food
-fore h iv agreed to clo.-e their places
kNOTIfl v. STItIK.1
purlng the flr.si days of the dock
orkrrs' strike, work was .arri d on
under the protection of Infantrymen
end marines, but these troops were
l.ier recalled b the federal v.;:r de
Stevedores at Tampico, "rogreso,
n5 I'uerto Mexico have eone cn strike
in synpathy With the striker' hore. j
MEXICO CITY. Oct. 27. Carlos j
i.reen, cuernor of the tale ;' T.iia:--co,
has bei-n ordered to this cltj to
(la'.n Incidents att-ndlng the killing
r.t .. niiMai . I),.- I ' i , i- r
ii-ur soldlert In 'be fate chamber of
deputies on Monday. The soldiers. ItJ
Is averted, were acting under orders
from Governor Green DePUt) LaS
cano was one of thoso killed He pie
viously had kllleri Captain Jos- T-rr
h.i ii .1 ic useM him of libel
N -v. spa pore of Mexico Cllv, in pub-!
IlKhlnK reports of the tragedy, aooerl ,
'aivi rnor Green has for some time
held virtually a military dictatorship
over the state of Tabasco and there
arc intimations that opportunity is
now given the federal government toj
rebuke the abuse of military power.
REPORTS OF REVOLT
IN BOLIVIA DENIED
AT PERU LEGATION
BUBNOfl AIRES Oct A brief
but unsuccessful revolution broke
out in Bolivia, according to ad
vices received bore today. Tho
movement wai Immediately sup
pressed and twenty -levcn of Its
ringleaders were executed. A cen
sorship has been imposed by th
LIMA, Peru. Oct. 27. Reports
In circulation here of a revolution
in Bolivia wore officially denied by
the Bolivian legation today the le
gation officials asserting that the
rumo" s probably were caused by a
SttOCt demonstration promoted by
aji army officer. Major Quintanll
la. for political purpoxeA, Major
Quintanllla was arrested nnd will
be court martialed. the officials
FARM HELPER SHOOTS
WOMAN, THEN SUICIDES
HARBOR SPRINGS. Mich.. Oct. Zl.
John Harado, a thrashing machine
hand, shot and killed Mrs. Margaret
ICi nnody at her farm home near h'-re
Tuesday night, set fire to the houe.
then wf-nt to the barn and committed
BUldde after setting fire to other farm
buildings, according to the testimony
of the (year-Old daughter of Mrs.
Kennedy at a coroner s Inquest here
Tuesday. The coroner s Jury return Od
a verdict Charging Harado with the
Neigh bom dlOCOWered that the Ken
nedy home and other buildings, had
been burned during the night. The
little gnl was found wandering along
According to her story, Harado had
been an unwelcome visitor on several
o, cacions He came again Monday
ev oirig, she said, ordered her from the
house, attacked ber mother, then shot I
her and later killed himself J
AND STRAIN SHOW
President Says So-Calleri
Americanism Is Invented
For Party Purpose
ONLY ONE WAY TO STOP
WAR, HE DECLARES
Make It Dangerous to Break
the Peace, Executive
WASHINGTON, ict. 27. Pnsldent
'A llson, spooking to a group of pro-1
jlefgue Republicans today at the Whlte
Hons.' declared that that so-called.
Americanism which we hear o much i
j.r. ir.g aoo'Jt now Is spurious and In-1
ented foi party purposes onl; '
kCHTJ VE N fVR'S lUIUOSE
Appealing for the completion of the;
"greji moral achievement." which he j
s.hl the war represented, the prosl-j
lent asoortod tb.at vhe war will In'.-.'!
I n fiuhr in vain and our Immens
sacrifices thrown away unless com
plete tlu. work wo then began. "
"There Is only one way to assure the
world of peace." the president de
clared, "and that Is by making i; so
ihmgorous to breal: the peace that no
ther nation will hiivo the. audaciiy
lo attempt it."
The president warned his hearers
not to b'- deceived Into supposing thatj
Imperialistic, schemes ended with the
defeat of Germany or that "Germ: uyj
Is ihe onlv nation lh'. nlcrtairted .-..jcli,
schemes ur was moved by sinister um-
billons und long-standing jealonsle- to
attack the very structure of civiliz.i-j
"There uro other nations," said th?!
president, "which arc likely to bo.
pOWOrfulll) moved or ure already
moved by commercial Jealousy, by the
desire to dominate ad to liuve their
own way in politic:! and in enterprise!
ur.4 It is necessary to check them and)
t.i apprbe them that the world will
be united against them as It was'
against Germany If they attempt any
similar t.iinrrs "
In a formal statement Issued after,
they left the White Houae members.
the delegation taid they were "deep
I; touched by the physical appearance
of the president who received them
sittingand plainly showed the effects;
oi his long Qlnesfl and the tremendous'
strain which he has been carrying."
HIS VOICE CHOBJ
"He read from a manuscript his re
ply to the address ot the deputation. " I
the statement continued, "and was
greatly moved as he 'lui .- Mori, than
once hi.; voice choked and particularly
when he referred to the soldier boyo
and the mothers of soldiers who had;
fallen in battle.
"It was evident that he 'was voicing'
the profoundest emotions of his heart,")
the delegation added "ilir whole oc-i
caolon was inexpressibly solemn and I
"It was evident that the president's;
Intellectual powers were in no way lm-
paired," the statement continued, ' but,
the deputation felt that it was nothing I
loop than tragic that the great presi-l
dent of the I nltcd States should have,
been brought to such a su-icken physi
cal condition as the result of his Inde
fatigable labor for his country and'
The delegation said "they felt that
this might be the president s appeal
to the conscience of his countrymen,
,in the Kupreme moral decision that'
they are called upon to make."
President Wilson In un address to a;
delegation of pro-league Republicans
today al the Whit,.. House, said :
"My Follow 'ountry men .
"it is to be feared thai th.- supreme,
ir.suc prc-sented for your consideration
In the present campaign Is growing
more obscure rather than clearer by I
reason of the many arbitrary turnji tho
discussion of It has taken. The edit- I
ors and publishers 0f the country'
would render a great service if they
would publish th full text of the cov
enant of the league of nations, because,
having read the text, you would be
able to judge for yourselves a great
many things In which you are now in
danger of being misled. 1 hope sin-!
jcerely that It will be very widely and
generally published entirely It is with
a desire to reclarify the issue and to
assist your Judgment that I take tho
liberty of stating again the cas, sub-!
mltfed to ou. In as simple terms as
C LLKI) TO WAR.
'Three years ago it was my duly to!
summon you to the concert of war. I
to Join the free nations of the world
in meeting and ending the most si Eds-1
ter peril that had ever been developed,
In the responsible politico of the old
World: Your response to the call rc-l
ally settled the fortouea of war. You'
win remember that the morale of the
Gorman people broke down long before!
the strength of the German armies
was broken. That was obviously be
cause they felt that a great moral
force which they could not look In
the face had come Into the contest,
and that thenceforth all their profes
sions of faith were discredited and
they were unable to pretend that their
continuation ot t lie war was not the
support of a government that had vio
lated every principle of right and ev
erv consideration of humanltv.
i- I I I I) 1 1 PI At I .
It is my privilege to summon you
now to the council of peace and the
completion of the great moral achievc-
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NEARLY AS BIG
I AS BED SHEET
CHICAGO, Oct 27 The of
ficial ballot for next Tuesday's
slection will be one of the larg
est Chicago voters have ever
had to wrestle with, it was said
today at the election commis
sion's office. It measures 3C bv
30 inches--ne?rly a yard square.
Seven tickets for national and
state offices a-cpear on the bal
lot. Forty-six trucks will be used
m delivering the big ballots to
the polling places The paper
for the 1,000,000 ballots printed
for use in Chirao weighed 3G0
tons, it v.as said.
El OF MINERS'
TO BUT HAND
Terms of Settlement Likjiy to
Be Agreed Upon Today
LONDON.jOcl "7. - n ;...M i - that
a virtual 6UoAf:it ot the Birtish
coal miners' strike h;id been reached
were current this -ifternoon. It was
said Ihe government's terms had been
accepted by both the miners leaders
and the mine owners, and that the
settlement proposal would be biibmlt
mltted to a conference of the mine
The main point of the settlement,
us reported, was two shillings advance
granted In wages forthwith and there
after a graduated rise or fall, based
on production rnd revenue.
There were Indications, however,
thai detaiir still were to be arranged
as the conference of the miners' exec
utive and the government again ad
journed until tomorrow.
The settlement plan, as now indl
(ated. calls for the two shilling ad
vance to continue until a national
w ace board has been formed, the
fluctuation of wages thereafter 1.-; to be
by units of six pence, as the revenue
rises iibovc or falls below a sum rep
resenting the revenue that would be
produced from an annual output of
TO B0LSHEVIKI IS
LONI'i'N, Oct. L'T. Resigna
tion of the Lithuanian govern
ment and establlsment there of a
pro-Holshevlk regime Is reported
In a C entral Newt: dispatch from
COPENHAGEN. Oct 27. Pol
ish troops have attacked positions
held by Lithuanian forces along
the railroad near Orany. accord
ing to a dispatch from Kovno
After a fight, lasting for five hours
the Lithuanians were forced to
retreat nearly two mile. it is
KbCEPTlUN BY LEGION
PARIS, Oil. 27. Major General
Marie Fayolle, who returned to Paris
Sunday from the United State. where I
he represented Marshal Koch at the
convention of the American legion In
describing to newspaper correspond
ents the impressions he received dur-
in his stay in America declared he
was deeply touched with the warm '
and spontaneous welcome he received.
He said he wa the recipient of an
endless ovation during his stuy In thej
General Fayolle stated that France
enjoys great prestiRe in the Unite 1
States and expressed 'he belief rh:t
it was to Prance's best interest lo p- j
prooiate and draw closer her union
DENMARK WOULD SHIP
MUCH BUTTER TO AMERICA
NEW YORK. Oct 29. Denmark'a
dairy interest wish to export 00,0-00
poundb of butter weekly to the United
States. Americun importer were i
formed here at a dinner tendered the.n
by tho Danish dairy delegation visit
ing this country
Talk of ' dumping. ' Danish butter
in this country was characterized as
absurd by K. Poles, chairman of the
delegation, who said purchase of half
h million pounds of butter weekly fro'u
his country would not effect prices
In America, where 80.000,000 p"Jrid
are consumed eai Ii week
"Denmark wishes to increase her
trade relations with :he United States,
but it has heeome necessary to estab
llah some sort of 4 balaner," he ,,f'
Farmers to Hold Wheat Until
Prices Reaches S3 a
Others Declare There Is No
Concerted Action on Hold
ing Back Product
KAN'S AS CITY. Mo.. Oct. 27.
! Grain oprrators. market officials and 1
State boards of agriculture through- 1
I out the southwest were w itching ClOBO
j toda for the effe. ;s pf a reported
1 strike" of wheat raisers, who. it was
Said, wore refusing to ship their prod- ,
I uct to terminal markets until a balc
price of $3 a bushel was realized.
j The "strike" was called recently by
I the National Wheat Growers' associa-
tlon in a proclam itlor. which urged 1
members to withhold their wheat from I
j the market until the J3 price was ob-
' talned The "strike ' was declared by
W. II M Oree; Wbhifa. secretary of 1
i the organization, to be In full forcr.
j He predicted the $3 price would be I
re icbed In 90 days.
J. H. Mohler. of Topeka. secretary
I Of Ihe Kansas stitc board of agri-
I culture, on the other hand, was em
phatic In assorting that there was no
.... '1 strike' In Kansas and his view
Vjras being upheld by many grain men
Who nsserted thnt reported falling off
In deliveries yd. rday at ;ome tcrmi-
' nal markets might be a'ributed to scv -
, e ra', ca uses.
GERMANY SURPRISES ALL
BY SENDING IN TREATIES
PARIS, Oct. 27. The German gov- j
eminent, somewhat to the surprise of,
the council of the league of nations, I
has sent to Hie league office in Lon- ,
don ten treaties or diplomatic agree
ments entered into by Germany witb
various powers since Januarv 10, It!
wax learned today.
The treaties and agreements are the
Franco-German agreement concern-1
ing the harbor of Kohl on the Rhine;
the IVanco-German exchange of notes ,
respecting Article 2s7 of the treaty
of Versailles; Swedish-German notes
of March 31 on a German-Swedish 1
commercial treaty, an agrement with
the Ix tvian n public about the ex
change of prisoners; an agreement to
the same effect between Germany and ,'
Hungary, the Kranco-Gcrman pro'ocol
for execution of article 68 of the
treaty of Versailles; an agreement be
tween Germany and the Russian 1
Soviets tor the exchange of nationals;
an agreement with various states con
cerning the preservation or ra-BStab-Liahment
( rights in industrial prop
erty affected by the world war. fur
ther agreements with soviet Russia
relating to the exchange of nationals,
and. finally, a treaty with Let.vJa on
the resumption of relations.
The league of nations now h.i .".
: -ea'.b s . ninnff which an- fifteen sent
In by Great Britain. Belgium has
not yet complied with the request of
the League for the text of the Belgian
military convention with Prance
SAN FRANCISCO CHINESE
KILLED IN T0NG CLASH
SAN KRANi'lSn, Oct. 27 Louie
Nunu. Chines.-, employed by one of hie
countr;. men as a clerk In a dry goocis
btore. was shot and killed here Tues
day night while at work. Police ex
pressed belief the killing was the start
of a Tong war which they said had
been brewing for three months.
Two Chinese entered the store and
shot Nong seven times. He was killed
One of the alleged gunmen was cap
tured after a cha-se of several blocks.
STAR ROUTE MAIL MEN
DEMAND RAISE IN PAY
SAC RAM li.STO, Oct. 27. Sar route
mail contractors, of whom there are
450 in California, organized at a meet
ing Tuesday to seek relief from condi
tion;! which thoy claimed are about 'o
force many of them Into bankruptcy.
Many of the eontraets were taken
before the sharp upward trend of
prices began and the mail route men
want legislation, they declare to bring
ipeir compensation to the level of prej
NtW UHUKUH UtNoUb
CHICAGO, Oct. 27. A census of
Methodists, compiled by Dr. It. EL I
Carroll, formerly of the census bureau
for the centenarv conservation com!
mlttee of tho Methodist Episcopal!
church, show 36.622.10 Methodietsj
in the world, according to figures
made public today.
There are 9,118,107 members of the
Church, the remainder belne; adher-'
ems and probationers who are mein-i
bora Pf liethodlgt families.
The Incrosse in the total of ftfethe-l
dists during the last nine years is'
given as 9,181,1 II. I
0 . I
Mrs Mary Roberta Rinehftrl
has been appointed t-hairnian f
the Girl Scout membership
eamrraifrn. which will lake place
simultaneously - from Novem
ber ( to November 1") in every
MIKE DE PIKE
TELLS Of BRIBES
IN BOOZE IS
All Kinds ot Officials Reached
By Whisky Dealers,
CHICAGO. Oct. 27 Federal offi
cials announced today they would ask
Pike'" Heltlor who surrendered to gov
ernment agents last night in connec
tion with the investigation of the al
j leged whiskey rinx " here
Ileltler. who was held all night at
I the federal building, was said to have
I declared it was generally known that
jbribes had been given prohibition
agents, deputy sheriffs, policemen, rail
( road agents, small town officials and
1 others In the Chicago district In con
j nection with prohibition violations.
I But he denied being involved In the
Illegal traffic and under questioning
regarding xpecific matters was said to
I have refused to talk
Referring to those he said had beeni
bribed. Heltlor was quoted as saying; j
'All of them had means of learn-:
lng about booze shipments ami all of
! them "wanted In." And most of them)
I 'got in.' I have seen as many as I
J twelve offi- ers grab bribe monev for'
one truck load of 100 cases of whiskey"
IN SPAIN CAUSE OF
; LONDON. Oct. 27 Fifteen bUSl
I ness and trade eorporatlons repre
senting important interests In Cat
alonia, have appealed to the Span
ish government for, guarantees for
the lives and property of factory
owners, employes and workmen,
as a result of political crimes In
Barcelona and vicinity, says a Ma
drid dispatch, to the London
Times. During the past three
months. 19 persons have been
killed and " wounded In the
campaign of violence that is going
WYOMING LAND PLACED
WIIHIIM LEAbING AREA
WASHINGTON". Oct. 27 .More!
than ll.000.u00 acres, nearly all In
Arizona were reported today by Bet -retary
Paine to have been classified
d tiring September under the law.
which prov ides for stock raising j
homesteads of 640 acres or less. Re-
lntlvely little of the land Is public land,
free from claims. Secretary Paine said
More than 2.000,000 acres including
1, 000 aCfOS in Arizona were classl-i
flod by the Interior department dur-
lng September under laWH providing!
for entry of non-krriKable lands ini
areas of 3 20 acres or )es. for drv 1
farming .uryo" s More than 6.0OO
acres in Wyoming were placed during
the month within oil and gas areas
under the oil and mineral land lead I
lng law I
WIDOW Of LORD I
MAYOR ATTENDS I
LONDON INQUEST I
Composure of Mrs. MacSwiney
Indicated by Strength
of Her Replies
HUNGER STRIKERS AT
CORK NEARING DEATH
Relatives Making Arrange
ment for Funeral of Irish
Patriot in Erin
LONDON, Oct. 27. A Jury ef ten
mep lfter twelve minutes of dellbera
tlon this morning, returned an open
verdict at the Inquest over the body
'.. Lord Mayor MacSwiney, of Cork,
whb died In Brixton prison early Mon
day from the results of his seventy
three day hunger strike.
The verdict was that the deceased
had died from heart failure, dun to a
dilated heart and acute delirium foi
loVlng scurvy, which was due to ;
haustlon from prolonged refusal to
The widow, dressed in black and H
heavily veiled, was the only witness H
ion behalf of the MacSwiney famllv. H
and was the dominant figure of the
proceedings Her composure was In
! dieted by her quick and pointed re
plies. Mrs. MacSwiney successfully resisted
the continued attempts of the coroner
to nave her characterize her late hus-
I hand's occupation otherwise than as H
I'u volunteer officer of the Irish re
I publican nrmj "
There was a erowd about the prison
'entrance when the members of the
' family, accompanied by Art O'Brien.
head of the London office of the Irish
Self-Determination league, drove up In
a taxlcab. Mrs. MacSwiney stepped
briskly to the door, which was imme
dlately thrown open the constables H
guarding the entrance standing aside, H
deferentially. The coroner arrived
1 shortly afterward and the party filed
I into the governor's room of the prls-
WIDOW TAKES STAND.
Coroner G P Wyatt opened the pro- H
I ceedlngS with the usual formalities. Hi
suggested that the brother of the late
Lord Mayor might desire to testify
for the family. Solicitor MacDonaJd,
representing the family, interposed.
however, with the reminder that the
lady mayoress had been summoned for H
that purpose. The coroner asked Mr.
MacSwiney if she desired to testify
She replied "yes." laid her veil bad;
over her hat. stepped to the end of
I the table opposite th coroner, and
took the oath I
She sale! her name was Muriel Fran- !
ces MacSwiney, and that she lived in
Cork. Her husband was Terence fa
Bwlney. aged 40. H
'What w-.ia he0" asked the en-oner
"An Irish volunteer," was the ans-
'Did he make a living bv that"1'
"No," answered Mrti. MacSwiney.
"Had he my other occupation?"
ilr was si hool teacher for a num
her of v.irs." ..plied the lady mayor-
The coroner pressed the point and
Mrs. MacSwiney replied:
M husband did nothing for years
but work for his lountry-"
Coroner Wyatt objected to the wit
Ii s rit.ing her husband an an Irish
volunteer, to which she rejoined'
"I don't see why; England has an
army of Its own. don't you call that
an occupation in your army?','
V. v laid the coroner, "but that
is a different thing entirely."
"Quite,'' was the monosyllabilic re- H
ply of the witness.
Solicitor MacDonald sought to ques
lion the lady mayoress about the
Charges upon which her husband was
arrested The coroner objected to thl-
aylng he did not desire the inquiry to 1
go beyond the cause of death. Mr,
MacDonaJd said the famllj regarded H
the death as the result of the lord
mayor's arrest and court martial.
He went on a hunger strike the day
he was arrested as they had no right
to arrest him; It was an offense
against the laws of the Irish republic
replied Mrs. MacSwiney spiritedly to
another of Solicitor MacDonaldS.ques
NOT I IT CORK.
CORK. Oct. It. (By the Associated
Press. ) Outside of tho Cork city hall
there was posted today the following
"The second republican lord mayor
of Cork lieu, as lay his predecessor.
murdered by the British government
Coii. is in mourning Cltlsens, or any
11 of them, will take only author
isod action. Orders will be issued by
Today passed quietly with the ex
ception of a slight stir caused by mill
1 .try raids on banks In search of fire
arms placed In vaults for safe keep
ing. Soldiers not on duty were re
stricted to their bar nicks.
The body of Joseph Murphy, one of
the hunger strikers in Cork jail, who
died last nlgnt, was lemoved tonlglb
Church from which the funerul
will I..- h 10 tomorrow. With the ex
COptlon of Kenny and Donovan, who
are believed to be rapidly Hearing
death, doctors say there Is still 11
chance to save the iives of the remain
Ing hunger strikers If they are re-
FUNERAL PL m n
LONDON, Oct. 27. Relatives 0
Terence MacSwiney, Ihe late lord
mayor of Cork, who died in Brixton
Monday morning following
(Continued on iayc TWO.) t