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lXTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 239.
FRIDAY. AUGUST 15, 1913. SIXTEEN PAGES
PRICE TWO CENTS.
A PADLOCK ON
II IS Cll Afi'iB ER
Impeached Governor to
Hold Fort Until' Courts
Ereninc star: Jupiter. Morning
PI VMM CTCIC Tfl I AMn'ctflr: 8atnrn- Venus. Mars. Mercury.
uLliiri Ottl0 IU LAN U ' East of seoitb about 9 p. m. the cross
Latter Makes Demand That
Seals Bs Turned Over
Albany, X. V., Aug. 15. The sec
ond day of dual administration for the
state dawned on a whirlpool of con
fusion in the capitol. A steel chain
with a heavy padlock decorated the
Great Seal and the privy seal lay un
der lock and key. The way to execu
tive chamber, Sulzer's citadel, was
bolted and barred, and from two" of
fices the rival claimants to the gov
ernor's chair continued to exercise
Control of the national guard, ac
cess to the great seal, recognition by
New Vork"s secretary of state and the
governor of New Jersey were stripped
from Sulaer by Lieutenant Governor
Glynn, who claims to be the acting
chief executive. i
Possession of the privy seal, whose
Imprint validates all documents com
ing before the governor on affairs
w holly within the state, and occupancy
of the executive chambers, remained
, w ith Sulsar.
MR, m I.7.KU IMPROVED.
Mrs. Sulzer was improved when she
awoke from a refreshing slumber, this
morning, but was still gravely 111.
Arson Levy, majority leader in the
aspembly, who led the fight on the
ffoor for the impeachment, and also
suffered a nervous breakdown, was re
ported better this morning.
Sul.r will continue to draw $833
a month during the remainder of the
term, unless convicted of the impeach
ment charges. Members of the senate
whwsf xegulM'-aaiwn ssMl.&AO. -will
for a' short time receive at the rate
of $12,000 ft year. This will be when
sluing with judges and the court of
appeals as a court of impeachment,
under the law salarle are automat
ically increased to $12,000, the same
as the Judres of the court of appealc
when they sit as members of a court
til.VNJt DRM tMIS OFFIC E.
Glynn, on entering his office at the
rapltol this morning, announced he
would call upon SuUer formally to
i vacate his office today. Preparation,
as If for a long siege, was made at
the executive chamber upon the arriv
al of Glynn at the capitol. Locks on
every door leading to the chamber and
the governor's private office were
changed and an attendant stationed
at each entrance.
SII.ZEH RKR !KS DKMAM.
A formal demand for the surrender
of the executive chamber and offices,
of the privy seal and all books, papers,
records and documents relating lo the
executive department was made upon
Sulzer this afternoon by Glynn. Sul
zer refused to comply.
Included in Sulzer's refusal is a pro
posal that Glynn and Sulzer both pre
pare an agrepd statement cf the con
troversy and submit them to the
courts to determine who is governor.
Counrel for Giynn later made an ap
pointment to confer this afternoon
lth Mr. Horrlck. leading counsel tor
Sulzer, in an effort o. devise a way
In which the courts could speedily set
tle the controversy. '
WIFE OM.Y. WORRY.
"The enly thing worrying me about
the whole business is Mrs. Sulzer's
condition," Sulzer told Col. Simmons
of Washington as they entered the
altol together. "She Is very ill. and
d n scalawags brought her name
Into this affair. I feel like punching
the noses of these scalawags who
brought her into it." To another
friend the governor said: "It is wrong
to bring a woman into the case. I can
fight my own battle, and wish thero
was some way to keep her name out
from now on."
I.I.VSX JtOT HF(OtSIIKD.
Trenton, N. J., Aug. 16. The an
nouncement that Governor Fielder of
New Jersey had rocognlzed Lieutenant
Governor Glynn as governor of New
York in making requisition for a man
wanted in New Jersey, wasVrronneous.
In forwarding papers no name was
used. They were merely addressed
to the "Governor at New York." as Is
IT TO I XCI.E SAM.
Washington, D. C, Aug. 15. The
federal government may soon be con
fronted by the problem of determin
ing who to recognise as governor of
New York under the Dick law, by
'hlrh the national guard enjoys gov
ercment aid. Requisition for arms,
ammunition, supplies and transporta
tion must be approved by the gov
ernor. There is a possibility of this
Question coming up ia connection with
some militia maneuver at Peekskill,
- ,uiuer mo war Department,
ever, would not attempt the re -
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Moline
Generally fair except probably local
thunder storms tonight or Saturday,
continued warm; moderate to brisk
variable winds. 1
Temperature at 7 a. m. "7. Highest
yesterday 92, lowest last night 74.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 4 miles
per hour. .. '
Precipitation .05 Inch.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 53, at
7 a. m. 8."
Stage of water 4 feet, no change in
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
of C.vjrnuu appears upright, the arm
extending due east and west.
sponsibility of deciding between Sul
3M and Giynn, but would hold up
the New York requisition until the
state legislature or courts decided the
REBEL IN CANTON?
1,000 ARE- KILLED
Chinese Federal Troops Join In
surgents Attack on For-
eigners Feared. .
Canton, China, Aug. 13. Twelve
hundred were killed in the fighting
yesterday. Pillage is in progress ev
erywhere. Half of. the government troops have
Joined the rebels and together they
have looted the principal goldsmiths
and silversmiths' stores. Local offi
cials and army officers are powerless.
owing to dissensions , among them
An attack on the foreign conces
sions at Shameen is believed by for
eign residents to be in contemplation,
and the detachment of Indian native
troops stationed there as a guard was
reinforced today from Hongkong. The
foreign quarters serve as a buffer be
tween the rival forces.
A huge fire broke out today, destroy
ing 30 barracks, and as a result of the
accompanying 'rioting the exodus of
the civilian population continued with
Traffic on the Hankow railway has
Lbean suspended.' 1 m -
From Fayuen to the north of Canton
a report was received of ft rising of
brigands, and from others parts of the
province of Kwang-Tung news ha:
reached here that a Btate of chaos
Gen. Lung Chi-Kuang, with his
northern troops, has retired from the
vicinity of the city.
BY CHICAGO JURY
Exonerated as Slayer of Man
Charged With Assault on
Chicago, Aug. 15. An enraged fath
er, who took the law into his own handft
and killed a man the courts had ac
quitted on a charge of attacking hl.
13-year-old daughter, was exonerated
today by a coroner's jury and released
by the police. The verdict said Ed
ward Duprey was "laboring under
great mental strain on account of in
Jury believed done his daughter by
the deceased" when he shot and killed
Henry Gronlmus in front of the lat
ter's home, after he was freed .of a
charge of assaulting his daughter,
Stella. Duprey is a tailor. His daugh
ters, 11 and 13, testified they had
been attacked by Gronlmus in his
"I knew they could not do anything
to you, papa," exclaimed the older
girl after the verdict.
ACCUSED WIFE IS
A POISON SUICIDE
Pressing Babes to Breast, She
Dies Facing Her Husband'g
Duluth. Minn., Aug. 15. With her
two babies in her arms and a towel
over their faces to protect them from
add, Mrs.'Lela Blair, 18, an exception
ally beautiful woman, died today at
Crosby, Minn., Just after a deputy
sheriff had Berved a warrant for her
arrest. The warrant, sworn by her
besband, accused her of a statutory of
fense, naming William Guitt, a Crosby
Milwaukee, Wis, Aug. 15. Maj(,
Horsey,. Inspector of the weather bu
reau in the western district, suspend
ed June 11, has been restored to office,
his suspension having been an error.
Lightning Strikes Buildings.
Milwaukee. Wis.. Aug. 15. Ten
buildlrgs were struck by lightning dur-
ing ea eiecinc storm wnicn ror two
j hours swept eastern Wisconsin today.
MISS SEARS' CLOSE "
RIVAL IN ATHLETICS
Margaret Andrews, who was report
ed engaged to Vincent Astor last year,
is art enthusiastic follower of the row
ing, yachting and motoring sports and
can be seen at almost all the big sport
ing events at which society is repre
sented. Miss Andrews is a close and
formidable rival of Miss Eleanor
Sears, the famous sportswoman, whose
achievements in the w-orld of sport are
well known. It was reported that Miss
Andrews would race Harold Vander
bllt's yacht this season.
Placed on Pier from Which
Colonist Sailed from England
in Search cf New Land.
Southampton, Eng., Aug. 15. A me
morial in celebration of the tercenten
ary of the departure of Pilgrims from
Southhampton for America was un
veiled here today by United States
Ambassador Page. It is a column
erected on the site of the pier from
which they' embarked on the May
flower. The ceremonies were presided over
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hit;.n1.vr,rr.fcn,.itlh.mntnn Th.'" auajr- "ls Bwemeni, maae
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ere speeches y members of the Al-
. Win.low an Brewster families
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and Joseph M. Butler of Youngstown,
Ohio, who unveiled the "Ohio Panel"
at the base of the monument.
Ambassador Page, dedicated the
monument with an oration which
quoted James Russel Lowell's saying
that the Pilgrims were tha only colo
nists who went in search for God in
stead of gold. The cost of the monu
ment was defrayed from a public sub
scription in the United States and
WOMAN IS GROUND
IN BITS BY TRAIN
Mrs. Joseph Harshberger, Aged
60, Steps in Front of Fast
Parle, 111., Aug. 15. Mrs.' Josepfi
Harshberger, 60, stepped In front of
a fast passenger train at Murdock, 111.,
this morning and was literally ground
to pieces. She was on her way to
Hume, 111., to visit relatives.
Templar Drill Winners.
Denver, CoL. Aug. 15. Honors were
awarded as follows In the competitive
drills between the commandery teams
at the national conclave of Knights
First prize Raper No. 1 of Indian
apolis. ' .
Second Englewood No. 69 of Chi
cago. TbirdWoliet No. 4 of Joliet, 111.
Fourth California No. 1 of San
Fifth Chicago No. 19.
London, Aug. 15. The British par
liament adjourned today and will .not
reconvene until February unless some-
king's speech as read la the house of
J lords was colorless.
3 NATIONS TO
lowan Proposes United
States, Argentine and
Brazil for Task.
PENR0SE 0N WARPATH
Declares Over Hundred Ameri
cans Haye Been Slain and
Urges Early Action.
Mexico City, Aug. 15. John Llnd
had a conference lasting an hour late,
last night with Federico Camboa, Mex
ican foreign minister, at Camboa's
private residence,, Lind returned un
Washington, D. C, Aug. 15. Media
tion in Mexico by the United States,
Argentina and Brazil was proposed in
a resolution today by Representative
Towner of Iowa. '
Senator Penrose forced another de
bate on the Mexican situation today
by introducing a resolution calling
upon the president to inform the sen
ate whether William Bayard Hale is
in Mexico City as an agent of any
executive department of the govern
ment, if so, by what authority he was
appointed and what is his compensa
tion. The White' house explanation
is that Hale Is there as the personal
friend of the president forwarding In
formation. Penrose declared he had
no desire to complicate the situation
or indulge in jingoism. He referred,
however, to dispatches from Mexico
telling of the serious plight of Shir
ley Hull, son-in-law of Lieutenant
Governor Ryan of Pennsylvania, who.
with his wife and little daughter, were
believed in danger of revolutionists
hear Chihuahua. The senator declared
unless the mission of John Lind de
veloped a marked change in conditions
in Mexico, he would address the senate
Jexti-oflk laying before it certain1 In
formation lie did not disclose today.' ;
"I am "willing to wait a few days,"
continued the senate, nd ,see it the
mysterious misson of Lhjd produces
any results. In the event rodoes not,
early next week I expect address
the senate on conditions in Mexico,
and offer, a resolution I hope will go
some way toward asserting the dig-
i-nity of the United States and its firm
intention to protect the lives and prop
erty of Americans in Mexico."
HAi.rc is Attacked.
Penrose said he had known Hale for
several years and that he had left Ard
more. Pa., 13 years ago under circum
stances he need not "more than men
tion." "The sooner Hale's connection
is severed the better for unfortunate
Americans in Mexico," the senator con
cluded. Lodge charged the democrats with
trying to treat the Mexican question as
j in bitter terms, followed the declara-
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io f Senator Bacon that "everything
Is being done that can be done short
of using actual force, and force means
war, and war is not a thing to be
rushed into hurriedly, nor to be en
couraged by intemperate speeches at
In a demand that the senate should
not pass or consider resolutions until
tfie foreign relations committee had
un opportunity to take them up, Bacot.
urged all possible support be given the
"While the senator is deliberating
his committee," interrupted Penrose,
"Americans daily are being murdered
in Mexico. 1 have Information that
more than a hundred Americans have
been killed and their names are on
the files in the department of state."
The resolution calling for informa
tion went over until tomorrow.
President Wilson last night severely
reprimanded Ambassador Henry Lane
Wilson and apologized to the British
government for the ambassador's ao
tionjn issuing yesterday a statement
criticising the British foreign office.
The president and Secretary Bryan
during the day seriously considered
summarily dismissing the ambassador",
but finally decided upon the repri
It is believed President Wilson's
eole reason for not dismissing the am
bassador is that he is loth to give hi
the freedom to talk on Mexican af
fairs which dismissal would carry. By
retaining Mr. Wilson in the state de
partment service on a leave of absence
status, the president may rely upon
the embassador's sense of his official
duty to restrain him from talking
freely on matters of which he has an
AMBASSADOR'S VIEWS DECIDED.
The ambassador has some decided
views upon Mexican affairs which dif
fer from those the president and bis
The reprimand to the ambassador
was conveyed In the form of a copy of
a cablegram which Secretary Bryan
iccufc lu Aiiiuaaoauur m ailcr 1 1. lege
I all resDonsibilitv on the nart of the
United Suites for tie statement gen
"MY .'5th ."WIFE BEST
OF ALL" GOODWIN
Marjorie Moreland Goodwin.
That his latest venture in matri
mony has been the most successful
of all is the opinion of Nat Goodwin,
the comedian.' After having lived with
the former Marjorie Moreland several
months he asserts that he is highly
pleased with her and would like to
keep her right along if she doesn't
Mrs. Goodwin saved my life twice
and I love her most of them all,
Goodwin recently declared with much
feeling. "Of course if I happened to
meet any of my old, wives I would bow
to them if they did to me, but so far
as ever reviving my old associations
go I'm through with them for
out by Ambassador Wilson Wednes
The cablegram was given to the
press with a brief statement from Sec
retary Bryan recounting what had
been done and adding that "the presi
dent does not go farther at this time
because .he takes it for granted that
the action which he has been obliged
to take in this matter will be to h'im
(Ambassador Wilson) a sufficient re
minder of his official duties."
MESSAGE) TO AMBASSADOR PAGE.
This was the secretary's message to
"The interview given to the press
yesterday by Henry Lane Wilson,
whose resignation as ambassador to
Meiico has been accepted "tolafce ef
fect at the end of his vacation, Oct. 14,
I having been brought to the president's
attention, he directs me to ask .you to
call at the British foreign office and
say to Sir Edward Grey that oe dis
claims all responsibility for Mr. Wil
son's action In the matter and for the
language employed by him in his inter
view, and. that he regrets exceedingly
that a diplomatic official in the em
ploy of this government should have
been guilty of such an impropriety.1
The statement of the British foreign
office which aroused Ambassador Wil
son to issue his statement 'was made
in explanation of the purpose of Great
Britain in recognizing the Huerta gov
London, Aug. 15. Surprise was
caused in England by news from
United Stater, that Ambassador Page
had been instructed to apologize to the
British government for comments
made on the British Mexican policy 7y
Henry Lane Wilson, American ambas
sador to Mexico, tfritisn newspapers
had hitherto ignored Ambassador Wll
son's statement but printed It today
as an explanation-of grounds for the
The Westminster Gazette,- govern
ment organ, says differences between
President Wilson and Ambassador
Wilson are "purely domestic and 111
not cause a ripple in the relations of
the British - and American govern
FIVE DIE WHEN A
TRAIN HITS AUTO
Pleasure Tour Brought to
Tragic Ending at Santa Fe
Crossing in Missouri.
Carrollton, Mo., Aug. lo. Five pas-
rengers in aS automobile were killed
and the driver dangerously injured
when a Santa Fe passenger train
struck a machine on a crossing a mile
east of here. The dead are:
MR. AND MRS. CARL FORBES,
MRS. MABEL WARNER. .
MRS. WILLIAM ROBERTS.
H. S. VANDEVENTER.
The last three were from Brook
The party was on a pleasure tour.
CASE AGAINST M. DIGGS
San Franciscc, Cal., Aug. 15. The
government closed . Its case against
Maury Diggs, former state architect,
charged with violation of the Mann
aft, with the testimony of Nellie Bar-
ten, a pretty Sacramento girl friend of
Mareha Warrington, this morning. The
government charges Diggs and his at
torney. Charles Harris, attempted to
make use of Miss Barton's friendship
with Lola Norris and Marsha Warring-
ton to "stand nat-and testify to notn-
intr that wnuld An Dlees or Camlnetti
Injury , .
Young Farmer, Taken Near
Danville, Blames Shaw
Tragedy on Drink.
SAYS HE IS READY TO DIE
Insane Desire to Own Fast Automo
bile Prompt! Killing of Illinois
Danville, 111., Aug.. 15. Gust Pen
man, the young Champaign county
farmer sought for the last two days as
the slayer of Harold A. Shaw, son of
a ricn umana man, was arresiea yes
terday in Ridgefarm; a village twelve
miles south of here.
He was brought to Danville, remain
ed in a cell one hour, then confessed
to the sheriff that he had shot and
killed Shaw and buried his body on his
father's farm. x
Shaw was slain by Penman Satur
day afternoon near Philo after the two
had left in Shaw's racing car, which
Penman was trying to buy. The last
seen of Penman after the murder was
Sunday evening at Danville, where he
abandoned the car In which he es
caped on a ruse to prevent his arrest
for violating a Danville traffic ordi
BLAMES TRAGEDY TO DRIXK.
Penman blames drink for the min
der of Shaw.
"I was drunk. It was drink that did
It," he told the sheriff.
"I shot Harold Shaw twice in the
head under a tree In my father's pas
ture. I was possessed of a strong de
sire to own Shaw's car, because It
Penman told a newspaper man last
Aftei1 all I've been through I don't
care if I have to die."
Penman began his confession by
saying that Saturday he had been
drinking all day and that at the time
he asked Shaw to take him for a ride
he had a hazy idea that he would Cnd
some way to get rid of the owner be
fore they returned. They had driven
several miles along the roads near
Philo when he suddenly felt an im
pulse to shoot the student, he said.
They left the machine, Penman shot
Shaw, then, dragged .the body-to a se
cluded spot, where he left ft until' hV
had returned to the city and told what
he considered a plausible sftiry for
the disappearance of Shaw. He then
took Shaw's companion, who had been
awaiting their return at the Penman
farm, to Urbana. Early Sunday morn
ing, Penman says, he returned to the
place where he had left Shaw's body
BORROWS SPADE) BURIES BODY.
After borrowing a spade from a
neighbor he burled the body, and then
returned to Philo, he says, where he
spent the next day racing about the
village street and the roads of the
Late in the evening, he declared,
began to realize the enormity of
his crime and decided to make his es
Coming toward Danville in the
racer, accompanied by a young man
named Wilson, he was arrested be
cause of a violation of the traffic or
dinance, but upon giving an explana
tion was allowed to leave the police
station. He left the racer In a nearby
garage for repairs.
Boarding an east bound Big Four
train the same evening he rode "blind
baggage" to Indianapolis, later going
to Cincinnati . While there he became
possessed of a desire to see his fathei
and mother, confess to them and then
ADMITS FORGING POSTCARD.
Penman admits forging a postcard
received In Philo from Hamilton, O.,
signed with Shaw's name, to keep of
ficers off the scent until he could
reach his home, and in order, he said.
to give his friends the benefit of the
reward offered for his captute.
The men at Ridge farm, who recog
nized Penman from a published de
scription sent out after the slaying,
had never seen him before, but upon
meeting him on the street spoke to
him, using bis name and .receiving an
answer. The officers were at once
notified and his arrest followed. Pen
man says he shot Shaw after they
had left the car and while they were
standing in a pasture belonging to
his (Penman's) father.
Penman was removed to Champaign
last night. His father has arranged
for his defense in court.
MRS JOHN TUCKER
Washington Society Woman,
Widow of Logan Kin, Passes
at Atlantic City.
Atlantic City, N. J.. Aug. 15. Mrs.
John Tucker, a Washington society
woman, died suddenly here last night.
She was. the widow of Captain Logan
Tucker, last male descendant of Gen-
eral John A. Logan, Civil war hero
and x-Unlted States senator. The
body was sent to Washington today
for Interment In Arlington cemetery.
Crooks' Watertown Sue-
cessor Comes From
St. Clair County. :
CHOICE OF GOVERNOR
Dr. George Ferris of Vienna Is
Made Superintendent of
Chester Asylum. ,
Springfield, HI., Aug. 15. Governor
Dunne today appointed Dr. J. M. Camp
bell of Marlssa, St. Clair county, to
be superintendent of the Watertown
hospital for the insane to succeed Dr,
William A. Crooks. Others named by
the governor today are:
Paul Sherman, Shawneetown, In
spector of the state board of health. 4
Dr. George Ferris, Vienna, superin
tendent Chester state hospital. . '
Patrick Hart, Springfield, secretary
of labor statistics, vice Ross.
Oscar Holmqulst, Rockford, secre
tary board of arbitration.
John Britt, Danville, Inspector ot
The governor left at 1:30 for Chi
cago to attend the water carnival
Governor Dunne is announcing ths
appointment of Dr. C E. Dyson ot Chi
cago, as state veterinarian, made it
known yesterday that Veterinarian J.
M. Wright had been summarily re
moved. He was first asked to resign
and when he failed to do so, the gov
ernor declared the office vacant. No
charges were filed against Wright be
cause since he is not under protec
tion of the civil service they were
not necessary, i
THIRTEEN OTHERS SAMED.
Thirteen appointments were an
nounced by the governor yesterday.
Dr. P. T. Diamond, Chicago, mem
ber board or jSeataf examiners, to suc
ceed Whalen, resigned.
James S. Burdette, Chicago, member
state civil service commission, to suc
R. J. Connell, Rockford, public ad
ministrator of Winnebago county, . to
succeed Bruce H. Garrett resigned.
Thomas O'Connor, Peoria reap
ed member state board of administra
T. C. Chamberlain, Chicago, renamed
member state geological survey. ,
Thomas Notter, board of barbers'
examiners, to succeed W. M. McClln
Anna L. Tlttman, Springfield, mem
ber Illinois state board of nurse ex
aminers, for term ending Deo. 31, 1914.
Julia C. Pubblck, Rockford, member
Illinois state board of nurses exam
iners, for term ending Dec 31. 1915.
Mary Adelaide Walsh, Chicago, mem
ber Illinois state board of nurses ex
aminers, for term ending Dec. 31, 1915.
John A. Croon, Rockford, superin
tendent Illinois tree employment office
at Rockford, a newly established of
Cornelius Donovan, Rock Island, su
perintendent of Illinois fr.ee .employ
ment office at Rock Island and Mollne,
a newly created office.
Frank Trutter, Springfield, member
state board of charities, to succeed
J. app of Fairfield, resigned. -
WOULD PAY JAPS
United States Willing to Com
pensate Those Affected by
Tokio, Aug.-15. It was announced
todayahat tho United States has Inti
mated readiness to favor in principle
the payment of an Indemnity to Jap
anese subjects who have been affected
by California alien land ownership
legislation. The United States also
recognized the right to adopt a meas
ure Elmllar to the California bilL
From intimations in officials circles
it appears unlikely Japan will adopt
either plan. Public feeling of humilia
tion in this connection continues to te
fanned by inflammatory comments ot
tho newspapers. .
. '? .
Clapp Bill Favorsd
Washington, D. C, Aug. 18. The
senate elections 'committee voted to
report favorably the Clapp bill to pre
vent senators or representatives so
liciting political campaign funds.
Col. Birch to Portugal.
.Washington, D. C, Aug. 15. colo
nel Thomas Birch of Burlington, N.
J., personal aid to President Wilsotf
when governor of New Jersey, has
been selected minister to Portugal
Chicago, I1L, Aug. 16. The Chicago
Nationals purchased Outfielder Allison
of the Cadillac club of the Michigan
He has a batting aver.
, age of .340. He will report next yean,