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ONCOASTTRIP .Senator Fini Strong Feel ing Against the Treaty in Home Territory. Baa T-ranci?co, Oct. I. ? Benator Hiram W. Johnaon ?pent Sunday at hia home In thia city and left to nlght for Portland. Ore., where he will ?peak at th? auditorium Tues day nicht. Th? Senator will be the m?s?t ot honor at a dinner ?riven hy the RepuMican Club of Portland Taeaday evening, and at noon he, will apeak at a luncheon to be given hy the Chamber of Commerce. After leaving Portland the Senator'? acbedule wlU take him to Tac?me. WaatL?. for a noon meeting Wedne? day; to Seattle Wednesday nlarht and to Spokane, Waah.. Thureday night. On Saturday. October 11. the Senator will addreaa a noon meet tag at Ogden. Utah, and on Satur day night will apeak at Salt Lake fMty. The following Monday night be ?a aehedaled to ?peek at Denver. Before leaving San Prenciseo Ben ator Johnaon lsaued a statement j?jlii?. the report that he had been reasaJled to Washington or that ha woald cancel the remainder of hia ?pwkliil ?cheejxile. Tbe Senator alno ?aid that the ?txe and enthnaiaam of his audiences la California, and the warmth of hi? reception? everywhere ln hi? home State had exceeded hia fondeat ex pectation?, and had demonstrated conclusively that the statement that sentiment in California waa tn favor of the leagn? of nations waa a -manufactured lie." The common people will ?ettle thia taa-ae If they are only given an opportunity to hear both aldea." he California newapaper? generally ?oncede that the ovatlona accorded 6. ?-?to? Johnaon when he spoke against the leagn? covenant her? awl ta Loa Angeiaa wer? the most ?,?????G" In the history of the two cltle?, Leading eltlaeaa of both po**tl?-?l partie? eat en the platform with htm at hta apeeehe? In both cities, and he waa cheeTed to the echo by the ?ame erowda which had Matened to Pi-eatdent Wilaon a fort alght prevrtotialy. The audience? of women which he addressed were particularly demonstrative. Three former members of the Senate from California. ex-Senators ?Cole. Worke aad PI tat. were at Sen ator Johnson"? meeting In IaO? Angeles. Soldier? and sailors tn uni form sssrged to the front of the an ?tortem in that city and. waving flair*, and cheering, led the demon atiatton for the ?peaker. Theae en thuaiaetlc outburst? lasted nearly fifteen mlnutea At the San Fran ciaeo mea-tina ?he local organtaatlon of ?Leold Star Mothers, women whose - sons are buried in Prance, attended ta a body Senator Johnaon waa in high spir its when he left here tonight, and expreaaed the utmoat confidence Uiat the reuse in which he has been cru sading would ultimately triumph. BEAUTY SHOW ' FOR TINY SERBS A beauty -?snteal. open to Waahlng toti women, will be held In connec tion wtth Mme. Grouitch? Serbian Children's Aid Benefit, to stimulate intere?t in the campaign Jfor funds for food for the children of Serbia .hia winter Prlxea will l?e awarded to the ?ix s-lrls who stand hlf-heat, ?nd the winners will appear at an ?Jl-etar vaudeville matinee at the Belaseo Theater Friday. October 34. Ka?h will receive a prix??. Hall?te for this beauty contest may he secured after October 11 from .??iih'.r'z.sd workers for tbe fund. Candidates have already ?-?en In formally chosen by the employee of two of the ikwernrnent department?. Emptoyea of the State Department, Joan Calley announces?, are deter mined to win a priae for their ?anili ?iate in the contest. It ia the aim of theae employ?e to take away from the Navy Department at leaat one of tbe alx winning placea ln the contest. EL J. MoQuade, of the Liberty Sav ing? Bank, ia acting as treasurer of the fund. Joan Calley is publicity Massosa. Whole Family Killed As Train Strikes Anto ?Springfield. Ohio, Oct. S?A whole family waa killed today when an in te? ill ban oar near Donnellsvtlle hit an aata-assotsile lrllBng S. C. Croe, his wife. aad three children. AH met death In stantly. CarelesLSTiess? oo the part of the driver of the automobile was ?viven hy the coroner aa the cause of the accident. ASPIRIN FOR COLDS rfeme "Beyer" is on Geiiuinf* Aspixu.?say Bay? Tablet? ef As pirin" tn a "Bayer package." con 'alning proper directions for Colds, Pala. H'-adaehe. Neuralgia, Lum bago, and Rheumatism. Name "Bayer- means genuine. Aspirin pi???-1 tbed by physician? for nlne teen yeara. Handy tin boxea of 11 tablet? coat few ?-enta. Aspirin la trade mark of Bayer Manufacture of Monnarettcaddeeter of Sallcy 'leactd. rWlBllflDMC?? TntoU-n prot oais, smteem tat. caa tasseti job in ? to? linn.? it m osa b? Uofbt. temi. lag ?xcioai.tlj ?t th? ?ughtwat ?at Ha? ? la? in? Sow York Aves Vast th? Utw-asv AAk-tka ?ss? ?asta of Saw Tack, lasse? ina all th. a?e?*era Aance.. Gt? ??u !???*?* ?nv hoar. Tic. T'su oaoi a? kan amssMAM rAm* Sam*. AA. ?*** ? ASS.MS**%S7 WHO'S WHO IN THE INDUSTRIAL CONFERENCE C t. BARRETT of Georgia la. president of the National Firmen? ? Union, watch, with a membership of I S0o.04)0. vie? with the NaUonal Orange as a leading farm organisa tion He served on the Wheat Prie? Fixing Committee a? ?n advocate of S'USO for wheat. J. N. Tmuou of Wi-consln. preaident of the NaUonal America Society of Equity, holds view? of the opposite of Barret'? on govern ment ownership. Re la chairman or Farmer?? National Committee on Transportation to assist In carrying Into effect the farmer?? reconstruc tion program for the government ownership of railroad? and Mer chant Marine. THOMAS c. ATKESSON. maater of the West Virginia drang?. Wash ington representative of the Nation al Grange, ia an advocate of collec tive bargaining for farmer? aa ?_ aid in working oat their problem? and in reducing the coat of living. SASIKi. GOMPERS. preaident of th? American F?d?ration of Labor, haa been the dominating fore? la American labor for thirty-eight years, the period of hi? presidency of the federation. He I? paat 70 year? old. He la oppoaed to profit sharing aa ahtagonlatlc to tba alms of unionism. He haa never bean a government ownership man In th? pmaX. JOHN I- LEWIS, acting preaident of the United Mine Worker? of America, in the place of Frank Hayes, who haa bean 111 for several months, waa formerly a general or? ganiser of th? American Federation of Labor; hia aggressiveness baa brought him to the front at lera than middle age He stand? for the nationalisation of the coal mines. DANIEL? J. TOBIN la treasurer of the American Federation of Labor, member of it? executive council, aad president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Chauf feurs and Stablemen; aa old-timer and trade unionist of the Gompers type. JOSEPH F. TAUtNTTNst. second vice president of th? American Fed eration of Labor and head of th? International Molders* Union of America, first came into prominence In the labor world In the contest? between tabor ?nd capital on the Pacific coast. He was known aa the champion of "collective bargain ing ." MATTHEW VOLL is one of th? youngest vice president? and mem ber? of the executive Council of the federation, about 14) year? old. He ia head of the Photoengraver?' Union tn the United Statea T. A. RICKEBT, stxth vtoe presi dent of the federation, i? another Of the younger men among Ita laad? era. He la preaident of tbe United Garment Worker?, with headquar ters In New Tork, and has been th? leader In the numerous strikes there in that trade. ? PRANK Dim, third elee presi dent and long on the executive ?'????????? of the federation, is, like the older irroup of federation official?, a strict unionist, aiming at better pay, better hours, ?nd better working conditions. W. D. MA BON is known as a la bor authority on living costa Tear? ago he waa a conductor on a street car-in Columbus. Ohio; since then he has taken part In moat of the big strikes th?t have marked the organi, zation of the ?treet car workers. JACOB KI-CHKR, seventh vice president, i? another one ot the older federation group. H? mad? his mark by organising the barbers Into an ef fective body. SARAH A. cojmOT, general ?ec retary of the Textile Worker? of America, known in labor circles as "having never run away from a fight," has been the leader in some of the successful strike? of theae workers. she I? the only woman In America holding a position of this Importance | in the trade an km?. FTtA*?K MORRISON has been ?ecretary of the federation for twenty ihree year?. He I? a printer by trade. ?4.G?. SCHORRBNBTTRe is the editor of a San Francisco labor paper, and I? considered a leader In that section. He ha? oppoaed all socialistic tendencies in the federation. JOHN DONIalN Is known as tactician. A plasterer by trade, at work in Chicago, be obtained hia training as a labor leader in the many conflicts there between employer? and employes. He is president of the hutlding trade.? deasartment of th? American Federation of Labor. WIXUA M H. JOHNSTON, presi dent of the International Association iof Machinists, la, more emotional thaa moot of the A. F. of L. repre sentatives. In hi? earlier day?. It Is said, he was somewhat attracted by socialistic theories, but for all his emotional strain he Is none the leas practical, and. to a large extent as j the res-It* of hla effort?, the machin ist? are erecting a seven-story build ! ing in Wnshlngton aa national head. ' onailets. MICHAEL F. TIG HE Of Wheel 1 Ing, W. Va., president of the Amal i gamated Association of Iron and Steel Worker?, haa had long experi ence aa a labor leader, classed a? a ; strict trade unionist and opposed to ' any policies in conflict with those I championed by tbe Federation up to this time. HOMER i- FFRcr'O*!, president of the Chamber of Commerce of the j United State?, and president of th? ' Newport New? Shipbuilding ?nd Dry I Dock Company, la known as a broad minded b-rrlnesa man. He haa under him SB.0OO men. Like other employer? ? attending the conference, he Is aa ] advocate of the open shop, holding ? the opinion: "That la all employer? have left." HARRY A. WHEELER was the flrst president of th? United State* Chamber of Commerce, and hla or |ganlslng ability did much toward starting the chamber on its career 'of ?neceas. He 1? vtee president of the Union Tru?t Company of Chicago. I chairman of the Chicago Librar)', end | a member of th? Hughe? Postal Com mission ; a strong believer in the doc trine that through a better under standing labor difference? are cleaned away; for frank dtccaralon and lifting oat t he fact? to thi? end. ERNEST T. TRIGG of Phlladel ? phla. on the Chamber?? Board of Di rector?, ha? had extensive experience ? in dealing with problem? of industrial relations, both as vie? preaident of I Lncaa ? Co.. of Pt-Oade?priia, maau f?rt?rers of paint?, who employ a large number of men. and a? president of Uta National Confederation of Con struction Industries. JOMN J, ILA SCOII 1? vtca preai dent of the Du Pont d? Nemour? Pow der Company and chairman of the HERE ARE 21 OF THE INDUSTRIAL CONFEREES 1. Paul Fe 2. John D. Rockefeller. Jr. 3. Ward But-geu. 4. Louis Thus. 5. Colonel ?Loa D. Sweet. 6. Beran-d M. Baruch. 7. George R. James. ?. Thomas L Ctuiabourne. 9. Gavin McNab 10. EdwinF. Gav 11. E.H. Gary. 12. <V A. L?ndern 13. John Spargo. 14. Charles Edward Russell. 15. -Ciarles Eliot 16. O. E. Bndi-ote. 17. Henry B. Endicott 18. Robert & Brooking*. 19. Thomas D. Jones. 20. E. T. Meredith. 21. Fuller E. Callaway. Finance Cornmlttee of fbe Oeneral Motors Corporation. Mow Tork City. HERBKRT F. PERKINS served during the war aa representative of manufacturer? on the Advisory Com mittee of the War Iaabor Policies Board. Mr. Perkins ts vice president of the McCormick Harvester Machin ery Company and haa charge of an manufacturing operationa. fkeiikhjc-k P. Fl.vH, chairman of the National Industrial ?Oonlerenre Board. Is an eminent patent lawyer, senior member of the firm of Flah. Richardson & ?aye. of Boston, gen eral counsel and adviser of many corporations. JOHN V4. OXEARY, secretary? treasurer of Arthur J. O'Leary ?ft Sorr Ompany, Is a manufacturer of iron and steel products. Chicago; presi dent of the National Metal Trades As sociation, vice pr?sident of the Chi cago Trust Company. ?. Pl-.JIBF.ULTO?* HtTCHl*??.0"l of Philadelphia, president Westmore land Coal Company. Is a member of the Conference Board's recent Euro pean Commission for the Study of the French. English and Italian In dustrial and Iaabor Situation. BDWIH FAit.VHAM GREENE, treasurer of the Pacific Mills. Boston, one of the largest woolen mills In the country, waa formerly proaident of the American Cotton Manufactur ers' Association and National Associa tion of Wool Manufacturier? LEONOR E. LOREE of New Tork City, I? president of the Delaware * Hudson Company, president of the Delaware * Hudson Coal Company. director of the Baltimore * Ohio. Erie, and other railr-sad?. EDGAR !.. MARSTON Is a mem ber of the banking Ann of Blair ?? Co., New Tork. HOWARD ? PENTO? is vice president of the Harris Trust and Saving Bank. Chicago. BERNARD M. BARUCH, member of New Tork Stock Kzcnange for many years, reported to be one of the prime movers for the conference as a need of the hour. During the war Mr. Baruch was chairman of that key board In war co-ordination, the war industries, and out ot this contact with "many problems he la expected to throw lipht on various ?-roeations as they come before the conference. JOHN D. ROCTKEPBLUCR, JK-. an the representative of his father's and his own Interest, will speak from a larger background of Industrial In vestment than any person at the con ference. KLBERT HENRY GARY, chair man and chief executive officer of the United States Steel Corporation, will, not only because of the present strike of the steel worker? and the issues raised therewith, but also Isscause he represent* one of the basic Industries of the country, be a central figure. DR. CHARLES W. ELIOT, presi dent emeritus of Harvard University since 1909. is known for his ad vocacy of broad progressive pol icies, sees ahead Improved social relations growing out of the ex perienee of the war. He will be ] the oldest nan at the conference? tS years. ROBERT B. IIBIVOKIJ4I.S was the price autocrat of the War Industries Board. He began life aa a merchant, j and Is now President of tbe board of trustees of Washington Univer sity, St Louis. I GEORGE R. JAMES, president of Graham-James Wagon Company ot Memphis, Tean., Is also a planter. ward bi-rgess 1? prominent In civic ?nd financial affair? in Omaha. Nebr. Fl I.I.KR R. CALLAWAY of La Orange. Ga.. president of several cotton mills, is rated as an efficient executive: recently back from Ku |rope. where he traveled tn the In terest of the cotton Industry: an ad vocate of individualism. II. n. ENDICtrTT of Milton. Mass.. Is president of tbe Endicott-Johnson Company, said to be the largest manufacturers of shoes In the world. O, E. BRA DFL TK, president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, which operate? in close connection with the Department of Agriculture through county agricultural agent?, will be a representative of the far mer's Interests. He recently aJ dressed a memorial to the President in which It wa? stated that he and two others paid IIS for a hotel meal, for which food, on a careful check, the farmer had not reoclved more than C William Allen White will report every clay's proceedings of The Industriell Conference for TheWashingtonHerald The Industrial Conference, Composed of Repre sentathres of Every W.Ik in Life. Will , Bej-in in Washington Today. YY/ILLIAM ALLEN WHITE is one of America's most W brilliant writers. He reported the peace conference for a large number of American newspapers. He has been a stu dent of-industrial conditions for many years. Recently he has been studying conditions in the steel districts of the country. Mr. White was chosen by the President to represent the United States at the proposed Prince's Island conference with the Bol sheviks. Readers of The Washington Herald are assured of mas terly written reports of the great industrial conference. PAVL L. run*, president of tbe Oeveland Chamber of Commerce and connected with the Joseph L? Petas Company, wholesale clothing manu facturera, with a notably modern plant, la known for his advanced methods In dealing with emplo/e?. A. A. LANDON, formerly isTeet deet of the Buffalo Chamber or Com merce, la vice president tn charge of manufacturing of the American Ra diator Company of Buffalo. TROUA* DAVIER JONES retired as a lawyer In 1900 aad 1? now a dominant figure tn the sine Industry. He is president of the Mineral Point Zinc Company and the New Jersey Zinc Company. EDWIN P. ?AY. known as a wla ard la statistics st Washington dur ing the war. serving the War Indus tries Board and the Shipping Board ointly In this rapacity, bex-ame pr? fessor of ?conomie? at Harvard ln 190* and dean of the Graduate School of Business Administration in If**"- He recently realgned and will become general manager of the New Tork Evening Post on January 1. CHARLES EDWARD RCSSELL. formerly newspaper writer and edi tor, severed hi? connection with the Socialist party, of which he wa? otte of the nest known loaders, oa ac count of IU pacifist attitude during the war; one of the American Mission to Russia during the Kerensky re gime. JOHN SPARGO also left tbe So cialist party on aexsount of It? pacifi?t attitude, and was one of tbe founder? of the Nationalist party; flrst became identified with the Ssaclallst eauee In England at the age of 11; came to this country ln 1901 and toon wi? promi nence a? a Socialist lecturer aad writer: like Russell he continue? to stand for the principle? on which So ciali??? Is baa at*. E. T. MEREDITH of Des Moines. Iowa, editor of Successful Farming. Is a prominent advocate of eo-opera tive marketing', a member of the American mission to Great Britain an* France in ltli to study this aad re lated sunject?. director of the Chi cago Federal Reserve Bank-, delegate from the State at large to the Demo cratic national convention ln 1*11 LOT SWEET, head of the potate ?veci Ion of the Pood Administration during the war. said to be the larr eet grower of potatoe? In the world, has his farm at <^r*Mi***ale. Colo.: known as an advocate of efficiency In farming for Increasing pto?uetiem. OAYIN MeNAB. attorney of ?San Francisco, took a leading part in laiberty Iaoan campaign?; acUve tn public affaire; national e?*>mmltt?emen for the nemocratlc party la tbe laat Presidential campaign. LOFTS Tins of California rep resents large Interests In Westarn ofl lands and Is an authority of a subject likely to come before the oonfereixse during the war he was one of the ? ioller-a-s-ear men ln WaahingtonL ?aid la* have paid LtMO.OOO for the resi dence formel ly occupied by Senator Depew. T-vTOMAJ* !.. CHADBOrRNE. coun selor of the War Trad? Board during the war, la known aiaong ?-orporetioti lawyers as one ?hone sympathies lean toward waire-earners; as counaal of the Mixt?ale Steel and Ordnance Cor poration he advised the company to recognise the right of collective bar gaining. Though an opponent of wbat he terms --Utopian. Marxian, and rssvo i lutlonsj-y Socialism." he is known as a radical among his fellow capital ist.?. WILSON MAINTAINS SLIGHT PROGRESS MM? note PACK ON*. rian. and wound up his argument by saying that the twro facts con stituted a combination of circum stances which absolutely prevented the President from even thinking of work. "Well, that's so." acquiesced the Presldent . The President remained In bed all ! of Sunday and Dr. Grayson has no ; Immediate Intention of releasing I him from his confinement "Quiet I and rest" are the order of the day. ! and the keynote of the entire ?it | uation. All the physician? con cerned with the President? recov ery are In accord on the one point that if the President can be made to see that he must sacrifice all his , ambition for work and forget ?hat ? he regards aa his pressing duty, he . will begin to regain rapidly his ! condition of former health and ac tivity. Grayawa rhrerett. It ?? eaay to realise the ciroum i ?tance? Dr. Grayson was up ?gainst The President's chief strength has I been his nervous reserve. He ha.? 'never been robust physically. Hi? cross country trip used all his noiv ous strength, and he was thrown back on his depleted physical ! strength. Then came his inability I to take nourishment, and the ex ? haustlon of his physical forces be | gan. The rest prescription has temporarily arrested further deple tion of his nervous strength, and tila system has come around to the ! point where he can take nourish ment and enjoy taking it. If the next three or four days are as fuir of encouragement as were Sunday and Saturday, the country may breathe easier. Hast Have Rest. Nothing has transpired thus far to warrant the conclusion that the statement of the necessity of abso lute rest for "some time." which w?*s made in one of the earlier bulletins, will be shortened in point of time. A positive statement regarding the President's condition may be forth coming some time this week, and it doubtlessly will supply complete Information as to what will be nec essary In the period of recupera ? tion. Paatfly Seea Wllaen. | That part of the White House. ; where the President ts making his fight for recovery, was described yes terday as akin to the ordinary* "sick ] room." Mrs. Wilson and Oie Presi dent's daughters are often In evi dence, moving silently from one room to another. Dr. Grayson Is shout at all hour? of the day and night, aa are the nurses, who are In attendance upon the President. Dr. Grayson ?pent I Saturday night at the White House j sa ha? been his custom ever since the ! President has taken seriously 111. The 1 members of the President's family are i cheerful and hopeful, and Mrs. Wll I son. especially, la bearing up well un der the strain. With the po??lble ex ! ceptlon of Dr. Grayson, ?he has been I the busiest person connected with tre President's Illness. Under the "one-at-a-tlme" rule of Dr. Grayson. the President saw all members of hi?* family yesterday for brief periods. s The announcement from Parts or the return to the I'nited States from England of Col. ? M. House, the 1'restdent's nearest friend, was the subject of conjecture at the Capital today. Col. Houae is expected to come direct to Waahlagton a? soon Aa be lassos la thia country. WEIRD DEATH OF WRITER MYSTIFIES CHICAGO POUCE -croan?-?"-* ream rsoa omo. PurceD household. Iraoludla. T ??t? Corder, the divorced ?r|f? of Taa? Purcell. the dead ?oog-w-tter'? ?on Misa Corder, an ?etra???, wa? with "Tbe Pa?. I ? a; Show.** which flnubed Its ran la Chkrago Satarday night. Pincer ?pri?t experta took every print that could be found la the Par can apartment. Plmfer-print? -rara takaa of ????? one of Pareeir? relativ-?, tor ether with thoee of Ml?? Corder At the ??me time, chemisu ?rere testina; the content? of Piarceli ? ?lomach for poison. Member? of tbe family aU proved that they were many mile? from Chl c**o when Purcell died. Wealth Lw.1 ba MtmrhM. Nothinir could he learned >? to what had become of Purcell'? wealth, aa til It waa found that lie had become Impoverished through ?tock gambling. Only one Anger-print w?a found the ?oarce of which wa? not easily ex plainable. That ?-aa on a mirror, and might have been made month? ?ao. The case wa? a ''?-ryartery".'' cer tainly, and the police were at a stand still In their in vert i-rat ion ?Then the eye? of a nervous, quick-witted youne woman revealed ?omethinc that made the whole affair more intricate aad uncanny than ever. afra. Rath M. Cruse, wife of a nephew of the dead men. wa? tn-rpeet Inr the flat. whlrti had been left pre cisely a? tt ?-aa when the body was found. She wa? emesecmlty Iniere?????" la the t reakf art table "I cant help hot fed th?l ther? la so-nethin- o-reer ?boat rh.t meal.'' ?be ?aid to a detective. "Tt doe-n't look right to ma." Suddenly Mr?. C*i-u?e s-i?tehed ttp the three fragments of toast and flt ted them totrether. They had been broken from fhe ??? piece? She next pointed oat that ther? wesf signs of hot otte eu havlne toen used, ?nie coffee cap? had riot toen drank It waa a -cwjoc-flaa;? hi?lf??t ?fr?. Pareen and bar 4h__Mar ar rived la Chicago from an o?t-of-tow? v-rlt tb? room-it the body was found ?They had plann??* to -orp-t?? Mr. PureeU ?ad had not written tetltnc htm the time of their return Mr? Puroell had iwaetred two let ter? from her huaband ?ayin?? that he fr-sr-ed there was ?.plot against him: that crook? were acto-ning to rob him. He told of telephone call? from a strange woman. Aimonnce-aont by th? eherais-ts that it waa nicotine that killed Purcell was ? startling development when the eaae w?a already a week old. Teat? were made for nineteen poi sons, which had been used for murder and suicide la th? paat befor? ??? ? tine, a _?*?_? alkaloid ?old freely for knitng Insects on flower? toe I shrub?, wa? hit -*b?-l It is tn-taAUy fatal aad aboat forty ' drops of the pore poison were tararsi | in Purcell'? trtomach This quantity ! would kill tea peraon?. There re?nain? a division of opinion ? among those who are studying the j PtaTCell caa? aa to wrbetber be kfUed : hii-seif or wa? ?lain Here are the reason? for believing that KUaa H. Pixroall ?tied by bla The rope by whrjch he waa fas tened in the chair la only aboat a yard long. It la a flimsy cord of twisted ?trands The left hand was tied to aa arm chair; the rieht wa? held try a freely r-e-ttathg noooe Thi? rope wt-ald net have preveated Purcell from rising from tbe chair. H? could eaaatty have raised a pl-as to his lip?. There eraa ? broken tumbler on the floor at hia feet. The towel tied about the face v/s? not held against the motxth. trot had ?lipped to the chin. The bundle., sappceedly wrapped up by thievea did not contain ob jects of much value and were to* carefully tied to nigrsst the haste of a robbery. When Mra Pnreell aaw the bun dle?, pinned and knotted, her fli-Bt exclamation wa?. "That'? just like my husband" Several motive? are to to found which would axroant for a camou ; flared ?aloide, besides the lo?? of a large ?rum of money. Waa rem? est Plisa?. Parerli wa? vain and moody. He had been In the theatrical businee.? ? and was known to be fond of ; posing About $14.000 ?n Inaurane? : policies might he Jeopardised If it I were proved that Purcell took hi? ^own life. ? ? The evidence p-inting to morder ! weakens under examination. The ( milkman who ?aw the face at the t window in the gray light of dawn | admitted when he had thought the matter over that he could not be poaitlve whether ?t wa? an old man ' or a young one. whether It was Purcell or someone else. Purcell ?-a? inordinately proud of hi? family. He claimed descent from a Horace Purcell who wa? organist in Westminster Abbey in the seven teenth centnry. Purcell was an Invalid, with a weak heart and other alimente. Evidence of Suicidr. The three ?light ra?rk? on the , he?d might have been self-inflicted ! hammer blows. administered to ^trt-ngthon the appearance of mur der. Physician? aay that they w.-t-e mude ?everal days before death. The ?rrocer from whom Purcell had purchased hi? ?mall daily ?toca? J ot provision? recall?*that on Katur | day Purcell did not appear. There j wa? no food In the hou?e- He h?d I evidently made up hi? mind that he J would never retjoire another meal. A ballad. -The l__?t Ouest,?' writ ten by Purcell in Mil. relate? how en old man. who ha? heaped up wealth for the sake of hi? family, la at laat glad when d?ath come? to take him. Be, although many Inveetigator? continue to i-slst that Purcell era? murdered It appe?r? that the dreamy, temperamental poaeur. brooding in lonelineas over the loe? of money and of health, d ?vised for himself a death which would keep M? name clear of tbe ?tlgma of suicide. BIGGER NAVY PAY ON WAY IN HOUSE ? Substantial increases In pay fct ? both officer? and men in the navy , are contemplated by member? of the House Naval Affaira Committee which : will begin exhaustive hearings on the ? subject this week. The committee Is thoroughly alive to the altuatlon which threatens the disintegration of the personnel If the present rate standards ate continued. Chairman Butler said last night, and legislation to meet this ? ituatlon will be expedited. The committee has been Informed that resignation? are coming in dally from the beet men in the ?ervtce who are forced to seek more lucrative po sition, in civil Mr Many of the emergency officer? who entered the nsvy during the w?r. and who would lik? to continue In th? ?ervlee. alao ara lilallas It difflcait to r?Mlu on M???.?-?? at tho low par. tt ?? ? / - VETERAN BONUS FIGHT IMPENDS ? Authors of Bills Asked to Get Together on Reward For ?Service Men. ? The txsovement ta Cottars?? tar as add***onal borras for I mariraa a?i diera, sailor? aad manne? wlw t*arved during tbe world war win be pot definitely under way during the mi? taf* week. GeJthran. of If aaaa? li?ett? an nounoed yesterday that he wtn aak J the author? of an bm? pro? Idlng f?r bonu?ea or other fuss? af TtaaggM for tbe heroes to hold a eeafspaa?? for tbe parp?se of agreeing ?tm waa bill that all will su-jpov-L By |stilai together and talking owsr tb? situa tion, ltr. GaJUva-i r^?erea. the van on.. Casngressnisii lntaK-sstad ta tbe subject caa reach a om 11 pi ?as ? a?? which, wtfb tbe combined ? mHI af the ca34-1ier-er.es?. ?houli haxw a sjaod chance for ?iii-rUsga. Bonus otri? by mere Qtaat a ?oar* of member, of ***? tatrtim are -sow pe?a?ltng. TMy carry ?M a ?iiuQi for each loe up to a flat ?tan of wa Maat of tbecn make It ? Ociarle? to ment boatta The greatasT ohetavel? u be ????t. come by the bassa? ssttvooaiee Is tbe eowtouiy plea of the RepuaUean lead er? aad offiaaala of tbe Treasury De PaJ-tnsaast. In tLbetr etTort? to fore stall laxxTlsladoa for tbe benefit of the eoldlers tbey pcmt to tba war ?tobt already faa-xag the ?xssntry and de j Clare that the granting of another bonus will m ?an the *??-?>?G of an ?ALEXANDRIA t-BBAV. A, ? i?aBipt?aa. Alexandria. V*.. Oct. t. ? ?Oral? ?hooters aod poker player? had an ? unlucky Sabbath owing to the ar 1 tl-rltr of the police A? a reeult of six raid? a grand total ef forts were taken In custody, both wtot? and colored afoet of the parti?? arreau-d left $*. ooUalera? sussi aa a result the coffer? of the city trssess. ury wiil be enriched to tbe extxr ? of about IN' by tomorrow morc SSSA One raid Saturday nf?-kt r???-j1te?i ? in the arrest of nine crap shooter? , both white aad colored, and a ?sec ond raid yielded eleven. A raid thi? afternoon at old Port Ellswortlx. 'west of Alexandria added ntae atears : whites, to tbe earrrervt The last raM tocig?t rexs-ulted In ? the capture ?a* ten poke- players in a bowse on Boi Hi Iasss? ?tr?-??. al! colored. Th? raid? w?ass? ?-?5snd?i?-*,ed bv ! Clilef G?yi Sergeant Wtlkeaaon. and Petrolmert D?rrer. Caaiphi II and Held. The police oAao d?voted a part of - their work to avrt?? oporeTtrrg asad thi? res-nlted la alao belag cited to appear ln catatrrt tomorrow j\ i? es pec-ted that collateral wtll be fo \ fatteci by most of those charges] with ?speeding. Beryrt. Irving Tena*?can who h?, heesn overaeas for more Uses a year past, ha? returned and Is now a? Camp Merrltt, ?. J He expect? to return home ehortly. Second Gunner?? Mat? John A- Nu gent. G S ?. ha? ?-seen relie.? d from ?ei-vire and Is now at tbe ho*?? of his parent?. Mr. and Mr? O J. Nugent, In North Washington ?tr??' At his own request he was assigned to the naval armed guard Clerk Predicts Exact Hour of His Death San Fv-ancisco, Cal.. Oct. I?A nvor oment I? to be releed to the late Ernest Puvdenkumn. a clerk, who predicted hi? death to the hour. An order to thi? effect ha? Just been made by Judge D?nne. Suydenkump entered an undertak ing establi.hment on the afternoon of March "3 and aaid h? expected to die at I" o clock. He gave Frown 11 ? for a funeral. Suydenkump then went to ?he Mount Zion Hospital, ?engaged a room and went to bed. At in o'clock that night he died. It waa found that there re rrmined !'?" m hi? estate. ?fue that money to buy him ? tombsione." sivjd Judge Dunne. " *. man viih such remarkable foreelxh' should have a ?uitable monument " WOMAN SO ILL COULD NOT WALK Lydia EL Pinkham'? Vefe ? -?ble Coinpound Restored Her to Health. lVl-a Amboy. X. J.?" For three Tear? I suffer??! with a arvrre ferae?? trouble, waa ner vous, had back ache aad a pain ia my sida most of tha time. I had dizzy apella and waa ofte? so faint I could not walk ?i the floor. The doc tor said I would nava to have an* operation. I read about Lydia E. Pinkham'? Vegetable Compound in . ny newspaper, aad triad it. Now t u? better, feel strong, have bo paia*, backache or dizzy spella Every oae tells me bow well I look, and I tell them to use Lydia E. Pijiiham'? Vege table Compound?that ia what make? me feel well aad look ?ell. I i**eom mrnded it to my sister and ahe ia using it now. Tou can osa this letter if you wish, for it is certainly a grand remedy for a woman's ill?."?Mrs. Mabtha STAimLAWa-a-t, 524 Pean St, Perth Amboy, X. J. For forty yean Lydia E. Pinkham ? Vegetable Compound haa been over coming such serious conditions as dis placements, inflammation, ulc?ration, uTcgu!?T"itie?. periodie pains, back ache, ilizziaeea, and nervous preatf? tioa af wt-aaea, aad ia now eoasiSarti ?tha ?standard **-*-*adj ist pssk ?til?