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1 Preliminary to Grand Review Here. STAFF CONFERENCE HELD Motor truck trains of the 1st Kegu- j lar Division, which started from New | York last Wednesday, will begin riving in Washington tomorrow, and soldiers will begin overhauling them in readiness for the grand review next Wednesday afternoon. The trains are scheduled to reach j Baltimore this_aftyriioon for an oytr night~stop. They are expected to reach this city about noon tomorrow, and camp at 17th street and Massachusetts avenue southeast during the stay in Wash ington. The trains, in command of Col. Wil liam F. Stewart, jr., C. A. C., is com posed of about ?on motor vehicles and other wheel equipment of the division to a total of about 1,200 pieces. About 3,000 men of the 1st Division are making the trip overland with the train. ? The motor transport equipment will form the second section of the divi sional troops, the tirst, including the horse-drawn transportation, already j being in the camps about the city. The infantry ami enuincer units will j come by train and will not reach here until a few hours before the parade. Member* of the divisional staff and the general staff met at the War ; Department today to map out the start of the parade, distributing the | numerous units of infantry, artillery, engineers. Signal Corps, truck trains. I etc.. in the streets and vacant spaces in the vicinity of the Capitol, so that there will be no confusion or break in the line of march when Gen. Persh ing starts from the l'eace monument at 1 o'clock next Wednesday after Boon. Bands at Fixed Stations. Four bands have been obtained by Percy S. Foster, chairman of the music committee, to furnish music fpr the parade at fixed stations along; Pennsylvania avenue. These bands ^111 not play when there are regi mental bands of the division passing. Milt will serve to keep up t-tie en thusiasm of the soldiers and the ^?ctators when no bunds are near | lithe line of march. |Mr. Foster also has arranged to i have an experienced song leader with ; each band, and he will direct the cfowd in singing popular songs and dftties. such as stirred the man in efimps during the trying days of the t* Keynote Decorations. f J jThe committee on decorations has j afked that laurel leaves and white i used as the keynote in decora- | tions for the grand review, these to be surmounted everywhere by American ^ags. Where obtainable United States shields should be used with garlar.ds of laurel looped from them. In addi tion there may be used bright litho graphs of the 1st Division troops. Which may be obtained at room 46, State, War and Navy building. ?The Staunton, Va., thoroughbred ; bprse presented to Gen. Pershing in J New York, and at once named "Jeff" j by the general, has arrived in Wash ington Dy train and is in fine fet tle to carry his distinguished rider la the parade. He is looked after by Prank M. Merriken, orderly for thv gjtneral. '"Jeff" was presented the general by \ the Jefferson Feigl Post of the Araeri- j can Legion and is a six-year-old. Gen. I^rshing's horse, "Kidron," which he rode In Europe, is in quarantine in j Newport News, Va., the regulations of j tke Department of Agriculture for- I Wdding his release until he has been ' held 120 days. k i Men Viewing the City. 'Only small details of soldiers re mained on duty at Camp Leach, Camp Meigs and East Potomac Park today, iMst of the men being given liberty tb visit the city. There are now about C.000 men of the 1st Division in Wash ington and vicinity, having been sent Mere with the horse-drawn equipment ai their several regiments. ? Most of the insignia worn by the i**n is familiar to capital residents, tat the sight of a number of sol diers wearing bright blue bands about their left sleeve excited some curios ity. Inquiry showed that these were Members of the Signal Corps. A red armband distinguishes couriers. CHILEAN CABINET CBISIS. Stagnation of a Shaky Coalition ?Seported From the Capital. NTIAGO, Chile, September 13.? Chilean ministry has resigned. status of the Chilean cabinet to have been an uncertain je for some time past. On July 18 M n#*ister of public works resigned. ACause of differences with other lembers of the cabinet over railway i dmlnlstration problems and the pos sibility of the resignation of the en tire cabinet was suggested in Santi ago advices. A new minister of pub lic works was appointed July 21. however, in the person of Malaqaias Concha, former minister of industries, 4nd the democratic leader, the ditli eulties apparently having been smoothed over. CARRANZA NOT TO SEEK HE-ELECTION IN 1920 : MEXICO CITY, September 11.? ? ^enustiano Carranza under no cir cumstanoes will seek re-election as president of Mexico, and without fail *111 turn the presidency over to his siccessor upon completing his pres ent term in December, 1920," Luis C ahrera. secretary of the treasury, hfflTJtnnounced. This statement was made following the publication of a report that a meeting of various political leaders had been held to consider the re ?wn of President Carranza. ItAY POSTPONE MADRID VISIT Xing Albert Will Sail for United States on Schedule Time. BRUSSELS. Friday. September 12.? King Albert's visit to Madrid, which he had intended to make soon, will probably be postponed, according to announcement here. He will remain in the United States about six weeks Conferences with Norman Armour, charge d'affaires of the American em bassy here, and Rear Admiral An drew T. Long, naval attache of the American embassy In Paris, have not i brought about any change in the or- j iglnal plan for the king and queen to i sail on September 22. ? BEFUSES BELA EUN DELIVERY i Austrian Government Denies Re quest of Hungary for Extradition. PARIS, September 13 (Havas).?The Austrian government has refused to accede to Hungary's demand for the extradition of Bela Kun, virtual dic tator at Budapest during the com munist regime, asking for proofs of accusations of murder and theft 4e against him, according to Vlen newspapers. The government note :Hungary states. It is said, that mm Bela Kun's arrival in Austria he ras'the bearer of 200,000 crowns. - ! WOMAN COAL HEAVER DIES AT AGE OF !>0. WIQAN, Knslaiii, Aucnxt 24 ? orrF?|)iindrDrr of the Asso ciated Press).?."Hr*. Bridget Mcllngh. the oldeat "pit-brow" woman in the Pemberton roal j tleld, has just died here at the ? age of eighty years. For more , | than half a century ahe had worked at the mines. "Old Bridget." aa Mrs. Nr. Hugh fffli familiarly citi!ed. was n hale and hearty, airongly built ; wnmnn who could uw a nhoirl J I in Ailing mine eara aa well aa nay man and waa always looked upon as <:n expert yll-Ufow" worker, few betas her equal. The shorter working day waa i unknown tv her and summer and winter, rain or ahine. ahe waa accustomed to l<-a\e home at 5 o'clock every inoralng aad wan in her place at the- coal | bank before the whiatle sound ed at II. tier day coutinued un til .*> or tt at iiiicht. Mra. Mr llugh waa a grandmother, and two of her aonN are employed in the colliery where ahe worked no lout;. I _ 1 HOSPITAL CHARGES PROBE TO CONTINUE Committee to Hear Testi mony Regarding Reed and St. Elizabeth's Next Week. Testimony regarding aUeged mis treatment f soldiers at Walter Reed and St. Elizabeth's hospitals will be taken early next week at a resumed hearing before Chairman McKenzie of the subcommittee of the House com mittee investigating war expenditures. It was intended to continue the hear ings today, but the number of wit nesses subpoenaed have been ex hausted. Chairman McKenzie subpoenaed Maj. Albert S. Cummings, VHo, a. wit-; ness said, could give the names of sol diers who were denied treatment at Walter Heed because civilians were given preference. Maj. Cummins was discharged from the service Septem ber 6 and it has been impossible to locate him Both Side; to Be Heard. The subcommittee plans, as far as possible, to hear all the "Witnesses in reganl'to allegred abuses and later to give thtt authorities an opportunity to defend the /management ?t the in- i stitutions. L?r. William A. Wtoite, su- 1 perintendent of St. Elizabeth's 'Hos pital, luis been notified to hold himself | in readiness to testify next week. Statements by Enlisted Hen. Enlisted m?n who are held at Wal ter Reed as attendant, and who pro test that they uru eager to be re lesfsyd and return, home, tqM the committee yesterday that they are ! being held in the services to care for".! civilians who are getting free treat- I ment at the Army hospital through I "pull." They testified that relatives of Army ortlcers, including mothers-! in-law and war workers, are getting', surgical and dental attention at the' hospital, whfle soldiers have to wait. That a dozen civilians a day receive' free dental treatment wjs testified by[ Private George W. Sells, who pro-.' tested that he should be released in stead of being held there to attend to these civilian cases while overseas men have to wait. He told the com mitiee that Maj. Albert S. Cummings could furnish the names of soldiers who could not get treatment. Says Outside Patients Are Treated. Testimony that twenty patients who? had nothing to do with the Arjny had' surgical operations performed a"t Wal-. ter Heed during August was given by: Corp. John R. Dull ot Glade, Pa., an-, oilier soldier whose discharge has' been refused. Corp. Hazen Elliott, a Michigan boy, serving as surgical assistant, said that" on August 22 a soldier was held in. the operating room under anesthetics for twenty minules while the Army surgeon was called away to perform minor operations on the two sons of a colonel. His own request for release from: military service was rejected JBve' times, according to the testimony of Sergt. B. Copplnger of Alden, 111., who remarked that little attention" was paid to priority lists in t?}e discharge of the men. . - Dr. W. A. White Denies* Charges. Dr. William A. White, superintendent of St. Elizabeth's Hospital, denied charges against that institution which were made at yesterday's hear ing. He will testify again later on invitation of the committee. He dis cussed with the utmost frankness and in detail a complaint made by Philip B. Wilson, an attendant at St. Eliza beth's. who said that a patient named James Murch, whom he turned over to two soldier attendants, had been struck in the stomach and otherwise beaten. Dr. White told the committee that he had taken this matter up with Lieut. Col. Chappelle, In command of the military detachment, who investi gated and reported back to Dr. White that the charges of brutality had not been substantiated. Dr. White said he insistently urged steps for a court martial because this was a.case where an employe had given first-hand direct testimony. He said he believed it es sential for the morale of the institu tion that the utmost attention should be given to such charges. He got the court-martial and the two soldiers were exonerated of the charges. It is the policy and practice of the in stitution, Dr. White said, to thus make a thorough investigation of each re port of abuses and to give any com plainant "his day in court." TAX ON WEALTH TO YIELD GERMANY A HUGE SUM BERLIN. September 11 (by the As sociated Press).?The government's inheritance tax. it is estimated, will yield 775\000.t)90 marks per year, while its levy on fortunes will turn over to the national treasury nearly 3.000,000,000 marks annually for the next thirty years. LLOYD GEORGE IN COUNCIL. To Represent Great Britain Mon day, But Return Home at Once. PARIS, September 12.^-David Lloyd George, the British premier, will rep resent C0"at Britain on the supreme council of peace conference when it meets Monday. He will leave Paris Monday evening afteir'the meeting. Meanwhile, Mr. Lloyd George Is hav ing a series of Informal meetings with Premier Ciemeneau, president of the council, and others of the peace con ference leaders for discussion of the Syrian question. There seems good reason to believe that the differences between France and Great Britain over this question can be reconciled without difficulty. Any agreement reached by these nations, however, will he subject to revision by tjie Bijnreme council when the, Turtflph p^te treaty-is taken uOV - GEN. PERSHING ACCLAIMED BY THOUSANDS ON ARRIVAL IN WASHINGTON. The general'* automobile *lckl?* "? way through the cheering throng at I'ninn station. PERSHING SPENDS HIS 59TH BIRTHDAY IN AN ACTIVE WAY (Conti11ucri^froni First Pa.ge.1 your heart s desire. You come rather in meekness and humility of spirit, saying to the great American people that as the- Nazarene died to maise men holy so their sons have died to make men free. You, their surviving commander, ccrtne bacjt to us vita no evidences of loot and conquest, but with the triumphB of the soul ana spirit of liberty and law. to us that t'h? cause in winch they died was a sacred cause, that the motives which moved them did not pass away with their expiring breath and that the only pride and glory of this now successfully terminated contest is the pride and glory of a republic, whose sons were willing to die for the com mon good of our common humanity. "In the name of my countrymen and my President. I salute you. Hall the patriot, farewell to the conqueror and yet again, hall." Pershing Praises Spirit of People. As he concluded, there was another roar of applause. During his closing sentence Gen. Pershing lifted his cap, and bowed quietly as he reached the last word. He waited for the cheering to die down, and in a quiet, deep voice made his reply. -"This is indeed a welcome/' he said, slowly, "which fills me with emotion Impossible to express. "t thank vou, sir, for what you have ?aid, representing the President whose constant confidence In me has been the strength and which has given me the courage to do in a better way that I though my country wished me tO40it had not been for the splendid spirit of America causing It to enter the war without thought of gain, un selfishly fighting for hkve fnrpfathprs. we would not nave rew/ned with such a triumph today. X want to thank the American people, and I want to praise the American women who watched and prayed that we might re urn with victory and to tVi*? Congress and the becrfctary oi War for the splendid support up to the 5ery SaV we sailed for home. Thank you." Children Kissed by Warrior. As Gen. Pershing marched through the throng Just before receiving the, official welcome home he conferred upon several small children Bayly dressed In pageant costumes a mark , of distinction as great to them prob ably as the D S. C. which he pinned on the soldier'hero on battlefl.rid. He kissed them?with a boylah .mile>.he stooped, picked up curly haired chil dren who were cheering h>? *8 as the tiny voices would permit, lirtea them up In his arms and kissed them. Fifty years from now, it is wagered, some grandmother will be telling a little grandchild at her knee the story of her kiss by Pershing. The delegation which met him wa?| composed of Vice Preaident Marshall, the three District Commissioners. Robert N. Harper, president of the Chamber of Commerce; Walter A. Brown, president of the Washington Board of Trade; Joseph Berberich, president of the Merchants and Manu facturers' Association; the Missouri delegation to Congress, and others. Former Speaker Champ Clark, in a broad-brimmed pearl slouch, came In for cheers from the crowd as he marched with the delegation to his place With the welcoming party. , At the conclusion of Gen. Pershing s reply he entered an automobile with "Vice President Marshall and started for his hotel. Waiting at the Station. j In the great concourse of the Union station built for just such occasions, were grouped thousands who waited lonir for the American commander to appear Along the platform from his train rows of girl war workers in red White and blue robes lined his path and asJie moved toward the reception rooM a great shout almost, ?hook the high roof with its inten sity A military band crashed out a I few bars of "Hail to the Chief.' the traditional salute of the Army to its leaders, and a battalion of infantry snaDDed to present arms. Outside the building a double line of cavalry waited, the sabers jumped to present, glittering in the clear sunlight, as the car carrying the Vice President and Gen. Pershing rolled /itft nf the station entrance. The general then drove through the CaDitol grounds and up Pennsylvania ivenue to his hotel, escorted by troops of cavalry. In comparison with hia KLmt demonstrative receptiomj- in DON'T FORGET, PAY YOUR INCOME TAX The third installment of in come tax mnit be paid Monday. If checks are not la the bands of the internal revenue collector at Baltimore by mldnlsrht Mon day penalties will be aaaeaaed against the dellnqnents. Do It now. New York and Philadelphia he prob ably thought this city a quiet one. Inspection at the Hotel. In the midst of the applause, Gen. Pershing did not forget that he is a soldier first. When the car drew up at the hotel, the two troops of tha 3d Cavalry that had escorted it were lined up with sabers at rigid present to the ranking officer of the Army in which they serve. Beckoning to him the officer in command. Gen. Pershing signified his wish to inspect the men before he went to his rooms, and through the opened ranks he walked with eyes taking in each detail of equipment. fn the lobby, Secretary Baker and Gen. March said good night. A brief conference with Vice Presi dent Marshall followed, then Gen. Pershing and the score of officers to which his staff had dwindled, went to their rooms. Only Immediate Plans Decided. Later Gen. Pershing expressed keen pleasure at being back in Washington, but could throw little light on hia future plans beyond the ceremonies of next week when he heads the parade of the 1st Division and later when he receives the usual tribute of a reception by a joint session of Congress. One future event on which Gen. Pershing's mind is fixed is a visit to his old home in Laclede, Mo. He has been swamped with invitations from cities all over the country, but has not yet formulated his plans. The trip to Laclede is the one fixed event. The general was asked what he wished to do when he got to Laclede. He hesitated a moment, then: "I would like." he said, "to have everybody forget that I'waa ever any thing but a Missouri boy. I would like to be as free as I was then." Tear Makes Great Difference. The general was reminded that the day was the anniversary ot the smashing of the St. Mihlel salient. His eyes lighted up and an odd amlla touched his lips. "It is a great contrast, today and a year ago." he remarked. . "Did you know then that the war - - . v.- ?? -l ? -i. .. \ Gen. Pershing and Vte? President Marshall, who welcomed the former to the National Capital. would end as soon as it did?" some one asked. "I hoped it would," Gen. Pershing replied, smiling, but with a gleam in his eyes that may have been due to recollection of a feeling of more than hope on that eventful day. Staff Only a Remnant Nov. The remnant of Gen. Pershing's staff that remains with him will con tinue on duty until the affairs of the American expiditionary force have been closed up, and War Department orders formally announce the dis bandment of that force. Gen. Pershing himself will be the last man to leave it, as he waa the first to be assigned to it. The ques tion of what his next assignment is to be has not been discussed, so far as known, at least no public state ment has been issued. He had not had a day off duty since six months before he led American troops into Mexico in chase of Villa, so a long leave of absence and a chance to get out of uniform and be a plain Amer ican citizen for a while seema likely, should he desire. But to quote his own words for it. he is "ready for any duty my country has for me, whatever it is." CARDINAL MEBCIEB RESTING. Prepares for Series of Important Events is Baltimore. BALTIMORE, September 13.?Cardi nal Mercier had no engagements for today and planned to rest as much as possible in preparation tor the im portant events, in whioh he wili be the central figure, which begin to morrow and continue during the re mainder of his visit to Cardinal Gib bons. He and Cardinal Gibbons will oc cupy thrones in the sanctuary at a solemn hiffh mass in the cathedral to morrow and Cardinal Mercier will speak briefly. ITALIANS ENTER FIUME. Unauthorized Occupation of City by Force Under D'Annuuzio. ROME, Friday, September 18.?Ga briele D'Annunzio, the Italian poet aviator, arrived in Flume from Ron chi this afterpoon with detachments of grenadiers and arditi provided with machine guns and armored au tomobiles, according to reports reach ing this city tonight.' The movement was made In violation of orders from the government. No disorders were reported up till late tonight. Gov ernment officials have been instructed to Investigate recent demonstrations at FJume and determine who was *e sponsible for them. RIVALRY IN BUILDING DECORATIONS UPHELD AS MARK OF PATRIOT Every business house on Pennsylvanue avenue should strive to have the most elab orately decorated building in its block next Wednesday. Such a rivalry would show the met) of the 1st Division that their wel come home after two years in war-torn Europe is most sin cere.?Robert N. Harper, chair man citizens' welcome commit tee. HOUSE INVESTIGATOR VISITS CAMP MEIGS Chairman Graham of the special House committee which is investigate ing war expenditures visited Camp Meigs today to see for himself what the conditions there are. He made this trip, he says, because he has been re ceiving many complaints in regard to living conditions for the men. Chairman Graham expects to make a similar visit to Camp LeaCh this aft ernoon, accompanied by several other members of the special committee. NEW LINE TO VALPARAISO. Pacific Company to Beach Weit Coast Point* Via Panama Canal. By Cable to The Star and Chicago Dally News. Copyright, 1919. KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 10. ?The Pacific Steam Navigation Com. pany will soon start a service from New York to Valparaiso by way of the Panama canal. Boats coming down will call here, and on their way up to. New York will call for passengers and cargo. FEAB CAE DISCRIMINATION. Operators Would Be Safeguarded After Boads 60 to Owners. Coal mine operators should be safe? guarded by a provision In the rail read reorganisation legislation against discrimination in the distribution of coal cars, K. D. Chicago, counsel for the National Coal Association, told the House interstate commerce committee yesterday. Operators, he said, feared the rail roads, upon return to private control,, would, revive discriminatory car as signment. ? ' ' N, Workers in Mailbag Repair and Equipment Shops to Be Reclassified. FOR PAY READJUSTMENT Employes of the mailbag repair and equipment shops and of the inland mail division of the Post Office De partment will receive early next week questionnaires from the joint con gregsional commission on reclassifica tion of salaries In the District. Approximately 350 Post Office De partment employes thus will be added to the Jurisdiction of the reclassifica tion commission, which already has the destinies of about 106,000 federal work ers of the National Capital in its hands. Questionnaires will go out to the workers early next week, perhaps Monday, and the commission hopes the fill?d-in blanks will be returned by the end of the week. Included by Request. The reclassification commission took jurisdiction of the mailbag shop employes and the workers of the in land mail division at the request of the joint commission on postal sala ries, which is working on the salary readjustments of postal employes of the entire country. Owing to the particular appropriation bill from which the mail bag shop and inland mall division workerg are paid, it was thought best by the postal commis sion that the salary problems of these workers be handled by the joint congressional commission on re classification of salaries In the District. Issue of Jurisdiction Arises. A fine line sometimes divides fed eral employes of the Post Office De partment from postal employes, so called, and the mail bag shopmen and inland mail workers, constituted one of the ticklish problems for solution. Employes of the Washington city post office come under the jurisdiction of the commission on postal salaries, there being no doubt about it. Some other employes, however, constitute doubtful cases. The mall bag and in land mail employes are employed here in the District, and it was de cided, after conference between the two commissions, that they should go to the jurisdiction of the reclassifica tion commission. MEASURE GOES TO CALENDAR. Senate Considers House Bill Af fecting Bills of Lading Loans. Consideration of the House bill de signed to enable banks to increase loans on bills of ladings, which is being especially supported by Sena tors from the cotton states for the purpose of stimulating cotton produc tion, was begun in the Senate yester day, but the closing of the morning hour prevented a final vote on the measure, which went to the calen dar. * Senator Pomerene, democrat, Ohio, opposed the bill on the grounds that it would not promote sound banking and that it failed to provide adequate safeguards for the small investor. This contention was denied by Sena- I tor Smith, democrat, Georgia, who) said the bill is intended to promote trade abroad in American commodi ties and would cause no loss or undue risk to banks. FIGHT H.C.L. WITH GRENADES Enraged Citizens Resort to Violence in West Prussia. COBLENZ, August 25.?Hand gre nades left over from the war, were used effectively recently by enraged civilians in Zoppot. West Prussia, who attacked food stores on the ground that the shopkeepers were profiteer ing According to information reach Si American Army headquarters a mfb. armed with grenades revolvers and other weapons, attacked in num bers the stores which were known to have charged high prices. Tn the interior of Germany marga been quoted recently at 6 marker pound, whereas ^ formerly cost 2.80 marks per pound- This is. at trlbuted to the low rate o f G"man ex Change. Thp official rate of exchange L smarts M pfennigs for 1 franc, rfv ** thsmark a value in American'money of a fraction tote# than 6 cents. j GROCER SLAIN LAS! NIGHTJN HIS STORE Police Seek Suspect in Kill ing of Simon Miller at 1001 Lamont Street N.W. ROBBERY THE MOTIVE Police and detective?* are searching the city today for an unidentified colored man who they believe can throw light on the killing of Simon Wilier, a young grocer, in his store. 1001 I^amont street northwest, shortly be fore 11 o'clock last niirht. Despite the fact that $50 was found in the victim's pocket and a i msidftr able amount of change in 111?- cash box. detectives are confident robbery was the motive for the criny. They pointed out that Sherman avenue. which is on one side of the htore. is a thoroughfare for automobiles at nitrht and they believe the sound of ap proaching machines frightened the as sailant off before he had time to search the store. Tall, Slender Negro Seen Running. The colored man the police desire to question is said to have been sit ting: on a fence on Lamont street looking toward the store a few min utes before the shooting, and also was seen, the police say, running down Sherman avenue by neighbors who went to their windows when they heard the report of t 1j?- pistol. The police look-out describes this man as having dark brown skin ami being about six feet tall and of slender build. He wore dark clothes and a gray cap. Miller was thirty years old and un married. His brother. Samuel Miller, who was a partner in the business, had gone upstairs and undressed for bed. Another brother. Isaac Miller, who kcei>s a store at 1 10u 6th street southwest, had spent the evening at the Lamont street store and left about 10:30. About 10:45 a woman living across the street came to Miller's store ami the proprietor was sitting outside. She asked for a loaf of bread and Mil ler went into the store and brought it out. She had not been back in her home long when the pistol shot rang out. Seen by Mr. Robinson. Police of the tenth precinct say I bat John B. Kobinson of 322S Sherman avenue told them he passed the store just before the shooting and saw the colored man for whom they are searching across the street from the Miller store. After he hail entered his ' home down the street, Kobinson t^ld the police, he heard the pistol shot and saw a colored man running down Sherman avenue The police are con fident the fleeing colored man was the same man Robinson saw near the Miller store a few minutes before The victim's brother. Samuel, hur ried downstairs as soon as be heard the shot and found his brother stand ing over a wash basin in the room back of the store, trying to stop the flow of blood from a wound in the left side of his neck, just below the collar band. A moment later Simon fell-to the floor. He moaned, but uttered nothing that would help the police in solving the mystery. When police of the tenth precinct reached the store the brother. Samuel, was in such a nerv ous condition he could tell them little. The wounded man was rushed to Garfield Hospital in a patrol wagon and there pronounced dead. In the store the police found a trail of blood from behind the counter nea.r the cash box to the back room, where he fell. This strengthened the theory that he had gone to the cash box to get the money before closing, and was shot by some one in the doorway Mrs. Isaac Miller, sister-in-law of the dead man, said he had a disposi tion that made every one like him, and that she knew of no one who would Want to take his life. Mr. Miller and his brothers fame to this country frotn Russia more than five years ago. Simon lived in New York for a time. In his pocket wa*-' found a registration card from a New York city draft board. He has been in business here only about six monthrs. packekWtrol URGED BY FARMERS ? ? b C. H. Gustafson of Omaha. Neb., chairman of the farmers' national. committee on packing plants and al lied interests of the Farmers' Natur al Council and president of the Ne braska Farmers' Union, urged re?:ul;t tion and control of the meat packing industry before the Senate commit tee on agriculture. lie stated |!iat the farmers' committee ? to carry out the program of th* Farmers' National t.oui, .... the meat packing industry. At t'.ii-ir reconstruction conference held in Washington last January they in dorsed the recommendation of the ? Federal Trade Commission to deal with the meat packing situation. Mr. Gustafson said he thought a lot of the men who had appeared before the committee claiming to speak t?n farmers' organizations really wera speaking only for themselves and for, the packers. Challenge to Producer. William Kent, president of the re cently organized national marketing committee, has issued a statement, calling attention to the indorsement of the market committee of the Amer ican National I.ive Stock Association, approved by the president of the asso ciation, of the pending legislation to control the meat-packing business. Mr. Kent believes this statement of the market committee is a direct answer and challenge to the individ ual livestock producers who have come to Washington, many of them at the expense of the packers, to protest against the enactment of the Kenyon Anderson bill to regulate the packers, or any other effort to control them. "The American National Livestock .Association," said Mr. Kent, "is one c! the largest organizations of live stock producers in the country, its iiT*iorsement of the essential princi T?Vs of the Kenyon and Kendrick bills V-jw before Congress to control the '.ackers, together with the indorse ment of other reputable livestock pro ducers' associations, should kill the malicious campaign of misrepresenta tion by the packers to make it appear that the livestock producers of Amer ica are opposed to such regulation of the packers." "I think," said Mr. Kent, "that the packers have badly overplayed the game of trying to scare the American people into thinking that livestock producers will stop raising stock after the pending legislation goes through. The indorsement of the > market committee of this association makes it clear that the producers of the country, as a whole, feel they need the protection to them which is really a protecVion to the consumer, which the packer legislation pro vides." Open to Public Knowledge. "The consumers realize the truth of the association's statement that they have always "recognized t lie need of furnishing to the public all detailed information 9oncerning pro ducing processes or the livestock and meat business.' and their further statement that they 'have nothing to ) conceal.' This gives them the right to demand that the manufacturing and distributing factors shall ho e'i'jaUy open t() public kaowlcdSw" i ?*? ' .