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KILE SIGNAL AID TO TRAFFIC Star’s Advice to Motorists and Pedestrians Heeded in Downtown Section. Some improvement in the movement of traffic at downtown intersections has resulted from The Star's effort to impress upon motorists and pedes trians what they should do when the officers blow their whistles before turning the semaphores. Inspector Albert J. Headley, chief of the traffic bureau, said today. The inspector declared that the pub licity which has been given to the system of leaving an interval of time elapse between the blast of the whistle and the change of direction in traffic has proved helpful. Mew Truffle Megan Posted. A new traffic slogan has been post ed on the small sign boards tbroug out the city, which should prove of added asistanee in the present cam paign. It urges all who use the streets to play fair by awaiting their turn. It has been emphasized during the past two weeks that the full co operation of the traffic officer, the motorist and the pod- slrian. is essen tial to the successful operation of the warning and Interval system The officer's part Is to blow the whistle and wait for a reasonable number of seconds before changing the direction of traffic. If the motorists is back ot the building line when the whistle blows be should stop and if he has started across the intersection he should pro ceed. Duty of Pedestrian*. When the whistle Is sounded the pedestrians who are still on the side walk should wait and those who have started across should go on to the opposite curb as quickly as possible. The whole purpose of the interval between the whistle and the changing of the sign is to enable the pedes trians and drivers who are in the middle of the intersection lo get out of the crossing before the traffic that has been at a standstill on the other street moves. When the interval of time is not left or when the motorists and pedes trians do not do their part at the sound of the whistle the two streams of traffic come together in the center of the intersection and a dodging con test results. BIG VOTE BY MAIL, PARTYLEADERSSAY Democrats Claim 1,000 More for Davis Than Were Recorded for Coolidge. About 1.000 more votes went out of the District of Columbia by mail for John W. Davis than for Calvin Cool idge, according to statistics an nounced today by the local Demo cratic and Republican headquarters. Conrad H. Syme, president of the Da vls-Bryan Democratic Association, de clared 22,000 votes were mailed from the Investment Building. While ad mitting their figures were not official and explaining that there is no pos sible way of computing the actual number of votes mailed out from Washington, Samuel J. Prescott, in charge of the local Republican cam paign. and A. K. Chaffee, in charge of the absentee voters' bureau, said more than 21.000 ballots were prepared and executed in the booths. Chairman Knott’s Figures. Indiana received 2,400 Democratic absentee votes by mail. C. H. Knott, chairman of the West Virginia branch of the national committee, said today. West Virginia was second on the list, with 2,300. and Tennessee third, with more than 2.000. It was unofficially stated at Repub lican headquarters that the honor of the largest state vote will probably go to Ohio or Indiana. In each of these states It is expected the total will run close to 3,000. It also was said that official figures will be made public at the headquarters late to morrow or Wednesday morning. More than 45,000 persons have applied at the headquarters to obtain Informa tion regarding the absentee registra tion and voting by mail. Thank* to Democratic Worker*. Mr. Syme in a statement, addressed to officers of the various Democratic organizations in the District last night, thanked the District Democrats for their co-operation in presenting a united front in the present cam paign atid making it possible to assist 13 times as many Democratic voters as in any previous campaign. Both headquarters have made pro vision to receive the election returns tomorrow night by radio and tele graph. MACHADOVICTORY IS LAID TO FRAUD Henpcal, Beaten in Cuban Elec tion, Hakes Charges in Statement. Jtr the Associated Press. HAVANA, Cuba, November 3. Charges that Saturday's election In which, according to virtually com plete figures compiled by the govern ment, he was defeated for President by Gen Gerardo Machado. Liberal, was illegal because of frauds wore made in a 'signed statement made public today by former President Mario G. Menocal, Conservative. The statement also signed by Do mingo Mendez Capote. Conservative candidate for vice president, declared. “The party to which we belong will establish legal appeals which it may deem opportune” and declared that the statement was a "solemn and grave declaration to the country to decline our responsibility for the future.” Gen. Menocal declined to see callers to elaborate upon the manifesto, but said he might do so later. Typewriters in Orchestra. In order to get the proper effect of the various sounds when shrapnel breaks and scatters-and otherwise war Is being carried on, a. French sol dier, who has composed a new sym phony, entitled ”At the Front,” has called for the use of 20 typewriters In the orchestra alongside the musical Instruments. Oov. Proctor of Vermont has sus pended the deer hunting season in definitely, except in Grant Isle Coun ty, because of the dry conditions pre vailing in the forests. New Federation Head~j JIOSSK c. SITER, FEDERATION HEAD FOR BETTER CITY Jesse C. Suter, Newly Elect ed. Hones Body Will Con tinue Past Policies. Hope was expressed today by Jesse O. Suter. newly elected president of the Federation of Citizens' Associa tions, that the organization, under his administration, would continue to support its previous action on mat ters vital to the welfare of the Dis trict government. The most important of these Mr. Suter described as the long-sought franchise for the District. Mr. Suter pointed out that the federation has long been on record in favor of a constitutional amendment giving the District national representation. Among the other matters which. Mr. Suter hopes the federation will continue to support are a school bettt rment program which will give adequate accommodations to all public school children. improved street lighting conditions, and the plan for solving the fiscal relations between the Federal and District governments. •‘The federation.” said Mr. Suter, ”is sure to be found on the Job on all matters pertaining to the District of Columbia.” While Mr. Suter voiced the hope that the federation would continue to support its former platform, which included the above mentioned planks, he made it clear that as president of the organization ho has not power to map out a program of activities. The federation, he added, is an in dependent democratic body. I.ong Active Here. Mr. Suter has long been identified with affairs concerning the welfare of the District. He was born here October 28. 1872, the son of George J. and Mary Elizabeth Davis Suter, and was graduated from Washington High School, the old Central, in 1891. He served for a number of years with two prominent department stores and then became a pioneer in the automo bile business, handling mostly steam propelled vehicles. He was one of the founders of the Society of Natives, of which he is president; was a delegate to the Federation of Citizens' Associations for a number of years. He has served as secretary-treasurer of the National Retail Coal Merchants' Association and secretary of the Anti-Saloon League of the District of Columbia. During the war he was with the United States Fuel Administration, being in charge of coal distribution in the District and nearby Maryland, in addition to being assistant Federal fuel administrator for Maryland. He is a member of the Takoma Park Citizens' Association and a past president of that organization; the Petworth Citizens' Association, the membership being honorary; of All Souls' Unitarian Church. Interna tional Order of Good Templars, of which he is past grand councilor, past grand secretary, past grand marshal of the District of Columbia Grand Lodge; Independent Order of Foresters, of which he is past chief ranger of Court Potomac, and Joppa Lodge, No. 35, F. A. A. M. He is married and has three children. speedeFarrests TAMP DROP Sullivan Cites Figures as Proof of New Garb for Policemen. Arrests for speeding have decreased since August, when the system was adopted of putting a certain number of motor cycle officers in civilian clothes during the daytime, according to fig ures made public today by Maj. Sul livan. The report is summarized as follows: August—Arrests by officers in civilian garb, 685; by officers in uni form, 520. Total, 1,206. September—By men in civilian clothes, 389; by men In uniform, 390. Total. 779. October (to the 24th only)—By men in civilian clothes, 415; by men in uniform, 361. Total, 776. “The figures speak for themselves.” Maj. Sullivan replied, when asked what he thought they indicated. The police chief added that he was con vinced the use of some motor cycle officers in plain clothes would reduce the amount of speeding. The major said he wanted to emphasize that the motor cycle officers are never sent out after dark in civilian clothes, when they might be mistaken for hold-up men. “We are after the reckless driver who endangers not only the pedes trian, but the other motorists who obey the regulations.” the major con tinued. "The motorist who follows the traffic rules has nothing to fear.” Maj. Sullivan's report also showed a marked reduction in traffic deaths on the streets during October as compared with September. In Septem ber there were 11 killed by accidents, against only 4 in October. The new month ot November, however, Started rather inauspidously with 2 deaths in three daya. Millions Paid to Hunt. During one season, sportsmen In the United -States pay on an average about $5,000,000,000 for hunting per mits and lieenses ot all kinds. This money Is used by the various States to establish game preserves, pay for wardens and generally to reduce tax ation. | ' f' - v » ■ i Til E EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON, D. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1924. PEACE G.O.P. FUND NEARERTIS.OOO.OOO Walsh and Untermyer Say La Follette Estimate Far Un der Real Figure. By the .Associated Press. NEW YORK. November 3. —It is “reasonably certain that Senator La Follolte's first estimate of the four or five millions being spent by the Re publicans was an understatement and that the slush fund will be closer to fifteen millions," Samuel Untermyer and Senator Frank I’. Walsh, special counsel appearing for the Borah com mittee Investigating campaign funds, declared in a statement. "The Republican party has so much money and the other parties have had so little that all sorts of wild asser tions. put out through vast publicity bureaus maintained by the Republican party, have had to go unanswered," according to the statement. "Chief ajnong them is the statement that no ‘slush fund’ has thus far been devel oped in this inquiry. We maintain that this is not true and that while details are lacking and cannot be completely supplied before the elec tion. the outstanding facts demon strate a vast undisclosed fund.” Nearly #4,000,000 Ixed. Other important facts which the statement says have been revealed by the Borah committee are: "That upward of $4,000,090 of re ceipts and disbursements have al ready gone into and out of the offi cial books or the Republican national committee. • • * "That less than 600 men, with indi vidual subscriptions of SI,OOO and over, have contributed upward of 75 Per cent of this fund and that most of this money has been literally 'poured' into the doubtful States. • * * "That there is no account as yet of the moneys raised in the States that have been used in the national cam paign. to be hereafter accounted for and not turned over to the national com mittee. « • » "That the sums expended in the sen atorial and congressional campaigns, through separate committees in the various States, are not included or accounted for except to the extent to which the national committee has al ready contributed to these funds. Sea Fault* In Fan. "That the present ‘corrupt practices act' actually permits men of wealth * * * to get together and cither singly or in concert to send money without limit into a given doubtful State without disclosing their contri butions and without accounting to any one for them. “That the financing of the campaign was conducted under the skillful guiding hand of J. P. Morgan & Co. through Mr. Dwight Morrow, its ablest and most resourceful member. ... “That still further vast sums ... were expended by separate groups of industries and by individuals in full page and half-page newspaper ad vertisements all over the country, and that there has been no account ing concerning these expenditures. * m « “That the collector of internal reve nue of the great New York district, who has control of the granting of liquor permits, has through his vari ous deputies been buying and col lecting assessments from these per mittees. * * * “That the Republican campaign com mittee has been engaged in buying the support of German-American and negro newspapers under cover of subsidizing and distributing papers and offering lucrative advertising in return for editorial support. * • •" GOV. BRYAN MISSES INIDRYJNWRECK Auto Runs Headlong Into His Car In Nebraska —Girl Student Hurt. By the Associated Press. FAIRMONT. Nebr.. November 3. Gov. Bryan, Democratic candidate for Vice President, narrowly escaped serious Injury near here last night when an automobile ran headlong into his car at a turn In the road between here and Sutton, Nebr. Gov. Bryan was en route to Hast ings to spend the night, when, about a mile outside of Fairmont, an auto mobile containing four young people of Fairmont negotiated a left-hand turn in the road at the left-hand side. Milton Gates of University Place. Nebr., who was driving the car the governor was in, had come within 15 feet of the turn of tho right-hand side of the road when, seeing the ap proaching car coming directly in his path, came to a complete stop and released the brakes to absorb the shock. Governor Not Injured. The governor. Gates and an Asso ciated Press reporter were thrown forward, but not hurt. Glass flew In all directions and the other car was badly damaged, one front wheel be ing knocked off. Miss Mabel Patton of Fairmont was cut about the, face and hands and suffered a sprained ankle. Miss Belma Baker, Milton Stewart and Charles Fisher were the others in the car. Fisher, the driver, signed an affidavit for Gates that he was driving on the wrong side of the road. No charges will be brought against him. Gov. Bryan, after seeing the injured girl •was under a doctor's care, proceeded rn his journey. PRESIDENT PRAISES WOMAN VOTER OF 98 i—- . . Mr. Coolidge Writes His Congrat ulations to Elderly Massa chusetts Citizen. By the Associated Press. WEST BOYLSTON, Mass.. Novem ber 3.—Mrs. Emily W. Parker, who was 98 years old on September 14 last. Is in receipt of the following letter from President Coolidge: “White House. October 31, 1924. “My dear Mrs. Parker: “One of my friends In West Boyl ston has been good, enough to send me a newspaper clipping, telling the story of your registration and of your life Interest in public affairs. I am writing to congratulate you on your being able at your advanced age to continue your activities, and to express the hope that you may have many more years of continued interest. (Signed) “CALVIN COOLIDGE.” Mrs. Parker will be taken to. the polls tomorrow, as she is anxious to cast her vote for President Coolidge. Mussolini to Assemble Deputies. ROME, November 3.—Premier Mus solini has decided to have the Cham ber of Deputies reassemble November 11. It will then take up discussion of the budget. WASHINGTON SHAFT LOOKOUT FOR HUNTERS, ESKIMOS THINK Visitors From Far North Seeing First Paved Streets , Autos , Railroads , Airplanes and Buildings. When Koxie announced “Here we are" to his Sunday evening radio audience last night there was one listener-in. In Washington, who re fused to believe bis statement. This radio fan was so incredulous that Mr. Rothafel really knew what be was talking about that he took off the head phones, looked at them care-, fully, and only became finally con vinced that Roxie and his gang were j there after much examination and ex- | pla nation. Then, his eyes widening in wonder, he gave vent to his tremendous sur prise with a hearty “My! My!" Mr. Meetek of Greenland's icy mountains, was informing his host, Watson Davis, of Science Service, and his escort, Knud Rassmussen, the noted Danish explorer, that the radio is quite a handy thing to have around ; the igloo. Surprise to Explorer. Mr. Meetek and his cousin. Mrs. | Arnalungauk, were not the only per- | sons to listen to a radio flor the first time in their lives last night at the I home of Mr. Davis, for Explorer Rass mussen himself admitted today that it was his first experience, so far as broadcasting music was concerned. Having been mushing on a dog sled team for the past three years over 20.000 miles of Eskimo country, much of it never before traversed by a ’ white man, Mr. Rassmussen has not had much of an opportunity to fool with a cat's whisker. Rassmussen and his two Eskimo friends arrived in Washington yes terday, en route to Denmark, where the explorer will report to the King that he has found the original borne of the Eskimo and will turn over lo i the Danish national museum the larg est collection of Eskimo parapher nalia ever assembled by one man. la>o Hansen, official photographer of 1 the expedition, came to Washington ’ with the explorer. It has been just one surprise after ’ another for Meetek and Mrs. Arna- j lungauk since they landed in Seattle some days ago. They came to Wash ington on the first railroad train they ever had seen and all along the way they have been "seeing things.” See First Airplane. Yesterday they saw for the first time the white man's manufactured MAY DONATIBNS TOG. (LOT, 4311 Report of Campaign Funds for Oct. 21-26 Given to I Senate Probers. Contributions of $421,481 and ex penditures of $539,280 during the five days from October 21 to October 25 were reported today to the Senate campaign fund investigating com- j mittee by the Republican national | committee. ■ This brought the total contribu tions to October 25 to $3,251,369. But ! William V. Hodges, the national! treasurer, has testified that the total j receipts to and including October 31 | was $3,742,000. Other* Make Reports, Up to October 25 the Democratic national committee reported contri butions of $552,368, while the I„a Fol lette-Wheeler organization reported receipts of $171,812. John M. Nelson, the I.a Follette field marshal, has testified to receipts of $245,000 up to October in. Contributors listed in the five-day period do October 25, included W. H. Woodln, New York city, $25,000; H. E. I Huntington. New York city, $10,000; ! E. T. Bedford. Columbus, ind., $lO.- 000; Andrew Fletcher, New York, $lO,- 000; the Republican committee of Toledo, Ohio, $10,000; contributors in Massachusetts, $25,000; $100,500 was advanced to Republican organizations I in Illinois, including the Cook County I committee, and $50,000 was advanced j to tho New York State committee. ( Republican headquarters at Chicago, I received in contributions, $198,940.25. and disbursed $314,479.12, while the New York office received $222,541,11, and spent $224,801.79. J. J. Thomas, the Democratic and Progressive candidate for Senator in Nebraska, sent to the Secretary of the Senate a statement of campaign expenditures which was not accepted because It was not sworn 10. It ex plained that no report had previously been submitted for either the pri mary or regular election period, ow ing to unfamiliarity with the law on the subject. Only figures attached showed expenditures of $565, but did not explain them in detail. MAY NAME BALDWIN PREMIER TOMORROW By the Associated Press. LONDON, November 3. —The expec tation in well informed quarters is that the Labor government will re sign tomorrow and that the King, in accordance with custom, will call upon Stanley Baldwin, as leader of the victorious Conservative party, to form a new ministry. Mr. Baldwin will probably announce his chief appointments before the end of the week and attend the lord mayor’s banquet on Saturday as premier, with his leading colleagues. Political writers agree that Lord Curzon will not head the foreign of fice again. The Daily Express says strong Influences are working to se cure the inclusion in the ministry of either Lady Astor or the Duchess of Atholl, following the precedent set by the Laborites in naming Miss Mar garet Bondfield as parliamentary sec retary of labor. Sale of Auto Tags Will Be Expedited By ISew Methods The sale of automobile tags for 1925, which begins December 1, xyill be expedited this year as the result of a new system just adopt ed. Wade H. Coombs, superintendent, has made out application blanks for all existing car owners, and it the motorist Is to have the same car next year, he will not have to wait to fill out a blank when Ho calls to buy his new tags. Per sons who will have different cars next year will have to fill out a blank. Under the terms of tho gasoline tax reciprocity law. all tags for gasoline propelled automobiles will be sold for next year on the flat rate of |l. Under the old law, tags cost $3, $5, or $lO. according to horsepower. sea gull, an airplane soaring over the city. But the mysterious bird of the skies did not give them any more of a shock than such extraordinary things all around them as paved streets and concrete sidewalks, speed ing- automobiles, tail buildings and elevators. Unable to get away from an Es kimo’s idea of existence, the first re mark made by Meetek when he glimpsed the Washington Monument yesterday was to this effect: “Every thing manufactured. That must be the white man's artificial mountain from . which he may look out for game for his supper.” Puzzled Over Food. Rassmussen explained to a Star re porter today that his wards cannot get over the fact that no one on the streets carries a spear or a gun or something like that to get food with. They are puzzled very much about the food question, and have an idea that the restaurants, groceries and other places where food is sold have hunters scouring Ilock Creek Park for deer and fishermen watching along the Potomac for walrus. Meetek and his cousin were dressed in true American style. Meetek af fected a snappy gray suit and soft hat and puffed nonchalantly on a cigarette as he wailed outside the I.a Fayette Hotel this morning for the explorer to finish his interview. From his collar to his shoes Meetek was carefully outfitted. His cousin was similarly up-to-date in her clothes, wearing a dress that any American flapper would have been proud to own. And many a flapper would have given her bobbed locks for that deerskin coat that Mrs. Arnalungauk wore. The woman is a widow. The two Eskimos are members of a tribe about 300 strong on the, north west coast of Greenland. It was from this tribe that Peary selected the Es kimos that accompanied him on his Polar expedition. The pair will go with Uassmusscn to Denmark and then return to their own people on a Danish schooner. Explorer Rassmussen and his Es kimo friends were guests at a lunch eon at the Cosmos Club this after noon, at which leading scientists of Government and private institutions here were present. Succumbs to Illness p.ii.ll —. .1 ■ ■■■ MKS. HARRIET E. BROWN. MRS. H. E. BROWN DIES FUNERAL TOMORROW Widow of Samuel P. Brown, Pio neer in Mount Pleasant, Was Native of Maine. Mrs. Harriet E. Brown. 91 years old. widow of Samuel Peters Brown, died at her residence in the Cordova Apartments, Twentieth street and Florida avenue, yesterday. Death was due to a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. Brown had also suffered a stroke 18 years ago. Mrs. Brown was born in Blue Hill. Me., February 13, 1533. She was a Miss Grendle. Mr. Brown also was a native of Maine. Her husband was for many years prominent in this city. He was the founder of Mount Pleasant in Northwest Washington. For a quarter of a century Mr. Brown's name was identified with practically every important move ment in this city. He first came here as a naval pay agent, during Presi dent Lincoln's administration. He was a close personal friend of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin. When the territorial form of government was established here in 1871, Mr. Brown was made a member of the Board of Public Works. Mrs. Brown had long been a mem ber of All Souls’ Unitarian Church. She was a charter organizer of the Foundling Home. Mrs. Brown was a direct descendant of Bishop Grendle, who was Queen Elizabeth's spiritual adviser. Mrs. Brown is survived by two sons, Chapin Brown and George Crandle Brown, and five daughters, Mrs. Julia M. Mattingly, Mrs. Char lotte M. Conger, Miss Minnie G. Brown, Miss Blanche B. Brown and Mrs. Charles McDermott. Mrs. Brown was also the mother of the late Maj. Philip S. Brown, U. S. M. C. Funeral services will be conducted in All Souls’ Unitarian Church to morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Dr. Ulysses G. B. Fierce, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be In Ar lington Cemetery. Labor Secretary Predicts Great Coolidge Victory President Coolidge will be elect ed with a clear majority in the electoral college and a tremendous popular vote, Secretary of Labor Davis declared after a half hour’s conference with the President to day. "Coolidge will win.’V Mr. Davis said. “I have been in a dozen States in the East, the Central West and the South during the last six weeks, and everywhere I have found the people showing a real appreciation of his strength as a President and as a candidate. They are for him because he has made a clean, straightforward campaign, and has met every issue without straddling or evasion. All of the American people will feel safe with President Coolidge In the White House for four years more. He will have a clear majority in the electoral college and a tremen dous popular .vote. “With the election of Coolidge assured the people should make it a point to elect a Congress that will work with him and support him In carrying out his policies and his legislative program.” EX-SENATOR COLE DIES ATAGE OF 102 Colorful Career Starting With Gold Rush to California in ’49 Comes to End. By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES, November 3. Cornelius Cole, former United States senator, 102 years and 2 months of age. died at his residence here today. The direct cause of death, physi cians announced, was incipient pneu monia. old age and a touch of heart disease. He had been in frail health for several months, so much so that celebration of his last birthday was limited to members of the family at his residence. Ex-Sonator Cole was a survivor of the most striking and picturesque period in the history of California — the era of the placer miner, the Vigi lantes, the pony express and the transcontinental railway builders; of momentous political and social con troversies, startling crimes and sum mary punishments. Mr. Cole, who celebrated the 10<»th anniversary of his birth September 17, 1922, arrived in California when he was 27 years of age, and become a member of the first gold-seeking, party to reach the Sac re men to Valley overland from the East in the rush of 1849. Every one of those hardy pi oneers. who survived the perils of the trail and trooped into the golden West in the stirring days of - 49. had just one object in view—the discovery of pay dirt—-and Cornelius Cole was no exception. I*rlme Mover In O. O. I*. But as time wore on and the cease less hunt for gold came to be regard ed in the light of a permanent insti tution, there yet were some who call ed up memories of the comfortable civilization that had been left behind in the distant East, and with these memories came a desire for leaders. Among the latter Cornelius Cole was an exception. He continued to mine for gold, as did everyone else, but he also found time to serve the new county of Sac ramento in the capacity of district attorney at a moment when the legally consittuted authorities were taking from the Vigilantes, the reins of law and order. This guided his steps along other political paths, and he became the real leader in the fight to keep California on the list of free stales. He took a promi nent part in organizing the Republi can party of the Golden Stale, and later served on the Republican na tional committee as the first Cali fornia representative. As an indication of the range of his political career and that of his wife, who shared his early experiences, it is sufficient to note that he was chosen a delegate to the convention which nominated Fremont for Presi dent, and Mr. Cole was a member of the delegation to the convention that nominated Charles E. Hughes for the same office more than half a century" later. During the Civil War Mr. Cole occupied a seat in the House of Representatives, and in 1866 was elected to the United States Senate from California, serving until 1873. Spoke 50 Tears I.ater Nearly 50 years after Senator Cole had closed his desk in the National Capital and returned to the State of his adoption, he appeared once again in Washington and took his old place in the legislative chambers, there to receive the tribute of a new genera tion that was imilding the affairs of the Nation. He was a centenarian then—or within a few months of the 100-year mark—and as he stood in the Senate to speak, he saw none who had been there in his day. Despite his advanced years, Mr. Cole insisted upon making the trip East in the early Summer of 1922 to receive the degree of doctor of laws from Wesleyan College, his alma mater, 75 years after his graduation. He also visited Hobart College, which he had attended in his youth. The tour included a visit to New York, which the pioneer had not seen for more than 40 years. Hale and hearty as a man of half his years, and without a wrinkle on his face, the aged visitor spent an active week in the metropolis after meeting the heavy demands made upon him in Washington, where he had been wel comed by President Harding and many other high officials of the Gov ernment, as well as the House and Senate. Stndied Under Seward. Mr. Cole was born at Ivodi. N. Y„ September 17, 1822. Completing his academic work, he studied law in the office of William 11. Seward, who later became Secretary of State under Lin coln. In 1849 he struck out for the far West, and with three companions, "panned" gold with varying success until in famed Oregon Gulch they struck a rick pocket, one day’s work on which netted them |],849. They were prompted to sell the claim for a song, however, when a mining camp rumor drifted in telling of better pickings elsewhere, but all lived to see the Oregon Gluch subsequently produce millions of dollars worth of coarse gold. Years after this venture. Mr. Cole was one of a group of men who met in the law office of Collis P. Hunting ton and Mark Hopkins, in Sacramento, to organize the Central Pacific Rail road Company. Later, as a member of Congress, he brought about the enactment of laws that made the building of the transcontinental rail way possible. Defeated for Re-election. When he was elected to the Senate, however, he actively opposed a bill granting Goat Island, in San Fran cisco Bay, to the Central Pacific as a terminal site, and thereby, he felt, in curred the enmity of his former friends and associates. To their op position and that of the so-called whisky ring and national banking in terests, which he had antagonized, he attributed his defeat for re-election. Mr. Cole was married in 1853 to Miss Colegrove, who shared her hus band’s frieryiship for Abraham Lin coln. Mrs. Cole died In 1920 at the ago of 87. When Mr. Cole celebrated his 100th birthday, his estate in Los Angeles was thrown open to the public for a general reception. Surrounded by his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and by nonogenerlan friends of a lifetime, the former Senator danced and frolicked the whole day through as though he had been a boy again. DEPUTY SLAIN; 2 HURT. Shooting Begins When Party Fails to Becognize Officer at Night. SPARTA, Tenn., November 3.—Ed Gore, a deputy sheriff, is dead and Thomas Carriok and Grover Cannon are wounded as a result of a shooting affray which took place last night In Carrick Cove, soutaest of Sparta.. Carrlck, Cannon a’td H. C. Snod grass, jr., were riding across the mountain, when tile officer is said to have stepped out [into the road and commanded the parti/ to halt, and the shooting began, neither party recog nizing the other, it jts stated. . Gore died at daylight. Carrick was wounded in the km'? and Cannon in the arm. No arresti have been made. Noted Career Ends /■ ■< •’ ■Rm ******•“■ ' CORmilS COLE. WORLD WAR FRONT UREA IS FLOODED Rivers Overflow and Great Sections of France and Belgium Suffer. By tho Associated Pres., PARIS, November 3.—Swollen by incessant rains, the rivers of north ern France and Belgium are threat ening widespread destruction. The Seine has risen over 6 feet in the last two days. The Marne is al ready overflowing. The Saone is ris ing 2 inches hourly and the Doubs even faster. In the Argonne, the Meuse has turned miles of country into a lake and the region of Kpinal is under water. The road between Kpinal and Nancy is cut near Charmes. where a number of factories are sub merged. A flood has ravaged 7,000 acres In the Somme Valley, flooding more than 100 cottages on the seashore. A similar situation threatens Bou logne. and the region of Hazebrouck is like a lake. THOUSANDS OUT OF WORK. Big Factories in Belgium Closed by Floods. CHARLEROI, Belgium, November 3.—Nearly the whole of this region is under water and immense damage is reported. The big llainaut metal plant at Couillc-t is flooded, as well as the Marcir.ello electric plant, throwing thousands out of work. The authorities are organizing boat services to convey food to flood victims. It is expected the gas plant will be put out of commission at any moment. plunging tho city into darkness. BRUSSELS?, November 3.-—The River Seine is out of its banks south of this city and acres arc under water. At Liege the Meuse is rising rapidly. WHEELER COMPLETES 16,000-MILE DRIVE Independent for Vice President to Address Mass Meeting in Baltimore Tonight. By the Associated Press. BALTIMORE. November 3.—This city is the end of a 16.000-mile-long campaign trail for Senator Wheeler, Independent vice presidential candi date. He got into Maryland at an early hour this morning and is scheduled to address one final mass meeting tonight, with such other gatherings as local supporters of the La Pollette ticket may arrange. Maryland is the twenty-seventh State on the list of those which he has entered since September 1. When he completes his engagements in it he will return to his Washington home. Hfb own vote was cast last week by mail, in time to reach Mon tana, his legal residence. PIMLICO ENTRIES POK TUESDAY. FIRST RACE—Purse, $1,300; maiden 2 year-olds: 6 furlongs. Flivver 112 Peltihoeker 112 Sennacherib 115 Taudlaoe 113 Transformer 113 Panic 113 Star Bright 113 Rodeo 113 Revoke 112 Kunniaker 113 Red Hawk 112 Pngonip 113 Carthage 113 t Brims 113 tCypress 115 Peter Paul IX3 Galanigbt 113 tßancocas Stable entry. SECOND RACE—Purse. $2,000: Mount Wash ington Steeplechase; 4-year-olds and up; claiming; 2 miles. Fair Mae 131 Vov Populi II 152 Igillipop 150 tVicaire 152 tJim CofTroth.... 114 Chin kle 142 JBright Lights — 139 tßal Parr-Flaherty entry. JFive pounds claimed for rider. THIRD RACE—Purse, $1,300 ; 2 year-olds; 6 furlongs. Chrysalis 11l Gold Piece 112 Judge Fuller 110 Harlan 114 McColly 10S Kdisto 114 Retire 114 Noah 114 Senor 112 Watts ........... 112 Zero Hour 112 Sumpter 112 Slow and Easy... 11l Barhary TOP Barbara Frietchiei 111 Arbitration 112 Emissary 112 FOURTH RACE—Pimlico Serial: weight for ages; race No. 1; $3,000 added; all ages; ti furlongs. Zev 130 tOnshawk 130 tSun Flag 127 Lucky Play 127 Pep to Peep 127 Stimulus 11l Tester 127 tGifford A. Cocbran entry. FIFTH RACE—Purse, $1,300: 3-year-olds and up; claiming; the Gwynu uak purse; 6 furlongs. Mumbo Jumbo... 113 ‘Wild Goose 109 •Ormesvale 109 Mabel K. 110 Arlington 113 Jyntee J]o All in A11.... 111 •Venal Joy 10S Royal Airman.... 109 Peter Pi|»g 113 •Elemental 113 •Ur. Chas. Wells. 108 •Play On 101 Haughty Ijidy.... 11l •I,ady Boas 110 Faith 110 Bees 109 SIXTH RACE—Purse. $1,300 ; 3 year-olds and up; claiming; 1A miles. •Eagerness 106 Demijohn 108 Dgahan Ghir 113 ‘Rock 110t10m... 113 Brush Boy 113 Trappean 106 •Poedie 91 “Rosa Yota 103 •Trevelyan 108 ’Royal Duck 113 •Royal Queen 96 ’Scarecrow 108 Comme Ci 108 SEVENTH RACE—Purse, $1,300 ; 3-year olds; claiming; Ift miles. Master Baud 118 "Valor 103 •Vice Chairman.. 113 *Our Star ml •The Reaper 101 Park Hill 118 '•Tom Cassidy.... 108 ‘Black Shasta.... 106 Red Wine 104 Que Creek 113 •Comedy 106 *Rechabite HIP, •Escoba D'0r0.... 100 Dr. Mayer 109 •Apprentice allowance claimed. Weather clear; track, fast. r WU FLIGHT GIVES FENG FULLVICTORY Only Leaderless Troops Now Menace Peking as Con flict Nears End. Hj the Associated Prese. PEKING, November 3. —Gen. Wu Pei-fu, former commandcr-ln-chief of tho Peking military forces, has fled to Tangku, on the Gulf of Chilhi, about 30 miles from Tientsin, it is re ported today at the headquarters here of Feng Yu-hsiang, “the Christian general” now in control here. This is regarded hero as spelling the end of the present conflict be tween Wu Pei-fu and Feng Tu lisiang. The only remaining menace to Peking are large bodies of troops which are left without proper control. Hr. Sun 1 at -Sen, head of the gov ernment of South China, is reported to have expressed his willingness to join the proposed peace conference. Evidence is seen here of a dispo sition on the part of many of Wu’s officers to place themselves at the disposition of Feng. Liven Alternatives. IVu’s commander at Tientsin has telegraphed to Feng, offering his allegiance while three other of Wu's officers who were captured and brought to Feng’s headquarters, were given the alternative of serving the new government or of retiring to private life. U was announced today at Feng's headquarters that the question of in ■ errupted wire and rail communica tions would be given attention. The cabinet met today and set to work at tasks of organization. Gives I p .Seals. President Tsao Kun, who resigned j last week, has surrendered the seals of office to the cabinet, which assured the presidential functions. Tsao Kun remains at the palace with a portion of his personal bodyguard. He is be ing accorded entire freedom of action. In a message to Parliament, Tsao Kun said he had been unable to ful fill the wishes of the people and that consequently it was necessary for him to resign in favor of a more capable person. Tuan Chi Jui, former premier and minister of war, has been invited to come to the capital, assumably in connection with ac cepting the post of president. STOP SOLDIERS LANDING. Foreign Troops on Duty at Shang hai Harbor. i By the Associated Frees. TIENTSIN, November 3. — Troop ships from Chinwangtao, the Chihli port on the Manchurian border, still were coming up the river from the Gulf of Chihli yesterday afternoon, necessitating the employment of many foreign troops to prevent the i landing of more soldiers of Wu Pei- Fu. the ousted Peking commander. An American destroyer is at Hsinpo trying to prevent trouble. A shipload of his Chihii troops off the British concession on the Tientsin bund were disarmed under super vision of British and Chinese police, escorted into the city and handed over to the Chinese authorities. Port l-H Blocked. Tangshan, 82 miles northeast of Tientsin, is reported quiet. Shensi troops, unfriendly to Wu, have been withdrawn by arrangement and the town is occupied by Manchurians. The naval commanders at Tientsin held a conference yesterday and de cided not to allow further military transports to land. ■They determined | to remove those already in port. There is a tremendous influx of I Chinese refugees into the foreign j concessions. 25,000 in the British con i cession alone- and thousands pouring j into the Japanese concession, which j adjoins the city. Japanese are guarding the ap | proaches with machine guns, search ing incomers. Th< problem of dealing with Wu j Pei-Fu's forces between Tangshan and Tientsin may present difficulties, I but it is hoped that the situation will j bo relieved quickly, if Wu leaves for i Tangku as he plans. The original 1 decision to remove women and chil t dren from Tangshan has been aban -1 doned. COURT HEARS SUIT AGftiNSTJHERRICK Girl. Seeking SIOO,OOO for Alleged Libel, Takes Stand in Case. Trial was begun this afternoon be fote Justice Stafford and a jury in Circuit Division 2 of the suit of $160,000 damages brought by Miss 1 Kthelyn Chrane, a stenographer, against Manuel L. Herrick, former Ilepresentative from Oklahoma, for alleged libel. The claim is made that in a declaration filed by Herrick in support of his suit for $50,000 dam ages against Miss Chrane. his for mer stenographer, for alleged breach of promise to marry him. Herrick made statements reflecting on the chastity of tho plaintiff. His alleged slanderous remarks were ordered stricken from the files of the court some months ago by Justice Hoebling, on motion of At torney Andrew V. Bradley, represent ing Miss Chrane. Mr. Bradley told the jury that he does not expect to show actual damage resulting to Miss Chrane from the alleged slanderous statements of Herrick because her friends did not believe them, but he wanted Herrick assessed an amount which would punish him for spread ing on the records of the court such statements. Girl Is First Witness. The first witness called was Miss Chrane. She was asked merely if she is the Ethelyn Chrane who was sued for breach of promise by former Representative Herrick. When she answered affirmatively her lawyer bad no further questions. Counsel for the defense started a cross-exam ination of Miss Chrane, but when their attention was called by the court to the fact that she had only identified herself no further ques tions were propounded. She was excused from the witness stand. Counsel then proceeded to intro duce the alleged slanderous state ments and the action of the court concerning them. The case will be on trial for several days. Attorneys Salford and Council appear for Mr. Herrick. Buried With Pipe. Werner B.iuer, a farmer of Ebars bach, Bohemia, enjoyed smoking so •much lhat his dying wish was that he might be buried with his favorite pipe and tobacco poubh. His devoted wife honored his wishes and added a box of matches.