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EXPECT SURPRISE IN PANTAGES TRIAL Prosecution Intimates It Will Call “Mystery Witness” Today. By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES. October 9—The prosecution intimated that it would call | a “mystery witness” today in the stat- \ utory trial of Alexander Pantages to j corroborate the charge of Euince j Pringle, 17-year-old co-ed dancer, that . she was the victim of an attack by the ! wealthy showman. i Testimony of three of the prosecu- j tion's principal witnesses already has , been heard by the jury, including that i of Miss Pringle. The most colorful testimony yet pre- j sented at the trial came yesterday, when Louis Fisher, 16-year-old copy boy for a Los Angeles newspaper, took the stand as a surprise prosecution witness. Fisher told (he court that on the after noon of August 9, the date of the al leged attack, he was in the office of William Jobelman, publicity man for Pantages, delivering advertising proofs. Jobelman’s office is almost directly op posite the “cubby hole” conference room | used by Pantages. Roy Heard Screams. "I heard screams,” said young Fisher, i “They started and continued one after the other.” .... , 1 Fisher said he went to the door of ! the advertising office and saw the j Pringle girl trying to pull herself ; through the narrow door of the room opposite. , . . ! “I saw a man's hand around her wais . and his shoulders and hips behind her, but I couldn't see his face,” he con tinued. , . At the suggestion of Jobelman Fisher said he then ran rapidly down the stairs to the street, where he met Fred Tavlor Wise, a scenario writer who pre ceded Fisher on the stand as a State , witness. . i "Wise ran upstairs and I followed j him,” said the boy. j “What did you see then?” questioned the prosecutor. “I saw Pantages standing in the little room.” Upon further questioning Fisher said he thought there was some one else in the room with Pantages. but was not sure. Fisher was the last State witness called yesterday. Today the State ex pected to call W. C. Sale, who entered the theater building when he heard Miss Pringle’s screams and intimations were made that Sale would be followed by a mystery witness. Wise Gives Testimony. Wise, who was the object ot the most j bitter cross-examination of any witness . so far in the Pantages trial, testified I that he was walking by the theater j building shortly after 5 p.m. on August | 9 and heard screams. “Help! Help! Help! Save me!” came ! the cries. Wise testified. He said he retraced hi'’ steps to the theater entrance, where a crowd had gathered, then ran up to the mezzanine floor. There, he testified, he saw a girl's hand protruding through the door and almost immediately William L. Gordon, a previous prosecution witness, succeeded in swinging the door open. “Eunice Pringle stumbled out of the door and ran down the stairs,” contin ued Wise. “When about half way down she fell into the arms of W. C. Sale, who was coming up.” Soon afterward Pantages and another man came out of the door and went to the main offices, on the second floor, said Wise. He started to descend to the street, but met the Pringle girl coming back with a traffic officer. The three proceeded to Pantages’ office. “There he is, the beast, the brute! Don’t let him get away,” he testified the Pringle girl said. “Pantages said it was a frame-up and just blackmail,” continued Wise. “Oh. don’t let him talk like that about! me,” the girl cried, he said. Cross-Examination Severe. Wise's cross-examination was lengthy i and hectic. The defense attorneys j establishing, with other things, that in | 1926 he was in the psychopathic ward I of the Los Angeles Hospital for obser vation, hospital records were produced describing him as “mentally sick, but not dangerously insane.” The defense also established that Wise at one time joined the Navy, suffered a nervous breakdown and was discharged for “constitutional inferiority.” The attack on his mental condition was combated vigorously by District Attorney Fitts and Prosecutor Stewart, who contended that it should be shown that Wise was suffering from mental illness at the time of the alleged attack or is now so suffering. They pro duced evidence that he had passed entrance examinations for five subjects in Columbia University, New York. U. S. HUNTS CLUES TO OFFICER HERE $54,000 Pay Roll Theft Laid to lieutenant of the 40th De stroyer Division. Department of Justice agents were searching for clues in Washington to day that would lead to apprehension of Lieut. Charles Musil, Supply Corps, U. S. N., charged with absconding with $54,000, alleged to have been taken from the accounts of Destroyer Division* 40 of the Scouting Fleet. The lieutenant, who was division pay master aboard the U. S. S. Gilmer, has been reported as "missing” since Sep tember JO, in advices to the Navy De partment. Navy Department records show that Lieut. Musil was bom in Illinois, March 5. 1893. and that he enlisted sh 1911 in the Navy. He served as an enlisted man, paymaster’s clerk, and temporary paymaster, on various vessels and shore stations, before entering the Supply Corps as a commissioned officer in Au gust, 1921. Lieut. Musil was stationed on the sales board of the Navy Department three years ago. Previous issues of the city directory show that his home was listed in the 1700 block of Pennsylvania : enue. The Navy Department said today no charge of desertion or absence without leave has been filed as yet against Lieut. Musil. At present the officer is officially listed as “missing.” NAVY DIRIGIBLE PAYS MIDNIGHT VISIT TO CITY Los Angeles Flies Over National Capital at Low Altitude With Cabin Lights Aglow. The Navy dirigible Los Angeles paid a midnight visit to the National Capital, flying over the city shortly after 11:30 o’clock last night, with all navigation and cabin lights aglow. The big ship passed over the city at a low altitude and the hum of Its five motors was plainly audible in all parts of the ctiy. The airship left Its home hangar, at Lake hurst, N. J., at 8:30 p.m. yesterday on a routine training flight, passing over New York and Phil* adelphla before coming here. It was due back at Lakehurst this morning. Earlier yesterday evening an Army observation plane, strung with chains of colored lights, flew over the city from Bolling Field. The plane was one of three which participated in night formation flights last week in connection with the Army military here. Forum Speakers HHf' Iggg HA 1 Upper: Senator Arthur 11. Yandenburg. I | Lower: Senator Alben XV. Barkley. J TARIFF DISPUTE IS FORUM SUBJECT Senators Vandenburg and Barkley to Debate Issue Over Radio. i The controversy which lias arisen [ i between President Hoover and a coali i ticn of Democrats and Republican I progressives in the Senate over the flexible provision of the tariff bill will be the subject of addresses delivered by Senator Arthur H. Vandenburg of Michigan and Senator Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky in the National Radio Forum under the auspices of The Star at 10:30 o’clock tomorrow night. Senator Vandenburg, Republican, will support the flexible provisions of the tariff and Senator Barkley, Democratic member of the Senate finance commit tee. will 9ppo.se those provisions. The Democratic-Republican progressive co alition of the Senate has stricken those provisions from the pending tariff bill and the contest threatens to imperil the final passage of that measure. Un der the flexible provisions of the tariff bill, which is similar to those of the existing law, the President is author ized to increase or reduce by 50 per cent the rate of duty in any tariff schedule after the United States Tariff Commission has investigated and re ported to him. The opponents of the President in j this matter contend that this is a dele -1 gation of power which should not be i made by Congress. They have substi -1 tuted a plan whereby the Tariff Com j mission is instructed to report on a ! tariff schedule which it has investigated to Congress, leaving that body to deal with it. They have further provided that no amendments to a bill dealing with tariff schedules which are not germane shall be offered during its consideration in Congress. QUADRUPLE SLAYING CASE NOW ON TRIAL | Bank Robbery and Murders in 1928 Were Followed by Unprece dented Manhunt. By the Associated Press. LAMAR, Colo., October 9.—Recon struction of a bank robbery and quad ruple slaying here in May, 1928, which was followed by one of the greatest man hunts in the history of the West, will open in District Court some time today as George J. Abshier fights for his life before a jury of his peers. . Abshier, one of the three bandits be ing tried for their part in the robbery, during which A. N. Parrish, president of the First National Bank, and three other men were killed, has pleaded guilty to a charge of murder. The jury, now in the process of selection, Is to decide whether he is guilty of first or second degree murder. If first degree, 'the jury must Impose a sentence of death or life imprisonment. Five men had been agreed upon as members of the Jury at the time court adjourned last night, and District Judge A. L. Hollenbeck hoped the jury box would be filled and the jury sworn in by noon. That would enable the prose cution to start presentation of testi mony this afternoon. , , ,—.—o , 1 50 MAROONED BY FLOOD ARE TAKEN TO SAFETY Bail Employes Sight Many in Trees to Escape Swollen Georgia Streams. By the Associated Press., SAVANNAH. Ga., Octotber 9.—Ap proximately 50 persons, most of them colored, were removed from their homes in the flooded area between Levy and Pritchard ville, S. C.. yesterday by relief expeditions and taken to points of safety. Members of a party that left here on a special train for the flooded area said on their return that virtually all persons in the section now are safe, although water still was rising near Pritchard ville. It was said the Savannah River has forced a spillway Into New River and the great swamp in South Carolina, inundating a large area. Offers to bring the rescued to Savannah were in most instances refused, and those taken from flooded homes were being cared for by neighboring villagers. The relief expedition was arranged after reports by Seaboard Air Line em ployes yesterday that they had sighted refuges marooned in trees in the Pritch ard ville and Levy sections. Bandits Get $3,100 Fay 8011. Special Dispatch to The Star. NEW YORK, October 9.—Three men, two of them armed, entered the office of the World Button Co., Inc., yes terday-and stole $3,100 which Lillian Knobler, cashier, was putting Into pay , envelopes. Herman Essman, president of the company, and three clerks were in the office. Til -flVttiMiMT bxAK, WASHINGTON, D. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1929. REJECTED SUITOR STRANGLES GIRL Waits Beside Body for 12 Hours Before Calling Police. (Continued From First Page.) him. They had a few drinks and left the hotel. Dayton said, with the in tention of going to another hotel for dinner. I He cannot remember, however, where 1 they went on leaving the Roosevelt, nor where they got the two bottles of liquor ; they brought back with them late Mon • dav night or early Tuesday. | Dayton had taken a traveling bag . containing dinner colthes and acces sories for a short stop when he reg istered at the hotel. The girl brought no baggage, police said. In explaining why he took along the gun. Dayton said he was a former guard at Leavenworth Penitentiary and had learned there to carry a pistol with him. He denied that he and the girl had been quarreling, or that he antici pated any trouble with her when he engaged the room. The young man came here about eight months ago lrom Kansas City. He had known Miss O’Donnell for six or seven months, he said. Dayton apparently had gotten a grip on himself when brought to head quarters. He talked composedly with policemen, and steadily refused to en tertain the thought of engaging an at torney. He is a well set-up, personable young man, with, dark hair, steady brown eyes and regular, pleasant ! features. Asks for Cigarettes. Interviewed by newspaper men in his cell today, he declined to make a state | ment. other than to say he had no need ■ for a lawyer. His first request was for a package of cigarettes and the attend ance of a priest. He was still dressed in tuxedo trousers, although he had changed to a soft shirt. Lorenzo Jones, colored bellboy in the Roosevelt, was summoned by Dayton to his room about 2:25 am. today. When he arrived Dayton told him he had strangled his sweetheart, and asked that the police be called. Jones communicated with William Bowman, house detective, who reported the matter to No. 8 precinct. Pvts. T. B. Morrow and P. A. Schuldz were sent to the scene in charge of Acting Lieut. W. C. Dalderson. They found Dayton, in custody of Bowman, seated upon the bed beside the body. There was no evidence of a struggle, except that the bathroom was considerably disheveled. The body was curiously composed, in view of the violence of the death. Police found a bloody sheet and pil low case on the adjoining bed. This bed had been carefully remade, [ the officer said, with the pillowcase turned over to conceal the blood, and the coverlet drawn over the stained sheet. They believe the body was placed in the other bed shortly after death. There were slight bruises upon the throat and scratches about the face, but for the most part the body was un marked, according to Coroner Nevitt, who was summoned early today. The body was subsequently removed to the Morgue, pending the inquest. Attentions Held Objectionable. Katherine O'Donnell, the slain girl’s sister, said that Marjorie’s interest in Dayton had only been casual and that obviously she had entertained no serious intentions toward any of her man com panions. She explained that Dayton met her sister early last July and had called only occasionally after that. She said the young man's attentions had become more persistent as time went on and that her sister came to regard them as objectionable. When he became im perious in his attentions, she said, her sister severed her friendship with him. The sister said that later Dayton pre vailed upon the dead girl to attend a dinner party at Wardman Park Hotel, -as he wished her to help entertain friends who were visiting him in Wash ington. Katherine O'Donnell said her sister finally consented, and that was the last time she saw her alive. She next heard of Marjories’ where abouts when she was called from bed at 4 o'clock this morning by a telephone call from a reporter, who, to lessen the shock, said her sister had been Injured and was at the Roosevelt. She went to the hotel and learned the truth. An uncle of the dead girl, Joseph Bryan of Pittsburgh, is expected here this afternoon to take charge of the arrangements. Born in Pittsburgh. Both sisters were born in Pittsburgh. Their father is John O’Donnell, a well known Pittsburgh newspaper man and former managing editor of the Pitts burgh Dispatch. For several years Mar jorie was woman’s club editor of the Pittsburgh Sun. Both sisters were edu cated at Ursiline Academy, Pittsburgh. Katherine came to Washington in 1924 and was later joined by Marjorie. Both were employed by the same con cern. Police say Dayton registered at the Roosevelt as “J. H. and R. C. Burton” when he first secured a room there. He later told police the girl consented to pass herself off to the hotel manage ment as his wife. During the hours between the crime and its discovery, Dayton wrote an in coherent three-page note on hotel sta tionery, In which he told of his quar rels with the girl, his love for her and his determiantion to commit suicide. The note said, in part: “I am going to kill my sweetheart and then myself. • * * I know I love her. * * * Without her love I cannot live. * * * We both have deceived and hurt one another. Now that the ef fect of the liquor is wearing off, I shall begin drinking again and get up the Dutch courage to kill myself. * * * “She cheated cn me, I cheated on her. • * * We both cheated on each other.” # ' . • LEADERS URGE SPEED IN AMERICAN SURVEYS Interior and Commerce Secretaries Would Complete Work in 18 Years. By the Associated Press. Recommendations looking to comple tion of the basic American surveys within 18 years have been submitted to President Hoover by the Secretaries of the Interior and Commerce. Under the present plans, they reported, the Coast and Geodetic Survey, the Topographic Survey and Geological Sur vey would not complete the work for another 80 years. As an instance of the value of these accurate surveys, the President said that had adequate maps of the Missis sippi flood area been available in the i last great deluge, It might have been possible to save 100,000 head of cattle which perished. About 43 per cent of the mapping work has been completed In the last 70 years. Irigoyen Calls Session. By Cable to The Star. BUENOS AIRES, October 9.—Presi dent Irigoyen has called an extra ses sion of Congress to consider pending matters, among them his appointment of several public officials. The extra session also will be asked ’ to consider the national budget ques tion, the issuance of 800,000,000 pesos of bonds of the National Mortgage ; Bank, already approved by the Chamber i of Deputies, the nationalization of oil resources and various minor problems. ? LAST AMENDMENT ON TARIFF BILL UP Final Individual Proposal to Delay Fight Expected Be fore Senate Today. By the Associated Press. The last of the individual amend-, ments delaying the start of its long i contest over tariff rates confronted the Senate today with leaders increasingly conscious that less than two months | remains before the special session ends. | The leaders of the Democratic and i independent Republican groups which; have repeatedly stayed the efforts of < the Republican regulars to carry out I President Hoover’s wishes in admin istrative sections of the bill watched! the approach of the final test of their . coalition's strength with Increasing op- j tlmlsm. Republican leaders, on the.other hand,: dismissed the latest Democratic-Repub- i lican Independent victory—scored yes terday In defeating a committee amend- | ment to authorise manufacturers, pro ducers, wholesalers, labor, agricultural 1 and consumers’ organizations to inter- 1 vene in customs litigation involving re appraisals—with a reiteration that the numerous and varied rate Issues would break up their ranks. Before the rate schedules could b' reached, however, the Senate was called upon to dispose of several other pro posals and the desire of Senator Thom as, Democrat, Oklahoma, to have the bill sent back to the finance committee with Instructions to limit revision to agricultural rates. The Oklahoman’s motion, advanced without the support of his party lead ers, is similar In Intent to a proposal by Senator Borah, Republican, Idaho, which failed of adoption last Spring by only one vote. Little hope was held out to him, however, that his motion could muster the support given the Idahoan at that time. FALL TRIAL HALTS, WITH DEFENDANT IN BED AFTER COLLAPSE (Continued From First Page ! would “never live to go through another trial.’’ Fall Willing to Appear. Despite the defendant’s condition this morning, Mr. Hogan said, he had ex- j pressed a willingness to come to court. His physician, however, refused to allow him to leave bed. Mr. Fall was able to attend the first two days of his trial only through the application of drugs. His luncheon yesterday, Mr. Hogan stated, consisted of a dose of drug and whiskey. The enfeebled man was reported to have spent a restless night and was able to sleep only when administered an opiate. Mrs. Fall and Mr. Doheny, thp latter a witness in the trial, spent this morn ing at his bedside. Justice Hitz, in saying that he would ask Dr. Ruffin to examine the defend ant for the court, announced that he would instruct him first to get into communication with Mr. Falls per sonal physician. In view of the turn of events. Jus tice Hitz asked counsel on both sides if there were any legal matters in con nection with the trial that could be taken up today. Neither Owen J. Roberts of Government counsel, nor Mr. Hogan could think of any. Nor could they make any suggestion to the court as to further procedure in view j of the defendant's absence. • Son-in-law Is Witness. Justice Hitz inquired in a rather solicitous tone whether any of the seven attorneys engaged in the trial were in need of a physician. "Oh. we are alright,” replied William E. Leahy of denfense counsel. "I’ll bear that in mind the next time you ask for a continuance,” the judge smiled as the attorneys joined in a hearty laugh. While it Is doubtful whether the trial of Mr. Fall will proceed unless he shows ' a decided improvement in his Condi l tion, his son-in-law, C. C. Chase of El Paso, is waiting to be called as a witness in event it is resumed. After the jury had been excused yes terday afternoon, Roberts offered evi dence of leases granted by Fall prior to that given the Doheny Co. Through Ernest K. Hill, secretary to former Sen ator Irvine L. Lenroot of Wisconsin and clerk of the Senate public lands committee, the Government had iden tified the note Fall gave Doheny for SIOO,OOO which was presented six years ago to the committee by the California oil man. Fall's travel vouchers in Iq7 were put in evidence, showing he had left Washington December 1, going to El Paso and returning here January 26, 1922. The Government then called as its next witness, Mr. Chase, but he did not re spond, having accompanied his father in-law to his hotel when Fall was ex cused. From Mr. Chase, the Govern ment will elicit information bearing upon the transaction in El Paso in volving the purchasa of the Harris ranch, for which Fall obtained the money from his wealthy oil friend of earlier days. CITY HEADS CONFER WITH PROBE BOARD IN M’PHERSON CASE (Continued From First Page.) China Grove, N. C., where Mrs. Mc- Pherson is buried, to exhume the body of the pretty young nurse for another autopsy. The announcement of the Commis sioners concerning the District's inves tigation o fthe accusations against Shel by and Kelly, is expected before 4 o’clock, although no definite time was indicated at the District Building. The Commissioners, however, are expected to meet again this afternoon to receive the report from the investigating ooard, and the announcement probably will follow Corporation Counsel Bride, chairman of the investigating board, flatly de clined to discuss any phase of the in quiry. When reporters greeted him after leaving the office of Commissioner Proc tor L. Dougherty he raised his hands and said: “Not a word. Can’t talk. Not a chirp.” —•— . RAYON WORKERS VOTE FOR TENNESSEE STRIKE State Labor Federation Chief Ex presses Hope for Peaceful Settle ment of Differences. By the Associated Press. ELIZABETHTON, Tenn., October 9 —Paul Aymon, president of the Ten nessee Federation of Labor,' announced last night that a count of votes taken by the rayon workers’ union, here had showed 1,120 for a strike and 64 against a walkout at the American Bemberg and Glanzstoff mills. He said he hoped the union, backed by the vote, would be able to adjust differences peaceably with the management. A ballot sponsored last month by the plants resulted in a vote overwhelm ingly against a strike. Necessary offleial steps to be taken will preclude action on the vote for a week or more, Aymon said. . Last Spring the mills and workers experienced a violent labor dispute, climaxed by wholesale dynamitlngs and the pcesence of National Guardsmen. i SCOREBOARD ATTRACTS THOUSANDS FOR SERIES OPENER Part of the throng which crowded into Eleventh street yesterday afternoon to witness the first game of the world ■ series as reproduced by The Star’s scoreboard. —Star Stall Photo. 16TH STREET APARTMENT RENT RETURNS LOW BY COMPARISON Rate Is Found About $2.50 Per Room Per Month Less, Despite Assessments Over Three Times Higher. Note: This is the fourth of a series of articles on the zoning of lower Sixteenth street. The fifth will appear tomorrow. BY DON S. WARREN. "It can’t be done! You can’t build apartment houses and hotels on lower Sixteenth street and make them pay reasonable returns on the existing high assessments and high prices tor sites. You can t charge rentals that will bring a fair return on the Investment. The assessed values make it impossible.” * This plea was dinned into the ears of the Zoning Commission two and a half years ago by one or more of the organized property owners on Sixteentn street between H street and Scctt Circle, and made a forceful and dramatic but un successful effort to have the zoning there changed to permit business on the thoroughfare. Aside from the postitive declaration that "it can’t be done,” the study made by The Star of the troublesome and. as yet, finally undetermined situ ation and future of Sixteenth street shows clearly that returns on apartment • properties on Sixteenth street are in no wise equal to those on the many available cheaper-priced sites in other sections of the city. This probably accounts for the fact that, while new apartments of varied sizes and character have been erected at a remarkable numerical rate in other sections of the city, but few changes have come to lower Sixteenth street in the past six years in the form of apart ment houses. One New Apartment House. But one new apartment house has been erected in this section in the past seven years, this being the Greenbrier, completed in 1922. Then there is also another apartment structure, formerly a private residence, which was convert ed into apartments, this being an apart ment house in classification though not a new building fundamentally. There are, all told, 13 hotel and apartment structures on this section of Sixteenth street, 8 of which are classed as apartment houses. Two of the \ hotels, the Carlton and the Hay-Adams. were erected in the past six years. Both are of costly types, designed to appeal to the more exclusive type of guests than the average. An analysis of rental prices on apart ments on lower Sixteenth street as compared with those of apartments of other sections, made for The Star by Alton L. Wells, financial student and statistician, associated with Story & Co., shows that the average rental per room in the Sixteenth street buildings, on a necessarily rough estimate, is somewhat less than the average for apartment space of comparable size in other sections. The figures, not far ; apart, 'can be the basis of generaliza- Mon, it is pointed out, only when the j difference in the assessed values of the sites is considered. The average square foot assessed val uation of ground of the Sixteenth street apartments is found by Mr. Wells fig ures, which are taken from official as sessment books, to be $13.82. In con trast to this the average for the apart ments in other sections included in this study was found to be $3.79 per Q Since it is admittedly a difficult thing to make a comparison of rental rates fn different apartment buildings, due to difference of location, character of apartment buildings, transportation fa cilities! nearness to stores, size of apartment rooms, competition of other apartments to the individual buildings considered in the study and other fac tors, the comparison is but a rough one. though giving some indication as to general conditions. . . With these elements in mind Mr. Well found the monthly price per room of apartments on lower Sixteenth street to be $37.50. while for the apart ments considered in other sections the figure was approximately S4O per room per month. Since the value of apart ment house sites on lower Sixteenth street as indicated by assessment rec ords is more than three and a half times the general average for those of other sections, Mr. Wells re ports, it is a fair conclusion to say that the Sixteenth street apartments certainly are not getting rates com mensurate with ground values, at least on the basis of the probable returns on apartments in other sections having much low’er assessed values for their sites. Table of Rental Rates. A comparison of the range of quoted rental rates on unfurnished apart ments on lower Sixteenth street and in other sections, so far as is possible under varying conditions prevailing, is given herewith as compiled by Mr. Wells Where more than one range of average rentals is given in the col umn representing lower Sixteenth buildings or those in other sections the figures indicate different buildings. Lower Other Size of unit. 16thjit. no 2r. & »... *70.00 *fe ; oo- *135.00 2 V "“k! i'.' 2o:So- *90.00 6(100- 85 00 100.00 50.00- 75.00 85.00- 100 00 72.50- 80.00 . . 85.00 Avernse 92.50 72.80 3r- I b.. 75.00- 90 00 100 00- 110.00 - 87.50 Average ... '82.50 103.34 tr, k, b.. 100 00 110.00 Average ... 100.00 110.00 7 r 2 b.. 2,500.00 per yr. 3,060.00- 3.660.00 7 r., * D... 4,000.00 <3 baths) Average ...*2,500.00 *3,680.00 Furnished Apartments. A similar study of rental rates for furnished apartment of two rooms, kitchen and bath shows the following comparisons: Lower 16th Bt. Other sections. $l2O. $136-1145 (Hotel service.) $125 S9O $l3O-$l5O. Hotel service.) $125. Following are the figures compiled by Mr. Wells quoted rental rates for apartments on Sixteenth street: 1016 Sixteenth street, three rooms, kitchen and bath, $75 to S9O; four rooms, kitchen and bath, SIOO. 1026 Sixteenth street, Presidential Apartments, two rooms and bath, S7O; four rooms and bath. $125: five rooms and two baths, S2OO to $225. (Fur nished, $300.) 1107 Sixteenth street, Greenbrier Apartments, two rooms, kitchen and bath, SBO to S9O. (Furnished. $120.) 1109 Sixteenth street, two rooms, dinette ana bath, SIOO. (.Furnished, $125.) 1155 Sixteenth street, seven rooms, two baths, $2,500 per year; 11 rooms, two baths, $3,300 per year. Sixteenth and M streets, Jefferson j Apaitments. two rooms, kitchen and bath, $l3O to $l5O. furnished and with i maid service and linen. 1215 Sixteenth street, two rooms, 1 kitchen and bath (front) SIOO (fur nished, $125); two rooms (rear), SBS. Other Apartment Rates. Quoted rental prices on apartments in other sections of the city than lower Sixteenth are given as follows: Meridian Mansions, Sixteenth street and Crescent place—One room and bath. S3O-855 (furnished, S6O-$100»; two rooms and bath. SBS-8135 (fur nished, $l4O-8175); three rooms and bath. $125-8180 (furnished, $225); five rooms and and two baths, S2OO-8225; seven rooms and two baths. $255-$305; eight rooms | and two baths. S3OO-8410. Argonne Apartments, Sixteenth and | Columbia road —One room, kitchen and ! bath, $45-$55; two rooms, kitchen and bath, S6O-SBS; three rooms, kitchen and bath, SIOO-8110. Chastleton, Sixteenth and R streets i —Two rooms, kitchen and bath. SSO - (furnished, with hotel service,! $135-$145); one room, for one, $65. for two, $75 (furnished); three rooms, j kitchen and bath. SUO-$135 (furnished, $185); four rooms, kitchen and bath, i sllO. 2101 Connecticut avenue—Seven ; rooms, three baths, $4,000 year; nine rooms, three baths, $5,000 per I year. Alban Towers. Massachusetts and Wisconsin avenues—Two rooms, dinette 1 alcove and bath, $72.50-SBO. Fairfax, 2100 Massachusetts avenue — [ One large room, dinette-kitchen and | bath, SBO (furnished); five and seven room suites, furnished. $450. Corcoran Courts, D and Twenty third streets—One room, kitchen and bath, $37 (furnished, $62.50): three rooms, kitchen and bath, $77.50-887.50 (furnished, $100). Mcßeynolds. 705 Eighteenth street— One room and bath, $25; two rooms and bath, $35-$45; three rooms and bath, $55-$65: two rooms, kitchen and bath, S9O (furnished). Wistaria Mansions, 1101 Massachu setts avenue—Two rooms, kitchen and bath, SBS; one room, dinette and bath, $52.50: one room, kitchen and bath, S6O (furnished), - Girl Stenographer Dying of Poison. LOUISVILLE, October 9 (JP). —A pretty stenographer from a good family, who had been on the police “missing” roster since Monday morning, was un conscious at a hospital here today, un der treatment fer poisoning. Relatives and police apparently were at a loss to learn why the young woman, Miss Georgia Hogg, 23, swallowed a drug in a downtown hotel, where she had regis tered under an assumed name and from where she \vas taken to the hospital last night. Physicians said she will die. Woman Series Fan Loses Gem at Park; Neighbor Finds It By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, October 9.—A cost ly diamond brooch fell unnoticed from the dress of Mrs. Stanley Field as she jostled her way through the crowd at the gate of Wrigley Field to attend yester day’s world series ball game. Mrs. Field discovered her loss later after entering her box and told a companion. A woman in the next box overheard, and asked Mrs. Field what kind of brooch It was. Mrs. Field de scribed It, and the woman handed her the brooch. Out of 50,000 persons In the park the brooch had been picked up by one of the few persons within earshot of Mrs. Field’s voice. CHILLY WEATHER GREETS FANS AS CUBS AND A’S MEET IN SECOND GAME (•Continued From First Page.) down the left field foul line, his third hit of the series. Taylor was set down on three straight strikes. Malone, who bats left-handed- and pitches with his right, gave the fans a start when he poked a drive to left. However, it was , foul by a few feet, and Pat then suc cumbed to strikes. No runs. THIRD INNING. ATHLETICS—Bishop waited out the full string and then sent a high fly to Stephenson. Haas, who fanned in the first inning, was set down on a foul to McMillan. Cochrane, who walked on j - liis initial appearance, lined a clean , single to right. Three balls were called j before Malone got over a strike, and j ball four followed on Simmons. Jimmy j Foxx picked out one to his liking and ! sent it soaring over the brick wall in | ircnt oi the bleacherites, scoring Coch- j rane and Simmons of him, put ting the Athletics three runs in the lead. I The partisan crowd gave him a big, hand as he trotted around the bases. | Miller fanned. Three runs. CHlCAGO—Earnshaw was unable to Ideate tile plate and McMillan walked ' :on four pitched balls. Recovering his ! control, he fanned English, thereby ! equaling Maione’s strikeout. Hornsby i got into a hole with two strikes and one nail, and then missed with a swing for tha sacond straight strikeout, and his | fourth of the series. The count for Wil son was three and two, and then he PESScd up an inside pitch to get his j j second base on balls. Cuyier foul two in a row, then looked ever four in a > row to get a pass and fill the bases. The crowd was agog as Stephenson came up. Earnshaw's fust pitch was so high i that it nearly got away from Cochrane. ; I and Stephenson had to drep to the' grtund to avoid being h:t by the next one. The A s gathered around Earn- j sliaw to give him encouragement. The next one was high and inside. Earn- | shaw. however, recovered his equilibrium and got over a pair of strikes, both ; called, and with th? next pitch escaped from his predicament when Stephenson raised a high fly to Simmons. No runs. WEATHER IS CHILLY. Foot Ball Brand On Tap for Second Game of Scries. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO. October 9. —Typical foot ball weather with the temperature hov- j ering around 50 degrees, was on tap as | the confident Athletics and determined Cubs groomed their forces for the sec- j ond world series game at Wrigley Field today. Connie Mack, the rangy Athletics' ■ strategian, who crossed up the Cubs yesterday by sending Howard Ehmke to ! the mound for what resulted in his great 3-to-l triumph, sent Earnshaw to the slab to oppose Pat Malone, Mc- Carthy's choice. | Only a small group was in line for the bleacher seats today, in contrast to j the thousands who waited hours to get ! the $1 tickets yesterday. Commedians Cut Cp. Entertained by the antics of Nick ! Altrock and A1 Schacht, the thousands | who flocked courageously into the ! bleachers hours before game time hud ! died together in blankets, coats and j newspapers to keep out the chilling j blasts. The foot ball act of the base ball comedians was the big hit of their morning overture, particularly Altrock’s persistent efforts to run the wrong way for a touchdown. Bv noon there were still big empty spaces at either epjl of the new bleacher sections, in contrast with the capacity jam of opening day. There was no wild rush whatever for the turnstiles, although the attendance was not ex pected to be much short of the first game figure of 50,740. • The Cubs came to thp park early and seemed anything but downhearted as they joked‘and kidded in the dressing room. -What’s one game?” shouted Gabby Hartnett, with an echo from the pug nacious Hack Wilson. “We've come back before after taking a short count, and we will do it again.’’ Ehmke's Slow One Puzzles. Thanks to the wizardry of Howard Ehmke, a tall, solemn right-hander with one of the slowest slow balls in base ball, the Athletics will leave tonight for Philadlelphia with no worse than an even break in the first two games of the world series, come what may in the second game today. Ehmke’s spectacular 3-to-l victory over the Chicago Cubs in the opening game will take high rank with sen sational pitching performances over the long stretch of world series history. Thrice in serious trouble, the native New Yorker, who is now in business in Philadelphia in the Summer and De troit in the Winter, hitched up his trousers and pitched just a little slower each time until danger no longer threatened. With no lack of confidence in his support, the pitcher arranged to dis pose of 13 of the hard-hitting Cubs without assistance from any one but his catcher. The baker’s dozen strike outs set a new record, bettering Ed Walsh’s performance in the 1906 world series, when the White Sox pitcher forced 12 Cubs of another generation to miss third strikes. Mack Crosses Dope. Close-mouthed to the last, Connie i Mack crossed 99 per cent of the crowd when he sent Ehmke out to pitch the opening game. The veteran mentor of the A’s had announced he would keep the Identity of his starting pitcher a deep, dark secret until the last minute. It was more than a secret, it was a mystery. Big George Earnshaw, the speedy Bob Grove and the veteran Jack Quinn were to the front in the pre-game speculation with only a scattering V CULT PROBE HINTS AT DEM FOUR Los Angeles Officials Delve Into Disappearance of Woman Members. * —- By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES, October 9.—Los An geles authorities today attempted to as i certain whether four missing women, all purported members of the religious 1 cult known as “The Divine Order of the Royal Arm of the Great Seal,” are dead, and. if so, what caused their deaths and what disposal was made of their bodies. [ The body of 16-year-old Willa Rhoads, described as a priestess of the sect, was found Sunday in a casket under the flooring of a house occupied by her foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Rhoads, cult members. Inves tigation of the circumstances of her death and burial has indicated she died of natural causes, but a chemical analy sis of the body is being made. Members of a colony maintained by the religious order in the Santa Susana hills, north of here, were being ques tioned regarding the reported deaths of Frances Turner. Harlene Sartoris, Kath erine Bolz and Addie McGuffin. Inves tigators say they have evidence to in dicate the women are dead and are at tempting to learn in what manner they died and where they were buried. Four Are Held in Jail. Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Sartoris were said by Investigators probably to have been buried in Ventura. Calif. Mrs. McGuffin, a 66-year-olcl widow', was re ported to have left the colony three weeks ago. Police said they could find no trace of her. Mrs. Bolz apparently has been unheard from since 1927. Mrs. May Otis Blackburn, head of the cult; her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Angeline Wieland-Rizzio, and Mr. and Mrs. Rhoads were held in the Los Angeles County jail pending completion of the investigation of the reported deaths, the burial of Willa Rhoads and charges of embezzlement made by Clifford Dab ney. Long Beach, Calif., oil man. and othar cult members against Mrs. Black burn and Mrs. Wieland-Rizzio. The embezzlement charges against ] Mrs. Blackburn and her daughter, the latter identified as a cult priestess, re cite that they obtained $50,000 from I Dabney and others through represenia- I tions that a book they were to write by ! divine order w-ould reveal by use of j “lost measurements,” the whereabout' I of all mineral wealth remaining in the ! earth. Objects to Removing Body. i Mrs. Rhoads told police that her i foster daughter. Willa. would be resur ; rected when the book, "The Sixth Seal,” : was completed, and she objected hys j terically to removal of the girl's body I from beneath the Rhoads’ home in | Vemce, Calif. She said the young worn an's body was not buried until more | than two years after her death on New i Year eve. 1925, but was preserved with I ice. end that when finally buried, it was ! embalmed with spices as in ancient j times, in belief that such treatment ! least would interfere with her expected • resurrection. j Police chemists were baffled by the I embalming process used, in view' of the ! date of the girl's death as given by the ; foster parents. They described the body [ as in a remarkable state of preservation. Discovery cf a druggist who remembered I concocting an embalming fluid from a i formula brought him by Mrs. Rhoads three months ago gave rise to a theory i that Willa's death may not have oc curred until recently. Mrs. Blackburn told police she was ! responsible for the unrecorded burial ; of the girl, stating that the “Archangels Michael and Gabriel” had revealed to her that the young woman was to arise. St. Louis Opens Pageant. ' ST LOUIS, October 9 fA 3 '. —Twenty : illuminated floats, depicting the history of St Louis from the days of the mound builders to the present, escorted his • mysterious majesty, the Veiled Prophet, on h s fifty-first pilgrimage to the city here last night while crowds estimated r.t 209 000 packed the 20-mile line of i Match. i The Veiled Prophet's ball tonight will ! close the visit of the patriarch, who will preside at the coronation of h s queen i of love and beauty and officially open i the social season. I— ... i thought here and there that Ehmke ' might get the assignment. Ehmke had pitched only two complete games during the season and his innings of work in the championship campaign totalled only 25. His appearances on the mound had been few and far between and he was not even asked to accompany the team on its last invasion of the West. Now that it can be told, it is learned that there was method in his absence. The Phillies, it seems, were entertain in the championship campaign totaled ing the Cubs about that time and while his playmates were away from home. Ehmke was watching the Cubs in action at Baker Bowl. When the A's returned home Ehmke was ready with his report of what he had seen. ''Can you beat them?” Con | nie Mack is understood to have asked I the pitcher-scout. "I can,” was the | reply. "You will,” was his manager’s < J '->''isipr>. And that is just what the man did who is called a “broken arm pitcher” by other players. Root Depended on Speed. Charlie Root, the losing pitcher, left the game to make room fore hit! - s pinch hitter wiMi e-0.. --- three hits scored against him in seven innings, the lone ... ering drive into the center-field bleach ers from the bat of Jimmy Foxx. In contrast to Ehmke's slow, tantaliz ing side-arm curves, with less than half a dozen fast balls mixed in for the sake of variety, Root depended on a fast ball and a fast curve. Guy Bush, the other Cub pitcher, allowed three hits and two runs, but the runs were not earned, being made possible by two successive errors by Elwood English, Chicago shortstop. Exactly 50,740 spectators paid to see Ehmke stop Rogers Hornsby and Hack Wilson in their tracks, neither of the Cub sluggers getting to base. Wilson made the best bid, crashing a line drive into Ehmke’s side in the ninth with such force that it knocked the pitcher to the ground and produced an ugly bruise. Ehmke, however, took only a short count and was strong at the closing bell. He capped his performance by fanning Charlie Tolson for the last out with the tying run on base. Cochrane Sets Record. It is not vital, but Gordon Cochrane made another world series record when he was credited with 14 putouts in the opening game. After Mr. Mack crossed the talent so thoroughly in his first pitching choice, speculation as to his second nomination was somewhat subdued. There was a tendency, however, to believe that George Earnshaw, his rugged right handed ace* would be summoned, with another George, the left-handed Rube Walberg ready to lend first aid if neces sary. Lefty Grove was pitching furi ously in the bullpen when the first game ended, and will rest today. A school of thought favored selection of old Jack Quinn for today on the theory that the tall tactician might wish to i slow-ball the Cubs to extinction while they were in the mood, but a majority thought Mack would switch from the hesitation stuff to speed. Pat Malone, the strikeout king of the National League, seemed practically certain to take up the burden for the Cubs, with Hal Carlson, a cool, calcu lating person in reserve. Immediately after the game the players, umpires and camp followers will leave for Philadelphia to resume play in the East Friday.