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"dan also explained that $2,500,000
was taken out of personal property
classification in the construction of
the ConwaybuHdingr '
The reporter wantedtolmaw more
about this' cutinpeisgiialty. tax. He
went into Sheridan's ol&ee -and stood
otheFfor 15 minutes' while Sheridan
talked in a Jow voice, with a field
deputy over some schedules. Then
the reporter walked to the desk, lean
ed over and said:
"Mr. Sheridanr-rm from The Day
Book. I want to know where I can
see the Marshall "Field estate sched
ule." "Come around in a month from
now and IT1 sec what J can do about
it," said Sheridan, stalling for time.
"Do you mean these 'records are
kept secret at this time when it's
more important than 'any time of the
year hVtax matters?"
' "Wellrof course, they are supposed
to be open for public inspection."
"All we want to -find out now is
when and where we can see the
"What do you want to know?"
"We want toknow who-signed the
schedule and whether there was. an
oath attached to it"
"You can'e see It You'll have to
take the matter up with the whole
During this little talk Sheridan's
ways changed. He was cool at first
Thenie began fumbling with papers,
t pulling- the fingers of his hands and
"fixing his cuffs.
Secrecy of tax records has been
one of the worst blocks in the way
of getting taxdodgers and tax crooks
tto come across, according to State's
I Att'y Hoyne, Margaret Haley of the
Teachers' federation and others who
fare trying to get more money for the
schools, libraries and small parks
enow run stingy.
r o o
t Ardmore, Okla. 3 Injured, much
property damaged by heavy windstorm.
ITALY WARNED BUT PLANS FOR
WAR MOVE ON
Rome. Italy has been warned of
consequences of entering war on the
side of allies. Telegraphing from Ber
lin, to which he had returned after
an inspection of both battle fronts,
the kaiser notified Prince von Beulow
that English troops in west are use
less and that within fortnight Rus
sians will be driven out of Galicia.
Italy was warned, under direct in
structions from kaiser, that Austria's
cause jg Germany's and that Austria's
enemies must be Germany's. Be
cause of this should Italy come into
war she will be opposed by a great
Italian government continues its
war preparations. Army is concen
trated at strategic points. Fleet is
ready for action and first thing to be
done after war js declared will be
gazetting of Duke of Abruzzi as commander-in-chief
of the royal fleet
Government' has issued royal decree
authorizing suspension of telegraph
and telephone service without notice.
By orders of Germa'n embassy the
principal German schools, German li
brary and other German institutions
heretofore open to public have closed.
Government has sent sharp note to
Turkey questioning truth of report
that Turkish officers now command
rebels in Tripoli.
Advices from frontier show that
Austria is continuing all of her war
preparations at top speed. All pas
senger service was held up last night
owing to the taking over of the fron
tier railway lines for the transfer of
Railway administration has an
nounced suspension of forty pas
senger trains on main lines. Under
stood this action was taken to facil
itate movement of troops and muni
tions of war to concentration bases. -
Tokio. An ultimatum -from the
Mikado was sent to the 'Chinese gov
ernment last night China was given
until Sunday to accede to Japan's
demands. - "