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FOL. 15, NO. 235.
itity Of Men Who Bribed
team Members Revealed
today Income Tax Col
lectors Plan To Make In
Chicago, Sept. 29.—Identity of the
eged go-betweens and gamblers
bribed White Sox players was
realed in a cbhfesslon made to the
gnd jury today by Claude "Liefty"
jlliams, who joined Cicotte and
Bkson in making a clean breast of
1919 world's series frameup.
MatnuK Not to Appear.
Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 29.—"Billy"
Itharg, the former prize fighter,
t)o Monday night told of the throw
of world's series games last year,
||d today he was not going to Chi-
So. The telegram sent last night
cepting the otter of Charles Comis
of $10,000 to go to Chicago and
Ipvc his statements was sent by a
prting editor of this city, Maharg
[[Cincinnati, O., Sept. 29.—As the re
lit of Pitcher Eddie Cicotte's con
sion that he found bribe money
pder his pillow at a hotel in Cincin
Jiti the night before the opening
lime of 'the world series, the New
lilton county grand jury sum
moned to assemble Monday, will iri
iiire into the circumstances.
Propecutor Capelle today tele
hiphed to State's Attorney Hoyne of
JhiCSgo requesting him to telegraph
It pnce any information he may
•aye involving possible offenses com
mitted in Hamilton county.
The new grand jury may have
iromen members as the names of 250
tWomen have been ordered placed in
ie' wheel.
Want Income Tax.
Washington, Sept. 29.—Should an
Investigation disciose that the Chi
»go "White Sox players who receiv
money for "throwitig"' the 1919
orld series fail to make a return to
Ihe internal revenue bureau on these
funds for tax purposes, prosecutions
rill be Instituted, it was said today
ty George B. Newton, deputy com
issioper of the income tax unit of
ie bureau.
Intentional evasion of the provisions
the income tax law is a criminal
(offense, it was pointed out, and is
[punishable by a fine of $10,000 or im
priaonmei^JRfor one year or both.
Nqw Plot Rumored.
Sept. 29.—District At­
N to
torney Levis of Kings county an
jnotinoed today he would start an im
I mediate Investigation of a report that
[a cliqye of gamblers -plan to bribe
members of the Brooklyn Nationals
purposely to lose games. to th,eir
American League opponents in the
coming world's 'seriec.,,
In a telegram to state's Attorney
fcatJer ye*t*rd*y:
"Inifwmatlbri'whloh has been gath
ered 'by ofttciMa tended to Indicate,
that tfce aatne •fique. of gamblers
aliened to have fixed' the
19 l^ Jjwtee, b«y« made plans to have
Brooklyn 'thrcif' the coming series to
Mr. Lewis asked Mr. Hoyne if he
would supply him with any informa
tion at his disposal tending to* sub
stantiate this statement.
Mr. Lewis instructed also that all
members of the Brooklyn team call
at his office so he might question each
If the report of the proposed "fix
ing" Is substantiated, Mr. Lewis said
he would prosecute the gamblers as
well as any players who may be in
volved. Under the criminal code,
both gamblers and players could be
charged with conspiracy to do an il
legal thing, which In this case, in
the language of the law, would be "a
President Ebbets of the Brooklyn
elub told newspaper men that "we
have absolute confidence in our play
ers and are certain that any charges
which are being made will be proven
"I have notified District Attorney
Lewis that I will be unable to reach
all of the players until tomorrow aft
ernoon, when they play at the Polo
grounds," he said. "I will see each
one personally then and tell him to
report to the district attorney's office
in Brooklyn at 10:30 o'clock on Fri
day morning."
With Mr. Ebbets was Stephen Mc
Keever, a part owner of the club. He
made no statement.
'W \l
irld's Series Players On
White Sox Team Make Clean
Breast of The 1919 Frameup
Attempt to Form "Soviet" at
Penitentiary Strikers Now
Oil Bread and Water.
The climax came when ior.y-eight
of 137 inmates of the priison refused
to work or to go to their cells. "They
did not make demands, "said Warden
Stair. "They simuly refused to
work or to go to their cells. They
did not give any reasons for their
action. They" did not make any at
tempt to escape.
"They went to their cells, however,"
he added," and most of them are there
now on bread and water diet. I
think they were a little off in the head
but the diet ought to bring them to
their senses. They didn't seem to know
who was boss but they're finding out."
Extreme .liberality has1- marked
treatment of the prisoners at the state
penitentiary. The prison operates an
"hono farm"' where trusties are al
lowed to work without guard. Also
operate a twine plant, the only manu
facturing institution in the prison, and
prisoners are used in the laundry,
boiler room and other departments of
the prison.
Unrest among the prisoners is said
to have grown since the twine plant
finished the season's work and niost
of the farm work was finished. The
escape of Harry Smith, Hfer and Wil
liam §lngheim, at Hebron a few weeks
ago when prison bail team played the
last game "of the season, also is said
to have increased unrest.
waukee train. No trace has been
found, of them. Two others escaped
from "honor farm" during the sum
mer and an attempted escape of a
prisoner in a box car recently has
been recorded. Rumors have been
prevalent that prisoners had tried to
form a prisoners' soviet, and planned
to demand higher wages.
The state pays the prisoners who
work 25 cents per day. It was re
ported they planned to demand one
dollar per day, but this is not confirm
ed by Warden Stairs
Mr. Stair waa spgetam. of the house
'Warden of the penitentiary by Gover
nor Frajtier.
Philadelphia, Sept. 29.—A haggard
faced man rushed into the Park Em
ergency hospital.
"For the love of mud will you give
me something to stop a raging tooth
ache? It's had me up all night, and
I've tried everything," he moaned to
the steward in attendance.
The steward made the pain ridden
patient comfortable in a chair and
then applied soothing remedies to the
offending molar.
"Why, the pain's gone," the patient
exclaimed after a while.
"Well, that tooth won't bother you
any- more for a while, but you had
better see a dentist in the morninST'
said the steward.
"Guess I'll have to," said the pa
tient gloomily.
"Everybody hates to go to a den
tist," remarked tfe steward. "Will
you give me your name for our rec
"Yes," said the patient. "I am Dr.
A. Karageorge."
"Are you a physician?" asked the
•'No, I'm a dentist." smiled the pa
tient. "I have cured scores and scores
of aching teeth, but' this one of mine
sure unnerved me. Guess I" have to
go to a dentist in the morning. Gee
I hate to."
Says They Were "Tools."
Chicago, Sept. 29.—The eight
players indicted are "apparently only
tools of a gambling ring," according
to Harry Brigham. foreman of the
grand jury. The ramifications of this
ring, he said, extend everywhere that tions in reta.1 lumber prices, ranging
professional baseball is known. from ten to twenty per cent according
"It is evident some of
these boys
The grand jury, whose normal pe
riod of office expires tomorrow, will
continued indefinitely to complete
the baseball Investigation, It was said.
Biff 1/088.
Indictment of his seven players
I cost Charles A. Comiskey, owner of
[the White Sox. $230,000, the amount
j^for which he could have sold their
jrvices, hie said today!
The club owner fixed' the valuation
»f: the seven as follows: Joe Jack
»n $50,000, Buck Weaver $60,000,
ir. Felsch $60,000, Claude Wil
liams $25,000, Eddie Cicotte $25,000,
Ibartes Rlsberg $20,000, Fred Mcf
lullln $10 000r total $230,000.
The grand jury today sent a tele
to Eugene Dubuo of the Toledo
of the American association,
lierly with the Tigers and Giants,
ig htm to appear Monday.
dence already placed before the
It is known, involves Ato?
el, former prise fighter Lee Ma-
Hal Chaae and Heinle Zimmer
fonner members of the Giants
(Continued on pfcge 9.)
Kansas City, Mo., Sept.
yielded to the influence of those I ed today toy all retail lumber dealers
names doubtless will appear in the
list of defendants later on." Mr.
Brigham said. "I will sympathise
with some of them. They were fool
ish unsophisticated country boys who
yielded to temptations placed in their
path toy' professional gamblers.
.. "I hope the cleansing process will
extend to all three sore spots in the
sporting world."
Philadelphia, Pa., Sept, 29.—"Babe"
Ruth scored his fifty-fourth home run
today when he hit the ball over the
right field fence in the ninth inning
of the first game of the double header
between New York and Philadelphia.
Detroit,- Mich., Sept. 29.—Morphine,
valued at $4,000 was confiscated by
Detective Krimmel and Hayes when
they raided a fruit stand and arrest
ed Harry Baalel, proprietor, on the
charge of violating' the United States
drug law.
The detective® reported that they,
watched Bnslal for two hours and
witnessed 40 persons addicted to the
drug habit making purchases during
that time. William yan and Eugene
Hudson,, two of the alleged buyers,
are held as witnesses.
Basiei came to Detroit from Buf
falo abput a month ago .and opened
the,8tand. Because of the number
of suspected drug addicts who were
customers of the merchant the police
made an investigation. Barters ar
«eat followed.
n* r.
Bismarck, Sept 29.—Visitors were
barred l'rom North Dakota state peni
tentiary today following a "strike" of
about one third of the convicts. The
"strike" is broken, Warden L. L.
Stair, said, and a majority of the
forty-eight convicts implicated are on
bread and water diet until, "normal
conditions" are restored. No visitors 'for the worlds series,
will be permitted in the penitentiary.
^fi '-".J*
New York.—Thousands, both Jews
and Gentiles, mourned Jacob H. Schiff,
millionaire banker arid philanthropist,
at funeral services.
New York.—Cleveland virtually was
assured of the American league pen
nant by the suspension of Chicago
players in connection with the alleged
fixing of games in the world's series
last year. The Indians increased, their
lead over the White Sox to a full game
by defeating St. Louis.
'Chiago.—A new' record for a non
stop flight between Omaha and Chi
cago, ten hours and twenty minutes,
was made by Pilot H. H. Rave, carry
ing mails.
Belfast.—Two civilians were shot
dead and a number of persons were
wounded during a clash between sol
diers and a crowd on the Fall road.
Philadelphia.—Mrs. Emma C. Berg
doll and her four .co-defendants were
found guilty of conspiracy to aid two
of her sons, Grover and Erwln, evade
the draft.
Chicago.-—The national commission
named Klem and O'Day from the
National league and Conolly and
Dineen from the American as umpires
Chicago.—Twenty-two hotel owners
agreed to cut their restaurant prices
from 25 to 33 1-3 per cent.
Etampes.—The international air
plane race for the James Gordon Ben
nett trophy was started.
Alexandria, Minn.—Gustaf Nelson,
son-in-law of United States Senator
Nelson, was convicted of murdering
Joseph Middleton, a farm hand.
Freshmen and Sophomores
at to Stage Annual
Football Game.
Freshmen and sophomores at the
university will get another chance to
match up against each ,other this fall
when a freshmen-sophomore football
Smith and game will be staged dftring October.
Singheim and other ball players were This interclass game 4*1,11 be made an
on honor in Hebron andescaped ina ^"ualafT^
car of the chief of police. The car. The first^ annual game was scheduled agricultural workers'
was found at Mott, N. D. where it fa' last fall but was called,off on account
believed the prisoners took the Mil- of weather conditions so that the
first annual freshmen-sophomore
football game will Be. staged next
month on :homecominir day, a definite
date for which has not been an
The contest between the two lower
classes promises to toe exceptionally
good as a number of tooth freshmen
and sophomores arc out for the 'var
sity team this year. The game will
be a real battle. Coach Paul J. Davis
states, as about 20. freshmen have
turned out for the team, and the
sophqroores have several strong play
ers. ^mHrti aa Conmy.^Roblpson and
Kenosha, Wis., Sept. 29.—The im
posing of a life sentence on Frank
Lang,' w^o Monday confessed he was
the manjAho shot and killed Charles
Pacini, Wealthy theater owner, was
hatted in court today. I^ang had
pleaded guilty. His attorney inter
vened today, declaring he had a letter
from Lang's wife which would make
further inquiry necessary. A' confer
ence between Lang and Judge BeI'deh
followed in which the former rescind
ed his confession and declared- it had
been secured while, he was the victim
of duress. and coercion on the part
of the police. The case was postpon
ed until Friday.
to grade of the product we» aamwinc-
here. The reduction is the fourth this
year and makes a decline of twenty to
forty per cent from the peak prices of
last May, dealers say.
"Babe" Roth Knocks
Out His Fifty-Fourth
•j^av "i ii
y*f»y^srx **&&,
Haywood Says "Use Red
Cards to Ride Trains When
Leaving the Convention."
Declar.es With 50,000 Men
He Could Take All In
dustrial Plants.
There wa£ evidently some lack Of I
r, to meet with general approval. So far,
Rockford, N. D., Sept. 29. with the exception of addresses of an
t-oid weather brought the convention incendiary nature there has been no
of the I. W. W. to an early end early 1 disorder of any kind. The authorities,
this morning, the convention being' however, are keeping a close watch
formally declared closed in order that
the 100 or more members of the the street. Special precautions are
organisation who have been camped also being taken to prevent any liquor
in the jungles here might leave for from being circulated among the
winter quarters and regretfully leave I crowd hefe for the convention, as it
the siate of North Dakota' and the
fraternal protection of CFovernor lence. Twenty-seven quarts of whiskey
Frazier and A. C. Townley. A lew
The closing session of the conven
tion was marked by considerable
en"?!1*Line6 "All® Millwood. W. V«., Sept. 29.-Sena
Vik'^anii "w£li uT Itor
^ictorious. The session last night as
well as the one in the afternoon, was,
In character, no pne being
it was learned that the I. W. W. hope] hour when the accident occurred, was
brought to a halt after crossing a
for great things from the recent drops
reported in the price of wheat which
they expect will aid the Nonpartisan
League materially and will thus event
ually boost the I. W. W. program.
New Rockford, N. D., Sept. 29.—Di
rect action to enforce the rights of
the workingmen is being freely urged
by ker3 at the conventlon of
branches which is meeting here by the
grace of Governor Lynn J. Frazier.
As a first manifestation of this direct
action, one of the speakers urged that
the Wobblies attending this convention
insist on riding the passenger trains
on leaving New Rockford, with their
red cards for tickets. "The trainmen
have no right to put you off," they are
being told. "There are enough of you
Told to Affiliate With League.
The convention was in executive ses
sion yesterday, and fc°n what little
could be learned of the session yester
day afternoon was lMgMy engaged in
the discwMd^K*AC^««y«vt4nd pieans.
"Big Bill Haywood, who w»vp the chief
speaker at the opening ..session,, has
left for Boston* In the course of his
address he took occasiori to pay a
high tribute :to the Nonpartisan
league, apparently well deserved
since' it is, 'largely through the
protection promised to the Wob
blies by Governor Frazier that this
..Is toeing held. "You boys want
to affiliate with the Nonpartisan
league,' he told the I. W. W. members.
"The Nonpartisan league is a very,
very good thing, although just now it
doesn't go quite far enough."
"Men Have Rights in Russia."
Mr. Haywood's plan for solving the
present problems of this country is
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deep gully.
fx x*y
simplicity itself. "Give me 50,000 ac
tive I. W. W.'s, and a million more to
back them up, and we'll seise the
industries of the country whether the
capitalists like it or not," he told his
audience. The present system in Rus
sia "came in for high praise. "Men
have rights in Russia they have none
in this country," the speaker declared.
He also spoke highly in favor of the
communist system of education which
prevails in Russia.
One of the speakers yesterday
morning delivered a vicious attack on
the entire system of ownership of
farm lands. "Any man who owns
more land than he can cultivate with
his own hands is a robber—just as
much of a robber as the biggest capi
talist in the country," he declared,
amid cheers. Many of the I. W. W.
members present are expressing them
selves as being in favor of more di
rect action and less talk.
Wants to See Action.
"We have had enough of talks, let's
start doing things," one impromptu
speaker said to a group of Wobblies
on one of the street corners yesterday
(Special to The Herald afternoon, and the sentiment seemed
\T„W n„„K,„r/t
all groups which congregate on
feared that it might lead to vio-
confiscated Monday night,
of the members are in town but the °n account of the colJ weather
great majority are leaving by' the which' struck New Rockford yestcr
"side door Pullman" route as rapidly' morning, it is likely that the
as possible. convention will be brought to an end
harmony among1 the comrades Tujjs- that it will end early today,
day night as several fights were re
ported to the police. As long as the
hostilities were kept within the fami
ly, however, the authorities content
ed themselves with separating the
combatants, no arrest being made.
as possible, and it is probable
Harding's special train nar-
escaped a serious wreck near
when the trucks of the
Harding brokc down. The oar
derailed but no one was injured,
although both the senator and Mrs.
card, kome of those who were pros- Harding were shaken up. The train,
£nL» I tlwfr.u8'
whlch was
running at 35 miles an
•paris, Sept., 28.—Wilhelm Mayer
von Kaufbeuren, German ambassador
to France, today presented his creden
tials to President Mlllerand at the
Elysee Palace, thus restoring diplo
matic relations of France and Ger
many to the pre-war basis.
Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 'S9.—Chas
turing committee of- the National
Lead company, was elected president
of the National Safety council at the
ninth annual congress, in session here
today. W. E. Cameron, secretary
treasurer of the National Workmen's
Compensation Seryjce, bureau. No#
York city,",^»alt?SlScte9Tflrst vice pres
ident. Four other vice presidlints
were elected, the other officers being
Dlegates are here from England to
learn what "America is doing to cut
down the annual toll'of 80,000 acci
dental deaths and. to improve the
health of industrial workers.
The development of safety educa
tion in public schools was reported
as exceeding all expectations by C. W.
Price, general manager of the council.
Mr. Price reported that in twenty
nine cities the study of accident pre
vention is part of the regular school
w.ork and more than a hundred oth
er cities are planning to nclude this
study within a year.
Spirited Debate Over Re
ports of Constitutional
Amendments Foreseen.
Convention Hall, Cleveland. 6.,
Sept. 29.—The report of the commit
tee on Americanism of the American
Legion in the second annual conven
tion here today recommended the
cancellation of the so-called "gentle
men's agreement" with Japan, ex
clusion of "picture brides" and rigor
ous exclusion of Japanese as immi
The report recommend that "we en
ter a vigorous protest agai'.ist the de
mand of Japan that naturalization
rights be granted to its nationals in
the United States and that we ear
nestly request the state department
of the United States in its settlement
of \his question not to consider any
proposition which will grant rghts of
naturalization to this unassimi'.ablc
The debate that folliowed the read
ing of this section of the report was
the stormiest of the convention.
The report of the committee on
Americanism, dealing with the Jap
anese question was adopted as read.
Convention Hall, Cleveland, O., Sept.
29..—The last day of the second an
nual convention of the American Le
gion was the busiest of the session.
The final report of the resolutions
committee was read and adopted. The
report dealt with the Red Cross assist
ing the state departments in aiding
any needy soldiers, and a few minor
The report of the committee on con
stitutional amendments probably will
be taken up when the 'other reports
have been finished-.
That part of the committee report
dealing with the political question
probaibly will toe brought up at that
The chair announced that balloting
should start by 3 p. m.
The report of the committee on dis
abled soldiers and insurance was
adopted^ The committee's report rec
ommended that congress be urged to
consldier matters of legislation for the
benefit of sick and disabled ex-service
persons as of first importance and to
be given preference to other legisla
tion affecting the welfare of ex-service
The report of the committee on
publicity was adopted. The report
asked the co-operation of the press in
not featuring as a class the name of
ex-service in connection with crime.
Cleveland, Sept. .29.—The reports of
the«y committee on constitutional
amendments and Americanization
were expected to precipitate a spirited
debate upon their presentation before
the second annual convention of the
American Legion. Election of officers
also was on the program.
The committee on constitutional
amendments agreed last night to rec
ommend that no change be made in
the political clause of the constitution,
article fifteen of the constitution pro
vides that the report of the commit
tee must toe read twenty-four hours
before action is taken.
A majority and a minority report
on the a-dvisability of making an in
terpretation of the political clause had
been prepared, according to Chairman
Eric Fischer Wood of the committee.
The majority report was to recom
mend that the sending of question
naires to political candidates on their
position with regard to matters affect
ing the legion be permitted. The mi
nority recommends that the clause
6tand without any interpretation.
Would Deport Aliens.
Strong recommendations for the de
portation of aliens who after having
resided in this country a reasonable
length of time should fail to doclare
their desire to become citizens were
expected to be made in thf report of
the Americanization committee. It
was said the report also would prob
ably deal with "race, color and creed."
Previous to the opening of the con
vention the race for the national com
mandership seemed to hare resolved
itself into a triangular competition be
tween E. W. Galbraith, Jr.. of Cincin
nati, Banford MacNider of Mason City,
la., and J. F. J. Herbert of Worcester,
Opinion was, however, that the con
vention might at the last moment, fol
low a "dark horse" lead and evidence
to support this contention was found
in the independent temper of the or
ganization displayed in all matters
Harry S. Berry of Gallatin, Tenn.. was
the most prominently mentioned of
the "dark horses." G. Edward Buxton
of Rhode Island, who had been men
tioned. said is was impossible for him
to accept the nomination.
EAR FOR $10,000
Washington, Sept. 29.—E. H. Don
ner. Charlotte. N. C.. having heard the
call of $10,000, is perfectly willing to
part with one of his ears in exchange
for that sum. Donner announced- that
would sell his left ear to J. Que-
Jla, wealthy Cuban planter, who is
in New York advertising for an ear to
replace, with the aid of surgery, one
lost yekrs ago by an injury. Donner
formerly was a clergyman tout aban
doned lhe clergy for, he said: "I tried
to earn a living as an ordained minister
tout learned that these are the days
when brain work, unless it is an ex
ceptional torain, does not command a
living wage. I can use $10,000 better
tbah I can use two ears."
Mlmicaota: Fair tonight with
heavy frost 'Riursday fair with
slowly rising temperature.
North Dakota: Fair tonight
and Ifaunday heavy frost to
night itahi
day aad In
to alcht.
Hording Denounces One Mam
System Of Government And
Urges Rule By The People
E E NI N a
Greater Care In Federal Ap
propriations For The
Of The Entire Nation It
Urged By Republican Can
didate At Ashland.
Ashland, Ky., Sept. 29.—A federal
government conducted under the co
ordinated powers of the constitution
and always taking the whole Ameri
can people into its confidence was*':-",
pictured by Senator Harding here to
day as the ideal toward which hisM%
party would work if returned tonWt
Assailing "one-man government,"
the Republican nominee also spoke
for greater care that federal appro-,
priations be mads for the good of
the whole nation rather than to win
local favor. "Pork barrel" river anl
harbor legislation he condemned par
ticularly and he made a plea for in-?,!'!'lV
land waterway policy that would:
make the country's rivers a valuable
communication system in co-ordina-
Kxpert Advice Needed.
I believe in expert advice in sjhr
ing problems which require it I
lieve in more than one line to the
tion with the railways.
"I very much Wish the people to'
know my conception of the high
place for which the Republican party
has proposed my name," he said. 1
Against One Man System.
"1 cannot express myself too strong*
ly against one-man government, with
an untrammeled, centralized power. I
arn against the spirit of encroachment
or assumption which may lead one
of the great departments of our gov
ornment under the constitution to in
vade or assume the functions of
another. Washington warned against
it in his farewell address.
"Even though it is very old-fash
ioned to believe in Washington, 1 do*
believe in the caution he uttered.#!
Our government must express the
will of the people, not the will of the
chiet executive.
"I did not much criticize the en
larged executive powers in the great
war emergency. In most instances '"J
I voted for them, when congress b°
stowed. I only object to continuing
these extraordinary war powers ai'tcr
the war was won.
"When I am elected there is going
to be that regard and respect for con
press which the constitution contem-.
plates, and congress must, in turn
respect the rights and obligations of
the executive. But I mean to do
more than co-ordintute and co-operate
v.'ith congress. I. am going to con
sult and converse with the men and*
women of America. I would rathrr
trust the great undercurrent of Amer-1
ican thought and conviction than fol
low the greatest propagandist pro-'
gram ever inaugurated.
sounding-board of deliberate pubiu
opinion. I believe in the great ship
of state sailing with- a skilled crew
as well as a captain, and I am in
vor of sailing- orders originating in.' i- ......
the United Jjj]$teB. VS?'
"Tr^nspdMatfbji is the very key ti'/
all our industrial, agricultural and--1,
commercial activities. There are still1
some- oxcarts in isolated parts, bat1"
we are living in a motor age. We'
art- doing bigger things than of old J.
and we do them in a bigger way.
But nothing ought wholly to super-'
sede the water highway. Our prob
lem is to end expenditures which are
made to rejoice a local community,
and apply them effectively to make
the waterways and the ways of com
"I have witnessed the practice of
favoring appropriations and know its
unworthiness, and its utter lack wf
adding to our common welfare. I
mean to urge the ending of it, and
seek to apply our federal resources
to proving the utility of improved
riverways before trying to satisfy a
nation-wide desire to turn a federal
duty into federal favor.
"Here on the Ohio there has be*»n
a discouraging decrease of tonnage.
"Here is the ideal project, hero a
river unrivalled in the old world, her^
an artery of trade which ought to
throb with vitalizing cargoes. We
ought to do more than complete
these dams which are to give the
Ohio a navigable stage of water, we
ought to develop wharfage, ex
change of cargoes apd completed de
liveries by rail when necessary, to
make the service answer to modern
needs. And when I express that
wish for Ohio, I am thinking als.i
of the riverways throughout the
public, of the waters on which ought
to ride a vast commerce, which
dexes widening trade and comhion
good fortune."
Chicago. Sept. 29.—A black powder
bomb early today wrecked the home
of Alderman John Powers, threw the
alderman and five others out of bed,
and did considerable other damage iu
the neighborhoo, but no one was in*
The institution Is going Into the
football business wholesale, to judge a
from the supply lists. Material on^'
hand or ordered for early season use
Includes six dosen football* "tit#sfcs
worth of headgears, $1,500 .worth of
jerseys, twelve dosen stockings, and
$660 worth of shoulder pads. ~JK
Copenhagen, 8ept. 10.—(MailJ-^-A
combine formed by leading tknikh
ship owners has applied to the
ernment for a concesrion
them to erect their ow$ wireletl
tlons and 'to 'take -'-^ser. all
wireless business |n "tfwii»i
plan, is un«*r*oo«.l»^i#
approval in government Quartets.
Mr. Powers '.said he believed the
bomb was planted by political ene
mies. Most of the residents of his
ward are Italians. He recently de
feated one of their number. Anthony
d'Andre, as Democratic committee
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 29.—The high ^i'
cost of football has come to the fore
this year, with announcement of the
appropriation made for this sport at
University of Washington. Thirty-four
thousand six hundred and twenty dol
lars is the total, and $19,000 of thto
will go to visiting teams. Coaches'
salaries and material accounts for tha
rest of it. flit

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