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LARGEST SWORN CIRCULATION IN NORTHERN INDIANA.
fl FTERNOON Tin: vi:riif:it Indiana: CI--':. :y to night and Thur.-d iy ; ; rob- C21 4 i T O " Ed i!v I... -,1 rait: b r tr.. ition ulL'ht and " .V:r.- lay. top.jght atnl Thursday; r torii . ht. AVERAGE DAILY NEWS-TIMES CIRCULATION FOR OCTOBER WAS 16,293. READ THE 'WANTS' VOL. XXXI., NO. 343. SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1914 PRICE TWO CENTS SOUTH BEND NEWS TTM1K8 -J 11 IV W A Jo Q o O The War AS THE ALLIES SEE IT FREMGH SILENCE THREE BATTERIES, Artillery Duel at Vermelles Re sults in Destruction of Heavy German Guns, According to War Office Announcement. ALLIES STRIKING AT OUTER FORTS OF METZ jOne Army Cuts Way Through Moseile Valley to Arnaville in Attempt to Drive Wedge Be tween Invaders' Forces. PARIS. Doc. 2. Three batteries of heavy German Kiins havo been de- j-troyed by the French In an artillery duel at Vermelles, it was ollicially announced by tho French war otlice this afternoon. Yermtllis i3 about four miles southwest of I -al'Jasseo in northern France. The allies took some Ger man trenches in that district after a brilliant bayonet charge in which the soldiers engaged in hand-to-hand lighting. South of Ypres the Germans made a furious but ineffectual attack in an effort to regain . ground they had pre viously lost. These attacks, which t(Kik place at St. Kloi, two and a half miles south of Ypres, were repulsed. Heavy artillery lire was reported from other sections of the front, par ticularly near Craonne. north of Khelms, where the Germans have in creased the vigor of their cannonade. O facial Statement. "In tho region to the south of Ypres, at St, Kloi, an attack of the enemy against the trenches captured by our troops during the day was re pulsed. 1 "Our artillery damaged their heavy batteries at Vermelles. The chateau at this place, the park surrounding it, two houses of the village and some of tho enemy's trenches were bril liantly captured by our troops. "In the environs of Fay. to tho south- and to the west of Peronne, there was a lively cannonade. "In the region of Vendresse and Craonne the German artillery bomb arded violently. Our artillery an swered the enemy's gun fire success fully and succeeded in destroying a battery. "In the Argonne an attack of the Germans against Fontaine Madame has been repulsed and we made some progress, capturing a trench in the woods of Courtes ami Ohausses and a Miiall work of defense- at St. Iluhert. "On the heights of the Meuse in the Woevre region and in the Yosges nothing worth mentioning hits hap pened." Shift Interest to Fast, The fierceness of the struggle be tween tiie Germans and the allies in northern France and West Flanders has for some weeks overshadowed the opinions elsewhere along the battle front, but the presence of Gen. J off re, the French commander-in-chief, on the eastern end of the line h;us for the time being shifted some of the public interest to that quarter. A French army which has cut its way northward through the Moselle valley to Arnavill". nearly within artillery range of the outer circle of forts at Metz. is carrying on a vigorous bom bardment of the fortress there in an effort to moe farther to the north. Northeast f Arnaville lies the army of Metz. commanded by Gen. von Strantz. a German war veteran of lTc'. On the west side of the Meuse lies the Germany army which is com monly known as the army of the German crown prince. It is the object of the commander of the French army of the Moselle to u'et bet t en these two forces. Success in tins cnueavor wouni lurtner im ,? peril the (Germans who secured a foot hold at St. Mihiei and would lessen tho dangers which confront Verdun. In the event of a decisive German defeat in France the German left w ing would be in a serious predicament. It would find its direct line of retreat into Metz cut off and if the French are able to penetrate to l.ongwy they would prevent the Germans from re treating eastward by way of Stonay. lYencli Increase PrvMtri. The French are increasing their pressure agabust the Germans in this region knowing full well that the in vaders havo taken all the men pos sible from that reg.on to reinforce their armies in the math. Th sound of cannonade continues all along the Alsr.e and on the Arras-Bethuno-Armentiep. s line the Ger man artillery is shewing no signs of weakening its terriho hre. Hloody hand-to-hand fighting is reported from West Flanders. being tarried cm chieMy by small detachments which, are detailed to si7.e groups of houses and ratehes of small weoalami held the enemy l'r'- r is very vlow fierceness of in th this- region, b tin lighting is fully attt-sted 1'V the enormous trains i f wo-ir.ib d that arc dailv arriving at the has,, hos; The P.ritish base hospitals dtab .re in in in to ef a n Ib.ulcgr.e. those of the French are piinlark. am! those of the r."l-ians Calai-. Mere figures have ceased convey a 'I r a a t ly the terrible cost war in the northern sphere, hut id a is gained by the information that more than puMic buildings in tlioo! towns hae been 'ivcii oerto the care of the wounded. Within 2 hours (CONTlNi:i:n OX PAGE TEN) Briefs From Capitals of Warring Nations SOFIA. Dec. (Via Berlin and Amsterdam.) The situation in Scrvia is critical. It is reported that the Servian army is oeing withdrawn from Belgrade and that all commu nication between lielgrade and .'ish has teen cut. COPENHAGEN. Dec. : It is re ported from Petrograd that Gen. Jitnnenkampf hus been relieved of his command. Gen. Hennenkampf is in command in eastern Prussia. PARIS, Dec. 2. A Geneva tele gram to the Journal states that a se rious insurrection has broker, out in Austria and that it is rumored that Emperor Francis Joseph will abdi cate in favor of the present heir to tho throne. Archdoke Charles Francis Joseph. The dispatch add3: "The revolutionary movement has grown enormously in Bohemia It is reported that the 2hth Czech regiment of first line troops and the -Sth regi ment of territorials have been deci mated in the rebellion." LONDON, Dec. 2. Press dispatches from Copenhagen to the effect that most of the German warships at Kiel have steamed out into the North sea, presumably to give battle to the British in the open, aroused intense feeling of expectancy throughout England today. At the admiralty, however, it was said that no ollicial advices had been received as to extensive German ma rine operations. It is learned from an authentic source, however, that the British battle tleets off the west coast ol' Scot land and off the north coast of Ire land have been notified by wireless to keep in reatliness to proceed at once into the North sea under a full head of steam. PRETORIA, South Africa, Dec, 2. A series of minor successes against the rebellious Boers extending over the past live days were officially re ported today. A rebel band under Gen. Vv'essels was defeated southwest of Vrede, in Orange Free State. The rebels lost three killed, including a major, and had 18 wounded. Col. Van leventer and Commandant Trichart announce the capture of 68 rebels. TO EASTERN FRONT Men Under Fire in WCst Flan ders and Transported Across Belgium to Poland. ROTTERDAM, Holland, Dec. 2. That part of Belgium which is not a battlefield is a vast armed camp with troop movements under way every where. German troops which have been under lire in the trenches in West Flanders for weeks are being transported across Germany to the eastern theater of war, the cessation from actual fighting being in the na ture of a furlough for them. A tele gram from Herbesthal says that 5(000 cavalry men and 148 machine guns passed through there and it is under stood they were going to Poland. An other train passed through loaded heavy with Austrian guns. Eighteen jcuns'of 14 and 16-inch caliber passed westward bound for Blankenberghe. Other war materials passing through Herbesthal consisted of bridge ma terials for Ostend. The Germans arc concentrating more troops at Thourout and Roulers. Forty-five hundred reservists have just arrived at the former place. It is reported from Sluis that the Germans are withdrawing troops from their Yser front. Twenty motor vans arrived in Heyst on Tuesday from the Yser line filled with German troops, and part of the Ostend garrison has been shifted to Zeebrugge. These operations make it evident that the Germans expect the allies to try to land troops on the Belgian coast. Both Ostend and Zeebruggo were bombarded on Monday by French and ! British warships, according to circum stantial reports received from several sources. This bombardment caused a second suspension of work by German marine engineers who are fitting out subma rines at Zeebrugge. EXECUTE SOLDIER WHO LOOTED AT VERA CRUZ VERA CRI'Z. Dec. 2. The first military execution since the consti tutionalists occupied Vera Cruz took idaeo tod.iv. A soldier who had been ; tried by a court martial and found I guilty of looting, was shot by a firing Mjuad. GERMANS 1 II Atlanta Manufacturer Shoots Friend He Thought Was Burglar ATI-ANTA. Ga.. Dec. 2. W. 1 1. Car hart, president of the Carhart Shoe Manufacturing Co., w;is held on a charge of murder today i ending an investigation of the shooting of James P. Callaway, also a prominent voting business and society mi.n, in the Carhart apartment. ."o IVieh tree st.. early today. Basing their In vestigations on statements alleged to have bet n in rule by Maj. Frank Cal laway, the slain town's brother, the police are probing deeply into tho shooting mystery. According to the police. Maj. Callaway, hearing the shots, reached the Carhart apartment a few moments later, before the police had identified the dead man. Tho police say Maj. Callaway was greatly excited. Carhart in a statement this morn ing says he and his wife spent the eening at the Capital City cbb where they also saw Callaway. Cal laway came over to their t&tde, cvd) i-Lxd a few drinks. The War AUSTRO-GERMAM VIEW MM SORTIE FROM PRZEMYSL PROVES SUCCESS Austrians Have Checked Rus sians Chancellor Bethwan- Halweg Says Progress "Fa vorable" in East and West. CAPTURE STRONG POST IN ARGONNE REGION Berlin General Headquarters Admits "Insignificant Ad vances" by Allies But Says They Have Been Checked. BERLIN, Dec. 2. Admission that the allies have made "insig nillcant advances" in the western theater of war is contained in an ollicial statement Issued at general headquarters at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The announce ment says: "General headquarters report that in the western theater the enemy has made insignillcant ad vances but have been checked. In the Argonne region a strong position, supporting the enemy's lines has been taken by the kaiser's Wurttemburg Infantry." As to the' eastern theater the general staff says that the battle in north Poland is taking its nor mal course. In southern Poland the Russian attacks are being re pulsed. In the last fortnight the Ger man troops posted between Lowicz and "VVloclawek have taken 80..000 unwounded Rus sian prisoners, tho statement adds. VIENNA, Dec. 2. (Via Berlin, Amsterdam) The Austrian gen eral staff announced today that a successful sortie has been made from the Przemysl garrison. The statement follows: "The garrison of Przemysl has made a successful sortie and de livered a counter attack which checked the advance of the Rus sians. Fighting continues in the Carpathians without any definite result. "Observers in Zeppelins report that the Russians are retreating at some points." In earlier statement the Aus trians claim to have taken 19,000 prisoners, 47 machine guns, 4 6 cannon and much ammunition slnco the present offensive move ment began. BERLIN, Dec. 2. The rcichstag met today to vote further war credits. Dr. von Bethmann-IIolweg, the im perial chancellor, addressed the mem bers, declaring that the situation on both tho eastern and western front is "favorable to our arms." lie urged that the reichstag vote the credits ask ed on the ground that such action would be a stimulus to the troops. At the same time tho war otflce an nounced the receipt of dispatches from eastern headquarters saying that,whlle the Russians were putting up a stub born resistance, the German campaign is being prosecuted with success. The German offensive toward Lowicz is pushing back the Russians in that re gion, it is claimed. The German military authorities in Belgium have prohibited the Belgian national bank from issuing any more bank notes from the gold reserve. Notes issued against the Belgian gold in London are allowed, however. It is reported that Prince Joaquin has returned to the eastern theater of war, his wounds having healed. He has been awarded the Iron cross and appointed a staff commander. A number of cases of typhoid fever are reported from the military hospi tals in East Prussia, but the outbreak is not suiticiently extensive to cause alarm. nxANCiiiR inns. NEW YORK, Dec. 2. Temple Bow den, for many years a member of the firm of J. P. Morgan k Co., and a well known financier, died at his home here today. "Some time after Callaway left us." said Carhart, "we ccme heme in our automobile, first taking several friends home. We saw no one when we first entered our apartment. I im mediately went to bed. Mrs. Carhart stepped into the hall a moment, and shortly came rushing ba'ck into the room. greatlv excited and Ladlv frightened, saying there was a burg lar in the other room. When I reached the room, I saw a man trv- ing to climb over the rear banisters and filed twice. The man's back was toward me and I had no idea who he was. ' Callaway was shot just above the neart and plunged headlong over the banisters 20 feet below to thf ground, breaking his leg in the fall. Mrs. Carhart tiay was completely prostrated by the tragedy. She cor roborates her husband's story. No reason for Callaway's presence in the Carhart apartment is known, and h" lives over a mile away. Mr. Gillette in a Close Shave; no, not With a Razor It's a good thing Mr. G. T. Gillette sometimes wears his derby hat cocked over one eye. If he didn't lie might possibly today be dangerously Injured or at least nursing a very .very sore head. oblivious to all else when suddenly a He is at present stopping at the Oliver hotel, while he is seeking a house to move his family into. He reached the city la.st night, coming from Kokomo over the Vandalia. Gillette was deeply engaged in con versation with two men opposite him in the .smoker of the train. A short distance out of Kokomo he slid down in his seat to become more comfort able and cocked his derby over one eye to shade it from the light. The train was driving along merrily and conversation wits making one stooped and picked up a big rock, terrific crash came at Mr. Gillette's elbow. At the same instant a shower of broken glass spattered over him followed in a second by a stinging thump on the head. ' For a moment Gillette was dazed and then heard something drop to the floor. One of his seat companions stooped and picked up a hi grock. Someone, perhaps a boy at play, had hurled the stone through the car win dow as the train flew by. It struck Gillette a little bit over the eye and right where his derby was cocked over it. The stiff felt probably saved him from serious injury. "For a moment I thought either David had come back, or one of those 42 centimeter shells had gone astray," remarked Gillette while he rubbed the sore spot. The stone is now a highly valued souvenir. VILLA iJEXT TO BK Lftili SEA Campaign Expected to Oust Carranza From Country Gutierrez Soon to Be Sworn in As Ruler. EL PASO, Texas, Dec. 2. The next campaign launched by Gen. Francisco Villa Tvill be an attack against Vera Cruz, where the government of Gen. Venustiano Carranza has been estab lished, according to Mexican dispatch es received here today. It is expected that within 10 days a general move ment of Villa's 5,000' troops, known as the convention army, against Vera Cruz will be commenced. It is declared that there is no fric tion between Villa and Gen. Zapata and that Villa's army will be rein forced with Zapatista soldiers on its march against Vera Cruz. The blow which Villa and Zapata expect to strirke against Carranza's headquar ters at Vera Cruz is expected by them to be decisive. They think Carranza will tlee from the country. According to present plans Vera Cruz will be attacked from land and sea as the conferences have euipped the Mexican gunboats which fell into their hands when Huerta abdicated. Delay is being- experienced in tho operations around Tampico but Villa's men claim they can occupy the port; any time they desire. Gutierrez in Capital. WASHINGTON, Dec. 2. Gen. Gutierrez, the new provisional pres ident of Mexico, and Gen. Villa have reached the outskirts of Mexico City and will proceed to the national palace today, according to otticial advices received by the state department from Juarez. Villa spent bust night at Techuba, a suburb. State department officials declared they had no evidence in reports thus far received that there was any fric tion between Zapata and Villa and they did not credit the report of a clash in Mexico City between the two chiefs. Special Agent Carothers reported to the department that he had reached Mexico City. His arrival there con firmed the report that the Villa forces now are in Mexico City and that the installation of Gen. Gutierrez as pro visional president was expected hourly. FOG WORST IN FIFTEEN YEARS, TRANSPORTS ARE HALTED AT BREAKWATER NEW YORK. Dec. 2. The United States weather man today announced that the fo;g bank which for more than 2 4 hours has blanketed New York and its adiacent waters is the worst recorded by the bureau in 15 years. In area and depth it exceeds all records. The weather man holds out no hope of the fog lifting until to morrow. In New York harbor all traffic is eomnlctelv tied iin. More than HO ocean liners have anchored down the bay waiting for the mist, to lift. PHILADELPHIA. Dec. 2. The transports Denver. Santa Marcos and Memphis, carrying more than 1,00) marines on their way to the nay yard here from Vera Cruz, are fog bound today just outMde of the Delaware breakwater. The boats are at anchor and are waiting for the fog to clear. There are about 4 00 ma rines on board each boat. Col. W. T. Waller is in command. HOUSTON TELLS BOYS TO STICK TO CORN GROWING WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. Sec'y Mouton today told more than 1.000 boy corn growers from Ohio that they should stay on the farm. Headed by a girls band composed of high school graduates, the visiting corn growers marched to the depart ment of agriculture to hear the c;PC retary make his formal address. The secretary especially complimented Ar nold Arrat. the ciiampion corn frower. TT KITCHWOWWANTS LEGAL TILT WITH THE N EKrT 1 S Demands Retraction of Story Re' Shively Libel Suit Some Conditions Precedent to Com pliance Are Submitted. Xow -we're in on it. On the heels of tho slander or libel suit instituted in tho circuit court Tuesday, by the Very Honorable John. W. Kitch against Sen. U. F. Shively and Iew M. O'Brannon of Corydon. reported in this paper, the News-Times Print ing Co., proprietor and publisher of the South Bend News-Times, is to be sued, too. Demand for a retraction was received Wednesday by United States mail. The Pt. Hon. John W. states his objections in his demand. It follows. Here's the letter: South Pend. Ind. To The News-Times Printing Co., Proprietor and Publisher of South Bend News-Times: In the afternoon issue of your paper published under dato of December 1, 1914, on page one in an article headed "Kitch Sues Shivery for $25,000 Damages," you published the following statements: "Kitch had been campaigning for the progressive party in Harrison county and in a speech is said to have made re marks about Sen. Shively, at tacking his personal character, and that of other members of his family. A pet phrase of Kitch in his speeches is said to have been that Shively had never been able to earn a living before ho became senator; that he needed the job to keep him out of the poor house, and not only himself but his brother, Aaron. Other similar insulting remarks about the senator punctuated practically all of Kitch's speeches, personal attacks, with him, being a sort of specialty, according to report. It is reputed to be in response to this line of talk that the sen ator sent Editor O'Prannon his letter which is tho basis of the suit." I hereby notify you that said words, outside of the fact that T was campaigning for the pro gressive party in Harrison coun ty, are false and libelous and hereby demand that you retract the same according to the provi sions of the statute, and in case you do not. I propose to proceed against you for damages under the proper statute. JOHN W. KITCH. In all probability, The News-Times, if this explanation proves Insufficient, .ind it should be sued, will plead justification and call Charles W. Weidler to account as a witness. Mr. Wcldler, who has been a sort of political-copartner with Kitch, is the source of information upon which The News-Times acted with regard to what Mr. Kitch had said about Sen. Shively; that supplemented by ex erpts from a proposed speech, which Kitch had prepared to be delivered "down state" during the campaign, and which he read to tho managing editor of this paper, and read it him self. This was along early in the campaign. When Mr. Weidler told of the kind of speeches Kitch had been making, making particular reference to the reason for the Shively letter -to the Corydon Democrat upon which the Shlvely-O'P.rannon suit i based, it wai supposed that, of course, the story could be believed. Weidler Scenic! to Know. It is true that Weidler was treating Kitch's suit against Shively and O'Brannon, ns somewhat of a Joke, but he seemed to know and know from Kitch. something about what Its had been saying. In general, in his "down state" speeches, reciting it very much in keeping with the pro gressive campaigner's diatribe that he had read in advance to the manag ing editor of this paper. He had in his "preparation" a considerable line of similar stuff about Peter J. Kruyer. Internal revenue collector, some light raps at Congressman Rarnhart. and heavier ones at other democrats. To bo explicit about it. he said. "I want to cnw heso d m cuccp? up, (CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN) Detective's Star and Quiet Word that He's a "Spotter" Brought Him Drinks; He Lands in Cell There was a time, perhaps, when it was tough for a poor bo too hook up with a drink when that little luxury was needed and needed as only a knight of the road can need it. The next drink has always bo en more or 'less of a problem with that cluss of ! citizen. i Rut James nines, alias Kyle, has I solved the pnblem. according to Chief of Police Kerr. Not only does Hines get his drinks for tho mere asking, but His Nibs the Bartender, has been known to slip him a bit ef change. A detective's badge ar.d a large package of nerve are the principal mean: of persuasion used by Hines, alias Kyle. These two elements used properly and with discrimination are slid to have worked wonders when properly applied to South Bend bar tenders. "I'm a spotter," Hines would re mark casually to a bartender. "I'm working for the Anti-.Sa.loon league. They have empbycd me to seek out the bars who are violating the law for the ultimate purpose, of bringing them to ;ustice." Here he would flick a bit of lint from his coat lapel, in so doing show ing a shiny star pined to his vest. "You fellows will havo to cut out all this Sunday celebration stuff and get down to business. You know me, AI." Get HI Whistle Wet. Then would follow an arcumcnt In Wealthy Daughter Fails to Bail Out a Former "Judge" From Indiana NEW YORK. Doc. J. With "Judc-" Alfred Ennis, who says he was f r-nu-rly justice of the Indiana supreme c-ourt. still in Ludlow st. jail in di fault of the receipt of Sl.OuO bail from n:s daughter, Mrs. George Hoi ace 1 ri mer of Philadelphia, it was learned today that a number of hotels in this city are interested in the case of the aired man. He is 7", and was arrest ed at the instigation of his wife, who is but 27. Mrs. Ennis alleged he was about to leave tho jurisdiction of the New York court and would nut pay the alimony. Anthony Seiie, chief of the inter state secret service detective bureau admitf d today that on the books of several large New York hotel? Judge" Ennis va. recorded as a professional hotel "beat." This was indicated by the hotel legal representatives. In the three years that Judge Ennis has been in New York it was learned that he has run up numerous large hotel bills which he has negb eted to pay. Ennis was confident that his daugh ter would send the amount of his bail but instead she sent a lawyer to tell him to do whatever the sheriff advised. Sheriff Gaffenhagen advised "Judge" Ennis to go to End low st. jail. o. s. pi iiim ' Paymaster's Report Shows Navy Maintenance Cost Ex ceeded 39 Millions. WASHINGTON, Dee. L Tho United States spent during the fiscal year 111:1-1914, for the construction of new ships for the navy, $UG,l.,r,:)S9.42, ac cording to the annual report of Pay master Gen. Samuel McGowan today. Besides this expense for new con struction, which included labor and materials, there was devoted to the maintenance of slups in commission (other than receiving ships) including pay of ollicers, and men, subsistence and incidental expenses, a total of $u9f4o5, 33.13. The cost of repairs to ships and equipment of the navy at home and abroad was $7,S02,L,9.uS. Total cost of maintenance of battleships of the first line ranged from $1ST,992.G7 in the case of the New York, to $'.r, 8HS.45 for the Wyoming. The budget for the Wyoming showed. $G0f,,7G:;.C7 for accrued pay; $1,253. S7 for inci dental public bills; $12 4,979 for sub sistence; $19t,2 4l.3S for stores is sued; $1,004.94 for hull and machin ery and $ 9. IS 0.2 G for repairs and equipment. New York had tho highest expend iture for navy yard maintenance and improvements, its fund being $2,129, 119.33. Other yards spending more than $1,000,000 during the year for this purpose were Boston, Philadel phia, Washington. Norfolk, Mare Is land, Puget Sound and Pearl Harbor. SUES AMERICAN ACTRESS FOR CASTING SHADOW ON MARRIAGE TO "PRINCE LONDON, Dec. 2. A case of un usual American interest was heard in chancery court today, the proceedings having been instituted by Piincess I-eda Eleanor of Thurnestaxis to re strain Josephine- Mollitt. an Amer ican actress, from eireulatinir defam atory statements about her. The de fendant tePtilled that she had been married to Prince Victor of Thurnes taxis, a Hungarian nobleman, in Newark, N. J., on Oct. 12. 190G. This was five years before the plaintiff had married tho prince in Union town, Pa. Miss Moftitt was accused of making public statements to tho effect that under tne Austrian law, the plaintiff could not b other than a morgantie wife of the n'-Meruan, as they are not of equal rank. A verdict in favor of the plaintiff was returned and she was awarded $300 damages and costs oi the case. HUNTINGTON. Robert S. Vesey, former governor of North Dakota, and Fred H. Cutting, a Ft. Wayne busin-s man, were severely injured when th'-y jumped from a runaway automobile. The driver lost control of the car as it starrted -down a steep hill. Th" 1 men will re-cover from their injuries. which Hines, alias Kyle, would wind up with the observation that it was a very, very dry day and that his throat was parched. That condition would at oncebe alleviated by the kindness of the bartender. Then Hines would feel for a cigar, but not once would he ever find one in the pocket where bj all rights cigars should be. "Here, get a good one," the bar tender would remark, ihpping him a coin. "Easy stuff," would mu.-o Hines, alias Kyle, as he stepped out the front door with money in his pocket and a smile and moisture on his lips. For more than a week everything worked smoothly for the "spotter." and then reports began to conie into the police station. John H. Weaver, owner of a local deto.tive agency, re cognized in descriptions furnished by daped bartenders, a former employe one who had been furnished a star to aid in the solving of a single larceny ease. The whee ls of justice bt g.m to grind, and following charges ..f im personating an oihe -r filed by Weaver. Hines, alias Kyle, found himself be hind tho bars cjf the city jail. He pb-aded guilty to impersonating an officer in city court Wednesday morning and Thursday morning Jude Warner will hand him a sen tence. The case w;ts taken under ad visement until that tim- MILLIONS FOR SHIPS D DPEflTY motive N SUHL DEATH. f i Montgomery Lays Groundwork of Case in Opening Statement Declaring Couple Quarreled Over Ownership of Realty. CORONER SWANTZ IS FIRST WITNESS CALLED lAtty. Farabaugh Makes Vigor ous Effort to Break Down Effect of Testimony Concern ing Autopsy and Analysis. Public intercut during the murder trial of Mrs. Augusta Sahl V. dr.eday morning centen d on the matching wits betwten the ;;r.-t itn.-s f.-r tho tato, (.'oroiier Thomas J. Swantz. and G. A. Fara'.jauh. otm.-t 1 f r the de fense, who made a, i-:oro;;y attempt to break the c fleet of the t ron -r'tf testimony. Technical Krms wero used freely mui h to the annoyance of the court reporter ami occa.-ionally to the merriment of the .spectators. The jury was finally accept d by both sides a few minutes after lo o'clock and thereupon Pros. Mont gomery presented his opt uing state ment. Following a brief recess Dr. Swuntz was placed on the stand and underwent a rigid cross-examination for the remaining hour of the morn ing session. The jury was sworn at 1 ". 1 o'c lock after more than a day !e-ing spent in the selection and after the state had excused live men and the d fense had excused 11. The jury contains four of the regular panel. Joseph f'arbiner, of Greene township; Serphen lioob-y. Clay; A. A. Portb-n. olive, ami Janus Clemens, Diamond av city. The oth er members of the jury are Iymci Carbiner, 7 4 3 Prairie a v.; Prank Young. :.l:; V. Division st.; Daid Sweitzer, 014 P.laine av.; Henry Van Duse n, olive tow nship; W. A. Oio Uans, 2t'2 Paris st.; Pdward J. Weaver, 21; IZ Sample st.; o.-i ar Kat ieti. K. Seventh St., Mishawaka. and Jerry K. Reynolds of die township. .Makes Opening Statement. Pros. Montgomery and Depu.y Schwartz arc conducting th" prosecu tion. The opening statement for tlo state consumed pearly an hour. Coun sel for the defense. Moms. (',. A. Farabauch and C A. Ham ray. with held their opening sta! nc nt until th" evidence of the state is presented. Montgomery brought out in detail the evidence as narrated in th" r.ev. paper accounts of the death of Charles Suhl and of the arrest and indictment of his wife, Augusta s.iiil. lie ex plained to the jury that the states case- rested entirely upon circum stantial evidence. Montgomery said he had eideiic-e to show that tli lo had been from time to tim consider able trouble between Mr. ami Mrs. Suhl concerning property, of which they owned considerable. it wad pointed out how this property had il lust been held in 'Hilt de.-, 1 bv Mr. Suhl and Ins wife and bow later thi- property had all been cnw-ji d t j Mrs .Suhl. The contention of th- state :s that the motie for tho deed lay in tho fact that Mr. Suhl hnally hall threat ened to biiug suit if the prop.-jty v.i.-j not re-coneed so as to auam b.i held by joint deed. The .-tale abo -pects to show that the qutstiori had cause d much trouble b f vi: n t!i and that hnally Mrs. Suhi had IV. .J 1 e - elared her wiilinuiie.- !' maKe .sl--..al:d for set i a net-men t with cr tling the disp.ite: and So a1, oiding .4 suit. According to the statch. nt present ed by the state, Mr. Si a! had at the home of Ins uau;:ht r, .Mrs. Thom as Coffee n, f.-r some time. r-aUso of the fact tnat he c.,hh! not uet ab-n-f with ins wife. Ho hn.J.y .-ame hot ae on a Sunday, at the i;..-t.:c of n.4 wife, who .-ought to n.a.;e the s 1 1 1 - -:nent of the property matt. r. an 1 th-.t on the v. k ft-un the following Tu.--dav lie W a.- taken ill So hut la- dad on Wediicday morning th "J I ' r mainta.iied. Sas Wife uas l"nconiiiicd. Trie state ..'so epe, ts to 1 r:ng in much d taib d e i; ;a. to s.hoW that Mrs. Suhl di i net take pn p. r e.g.- . f h r hi. .-band during Ir.s. hl :-- .-.nd that she did not show prop, r concern after h;-? death. Th;.-. dence. it was said, v. ;l com.- fr :.u in ighcor.-; and f ro;n the ;? ::dir: : pin sician. ir. II. A. i'.nk. At no point daring the re. ;tal o; th-- op. a.a stat incut, counsel for tiie defens, jefted to a Stat' !!.et hlCiM to Sh .V that Mrs. Suhl had not hi ;; '! term-: v.ith -'ihv ef h-r r. :gu!" it w as h- hi th ct tin- co:;:d not 1 .- ; i o -l and that it w.;s -rite.! r th. p..r- pose of , a i.sjn pt . u da e in m; :. i of the jurv. Th.- ': cta.n was ' :- ruled. f the prop- -. d testina -r.v m- at .. n c d in t : tat.-u:' nt th. : . of a .- i.sa':- !, il n ;t..: . . t .1 v. as sa--ge.-t: ..f the fa-, t ::n: t ::: v o .. ; ; p- s.-.i iy p. t sTimony in t- .5 .'an- 'u--n tlat woul i aud a dr it. t o a h to th. , a .- - . It was i . . - . t . d that S .ill had i :' r : . : J hours and that he d. d I . oV; - r. ,!i the m.rn:r. - w it he .'. hi.mg ! : g'.vt n the in-a.'hr.e , r t.Y .: t i..t the .i"ct.-r lei 1 M'.-' a'-,;. ! .'.. -1 was ah-" mad.- of t - -: l r. --n y th.t g to hoW that Suhl Was f. , t . V. g:c-n a he.' to !:- :;; :! i. s k o i , , i o a .a.--'.- It. . t half e.var.M partly on :! and partly on a cot. The t i will d:t t much effort :i the- att- n ; t t s-.- -.-that Mrs. put. !... -1 aisem,. : t oth'T leas U;s that ! i - M gave to the dru g;-:. namely th.t s'u v.antej it f kill rots a:.U mice w.iii ('ejinicr suiint on Maml. lr. Th- :na- J. Saup.!. or.e-r, was plac -1 . n th" !a::d as fjf tirst w:thes f. r the state. The ;-i.r (Ot hvriNULin o I'Aijii ti:nj STATE CONTENDS t