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J-I.TNTO YUMX NO. 234, WEDNESDAY SEPTEUBE 29, 1920 EIGHTEEN PAGES. W I',. ,. ii, ' ' ' ' . - price five cnrr;j. c J J" r3- nn uu . , ; r ' i . t ..... i . ' .... 1 m t U ud QAA .3 COTS jIIESLOD IDT SURELY , . ' '; " 'f ." i f ' 1.:-. - ' -V adjustment Back to . pcmal Making Of od ; f . . Start. I i CfclcMO. Sept 29. (United Press) Tiu nrice cutting morement will t ilow but ! tAf ud lure, ac trtlng to financiers bera today. Tb readjustment back to nor i aricet ha started," laid Jamta tjrgan of tb First National k. "The prospect is that it will HOW ana araauBi uumwui. "Chicago hotel men today pre aved to pare down prices cp menu Srd. Prices will be cut a high as f per cent. Landlords were urged i i join in the price slashing upove pot today by Joseph A. Oreen H landlord. Oreenberg owns Cee apartment buildings- and bas Man example by cutting the rents I per cent . 'Other reductions announced to were; The Ca-natlon Milk company ra ced prices on its produces 12 per at and , Eirl and Wilson, shirt ,saufacturers. cut shirt prices 124 er cent ' v t Labor Awaianf Price Cat Washington, Sept - 29 ...... . fress). Organised labor is begin Hog to moderate Its drive for re- CUed wage increases, Edward F. nningham of the conciliation bu ms of the labor department, said May, "probably aa a direct result t the country-wide price cutting we." . The strike epidemic seems com lttely ended," said. Cunningham. , "Not more than 60,000 men now sr Involved In labor disagreements. Only two cases were referred to ei department this week, for ad Unent A short time ago we got torn 17 to 20 new cases each week, lore men are working regularly lew than, at any ; time alnoa the irmlstlce. . i"The rank and file of organised Ibor seems willing to wait the re alts of the price cutting wave. If I should prove a permanent reduc 4on In prices the result, of course, tould be equfvalent to higher wages. The workers Would be able a buy more commodities and more larieties." .. . . , Car Redaction. Cleveland, Ohio, Sept 29. (Unlt d Press.) A reduction of $z00 in the price of Chandler automobiles, effective immediately, was announc ed by the Cbandler Motor Car com pany today. (iasollne Will Drop. Penver, Colo., Sept 29. (United Pr.s,)-The price of gasoline- will ; aeon follow the lead of other com modities and decline in price, ac cording to W. H. Barber, Minneap olis, president of the W. H. Barber company, makers of oil products. The price of gasoline is too sigh," Barber declared. "Millions of dollars are being spent to con- Struct plants to manufacture by j products of petroleum. Eight of 4 these huge plant, will be in opera tion in Oklahoma, Kansas and jTexas shortly after Jan. 1. - These lplanta will create a surplus and 'you can expect prices to drop.' Sagw Falls t H Ceata. New York, Sept. 29. Through a farther reduction of H cent by the ; federal Sugar Refining company today, the price of granulated sugar ! dropped to 13H cents a pound. COAL PRIORITY ORDER ISSUED CJWj Commlssloa Take AetJoa to ; Believe Tkreateaed "', Shortage. Chicago, Sept 29. An order glv- coal the priority over all! ht, with the exception of Uve- k and perishable commodities; j all opeatop cars be used ex-i tlnsively for its transnortation and t directing railroads to seise all coal ( that remains in the yards more ; ; uan 24 hours without claim, waa: wsued today by the Illinois public tlltties commlssloa to relieve the i threatened shortage. The order Is ' - effective at onoe and applies to all, : rallroada in the state. t BABE' RUTH nirs 54TH HOME RUN IK GAME TODAY fhOadelpala, Fa. Sept. : Bahe RBth seered hte Mtk na teday whoa he htt the hail aver the right leM fae la Ue atath iaaing ef the nt gaaw ef the deable-keader Hweaa ifev Terk aad Pailav a "ws MACSVINEY IS ' " ACLATED, AND LOOKS DRAWN - - ....,..j...r .jy,. !T""T Mayor in Gradual Deter iorMion London On ; ' Guard Against Plot London, Sept' 29. Terence Uc Swlney. Lord Mayor of Cork, had a ery bad night at Brixton prison and was looking very, drawn this moraine, said a bulletin Issued by the Irish Self-Determinatlon league. He was very weak, the bulletin de clared.'" 9,'-. .-.-' "For some days," said a prison omciai, -ine cnange from day tot uy iu uora mayor Macswmey s I condition has been so slight that it! naa Been almost imperceptible but t his emaciated face and weakening voice tell the tale of gradual deter-, i .i ,, i loration. Measaret to Save Strikers. 1 London, Sept 29(Unlted Press) did Republican organisation at -Lord Mayor MacSwiney of Cork ' work ever since last January; was reported in an unchanged con- Democrats neglect and not even a dltion today at the beginning of histate headquarters esUblished at 47tn day as a hunger striker. The condition of the 11 hunger strikers in Cork, now in their 51st day of hunger striking, aroused the utoUe mocra pa'rty lilt En ion. ZZn TLIVZ) ha"- Be'ore hi a"jTl in. the! The report was adopted as read, ttd'. liiTtfnl' ! 8tate' toe morale 01 the Drau Creation of anew post in the cab tton f Pif .hJ fS"-:" low- U his BPeecJl 4 noth-liBet of the president of the United Uon of Dr. Pearson, who was in- lnK else, it eonvinced the men on ' st.t. aJki with h ri.. oi- structed to provide emergency i equipment Heroic measures IIM. Will 1 be taken to save the strikers' lives should they decide. to give up their fast ' 1 Guards Against Plot : London, Sept 29 (United Press) niyi.UCUOHNI UIBI , ... m t j result here from the Irish situation was keener today with the report ed frustration of a plot to destroy Office buildings in Whitehall, The Irish otnee, Brixton prison, Where Terence MacSwiney is starv ing himself; Downing street and all other places where demonstra tions might be expected, were given additional guards: Sir Hamar Greenwood, home sec retary for Ireland, a'ud Major Gen eral MacKeady were reported to be cautious in tnetr public appear ances.' Cabinet members also took extra precautions. - -' v It was reported that hundreds of well known Sinn Fein sympathisers had been arrested and' that hun dreds more were under surveil lance. Scores of men, designated as gunmen by the- police, were known to be in London and police, chajged they were i waiting ' the death of MacSwiney as the oppor tunity to begin a blooey demonstra tino." , . Hallow In Ruins. ' Dublin, Sept 29. (United Press.) ' The once fashionable town of Mallow was dotted with charred ruins today-mementoes of prompt reprisals by police for noonday raids on their barracks there in which one officer was killed. . Two more violent deaths were re ported from ' Belfast, where police replied to firing from a street crowd. Two thousand troop, werel enroute to Belfast today. The city i is in a turmoil with many factories closed. " .' The raid on police barracks in Mallow waa regarded as one of the most successful Sinn Fein coups. One policeman was killed and the ' lew remaining we. ore w .uu.u gtructlve , character" to offer re by while the Sinn Feiners carried gardl a new a980clati0u of na. away big stores of munitions andtions Col declared that lhe supplies. Fim Break Oat ' No attempt was made to hunt A down the raiders during the after noon but in tne evening nres crone out simultaneously in mills, the town ball,. creamery and' several bouses. The fire brigade made no effort to fight the fires, being restrained, officers said, by the curfew regula tions. The charge of reprisals was made at once. I HUMOR BY WIRE San Francisco. Andy Martlnes went automobiling to the beach with two strangers to watch the sunset The strangers got his watch and he woke up ia time to see the sun rise. Superior, Wis. A foreigner ask ed Judae P. S. Parker, in mun'.ci- cal court for a warrant charging netty larceny. The Judge asked what was stolen And the man re plied: "My wife." r; HUNGER STRIKES The Argus preaents on the editorial page of tola issue the first of two article by . v , r K ' , ' Dr. William Brady on hunger strikes, dealing particularly with the case of Terrene MacSwiney, lord mayor of Cork. The second article will appear ia tomor row's issue. I'JYOuIJfiTO TlinOiVVOTE TO HARDING Republicans Assured of Victory Demos Have I ! No Organization. , BY DAVID LAWBE5CC (Special to The Argus.) there are anymore state 37ike w"in f h LZnlL tim nn i Wyoming, the sweeping prediction Cheyenne.. Wyo Sept 29. U Hays may not be far aflell Splen-' this late date .that tells the story. r- ii . D , . l ox Livened rarty. ,h a nintrnrm tw tt; h. an .. ' .... "... . eressive nnninata wirn . rana T w w C case. , . . Dut the problem In Wyoming as elsewhere with the Democrats is to ( fit of the sick and disabled ex-ser-get that case before the independ-1 vice men. A flurry preceded the ent voters. TUe Republicans have 'adoption of the measure when a in the last year or so secured con- delegate from Texas demanded a trol of an increasing number of resolution of censure for the United newspapers so that today about 'states public health service, forty-five publications, the largest', "Thousands of soldiers died for in the state, are supporting Hard-: ick of proper care and many more "P VU.J W U.k,lULU IV ward Cox. The real trouble is that Demo- cratic prospects got so low - last spring that the leading Democrats thought it hopeless to do anything. They voted ' for McAdoo at San Francisco and didn't know much about Cox till he got here the other day and made soma stirring speeches. The Democrats grew en thusiastic -and privately said that if the nominee could stump the state thoroughly he could carry it (Continued on' last page.) COX TRAVELS ON MISSOURUOUR Declares Harding Wotfd Not Darei1BUluae " "u '""a""" Suggest Krturn te Pre-war , Relations. Enroute with Governor Cox, St Joseph, Mo., Sept. 29. (United Press.) Senator Harding has pre- 8ented 00 substitute for a league of aZtLZ & " . 7, . . , , " , " autocratic monarches, sudden ulti matums, secret diplomacy and bur densome armaments," Governor Cox said here today in his first speech in Missouri. , ' 6t that he Again attacking Harding's state- nothing con- publican candidate would not dare to suggest to mothers of America a return to pre-war international relations. Harding Has Jio Substitute. "The reason Harding has no sub stitute for the league is because everything else has been tried and failed." Cox continued. "Spirits o( 10 million, men who fought and died, many millions who must hob ble through life on crutches or go with pinned-up sleeves, the thous ands who are sightless, the widows and ; children who have been starved and made homeless, all these haven't been dreams of BiaivBiueu nau iu luia vtitiiau uuur have nothing better to suggest than go back and do it all over again. "We must choose either tq re trace our steps over the broad road of international anarchy, which leada only to destruction, or we must choose to advance and travel along the straight and narrow path to - international Justice, patrolled by moral might of civilized nations of . the world." THE WEATHER j Fair tonight with heavy frost ! Lowest temperature will be about 35 degrees. ... --s"v I Thursday fair with slowly rising j temperature j . Highest yesterday. 74; ' lowest last aiaht 37, - ? - Wiad velocity at 7 a. m.. 12 milee-l per hour. i. Precipitation, none. -. . .lam. Taon. 7am , -. yester, yester. today Dry hulb temp... 73 ; 68 s 38 Wet eolb temp.. .M : 47 ' 35 Rel. humidity ...27 42 75 River stage. J feet; a fall of 4 in mat 24 hours. . 1 K;- Iher Forecast ; ' Only slight changes la the Mis sissippi wilt prevail from below Dubuque to Muscatine. , M. SHMUMfc Xetaejwloajiav STORMY DEBATE OVER JAPANESE AT LEGION MEET Convention - Adopts Re port to Exclude "Jap" Itntnigrants. Convention Hall, Clmland, Ohio. Sept 29. The repbrt of the com mittee ; on Americanism - of ' the American Legion, In second annual convention here today, recommend ed the cancellation of the so-called "gentlemen's agreement''' with la pan, exclusion or "picture brides" and rigorous exclusion of Japanese as immigrants. The report recommended that we en er a vigorous ae-ainst the demand of 'Janan that naturalisation rights be granted to il nationals now in the United - , ' ?.!?L.S - d5!I!!i!L - i ! ,7 'Z,7 ", JjSLKf fj0" "??, .T Ik?. Lif Mturallialkm to thisunassim- ,0i'Lpf1?l. . . The debate that followed the reading of this section of the re- j: . u a .u. - O J wnmn.in . fk. n.n.nn .im VU.VMWWU. . UG WUWCU.IWI. Ht.IU ivotMl ta ask rnnarpna to ponslder fmmediatelv lee-fetation for the hene- will die of injuries unless radical steps are taken to extend better care by the health service," he cried. His motion was lost BUREAU ISSUES STORM WARNING Tropical - Hurricane off : Sou than Coast To Beach 6a!a '. .Force. . , , , New , York,. Sept 29. (United Press.) The weather bureau here issued the following storm warning today: ( "Advices at "10 a. m.: Tropical storms central ihli morning near mov ing slowly northeastward. Ship ping in central and eastern gulf of Mexico should exercise great caution." ' An earlier emergency warning of a tropical hurricane off the Florida and Louisiana coasts indicated it was expected to reach gale force or higher later today. The warning then indicated the disturbance was central at latitude 20 longitude 69, moving north-northeast with in creasing winds. New Orleans, La., Sept 29. (United Press.) The disturbance reported in the Gulf of Mexico was still off the coast today. A very low barometer, 29.78, was reported at Burrwood, La., at 8 a. m. The reading at Key West showed 29.82. New Orleans and other places were 29.85. Dr. I. M. Cline of the local weather bureau forecasts the first frost for the year for Oklahoma, Texaa Panhandle and northwestern Arkansas tomorrow morning. WRANGEL FORCE ISOLATED 'REDS' j,,, j. Brokea-BaH way May Be Off. Cat Copenhagen, Sept. 29. (United Press.) General Wrangel's anti bolsheviki forces has practically isolated the soviet armies in the Caucasus, according to a Helsing fors dispatch to the Bellngske Ti dende. -r . The . message eaid the Wrangel troops had broken the bolshevik front between . Voronjetsch - and Tsariain. The front ia on the River Don, 275 miles south of Moscow, ) ilu l.tt.r nn tha Vnlra. 300 Imllaa anuthweat Of. Voronletsch. The Don forms the natural line of defense between the two cities. If Wrangel's men have pushed acaoss the. Don they have cut all but one line of railway connecting the Cau casus with the main part of Rus sia, y- " ; - - GRA5D SIRE OUTER. " Boston. Mass, Sept 29.-The aoveretgn grand lodge. Independent Order of Odd Fellows, at iu annual convention yesterday elected Jo seph Oliver of Toronto, Ont, aa grand aire, ue aaa eeea aepniy grand aire for two years. John & Goodwin of Baltimore, as grand secretary, and WiUiam H. Cos ef MaysviUe, Ky, aa grand treasurer, were chosen unanimously. Judge Easton ef St Joseph, Mo., was elected deputy graad aire, The coaventlon voted to meet In To ronto ant sw. -er- The 1 (PP IN ROAD WRECK IKfUURfO Senator's Car. Derailed in West Virginia Assails ''One Man Power." Millwood, W. Vs., Sept. 29. Sen- nrdtestiator Warren G. Harding's special train narrowly escaped a serious wreck near here today, when the trucks of the Harding car broke ,. ... w.. r.ni k., thLto? eMA. Harfifnc re the senator and Mrs.. Harding were shaken up. Ashland, Ky., Sept 29. A federal government conducted under the coordinated powers Of the constitu tion and always taking the whole American people into its confidence, was pictured by Senator Harding here today as the ideal toward which his party would work if re turned to power. Assailing "one-man government," the Republican nominee also spoke for greater care that federal ap propriations be made for the good of the whole nation rather than to win local , favor. "Pork . barrel" river and harbor legislation, he condemned permanently and made a plea for an inland waterway pol icy that would make of the coun try's rivers a valuable communica tion system in coordination with the railways. "I cannot express myself too strongly against one-man govern ment with an untrammelled, cen tralized power," said the senator. "I did not criticize the enlarged executive powers in the great war emergency. ,In most Instances I voted for them, when congress be stowed. I only object to continuing these extraordinary war powers after the war was won. j Will Bespect Congress. ' "When I am elected there Is go ing to' be that regard and respect for congress which the constitu tion contemplates -and congress must, in turn, .respect the rights and privileges or the executive. But I mean to do more than coordinate and cooperate with congress. I am going to consult and converse with the men and women of America. I would rather trust the great under current of .American thought and conviction than follow the greatest propagandist program ever inaugu rated. , . "Transportation is the very key to all our industrial, agricultural and commercial, activities. We are doing bigger things than of old and we do them in a bigger way. But nothing ought wholly to supersede the water highway'; FOR GOVERNOR Only Drastic Change in Downstate Vote Caa Xomiaate Ogles'- Chicago, Sept 29. (By United Press.WLen Small, Thompson can didate for the Republican guberna- t lr , Anottlinat'on' , n0"el more IU.U juv.wv luica lit wt luuu- ty over Lieutenant Governor John Oglesby In the recent Illinois pri mary, the official canvass, practic ally completed, showed here today. About 100 tally sheets are under fire in hearings before the election commission, but despite this, the final proclamation of Chicago's vote Is not expected to show any de cided change. , . The Small majority in Chicago stood at 1004)02.' Oglesby gained a plurality of 8, 722 in the country towns of Cook county. . t. , Unless drastic changes are made in' the downstate yote, the Cook county plurality will give Small the nomination by a little more than 5.000 votes. " The latest revised unofficial to tals of the downstate vote gave Oglesby a lead of 87,640. , DOWNSTATE BANK INCREASE SHOWS STEADY GAINS Springfield, III., Sept. 29. Down- state banks show a healthy in-! crease in both resources and de-j posits for. the last three months, ac cording to a report Issued today by ; State Auditor Andrew Russell, but: Chicago banks show losses. . In the 3-month period Chicago banks lost over $3,000,000 in depoe-' its while downstate banks gained, over 911,000,000. In the same pe-l Iriod 22 new state banks were or-' ganiseo. -.- ; - i ALLOWS E5T0T TO E5TER. WaaainroB, Sept 29. Tempor ary admiaskm to this country of Al fred Nagle. the so-called envoy of the Lettvlan government and his wife, who have been detained at f Ellis Island for the last month, waa announced today by the department of labor. "X. - BOMB THROWERS WRECK HOME OF ' JOHN POWERS Explosion. Charged to - Political Enemies, In jures No One. . Chicago, Sept 29. A black pow der bomb early today wrecked the borne of Alderman' John Powers, threw the alderman and five others out of bed -and did considerable other damage In the neighborhood, but no one waa injured. Mr. Powers said he believed the bomb was planted by political ene mies. Host of the residents of his ward are Italians, He recently defeated one of their number, An thony D'Andse, as Democratic com mitteeman. BAR GAMBLERS ROM BALL PARK Des Moines Will Prohibit Profe. . slonals ea lecoaat ef Chicago Scandal. Des Moines, Iowa, Sept 29.- (United Press.) Professional gamblers, whether their specialty is betting on balL games, horse racing or faro will be denied admittance to the Des Moines baseball park of the Western league next season, E. L. Keyser, secretary of the club, annmmpfl fnriav Th arandal lin- earthed by Ae Cook county grand 1 jury investigating baseball games prompted Keyser to make this de cision, he said. ' Keyser Uso stated be would in troduce a resolution calling upon othef Western league clubs to take similar action at the league meet ing to be held this winter. MINERS CHOOSE NEW OFFICIALS Returns Indicate KomlaailoB ef John Hindemanih for Pres ident - Springfield, 111,, Sept. 29. Nine teen of the 26 local unions in the Springfield district have reported their nominations for state officers of the United Mine Workers, ac cording to Mr. Thompson, and only one has named State President Frank Harrington for reelection. Eighteen have nominated John Hindemarsh of Riverton. ' Returns from Peoria, and Belle ville districts also show the locals almost solid for Hindemarsh, but Franklin and Saline counties are generally almost unanimous for Paul J. Smith of Marion, Mr.' Thompson announced. . For vice president, Gomer Davis of O'Fallon has obtained, thug far, Mr. Thompson said, fully three fourths of. the nominations. For secretary-treasurer, the unofficial returns from Belleville district show John T. Davis of West Frank fort ahead of the incumbent Wal ter Nesbit of Belleville, but In the Springfield district James Dnrkin of Springfield is the highest Nominations by two locals is suf ficient to obtain for a candidate a place on the ballot. The election will beheld Dec. 14. - V KELSON CONVICTED. Alexandria, Minn., Sept 29. Gus tave Nelson, son-in-law of United States Senator Nelson, bas been convicted of murdering Joseph Mid dleton, a farm band. A Free Copy of the Democratic Doctrine The election is approaching and it will be the first duty of every citizen to vote. To listen intelligently, to argue effectively, to vote wisely, one must know the fundamental Issues. Our Washington Information Bureau will furnish a number of educational bulletins during the campaign. It now offers THE DEMOCRATIC DOCTRINE. Thia pamphlet contains the Keynote Speech, the Platform, and the Speech of Acceptance. Get this and the offerings that are to follow. KNOW THE ISSUES. ; Frederick J. Haskin, Director. ' THE BOCK ISLaXD abgcs Iafematlea Bareaa. , Washington, D. C. I enclose herewith two cents in stamps for return postage on a free copy, of "The Democratic . Uoc trine." , ... . Vame Street City -. .... State IILLS VOTED AGAINST i BU AND SOLUM; FOR CORRUPTING TEALT "Lefty" Williams . Makes Clean Breast at Base- ball "Quia." Chicago, Sept 2fc Identity of alleged go-betweens and gam. biers who bribed White Sox players was revealed la a eo.i-ft-ssioa made te the grand jury today by Claude (-Jfty') Williams, who Joined Clcotte and Jackson la making a clean breast ef the 1919 world's ser les frame-up." Williams said "Chick" Gsn dO, former White Sox player, against .whom a tree bill was retained yesterday, was chief ro-between ea the team and "a from either Mew York or Bos. ton, as go-betweens for the gamblers. The Jury Immediately voted true hills for Browa and Sulll- , van. , Williams said he was supposed to get $20,000 and Jackson the same, but that he received only $10,- 000 f wnicl 06 aTe Jacfc- He said Gandil told him that Bill Burns, veteran pitcher, and Abe Attel, former prize fighter, were fixing it for the Sox players to get 9100,000. Liable te Imprisonment The details of charges against the eight White Sox players against whom true bills were voted yester day, have not been completed, ac cording to Assistant State's Attor ney Hartley Replogle. He said he expected the indictments to be formally drawn today, and that they might contain several counts. - Pending this -action,' he said the true bills alleged but one offense, "conspiracy to commit an illegal act" An official of the court said that under this -beading charges might be drawn that were punish able upon conviction by imprison ment up to five years or fines up to $10,000. Pitcher Clcotte was quoted in Chicago papers today as saying he was worried about the status of baseball bribes income tax returns. Chicago, Sept 29. True bills naming three ball players not mem bers of the White Sox and three gamblers are expected to be voted today by the grand Jury.- Members of the jury said this morning they had sufficient evidence on which to base indictments. It was re ported that trpe bills against two National league players are being considered. The eight players indicted are "apparently only tools of a gambling ring' according to Harry Brigham, foreman of the grand jury. The p-atnlflfc&taons of this ring, he said, extend everywhere that professional ebaseball is known. The grand jury, whose normal period of office expiree tomorrow, will be continued indefinitely to complete the baseball investigation, he said. . Cost Comiskey IS30JJ00. Indictment of his seven players col Charles A. Comiskey, owner of the White Sox, $230,000, the amount for which he could have sold their services, he said today. The club owner fixed the valuation of the seven at: Joe Jackson $ 50.000 Buck Weaver 50.000 Oscar Felscu .. 50,000 Claude Williams 25,000 Eddie Clcotte ..... 25.000 Charles Risberg 20,000 Fred McMullin ... 10,000 Total ..$230 000 The grand jury today sent a tele gram to Eugene Debuc of the Toledo Fans' association, formerly with the Tigers and Giants, asking him I) appear hf re Monday. Ai'ter Three Gamblers. Chicago, Sept 29. (Cnited Press.) Three gamblers will be in dicted today ea chargM of conspir acy in connection with the "fixed" Wf world series by the Cook coun ty grand1 jury which yesterday in dicted etxh; members of the White Sux baseball club. This information was made pub lic before lb grand jury went hit) session by .assistant State' Attor ney Hartley Replogle, in charge of the investigation into the baseball scandal. - None of the gamblers are in Chi cago, Replogle said. He refused to divulge their names. rmpirea Clean. No umpires are under investiga tion, he said. John Heydler,. president of the National league, who was te testify before the grand Jury today, said be would oreaent evidence that an en- jtirely different clique of gamblers from those alleged to have con ! spired with eight Whits Sox Mayers, I has operated in the National league. Heydler said the dlo.ua 'operating with National league . players did not pay a fixed sum to j players tor "throwing" games but gave the crooked players one-third 'of their winnings. ' Williams has made a complete statement Attorney Austrian an nounced. Copies of his conference are to be given out later. He fur nished considerable . fhforasaUoa about the gamblers concerned ia the purchase of the White Sox players and also named the go-betweens, it was announced. Williams named "Sport" Jackson,, a New York gambler, and a Boston gambler named Brown aa two of the principals in the deal. He said that he received $10,000 for bis part In throwing the series, $5,000 ot this amount he gave to Jackson, he said. Williams declared he personally paid the $5,000 to Jackson, bis tes timony being at variance with pre vious reports that Jackson testified j that he found the money on bis bed. Williams, before making his state ment, signed a waiver of immunity. Assistant State's Attorney Hart ley Replogle stated that another of the White Sox players was expect ed at the criminal court building this afternoon to make a statement The announcement ws believed to refer to McMullin, wtio .was satd to have made a statement to Attorney Austrian. . Attempt to Bribe Brookljnv New York, Sept 29. District At torney Lewis of Kings County an nounced today be would start an immediate investigation of a report that a clique of gamblers plan to bribe members of the Brooklyn Na tionals purposely to lose games to tfieir American league opponents in the coming world's series. Lewis said that following rumors published in any paper of such an attempt he wired State's Attorney Hoyne in Chicago and also got In touch with officials of the Brook lyn club. The latter assured him that the entire team would appear at his office Fridsy morning. . When informed by the United-Press that Hoyne is in New York, Lewis said he would communicate with Hoyne immediately. Wine Hoyne. Lewis wired Hoyne as follows: "The New York Evening Sun of Sept. 28, 1920, states: "'Information which has been gathered by officials tended to in dicate that the same clique of gamblers which is alleged to hare fixed the 1919 series have made plans to have Brooklyn 'throw' the coming series to the Cleveland In dians.' "I intend to Initiate an Investiga tion at once. Will you let me know if you have any information In sub stantiation of the article above quoted? (Signed) "HARRY E. LEWIS. "District Attorney. Kings County." "Brooklyn, N. Y." "If there are any players of the Brooklyn club concerned in any way in this rumor, I will .suspend them at once," Charles H. Ebbets, president ot the Brooklyn club, told District Attorney Lewis. -i Ebbets also told Lewis that wh tho Brooklyn players came to the field today he would inform them of the circumstances and tell them about the visit to be made to t ie district attorney's office. It was thought possible some of the play ers might be questioned this aft. ernoon. as ' there was no game scheduled for today. Want Situation Cleared. ' After talking with Ebbets, Lewis said: "I feel that in view of these ugly rumors the people of Brooklyn are entitled to hare this situstion clear ed up at once so that there may be no cloud over the world series, which starts next Tuesday." r Lewis said that if the reported gamblers' plot is found to really exist, he Intends to punish the gamblers as well as any players that may be implicated. ; -. - They may be prosecuted, he said, on a charge of "conspiracy to do an Illegal thing." J State's Attorney Hoyne of Chi cago, when the telegram from Lew is was read to him by the United Press, said: - "I have no such Information. All our attention was centered on the investigation of the White Sox In Chicago." Were Bribes Reported t -Elliott Evans; assiEtsnt collector of Internal revenue, today began ea investigation to determine it Eddie Clcotte and Joe Jackson, who ac cepted bribes to throw baseball games, had reported the alleged bribes in their income tax returns. MEXICANS TOLD LOANS AWAIT U.S. RECOGNITION Washington, Sept. 29. (United Press.) American financiers have let the new Mexican government know that loans are dependent upon its obtaining recognition ot the United SUtes. ' , This attitude of the banking In- -terests is understood to have beea made plain to General . Salvador i Alvarado, Mexican minister ot fi nance, who recently returned to Mexico City from this country.. ' X