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I'll AND DAILY UNION. j YTIETH YEAR-NO. 6. SATURDAY .OCTOBER 23,' 1920FOURTEEN PAGES. DXITBB PRICE FIVE CENTS. JjE rxn Jvi BLAND mm STfl tvvl DEVEREWD CUFF SLAIN BY MISTAKE jfederick Sextro of Chi cago Slays Preacher , Landlord. f Chiesgo, Oct. 23. (United taM.)-Fredenck sextro, wealthy gtttger of a coal company here. tfaitted today, police said, be shot .jtnw Rev. Frederick Ruff, naa- imiqrmauon tor M toe memorial juemoaisi ctgrch In the exclusive north shore strict, and owner of several large tptrttnent buildings early this awaiss".- Jtttro, when taken to the Rogers firt police station, declared he alitook the pastor for a burglar sfcta be met blm in the hallway. . (extra occupied an apartment liore the one in which the pastor Ml his family lived. According to Bfonnation given the police Sextro im among the many tenants of Mlolncs owned by the pastor who kit quarreled with Rev. Ruff re tail because of large Increases in ML 'Tit pastor, his wife and three ehlldren were preparing to go to VdrlB, III., early today, where they M planned to visit John Ehl, a kother of Mrs. Ruff and the chil tna went out to the automobile in fNtt of the apartment house where tin adjusted the baggage and Bate other arrangements lor the Iris, while Rev. Ruff was supposed to b shutting the windows, lock tot tie doors and getting the a part -ant la shape to leave. " Helen, 14-year-old daughter of tb tutor, said her father had been Hit the automobile once, bring- lit Mt some packages, and had re- tan id to the apartment to be sure mrttklnt: . was all rleht before ,. , Covered Wit Blood. "X heard a slight noise and a ml like a shot but thought noth- m or it, she said. "A minute aUr a man came running around III corner of the building and said utrt has been a shooting. My other rushed into the hallway and iJltfed in the automobile to take ' e of the other two children; Fin-1 atter the ambulance came. I IS. too. and saw Dana lvine on I m-V 1UI a 101 01 D100d aroun'1 ! Ua. . j Thw pastor was taken to St. Vin-' twt'i hospital in Evanston but was M when the ambulance reached I us Institution. ! Helen Ruff in in her Htk war Uri school and Is the eldest of the one. The other two children are i ing years of age. wing the Investigation a few Moths ago by a committee of al-1 nen into the high rent condi-; In Chicago, Rev. Ruff was withe landlords called to give explanation of why his rents nre Increased by large amounts: j Shot Once in Cheat, Kit a ihni .h. ,Kf ! AwHin . .u. ..1 ..u t i 1 tMa7,,n AX''Kiror.r 'by officials of Brixton prison from . IkfTawarenUv had nassed a?ttwen? it ond flor where fexul i LIStm mT-. 'wnrrS..ir.i .. . ucm someone lumoiing flnmAArtA ftimhlln at oar don with lcev ' I o said. "The apartment of : White, who lives on tho ' lb principal business concerns JJ loor, had been robbed a few j were smashed last evening at Ban 2 ago ana we were all anxious 1 do, In the vicinity of this city, near 5 burglars. Ithe scene of yesterday's ambush ot WBCn mv wffA an.) T W. ii.aa4 . - -- miauu J uwi UBldieu " noise at th door for a few 1 I went and got my revolver ' J" tjrew the door open. 1 saw a -;ynn in the hallway. j-no are your I demanded, j - do answer. 1 shot once j 2J body fell to the floor and si.. . tre 8,lrs t0 tne flret iiSrt, As 'he bo1 was 'oiling mui i h - UnJ)8e ?f tlle man'! L. ' waa I Utll inHT realized t aBi I Vaj , ,, ; T ., . Police Puzzled, unable to find a log-! 2 Z?Mwlon of why Rev. Ruff ZFS 10 tne second floor in-' 3 Lowing at his own apart-! ltkki v "louI waa aavancea ne Sin ' bsnt-mlndedly walked denied be had quarreled 'y tt. Pastor over rents. CIr10? w Preliminary exam 2! jolice held Sextro for fur- IjJ Hiram W lTi2 nlte' interviewed by i uwiaa Press, nva Mai wicht " storv i.u k orjnr toinrms Sextro. mte, who occupies the lAnt . . r jut aoove the sextros. Sli7Llu m Sn had oe oine ume and her mind was clear so that she remem- T1 Mr' Se1" 7 'Who U V ' -i Wl1 times," Mrs. White ,Wi.i..50uld hear no answer. MsJw utd la hallway was tW. flc of anyone stand lbrJiou,a nt e recognized of the day. This was ' lstigators. w Walt also confirmed the made by Sextro that her Md been robbed re- MYSTERY HANGS OVER DEATH BED OF MACSWINEY Relative, Tear Mayor is , Dead Became of Strict Censorohip. London. Oct 23. Grave reportt ware tn circulation at noon today regarding the condition of Terence MacSwiney, lord mayor of Cork, on the 72nd day of his hunger strike In Brixton prison. A statement Is sued by the Exchang Telegraph company at that hour declared the lord mayor's last moments were at band. . ; . The bulletin of the' Irish Self Determination league on the lord i mayor's condition, however, stated the league has been informed that he was in about, the same state as recently. He was, unconscious, Its lniormatlon said. "However," added the statement. "the home office has placed an em bargo on the ubb of the telephone for communicating news to the out-1 side and has forbidden the lord mayor's sisters to visit him." The home office explained the de nial of admission to the lord may or's sisters as being due only to the belief that their visits interfered with the careful nursing which the prisoner's extremely delicate con dition required. Hay Prolong Life. The league announced . that Mrs. MacSwiney, while permitted to see her husband, was allowed to re main only short periods. A new angle of the case developed today in that the lord mayor now is re taining the food administered by the doctors, indicating that it is be ing; assimilated. This, it is be lieved, may prolong MacSwiney's life for some time. Veil of Mystery. " London, Oct. 23. (United Press). A veil of mystery today hung over Brixton prison where Lord Mayor MacSwiney was entering the 72nd day of bis hunger strike. Prison officials clamped down a strict censorship regarding his con dition. This led to the belief at Sinn Fein headquarters here that MacSwiney was at least In an ex tremely critical condition . Relatives of Lord Mayor Mac- S wiser a h4.4itJd that the. unlaws oi on iion proton are sup pressing tbe tact, according to a statement ..by bis ' brother, Peter MacSwiney of New York this after noon. . Peter, leaving the prison, said the authorities had refused permission fnr anv nf hm mI.H.m t baa rk. lord mayor since 6 o'clock. Mary and Annin Muz-Swine thn lnrrf mayor's sisters, and Father Domi- nick, his chaplain emernd from the nrlaon Rhnrtlv hpfnra Pe'pr mrA explained the officials had not al- lowed them tn rnuin t Vji3win- ey's bedside, although his wife bad been granted this privilege. The borne office later informed the United Press that the, sisters were excluded from the orison be- cause they might interfere with physicians feeding MacSwiney dur Ing his periods of delirium. It was stated other relatives nad not been excluded but their visits would be restricted in the future. London, Oct 23. (United Press), Annie and Mary MacSwiney, sls- ters of Lord Mayor MacSwiney, whose death was expected momen- tartly. Joined , him in his hunger strike today. Their action followed -exclusion ni because, it waa explain- mit interfere with the to"e feeding of the lord mayor. nrnSt, . ----- . Cork. Ireland. Oct 23. Several "bops were burned and the windows mtlftarv lfrr4a In wMrh on nUlnA ..... ,- .. . ... ....... ... and a nrivate were killed and five: soldiers were wounded, one of! whom died later. It is reported the j village of Innishannon also waa considerably damaged. IXPORTS FX TO FRANCE. Paris, Oct. 25. The imports into ; France 'for the nine months ending ! Sept. 30 were 27.189.000,000 francs, us i'Ulimi wiui ai.uoi ,vvv,w francs for the same period of 191J, j 4 A eeT AAA AAA compared with 24,567.000,000 THE WEATHER 11 Fair ton'.ght and Sunday. Cooler tonight with frost Highest yesterday, 71; lowest last night 2. Wind velocity at 7 a. m, 12 miles per hour. . Precipitation. .61 Inch. 12 m. 7 p.m. 7 a.m. yester. yester. today Dry bulb temp... 78 7 62. Wet bulb temp... 65 64 62 , ' . . . -a bp ta Relative numia.. . ew so s River sUge, 2.2; no change in last 24 hours. , , Rivet Forecast. Only sl'fht changes is the Mis sissippi will occur from below Du buque to Muscatine. ' J. M. SHh-RIEl-Meteorologist Washington. Oct. 23. Weather predictions for the, week beginning MnndiT are: Region of upper Mississippi and , Ul 4 Mllm- - fVinl UMi gen.lTyTTr weather first half. and unsettled and warmer tacoad halt ot the week. GOXGAM AS A RESULT PACTTALKS Democrat Drift Has Start ed in Ohio Because of Changed Sentiment. BT DAVID LAWRENCE. (Special to The Argus.) : Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 23 Illi nois may be dismissed in a single sentence overwhelmingly Repub lican; not much harm has been done the national ticket by the factional fights inside the state. As for Indiana, the situation- is far more Interesting. Three weeks ago! the Democrats themselves would have conceded defeat But a Dem ocrat drift has started. Republi cans admit it Is a League of Na tions sentiment become articulate. While the Democrats are uncertain as to the ultimate size of the drift, the Republicans confidently say they will carry the state by 60,000. Perhaps a more conservative esti mate would be 40.000. This may seem a huge majority compared to the 9,000 which Indiana gave Hughes in 1816, but the country must be prepared for unusual fig ures both In Democratic and Re publican states this year, as in many instances the woman vote amounts to 40 per cent of the male vote. Majorities of 40.000 this year really would be about 20,000 in other years. ' Indiana, which Is so close to Ohio that it ought to be 'able to tell off hand which one of its two next door neighbors in Ohio is tbe better man, is voting on entirely ab stract issues this year. The per sonality of Cox or Harding is not a factor. Here are some things that do count: First, fully 80,000 negroes will vote, the Republican ticket this ytaJt,, -.Some well Informed pollti artepwftertr tell, the 'writer that the Democrat would have a ma jority of the white vote in ordinary elections. " ' Germans Favor Harding. - Second, the Germans of the state and a large number of them are (Continued on Page Four.) Centre Scores Twice Over Harvard Bul ls Passed in 3rd Period Stadium, Cambridge, Mass., Oct 23. First period: Faxson kicked off to McMillin on Centre's 15-yard line and ran it back eight yards. Whltnell punted to Owen on Har vard's 35-yard line. Horween plung ed through Montgomery 'for first down on Centre's 47-yard line. Owen went through the same hole for a first down on Centre's 32-yard U rnn compete across line. In a run completely across urcam Drougni e 'ball to Centre's 8-yard line. .On I . , - P'??"1 through a large hole made by Mont- ,..i,j.. n,w.nn gomery for a touchdown. Faxson kicked an easy goal. . Score: Harvard, 7; Centre, 0. ; The touchdown was scored in less than five minutes of actual play. Centre failed to show any ability to hold the Harvard offense . . , oneck. Centre Ties Score. Kreger replaced Ford at left guard for Centre. The first down vu on Harvard's 34-yard line. McMillin slipped through Hubbard for nine yards. . Roberts in a mass play at the same spot gained a scant two first down feet Roberts made it down on Harvard's 13-yard line. McMillin made a yard along 11. U.Ui the side line of the Held. McMillin. receiving a long pass into the back Said, started around Kane's end and, seeing that bin path was block ed, reversed - himself and circled right and for a first down on Har vard's 3-yard line. . Armstrong waa stopped in his tracks in a plunge against Har vard's ring wing. Captain McMil lin rushed about frantically encour aging his players to make a tying score. ' Roberta slid through Tol- bert and Faxson for a touchdown. Weaver kicked the goal, tying the" score. Score end first period: Har vard, 7; Centre, 7. Eastman ' replaced Hubbard at left tackle for Harvard. .Centre Skoeto Alsmd. On the resumption of play Centre made two abort gains and then waa set back 15 yards for holding. On the fourth lineup McMillin, tram a punting formation on Centre's 28 yard line, threw to Whltnell in Har vard territory, end the latter, with a clear field ahead of him sprinted to the Crimson goal for Centre's 'second touchdown. Weaver kicked the goai.' .-: "'- Following Centre's Uckoff. Har vard put the ball In play on tier 1 W-yrd line and Owen made area i".''JLJ"'ttii wi Owen xniaksd. tae ball LABOR ANSWERS RESOLUTION OF BANKERS' MEET Secretary Morrison Say Workers are Producing 1 Heavily. Washington. Oct 23. (United Press). Secretary Frank Morrison of the American Federation of La bor today replied to tbe American Bankers' association resolution call ing on labor "to abandon the eco nomic fallacy that it can attain greater prosperity through a re duction of output." "The bankers," said Morrison, "repeat phonographic utterances , about labor, capital and brains and the need for labor to produce more. "Theso bankers are delightful humorists when they lecture labor about producing more. Let them tell their story to the automobile workers In the middle west who are laid off by thousands. Let them preach to textile workers in the east where mills are shut down by one of the nation's most powerful and richest' trusts. Let them tell building craftsmen their story. Let them tell coal miners to work more when the records ehow that for the last 12 months these miners have produced more than 53,000.000 tons more coal than in the previous 12 months. Every bituminous m'ne field in the United States but Ala bama and Mingo county, West Vir ginia, is in the full operation. In these two exceptions the miners are striking for a living wage. Smashing All Records. "The miners elsewhere are smash ing all production records and yet we find the price of coal prohibitive , a . i l . : . .k. nflAJ I for greater production. "The government's record of ex ports of manufactured goods does not sustain the bankers' position. Let the bankers insist that the law of supply and demand for which they profess such high regard be permitted to operate. Let tnera call on the trusts and combines to stop fixing prices and to stop closing mills and shops to maintain these present high prices." BBAKEMA3 FATALLY HFRT. Dixon; r-111., Oct. - Wrttar Beach, Illinois Central brakeman, was fatally injured by an Illinois Central switch engine at Blooming ton last night ' A special train made up at Am boy to take his wife, baby and wife's relatives failed to reach Bloomington before he died. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Beach of Rockford. clared dead by Umpire Thorp on Centre' 38-vard line. A forward ! Centre's 38-yard line. A forward pass, . McMillin to Snoddy, gained nine yards. Roberts plunged through center for a first down on the Crimson 40-yard line. Whit nell punted out of bounds on Har vard's 37-yard line. On the first lineup. Harvard gained seven yards when Owen broke through Mont gomery into Centre's secondary de fense. Churehflrg Great Flung. Churchill broke through Centre's line and carried the bali to Centre's 14-yard line. i Owens massed his way to Cen- tre's 9-yard line. Owens' smash 'cuss the former's plans for settle put the ball within three yards of ! ment of the latter's differences with Centre's goal line. Horween finally dove through Centre's defense for the second touchdown. Faxson kicked goal. The score: Harvard, 14: Centre, 14. Up to this stage it bad been one of tte most remarkable games ever played before a big eastern throng of spectators. The brilliant Dlavs coming witn stunning frequency. Gnat San Back. 1 Harvard kicked off to McMillin on Centre's 15-yard line and the latter ran the ball back 19 yards before he was checked. Bnell, Harvard's best field goal kicker, replaced Fitzgerald at quar terback. With the ball on Centre's 34 yard line, Buell attempted to field goal, which fell 10 yards short and the first half ended with the ball in Centre's possession on her 13-yard mark. Score: Harvard, 14; Centre,. 14. TKM Period. In the second half Fitzgerald re- piacea Buell at quarterback for Harvard. Harvard kicked off to McMillan on Centre's 15-yard line, and the latter ran the ball back 12 rmr,ds- . Centre punted, the kick being high and going out of bounds after a seven-yard gain. Harvard was given five yards for off-side play. nuiweeu, on a mass play on Centre, gained three yards. Churc-1 "1 avoided any ground for sug hlll sprinted around Centre's left gestlng the railway men's threat edn and was forced out of bounds j cd Influenced the government, tow yards from the southerners' I , ... , .. .. goal line. ITALY'S WAS BILL. - Horween made a scant yard In a' Rome. Oct 22. Italy spent 110, Hne plunge, and on the next play j 700,000.000 lire In connection with smashed under the Centre line for the war from Aug. 1. 1914. to June Harvard's third touchdown. Faxson : 30, 1920. official figure, show. kicked tbe goal. Score: Harvard, 21; Centre. 14. ADHERE TO MOSCOW. King replaced Chlnn as left end Stockholm, Oct. 21. The dele tor Centre and on the kick off gates at the conference- of tbe left Owen caught the ball on Harvard's wing of the Socialist party decided lln tni ran to his own Ss-i by a rote of 29 to 8. to adhere to yard Hue before being downed. . the Moscow lstsraatioaalo. PROPOSED RAIL STRIKE POSTPONED 'Miners Arrant. TniritatinTi ' jamers Accepi umiauon Prom Premier for Pur ther Discussion. ' London, Oct. 2& The rail way mm have postponed areir proposed strike in sympathy with the miners temporarily at the request of tbe miners' ex ecutive committee, it was an. nonneed this evening. v The miners have accepted an Invitation from Premier Lloyd , George for farther discussions. London, Oct 23. Informal con versations between the government and individual leaders of the strik ing British coal miners were re sumed this morning. These discus-, sions followed a conference with Premier Lloyd George and several ! other members of the government ! in which the secretary of the mln-! ers' organization was one of the ; participants. Representatives of the mine own ers also conferred with the gov ernment, w The view expressed in govern ment circles this afternoon was that the strike situation was by no means without hope of a favorable anlntinn During the discussion between the government and the miners in formal proposals were expected to be made which might conin a i nucleus for an ultimate settlement J. H. Thomas, general secretary of the National Union of Railway men, announced to the press that he was Btriving for the immedfiate convocation of a conference be tween the opposing forces. The request was made at a Joint conference of. the miners and rail way men's executive boards, it wasotier factors, should give as total The reaso nasslgned by tbe min- era for their request was that rreiuier n.u,u u f. u-u ui.uu particularly in so-uae-n states, le them to participate m a conference . tLey can.t conscientiouHiv to attempt a settlement of the ' ,.P A , strike and they did not wish to be embarrassed in their negotiations by threat of a railway strike. . The official statement issued by the miners said that, acting on tneir advice, the railway workers! bad suspended their sympathetic strike "to give every opportunity for an honorable settlement." The suspension, it was said, would con tinue during the period of negotia tions between the miners and the government. The Evening Standard said it un derstood the premier - would pre sent a new formula at the confer- ... ,,n i reaay na ,recemM? fhe. unofficial approval of several leaders of the miners. May Avert Strike. London, Oct 23. (United Press.) Two events were scheduled today which were expected to afford an opportunity to avert the strike of raidroad workers, scheduled for midnight Sunday, and open the way for settlement of the miners' strike. They were: Meeting of the executive council ot tbe Miners' inarv to a ininr mnnn rih h. executive council of the railway union : conference of rallwav men's and miners' renreaentatives to di- : the government. i Although the railway workers. dominated by the radical element. voted to go out in a sympathetic strike, they were aald to be facing serious dissension, within their ' ranks because of the refusal of J . H- Thomas, the secretary, to lead 8Ucn a demonstration. This situation has led certain offi cials aca the press to predict the rauway men will find means today to induce the (miners to reopen ineir case. Thomas' refusal to men the strike notices sent out was un derstood to have been based on the belief calUng a sympathetic strike would virtually wreck the union. Transport Workers May Refuse. The belief was expressed In offi cial circles the transport workers the third division of the triple al liance would refuse officially to call a sympathetic strike, although 8,000 were out in Yorkshire as the result of local dispute. ine enroniele declared the min- i ers were careful durtnc their nreo- j aration for the present strike to I "dopt resolutions so the knot they J tied could easily be unraveled. - The Post, believed railway men ! will find an excuse for pretending 1 negotiations have : been reopened, although - Andrew Bonar .. Law, speaking in commons yesterday re fused pointedly to discuss unofficial r.nnvrflrlnna a . - "nAMHatrtma" "SCRATCHERS" HELP HAIR GROW ON BALD PATES "Fourth Dimension" In jected Into Campaign Worries Leaders. Chicago. Oct 23. (United Press). The "scratch voter" is causing a 'bumper growth of gray hairs on Ptes of politicians, for the first Ume tn a prestoeiltiaI campaign. Tnis "fourth dimension" injected in 1920 politics comprises 80 per cent of the voters, according to party leaders here, who say this is ' their sole fret as the campaign en- j ters its final swing. - j Newly enfranchised women com prise a part of the "unknown quan-! 4Jty," although many partisans be-1 Iieved the majority or these first' voters would follow party lines. 1 The League of Nations issue has 1 tangled the tickets until Democrats and Republicans have become rare specimens, according to Frank Do- ' remus, regional chairman of thej uawcrauc national committee here. "There'll be a lot of Republicans vote for Governor Cox and the league and some Democrats will go the other way," Doremus said. "The campaign this year is one of principle and not party or person. ; Many voters may follow party , lines in state and municipal ballot-: ine but on the national and senato- ! rial questions they'll vote for the ' issue, realizing the president must' have a favorable congress to for which se-. he' cure the things stands." Increase of 40 Per Cent. Congressman J. W. Good, Iowa, i at Republican headquarters here, declared the addition of women voters, the great increase in natur alization, and the additional pepu Iation of the Unitei States would greatly swell tbe vote this year. He predicted an increase of 40 per cent over the last presidential vote, when 18,526,000 ballots were cast "Hut this will be a mighty light vote, considering the number that should turn out" Good said. "The u5rage amendmtr- enfranchise S.000,000 women.' This, wiLh the vote nearly donbtr-lhat of four ;fars ago. But many voters are going gtav away irom tbe f -h v7 Vhlv Z ,-tT; their Democratic affiliations. Evidence of "Criss-Crossing."1 Heads of speaker bureaus cited the number of prtminent persons who have announced stands for ot aga net the lemue v-i contradi r..oa of their known party feelings, as evidence of the criss-crossing of political lines. Declaring many voters intended remaining away from the polls Nov. because their League of Nations view does not coincide with their partisan sentiment, Victor Heintz, regional chairman of the Republi can national committee, today said a light vote would favor the Demo crats. Political headquarters here today turned attention to the ballot counting. Telegrams and instruc tions for reporting the vote were sent state leaders with entreaties that everything be done to avoid a complication similar to four years ago when the outcome was not definite for days. ; Tabulations of ballots will be more difficult this election than in the Wilson-Hughes voting because of the addition of women voters, due to the suffrage amendment and scratch voting. PARTIES FILE EXPENSE LISTS G. 0. P. Receipt $2,406,9104 Disbursements f2,741,03Jl for Campaign. Washington. Oct 23. (United Press). A flood of expense ac counts of national parties was ex pected today by officials of the house of representatives charged; with receiving the statements and filing them under the election law regulations. . Statements must be filed by all parties showing receipts and dis bursements on or before Monday. Treasurer Upham filed for the j Republican national committee late I yesterday showing total receipts of $2,466,019.54 and disbursements ofi 12.741.503.34 tor the national cam-; paign. : Separate contributions to the Re- publican fund for the national cam- j paign were 34,868, of which Just 16 I were .amounts of more than $1,001 each., according to the .statement - "DenmkV" Dislinrsnr.eals. I The Democratic national commit tee had expended $69,071.69 in the national campaign np to Oct. 21, sc-' cording to a report filed with the' clerk, of the koasa ot representa tives today by Wilbur Marsh, the committee treasurer. . - j Total receipts were placed at i $677,934.87. This compared with, total receipts of $2,466,019.14 and expenditure ot I2.741.05J.34 by the Republican national committee, as sworn to in A statement filed late yesterday by Treasurer Fred w.i Cpaam. . LUTHER ((RON, MISTAKEN FOR BURGLAR, SHOT DOIVN ! ON A GALESBUR6 STREET GALVA LAD VICTIM OF POLICE BULLET Lather P. Kron. NURSE BATTLES FOR HUSBAND'S LIFE AT ATHENS Little Hope for Recovery of King Alexander Monarch Popular. Paris, Oct 23. King Alexander ot Greece, who is critically ill as a result of Injuries inflicted upon him by a monkey, passed a very quiet night, according to advices received by the . Greek legation in j this city and made public at 10:55; Cs.---- i j lib j o'clock this morning. It was saidjtrict during the week tbe king s temperature was 102 faarenheit and that bis condition was stationary. Little hope for the recovery of King Alexander is entered by Dr. Georges Fernand Vidal, a noted French physician specialist, who has returned here from Athens. The people of Athens are follow ing the progress of King Alexan ders illness with the deepest inter est, says the Athens correspondent bf the Journal, who Bays the king won great popularity in that The morganatic wife of'lns by the officers south on Kellogg' country. the king, known as Mademoiselle Manos, who was a trained nurse, re mains at the king's bedside, night and, day, fighting for his life with all the skill and experience she gained during the war. ASK BOD ISSUE. Washington, Oct 23. The Balti more & Ohio railroad today applied to the interstate commerce commis sion for authority to issue 6 per cent refunding and general mort- -'Zt jo lunome eui oi spuoq e3c3 744,000. ELECTION FORECAST Bv David Lawrence THIS.tamous Washington cor respondent and political "re porter, whose dispatches from many cities of the United States have been followed daily by tbe readers of THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS will write a series ot three arti cles summarising the political situation of the whole country based on personal visits to im portant states east and west of the Mississippi. In this series . " DAVID LAWRENCE will present an electoral table i showing probable results. Since the conventions last June, David Lawrence has - been traveling continuously end the dispatches he will put on the wire in the cloeins days of. ; the campaign will be the result of personal in vestigations and detailed study. For an unbiased election fore cast based on political conditions throughout tbe. . country . you should read these important dis patches which will appear ex clusively' In THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. First, article next Friday, Oct, 29th." :'' :i" ' Boy Fails to Halt When. Pursued by Detectives : at Early Hour. S Luther P. Kron, apwl 22 ' j earn, son of Rev. and Mrs. 7 E. Kron of Galva, 1IL, and a senior of Angnstana college,", was shot to death by police at (ialesbars; at 2:30 this mornlns; when mistaken as a burglar. , Kron had been detailed by the Moline Dispatch, for whom ., lie served as eollwre eorres- ' pendent to report the Angus. " tana-IMMkln football game at Decatur this afternoon. The Argus learned I hi after. aoon that Lnther had planned to stop off at (.alcsbnrg to visit Miss Verda Johnson, 1416 Ji. ' Kellogg street, and to catch an early morning train for De catur. This Information eon. i Arms the theory of (lalesbarg police that he had been visit-' ing Mend lu the vicinity of tbe fatal shooting. The faculty and students alike ofi Augustana college were shocked be yond expression at 9 o'clock this) morning when word came from the. Rock Island police to Einar Kron, I sophomore, that his brother, Luther' P. Kron, college senior, was shot! dead by city detectives in Gales-1 burg early this morning in a mis-, taken identity case. Luther wasi shot in the back, the bullet pierc-1 ing his heart He was 22 years i old. He was the son ot Rev. and Mrs.j N. E. Kron ot Galva, 111. The faA. ther is pastor ot the First Lutherani church of Galva and a brother, Reu ben P. Kron, is professor of North-. western college, Fergus Falls, Minn. The father left for Galesburg thisi afternoon and will be joined by Dr.j G. A. Andreen, president of Augus--tana college, and David Beckstrom,i treasurer of the institution. ; The shooting, was done by de-j tectives who had been sent out tot the northern part of the city toi keep watch for further activities of' burglars who had perpetrated seven or eight different Jobs in the dis- There were no witnesses to thai shooting with the exception of Shei two police officers, who claim thatl they fired upon Kron when he start ed to run away on being accosted' by them. Officers Fred Field and Albert L. Goff told Police Chief Fred llinman, that they had taken up a position i on the porch of a house under con struction on the northwest corner of the intersection of Lefoy andi Kellogg streets. At 2:30 o'clock Kron came walk-i and accosted him and, according tos the officer, Kron asked him by what (Continued on Page Two.) MYSTERY HIDES DEATH OF GIRL Unidentified Victim' of Stranger In Statrn Island Morgue. New York, Oct. 23. (United Press.) The body of a young un identified girl who was strangled to death by a noose of white cord tied in a hangman's knot under the right ear, lay in ttje Staten Island morgue today, while police attempt- ! ed to solve the murder mystery. Th body was dlscoverea by two i hunters on Staten Island in a desc- lute stretch of ground overiooKing New York bay, a spot long known to police as a rendezvous for "spooners." The body was hidden in a thicket with clothes scattered about ' The woman was lying on her back. Trampled . brushes on all sides gave evidence of the girl's struggle against death. The girl, about 25, according to police, weighed about 125 pounds. She had been dead approximately 48 hours. She was attired in a natty blue serge suit, yellow satin and white ' muslin underskirts trimmed with lace, pink bloomers, black silk stockings tied with pink ribbons, tan oxfords and a white corduroy bonnet. digger Indian AGED 138 DD2S IU CALIFORNIA Bakersfield. Call.. Oct 23 Philip Let thand, a Dinner - Indian. - who claimed he was 138 years old, is dead, but not of. old eg. 8parks from his pipe ignited his clothing and caused burns to which he suc- j cumbed at his tribal home far up In he Sierra Nevada mountains. Fu neral services were held yesterday S3" m t: '