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nn AND DAILY UNION JVENT Y-SECOND ojfEAR NO 3. SATURDAY. ' OCTOBER 21, 1922. EIGHTEEN PAGES. . - PRICE JIVE CENTS 3 1 113 s . 3THER' IN -.1. IP FREED js Throws Action Out of Court ; 'Corpus De f . licti' Not Proved. Hammond. Ind., Oct. '21. Mrs Hue! McNally was cleared of lUe (ttrfe 01 siajiug ner paauiuui tttm" yesterday when Judge Hen ry C. Cleveland dismissed the case M the ground tbat the state had blted to prove a "corpus delicti" ft the alleged crime. lengthy legal argument in wbjch tkt ttate contended the motion tor UfmlMal by Attorney Sam P? gchwerti, counsel for the youthful wife, on the ground that the state lad (ailed to prove a crime. Immediately after the woman Vat freed. Deputy Prosecutor Joe Todd announced he may take the late directly to the next Lake tonnty grand jury In an effort to Main an indictment charging Mrs. McNally with murder. Mrs. MeJially Faints. ' , After lengthy deliberation Judge Cleveland rendered- - his decision, tniiut one of the most fantastic of Bodirn legal battles. At the purport of the Judge's vordt becama clear to her, Mrs McNally arose from her chair. 'tUng faer arms widely and then Ml to the floor in a swoon. ; A - demonstration of approval tram the crowded courtroom was .decked by the collapse. Tha young defendant was ' carried into the frige's chambers and revived. ft After Bhe had recovered, the girl tanked Judge Cleveland and then npressed the belief the outcome N the case would have been the tune had the trial been continued, fta admitted she had rested her toe of acquittal on tha "surprise -ftneeses" found In Chicago, who tire ready to testify to the girl's mother mania."' - : Judge Cleveland, in his decision, aapbastzed' the frailty of the putt's case. . ' "No evidence has been introduced to show bow the babies if there fere babies met their death. thel Judge said. "All the evidence has been limited to an apparent effort to-prove their birth. . ' ,J do not believe any higher court could uphold the trial of a murder ant wherein there is no corpus de- , ncu. lr a proof of their death by i violence nad been Btiown the state light have been given an opportun ity of presenting further evidence tt&isit this defendant. Defense Mocks Stat. "There is no probable proof of . Border beforo the court. There lore, I must free Mrs. McNally." U was at this point that Mrs. McNally dropped to the courtroom loor. Sifter to the Judge's ruling, Attor Wy SchwarU tad taken up most of ,'tae afternoon in' an attack on the Matt in mocking tone and phrase ology. lite state calls Mrs. McNally a awderess," the attorney said. "What did she murder? Babies or tellt? If she killed her babies fkere are teiiir bodies? Perhaps, (Continued on Page Nine.) IUJOLEAVE SAN DOMINGO of DoBlaleaa BepbUe egtaH Provided hi Governor's ProclamatJoB. ' Wa-hftoo, Oct 21. Formal m w'lla'toB, of a provisional govern t "at a) the Dominican republic to- J1 be followed by withdrawal ' tte American military forces v i provided in a proclama- issued by Ihe military gov MW in accordance' with a plan of Vfaeaatton. to be carried out by the rwlsional authorities. . ;jswJsdrawal ot American ma jWjes, according to the terms of the jaamatlon - issued by Rear Ad 1 Samuel S. Robinson, military ?"r, will begin as soon as the Jnaional president has ratified executive orders and laws of ABMricaa administration in the Ldies under E3 IN FEAR OF TRUANT OFFICER t - ' ... :-..-,-; ChicWo JJJcai, I years old, found dead rhis mother's bed yester T, li believed by the police to been scared to ' death by . s Ot the truant officer. The sick much of the time I Mckwerd, his, parentsaald. I ber boys to)d him thei tru-l woaid get aim. , s oa the door by a woman Jeer yesterday Bent the boy l eader the bed where his , body was found. i! i thin' TWIN DOLL SEEK PERSONS INDICTED FOR BOND THEFTS Nine of Twenty-six Wanted Surrender . at Minneapolis. ' Minneapolis, . Minn., Oct, 21. Deputy United States marshals to day continued their search, for the persons indicted by the federal grand Jury charged with violation of the penal code in connection with the disposition of bonds stolen in - mail truck robberies in New York and Chicago. Nine of the twenty-six indicted persons had surrendered yesterday and several other indicated they would do so today. All those tak en into custody were released on bail. LaPayette French, United States district attorney for Minnesota, said today that the bonds referred to in the indictments were circu lated principally in New York, Chi-, cago and the Twin-Cities. j Chicago Was Center. . "Chicago seems to have been the clearing Bouse," he said.. "Fully $1,000,000 were. circulated In Min neapolis and St. Panl. These are believed to have been brought here from Chicago by two , men who were aided by local accomplices. , "Some of the buyers undoubted ly had a guilty knowledge that the bonds were stolen.- Other persons, however; were no doubt innocent purchasers, believing they were ob taining legitimate securities. 'Un this; connection A. B. Chris tofferson, president of the Midway State bank, of St. Paul, who with the vice president of his bank, were arrested vesterdav. . declared his bUjk had been unwittingly involved in the disposition of stolen bonds, through handling them as secur ity tor a client in a deal." WOMAN ROBBER CONVICTED. , Detroit, Mich., Oct. 21.Loretta Lee, 29, of Wheeler, Mich., was con victed in connection with a dia mond robbery. She was - armed. Mrs. Lee is the first woman .con victed of such a charge in Detroit courts for many years. THE WEATHER Generally fair tonight and Sun day. Cooler Sunday. Highest temperature yesterday, 70; lowest last night 45. Wind velocity at 7 a. a, 1 mile per hour. '- " ' ; Precipitation, none. - - ' . 12m. t p.m.- 7a.m. ': yester. yester. Today Dry bulb temp. 63 60 47 Wet bulb temp. 52 49 43 Relative humid. 46 44 70 River stage at 7 a. m., LI. a fall ot .1 last 24 hours. -' Sunset today 5:13 p. m.; sunrise today 6.24 a. m. River Forecast . The stage of the Mississippi riv er from below Dubuque to Musca tine will change but little during the next tew days. ; . 'I ANDREW HAMRICK. w Meteorologist..' Wiunintton, Oct 21. Weather oatlook tor the - week' beginning 'Monday includes: Region of the ' jm . . i .i j J l I if real ismmvm uu upper miaainiyiu and lower Missouri valleys: "Gen erally elr and cool- - 'a - y y, ,,A I .. & ' ' r-, i y I y , ' ' s - 1 - . I " i' ' J00mt: v - I vnd It I 1T)T -aw -V 1 T T V MOTHER" 'HENRY FORD TAKES LEAD IN SAILING RACE Boats Disregard Sig nal to Postpone ' Start. r Gloucester, Mass., Oct 21. By the Associated Press.) Henry Ford took a .lead of a quarter , of a mile over the Canadian boat Blue Nose soon after the start of the first in ternational fishermen's race today. Both captains bad disregarded" tne race committee s signal to post pone the start at 10:30 o'clock. At 10:10 a. to. tie judges sent out a recall, but both skippers kept on the course.' . A motor boat was sent out to the Ford from one of tile coast guard cutters, but Captain Clayton Mor rissey refused to return. The course wis a 5-mile run to the first mark, 10-mile reach off shore, a beat of 10 miles td the third mark, a 10-mile run to the fourth mark, and a 5-mile beat to the finish. . : - . MAKES PLEA FOR CONSTITUTION Sherman Says If It Isn't Adopted Chicago Will Rule State in Few Tears. Effingham, 111., Ocw 21. Unless the proposed new constitution is adopted on Dec. 12, it will be but a few years until Chicago wiy con trol the affairs of the entire state, former United States Senator Law rence Y.-tSherman declared here to day in an address before the Bar Association of the Second district With 47 per cent of our 6,485,000 people now in Chicago as compared with 14 per cent there in 1870," he said, "it is apparent that Chicago will in a tew years have a major ity of the people in the state. It can control the affairs of the statu Illinois gwould, thereby become a city stale: "Downstate people would be sub merged and subjected to that city's influences more than the good of I the state would allow, or the pres ervation of the sovereignty of the entire state would justify. . "Such a power, I believe, would result in injury to Chicago her self finally." "For this reason Cook county is wisely limited in the new constitu tion to one-third of the member ship of the state senate." : NEGRO WOMEN DIE ill BLAZE Third Breaks Both : Leg la Jams frem Window ef Factory When '' Blase Started. . Chicago,' Oct 21. Two negro women were smothered to death and a third was seriously hurt in a lire early today. The womea oc cupied rooms above a tar-paper factory where the fire originated. The Injured one broke boyi legs by Jumping from a window. DAUGIIERTY RULING HIT BY LASKER Compares', Attorney-Gen eral to Moses and ' Moses Loses. Chicago, Oct. 21. Across a ban quet board last night, A. D. Lasker, chairman of the United States shipping board, told United States Attorney General Daugherty and the other banqueters that the at torney general's recent ruling that ajl ships entering American wai ters must be "dry" was the great est blow that conld have happened to the American merchant marine. "I can prove," said Mr. Lasker, who with the attorney general spoke before the audit bureau of circulation banquet, - "that Mr. Daugherty is the greatest law-maker of all time. Moses only made the Red sea dry.", Mr. Lasker said that while he personally was anti-saloon, he spoke neither as a wet nor as dry, but from the standpoint of - the shipping board. - "I have seen in the press," said Mr. Lasker, "statements that he made his decision to conform to political expediency to aid tfee merchant anarine bill. I never knew what the decision was until the president announced it. Wants Forelrn SUM Wet. "As to the attorney general, who is such a good politician, if he felt he was helping American ships, he di,d it without advising with me. I want foreign ships to come in,, as is their rfgnt, "wet. Forty percent , of the passengers are foreigners and will not subscribe ' 'to our views." The principal profit of ships coming to American shore is he, immigrant traffic, lye aald. . f 'The immigrant regards wine and beer as much food as they do bread and water, he asserted. Liquor bearing ships can obtain this traf fic and on approaching American waters, can throw overboard such liquor as may be left, although he said they could figure to a barrel just bow much liquor-would be re quired by their passengers. TJ. S. Cant Compete. "We cannot compete," he- said, "with foreign ships tbat can leave our shores 'dry and take on liquor at Halifax." ' The shipping board chairman said he entered the government service hoping to show that gov ernment ownership of ships was possible, but added: Government ownership is tne poison ivy in the garden of indus try. Policy dictated by expediency of votes, with losses paid by the government and no responsibility, is a DiigQi on tne umu ol u.e yeop.o. It As hypocrisy, in government I j olead with-you to help get Amer ica out of this morass. America owns l,500tsteel ships that cost bil lions. They ate operated by the government and private ownership is withering under it. Under the ship subsidy bill we can end a loss of $50,000,000 a year in 30 months.'' Daugherty "Followed Law." Mr. Daugherty's address was de voted principally to a declaration that the law must be upheld against all groups and 'individuals, and touched only briefly on his "dry" decision.. ' "1 know there is a great differ ence of opinion," he said, "as to the question of liquor used and carried on aU ships. I did not hajre that question before me as attorney general. That has been passed on by the people and the supreme court , I was obliged to follow the law. The question was a legal .question." . .. CONVICT MAKES GOOD HIS WORD TO GIVE SELF UP RockfordV IIU Oct a. Clint Mathis, a "lifer" who escaped from a Bibb "county, Georgia, prison camp is back in his convict's uni form.- He made good his word to a Rockford friend who placed him on his honor ; to return when Ma this appeared here a few days ago and admitted that he had escaped from, the chain gang in which he was a trusty. Mathis. grew up on a Summer- ville, Ga.. farm, formerly owned by John Oberg and. . Edward Linden, hotel men of this city. He was sentenced td lite for the murder in January, 1921, of a mall carrier. whose body he concealed m brush pile which he set on fire. A few days ago Mathis came to Rockford, hunted up Linden and told of his escape Oct 8, and of his inability, to obtain a job. Linden told Mathis he could never hope for an easy moment the remainder ot his life and urged him to return to prison. Mathis agreed to do so and Linden bought his ticket to Georgia. . Word came from Macon, Ga, today that Mathis had made good his Rockford friend's confi dence in his pledge to return and surrender himself, HITCHCOCK IS . PACING FIGHT . IN NEBRASKA Lawrence Says Demo Senator Has Edge ,i in the Contest. ; : BY DATID LAWKOCE. (Copyright, 1922, by The Argus.) Omaha, Neb Oct 2L Senator Gilbert M. Hitchcock, venerable leader of the Democratic party, hat a hard light tor reelection. Just now he has the edge in the race and is campaigning effectively drawing big crowds. The contest is a plea for the fanner vote. De flation is the bis issue here. Mr. Hitctcock is endeavoring to show that the low prices of agricultural products and the plight of the fanner is a direct result of the Re publican .administration. R. Beecher Howell, Republican nominee foe United States senator, has the .open support of A. C. Townley ..of Non-Parti san league lame. - ; ; :: Most of the business and profes sional men are planning to vote for Mr. Hitchcock on the ground that his liberalism is of a more' conser vative character than Howell's which, at times borders on the rad ical. - .- ;.,- Bryan Backs BJm. William Jennings Bryan, whose brother is nfnning for governor on the Democratic ticket, has buried the hatchet and is fighting for Mr. Hitchcock. The senator's attitude has been that he would not vote to modify the Volstead act in any way which 'would make it inconsistent with the 18th amendment . He has contended that even If the federal government changed its. laws the state of Nebraska would remain dry so far as state legisla tion is concerned. Mr. Hitchcock has been endorsed nevertheless by the National Association Opposed to Prohibition, which organization. however, merely Is expressing its thanks for Mr. Hitchcock's earlier views and unquestionably Is en deavoring to commit him to the we. side of the argument That being the case there was nothing left for him to do but to send word in effect thai the endorsement meant no change in his position. Disaffection with, the Republican party is no small factor in this campaign, Mr. Howell was" one ot the, original Bull Moosers m lsiz and was severely criticised by his Republican brethren for his fail ure to contribute to the regular Republican organisation. Several (Continued te Page Nine.) QUIZ FIVE III JERSEY CASE Prosecutor Strieker Werks Alone In Effort to 'Solve Hall-Mills Murder Mystery. , New Brunswick. N. I,, Oct 21 fRv tha ARRnrit.ifPTfSA 1 Work- , independently ot aU other ' tn investigating forces, Prosecutor Strieker of Middlesex county today prepared to question at least five persons in an effort to obtain suf ficient evidence to win an arrest in the Hall-Mills murder case. ' In the meantime. Prosecutor Beekman of Somerset county, op erating on a different tack, was re ported to be preparing subpoenas for witnesses to appear before the Somerset county grand jury at Somervllle . Monday. . Prosecutor Beekman believes he will be able to present enough information to brine about an indictment One of the persons to be called before Prosecutor Strieker today, it was said, was 'Ralph V.- Gorslino, a vestryman of . tne Cnurch or St. John the Evangelist Mr. Gorsline was reported to have been out walking with a young woman mem ber of the church on the night of the murder. Investigators intimate that they have established the motive for tne slaying of Rev. Edward W. Hall and his choir leader, Mrs.' Eleanor R. Mills, but that their failure to make arrests Is due to the tact that some links in their , chain of evi dence have not been properly forged. BURKS TO DEATH. Richland. Ill, Oct 21. William Rothert, 38, died from burns i ceived while fumigating his barn yard with gasoline. He ran to a nearby creek only to find it dry. TWO PEORIANS ARE CONVICTED Etagusai Storey ami Frank Martin Femad GmBty ef Grand Larceny fci-Serllsfftoa. Burlington. Iowa, Oct 21. En geije Storey, Peoria, JSL. last night was iuuna gumy ox sjrua larceny. He was alleged to have stolen an automobile here and was arrested. together witn Frank Martin of Peo ria, at Wapello. Martin was found guilty yesterday. Both men will be sentenced Wednesday moraine-. The Iowa law ties the penalty MM -MfUr AURORA CAR KILLS 4 m Atl0liURTS2 'Third BaO' Train Hits Motor Track Near v Wheaton, HI Aurora, 111., Oct' 2L Four men, employes of the . Chicago, Aurora & Elgin railroad, were instantly killed and two were injured this morning at 10 o'clock when a mo tor truck on which they were rid ing was struck by an Aurora-bound "third-rail" . car at Westmore near Wheaton, I1L The dead: PETER MARX, West Chicago. J. J. PETERS, Aurora. -" VICTOR CHIONE, West Chicago. C. E.-TEMM, West Chicago. The injured: Robert Gustafson, St Charles, taken to Elgin hospital. - August Surkamer, Aurora, taken to Elgin hospital. The dead, and Injured were all employes of the line department of the electric railway system. LABOR ACTS ON 'WET' QUESTION BeselutJon te Repeal er Modify Tolstead let Before State Fed eratlon Meet Rockford. I1L. Oct 2L The "wet ' and drv" Question confronted the Illinois States Federation o Labor convention when It assembled this morning for what was expected to be the final session. A number of minor resolutions also remained to be acted upon. The "wet" resolution before the convention reads: 'Resolved, that the Illinois Fed eration of Labor hereby records its favor of repealing or modifying the Volstead law so as to permit lUe manufacture and sale of beer and light wines." voting to retain the referendum system of electing its state officer's, expressing opposition to the adop tion ot the, proposed' state consti tution and turning down the One Big Union plan of industrial organ ization, the Federation disposed of three ot its major questions in a session which lasted until mid night last night ; The , single union" - resolution which was voted down called for the American Federation of Labor to summon the various interna tional union into conference for the purpose of arranging to amal gate all the unions into one big union. D. A. R. ERECTS BIG MEMORIAL Granite Pillar Is Placed at Danville Marking Route Traveled by; Lincoln. Danville; 111, Oct 21. T!ie Daughters of the American Revo lution and Lincoln Circuit Marking association yesterday placed here the 12th memorial tablet marking the route of the old Eighth Judicial circuit in 18 counties traveled by Abraham Lincoln and his contem poraries. . , . r '- " ' The gray granite pillar Is like the 11 others which have been erected in county seat towns, all bearing a bronze tablet with the words, "Abraham Lincoln traveled. this way when he rode the circuit of the old Eighth judicial district. 1847-1859." Among the- speakers oh the Dan ville dedication, program were Con gressman Joseph O. Cannon: Law rence T. Sherman, former United States senator; Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, president ot the Illinois Historical society; Mrs.) H. E. Chubbuck of Peoria, state regent of the D. A. R.; Joseph C. Fifer of Bloomington, former governor of Illinois; Miss Lottie E. Jones, general chairman, and Judge Franklin Boggs, presi7 dent of the Lincoln Marking ass ciatioa. HITS BOG; IS FISTED. . Detroit Mich.. Oct 2L Because he did not stop and give aid to a dog struck by bis automobile, Thomas McGraw was fined $5 on a charge of cruelty. FOOTBALL SCOBES Seer at es third qurtert Harvard, 4; Ceatre, 8. Score at eM trst half: IOJaels, lewa, tt. W1LL RESIGN . ...3t Washington, Oct 21. (By the Associated Press.) Associate Jus tice William R. Day of the supreme court has decided to resign from the bench, in view of his duties as umpire in the German-American claims negotiations, and is expect ed formally -to present his resigna tion as a Justice to President Hard ing early next week. CLYNE TO SEEK SPECIAL PROBE OF HIS OFFICE U. 5. Attorney Denies That Charges Are 'Well-Founded: Chicago, Oct 21. A thorough airing of all charges against his of fice will be demanded, Charles F. Clyne, United States district attor- ue' "a,eariy T aiier.siuay- .i.- j . j , '" yeaieruay aj Edar B- Tolman and John R. Montgomery, special Investigator ot affairs ot the federal prosecut or's office the last three years. Mr. Clyne said he wofflfl make his demand in a formal motion be fore Judge Carpenter, in whose court the investigation originated. Attorney-uenerai Daugherty, to whom the report was made, de clined to comment on it but was expected to be in Chicago next week. The attorney-general was here yesterday to address the Audit Bureau of Circulation, be fore whom Albert D. Lasker, chair man ot the shipping board was also a speaker. Mr. Daugherty said he would take np the report on the Clyne office next week. Hits at Clinnin. Commenting on the report which declared that the charges of John V. Clinnin, former assistant dis trict attorney, were "well founded" as to "general conditions,'' the dis trict attorney said: " - - "The charge, while not against any individual, indicates corrup tion on the part of the public of ficers and also that corruption ex ists in the United States district court No name, time or place is given in the petition. Mr. Clinnin has never offered, as far as is pub licly known, any evidence to sup port his petition, although he has repeatedly . promised to do so. , "While I have but a few hours to go over the report, I wish to stress at this time that after five months ot investigation not a single case is found .where one of my assistants is charged with graft or corrup tion," , , i Wilt Explain Everything;. "Whether cases or complaints of violation cf the laws of the United States are disposed of with more or less dispatch than may be found in other districts of the United States, and whether cases or com plaints of violations of the laws have been given such consideration fond care as may be possible to ob tain elsewhere, is a question that includes a great many considera tions and these will be fully ex plained by me in the light of rec ord facts as district attorney in this district" i The Clinnin charges, in brief, were that "no bills" were returned when a proper. presentation of evi dence would have resulted in in dictments; that cases-were "nolle pressed" and dismissed when they should have been tried; that viola tion of the law were reported but never presented to the grand Jury; mat mere nas oeen a systematic and protected traffic in liquor and that certain lawyers have received advance information, and have ob tained lor unusual, fees the dispo sition or cases. BREAKS WORLD GLIDER RECORD Briton to Fokker Biplane With Pas senger Stays Aloft for 4 ' Minutes. New Haven, England, Oct 21. (By the Associated Press.) In the gliding competition at Word Hilt today, G. R. Olley, in a Fokker bi plane, broke the world's record for gliding with a passenger, remaining CESS IS CilEEtiED m TIIOUDS Declares People Zlust Ciy Whether Party or Uv . tion Comes First. Leeds, England. Oct XL (By th Associated Press.) David Lloyd , George, the retiring prime minis ter, speaking at a great meeting of Coalition Liberals Jlere this after aoon, declared the "banner at party strife" had been hoisted at the recent meeting ot Conserva tives at tha Carlton club which voted against continuing the coal-, ition. - It la far the people of this country,'' he exclaimed, "to decide' whether party comes first or the nation first, I stand tor the peo ple." Mr. Lloyd George asserted tnat the combination which achieved the victory In the late war had been brought to an end, not be cause) It bad ceased to serve ue nation, but because a party was not getting enough out ot It - He then launched into a vigor ous defense ot his administration . in his usual picturesque language. The speaker addressed a great meeting of Coalition Liberals and was greeted with loud applause. The hall seats 3,000 persons atfd more than twice that number ap plied for admission. 1 have sought honestly, sincere ly and with It my dominant pur poses, to serve my native land to the best of my ability," said Mr. ' Lloyd George te defending his ad-, ministratlve acts.' "In the war the government did everything it could. I am told: Ton may have been a very good war minister hat -yon are no good in peace. . War is not a bad test and I have done a few things in peace" Eleetloa b Welcomed... London, Oct 21. (By the Asso ciated Press.) All the political par ties welcome the prospect of an im mediate general election, which it is recognized could not have long been delayed in any case. The Con. servatlves especially feel that "it would greatly strengthen their ad ministration It they were able to get a definite mandate from the country. Moreover, formation of the new ministry now would en tail about 15 bye elections. Involv ing much loss of time, with the possible prospect or a general eie j- tion in the near future still eon- fronting them. '- ' The Conservative party meeting for the election of Bonar Law as leader will .be held Monday after noon. This meeting will be fol- lowed, according to the best Infor- , mation, by announcement of the dissolution . of parliament either Monday nigtt pr Tuesday. Bay Occur Sov. 18. Expectation continues general that the polling will take place Nov. 18, and it is believed the constructed . parliament can meet by Nov. 28. . . As ratification ot the Irish treaty is no longer a contentious matter it is believed it can be disposed ot within the specified time, and par liament is likely to rise for its Christmas recess early In Decem ber. If . the Conservatives come into-. oower as a result or tne election, their policy will, it Is decided, not'. be to aim so much at legislative - achievement as to concentrate upon? "sound administration and eoono- y- Among the chief features of their foreign policy will be the mainte nance 'and strengthening of the en tente with France and a reorgan- ilng of the British near eastern policy. B. t 0. THAW DERAILED. ... Columbus, Ohio, Oct 2L Se V. eral passengers on a Baltimore & Ohio,, train were" slightly Injured when the engine struck an open switch, hit a string of freight curs and overturned. DOG WHO 'SPOKE' TO BAKE FUNDS DURING WAB DIES Los Angeles. Cal., Oct 21. Peter, famous war dog, although only a little Boston bull, is dead here at the home ot his mistress, Mrs. R. H. Duce. Peter was credited 'with hav ing raised a 89,000 war fund In Victoria, B. C, during the World war by hitting on a table every day for three years and "speak tpg for contribution". , - He was said to have received a medal from the Canadian Field Comforts association in Baglaad, a" lite membership In the Cana dian Red Cross and four ether decorations, including one from the Yukon battalion. . . . After the war Peter, went Into the movier and gained set fame. He was f years old when he died after a brief lllnaaa. ADO 1 ... v $ r- t .