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""' MAlbCiM rAGES. coiaouBiTa ma uaiid wiu PRICE FIVE CENTS.
wear Against looney
being sought by court
ffnited States Marsha Is
Searching Here for
Henry McCarty
and 2 Children.
' Although the trail of John .
Looney apparently hasi
pown cold, the United'
States government does not
intend to have to institute a
search for star witnesses in
event the fugitive owner of
the- late lamented RocI Is
land News is ever brourrht
Afl,u lr f ,'., a
J"" iu oiauu
trial on a charge of stealing
an AiltnTvinKil M T A " : 1 1 .' T t ,
Schroeder first flistarf President has outlined the plan or Me Ditter for y"T women
rn!t ItofL a I .a?slsnt action to his associates. He feels a?d cn.ildrei you taken the ad
Inited btates district attor- thift his nartv m.t .. kV "ice given you seven rears n
Hey at Peoria, has obtained
in order of court frnm Frt.
m-aI TiiW Tniiia ir;tvTQ
erai Judge LOUIS i- ltzHenry ,
requiring Henry- McCarty,
Joe JMCLaXtV. his ami. .nnH
Margaret McCartV, a dauirh-Lcratlc
ter, to furnish bonds of .si.-!
WV eacn to guarantee their
appearance in court against
Instructions to find the
jovcrnment witnesses and place
tbem under arrest until bonds are
properly furnished before United
States Commissioner T. P. Sinnett,
were received by. United States
Marshal John Murray here this
orning. Mai-shal Murray Immod
Utely set out in quest of the Mc
Carty family.
Muj Be In Hiding.
While it is believed that H.nn,1
IcCarty and his son are now in
Wing. District Attornev Srhrrli
rtota his fleoria office this. ftr.!
noon told The Argus over Ion dis-'
Wnee telephone that no difficuUy in '
Unding all three witnesses i , i
Ikimfed tE 7i "eHSe.l.ls .""
Clrty. will be arrayed befoV;!
rarnish surety it is said the mar
ihal has orders to remand them to
Jail until further order of court.
.The action of the government,
Mr. Schroeder explained, is Intend
ed to insure the presence of these
. I
. (Continued on Page Two.)
lorte Farmers and One Miner in
Box; Judgre Rules Union Mem.
bwrshlp Sot Challenge Cause. '
Marion, 111.1 Nov. 16. (By the
Aaaociated Press.) Another panel
f four prospective furors to try
lie five men on trial on murder
clarges in connection with the
Herrin .ihine killings, was complet
ed by the state today and tendered
to the defense. One nanel of four
already has been accepted by both
With only a score of 130 venire
men remaining in the Jury box, ar
jngements were going forward
r the selection of 100 more pros
pective jurors.
Marion, 111.. Nov.-16. (By The
Associated Prooa 1 SoWttnn of o
hry to try five men in connection
n the Herrin mine killings last
loe was continued ln Williamson
COIinty circuit mnrt Hiw1i.tr Aftap
JjW days of questioning of venire
men, four Jurors, three farmers and
j coal miner were In the Jury
Having .been accepted by both
"e defense and prosecution, and
"fee more Jurors tentatively ac
cepted by the state, were to be ex-
-uea cy the defense today.
Judge D. T. Hartwell ruled that
membership in the Mine
workers' Union was not. sufficient
we for challenging .veniremen,
Mowing contentions by the prose
cution thflt Vnn i PA W1.A wala
"aers were contributing to the de
aae of the men on trial by a one
cent increase in their check-off.
'"m! Manngvr of Usmbarg.
4ertcau Line to Form Ministry
to Ssreeed Wlrth. .
Berlin, Nov. 16. (By the Asso
l4 Press.) Wilhelm Cnno, gen-
manager of the Hamburg
JjJlcan steamship' line, hss ac
JTf1 the task of forming a cabl
f w succeed the Wirth ministry,
I M unofficially announced this
Forcing Sfiip Subsidy
Through Will Be
Climax. '.
(Copyright, 1U22, by The Argus.)
Washington, D. C, Nov. 16.
President Harding faces the climax
of his gluteal (career. He means
to force ship subsidy legislation
through congress. Tha who'e pres-
. 01 me .administration will be
put into the fight. There wi'l be no
Within tha luct O A 1. . i
him on' this administration measure
or confess Its inability to cone with
after-the-war problems. But Mr ! . !r, Prellctl0,a were - verified
Harding is not going to regard the within a foot- Dut 00 attention was
ship subsidy bm as vlnr LlP&ii tbeia-
ure. He is makine a hid fnr itann.
BPPort His feeling is that'""1.81 .V" 35 percent more flood
.F Bituatlo5 waa
cratic administration, assisted by
Republicans and that both parties
owe it to the country to straighten
out the mess.
The president is confident the' 0011168 ,n tne "" and meets a
whole country Vill support the!flood ln tne Mississippi? Where
ship subsidy, program when It un-'would you De In Beardstown?
derstands te facts. He charges . wcere ,n Peonar
that enemfes of the measure have1 Chicago Rouses Ire,
misrepresented the cse. They are Questions .were fired at Mr.
trying to prejudice the nation be- j Barnes until well after midnight!
cause of its traditional opposition He told the drainage district farm
to subsidies. But a pre-war sub-' ers that water diverted from Lake
sidy and a post-war subsidy is a Michigan by the Chicago sanitary
, . ' Jm. ln r- "araing's
"n'n- tno LnlteQ btlea Kovern-
"i??t.ta l Bubs.dliing-the
fulPP'n8 oara. -Mr. Having ant
8hibplng board.
rute,"" nnancia ouraen or
f" Whl? W.IU C?St
less - His PrPsal is to salvage the
'" at. the idea being to enV
""a5IFI r!"!" V0?16 m
the aid given now,
- Cost Would Be Less.
The cost of the program would
be less, Mr. Harding argues, than
to continue to furnish the shipping
board annually with the present ap
propriations for government opera
tion. And besides, the president
(Continued on Page Nine.)
Deputy Sheriff Ed Heikes Charged
- TTiUi A order of Earl Wendel,
KJUed Sept. 12.
Watseka, 111., Nov. 16. Deputy
Sheriff Ed Heikes, son of Sheriff
G. P. Heikes of Iroquois county, was
indicted this morning by the Iro
quois court grand jury, charged
with the murder of Earl Wendel,
son ol Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wendel,
1400 Divereey Parkway, Chicago.
Wendel, a student of the Uni
versity of Illinois, was killed Sept
12 on the Dixie i Highway, when it
was claimed, the students "hogged
the road .and resisted arrest
With Wendel was O. M. Brady, of
Joliet, when 'the students were
driving from Chicago to Champaign.
Butte, Mont, Not. 16. O. H. P.
Shelly, national Republican commit
teeman from Montana, and former
prohibition director for that state,
has been indicted on two counts by
a federal grand Jury. He is charged
with having accepted bribes during
administration, of bis office.
Riverside. Calif, Nov. 16. A
slight earthquake shock was felt
Four tremors were noticeable.
Fair tonight and Friday; .rising
temperature. v
Highest temperature yesterday,
39; lowest last night, 30.
Wind velocity at 7 a. m., 6 miles
per hour, ,
Precipitation, none. ' '
13 m. 7 p.m. 7 a.m.
"jester, yetter. Today
Dry bulb temp. . .39 . 38 31
I Wet bulb temp.. . 35 33 30
Relative humid... 87 .64 86 .
River stage at 7 a, m., 1.8; no
change last 24 hours.
Sunset today. 4:41 p. m.; sunrise
tomorrow. 6:55 a. in. 1
Barnes Warns Illinois
Valley to Build
Higher Dikes.
Beardstown, III., Nor. 16 (By
the Associated Press) The role of
prophet was assumed by Mortimer
G. Barnes, chief of engineers of
the state waterway division here
last night, when he cried out a
warning to farmers of the Illinois
alley to build their dikes higher
and prepare for a "real flood." He
was the chief speaker at a public
meeting called by Senator Frank
O. Hanson, chairman of the state
legislative waterway commission.
Mr. Barnes' description of condi
tions in the valley, .especially at
Beardstown which recently passed
through lis, worst flood, 'drew fire
from sqme of the farmers who suf
fered l088. It Was jnttmatori K
1 one farmer
that Mr. Barnes had
come to Beardstown an a ranwun.
tatlve of . the Chicago sanitary dis
trict, which he denied with heat.
"Sotting Jfew, He Says.
"I am telling you nothing new,"J
no tuujiujrea, -wnen i say it would
I ?,tafe ?nBineers told you then how
?.gh your water woull come, and
repeat to you now. You
: ZT ' " "ul i28.n.2"
world pT wil1 'w you what
1 your cnnces are. You must build
' your levees. three or four feet
'higher. What if another flood
commission raised flood water last
spring three feet higher at Peoria
than it otherwise would have been.
andxalse tt two and one-half feet
at Beardstown.
This provoked - a
"Now what would you do with
Chicago TV- Mr. Barnes asked.
"Would you prevent her from di
verting more than four thousand
feet a second from Lake Michigan
into the Illinois? Would you cut
her down to 1,000?"
Half a dozen voices responded at
once, "Cut her out altogether."
"Let Chicago do like other big cit
ies," one added. "Let her do like
the big cities in Europe; like Ber
lin, for instance." -
In a few words Mr. Barnes ex
plained that Chicago couldn't do
as Berlm does with her sewage.
une larmer, whose 1,400 acres
were inundated by the flood, asked
permission to interrupt
Fanner Flays City.
. "We do not - believe," he said,
of land that most of us here have
"that Chicago1 or any other city has
la right to drown out 400,000 acres
given our life s blood to redeem.
For two weeks I fought in mud
night and day to save property I
gave my life to build up. Many of
us lost our last cent in that flood.
It's not right that Chicago should
turn that water in on us and then
not help us when we're drowned
out' 1 -
"That's what the Germans did to
our soldiers in the Atlantic. The
chances are if the state and Chi
cago sanitary district pursue their
present tactics I'm ruined. Finan
cially ruined. 'And so is every oth
er man on the Illinois river." . .
. " o Ax to Grind."
Superintendent W. L. Sackett, of
the state division of waterways in
terfered here to remind the as
sembly that Mr. Barnes had "no
ax to grind." -
. Quebec, Nov. 16. Father Tortel
11, a priest and 10 other ' persons
were drowned when a launch over
turned on the lake of Shelter Bay
river, 30 miles from Bersimis, Que
bec. . .
Des Moines, Iowa, Nor. 16. Orrie
Cross, convicted slayer of George
Fostick. Des Moines grocer, must
hang Nov. 24, Governor Kendall
has declared..
Gleitsv Shear bon, 14, Warerfy, III,
High 8dMl Boy, Saeanfcs U
Iiijuricfl. :
Waverly. 111., Nov. 16. Hick
school football caused the death of
e- second Waverly nigh school
Glenn Shear born, 14, substitute oa
Glenn Shearborn. L substitute, on
the first team, died of blood Boli
onlng. caused by .infection of a
wound on his left elbow, suffered in
a game here last Saturday.
MM lav;
Latest Returns Show Con
servatives Win More
. Than Needed 308.
. London, So v. 16. (By the :
Associated Press.) With only
S constituencies missing at
6:30 o'clock tonight the re.
turns showed the Conserva
tives had elected 3 10 members
of, the house of commons, or
32 more than a majority of the
voting membership. The As.
quithian Liberals had elected
, 19 members, the Labor party
130, the .National or Oeorgeite
Liberals 43, and other parties
London, Nov. 16. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) At 4:30 p. m. re
turns from yesterday's elections
showed the conservatives to have
more than the necessary 30S for a
majority in the new house.
With only 70 divisions missing.
they had elected 319 members, the
Asquitfiian Liberals, 55; the Labor
party, 120; the National Liberals,
or Georgeites, 38, and the other
parties, 13. .
London, Nov. 16. (By the Asso
ciated " Press.) Prime Minister
Bonar Law had secured a majority
of 12 over all the other parties in
the new house of commons when
the returns for 545 of the 615 divis
ions had been received late this aft
ernoon. ,
London, Nov. 16. (By the Asso
ciated Press.) Winston Churchill,
former secretary for the' colonies,
was defeated for reelection for par
liament from the Dundee division.
; London, fov. 16. (3 p. m.) (By
the Associated Press.) With con
siderably more than two-thirds of
the returns ln, the conservatives
were rapidly approaching the num
ber of namA necessary, 308, for
control of the new house of com
mons. .
Second Woman Chosen.
London, Nov. 16. (Bv the Asso
ciated Press.) The second woman
to be returned to the new house
of commons. Lady Astor being the
first was Mrs. Margaret Wintring
ham, the present member for the
Louth division of Lincolnshire.
Mrs. Wintringham . retains Her seat
with 11,609 votes against the con
servative candidates, Sir .Allan
Hutchlngs, with 10,726 votes'
Out of 33 women nominees only
two had been returned up to this
afternooif. -
Major John Jacob Astor, son of
the late Viscount Astor, was elect
ed on the conservative ticket oTer
tho liberal candidate. L. J. Stein.
and the independent unionist. Colo
nel Sir Thomas Poison in the Dover
division of Kent.
Bitterness Lacking,
London, Nov. 16. On the whole
the election was remarkable for
Its good' humors. The old-time
bitterness and flavnting of per
sonalities were almost absent
Party colors were worn very little,
but. in one district one party went
to tne length of coloring two miles
of streets blue indicating to the
electors their "path of duty.'
Stories multiply of babies and
"sucklings" who accidentally were
enrolled on the registers, and who
were taken to the polls to exercise
their franchise, while never before
was there 'such a crop of centen
arians as tottered to the various
booths ' yesterday." One of these
veterans was Sergeant McCalle;
saia to De tne last survivor or the
siege of Lucknow, another was
Frank Draper, reputed to have been
a friend of Charles Dickens.
Springfield Feilee Say William
Cherry Confessed Murder of Ho.
torssaa William Heter.
Springfield, I1L, Not. 16. Comb
ing the city for a boy with a long
raincoat the police last night ar
rested and secured an alleged con
fession from William Cherry, 17,
that he fired the shot Monday
night that killed Street Car Motor
man William- Heter. - In his dying
.statement Heter left - this single
clue by which Cherry was traced.
Another alleged confesison by
William Sturgis, also 17. corrobo
rates that of Cherry. After rob
bing the street car box and shoot
ing the motorman the boys . said
they went home and played cards
until (lb. and then went to bed.
They received $12.30 by' the rob
bery; and spent $1 of it in a pool
room, i'-.' .
' In making the confessions, the
boys talked very coolly and without
any sign of remorse, the police
say. .-They said they had planned
the robbery a week In advance and
had started out Monday night to
hold up the' first thing' they met
Sturgis works at a moving picture
She's 48, Mother of tS and ,
Grandmother of 12, and Has
iei?er Heard of C. Chaplin
Consolidated Press Correspondent
(Copyright, 1922, by The Argus.)
' Portland, Maine. Nov. 16. Search
for the leading feminine advocate of
the "simple life" in Maine today
brought to the front Mrs. Blanche
Doyle of South Portland.
.Forty-eight years old. 15 times a
mother, with eight living children
and 12 times a grandmother, she
admitted that not. only has she
never visited a movie but that she
has no knowledge of who or what I
Charlie Chaplin, "Doug" or "Mary" I
or all the rest of the Hollvwood I
stars are. And she insists that she
has no desire to know.
For Ave years she has lived with-
two blocks of a motion Dicture
theatre. She has furnished funds
I Jr sramicniiuren 10 ne enter-
tained. But inouirv revealed that.
no so long ago, when she was ask -
ed whether "she liked Charlie
Chaplin," she naively inquired in
return whether he was a boy in the
fort nearby whom she liked.
"Enjoys" Mending. -
According to the statements she
furnished Mrs. Doyle believes her
chief enjoyment would be "rocking
the cradle," if, indeed, the cradle
was not an obsolete institution. But
he says she does ''enjoy" mendine
and patching and trying to keep her
IWghten 'People of San
tiago; Many Bodies
Still in Debris.
Santiago, Chile, Nov. 16. (By the
Associated Press.) Strong earth
shocks were felt at 12:25 o'clock
this morning in the Copiabo and
Lazerna districts, where great loss
of life was suffered in Saturday's
quake, according to National Tele
graph dispatches.
The inhabitants of Santiago were
much alarmed, early this morning,
when a slight earth shock was felt
here, the motion apparently being
vertical. The tremor began
12:42 o'clock.
The director of a private meteor-
i,inSiitnt l !
earia movement aw u ciock. auejdesceEd t0 use
iu nie ijujuiicuuii ui me mwu aim
Relief Party Arrives.
Dispatches from Copiapo report
the arrival there of a medical and
relief party, bringing a large stock
of .food and medicines. The medi- J
cal officers of the party found a ,
number of the injured lying in the j
open air in the vineyards, as the
nospnai, wnicn was mint in i4, ;
A had been ruined. Other victims to
the number of 40, mostly aged per-
so, were huddled ln a motion pic-
ture theatre, lacking proper ven-'
tilating facilities. The patients
were in need of most of the essen-
condition, however, , are
stated to he snrnassed hv those in
Vallenar, where bodies still remain ! Predecessors who operated with
beneath the ruins, their condition I t'oalltlin forces,
constituting a serious menace to!., To use his own word he simply
the public health. The inhabitants, I eafte1 a vote of confidence. He
without food, are living in a contln- p.ut ullnseIf forward not as asking
ual state of terror, sleenine on the
nearby hills. Breaking of the wa
ter pipes has left the town with
out water.
Grateful to U. S.
The news that President Harding
is sending warships to Huasco with
supplies was received here with
expressions of gratitude on all
sides. While doubtless the vessels
can not arrive for another week, it j
is considered certain. Judging from
continued reports of the serious
conditions and appeals for relief
from the district, that the aid will
be timely.
Much appreciation was expressed
for the offer of assistance from the
American Red Cross, but so far as
known no decision has been taken.
It is understood the authorities,
before accepting, are. endeavoring
to ascertain more definitely the ex
tent of the damages and the num
ber of persons in need of assist
World's Amateur Sculling Cham,
plon Cbapred with Xanslaugh.
ter, ResuK of Auto Crash.
Duluth. Minn., Nov. H. Walter
Hoover, world's amateur sculling
champion, was arrested here today
on a charge . of manslaughter, in
connection with the death in an au-!
tomobile accident of Herbert See- j
ley, 55, of Madison. Wis. Hoover
was re lea sea on nis own recognu-i
ance pending -arraignment.
three young children by her second
husband out of mischief and in
The three stalwart sons and- two
daughters who are the living off
spring of her first marriage long
have been self-supporting, one hav
ing followed the coldrs in the re
cent war while the others are dom
icled near her. ,
These later have married and set
tled down and have an aggregate of
12 children to wham Mrs. Doyle
points with pride.. Today she told
of her life with her first husbaud,
who was Captain Elmer Sanborn
of Machiasport, and With whom she
I voyaged on the seven seas
Saw London, Paris.
1 Rvrv trnAnrn nnrt'vas familial-
'. she stated, even London and Paris!
away from the coast, having been th. n K. H.1:-
vuui h,,t h .f,i v., ..fi1" PnY ve tner tight
; the sights of these days meant any-
thing to her.
A shadowy memory is recallod of
a visit to a theatrical performance
it might have been Ten Nishts in
a Bar Room in New York some 24
years ago, and also of accompany- i begin penitentiary sentences within a few days for viola
ing Captain Sanborn to a Boston ! tion of the Illinois esninnao-p art Irnnun tha 'v,n..
theatre. "But a woman's place is
in her home," she said today, "and
I intend to stay there. I neither
have voted nor registered and I
have no intention of doing so."
Tells Them He Comes
to Receive, Not
- Ask Favors.
Rome, Nov. 16. (By The Asso
ciated Press.) Premier Mussolini,
in his initial address to the cham
ber of deputies today, threw down
the gauntlet to that body and in
dicated in unmistakable terms that
he was not there to ask favors but
to receive them.
"What I am doing today," the
premier said, "is a formal act of
courtesy towards you for which I
do not desire any special expres
sion of gratitude. . for too many
years ministerial crises have been
settled by tho chamber by political
maneuvers, but for the second time
the first was in May. 1915 the
Italian nation has overthrown the
cabinet and given itself a ministry
outside of, above and in spite of
- "Kevolution Has Rlgnls."
"I leave to the melancholy wor
fihinnpra nf snnAr-mnatitntiAnqiiam
i . . wUUUluliiuaiioiu
i the dissertations and complaints.
rfVhts 7 wo,,l,i arid t th. t J
woHdiyTnatam ZTlt
Dut 1 say that revolution has its
the highest ca-
pacity, of the revolution of the 1 ue'"'e me reiauon or
black-shirts to introduce it as t a I .the Proposed merger to the gen
force of development, progress and j eral statute, including the newly
balance in the history of Italy." enacted packers and stockyards
The new premier acquainted par- controi art
liament with his nrnirram nf inter. """"" acl-
nal reforms. He explained briefly
the government's foreign policy and !
demanded blanket authority for a !
free hand in the execution of fiscal
and bureaucratic changes.
Debut is Impressive.
L',gnor Mussolini s parliamentary
LtDUt j13 Premier was impressive,
! Though the number of Fascisti
oepuiies only reached 31 out of
more than 500. the new chief of tho !
1 .'. " I
(Cabinet exhioited no apologetic i
lones wnicn was tne custom of his
lne support or me cnamber, but as
one who had summoned it to show
cause why it thould not be dissolv
ed and bound over to keop the
peace for two years until 1924,
when its duration would automatic
ally expire, according to the Italian
Asks "Utmost Help" Front Every
Tfation to Care for Hun
dreds of Thousands. '
.Washington, Novf'- K. The
Greek government is asking "the
utmost help" from every nation in
its efforts to care for the hun
dreds of thousands of refugees
which continue to pour out of Asia
Minor as a result of the Turkish
military successes, according to a
cable to the American Red Cross
from Dr. A. Ross Hill, director of
Its Near East relief operations.
The cable, graphically telling of
conditions in the refugee camps,
declared that' the fate of a million
Christians, "driven into the sea by
the Turks,? hangs largely on the
"quick charity of America." for
many other peoples are nnab'.e to
Washington, Nov. It By direc
tion of President Harding, Secretary-
Denby ordered the rmlur.
Cleveland and Denver to Huasco
Chile, with food, clothing and medi-
cat supplies lor earthquake vic-
I time.
Plea of Millionaire Communist for 30 Day Stay to
Dispose of $i;8OO,0OO Estate Refused; Court
Clerk Issues Mandate.
Chicago, Nov. 16. A move to obtain a pardon from
Governor Small of Illinois for William Bros Lloyd, weal
thy Communist-Labor party leader, who with 17 others of
fines, was declared today
prosecutor in tbe case, to be under way. ; .
William Bross Lloyd, Chicago millionaire-communist,
and 17 others, including Edgar Owens, L. K. England and
Perry Shipman, Moline and Rock Island radicals, will
' - ""r - " - - "0
tnrow law, adopted during the period of the World war.
Chief Justice Floyd E. Thompson of the supreme court
today directed clerk of the court to issue mandate to the
sheriff of Cook county, in which the communists wero con
victed, to execute sentence of the court. Lloyd is sentenced
to an indeterminate term, a maximum of five years, and
fined the maximum of $2,000; Owens was sentenced to a
similar prison term and fine $1,000; England was sen
tenced to prison but no fine imposed and Shipman was
sentenced to a year in the Cook county jail.
Last week the United States supreme court denied
review of the case on writ of error. Lloyd then petitioned
for a 30-day stay of sentence on the ground that it would
require that time for him to direct disposition of his
$1,800,000 estate before beginning his sentence.
"Well, any man going to prison ought not to have that
much," commented Justice Thompson.
Details Withheld; Ar-
mour Remains in
Washington. Nov. 16. Decision
with regard to the proposed ab
sorption by Armour & Co. of Mor
ris & Co.. another of the Chicago
"Eig Five" packers, was reserved
today by government officers be
fore whom the matler was placed
yesterday by J. Ogden Armour.
Mr. Armour's proposal is being
I carefully studied by officers of the
; departments of agriculture and jus-
w .. . .,. .
vasnlneton. Nov. 1G J. Ogden
Armui". head of Armour & Co., re
mained in Washington today pre
sumably for further conferences
concerning a proposal for merging
his own company with that of an
other of the "Big Five'
Chicago '
meat packers. Mr. Armour's pro-
Psal for a merger was laid btfore
,llorney"uenera! Daugherty and
i-iacreiary Wallace of the Hpnart-,
Iment of agriculture yesterday, for j ,.a" rancisco, who was fined
the purpose, it was assumed, of ob- 1'000-
! taming government approval. LM ol La'fa Men.
j All details of the plan were with- Following is a list of those con
jheid except those made known by victed in the Communist-Labor
j Secretary Wallace, who, in a for-case:
jmal statement regarding Mr. Ar- Indeterminate prison sentences
; mour's visit to the department.'0' one to five years: i
l ouiH that t V. 1 . . ii I I,' U 1 1 . .-f ; I , i , , ...
purchase of the physical assets oblational organizer, drafter of the
another packing plant. The secre- ' party platform,
tary sajd he had expressed no opin-J Kdgar Owens, Moline,' state sec
ion but "will, of course, give it retary. -
fullest consideration." j L. K. England, Mo'ne, t)l w mem-'
Mention Wilson, Morris. bers of 6,ate com lniUee-T'nnff,-i
h. I Nlel3 Kiar. Chicago, member of
ernment circles mentioned as
aihlo morion with oith. vpn
sible a merger with either WiUon
& Co., or Morris & Co. In the case '
i of the latter concern, however, a
statement Dy toward Morris, its'
president, in Chicago, last night,
indicated that the company was
not participating in the confer
ences here.
The merger proposal put for
ward by Mr. Armour recalled some
what similar proposals laid before
the government department recent
ly by the heads of the Independent
steel corporations. Mr. Wallace's
statement indicated, however, that
because of special lesrislation
namely,' the packer control act t
which is administered by the de-l
partment of agriculture, the. pack-'
ing maustry stood in a different
Los Angeles. Cal. Nor. 16. A
verdict of murder in tbe second
degree was returned by the lnry
tooay in the case of Mrs. Clara
Phillips, charged with beating Mrs.
Alberta Meadows to death with a I
hammer. .
to escape imprisonment and
by Frank Comerford, special
- ' f aawvvB uu Vlt V J V V- .
uwens ana England for many
years have been leaders in the So
cialist party in Moline and this
county. They were arrested in
January, 1920, on complaint of the
Cook county state's attorney, and a
few days later Shipman was taken
Into custody.
Organization of the Communist
Labor party in Chicago in Septem- i
ber, 1919, is said to have been cause ;
of the arrests. Owens was said to
be prominent in the party , found
ing and England, too, was reported
to have participated in the Septem
ber convention. , Shipman had a
minor role in the undertaking.
Owens is perhaps best known of
the trio for his Socialist activities
in this community. He has fre
quently been a state, and county
candidate on the Socialist ticket and
England at one time aspired to the
mayoralty in Moline' as Socialist
Associate of John Reed.
Moyd's radical associates inl
.eluded John Reed, Harvard gradu
; ate. magazine writer, author
! first bolshevik envoy to the United
: States, who died of typhus in Mos
cow and was buried under tbe
Kremlin walls.
Several of those who were con
victed with him are wanted in
Michigan, where warrants'! have
been issued charging them with at
tending the Communist national
convention held in the woods near
Benton Harbor last August. The
Michigan warrants name L. . Kat-
terfield, Dighton, Kansas; Edgar
uwens, aioiine, xii., wno received
0Ile to. tiTe .y.ear. itenees at the
ca ma tima I loiol n .s.v.,4.. j
same time Lloyd was convicted:
ana Max "dactit ol Cleveland and
pos-irool countv nronae-md-i
'. coo,t coualX propaganda
National executive committee and
One year in the county jail:
Samuel F. Hankin, member of
the Cook county executive com
mittee. Morris A. Stoler, James A. Meis
singer, Charles Krumbein. and
John Vogel, Chicago, members of
county executive committee. -
(CoiiCuaed on Page Nine.)
I i
Washington, Nov. 16. The
usual congestion of mail fscill
ties experienced by the postofflce
department throughout the
country at Christmas time will
be relieved this year, insofar as
the wsr department can make
Its machinery effective.
Orders issued today by Major
General Davis, adjutant-general
of the army, to all commanding
officers of corps areas directed
them to hold all Motor vehicles
"not actually needed for mili
tary purposes" Tor use of the
postofflce authorities during the
holiday season. - .'
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