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) A. JGLARSraEilHULOF fflSUJORTIIAFOBTOE KJ L10LKJE RESIDENCE 'arson Home on Sixth , Daring Absence. J I9prcil lioitae Scrrlia.) I Several thousands of dol ' ire worth of rare jewels be jnging to Mrs. James. P. fcarson,; 1901 Sixth avenue, loline, were stolen from the .earson residence last night. I The stolen pieces were a Nirt of Mra. Pearson's col stion, the same collection ;hich , she exhibited at two Jolme' functions where the zifwant display, was the cyn aflre for many admiring es. Most of Mrs. Pearson's 'ewels are kept in the safe ly vault at a Moline bank, ad she wore several thou- ia& dollars' worth last! ught. While the cash value of the sttfi- a pieces is comparatively small Maldering their rarity, they were to Mrs. Pearson of priceless value sentiment. Many of them had j ikh m ir. rearson lumny jor wreral generations, some . were brought, from China many decades ttn hy a relative who resided In Ike Orient, and others had been worn by world-famed - celebrities and present?d to ber by the wear- -Mns. Pearson assumes alL.oC.lbeJ Name for her loss i vl'll know better after this than V exhibit my jewelry in public," Id Mrs. Pearson. "But it's too dU now. .I'll never be able to re )iac some of these things.'' ) Mrs. Pearson, who recently came 1 4 to Moline from Boston as the bride .'Ji ttin ILInllna ttaa and nnal harnn Hiring to be of assistance on two torthy occasions, consented to ex hibit her collection of rare jewels ud many of her costly gowns. Lengthy articled describing the Jewels appeared in the' tri-city pa pers, and it is believed by Mrs. Pearson that professional burglars, readme the accounts, came to Mo line and left with the jewels. The burglary was committed while the Pearsons Were away. A tear window was pried open with a trowbar and the dresser drawer where the jewelry was kept was Jimmied. Back Door Open. When the Pearsons returned home at 10: 30 o'clock they found the back door open and the bouse in (Continued Cm Page Two.) ARRAIGN TEN IN CAMP SCANDAL l Rockford, 111.. Dec. 19. Accus jft I looting Camp Grant of radiators fitti nlumbing equipment ten Rock- teten are to be arraigned be United States Commissioner Stanley Vance in Freeport this afternoon. The ten are: Jacob Krause, wealthy Junk tealer and six of his employes, and Ikree employes of Joseph Goldman, asother junk, dealer. u me ten were arresiea lust wee toe climax of a government ln 'atigation of Camp Grant thefts leged by federal agents to have aounted to $1,500,000 in the last r months. . .,- . new RADIO SERIES v TO BE BROADCAST Washington, Dec. 19. John G. s gert, commissioner of education, bounced today that Thursday his areau wouldV start a regular fhedule of educational messages t radio. The message will be oadcaat Mondays and Thursdays htween 6:45 and 7 p. m., eastern Jhu. on a wave length of 430 me w through NOF and tbe Ana- Baval station. ' , EIGHT ALIENS ARE DEPORTED ' ' 'i ' -, ';-V" Cleveland. O.. Dec. 19 Eight na, including one woman., left w today for New ? York, from VMiere they will be depoHed. The .jOBian was charged with, having it notea the affections of her sister's II Jhand. With her was her 13 l fcwold daughter. J.L.WIIUIIS NEW WARDEN AT JOLIET PfilSbll Chicago, ' Dec. 19. Appointment of John ll Whitman, former state superintendent of prisons, as war den at Joliet, III.,, penitentiayy and Elmer J. Green, former sheriff of Lake county, to succeed Mr. . Whit man, has been announced ,by Gov ernor Lea Small, subject to action of the stat senate next January. Mr. Whitman has been temporarily in charge of the Joliet prison since, the death of Everett J. Murphy, for mer warden. 21 INJURED IN MINE ACCIDENT Christopher, 111., Dec. 19. Twenty-one men were injured in mine accidents here today. All '-were taken to a hospital, where It was said one was injured seriously. Two miners were hurt when caught under falling slate at the Buckner mine of the Old Ben coal corporation. ' . . Nineteen vera Inlured when a cage in which they were 'beinf. let down Into mine No. 11 of the lame company, fell. - Twenty were In the cage, but one escaped injury. - - - CREAMERY MEN ARE INDICTED ; Omaha, Neb.. Dec. IS. Twenty officer and stock -salesmen of the Waterloo Creamery company were indicted . yesterday by a federal grand jury, for alleged use of the1 mails to defraud in connection with the promotion and financing of that company,- now in receiver ship. Bonds were fixed at i5,u)U for each defendant. " Those indicted under 14 coants, for alleged violation of the mail fraud penal code and one charging conspiracy. Include j LeRoy Corliss, Omaha, president; Oscar Wen strand, Omaha and Red Oak, Iowa, a former secretary and treasurer; Harry Slack, Chesaning, Mich., agent, , and F. G. Tyler, Owessa, Mich., agent FIND MISSING AIR MAIL PILOT ' Salt Lake City, Utah, Deo. 19. Air Mail Pilot Henry G. Boonstra, missing since last Friday morning, when he became lost in blizzard enroute to Rock Springs, Wyo.,has been- found alive and well at tne Rigby ranch, four miles southeast of where 'his wrecked plane was discovered late yesterday," accord ing to advices received by air mail officials here this morning. - WED 51 YEARS, BOTH DIE ON SAME DAT . Council Bluffs, Iowa, Dec. 19. After fifty-one years of happy mar ried lite, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bowers died within ten hours of each other.. Mrs. Bowers became ill while nursing her husband. Draft of Peace Treaty Will Be GivenTurkey Saturday Lausanne,''' Dec. "l9. It was re- ported tqls afternoon- thai a com nlete draft of the peace treaty drawn up as a result of the delih1 erations of the near east conference here would be presented . to the Turks on Saturday. r .' - Today's session of the conference body dealing with the question of the straits was adjourned antil to morrow without an agreement hav ing been reached. . The Turkish delegates were dilatory daring the discussions, but the Russian representatives main tained an altitude of ODDOaHlon. .. . Lord Cnrson announced that to-jmi"hrtr, as Moline Attorney Will Be ' Chief Assistant to Hadley ' In Prosecuting Indicted George -W. Wood,, promi nent Moline ; attorney, has accepted the -invitation to become chief assistant to Charles W.V Hadle y of Wheaton,' III., in the prose cution of Rock Island's vice, crime and graft cases, it wai announced today. Mr. Wood is recognized as one of Rock Island county s able and capable lawyers. It is recalled that Mr. Wood was appointed special prosecuting at torney when in 1912 the late O. L. Bruner, . then sheriff of Rock Is land county, and State's Attorney i L. M. Magill were subjects or a grand jury investigation. The ap-J polntment of Mr. Wood at that time was made by Judge R. W. Olm sted at the request of the grand j jury. Bruner and Magill were In dicted for malfeasance. Bruner died before his case was called for trial, and the charges Against Magill were nolle prossed.- The direction of the prosecution, will rest solely with Mr. Hadley, whose reputation for exacting penal tie .in criminal cases was estab lished while he served' as state's attorney of Dupage county. It is understood that a Rock Island at torney will be named later as sec ond assistant to Mr. Hadley, giving; the state a staff of three prose cutors and an organization which is expected to prove as efficient in prosecuting the defendants as the attorney general's office has been thus far in obtaining indictments. Mr Hadley returned to Wheaton last night after coming to an agree- men with counsel for Thomas Cox, whereby no attempt to procure bail for the former chief of police on a charge of .murder win ce made, before Thursday. Mr. Had ley will return Thursday ; for a consultation wth -Thomas Marshall. special attorney in charge of the grand jury, to determine the state's attitude with respect to bail for Cox. . , Shaping Evidence. The state Investigators are con- rcerned now chiefly in shaping up he details of tne evidence which the state will present at the trials. The grand ; Jury will reconvene Thursday morning, but it is under stood that unless new developments VICE PROBE 1. Attorney George W. Wood of i Moline Vngaged as chief assist ant to state prosecutor In vice probe trials In She circuit court. Announced that Police Mas;, lstrale David J. Clelaad, ont of city' for rest, will return when . wanted by Btate'tavestlgators. Helen Van Dale, indicted for - white slavery, given prelim, inary hearing- before United States commissioner at Daven port. ( J. J. Conway, attorney of Ot tawa, ILL, visits city In behalf of Looney relatives to look after property Interests of fugitive publisher of Bock Island News. . Aledo resident tells of paying . fees to John P. Looney for which he received no service. POLICEMAN IS SLAIN ON DUTY Chicago. Dec. 19. Probationary policeman Ralph S. Souders was shot and killed, by two bandits In an attempted holdup on the South Side today. The slayers attempted to rob a grocery store when the policeman went to. tne store' man ager's aid and was slain. . morrow's meeting most be the last for consideration of the straits problem.. .V Foreign Minister Tehltcherln of Russia made an effort to draw fir from the American delegation. He argued that th American statement as to the atjHtnde of the United States on the question ot the straits should be Interpreted to mean that only, warships on errands or mercy could go through-tbe straits to the Buck sea. The American repre sentative did not reply to the soviet in Aid GEORGE W.IWOOD 1 I 6 I occur no further witnesses will be heard. This ia taken to mean that the report of tbe grand jury which will come either Thursday or Fri day will be the final report It is generally presumed that the final report will cover numerous indict ments, some of which will include defendants in Indictments already returned on new. charges. Following the final report of the grand jury the state forces are ex pected to remain quietly active for a week more before launching into the prosecution of cases. . It Is the aim of Special Prosecutor Hadley to speed up all trials and seek, ill stopped their car behind tbe truck, possible,, to cteaa-tea- adala- -jaartngp . yt-tarn ' Fire. -" " " - the next term of court, which be gins Jan. 4. Mr. Hadley has not determined which case. will - be tried first, but he says there is -a probability that the defendants will be called into court in the or der, in which 'their cases appear on the docket. This plan would de lay the trial of the defendants in the Bill Gabel murder indictmer.i until the charges of conspiracy to murder Dan Drost and conspiracy to defeat thelaw against gambling and the lesser indictments are dis posed of. J.M0RGAN fllHIS HOPES FOR A LOAN Says Bankers Must Have Their Program Ac cepted First.- BY DATID LAWRENCE. (Copyright, '1922, by The Argus.) . Washington, D. C, Dec. 19. J. P. Morgan's statement that he ' told the German ambassador that pros pects of a loan from international bankers were no better today than they were last June has cleared the air ot rumors and fantastic theo ries of American aid to feurope. , Mr. Morgan said Yrhat the depart ment of state was unable to say in answer to the .unfounded fears of the "Jrreconcilables" and ' others who believed some radical depar ture in American policy was forth coming. But Mr. - Morgan's , an nouncement really' has another sig nificance.. It means that he has told Franca that aid from the al- i lied bankers cannot be given unless I the program drawn up by tne m ternational bankers' committee last June is revived. i The key to the future lies in the 1 carefully worded document issued then by Mr. Morgan and his col leagues. Will France permit her member of the reparations commis sion to vote with the majority and issue a unanimous invitation to a bankers' committee again, to devise ways and means of assisting the general - economic - situation in Eiurone. . ' The bankers in June Incurred the disfavor of the French by pointing ont the obvious though unwelcome fact that until then was some mod eration on the part of France to ward the enforcement clauses of Continued on Page Eighteen.) EARTHQUAKE AT MISSOUXA." Missoula, Mont. Dec. 19. A slight .earthquake shock was felt Vice cio uest FOR TRACE OF BANDITS Bobbers of Denver Mint ' Are Believed Going Eastward. Denver, Colo, Dee. 19.-Tke city and eoanty ef Denver to- day offered a reward of $10,000 for the capture, dead or alive, of the bandits who yesterday shot and killed raard of the federal unserve sans; ana es- i oaped with 9800,000 In car. reacy, la a sensational robbery In front of the Denver mint. ' Denver, Colo., Dec. 19. Eighteen hours of searching by federal, coun ty and city officials, and question ing of 16 persons at police head quarters- bad failed today to re veal any trace of the Identity of the bandits who yesterday robbed a federal reserve bank truck of $200, 000 after a gun battle in the Unit ed . States mint here in which Charles T. Linton, one of the truck guards,' was fatally wounded. . The track, accompanied by J. E. Olsen, cashier of the local federal reserve bank, who was in charge of the party, Guards Linton and Adams, and Chauffeur William Havener, had called at the mint to transfer the 1200.000, all in $ 5 bills, from the mint jaults to the bank. The mint guards had taken part of the money to the curbing,- turned it over to the bank employes and returned inside the mint building when the bandits drove up and The bandits at once opened fire on the main door of the mint and ; one of them shot Linton in the stomach. Linton died two and one half hours later without regaining consciousness. Employes of the mint, all of whom - have guns near their posts of duty, seized their weapons and rushed to the doors and windows, but were handicapped In returning the bandits' fire because the bank employes were between them- and the robbers.. While the gun battle raged, one of the robbers put the money in their car and as soon as this work was completed they drove off. - During the. flight, one bandit stood on the running board to fire a final volley at the mint guards. A bullet from one of the guards' guns apparently hit him for he crumpled up and was dragged inside the car, which continued on its way. Robbers Uoing to Chicago! ' Chicago, Dec. 19. Working on the belief that the bandits ,wbo ob tained $200,000 in currency in a daring robbery at the Denver mint yesterday might be headed toward Chicago, federal agents today were ordered posted along highways en tering the city. Federal authori ties said that they received a "'tip" from a woman that the robbers might attempt to lose themselves In' this city. All overland trains also will be searched, they said. According to information tney said they had received, the officials added that the bandits were ex pected to come within 100 miles of Chicago by train and attempt an automobile dash to the remainder of the distance. BANDITS LOOT A JEWELRY STORE - Waterloo, Iowa, Dec. 19. Bound, gagged and held helpless by three masked men Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Frederick, owners of a jewelry store on the seventh floor ot Black's dry goods building were forced to watch in silence as the robbers late, yesterday made their escape with $4,000 worth of diamonds and watches and S300 in cash. - . THE WEATHER I Mostly cloudy tonight and Wed nesday; warmer tonight Highest temperature yesterdy, 17; lowest last night 10. -Wind, velocity at 7 a. m, S miles fper hoar. . .. ..,,. , Precipitation, none. , 12m., 7p.m. 7a.m. yester. yenter. Todsy Dry bulb tempi.. 13 ' 14 . 10 Wei bulb temp... '. 11 8 Relative hnmld...24 44 61 River stage at 7 a. m, 1-2 ; a rise of .4 last 2t boors. Sunset today, 4:34 p. m.; sun rise tomorrow, 7:27 a. m. -ANDREW HAMRICK. Meteorologist Trials URGE A RIGID ENFORCEMENT OF DRY LAW Washington, Dec 19. General encouragement aa to the prospects of meeting present prohibition en forcement problems through clos er cooperation between the federal and state authorities and an earn est appeal for reverence of the law was felt today by administration of ficials as a result of President Harding's conference on the sub ject with state governors. Among the 14 state executives who discussed the subject infor mally with the president and ad ministration officials directly in terested at a White house lunch eon conference yesterday, there ap peared to be an almost uananimous opinion that the way, to improve ment in the enforcement situation lay not in relaxation of the pres ent enforcement statute but rather in the more rigid execution of - its terms. More severe fines and pris on sentences for violations, it was said, to have been held, would as sist prohibition officials in their work, while more careful selection of prohibition personnel and edu cation of the public to the necessity of law reverence were among oth er "informal" suggestions made. In a statement after the confer ence. Prohibition Commissioner Haynes said in many instances the reports of the governors were of an "encouraging nature." Indica tions today were that another con ference of governors might be call ed early in the new year 4or a more thorough discussion of the subject V BEAR ATTACKS AN AUTOMOBILE Rochester, N- Y, Dec. 19. A big black bear and an automobile came f dbl(fws ' "late""TastnYgnt Bruin' though - a bear for ' punishment could - not stand : up against the bumps of tbe bumper against bis sensitive nose and fled. . The incident was reported by Harry C. Simons of Olean, who met the animal about five miles from that place. The bear insisted on climbing into the car when it stopped at a curve. Simons threw the machine into gear, caught the bear several times on the chin and hurled it to one side of the road. It later fled. 7 EXECUTED BY FREE STATE MEN Dublin, Ireland, Dec. 19. Four railway men and three laborers were executed this morning for in terfering with trains in county Kildare. The seven men executed were captured Nov. 13, by Free State troops in a house. With them a quantity of stolen goods and am munition was found. The men were tried by a military committee and sentenced to death on the charge i -"6 The sentence was carried out at 8 : 30 o'clock this morning. The men executed are reported to have been members of the Republican army. Sen Capper Charged With Misrepresenting Subsidy Bill; Lasker Demands Retraction Washington, Dec. 19. Accuracy of statements made in a question naire sent out by Capper's Weekly, published by Senator Capper, Re publican of Kansas, head of the farm bloc, to ascertain public sen timent on tbe administration ship ping bill, is questioned by Chair man Lasker of the shipping board in a letter received today by Sena tor Capper. . Mr. Lasker said that "whatever may be your position upon the pending ship subsidy bill I am sure yon do not desire the readers of your paper to reach their conclu sions upon either inadequate or er roneous statements. "Because the statements in th6 circular of the organ controlled by you are not accurate and are whol ly at variance with the facts," the letter continued, "I feel my duty to jron, myself and to the people we both represent to give yon the facts and thus enable yon to correct tbe erroneous impression your publica tion has created. You certainly would not wish, and I certainly could not permit, any part of our people to be misled concerning tbe provisions of the ship subsidy bill, or the facts surrounding it" Mr. Lasker questioned particu larly statements in , the question naire that tbe government Intended to sell its war-built merchant fleet far approximately 1200.900)00. planned to "lead $12BI00M to re SEEK APPOICJTliEf )T OF A OSSION TO Etfc ACTORS' USE OF DRUGS MILITARISTS III CHINA APPOINT Peking, Dec 19. General Chang Shao- Shao-Tseng, the military leader, has been appointed premier with the approval of parliament His selection, which was support ed by General Tsao-Kun, is ' be lieved to indicate the intention of the military party to resume con trol of China. . The Chinese newspapers pub lished reports that President LI Yuan Hung will soon retire and that General Tsao-Kun will take bts place. Another - report says that Tsao-Kun, with the backing of! General Chang Tso-Lin, is prepar - in hntfiiiraPaiT, R.n.ri Wn ing hostilities against General Wu Pel Fu for early spring with tne purpose of placing the pending government completely . in the hands of the militarists. The appointment of Chang Shoa Tseng to the premiership is de clared to be a concerted move of the militarists to regain control. It is said that with the support of the military group in IS provinces, Tsao-Kun induced President Li Yuan Hung to nominate the new premier and that parliament voted almost unanimously in his favor. This is taken to indicate that par liament is ready to support Gen eral Tsao-Kun's ambition to accede to the presidency. 1 IDENTIFY MEN IN THE IIERRIN RIOT Marlon, 111., Dec. 19. Severely cross-examining state's witnesses, the defense for five miners charged with murder during the Herrin riots today continued to lay foun- dations for its case. Special attention yesterday was directed to the exact time of the killings by A. W. Kerr, chief coun sel for the defense. All of yester day's witnesses for the State were questioned at length on this point and their estimates of tbe killings in the cemetery varied from 9 to 10 o'clock in the morning of June 22. They were also closely ques tioned on their identification of the suspected men by the defense at torneys, who were carrying on their announced intention of prov ing an iron-clad alibi for each of the five defendants. Identifies Hen. Under a cross fire of questioning of Dr. F. O. Shipman, who testified yesterday that he was an eye-wit-' nesff of the shootings, and named two of the defendants, denied that he previously had said that he could not identify any of the men he had seen in the mob. ACCEPT RESIGNATION. Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 19. The ltord of trustees of the ' University of Pennsylvania accepted the resig nation of Major General Leonard j Wood as head of the institution's military department. condition the ships or build others" and then would pay out about $750, 000,000 in subsidies and aids to ship owners during the next 10 years. Mr. Lasker said he challenged any one to find where the shipping board ever had proposed to sell its merchant fleet for $200,000,000, Under existing law provision is made for a $125,000,000 construction-fund, be declared, adding that the proposed legislation only made slight modifications in the present law "to meet conditions more suc cessfully." As to the probable cost of gov ernment aid, Mr. Lasker said ship ping board officials repeatedly had argued that a subsidy could not un der any conditions exceed $30,000,- 000 a year. Payment of government j aid on all American tonnage now privately owned would cause an outlay, be added, ot not more thaa $5,600,000 a year. V The statements as to the work ings of the subsidy bill made in your circular" Mr. Lasker stated to Senator Capper, "are all taken from the minority house report prepared by Mr. Davis (Democrat) of Ten nesseea ' partisan, report which everyone .Washington-wise knows, was prepared for political purposes and is unjustified hy the facts; your words, are taken practically syllable for syllable from this par tisan minority report" : Reid's Illness Precipitates Demand for Movie ; Clean-Up. . Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 19. Reports today from the sanitarium where Wallace Reid, motion picture actor, is suffering from a breakdown which relatives ascribe . to complications following bis breaking away from the use of whisky and narcotics, in dicated an improvement in his condition. Reid's physicians said the actor's temperature was nearly normal and that his pulse had dropped from ISO to 112. Tney added Keid was able to take a little nourishment Tm. rZlnt r cllD followed his abandonment of The physicians said Reid's de the use. or drugs and liquor but tne specific ailment which threatened bis life was influenza. If the actor failed to' recover, it was added, influenza would be the cause written on the death cer tificate. - , The Methodist Preachers' asso ciation of southern California asked the city council today to ap point a commission ot men and women to make a thorough inves tigation of the use of habit-forming drugs In Los Angeles. It adopted a long resolution in which it-was stated: "It is persistently rumored that the names of some of tbe biggest producers and actors in southern California are linked with his (Reid's) plight In all this, tbe city has suffered irreparably. The cinema Industry has suffered. These conditions either obtain or they do not obtain.-' Theae stories are eith er false or true. Tbe cinema in dustry is either Infested with an immoral element that threatens U'e industry, good morals and decency in our city and nation, and this city's good name; or. else it has been and is being maligned and slandered in an unthinkable man ner." The association asked the ap pointment of a commission with power and autoority to summon witnesses, administer oaths and take evidence,1 "to the end that the truth may be known" and request ed that the Ministerial union and the church federation take similar action. YELLOW KID TO BE FREED SOON Springfield, III., Dec. 19. Joseph R. Weil, called "The Yellow Kid." notorious confidence man of Chi cago, may spend Christmas a free man. By good conduct while serv ing his eight-year sentence in Jo liet penitentiary, and under the op erations of the "good time statute," he reduced his term one year, two months and 24 days, and today Governor Small lopped off another two months and ordered him freed. The parole order was prepared by the division of pardons and pa roles today. Weil was received at Joliet in February, 1919, to servo two sentences of five and three years, running consecutively, for consipracy. The good time statute provides that for the purpose of earning good time the two sen tences run as one sentence of eight years. Under the good time statute Weil s two sentences would be served in full. May 10, 1924. U; - der tbe progressive merit system he has earned off, by good con duct, one yearj two months and 24 days, which would make bis auto matic release due Feb. 17, 192.1. Parole at this time reduces his sen tence an additional two months. r- JIBT DISMISSED. Danville. III., Dec. 19. The jury in the case of George B. Simcox, tried in connection with tbe murder of Edward Cuinmings, was dis missed. FOUR More Shopping Days. Don't Disappoint the Folks and Friends You Want to Remember. "CHRISTMAS GIFT SUGGESTION' Contain Gifts ranging In price from a few cents to many dol lars. ; READ THEM . Carefully and SHOP .