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A VIczictn minois Paper for Western Illinois People JT-NINTH YEAIw NO. 67. WEDNESDAY JANUARY 7, 1920-SIXTEEN PAGES. BBI AVOa BCBXAO OT Q0KCUT1OHI. price five cents; SSrv-- WW IA U UU U U WIS 3D SOVIET JEHT HOME as A RADICAL Warrant Out for Martens, Believed Worst of En tire Alien Bunch. Washington, Jan. 7. A warrant tor the arrest ana aeponauon 01 n A If Mrtn self- lJHII " ' JVried ambassador of the Russian Soviet gOTGrnmeui, una uccu utucicu oscuted by the department of Jus tic Martens, regarded, officials say, ti the real leader of the commun is party In the United States, was Hid to be in Washington. His ar test was expected soon. : Hate Sensational Evidence. Determination of the government In take Martens Into custody wis definitely made after all evidence which bad a bearing on activities of the Russian soviet bureau in New York had been assembled by iJstant Attorney General Gar- no. Officials said some of the evl- rience Dromised to be sensational, : Martens came to Washington nearly a week ago from New York ind with his secretary and other JuissUtants has occupied a suite at a KScal hotel. ) Watch All Haunts. New York, Jan. 7. Ludwlg C. A gJ. Martens, Russian soviet ' am- beaador," whom the department of tuatice is seeking to arrest on a (eportation warrant, is in Wash ington, his bureau announced tn by. Despite this statement, every iiaunt and associate of Martens is king 'covered" by secret service gents and police, it was learned. Charles Relent, counsel for Mar less and other foreign extremists fcere, went to Washington last night In 'connection with interests of nil clients at Ellis Island," his of fice announced today. Twelve of the 14 radicals arrest-' Id it the Novy Mir newspaper office tre last night on deportation war-, rants, were sent to Ellis island to day.; The two others were released upon producing evidence of clti Mnship. Enlarge Island Facilities. Washington, Jan. 7. To provide I place of concentration for tha radical aliens taken In the recent raids by the department of justice, tlw department of labor today took iteps to reopen Ellis Island, New Vork, to its full capacity. Anthony Caminetti, commission- ur general of immigration, said a Wort had been called for of tlia York necessary to put the station shape to receive the expected l!ood of aliens who will be ordered f.eported. I Assurances have been received -tt sufficient funds will be forth icomlng from congress to finance th task, it was said. . eed Large Sum. New appropriations aggregating 11,1(0,000 have been asked of con gress by the department of labor to: use in furthering the govern ment's campaign. With 2,500 mem tom of the communist and cora Bunist labor parties now awaiting Importation proceedings the depart ntnt stated additional funds will M needed. In the meantime the department Justice agents had orders to part the roundup of "reds" and proceedings aagtnst the prisoners u several cities were set to begin . Defies Authorities. A statement was Issued from a otl within a stones throw of th9 psrtment of Justice building by Nuorteva, who said he was seo "Ury to Ludwlg C. A. K. Martens, self-styled amhnnnaflnr tn ha ITntl. ed States from the Russian soviet ("Srnment, in which he mada rges against agents of the de- tnient of justice, whom ho de- fed "had activelv nnrticlniitpd ' the Mttkl of th rnmnnnUt narflca hich the "persecution" now based. He further charged that w chief figures in such celebrate! fOBh plots were agents of a simi 'af nature " E FALLS WITH A TRAIN; MANY INJURED m-""TiogB, a. d., Jan. 7,-Over a f 7 of persons traveling in day Jnes. were injured about fifty w west of here last night, when feat-bound Columbian passen ta on the Chicago. Milwan- st Paul broke through a -it oridge near Watauga. Twen ty, victims were brought here "way. t. - . , j . - nuuo seriously in- MM but all probably will recover. " ocomotive and first few ?fbs of the long train passed' 0Ter tte br,de when tt -T,T1,e 00ehea and sleepers " of "'eel construction and "M caught fire. WIDG Move to Bar Socialists Out of the New York Legislature Albany, N. Y., Jan. 7. The five Socialist mem bers of the assembly in a resolution adopted late to day, were denied seats pending an investigation of their eligibility and qualifications. This action was taken after a denunciation by Speaker Sweet of the Socialist party. He declared the Socialists were elected inimical to the best interests and the United States." WOMAN'S STORY MAY END WORK OF BAKLANOFF Chicago Grand Opera Singer Facet Deporta tion Proceeding. Chicago, Jan. 7. Georges Bak lanoff, Russian baritone of the Ch1 caeo Grand Opera company, was at liberty on bond today awaiting hearing before immigration author ities of charges brought by Vera Amazar, also a singer, upon which the federal department of labor be gan deportation proceedings. Bank lanoff was arrested on a federal warrant an an undesirable alien. Mile. Amazar charged that sne came to this country from Russia with the baritone and accompanied him on tours on the promise of marriage. , She told Immigration authorities she learned Baklanoff had a wife and family In Russia. DEATH LIST IN MEXICO QUAKE IN THOUSANDS Shock Followed by Floods Which Inundated a Number of Cities, . . Drowning Many. Mexico City, Jan. 7. Hundreds, possibly thousands of, lives were lost as a result of the earthquake shock which shook the state of Vera Cruz Saturday night. So widespread was the damage done by the shock that it is probable the number of casualties never will be known. Private dispatches received here from Vera Cruz and Jalapa state that 1,000 persons lost their lives at Couztlan. These reports con firm Information given out last night by military headquarters. Three lives were lost at Leocelo, where three churches and 40 houses were destroyed. ' Floods Follow. Volcanic eruptions have occurred at Cofre de Perite, from which point to the volcano of Orizaba the shock seemed to center. Flood wa ters have inundated Ishuacan, Ma- hauxtlan and Tlapanala, while many ranches are under water. Darranca Grande and Los Simons are also suffering from floods, it Is reported from Vera Cruz. Twenty bodies have been recovered from the Pescados river. ' DRAW RULES FOR CONSTITUTIONAL BODY TO FOLLOW Springfield. 111., Jan. 7. Mem bers of the rules and proceedure committee appointed to draft plans for the conduct of the Illinois con stitutional convention held a ses sion at the state house today. Charles E. Woodward, president of the convention and chairman of the rules committee, said con siderable progress was made at the meeting.' The committee will re port when the convention ' meets again at 10 a. m., Wednesday, Jan. 14. The majority of the delegates left last night following adjourn ment of the convention to await the report of, the rules committee. HEAR THAT VILLA IS "SURROUNDED" Galveston, Texas, Jan. 7. Pran pIimi Villa, is surrounded by Mexi can federal troops in the desert of Hechlcero between the states of Chihuahua and Coahuilla and his capture is expected , momentarily, according to a dispatch received here today by the Mexican consul,' G. M. Firro. Generals Murgul and Diegues are in command of the pursuing columns. . , -C I The Weather O ; O Mostly cloudy tonight and Thurs day. Colder. The lowest temper ature tonight will be about IS ta 20 degrees above sero. Highest yesterday, 31; lowest last night. 30. . .. . Wind velocity, 6 miles per hour. Precipitation, .10. 12 n. 7p.m. 7a.m. yester. yester. today Dry bulb temp.. 29 30 33 Wet bulb temp.. 28 - 30 82 Rel. humidity ..90 100 92 River stage, 4.6, a rise of .1 in the last 24 hours. J. M. SHERIER. Meteorologist on a platform "absolutely of the state of New York ' AMERICA WILL TAKE NO PART TRYING KAISER Defendant Will Rely Alone Upon Protection of Holland. J Amerbngen, Tuetday, Jan. t. Allied demands for the extradition of former Emperor William of Ger many, In which it in known America will not participate, are expected Nt' The Hague about Jan. 16, It is authoritatively reported Count Hohenzollern will rely on the protection of Holland and her re fusal to honor the allied demand. Only be and his closest advisors know definitely his plans. SAYS PACKERS ARE EFFICIENT IN WRONG WAY Attorney General Holds Methods Triumph of Autocracy and Therefore Objectionable. Washington, Jan. 7. No promise of immediate reduction In .food prices as the resnlt of the dlsaoln- 5i-il-T16TagTetoei5t1iBtwen tlir govern ment and the packers is seen by Attorney General Palmer, he told the senate agricultural committee today in explaining the circum stances leading up to the settle ment. "There is great strength," said Mr. Palmer, "In the argument that these great concerns with their ef ficiency methods do handle business with less expense than many smal ler units, but if so, that is efficiency gained by autocracy. We shall have to depend on getting results in this direction from competition and if they are not obtained, then our whole theory of efficiency gain ed by democratic competition is wrong." Packers Make Advances. Mr. Palmer told the senate ag ricultural committee that a repre sentative of the packers came to see him and -paved the way for settlement of pending prosecutions without resort to criminal proceed ings. Robert J. Dunham, vice pres ident of Armour & Co., was named as the representative. "While we had a case pending against the packers before the grand Jury in Chicago, Mr. Palmer declared, "I received a message! from a personal friend at Chicago! who said the packers desired to see i me regarding their case. Their message was that -they wanted to of Justice. Meant Surrender. "I replied that if the packers de sired to come with the idea of sur rendering to the government, and would state how far they would go In complying with certain require ments by the government, I would be willing to meet them. I was ad vised that the packers would send a representative to speak for all of them from that point of view with out regard to the merits of the case." Mr. Dunham's visit followed, Mr. Palmer said, and from that meet ing the plan of settlement resulted. PUBLISHERS SEE COOPERATION AS PAPER SOLUTION Chicago, Jan. 7. Members of the American Newspaper Publish ere' association from Indiana and Illinois, opened a two-days' meet ing here today to devise means of combating the present -shortage of print' paper. Edgar E. Bartlett, publisher of the Rockford, III., Reg ister-Gazette, chairman of the meeting, said the solution of the news print shortage lay In the met ropolitan and smaller newspapers working In harmony in conserving print paper. The else of the papers should be reduced he said. YOUNG THEODORE STARTS JUST AS HIS FATHER DID Albany. N. Y., Jan. 7. Theodore Roosevelt also began his political career in the assembly when' the legislature convened today. His fa ther entered public office as an as semblyman 38 years ago. JEW MDEfl CHARGED TO MEXACCOO" State Department Busy Over Three Americana Slain in Oil Field. Washington, Jan. 7. Gabriele Porter, an American citlien in the employ of the Penn-Mex company, was shot and killed by a Mexican federal army officer at Tuxpam on Dec. 21, according to advices re ceived by the state department to day from the American consul at Tamplco. The consul Immediately was or dered to report further Information and it the circumstances warranted to urge the local authorities in the Tamplco district to arrest and pun ish the guilty person. This makes a total of 20 Amer icana killed In the Tamplco dis trict by Mexicans since April 7, 1917. Eighteen of them were em ployes of American oil companies. Protest Already Sent The Mexican government has been urged by the state department to use every means possioie to ap nrehend and punish the murderers of F. J. Roney and Earl Bowles, American oil men In the Tamplco field. The American embassy at Mexico City yesterday was Instructed to urge the Mexican government to take prompt steps to bring the murderers to Justice. Bowles and Roney, employes of the International Petroleum com pany, were murdered by Moxicans within one mile of Palo Blanco, near Port Lobos, according to pri vate advices received here today from Tamplco. One Mexican also was murdered. No details were given, but It was said that the American consul at Tamplco was In possession of all the facta. - The territory In which the mur der occurred was said to be under the control of Carranza forces. Claimed It Accident. The Mexican authorities first re ported that Porter had been acci dentally shot by a companion In a party returning from a dance. In vestigation by the Penn-Mex offi cials and by the American consul was said to have developed, how ever, that he was shot by an army officer. Porter's home was In Ful lerton, Cal. Is Earl Bollis. Houston, (Tpx., Jan. 7. Confus ion in identification of "Earl Bowles," one of the American oil men killed by Mexicans near Port Lobos, was cleared up today when it was established Earl - Bollis, whose parents live near Thorndale, Tex., was the victim. His brother confirmed the identification. WOULD MORE THAN DOUBLE SALARIES OF AMBASSADORS Washington, Jan. 7. Minimum salaries of 335,000 for ambassadors and $15,000 for ministers with government-owned embassy buildings and allowances for upkeep were recommended to the house foreign affairs committee today by Secre tary Lansing. The committee is holding hearings on the annual diplomatic and consular service ap propriation Din. Ambassadors now receive 317,500 and ministers 312,500. TWO MILLIONS OF AUTOS IN" '20, BUT IT'S NOT ENOUGH New York, Jan. 7. A shortage of automobiles this year was predict ed here today by members of the National Automobile Chamber of Commerce, although they estimated that the passenger 1 car output for the year would exceed 2,000,000. The shortage at present was placed at 1,000,000 cars. STAGE NEW RAH) ON SINN FELNERS Dublin, Jan. 7. Sinn Fein head quarters in this city was raided to day, by a big force of police and soldiers. The raiders also entered the offices of the Irish parliament and those of the New Ireland As surance society. AMERICA USED AS REDS' DASE LONDON HEARS London, Jan. 7. Soviet centers, backed by American communists, have been established in Glasgow with sub-committees in various towns In the Clyde district, accord ing to the Glasgow correspondent of the Dally. Mall. ' NEW YEAR'S EVE OUTDONE WHEN ; JAN. 16 COMES New Yorkers Propose to "Bring One" and Tear Things Open. 'New York, Jan. 1 The celebra tion of "Prohibition eve" on Jan. Iff promises to surpass any New Year's eve event in the history of New York, judging by the rush of applications for reserved tables at hotels. Managers of prominent hotels announced today that patrons have declared that they intend to celebrate John Barleycorn's "wake." The patrons will carry to the tables their own wines and their own alcoholic liquors and celebrate publicly for the last time "the passing of the old, the coming of thrt new." TO EVANGELIZE WORLD CHURCH NEEDS BILLION Spectacular Methods Will be Dis couraged by Confereaee of Frotestaats. Atlantic City, N. J., Jan. 7A three-day conference of the lnter church world movement, at which a program of Protestant denomin ational cooperation for the "Evan gelization of the World" will be formulated and the amount of mon ey necessary for this purpose will be determined, opened here today. More than 1,000 delegates, repre senting about twenty denomina tions and 200,000 churches in all sections of the United States, are here lor the meetings. The con ference was called by Robert Lan sing, secretary of state, chairman of the general committee of the lnter-church movement No Spectacular Methods. Spectacular evangellatici methods are not to be encouraged in connec tion with the drive and none of the funds will be employed in raising the prohibition Issue abroad, dele gates said. Estimates as to the amonnt of money necessary to carry out the plans vary from $500,000,000 to $1,000,000,000. CANADA UPHOLDS PAPER RULES BY EXPORT LICENSE Ottawa,- Jan. 7. The governor general signed an order authoris ing the minister of customs to re fuse export licenses to manufac turers of news print paper who re fuse to comply with any order of the controller of paper. BERGER IS SHOWN WAY OUT OF CITY Jersey City, N. J., Jan. 7. Victor L. Berger was escorted out of Jer sey City last night by Chief of Po lice Richard T. Battersby. His de parture followed promptly his ar rival to be orator at a mass meet ing under the auspices of the So cialist Educational club. BAKERS MEAN TO HOLD THE PRICE D? THEY CAN, BUT Chicago, Jan. 7. Means of hold ing down the price of bread in the fact of predictions of advances m the cost of flour will be considered ct a meeting here Jan. 14, called by Gordon Smith, president of the American Association of Baking In dustry, it was announced today. Tht meeting will be attended by Julius H. Barnes, head of the Unit ed States grain corporation. FRISCO GETTING MILE AT 13 CENTS ' San Francisco, Cat, Jan. 7. Milk at 13 cents a quart appeared in San Francisco today in opposi tion to the prevailing price of 16 cents, the new supply being brought in by the San Francisco Retail Grocers' association. KENTUCKY RATIFIES. Frankfort, Ky, Jan. 7. Ratifica tion of the federal woman suffrage amendment was completed by the Kentucky legislature, making it the 24th state. COURT MAY TAKE CHILDREN FROM RD? VAN WINKLE Chicago, Jan. 7. The operatic careers of 10 little children, who appeared in the recant world pre mier of "Rip Yan Winkle" fast Li (he hands of Judge Sheridan E. Frey of the court of domestic rela tions today. Their parents are to appear to answer to charges of eoatrfbutics to the dellnouencv nf their nffanrlnc i by permitting them to appear cn RATIFY WITH ME FROM U.S. PRESENT Neither Will We Help Set . tie Adriatic Question Monday. Parle, Jan. 7. Representative of the United States, It has been de cided, will not be present during the exchange of ratifications of the peace treaty of Versailles, which Is still set for Jan. 10. Signing of the peace protocol will precede the exchange of ratifi cation s by a few minutes. Discuss Flume Monday. Flume will be the only question discussed at the conference of pre miers and foreign ministers to be held next Monday, according to semi-official Information. Premiers Lloyd George and Nlttl are expected to arrive in Par's from London Saturday evening. The treaty of peace with Hun gary is ready to hand over to the Hungarian plenipotentiaries, who were expected here today. Pleads for Good WOL London, Jan. 7. rPremler Lloyl George, Premier Nittl of Italy, and Vlttorlo Sclalola, the Italian for elgn minister, who have been in inference here on pending prob lems in which Italy especially is concerned, will leave tomorrow morning for Paris for the confer ence of premiers and foreign 'min isters, to be held there. Foreign Minister Scialoia stated this afternoon that satisfactory pro gress with the Adriatic question had , been made. He said he be belleved that with the display of "a little good will" by all the parties concerned, a settlement could be accomplished. Assign Germans to Courts. Paris, Jan. 7. (Havas.) Ger mans atiused ut ilutatlons uf the ?aws of war In France and Bel gium, during the world conflict w.Il today be assigned for trial to the different allied military courts, ac cording to the Petit Parlsien. THESE REDS SAY THEY ARE READY TO RETURN HOME Boston, Jan. 7. Four hundred radicals arrested in federal raids in New England last week voted to accept deportation without a legal battle. Meeting In the yard of the House of Correction at Deer Island witu cries of "Long live the soviet!" they agreed to go to "free Russia," described by one as the "land of true liberty." Ime Kaplan, a leader of the latt Lawrence textile strike, said they would demand to go as political prisoners, in care of the Russian ambassador, and in Russian ships, preferably with the red Jlag flying. "There are 80 ships ready to come here for us," he said. TWO PRINCES OF GERMANY SUE FOR MARITAL RELEASE Paris, Jan. 7. (Havas). Prince August and Prince Joachim, re spectively the fourth and sixth sons of former Emperor William of Germany, have brought suit for di vorces, according to Berlin advices to the Matin. Prince August was married to Princess Alexandra Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein on Oct. 22, 1908. His brother's marriage to Princess Marie Augustine of Anhalt oc curred March 11, 1916. MINERS, EIGHT TO ONE, FAVOR A SETTLEMENT - Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 7. The United Mine Workers of America, in convention here, today ratified the action of the International of ficers in accepting President Wil son's proposal to end the coal strike on a 14 per cent increase basis and a commission to draw up a new wage agreement. Lewla In Final Flea. The vote was taken just before noon after Acting ' President Lewis had made a plea ,for ratification. The vote was taken on the motion by President Murray of the Penn sylvania miners' organisation that the report of the International offi cials be accepted. According to Acting President Lewis, the ratification carries with It acceptance of any award to be made by the president's commis sion. The vote was 1,(39 for ratifi cation to 221 agalnsU COL. HOUSE AND PRESIDENT ARE GOOD FRIENDS Former Kept Away from White House Solely By Doctor's Orders. BT BATID IAWRESCE. (Special to The . Argus.) Washington, D. C, Jan. 7. Noth ing 13 more difficult than to at tempt to analyze the delicate and embarrassing question of personal friendship or estrangement be tween public men. And the so- called break between President Wilson and Colonel House, which has been the subject of so much speculation and gossip In recent weeks, is no exception. After an inquiry among the inti mate friends of the colonel who have broached the matter to him and conversations with persons at the White house who have the ear of the president and are familiar with what has occurred not only in Paris but since Mr. Wilson got home, I haven't the slightest hesi tation in saying that the affection and friendship between the two men which has been one of the most extraordinary incidents of the Wil son administration is still unbrok en.. On the other hand, in the op pressive atmosphere of Paris where problems literally staggered the peace commissioners and kept them in a constant fever of nervous excitement, it was natural that pronounced differences of opinion should occur.' Had Own Ideas. Colonel House has his own ideas of how the president should deal with the European statesmen based on his own close intercourse with them on previous journeys to Eu rope as an unofficial envoy and Mr. Wilson, who had set himself a def inite program of 14 principles pre sented frequently an uncompromis ing attitude which the conciliatory disposition of the colonel was often employed to break in the interest of agreement. Whether the sug gestions of the colonel were wise or those of the president were bet ter, whether to have followed the one or the other line of thought on special questions' that come up would have made a more or less liberal peace is something which historians with a full knowledge of what transpired in Paris will have to figure out in the future. Mr. Wilson has differed with his ad vis ers before. He has differed with (Continued on Page Sixteen.) HOOVER HOLDS EUROPE PLAYS FOR SYMPATHY Xo Seed for Tart Loan, lie Says if We Make Peace and Let Bos iness Proceed. New York, Jan. 7. Herbert Hoover has telegraphed to his headquarters in this city a state ment in which he took emphatical exceptions to opinions of "European propagandists," both concerning the volume of Europe's financial needs from the United States and the contention that the great bulk of these needs cannot be met by ordinary commercial credits. o More Loans. Asserting that "with our taxes 600 per cent over previous rates" there is no need for drawing on the United States for further loans, Mr. Hoover states that, "aside from some secondary measures by our government, the problem Is one of ratification of vpeace and ordinary business processes." He adds that "by secondary measures I mean that some dozen cities in central and southern Europe need breadstuffs on credit from the grain corporation to pre vent actual starvation and that the allies are asking for temporary de lay in paying interest on our gov ernment loans to them." Need Not Be Alarmed: Outside of temporarily deferring interest, Mr.- Hoover continues, America's task is reduced to help ing out the bread supply of less than 5 per cent of the population of Europe;- that no such - situation exists as that which confronted America last year at this time, and that there is no ground for hysteria on either side of the Atlantic. UNDERWOOD SAYS SOMETHING MUST BE DONE QUICKLY Washington, Jan. 7. Senator Underwood, Democrat, Alabama, served notice in the senate today j that unless the deadlock over the treaty of Versailles was broken within a few days, he would press his resolution calling for the ap pointment of a bi-partisan commit tee of the senate to work out some agreement. He explained that he had not called up his ' resolution, which was introduces' just befose the senate adjourned over the hol idays, because he did not desire "to throw a 'monkey wrench" Into ef forts now being made to reach an agreement. CATCH DRAFT EVADER FREE FOR 2 YEARS Victor Bergdoll, Brewer's Son, Has Given No End of Trouble. Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7. Gro ver Bergdoll, one of the two broth ers accused of draft dodging and who have been sought by the police for the last two years, was arrest ed In his mother's home here today. Detectives broke Into the house by the front and rear entrances.; While one of the men wrested a revolver from Mrs. Bergdoll. moth er of the two men. the others went through, the house and found Gro ver wrapped In a blanket, hiding In a box seat. He was without coat, vest or collar. The prisoner was taken to the federal building '.a a motor car. Sent Impudent Messages. The search for the Bergdolls took the federal agents all over the country. Grover got away tn a high powered motor car and re ports reached this city that he was seen in various sections of the west. He sent impudent messages written on post cards to the au thorities. Once he was seen In Mexico and again In Cuba. He was provided with a large sum of mon ey. His mother, Mrs. Emma Berg doll, Is the widow of a wealthy brewer. Although born In this country, the Bergdolls were of German de scent and declared they would nev er fight against Germany. Mrs. Bergdoll was arrested several times on the charge of obstructing the draft. Later Mrs. Bergdoll was arrest ed charged with obstructing Jus tice. With a revolver aha bad kept the officers at bay for several hours. Will Be Court Vartlaled. Young Bergdoll was turned over to Captain Cottrell of the military Intelligence bureau and taken to New York. A guard of soldiers ac companied him. He will be taken to Governor's Island and tried by court martial. Mrs. Bergdoll also was charge-1 with aggravated assault and bat tery with intent to kill. She was overcome after a rough and tum ble fight. Glad It's Over. "I am glad it is all over," said Grover Berkdoll, calm in the fare of a crowd which threatened hlra with violence after his arrest Ho haB been In California and return ed home Christmas eve, according To his mother. Erwin C. Bergdoll, also wanted for evading the draft. Is still st large. SAY HE MURDERED WD7E TO COURT A 15 YEAR OLD GIRL Pincltneyville, 111., Jan. 7. At torneys for the prosecution today announced they would attempt to prove that William P. Wrolen, on trial here for the alleged murder of his wife, drowned here July 7, last, so as to be free to court 15-year- old Mary Brown, to whom he was married a week later. An alleged confession in which Wrolen Is said to have made these admissions will be Introduced to substantiate the state's contention. It was said. PERSHING PAYING DODGE VISIT AND ALSO DES MOINES Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 7. Gen eral John J. Pershing was the guest of Des Moines today. Two hours after he arrived he went to Camp Dodge, which he In spected for several hours. He lunched shortly after noon with Major-General Hines at the camp and returned to Des Moines, where be visited the three high schools and made brief addresses. GOVERNOR FOR REVERSING ACT ON DRY CLAUSE Albany, N, Y Jan. 7 Reversal of the action of the 11 legisla ture In ratifying the prohibition amendment to the United States . constitution was urged by Covet-' nor Alfred E. Sweet in his annual message to the 1920 legislature at, Its initial session today. Governor Sweet said there was grave doubt as to the power of a number of state legislatures that have ratified the 18th amendment to do so in view of the referendum provisions in their respective constitutions.