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i , Weather Forecast tin ; Fair Skies probable . with Jittle change in temperature. ' " ? -v--s , 1 :it . - .tv. 5h!iV .'M. 'Ii1' OXIjV NEWSPAPER IN MEMPHIS SCPPLIKD BV ASSOCIATED' PRE88 WITH NEWS OK THK'DAYLKiHT HOCRH AH KOOX A8 IT HAPPK.VH -9- , ,' " IT VOLUME 10. MEMPHIS, TNJN ' TUESDAY. Al'TEHNOOjN , OCTOBER 5. 1920. ! LIGH lfcfc.N fAUKS. NUMBER 23S. ( Price ThreeXents) ! if, IIjiI J Ii III Tfc. - Willi! TIRES MATTRESS; BURNS TO DEATH INMERIDtANJAJL Traveling Man, Believed to Live in. Memphis, Dies in I Cell After Arrest on Charge : of Drunkenness. s ; . ' i MRRIDAN, Mis.. Oct., V. V. Moody, aged about 40, whose home Is supposed to be In Memphis, was suf foeated tc death heT"last night when fire broke out In the city prison. He had been' placed In JaiV'on a charge of drunkenness. Police claim he set fire to the mattress in hie cell. The room was filled with smoke when s the fire was discovered. A letter found on the man's person ' bore- a Memphis postmark and. was signed "Mother." - He was a traveling salesman, t His body Is' being held pending ln- Btructlons om Memphis. ;'! The name of V. 'v. Moody does not appear in ty; Memphis city directory. Negro Accused Of c Murder Near Death After Poison Gulp " Hamp' Gholston. negro, detained in '.no county Jail on charge of murder, was nearer death Monday night than when he heard a criminal court jury lead a verdict that ne be sent to the electric chair. Oholston, with another negro prisoner, made the almost fatal mistake of swallowing aj bathing por. tion instead of using, it for ablutions, ary' purposes, . The potion consisted Of dissolved bichloride of mercury i iabletfk - f i John Wlldey and qholston had been given the tablets to make a sanitary bnthlng portion solution. They were feeling bad, it was ald, and thought the potion might help them if they took It Internally. After taking deep draughts . the pair re alised something was wrong . and started -a fuss. Jailer George Reaves administered first aid and then hur- I rledly called Dr. Percy Perkins, who applied the stomach pump. t - The. negroes were In no danger Tuesday, according to Pves. i . -. Qholston is alleged to ..ave entered, the store of Ike Xievy. .South Main street merchant and murdered the man. He was convicted and ordered sent to the chair. Th supreme court, however, remanded' the case on ap pesi when a technical defect" was found 4i the charge to the ur-v ; " ' Wlldey is being held on a narcotic vuurgt. , . - - i f Torrf Wits Created In Ala second of a series of lec tures on "Who's Who In The Biblel" before an audience of over 600 people at the First Methodist church, Mon day night. Dr. S. A. Steel, of Mans field, Lai, "characterized Moses as a great statesman, a profound theolog ian, a great administrator, and above all, a scientist In the true meaning of .the word. . Attacking modern scientific theo ries about the making of the world, Dr. Steel dwelt at length upon the account of the creation as recorded in the first chapter of Genesis, as serting that its premises harmonize perfectly with scientific truth. The word "day," as used In the story of creation is an elastic term and can be construed to cover any period of time. Tho world may have been cre ated In six .days, he said, or In 98, 000,000 years, as some scientists maintain, without conflicting with the lilblical account. 1 ' Dr. Steel's subject ftr Tuesday Iilght is "The Hebrew Orator." Auto Thief Is At tVork On Highways Traffic' men were given special In struction Tuesday andJ detectives ssalaWd "to several cases after what appears to be a wave of -petty thefts from automobiles parked in the downtown districts. ; v Two complaints were received " Tuesday. Mrs. H. C. Page, 2076 Cow den, reported that while her car was left downtown someone took a watch, $25 In cash, eyeglasses and a pearl handled knife. B. D. "Coulter, 1287 Tutwiler, told officers that he lost an auto hand bag containing a portfolio, papers and . other articles. Search For Negro Who Snatched Purse Police Tuesday were on the look out for a negro dope fiend, who Mon day, night snatched a pocketbook from the arm of Miss Josephine Far- v rell, St. Joseph's hospital, as she was passing Third and Market. . Miss Karrell was proceeding ' up town when the negro passed her, ' grabbed the purse and escaped. It contained! in addition to keys, rosary beads, (3 in cash and other small articles. Twenty .-four hours tv noon Oct. B. Temp. - i lotrr Dry Bulb. Wet llulb. Hum. 7 p.m. vcs'day 78 68 i 06 7'u.m. today ..64 PI 81 Noon today .. 80 72 6S Maximum ... 80 Minimum .... 63 , .. . . .Sun sets today 5:38 p.m., rises to morrow, 6:09 a.m. Moon rises 12:17 a.m. tonight. Precipitation norife. Tennessee Fair. Mississippi Fair. ' s Arkansas Fair. Alabama Fair. Kentucky Falr.s Louisiana Fair . ' Oklahoma Fair. North and South Carolina, Georgia and Florida Fair. East and West Texas Fair SCORES FIRST BURNS Well Knonw Memphis ' Plum ber Makes No Explanation " as He Dismisses Sensa tional Charges in.Court. CHICAGO, Oct. B. Circuit Judge McGoorty has, at the plaintiff's re quest, dismissed the suit of Jesse W. Hull, wealthy plumbing contrac tor, Memphis, Tenn., against Mrs. Blanche Tice, jnuslc writer nd pub- lisner, whom he charged with ob taining $16,000 from him under threats of bodily Injury. No expla nation for Hull's failure to push the suit is obtainable Hull in his" original suit against the woman alleged he had been forced to give her money and' notes. lie claimed that he had threatened to , senrl-herjormrr Jiuaban-t to lerophls to d liun bodily injury. -"','-( He sued to' have the notes annulled and the money he had given the woman returned to him. . ... According, to the petition he met her on a business1 trip to Chicago. " 'j 1,1 Victim Of Boiling t Water Succumbs In Local Hospital Richard J. Chambers, chief engi neer of the plant of the Railways Ice company, at Havana, Ark., who was badly iscalded when he fell Into a vat of boflina. water two weeks ago, died at St. Joseph's hospital on Monday atternoon trom his injuries. Officials at the local office of the company say he had been at the plant only three weeks at the time of the accident. He was fixing a piece of small machinery, and stepped into the vat before he was aware of its presence. He was rushed to - MemA phis. A negro laborer frulled Mr. Cham bers out of the vat at great personal risk. Chambers Is survived by his widow, Mrs. Catherine Farrell Cham bers, three sisters, Mrs. Frank Bell, Mrs. William Fitzgerald and Mrs. Phillip Davenport, and one brother, Roy F. Chambers. ' - ' FuneraP services will be held from the parlors of McDowell & Monte- verde, Wednesday. Burial will be In Elmwoodcemetery. - Loose Plank Hurls Workman Into Bin; r Wake,s In H ospital John Watkins, millwright, - em ployed at the Superior Feed com pany plant suffered a ertneussion of the brain Tuesday morning at 7:30. when he fell Into grain- Mn and struck his head on an Iron support rod. Watkins was working on the fourth floor of the plant at the top of, the elevator when he stepped on a loose piece of lumber, which tilted, plunsinp: him into the bin. Wakins was rushed to the Raptist Memorial hospital in the J. T. Hlnton & Son ambiilance. He was too dazed to, state what had happened to hira. "Something hit me," he told at taches of the hospital. , Watkins lives at 999 Monroe avenue. His in- Jury is not' thought serious. Merchant Is Sued Because -He Sold Cartridges To Boy ' Market square kids were In evi dence In Judge Capell's division of the circuit court Tuesday morning, but as spectators and witnesses. Their presence was brought about by the trial of the damage suit of Joseplf Schaffer, 'by next friend, L. Srharfer against Morris Hanover. Plaintiffs allege that Hanover sold Louis Cooper, a mere youtft ft gun and cartridges and that shortly thereafter the Cooper boy shot the Schaffer boy. Mr. Schaffer asks dam ages of $25,000 for his son's Injuries and $5,000 for money expended by himself for doctor's bills, etc., grow ing out fit the shooHng. SCOTT PROMISES FAIR WEATHER Continued fair weather with Ifttle change In temperature has been promised for Wedursday by fore raster Scott. The river here will drift along with slight difference In the gauge he adds. HULL DROPS CASE 1 AGAINST MAN WHO THREATENED BOX SCORE CLEVELAND. ' AB.R. H. PO. A.E. Evans, If 2 6 0 1 0 0 Jamieson, If... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Wambsg's, 2t3 ,0 0 0 2 0 Speaker, cf.o.4 0V 4 0 0 Bums, lb. ..3 1 1 9 1, 0 Smith, rf. ...1 0 0 0 0 0 Gardner,' 3b. r4 0 0 1 3 0 wood, rf-.'.j 2 i ro 0 Johnston, lb. 1 0 0 0 1 0 Sewell, Js. . 3 0 1 3 4 0 O'Neill, c. ..3 0 2 3 0 0 Coveleskie, p. 3 0 0 "2,20 Total ......37 7 727 13 0 BROOKLYN. ' ' AB.R. H. Olson, ss. . .3 0 2 PO. A.E. 0 3 0 Johnston, 3b. 3 Griffith, rf. ..4 Wheat, If. ..4 Myers, cf. . . 4 Konetchy, t lb.4 Kilduff, 2b. . 3 0 0 0 1 KI 0 0 0;0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 121 1 1 3 0 Kruegef, e. ..3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Marquard, p. 1 Lamar ...... 1 Marriaux, p. .0 Mitchell ....1 Neis, rf. . . . '. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 00 Cadore, p.. .r,0 0 0 Total ......13 1 5 27 13 ; 1 Score by innings: ) - ; 1214 M'7,1 . CkvelandOj 0 100 0 00 3 Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Summary: Two-base hits O'Neill I. Wood, Wheat. Sacrlflois Wambsganss, Johnston. Double play Konetchy to Krueger to Johnston. Left on bases Cleveland t, Brooklyn. Bases on balls Off Marquard 2. off Coveleskie. 1. Hits off Marquard 5 in bIx innings; off Mamm&ux, none ill 'two innings; off Cadore none In one Inning. Struck outr By- Mar quard 4, by Mammaux , by Cove fcskle, 3r-Lwlng pitehefv-yMarouard. OTHERS GUILT! CHICAGO. 'Oct. 5. The United K States circuit court of appeals hand ed down a decision tonay upnoioing the conviction- of Wm. D. Haywood and 93 other I. W. W. who were found guilty and sentenced to prison for obstructing the draft law during the war. Two cdunts were thrown out by the appellate court, but In all others tho defeislqn of the lower court was affirmed, if ' I ' Haywood, former secretary -general of the I. W. V., anJ most of the other defendants have been at liberty un der bond more than a year pending hearing of their appeal. Haywood and fourteen other de fendants were sentenced to 20 yeayi in prison by Judge K. M. Landis and in addition were fined sums ranging from $20,000 to $35,000. KOf 166 tried. 97 were found guilty , . . . . . . .1 i. . ana ail ouc xnree appeaieu. ouiiiw ui those who failed to obialn their lib erty on bond have served out their sentences acd been released. Turns Gun On Self K As Joke ; Girl Wife May Die As Result CHATTANOOGAy Tenn., , Oct. B.--Mrs. Rachel Carrolf; 16-year-old wIM of J. E. Carroll, well-known cltizeri of East Chattanooga, Is in a local hospital desperately wounded as the result of art accident. The woman took a nistol from a bureau drawer this morning and carried lit into the j i . . .r i v. , i . . . ,i .. .. uiinn ruoin wiifru iier' uuhuuiiu eating, breakfast, and It Is claimed, in a Joking manner pointed the weap on against her abdomen' The hus band attempted to knock it from her hands when it was ' discharged, the fljullet passing through her abdomen. Mechanic To Face Charges Of Robbery M. H. Logsden, mechanic, was"' to face city court Tuesday on. two charges of highway robbery. 'Logs den Is un alleged member of an auto bandit gang, which terrorized pleas ure riders several months ago. De tectives charge that Logsden par ticipated in two auto holdups. Addi tional charges will be placed against him, Inspector of Detectives Griffin declared. Logsden was fined the limit in city court recently on allegations that he assaulted G. K. Brown, fireman and hero of th Hotel Sazarao blaze. It was alleged that Logsden hurled epi thets ut Brown and later attacked the fireman when the latter was di recting traffic during a small fire. Sugar Price' Drops Another Half Cent ' -. MEW YORK. Oct. 5. There was another break of half a cent a pound -in refined sugar today when the Federal Sugar Refining company announced a reduction to, 12 cents for fine granulated. rl iiAA-rAPini-ATTA ii : ' n n I n rni 1 1 nT i nf 10T! EATS BROOKLYN, RE CROWD OF F EBBETTS FIELD, Oct.! 5. Cleveland took the first game of the world series today from Brooklyn. Marquard started for the Robins, but was taketr o.ut for a pinch hitter. Fans who could tiot get into the park flocked into a high clay bank known to Brooklynites as Crow Hill, that partly overlooked th playtnff field, and watched the game from there.' Scores perched themselves on roofs of houses or adjacent streets while bricklayers working on build ings nearby, struggled manfully to lay bricks by the touch system and watch the game."; - : t- Brooklyn took batting practice first. Mohart, Miljus and i'feffer serving the ball for the home folks. Marquard and Smith, Robinson's two left-handers, and Burleigh Grimes. Brooklyn's star spithaller, took part In the batting practice. ; Uhle went to the mound when the Cleveland Indians took their batting workout. Bagby and Coveleskie tdVk part in the practice. There was the inevitable picture of' the rival managers Robinson and Speaker shaking hands while the Johnston brothers Doc, of tlie In dluns, and Jimmy, of the Dodgers had a little family picture of . their own.Nthe first, probably, since a trav-' ellng photographer- got tbem to gether on a tintype years ago in Tennessee. , The first real Cheer of 4he game came when Jack Graney hit the ball over the wall in batting practice. Then someone presented Trl Speak er with; a floral piece. Ball players insist ' there . is enough ill hick In floral offerings when given to a play er to sink a whole ball club In six Inches of water. , ' Shortly before 1:S0 a police band, followed by a platoon of Brooklyn's finest, a rtd a contingent of - fire fighters, tramped i on the field In a grand march across the diamond to the boxes in front of first base. The umpires for today were as-' signed Just before the game, as fol lows: 1 ; , t IClem behind the plate. Connolly at Jr,' LR.t."eCOni ba?"' nd(f Dineen at third base. Th, play -by- play f ollowa ;, ,, , ; ,. FIRST INNING, CleveiandKvani out, Olson i t0 ' Konetc v -Wam-by-flewoiii ,t-Wheat;Ita to come Ih ' fast to Quake the catch. Speaker got a hand when he came up." Strike one. Speaker fanned and the crowd gave Marquard a big cheer. ' No runs, no hits, no errors. FIRST INNING, Brooklyn Olson up, Olson filed to Wood, hitting the first ball pitched. ' Johnston struck out, Coveleskle's spitball being too much for him. Sewell threw out Grif fith at first. No runs, no hits, no errors, , , ' ' - SECOND INNJNG, First Half Burns sent 'up a high fly, which fell behind Koney, who picked up the ball and threw Into left-field. Olson threw out Gardner at first. Wood walked. Sewell singled Into right field. Wood going to third. Wood scored oh O'Neill's double to left fieldN Sewell going to third. Coveleskie grounded out to Koney, and Sewell attempting to go home, was run down, the play being Koney to Krueger to Johnston. Two runs, three hits, one erjor. SECOND INNING, Second Half Wheat filed to Speaker, who made a wonderful catch of Wheat's "seeming ly safe hit. Myers flied to Wood, who picked the hall eff the wall. Koney out, Sewell to Burns. No runs, no hits, no errors. THIRD INNING, First Half Evans walked on four pitched balls. Wamby sacrificed. Johnston to Koney, Elvans taking Becond. Speak er flied to Wheat. Johnston took Burns' grounder and Evans was run down between second and third, Johnston to Kilduff. No runs, no hits, no errors. THIRD INNING. Second Half Sewell threw out Kilduff. Krueger watt-out. Gardner to Burns. Gardner threw out Marquard. No runs', no hits, no errors, v FOURTH INNING.. First Half Kilduff tossed out Gardner. ' Wood hit a long drive into left center for. two bases. The ball hit the bleacher fence on the bounce. Had it struck six Inches higher it would have been a home run. Sewell filed to Myers. Wood held second. Wood scored on O'Neill's two-base hit. It was O'Neill's 'second two-base hit nf the gaino. KNduff threw nut Coveleskie at first. One run. two hits, no errors. 'FOURTH INNING, Second Half Olson got a single over second, the first hit tT Brooklyn in the' game. Johnston forced Olson. Wamby to Sewell. Griffith singled Into center. Jnhr.ston going to second. Wheat filed to Evans who knocked Speaker down In maklntr the catch. Myers flied out to Wood. No runs, two hits, no errors. FIFTH INNING. First Hulf Evans filed out to Wheat. Wamby struck out Speaker flied out to Grif fith who leaned up against the wall and speared the hall with his gloved hand. No hits, no runs, no errors. . FIFTH INNING. Second Hn!f Koney filed out to Speaker. Kilduff sent up a high flv to Wood. Gard ner tossed out Krueger. No runs, no hits, fco errors. SIXTH INNJNG, First Half Burns was a strike-out victim. Gardner filed' to Wheat. Wood Mruik out. No runs, no hits, no errors. SIXTH INNING. Second Half Iimar batted for Marquard. Lamar lined out to Sewell. who made a pretty catch. Olson singled Into cen terfield, his second hit. .lohnrton huntecK but CoWleskle threw him out. Cnveleskle threw out Griffith. No runs, one hit, no errors. SEVENTH INNING. First Half Mamaux went Into the box for Brooklyn. Sewell. O'Neill iind Cove leskie fanned and the crowd cheered Mamaux who retired the side on strikes. No runs.- no bits, no errors. SEVENTH INNING, Second Half Wheat crashed a ,hit Into right field for two bases. Sewell threw out Myers at" first. Wheat going to thirds Wheat scored while -Burns waa IMMENSE f - throwlng out Koney at first, Coveles kie taking the throw. Kilduff struck out. One run, two hits, no rrors i ElOHTH INNING, - First Half Jamieson batted for Kvans. Olson threw out Jamieson. Mamaux took Wamby's bunt and threw him out Johnston knocked down Speaker's grounder and threw him out. No runs, no hits. no errors. 1J1GHTH INNAN-G, Second Half Jamieson went Into left field for Clevelnnd. Speaker robbed Krueger of a three-baseh It with a wonder-ful-catch. Mitchell batted for Ma maux Mitchell got a single (Juto right field. . At thl point Nels ran for Mitchell. . Olson walked. John st6n popped to Gardner. Griffith forced Olson, Wahiby to Sewell. . No runs, one hit. no errors. NINTH INN! VG, First Half CaV dore went Into the box for Brooklyn. Smith batted for Burns. Kilduff threw. out Smith at first. Gardner fanned. Johnston batted for Wood. Cadore tosed out Johnston at first. No runs, no hits, no errors. iNlNTH "LVNING, Second Half ) Bwith went into right field and Johnston played first base for Cleve land.' , Wheat thrown out at first Myers flew out to Speaker. Koney fanned. . - " i ICT GEM THIEF; SET WE f 2 FREE , ' The 1 Shelby county grand Jury Tuesday called Nellie Malone, 19, In the case of W. H. Singleton, patrol man, who Is charged with having followed her home, broke into the .housfr .ajidjjtHed-. .t get her -4o.,e. away wltlihlm. A. ' - ' Miss Malone was the only-, witness summoned on general Information In the Singleton case, although several others were ordered to appear Friday to testify ' . A. Law, -charged . with having stolen a diamond ring valued at $300 from Miss Fannie Flnegold while she was showing him rings and Jewelry at the Samfleld Jewelry store, was. Indicted by the grand Jury on a charge of highway robbfry. ' Alia Bland Busklll, alias Mrs. Philip Echols, arrested on a charge of bigamy, was exonerated by the grand Jury, that body returning a not true bill In her case. The grand Jury reported eleven true bill and four ignored bills. MacSwiney Rests But Is Weaker LONDON, Oct. 5. Lord Mavor MacSwiney, who this morning began the 54th day of his hunger strike, passel a fairly good night ar Brix ton prison, according to a bulletin issued this forenoon by the Irkih Self-Determination league. From 8 o'clock last night until 6 o'clock this morning he was very quiet and restful. It Is said, but It Is impos sible to say whether he slept all that time. The bulletin adds that the lord mayor was much weaker this morning. . , , MacSwiney himself, stated thi morning, that he felt very weak, but was suffering no pain, the bulletin says.. . As a result of Lord Mayor Mac Swiney's long fast, Irish prisoners have ceased to resort to htinger striking, says the Daily Mail. The newspaper adds that there were more than 300 arrests In connection with Sinn "Fein propaganda disturbances during September, but that only four of the men arTt-sted attempted hun ger striking and these abandoned it In a day or two. . A dispatch to the Dally Mall frotrf Dublin pictures a black outlook for Irelund durlngMhe coming winter. ' CORK, Irelund, Oct. 5. Sinn Fein ers incarcerated fn prison here are continuing their lumper strike and reports hist niirht slated their con dition was without change, o Q MARKED BY LIGHTNING. FANA. 111., Oct. 1 (By Interna tional News Scrv'ice.) B. A. Deret. farmer, has a zig-zag streak down his back, caused when struck hy lightning during a storm a few days ago. He was working In a field when U4t. Two companions were Injured, but not seriously. A horse was killed. The bolt stripped the flesh from De ret's body. He will recover. A ngriTPlaymate8 Set Boy, 5, Afire ST. PAUL, Minn.. Oct. 5. Edwflrd Pillar, aged five years, has an even rlianrn to recover In the city hospital from burns In flicted by playmates who "did not 1IU him." I'hystrlsns today said the boy may pull through. Edward and other children were playing in front of his home when n quarrel arose. The elder buys teized him und held him while another threw lighted matches on his clothes. His mother saw' the deed anl rushed to her son's assistance. She tore the burning clothing from the lad's body and summoned the po lice ambulance. Police . are searching for the other boys. " PROBERS I I Ml IV I III- CaroinaWoman KflrKfl flHVS" IIIUUI Ul 1IL.UI IU VOTE REPUBLICAN, Organization Work Begun Eight Months Before Peace and Resentment Over War Conditicns Chief Factors. BVfDAVID LAWRENCE. (Special Correspondent of The New Sotmitsr.) 1 (This Is the first of a series of three articles analyzing political con ditions west of the Mississippi, and is based on a personal visit to 14 states. Including 25 of the most lm- nortant cities, durlns the last 10 idays.) ... . ' i i CHICAGO, Oct. 6. Senator Hard ing, Republican candidate for the presidency, has a fulrly tight hold on the electoral vote west of the Mls hIkhIi.dI. hut b' no moans nne that could not have been unloosened by effective organization and a press more friendly ,to the wemocraiic cause. i The writer saw, the West at a tlnw of lowest ebb dor the Democrats and highest tide lor he Republicans. The month of October will see the Pemocrats struggling desperately to undo In a month the work the Re publicans have . accomplished In nearly two years - tit ; campaigning, for Will Milvb herfun In March, ltl -r-about eight months before the war endedr-and has established proba bly th most complete and effective political organization In the his tory of the United States. He wa taken to task by Col. Har vev for Bturtlnar In the midst of the waf, but he has done the Job, and Reuubllcan victory wlll-be aa mucn due to the Republican organization aa It was to the restrictive condi tions of the war which have made Republicans out of Democrats. West and the War. To understand why the majority of the Western states will go Re publican one must revert to tne liie campaign. The West didn't like war and voted to be kept out of it Oor enterAl Into th fray, the West on- trlbuted bfUwny soldiers and' all lts money and crop to win. But It didn't acquire any affection .for war. It resented war condltmna and chafed under war restrictions. The Republican preaa or th west, at first friendly to the league of nations, still favors the principle f a World aitsoctation,--but- say"h' present league is Wilson's league and means more ntanglementa in foreign troubles and all sorts of re- iHinalhllitles. ; Being ' more anxious for Repub-, Ucan , victory, because or domestic issues like taxation, the tariff and other mutters -eHoser home, and newspapers friendly even to Qtne Wilson league, are submerging ' the imirnivmv over the kind of league hAmerIca I to enter and convincing their ' readers that) Senator Harding will do the right thing. at the right time whatever it is, but that th important task Is to put the Re publican party back In power and restore normalcy. Most people are i so Irritated over the high cost of living, the high rail road rates, the congestion of freight and v the whole after-the-war men that they want a change. They think the Republican party will bring it They say matters can't be any -worse than they, have been, and perhaps they wUl get better. That's about as far asTthe big mass of thevyotefs have gone In analyzing the issues of the campaign. , Wilson Piea Tails. Except lfc a few states. President Wilson's plea for a solemn referen dum on the election has signally failed. The mandate of the election ill not be a repudiation of the cove nant or any other part r,r in peac treaty. Groups here and there will vote on foreign subjects, such as Irish freedom or Italian war aspira tions, but generally speaking Repub lican victory will mean a desire to chance frcm one set of political lead ers to another. . Krph!lcan newspapers friendly to the league are already preparing their readers for that verdict and trying to prevent Senator Harding from misconstruing the verdict by decid ing to stay out of the league of na tions. . ' Th) Republican piess, ill the West. outnumbers the Democrats at least two to one, and In some states four and five to one. The pro-league press Is about evenly divided amon? the Republican presf, but you can count on the fingers of yogr hand the Re publican newspapers that favor even the Wilson league who have dared to make that the paramount con sideration and tell their readers that they ought to vote for Cox on that account. Lack of Enthusiasm. The most striking thing about the whole Western campaign Is the utter lack of enthusiasm by Democrats or Republicans of the rsnk and file for either Cox or rtarenng. rieniy applause and cheers were given tov. Cox on his trip, but theimRSs of the people are not impressed with the personality of either nominee as re flected In the press. Both men were unknown, to be sure, before the two conventions. But the real reason In my own Imlgment why neither Cox nor Harding have captured the popular Imagination, Is that they have failed to point out clearly a reconstruction policy. They have both been more Interested In the politics of their campaigns than economics of the country. The one has carried on a destructive csm yalgn of criticism and the other has expressed himself in such generali ties as to evoke no particular hos tility from any group or class. But the truth is more than one editor complained that neither candidate reallv is producing "front page tuff." Perhaps Gov. Cox's criticism of the Western prexs Is partly due to the foregoing thought. For It Is true that even the dispatches from 'Ma rlon have not been conspicuously dis played all tho time. The Democratic nominee ha made EXPERT DECLARES Carolina Woman Becomes Sheriff PITTSBORO, N. C. Oct. 5. Miss Myrtle Sllor. of inttstniro, has been appointed sheriff of Chatham county by the board of c.iunty commissioners to succeed Sheriff Leon T. Lane, resigned. Immediately after her appoint ment Miss Slier filed the neces ii ... i n h w m sary bond Hnlttook the oath tu office, the first woman to hold such a position in North Caro lina. . a plucky fight. He has made vote in the West and stimulated Demo cratic organization everywhere. It was a splendid thing for him to go West in September, but lacking funds and a friendly press the Dcfflverats of the West fact an almost hopeless task. As matter stand today. It would appear that Senator Harding will carry every state west of the Mis sissippi with the exception of Mon tana, Utah, Nevada. Arizona. New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, ' Arkansas and Missouri. Strangely enough, Ok lahoma is doubtful, and Missouri Is shaky. Both may go Republican In the event of a landslide. On tho other hand, the league Issue may yet turn California from what appears to be a 100.0JO defeat for the Demo crats into a Democratic victory by a narrow margin. Only 74 electoral votes look sure for Cox west of the Mississippi Texas, 20: Missouri, IS; Arkansas, 9; Arizona, Si New Mexico, 8; vado, 3; Utah, 4: Montana, 4; Louisiana, 10. Oklahoma ought to add another 10, but the month of October will tell the story there. But It will be seen that Gov. Cox's prospective total Is only slightly more than half of President! Wilson total west of the Mississippi in 1916. This mean Gov,. Cox' chances of elec tion Ilea entirely in the states east of the Mississippi, where New York'.i 45, for instance, would overcome th losses In the West. (Copyright, 1920. by David Law rence.) SLEUTHS WORK ON U. S. Agents Keep "Leads" " Obtained by Grilling 'Suspect Secret. " - - v.; " HTTSnVttGHy Po.. Oft. B. Exam, i nation of 1o4an. Zelenko.-whir was arrested, herevl)unday night with, a, quantity, of explosive In his suit case, was continued, today by fed eral agent sr - ' . The government' officers ques tions tha mispect for .elght" hour yesterday In an effort to connect hira with , the Wall street explosion- but the nature of some of the Informa tion obtained'wlll Rot be made pub lic, they said, until the story can be checked up. They indicated - that with new "lead" received from other citie early this morning It would require about a week to veri fy Zelenko's story.' ' ' In their examination of th pris oner today the agents said ' they would question him relatlvo to the charge of the Columbus. Ohio, police that he i wanted there In connection with the-theft of fifty-five pott ds of dynamite Septwmber ,21 last, and would endeavor to confirm the story of the New York Voman who hi said to haye told authorities there that ZelenUo frequently carried quantities of dynamite in his pockets. - SUSPECT'S RECORD AT NEW YORK TERMED CLEAN NEW YORK, Oct. 6. Wm. J, Flynn, chief of the bureau of inves tigation of the department of justice, today expressed the belief that Flor lan Zelenko, held at Pittsburgh, bud r.q connection with the Wall street explosion. After having completed local In vestigation In connection with 'Zel enko's arrest, .Mr. Flynn said he be lieved none of the rent conspirators would have left himself as open to suspicion as had the Pittsburgh sus pect. , , The police also announced that so far as they had been able to learn. Zelenko had a clean record -here nnd was not active In radical circles. They said he left here fur Cleveland Sept. 23. after he had been jilted by a-girl in Brooklyn. Runs Wild With Gun; Stopped By Sledgg Hammer Blow His head completely wrapped In bandages Jersey glen, negro, booked on a charge of shooting with intent to kill, carrying a pistol and being drunk and disorderly, was fined $60 in police court Monday and bound over for trial on the pistol-carrying charge. Glen claimed he had been struck on the head with a sledge hammer, and the court determined that this hud been sufficient pun ishment, without holding htm on an attempt to murder charge. Glen, It Is said, run wild with a gun In the Frisco shops . yesterday. Another negro stopped him. U. C. V. SESSIONS OPEN AT HOUSTON HOUSTON, Texus, Oct. 5 -The meeting of the Southern Cof federate Memorial association this nfternoiSi and the Sons of Confederate Veter ans tonight, open the program of the Confederate Veterans' reunion here, which has drawn thousands of the men who wore the gray. First ses sions of the veterans are scheduled for tomorrow. Announcement by Gen. K. M. Van. r.undt, commander-in-chief of the Confederate Veterans, thut he would not again be a candidate, threw open the contest for all the major offices, It wax said. Among the cities seeking next yar's meeting are Savannah, Gu., "id Little Rock, Ark., und an Invita tion was expected from Louisville, Ky., officials said. BOMB PLOT CLEVS ; - - ... . BEFORE JURY;! ..il!l ,on !9t I A 9 .....! fI9 McGraw, Gleason, Jennings, Toneyauff, Fletcher, Du hue and O'Neill Will T-: tify Will Tell of Deals. r CHICAGO, Oct S. Resumption,, of' the lnvetigatlon into ' alleged i'fJx Ing" of major league baseball game, todnv Ju-nucht several more Waf bull, notables before the grand Jury' which, wa relieved as a special oooy r conclude th baseball hearing tafter' Ha regular sessions ended laVwf ek.; Only mjUter pertaining to baseball,; will be considered by the Jurow. " ilanager McGraw, of th JNw Tork' Giants, 'Manager Gleaaon' of . tha'' Chicago White Sox. and Manager, Jennings, or the Detroit Tiger,. wrp scheduled to appear today, ' and oin er who have already arrived to tes tify or are expected oon, are rr; Tnn. wi i-tntriidr Ttettnr Kauff. of .McGraw' club. ' ' Jean Dubuxv former Giant pitcher, also wa , , pected to testify today. .BhortBlop1 Arthur Fletcher, of the Fhlllle, form-; erlv with the Giants." and "Tip- O'Neill, former prestdt of the West ern league, and now in me uusines office of the White 6ox. will be other, witnesses. t t - . Eddie Collin of the While Sox.' and Ray Schalk, .-, catcher, will bo called later. Assistant Stat' Attor-, ney Roplogle ald, to discus tech nical baseball and. ahow how a. seenrlngly slight error might have a deciding effect on the result of a. game :U . ' 1 ; McGraw men, it waa aaiu, n,.iui tu of nlleited attempts by Hal Chase and Heine Zimmerman, to Induce them to "thro w" game lj uie jNaiiomu ik. : . Dubuc wa in oonferenc with Anjj, t.tant- Ktate'a Attorney Llghtfuiiu andJReplogle yesterday, and T said to nave given mm iiimiiiww'n . , i Mt)..K llnl..ft -.4. testimony that the 1919 world ,'. rie was "fixed" for Cine innau,, . h win. Duboo said he ana tuny jrffHn Glont pitcher, had horfJrd rumof i u th e series M to te- "throwiwquJ fnt Rums. hart gjnv to C.jMnaMt ana tnen wire yj yrrm totiit clnnati." Manager Gleasosi la.'axpapfaw'!0, testify concerning alleged dwiHUKS.- among player during the Ui,jpt,,s son. . Report that , th jrtM world's erie.v which .0ft)M,T'U.. ... were 'fixed." however, wens ? -;UK - n to be untrue in a ieirim-rfitttry New York authoritlea yesAHrin-f if State's Attorney Hoyn,Bril u-ftjPtt member of the Whltq,i0-)e-i, however, have .nargeft,.jfiuf)rtw r, former teammates, w,ho9rf1rftti-4 Lonrioit when indlctmenJUHTTWV sjlfl. turned against them, 'Jkfflrri Kfrl'Vl on the last Eastern Jlriiift,..vrtyF.iM insure- vmTBuiuj - , ratTO:r,no.T-ri American league pennani, ..rtijf ,S ,T President Heydler, of,it)S,KWonfiL league, and President phngtjn ..j.f, the Americans league, toWfVl k.nrk tha irrand iurV SOttS aXtWIrUl world' series ha ended.g-nHm rll . Col. T. U. nusion hiih mW'"I J nert owners of the New."MW lean league club, and ftffty . raw of the Boston Americana r-jji T&yift to cnicago ior a jjnfi?nor,f i nane a. mminirj, jwifi "jj ol'v.i, ni " and other, , lat BSUrff ficlals. in connection wj&vW-1'IV bllng ecandal. It was ltWtfnpd.toSay,, The meeting will be hety. ajer- noon. - - - rifflifl 1 4:fn - The four magnates. rereseuU 6i American league mmoritff.j.WHl;rhTA! til peace waa declared Mbe,k.fee muiini last snrlnz. 01Bdt4,';v,,liTt dent Bun Johnson. f9vlmfr"n . Frazee recently proposew .4riW ery club owner in the )eaift,iv, Comlskey a player to iptaej(,han. suspended followlflg th--turn of ..... kiiiu i-hunrlnir them with - ontlnir bribes to throw tnji world series. . . U.S. PROBE AS Foul Play Suspected in ing of Speed- V.? well. - . V'o .I ?-injf N KW ORLEANS, Oct.' B. Deft clearing up l!-e uncerUiilliea' susyf ' nuic ng ' la?t of " tH Gulf ct roundin gthe sinking during week's tropical hurricane stenmKhlD Sneedwell in the Mexico were expected today, from two sources, from the steamer Lake Superior, due at Santiago. Cuba, and the oil tanker Sunoil expected at Tampico, Mexico. ' . ."' Interest was added to-the case last night when George W., McDuft, father of Mrs. Edward M. Richard son, believed to have been th only white woman aboard tha vessel, tele graphed to the secretary of state, re questing an Investigation of -what ha suspected waa foul play among mem bers of the crew. Mr. McDuff stated he was unable to reconcile himself to the fact that negro and Mexicai members of the crew were saved lm such large numbers while th only wkute: woman aboard probably- per ished. The Lake Superior, a United Ptae shipping beard steamer railed irom Pensacola, September ' V) .. Sba picked up thirteen survivor includ ing one passenger. The Sunoil, a Pa cific, und Orient tanker ha been variously reported en route for Tmi pli-o, Baltimore. Philadelphia And Hampton Roads. Shipping author ities here assert she is bound fot Tampico and should arrive there to day. Aboard the Sunoil are four ur vlvors. Five dead person were in the boat which she picked up. two of them women. Captain Johnson, of the Speedwell, wa reported to bava gone down with hi ship. . PROBE REOPEI RTF lLU i n ! st nnti'A.