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THE DAILY fttEE PRESS PEDl VICTOR ROVJ33EALT © w w CHAPTER IIU . : .The Houw in BaHlmor*.- • . life '-was extinct, and the doctor *rho was hastily summoned' could only (confirm what all perceived.- -He-gave •it *s his opinion,, that .heart disease ' the' cause of death, and /stated •that there would be nc need*" of '- an inquest. ... .'••'"• "Was he'excited just before his selz- «rer" he Inquired , of Do'nald. -/ . r ..-• Tea," answered the lieutenant. "He worked op about a theory <of .his ' •wn." • \ ' • ,'•''•" The doctor nodded. ; fA rety, happy death/' he said. "He didn't 'softer. I •oppose .700! know'; where his relatives •re to be' found?" '"'_ _^ _ __ _ ._ Donald~was "entirely Ignorant The : tittle group , that 'hsid gathered about .-.-Bur body, their ow^r theories, temped :i *Miiy:lald' aside', were equally; in'.lgn.o-. • ,-*anca.- . Kobpdy.. was much ' Interested' / inranyone'eise al^.the Inventors'- -club. Then Proft J ssbr7KfacB!ara' stepped forward. . : . __. _ "I hacLsome acquaintance with C3ap- jtaln Mas'terman," he said. "In fact, iwe were strong friends, although pur jrtews -Vere divergent' upon certain •subjects. 1 shall be happy to see to "the_.interment and to take charge of «ny papers that my old colleague may liaye.left, pending the appointment of ' *n official, trustee," ' i : : lieutenant. Paget. was convinced <liat | MacBeard- was -lying. • Why; it" -wss hardly ten -minutes since Master- snan had denounced him. In 'his characteristically unmeasured terms!, An4 at that-moment, apparently by coinei- •dence, but doubtless on account of. a dfllght Jar to..the couch on which the. ibbdy~had be^n. laid, a -bulky envelope JfeU out of the dead man's. pocket MacBeard stooped hastily and was About to. transfer' It to his- own when .toonald .intervened. ^. "Excuse me, hat,. Is that not ad- <dre«sed to me?" he 'asked. "My name la Paget— Lieutenant Paget." He was sure that ie had seen his -name upon the envelope, .and it oc- •eurred to him that this must be the 'document about which Masterman had' •pokeu. Donald felt greatly touched to 'think- that Captain Masterman had Tiad him In his crazy mind, evenfrbe- iore .their accidental meeting, out of mil his acquaintances. JttacBeard had placed his hand over -the envelope, as if to hide the address; but; seeing that it was impossible to deny Donald's assertion, he reiplied: "1 suppose that .you are the man you claim to be, and can prove it? A good .many persons are anxious to profit by Captain Masterman's discoveries." The insolent challenge, and the sneering tone awakened Donald's an- *er. He grasped the professor by the •wrist which held the letter. "1 am not accustomed to having my Identity • questioned," he answered. "Toji'll hand over that envelope, and afterward I will submit my proofs to t'ers over. , Anff now permfTmoTo wish you good T : .evening,'.V said the profes : sor cordially:' '" , ' ' ' ~i Donald took the proffered, hand and •felt a> "sense of disgust at' the touch. of the limp, fingers. He; strode out of ;th,e-:club . and took, a taxicab to the ' " ';'-••.-•'-• ••.-• ^''jfhe : >Baittan'ore i tralsi;was';3ust about to" leave.' . Xate .that night Lieutenant Paget found the captain's house. It proved- to 'he ih :a. little.' old"-f ashioned -thoroughfare flanked -'b'y -'neat tw.b- .story .houses. Each had a tiny back' 'garden ' surrounded by a high waili; .•There was abont.it, an atmosphere, if not of mystery, at any rate of the retirement common to such backwaters in the roaring streams of city life. •.;': -~~Tfie~captaln'B was the last house b\ the. :street i , '.It stoctf "* little farther place and ,was watching its -neighbors i ^' Sts^sh'oulder. • There .was' no lighit behind any ijf : the drawn^. shades. A small dome 6n •a flat roof :seemed 'to- contain a tele- -scope; ':'''•. • Dpnald • climbed a fence, walked round to the back, and went up the weed-grown path. The grass had nbt. been 'mowed since it sprouted in spring; .Hie garden was unkempt and ragged. Donald felt, sure : that th&e was nobody within. .A?~he frod the^ flags' .of the; garden walk, he fancied he heard ths footsteps of a man in the street, following hiiriS,";He~' sbSjppefl and listened, but now; noT;spil,n£ iwas to be heard. He peered -back tato the darkness, but saw' nobody. Doubtless it' was a hal- Incmationr it was a place- of -echoes fend hauntings. And It seemed singularly, appropriate for old -Masterman to have -had 'its lonely residence here, marcaing 1 h'is lonely life. ' ' As Donald had anticipated; the front door : was locked, and the window of the, living room was apparently nailed up. He traversed the narrow path that- led to the back of the house. To his"surprise, the kitchen window was open. Then it occurred to him that Masterman had, of cdurse, gone directly home on his return from his last earthly voyage. He swung himself across the window sill and dropped to the kitchen floor. He lit a match and found the gas. '-'The yellow flare disclosed a very ordinary kitchen. Masterman's coat i»ung on'a nail beside the window, and 'hfr^had' been cooking porridge upon th'e'Tan^el Donald went through into n ; r'pom : at the-bacK of the-ho'use, which 'had'-'-app'arently been built out at a' date subsequent to the completion of the -structure in its original form. L He' : i.sfopped short at. the threshold, hearfng r -'the "swish, swish" of water. It ? was-. -not falling water, but a gentle and continuous rippling. It occurred to him that it was, on a smaller scale, ithe sound that a seal makes in the course of its ceaseless peregrinations around its tank. There was a palm* tree In a huge HALTS SALE OF SHIPS K .VA-_-. * ^ Requests Shipping Board to Watt Until It Can Reach Deff- ? -- nite Decision. NO REFLECTION ON BODY NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER -whoever is.qualified to.receive them— j pot on efther gWe f ' wlmt ]ookefl . •nn ^rvn p^n rtn Trio como " . -_L-___ and you can do the same.' MacBeard's hand- opened and Dpn- ald took out the envelope. . " "Why, my dear sir," saldjjthe professor with an embarrassed laugh, "I' really had no:'intentlon of withholding: anything, that, is legitimately .yours, !• assure-:you; nor of- questioning your fioqd : ,faltii. I was a little startled at the moment. -Perhaps,, as mutual *rletids" of the late -Captain .Masterman.''^^ may take 'care of his inter-, ests jointly." __ As Donald made no reply of any nature, MacBeard''turnedi to the pliy- Blclan.s'and had soon cb'mpleted' 'the ^nrrangemebts/for-the Vein'oval of the- 1»ody.-.'/Then'h'e" : went 'to".the clerk's, ' ' He held the envelope in his.han<|j still, ; .and he,,5v'as .about .to place it .in: his,|packetj.when his glance, fell uppa;- a sentence/of ;'tlje manuscript withiui! Donald ;dr.ew it ,'f orth arid read: ! rf-.. In the event of your hearing of my sudf. den death you-, must not' defay a moment; iut go to my Jiouse at ICC- -. street, Baltimore'.,' Above all, beware of Mat:-" Beard. ' He'fs- ati -enemy of "the humaq • jace. So 'much I have learned, but— , 'ionhid thrust the loose-sheet into.. • Jiis trousers 1 , pocket and replaced-the- euvelbper 'containing the rest of the. " manuscript, in the inner pocket of his tin enormous goldfis"h bowl: Behind this was a second bowl,' even larger. In .tfje middle of the room was a complicated apparatus resembling a retort. He saw a chandelier close to the wall. /Donald lit three gas-jets.-' : The light flickered and sputtered as the air. rushed out. Then, when it had, grown • steady, Donald saw that a-sort-of photographic lens'was attached. to/a box in front of the apparatus, ;dlrected toward the great tank between the palms. Approaching,, he .perceived that the ..tOP .of-/the. tank' 'was "'covered with glass... A'.slender tube of the same material.-:., entered 'the water from ^bovitsf^js^ere-it : was supported : upon lOji arm" "extended from a wall; '• 'There iAVftS; £-..connection uetween. the tube, .fipd,., ; o.no.|her v which ran upwa'rd.from'! ..theVitqpjpf the retort. . ' -.'.'•" ,.i',pr^entiy'..'boiiald.cauglit sight of a attached to. the front of the Now he began to .trader- atundjj/.The object in the tank, what- py,er' it was, was under a pressure of [v.numbei; of atmospheres. • ' .. piH.e-ffnijrp.ticliecl the tank and walked rounclv.jt,' pocring info it from every .side- ;Hp saw the ripples'on the wale:?, and. there was a faint sound as of Senator Lodge and Other Republlciini : Oppo»« Qoyernment Operation if : the Veiteli, but Favor ah In- '' • qul'ry-!hlo"Transaction: •'-—'•. , Washington, Feb. 17.—The shipping board"was requested by..the senate,.to. -defer sale" of ,th'e.(former'German<shlps- for which 'bids,have been submitted nntil some definite senate action-Is taken on. the^subject.." . ..;.....-.. .., . .The senate resolution was adopted without"a recpr.d vote after more thap an hpnr's ..debate. .It -.was. offered by Senator McKellar (Dem.), Tennessee, arid modified by Senator Hitchcock, the Democratic leader,, to.meet objections, that It contained a reflection on the board.., '.',... -",.-'....• i .At the putse,t of'. the debate, .Chairman Jones of .the commerce, committee blocked consideration of a similar res- plujion. by -Senator Ashurst (Dem.), [Arizona, which was offered last Satur r jla'y, and which Senator Jones said was reflection on the board, • . : Financial.Phase in Mind. ,: . Senator Ashurst said he had no desire to reflect on the board .or its chairman. . '..•.. "I simply want the senate to : -.serve notice," he.said, "that It is. opposed to selling a fleet which it would take $250,000,000 and.five years to buTTd to the Morgan Interests, the International Mercantile Marine, for $28,000,000." Later Senator McEellar got his resolution before the senate. He argued that "out of an abundance.of caution" the senate should take steps to make certain no sale was consummated in whole or in part. "I'm opposed to government operation of ships," sairl Senator Lod;ro>>lhe Republican leader, "but that question is not Involved here. We ought to know something about the transaction. There may be. so.me committal the pres ; ident has made abroad in reference to tiiem." Others Favor Inquiry. Senator Brandegee -(Rep.) of Connecticut said he wtxs opposed to government ownership and operation of sliir»s, but that congress should 'rtgis- ter its opinion .as to whether this in~ dividual transaction ought to be car^ ried out. Senator Hitchcock said he syrnpa- J thized fully with "unwisdom of sell-' inp these ships in this precipitate • way," but .believed one reason why the'] bids were "alarmingly low" was because there was doubt whether the United States could establish a clear title to the property. % . ' Until the peace treaty was ratified, he said, a situation existed which some authorities .believed would permit the "libeling of the vessels if they were taken into European ports. President Wilson has been asked by virtually ail members . of the senate commerce committee to .retain. Chairman Payne of the shipping board, in his present position .temporarily. Mr:'• Payne has been nominated to succeed Secre'try Lane of the interior department. . , ' The letter of the. senators said that to take Mr. Payne from the. board now "cannot- help but lead -to delay and! disorganization." . v . "' "We express no'views with reference to the policies of Judge'Payne,"'the letter added, "but we- do helieve he is perfecting^in efficient and economical organization. We arc recommending his temporary retention solely iri behalf of what we believe to be efficient administration." - . Despite protests voiced In the.seriate and elsewhere and court proceedings •designed to-stay the action, the ship- ping_bbard has'received bids for the 30 Butteccbf inewtt«ned' -ja •otf' 'jijBjid^ presidential,no ! " 1'" •';•-';V rmefs. j . Statement by Payne. j ;This' is Judge T'ftyne'simemprnndum;- I "Assuming that "the bids today represent/a fair price~fof "the,'ships under all cj-^cumstances^'tfii''.board expects to sell tlie ships : .to, the'.nigh'est bidder. It is necessary, however, to say: : ."!.. The; bids w.Hl np.t, be accepted to-, day, but will .be. reported to the board jfor its'.approval,.' ' ' .; r '-V : -I , '''•'•'• : ,"2._In','view* of .the [ittacks ijade on [the sale, ; ihe bids will not'be'accepted until.. '.'.;;.....','. ..;. : ' .' ".'"•;'. '" I ."(a). They, are; reported to the cpm- merce comipittee of- the senate and the merchant marine and fisheries committee of the house. r . ' "(b.),, : Until.the'application'for an injunction now nenclirig. is disposed of.' '.' "It is assumed this, will not bu longer than a day or two, and unless the blds^are accepted by Saturday of this •xvegk, till.checks will be"returned." '"•' AMERICANS IN NEW.RED MOV€ Third Communist Internationale Is Planned^$10,000,000 From the . . Russian So.yiets. Amsterdam, Feb.. 17.—The' police have discovered tlie threads of a wide spread communist movement. 'Early this month" a secret international communist conference was 'held-, the police say, in the house of M. Wynkopp, the Dutch communist" leader. It : was attended by representatives of the Rus- s,ian, German, British,' American and Belgian communist parties. The conference decided- upon, .the foundation of a' third comiminist interriationkle. The. Russian soviet, government put 20,000,000 rubles, (nominally .$10,000,000) ;at the disposal of the .new organl- kation. BOMBINGS LAID TO ERA NUOVA June Plot Evidence Found in Raids on Paterson (N. J.) Reds by Federal Agents. Newark, N. .!., Feb. IT.—Evidence that the bomb plots of last June, when utteiAiMfj-vvere mad^ on tlie lives' if Attorney General Paliiier and other prdiri- inent; men, originnted in Paterson. was found' ni'raids oh terrorists there, ,when_ 20 members of the Era Nuova g-roup were arrested. Frank iC. Stone, chief of the,New. Jersey.division of the department of pustice.sspbnsored this statement. Pink paper, similar'to that found, in the wreckage In''front .of .Mr! Palmer's house in Washington after .it was .dynamited, was found in the prlnt- ine establishment, of. Benjamin Mazpt- ta, it was asserted. I, AND R, ENDS BOSSES ,"Sky Scraper?' Politiciahs^Fight-; ing With Backs to Walfc Dunne Says. 5'- "! Chicago's "sky scraper™;! boss, the man who for nearly half; a century has controlled ,',]8llriois' .legislatures, from the'mahogany furnished; Velvet carpeted ortee Wl*: in Chicago'* loop dlltMct, Is flghUrig with his back o the wall in a last i desperate effort '» t»tM^^V^^^»^V^iitf'^:';-f. Such,IS,, brief*"- tif..tlMi'jiatiilre.; ~ot°£f&. etatementj issuedC^oiflay h'y- tli«;; : .Iiiftla^ tive and-] Referendum , and . Gateway Amendment. leiguer-former Governor '""''- --'-* -VDnnrie, cngirrnan.j-' ' ! ~''?: ." i "For half a century' IlllnbU legislative machinery has beeu';iri ;v the-abio-: lute control -'/of these^u'»ky-scrapey bosses," :uis statement/reads. .•:: '..v ; ', v ; ; i "From A'elr'offlteS; In Chicago's loop. district/- tlierie 1 ' m.en, ^controlled-., them-, selves by:."Jnterest«/and^ the/'corpora-' •tlons, .hnve;.:S.;i5t"iHbmiriateS..anil<itheri In both the lower arid upper; houses 1 at Sjprlngfield.^,. \ n ,-,,-.,. -. "By' their ord'ers 'legislation"-'* 'elUier passed, or killed, at Springfield. On the orders cf the Interests these bosses- have, in turn told the general assembly .whate laws it , should- pass 1 and jwhat, laws •'•it-'sbonld till. , And .with/few ; exceptloijs^ these orders- : have - beej*: : obeyed.y. ~j'.'''?'-•'•-.. '•-.•:<-. '•••>-. v.-"--' : "The. people, now, for ..the first time, have a ,• practical"' chance 1 'to i kill 1 thls ; rule : 'forever.' < r. On • November 4 • delegates are to be elected to a constltu- ;tional co'nvention which IB:to ineet/ln :Sprlngfleld next 'Janffary.' .This convention will rev/rite Illinois' constitn'; ;tion. This s new--'cpnstitutlon v *iH'"-:h'e. 'the- basl^Jaw'-Jjof';. thei;-;.state, under. I the^pfovislons '^pfV'which--.the-- .legtslar' hire, riiust.operate...... [ ,,-^...., .. : ,..,. r . :is _ "On the same day, November 4f-the 'Voters will approve "or"disapprove"of three fundamental "principles "of "gov-' .ernment, the .•>" ; "Initiative and Eeferendum." ; "The Gateway Ameridmerit." • •; "Public Ownership." ."The- vote.-on. these questions will !act ,as instructions to the constitutional convention' delegates, telling them what Is the wish of their constitn- ents as to their actions in the conven- ^Employees Given $45;196. : Oshkosh, .Wis., Feb. 17.—The Paine Lumber, company,-presented.. its, employees with-a_wage dividend of $45. 190. . This'is $10,000 more, than the .'dividend given a year ago.^A iviige in- cuease was. also .put into effect this weelc. '"'.''" C ?•" -•'.'' ;•.'• . C a- fin. brushed, a.minst the glass. But coat/just as JIacBeard returnca. .-:.| lie.could'see nothing in the nature of , He would go to the house; in Balti-.;- n'Ji.vius.. thing. more, aud seo what there was to be | He could .'trace the movements, as done. He knew Musterraari. had lived there..alone for.years, in the intervals between his voyages. JtaeBeard camo up to Donald with a. smile of affected friendliness. "I understand th:it there is no.rec- ord-of our friend's address," lie said . "Poor Masterman was a very retiring man.' No'doubt ws.shall learn from his friends in a day or two. I wil-1 have-an- announcement published, and' have .arranged for the funeral to be held from Byarn's undertaking establishment' the day after tomorrow at .noon: Is" there anything further to be.done?" r ' " : ' "I hardly dink-so," "answered Eon-: tfr SV The Happy Life. 'Then If .you can look In here tomorrow at eleven^ we maz talk mat- nf some invisible body. He saw. the ripplps, glide forward along the^ surface, strike the gls\ss' s wal.l opposite, and continue at a riirtit angle, turning nsfiin'and ngain as the creature con- Urine^! on its step.tiy coiirso. The sen- .satioti was uncanny. Captain Jlns- tei'm.in's words cn.me b'ack to Donald: "I'ye'-b'rir^.zht my specimen home." He tyas aware of an impulse to bolt. In- .Vtead of which, however, lie concen- ^trated all his attention OQ the-tank. i 1 Th.e movements in the water sub- Sided.' Donald had the impression that the'invisible creature had stopped and -wnso-egarding him. He saw a gentle swirl as if a body stood upright .within the tank. Then -a sound frora the second tank drew him tnword it, (T*ke •Not worried very imiclj abo.ut;th.e Hi^h;CosV of Xivlng, are they? And why should they he? Jack 'gets; the .same aniqunjtLp'f -meat,- sugar 'or potatoes -at present day prices as when"piey'cos,t only~one-tiilrd as much. • S And.the Canteens on board sell iiim_candy, 'cigars,-too'th powder, shaving: soap, and all his other needs at cost, •pliis~6'nly ten per cent profit' This profit goes into ^an athletic anfl enterta!mnent~fu!ld, furnishing him with movie films, athletic equipment, and. othef play time necessities,.for nothing/ It's a bard life; that's the. reason^ the fellow* in the picture look M " " ' '»" • "The sky-scraper bosses a larly afraid of the :vote on the Initiative and Referendum, for writing of It lato the cohstitutlori of the-state would destroy their power forever. It is In an effort to defeat this measure that they are 'rallying with all the,, force they can : muster,- ..-;'• •; ;: ,:/ : .;;"The Initiative' and Referendum would permit the people ',bf. Illinois to • pass by popular vote of the masses,.a| good law which the boss controlled leg-, islature refuses to'put on the: statute: books. .And.it would permit the Peo-. ple, by popular vote/ toT.wipe. from' the statute books a bad*law which .was passed on orders from the Interest controlled bosses, but -which" the people do not want.' ' ... ,. • "As a result the opposition of the sky scraper gentlemen,, who have so long l*een, in power/^Is easily understood. Once .tji£ pepple have-a rlght'to approve, or disapprove the : acts of a general assembly, the power Is taken from the bosses •foreverr'---^——- In order to make the vote of the people on November'4 effective,,the Inltla- . tive and ' Referenduta ; and Gateway . Amendment league' has-asked all candidates for—constitutional—convention ; delegates to agree by signing a..flledge, i to vote iri the conventlon'in accordance . wltiT the'm'ajoffty'of thTelr'dlstrlcBori 1 •November 1 ^ *'"••'" I•!?':'.' '^•••i" -.V>-.'^ • ".The.vleague,''in asking '•this-pledge,': said: "Ther-'peopleyelect• you as their representative In the convention; surely it Is-not" asking too much that "you agree with them that yon 1 will represent them as they Instruct-ybu to." . But the sky _s,craper..boss, knowing- th'at such a? pledge^ will -bind; th'e^ candl- LAUKA E. SWARTZ OSTEOPATHIC PHY»fCIAN Chronic D1i«»*e«. a JlfMeJIaity Offlea In W. W. HAMILTON Goal and Ice •. MACKEY COAL. OFFICE . . MtoiM«M -.•;. INTERN ^EX-KAISER Holland Agriies to Ally Demand fci^gregation. former Emperor Will Be Held at ;. .Doom—Hlndenbcrg Sought ' •i ^ a§ War Vandal. i . Ix>ndon, Feb. i'lT-r^-The' new note ', sent- by the allies to Holland again , urges the danger of the permanent \ 'presence of'the former emperor under j what is declared- to be faiaily inef-' fective .seclusion •'.. a-' few Kilometers j from the German frontier; It begs Holland to reconsider the question of J .asylum-for., the.- 1 ex-ruler. •'•'•'•*, \ '. Th'e : "DUtch government has,already determined to''reply with: an offer ac- ^tua|ly(jitp--.int€ra^W41Ham'at Doorn. '- f ' Holland 'would accept'the''fufi- re- spohsibiiity of preventing.: Jijm;frota 'establlsnljirgJ'a'.'gn'ar^i -over him "arid a . ; . .. f-.i tendon,' iV .I^eb.^ 177— The .; Geriman,' 'press', ;as' 'q'ubted ; Inr>''dl"spatch' to the ^chaiigg ^TeVegraph - company, from Copenhagen-,' declares that Field Marshal vbri Hirideriburg's surrender 'is de-' niande.d :; by- theiallies not only 1 because hejfe^.'alleged to have said.; "the .most cruel- war. is Oie ! most humane, because- it leads, t^ an end," but also because' 'o't^h^s'.'.ije'sponsibllity for ".the destruc-j tioni.of property during the German; retreat;-'^- ^J^-Ai •\-' : :--^- \ - «: The Afield marshal-'is -also -charged •' "-' sponsibiiity-fpr the deportation of- civ- 'lllans" ahd'lhe organization of civilian. labb"r""cbrpsr: In- which— thousands— of : girls are alleged to have been handed over to virtual slavery with women of doubtful character -and -whipped and 1 taprisoned if they refuse to work. PUBLIC HANGING Chicago; Sheriff Says Prisoners >-Will,See Execution. s an'd knowing the people will approve 1 the Initiative and" Referendum atJthe" ; 'polls, has" started: a-campaign tp.,pr^-> vent-sigrilns-.of'.the pledge. -^;i '^ .Backed''!^" th^.'big barrel of the jri- terests^the/'bdsse? are "carrying-. this j "no jpledge"' "campaigh frpin one; cri& of the state to,another. They \yant' Oie: ; delegates, to the.'cony'eritlp'n, to;,be unpledged, so. that the orders-^from the 'bosses 'can 'he' obeyed.-" And the prdev they want obeyed the most is to "kllii the Initiative andvReferendiun.'' Unless .tliat is done they' cari'/Vo longer •rule. . .'...- -' BRYCE ON THE I. & R: "But they (the American's) remark with truth Hint tho mass of people, are equal in intelligence and character, to'the average state legislature, and 'are'exposed" to'fewcr temptations.- The legislature can be "go,t, at," the people cannot... The 'personal'...Interest of the-Individual legislator In.passing a-measui-e iriny" be'greater than, his Interest as one; of the corrmiunity in-preventing bad laws. It will be otherwise with the bulk, of the citizens. "Nor, should-It be forgotten that In a country ^vvhere law depends for Its force on.the: consent of'the governed It Is eminently : desirable that law should 'not .over-run'jjopular \senti- meij.t, but .haye-;thenwh<jle/welght of the people's, deliveraace.benlnd It."—' James Bryce. In'THe ^American Corn, mwnwealth. Hold* View That Purpose of Death Penalty Is to Impress the Lawless. , Chicago, Feb. 17.—^Another so-called "public hanging" will take place In the county jail^next Friday, according .to- the pIau.S:;.<5S Sheriff ..Charles W. Pe- .t?f;f..,jy^ip announced Aat he intends to•'pursue.'T»is-' policy of permitting those- prisoners already, confined in cells bordering the gallows to remain there- when "Jack" O'Brien Is'executed for the murder of a policeman. .. .Two months ago Raffaelo Durrage, .an"Italian, was executed in sight of '200 prisoners. Objection'was .niade by jsjmpathe'tlc persons \sjiom the sher- .itt'.tefine.d this, morning -as "conscien- -tfous 'ojjjectprs." •"•'•-.' ~~, •'••'. . • "if capital -puni^hiuent means any'.™ n ? ';;.t..'aif." said Sheriff'Peters. - it ' njeftnsj'Jb' deter, and as an example-to- .others; and the very class it intends to rea'cl) a.re. those confined'in the jail, ..aiid^iipt'^lie, general public. ..'..''Th'efC ,ljas been 'general, objection-' • ..snid^'criticism- "to' iriy making : a -puiilic- ,'.lianging,,;.aii'd'.'.the 1 ir : ''argiiinent is iliat : i^,te';'obsolete'::.!.Jn my judgment this,.is-- ^ntirely :jiew.-:. -..JXhis is"-no-' public ....-"The mere hanging.of r n particular subject is not meant to punish th'at subject, alone:..but-the..real object is .to. .p.uijish. the /criminal class. . ,,,'%..>viU pursue the same policy.re- :.S > A.^j?j? ^ie execution of'O'Briert as-r .;^W .t.nat pr.purrageV 'Those nlready- iCgnfiped wh'ere^tiiey can.'witness^ the- [^ ; ti3 STAY IN ^EUROPE :Jty|Js-cAgaIp-'Sald That the A/lies .Wilt; Qit; . «iUet Him'; Remain:—Straits''- r.i. ..... /.," „ to Be'Open. '• ' '; ; Ijp.ndOfl,,.. Fob. IT. —In '..connection: ipreuKe-cpuiicil. of the allies/'tb'fa'Ke' up. the Turk'is'li question, it wns Veiferat- ed in c;csiif<;i'enco circles that it hacT . been ..dec! iled to permit the sultan to .vema'uijiiti Constantinople as Hie Turkish soVereigil, b.ut that the Dardanelles would lie placed, 'under. intemat'ocaS- ' control. RED SEIZED ON WAY.TO U. S. Russian Bois.hevrkn,See Time Ripe for Revolt in .America, According ' ' . . to Document. •London, .Febi 17!—An -Inflamatory. document of the most important character lias .been. seized on. a bolshevik agent arrested here on the way to the- United States. It consists of a letter addressed "To Our American Comrades" and signed b'y M. Bucharln!. president, pf ; - the Third Ihternatiouale/; of Moscow, declaring the time to be\"' ripe foV the'operation of a communist party arid revoltiln tHfr-trnlted- States,..'

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