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PORTLAND, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 28, 1920. EIGHTEEN PAGES
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AT STATE FAIR
Marching Clubs of Eugene, Van
couver and Albany Greeted
by Cherrians; Horse Show Is
to Be Big Feature of Evening.
Hulem. Or.. Sept. 28. Tuesday
la booster day at the Oregon State
fair and the "live wires" from the
principal towns of the Willamette
valley are here to lend "pep" to the
day's activities, the natty uniforms
of the drill teams standing out
promlnntly from the .ordinary civil
ian attire of the crowd which ts
thronging the fair on the second
day of its week run.
The Ktigene Radiators and Vancouver
Prunarlans were extended a formal wel
come to the city and fair t.y the Salem
Cherrians and the drill teams of these
organisations were mitched In competi
tive exhibitions as V feature of the
morning program. Tie Albany Pheas
ants are due to arrl in the afternoon.
Representatives of many smaller Com
mercial clubs are aluo present.
Viewing of the floral exhibits, the
most elaborate ever seen at the Oregon
fair, was a feature of the morning pro
gram. The Oregon Agricultural college
la a strong competitor for the Hartman
cup. held by the state hospital for the
insane., The college occupies a space of
200 feet, featuring a display of tuberous
begonias, with Professor reck of the
floricultural department personally In
harge. Beautiful dahlia exhibits from
Seaside and Astoria are notable contri
butions. jrnciNo rsiEE way
Judging In the county exhibits began
In the morning, with 14 counties , com
peting and Marlon county entering a
rion-competltlve display. Counties en
tered are : Coos. Tillamook, Lincoln,
, Malheur, Union, Jackson, Douglas. Mor
row. Wasco, Hood River. Lane, Benton,
Clackamas and Washington.
Special demonstrations and a grand
showing of trucks, tractors, automo
biles and automobile accessories ' was
staged In machinery hall before an en-
(Coooludad on Pica Thr. Column Two)
All HID CARS
Detroit, Mich.. Sept. 28. (J.
P.) The Hudson Manufacturing
company, makers of the ifudson
and the Essex cars, today an
nounced a price reduction on 2.11
models of the two cars ranging
from $200 to $450.
New York, Sept 28. (U. P.) Reduc
tions In the price of automobiles made
by the Willys Overland company of
from $100 to $200 per car were an
Stiidcbakcr Prices Cut
South Bend. lnd., Sept. 28. The
Studebaker corporation. In point of auto
mobile sales the third largest In the
world. Mondav night announced price
cuts of from $12.'. to $200 In all models
of Htudebaker cars, effective at once.
Jury Is Chosen in
Taylor Murder Case
Pendleton. Sept. 28. The Jury for the
trial of Irvln Stoop and Floyd Hender
son was accepted at 4 o'clock Monday
sfternoon by the state and by the de
fense. The men accepted as Jurymen
were W. T. McLend, Warren Keller, C.
W. Howell. K. K. Bllnn. Patrick P. Sul
livan. Frank Waugahan. H. C. Dunn.
Thomas Klliott. E. It. Turney and L. 8.
Hentley. Taking of testimony opened
Have You Got
a Shirt On? y
If you have you want some
The only man who was so
contented he wanted nothing
had no shirt and
It pays to want things, too,
The Journal gives away a box
of Thomsen's chocolate bon
bons to everyone who brings &
want ad next Thursday or Fri
day for The 8unday Journal,
October 3. And now, neighbors
Draw up close, so you can
hear all the details.
Bring Your Want Ad
(Big one or little on
the coin to pay for It
Take away a box of
Thomsen's bon bona
At Public Sale
State highway bonds are on the
upper trend. The state highway
commission sold a two million dol
lar installment of 4V4 per cents
Tuesday for $1,822,202. or at the
rate of 91.11. The total discount
The price obtained for the bonds was
better than the one obtained last month,
which was 90.08.
The successful bidder for Tuesday's
issue was a syndicate composed of SsJ
cey & Braun, Klssell-Kinnicutt. AnglO-London-Paris
National bank of San
Francisco, Ralph Schneeloch company
and Eldredge Co.
The next highest bid was that of the
Lumbermens Trust company, which of
Proposals for grading and other road
work, the estimated cost .of which will
be $650,000, were also received by the
highway commission. The principal
project was the paying of the Pacific
highway between the Multnomah county
line and Oregon City by way of Os
wego. This was the only paving Job.
The other projects called lor approxi
mately 20 miles of gravel surfacing and
3 miles of grading. ,
St. Louis, Mo., Sept.
hotly contested game, the Cleveland
Indians were leading the Browns In
the seventh inning of their game
this afternoon. The score, then was
I'mpira MorUrity and Hlldrbraad.
Cleveland Kvans flied to Tobin.
Warn by walked. Speaker out. Oedeon to
Staler. Burns lined to Jacobaon. No
runs, no hits, no errors.
St. Louis Oerber singled - to reft
Oedeon sacrificed .Burns to Wambv who
covered first Oerber went to third on
a wild pitch. Warn by threw out Slsler.
Oerber scoring. Jacobson filed to Evans.
One run, one hit, no errors.
Cleveland Gardner singled to right
Wood singled to right, Gardner stopping
at second. Sewell sacrificed, Bayne to
Slsler. O'Neill fanned. Bagby doubled
to right, scoring Gardner and Wood.
Kvans singled to center scoring Bagby
and took second on Jacobson's fumble.
Wambv out, Gerber to Slsler. Three
runs, four l)lts. one error.
St. Lou Is Smith popped to Burns.
Tobln doubled to right. Austin lined to
Sewell. Severeid singled to center scor
'ng Tobln and went to second on the
throw in. Bayne out. Wamby to Burns.
One run, two hits, no errors.
Clevelid Speaker doubled to right
center. Mlurrm singled to center, coring
Speakr Gadner forced Burns. Staler
to Oeer. Wood fanned and Oardne'
was V lib led trying to steal, Severeid to
tiercel. V One run, two hits, no errors.
St. 'flouls Gerber walked. Oedeon
singled to right, sending Gerber to third
wamny threw out Slsler. Oerber scor
ing. Jacobson scratched a hit to Sewell,
hut Oedeon was trapped between sec
ond and third and run down, Sewell to
Wamby to Gardner. Smith filed to
Wood. One run, two hits, no errors.
Cleveland Jacobson made a fine run
ning catch of Sewell's fly. Austin
dropped O'Neill's foul and got an error.
Austin threw out O Weill. Austin threw
out Bagby. No runs, no hits, no errors.
SL Louis Tobln out Burns to Wam
bv. who covered first. Austin out
Wamby to Burns. Severeid singled to
left. Severeid tried for second on a
short passed ball and was out. O'Neill
to Sewell. No runs, one hit, no errors.
Cleveland Kvans singled to left.
Wamby sacrificed, Austin to Slsler.
Speaker hit to Oedeon. who fumbled,
Kvans scoring and Speaker going to sec
ond. Burns fouled to Slsler and Speaker
took third after the catch. Speaker
made a clean steal of home. Gardner
flied to Smith. Two runs, one hit, one
St. Louis Bayne faned. Oerber fouled
to Burns. Sewell threw out Gedeon. No
runs, no hits, no errors.
Cleveland Wnnri 1in4 n Smith
'Veil popped to Oerber. Gerber threw
out O Nell. No runs, no hits, no errors.
St Louis Slsler hit a home run on
top of the right field pavilion. The
hit was his 24!th of the season and set
a new major league record for hits In
a season. The previous record of 248
was held by Ty Cobb. Wamby threw
out Jacobson.- Smith out. Sewell to
Burns. Tobln out. Bagby to Burns. One
run, ons hit. no errors.
Keed to Continue
For College Sports
IntftVst in athletics at Reed college
toofa big jump today when announce
meyl was made that the faculty at Its
M Stay night meeting had decided In
favor of continuing the policy of allow
ing intercollegiate sports.
The ruling will affect football this fall,
two games with other colleges being al
lowed, one ota the campus and one away
frpm the campus. Tennis and track
events in the spring will also come under
the ruling. Basketball events will be
limited, however, to interclass games
The faculty ruled that no one would
be eligible to the varsity teams who
has not demonstrated himself In Inter
class teams, the idea being to hold to
the spirit of athletics for all rather than
tor the few.
The football team will elect a captain
tonight. George W. Clark. Reexf s phy
sical director, is coaching- the eleven.
IN SEVENTH INNING
TO SPEED UP
Federal Prohibition Agent Con-
sidine to Inquire Into Hedderly
Killing; Report Will Decide De
fense of Accused U. S. Men.
Federal Investigation of the kill
ing of Robert W. Hedderly by gov
ernment and police agents the night
of September 10 is to be conducted
at once, according to a telegram re
ceived today from Cftmmlssloner
Willlami at Washington, D. C.
The assurance was given to Bar
nett Goldstein, attorney for Mrs.
HedC-rly, who had made a demand
for such an inquiry by the enforcers
of the national prohibition law.
The message said Federal Prohibi
tion Agent Considine would conduct the
Inquiry and that on receipt of his re
port "appropriate action would be
TO TRANSFER CASE
The writ of habeas corpus cum causa
Issued Monday by Federal Judge Wol
verton was served on County Clerk
Beveridge this morning by Deputy
United States Marshal John Mann. The
federal court writ requires the clerk
to turn lover all bail money and grand
Jury indictments returned against fed
eral officers In the Robert Hedderly
case to the federal court
Elton Watklns, counsel for the five
agents inyolved. said he would file a
similar writ In behalf of the two police
officers, William Morris and E. M.
Jackson, and have their cases trans
ferred also. Watkins contends the pa
trolmen are entitled to the same pro
tection as the federal officers, as they
were working under the direction of a
Because W. Hedderly was a "dan
gerous character," police who attempted
! to arrest him on a charge of bootlegging
the night of September 10. killed him
when he "attempted to run them down
with his automobile."
That is the defense of Patrolmen
Morris and Jackson, whose hearing on
(Concluded oa Pat Two. Column One)
ZIE6LER !S IN RACE
J. B. Ziegler filed his petition to
day with the city auditor, entering
the race for the city commissioner
ship. Ziegler seeks to succeed either Com
missioners Barbur or Mann, whose
terms expire July 1. He enters the race
on an "anti-Swan island project" plat
form. Attorneys and physicians are the
signers of his petition, in the main.
The name of Dan Kelleher. who was
expected to file for the same office,
was also signed to the petition.
Gossip at the city hall, as a result
of Kelleher's action. Indicated the lat
ter will file for mayor, as he has de
clared he would seek either position at
the coming election.
Strip Tickets Must
Be Kept on Hand,
Company Is Warned
Salem. Sept. 28 Attention of the
Portland Railway, Light A Power com
pany is directed. In a letter by Fred G.
Burhtel. chairman of the public service
commission, to a provision in Its re
cent order requiring that an adequate
supply of strip tickets be carried by con
ductors on street cars at all times. A
letter ti The Journal, Buchtel explains,
called his attention to th 3 fact that pa
trons of the street railway company
were experiencing difficulty In securing
the strip tickets, which sell at reduced
Buch lei's letter, addressed to Frank
lin T. Griffith, president of the com
pany, requires, that Immediate steps be
taken to keep conductors supplied with
strip tickets and thai all agencies and
the central office of ithe company keep
on hand adequate supplies of 60 ticket
League Holds Hopes for
' Irel?oid, Declares Wilson
t. 28. (L N.
ilson today took
his first active ste
in the ca.Tipa.ign
to aid Governor
statement on the
ox by issuing a
ue of Nations
as affecting the lttsh queitun.
The statement. Issued through Secre
tary Tumulty at tie direction ' of the
president, took the 'form of an answer
to a letter from rid In M. Swartz of
Los Angeles, who wrote asking what
could be done about the Irish situation.
"It seems to me,"sys the statement,
"necessary for the peace and freedom of
the world that a forum be created to
which all peoples caUi bring other mat
ters which are likely) to affect the peace
and freedom of the Jworld."
Swarts wrote to I "resident Wilson as
follows : . 4
"The forces supporting the Republi
can ticket are contending that if we
ratify Article X of yhe covenant of the
League of Nations, f we would be bound
to support England la holdliur Ireland
under subjection, f
Legion to Scan
Its Well Being
Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 28. (I. N.
S.) Under direction of the second
annual convention of the American
Legion, in session here today,
"necessary action shall be taken by
national and state departments" of
the organization to disseminate data
to each post regarding the actual
position taken by each and every
public official, as shown by vote,
speech or action on " any and all
matters pertaining to the welfare
of the American Legion."
BONUS OBJECTOR HISSED
Hisses greeted Florida Commander
Brlllngsley's declaration against the
bonus on the floor of the convention
"We do not want the legion to go on
record In favor of grabbing money as
soon as It gathers sufficient strength,"
said Commissioner Bllllngsley.
The convention had already reaffirmed
acceptance of the adjusted compensa
tion committee's report favoring senate
passage of house bill 14.157 the legion
four-fold optional plan, when Ben W.
Wetx of Pittsburg asked for a roll call.
This set off the fireworks. After a
heated discussion the demand for a roll
call was voted down.
Kansas City won out in the fight for
the convention next year and the con
vention will meet there October , 1921.
Atlantic City. Houston and San Fran
cisco were contenders.
The report of the committee on mili
tary policy contained the following
1. Compulsory universal training
physical, military and educational.
2. Opposes large standing army.
3. Aid to national guards of states.
4. College and high school military
5. Formation of separate air service
department under a new cabinet officer.
6. Steps to prevent any slump in
government interest in military train
ing. TO EXPOSE SLACKERS
7. Publication of names of all slack
ers and their speedy punishment
The report was adopted unanimously
with an amendment favoring continued
allowances to men with families.
CUT 10 PERCENT
Chipago, Sept. 28. (I. N. S.)
J. A. Greenberg, owner of a chain
of large apartment buildings lo
cated in various sections of this
city, today announced a 10 per cent
reduction in rents, effective Octo
Mr. Greenberg stated In his an
nouncement that he was following the
movement instituted by Henry Ford,
that he was acting to aid the general
movement to reduce the cost of liv
ing, and that If conditions warranted
he would make a further cut in rent
als on May 1.
Chicago Hotels to
In Costs of Living
steps to reduce
28 (U. P.) Further
prices were expected
Chicago hotel men were to meet to
consider reductions In the cost of living.
Russel J. Poole, directing the city's
fight to lower prices, was prepared to
point out to the hotel men alleged dis
crepancies between the cost and selling
prices of food listed on their menus.
"I think we will have no trouble show
ing 50 cents is too much to charge for
1 cent's worth of tomatoes and that SO
cents is more than 2 cent corn on the
cob is worth," said Poole.
London. Sept. 28. (U. P.) Fifteen al
leged participants in an anti-soviet plot
at Archangel were executed by Russian
authorities, according to a Moscow wire
"Is It not a fact, and so understood by
the huth contracting parties, that at the
time the covenant was drawn and ap
proved, that Article X was to prohibit
one nation from grabbing any territory
of another nation?
-And also. Is it not true that when
you said Article X was the heart of the
covenant, that you meant by that the
European wars had nearly all been
caused by national land grabbers and
that this article would cure that evil?
(Signed) E. M. SWARTZ."
Secretary Tumulty, by direction of
President Wilson, answering the letter,
"I beg to say that the initial ques
tions contained in your letter with ref
erence to Article X and the light of
self-determination found in the cove
nant of the League of Nations were
placed before the president while he
was on bis Western trip last year and
fully answered by him. The president
asks me to call yoir attention to the
following questions and answers given
by him to the press at that time, which
Ceadoded ea Fas Twa, Cohuaa Three)
'Never Before in Campaigns Has
There Developed a Situation
More Deplorable and Pitiable
Than Harding's" Declares Cox.
Yankton. S. D., Sept. 28. (U.
P.) Governor Cox, attacking Sen
ator Harding's Baltimore speech
here today, declared the Republi
can candidate's position on interna
tional relations is. "I know not
where I am going, but I ask you to
To substantiate this statement Cox
quoted Harding as saying in his speech
at Baltimore, "I am perfectly frank to
say to you that I am without a single
program constructive In character about
an association of nations.
Never before In the history of party
campaigns has there developed a situs'
tion more deplorable and pitiable, he
IF WAGES GO DOWN', SENATE
GANG HHLD LIABLE BY COX
By Harry L. Rogers
En Route With Governor Cox. Sioux
City. Iowa, Sept, 28. (I. N. S.) Gov
ernor James M. Cox. campaigning here
and throughout South Dakota today, as
eerted that the senatorial oligarchy
must assume responsibility for reduc
tlons In wages that may come In the
Any decreased wages or any slump
In farm prices can be traced to failure
of the United States to assist in re
establishing normal business condition:
throughout the world, he said, adding
that this in turn is attributable to
blocking of ratification of the treaty by
BIO BUSINESS OS JOB
Big business. Cox urged. Is planning
to take advantage of these circum
stances to prevent any decrease in price
consumers must pay until it is forced
to do so.
Cox today is definitely on record as
opposed to elimination of Article X from
the League of Nations covenant, which
was characterized by President Wilson
as "the heart of the treaty." In responso
to ah inquiry the governor reiterated his
belief that this feature of the covenant
was simply the application of the Mon
roe doctrine-to the entire world.
Governor Cox's schedule today calls
for brief talks here, at Elk Point. Ver
million, Yankton. Stockland, Tripp,
Parkton. Mitchell, Alexandria. Emery
Bridgewater, Parker and Lennox, S. D.
Two speeches were to be made at
Mitchell and his main address will be
at Sioux Falls tonight.
OMAHA PAPEB CHALLENGED
Governor Cox today issued an em
phatic denial to the question of an
Omaha newspaper which challenged him
to deny that Ed H. Moore, his conven
tion manager, was an attorney for the
Ohio liquor interests.
"I do deny It," he said, "and more
than that I challenge you. Mr. Editor,
to deny, that the reactionary candidate
for the presidency is a brewer, since he
owns brewery stock."
Cox made the direct charge that the
Republicans are seeking to buy news
papers throughout the country.
Washington. Sept. 28. (I. N.
S.) The 1920 population of Illi
nois is 6.485,098, an increase since
1910 of 846,507 or 15 per cent, the
census bureau announced today.
Oher population figures announced
were as follows:
Cook county, containing Chicago, Til..
1920 population, 3,052,017 ; increase since
1910. 64T.784, or 26.9 per cent
Louisiana. 1920 population, 1.797,798 ;
increase since 1910, 141,410, or 8.5 per
Galesburg. 111.. 1920 population. 23,934 ;
Increase since 1910, 1745, or 7.9 per cent
Fidelity Trust Co.
Closed by Examiner
Boston, Sept. 28. (I. N. S.) Bank
Commissioner Allen today closed and
took possession of the Fidelity Trust
company. This was the sixth bank
closed since the Charles Ponsi get rich
quick bubble burst.
Steady withdrawals of depositors snd
slow and doubtful loans were given as
the reasons for closing the Fidelity.
M. J. 0'Rourke Falls
M J. O'Rourke, employed in the plant
of the Daily News, suffered a fractured
nose and cuts about the face this morn
ing when he fell 30 feet through a sky
light and struck face first on a roll of
print paper. He was treated at the
To Sell Declined
Washington, Sept 28. (U. P.) The
department of Justice today rejected tn
its entirety the plan of the packers to
dispose of their interests tn 15 large
stock yards to a holding company to be
organised by F. U. Frince St Co. of
Boston, " -
Seven of Indicted Players
AT the top, "Buck' Weaver, White Sox third baseman
(left) ; Eddie Cicotte, pitcher (right) ; Joe Jackson, out
fielder (beneath Weaver) ; MChkk" Gandil, suspended first
baseman (under Jackson) ; Claude Williams, pitcher, former
coast player (at Gandil's right) ; "Swede" Risberg, shortstop
f beneath Cicotte) ; "Hap" Felsch, outfielder (lower right hand
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SALEM 1 TRIP
Following the lead of Pilot Fred
DuPuy, who made a highly suc
cessful flight to Salem Monday aft
ernoon. Pilot Jack Clemence will
carry The Journal to 8tate fair vis
itors thi- afternoon in an Oregon
Washington - Idaho Airplane com
pany oriole land plane.
Hopping off from Lewis snd Clark
field at 12:15 p. m. Monday. DuPuy was
circling over the state fair grounds at
Salem 35 minutes later and In the big
arena alighted with his plane to dis
charge his heavy cargo of afternoon edi
tions of The Journal.
Good wealher attended the first trip
to Salem and today's conditions augur
success for Pilot Clemence's flight. Du
Puy returned to the home field late in
Clemence will leave Lewis and Clark
field as soon as his plane Is loaded and
will fly direct to the fair grounds with
out pause. There he will circle the
grounds and land in the arena. He
will remain at Salem awaiting further
orders. Daily delivery of The Journal
by airplane to state fair visitors has
been provided for.
The O.-W.-I. Co. Is making passen
ger bookings In connection with The
Journal airplane express delivery and
will carry passengers in either or both
M. Levy's Sons and
Not M. Levy & Sons
Is Firjn Affected
New York. Sept 28. (U. P.) Mem
bers of the New Tork coffee and sugar
exchange were notified yesterday that
M. Levy's Sons, coffee brokers of New
Orleans and New York, were unabte
to meet their mercanuie oDiiganona.
The announcement sent out by the
United Press, based on the report it
received from a financial news agency.
incorrectly gave the firm name as M.
Levy ft Sons. M. Levy ft Sons Is an
established New Orleans cotton firm.
.nd. of course, is not affected by th
proceedings in V- connection wita XL
Speeder Defies Dare;
Sentenced to Jail
Because he could not take a dare and
to prove It drove at an alleged excessive
speed along Thirteenth street 4a Sellwood
Monday. Fred K. Biggs. 19, 723 Sheridan
street, was sentenced to 1 days In Jail.
According to Patrolman , Ryan . Biggs
sped along Sellwood thoroughfare In con
tempt of the speed laws. Biggs, will
appeal - He Is out under 2O0 bail. -
ANOTHER DROP QF
25 CENTS IN SUGAR
Another drop of 26 cents a nun
dred noiiuda . In thj price of i 1
trades of refined sugar Is an
This makes two drops, aggregating fl
a hundred pounds within 24 hours.
Th new nrlcs means 115.30 a hundred
nounds at wholesale and from $1.J0
tn 117 10 at retail.
Sua-ar at the lower prices will be
(renerally available In the retail markets
At The Dalles Is
Replaced by Scott
The Dalles - Sept. 28. H. C. Ingle,
divisional engineer for the state high
way commission here, has been re
lieved of bis duties and will be suc
ceeded by J. H. Scott of 8alem. No
reason for the change was given In
the announcement made by the local
office Tuesday. Scott will report for
duty within a few days.
Grant GlU and Wheeler counties have
been added to the district which al
ready contains Deschutes, .Wasco, Sher
man and Mood River 'counties;
The equipment Is ready and gravel
ing of the Columbia river highway be
tween Moeher and Rowena will begin
by October 1- Contract for graveling
between Rowena and The Dalles has
not been let but Is scheduled for ad
vertising early In October, "
It Is planned to ; have the highway
graveled between The Dalles and Hood
River; by early spring, after ; which
paving will begin before the close of
l2t A paved . roan ail u .way t
Portland is In prospect - ; . .' ' . .
V Arrested; fmedS5
.. ;.v. - " 4.v ,
After Patrolman White , had" admon
ished B. Milburn. a special L delivery
postman, for ridmg his motorcycle em
the sidewalk of: Church Street. Monday
afternoon, Milburn serenaded him with
bis open muffler. v v .- . '.Z
White- bad Uken the precaution to tell
Milburn to appear In municipal court
Tuesday morning before be . told him
where to rid. - MLUburn was ruaea v
Cicotte and Jackson, in Confes
sions to Jury, Say They Were
Given $10,000 and $5000 Re
spectivefy; Sox Out of Race.
Chicago. Sept. 28. (I. N. S.)
Indictments against eight members
of the Chicago Whits Sox for al
leged crookedness In the 1910
world's series were voted by the
Cook county grand Jury which , has
been probing conditions in organ
lied baseball this afternoon.. Th
men InC'.cted are:
Chick Gandil, former first base
man; Frea AicMunin, utility in-
fielder; Happy 'Felsch, center field
er; "Swede" Risberg, shortstop; Ed
die Cicofte, pitcher; Claude 'Wil
liams, pitcher; Joe Jackson, left
fielder, and Buck Weaver, third
The true bills charge conspiracy
to commit an illegal act.
The penalty provided, should the play
ers be convicted of the charrea con
tained In the TfhJIctment, Is one year In
prison, or a fine of $1000, or both such"
fine and Imprisonment
CICOTTE AHKft HEAIUXO
Cicotte appeared without a summons
at the criminal courts building and
asked for a hearing before the Jury. He
announced his willingness to tell all he
knew of the 1100,000 bribe if allowed to
testify at , once and his request was
granted. He algned a waiver of im
munity and touched off the bombshell
which this afternoon has rocked base
ball circles throughout the nation. Ci
cotte's testimony Is declared to have Im
plicated the seven team-mates who were
Indicted with him.
Details of the "confession" made by
Cicotte to the grand Jury were made
public late today.
HE GOT I If, ON
Cicotte told the grand Jury that each
of the eight men were paid Individually
by the gamblers. He said he got 110,000
and Joe Jackson, another player; I&000.
Jackson held 'out for 130.000, but he
only got 15000," Cicotte told the grand
Jury. "They promised to pay Jackson
the remainder, but they never did."
Cicotte did not know how much the
other players got but he said those
sgainst whom Indictments were voted
were sll given money.
1 wouldn't pitch a ball for them un
til) I got mine." Cicotte said.
Cicotte told how the money was paid
PUT U5DER PILLOWS
The gamblers put It under our pil
lows in our bed In the Cincinnati hotel,"
he told the grand Jury.
The names of the gamblers with whom
the deal was alleged to have been ar
ranged were not made public.
"I lived a thousand years in the last
year," Cicotte told the Jury.
"The disgrace is awful. I hated It
worse because of my two babies than
Jackson's testimony -was later made
public. Jackson declared ha was paid
his $5000 by Claude Williams, another
White Sox pitcher.
Risberg snd McMullln, two of the
others Indicted, were the principal "pay
off men," Jackson said.
Comtskey issued the ronowlnifT state
ment addressed to each of the indicted
"You and each of you are hereby noti
fied of your indefinite suspension as. a
member of the Chicago American league
baseball club. If you can prove your
Innocence you will be returned to the
team in good standing. If you are found
guilty you are out of organised baseball
for the rest of your Uvea."
-HAPPV STILL BAFPT
"Happy- Felsch. star center fielder.
was true to his name and laughed when
Informed he had been Indicted.
rou seem happy, despite the crand
Jury action V a reporter queried.
"Positively." Felsch ssld.
"What are you gomg to do about It?"
"What Is there to do? It's all bunk
so far as I'm concerned."
"Are you going to turn state's svi.
"What for I've nothing to tell. Tva
always been on the square.' All I want
Is a chance to face the charses of the
John Heydler, president of the Na
tional league, was visibly agitated wjien-
una vi lam indictments.
"Coming at this time." Je said, "this
is the most deplorable thins- that has
happened tn the history of organised
Daseoaiu Tne matter is now is the
hands of the court and It 1 not my
province to say anything concerning If
Comlskey was so overcome by the dis
aster that has overwhelmed his team
that be could scarcely speak. In the so- ,
tion of the grand jury he saw vanish the
last chance of his team to win the 1920
pennant- He paid off Weaver. Cicotte
and Jackson immediately and announced
that final checks would be sent to the
other, suspended players as soon as they,
can pe reached.'
. Comlskey . would ' not comment upon
the corruption that led up to the in
dictment except to stats that this was
the first time ' scandal bad ever been
brought home to bis "family" and that
It - distressed . bira too much to talk
about It .--.i : -' ,. Cf. ' V
XOREV I'pICTXKSTS LIKELY ,i '.
Jt was 'announced that the returning
of the indictments does not mean that
the rrand Jury's investigation Is at an
knd.i Ths Inquiry wilf be continued, It
was declared, , end- further indictments
are probable, v ' - i
It was reported that the allegations
made .yesterday that It has been
fixed for - Brooklyn to loss . the l2
world's' series to Cleveland will be in
vestigated. ' - V?V
This is virtually ths. elimination Of
the White Sox from the pennant face.
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