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EXTRA DIVIDEND IS DECLARED BY STANDARD OIL Company’s Stock Soon May Be Listed on New York Exchange. Bv United Pm* CHICAGO, Oct. 31—Directors of the Standard Oil Company of In diana have declared a regular cash dividend of 62 % cents and an extra dividend of 25 cents on each share of capital stock, Edward G. Seu bert, president of the company, an nounced today. The dividends will be paid Dec. 16, 1929, to stockholders of record at the close of business Nov. 16, 1929. It also was announced that con sideration was being given to the listing of the company’s stock on the New York Stock Exchange, and that it Is probable application for listing will be made at some later date. Average Stock Prices Averse* of twenty industrials for Wednesday was 258.47. no 2R.40. Average of twentv rails was 154.25. up 5 60. Aver age of fortv bonds was 93.52. off .18. Banks and Exchange INDIANAPOLIS STATEMENT Indianapolis bank clearings Oct. 31, *4.462,000; for month *112.802.000; debits M,148,000; for month *222.483,000. CHICAGO STATEMENT Bv United Press CHICAGO. Oct. 31.—Bank clearings, *162,000,000; balances. $28,800,000. NEW YORK STATEMENT Bv T r vite<t Pres* NEW YORK. Oct 31.—Bank clearings. $3,853.000 000; clearing house balance, *378.000.000; federal reserve bank credit balance. $292,000,000. TREASURY STATEMENT Bv United Prcaa WASHINGTON. Oct. 31. Treaniry net balance Oct. 29, *28.910,096.20; customs re ceipts for the month to the same date totaled *52.951.854.15. Local Wagon Wheat City grain elevator* are paying $1.15 for No. 1 red wheat and $1.12 for No. 2 hard wheat. On Commission Row FRUITS Apple*— Delicious, box extra fancy, $3.75; fancy. 53.15. choice. $24?2 25: Wealthy. 53.25; Malden Blush. *217:2.25; Jonathans, $2.75: Grimes Golden $2.75; extra fancy box. Grimes. $3: New York Duchess. $2.25 t 2 50; Gravensteln. $3: W’olf River, $2.50. Cranberries—s3.so a 25-lb. box; $7 a 50- lb. box. GraDefmlt—Florida. SB. Grapes—California. seedless. *2.25 a crate: Malagas. *1.75 a crate: Tokays. *1.75. Lemons—-California, a crate. *ls. Limes—Jamacta s2© 2.50. Oraages—California Valencia. *3.75@8. Peaches—New York. *4 a bu. Plums —*2.75 Idaho 16-lb. case. *l. VEGETABLES Beans—Green, strlneless. *2.50. Beets—Home-grown, doz. 40c. Carrots—Home-grown, doz.. 35c. Cabbage—S3.so a barrel. Celery—Michigan. 90c: Idaho. $1.25 a dozen bunches. Cauliflower—Colorado crate *1.75. Corn—Home-grown. 25@30c a dozen. Cucumbers—Hothouse, a dozen. *1.75. Eggplant—sl.sosl2 a dozen: firstname.lastname@example.org a hamper. Kale—Spring, a bushel. *l. Lettuce—California Iceberg, $44|5 a crate: home-grown leaf a bushel. *l. Mustard—A bushel. sl. Onions—lndiana vellow *2.25 a 100-lb. bag: white. 50-!b. bag. *1.75. Parsley—Home-grown, doz. bunches. 45c. Peas —Colorado. $6476.25 a hamper. Peppers—Home-grown. *1.50 a bushel. Potatoes—Wisconsin and Minnesota white. *4.25114.50 a 160-lb. bag; Red River Ohtos. 120 lbs.. $3.75: Idaho Russets. *3.75. Radishes—Button, hothouse dozen 90c; Southern long red. 154i25c dozen. Sweet potatoes—Virginia Jerseys. *4 a barrel: $2 a bushel- Indiana Jersevs. *2.25 a bushel: Nancy Halls. $2 a hamper. Tomatoes—Home-crown a bushels. $2Si 2.50: 15-lb. basket 50c. Bu United Prrss CHICAGO, Oct. 31.—Apples per bushel, $1,501; 2.50. MARMON DIVIDEND IS DECLARED BY BOARD President Williams Says Business Conditions Arc Stable Despite values put on securities by hypersensitive markets, the earning power and net assets of basic indus tries are fundamentally secure, said O. M. Williams, president of Mar mon Motor Car Company, at a spe cial directors’ meeting Wednesday. His proposal to declare regular quarterly dividends Wednesday in stead of waiting until the next reg ular meeting was accepted, and the directors voted a $1 per share divi dend on common stock, payable Dec. 1 to stockholders of record Nov. 15. The three regular dividends so far this year, including the one just de clared, constitute 60 per cent of the company’s earnings during the first six months of the year. REPORTS $2~ DIVIDEND Payable Dec, 2, to Stock of Record Nov. 9. 8u United Pres* NEW YORK. Oct. 30.—Directors of the American Tobacco Company today declared an extra dividend of $2 on the common and Class B com mon stocks in addition to the reg ular quarterly dividends of $2 a share on these issues. Both divi dends are payable Dec. 2 to stock of record Nov. 9. INTERNATIONAL PAPER dtui POWER COMPANY Boatan. Mass. Oct. 9. 1929 The Board of Director* declared a regular quarterly dividend of sixty cents (60c) on the Class A Common Stock of this Company, playable November 15th, 1929, to stockholders of record at the close of business November Ist, 1929. Checks to be mailed. Transfer books will not close. R. G. Ladd. Aj/L Trraj. Thomson & McKinnon INDIANAPOLIS CHICAGO NEW YORK MEMBERS Few York Stock Exchange Chicago Stock Exchange New York Cotton Exchange Chicago Board of Trade New York Cnrb Association 300 Fletcher American Bank Bldg. Telephone Lincoln 5501 Business —and— Finance American States Public Service Com pany reports consolidated net earnings available lor Interest, reserves and divi dends of 5796.5C5.74 for the year ended Sept. 30. as compared with *724,841.11 for the previous year, an increase of 11 per cent. Gross revenues this year were 51.601.821.69 against *1.541.287.57 last year. A comparison of earnings for the months of September shows *82.029.03 for Sep tember this year against *70.911.10 last year. Total assets of the company, ac cording to the consolidated financial con dition of Sept. 30. were *15,469.594.71. Consolidation of two of the largest ehafn store STSlems in the country, the r. & w. Grand .WU-SO-cent stores, Inc., and Isaac Silver and Bros., Inc., was approved today by both boards of directors. This will create the largest system of Us kind In the country, hav ing a total of 140 stores In operation and doing a gross business of *81,000,(810 annually. Announcement of the merger was made todav in a joint statement made by Adolph F. htone, president of A. & W. Grand Stores, and Noble Cran dall of George 11. Purr & Cos., bank ers for both organisations. Ihe mer ger is the llrst consummated In inis neld In a number of years. Steadily Increasing volume and very much lower operating expenses have enabled Container Corporation of Amer jea to overcome In recent months the critical competitive situation existing in the box board industry and the latest of ficial statements of earnings Indicate that the situation, in so far as this company is concerned, has taken a definite turn for the better. Since the first quarter of this year of 1929. the corporation’s profit ratio has been returning rapidly to normal and the outlook for the next twelve months is considered bright. The annual emigration of thousand* of big California enrysantwemums to Ihe markets of the east ha* begun, It was reported today by the Southern Pacific railroad, which ha* contracted to transport more than 200 rerrigerated cars of •'mums’ and other seasonal Mow er* this tall. !Bc value or the Huge "bouquet'' to be carried by this one railroad Is estimated at S7.lKMJ.ihhi. Most of the flower* are shipped annually from San Vlateo county, directly south ol San Francisco. Industrial Brownhoist Corporation has offered to preferred and common stock holders the right to subscribe at par to a $500,000 issue of 7 per cent convertible three-year gold notes, dated Nov. 1. 1929, and convertible at any time before matur ity into common stock of the company at S2O a share. In the event that stock holders do not fully subscribe the Issue, the remainder of the notes will be offered In exchange for Industrial Works 7 per cent notes, maturing on Nov. 1. 1929, and now an obligation of Industrial Brown hoist. National American Securities Com pany, Inc., i ottering the sixtv of a serifs of SI,IHBt,IMIO Realty Foundation. Inc. Investment Trust Guaranteed 6 per cent secured gold bonds. these bonds will be primarily secured by deposit with the Bank on the Manhattan Company of *1. 1881,(810 diversified short term mort gages on Improved real estate located in New iork city and vicinity and J.MHI.IHHI in cash. The latter Item represents an Investment trust fund and may be In vested by the company in diversified, marketable securities, in respect of which bondholders will be entitled to participate annually- in Income and profit through detachable investment trust dividend warrants, in addition to the regular 6 per cent interests. Anew form of A. B. A. travel cheque, redesigned to embody the latest improve ments in engraving science and reduced to the size of the new United States cur rency. has been adopted by the American Bankers Association and Bankers Trust Company of New''York, its agent in issu ing the cheques, it was announced today. The changes were authorized at thf meet ing of the American Bankers Association in San Francisco last month and the work of producing the new cheques is now un der way. Produce Markets Eggs—Country run. loss off delivered in Indianapolis, 38c: hennery quality, 50c; No. 1. 40c; No. 2. 30c. Poultry (buving prieps) —Hens, weighing 4 1 2 ibs. or over. 21® 22c: under 4*4 lbs. 20c: Leghorn hens. 18c: roasting chickens. 4'/j lbs. or over. 22c: soringers under 4Vi lbs.. 20c; springers over 4’j lbs.. 20@21c; Leghorn springers. 15®16c: old cocks. 12®14c. Young turkey hens (must be fat) 30c: young toms. 28c: old hens. 24c; old toms. 20c. Ducks (full feathered) 12c. Geese (full feathered) 10c. Guinears, 30c. These prices are for No. 7 top auality Indianapolis 38c: hennery quality. 48c: poultry, quoted by Kingan & Cos. Butter (wholesale)—No. 1. 48®49c: No. 2. 46®47c. Butterfat—44c. Cheese (wholesale selling price per pound)—American loaf. 35c: pimento loaf. 37c: Wisconsin firsts. 27c: Longhorn. 27c: New York iimberger. 30c. Bv United Press NEW YORK. Oct. 31.—Flour—Quiet and steady: spring patents. $6,254/6.75. Pork- Dull; mess. $28.56. Lard—Steady: middle west spot. $10.90® 11. Tallow—Easier: spe cial to extra. 7Ts®B’sc. Potatoes—Quiet and easv: Lone Island $2.85®6.25; Maine. $4.10®5.25. Sweet potatoes—Quiet: south ern. baskets, 99c® $1.10: Southern, barrels, $1.50® 2.50. Dressed poultry—Steady; tur kevs. 34®48c: chickens. 25®38c: fowls, 20 j 35c: ducks. 18® 23c,: ducks. Long Island. 23® 26c. Live poultry—Steady to firm: geese. 16®20c: ducks 16®28c: fowls, 15®) 30c: turkeys. 35® 45c: roosters. 19c; chicken*. 22®. 30c: capons. 32® 34c; broil er*. 20® 33c. Cheese—Steady: state whole milk, fancy to special. 2714 c; Young Ameri ca. 24)4 <a27c. Bv United Press CLEVELAND. Oct. 31.—Butter—Extras, 44c: extra firsts, 44©44 1 ,2 C; seconds, 37® 37'/C. Eggs—Extras, 54c; firsts, 44c. Poul try-Fowls. 28®'30c; medium, 25®27c; Leg horn, 180 20c; Leghorn broilers. 22®23c; ducks. 23®25c: old cocks. 18©20c. Pota toes—Pennsylvania and New York. $4.20 * 4.35 per 150-lb. sack: Maine Greene Mountain. $4.40®4.65 per 150-lb. sack: Idaho russet, $3.60® 3.65 per 100-lb. sacks; home-grown, $1.50®1.75 per bushel sack. Bn United Press CHICAGO. Oct. 31.—Eggs— Market steady; receipts, 3.680 cases; extra firsts, 46047 c; firsts. 44c; ordinaries, 36®38c; seconds, 28034 c. Butter—Market firmer; receipts. 5.883 tubs; extras. 41c: extra firsts. 39 1 2®'40c; firsts. 37®38c: seconds, 36036’ 2c: standards. 40c. Poultry—Mar ket, weak: receipts, 7 cars; fowls, 22‘ic; soringers, 22c: Leghorns,'M7’/2C; ducks, 20 ®23e; geese. 22c: roosters. 19c. Cheese— Twins. 22 1 ,2®22 a 4c: young Americas. 24’/2C. Potatoes—On track, 525; arrivals, 101; shipments. 647; market, weak; Wisconsin sacked round whites. $2.25®2.50: Minne sota and North Dakota sacked round whites. $2 0 2.25: Minnesota and North Dakota Red River Ohlos, $2.1562.40: South Dakota sacked round whites. s2® 2.25; South Dakota Early Obios. $2.20® 2.40; Idaho sacked russets, $2.80®3 10. CHECK RECORD IS SET Total of $3,853,000,000 Cleared Wednesday. B:i United Press NEW YORK, Oct. 31.—Another new record in total checks cleared was made Wednesday by the New York clearing house following the record stock trading on Tuesday and Wednesday. A total of $3,853,000,000 in checks were cleared, compared with the previous record of $3,500,000 cleared on Tuesday. Marriage Licenses Charles B. Kindred. 26. of 1723 North Meridian photographer, and Mary E. Beard. 35, of 1504 North Pennsylvania, artist. John H. Grass. 34. of South Bend, en gineer. and Irma M. Smith. 28. of 627 North Pennsylvania. George H. Paasfield. 24 of New York Citv. electrician, and Sezanne Schnabel. 20. of 3271 Washington boulevard. Lawrence E. Kellev. 25. of 2708 Cornell, exnressman. and Alice Corn. 23. of 1339 North Dearborn. Herman Skelton. 40 of 1754 Madison, machinist, ami Thelma S. Burton, 18. of 1818 Woodlawn. Robert E. O'Neil. 25. of Chicago, news paperman. and Phoebe J. Farmer. 22. of 124 Fast Thirtv-thlrd. PORKER PRICES DROP 15 CENTS AT CITYYARDS Cattle Duil and Steady; Lambs Mostly Weak to Lower. ;Oct. Bulk. Top. Receipts. : 24. $9 8541 9.90 *3.90 7,000 I 25. 9.75® 9.85 9.85 10,000 26. 9.65 9.65 6.000 28. 9.60 ® 9.65 9.65 5.000 29. 9 50 9.50 5.000 j 30. 9.65® 9.75 9.75 7.000 31. 9.50 9.50 8 500 The hog market opened 15 to 20 cents lower today at the Union stockyards. The bulk, 160 to 325 pounds, were selling at $9.50, a few butchers sold at $9.60 to $9.65. Re ceipts were estimated at 8,500; hold overs, 485. Cattle largely continued as Wednesday’s prices, with a steady market. Vealers unchanged, sell ing at $15.50 down. Sheep and lambs weak to low er, with a good and choice grade of lambs selling at sl2 to $12.50, all others at $11.50 down. Chicago hog receipts were 32,000, including 4,000 directs; holdovers, 7,000. Practically no early sales; bidding 15 to 25 cents lower than Wednesday’s average. Two hundred to 250-pound weights sold at $9.25 to $9.35. Cattle receipts were 7,000; sheep, 12,000, —Hogs— Receipts. 8.500: market, steady. 200 lbs. and up $ 9.35® 9.50 250-300 lbs 9.50® 9.65 225-250 lbs 9.50® 9.65 200-225 lbs 9.50® 9.55 160-200 lbs 9.50 130-160 lbs 9.15® 9.35 90-130 lbs 8.50® 9.00 Packing sows 7.50® 8.50 -Cattle- Receipts. 1,000; market, steady. Beef steers, HOO-1500 lbs., good and choice $12.00®15.50 Common and medium email@example.com Beef steers, 1100 lbs. down, good and choice 12.25® 15.75 Common and medium firstname.lastname@example.org Keifers, 850 lbs. down, good and choice email@example.com Common and medium 11.50®12.00 Cows 8.50® 9.75 Common and medium 6.50® 8.50 Low cutter and cutter 5.50® 6.50 Stockers and feeders steers, good and choice 9.00®11.50 Common and medium firstname.lastname@example.org —Veals— Receipts 700; market, steady. Medium and choice $email@example.com Cull and common firstname.lastname@example.org —Sheep- Receipts. 1,300: market, steady. Lambs, good and choice $email@example.com Common and medium 9.506T2.50 Ewes, medium to choice 3.50® 5.50 Cull and common 1.50® 3.50 Other Livestock Bv United Press CHICAGO. Oct. 31.—Hogs—Receipts. 32.000; including 4.500 direct; market mostly 15®25c lower: top. $9.40: largely. $9.25®9.30: market on good to choice butchers. 180-300 lb. weights: desirable, 100-170 lb. weights. *8.75®9.25; butcher, medium to choice. 250-350 lbs.. *8.50® 9.40: 200-250 lbs.. $firstname.lastname@example.org: 160-200 lbs.. s9® 9.40; 130-160 lbs.. *email@example.com: pack ing sows. $7.50®8.70: pigs, medium to choice. 90-130 lbs.. $firstname.lastname@example.org. Cattle- Receipts, 7,000: calves, receipts. 2.000: steers, market more active and fully steady: stocks higher than late Wednesday when killers cleaned up crop at new low prices: weighty steers and she stock market dull and weak: practically top vearlings. $14.85; slaughter classes, steers, good and choice. 1300-1500 lbs.. sl2® 15.50: 1100-1300 lbs.. $12.50® 15.75: 950-1100 lbs.. $12.75®16: common and medium. 850 lbs. up. $8.50® 13: fed yearlings, good and choice. 750-950 lbs. $13.50@16; heifers, good and choice. 850 lbs. down. $13.50® 15.25; common and medium, $7.50®13.50: cows, good and choice. $7.75® 10.25; com mon and medium. $6.25(8)7.75: low cutter and cutter. $4.75® 6.25: bulls, good and choice. $11.50014.75: medium. sll@H.sO; cull and common. s7®ll: Stocker and feed er steers good and choice, ail weights. *lO (and 11.50: common and medium. $7.50® 10. Sheep—Receipts, 12.000: market, opened around steady: bulk native lambs. $12.25®’ 12.50: early top. $12.75: fat ewes, steady, mostly $email@example.com: geedlng lambs, tolerably steady: lambs, good and choice. 92 lbs. down'. sl2® 12.75: medium. $10.75® 12: cull and common $7®10.75: ewes, medium to choice, 150 lbs. down. $4.25®5.50: cull and common. $2.25®4.50: feeder lambs, good and choice. $12@13. J 5 United Press EAST BUFFALO. N. Y\. Oct. 31.—Hogs —Receipts. 1.500: holdovers. 400: active, mostlv to shippers, generally 10c under Wednesday’s average: bulk 160-250 lbs. $10: weighty butchers and mixed offer ing. $9.75®9.80: 130-150 lbs.. $firstname.lastname@example.org: pigs, downward to $9.25. Cattle—Re ceipts. 75: cows, unchanged: cut grades. $4.25®6.75. Calves—Receipts. 100; vealers. weak to 50c lower: good to choice. $12.75®> 13.25: medium and strong weights, $11.50 @12.50; throwouts. $email@example.com. Bv United Press CINCINNATI. Oct. 31—Hogs—Receipts. 3.000: holdovers. 297: unevenly to 10 to 15 cents lower - bulk good and choice, 100 to 260 lbs.. $5.60®9.75: top freely for un der 270 lbs.. 120-180 lbs., uneven. $9.25® 9.35 to shippers: packers buying choice. 160-180 lbs.. $9.50: pigs, grounds, 100 lbs., auoted $9; sows. $8.25: few. *8.50. Cattle- Receipts, 800; holdovers. 750: calves 275: cows, mostly 25c lower: spots on lower grades 50c off: other cattle about steacy. A few common and medium steers and heifers. $7.50® 11.50: bulk beef cows $6.50 ® 8.50; low cutter and cutters, mostlv $4.50 ®5.50: bulls. $firstname.lastname@example.org: veals, steady, weak, under grade neglected: top. $15.50; bulk, slo@ 13.50. Bn Times Special LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Oct. 31.—Hogs—Re ceipts. 600: market, 10® 15c lower; 175-250 lbs., $9.40: 250 lbs. up. $8.85: 130-175 lbs., $9; 130 lbs. down $7.65: roughs. $7.50; stags. $6.90. Cattle—Receipts. 400: market, steady to unevenly lower: prime heavy steers. $11®12.50: heavy shipping steers. s9® 11: medium and plain steers. $7.50® 8.50: fat heifers. $7®10.50: good to choice cows. $6,506:7.75: medium to good cows. 55.5056.50: cutters. $5.25®5.50: canners. $4.50® 4.75: bulls. $5.5088: feeders sß® 10.50: Stockers. s7®lo. Calves—Receipts. 200: market, steady; fanev calves. sl3; good to choice. $email@example.com: medium to good. s7®9: $7 down. Sheep—Receipts. 100; market, steady: ewes and wethers. $11.50: buck lambs. *10.50; seconds. *s®7; sheep *4® 5. Wednesday's shipments: Cat tle. 135; calves. 294; hogs, none: sheep, none. Bv United Prr"sl FT. WAYNE. Ind.. Oct. 31.—Calves—Re ceipts. 50: hogs. 500; sheep. 300; hogs, market, steadv to 20c o: 90-110 lbs.. *8.50: 110-140 lbs. *8.75: 140-160 lbs.. *9: 160- 200 lbs.. *9.25- 200-225 lbs.. *9.35: 225-250 lbs.. $9.20: 250-300 lbs.. $9.15: 300-350 lbs.. $9: roughs, $7.75; stags. $6: calves. $15.50; lambs. $11.50. Bv United Press CLEVELAND. Oct. 31.—Hogs—Receipts. 2.000: holdovers 30: steadv to 10c lower; 170-250 lbs.. $9.65: light lights. $9.40; pigs, down to $9.25: sows. sß® 8.25: stags, *6.25 Cattle—Receipts. 400: holdovers. 200: com monsteers. very slow: catch as catch can trade. $lO.lO downward: ewes. slo.so'f? 11; cows, slow about steadv. Calves—Receipts. 300: draggr uneven, around steadv: me diums vealers. *J2®14.50: few better grades. sl6® 17: culls, down to $9 and under. Sheep—Receipt*. 2.600: Gtnbs. steadv to weak: spots. 25c lower: bulk, sl3 013.25: medium throwouts. slo® 11: fat ewes steady. ss® 6. Births Girl* William and Nora Howard, 836 South Belle Vieu Place. Martin and Mary Walpole, St. Vin cent's hospital. Willard and Freda Brandt, 1115 North Kealing. Boys Irving and Fan Gould, St. Vincent's hos pital. John and Irene Hill. St. Vincent's hos pital. Donaldson and Almeda Trone. St. Vin cent’s hospital. Deaths Lizzie B. Johnston, 69, Methodist hos pital. chronic myocarditis. Leona Hundley. 9. Rilev hospital, men ingitis. Clara Holleman. 67, 5139 North Capitol, chronic myocarditis. Ruby Ferrell. 28. City hospital, car cinoma. Louis E. Champion, 23. city hospital, cerebral hemorrhage. Esther J. Drake. 53. Methodist hospital, genera! septicaemia. Ferdinand Hayes. 53, 1516 North Hard carcinoma. Dorothy Bryson, * months, 524 Myrtle, Influenza. IHE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES The City in Brief Former Secretary of State Fred i crick E. Schortemeier and Chief ! Robert T. Humes of the state police I addressed a joint session of the In j diana Railroad Police Association ' and the Ohio Special Agents and Railroad Police Association at the , Severin Tuesday. About forty at tended. W. T. Spitler. chief of the Monon police, presided. God has placed at man's service unlimited reserve power and expects him to use it, Dr. William P. Dear ing, president of Oakland City col lege, told members of the Bible In vestigation Club at its twenty-sixth homecoming Wednesday night. An old-fashioned bean , supper was served. Dr. William A. Telfer, member of the De Pauw university faculty, will tell alumni of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, of student days* in Ox ford college, England, at the or ganization’s November dinner Fri day night at the Spink-Arms. r Butler university freshman class officers elected Wednesday were: Edward Campbell, president; Miss Mariadna Colburn, vice-president; Miss Mary Lou. Thomas, secretary, and Richard Spencer, treasurer. The Indianapolis Business and Professional Women's Club tonight will hear Lean R. G. McCutchan, oi the music faculty of De Pauw uni versity, in a lecture on “Music cl One Hundred Years Ago.” Monthly meeting of the Indian apolis camp of Gideons will be held Saturday night in the new Wheeler i City Rescue Mission building. State tax commissioners today denied a $22,691.99 bond issue for the John L. Park road in Wayne township, Kosciusko county. Gregory <fc Appel, Inc., has moved to new and larger quarters at 247 and 249 North Pennsylvania street, where the company’s general offices will fill ground floor space and sub sidiary companies will have offices on the second floor. GAS PLEADING NEARINGCLOSE City Attorneys Contend Rights Preserved. Arguments on pleadings in the suit of Newton Todd to enjoin transfer of title of the Citizens Gas Company to the city of Indianapo lis under the 1905 franchise-con tract were completed in federal court today. Todd's attorneys were given until Nov. 16 to file reply briefs, although it was indicated decision might be delayed past that time because of the heavy trial calender. Arguments of attorneys for Todd, the gas company trustees and the city were completed Wednesday, and Louis B. Ewbank, former Indiana supreme court judge, and William B. Cockley, Cleveland, counsel in the John J. Cotter suit of similar character to the Todd suit, were heard by Federal Judge Robert C. Baltzell today. Validity of the franchise contract was defended Wednesday by Wil liam H. Thompson, counsel for the gas trustees; Fred C. Gause and John W. Holtzman, counsel for the city, and H. H. Hornbrook, counsel for the gas company. The franchise contract, with Its provision for turning over the prop erty to the city after fulfillment of certain contingencies, was more than a mere franchise, Gause ar gued, and, when the franchise was surrendered to the public service commission for an indeterminate permit, only the franchise, and not the city’s rights, was surrendered. In the Air Weather conditions at 9:30 a. m.: South wind, fourteen miles an hour; temperature, 62; barometric pressure, 30.06; ceiling, 200 feet; vis ibility, one-half mile; misty; field, fair. Chicago Gets Air Races Bit United Press CHICAGO, Oct. 31.—The national air races will be staged at Chicago next year, probably on the week be fore Labor day, according to an an nouncement by business men and aviators who have subscribed $137,- 500 to defray expenses of the meet. Two hundred thousand dollars must be raised, although'it is ex pected the races will pay for them selves, through ticket sales and con cessions. Other Livestock Bu United Press TOLEDO. Oct. 31.—Hoes—Receipts. 600: market 154i25c lower: heavies. $9®9.25; medium. $9.25119.50; porkers. $8.75©9: pigs. $8.5047 9.75. Cattle—Receipts. 200: market, steady. Calves—Receipts, light: market, slow. Sheep and lambs—Receipts, light; market, slow. Bn United Press CLEVELAND. Oct. 31.—Hog3—Receipts 2.000: holdovers. 80: steadv to 10c lower: 170-250 lbs.. $9.65: light lights. $9.40; pigs, down to $9.25: sows. $8418.25: stags. $6.25. Cattle—Receipts. 400: holdovers. 800: Com mon steers very slow: catch as catch can trade. $lO.lO downward: cows, slow’ about steady. Calves—Receipts. 300: draggv, un even. around steadv: medium, vealers. sl2 4? 14.50: few better grades. *l6® 17: cuiis. down to $9 and under. Sheep—Receipts. 2 600: lambs, steadv t oweak: spots 25c lower: bulk. *134713.25: medium throw out. *10@11: fat ewes, steady. ss®6. $150,000 LEFT IN CAR Lost Negotiable Securities Found in Trade-In DeaL Bu United Press NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 31. Under the rear seat of a used car traded in to a local automobile dealer for a few hundred dollars was found negotiable securities valued at $150,000. Investigation revealed the securities belonged to Miss Alice D. Liughlin, daughter of the late J. B. Lauglin, Pittsburgh steel mag nate. They had been missing several months. The automobile in which they were found formerly was owned by the Laughlin family. WHEAT OPENS IRREGULAR ON TRADEBOARD Bullish News Gives Corn and Oats Separate Strength. Bv United Pres* CHICAGO, Oct . 31. —WTieat prices opened unevenly lower to higher on the Board of Trade today as the late rally of Wednesday met with some selling. Better weather below the equator has brought higher estimates from the southern hemisphere, though exports of Ar gentine, which has fallen off during the last week. Early strength at Liverpool and Buenos Aires was disregarded as professionals sold on the bulge. Bad weather gave corn and oats separate strength with corn most affected by the un evenness in wheat. At the opening wheat was from % cent lower to '*> cent higher, corn 14 cent lower to 14 cent higher, oats was V* to % cent higher. Provisions opened firmly. Wednesday’s advance was cred ited to large eastern buying, both for foreign accounts and specula tive interests, the foreign buying being for distant interests who be lieve the farm board action will have an effect before the end of the year. This has helped to stabilize the market and a better foreign demand is noticeable. Liverpool opened higher and continued to rise during the morning. Buenos Aires also was up at the opening. It is still raining over the corn belt and the forecast is for more bad weather. Wheat and the weather were the strong influences in the market Wednesday when the closing out of a long December hold ing caused some weakness. The de ferred stock was strong, though. Oats was quiet and firm, mostly because of the cash demand and the reinstating of recently sold out lines. The major grains remain the in fluence in the absence of any news concerning oats. Ru Times Special CHICAGO. Oct. 31.—Cariots—Wheat. 14: corn, 92: oats. 34: rye 6. and barley, 17. CLEMENCY IS DENIEDTO TEN Three County Convicts Fail in Pardon Pleas. Bv United Press MICHIGAN CITY. Ind.. Oct. 31. —Clemency petitions of three Mar ion county convicts were among those refused by the pardons board of the Indiana state prison today. The board also denied the plea of Frank Hoch, Posey county, for pa role from a life sentence for the murder of John Hoch. He was sen tenced in 1923 on first-degree mur der charges. The Rev Ambrose Gegerten of Indianapolis plead for clemency for Hoch, while a petition signed by Posey county citizens opposed it, Marion county convicts whose petitions were denied were: Norman Linscombe, serving ten to twenty years for robbery; Evans Coffey, same sentence, and James Ervin, two to twenty-one years for rob bery. The board also refused six other petitions, and granted a special hearing for Ralston Linton. Terre Haute, member of the Spencer (Ind.) robbery gang, asking com mutation of his fifteen-year sen tence’ on an automobile banditry charge. 25-CENT THEFT NETS ONE-YEAR PRISON TERM Notary Public Embezzled Fee for Auto Driving License. Bv United Press TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct. 31— A year in prison was the sentence given Walter B. Pierce, notary pub lic, for embezzlement of 25 cents, to which he confessed. Pierce was arraigned on an affi davit by Wilbur Murdock, who said he paid Pierce 25 cents for an auto mobile driver’s license. Investigation by the secretary’s oi state office was started when Pierce mailed 136 applications for driver's licenses made out between May 28 and July 15 and held until this month. Pierce failed to send the 25 cents received from Murdock, to the sec retary of state, and appropriated it to his own use. GIRL SLAYER INSANE South Bend Court Orders Removal to Hospital. B v United Press SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 31—An insanity defense was successful in the case of Pansy Funk, 21, on trial here for the slaying of Jesse Mater and she will be taken to a hospital for mental treatment. Should a later investigation dis close that the girl is sane, she will be freed. The girl admitted she killed Mater, whom she declared was her lover, because he had turned her out of his home. She had been his housekeeper for several months. TRAIN' RENEWAL ASKED - ' Terre Haute Miners Suffer From Loss of Service. Re-establishment of Big Four miners’ train service from Terre Haute to the Pittsburg mine switch is I asked in petition for rehearing filed with the public service com mission today by John Riddle, Vin cennes, attorney for the United Mine Workers. The train was abandoned on or der of the commission Oct. 18. Rid dle contends the miners suffer from loss of this service. TRUTH? OH, SURE Puss Mothers Baby Rat With Her Own Brood; Ohio Cow Presents Owner With Triplets. l\ - 'jJ "~A "When the cat’s away, the mice will play”—runs an old adage, but the rule has been broken in Memphis, Tenn. Pusam, an affable old cat owned by Imogene White, has added this baby rat to her brood of kit tens and has taught the "arch-enemy” to nurse with her own offspring. < araHEg sßgtf>*SP s&x&x fmwgp&K "The old woman who lived in a shoe” had nothing on the mother that’s living in a barn on John Garner’s farm, near Canton, O. For Daisy—that’s her name—is the proud mother of triplets, now three weeks old, who are shown with her here. BOMBS PEDDLED IN CHICAGO BY GROCER Bv United Press CHICAGO, Oct. 81—" Seventy-five dollars worth of nice, fresh bombs, please.” "Do you want them wrapped or will you have them delivered?” Such, according to alleged con- TWO WOUNDED IK FIGHT Coast Guardsmen Capture Boat After Chase. By United Press BUFFALO, Oct. 31.—Two men were wounded slightly early today when coast guardsmen opened fire on the Uncas, claimed by coast guards to be the most notorious ar mor-plated rum runner on the Great Lakes, which was proceeding without lights on Lake Erie, it was announced today by Martin W. Ras mussen, district coast guard com mander. The ship was seized off Cattarau gus creek, about two miles east of Silver Creek, N. Y. The wounded men suffered leg wounds when the rifle bullets fired by the coast guardsmen penetrated a small wooden section of the craft not covered by armor. According to Rasmussen, the Un cas now known on ths lakes as the Butterfly, had unloaded a cargo of liquor somewhere along Cattarragus creek and was proceeding out into the lake when hailed by the coast guard cutter. When it failed to halt after being chased for a mile, Rasmussen said, the boat was fired on. It was cap tured shortly after the opening volley. ‘ROBIN HOOD’ ARRESTED Oklahoma Youth Tried Extortion to Aid Poor Neighbor. Si/ United Press PONCA CITY, Okla., Oct. 31. Shelton Phipps, 21, decided there was real need for farm relief. He started out to be a modem Robin Hood, extorting money from wealthy oil men and leaving it in SI,OOO bundles on the doorsteps of neigh bors whose crops had failed. The plan failed. Phipps was arrested and pleaded guijty. When he learned what the youth had intended doing with the money, Lew Wentz, oil man from whom Phipps attempted to extort $50,000, asked that clemency be extended. ‘RIDE' VICTIM FOUND Man Picked Up in Brooklyn Gutter ! Thought Gang War Casualty. Bu United Press BROOKLYN, N. Y., Oct. 31.—The body of an unidentified white man, apparently the victim of a gang “ride” was found in a gutter of Brooklyn today. Patrolman Jere miah Dempsey discovered the body as he made his rounds. The man was well dressed. His face had been beaten black and blue and he had been shot in the back of the head. Dempsey said the man apparently had been thrown from a moving automobile some time Wednesday night. sessions read to a jury in criminal court here, were thfe transactions which took place across the coun ter of a grocery store owned by Carlo Oliviero. Oliviero and Joseph Cerra, his “wholesaler,” are on trial charged with sale and manufacture of “pine apples.” Both have repudiated their confessions, but these have been in troduced in evidence by order of Judge Harry Lewis. S' Dynamite, black powder cotton fuses, lead pipe, caps and completed bombs were on store shelves behind the regular merchandise, according to the confessions. Brisk trade started when Cerra was induced to start making the bombs by Peter Fieorettta, gangster now in the penitentiary, the con fessions stated. Cerra's confession said he sold “heavy” bombs which could do real damage at $75 each and “scare” bombs at $1,390 a hundred. We must make room for the Conn Company, who are moving in with us. Over half of our stock must be sold. Down Go Prices. UPRIGHTS PLAYERS Stuvvesant §29 Ellington §79 Sterling §49 Johnson §llO ,r p e p,. Apollo $125 Vose & Son §6o Marlowe §175 Kurtzmann $l2O Everson $195 MANY OTHERS Every one in good condition and guaranteed. Decker .. ' .$265 Brewster ..'*7ls Radios Phonographs Battery Sets SIQ Brunswick All-Electric $95 Terms As Low As SI,OO a Week STORE OPEN EVENINGS A M P ICO HALL MASON-'HAMLIN - KNABB * CHICK££LN<3 PIANO COMPANY E. L. LENNOX _OCT. 31, 1929 ATTORNEY IS ACCEPTED Michigan City Lawyer to Act for D. C. Stephenson. The supreme court today accepted Robert F. Baker. Michigan City at torney, as counsel for D. C. Ste phenson, former Indiana klan lead er, in Stephenson's murder appeal, now pending. The court, however, declined to take action on the motion to per mit supplemental pleadings to be filed until the papers are viewed by the court. Stephenson is serving a life sen tence in the Indiana state prison for the murder of Madge Oberholt zer, Indianapolis young woman. Lejral Notices SPECIAL NOTICE Stockholders' annual meeting of th White River Railroad Companv for elec tion of officers and genera) business will be held at the office of Kinean & Cos., Indlanaholis Friday. Nov. 15. at 2:30 p. m. A. M. M'VIE. Secretary. IN THE MARION CIRCUIT COURT STATE OF INDIANA. COUNTY OF MARION: BS. October Term. 1929. CAUSE NO. 43961. THE RIGHT REVEREND JOSEPH CHARTRAND. BISHOP OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF INDIANAPOLIS INDIANA. Plaintiff. GEORGE A. HILGEMEIER, ANNA HILGEMEIER. FRANK HILGEMEIFH, LAURA S. ROMINGER, MORRIS ROM INGER and CARRIE ROMINGER. his wife. CLARENCE ROMINGER and MEL BA ROMINGER. his wife. WALTER ROMINGER and MILLIE ROMINGER, his wife. The Unknown Heir* of HENRY S. ROMINGER: LILBUHN H. VAN BRIG GLE. JOHN H. BUNING ROBERT E. GUILD. CALVIN STOUT. RAYMOND STOUT. The Unknown Heirs of Ulrich Z. Wilev: MARY A. WILEY, widow of Ulrich Z Wilev. NELLIE E. HENSELMAN. Daughter of Ulrich Z. Wilev: FIRST NA TIONAL BANK OF FOWLER. HUGH E. REYNOLDS. Attornev-in-Fact; WILLIAM H. MATTERN. The Unknown Heirs of William H. Mattern: The children, descendants and heirs, the unknown husband or wife of esch of the persons last above named who mav be living, the widow or widower, as the case mav be. the creditors, adminis trators of the estate, the legatees, de visees. trustees, and executors of the last will and testament of anv of the above named defendants who mav be dead, and all of the women once known by any of the names above stated who mav have changed their names and who are now known bv sorre other name, the names of whom are unknown by the plaintiff, and all nersons and corporations who assert, or who might assert anv title claim or interest in. or lien upon the real estate described heroin, the names of whom are unknown to the plaintiff. Defendants. NOTICE BE IT KNOWN That on the 24th day of October. 1929. the above named plain tiff bv his e.ttornev filed in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Marion Countv. in the State of Indiana, his comnlaint against the above named de fendants. and said plaintiff also filed in said clerk’s office the affidavit of a com petent person showing that the following defendants: LAURA S. ROMINGER. MORRIS ROM TNGER and CARRIE ROMINGER. hi* wife CLARENCE ROMINGER and MEL BA ROMINGER, his wife. WALTER ROMINGER and MILLTE ROMINGER. hi* wife. The Unknown Heirs of HENRY S. ROMINGER: LILBUEN H. VAN BRIGGLE. JOHN H. BUNING, ROBERT F. GUILD. CALVIN STOUT. RAYMOND STOUT. The Un known Heirs of Ulrich Z. wilev; MARY A. WILEY, widow of Ulrich Z. Wilev, NELLTE E. HENSELMAN. daughter of Ul rich Z. Wilev: FTP ST NAT 7 ONA t , BANK OF FOWIER: HUGH E. REYNOLDS attorney-in-fact,. WILLIAM H mattern. The Unknown He’rs of William M. Mattern: The children, descendants, heirs, the unknown husband or wife of each of the persons last above named, who may be living, the widow or widower as the case mav be. creditors, administrator of the estate, legatees, devisees, trustees and exe cutors of the last will and testament of any of the above named defendants, who mav be dead and all of the women once known bv anv of the names above stated who mav have changed their names and who are now known by some other name, the names of whom are unknown to the plaintiff, and all nersons and corpora tions who assert, or might assert any title, claim or interest in. or lien upon the real estate described herein, the names of whom are unknown to the plaintiff, and the residence of each of said defendants, after diiiaent inquiry and search, is unknown to plaintiff, and the said cause of acHon is to quiet title to the following described real estate in the Ccntv of Marion: Lots One to Nineteen 119' both in clusive. in Hileemeier’s Home Place Ad dition. an addition to the City of In dianapolis as ner plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 22. page mo. in the office of the Recorder of Marlon Countv. In diana. Said action is Instituted and prosecuted bv this plaintiff for the purpose of quiet ing title to the above described real estate as against all defendants, claims and claimants whatsoever and whomso ever. and as agatnst the world. And whereas said plaintiff, has by In dorsement on said complaint,, required said rle f endant,s and each of them, to appear in said court and answer or de mur tureto on the 26th day of Decem ber. 1929. Now. therefore, said defendants last above named are hereby notified of the filing and nenderev of said complaint against them, and that unless they ap pear and answer or demur tljereto at the railing of said cause on the 26th dav of December. 1929 the same being the 22d ludicia! dav of the said term of court to be begun and held at the courthouse in the Citv of Indianapolis, on the 26th day of December. 1929. said complaint and the matters therein contained and al leged will be heard and determined in their absence. GEORGE O. HUTSELL, Clerk of he Marion Circuit Court. EDWARD L. DIETZ Attorney for Plaintiff.