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‘BONUS ARMY ! MOSTLY REDS' CRY DISPUTED Official Records Throw Doubt on Hoover Charge Men Are Communists. BY RAY TUCKER Time* Staff Writer . WASHINGTON, Aug. I.—Official communiques of the* ‘ Battle of Pennsylvania avenue" obtained from war department flics were held to day to challenge President Hoover's charge that the bonus marchers consisted chiefly of criminals and Communists. They also seemed to cast doubt on the assertion of Major-General Douglas H. MacArthur, chief of staff, that “insurrection" threatened the government unless the veterans were ejected by fire and sword. Telephonic reports from officers on the advancing battle front to the war department contained the fol lowing statements; "Their attitude is one of razzing. Don’t think they will go away un til a little force is used. Not very desperate, ‘As the infantry crossed the side walk, the men (veterans) passed in side the buildings, and then, as the infantry entered, came out again. Apparently no resistance so far. “At 7:25 the camp at Thirteenth and C streets had been cleared and without resistance.” Spies to Tell Stories Secret service operatives and de partment of justice agents are ex pected to furnish the principal evi dence against alleged Communists at the grand jury investigation or dered by Attorney-General William Mitchell. For weeks they have been spying on the various camps, although the veterans themselves had exiled the so-called radical group headed by John Pace to a block three miles from the main encampment on Anacostia flats. Even the California contingent, which conducted the “death march" in the closing hours of congress, had been forced to live away from the main body of evicted bonuseers. Brigadier-General Pelham D. Glassford, police commissioner, maintained to the end that com paratively few Communists were present in the camp, and that the veterans were taking care of them. Glassford, who may lose his job because of his humane treatment of the men. apparently is taking no part in the administration's inves tigation. Glassford Is Ignored He was ignored when local authorities asked for troops, and in subsequent punitive steps. Police rumors show that only a handful of the 20,000 are being held as alleged Communists. Nineteen are being held pending immigration authorities’ inquiry into their right to be in the country. Thirty-six alleged radicals are un der arrest, and fifteen others have been detained, though no charges have been lodged against them. About 120 first seized as so-called Communists have been released. In his charge to the grand jury Justice Oscar Luhring is quoted by the American Civil Liberties Union as expressing the hope that “the grand jury would find that the mob which attacked the police was com posed ‘mainly of Communists and other disorderly elements,’ and not of former soldiers.” Political Consequences Feared The union has demanded a hear ing for the men held, asserting that the effort to capitalize the Commu nist charge recalled past “red scares" which have "faded into thin air when put to the test of honest investigation.” A total of 363 of the 20.000 bonus marchers were Jailed from May 20 to July 31, but police records show that 210 were arrests for drunken ness, 88 for investigation, and the remainder for minor charges. The political consequences of President Hoover's drastic use of federal troops to oust the hungry, homeless bonus seekers from their makeshift camps today is disturbing Republican politicians. They fear the rapidly accumulat ing protests will cost Hoover many votes next November. Dispersing of the former soldiers with federal cavalry and infantry, supported by tanks, tear gas and flames, comes at a time when Re publican campaign managers were preparing to persuade jobless work ers that Mr. Hoover’s policies will again result in the filling of their dinner pails. Echoes Reach White House Echoes of these protests reaching the White House through indignant telegrams and in interviews in news papers are placing the administra tion on the defensive. It is seeking to justify its action by claiming that the measure was necessary for the preservation of government and also that Commu nists, bent upon trouble making, dominated the bonus army. Mr. Hoover and Attorney-General Mitchell hope to obtain official jus tification through the grand jurv investigation. GARDEN BRIDGE PARTY IS PLANNED BY 0. E. S. Nettie Ransford Group to Entertain Friday for Friends. A garden bridge party for mem bers. their husbands and friends of Nettie Ransford chapter No 464 O. E. S„ will be held at the home of Mrs. Rose Malcolm, 4230 Park avenue, at 7.45 Friday night. Mrs. Malcolm is associate grand matron of the grand chapter of Indiana. Chairman of the entertainment committee in charge of the party is Mrs. Katherine King, who will be assisted by Mrs. Gertrude W. Kaercher, co-chairman, and other members of the commi.tee. Mrs. Irene Davis is worthy matron and Tine P. Dickinson worthy patron of the chapter. Reservations may be* made through officers of the lodge or members of the committee. Lion* Plan Annual Picnic Eleventh annual picnic of * the Lions Club will be held Aug. 10 in Forest park, Noblesville, with golf, swimming and games on the pro gram. Dinner will be served at the park. Following the picnic, mem bers of the club will visit the Bovs’ Club rmn and fake part in camp fire meeting there. GOOD BEER—HOW IT IS MADE Light Lager Was Favorite Kind Before Volstead Days BY JOSEPH MITCHELL AND WILLIAM D. O’BRIEN Time* Staff Writer CoDvrleht. 1932 bv the New York World TUezram Corooratijni IN the breweries of the metropo lis, sturdy barley and hops from American fields can be malt ed and brewed with clear Catskill water and turned into lager, por ter. ale and bock as good as the beverages pumped into the steins and wooden cans in the gasthau sen and beer-gardens of Munich. A proud but equitable Bavarian brew-judge once drank from a mug of the effervescent "Francis kaner" made in George Ehrets’ old Hell Gate brewery and pro nounced it "superior to the aver age Munich beer.” Many beverage juries have agreed that no nation's soil can produce better beer ingredients than the staunch barley kernels and bitter hop cones grown on the farms of the United States. The water which flows into Manhattan from the Catskill lakes will not bear stern compari son with the water the Munich braumeister receives from the be nevolent River Isar. But ours is not the worst beer water. It will stand up. When the Volstead act is modi fied, the old brands, the old flamboyant labels, will be re vived. The housewife, making her daily grocery list, can specify "one dozen Knickerbocker," or "one dozen Rheingold.” Or she can choose from bottles marked with venerable, distin guished brewery names—Doelger, Hittleman, Michel, Liebmann, Piel, Trommer, Eichler, Rubsam Horrmann, Schaefer, Gottfried- Kreuger. a a a OR, if her grocer carries a mixed and imported stock, she can ask for the beer of Schlitz, Pabst, Blatz, Haffenreffer, Strohn, Hamm, Goetz, Bruckmann, Schmidt, or Scheldt. She can have her choice. All the breweries represented by these names will begin bottling real lager the moment congress gives permission. The Pabst "Blue Ribbon" brand, the blond liquid, certainly will be sold; and without doubt the sign with the solid red triangle adver tising Evans ale will be seen in restaurants. And maybe fires will be kindled in the furnaces beneath the vats of the small, worthy Manhattan brewery of Schwanenfluegel & Schmidt. The famous “ale-drinker’s creed,” often printed on the menus of restaurants before pro hibition, may once again receive the attention of stout-hearted citizens. The paragraph, written in 1637 by one John Taylor, a Londoner, peace to his soul, is as follows: “Ale is rightly called nappy, for it will set a nap upon a man’s thread-bare eyes when he is sleepy. It is called merry-goe down for it slides down merrily; it is fragrant to the Sent, it is most pleasing to the taste “The speedy taking of it dothe comfort a heavy and troubled minde; it will make a weeping widow laugh and forget sorrow for her deceased husband. It will cause a man to speake past his own or any other man’s capacity of understanding. "It neither hurts or kils any but thos who abuse it unmeas urably and beyond bearing. It is such a nourishcr of Mankinde, that if my Mouthe.were as bigge as a Bishopgate, my Pen as long as .a Maypole, and my Inke a flowing Spring, or a standing fish pond. yet I could not wth Mouth, Pen or Inke speake or write the true worth or worthiness of Ale." u a BUT this is not likely. For both ale and porter—it was once called porter's ale—were practi cally obsolete in most sections of this country long before the act and amendment era. Porter, a dark beer brewed from browned or charred malt, and ale, FIND SOCIETY LEADER GUILTY AS BURGLAR Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Loot Seized in Apartment. ALBANY, N. Y., Aug. I.—William Hedlcv Hart, railroad fireman, so ciety leader and convicted burglar, is serving from one and one-half to five years in Clinton prison, Dan nemora. Hart, who prior to his arrest re cently moved about in the best of Glens Falls society, pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing $741 worth of photographic supplies. Police said they found thousands of dollars worth of merchandise in his apartment, which he had stolen from numerous upstate stores over a period of five years. MAY DIVIDE HUGE RANCH Propose Dividing Forty-Five Sec tions Into Farms. By United Press MT. VERNON. Wis., Aug. I.—ln Jens Sillasen ranch, one of the largest in western Nebraska’s pan handle. soon may be split up into a number of farms. The Sillasen ranch, comprising 28.000 acres of land, or forty-five sections, was once valued at more than a million dollars. Thousands of head of cattle have grazed on its ranges. Death of Jens sillasen put the ranch into the hands of the adminis trators. To settle up the estate the ranch may be cut up irito smaller tracts and sold. JOBLESS RANKS GROW 77 Per Cent of St. Louis Charity Cases Get Aid for First Time. By t nitrd Press ST. LOUIS. Aug. I.—Seventy seven per cent of families receiving aid from relief agencies here never have before accepted public charity, a survey revealed. More than 25.000 families were receiving an average of $3.80 a week each on July 1. There are four individuals in the average family Heads of 94 per cent of these families were employed in 1929. ■■■ ~—l. ■ - —Acme Photo. Giant kettles in the famous Pabst brewery in Milwaukee in which beer ingredients are boiled to produce wort. a simple and pale malt liquor flavored with hops, never were generally popular in the United States. About 98 per cent of the 60.817,- 379 barrels of beer brewed in the United States in 1917 was light lager, or stored beer. Steam beer, a sweet and lively product with only a trace of bitter hop flavor, was popular in San Francisco and Louisville before prohibition. Also known as "com mon” or “present-use" beer, it was bottled or placed on tap al most as soon as it was made. Bock beer, a seasonal product and considered the most admir able of all the beers, was brewed strong and dark in January and February. It was always ready for the Easter trade. As made by most American brewers, bock beer carried the highest alcoholic content of native brews. It was used with respect. Bock is the German word for goat. Arrogant persons drinking round, old-fashioned bock beer soon ceased to manifest any interest in the common activities of this world. However, in some localities bock was light and not intoxicat ing, unless taken in large quan tities. Like the Monday beer or “kuble blonde” of the Germans, it is said that it takes three days of hard drinking to become drunk on some American bocks and it takes three weeks to sober up. tt o tt BEFORE proliibition the lager beer of commerce carried an average alcoholic content of 4 per cent by volume. The 2.75 per cent by weight war-beer was equiva lent to 3 J i per cent beer by volume, and the difference is slight. It is assumed by most brewers Girl Goes Downtown to Seek Job and Vanishes Disappeared Friday, While Hunting Work: Romance Strikes Snag. Disappearance of an 18-year-olfJ girl, eldest of six children of a widowed mother, remained unex plained teday, a search s nee Friday having failed to reveal a trace. A romance blasted by the depression is one theory held in the case. The girl, Alberta Reta Bannister, daughter of Mrs. Aheta Bannister, 3625 Downey avenue, left a note at her home Friday afternoon, saying she was replying to a newspaper ad vertisement offering work in a cafe teria for room, board, and small wages. Check of places where the girl might have applied failed to provide any information. Relatives are much concerned over the affair, as the girl is said to have made her first unaccom panied trip downtown Friday. It is said she was engaged to a Greenfield (Ind.) young man and the wedding was to have taken place in June. However, the date found him jobless and the marriage was until fall. In the last seventy-five years about 100 monarchs, presidents, princes and other high officials of state have been murdered. Hope Robbers By United Press SUNBURY. Pa. . Aug. I. Northumberland County has "hope chest" burglars. Two girls, accused of robbing summer homes In the Elysburg section, took silverware, linens, clothing, and an electric clock. They admitted taking the household articles to fill the "hope chest” of one of the girls who planned to be married within a short time, police said. 'THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES that an alcoholic content of from 2.75 to 4 per cent will be allowed in the modification of the Vol stead act. (A beer containing 3*2 per cent of alcohol by volume car ries 91 to 93 per cent of water and 3ti to 5 1 2 per cent of nutri tive solid matter. The United States food and drug act of 1906 listed beer as a food.) Last February, during senate committee discussions on the Bingham bill to amend the Vol stead act, Dr. William F. Lorenz, director of the Psychiatric Insti tute of the University of Wiscon sin, testified that "the amount of alcohol in beer is so diluted and so rapidly burned up in the body that you could not get any in toxication from 4 per cent beer. To his testimony was added the statement of four eminent pro fessors of biological chemistry and toxicology. (Many of the beers made in the estimated 15,000 illegal alley breweries operating today run up to 7 per cent, but 5 per cent is considered the av erage.) Beer, in the hanging gardens of Mitteleuropa or in the basement speakeasies of Seventh avenue, New York, is an effervescent and sparkling beverage brewed from barley malt with the addition of prepared cereals such as corn or rice, and flavored with hops. THE brew or wort is fermented by yeast, and the product is stored in refrigerated cellars for sedimentation or aging. It is cleared by filtration, and sterilized when kegged or bottled by pasteurization. The manufacture of beer in volves two separate operations — malting and brewing. Malt, known as “the soul of beer" by poetic JSk Alberta Bannister DEVELOPS FEVER CURE Strange Malady Finally Beaten by Michigan Professor, ! By United Press LANSING, Mich., Aug. I.—After ; seventeen years of study, Dr. I. : Forest Huddleson of Michigan State college has discovered a cure for undulant fever. He developed the cure last year, but withheld an nouncement pending further tests. The fever, diagnosed first in 1886, is most prevalent in South Europe and Northern Africa. Its early symptoms are similar to those of influenza. Temperatures range upward of 105 degrees. While seldom causing death in America, it often leaves the f afflicted person with serious nerv ous disorders. Dr. Huddleson effects his cure by intra-muscular injections of brucellin, a serum made from by products developed in the body of those afflicted. braumeisters, is made from bar ley by causing it to germinate or “sprout.” The growing process is arrested at the proper time by the appli cation of heat. (The constituents of barley are starch, proteins, fibre and mineral salts, but most of them are in an insoluble con dition. They are rendered avail able for brewing purposes by the development during germination of the starch, digestive ‘diastase.’’) The process of malting is car ried out by steeping barley in water to soften the husks. In con sequence the barley swells. It then is placed in tubs or vats in the malthouse. It begins to heat and germinate. The “dias tase" is developed. It attacks the starch, renders it soluble. tt tt a BY brewing, the second process, malt is converted into beer. The crushed malt is extracted in hot water; the “diastase” com pletes its action by changing starch into dextrine and maltose. The solution is drawn off. Hops are added. The product is rap idly boiled. The wort is complete. It is pumped to the cellar of the brewery. Yeast is added. Fermen tation proceeds. During fermentation the yeast develops, attacks the sugar, liber ates carbonic acid gas and alco hol. The small percentage of alcohol in beer results from this natural process of fermentation. Eeer is one of the few manufactured food articles which may be considered absolutely clean. The brewer must keep his prod uct absolutely clean. Otherwise it will spoil. And no money is made from spoiled beer. AIR RACE TROPHY TO HONOR EDDIE STINSON Event at National Gathering to Be Memorial to Aviation Pioneer. By 1 nitrd Press CLEVELAND, Aug. 1. —Eddie Stinson, pioneer e::pc/imsnter aud developer of the cabin type airplane, will be honored at the national air races this year with the addition to the program of a Stinson memorial trophy race. The event was announced by Clifford W. Henderson, managing director of the 1932 national air races, who said, a Stinson memorial trophy has been established by the Stinson’ Aircraft Corporation to be competed for in a closed course race as part of the race program, Aug. 27 to Sept. 5. The contest will be novel in that only one type of airplane is eligible to compete as the race is open only to Stinson planes powered with Ly coming motors. The length of the race has not yet been determined. Stinson, who spent nearly his en tire life in building and flying air planes, was killed early last spring when the 1932 model Stinson plane he was demonstrating over Jackson park, Chicago, ran out of gas and crashed into a flagpole in making the forced landing. OLD TIRES CATCH FISH Used Casing Industry Seems to 4e Due for Big Boom. By United Pre*s SPOKANE, Wash.. Aug. I.—The used tire industry is in for a big boom. Now you can catch catfish with old tires. This was discovered by Leo Dah lin and Bill McCluskey at Loon lake i the other day. The pair spent several hours on the lake fishing for catfish. They returned empty-handed. Seme tires, hanging alongside the houseboat, swished in the lap of the waves as if to intimate they had a secret to reveal—that they were used for something else besides ab sorbing the shock of mooring boats. They hauled up the tires -and gazed inside the casings. There was a single catfish to each tire. The catfish hunt food by night and sleep by day. thus their appear ' ance in the casing. J BAKER CHOSEN TO DIRECT U. S. WELFARE WORK —. ■ 1932 Relief Mobilization Is Called a Wartime Emergency Job. By United Press CLEVELAND. Aug. I.—The mo bilization of welfare and relief work for next year was described today by Newton D. Baker as a "war time” emergency job. The former secretary of war was appointed chairman of the national citizens committee for welfare and relief mobilization for 1932. to di rect the work of caring for the country's needy. In an interview today, Baker said he believed the fortunes of our civ ilization are knit .closely with the, salvaging of the recreative and ameliorative work which has been ■ maintained by community funds and private welfare agencies. “The national citizens committee j now has two primary jobs," Baker said. "First, to make our people realize ’ that the $30,000,000 voted by the federal* government does not do the whole job. It will help enormously, j but it will not take the place of the community funds. "Second, that social work other than relief, particularly all the character building and character preserving work, must not be scrapped. “This work is not a luxury of the rich, it is more than something set up to salve the consciences of those who have made money. It is an essential reconciliation of our in dustrial system to the needs of hu manity. "We created and encouraged an enormous expansion of American industry. We thought little of the human consequences. The tailings from our industrial machine have become pretty tragic.” 10,000 ATTEND GROTTO PICNIC Annual Outing of Order Held at Turkey Run. More than ten ’ thousand persons attended the annual picnic of the Indiana State Grotto Association at Turkey Run state park Sunday. Principal speaker was the Rev. Joseph L. Fischer of Terre Haute. Activities opened with a band con cert on the hotel lawn, followed by the picnic dinner. A colorful parade was staged by uniformed members in the after noon. This was followed by a con cert by the Kerman Grotto drum corps and a massed band concert. Tne program ended with exhibi tion drills by patrols and drum corps on the patrol grounds. Open U. S. Reserve Banks to Individual Borrowers Precedent Broken to Rush Needed Funds Into Business Channels. P.y United Press WASHINGTON, Aug. I—The na tion’s largest reservoirs of credit were opened today to rush funds di rectly to business men and indus tries ivhose banks decline to loan them needed money. Providing unlimited ammunition for the government’s campaign for economic recovery, the federal re serve board directed the twelve great federal reserve banks to make loans directly to individuals, part nerships and corporations. This action, authorized by a sec tion of the unemployment relief act, shattered federal reserve precedent. The reserve banks since their foundation have been “bankers’ banks,” advancing funds only to member banks. Under the emergency decree, the business man whose bank denies him a loan may apply directly to one of the twelve reserve banks scattered throughout the country. As security, he may present a note, draft or bill of exchange. The indorsed collateral must be adequate to guarantee payment of the loan. He must show that he has a City Man on Bonus Trek Jajjj%pKk JBti^ ' *' f ' m!yS 1 John C. Davis. Indianapolis, Ind., bonus army member, took the observation platform on the 200-mile trek from Washington, D. C„ to Johnstown, Pa , after the battle of Anacostia. Here is Davis as the car pulled up at Ideal park, Johnstown. Waltlwr Head ■■ft E. J. Gallmeyer (above), Ft. Wayne (Ind.) postmaster, was re-elected president of the Inter national Walther League at its annual convention in Los An geles. Chicago was chosen for the 1933 convention. PETITION DENIED DN PAVING COST Michigan Street Property Owners Turned Down. Property owners’ petition that the city assume 60 per cent of the cost of paving Michigan street between Tibbs avenue and Luett streets, was denied by the works board today at an assessment roll hearing. The petition, submitted by Attor ney William Bosson, stated owners of abutting property are unable to pay the assessment, that the gen eral public will receive more bene fit from the improvement than the abutting property, and that there was a misunderstanding over the cost. E. Kirk McKinney, board presi dent, explained that the law re quires that on original paving pro jects. the cost be assessed against abutting property. The board agreed to pay curb and sidewalk costs amounting to more than S6OO. Bo%on threatened possible suit to set aside the assessment roll. The board received bids for wid ening and paving New York street between Highland and Arsenal avenues, and for sidewalks on the north side of Sixteenth street be tween Illinois street and Capitol avenue. Strain Was Too Great By United Press WHITING, Aug. I.—The strain of carrying two heads, four wings and four legs was too great for a freak duckling hatched at the home of Charles Pardanek. It walked around a bit, quacked with both heads, spread all four wings and died, Pardanek reported. “reasonable need” for the money, and can not obtain it through his usual banking channels. The funds borrowed must be used for “cur rent business operations" and not for speculation, investment or cap ital improvements. Only with the express permission of the federal reserve board, can the borrowed funds be used to re pay previous commercial bank leans. No limit was set on the total amount which the reserve banks with their vast resources can grant in these direct loans. BECOMES MOTHER AT 55 Irish Woman Bids Fair to Win Prize of London Newspaper. By United Press LONDON, Aug. I.—Having given birth to her first child when she was 55, Mrs. Mary Huggins of Cord, Ireland (she lives on Blarney street!) bids fair to win the prize offered by a London newspaper for information as to the “oldest mother” during the last twenty years. Thus far, the runner-up is Mrs. Elizabeth Pearce of Bitterpe, South ampton, whose youngest child was born when she was 34. PAGE 3 WOMAN DRIVER FLEES CRASH SCENEij HURT Hit-Run Motorist Hits Truck: Five Other Persons Hurt. A hit-and-run woman driver fled Sunday night after striking a truck at Southeastern and State avenues and injuring Mrs. Mildred Jones, 22. of 1916 East Maryland street. The truck was driven by Vernon, Jones, 28. her husband. Mrs. Jones was taken to city hospital for treat ment. Two persons were injurd in an au tomobile accident Sunday night at Southeastern avenue and Sherman drive. Albert Aldrich, 20, of 940 North Olney street, driver of one of the cars, suffered a sprained back, and Miss Eva Cox, 20, of 2602 East Washington street, received a cut right eye and injury to her right ankle. She was a passenger in the automobile of Edward Weinhardt, 2309, Station street. Miss Emma Braswell. 20. received a fractured skull Sunday when she fell from a bus at Fifty-eighth street and Central avenue. Mau rice Wadell, 2185 North Rural street, was the driver of the bus. Miss Braswell was taken to city hospital. John Daily, 24. of 2739 College avenue, was arrested Saturday on charges of reckless driving, assault and battery and failure to stop for an automatic traffic signal, after his automobile struck the roadster of John Mitchell. 25, living at Capitol avenue and Ninth street. After the collision, which oc curred at Tenth and west streets, Mitchell’s car overturned and caught fire. Charles Battles, 28, of 319 Indiana avenue, and Margaret Bucknes, 18, of 601 West Twenty seventh street, passengers in Mitch ell’s car, were injured and taken to city hospital. Mark McKinney. 801 South Row ena street, was cut on the face and head when an automobile in which he was riding struck a bus driven by George French, at Holt road and West Washington street. McKinney said he did not know the name of the driver of the car, who drove away after permitting the injured man to alight. COPS BEAT MINERS 15 Are Driven Out of Camp by Sheriffs. By United Press BENTON, 111., Aug. I.—Fifteen men who said they were here to form a ‘ reception committee" for John L. Lewis, international miners* union president, who is to speak here Tuesday, were beaten severely by two deputy sheriffs Sunday night. The men, who said they were from Gillespie, had pitched camp in Fair grounds park, where Lewis is sched uled to speak in favor of adoption of the new Springfield wage scale agreement. They were said to have been members of a group which broke up an attempt by John H. Walker, president of the state miners’ union, to speak at Johnson City Saturday. Deputy Sheriffs Stanley Mundell and Eliza Moore Sunday night en tered the camp and ordered the men to move out. When they refused the officers attacked the groups with clubs. Several of the men were badly hurt. RAT-KANGAROO. FEARED EXTINCT. REDISCOVERED Australian Animal, Lost to Science Since 1843, Still Exists. /\y Science Service LONDON, Aug. 1. —The Australian rat-kangaroo, lost to science since 1843, has been rediscovered, hale and frisky, in the sandhill plain country enclosed by the Diamantina and Cooper's rivers, at the junction of South Australia and Queensland. The scientific periodical, Nature, publishes a letter from H. H. Finlay son, Adelaide university, saying that since 1843, when Sir George Grey presented three specimens to the British museum, no one had been able to trace this peculiar animal to its lair, and it was feared that it had become as dead as the dodo. But indications are' that the rat kangaroo has had a long and prob ably uninterrupted tenure of the semi-desert area where it has been rediscovered. The passing of the drought condi tions probably has helped to in crease its numbers, and Finlayson has secured specimens in all stages of development. The Australian rat-kangaroo is one of the marsupials, animals pos sessing a pouch in which they carry the young for a considerable time after birth. It is not related to the American kangaroo-rat, whose pouch serves for carrying food and which belongs to quite a different group of animals. ONE LEG, CLIMBS PEAK Plucky 18-Year-Old Boy Uses Crutch in Perilous Attempt. By United Press ESTES PARK. Colo., Aug. I. A plucky youth with one leg climbed Long’s Peak, highest mountain in Rocky mountain National park, last summer, Robert Collier Jr., official guide in the Longs Peak district, re vealed. Collier said the boy, Francis W. Chamberlin, Lincoln, Neb., used a crutch to take the place of the missing leg, in the hazardous climb. The 18-year-old schoolboy pushed straight to the top of the 14,255 foot peak, over a seven and a half-mile route by moonlight. I. 0. 0. F. WILL INSTALL' Louis Prosch to Take Office As Lodge’s Degree Master. Indianapolis lodge No. 65, I. O. O. F., will meet in Odd Fellows hall at Evision and Prospect streets Friday night. Frank E. Blackman Jr., publicity manager, has asked former staff members to attend. Louis Prosch, recently installed degree master, will begin his term of office.