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NAVY THRIFT SEEN AS AIM OF ROOSEVELT Chairman Vinson Outlines Economy Program After Conference. CITES CHANCES TO SAVE Building of Fewer Vessels Allowed by Treaty Is Advocated. BY RAY TUCKER. Timr Staff Writer WARM SPRINGB, Ga„ Nov. 30. —An economical administration of the navy to the extent of build ing fewer ships than provided for in the London treaty was urged here today by Representative Carl Vinson, of Georgia, chairman of the house naval affairs committee, fol lowing a conference with President- Elect Roosevelt. Vinson expressed strong opposi tion to the plan for combining the army and navy in a department of national defense, reported to have been proposed to Roosevelt by Bernard M. Baruch. Minimizing predicted economies resulting from such change, the Democratic naval expert said money could be saved through merger of various offices and activities in each branch and creation of a cen tral purchasing agency. Would Cut Expenditures Whereas, the London treaty calls for $600,000,000 in new construction, Vinson advocated appropriation of $30,000,000 anually for new ships and replacements. Although a big navy man, the congressman believes the navy can be kept ship-shape with out excessive expenditures. Vinson emphasized that he was speaking his own views, but the im pression was gained that Roosevelt's general naval policy contemplates economy as well as preservation of a compact, adequate fleet. Vinson's change of heart was re garded as significant. Before con sulting with the President, he in dicated that he was in favor of a “treaty strength” navy, if at all possible. After talking with Roose velt, he stressed an economical and business-like conduct of this de partment. * It is apparent that Roosevelt as a navy expert is finding many places where economies can be effected. Vinson had a fairly detailed pro gram for saving. Many Fields, Posts Obsolete “There are many obsolete flying fields, navy yards and army posts,” he said, "and they can be elim inated. We can set up a central buying agency, not only for the two national defense arms, but for all government departments. "Instead of increasing prices by competition of different depart ments, we can settle on one price, or even get our material by con tract. “Although we must have a real navy, and not a paper fleet, there is no question in my mind that we can save a great deal of money through careful study and revision of the existing straggly system.” Vinson will leave for the capital in a few days, and call his committee together to translate these ideas into legislation. $40,000 IN GEMS IS BANDIT GANG'S HAUL Kidnap Driver With Truck and Precious Cargo of Stones. By l ii it i ll l’rcss KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 30. A well-planned robbery, which in cluded the stealing of a truck and kidnaping of its driver, Tuesday netted $40,000 in gems to bandits. Between the union railroad sta tion and the downtown Muehlbach hotel, thieves overpowered Logan Beaver, truck driver, and made away with a trunk containing pre cious stones belonging to the Ja cobsin Brothers Jewelry Company, a firm on Fifth avenue. New York. Sereno F. Davis, the company’s salesman, had ordered his sample trunk carted from the station to the hotel. The truck driver was released un harmed thirty miles west of here. TRUCK DRIVER KNIFED IN FIGHT: FOE IS HELD Former Street Car Conductor Faces * Charges After Stabbing. A truck driver is in a serious con dition at city hospital of stab wounds in the breast, and a former street car conductor is held by po lice on a charge of assault and bat tery with intent to kill as result of a fight Tuesday night over a $3 debt. Kenneth Porter, 23, of 6338 Cor nell avenue, the truck driver, Aas stabbed near the heart, and slashed across the forehead while arguing with James Carter. 26, address un known. in a garage at Keystone ave nue and Forty-third street: Porter told police Carter owed him $3 which he was trying to collect. reverse^atOuling Alleged Murderer of Teachers Granted New Trial by Court. By United Pres* OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 30. Earl Quinn, once sentenced to die in the state's electric chair for the brutal murder of two Oklahoma school teachers, was granted anew trial Tuesday. The criminal court of appeals ruled that Quinn's figgt trial and his conviction for killing Jessie and Zexia Griffith of Blackwell, be re versed. Quinn, a Kansas City, Mo., boot legger. was arrested in Omaha, Neb., not long after the Griffith sisters, en route back to their school posts after spending Christ mas vacation with their parents, were shot to death on Dec. 28. 1930. The younger sister, Jessie, had been attacked. Foil Leased Wire Sendee of the United [’reus Association HljjHO Can You Make This With These Pieces? Trade Mark Reg. U. S. Pat. Off. <C) W. & M HI-HO PUZZLE NO. 3—Cut out the seven pieces and fit them together in a manner that will form the silhouetted figure shown above. Blacken the backs of the seven pieces with ink or crayon, since solution of some of the puz zles requires that certain pieces be turned over. All seven pieces must be used in each puzzle. nun YOU play HI-HO by making sil houettes of animals, birds, fish and people out of Seven pieces of black paper. And here’s your chance to learn this new fascinat ing game and, at the same time, perhaps win a valuable prize. In the HI-HO Contest which started Monday The Times offers sls for this week in cash prizes to those who most accurately can duplicate the HI-HO silhouettes, by arranging the seven sections of the HI-HO puzzle to form the desired figure. Six HI-HO puzzles wil* appear in this Contest. tt n n HERE'S how it works. Printed with the HI-HO Puz zle is a black rectangle divided into seven parts. Cut out the seven parts along the white lines. Now you have the pieces with which HI-HO is played. <But be sure to blacken the backs of these pieces with ink or crayon, since correct fitting in some of the puzzles requires that certain pieces be turned over.) Fit the seven pieces together in such manner that they wall form the silhouette shown in the puz zle. But remember this —in every case, every one of the seven pieces in the HI-HO game must be used in making the silhouette. You must not use more, you must not use less. Moreover, as explained above, it may be neces sary to invert some of the pieces to make them fit. The three remaining puzzles in this week’s HI-HO Contest will be printed daily through Saturday. Each will show a different animal, fish, bird or person. Work all these puzzles, paste them on a sheet of paper, write your name and address thereon and then mail all six answers to THE HI-HO CONTEST EDITOR of The Times. If you desire, you may paste them in a pamphlet or an album, or in other attractive form. u a tt THE rules of the HI-HO Con test are simple: 1. Form your answers with pieces cut from the HI-HO puz zles that will appear in this news paper each day during the con test, and keep them until you have all six. It is not necessary to buy copies of this paper to enter the con test. The puzzle and the various designs are on file at The Times office, and paper tracings may be made from them. 2. Answers addressed to THE HI-HO CONTEST EDITOR of this newspaper, must be sub mitted by mail and must be post marked not later than midnight Sunday, Dec. 4. 3. The official correct answers will be printed in THE TIMES on Monday, Dec. 5. Announce ment of prize winners will be made as soon as the contest judges can make their awards. 4. Judging will be based pri marily on accuracy. Neatness and originality of pi-esentation will be considered next. In case of a tie, the full amount of the prize will be awarded to each of the tying contestants. 5. This contest is open to every one except employes of this newspaper and members of their families. , In the first week's contest, prizes totaling sls will be awarded. Decision of judges will be final. AGED CITY WOMAN DEAD Mrs. Melvina Snapp Succumbs Sud denly of Heart Disease. Mrs. Melvina Snapp. 84. died suddenly early today at the home of her son-in-law. James Dye. 210fe English avenue. Heart disease was the cause of death, according to Dr. E. R. Wilson, deputy coroner. Labor Blames Big Business for Jobless Millions; Demands Employers’ Reforms By United Press CINCINNATI, Nov. 30.—American organized labor today blamed Amer ican “big business” for the jobless condition of ten million or mors men and women. In a report to the general con vention of the American Federation of Labor, the resolutions committee laid the blame for the “deplorable conditions of unemployment” at the feet of the country's financial and industrial leaders. “We take no delight in repeating the charge,” Matthew Woll, vice president of the federation and head of the committee, read in seri ous tones. “It is unpleasant to impugn the motives of our fellow creatures on such a huge scale. But The Indianapolis Times PROBE GROUP DODGES CUT IN VETERANS’ PAY Committee, Due to Report Soon, Has Evaded Even Start on Task. ROBINSON IS OPPOSED Indiana Senator on Record Against Any Slash in Compensation. BY RUTH FINNEY Tines Staff Writer WASHINGTON. Nov. 30. One month before the time when its final report is due, the joint com mittee of senators and representa tives appointed to study laws af fecting veterans and recommend passible economies has not started on its task and apparently is re luctant to do so. . The economy act adopted last July directed tnis committee to “conduct a thorough investigation of the laws and regulations relat ing to the relief of veterans of all wars and persons receiving benefits on account of service of such vet erans, and report a national policy with respect to such veterans and their dependents, and report and recommend such economies as will lessen the cost to the United States government of the veterans’ admin istration.” The act directs that this report shall be made not later than Jan. 1. Meeting in Doubt A tentative call for a committee meeting Thursday has been issued by Representative John McDuffie, (Dem., Ala.), who heads the house members, but today McDuffie was not even sure the meeting would be held. If it is held, the members will elect a chairman and discuss proce dure. McDuffie does not intend to sub mit suggestions for cutting the bil lion dollar annual payments of the government to veterans, in spite of the fact that he alone of the special joint committee served on last year's eocnomy committee and par ticipated in a lengthy study of vet erans’ benefits which led to recom mendation that they be reduced sharply. Robinson Opposes Cuts Other members of the commit tee are equally vague as to pro cedure. Senator, Arthur Robinson (Rep., Ind.), who heads the senate representation on the committee, is on record in opposition to any vet eran cuts. He and another member of the senate group, Brookhart (Rep., la.) voted for the bonus at the last ses sion. Asked about the investigation called for in the economy act, Mc- Duffie said he would be willing to hear anyone who desires to appear before the committee and make sug gestions. His office sent letters to the major veteran organizations during the summer, inviting their comment on the subject, but McDuffie says he has not examined the answers. REVENGE NOTE BARES KILLING OF 5 BABIES Prosperous Middle Aged Farm Owner, Woman Held. By United Press ANGUSVILLE. Mantoba, Nov. 30. —A middle aged man and woman today faced murder charges in the slaying of five infant children, in a crime which, police believed, was revealed only through a desire for revenge on the part of the woman. Mrs. Nichola Yacab and Fred Stavishyn are believed by police to be mother and father of the infants whose bodies were buried on Mrs. Yacab's farm. The bodies of the five babies, each slain by strangulation, were dug from shallow graves. When Royal Canadian mounted police investi gated, an anonymous letter hinting at the deaths. Stavishyn is a widower and a prosperous farmer. The couple had carried on a clandestine affair for several years, while Mrs. Yacab’s husband has been in the United States, police said. An accusation by Stavishyn that Mrs. Yacab had set fire to a stable on his farm, police believed, prompted the woman to write the "anonymous’ letter which brought the slayings to light. FLAILS STATE SYSTEM Township Unit Idea Antiquated, Asserts Phil Zoereher. Urging abolition of smaller gov ernmental units as a measure of economy, Philip Zoereher, state tax commissioner, speaking Tuesday night before the Butler university radio forum class in the home of Charles B. Clarke, 115 South Audu don road, asserted that cast of gov ernment should be reduced immedi ately. "Townships are not necessary to day,” he declared. Improved roads and means of transportation make them useless.” it must be done again and again until the air of smug self-com placency which still characterizes Big Business’ is dissolved by some tangible evidence of honest coftcem for the national welfare on the part of its controlling leaders.” The seriousness of the charge, made after a demand by President Green for a thirty-hour week, plunged the I.COO delegates into an uproar. They applauded when the com mittee attacked the selfishness of American business. It must be made to realize, the report said, “that the methods and practices of industry and commerce must be adjusted to the needs of the people as a whole.” INDIANAPOLIS, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 1932 TERRY BUMS FIRST ‘HANDOUT’ Job Hunter, Locked in Box Car, Rescued by Copper Terry Donoghue, educated New Yorker, started west in search of work. Without funds, he found himself drawn Into the human jungles of America. In this, the fifth of a series of articles, he tells of his adventures and his im pressions of the huge wandering army of unemployed men after leaving St. Louis. BY TERRY DONOGHUE. (Copyright 1932. by the New York World- Telegram Corporation) T CLAWED at the door. I was locked in the box car alone. The man who had helped me into it at High Hill, Mo., had dropped off while I was asleep. For what seemed hours I tugged at the door; it did not budge. The car was motionless, appar ently on a sidmg. Sweat formed on my forehead; I had read of hoboes being found dead in box cars. Suddenly I felt the timbers move under my fingers; metal scraped against rusty metal and the door opened about two feet. A cone of light picked me out; my hands were upraised, just as I had pulled them back from the door. "Come on out,” I w r as ordered. I jumped to the ground. The man holding the light looked me over silently, then said;— “You hoboes are always trying to kill yourselves. If it wasn’t for us bulls, half of you would be dead. Where are you going?” “Kansas City.” ‘‘This is Moberly. This train is breaking up and then going to Omaha. Do you want to go to Omaha?” “No, thanks.” “All right, then head for town. You ought to be able to get a bed off the night watchman. You'll see him up around town.” I thanked him and hurried to ward the lights. I walked quickly through the cold, deserted-streets until I came upon the night policeman. I asked him if he could give me a bed for the night. “I guess we can,” lie said, and gave me directions to the city lodging house, located in an alley near the railroad yard, tt tt tt THE lodging house was a one story building that had been built as a garage. I pounded the door for minutes before a tall man came, pulling on his pants. He opened the door and I en tered a large room in which thirty or forty men slept in cots. I was told to select a cot from a pile in a corner. The cots were steel, with springs attached to the frames. I select ed one and set it up as close as I could to a pot-bellied stove that threw off heat in the center of the room. I placed my coat over the springs so they would not cut into me too deeply. Irt a short while , I was asleep. what seemed a few minutes I was shaken awake. I looked at the clock near the door. It was a little after 6; three hours’ sleep. I looked around. Most of the men wore overalls. As I dressed, I noticed on the wall near the counter at which the clerk had registere'd me a sign which read: “Check In and Check Out; One Night Only.” Be low it was a placard on which was printed a complete freight sched ule listing trains going in all di rections. Stiff and sore from my sleep on the springs, I stood beside the stove. Other men formed in small groups and discussed towns and trains. I heard one of them say: “This town always has been good. The back doors will always feed you.” Two uniformed policemen en tered and stood beside the door. One of them called: “All right, boys, on your way.” As we passed them, they looked at our faces. tt tt tt I STOPPED on a nearby corner and watched the men leaving. Some walked toward the railroad yards and others walked in the direction of the nearby residential district. A little fellow, foreign, carrying a small canvas bundle on his back, walked past me. "Where're all the fellows go ing?” I asked. “Some of them who have coffee are going to the jungles, but most of them are hitting the restaurants UNEARTHS OLD PALACE Swedish Explorer Finds 2,000- Year-Old Building in Mexico. By United Press STOCKHOLM, Nov. 30.—The re mains of a 2,000-year-old palace containing forty large rooms has been discovered in Mexico by a Swedish explorer, Dr. Sigvald Linne according to a report recently pub lished in Stockholm. This remarkable find was un earthed at San Juan. Teotihuacan, near Mexico City. It dates from the Toltec period, and a great number of well-preserved specimens of ceramics from that period were found among the ruins. “Private business must surrender some of the power r?uch it has misused,” the committee demanded. It went to charge that the cry of “gov ernment interference” was only a “cloak to hide its own shortcom ings. Reform is needed more in the conduct of business than in public government.” An unemployment insurance plan, presented earlier by the executive council, was approved by the reso lutions committee. Under the plan, an employer would contribute 3 per cent of his pay roll to an insurance fund. When an employe would lose his job, he would receive, alter a stip ■' .''' '‘ ’ — 1 C-V and the back doors. Ain’t you gonna eat this mornin’?” “I guess so,” I answered. I walked through the streets of the residential district. I could see smoke curling up from the chim neys and I pictured housewives cooking over stoves. My appetite grew stronger when I saw one of the men who had slept in the lodging house come from behind a house with a swollen paper bag. He grinned at me. “I just got a swell lump. How’d you make out?” “I haven’t hit anybody yet,” I answered. “Well, you better get started,” he said, “or the rest will beat you to it.” ' I walked through streets, stop ping at corners, trying to make up my mind what to do. The idea of going hungry was painful, the idea of begging revolting. tt tt tt A WOMAN stood on the broad lawn of a large brick house, the largest one on the street. I passed her by; she was setting a plate of milk and bread before a small white dog. Something clicked inside of me and I turned about and stopped in front of her. “Pardon me, madam,” I said, taking off my hat, “but is there any work you would like done? I would like to do something to get a bite to eat.” “Just a minute,” she said, and turned and walked into the house. Standing near the door. I heard a gruff voice snarl: “What, an other bum? We haven’t got any thing! Give him a nickel for a cup of coffee!” I was walking toward the side walk when the woman came out. “I’m sorry,” she said, “but I haven’t got anything prepared. My husband said to give you this.” She extended her hand. My inclination was to refuse. In my mind ran the thought that I had no tobacco. While I was debating inwardly, my hand reached out; the nickel was in my pocket as I walked off. “Well, I've started bumming. I'm going to do a good job of it,” I said to myself. I looked or an other house where the smoke in dicated the tenants were awake. Two doors away was a small, gray frame building. Two dogs Deer Hunters Again Pay With Lives for Pastime Eight Already Killed, With Several Days to Go for Season. By United Press MADISON, Wis., Nov. 30.—The deer hunters are shooting one an other again in the forests of north ern Wisconsin. Since the biennial deer hunting season opened last week, eight hunt ers have been killed. Four were shot ulated period, a benefit amounting to one-half of his former salary, but not more in any case than sls a week for sixteen weeks To promote the general welfare of workers, the committee recom mended a number of proposals to the convention, most of which were adopted by acclaim, some of them were: A system of state employment sendees under federal co-ordination. Higher wages throughout indus try for the wage earner. Vocational councils to guide the young and unemployed. Steeply graduated income and in heritance taxes. Constructive control of credit and finance production. A patriarch of the jungles. played in the back yard. I could hear voices from the kitchen. I knocked at the screen door. “Yes, bud?” a tall blond man asked. “Have you any work I could do to get a bite to eat?” tt n HE called inside; “May, here's a boy who’s hungry. Can you fix him up?” “Tell him to wait there,” a woman answered. Three thick, greasy balls of sausage sandwiched in between hot biscuits; steaming black cof fee in a large enamel cup. A stout, bald-headed man, appar ently the father of the blond man, watched me from the door. “Taste good, son?” he asked with a smile. I nodded; my mouth was full. I walked across the tracks in the railroad yard. I did not feel proud of my morning’s exploit, but the warmth of food in my stomach gave me a contented sen sation. In the debris of the yard fires were burning. About them were gathered men. Every age was represented. Some were young fellows who’d never felt a razor; others were middle-aged with brambly stubble; here and there were patriarchs of the road with tired faces almost buried in thick beards. Some were cooking food; a few were boiling clothes in old oil tins. I settled down beside two men I recognized as fellow guests of the city. “How’d town treat you?” one of them asked. “Fed me and bought me to bacco.” There was pride in my voice. “Well, we didn’t do bad,” said the fellow who was frying bacon and potatoes over the fire: “We hit an old gal across the way and she give us potatoes, bacon, and coffee. I even borrowed the skil let from her.” “It's your ‘it’ that does it,” said his partner. tt tt tt THEY invited me to have cof fee. I washed out a small can which I picked from four or five on the ground near the jungle. The two men were near my own age. They explained they were on their way to Kansas City. One of them was looking for a job as man-servant in the home of a bachelor; formerly he had been accidentally by other hunters. Four others died of causes connected with hunting. Wisconsin allows deer hunting ten days in each even numbered year. Hunters may kill one deer each. It must be a buck. The one-buck rule serves two purposes. It conserves the does and saves the lives of many hunters, the idea being that a hunter is less likly to mistake a man for a deer when he is hunting only deer with horns on them. Farmers say the rule also saves many cows from being killed. Conservation commission officials estimate that between 70,000 and 80,000 hunters are in the north woods this year for the hunt. The hunters have come from all over the nation. Officials estimate that about 20,- 000 deer will be killed during the ten days. They figure also that, according to statistics of former years, from ten to fifteen hunters will be killed. NAB SON IN DEATH QUIZ Lodged in Jail as Ax Slaying of Parents Is Probed. McALESTER, Okla., Nov, 30. Tom House. 30, son of a former Mc- Alester police chief, is in jail as officers continued their investigation of the slaying of his aged parents. The bodies of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe House, were found Monday inf their home, a rear room of the suburban grocery store they oper ated. They had been slain with an ax. r Second Section Entered a* Second-Class Matter at Postoffice, Indianapolis a nurse. The other was going back to Kansas City—lso miles or so away—to take a bath. “You see, Red, I left K. C. the other day headed for St. Louis, where I know a guy who might put me up for a while. We used to work in the same garage. “Well, I didn’t realize it, but I got loused up on the way when I stopped over in some little town and slept in the can. I'm going back and boil up in the Help ing Hand, then I’m starting out again. Where are you goin’?” “K. C. I’m trying to connect with a job. How's conditions?” “On the bum. Stop at The Mitt with me. They feed you, fu migate your clothes, and you can wash up your shirts." < Seventeen of us rode in one box car near the engine. There was little to talk about. Most of us were tired from trying to sleep on the bare springs the night before. tt tt tt DURING waking moments the fellow in need of a bath told me he had been out of work for a year and a half. “I’m getting along now as good as the next guy. AH I want for the winter is a place to hole out. When it gets warm again, I’ll go back to the road.” I dozed on and off until the grinding of brakes thoroughly awakened me. The train stopped. The door was opened and a flashlight picked me out. “Get out!” a husky man on the ground snapped. We tumbled to the ground. An other light flashed over the train farther down the track. The detective pointed to the marshland beside the track. “Get over there and walk to town." The man who wanted a bath and I led the march. Four farm boys, deserting a email Missouri town, followed us. I knew I was going to meet with difficult situations, but with in me was the knowledge that I could handle them. I had traded my pride for knowledge of the ways of the human jungle. Kansas City represented to me, as I walked toward the lights that flooded the misty skyline, not a place where I might ob tain a job but a city in which I would find food. NEXT: Out of Kansas City In a reefer. DOG SHOOTS A MAN: IT REALLY IS NEWS Hunter Lays Shotgun on Ground; Hound Steps on Trigger. By United Press SPRINGFIELD, 111., Nov. 30. When a dog shoots a man, it's the same as when a man bites a dog. i. e.: Difficult to avoid reference to the time-honored definition of news. J. H. Fletcher, 65, Cowden, didn't bite the dog—he laid his shotgun on the ground, and attempted to lift the animal over a wire fence. It supposedly was a bird dog. but it must have had a nose for news, for it scrambled ®ut of Fletcher's arms and stepped on the gun's trigger, discharging it. That's how Fletcher was v ound ed in the foot. NEWFOOOSTUFF MADE FROM NUTRITIOUS BEAN Soya Preparation Invented in Swedish University. By United Press STOCKHOLM, Nov. 30.—A new kind of foodstuff preparation in vented at the University of Lund in southern Sweden was demon strated at the recent anatomy congress in Lund and aroused great interest among medical authorities. It is an albuminous compound prepared from soya beans and is inexpensive, healthy and highly nutritive. It also contains another important ingredient called lecitin, which enters into the yolk of eggs and is utilized by the body for building up nerve and brain cells. The new foodstuff is expected to be of great value for daily use in households. DRY LEADERS SIT TIGHT AND WAITREBOUND Wets Given Plenty of Rope to Hang Selves, Hint of Spokesmen. NEED MONEY TO FIGHT Arid Army Expects Cash to Flow In After Fight Opens in Congress. BY RAYMOND CLAPPER I’nited Press Staff Correspondent ..^yri^ki, 932 ’ bv United Press! WASHINGTON. Nov. 30.—m all this breathless naste over repeai and beer, drys are biding their time. You hear little about them. You see little of them. When you cor ner one of them in his obscure of fice in Washington and ask what his crowd is doing, he is apt to look at you with an odd twinkle and reply slowly: “We are not doing much of any thing except giving the wet crowd more rope. Only a few of them know what they are up against." It isn't that the repealists are up against a highly organized dry ma chine, such as the late Wayne B. Wheeler used when he was prac tically prohibition dictator for a decade. There is no Wayne Wheeler in the dry army now. Drys have little money. Their morale has been shot badly by the two national conventions and Presi dent Hoover’s recantation of what he once had tagged the noble ex periment. Wait for Vote Their board of strategy has been called to meet here next week to talk matters over—which will be after the house has voted repeal ac cording to the program Speaker John N. Garner is hopelul of rush ing through. They hope to put more pep in their activities after that, provided they can agree on strategy. Drys are—they will tell you pri vately—counting on a backswing from the recent anti-prohibition tide. They believe that anti-prohi bitionists are galloping into a peri od of what one of the drys calls a beer anarchy, when regulation will have been rescinded or will col lapse, when saloons, legal or illegal, will open, and when generally a state of open nullification and un regulated traffic will run riot, with corner drug stores selling the new 2.75 or 3 per cent beer. And as they conjure up this pic ture, they see the white ribbon army of church-going mothers, who were the backbone of the original prohibition army, re-enlisting for the duration to save their children from sitting next to beer drinkers at the corner drug store soda foun tain. Sees Money Coming Beck That about boils down the dry po* sition at the moment as nearly as the attitude of a group holding va rious view's can be summarized. “This thing will start our money coming in again,” one dry repre sentative said. “It will be the best thing to wake up our people to what has happened since Jim Reed left the senate, When he was going after us, he was the best thing we had. Every speech he made would start new contributions coming in. The pendulum is just about ready to swing back.” Looking ahead, these drys figure they have repeal N checkmated, whether it is attempted via ratifica tion by state legislatures or via state conventions. If by legislatures, they figure that fewer than 150 members of sen ates of thirteen states will be suffi cient to block ratification. If, as is more probable, ratifica tion is proposed by means of con ventions, then they have ready the budget of questions recently pre pared by Edward B. Dunford, Anti- Saloon League general counsel, ano one of the best informed lawyers in the country on prohibition law and court decisions. Each of these questions suggests a dilemma or raises a point on which drys might go into court and tie up action. Many Questions Outlined The questions are based on the fact that previous constitutional amendments were ratified by legis latures and that the country has no experience and no law to control the process of ratifying by conven tions. This dry legal authority asks: Os how many delegates should such convention consist; by what districts would they be elected? I Would not these and all related ! matters become a political football | in each state? Would not wet legislatures seek ; to gerrymander the districts to give | wet sections more influence and dry legislatures to give dry districts a predominating control? Other questions ask what control to prevent corrupt practices could be set up, what would be the tenure delegates, and whether they could i continue indefinitely in event of dis agreement; CARR WILL IS FILED Ex-Baseball Manager Leaves SII,OOO Estate to Daughters. Three daughters will receive the ; SII,OOO estate of Charles C. Carr, ! former Indianapolis baseball man ager, who died Saturday, according to his will filed Tuesday in probate | court. Carr left personal property valued at $5,000 and real estate valued at $6,000. The daughters are Misses Elizabeth, Lally Margaret and Mary Jane Carr. Miss Elizabeth Carr was named executrix. ST A RTSAL IMONY~D RIVE Kansas Judge Aids Divorced Men Who are Out of Work. By United Press DODGE CITY, Kan., Nov. 30. Judge Karl Miller will have the full support of the local “alimony gang” if he ever runs for office. He is aiding men who are out of work and "in” for alimony by re ducing allowances of women to whom he has granted divorces.