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PAY DEBTS OF SOUTH WILL BE BRITISH PLEA Defaulted Loans to Eight States to Be Aired Again Soon. BY WILLIAM PHILIP SIMMS Scrlppt-Howard Forrl*n Editor WASHINGTON. Jan. 2.—A vig orous and perhaps final effort to collect upward of $350,000,000 on the defaulted loans of eight south ern states will begin in London as soon as Britain’s war debt to this country comes up for revision short ly after March 4. The states which the British charge are in default, and the amounts borrowed are: Alabama, $13,000,000; Arkansas, $8,700,000; Florida, $8,000,000; Georgia, $13,- 50,000; Louisiana, $6,000,000; Mis sissippi, $7,000,000; North Carolina, $13,000,000; South Carolina, $6,000,000. These sums, multiplied by five, will give the approximate amount, including interest in arrears, which private British bondholders claim now is due. Borrowed After Civil War Most of this money was borrowed during the reconstruction period following the Civil war. Those were the notorious “carpetbag days.” Northern governors, imposed by the federal authorities, were in charge, and they, the states in question claim, negotiated the loans and controlled the spending of the pro ceeds. When the states again took over the management of their own af fairs, they allowed the debts to go Into default. Such are the bulk of the debts which British bondholders will seek to include in any new war debt set tlement between Great Britain and and the United States. It is their only hope, for a foreigner can not sue a state, either in law or equity. One of the chief contentions is that the federal government was, in effect, in charge of the southern states after the Civil w ; ar and, there fore, is morally if not legally re sponsible. Loans to Individual States Before, during and after the war between the states, the British and other foreigners lent more than SIOOOOO,OOO to individual states of .tie inmon. ' Os thus total. $12,000,000 auto llfttiically was wiped off the slate because it was loaned to the con federacy during the war. and the Constitution forbade either the states or the federal government assuming or paying "obligations in curred In aid of insurrection or re bellion against the United States.” Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Tennes see and Minnesota were at one time or another in default on foreign obligations, some before as a result of the panic of 1837, but most of them following, and as a result of, the Civil war. But all subsequently made settlements. HARD SURFACE ROADS CONSTRUCTION GROWS Expenditures Called Out of Propor tion by Research Group. Expenditures for construction of hard surface highways in Indiana have increased out of proportion to those for other governmental pur poses. This assertion is contained in a study prepared for the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce bureau of governmental research, by Virgil Sheppard, statistician, who is head of the bureau. In the periods from 1919-1920 to 1931-1932, Sheppard states that an increase of 175 per cent in total governmental expenses is shown. Exclusive of highways, the increase in cost has been only 56 per cent. In the same periods, the cost of living has been reduced 32 per cent, and income, upon which ability to pay taxes is based, has decreased 49 per cent. Gasoline tax collection total of $18,300,000 in 1932, compared with that of 1924, shows a 257 per cent increase on a per capita basis, ac cording to the study. In 1924 the tax was 2 cents a gallon, in 1932, 4 cents. I. u. PUBLIC SERVICE SHOWS BIG INCREASE Dental. Medical Treatment Figures Boosted by Depression. Bit Times Specinl BLOOMINGTON, Ind.. Jan. 2. Unprecedented volume of service to the public was given by Indiana university during 1932. according to n report of the administrative office, with the explanation that conditions due to the economic depression caused the increase. Increase of 21 per cent was re ported in service of the university dental school at Indianapolis and* of 6 per cent in patients of the uni versity's medical center hospitals. Extension services were given to 409.549 persons, the largest number, 267.440, receiving visual education. Science service, including aid in geology, biology, chemistry, physics, botany and psychology was given more than 300.000. Tests for 145,000 grade and high school pupils were prepared by the school of education. A decrease of 1.5 per cent was shown in enroll ment for the term. HENRY SLUTSKY. 71. JEWISH LEADER. DEAD First President of South Side Synagog to Be Buried Today. Funeral services for Henry Slutsky, 71. a native of Russia and a resident of Indianapolis fifty years, who died Sunday night in the Methodist hos pital, were to be held in the home. 3353 College avenue at 2 today. Burial will be in Knesses Israel cemetery. Mr. Slutsky was the first pres ident of Knesses Israel Congregation and was active in Jewish welfare work. * Dynamite Failed BALDWIN CITY. Kan.. Jan. 2 A1 Winters breathed a prayer and mentally said ’“good-by" at the same time when his truck over turned. after colliding with another machine. The truck was transport ing fifty pounds of dynamite and a supply of capes. No, there wasn't an explosion. BOOZE IS GIVEN SAD FAREWELL Dazed Nation Conducts Rites Over John Barleycorn Th lams durk rnn*rx, xfitr dreixirf. if informal, wet referen dum. i ronxiderin* action on the first rlear-rut national expression since the piasuer issue of ho. when or if the plain citiren mav quench himself alro holicallv arose hark in the IfttQ's. What to expect? Consulting; past precedent, we ma look for more agitation, propaganda, and political turmoil over one of the most easily simplified of social problems. The Volstead art mav be swep away; the national bone-dry prohibition amendment repealed, but rum, as u seemingly irrrcpressible issue, bids fair to rema in. In any event, the people manifestly are on the wav toward anew phase In their political relationship with strop* beverages after twelve years of an ex periment onre regarded as noble, sensible and as fixed as the stars in their rourses. What of the incredible twelve years—the Vplsteadian reign, the rise of the speakeasy, rum row. kitchen sink gin, Tony's, ioyous nullification? Torrest Davis reconstructs the reign of Volstead and traces the phenomena leadiong up to zero hour, Jan. 16, 1920, in a series of six articles. The first follows: BY FORREST DAVIS Times Staff Writer iConvrieht. 1932. bv the New York World-Tcleeram Corporation! THE drinking classes decently interred John Barleycorn on the night of Jan. 16, 1920. A wartime prohibition measure had gone into effect the previous July. They had abandoned Lope of a resur rection. In that they were, unrebelliously, at one with the Rev. Dr. William F. 'Billy) Sunday, an exhorter of his time who claimed per sonal acquaintance with Satan; likewise, with the Hon. William Jen nings Bryan, the Hon. Andrew J. Volstead, the Hon. Josephus Daniels and like-minded statesmen from the tall corn belt. New York’s melancholy farewell took the form of lifting toasts in a time-honored and seemly fashion, to the memory of one gone for aye. Dr. Sunday, amid the orgiastic prancing of 40.000 denizens of Nor folk, Va., poured out a sulphuric litany of hate upon a twenty-foot apier mache corpse imported from Milwaukee. Mr. Bryan, Mr. Volstead and Mr. Daniels solemnized the departure within a Washington <D. C.) meeting house by tittering a series of complacent prayers, clasping hand's in self-congratulation and drink ing cold water and grape juice. No one doubted, publicly, that New York and the country were, and were to be, as dry as chips. Had an inspired fellow, addled either by wine or prayer, arisen in Healy’s lobster palace, New York; Mr. Sunday’s tabernacle in Norfolk, or the First Congregational church in Washington, to prophesy that within twelve years and a little more beer seemed likely to be re-estab lished as a national potable he would have been expelled. tt k n A PUBLICLY exressed notion that the American people would tire within twelve years— three presidential terms, the brief course of a lad through grammar and high school—of the great so cial experiment—such an insane and socially regrettable utterance would have called for a visit from the town’s public psychiatrists. Who could have foreseen that the public policy of bone dry pro hibition, overwhelmingly arrived at, would be voted aside in No vember, 1932, and that in the sub sequent December a congress would assemble bent upon slaking the thirst of the unregenerate? Twelve years is a short space of time; a bit more than one sixth of the Psalmist's span. An incredibly short period in which to work a social revolution. Yet there the facts stand baldly; In 1920 scarcely one person believed that prohibition had become the unswervable law of the land; in 1932 no one doubts that the whole process has been undone and that we are soon to have legal beer, legal wines—and, unless his shrewd foresight goes badly astray, legitimatized spirits as well, sold in public places. a a tt MOREOVER, oil that certain stormy night in January, 1920, Americans . resignedly ac cepted the doctrine that, with rum proscribed, saloons would dis appear and social drinking pass into the limbo of lost pleasures along with duelling, holding slaves, and imprisoning your debtors. The astounding facts deserve repetition. On Jan. 16, 1920, the population of New York, pre dominantly civilized and hence bibulous, danced lugubriously at Broadway restaurants till mid night or yawningly had a night cap at Otto’s and retired, accept ing the solemn pledge of Attorney- General A. Mitchell Palmer that they, along with the rest of Amer icans, were lawabiding and would cease to tipple; and read, with no sense of hilarity, the prophecy of the good wives of the W. C. T. U. that now world prohibition loomed as an easy objective. Never, it is safe to say, has a self-reliant people accepted such a drastic modification of its habits with so little outcry. The supine mass event con doned the greed of restaurateurs as they extorted the last nickel SAVE WRECKED NAVY AIRPLANE AND CREW Coast Guard Amphibian Lands: Forced In Sea. By I nili il Prrx* WASHINGTON. Jan. 2.—Coast guard headquarters were advised at 6.15 a. m., today that the coast guard amphibian plane Arcturus, which was forced down at sea Sun day off Ft. Pierce. Fla., had been brought ashore with all members of its crew safe. The commander of the coast guard station at Ft. Lauderdale. Fla., radioed headquarters that the Arcturus had been beached *five miles south of Sebastian inlet. He said the plahe partly was wrecked. The message did not say whether the Arcturus made her way to shore under her own power, or was towed in by one of the fleet of coast guard cutters and other vessels which had gone to her assistance. VETERAN FIREMAN TAKEN BY DEATH H. D. Glazier, 61. Was in Department Since 1894. Harvey D. Glazier, 61. of 311 North Alabama street, a member of the Indianapolis fire department since ' 1894. died at his home Sunday. Mr. Glazier was promoted to lieu tenant of Hose Company 19 in 1908, was transferred to old Chemical Company No. 1. in 1911. and served j there until 1916. He was serving on i the supply wagon at the time of his sickness. Funeral services will be held at 2 Tuesday afternoon in the Ij. c. Wilson funeral home, with burial in Crown Hill cemetery’. Two Aged Women Honored Bit i nitrd Press BOSTON. Jan. 2. Dorothy George, a painter, and Jean Nutter Oliver, artist and author, are the i first two women ever to be admitted to membership in the 78-vear-old Boston./ri Club. iber'x dnl*ir(, if informal, wot referen ir-rut national exprexxlnn xinre thr , 1 rilfirn mav quench himxelf aUo- . r\ prri ’ ( onMi.tin* pavt preiedent ila and political turmoil o\er one of ~~ ! n> if , thr national honr-rtrv prohibition i ingh irrreprex*ible ixxur. bid* fair to JBf Axltif s*re on the wav toward anew phxxe In brirragr* af.rr luel'e vrjn of an rx- sfr&S \ • and a fixed a thr xtarx in thrir ar—the \i;Meadian reign the rise of- 'nSfpi 4' Tonvx. Jnxous nullification? YBpILA .-r/A ' of \ nlatead and traces the phenomena Jf • *■ -&V ' \JL * in a series of six articles. The first EST DAVIS ' Writer :-if k. Wor.d-Triesrram Cornora’ior. Ajjj)| n ter red John Barleycorn on the •* . me prohibition measure had gone had abandoned hope of a resur- Uiously, at one \fith the Rev. Dr. "ter of his time who claimed per wise, with the Hon. William Jen ilsteacl. ihe Hon. Josephus Daniels < -A. • tail corn belt. |r- V look the form of lifting toast-s in ’ o the memor;. of one gone for aye. raiiemg ot 4nt"io chin/'ns of Nor- g w&BBl ~ ‘ •• -i- :.,yb ’i"i\ of liate a;;.' n a twenty-frot Milwaukee. 4KM Dani'-L 'ii'ir.ni-'d the departure k wIaM ' ' ng house by uttering a series of %' in self-congratulation and drink- Wsl!r New York and the country were, /jCj i- A an inspired fellow, addled either s lobster palace, New York; Mr. j||| .—. ~.... . 1.... i. TO f Vaot* olaileTieVa /-vcxi'i/xx-w-./* n A typical scene of New Yorkers paying obsequies to John Barleycorn on Jan. 16, 1920. from the occasion. Ordinary saloonkeepers, taking advantage of the scarcity and their cus tomers’ panic, likewise profiteered. Bottled goods mounted in price on the last day. No one in his right mind would pay sl2 a bottle for Scotch today, yet thousands gladly put down that sum and more on the “last night.” Whisky sold at $1.50 a drink; the best rye, twelve years old, up to S2O a quart. The customers were sentimental, the saloon keepers cynical. French champagne went for as high as SSO a quart in the more elegant spots. The price-jacking undeniably was sordid, justifying, in part, the reformers’ antipathy to the "liquor interests.” a a 11 BUT some gayety and a certain originality marked the last rites for Barleycorn, especially in New York. The night was for bidding. A heavy snow piled the car tracks, balked the taxicabs and served to deaden the ambition of revellers. People got about Poor Farm Building Is Unsafe, Says Grand Jury Other Quarters Needed for Some of Inmates, Is View. Reporting that a building at the county poor farm is unsafe, the grand jury, in its final report rec ommended other quarters be ob tained for aged inmates. “Some of the inmates are housed in a building which is unsafe and other quarters should be obtained if the crowded condition continues,” the report stated. General conditions at the infirm ary were characterized by the re tiring jury as “favorable and dis cipline good," in spite of the over crowded condition.” The county home for juvenile prisoners, 225 East Michigan street, is "dilapidated, dangerous and in sanitary," the report stated. The jury recommended immediate relocation of the institution, and indirectly scored county commis sioners for disregarding reports of previous grand juries. Attention also was called to “in adequacy of recreation space and total lack of an outdoor playground for the children.” THIEF'S LOOT IS FOU N D 52.500 in Express Company Checks Recovered From Sewer. American Express Company checks for $2,500. which, with $260 in cash, were taken by a pickpocket from T. A. Vesper, West Jefferson. 0., at the terminal station Saturday, were recovered from a sewer basin at Capitol avenue and Georgia street Sunday by L. A. Owens, 2006 Hoyt avenue, who turned them over to the company. The money was not : found. Wounded in Holdup at Evansville i B'j l nihil Press EVANSVILLE. Ind.. Jan. 2.—Clar ence Bass. 37. Evansville, was in a serious condition in St. Mary s hos pital here today suffering from ! wounds y~ "' A were received in a holdup. THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES with difficulty. Yet few reserva tions were unclaimed. , Such hardened souls as turned out for the obsequies were re warded. Tom Healy provided a black casket into which mourners were privileged to deposit their bottles as emptied. At the ..Park avenue hotel the management had supplied black wall hangings, black tablecloths and, wherever possible, black bottles. The waiters, trained mimes, adopted long countenances. But no one precisely had his heart in the show. Wartime prohibition had dulled the edge; the inevita bility of Volsteadism dampened the good cheer of public hosts. Many saloons were installing soda fountains and sandwich bars. No one at that time—and middle aged persons should search their memories—doubted the sagacious reformers who asserted that liquor and social drinking would perish off the face of the earth. The dogma is a trifle dif ficult to swallow along with a chilied drink at any one’s house ♦ before dinner in 1933. Gone, but Not Forgotten Automobiles reported to police as stolen belong to: Ralph Lockwood. Golden Hill. Plymouth sedan, from Vermont and Meridian street. Mitchell Goltzman. St. Louis. Jordan se dan, A U 1-944 Texas, from Cambridge City. Ind. Jack Walsh. 1723 North Pennsylvania street. Durant coach. 64-219. from in front of 1723 North Pennsylvania street. William Miller. 5633 Broadway. Olds mobile coupe. 56-930. from Tenth and Delaware streets. Dr. Bolin. Frankfort. Cord sedan, 562-189, from Frankfort. R. E. Kinneman. Greenfield. Ford Tudor. 592-349. from Greenfield. James W. Corbett. 5033 Washington boulevard. Ford coupe. 549-900, from 500 North Meridian street. Wayne B W’alters. Franklin. Plymouth coach. 2-164. from Senate avenue and Ohio street. Anna Richey. 833 North California street. Ford coupe. 57-507, from 400 Indiana ave nue. Chauncev Carson. 922 , -i North Senate avenue. Lincoln sedan, from in front of 922' i North Senate avenue. BACK HOME AGAIN Stolen automobiles recovered by police belong to: Paul Bell. Brazil. Chrysler sedan. found at 15 North Tacoma avenue. Arville A. Cambridge. 2265 Union street. Chrysler coach, found at Alabama and Lincoln streets. Jean Fitzgerald. 2648 Napoleon street. Chevrolet coach, found in alley near 2648 Napoleon street. Lillian D. Morgan. Ruth and Sylvan drives. Studebaker sedan, found in front of 524 East Washington street. P O. Gibbs. 820 North New Jersey street. Chrvsler coupe, found at Capitol and In diana avenues. Joe Gelman. 4510 North Meridian street. Buick sedan. 7-370. found at 4510 North Meridian street. _ Catherine Trov. ',*22 Guilford avenXe. Fcrd coupe, found at 3900 Central avenue. Garland Aliee. Wilkinson. Chevrolet coupe, found at Georgia street and Capitol avenue. . _ . „ . P.ov R Yates. Cincinnati. Ford Tudor, found at Thirtv-sixth street and Washing ton boulevard. Dr Robert Wisehart. Methodist hospital. Ford coupe, found in parking lot at Metho dist hospital. „ . „ , Red Cab Company. Cab No. 115, found at Meridian and McCartv streets. Allen C Harper. 33 South Edgehlll road. Nash sedan, found near Brazil. Illinois Bar Veteran Dies B</ Vnilrrt Press WINCHESTER. 111.. Jan. 2 James A. Collans, 87. former mem ber of the Illinois general assembly, died at his home here Sunday fol lowing a brief illness. He was one of the oldest members of the Illi nois Bar Association and a Scott county public official for more than • thirty-eight years. * “Oh, Ho H|im” No beer no work! —Carton by Henderson from the American Issue Weste- M iH, Ohio), Anti-Saloon League organ. Abuve, Billy Sunday driv ing out Demon Rum. THE self-denying mood of that innocent night in 1920 is dif ficult to recapture by a genera tion bred on open contempt for the Volstead ordinance; a gene ration which no longer marvels at open, abundant tippling; which receives periodical price lists from neighborhood whisky, gin and wine vendors; a generation which long since has passed through the rather childish experience of drinking behind barred doors as if it were a moral as well as a political offense. Today the country successfully has nullified the law which twelve years ago seemed so durable and sacosanct. Well, the Demon Rum had been vanquished in 1920. But presently many men—honest householders as well as gentry in the under world-made the surprising dis covery that grain and fruit juices fermented as well, if not as pal tably, in vessels and surround ings which were unblessed by government inspection as they had in brewery, winery and dis tillery. Soon the people were embarked upon one of the most remarkable programs of law resistance in all history; informal, unorganized but vastly effective. The night of Jan. 16, 1920. faded quickly into memory. Prohibition died an astonishingly swift death. In the next article Mr. Davis recaptures the nature and flavor of the long-sustained attempt to do away with King Aleohol before the eighteenth amendment. CITY ATTORNEYS TO MAP WATER ACTION! Future Moves to Be Decided This Week. Future moves on the public serv ice commission's action increasing rates for thousands of the Indian apolis Water Company's consumers and the company’s federal court effort to collect more will be de cided this week at a conference of attorneys. Conference date has not been de cided. Edward H. Knight, city cor poration counsel, said. Those who will attend will be Knight. James Deery, city attorney; A. B. Cronk and Harry K. Cuth bertson, attorneys for apartment owners, and Walter C. Rothermel, civic clubs representative. The commission order in the per manent rates case increased the minimum rate for 500 cubic feet from SI.OB, as it was set in the emergency rate order, to $1.25. Other emergency rates, including the $66,000 saving to the city, were left intact. The company already has ap pealed to federal district court on the grounds that a valuation of $22,500,000 set by the commission is confiscatory. The electric eye has invaded the field of sports and now acts as an unmpire in a bowling alley, to flash a light when a bowler's foot slips over the foul line. Children’s Coughs Need Creomulsion Always get the best, fastest and surest treatment for your child’s cough or cold. Prudent mothers more and more are turning to Creomulsion foe any cough or cold that starts. Creomulsion emulsifies creooote wish six other important medicinal elements which soothe and heal the inflamed membranes and check germ growth. It is not a cheap remedy, but contains no narcotics and is certain relief. Get a bottle from your druggist right nosy and have it *#ady for instant use, (dy.) LEISURE CLUBS NEW SCHEDULE IS ANNOUNCED Various Groups Will Resume Activities After Halt for Christmas. I.EISI RF HOt R CALENDAR MONDAY Delaware and Ohio. 21'i East Ohio street. JAN. 3 Prospect-Shorman. Weis' hall, 3403 Prospect street. Oak Hill Women's Chib, afternoon. Compton’s hall. 2001 Winter avenue. Olympic. 2200 East Riverside drive. JAN. 4 Brookside Park cnmmunitv house. Rhodius Park rommunitv house. J. T. V. Hill rommunitv house. JAN. 5 Oak Hill Women's Club, afternoon, Compton's hall, 3001 Winter avenue. JAN. fi Christian Park community house. Crispus Attucks hieh school. Fletcher Place community renter. Ft. Wavne and Walnut, Central Chris tian ehureh gymnasium. Michigan and Noble. 633 East Miehi ran street. Municipal Gardens community house. Oak Hill, Compton's hall, '3OOI Winter avenue. School 16. School 22. School 26. School 31. School 6*. All Leisure Hour clubs in the city will resume activities this week, after a temporary discontinuance of meetings by some because of the Christmas holidays. Twenty meetings will be held next week, starting with the New Year’s celebration of the Delaware and Ohio club tonight. The week's program will be con cluded Friday night when twelve of the meetings will be held. The seventeenth Leisure Hour club will open its doors Tuesday, when the Olympic Leisure Hour-ers start their proceedings at 2200 East Riverside drive. The Olympic Club, which has been active in civic projects in the River side park district for years, is spon sor of the new organization. Her man Olsen is president. The Delaware and Ohio club en tertainment tonight will be featured by Lee’s Dixie Aces. The program is in charge of a committee made up of H. G. Johnson, chairman; Frank Nelson, Harry Johnson and Mrs. Florence Carver. The party will last from 7:30 until midnight. ESTATE CLAIM RULING SLATED Divorced Husband Seeking Share of Property Left by Ex-Wife. Ruling on whether a husband, after divorce, can claim any part of an estate for old age that he and his wife created, is to be given soon by Superior Judge John W. Kern. After hearing closing arguments, Kern took the case of William L. Harris, 80, Tulsa, Okla., former wealthy oil well operator, under -ad visement. Harris, now penniless, battled in court in an attempt to prove his claim to a half interest in the estate of his former wife. Mrs. Hat tie Harris, 68, of 1119 Reid place. Harris’ attorney charges his former wife has property valued at approximately $68,000 conserved from a large fortune the couple made in Oklahoma oil. Married in 1903, the couple was divorced here in 1927. Mrs. Harris returned to Indiana with an estate valued at SIOO,OOO, attorneys allege. Harris contends that he conveyed the property to his wife for pur pose of having it held “as a trust for their old age.’’ Her attorneys told Kern the former husband “ran through his money” and is trying to assert a false interest in Mrs. Harris prop erty. STRANGERS JOIN PARTY. OBTAIN S6O IN LOOT Uninvited Guests Are Shown Door When Found at Coats. In the third hour of the new year Sunday, two uninvited guests at a party given by Dewey Lewis, 5429 Winthrop avenue, obtained loot valued at nearly S6O. Lewis told police that the men appeared at his home and joined the party, although neither he nor others present were acquainted with them. When they were found searching overcoats of guests, they were forced to leave. Missing articles include a top coat, gloves, sweater, eyeglasses and a purse which contained $2. Wild Bull Breaks Neck By I nitnl Prr** ROLLA. Mo., Jan. 2.—A Jersey bull, while being loaded into a truck headed for the slaughter house, went “berserk,” ran the own er, Alton Hawkins, against a fence, breaking several ribs, jumped into the truck and then jumped out, breaking its neck. IjlM HOnEOFTnOUPHTFULSHiyiOy ! FUNERAL DIRECTORS I K>l9 N.ILLINOIS ST. 1272 UNIONS! i TALBOT 1876 DREXEL 2551 MAXOLINE No Pain Nothing to worry about If you have your teeth extracted by the Maxollne Method. HANNING BROS. Krette Bldg,, 2nd Floor. Penn A Wash. fOUNTAIN PENS BV factory Y> < TRAINED WORKMEN THE H.LIE&ER CO 1 4 WEST WJI)!N10N 3T GIVE HER THIS HAND AND SHE’LL BE HAPPY' This is the kind of bridge hand Miss Irene Buis. 1511 College avenii£. would like to hold in attempting to qualify for The Times con tract 'bridge tournament *o send a district winner to St. Petersburg. Fla., Jan. 9, for a chance at the national amateur contract champion ship. She’s holding the top ten hearts and the other three aces, which constitutes a laydown in anybody’s bridge game for a no-trump grand slam with honors, the highest count possible. Judge Advises Bride, 15, as Last Act on Bench Chamberlin Spends Half Hour Citing Marriage Pitfalls Before Giving Approval. “Five years from now think over what I say. You will know that’ It Is not an easy thing to make a success of marriage.” This advice was given a prospective bride by Circuit Judge Harry O. Chamberlin as his last official act, after twelve years on the bench. Neiv Leg islatoi's ‘Baby Member’ of Assembly Dry Law Foe ONE of the most ardent work ers for repeal of the Wright bone dry law in the house of rep resentatives this session will be Lenhardt E. Bauer, Terre Haute, representative from Vigo county. Bauer, 22, will have the distinc tion of being “the baby of the legislature,” as he will be the youngest mem ber of either house. He is an attorney and was graduated from Indiana university. Asa student at Indiana, Bauer was the one to make the proposal that Wright law re peal be included in the Demo cratic platform ■'fi ■ df Bauer in 1930 when a meeting of Democratic workers was held at French Lick the week end before the 1930 state conven tion. The proposal then was turned down. “It was on this issue that I made my primary race and I shall continue in this fight until the change is brought about,” Bauer asserts. The lightest metals known—- potassium, sodium and lithium—will float in water. SPECIAL FREE / CLINIC/ * For the New Year \ To acquaint the people of this community of the wonderful features of Radionic Examina tion a free clinic will be conducted at our office, 800 Test building, Indianapolis, Ind., from Tan. 2to Jan. 15, 1933 Drs. Holloway & Klein Phone Lincoln 1952 800 Test Bldg. 54 Monument Circle—lndianapolis LADY ATTENDANT JAN. 2, 193 He talked for thirty minutes with Miss Mary Harrison, 15, of 1446 West Ohio street, before he ap proved a license for her marriage to Virgil Scales. 20, of 233 Minkncr street. A policy of approving youthful marriages only “in exceptional cases” has been followed by Cham berlin. It is necessary for couples under the age limit to get such approval. “You may marry. But don't come back to court for a divorce in a year or so,” Chamberlin told the bride. “Remember you afe taking on re sponsibilities by taking the marriage vow. Perhaps, the burdens will be too heavy for a girl of your youth. “When persons marry young it is a difficult task to make a success of marriage.” SET LAST RITES FOR MRS. SYLVIA SUTTON Member of University Park Chris tian Church Lived Here Since 1901. Funeral services for Mrs. Sylvlar Ann Sutton, 60, of 4555 Central avenue, who died Saturday in St. Vincent’s hospital, will be held in the Flanner and Buchanan mor tuary at 10:30 Tuesday. Burial will be in Crown Hill cemetery. Mrs. Sutton had been a resident of Indianapolis since 1901 and was a member of University Park Chris tian church. Crash Injuries Cause Death B<J I nitnl Prrxx NEWCASTLE, Ind., Jan. 2.—ln juries to Tom Lester. 30, Mt. Sum mit, Ind., received when his auto mobile crashed into a coal truck said to have been parked on a roed north of here Saturday night, wer<* fatal. Lester died soon after the accident.