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PARLEY STIRS NEW HOPE OF ARMS SLASH France Believed Ready to Join Other Powers in Armament Cut. BY WILLIAM PHILIP SIMMS Scripoj-Howard Foreltn Editor WASHINGTON, April 27.—A truce, perhaps even reduction and limitation of armaments, is in sight as a result of negotiations here. France, it is stated authoritative ly, is prepared to go along with the rest of the powers at Geneva in the matter of disarmament if the United States and other key coun tries will co-operate to make the world's peace machinery effective. France, former Premier Edouard Herriot is understood to have in formed President Roosevelt, clings to the thesis of security before dis armament. Under the French plan, such security would depend upon two things: First, a general agreement, imple menting the Kellogg pact outlawing war and providing for consultation. * Second, anew understanding in volving only the European states. Upholds Kellogg Pact The United States, it is said, is prepared to subscribe to the first principle. According to the Herriot plan submitted at Geneva, all principal powers, including the United States, would be expected to adhere to the four principles regarded as already implied in the Kellogg pact. These are: 1. Any war undertaken in viola tion of the Kellogg pact is a matter of interest to all powers and shall be regarded as a breach of the ob ligations assumed toward each one of them. 2. In the event of a breach, or threat of breach, of the Kellogg pact, the powers shall consult with a view.to appealing to public opin ion and agreeing to steps to be taken. 3. Any breach of the pact involves prohibition of economic or financial relations with the aggressor nation, and measures shall be taken to make that prohibition effective. 4. Any situation brought about in consequence of the breach of an international obligation shall not be recognized. Compromise Is Needed The intent of these four principles is to make it possible for the League of Nations to function in Europe without danger of clashing with non-European powers like the Unit ed States. The plan as applied to Europe would broaden the scope of the Lo carno treaties and provide definite aid to a country declared to be the victim of aggression. Prime Minister MacDonald has submitted another plan of disarma ment, and Premier Mussolini, of Italy, a third. The problem now is to work out a compromise pattern which will permit of at least a be ginning of disarmament. MASONIC LODGE TO GIVE MINSTREL SHOW Production to Be Given at Murat by Monument Lodge. A minstrel show' and dance, sponsored by Monument lodge, No. 657, F. & A. M., will be presented Friday and Saturday nights at 8:15 in the Murat theater. Eph Levin, past master of the lodge, has been directing rehearsals. More than one hundred persons will take part in the show'. Following the Saturday night per formance, a ball will be given in the Egyptian ballroom of the Murat for members of the cast and persons at tending either performance. Danc ing will begin at 10. Proceeds from the performance will be turned over to the Masonic home at Franklin for the purpose of installing sound apparatus for the home's moving picture equipment. TWO CHARGED WITH PASSING FAKE MONEY Bound to Grand Jury bv Commis sioner; Bonds Set at 53.000. Two men were bound over to the federal grand jury Wednesday on charges of possession and passing bogus 25 and 50-cent pieces. They are Douglas B. Hall, 39. of 1200 South State avenue, and Oscar (Red* Smith, 37, living on the Na tional road, west of Indianapolis. Secret service operatives arrested both men in bed at their homes. The fake money is alleged to have been received by suspects in a liquor deal. Fae W. Patrick. United States commissioner, fixed bends at $3,000 each. 955 ARE ENLISTED HERE County's Forest Army Quota Is 90; Office to Keep Open. Nine hundred fifty-five Marion county young men have enlisted in the state's reforestation army, ac cording to figures announced today at the headquarters in Tomlinson hall. The lists are being checked by officials, who asserted some of the number will not be able to qual ify for the w’ork. The county quota is 980, The of fice for enlistment will be open an other week. RENAMED BUDGET HEAD Dr. William A. Schullenberger Again Holds Church Post. Re-election of Dr.' William A. Shullenberger, Central Christian church pastor, as budget and pro motional relationships commission chairman of the Disciples of Christ was announced today after an an nual meeting of the commission at the Severin. Other officers are Roy E. Hum. Lincoln, Neb, vice chairman; Gra ham Frank. Dallas. Tex., secretary: Miss Daisy A. Flook, St. Louis Mo., associate secretary, and J. H. Nance, of Dallas, treasurer. i Full Leaned Wlr# Service of the United Preaa Anaoclatlon Wife of Rudy Vallee Is Sued as Home Wrecker VJtrj ■ Mrs. Fay W r ebb Vallee in two fetching poses. BEER MAY SAVE W. VA.CHURCH Many of Congregation Get Work in Glass Plants: Sale Halted. B;i Time a Special CHARLESTON. W. Va„ April 27. —Return of beer may save the At kinson Methodist Episcopal church of this city. Sale of the church property to meet its financial obligations w r as halted Wednesday by an injunction granted in circuit court. Former Mayor W. W. Wertz, rep resenting the congregation, pleaded that resumption es work in the Lib by-Owens-Ford and Owens-Illinois Glass company works here, with the return of beer, would give employ ment to many members of the church and thus probably enable it to pay off its notes. The Owens-Illinois plant has in creased its force to 6,000 workers and announces that 1.000 more will be hired if repeal comes". RELIEF GROUPS TO MAP MILK CAMPAIGN Plans to Help Children to Be Outlined. Representatives of social agencies will meet soon to formulate their part in a campaign for supplying milk to needy families in which there are tubercular or under nourished children, it was an nounced today by Mayor Reginald H. Sullivan Decision to hold the meeting was reached at a conference attended by the mayor's advisory board, headed by A. Kiefer Mayer, and Dr. Herman G. Morgan, city health board secretary. School nurses reported this week that many children in school are undernourished, mostly those of families who are on township trus tees' relief lists. City employes are sponsoring a "skipa hole" golf tournament to be held Tuesday on the Pleasant Run course, proceeds to be used as an | emergency milk fund, insuring a ! supply until social agencies can j function. DAIRY SURVEY PLANNED National Leaders to Pay a Visit Here on Monday. Thomas Stitts of Washington, head of the co-operatiive marketing I division of the federal farm board, and B. B. Derrick of Washington, head of the co-operative marketing in the central states, will visit In j dianapolis Monday to make a study of dairy conditions and milk prices j in the city. The visit was arranged after J. ; D. Littleton, president and general ! manager of the Indianapolis Dairy ! Producers' Council. FILLS PUERTO RICO' JOB Florida Publisher to Be Named Governor by Roosevelt. ! By t utted Press Washington. April 27.—Presi dent Roosevelt will send the name of Robert Gore to the senate for i confirmation as Governor of Puerto Rico, it was learned authoritatively today. Gore is a Florida newspaper pub lisher and ditides his time between Fort Lauderdale. Fla., and Chicago. . COUNTY TAX AID QUITS Josephine Reardon Resigns as As sistant Inheritance Collector. Miss Josephine Reardon. Spink- Arms assistant county inheritance j tax collecter for the last ten years, today tendered her resignation, ef fective immediately, to state offi cials. Miss Reardon had served throughout the entire term of Sam uel Montgomery, inheritance tax appraiser, who was ousted by the McNutt administration. Jim Watson to Speak James E Watson, former United States senator, speaks at a banquet of the Indianapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce at 7 Tuesday night when the organization will be pre i sented with its charter. The Indianapolis Times Crooner’s Mate Is Painted as Siren: SIOO,OOO Balm Asked. R>i Times Special NEW YORK. April 27.—Portray ing Mrs. Fay Webb Vallee. wife of Rudy Vallee of crooning fame, as a siren w’ho enticed her husband away, Mrs. Kathleen Leon, singer, Wednesday filed suit in supreme court asking SIOO,OOO for alienation of Garfield Leons affections. By offers of money and otherwise, Mrs. Vallee induced Leon to leave his wife and go with her to Santa Monica, Cal., early this year, says the complaint. Mrs. Vallee, given twenty days to file an answ'er, says she will fight to the last ditch. She now is in Santa Monica. Counsel for Vallee announced a month ago that the crooner and his wife had "reached the parting of the ways.” DECATUR LOSES FIRST STEP IN BOUNDARY WAR Motion to Strike Out Perry Petition Is Ruled Out, Decatur township residents lost the first step in a fight with Perry tow'nship over a boundary line at a hearing before county commission ers Wednesday. Commissioners overruled motion of Decatur,, officials to strike out a petition filed by Perry officials. Perry township residents seek to get commissioners to change the line in its favor, but Decatur officials argue the commissioners have no jurisdiction in the boundary dispute that has raged for two years. Property of the Indianapolis Pow er and Light plant for taxation pur poses is the plum sought by each township. May 26 w r as set by commissioners as date for hearing on a Decatur township petition to dismiss the case. mM i Bought to Sell for $69.50 Super-Defiance Cathedral Type SUPERHET RADIOS B* Exclusive With Block’s in Indianapolis! • 9-Inch Dynamic Speaker, Rich, Fine Tone! • Long organ-type speaker sounding-board! • Super selective—three gang condenser! •With image rejec or and tonal control! • Burl walnut overlay organ-type cabinet! m \ • Note the beautifully turned pilasters! iSI * Extra heavy silk tapestry grille front! $2 DOWN Dinni'C Delivers Your Radio! Hurry! I 1 M Radio Department, Fifth Floor. | INDIANAPOLIS, THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 1933 ‘FOREST ARMY’ OF 250 GIVEN MEDICAL TEST First Contingent to Leave Marion County Friday for Camp Knox. An army of determined youths— eager for anew sort of conquest— tramped through the federal build ing today on their way to the front line trenches in the war on the de pression. In overalls and lumberjackets, with an occasional threadbare busi ness suit among them, 250 recruits of the reforestation army stood be fore army medical officers to be tested for their fitness. Orders have been received to send 1,100 Indiana men to Camp Knox, Ky„ for training. Five hundred of the contingent will go from Marion county, the 250 to entrain Friday. Will Work in Forests After two weeks’ training they will be sent tc work in Indiana forests in Brow'n, Morgan, Monroe and Clark counties. ‘‘l tell you I must get in. I’m as fit as any of them.” A skinny youngster of 18 w'as talking. He tugged at the sleeve of Major J. H. Davidson. "He was turned down because his left hand is partly crippled,” David son explained. John Camden. 2108 South State avenue, a 20-year-old truckman out of work six months, has no parents. He will send $25 of the S3O a month he will make to a needy family he does not even know. Likely Bunch, Says Colonel "It's good to get out of Indian apolis for a while,” he said. “A single guy can always get along. This will give the married men a chance.” Colonel F. W. Phisterer, com mandant, looked over the "army” carefully. “A likely bunch,” he commented. We’ve examined about fifty so far. 1 Only three were turned down; bad teeth. They’re a little lighter than the run of regular army men. about 145 average weight. But they’re tough. UNPAID TEACHER PUTS END TO LIFE Worried Himself Sick, Says Widow After Tragedy. I Bii I nited Press CHICAGO. April 27. Paul I Schneider, 44. manual training teacher in the Chicago public schools, who had been without pay. since last July, today shot himself to death in his home on the west side. The story of the tragedy was re vealed by his wife and three young daughters in the home on which taxes are long past due. i “My husband had been worried : sick for months,” said Mrs. ; Schneider. "He taught manual ! training at Washburn school, which | is in one of the city's poorest dis tricts. He had had no pay since i last July and it was getting harder \ and harder to make both ends meet. He actually was ill with worry. "This morning he rose early and went to the basement. A short time later we heard a shot. I rushed to the basement and found he had shot himself with a .38-caliber re i volver.” Shortridge R. O. T. C. Gets Inspection r Will Miilc 1 ” 1 ™ Upper, left to right—Lieutenant-Colonel John E. Mort, Columbus. 0.. Fifth corps area officer of the R. O. T. C.; Major W. W. Carr, and Major J. V. Stark of Indianapolis, of the Indianapolis military area, and George Buck, principal at Shortridge high WILSON SHIFTS DEPUTY POSTS Municipal Court Reorgan ized; Brennan to Take Bradshaw’s Place. Shifts in assignments of deputy prosecutors were announced today by Prosecutor Herbert E. Wilson in a reorganization move necessitated by resignation of Wilfred Bradshaw, former juvenile court deputy, to be come judge in municipal court one. May 1. Edward J. Brennan, former deputy in municipal courts at police head quarters, will be assigned to juven ile court. James A. Watson, local attorney, is anew appointee and will be assigned to criminal division of municipal courts. Under the new arrangement, the post of deputy prosecutor in civil divisions of municipal courts will be abolished, Wilson said. Herbert Stewart and George Palmer, deputy prosecutors in jus tice of peace courts, also will han dle the civil court assignments Palmer has been serving in civil municipal court for several weeks. Watson is a precinct committeeman of the Sixth precinct of the Eleventh ward. INDICTED IN SLAYING Farmer Accused of Beating Hired Man to Death. Bii United Press LA PORTE, Ind., April 27. George R. Ball. Noble township farmer, was under indictment to day on charges of second degree murder and manslaughter in con nection with the death of Zenie Bender, his hired man. Ball was arrested April 14, after Bender was found unconscious in the barn. The indictments charge that Bender was beaten to death and for fifteen months prior to his death he had failed to receive proper nourishment or medical at tention. school. They inspected the R. O. T. C. unit of Short ridge. Wednesday, Below—Lieutenant-Colonel Mort is shown making a gun inspection of the Shortridge unit. Stepped On Intruders Invade House, Look for Liquor in Hiding Place. R. V. MARTIN and family, who moved to 1302 North Tacoma avenue ' from Gary, Ind., a few days ago, had uninvited callers Wednesday night. Three men who came to the front door and entered without being asked, w'ent to a stairway and lifted a portion of it. Police said the stairs had been used by a former tenant as a hiding place for liquor. Two of the men were armed, announced they were police officers, but displayed no badges w r hen re quested by Martin. KILLER’S WOUND FATAL Dies by Own Hand After Slaying Man Who Fired Him. Bii United Press TERRE HAUTE, Ind., April 27. Wounds received after he had shot and killed 4. W. Shideler, 58, steel company foreman, were fatal late Wednesday to Charles Wassell, 56. Coroner J. O. Garrigus held 'Was sel's death accidental. Testimony showed that the weapon was dis charged when several men tried to take it away- from him. Wassell killed Shideler because the latter had discharged him as a blacksmith at the steel plant more than two years ago. ( 6IMIO. LttirL SHOES jr >*. 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Injuries incurred by Benjamin Barckdall, 22, of 621 East Thirteenth street, who was found Tuesday in the basement of the Lexington apartments, 1116 North Capitol ave nue, were due to a fall, detectives concluded Wednesday after ques tioning three persons who were in an apartment from which Barckdall disappeared. For a time a theory that Barck dall had been pushed from a win dow was held, but it is believed now he fell from a window, and crawled into the basement. Persons who were with him in the apartment said he was intoxicated, according to detectives. FIGURES BARE HIGH ELECTRIC RATEIN CITY Indianapolis Patrons Pay More Than Consumers in Larger Centers. BY DANIEL M. KIDNEY Times Staff Writer Indianapolis Power and Light Company, with approval of the pub- I lie service commission, is charging residential electric rates in excess of i tw'elve of the largest cities in the I United States. This was disclosed today by a tab j ulation of residential charges filed I with the New' York public service commission. No such comparative rate figures are on file with the In diana commission. For many years the Indiana com j mission has functioned on figures | largely supplied by the utility com ! panies. The “new' deal” has resulted m | no change yet. Higher Than Other Cities I The 80-eent minimum monthly | charge made by the light, company here is higher than that of any of the twelve larger cities, except New York. There the monthly minimum is sl. but a fight is on to gain re duction. Other cities have the following ' monthly minimum charge: Chicago. 50 cents: Philadelphia, ! 75 cents; Detroit. 50 cents: Los An j geles, 60 cents; Cleveland. 75 cents; | St. Louis. 50 cents; Baltimore, 75 I cents; Pittsburgh, 50 cents; San ; Francisco. 40 cents; Milwaukee, 50 cents, and Buffalo. 75 cents. Indianapolis residential rates then are scaled as follows: First 50 kilowatts, 6.2 cents; next 50 kilowatts, 6 cents; next 100 kilo watts, 5 cents, and next 200 kilo watts. 4 cents. Pay More Here Consumption for the average home w'as estimated by state com ' mission engineers at from 40 to 75 kw. monthly. Using 40 kw. the Indianapolis resident pays a bill of $2.60. which is 5 cents more than in New York and 85 cents more than Buffalo. Here are the New' York commis sion figures on 40 kw. for other cities: New York City, $2.55; Chicago, 2.42; Philadelphia, $2.40; Detroit, $1.93; Los Angeles, $1.81; Baltimore, land. $2; St. Louis, $2.49; Baltimore, $2.55; Pittsburgh, $2.20; San Fran cisco, $2.15; Milwaukee, $2.34, and Buffalo. $1.75. Robbed of $56 at Lunch Arthur W. Enoch, 427 North Gray street, employe of the Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, reported to police his pocket was picked Wednesday of a. billfold con taining $56 while he was at. lunch in a downtown restaurant.