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FORMER INMATE CHARGES GRAFT AT PENAL FARM Guards Steal Food, While Prisoners Get Watered Milk, He Says. (Continued From Page Onel much as we never have had a sur plus o l this particular item ...” defends Wissel in another para graph. In turn, Noblet charges that food was hidden in the refrigerator of the creamery by guards and that •‘smoking” was given to the pris oners for hiding meat or other food there . Noblet's affidavit says, “ , Guard— . . . . . . would hide meat, hams some times, one-half side of bacon, cheese, lard, and sometimes fresh meat in the refrigerator of the creamery until they got off. Then, early in the morning, when we got up to milk, they would come and get it. The butcher, an inmate, told me they got the meat from him. They would give us smoking for hiding it in there.” Claims Supplies Sold Wissel says supplies were sold to officers of the farm, “such sales al ways being made on orders issued from the office, however, and no de liveries being made from the store room, creamery or any other de partment without a proper order and sales ticket from the office.” ‘‘The man in charge of the com •missary, , discharged now. would leave the milk at the dairy instead of getting it for the mess hall and sometimes it would sour, but they'd serve it anyhow. I have eaten sour milk on oatmeal,” vouches Noblet in his sworn state ment. ‘‘The creamery is not sanitary,” Noblet charges in his notarized statement. “The basin for washing cans and strainers was filthy. No disinfect ant or chlorine to wash strainers or cans with. Creamery still has torn screens. I've skimmed flics ofl milk and sent it to inmates. would tell me to do this. I have picked flies out of butter after it was churned. No Test Given “You are given no test, Wasser man or otherwise, for work in the dairy,” Noblet charges in his affi davit. “Creamery is full of roaches,” he declares. The farm's acting superinten dent, Wissel, avers that Noblet’s charges of insanitary conditions is untrue. He says, “A careful in spection of the dairy never has shown the slightest contamination in any way.” ♦ “I saw,” continues Noblet’s affi davit, “ , on one of my visits to the farm, hit a boy with a cane who was trying to feed a calf and the boy couldn’t gete the calf to drink milk. It was the calf’s first feeding. The boy was Lester Hughes of New Albany.” “The inmates get meat once a day. The farm sells its good cattle and buys canners and culls for butchering for the men,” declares Noblet in Iris affidavit. Backs Up 3liik Charge Rex Smart, former inmate, of Mo rocco, Ind., bears up Noblet’s state ment regarding “watered milk” in another sworn statement. He says, “I have helped put fif teen gallons of water in fifteen gal lons of skimmed milk for the men to drink. Tire officers got the cream.” Wissel, in commenting on Smart’s statement, declares, “We do not think that milk in the prisoners' kitchen ever has been diluted 50 per cent, as stated. Water occasionally is added to the milk ... to serve all the men. . . .” “Sparrows flew around the kitchen where I was first put to work. Bread was dropped on the floor and put on the plates for men to eat,’ says Smart’s affidavit. Worms in Beans “I have seen worms in the beans served to the men. The fellows in the kitchen wouldn't cat the beans that went to the mess hall. You never saw butter, sugar, or pepper in the kitchen. On Sundays, some times, they’d serve butter to the men,” declares Smart under oath. But Wissel declares that store room records show that 5.800 pounds of butter were served in the prisoners’ dining room during the last year. City caterers point out that 5,800 pounds of butter easily would feed 290,000 persons in one year, or an average of 1.000 daily for 290 days. Fifty-two Sundays in the year of serving butter, according to Smart's sworn statement, would be equal to but 1,040 pounds of butter served at the ratio of fifty persons or in mates to the pound. The farm had 959 inmates on May 31, 1933. Absence of butter, sugar or pep per in the dining room is explained by Wissel by the fact “that these items are used in cooking and are not directly served on the table.” Chicory Served, He Says "No coffee, some fake stuff called chicory, was substituted for break fast,” asserts the affidavit of Wil liam Lemon, a former inmate. “They have real coffee on Sunday morning, but on other mornings they don't,” says the sworn state ment of Thomas Bland, N.-gro, an other former inmate. But the menu at the farm for the week ended July 8. 1933, shows cof fee on Sunday morning and Postum listed for serving on other mornings of the week. Yet a check of retail groceries of Indianapolis shows that Postum costs between 4 and 6 cents a pound more than the cheapest coffee. It is sold at from 23 to 25 cents for an eighteen-ounce package. Bought at Lower Cost One former inmate, who worked in the farm’s office, says the so called Postum is a by-product of the regular cereal beverage sold at groceries and is not the regulation Postum. He says it is purchased at a price much below the cost of coffee, from the Postum company, although it is advertised in the farm menu as being Postum. The farm, with the exception of staple products, produces its own garden truck, canned goods, and, . unlike the state prison at Michigan Mexican Bandit Swoops From Mountain Refuge and Harries Big Bend Settlers Former Aid of Villa Swears Vengeance on Texas Rancher. This is the third of five stories on the Biz Bend country of Texa3. Ameri ca s last frontier, by Harry McCormick, special correspondent for N’EA Service and The Times. BY HARRY M’CORMICK NEA Service Writer At the foot of the Del Carmen mountains nestles the little town of Bouquillas, Coahuila, Mex ico. It is a sleepy, sun-baked ham let of a half dozen adobe houses on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, and just across the river from the Big Bend country of Texas, the na tion's last frontier. Off to the east of Bouquillas lie the Palomas mountains, in which hide Candalario Baeza and his band of Mexican outlaw’s. Twenty years ago Candalario Baeza was a dreamy-eyed private in the rebel army of Pancho Villa. By 1916, when Villa was raiding across the border and his name was on every tongue, Candalario was one of his trusted captains—a captain noted for his cruelty and fearless ness, who liked to display his prow ess by suspending rocks from strings and clipping the strings with his .45-caliber pistol at fifty paces. Flees After Villa’s Death When Villa was killed near Par ral, Coahuila, Candelario fled with the remnant of the band into the Palomas mountains. There he was —and still is—protected by nature from almost any kind of attack the Mexican government chooses to launch against him. Frequently, in the years that have rolled by, Candalario and his band have ridden forth from their moun tain fastness to raid again and sometimes they have crossed the border into the Big Bend country. Bolder now, since United States troops have been withdrawn from the army post at Marfa, Tex.—as evidenced by his recent kidnaping of two American ranchers —he is ex pected to make new forays into the Big Bend, and ranchers are on the alert. Patterns After Villa Idolizing Villa, Candalario had attempted to pattern his course after him and set himself up as somewhat of a Mexican Robin Hood by taking from the rich and giving to the poor. He and his band would thunder into Mexican villages, plunder the rich of corn and provisions and de liver a portion of it among the wretched hovels where the poor live in Coahuila. Men w’ho did not have com to make tortillas for their hungry chil- 15 LOSE LIVES OVERWEEK-END Automobile Accidents Fatal to Thirteen Persons in Indiana. By United Press Automobiles took an unusual toll of lives in Indiana over the week end as summer highway traffic reached its peak. At least thirteen persons were killed in auto accidents while drownings accounted for the deaths of two. Near Winchester two mm and a woman were killed when their car collided with another. Two persons lost their lives in an accident near Shelbyville Saturday and an aged couple died beneath the whells of a train which struck their car near Whitestown Sunday. The complete list of dead follows: Automobiles—Mrs. Lucy Pritchard. 53. Terre Haute; William Mahler. 70. Lebanon; Mrs. William Mahler. 60, Lebanon; George Tanner. 49. Saratoga; Prank Rex. 51. Sar atoga; Mrs. Prank Rex, 49, Saratoga; Marv Katherine Barksdale. 18. Paoii; Fred Brown. 50. Boggstown: Freda Davis, 13, Boggstown; Leroy Kahn. 29, Blunt-on; Joseph Gansinger. 57. East Chicago: An 3eio Semphine. 19. Mishawaka: Marv Susan ones. 72, Indianapolis. Drownings—lra Weidner. 39. Noble, III.; Lloyd Riddle. 20. Unlondale. QUE LL TRA IN S PEED IN G Complainants Given Power to Arrest Crews. By United Press SALT LAKE CITY. July 17. “You try it.” was the reply of police to Tim Murphy and M. E. Chris tensen. home owners, who com plained that police permitted ex cesssive speed of trains running near their homes. The men were made special officers and now have per misssion to arrest train crews if laws limiting speed are violated. PREACHERS PLAY BALL Ministers Accept Challenge of City Officials for Game. By United Press MARYSVILLE. Kan.. July 17.—A city official who remarked that “some of our ministers couldn’t even play baseball.” will have to answer for the remark. The Marysville Ministerial Alli ance has challenged the city offi cials. including Mayor G. M. Ware to a baseball game. too mucFrye on boat By United Press WASHINGTON. July 17.—The personnel of the neat little cabin boat “Rock and Rye” was being rocked by a large quantity of rye, police said, in arresting five mem bers of the crew here. One of tne quintet had to be pulled out of the river before being pailed. City, is almost a town of 1,000 popu lation capable of living off land which it tills, aided by the yearly appropriations from the state. It has a poultry yard and yet the inmates charge that even on holi days they never have had chicken. Easter Sunday is the only day of the year that they have been served eggs, several affidavits de clare. In turn, other state institutions, as well as county infirmaries, serve fowl as well as wild game on holi days, at an average daily cost to the person equal to that at the Indiana State farm. Next: How a victim of the White Plague was beaten and worked in a quarry.-. SERVED AS Private in J.j VILLA'S ARMY. \ Hgigglj-y dren saw in this man a noble f leader and rose to follow him. * H t But crafty Candalario hardly is f\ s . Bj entitled to the credit for romantic ,|l | If c charity which has been given him; ’ H\g I £ playing Robin Hood merely helped tlWl wft ' I 1 him recruit men for his band. , wjtff j 1 Word Is Law Hl At.l I ; In the wild country of northern rl VMm 1 Coahuila, Candalario’s word is law. 1 nj|jjEW_l K.F f He dominates the authorities at JrapSgjß’' *gg a Oiand, a Mexican village in that 18a.- area - Tjjffißßi At El Campo, too, his name is I < whispered by the tongues of the w i poor; whispered lest the Mexican < authorities learn more of their hero aDidacta < dren saw in this man a noble leader and rose to follow him. But crafty Candalario hardly is entitled to the credit for romantic charity which has been given him; playing Robin Hood merely helped him recruit men for his band. Word Is Law In the wild country of northern Coahuila, Candalario’s word is law. He dominates the authorities at Oiand, a Mexican village in that area. At El Campo, too, his name is whispered by the tongues of the poor; whispered lest the Mexican authorities learn more of their hero who brings them corn and food. Probably the Mexican government does not see in Candalario the menace it found In Villa, for it has not made over-strenuous efforts to bring him to bay. True, also, is the fact that Can dalario—though a bandit leader and outlaw of considerable reputa tion-lacks that uncanny ability to organize large bodies of men that made Pancho Villa the greatest out law and rebel 7':xico has ever known. In Thick of Raids Under Villa’s leadership Canda lario was in the thick of the raids across the border in 1914-16, which finally led to General Pershing’s ex pedition into Mexico in quest of the bandit chief. In one raid, it is interesting to note, a Mexican bandit named Lina Baiza was killed. Whether he was related to the aspiring Candalario Baeza never may be known, but there is a significant similarity in the names and in the brutalities of the two insurrectos. The raid of May 5, 1916. at Glenn Springs, Tex., in the Big Bend country, is history. A large band of Mexican outlaws divided at San CAKE LASTS 45 YEARS First Used at Wedding, Some Still Left for Future Anniversaries. By United Preen SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 17. —R. H. Welch has a cake which has served as a continuous emblem of marriage for forty-five years. It was first used at his wedding in Logan, Utah, forty-five years ago. Recently, a piece of it was served at the wedding of his son, R. F. Welch, and the father still has it— awaiting additional weddings. DRESS SET AFIRE, GIRL, 6, IS KILLED Child Dies of Burns After Playing With Matches. By United Press SOUTH BEND. Ind., July 17. Jacqueline Cole, 6, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cole, South Bend, died in a hospital Sunday from burns received when her dress caught fire. She had been playing with matches. NICKEL FOUND uTfISH 1868 U. S. Coin Discovered When “Catch” Is Cleaned. By United Press ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo., July 17. William R. Gilpin caught one of the finest Mackinaw trout ever angled from a stream in this section this season. But the high point of this fish story was the discovery Gilpin made when he cleaned the trout. He found a United States coin an 1868 nickel. horsTwrecksTautos Animal, Wandering on Highway, Is Killed bv Motorists. LONGMONT. Colo., July 17.—A horse strayed on the Denver high way near here one night and wrecked two automobiles before it was killed. Clip Coupons, Ride for Half Fare at Riverside Here is the first of the half-fare coupons that will be honored Sat urday night at Riverside amusement park, when “Times Fun Night” will be observed. They also will be honored on succeeding Saturday nights. Clip out and save the coupons, which will be printed daily in ail editions of The Times. The Times has arranged to take care of half the expense of your Saturday night fun at Riverside. You must have the coupon to lake advantage of the special cut rate. Otherwise your rides will cost 10 cents each. Remember, every’ Saturday night is Times half-fare night at River side. Save the coupons. It’s just like saving nickels. r TIMES=RIVERSIBE £- FUN COUPON 3C This Coupon and 5 Cents will be accepted any Saturday afternoon or night at RIVERSIDE AMUSE MENT PARK in full payment for a ride on The Thriller The Mill Chutes The Flash The Motor Boats The Aerial Swing The Dodgem The Canal of Venice The Pretzel The Merry-Go- The Motor Speedway The Whip Round Clip and save these coupons and save ________ 5 cents on each of these 10-cent con- P* cessions Saturday. Yo charge to enter the park oC at any time. *"•" - - - -- THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES CANDALARIO BAEZA Vicente, Tex., one group to raid into Glenn Springs and the other into Bouquillas. Nearly twenty persons were killed before the bandits were repulsed by cavalry from Marfa, Texas, who came clattering through the moun tain passes from their post mere than ICO miles away. For years the old Sixth cavalry, the “Fighting Eighth,” and the Fourteenth held the situation along the border well in hand. They dealt stern but impartial justice to outlaws from both sides of the river and established a policy of “an eye for an eye” which eventually brought feeble raids. Now, however, the troops have been withdrawn from Marfa. “That policy of an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth is the only policy that will check and subdue these outlaws,” says Uncle Tom Miller, veteran rancher of the San Vicente neighborhood. “It is a pol icy we ranchers must entertain. If we are strong enough to maintain it without the aid of troops, we will bring peace not only to the Amer ican side of the border, but to the Mexican side as well.” Since the troops were removed SIXTY INITIATED BY ELKSLOOGE New Members Inducted Into Kokomo Chapter at Meeting. Sixty new members have joined the Kokomo Elks lodge 190, since the installation of the new officers recently. Twenty-five men were initiated when the Columbia City lodge 1417, degree team, performed the ritual istic work. Later the degree team of Union City lodge 1534 initiated thirty-five. Immediately after the arrival of the latter degree team, a beef steak dinner was served, and a parade staged in Kokomo. Os the new members, twenty men are musicians, who have played at many Elk functions in the past. Another class of fifteen candidates now is awaiting initiation. PEANUT IS WORST PERIL Removal From Human Organs Dif ficult Task, Doctor Says. By United Press NEW ORLEANS, July 17.—The worst thing a person can swallow is a peanut, according to Dr. Che valier Jackson, Philadelphia, world authority on the removal of for eign bodies from the air and food tracts of the human body. Speaking before members of the Louisiana state medical school, Dr. Jackson, who is credited with sav ing the lives of some 3,000 persons who had swallowed foreign sub stances, declared a peanut lodged in the throat or lungs even is worse than a nickel or safety pin. 8100,000 Postoffice Opened By United Press WHITING, Ind., July 17. —The new SIOO,OOO Whiting postoffice was opened for business today. It will be dedicated formally July 21. PP * PLAYS ROBIN HOOO TO MEXICO'S POOR from Marfa, Mexican outlaws have become more daring. In one of the raids, which Can dalario may or may not have led, a quantity of stock was stolen. Later a Mexican, arrested on the American side of the river, was charged with the theft and con victed. He was sentenced to the Texas penitentiary and now is serving his time. It was largely through the testi mony of Art Hannold, a rancher at San Vicente, that this Mexican was convicted. And it happened that the convicted prisoner was a brother of Jesus Hortega, a lieutenant in Candalario‘s band. Rumors that trickled into the Big Bend country from the Palomas mountains say that Hortega and his chief, Candalario, swore to get re venge on Hannold. Swoop on Store Emboldened by the fact that there were no longer any United States troops within striking dis tance, Candalario and his band swooped down on a store a few miles up the Rio Grande from Bouquillas and looted it of its pro visions. Back across the border they dashed, to hide in the fastness of their mountain retreat. This successful venture of in vasion apparently gave Candalario more courage in forming his plans for revenge on the gringo rancher, Art Hannold, against whom he had vowed vengeance. And so, in his crafty way, he be gan to lay plans for a clever snare by which he hoped to take the life of the American rancher without spilling any more blood on his al ready blood-stained hands. NEXT: Art Hannold, “who was born in the saddle and cut his teeth on a six-shooter,” and the trap that Candalario Baeza laid for him. HERONS FACING DEATH Eat Too Many Game Fish, Is Charge; Open Season Sought. By United Press BILLINGS, Mont., July 17.—Blue herons aree scheduled to go on a lighter diet of game fish, if they wish to escape a death sentence, according to Colonel C. L. Lutkins, Kansas sportsman, now in Montana. Colonel Lutkins declared the birds, protected by treaty between the United States and Canada, eat more fish in four months than sportsmen can catch in five years. He said he was completing a survey of the quantity of fish con sumed by the birds to present to the United States government in event an open season on the herons is sought. FREE FESTIVAL TO BE HELD AT TERRE HAUTE Annual Wabash Valley Event Is Most Elaborate in State. By Times Special TERRE HAUTE, Ind., July 17. A free band festival in which ten bands, two drum corps and vaude ville stars will take part, will be held July 23 at the Memorial sta dium at Terre Haute. Each year several of the leading bands of the Wabash valley assemble here to give what is believed to be the most elaborate free entertainment in the state. Besides short concerts by the va rious bands of the festival, the program of the afternoon will in clude a concert by all the bands playing in massed formation. This massed band will include more than 350 pieces. The festival is sponsored each year by the Ringold boys’ band of Terre Haute. This year bands from the following towns will take part in the festival; Brazil, Sullivan. Clinton, Linton, Petersburg, Harmony, Terre Haute, Indiana, and Christman and Lov ington Illinois. GRAND OPERA SHOWN 150 in Cast of Movie Presentation Scheduled at Winona Lake. By Times Special WINONA LAKE, Ind.. July 17. The first complete grand opera in sound-film, Leoncavallo's “Pagli acci,” recently produced by Fortune Gallo, will be seen Tuesday night at the Winona Lake tabernacle as .% regular number on the six-weeks Chautauqua program. Acted by 150 members of Fortune Gallo’s San Carlo Grand Opera Company, and an orchestra of sev enty-five musicians, this popular opera, which is in two acts, will run about seventy-two minutes on the screen. ‘ Pagliacci" is presented during the fourth week of the Chautauqua pro gram. On Sunday, July 23. Founda tion Day will be celebrated. Rev. C. O. Johnson of St. Louis, will be the guest speaker in the morning. Rev. Louis H. Hill, ex-gangster, will speak in the afternoon. IMPROVE MEXICAN ROAD Attempts Made to Condition High ways for Full Year. By United Press SAN ANTNOIO, Tex.. July 17. Nearly 2,000 workmen are concen trated along Mexican sections of the Pan-American highway in an effort to condition the road for all weather American tourist traffic by next year, according to Leo poldo Farias, director-general of Mexican highways. The rainy season, which sets in this month, has made the highway impassable south of Liera. LAST RITES TO BE HELD FOR B. F, CLIFFORD Former Indianapolis Resi dent to Be Laid to Last Rest Today. The body of Benjamin Franklin Clifford. 78, former resident of In dianapolis, was to be brought here this afternoon for burial in Crown Hill cemetery. Mr. Clifford died Friday at his home in Chicago. He was the uncle of Austin V. Clifford, Indianapolis attorney, and a great uncle of Scott Clifford of Indianapolis. Long-Time Resident Dies Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Florence McCreery, 69, will be held in her home, 1017 West Thirty-third street, at 2 Tuesday, with burial in Crown Hill cemetery. Mrs. McCreery died at her home Sunday, after an illness of ten weeks. Mrs. McCreery had lived in In dianapolis since she was 8. She was a member of St. Paul's M. E. church. Surviving are the widower, Wil liam E. McCreery, a daughter, Mrs. Florence Seamon Kiefner; two sisters, Mrs. William Gerlach, and Mrs. Bertha Moulton, and four grandchildren, ail of Indianapolis. Aged City Woman Taken _ Final rites for Mrs. Clara C. Hicks. 78, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Della Kleifgen, 4404 East Tenth street, will be held at 10:30 Tuesday in the home. Burial will be in Shiloh cemetery. Mrs. Hicks had lived in Indian apolis sixty-five years. She was a member of Shiloh M. E. church, and the widow of James L. Hicks. Survivors are Mrs. Kleifgen; a son, Horatio T. Hicks, of Steven son, Wash.; two brothers, Dan V. Clark and John D. Clark of Indian apolis, and three sisters, Miss Leah F. Clark of Indianapolis; Mrs. Mike Rowan of Hamuton, la., and Mrs. Ora B. Nelson of Fortville. Aged Woman, 80, Taken Mrs. Kate Dean, 80, died in her sleep Sunday night at the home of her brother, George Patton, 1642 Arrow avenue, due to infirmities of age. Dr. John E. Wyttenbach, deputy coroner investigated. Magic Fails Giant of Enchanted Isle Has ‘Cawns’ and His ‘Dawgs Hurt.’ By United Press CHICAGO, July 17. Jacob Elma Littleton, who is seven feet two inches tall, has succeeded in enchanting about everything at the World’s fair Enchanted Island except his feet. Littleton comes from Crayson, K.y., where, he explains, “they’re lucky if they can catch ’em and put shoes on ’em ’fore they come of age.” His job at the fair is to greet all the children who enter the Enchanted Island, children’s play ground. It’s a job that keeps him working long hours, just standing and being pleasant. Littleton finally gave in to his pride today and asked for a chair to sit on. “Even a box will serve the pur pose,” he told Miss Josephine Blackstock, director of the island. “Surely, you’re not that lazy,” Miss Blackstock answered. “No ma’am,” answered Little ton, “but ah got cawns and mah dawgs hurt.” ALBINO BUFFALO IS BORN ON BISON RANGE Freak of Nature One of Few Ever Seen by White Men. By United Press WASNINGTON, July 17.—An al bino buffalo, one of the few ex amples of that particular freak of nature known to man, has been born on the national Bison range, near Moiese, Mont., according to the bureau of biological survey of the department of agriculture, which maintains the buffalo sanc tuary. The last albirfo known to have existed was born in a herd at Pierre. S. D., some thirty years ago, according to the announcement. Dr. W. T. Hornaday, famous nat uralist, says that “not over ten or eleven white buffalo, of white buf falo skins, ever were seen by w’hite men.” Indians always looked upon the albino buffalo w’ith aw T e and rev erence, says the bureau. They be lieved that it was a special gift from the gods, and shortly after the death of the animal the skin would be offered up as a sacrifice. FOUR CONCERTS SLATED Indianapolis Young People’s Or chestra Play at Parks. Schedule of concerts this week by the Indianapolis Young People's or chestra is as follows: Ellenberger park, 7:30 Tuesday night; Douglass, Wednesday; Wil lard, Thursday, and Christian, Fri day. July 17^ 14&7=Andrea del Sarto, Florentine pa_mter, born. 176Mirst £reat Enolish canal (Manchester to opened. 1763 John Jacob Astor Jx>rn. 1$ 50-First Success-Pul experiment inphoto d>mphmo stars. 11933 *Too many success ful attempts in photographing stars: SALLY IN SOCIETY r 1,-* -■*-*%* I ' 1 ! #<*** IL M i ' r f * w ~ -y; *fcr ; A | i ■lPff l I N fg A noted westerner keeping in stride with eastern society is Sally Eilers, movie star, pictured here swinging along at a fast gait at the fashionable Beach Casino of the Westchester Country Club in Rye, N. Y. It's reported that Miss Eilers is separated from Hoot Gibson, her husband, and that they now are dickering so that they can divide custody of Gibson’s 12-year-old daughter Lois, by a former wife. VETERANS BACK NAVYJ’ROGRAM National Session Plans Are Outlined by War Group. A resolution commending Presi dent Roosevelt for his action in authorizing the new navy program was adopted and passed by the In diana state council, Veterans of Foreign Wars, at a recent meeting. Officers from all parts of the state meeting in headquarters of Hoosier post No. 624, Delaware and Ohio streets, praised the President’s action. Several past commanders repre senting the state council of admin istrative officers, attended. Com mander Charies R. Micnael, pre sided. Most of the afternoon was taken up with a discussion of questions to be decided during the national encampment meeting to be held soon. A resolution was passed calling upon the President to modify the veteran’s bureau regulation which governs the presumption of service connected disabilities and the re instatement of dependency compen sation for service-connected cases. * * FREAK CALF IS BORN Animal Has Extra Eyes, Tongue, Nose and Big Mouth. LEOTI, Kan., July 17.—Normal only in its frisky playfulness, a calf bom on the William McMillen farm north of here is attracting consider able attention. It has three eyes, two noses, four nostrils, two tongues and an extra big mouth. The third eye is between the two in the usual places. The oversize mouth is used to good ad vantage. a s the calf takes a milk ration far above normal. ‘cycling rules issued Highway Patrol Chief Lays Down Rules for Two-Wheelers. By United Press AUSTIN, Tex., July 17.—The bi cycling fad in Texas grew to such proportions that L. G. Phares, chief of the Texas highway patrol, was prompted to issue ten traffic rules for cyclists. His first safety rule was “Obey all traffic signs. The pedestrian often may save himself by jumping back ward. A bicycle can’t.” MONKEY JGIVEN_ 10 DAYS “Sentencing” in Solitary Confine ment Follows Biting of Woman. By United Press ST. LOUIS, July 17.—A carnival show monkey was sentenced to ten days of solitary confinement, tied to a post, for biting Mrs. Elizabeth Barret on the ear when she at tempted to pet the animal. FORCED SALE | To settle the estate of Bartholomew D Brooks under or der of Court more than 50 pieces of Real Estate if not sold at private sale by August 7, 1933, will be offered at public sale for cash at Trust department of Fletcher Trust Company. Public sale starts 10 A. M., Monday, August 7, 1933. Inquire for further information of Fletcher Trust Company, Executor N. W. Cor. Pennsylvania and Market Street# JULY 17, 1933 PLAN TO BOOST BUYING POWER NEARU READY Voluntary, Country-Wide Wage Agreement Proposal May Be Completed Today. BY RUTH FINNEY Times Special Writer WASHINGTON. July 17. Plans for boosting purchasing power at once under a voluntary country wide agreement to shorten work hours and raise wages will be com pleted at a meeting of the national industrial recovery board today. With prices continuing to rise in anticipation of adoption of codes of fair competition. Administrator Hugh S. Johnson believes immediate action on wages and hours is neces sary to bring purchasing power into line. Even though codes have been sub mitted with a rlish during the last few’ days, the major ones can not be effective before Sept. 1, and in this six-week period the administra tion sees grave danger that advance buying may push prices so far ahead of purchasing power that the two never can be brought together. Work on ‘Universal’ Plan The recovery administration has been working on the plan for two weeks and a week ago today the in dustrial, labor and consumer ad visory board indorsed it, asking for a thirty-five-hour week and sl4 minimum wage during the period while codes are formulated. Since then the idea of dividing industry mto different broad groups with slighily different wage and hour terms has been discussed. Agreements already entered into indicate that this latter plan will be followed. Executive orders signed by the President late Sunday pro vided that rayon, silk, cotton thread and throwing industries shall all operate under wage and hour terms of the cotton textile code until their own agreements are approved. Higher Wages Urged This means that between 600.000 and 700,000 persons go on a forty hour work week today, while wages of the lowest paid workers in these groups are increased. The steel industry has announced a 15 per cent wage increase pending adoption of its code, and with this start other industrial groups will be asked to make voluntary pledges designed to raise purchasing power at once in accordance with rising prices. Failure of all groups to do so would place co-operating industries at a disadvantage, the administra tion feels, and its plans call for an appeal as far reaching and in tensive as that made during the Liberty loan campaigns. BOBBED-HAIRED BANDIT CONFESSES, IS CLAIM Admits Holdup Here, Say Police; Robbery Charge to Be Filed. A confession as to her part in the robbery of Coffee Dan's lunch wagon Feb. 21, was obtained Sunday from Miss Virginia Harding, 25, alleged bobbed-haired bandit, according to police. She is alleged to have told police that she and a man whom she identified as George Walters held up the place stealing $7 from the cash register. Site told police that they were later arrested in Alexandria, Va., in an attempted robbery. ' Miss Harding, held here as a fugitive, will be charged with rob bery, according to Fred Simon, de tective chief. SIX YEARS WITH VILLA Mexican Book Tells Story of Mex ican Outlaw General. By United Press EL PASO, Tex., July *l7.—A Mex ican version of the American expedi tion against Meico’s rebel leader, General Francisco (Pancho) Villa, in 1919, is told in a book by Colonel Jose Maria Juarieto. 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