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CHURCHES JOIN IN RECOVERY DRIVE % New Edifice Will Rise as Congregation’s Contribution to President's Campaign for Prosperity Restoration. STEADY MEMBERSHIP GAIN SHOWN National Leader Cites Great Advance Made in City in Recent Years, Looks Optimistically Into Future. BV WALTER f>. HICKMAN 1 irr-fi (hurch Fditor Out of right thinking develop great works. Memliers of the Indianapolis cavalcade of the Church of Christ, Scientist, have aided in the national as well as the world-wide growth of Christian Science. Out of this has developed also a co-operation with the campaign for prosperity all over the nation, with the an nouncement that the Fourth Church plans anew $125,000 edifice at Butler and I’leasant Run boulevard in Irvington. To give employment to as many people as possible, the five local churches contributed, as did all other Christian Science churches, to a $1,000,- 000 plant for the Christian Science Publishing Society in Boston. The program of President Roose velt for national prosperity has the complete support of Christian Scien tists. There are five Christian Science Churches in Indanapolis, with an es timated total of 10,000 students of Christian Science. largest in History Tliis is understood to b l ' the larg est number of students in the his tory of the city, which shows the splendid advancement this church has made in Indianapolis. In an interview with the Christian Science committee on Publication, R. B. Shinier said: "Quietly, meek ly the Christian Scientist looks to God, to the Mind which was in Christ Jesus, to provide the right idea to meet every human need. He understands the mental nature of all inharmony, and seeks not to be ‘overcome of evil,’ but to ‘overcome evil with good.”’ In considering the achievements of the local churches. Shinier points out, without any idea of boasting, the wonderful growth of The Church. Five Great Churches "The five Christian Seienr Churches of Indianapolis.” Shimcr states, "testify to the virility of the Truth as discovered and practiced bv Mary Baker Eddy. "Defining Church’ as "The struc ture of Truth and Love: whatever rests upon and proceeds from Divine Principle.’ Mrs. Eddy developed an organization, the sole purpose of which is to transform the world by changing the thoughts of men. heal ing the sick and sinning by the same method which Jesus and the apostles employed. "Hence, she says further, in de fining Church: ‘The Church is that institution which affords proof of its utility and is found elevating the race, rousing the dormant under standing from material beliefs to iTurn to Page Eleven! SUBSIDIZING OF WHEAT EXPORTS THREATENED Wallace to Take Step If Other Nations Fail to Co-operate. /?.; I w.frrf WASHINGTON. Aug. 15—Agri culture Secretary Henry Wallace to dav announced that if world wheat producing nations refuse to co operate further in reducing crops the United States will make "sub sidized exports.” "I don’t like to use the word dumping." said Wallace. "And I think subsidized exports describes it the best." SHIFT DRUGGAN PRISON Chirac* Beer Baron. Pampered. Is Moved K> Atlanta. tty I nil"/ /•>. .. LEAVENWORTH. Kan. Aug. 15. —Terry Druggan. Chicago beer baron whose unusal privileges at the federal prison annex here led to suspension of four of the staff, was en route today to Atlanta to complete the remainder of his two year income tax law violation sen tence there Injuries in Fall Cause Death tty l Mint /’"•■ PRINCETON Ind Aug. 15 —ln juries suffered in a fall from a util ity pole two weeks ago caused the death here today of Ralph Burton telephone company line foreman for thirty years Times Index Book-a-Day 14 Bridge 6 Broun Column 10 Classified 14 Comics 15 Crossword Puzzle 13 Curious World 13 Dietz on Science 14 Editorial 10 Financial 13 Fishing 16 Hickman Theater Reviews 7 Obituaries 16 Radio 16 Serial Story 15 Sports 12 Talburi Cartocn 10 Vital Statistics 13 Woman s Page 6 The Indianapolis Times Fair tonight and Wednesday; slightly warmer. VOLUME 45—NUMBER 82 QUIZ EX-WIFE IN TORCH DEATH Industrial Executive’s Body, Charred by Blaze, Found by Burning Car. j Hu I nitrrl Prrt* ROCKFORD. 111.. Auk. 15.-The divorced wife of an industrial exec utive was questioned by authorities today as they sought to substantiate a theory that the husband was the victim of a torrh murder plot. From Mrs. May Hanson, police . said, they had leai ncd she pur chased gasoline three hours before her former husband s charred body was found beside his flaming auto mobile in the lane loading to her home. In a Held nearby, a porcelain j bowl and a box of matches were secluded under bushes. Mrs. Han son admitted she owned these. Earl Hanson. 42. executive of the i Ingersoll Milling Machine Company, was burned to death a few moments after he had returned his daughter, June. 12, to her mother’s care. Since the Hansons were divorced last i year, the father has been permitted to see the girl only on specified days. j Hanson was driving away from his former wife’s house when his car suddenly was enveloped in flames. His body was seared be yond recognition before he could leap from the car. ' Prosecutor Robert Nash said the | gasoline line and tank of the car were intact. It virtually would have I been impossible for a backfire to have started the flames, he said. Mrs. Hanson, who collapsed when she heard of the tragedy, was held j here Monday night. She denied knowledge of a plot to kill her for mer husband. COPS MINUS CLEWS IN THREAT GASES Mother. Four Children Are Latest Victims. Police today are without clews as to persons who threatened the kid naping* and deaths of children in three Indianapolis homes. The last threats were received Sunday by Mrs. Ruth Mulkey. 27, of 349 North # Holmes avenue, against her and her four children. Previously. Claude Robert Marsh. 16-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Marsh. 1360 West Twenty sixth street, had been threatened and wood alcohol poured into milk intended for the child. Mrs. Orville Webb. 2428 Park avenue, told police that she received three calls Saturday, threatening harm to her son. Jerome. Shot While Resisting Arrest ./ I Miff.) Prr*, PRINCETON, Ind.. Aug. 15. John Seibert. 23. Corning. Ark . was wounded seriously here today when he resisted arrest for questioning in connection with an Oakland City store robbery. Who’s King? Have you a bald-headed boss whom you like? Has he gone NRA to the point where you want to re ward him with a suitable gift? Then read lii Friday's edi tion of the Indianapolis Times how to do it. You can crown him with glory and. if he's a politician, you can provide for him the delight of delights for him— a crowd to talk to. The Times has arranged ‘he crowd The place is the In diana state fair on Sept. 7. Now it's up to .vou to furnish the man. Who is the city's most dis tinguished citizen? You tell us after reading Friday's edition of The Times. MR. BUSINESS MAN: This is an open letter to you from The Indianapolis Times. These days of adjustment to the President's recovery plans are trying ones for you. Since the announcement of the blanket rode this newspaper has made every effort to keep you fully informed about all its developments. Because we are independent politically and financially, we have been able to give you complete and unbiased reports of this great social movement—the greatest, perhaps, since the adoption of the Constitution. The Times does not feel that a newspaper should give merely ordinary service to you in such extraordinary times. It wants to give you direct assistance in working out your problems under the NRA. It is anxious to come right into your store, office or factory and give you specific and authoritative advice. So on Monday this newspaper, at considerable expense, re tained a staff of experts in Washington to answer your questions. Their services are available to vou at no charge. All you need do is wnte or telephone 'Riley 5551) The Times your questions and we shall try to print the answers within two days. Your name will be withheld if you request it. HOME RAZED BY GAS BLAST Lives of Two Are Periled as Explosion Rocks East Side. At, least two persons narrowly es caped death early today when a terrific explosion, that rocked the suburban east side for several miles, destroyed a residence at Devon and Michigan streets. The house, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Phillips, was razed by the blast that tore out the walls and hurled fragments of me build ing and furniture for many yards. Fire that followed completed de struction of the building. Celluloid Is Blamed Only explanation available for the explosion is that Phillips had 180 pounds of celluloid in a cedar chest in the house. This, which had been in the house since they resided there the last four weeks, is beileved to have formed gases in the confined space which led to the explosion. Persons in the neighborhood were routed from their beds by the blast. Pieces of glass from windows of the Phillips home were hurled against the residence of neighbors. Lives of Mr. and Mrs. Phillips were saved because they had been visiting a relative's home, four blocks distant, until early today and were returning horn?, when they witnessed the house go up in smoke and fire. Only remaining pieces of approxi mately $2,000 worth of furniture in the residence were the steel sections of a piano and radio-phonograph, and the telephone, from which the enamel had melted. Lilves of neighbors and their four children probably were saved be cause of a vacant lot between the houses. Merle Portteus. R. R. 10. Box 425. living south of the Phil lips residence, said that had it not been for the lot. his house prob ably would have been consumed by flames. Hurled From Beds by Blast Portteus said that he. his wife and four children were hurled from their Oeds by the blast. Other persons in the district for more than a mile said they thought an earthquake had struck. The Phillipses had been visiting at the home of Mrs. Phillips' brother, Patrick o'L°ary, on Bellmore ave nue. near New York street, where a relative is ill. Value of the house, which is eight miles east of the downtown district, is estimated at $1,500 by George Henke, attorney, representing Mrs. Annie Goos of Cambridge. Mass., owner. The residence recently had been repaired before the Phillipses occu pied it. RACKETEERS CONTROL CITIES. SENATE IS TOLD New York Attorney Makes ( barge in Crime Probe. Hi/ t nitni Prfmn NEW YORK. Aug.*ls.—Gangsters and racketeers "are part of the machine" of municipal control. United Slates Attorney George Z. Medalie of New York, charged to day before the senate racket com mittee. "So long as patronage exists in municipal politics—so long as the people keep countenancing that power—in New York. Chicago or any other large city, you will have that alliance with crime.” said Medalie. FOX HUNT CALLED TO SAVE CHICKEN FLOCKS Rluffton Farmers to Take Field: One looses 300 Birds. Rf/ l nit rtf Prr** BLUFFTON. Ind.. Aug. 15— A hunt for foxes that have been kill ing chickens in this vicinity is for Wednesday. Five of the animals have been seen. A total of 300 fowls has been carried away from the John Gra ham farm alone in the last few weeks. TRUCK HEARING SLATED Steam. Electric Lines to Offer Carrier Rate Views. Views of steam and electric rail roads concerning rates of motor vehicles operating as contract and common carriers will be heard by the public service commission at 10 Wednesday morning. Perry MeCart and Moie Cook, public service commissioners, ex pressed disappointment that little tangible evidence had been present ed by the truck firms concerning transportation costs. Attorneys for steam and electric railrords are understood to be ready with figures on costs of operating the truck lines. yf INDIANAPOLIS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1933 AIRMEN WILL AID NRA DRIVE Biue Eagle Will Be Taken by Plane to 27 Cities in Indiana. The Blue Eagle will soar over Indiana this week in two missions to promote President Roosevelt's national industrial recovery act. Flown from the fuselage of an air plane to be piloted by Lieutenant Stanton T. Smith, commander of Schoen field. Ft. Harrison, the em blem of national recovery will be carried to twenty-seven Indiana cities Thursday and Friday. Bearing letters from Governor Paul V. MrNutt. Mayor Reginald H. Sullivan and Francis Wells. Indiana recovery director. Herbert Fisher, aeronautical director of the Cham ber of Commerce will fly as a pas senger in thp Blue Eagle plane to invite mayors of Indiana cities to send delegates and floats to the monster parade and celebration for Indiana Recovery day, Aug. 21. Thursday the plane will leave In dianapolis at 8 a. m., flying to Ko komo, Marion, Peru, Wabash, Ft. Wayne. Auburn, Angola. Goshen, Elkhart. South Bend. Michigan City, Gary and Lafayette. A similar flight will be made Fri day to Bloomington. Greencastle, Terre Haute. Sullivan. Vincennes. Evansville. Jeffersonville. New Al bany. Madison. Connemllle, Rich mond and Muncie. Governor Paul V. McNutt official ly will proclaim "Indiana Recovery day" to be held Aug. 21 from his office at the statehouse. Thursday, (Turn to Page Four) PUBLIC WORKS GRAFTFOUGHT U. S. Engineers Assigned to Prevent Fraud in Contracts. H;> I'nitrti Prr tit WASHINGTON. Aug. 15. experienced engineers were assignel today to prevent graft and see that the government gets its money's worth in the $3,300,000,000 public w’orks program. "They will see to it that contract specifications are lived up to. that the government is not cheated and that government funds are dis bursed as, intended.” said Secretary of Interior Harold L. Ickes, admin istrator of the fund. Charles Allen. Chicago, with head quarters at Chicago, was named in spector for Illinois. Indiana, Mich igan, Ohio and Wisconsin. TAXICAB MAKES NEW DOOR IN DRUG STORE Rowson Pharmacy Is Magnet for All Flying Objects. The front door of the pharmacy of Norman Rowson. 1102 North Illi nois street, apparently is a magnet for various objects, ranging from bullets to taxis. This morning. Rowson came to work to find the front of his store altered. Early today Harry Epley, taxi driver, lost control of his auto, which crashed into the building. Bricks were knocked out, and the door ripped from its hinges. Row son estimated loss at SSOO. Several weeks ago. during the lunch hour at the place, a bullet fired by gunmen went through the front window, narrowly missing em ployes and customers. MINOR TRIAL TAKES DAY Traffic Offender’s Case Costs Coun ty S4O for $-.50 Fine. By t'nitrri Prr RED BLUFF. Cal., Aug. 15.—An all-dav court battle over a minor traffic infraction which usually brings a $2.50 fine, cost Tahama county S4O recently. The case in which the defend ant claimed he was innocent, took three attorneys, a state traffic of ficer and members of the jury from other work for the entire day. The jury disagreed. BANK PROMOTION MADE McNutt Names H. B. Wells as State Division Head. Promotion of H. B Wells to head t,he division of bank.- in the state department of financial Institutions announced today by Governor Paul V. McNutt. Wells has been in charge of re search for the department. He is on leave of absence from his teaching position on the staff at Indiana university. Hourly Temperatures 6a. m 63 10 a. m 75 7a. m 64 11 a. m 77 8 a. m 70 12 <noom.. 80 9 a. m 73 1 p. m 81 KEG BREW’S BACK, BIT THERE’S NO RUSH LIKE THAT FIRST ONE DRAUGHT BEER SCHOONERS ‘SAIL’ ON 'MAIDEN CRUISE - V w '<■: , -i- ' Upper Left—One of ye olde time sports that came bark today with the first sales of draught beer. One brew dealer with the right to sell beer to be taken out took a chance with this bar fly and filled up his growler. Upper Right—Schooners cross ing the bar. This fellow hasn't P. R. Mallory Employes Adopt Represen ta tion Plan Workers Given Voice in Affairs of Company; Spirit of Co-Operation to Be Developed. Employes of one of the largest electrical equipment manufacturing companies in the middle west will have a voice in the affairs of the com pany under a plan adopted today. About 75 per rent of the employes of the P. R. Mallory Company, manufacturers of electrical devices, 3029 East Washington street, voted to adopt anew employes’ representation plan submitted to them for ap proval. Problems affecting working con ditions. hours of labor, wages, safe ty. health and employes' education will now be handled through bodies composed of both employes and representatives of the management. One of the rhief purposes of the plan is to "develop a spirit of co operation and mutual understand ing between employes and the man agement,” officials of the company stated. Program in Effect At Once The Mallory Company located the factory at Gray street and East Washington streets in 1929. At the present time more than 1.500 people are employed there. "We have more people working for us now than at any time in the history of our plant.” Joseph Wil liams. factory manager, declared. J. S. Cain, treasurer of the com pany. stated that plans are being made to put the organization pro gram into effect immediately. Each of the twelve crafts repre sented in the plant will elect its own chairman this week, Cain stated. The chairmen of these crafts will serve on the general council com posed of an equal number of rep resentatives from both employe and management groups. If five or more employes sign a petition, problems or complaints may) be presented to the craft chairman, who is bound to take the matter up with the foreman of the depart ment affected. Aribtration Is Provided If no agreement can be reached between the chairman and the fore man, the problem will go to the general council. Inability to reach a decision there will mean that the factory manager will be asked to settle the matter. If the majority of the craft chair men do not agree with the official's decision, the matter will be submit ted to a board of arbitration com posed of a representative of the employes and one of the manage ment. A third member will be .chosen by the two appointees. In case they can not agree on the other mem ber. the district federal judge will beaked to appoint him. "We feel that through this system the employes are given much leeway in the settlement of their problems. We wish to be fair with them throughout.” Cam said. The company is composed of a consolidation of six companies. Be fore coming to Indianapolis, the chain factory was located in Port Arthur. N. Y. Another plant owned by the com pany at Oskalossa. la.. also will go on the employes’ representation sys tem, officials stated. skipped a one as skipper of the schooners, as draught beer was purveyed today at Monninger's on West Ohio street, at 10 cents a stein. Lower Left—A new sign of the times that with variations was blazoned today in front of city RECONCILIATION FOR MARY, DOUG LOOMS Actress Reveals Pickfair No Longer for Sale. #l/ z 'fitted .“'ret* NEW YORK. Aug. 15.—Possibil ity that a reconciliation had been effected between Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks was seen Mon day when Miss Pickford told re porters that Pickfair, the mansion she and her estranged husband built in Hollywood, no longer is for sale. "It was for sale once.” she sa.d, "but it is for sale no longer.” When asked specifically if a reconciliation with Fairbanks was in sight, she begged reporters to re frain from asking such questions. Miss Pickford w’as served with a summons in a $250,000 suit charg ing breach of contract, fllpd by Ed ward Hemmer. who described him self as having been the film star's manager more than ten years ago. 60.000 MAY STRIKE NR A Watching Developments in Garment Workers’ Dispute. tty I nitrd Pm* WASHINGTON. Aug. 15.—The national labor board is ready to step in to seek to prevent the threatened strike of 60.000 New York garment workers. Dr. Wolman. acting chairman of the NR A board, said today. ttil r nitril Per** NEW YORK. Aug. 15.—The first major industrial conflict since President Roosevelt's nonstnke agreement broke out today when 2.500 workers in one division of the dress industry walked out as the forerunner of a strike of 55.000 to 60.000 members of the Dress and Waist Makers Union and Interna tional ladies garment union set for Wednesday. ASSEMBLY IS CALLED Kentucky Lawmakers to Ponder Machinery for Repeal. tty t'nilrd Per** FRANKFORT. Ky.. Aug. 15.—The Kentucky general assembly gathered here today in special session at the call of Governor Ruby Laffoon. Sub mission of the question of repeal of the eighteenth amendment, and the raising of revenues for relief pur poses are major problems. Fnter‘il a* S<vi>nd-Cl Matter nt roatoffiee, Indiaoapclia restaurants, delicatessen and drug stores. Lower Right Miss Roberta Miller steps up to the Canteen's brass rail. 37 South Illinois street, to blow the men down. She has looked upon collars when they were high and she knows how to rid herself of too much foam. 184 PRISONERS STAGEJMUTINY Extra Guards Are Rushed to Quell Uprising in Mine. Rtt ! nth and Prr km PETROS. Tcnn.. Aug. 15.—Extra guards were rushed to the Brushy mountain penitentiary today where 184 prisoners had mutinied against prison authorities. The convicts refused to leave the coal mine where they worked Mon day, in protest against the tactics of guards. INJURED DRIVER WEAKER Operation Saps Strength of Youth Hurt in Plunge. His fight for life is sapping the strength today of John Walker, 19. of Princeton, who broke his back Sunday when he struck rocks while diving in Eagle creek. Hospital physicians said that the youth is weaker, although an opera tion on his spine Monday was suc cessful. He is the second youth fighting for his life after breaking a back in diving. The other is Mino Foster. 19. who has been confined to , the Methodist hospital for two months. PONDER TAX ON HOGS Agriculture Chief Says Process Levy May Finance Control. Hfl I nitrit I‘rmt WASHINIGTON. Aug. 15—A processing tax on hogs may be levied Oct. 1, 1933. to provide money for the agricultural adjust ment administrations emergency hog production control program. Agriculture Secretary Henry Wal lace said today. WANTS AL OUT OF PEN Chicago State's Attorney Would Try Capone for Racketeering. Hu I nitrH Prr.t WASHINGTON. Aug. 15.—States Attorney Thomas J. Courtney of Chicago today asked the department of justice to allow Alpohnse Capone to leave Atlanta penitentiary to stand trial in Chicago on racketeer ing charges. Circus Facts Show Grounds—Old ball park. West Washington street. Performances—2 and 8 p. m. Doors Open—l and 7 p. m. Ticket Branch Office—Clark <fc Cade drug store, Claypool hotel. Open All Day—‘Yellow ticket office on the show grounds for reserved seats. Ticket Sale—Regular ticket sale at the Red and White wagon starts when doors open at 1 and 7 p. m. Arrival—From Kankakee, 111. Next Stop—Dayton, O. No street parade. HOME EDITION PRICE TWO CENTS Outside Marion County, 3 Cents Many Lunchers Stick to Their Bottle as Taps Foam. HIGH COLLAR IS RAPPED Foam on Top. False Bottom Glasses Draw Jests From Customers. Draught beer came back to Indiana today, foam "collar” and false bottom and all, after a lapse of eighteen years, but Indianapolis failed to see any thing like the rush that came when legal 3.2 beer made its appearance here in bottles on April 7. Cases and bars throughout the city reported a flourishing trade, but. added that- it could not com pare to "new beer day" last April, Legalized by Governor Paul V. MrNutt last Saturday, draught beer went on sale promptly at 9 this morning. Some rafer, on the north side and at the edge of the down town section “jumped the gun" and were selling keg beer Monday night. First Rush Busy One The first rush, shortly after 9, found nearly every bar in downtown Indianapolis completely filled. Busi ness dropped off shorily after, and rame back with a rush at noon time. Prices varied, but for the most part, patrons found case owners charging 10 cents for a ten and twelve-ounce stein, and 5 cents for six and seven-ounce steins. Only one downtown bar was selling twelve ounce steins for a nickel. Therr was no sign of any short age of barrel beer at noon and it appeared that the supply on hand would be more than ample for im mediate needs. Saratoga Is Jammed The Saratoga bar, Washington and Illinois streets and Kentucky avenue, started selling draught beer at the stroke of 9. The bar was jammed. The Saratoga was r .11- ing a ten-ounce stein of Budweiser beer for 10 cents and twelve-ounce steins of all other beers for 10 cents, “We will handle no nickel beer for the present," said E. N. co-owner of the Saratoga with W. P. Coughlin. "There will be little demand for bottled beer for a few days, but the sale will come bark eventually. We had a very good night Monday. We did a business in bottled beer comparable to a Saturday night." Three on Tap Koehler said the Saratoga planned to carry three standard brands on tap all th- time He predicted that the 10-cent bottle of beer will ap pear soon. One small bar. near the Saratoga, was selling a 16-ounce stein of beer for 10 cents. Richard Stegemeier, owner of the Avalon. 118 East Washington street, was, figuratively, wringing his hands. Stegemeier was unable to get his draught beer equipment in stalled in time for this morning* trade. Crowds which filled downtown cases seemed to be In high good humor and many jovially "kidded" the waiters and bartenders about the "collar'' on the draught brew. Sell at Two Prices Many places, including Bair's, at Washington and Illinois streets, were serving 5 and 10-cent glasses of beer. City hall employes "ducked out" shortly after 9 to Lonnie and Ray's case. 140 North Alabama street, where Lonnie Lyster. old-time bar tender. was dispensing beer with both hands. "I always knew there was some thing wrong wAth bottled beer," said Lyster. "Now I know what it was. When I get my hand on a stein and draw a beer, I can close my eyes and just see those horses and wagons of the gay nineties’ passing by." Lyster was selling a twelve-ounce stein for 10 cents and a seven ounce glass for a nickel. The Manila bar. Delaware street and Virginia avenue, was selling draught brew at 5 and 10 cents and reported a good trade throughout the day. The one place selling twelve ounce steins for 5 cents was Kraks bar at 332 East Washington street, owned by I. Krakovitz, who oper ated a saloon here twenty-three years ago. Krakovitz had renovat ed his equipment and his old fix tures were all in place—bar. bras* rail and decorations No Bottle (alls Bill Chappie, bartender for Kra kovitz since 1910, said he had not had a call for a bottle of beer all day. Krakovitz was selling only Mausner. Demands for bottled beer rame with the noon crowds. Several of the lunchers refused to consider the draught brew product, scorning the high "collar." A statement issued by Paul P. Fry. state excise director. Monday afternoon, listing the wholesale and retail costs of beer, re\ealed the fact that a ten-ounce glass for a nickel would be a reality in Indi ana were it not for the importer*’ "cut" of $1 a barrel. Fry's figures "proved" that draught beer sellers would lose money by selling ten-ounce glasses of barrel brew at 5 cents. At 10 cents, according to hi?, figures, the seller made a profit of nearly 100 per cent on a sixteen-gallon half barrel.