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IN WATER RATES
COMES WITH 1920
Additional Charge to Add
sl2ofioo to Company’s An
Increased water rates oecame effective
In Indianapolis to ay as a result of an
order of the public service commission
granting the petition of the Indianapolis
Water Company for higher rates. The
average Increase to flat rate consumers
will be 13 cents p month. It is estimated
that the increased rates will net the com
pany from $120,000 to $130,000 additional
revenue a year. The order changes
twenty out of the 130 specific rates of
The following table shows the change
rate per rate per
Bath private family $2.75 $3.25
Dwelling, 1 or 2 rooms.. 2.30 2.5
Dwelling of 3 rooms 3.25 3.5<>
Dwelling of 4 rooms 4.00
Dwelling of 5 rooms 4.5<'
Dwelling of 6 rooms 500 .N)
For each additional room. .75 .JO
For a lot 20 feet or under.s3.Bo $4.00
Each additional foot over
20 feet 07 .10
First 7.500 gallons, monthly.. .16 .18
Nest 15,000 gallons, monthly. .155 .17
Next 22,500 gallons, monthly. .15 .16
Next 45.00*) gallons, monthly. .12 .15
Next 410.000 gallons, monthly .07 .OS
Next 500,000 gallons, monthly .06 .07
Over 1,000.000 gallons, monthly .055 .06
Private water closet $3.00 $3.50
Additional water closet,
private 2.00 2.50
Water closet In boarding
house 5.00 6.00
The order of the commission asks that
maintenance of the water system be
brought up to normal and that the com
pany file a report of Its earnings for
Feb. 1, 1921, in order that the commission
and the city may keep informed as to its
needs and the efTeot of the increase.
The commission points out that the in
crease was not opposed.
NEW HAS QUIET
DAY IN PRISON
Mother and Half Sister Spend
New Year With Prisoner at
LOS ANGELES. Cal., Jan. I.—Harry
S. New, Jr., whose trial for the murder
of Freda Lesser is nearing Its close,
spent New Year’s day as he arent
Christmas day—in his cell In the county
So far as known, New made no New
Year resolutions and there was not the
semblance of holiday festivity in his
cell as there was last week when he was
showered with gifts and spent the day
with his mother, Mrs. Lillie M. Burger,
and half sister. Miss Edna Clancy.
Both Mrs. Burger and Miss Clancy
called early and spent the day with
New. He received a few cards from
friends and ate a home-cooked meal
brought by his mother. His attorneys
would not permit him to be seen.
When the trial Is resumed tomorrow
the alienists who examined New for the
defense still will be on the stand. As
each Is asked ,a hypothetical question
several thousand words long, their testi
mony is expected to drag.
It was rumored today that Mrs. Alice
Lesser, mother of the murdered girl,
will likely attend the trial again before
Its close. She expressed a desire to be
present when Miss Clancy testified, but
her health did not permit.
Move Started to Prevent Chi-
J cago Prison Staging Grim
CHICAGO, Jan. 1.--Cbteago club
women are preparing today to prevent a
“hanging party" announced by First
Deputy Sheriff Harry C. Laubenhelmer as
a “lesson" for 200 prisoners at the county
Raffalo Durrage, sentenced to be
hanged tomorrow for the murder of
Onofrio Garhano and his wife, Mary, Is
to be the "horrible example” In Lauben
halmer’e unique lesson.
According to Laubenhelmer’s an
nounced plans, more than 200 prisoners
held on various charges are to witness
the execution of Durrage. "I know from
experience that anyone who has wit
nessed a hanging never will deliberately
kill.” said Laubenhelmer. “The prisoners
will be kept, in cells but will be placed
so they may view the execution. I’ll
4ji:p.rantee every one will be sick of
crime after seeing Durrage hanged.”
Miss Mary MacDowell 'of the Uni
versity settlement, who is taking the
lead in preventing the “lesson” being
driven home in this manner, today de
clared- the Idea “shocking.” "I am sur
pnfaed such a thing couldb be con
sidered,” she said. “It would have a
very immoral effect upon any criminal’s
mind and Is wholly unnecessary."
Abbie Wisler’s Male and
He’s Gunning for Joker
) CHICAGO, Jan. 1. —She’s a man or rather, he’s not a woman.
h in other words Abbie C. Wisler, alleged candidate for the republican
•residential nomination In the South Dakota primaries, is a husky male
unpretentious section of Chicago. Incidentally, he is gun
joker who notified the secretary of state in South Dakota that
to run for president.
didn’t cron spell myi
the republican ticket
in district a couple
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Prince Cables Best
Wishes to Guard
WASHINGTON. Jan. I.—The memo
ries of prlncea are proverbially but
not invariably short. On his desk
today, among New Year’s cards, vet
eran state department escort for visit
ing royalty and who personally
watched over the 9fety of the prince
of Wales during his recent visit to
the United States, found this mes
"Bill Nye, Department of State,
Washington, D. C.
“Happy New Year to you.
(Signed) “EDWARD F.”
GLASS FLIES, AT
Host to New Year Welcomers
Admits to Police ‘Somebody
PRINCIPALS IN FIGHT
Persons living in the Burton apart
ments, 821 North Pennsylvania
street, heard the old year pass out
amid the din of flying glassware,
overturning furniture and shrieking
The police arrived in time to Interecpt
two women and two men who were in
the street near the building and who, the
police say, admitted havir.g bben in the
apartment of Mrs. Helen McKlnsey Ht
the Burton. One of the women said
she was Mrs. McKlnsey. and explained to
the police that she ha 1 giver a watch
party at which there wa shout a dor^n
When Sergts. Sandroann and Jones and
Detective Stewart entered the building
they found two of the windows In the
front door out. As Sergt. Sandman lifted
his heavy foot into the hallway it struck
a small object. It was the heel of a
woman's fancy slipper.
It was dark in Mrs. MoKinsey's apart
ment and the electric lights refused to
respond to the pressing of a switch but
ton. The lights and the telephone had
been put out of commission, the police
say, and the entire place bore evidence
of what they claim was a free-for all bat
tle. The floor was strewn with glass and
the furniture was in disorder.
An empty champagne bottle, still bear
ing the fragrance of wine, was found,
the police sav. They say there was a
whisky bottle almost empty on a table.
McKlnsey admitted that there had been
a fight In the apartment as the climax
of the watch party, according to the po
lice. A certain "Mr. Shwyer started the
trouble,” they were told.
The persons halted In the street near
the battle scene gave their names as
Mr. and Mrs Frank Martin, rural free
delivery 29, box 90, and Walter Zoller.
1454 Laurel street. The police say that
Mrs. McKlnsey had evidently been struck
in the face, as her nose had been bleed
ing. Mr. Martin, the police say. had a
■cratch on his face. Zoller’s bat was
DESCRIPTION OF CARS.
In front of the building a Bulck au
tomobile was standing, while across the
street was a Nash. Martin told Sergt.
fiandmann that Mrs. McKlnsey would
lock up the apartment and would accom
pany him and his wife to their home
In his car, the Bulck. They left the
scene, supposedly for rural route No. 29,
but the police claim they later heard
from the machine at the Consolidated
garage. 928 North Pennsylvania street.
The same officers were sent there on
a report that a man bad knocked down
one of the garage employes. They met
William Gay, a negro employed at. the.
garage. Gay said the Bulck car had been
brought to the garage and a few min
utes later the Nash car had driven up.
The police recognized the description of
the.two automobiles as tho°e they had
seen earlier in front of the Burton
apartments. They haa made a note of
the license numbers
Gay said that a man who was In the
Nash automobile had struck him with
out provocation. Gay was told to swear
out a warrant for the man who had
struck him. Both machines had dis
appeared when the police arrived.
Indiana Harbor and Neighbor
ing Cities No Longer Under
Martial law has been declared at an
end In Indiana Harbor, East Chicago
and In the Industrial war zone within
a radius of five miles, by a proclamation
of Gov. Goodrich. Martial w was de
clared in this district early In Ortobei
shortly after the state troops took over
the district daring the steel strike. State
troops were withdrawn Nov. 1, but mar
tial law continued with militia officers
The proclamation has no effect on the
Gary district, where federal troops ar*
In charge but where martial law has
never been declared.
bitter opponents in that battle of per
petrating the hoax which has been clut
tering up the Wisler mall box with
official documents from South Dakota for
the last few days.
“We’re plain Jewish people,” said
Abble's mamma, “and we don’t like such
foolish business. Abbie does not want
to be president.”
INDIANAPOLIS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 1920.
IN NEW YEAR
IN QUIET WAY
Little of Boisterous Merry
making of Former Years
BOOTLEGGERS HARD HIT
Indianapolis brought in the year
Aside from tue shriek of whistles,
firing of pistols and cries of persons
attending dances and watch parties
there was little of revelry.
The second dry New Year’s eve was
very much dryer than *he flrt. Some
of the members of the midnight crews of
former years loitered around hotel lob
bies in hope that something familiar
might show up. A few minutes after
midnight most of the •’gang” started
The quietness of this New Year’s eve
can be explained in several ways. Most
Indiana people who formerly welcomed
the now year in a bibulous way were out
of liquor and were not willing !o run the
risk of drinking something which might
turn out to lte wood alcohol.
There Is an honest fear that a flask
handed out In some alley by a stranger
might contain an everlasting sleeping
Whisky was priced at S2O a quart anl
the demand at that figure was said to
be disappointing to those who are still
taking < hanoes.
It's one safe bet that never in the his
tory of Indianapolis nave there been
fewrr intoxicated people than this New-
Year's eve Resides rhe high priee of
whisky, which was said to prevail last
night h. a few distant spots, the report
circulated early that many federal agents
and detectives were on the job.
If a roan had any private stock he
kept It at home. A few “hip pocket
buffets” were noticed about but these
were quickly emptied and New Year's
quickly came and went.
A few Juveniles were able to get a
"snort” or two of something and they
Immediately set' out to advertise the
fact. Three lads started down South
Illinois street arm In arm, one rather
sadly under the weathe-. hut apparently
tickled over the fact. They received the
best laughs when they knocked over n
couple of sign boards. One lad with
flushed cheeks said, “I wish they would
The younger made merry dancing and
eating at some of the downtown hotels.
The biggest crowd was at the Olaypool
hotel, where the management started out
early, suppressing anything that looked
like a flask.
Uniform policemen were In the lobby
of the hotel and private and city detec.
fives mixed freely with the crowds.
Younger people were noticeable in the
crowds, but there was little of tho bols
terous roistering of former years.
A few rather elderly men got enjoy
ment out of patting on red and white
paper clown caps and blowing tin horns.
The Washington hotel had a good
crowd In the downstairs grill. The
Severin was a deserted place, having an
nouneed there would bo no special
amusement provided for the evening.
Taxicab drivers report that the night
was quiet and that everybody seemed to
be able to get home by themselves.
At the Columbia club there was a New
Year's eve supper and dancing in the
hall room. A large crowd attended the
dinner dance at the Independent Ath
The Academy of Music entertained
many of Its members at a supper which
(Continued on Page Two.)
DATA TO SHOW
MINERS’ H. C. L.
Statistician of Labor Body to
Present Facts to President’s
Carefully compiled statistics which will
go before the coal commission named by
President Wilson will show that prices
of staple food and other necessary ar
ticles In small coal mining towns are
higher than In the great cities of the
country, Percy Tetlow, statistician for
the United Mine Workers of America,
In many isolated towns the only store
is the company store, he says. When
butter sold for 80 cents a pound In Chi
cago It was 99 cents In many mining
towns, he asserts.
Officials at headquarters of the Un'ted
Mine workers of America here feel cer
tain thßt the convention which meets in
Columbus, 0., Jan. 5, will ratify the ac
tion taken In Indianapolis in ending the
Every Day He Asks Five
Persons, Picked at Ran
dom, a Question .
What’s the best resolve the United
States could make for the new year?
In Ohio street between Illinois and
1. Mary Neil, Stenographer, 706 North
Meridian Street —Resolved, that we start
"doing things for America and let the rest
of the world take care of Itself for a lit
2. G. O. Frenkel, Printer, College Ave
nue—For everybody to settle down and
do seme real work this year.
8. N. E. Easton, Automobile Mechanic,
West Indianapolis—To cut the high cost
4. Peter D. Kraft, Merchant, Detroit,
Mich.—To ratify the peace treaty.
5. George T. Vinson, Soldier, Ft. Har
rison—Clean up Mexico
sl,ooo Bonus Each
Given 1,000 Salesmen
NEW YORK, Jan. I.—A New Year’s
bonus of $1,000,000 was distributed today
by the H. W. Johna-Manvtlle Company
among Its sales force. One thousand men
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Optimistic, youthful 1920 arriving In Indianapolis, with his Laggage of Prosperity, pulls back the
curtains of the new year.
Germany Seeks to Avoid De
livery of Arch-Huns to
BERLIN, Jan 1. Germany will make
every effort to limit the ‘••nrrender ot
her war guilty, it was learned today.
The government., (beneath the surface,
la making desperate attempts to have
the allies modify as far as possible the
question of delivery and trial of wnr
criminals, according to Information here.
Herr Von Slmson, German representa
tive in Paris, has presented the German
arguments to the peace conference.
The surrender of Field Marshal Von
Hindenburg and Gen. Ludendorff, It was
pointed out, would be sure to raise such
a storm from their following that the
government would be In grave danger.
The government also fears, it was
said, to enforce order to quell demonstra
tions It feels certain any extensive de
livery would Incur.
Von Rlmson, it was understood, had ad
vanced all these arguments clinching It
with a statement that dealing with the
government toward peace is certainly
more Important than leading to trial
any of the former German leaders.
Rumor Circulates in Finnish
BERLIN, Jan. I.— An unconfirmed ru
mor that Leon Trotzky, colleague of
Nloholal Lenlne In the bolshevik govern
ment, has been murdered, Is In circula
tion at Helslngsfors, according to a re
port from that cliy today.
Peace negotiations between the soviety
government and the Baltic states at Dor
pat. arc said to have been broken off.
Rebellion his broken out among the
bolshevik troops at Narva, 100 miles west
of Petrogrnd, according to another report
from Helsingfors. Bolshevik artillery Is
reported to he violently shelling the city
Lazy Husband Act
First Arrest Cause
Fred Haboll, 46, of 1024 Belief ontalne
street, was the first person arrested In
Indianapolis in the year 1920. He was
arrested at 3:20 o’clock this morning on
a warrant charging him with being a
lazy husbord. The affidavit was sworn
to by his wife. Patrolmen Coleman and
Kennedy made the arrest.
The second arrest of the year occurred
ten minutes later when Liege Ratcliff, SO,
of 1025 Blaine avenue, was taken at
Massachusetts avenue and Pennsylvania
street on a charge of drunkeneee. The
arrest wao made by Patrolmen Barm
fuher and Ball. After midnight and up
until 8 o'clock tills morning no women
had been arrested. J
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First Woman Judge
ojn Job ir j^rtgland
STALi BRIDGE, En V Jan. I.—The
first woman magistral -o preside In a
police colurt in EngU n ook her seat
on the b<|fe:b here tocAJ- The mayoress,
Mrs. AdsMftummere, VHS sworn in and
heard caw. e
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Greatest Parole Record
Trails Goodrich into 1920
James P. Goodrich, the “pardoning governor of Indiana," exercised
executive clemency in behalf of more convicts in the year 1919 than did
Govs. Marshall and Ralston in the entire eight years of their combined
His record for tne year 1919 was al-,
most as great as for the two years pre
viously, aud the combined total of his
interferences with the courts of the state
in dealing with criminals in the first
three years of his term is approximately
ten times more than that of any governor
Indiana ever had before him.
The extent to which Goodrich has
released convicts in the state of In
diana can only be conjectured. There is
r>o public record that ,‘ontalns all the
instances of his favors to convicted crim
inals. Hundreds of convicta have beer.
Retailers Allowed 2 Cents a
Pound, Wholesalers 75
Cents Fer Hundred.
New margins of profit for wholesaler
and retail dealers In sugar arc in effect
Stanley Wyckoff, fair price commis
sioner, today sent letters to all county
fair price commissioners authorizing
them to Increase the profit per pound to
three-fourths of a cent for wholesalers
and 2 cents for retailers.
Margins of profit heretofore have been
.65 of a cent a pound for wholesalers and
cents for retailers.
The embargo on shipment of sugar by
eastern refiners to points west of Pitts
burg, Pa., was lifted today. This may
mean that shipments of granulated sugar
will reach Indianapolis soon.
MUSKEGON, Mich., Jan. I.—Thomas
Hume, multimillionaire lumberman, died
here of pneumonia early today. Hume
returned to this city from Florida to
spend Christmas with his family. He
was stricken with pneumonia shortly
after arriving. He was 71 years of age.
During his life he gave upwards of
$30,000,000 to charitable Institutions.
Mrs. Emogene S. Hare
°f Noblesville Dies
Special to The Times.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind., Jan. I.—Mrs.
Emogene Stevenson Hare, 60, wife of
Elbert M. Hare, one of NoblesvUle’s
leading business men, died at her home
In this city late yesterday following an
ML 'lk- of two years. The husband and
three sens, Frank, Wllllard and Albert,
survive „The deceased was prominent
In church \and charitable work.
Maki Your Own,
Lpse Your Home
ST. PAUI Minn., Jan. 1. —“Make your
own and loi
warning off, agairfct home
brewers. Lai oJ^jrop
ertry wly-rs i h
freed from the penal Institutions of In
diana on nothing more thar the tel
ephoned request of Goodrich that they
lie released and there is no record to
which the public has access that shows
the number of such instances.
In the office of the secretary of ptate
there Is an indexed record book showing
the executive's actions that have been
placed on record by Gov. Goodrich. It
shows that clemency was extended to
(Continued on Page Nine.)
LEMCKE MOVES IN
Jazz Band, ’n Everything on
Hand When New Treasurer
Ralph Lemcke moved into the county
treasurer’s office today.
The occasion was one of ceremony and
rejoicing, for Mr. Lemcke succeeds Ed
ward G. Sourliier, who is not looked
upon by certain of the republicans as
being politically just as he should be.
Mr. Lemcke also had defeated Henry
Cochrane, Mr. Sourbier’s chief deputy,
In the last primary. Consequently a
victory wat celebrated when the new
treasurer took office.
A victory celebration would not be Just
right without music. Hence, three gen
tlemen of dusky hue appeared to pro
vide the music. One played an elaborate
series of drums, one a cornet, and the
• third a piano. In fact, it was what is
generally termed a “jazz" orchestra.
They made the halls of the court house
ring, much to the edification of the
brethren assembled, and they .-anoyance
of persons in circuit court, n trial
was being conducted. M
Assembled for the celebratiWn was the
usual crowd that gathers atCund a po
litical headquarters. In fact, the office
Is a sort of political headquarters, Mr.
Lemcke being city chairman. The crowd
was the usual outfit who appear In the
list of “messengers” in reports of cam
paign expenses. Most of them came from
the neighborhood of the “avenoo.”
Bert S. Gadd, 2130 I’rftspect street, and
William D. Allison, 1655 Park avenue,
became members of the board of school
commissioners, taking the places of Her
bert Foltz, 1847 North Delaware street,
and Theodore Stempfel, 1564 Park
avenue, whose terms expired yesterday.
The new commissioners will serve two.
George Williams stepped Into the
newly creeted office of exeeutiye secre
tary of the board of pnbllc safety. He
leaves the office of clerk to the board
vacant. The board will fill the vacancy
Gilbert H. Hendren, one of the demo
cratic members of the state industrial
board, retired to take up business affairs.
He was one of tht members appointed
following the the leglslad
m c 1 n r e a^H
pointed. % -’’Vi-*
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Six During Fusillade of
Bullets in Downtown Sec
tion of City.
ESCAPES AFTER CHASE
BALTIMORE, Md„ Jan. I.—ln the
wildest orgy cf New Year's shootings
In the annals of the Baltimore police
depa-tmeat, six persons, four girls and
two young men, were shot, one of them
seriously, at an early hour today.
The shooting occurred at Baltimore
and Howard streets, in the. very center
of the downtown hotel and theatrical
district, and the shots were fired, it la
alleged, by men in the uniforms c? sol
diers, from a high-powered automobile
which, following the shooting, sped west
on Baltimore street, soon outdistancing
Its pursuers. More than a dozen shots
are said to have been fired.
The injured persons were returning to
their homes from a New Year's eve party
when they were fired upon. Hundreds
of persons were in the vicinity at the
time of the shooting and, terror-stricken,
fled in all directions.
The police were given a good descrip
tion of the automobile and are semiring
the city and its environs iif* an effort to
apprehend the assailants.
FOUR OF INJURED
SENT TO HOSPITAL.
The injured included Miss Lillian
Brataman, 17; Miss Elsie Smokier, IS;
Miss Fannie Rosenthal, 19, and- Joseph
Brocker, 16, all of whom were sent to
the Mercy hospital.
The other two persons wounded re
ceived a treatment near the scene of the
shooting and were sent to their homes In
Allies Haue Made Decision,
but Refuse to Make
LONDON, JaD. I. — The future of Tur
key has been fixed by Great Britain and
France, but the details are as yet an
official secret. Conflicting unofficiil re
ports U-ere in circulation today regarding
the fate of Constantinople and'.the future
seat of government. \
According to one report the s\itan will
be allowed to remain in Const-Vitlnople
and the city will remain the seatVM the
Mohammedan religion, but political con
trol over the Bosphorus and ihe Darda
nelles will be vested In an international
The alleged decision to allow the sul
tan to remain In Constantinople, not as
ruler of Turkey but as head of the Mo
hammedan faith, and thus the spiritual
leader of some 100,000,000 moalem sub
jects, most of whom sre in the British
empire, was said to have been largely
influenced by the belief that removal of
tho caliphate would involve India In
Tho Turks’ fangs are removed, how
ever, through amputation of their politi
cal influence from a world standpoint,
and by freeing all the roceffl which here
tofore have been subject to Turkish mls
Great Britain has already set up tfcb
king of the Hedja to dominate Arabia
and the Syrian Hinterland while coastak
Syria and a bit beyond goes to France.
Armenia, both as to frontiers and gov
ernment, is the unerseked nut. With
the United States unwilling to accept
a mandate, the European powers are In
a quandary, for they hesitate to rush
further into liabilities. A mandate for
ft land barren of natural resources and
natural wealth has few takers.
SEVEN IN RING
Five Republicans, Two Demo*
crats File Petitions in
PIERRE, 8. D„ Jan. I.—Five re
publicans and two democrats are of
ficially in the race for the presidency of
the United States. Their names have
been filed with the secretary of state of
South Dakota and will appear In the
following order on the primary balleta
Republicans—Miles Poindexter, indi
vidual petition; Leonard Wood, conven
tion majority proposal; Frank O. Low
den, minority convention proposal; Hiram
Johnson, individual petition, and Abbie
C. Whistler, individual petition.
Democrats—James Gerard, minority
convention proposal, and James O. Mon
roe, individual petition.
No declaration of acceptance or rejec
tion was filed for President Wilson, who
received the majority endorsement of the
democratic state convention. Nothing
was filed for Gov. Lynn J. Frailer of
North Dakota, who received the non
partisan convention Indorsement.
y in Murder Case
LOUIBVTLLB, Jan. I,—Dr. Christopher
Schott, 42, was bound over to a grand
Jury here late yesterday in connection
with the death by shooting of Elizabeth
Ford Griffin, 17, his offtet cttefuLaa..-
Pail of SB,OOO for the physielav/gmjease
was furnished. ;
V 1 '
in SIOO,OOO Blaze
CHICAGO, Jan. L—A SIOO,OOO fire early
today threatened an entire block in the
warehouse district. John Felkner, a fire
man, was seriously injured by falling
a M|Sought Here*
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