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Jti&iana Haiti alimcs IN'DIANAPOLIS, IND. Daily Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones—Main 3500, New 28-351 — MEMBER OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. Advertising Offices—Chicago, New York, Boston, Detroit, G. Logan Payne Cos. Entered as second-class matter at the postofflce at Indianapolis, Ind., under tbs act of March 3, 1879. Subscription Rates —By carrier, Indianapolis, 10c per week; elsewhere, 12c. By mail, 50c a month, $1.25 for three months, $2.50 for six months, or $5.00 a year. WHY NOT ASK the legislators to send their power of attorney to Goodrich and let him ratify suffrage, thus saving the state the mileage as well as the per diem? THAT REJOICING which the headliner says was done when Lemcke moved into the treasurer’s office didn’t emanate from the Sourbier or the anti-Jewett political camps. FOUR MORE YEARS of Leo K. Fesler In the auditor’s office unless — - • Why a Limited Session? Ratification of the suffrage amendment, to which it is desired by the republican party to limit a proposed session of the state legislature, Is much to he desired, not only by the women of Indiana but by the men. There can be no just criticism of the women of this state for their attempts to accomplish this ratification. In their efforts they have the sympathy and the support of the great majority of the people of Indiana and particularly of the press of the state, which has generally supported them in their fight for the ballot. There is no doubt that the women are entitled to ratification of this amendment. The voters of Indiana have conceded as much and the gov ernor of Indiana ha.s promised them ratification. When Jim Goodrich told the women of Indiana, last spring, that he would call a special session of the legislature for the purpose of ratifying suffrage he did not place any conditions on his promise. He openly stated that there were other matters of importance to the welfare of the state that required legislative action and he announced his in tention of calling the session to deal not only with the ratification reso lution but with these other pressing matters. ‘Then Goodrich failed to call the session and hs failed to keep his pledge. None of the important, matters which he then declared justified a special session of the general assembly have been disposed of in the interval between the giving of his pledge and the final announcement of his repudiation of his word. w There Is vastly more work for the general assembly today than there was last spring. The same conditions that caused Goodrich to admit last spring that a special session was desirable exist today. In addition, there is the chaotic state of the taxes brought about by the maladministration of the state tax board which only the legislature can possibly correct. There is the failure of the road building program demanding legis’laltve attention. There is the necessity of providing for the headquarters of the American Legion, a subject on which Goodrich has flouted another promise. These things are in addition to the reasons that existed for a special session last spring and they are of equal importance to the state with the suffrage ratification. Goodrich is, then, in the position of failing to call the legislature, although he admits it should be called and it is his duty to call It Having failed to do what is his obvious duty, he seeks relief from the relentless pressure of public opinion, exerted on a public officer for failure to do his duty. He seeks not only to side-step his admitted and apparent duty but to turn the pressure that the women are bringing to bear on him to force the redemption of his unconditional pledge upon the legislators he is afraid to convene. In other words, Goodrich says he will do his acknowledged duty when the women of the state assure him that they can bind the legislature to refold to do its duty by that part of the state which is not distinctly 'feminine. It is a noticeable fact that neither Jim Goodrich nor any other of the republican politicians who are now seeking to bring about this “condi tional session’’ of the legislature has publicly given a single reason for attempting to limit a special session to the consideration of suffrage. Why does Jim Goodrich wish the special session to be limited to ratification of woman’s suffrage? Why do not the advocates of this proposal make public their reasons for a desire to bind and gag the legislator? There is only one plausible explanation of the proposal and that lies in the fact that Goodrich and his gang do not dare risk possible investi gation of their conduct in office, even at the hands of their fellow republicans. Goodrich’s self-promulgated desire to grant suffrage to women is not nearly as strong as his determination to save his own political hide. And save it if necessary at the expense of the welfare of the state, regardless of his open promises, and with no consideration for the women of the state who have trusted him. Keep the Soft Jobs for Americans More men are selling goods today on a salary and commission than for other kind of payment. The man on the road, the clerk in the store, ; Bppt their commissions for efficient service as their due. "Why should workingman do the same? There Is no reason why he should view Job tjiat involves tips as the job of a menial. It is false pride that seeks to draw'xa dividing line between a job with tips and one that is tipless. It is the wrong viewpoint which holds that to take a tip is degrading, that it lowers self-respect and stamps the man who accepts it as a servant. But that is just the way that the American workingman does see it and as a fesult it is the foreigner who Is holding down the soft jobs, the Inside jobs, while the American digs ditches or shovels snow or holds down a hard place in bad weather. For the foreigner has been brought up with the Idea that he does not lower himself by taking tips, and he has the right idea. The American, in his false pride, takes the other side and gets the worst of it Tips are merely commissions for good service rendered, part payment for the work which a customer has had done. The clerk in the store will take a commission In addition to his salary and not feel badly. Offered a tjp he is likely to rise up in indignation. Yet both are the same with one exception—the employer pays the commission, the customer pays the tip. It all comes out of the same pocket in the long run. Tips play as big part in America as they do in Europe, and they never will be abolished. It Is estimated that there are 50,000 taxicabs in the United States. A man is required to operate each one of them and these criverg earn an average of $45 a week. Some of them make as high as $75 a week and the biggest part of their pay comes from tips. Foreigners, most of them, because the American does not like to take tips. The barber who shaves j'ou is a foreigner much of the time and he has an inside job under good conditions and which does not require him to soil his hands. He makes more than S3O a week because he does not scorn tips. He sweeps the streets for a while, or pushes a banana cart around, then he discovers that the American will not have a job which Is partly paid for by tips and he leaves the street sweeping and the banana peddling for the American and takes the soft job himself. Why Is it that most of the porters and bellboys in the hotels are for eigners? Again the answer is tips. The head porter at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City pays SIO,OOO a year for the job. He hires the other porters at a fair salary and he makes them give him all the tips. And he is rich! It is a mistaken idea that accepting tips lowers’ a man. It does not make him a servant. All of us must perform some service to earn our living. From the president of a bank down to the man who sweeps it out, ail down the line, a service is being performed and is being paid for. Any work that is paid for is honest, and tips are, but part pay for the work. The man who doesn’t work for his money is a criminal of some kind and uteals it Let our Americans —clean, bright, honest—change their mistaken ideas and make the foreigners get out of the soft jobs and take them themselves. And watch out for the German in the soft jobs. Already the large cities are full of these Germans—posing as Swiss, Italians, Greeks, Poles, any thing but what \hey really are—and soon they will be in every town and hamlet, hunting the soft jobs. Don’t let them get them. Save the soft jobs for Americans.*—W. D. Boyce in the Saturday Blade, Chicago. Here the Reader Says His Say PRESS HELPS RED CROSS. Editor The Times—The members and Officers of the Marion County Tubercu losis association desire to express to you *nd through' ywS to the other members of The Times staff, their sincere appre ciation of the constant co-operation that The Times has given throughout the 1919 Red Cross Christmas seal campaign. Without the constant help of the press in Mariqh- county very little real anti tuberculosis work could be accomplished, and so we fee! that we have the right to express l to you not nly our own ap predation j?ut the thanks oi all the citi zens of the county as well. -■ • Sincerely- - yours, • ;• v Mary a. meyeks, " .Executive Secretary. HE’S A STRAPHANGER. Editor The Times—This Is New Year’s eve, so I would like to ask you a few pointed questions. I have Just flnisheo reading that Inspiring ad~~of the Indian apolis Street Railway Company of yes terday-, and I wish to Inform you that I have been hanging out on an iron bar of mornings when the thermometer was hovering around close to zero, on my way to work pn • the “pay-as-you hang-on” cars. Now, Mr. Editor, 'do you think l should hand the conductor two nickels after this for a ride on the rods, or would that be overfeeding and have a tendency to gorge the poor, overloaded, underfed and much criticised animal? Or would IV2 cents be about the right fee for the almost exhausted, half-dead beast of burden. Say, Mr. Editor, I few like I was a poor hobo, beating his way, when I aip riding to my work on a zero morning on an East Michigan'street car. But maybe I am Just an ungrateful pa tron. Way back In 1900 I worked In this city for $8.25 a week, now I’m getting $17.88 and It takes from $3 to $3.50 to purchase what a dollar purchased in 1900, so you can inform the stockholders of the In dianapolis Street Railway I am do ing Just like they, getting along the best way I can. I hare enough to eat, a few clothes to wear, a bed to sleep In, so I guess I can not complain 419 East Ohio street. B. DANNER. COMMENDS GARY VIEW. Editor Tbe Times—Judge Gary, execu tive head of the great steel works at Gary, Ind.. has defined his position as a great employer of labor. In substance, it is this: The “business,” meaning the building, machinery and other equipage necessary to the production of a prod uct, is the property of the stockholders. With a plant constructed and fully equipped for production and a manager selected to direct the manufacture and sale of this product they are now ready to produce. It is well understood that no matter how large, how modern or complete the factory may be it Is perfectly inert as to its ability to turn out a product. The iron ore in the mine, the mining ma chinery, the ship to bring it to the man ufacturing plant, etc., are all In them selves impotent under the best manager obtainable to produce a product. These things are but the tools with which human hands and brains can execute the designs of the manager. He, therefore, goes into the market as he sees it and buys labor enough to man his plant. When a body of workmen contract with the manager to operate his plant they become related to him in a way which, in common justice, makes him morally responsible ns to conditions of light, heat, ventilation,, etc., in the sac- ! tory and he thinks he is very largely re sponsible in seeing that they secure com fortable housing for their families. He recognizes they are largely more Ignorant than himself and over and above, the wage he pays them for operating the plant he feels that they become a charge upon his care and protection, Just as he feels responsible to the stockholders for the care and protection of the building, machinery, etc. His moral attitude to- BRINGING UP FATHER. i" -r 1 '1 J I / II ' f 6T COLLY 1 I MUbT I’M < LAO TOO L AAN SWKE INTO A JEWELRT YOUR BROTHER-tNLE HANDED BOT NGV THfY L St THAT TOOK A.RE. COMMENCINA *** RUNN ‘ M V7 '™ CHASED ' CAU<HT HIM - THREW r AKUT FIND YOMP 1 BROTHER I*3 A YO APPRECIATE A LOT ° F DIAMOND* HOLOirs’THE HIM DOWN AN - MADE HIM HAND T FIND XOOR i - , —. <r I*2o srt lITPU RkTuu travicc. inc, ABIE THE AGENT. ■ j 'TWNVIV; 'fou,W toFAM VY % f j lv Nveiep.-'twis Q Vcu, f|4 vjuvsvi v<our uenb §1 M i www J I'tfw spWkbKw H <* His J i VKASW *<*>(*> ncw 1 ‘ ( —Nou fseutvie f'vm* f - ( /Nov pvuvmN V?i ' - 0 ( nmtu upmthWu r M _ ' \ oyuxk V HOW DO THEY DO IT? md. 'wHYBotiE;- (~ - -rrr.jFFH viotm'tc ) Y-oHMybohe, so <sihD |[ the icesv or looKge li7.A*t>s| vC ( ■■■ - "Btoly i Gosh i Ho?el K^ y ° u ' ** ° UST "TO oHt t ftHt> they r * \ HoW 1 iWrsi S™ T I ~^^] To 3 r I n^ 4T?^ C> ft YfteftmoN. ft SRm5 c - 1 '^' 5 1~, 1 - i vomit ft pichjm INDIANA DAILY TIMES, FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 1920. All the Rage Velour Hats SO.OO fi* yff*- 2 that we are 1 " * selling at $8 \ A Jr / are the best \ JL R values In In- < % i it dianapolis. Velour Hats last several years. They will be much higher next year. Felt Hats $2.50 $3.50 up to $7 High Grade Caps $1.50 to $3.00 “The Store for Values” h£?-Krause Bros ° P ££ Only One Square East of Pennsylvania St. wards bis men is similar to that of a good farmer toward his horses and other animals that are a part of his equipage for making the farm pay. Or that a high-minded slave holder feels as to his duty towards his slaves. Mr. Gary does not put it upon the selfish grounds of expediency that he should look after the welfare of his workmen. He clearly rec ognizes a moral responsibility in the matter which does him great credit. This feeling, which Mr. Gary has for monarch has for bis people, and a good onarch has for his people, and is alto gether commendable. “The German kaiser” took a deep interest in the phy sical, educational and moral welfare of his people, and the German people pros pered and became highly efficient under the management of the then kaiser. Well, this may be all there is to this questlou as to the relations that labor and capital in the inherent nature of things ns ihey now exist in this country, should maintain toward each other. If there seems to be another side to the story that looks anything near as plausi ble as Judge Gary’s view of it, I leave it to other and abler of your renders to make it known to ns. A. J. KINNEAR, Martinsville, Ind. kHEADIWKE Ucoks f4 1 lot liTii iljicl !Kw.wsi <v--?■*- I What Is that subtle something that gives style and gentility to the appesr ance of one woman, and is so utterly lacking In another who is equally well dressed? Some say it Is tbe way the clothes are put on and worn, but others go deeper than that. It is ail a matter of taste. Mrs. Vernon Castle says that taste involves a study of one’s self, and not of the shop windows. The fasliicn uble garment for any woman is the be coming garment. There are books at th library that will help you to be well dressed. There is “A Manual of Dress," “Clothing for Women,” by L. I. Bnldt; “The Study of Fabrics," by Turner; “The Dress You Wear and How to Make, It,” by Mary Jane Rhoe, and “Needled craft In the School,” by Kwansoa. These are only a few of the books on taste and ethjes in dress that yon would be inter** ted In. Let the library be you modiste. UncleAM ■ ■■ nmmmmmmwaaummmm A Column Conducted Under Di rection of Dr. Rupert Blue of U.-S. Public Health Service. i Sam, M D.. will answer, either ID this column or by mail, questions oi general Interest relating only to byg u ne. •aultatlon and the prevention of disease, u will he Impossible for him to aiiewer questions of a purely personal uature. ar to prescribe for individual diseases. Ad dress : INFORMATION EDITOR, C. S. Public Health Service. WASH ! N'tITON. n c. "HOI KEIIOLI) PETS AN DISEASE CAKKIEKS." That household animals, particularly cats and dogs, are regarded ns possible curriers of disease, when they have ac cess to sick persons with infectious dis eases, has been recognized by health au thorities all over the world: but it hns remained for the military authorities at Dover, England, to issue an order requiring the killing of ail cats in the barracks and regimental quarters. This order was Issued as a result of an investigation Into tbe cause of a se rious diphtheria epidemic in an orphan age at Dover, where the health officer ob served that a number of ents were kept as pets. He had their throats and noses swabbed with a view of discovering if tbe infection was being transmitted from these animals to the boys end girls. Among tbe nine cats. th* bacteriological findings dbclosed the fact the* four were carriers of the diphtheria bacillus. ANSWERS. Q- I —ls It possible for a person to have inflammation and enlarged gall Madder without having gall stones? If so, can it be cured without an operation: also, what are the symptoms of same? A,- The gall bladder may be inflamed I and eularred, even though there are no gall stones. The inflammation may be a simple catarrhal one, or it may be pu rulent; that is filled with pus. Treat ment will depend on the type of Inflam mation present. When there Is pus. a surgical operation Is required. Prom inent symptoms of gall bladder trouble are tenderness on pressure, fever and perhaus Jaundice. The condition do- Snoe Money Deportments JANUARY SALENOW ON Coats —Suits Our entire stock of richly appearing and becomingly j pk attractive styles coats and suits, plain and fur trimmed, j in the favored browns, blues and blacks, and in models £mffl \ j j that are the newest in design. - * i j ' ! jMk $15.00 value, n0w.... $ 7.48 $20.00 value, now $ 9.98 tP^y/ $30.00 value, now $14.50 1 * p||HF $35.00 value, now $19.50 \ |JjjP $40.00 value, now $24.50 s Lawl IS' $45,00 value, now $29.50 W $70.00 value, now $39.50 VVc:. $90.00 value, now $59.00 UL I L SIOO.OO value, now $69.00 |§aft|gi All Alterations Free Jl\j This Means Another Having of $2 to $5.00 Jr Domestic Specials CHALLIES, neat, floral and Per sian designs, suitable for comfort covering, regularly 20c 4 EZf* grade, Saturday Sale lul CANTON FLANNEL, unbleached, heavy fleeced, twilled back for children's and infants' wear, reg ular 29c value; Saturday 4Q A Sale ly<l BLACK SATEEN, 36 Inches wide, satin finish, for bloomers, petti coats, men’s shirts, boys’ waists, etc., regular 69c grade; JQ Saturday Sale Tvv ROMPER SUITING, 32 inches wide, assorted stripes and plain colors, for rompers, play suits, dresses, etc., regular 49c OtZg* values: Saturday Sale.... V? COTTON BATS, 79x90 inches, 3 pounds, only one roll required for comfort, all pure cotton, regular 98c kind; Saturday OUTING FLANNEL, bleached, heavy fleeced, for gowns, paja mas. children’s and infants’wear; regular 33c value; O j" g* Saturday Sale AvV mandg the attention of a first-class phys ician or surgeon. Q —Would goitre make a person nerv ous and cause pain aronni the heart, and very rapid heart action? What would you advise? Should it lie operated on? A.—Goitre is often responsible for thf symptoms you describe. The disease da tnsnds careful treatment by a good physician and you should at once place yourself under good medical care. Tn certain cases an operation gives good re Saturday Specials OLD CROP SANTOS JA COFFEE, a pound MRS. RORER’S OWN M BLEND COFFEE, a lb.-.^OV- Bargain Table R, M. C. CROCHET COTTON, white or ecru at less than today’s cost; special, 834? box; a ball BV3C No Phone, C. O. D. or Mail Orders Handkerchef Specials WOMEN’S HANDKERCHIEFS, slightly soiled from display; 25c kind in linen, silk and 4 Swiss. Choice Idv 15c kind, in white or 4 colors, 3 for 25c, each AvV 10c kind, 2 for 15c, each Ow sults : in other cases it is well not to operate, bnt to rely on absolute rest to remedy the condition. A physician should decide. Would Not PutTjp Hands, Shot to Death MUSKOGEE, Okla.. Jan. 2.—The dec laration: “I put up my hands for no man," brought a bullet that caused death A PRACTICAL “GOOD WISH” BUT THE READERS ARE GETTING A REST Hosiery Clearance BURSON SPLIT FOOT STOCK INGS, in out sizes, no seams u. hurt the feet, irregulars 9!Zm of 50c grade OUV OUT SIZE FLEECED STOCK INGS, made with elastic ribbed top, also some regular sizes In the lot, up to 50c QQ/* CHILDREN’S STOCKINGS, In small sizes, broken lots of black and white, all first 4 quality, 25c grades WAYNE KNIT PURE THREAD SILK STOCKINGS, full fash ioned, double lisle garter top3, in white and colons, irregu- AD a lars of $2.00 grade •fCrv? HEAVY COTTON WUNDER HOSE FOR WOMEN, In black only, strictly first quality, 60c grade; special, a pair ODC BLACK SILK STOCKINGS, full fashioned double silk garter tops, strictly firsts, $2.50 £4 m m grade, special 91f v to A. A. Akers, a local grocer a few nights ago, when a bandit entered store and commanded him to elevate his arms above his head. The robber llre4 one shot and lied. Akers died in a hospital less than an hour later. TO STAIN' A FLOOR. ' i VThen staining a floor, the stain suouldj be applied In the direction of the graLJ of the wood, to give an even appears TWO OF A KIND.