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PER COPY VOL. XXXII. NO. 216. M’ADOO SURE TO RUN FOR PRESIDENCY, SAYS WASHINGTON DISPATCH INDIANA WILL BACK HIM UP His Helping Indianapolis on Track Elevation Project Made Many Friends. William G. McAdoo, according to a Washington dispatch today, will be a candidate for the presi dency. This positive assertion was made in Washington by a friend of the for mer secretary of the treasury and director general of railroads, accord ing to the dispatch, which was signed by William Philip Simms and sent over the wires of the International News Service. The friend is de scribed as one of the ‘‘inners’’ of the McAdoo circle in New York. “McAdoo,” said this friend, “is merely playing good politics in keeping his boom deflated. His name will be brought forward in due time, never fear, and the San Francisco convention next June will have ample occasion to pro nounce it. You can bet your last cop per on that.” GOOD NEWS FOB INDIANA. Anything in the nature of information tending to clinch the general belief that McAdoo, at the proper time, will run for president on the democratic ticket, is es pecially pleasing to the people of Indi ana, and especially Indianapolis, where Mr. McAdoo’s help in putting through work on the track elevation project here in 1918 is well remembered. His prompt 'decision to complete the elevation of the railroad tracks after the situation had been presented to him personally by W. D. Boyce, publisher of The Indiana Daily Times, and through news stories and editorials in The Times in March, 1918, has resulted in great benefit to In dianapolis. The track elevation work here had been dragging on for twenty years and nearly one-third of the city had been cut off through work started and never finished. At the time McAdoo took hold of the problem Will H. Hays, now republican national chairman, was chairman of the Indiana state council of defense and was in favor of further postponing the eleva tion project “on account of the war.” But McAdoo decided otherwise, and wisely so. BLOW TO WILL HAYS. As expressed by Mr. Boyce in The Times there was no doubt that the In diana republican organization, headed by Hays, was willing to cause immense loss of time to the men, women and ehil kfen of Indianapolis, great financial loss vast business Interests of the mer chant and manufacturer of this city, and to delay the transportation of war material and the army through delay ing trains passing through Indianapolis if they could only put the national ad ministration and Mr. McAdoo in the hole. They failed, and the Indianapolis Cham ber of Commerce and the many civic organizations of this city won. “It was a great victory for the city," said E. N. Smith, then secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, commenting on .McAdoo’s order that the work go on. “We had always felt that If those in author ity would take time to investigate they would find that national necessity would best be served by the completion of track elevation work here.” And it was McAdoo, despite his press ing duties as leader of the Liberty Loan campaign and director of railroads, who took “the time to investigate.” WHAT DECISION HAS MEANT. Today, while there is considerable freight tracks to be elevated a great deal of progress since McAdoo issued his order t* go through with the work has been made, as passenger service is about com plete and the station itself is practically finished. The work was considered a five-year program by the Chamber ol Commerce and other civic organizations behind the movement to get the task ac complished. The program included the elevation of the tracks in and near the Union station and took in the elimination of the Virginia avenue viaduct. The work, engineers estimated today, is now two thirds to three-fourths complete. They said the work at the Union station and between Pennsylvania street at the north end of the station and Kentucky avenue should be finished by Jan. 1, 1921. The city of Indianapolis then expects to carry the elevation north to Mass achusetts avenue, part of the work now being under way. The engineering plan also includes elevation at Kentucky ave nue and the Belt railroad, Washington street and the Belt, and ultimately the elimination of all dangerous street level crossings on streets on which there Is heavy traffic. INDIANA W r ILL BACK M’ADOO. McAdoo, by virtue of his efforts in be half of Indianapolis, will derive con siderable strength from Indiana, where his position in relation to the continua tion of the track elevation work, after Will Hays and other had consented to its delay until after the war, has won him the friendship and earnest support of many who realize the importance of this ;work to the state capital. When attention of Indiana politicians was called today to the Washington dis patch giving positive assurance that Mr. McAdoo would run they asserted that the reticence of the former director general of railroads in announcing his intention to contest for the nomination has beet, to his disadvantage in Indiana and, they contend, will continue to be to his disadvantage. However, it iis known, that McAdoo has very good reasons for not making a definite announcement, es pecially in view of the fact that Presi dent Wilson’s position on a third term proposition has not yet been Ueflnitaely announced. STRONG M’ADOO SENTIMENT HERE. Indiana politicians readily assert that there is a strong McAdoo sentiment lr. this state but, unfortunately, his follow ers are without leaders for the reason that those accustomed to starting such movements and to taking the vanguard in them have deterred by a lack of posi tive information as to whether their choice for the presidential nominee would be available. Immediately on receiving assurance that McAdoo will iqake a campaign for' delegates in Indiana there will be a strong movement in hiß favor. It will spring from the railroad men, who have high regard for their former chief, from others who became acquainted with his character during the period he was di recting the railroads and from those who have since been pleased by bis attitude Published at Indianapolis, Ind., Daily Except Sunday. on the big economic questions of the day. McAdoo’s friend, who today made the positive assertion that he will be a can didate throws some light on McAdoo’s position on the big questions of the day. This friend, so-called, is described in Simms’ Washington dispatch as “a man who has the reputation of knowing more of the inside of what is going on in New York and Washington than almost any other man. He is not, and never has been an office-seeker, but is a wealthy New Yorker who has for years wielded considerable influence in the east.” WHAT M’ADOO STANDS FOR. This friend is quoted as saying that although McAdoo declined the invitation of the democratic national committee to attend the Jackson day dinners in Wash ington on Jan. 8 on the ground of being an exceedingly busy man, it was he who, perhaps more than any one else, who sounded the “keynote” at the banquet. Merely read out as it was by the toast masters at the two dinners, *it failed to get the attention it deserved and is bound to get later. For McAdoo’s message from Wichita Falls contained a whole platform for the party, complete from domestic policy to foreign relations. McAdoo stood for these things: Reduction of war taxes; prompt restor ation of world peace; effective legislation on Internal, financial and economic ques tions; improved relations between capital and labor; protection of the public against needless industrial disputes; pro motion of the welfare Os our soldiers and sailors; freedom of speech and of the press in time of peace; progress by ballot instead of by bullet; law and order; prosecution of profiteers; nonpersecution of legitimate business; protection of American citizens in every land and America as a dominate influence for good in the world. SPEECH TO THE COUNTRY. “It Is surprising,” said McAdoo’s friend, whose name was withheld at his own request, “how nearly everybody overlooked that speech—for that is what it was. A speech by wire, not to the democrats at the rally, but to the mil lions of voters scattered throughout the land. McAdoo’s absence from the Jackson day dinners was considered by the same authority as masterful politics. “Another thing,” he added, "although McAdoo had too much business on hand a week ago to shift a date and be present at the Jackson day rally, he and Barney Baruch left Washington day before yes terday for the south, where they are squeezing a few days of ’shooting.’ Some of these ‘shots', I venture to predict, will carry so far that the seventy-mile efforts of the big Bertha firing on Paris will be made to resemble the puny do ings of a puny paper cap pistol.” LEGION WANTS POST HOSPITAL Favors Treatment Here of Tu bercular Ex-Soldiers. The American legion wants the base hospital at Ft. Benjamin Harrison re opened for the treatment of former serv ice men suffering from tuberculosis. Charles F. Sheridan, head of the serv ice division of the legion at national headquarters, Meridian Life building, this city, today addressed a letter to Surgeon General Rupert Blue at Washington on the subject. The letter is in answer to a request made recently by the United States pub lie health service that the legion aid in the location of sanitoria for the treat ment of tubercular former service men. The base hospital at Ft. Harrison, which was abandoned a few months ago, can accommodate 800 patients. “There has been called to my atten tion the immediate need for at least a temporary tuberculosis hospital in the immediate vicinity of Indianapolis,” wrote Mr. Sheridan. “I am informed by your very able representative, Dr. C. A. Stayton, that there are large num bers of tuberculosis patients in the state of Indiana, who are receiving no hospi tal treatment.” He says that investigators have report ed that the Ft. Benjamin Harrison base hospital would be satisfactory for the purpose of treating tuberculosis cases which can be transferred to other points, and particularly for those arrested cases which are simply awaiting physical im provement sufficient to enable them to take up vocational training. “There appears to be a most urgent need through the United States for prompt action relative to the treatment of tuberculosis patients,” Mr. Sheridan said. SIPE MILITIA HEARING OPENS Arguments Start in Attaek on Legality of Organization. A legal opinion which will determine the status of the Indiana state militia will be given by Judge Louis Ewbank of the circuit court, following the hear ing of argument on County Clerk Rich ard Sipe’s petition of a writ of habeas corpus. Argument began today on a motion of Slpe that the answer of the officers of the state militia to the return of the writ is insufficient because sufficient facts are not stated to show that the militia is organized according to law. Sipe seeks In this motion to throw the case out of court and so escape serving a sentence of five days on the Indiana state farm and dishonorable discharge assessed by a court-martial for failure to report for duty when ordered. Counsel on both sides was prepared tc, make lengthy arguments on the legal points raised by Sipe. Father of 9 Kiddies Killed by Fast Train Special to The Times. ANDERSON, Ind., Jan. 17.—When he stepped back on the railroad track to re move torpedoes from the rails, after he had flagged a train, Ri pert F. Morre, 47, of Richmond, flagman ■ with a bridge crew of the Pennsylvania railroad, lost his life at Frankton. noiSh of here, yes terday afternoon. Moore jiad flagged the train and it was when he‘ stepped back on the track that he war! caught He was killed instantly. Tlie body was brought to a morgue here on the train that struck him. Moore is survived by a widow and nine children. Ito&tatra Hail® Unites Entered as Second Class Matter, July 26, 1914, at Poetoffice, Indianapolis, Ind., under act March 3, 1879. TWO CHILDREN BURN TO DEATH; THIRD MAY DIE Parents, L.idly Injured and Scantily Clad, Drive Two Miles for Aid. NIGHT LAMP EXPLODES Special to The Times. KOKOMO, Ind., Jan. 17.—Leaving behind two children burned to death, a third perhaps fatally burned, and with his clothing scorched off of him, Walter Goyer, a fanner living three miles southeast of here, early today, in a dazed condition, drove two miles in an automobile with the nude, unconscious form of his wife draped across him to his father’s home. Goyer fell unconscious with his human burden as he hammered at the door to awaken his parents. The dead children are Robert, 4, and Henry, 2, while Kenneth, 9, is not ex pected to live. Mrs. Goyer is reported in a serious conidtion from shock and ex posure. Goyer himself is seriously burned. AWAKENS TO FIND ROOM A FURNACE. *■ An explosion of a lamp in a bedroom occupied by the children is believed to have started the fixe in the Goyer home soon after the family had retired. When Goyer was awakened the room was a blazing furnace. The door was locked. From within he could hear the moans of his sons. When he had bat tered bis way into the room the flames drove him back. Glen, 7, another son, escaped without injury. He was in an other room. So rapidly did the flames spread that it was with difficulty he saved Mrs. Goyer. Half crazed as he sa whig home turned Into a charnel house, he grabbed his wife and rushed out to the shed where he kept his automobile. Hurling her nude form into the maeh'ne, he started on a mad race over snow-covered roads to the home of his father, John Goyer. ANOTHER RACE TO SCENE OF FIRE. Twice the machine swerved from the road, but Goyer righted it and sped on ward with his wife limp and freezing in his lap. At his father’s home, he had difficulty In arousing any one. Frantically he pounded, remembering during lapses of his memory, the kiddies he had left in the ruins of his home. When the elder Goyer had reached the door it had al most been battered in. His strength gone, Goyer fell prostrate on top of Mrs. Goyer. When he was revived and provided with clothing, another mad race was started back to the farmhouse. The red glow of the blaze on the black sky warned him anew of the story the ruins would tell. Robert and Henry, his two youngest sons, were burned almost to a crisp. DISCUSS PLANS FOR CONVENTION Democratic Leaders Confer With Chairman Cummings. NEW YORK, Jan. 17.—Homer S. Cum mings, chairman of the democratic na tional committee, conferred here today with party leaders on arrangements for the national convention in San Francisco, June 28. Mr inters of the committee on arrange ments who will have luncheon with Cum mings at the national democratic club are: Mrs. George Bass, Chicago; May Foy, Los Angeles; J. B. lvremer, Montana; Wilbur M. Marsh, Iowa; Edward G. Hoffman, Indiana; Clark Howell, Geor gia; Norman E. Mack, New York; Fred B. Lynch, Minnesota; E. H. Moore, Ohio; Arthur F. Mullen, Nebraska; Dr. John W. Cangblln, Massachusetts; Isadore B. Dockweiler, California; J. T. Barnett, Colorado; Patrick 11. Quinn, Rhode Island, and Rober tH. Elder, Idaho. Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood, candidate for the republican presidential nomina tion, arrived here last night for a con ference with his managers. He was to be the guest of Otto H. Kahn at a lunch eon today and will address the Chamber of Commerce in Providence, R. 1., to night. George Wood, Lincoln, Neb., one of the three brothers who are nursing a republican boom for Gen. Pershing, said today that Pershing headquarters would be established here next week. Reports were circulated today that a boom for Gov.-elect Edwards of New Jersey for the democratic nomination would be launched at a dinner in New ark on Tuesday . MANY MEXICANS GO TO HEARINGS Warning of Carranza Official Generally Discounted. SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Jan. 17.—Little attention, it Is expected, will be paid by Mexicans here to the warning given by M. Hilario Medina, in charge of the for eign office at Mexico City, not to testify before the Fall senate subcommittee In vestigating the Mexican situation. Representatives of practically every faction in Mexico are in San Antonio and swarthy faces are conspicuous in the audience of each of the sessions. Those who might testify will not be greatly affected by threat of a charge of treason which might be brought against them by the Carranza government. Witnesses who testify today probably will be heard in executive sessions with the exception of ,C. L. Gardiner, a rail road man from Arkansas. 75 Local Credit Men to Attend Meeting Seventy-five delegates will represent Indianapolis firms at the state conven tion of credit men in Muncie next Fri day, it was announced today. The conference will nring together protbinent credit men of Indianapolis, Evansville, South Bend, Mancie, 3'erre Ilaute, Ft. Wayne and other cities. John C. Rugenstein of the local association says that reports from over the state Indicate that former attendance records will be broken. Joseph A. Keblpr of Indianapolis will speak on “The Mercantile Agency Re port.” J. Edward Stllz of Indianapolis is chairman of the 1021 convention com mittee. INDIANAPOLIS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1920. Grim Reaper and Air Mail in Long Race Serum Rushed from Illinois to New York to Save Olive Poison Victims. CHICAGO, Jan. 17.-Q1 United States mail plane, carrying a quantity of serum with which it is hoped to save the lives of three poisoned members of the Deleben family in New York left here at 11:30 a. m. today in a life and death race with time. The airplane was four hours late In taking off here. The serum was pro duced in the laboratory of the University of Illinois, rushed here on an express train and put aboard the airplane. Pilot Knight hoped to make Cleve land in three hours. FOURTH VICTIM OF OLIVES DIES NEW YORK, Jan. 17.—Another mem ber of the Delbene family was dead to day as a result of eating ripe bottled olives that were poisoned. Four mem bers of the family have died and three are still critically ill in a hospital. They are Angele, 26; Coehnette, 19, and Domi nick, 22. Dr. John Reigeiman, medical examiner, was notified today- that a serum has been discovered at Illinois university which will counteract poisoning from bad olives. He asked that some of it be rushed here at once, by aeroplane, if necessary, in an effort to save tLe lives of the remaining members of the family. Officers located tbe stores from which the olives were purchased and seized the supply of bad olives. They are being examined. AD CONVENTION TO SETRECORD World Gathering Here in June to Be Greatest Ever Held. The 1920 convention of the Associate.! Advertising Clubs of the World, which will be held in Indianapolis June 6 to 10, will be the greatest convention in the history of the organization, Park S. Florea, secretary and executive manager of the organization, said today. Mr. Florea, who formerly lived in In dianapolis, came here today from New York City to confer with the local con vention board in charge of arrangements for the coming convention. Detailed plans for the convention were gone over at a meeting in the convention headquar ters. Chamber of Commerce, at noon. “Advertising men throughout the United States are looking forward to the Indianapolis convention as the greatest in the history’s organization." Mr. Florea said. “The men and clubs are especially interested in view of the fact that E. T. Meredith, president of the Associated Ad vertising clubs, has announced that the foor-diy session will be a strictly adver tising, sales and ditributlon convention.” Truth as the foundation of success in business—truth in advertiing in every phase of business will be one of the pre dominating themes at the convention here, Mr. Florea said. HOMES LOOTED ON NORTH SIDE Police After Burglar Who Is Handy With the ‘Jimmy/ When Pierson M. Rhodehamel, 2830 Washington boulevard, early today re ported to the police thnt his home had been entered and ransacked by a burg lar, and Jewelry taken, detectives re doubled their efforts to find the burg lar who has robbed many north side homes during the last few weeks. The Rhodehamel residence is only a block from the home of Charles A. Borchers, 2936 Washington boulevard, which was entered yesterday afternoon. A front window was “jimmied" at each house. The robberies were committed in the absence of the families. At the Rhodehamel home the burg lars obtained two gold neck chains, each valued at $25, a cameo broach, SSO, two gold braclets, S2O, a gold ring with an opal set, S3O, two other rings, each S2O. a broach, $5; two gold shoulder clasps, $5, and a lady's watch and chain. Every room in the house was ransacked. Bicycle officers Finney and Seifert in vestigated. Mrs. Borchers told the police that a diamond necklace worth more than $235 was taken from her home. Other articles missing are a gold purse, valued at $35, a purse containing $5, and a leather purse valued at $2. Burglars ransacked the home of Mrs. Arthur .T. Berlaut, 522 Wallace avenue. Mrs. Berlault was unable to tell what was taken. Gertrude Hackney, 505 North Illinois street, reported to the police that a diamond lavallier was missing from her apartment. Mrs. Carrie Vann, 343 North Pine street, reported the theft! of a small bank containing $1.55, from the kitchen of her home. The Ferger drug store, corner Illinois and Market streets, was entered during the night and $35 taken from the cash register, the manager reported to the po lice. GERMAN REDS SEIZE ARSENAL Bloody Clashes Follow At tempt to Spread Strike. BERLIN, Jan. 17.—Spartaclsts have raided the government arsenal at Span dau on the outskirts of Berlin, captur ing a large quantity of munitions. Bloody clashes have followed the at tempt of Spartacist chiefs to start a general strike. Many persons were in jured in fighting at Essen. Quiet has been restored in this city following 260 arrests in connection with the rioting on Tuesday. Strikers have cut some of the telegraph wires leading to western Germany hin dering communication with that district. Frenzel to Attend Financial Meeting John P. Frenzel, Jr., vice president and cashier of the Merchants National bank, will leave for Washington tonight to at tend a conference of financial men from various parts of the country, called by the treasury department. The conference will tvegin Monday and conclude next Friday. Many questions of Latin Amer ica will be discussed, it 1* expected. FRENCH ELECT DESCHANEL AS NEW PRESIDENT Retirement of Clemenceau Makes Race Easy for Senate Head. PROCEEDINGS ARE BRIEF PARIS, Jan. 17.—Paul Deschanel, veteran president of the chamber of deputies, and political enemy of Pre mier Clemenceau, was elected presi dent of the French republic today, succeeding Raymond Poincare. M. Clemenceau had withdrawn his can didacy when It became apparent that factions of the radical and conserva tive parties were determined to op pose him and support M. Deschanel. Deschanel received 134 votes. Paul Eugene Louis PeKobnnel Is In Ills sixty-fourth year and has been in pub lic life for forty years. He was elected vice president of tbe chamber of depu ties in 1896 and two years later was made president. He held the pest four jears, but relinquished it for another post. He was again chosen president of the chamber in 1902 and held the office up to the time of his elevation to the presidency. He has written a number of books on political economy. LONG AT ODDS WITH CLEMENCEAU. M. Deschanel and M. Clemenceau have been at odds over political matters for many years. It was just revealed a few days before the election that they bad fought a duel in 1894 over a newspaper attaek made by Clemenceau following an incident in tbe chamber. M. Deschanel was slightly wounded. The French president is elected for a term of seven years. It is a national tra dition that he does not succeed himself. Voting began shortly after 10 o'clock. Following withdrawal of Premier Clem enceau. even the most experienced poli ticians admitted “anything may happen.” Several strong candidates were expected to come forward when the two bodies convene in the small royal theater inside the Versailles palace. M. Pams, home minister, was considered one of the strongest of the "dark horses.” Clemen ceau was in consultation with him last night. BRIAND RESPONSIBLE FOR CI.EMENCEAU’S STEP. The retirement of Clemenceau, who an nounced he would not serve even if elected, was Interpreted as a victory for former Premier Brland. who managed Deschanel’s candidacy. In event Des chanel is elected, It was considered likely he will appoint Briaud premier. The royal thoatpr was crowded when the voting began It seats only 8.86, while the joint membership of the senate and chamber is 940. Chairs were placed in the nlsles. The balcony, which seats 69, was re served for the diplomatic corps and high state officials. Leon Botiregois. president of the sen ate. presided at the voting. Preceded by uniformed ushers and surrounded by high chamber and senate officials, he entered the theater and took his seat In the center of the stage, where he read the presidential decree, convoking the as sembly. BALLOTING INVOLVES FORMAL PROCEDURE. When the roll call began each sena tor and deputy proceeded toward the stage as his name Is called and receive a small rosewood ball. He mouuted the stage, voted and the descended, return ing the ball when the voting is fiulshed. The number of balls given out must correspond to the number of votes cast. Every bail must be returned and the total number checked against the num ber given out. Following the election, the successor of President Poincare received congratu lations and was then escorted through lanes of troops to a waiting automobile, which carried him to Parts. Tomorrow the newly elected president will call upon President Poincare, wbo later will return the call. The new pres ident will take np his duties Feb. 18. Premier Clemenceau has announced he will retire entirely from politics, devot ing his time to writing his memoirs. THOUSANDS OF TROOPS SURROUND PALACE. In anticipation of the crush about the Versailles palace thousands of troops and police were on guard around the build ing bolding back tbe crowds. It was a motley assemblage with prominent per sonages rubbing elbows with obscure chauffeurs. The tiny restaurant near the palace was crowded nearly all day, while many persons who were unable to gain admittance ate lunches of sandwiches in the streets. Thoroughfares leading to the palace were lined with limousines. Society made n holiday of the occasion and scores of prominent; men and women made the pilgrimage to Versailles for the cere mony. SOCIALIST CAUCUS ELECTS DESCHANEL. The socialists held a caucus before the balloting began and decided to support M. Deschanel. Premier Clemenceau had represented one faction or another of the socialist party throughout all the latter years of his public life. M. Deschanel attended the meeting of the national assembly, but refused to cast a vote. M. Clemenceau was absent. The count of the ballots began at 15 minutes after 3 o’clock. 3 MEN DIE IN CINCINNATI FIRE Fourteen Firemen Injured in $150,000 Conflagration. CINCINNATI, .Tan. 17.—Three firemen ■were killed, and fourteen Injured In a fire that swept the five-story building of the Newton Tea and Spice Company here early today. The fl:re caused damage estimated at $150,000. A wall of the building collapsed when tea and spice dust exploded, burying the -victims. VEATHEC I.oral forecast—Fair and colder to night, with lowest temperature tonight 10 to 15 degrees; Sunday fair and colder. HOI RI.Y TBMPKBATURE. (1 a- m 14 7 a. m 13 K a. 11 0 a. m IS 10 a. m 14 11 a. rn 15 13 (noon) 17 Sun sets today, 4:46; rises tomorrow, 7:03; sets, 4:47. One year ago today, highest tempera ture, 89; lowest, 84. ) By Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, 10”; Subscription Rates, f Blßewhere J2c By Malt, 50c Per Month. SIMS SA YS HE WAS TOLD NOT TO ALLO W BRITISH TO PULL WOOL OVER HIS EYES SECOND SPFXIAL SESSION CERTAIN SAYS GOODRICH Only Question of" Time Before Call—No Tax Law Changes Planned. SUFFRAGE BILL SIGNED A second special session of the leg islature will be called for the purpose of taking up necessary legislation, Gov. Goodrich said definitely today. The governor was asked if he had given members of the assembly any assurance that there would be a sec ond session. “I don’t like the word assurance,’ he said. “There is no doubt about a second special session being called. It is in evitable. The only question is when it will be called.” Legislation suggested by Gov. Good rich to be taken up at the proposed second special session includes a pro vision for a war memorial and head quarters for the American legion, changes in the county unit road law, a law pro viding for the disposition of money re ceived for prison-made products and a "blue sky” law. MUST CHANGE VOTING LAWS. The second special session will prob ably be rilled upon to enact legislation providing that women shall vote. The republican state committee has an nounced plana to take up this question. It is the opinion of some that little change will be necessary in the Jaws be cause the change in the federal constitu tion would automatically include women in the provisions of the Indiana statutes, although they specifically refer to male voters. Women in both parties are jubilant over the outcome of the session. The fact that Indiana bad ratified the amendment was wired Immediately to nat'onil suf frage headquarters. Indiana women hope that the ncilcn of this state will spur other states to action. They expect the amendment to be a part of tae constitu tion by Feb. 15. The work of thp Indiana Franchise league does not end with the ratifica tion of the amendment, according to Helen Benbridge of Terre Haute, presi dent of the league. She declared the object of the league will now be to make every woman an intelligent voter by the fall election. The executive committee of the Fran chise league adopted a resolution in which It expressed Its appreciation of the work done by the governor, the mem bers of both houses, both political state committees, a rut newspapers which made suffrage possible. SION’S RESOLUTION WITH TEN* PEN’S. Although Gov. Goodrich had repeatedly made the statement that it would nqt be necessary for him to sign the ratifica tion resolution, he affixed his signature to it at the request of suffragists. He used ten pens which he distributed among the women. Efforts were made following the rati fication of the suffrage amendment to prolong the session and to take up other measures. These efforts were made in the senate and became the subject of long discussions,awhile the house marked time waiting for the consent of the senate to adjourn. Following his avowed intention Lieut. Gov. Bush proceeded with the regular order of business until an adjournment was forced. Following the passage of the bill appropriating SIO,OOO to pay the expenses of the session, the lieutenant governer ordered the secretary to pro ced with a roll call for the introduc tion of bills. When the name of Senator Cravens of Madison was reached on this roll call he attempted to introduce a bill pro viding for the appointment of a com mission to purchase land and erect a memorial building which would house the headquarters of the American legion. (Continued on Pag© Three.) URGE HIGHER TEACHERS’ PAY Schoolmen’s Club Members Put Selves on Record. Any program for the extension of edu cation in Indiana should Include a ma terial increase in the salaries of school teachers. This was the emphatic expression of members of the Indiana School Men’s club, who discussed school problems here late yesterday. L. N. Hines, superintendent of public instruction, presented his own educa t onal program for Indiana, which in cludes an increase in salaries of teachers of not less than 50 per cent, organization of an inspection department of grade schools, compulsory employment of school physicians in every township and in creased financial’aid for universities and colleges. v The educators debated the Smith-Towne bill, pending in congress, which would provide federal aid to states for educa tion. R. W. Hlmelick, Ft. Wayne school superintendent, presented a committee report declaring the bill would subject education to politics and too strongly federalize education. GETS SIOO FOR LOSS OF WIFE A jury verdict in Judge Louis Ew bank’B court today awarded Ashvelle Fentz, a locomotive engineer, SIOO dam ages from Harry C. Nagel, former owner of the Dream theater, Brightwood, In the fomer’s suit for alienation of his wife’s affections. Fentz sued for SIO,OOO. The jury got the case at 4:15 yesterday afternoon and returned a sealed verdict at 10 o'clock last night. It was read when court convened this morning. NEW INFLUENZA MEASURES. CHICAGO. .Tan 17. Dr. John Dill Rol>ertson. health cqfnmi&sioner, prepared today for aggressive war on the new in fluenza epidemic gripping Chicago. Six hundred and fifty cases were reported yesterday, bringing the total to 1,200. Eighteen persons have died from the dls-' mu here In tie last week. PAROLED 3 TIMES, BOY HAS LAUGH ON GOV. GOODRICH Special to The Times. JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., Jan. 17 Somewhere Herbert L. Cummings of An derson is laughing up his sleeve at the expense of Gov. Goodrich. Herbert is supposed to be serving his third term as a parole violator at Jeffer sonville. But he isn’t, mainly because of the “graciousness of the governor.” The young man, it seems, knew of the governor’s liberality with paroles. After twice being freed from the penal insti tution, only to be returned, he decided he wanted another parole. So with the co-operation of his father in Anderson and the known proclivities of Mr. Good rich he left the reformatory Dec. 26. The governor “sprung” him on a ten day parole on that date when a com munication was sent to the executive stating that his fatter was dying. Whether there was any investigation of his case is not known, but when Cum mings continued to remain away from his cell someone took it up. Before the “investigation’’ got under way a letter was received from Cum mings’ father saying, “I only wanted to see the boy before I died.” It has not been learned here when Mr. Cummings expects to die. Neither is the where abouts of Herbert known. SECOND TREATY CONFERENCE ON Republicans and Democrats May Reach Compromise. WASHINGTON. Jan. 17—Democratic and republican senators met in Senator Lodge’s office today in tbe Becond bi partisan conference on treaty com promise. No progress' has been reported. The same nine senators who made un the first conference Thursday at tended. They are Lodge. Lenroot, New and Kellogg, republicans, and Hitchcock, Owen, McKeilar, Simmons and Walsh, Montana, democrat*. Republicans were prepared to give the democrats a definite answer on the Mc- Kellar-Kendrick reservations, which form the basis of democratic sugges tions for changes in the Lodge reserva tions. The republicans prepared a state ment of their position at a long session late yesterday in Lodge’s office. They all maintained silence regarding the trend of discussion at this meeting. Len root and Kellogg observed as they left the conference, that there is hope of something growing out of the bl-partlsan discussions. POLL OF COLLEGES FAVORS COMPROMISE NEW YORK, Jan. 17.—Results of the “intercollegiate treaty referendum," in which faculty and students of 329 Ameri can colleges voted on various proposals, for settlement of the league of nations and peace treaty situation, today showed a preponderant vote in favor of a com promise between the Lodge and demo cratic reservations. Returns follow: Compromise between the Lodge and democratic reservations to facilitate rati fication of the treaty—Faculty, 4,352; students, 40,4.37. I Ratification of the league and treaty without reservations or amendmeaita— Faculty, .3,945; students, 33,499. Ratification of the treaty, with the Lodge reservations—Faculty, 1,244; stu dents, 19,917. Opposition to ratification of the league or treaty in any form—Faculty, 486; students, 11,073. RATIFY PACT ygi MINISTERS URGE Ratify the treaty. This is the demand made upon con gress by ministers in session at the aunnal council of the Indianapolis dio cese of the Episcopal cburcH at All faints’ cathedral. Two resolutions were adopted, one In dorsing the principle of the league of nations and the other urging speedy ratification of the peace treaty with Ger many. Bishop Joseph M. Francis, addressing the ministers, declared the failure of the United States senate to ratify the peace treaty is costing America her place as the leader in world affairs. Regarding the league covenant, the ministers said that they based their at titude upon the principle of the league, leaving out the question of reservations or interpretations. SINN FEIN WINS CORK COUNCIL Spring Surprises by Victory in Unionist Stronghold. CORK. Ireland, Jaq. 17.—Eight Sinn Fein aldermen were elected in this city, according to unofficial returns made pub lic today. Two Irish Independents were elected, but none of the Redmondites were successful. Berry, which has been unionist for 300 years, elected only one unionist candi date. Waterford, Limerick, Clonmel, Dublin and Shaw all elected a majority of Sinn Fein candidates. Independents slipped into office at several places, causing sur prises. Canadian Province Without Newspapers WINNIPEG, Jan. 17.—Manitoba was without newspapers today. All dally papers suspended publication with yesterday’s issues because of the refusal of the Ft. Frances Pulp and Paper Company to supply papier on order of the news print controller at Ottawa. Officials were preparing for seizure of the mills unless the company recedes from its attitude by next Saturday. Portuguese Cabinet, 3 Days Old, Quits LISBON, Jan. 17.—The cabinet of Pre mier Costa, which was formed Wednes day, has resigned. Home EDITION TWO CENTS. FAILS TO TELL WHO GAVE HIM SUCH ORDERS Declares Big Destroyer Fleet Would Have Prevented U-Boat Menace. LAUDS CHASER CREWS WASHINGTON, Jan. 17.—“ Don’t let the British pull the wool over your eyes. We would as soon fight the British as the Germans,” was the parting instructions given Admiral William Sims as he left for Europe to command American naval forces there, he told the senate committee Investigating naval awards today. Sims did not disclose who gave him these Instructions, but left the Impression that they were from someone in author ity in Washington. Sims was reading from his official re port on naval lessons of the war. His disclosures created a sensation In the crowded room. "When I was ordered to go to London in 1917,” Sims said, “I was told ‘don’t let the British pull the wool over your eyes; we don’t want to pull their chest nuts out of the fire. Remember that we would as soon fight the British as the Germans.’ ” DESTROYER FLEET WOULD HAVE HELPED. If the United States had a larger de stroyer fleet when the war began uiere would have been no submarine menace, Sims told the committee. A fleet of 500 destroyers thrown in when America joined the allies would have made the undersea boats harmless, Sims said. The 110-foot submarine chasers, he added, “were one of the misconceptions of the war.’’ These light boats were built on the theory that submarines would stay in still wafer close to the shore. Admiral Sims charged in the report that the “department demanded the im possible" before they approved any ac tion. “No policy was extended until three months after we entered the xvar,” he said. Admiral Sims denied he favored officers to the detriment of enlisted men in the recommendations for naval awards. Ha denied he favored “land officers” over of ficers on the sea in the recommendations. ISSUES LETTER SENT BAGLEY. Admiral Sims made public a letter sent Commander Bagley, brother-in-iaw of Secretary Daniels, following the Bagley award by the secretary. * “I am sorry that you should be placed in such an unfavorable light after your fine destroyer service in the war zone. I feel if you had been consulted in this you would have avoided this,” Admiral Sims wrote. Answering a question by Senator Tram mell, the admiral said he served on land. “My office was on land, as was the headquarters of every high commanding officer of the allies. It was impossible to establish headquarters on the sea,” he said. “The enemy would not come out. Had he wished to fight we all would have commanded on the sea,’’ he added. Admiral Sims said the anti-submarine campaign was conducted on the patrol system when he arrived in France. The convoy system was introduced soon after the United States entered activities. CONVOY SYSTEM IS TOO SLOW. “The loss of time caused by the con voy system is such that it is not wise t* begin the convoy system when speed is required,” he said. “If the white people of the world had believed that a nation would attack mer chant ships we would have built enongfc destroyers to make such attacks impos sible. The submarine can not combat with the destroyers. “There were very few naval officers who believed the submarine could do what it has done. We thought the sub marine could operate only in closed wa ters. When we found the large ones could stay out three months, we knew that the sub-chaser was not effective. "We then adopted listening devices, which located the submarine.” Sims paid a high tribute to the “col lege boys” who manned the sub-chasers. HAD NO HELP FOR FOUR MONTHS. Aid was denied him for four months, Admiral Sims said. “It was only after my only aid was broken down that three officers were sent me,” he said in his letter. “I was forced to take men from ships to make the ad ministration of the fleet effective." “It would have been difficult to con ceive of a greater misunderstanding of the situation abroad,” the letter said. “We will have to go to the committed or the senate to investigate the entire naval operations” Senator McCormick, tepublican, of Illinois, interjected dur ing the reading of the ’etter. “It Is a terrible state.” Senator Hale, chairman of the subcim mlttee, said he would ask the naval af fairs comraitte efor further authority, in view of the serious charges. Senator Pittman said the letter should not have been read because “it had noth ing to do with our investigation.” COMPLAINTS MADE BY ADMIRAL. The complaints against the department J by Admiral Sims were cited as follows No policy. Did not have policy for three montbfl after war started. During critical of submarine warfare campaign ment violated principles of defense. Navy department did not support resentatlves in allied councils. jfv*ips Tbe commander unable to aides. Jgjgf Instead of relying on those actual experience the navy dej^Kent continued its uninformed * Vincennes Toy Plant to Resume Work Special to The Times. VINCENNES, Ind., Jan. 17.—Tbe Ju venile Manufacturing Company, succes sors to the Marsh Manufacturing Com pany, with increase! capital stock, will start operations in a few days, accord ing to announcement by the secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. Tbe com pany will manufacture toys, and ha* sufficient orders booked to operate Vn tlnuously with a force of 169 people tw the next twelr* month*.