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PER COPY VOL. XXXII. NO. 220. INDIANA REPUBLICANS DESERT GOODRICH TO BACK LEONARDWOOD James P. Goodrich, governor of Indiana and the actual boss of the republican machine in the state, has at last provoked a fight on his power and political ambitions that means the elimination of Goodrich or the complete wreck of the republican party in the state. Goodrich had no sooner started the circulation of petitions to place his name on the preferential ballot as a candidate for the republican nom ination for president than the republicans who have all along declared they would never stand for him started to take the state away from him by a direct appeal to the rank and file of the party. Petitions to place the name of Leonard' Wood on the ballot are now being cir culated, with every prospect of obtaining two signatures for every one that Good rich obtains. One hundred and fifty names were at tached to a Wood petition yesterday at the Columbia and Marion club*. The pe tition was circulated in the dining room at the Columbia club while Gov. Good rich was taking lunch there, and it was signed by every guest at the table next to that occupied by .Goodrich. Among those who signed it were men high in the Goodrich state administration, men connected with the Marion county govern ment and men who hold office under Mayor Jewett. These names were sprin kled among a large number of the names of active and prominent business men of Indianapolis. DOWN-STATE G. O. V. JOINS “ANTI” FORCES. While this petition was being circu lated at the Columbia club a delegation of republicans from New Albany came to Indianapolis and went into conference with some anti-Goodrich leaders In this city. After the conference they an nounced their inteltion of circulating In New Albany and vicinity a protest against permitting the name of Gov. Goodrich to go on the republican ballot. They aserted that for every name that Goodrich obtained in their part of the state they would produce two protestants against giving him consideration for the presidency. Lucius O. Hamilton, former president of the Columbia club and a prominent and lifelong republican of Indianapolis, said today. 1 “Gen. Wood’s petition will be filled without delay or difficulty. We can jret more than the 500 names necessary from the republicans who gather at the Columbia and Marion clubs, and we won’t have to beg anybody to sign it, either.” Mr. Hamilton said that Goodrich had, by circulating petitions, sought to place the matter of his candidacy for presi dent before the people of Indiana, and that it was neither good politics nor good republicanism to deprive the peo ple of the state of a chance to vote for any candidate they might desire. He said thßt Gen. Wood had many friends in the state who wanted to show their regard for him, and that, in addition, there was a general feeling of opposi tion to Goodrich throughout the state which must have some method of ex pression. HINTS COMPLETE GOODRICH OVERTHROW. | Mr. Hamilton indicated that it would hot be a difficult thing to obtain an Expression from the voters of the state against Goodrich that would prevent him taking more than a mere haodful oi delegates to the Chicago convention, it indeed, he got any. Hamilton has for several months been advocating the election of a delegation without pledges to the Chicago conven tion. He is a warm personal friend of James E. Watson, and his attitude to ward the Goodrieh-for-president boom is indicative of the feeling of every friend of Senator Watson in Indinna. Watson’s friends are of the opinion that the senator has been “jobbed” by the political bosses of the state and they are determined that whether Wat son joing them or not, they will not permif the impression to go over the nation that Indiana thinks more of Jim Goodrich than it does of Senator Watson. They openly assert that Goodrich pledged himself to permit an uninstructed dele gation to go to Chicago and then double crossed Watson by petitioning to place liis name on the preferential ballot. It is this “double-cross” that has stirred the Watson adherents to the tips of their toes and caused them to re pudiate any agreeemnt that Watson may have made with Goodrich in the interests of party harmony in the state. CENSURE GOODRICH FOR STARTING TROUBLE. The feeling at the Columbia club is running high against Goodrich. Re publicans who have no particular choice between Watson and Goodrich are blam ing Goodrich for precipitating the fight. They say that a political leader with arumen enough to keep his party alive ought to have avoided any course that would have made this fight possible and they are not blaming the Watson ele ment for refusing to bear the yoke of Goodrichtsm longer. The method which Goodrich adopted of getting out his petitions for entering the presidential fight has aroused a storm of opposition to him. Goodrich left this matter to his old ally, Ed. Robison, who has been con nected with him in a number of deals that the public does not enjoy. Robinson started out to arouse a “spon taneous demand” for the candidacy of Goodrich. He sent blank petitions to all the Goodrich Job holders in the state, with instructions to them to give the matter “immediate attention” with “all possible speed.” In sending out the peti tions he used the stationery of the Globe Mining Company, thereby linking up ifiioodrich's candidacy with the use of the convicts from the penal farm on the Globe Mining property and flaunting in the face of all republicans the business and family connections of the Goodrich outfit with the office of the governor. This indiscretion was sufficient to add to the flame aroused by the breaking of what was popularly supposed to be a “gentleman’s agreement” with Watson. CLAIM GOODRICHISM MEANS G. O. P. RUIN. "The fat is in the fire now,” said a prominent republican observer today. “Goodrich will either have to give up all aspirations he ever had for the presl (Continued on Page Eleven.) I#PE WITHER. Local Forecast—Probably snow flur ries or rain, freezing as It falls, tonight, with lowest temperature 25 to 25; Fri day snow or rain. 6 a. m 17 7 a. m 17 8 a. m 16 9 a- m 17 r 10 a. m lg | 11 a. in 19 | 12 (noo'-j 22 I Sun sets today, 4:52; rises tomorrow. ■ :01; sets, 4:53. I One year ago today, highest tempera lure, 50; lowest, 44. Published at Indianapolis, Ind„ Daily Except Sunday. PORTLAND ADOPTS PLAN USED HERE Shriners to Be Protected from Business Leeches. The system of protecting visiting mem bers from price raising and other un scrupulous business methods which the Better Business Bureau operated dur ing the convention of Shriners here last June, will be followed by the Portland (Ore.) Better Business Bureau during the forthcoming Shrine convention in that city. Charles W. English, secretary-manager of the Portland bureau, conferred witb G. F. Olwin, secretary-manager of the local bureau, and George E. Gill, for mer secretary-manager, who originated the plan, upon the details of it today. “It was such a constructive service that it has attracted attention all. over the nation,” Mr. English said. “Our Shriners came back to Portland, told me all about it and suggested that we carry out the same idea during their coming conven tion.” Mr. Olwin returned today from Chi cago, where he has been attending the annual national convention of the Better Business Bureaus. One of the most interesting things brought out at the convention, he said, was the service to protect factory workmen from “blue sky” stock salesmen which the Better Busi ness Buerau of Cleveland, 0., has worked out. Large posters warning workmen not to invest in stocks until they have conferred with some official of the plant, who will investigate the stock through the Better Business Bureau, are dis played prominently in all the factories. “This is one of the definite plans whicn the Better Business Bureau hopes to carry into effect this year,” said Mr. Olwin. “The campaign for membership and funds of the bureau, which will be conducted all next week, will make this possible.” COL. READ DEAD IN GERMANY Commander of Second Camp Here Pneumonia Victim. Col. Alvan C. Ret-d, commander of the second Officers’ Training Camp, at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, and known to hun dreds of Indianapolis ex-army men, died Monday in Coblenz, Germany, it be came known today. Death was due to pneumonia after a short illness. Col. Read, after two years service over seas, had become Inspector General of the American Expeditionary Force in Germany. Ills wife, formerly Miss Frankie Kautz of Cincinnati, Joined her husband six months ago in Germany and was at his bedside when he died. The body will be burled temporarily in Cob lenz. * Col. Read was a graduate of West Point and served in the Spanish-Ameri can war, later commanding units in the Philiipine Islands and along the Mexi can frontier. During the world war he was in the inspector general’s depart ment in France before taking over that office in Germany. He was 45 years old. WON T RELY ON LEAGUE ALONE New French Premier Declares Policies Before Deputies. PARIS, Jan. 22.—“ We have faith in the league of natlofis, but it would be a mistake to neglect the legitimate guaran tees which are ours under the treaty of Versailles,” said Premier Millerand this afternoon upon the occasion of his first appearance before the chamber of dep uties when he read his declaration of policy. The premier declared that France must produce more and consume less and he urged early provisions for the families of dead soldiers and the injured. “One of our first problems is anew organization for the army and navy forces,” continued the premier. “The economic situation requires a re duction- of the period of army service. “We must firmly demand the execution of all phases of the treaty. "Let us set to work at once for France and the republic.” Husband Asks Police to Look for His Wife The police today were asked to search for Mrs. Albert Nail, 43, of Litchfield, 111., who disappeared from her home in that city Jan. 15. Her husband told the police his wife left a note saying she was going to Terre Haute and then “on east.” He said he believed his wife had suffered a nervous breakdown and that she was in Indianapolis. Hubby Went Swimming Without Bathing Suit; She Asks Divorce LOS ANGELES, Cal., Jan. 22. —Details of the domestic life of Thomas Thorkildsen, wealthy “borax king,” and his wife Selina were aired in court here today. Mrs. Thorkildsen is suing her husband for divorce. Mrs. Thorkildsen, In her testimony, charged that her husband: Bathed in their private swimming pool entirely nude. Once lighted every light in the house and then entered her bedroom carrying candelabra in each hand and saying it was a “wake." Bought her a suit of pajamas aud wore them himself. When she returned from a trip east she found somebody had been using her nightgown, she said. 3taibawa Uailn fftittite Entered as Second Class Matter, _July 25, 1914, at Postofflce, I ndlanapolls, Ind., under act March 3, 1879. Baby Helms in Mother’s Arms; Gone two Days Deserted Wife Who Advertised. Child for Adoption Before Birth, Changes Mind, CHICAGO, Jan. 22.—Mother love flamed strongly in the heart of Katherine Helms, and as a result her son “Billy,” two days of age, was home again to day. Mrs. Helms, deserted by her husband when he learned she was about to be come a mother, advertised her unborn baby for adoption. The baby, immediately after making its debut, was given into the care of Mrs. Charles Bollinger. The mother developed influenza a few hours after the child was born. Mrs. Bollinger had promised, Mrs. Helms said, to see she was taken care of until she was able to resume her work. The doctor became impatient about his fees and the promised relief was not forth coming. Mrs. Helms became anxious about her baby. She feared the child might not be getting good care and pleaded con stantly for it. The baby was returned today to his mother's arms. “I am going to keep him now,” she said. “He spent his first two days away from home and mother, but that is long enough.” PALMER TAKES PLEA TO WILSON Confers at Whitehouse on Se dition Legislation. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.—Attorney Gen. Palmer today conferred at the whitehouse on the sedition bill. The conference delayed his appearance be fore the house rules conjmiltee to in sist on passage of this legislation. Palmer, in a letter to thp committee, declared that neither the Graham or the Sterling bills are satisfactory to him, hut legislation along the line be pre viously suggested Is necessary. He sub mitted a copy of tbe bill he desires to be passed, which is tbat of Representa tive Davey of Ohio. Tbe attorney general stated the bill was prepared only at the request of n senate committee. To the surpri-o of the committee, Palmer made no rec ommendation that any bill pass. He simply stated that “of course, tbe department of justice stands ready to en force any bill passed by congress.” GOMPERS APPEARS AS FIRST WITNESS. Samuel Gompers, in response to a re quest of the committee, appeared as the first witness, with the understanding that he be given the right to reply to any statements made by Palmer. Gompers and other labor leaders crowded the committee room with repre sentatives of many organizations. The opposition to the bill was in charge of Jackson H. Ralston, attorney for the A. F. of L. He asked for four hours’ time, saying labor and the na tional popular government league, sev eral newspapers, college professors and associations of friends from Philadelphia desired to protest. BRANDS ALL BILLS AS ANTI-STRIKE MEASURES. Representatives of the negro press pro tested against the bill. In n statement filed with the commit tee, James W. Johnson, field secretary, of tbe National Association for the Ad vancement of Colored People, said; “The negro press Is opposed to appeals to racial prejudice, but if this bill be comes a law% negro publications- may be denied the right to voice the Just and legitimate protests of the * colored people.” The sedition bills pending in congress are nothing more than anti-strike leg lsnltlon that will affect all Industries, Samuel Gompers testified. “The main purpose of the legislation is to prevent a cessation of work,” he said. “It amounts to putting all the workers of the country under involuntary servitude. It makes slaves of all free men.” This intent., Gompers said, is carried In section 6, which prevents the circu lation of all literature or publications advocating the overthrow of the govern ment by force or violence or seeking to accomplish this through industrial, eco nomical or social changes. CHIEF OBJECTION ON WORD “FORCE.” Gompers held that the word “force” appearing In the bill might be con strued to mean “moral force” and thus affect the efforts of labor to obtain “in dustrial and economic freedom.” “Is it advantageous to our country to have such a bill enacted?” asked Gompers. “Does it contribute to the safety of our republic and Its institutions?” “Will it bring about greater spirit of solidarity and patriotism? “The American Federation of Labor be lieves it will work to the very opposite as shown by history and experience, the experience of other countries to have no influence on our course. It will not make our country, the best in the world, any better.” Better Not Fool j With Census Man! Here's a fair—and pertinent—question: Hava you refused information to the census enumerators? If so, said E. Spiegel, supervisor of the census for Marion county, today, you are liable to a fine, of SIOO. He's sent out a warning, he sa’id. CRASH IN PRUSSIA KILLS. COPENHAGEN, Jan. 22.—Eighteen passengers were killed and twenty in jured in a railway collision outside of Schnetdemuhl, Prussia. Spaniards Take to Jazz and Tolu NEW YORK. Jan. 22.—Jazz dancing and gum chewing are close to tbe na tional pastime in Spain now, two ar riving members of the Spanish educa tional commission said in emphasizing how near like Americana they were. INDIANAPOLIS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1920. PEOPLE AGAIN VICTIMIZED BY GOODRICHISM Pay Rate of $317,107 Union Heat and Power Service Taxed at SIOO,OOO. SAME OLD FAVORITISM The Constitution “The general assembly shall pro vide by law for a uniform and equal rate of assessment and taxation; and shall prescribe such regulations as shall secure a Just valuation for tax ation of all property, both real and personal. ”—Constitution of Indiana. The Union Heat, Light and Power Company is assessed for taxation by the state tax board at SIOO,OOO. The directors of the company value their holdings at $317,107 in a report made to the public service commission under date of Dec. 31, 1018. Among the directors of this company are J. T. Moorman, E. fi. Goodrich and W. W. Goodrich. J. T. Moorman is the “close personal and business associate” of James P. Goodrich, governor of Indiana. B. R. Goodrich and W. W. Goodrich are broth ers of the governor. "Who’s Who In America” lists the T'nion company as among those of which Goodrich is a director Whether or not he now owns stock in this company is Immaterial. There is no denying that he has iu the past, and the family and business connection with tbe directors is sufficient to show the individual in terest In the affairs of the company. The assessment of the Union Hcnt. Light and Power Company was not made by the state tax board without due deliberation. As in the case of the Washington Water, Light and Power Company, the original assessment was changed by the tax board. Originally the assessment of this company was $140,000. But after mature deliberation In accordance with their oath to ns se<-s the property at its “true cash value,” the tax commissioners reased the assessment $50,000. Today, tbe assessment, for taxation differs from tbe valuation placed on the company by its owners, by the mere trifle of $127,107, or more than a third. ONE OF FIGURE# MI ST BE WRONG. One or the other of these figures rep resents the value of the Union company. If the tax board has placed a true valua tion on it for taxation purposes, then the public service commission has per mitted it to place too high a valuation on Itself for rate making purposes. In eithpr event the patrons of the company in Winchester, the governor s home, and in T'nion City, arc getting the worst of it. If the company is paying too low a tax they must make up the deficiency by paying what it shirks in taxes. If the valuation accepted by. the public service commission is too high, then tbe patrons of this company are paying rates for its products that are two high, for they will return exorbitant profits on the- actual v4ue <f- the in vestment. James P. Goodrich, governor of In dinna, appointed tbe tax board that fixed this tax assessment. lie appointed the public service commission that accepted its own valuation. He is the same .Tames P. Goodrich, who, In 1016, said to the people of this state: VI want the power. You hold me re sponsible.” Therefore, it is hardly to be expected that tlie people of Indiana, who are dis satisfied with this and thousands of other discriminatory tax assessments !n the state, will do other than hold James P. Goodrich responsible. THIRD INSTANCE OF FAVORITISM. This is the third instance in which public utilities In which Goodrich is in terested have been shown to have been favored in tax assessments. No attempt has been made either by the members of the state tax board or by Mr. Good rich to explain or deny the circumstances in any of the three cases. Summarized, they are as follows: Washington Water, Light and Power Company, assessed for taxation at $165,- 860, valued for rate making at $312,514. Jeffersonville Wnter, Light and Power Company, assessed for taxation at $170,- 000, valued for rate making purposes at $274,662. Union Heat, Light and Power Company, assessed for taxation at $190,000, valued for rate making purposes at $317,107. Here is property in which Goodrich is Interested acknowledged by one of Good rich’s centralized boards to be worth $904,583, and appraised for taxation by another of Goodrich's centralized boards at $525,860. The taxes on the difference of $378,723 represent the sum that other tax payers will be compelled to contribute because the Goodrich Interests escaped a Just assessment. VACCINATION IS NOT COMPULSORY State Health Board Official So Tells Kokomo Men. / In answer toa request from health au thorities at Kokomo for an opinion as to whether they had the power to order the vaccination of school children to prevent a spread of the smallpox epidemic in that city, Dr. William F. King, assistant . , ~f fVjr, state board of health, ad vised them that vaccination could not he u,; i. compulsory. Dr. King suggested that the city board of health request that every one be vac cinated and that they offer free vaccina tion. He advised against barring chil dren who have not been vaccinated from attending school. He pointed out tbat they comprised only a small part of tbe population and that even if they were vaccinated it would not prevent the spread of the disease among children not of school age. SENATE REFUSES TO CENSURE SIMS Navy Dispute Resolution Is Killed 32 to 30. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.—The senate today by a vote of 30 to 32 refused to censure Admiral Sims for his revelations before the senate medal awards investi gating committee. A resolution introduced yesterday by Senator Walsh of Montana, scoring Admiral Sims for bis charges on tbe ground that they revealed oonfldeufial orders of the navy department was de feated. Tbe vote was strictly along party lines, the democrats supporting and the republicans opposing the resolution. The vote was taken without debate. DUTCH REFUSE TO SURRENDER EX-KAISER, BRITISHERS HEAR WOMAN AND 3 MEN HELD AS AUTO BANDITS Police Find Alleged Loot of Banta Store After Clear ing Taxi Mystery. TWO PRISONERS BUT 17 Three young men and a woman al leged to be members of a baud of auto mobile bandits and burglars are under arrest today. The police, as a result, have recovered loot said to have been stolen from a store at Banta. Ind., In Johnson county. Roy Doien, 24. former soldier, and his wife, Carrie Doien, 24. were arrested at their home. 1102 North Capitol ave nue, early today. Doien was charged with grand larceny. His wife is held on the charge of receiving stolen goods. June Thomas, 17. of 1265 West Thirty fifth street, and Raymond Carpenter, 17, of 1145 West Thirty-second street, who were arrested Tuesday night on the charge of vagrancy, confessed Wednes day afternoon that they were with Doien when they held up and robbed Ed Hall, a taxi driver, of his automobile south of the city Jan. 11, and also that tbey took part in a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries. Thomas and Hall were charged with robbery last night. An operative of a private detective agency observed three men attempting to start a number of automobiles parked near the Colonial theater at Illinois and New .York streets Tuesday night. Two of the men escaped, but he caught the third, who proved to be June Thomas, It is said. "MAN WHO FLED” IS LATER SPOTTED. Thomas was sent to police headquar ters arid later In the night the detective saw one of the men who had escaped standing in the doorway of an Illinois street moving picture theater. He ar rested him. That man was Raymond Carpenter, the police say. Lieut. Chauncy Manning of the de tective’s department examined the ar ticles found in the young men’s pocket on the following morning and noted that a purchase and selling price on a knife blade was similar to that on knives stolon from Mlkel 'racket's general store at Banra. He ordered Detectives Rugen steln and Hynes to Investigate, and Car penter and Thomas are alleged to have made n confession connecting Doien with a series of burglaries, automobile thefts i and the holdup of the taxi driver. Doien and his wife were arrested by Detectives Deßossette, Brtdwell, Reynolds and O’DoBIMI. who Meat to the -North Capitol avenue address at 2:30 o'clock this ' twrstiliff ' •■*" At 1 o’clock in tbe morulug of Jan. 11 the three men are alleged to have got into the taxi driven by Hall at Miry land and Meridian streets. Hall drove them to ; the Belt railroad and Meridian street, where the men told him to drive them to Hitzlebefger’s roadhouse. Hall drove | south to Troy avenue and turned west. He had gone but a short distance when 1 it is alleged tbat Doien struck Hall over the head •with a flashlight. Thomas, the i detectives say, covered Hall with a re volver and forced him from the taxi. : Then Thomas got back into tbe auto I after Hall had declared be hid only a i small sum of money and Carpenter drove the auto away. The robbers are alleged j to have driven to Banta and robbed the 1 genefal store, then bn’k to Indianapolis, | deserting the automobile at Fountain j square. ARTICLES IN TAXI ! CLEW TO BURGLARY, j Hall’s father was passing Fountain | square the next day and recognized hts | son’s automobile that had been stolen the I night before. An alirm clock and some j trinkets found in the auto connected the | holdup men with the Banta burglary Job. At Banta the men stole watches, knives, elgarets, an alarm clock and other arti cles, getting into the store by way of a side window, it is charged. Many packs of elgarets and twenty-two knives, al leged to be part of the Banta loot, were found in Doleu’s home today, tbe police j say. According to the confessions of two of the alleged robber gang they robbed John Ward’s drug store, 3342 Clifton street, on the night of Jan. 20, getting Into the store through a cellar window. Tbe police say that sl2 was taken from the cash register. The men admit at tempting to burglarize a grocery at Illi nois and Pratt streets, and a store at Tenth and Illinois streets, the police say. They are alleged to have told of plans to rob a general store near Waverly, Ind., which plans were Interrupted when the detective caught Thomas as the three men were trying to start an automobile Tuesday night. The men are also said to have con | fessed to having stolen an automobile ! from front of St. Vincent's hospital j on the night of Jan. 13, which detectives say was used to drive to another city to “locate" a store that they are alleged to have planned to rob. Flu Cases Decrease Slightly in Chicago CHICAGO, Jan. 22.—A slight decrease In the number of new Influenza cases was reported by health authorities dur ing the twenty-four hours ending at 8 a. m. today. There were 2,000 new cases, compared with 2,500 the previous day. Sixty-one influenza deaths were reported. The farther the epidemic goes the more definitely its mild character is proved. Health Commissioner Robertson stated/ NEW CARDINALS TO BE NAMED. ROME, Jan. 22.—Pope Benedict will hold avconslstory early in March at which new cardinals will be created. At tbe same time the pope will publish a white book on tbe Vatican’s war re lations. Says Black Hand Poisoned Wilson PARIS, Jan. 22. —The newspaper L'Eelair of Nice has advanced an entirely new “cause”, of President Wilson's illness. The president's malady, according to the newspaper, was caused ly a mysterious poison administered by a Balkan black hand last June. •. Similar attempts made against Pre mier Nltti of Italy and M. Trum bitcli, head of delega tion, failed, the said. „ . .., „ . ) By Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, 10c; Subscription Rates: j Elsewhere. 12c. By Mail. 50c Per Month. Pluck of Pretty Indianapolis Girl Wins New York Stage Triumph MISS MARY BRANDON. It required faith and persistence of Miss Mary Brandon, daughter of Mrs. Me- H. K.’ Malone, 1627 North Talbott street, to get a “try-out" as a young ac tress with Sam Harris, New York pro ducer, but now Chicago and New York reviewers of the drama are landing in cessantly her success iu “Welcome Stran ger,” the theatrical hit of Chicago. “What makes you think you can act?” demanded Mr. Harris, when Miss Bran don asked him for a Job. “Well, sir, I’m'sure I can act; I just know It, and I come from Indiana. Isn’t that proof enough? And I’m likewise sure that I’ll make good, because I’ve set my head on that very thing,” she re plied. ACTS TO HEAD OFF FLU HERE Better Car Ventilation De manded by Health Official. Dr. Herman G. Morgan today acted to prevent any possibility of an In fluenza outbreak In Indianapolis. A letter demanding better ventilation on street cars was sent to Dr. Henry Jameson, president of the Indianapolis Street Hallway company today by I)f. Morgan, secretary to the city board of health. With the influenza epidemic ranging in Chicago at the rate of almost a thousand new cases per day and spread ing in several other large cities, the lu dlanapolls health authorities are making every effort to prevent an epidemic here. So far Indiana has been practically im mune from influenza this year. DECLARES CONDICTORS If AIL TO AIR CARS. Inspectors from the health department have reported a. persistent failure on the part of street car conductors to ventilate street cars. A large number of com plaints have also been received by health authorities by telephone. "Inspectors from this department re port the failure on the part 'of street oar conductors to make any attempt whatsoever to ventilate their cars,” Dr. Morgan wrote Mr. Jameson. CITIZENS TELEPHONE MANY COMPLAINTS. "We have likewise had a number of complaints over the phone from citizens In regard to this marked insanitary practice. In view of the prevalence of respiratory infections and a threatened recurrence of influenza, I must insist that you issue instructions to all con ductors to pay particular .attention to the proper ventilation of cars. At least one ventilator in front and one in the rear of the car should be kept open at all times. The adoption of such a rule will Insure a better supply of fresh air in all cars.” School Teachers in Show Chorus PITTSBURG, Jan. 22. —Teachers used to show figures to the boys In school, but now they show figures to the boy’s daddies. Five former pedgogues grace the cast of two musical comedies here this week. Newsprint So High Daily Is Suspended CORNING, N. Y„ Jan. 22.—The Corn ing Daily Journal today announced sus pension of publication because of the Increased costs of newspaper publica tion. The Corning Journal Publishing Company will be liquidated. OTHERWISE ALL RIGHT. AKRON, 0., .Tan. 22.—Donald Maloney was stubborn, unreasonable, spiteful and sullen, but otherwise a good husband, Mrs. Maloney told the court when alio asked diver*. It required no small amount of "nerve" for an 18-year-old girl to beard a the atrical Hon like Harris in bis own private office. But when the long rehearsals were over Miss Brandon had won the second leading part in Aaron Hoffman’s now play, which opened last Sunday in Chicago at the Cohan Grand. Except for insignificant lines in the productions of the Stuart Walker com pany in Indianapolis, Miss Brandon had no experience on the stage. Mrs. Malone, who witnessed her daugh ter's work in Chicago during the first three performances, is now convinced that her name will he in electric lights on Broadway in the not far distant fu ture. KEEP SKID CHAINS ON, MORE ICE IS TO BE OUR FATE Keep the skid chains on the sliver and watch your step was the admonition given today By J. H. Armington, chief of the local office of the United States weather bureau. The official forecast of the weather bu reau reads: “Probably snow flurries or rain tonight, freezing as It falls, with temperature 25 to SO; Friday snow or rain.” A wide section of the country ex tending from eastern Texas to the middle Atlantic coast has been sprinkled with rain or snow, Mr. Armington said, and Indianapolis is going to get its share in all probability. TREATY FIGHT GETS NOWHERE Republicans Say Public Re ceives “Wrong Impression.’* WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.—Mild reserva tion republicans confer today on the treaty situation to determine whether they will go ahead at once with their announced plan of calling up the treaty in the senate, or wait a few days longer for results from the bipartisan confer ences. At the same time democratic and republican conferees, meeting in Lodge’s office, are about to clash over article 10. the- chief obstacle to agreement. This point was brought up late yesterday and, according to one senator, it was no sooner mentioned than the fur began to fly. Republican senators attending the confer ences said today the public is getting a wrong impression of the discussion. “A lot of false information is being disseminated,” said Senator New, Indiana. He was reminded tbat the conferees themselves are responsible if erroneous impressions go out, since they have pledged themselves to secrecy concerning their deliberations. “I want to say,” replied New, “that there never was a more whole-hearted good faith effort to achieve a compromise than the republican conferees are mak ing. We have conceded and yielded time after time. Os course,' there are some points on which we can not give in.” Lenroot, anothe- member of the con ference, was asked for a statement in dicating the status of negotiations which would give the public a true idea con cerning the possibility of compromise. “I don’t know what is going to hap pen,” Lenroot said. “I wish I did. Everything depends on the attitude of the democrats." BUDAPEST MINISTERS QUIT. BUDAPEST, Jan. 22.—Karl Payer, minister of public safety, and M. Makits, a colleague, have resigned from the Huszar cabinet as a protest against the government’s alleged action in prevent ing socialists from participating In the election campaign. Home edition TWO CENTS. CLAIM DEMAND SHOULD COME FROM GERMANY Outline of Reply to Allies Believed Received at eign Office. CROWN PRINCE IGNORED Former Kaiser Paralyzed, Report PARIS, Jan. 22.—Travelers arriv ing here from Araerongen reported the former kaiser suffered a stroke of paralysis while walking in the garden at liis home on the estate of Count Bentnick Amerongen, Hob land. Sunday. They said rumors of his death had been circulated in Hol land. Confirmation of the report could not be obtained from any official source. LONDON, Jan. 22—Sir William Sutherland, confidential parliament ary secretary to Premier Lloyd George, stated this afternoon that he understood Holland has refused the allies’ request for the extradition of the former kaiser. Sir William understands *that Holland raised the technical point that it is im possible to surrender the former em peror at the call of a third country if his own nation does not make such a de mand. It was believed that an outline of Hol land's reply had already been received in Downing street this morning. All indi cations were tbat tbe text would be in Paris by tonight at the latest. MAY NOT SEEK EX-CROWN PRINCE. The former German crown prince may never be even demanded for trial before an international tribunal. This startling Information came from Sir william Suth erland. ‘Great Britain is not interested in the ex-crown prince,” said Sir William. “We do not desire to decrease hi*s smallness by a trial. liis crimes were committed In France, and France likewise contem plates no demand for him.” Officials refused to say what the next step would be in connection with the former kaiser. Sir Ronald Graham, the British minis ter at The Hague, expects prolonged ne gotiations over the allies’ demand for the surrender of the ex-kaiser for trial, it was learned today. It is believed Holland will interpose many legal technicalities and negotiations may result in the exchange of several communications between the allies and tbe Dutch government. HOLLAND TO RAISE THREE POINTS. There were indications that Holland probably would raise the following points: 1. The United States did not sign the request for William’s extradition, al though the treaty of Versailles provide* that there shall be an American Judge on the international tribunal. 2. The demand Infringes in the right of political sanctuary. 3. The charges preferred against the former emperor constitute a departure from international procedure. While it is possible that Holland may not refuse outright to give up the erst while German war lord in the prelimi nary reply, it Is expected that the Dutch government will.emphasize the fact that representations have been made to the royal refugee to surrender himself. It Is not known here how William revelved that suggestion. Reports from The Hague state that the Dutch offiicals are giving the closest scrutiny to the allies’ request and are taking time to draw up a most careful reply. It Is understood the allies are prepared to act quickly, no matter what may be the contents in the preliminary Dutch reply. URGES HOLLAND TO PROTECT RIGHTS. The Amsterdam newspaper Tyd de mands that Holland protect her rights of legal authority even at the risk of causing unfriendly feelings <Sn the part of the allies. “The entente’s demands must be Justly rejected on grounds recognized by all culture in the states,” the newspaper said, “that no act is punishable which at the time committed was not a crime. “Feelings of sympathy or antipathy toward the former kaiser have nothing to do with the matter. Furthermore, it is not a question of whether or not we wish to co-operate with the allies, it is a question of whether we wish to bring about justice that will satisfy one party alone.” * SAYS HOLLAND W WILL REFUSE BERLIN, Jan. 22. —The Rotterdam cor respondent of the Lokal Anzeiger tele graphed to his newspaper today that “Holland will maintain her traditions relative to the right of asylum.” ALBANY SOLON VOICES DISSENT First Break Occurs in Ranks Aligned Against Socialists. ALBANY. N. Y., Jan. 22.—The first pub'ic break in the ranks of the judiciary committee, conducting the hearing into the fitness of the five suspended social ist assemblymen to membership, came today. Just before the hearing was resumed William S. Evans. New York, a meraljpr of the committee, filed a dissenting opin ion to the ruling of Chairman Martin that the committee has a right to pre scribed loyalty as a test for the sus pended members’ eligibility. When the hearing opened Morris Hill quist. chief of the socialists’ counsel, sought to read Into the records admis sion of certain of the charges against the suspended members. John B. Stanchfleld, leader of the committee's counsel, ob jected because the committee “is prepared to prove its ease in its own way.’ Mar- .overruled Hillqulst. The first witness, Julius Gerber, sec retary of the New York branch of the socialist party, was called.