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GOODRICH SAYS TAX BOARD IS RIGHT, BUT HERE ARE THE FACTS ADMITS TAX AND UTILITY BOARDS ERR Misquotes Figures Presented in The Times, Replying to Expose of His Taxes. MAKES FINE OFFERS Gov. James P. Goodrich, In a statement made public yesterday designed to clear himself of the charge of receiving favors from the state tax board or the public ftrvice commission, has admitted: 1. That the Washington Water, Light and Power Company, in which he is personally Interested, has been valued for rate makipg purpose* by the public service commission at many thousand dollars more than it is renlly worth. 2. That the public service commis sion has failed to do Its duty as pre scribed by the law that created it in regard to the Jeffersonville Water, Light and Power Company. 3. That both the public service commission and the state tax board hare deliberately permitted overvalu ation of the Union Heat, Light and Power Company property 4. That he is personally interested in all these companies bo the extent of being able to Bell stock In them. Mr. Goodrich says that the Washington company “would not sell today for a sum approaching Its full .appraised value,” which he says is $312,000. PETITION AND GOVERNOR'S STATEMENT DIFFER. Yesterday there was filed with the pub- U 9 #ervlco commission a petition for an advance in rates by the Washington company in which the petitioner declares that the public service commission has valued its water property at $253,000 and its gas property at $102,500 or a total for these two parts of its business of $300,500. This- total Is $77,300 more than the governor's statement of the total tax value of the entire holdings of this company, and is the value on which the company is now asking that it be per mitted to base its rates for the people of Washington. Gov. Goodrich farther states that he is willing to sell his holdings in this com pany at 20 per cent less than Its valu ation by the state tax board, thereby contending that the real value of this utilities is only $236,560. Yet, ns a stockholder in this com pany, on the very day he puts this valuation on It, he has the effrontery .to ask the public service commission to permit it to charge rates based on a valuation of $330,500, or $133,940 more than he admits tbe property is worth. In regard to the Jeffersonville com pany, the governor says, “It never has been valued by its officers, by tbe com mission or any one else for rate-making or any other purpose.” HERE’S WHAT THE LAW SAYS. Section 0 of tlie act that created the public service commission In Indiana Bays: “The commission shall vaJue all the property of every public utility actually used and useful for the con venience of the public.’’ Perhaps Governor Goodriejj jean explain v.’hy this property has nevet been valued by anybody and why its officers report its value at $274,662 in a sworn state ment to the commission without havin:: made such a valuation. The .governor does not explain in bis statement. Instead his statement deliberately per vefts what appeared in The Times,. and is an attempt to base a defense on a statement that has never appeared in the complaint against the manipulations of values before the state tax board and the public service commission. He says The Times states that the valuation placed on this property by its officers for rate making purposes is $312,107. The Times slated that this company is valued in a report to the commission by its director., at $274.6*12. while the state tax board assessed it at $170,000. The of local assess ments in. this cash brings Ihe total tax ation value to $256,870, according to the governor. This still leaves a difference of $17,792 - between the valuation for tax purposes and the valuation for rfite purposes and as usual the difference is in favor of the company. In the case of the Union Heat, Light arid Power Company, the governor de clares “the property of this company Is assessed today.for at least $50,000 more than its cash value." The governor overlooks the fact that the taxing officials are sworn to value property at its true cash value and an over-valuation is as reprehensible as an under-valuation. He asserts a willingnes to deliver con trol of the property for $25,000 less than the value of its stock, which he says the company reports as worth $142,200. On this valuation basis'the property would be worth $117,200. Yet the governor asserts that the iwrk of the tax board in its valuations Is “ad mirable,” and, according to his own fig ures, the tax officials have fixed a valua tion for taxes on this property of $215,- 762.57. Much Mail Held; Addresses Wrong It is impossible for postoffice authori ty to deliver large quantities of third class mail on account of incomplete ad dresses, according to announcement made by Postmaster Robert E. Springsteen. Such mail is not entitled to directory service and in order to co-operate with business men in disposing properly of the mail letters have been sent out by the postmaster requesting all business tuen to instruct clerks and employes to properly address all third-clasß mail. I Urges Tree Planting Along State Roads Roadside tree planting as new high ways are built and others repaired todav was urged as a means.of beautifying the roads of Indiana and bringing many oth er benefits to the state by Charles C. Deam, head of the forestry 'division of the state conservation department. Trees along the roadside assist in low ering the temperature of tho surrounding areas besides enhancing the scenic nil ue, says Mr. Deam. They also protect the macadam -or. gravel, causing It to retain needed moisture in the drycst of weather and thus keep down dust. Walnut is urged as an excellent tree for this 'purpose as it grows well in the open and* .also is of great commercial value. “ Syea. If they Tire, Itch. tor Smart or Bum, if Sore, rv/r Clrritated, Inflamed or C.B LOGranulated*use Murine often. Soothes, Refreshes. Safe for Infant or Adu! t. At all Druggists. Write for Frc| Bye Book. Marin* Ey* l imtij C*., £fcfaa| Governor’s Reply to Times' Expose of His Taxes Here Is the statement made by Gov. Goodrich yesterday tn reply to stories printed in The Times in regard to valu ations for taxation and for rate making purposes of utilities in which he is in terested : “My attention has Just been called to. three separate articles in your paper on the 20th, 21st and 22d of January with respect to the assess ment for taxes of certain public utilities in Indiana in which I am interested. The statements are so unfair and the alleged facts therein stated so untrue that I ask you not only to correct the statements upon your own action, but to give this statement the publicity you did those formerly made by you. “First, as to the Washington Wa ter, Light and Power Company: You state that it was assessed for taxation at $165,860, while it was val ued by the commission for rate mak ing purpose for $312,000. Asa mat ter of fact, the records show that it wag assessed for taxation at $283,200, or more than 90 per cent of Its fuli appraised value. The Washington Water, Light and Power Company's entire plant wonld not sell today for a sum approaching Its full appraised value. The appraised value of the property slightly exceeds tbe entire amount of bonds, preferred stock and common stock Issued by this com pany. Upon the $150,000 of common stock, the total amount issued and outstanding, not a cent of dividends has been paid during the last five years, and not since tbe company was orgauized has It paid to exceed 2 per cent annually. WILLING TO MAKE DONATION. “As evidence of my good faith I will sell the $15,000 of common stock In this company that I own at 20 per cent, less than Its valuation, as fixed by the state tax board. Not only that, but If you will find me a purchaser at this price, I will donate the entire proceeds of the sale to some educational or charitable in stitution in the state. ’ “Under the rates fixed by the com mission, this company has been com pelled to borrow money to meet its fixed charges without paying 1 cent upon its $150,000 of common stock during the past five years. “The Jeffersonville Water, Light and Power Company’s plant, you state, was assessed* by the state tax board at $170,000, while it was valued by its officers for rate-making pur pose at $312,107. This statement is not true. In the first place, Its prop erty is assessed for taxation at $256.- 870. It never has been valued by its officers, by the commission or any one else for rate-making or any other purpose. The commission has noth ing tr> do with it rates. It lias never accepted the conditions of the public utility law, but is operating under the rates provided by an old fran chise'and charges less than the fran chise rates. TAKES UP ANOTHER CASE. “The Union Heat. Light and Power Company, you state, is assessed for taxation by the state board of tax commissioners at $190,000 and you also state that the directors of the company value their holdings at $312;- 107. This statement is not true in either particular. The state board of tax commissioners has assessed the property at $190,000, but to this sum is to be added local assessments on real estate owned in Winchester, Union City and Portland, Ind., and also that part of the plant which'is located in Part county, 0., all of which go to make up a total valua tion of $215,762.57, and this is the sum shown to be the cost value of the plant in a report filed with the public service commission on Dec. 81, 1918, the last report filed. The company’s own report shows that it owns real estate in Portland, Union City, Winchester and White Itlver township, all of which is locally as sessed. This company filed a report with the state board of tax commis sioners, which report shows that it has outstanding $150,000 of common stock and $82,200 of preferred stock, and it reported the true cash value of all its capital stock to be $142,- 200. The property of this company is assessed today for at least $50,000 more than its true cash value. OFFERS TO MAKE ANOTHER SALE. “As evidence to my good faith in making this statement, I will agree to deliver to you, or to any one who will purchase it, the controlling interest in this company at $25,000 less than the value of the stock as indicated by the assessment for tax ation of the property of the company. “Every one of these facts stated are matters of public record. Why The Times wishes to distort the facts, I can not know, except for polit ical purposes, but I insist that it is not legitimate to distort facts that are matters of public record for the purpose of discrediting any public official.” MAKE UP, JUDGE TELLS COUPLE Wife Dismisses Suit and Court Gives Advice. “Get together, make up • your differ ences, live together and patch up your petty differences," that’s the court’s idea," said Judge Linn Hay of the superior court, room 2, yesterday, after the di vorce case of Austin H. Barnsgrover and Margaret Barnsgrover, 244 South McKim street, was dismissed by Mrs. Barn grover. Judge Hay held that his court did not have jurisdiction because Barngrover on the witness stand testified that he moved to Tennessee to engage in the rooming house business and so intended to make his future home there. Barngrover testified in opposing his wife’s cross-complaint filed to his orig inal divorce- action, that his wife was very quarrelsome and at one time locked him out of his own home. Baragrove claimed that he tipped the scales at 187 pounds when "he married and now weighs 137 pounds because of spending long hours at work on a truck and an Ice wagon. Says New Suit and Suitcase Gone; Sues When Herbert F. Rice boarded a Bleeper on the Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Chi cago & St. Louis railnoad for Pittsburg, on Oct 15 last, he had anew suit of clothes and a suitcase filled with clothes and other articles, he claims. Yesterday in suit filed in superior court, room 4, Rice claims that when he awoke as the -train neared Pittsburg his suit and suitcase were missing and have never been found. Rice asks for Judgment amounting to $369 from • the Pullman Company and Walker D. Hines, director genefcfil of railjtpatUu 1 f YOUTH A FINANCIAL WIZARD MR. AND MRS. SPRUILLE BRADEN. NEW YORK, Jan. 2?.—Probably one of the greatest honors ever given to a man of his age, has been received by Spruille Braden, 24, selected as one of the finanelal representatives of New York City to the second American financial conference held at Washinton, Jan. 19 to 24. Since the other representatives are Paul M. Warburg, Andrew Fletcher, and John Hays Hammond, his standing in financial circles is emphasized. By a queer turn of fate, Braden was selected for conference with the Chilean representatives and his wife was formerly Maria Humeres del Solar, Chilean beauty and social favorite. Soviet Envoy Provides Congress Big List of American Names WASHINGTON, Jan. 27. —Graduates of Harvard, Columbia and other American colleges were Included tn a list of the personnel of the Russian soviet government bureau in. the United States, which Ludwig C. A. K. Martens, envoy of the bolshevists, filed yesterday with the senate committee investigating his activities in this country. The list included: Kenneth Durant, assistant secretary of the bureau, born in Philadelphia in 1.889; citizenship, American; graduate of Har vard university; with American commit tee ou information, May, 1917, to Feb ruary, 1919. Miss Dorothy Keen, private secretary to Sanjerei Nuorteva, Martens’ secretary, born in Boston in 1898; citizenship, American; New York school graduate. Alexander Coleman, file clerk, horn In Fitchburg,/ Mass., 1899; citizenship, American; educated in grammar alid high school in Fitchburg ami New York. Miss Blanche A. Abushevltz, telephone clerk, born in Yilua, Russia; citizenship, Russian; educated Yilua gymnaslutp : passed New York board of regents ex amination;’ high school, fou# years. A. HelHw, director of the commercial department,* born in Russia 1879; citizen ship, American; graduate of Commercial college of the city of Moscow; studied at Harvard university. Miss Rose Holland, clerk and steno grapher, born in New York City; cit izenship, American; graduated from the Washington Irving High school, New York, and attended New York university one year. , Evans Clbrk, director of the depart ment of information; born in Orange, N. ,T„ in 1888; citizenship, American; graduated at Amherst, 1910; postgrad uate work at Harvard, 1910 11, at Co lumbia, 1911-13; instructor in politics at Princeton university, 1914-1917. Mrs. Nora G. Smithermau, file clerk, born in Philadelphia in 1881; citizenship, American ; court reporter, journalist and organizer of New York state suffrage party; office, manager of Ford Peace ex pedition. Miss Etta Fox, stenographer, born in New York City in 1891; citizenship, American; graduate Barnard college; high school Instructor, New York. Wilfrid R. Humphries, born in Man chester, England, in 1887; graduated 1913, International Y. M. C\ A. Train'ng col lege, Springfield, Mass. Arthur Adams, director of technical department, born In Russia; citizenship, British. Leo M. Hucbsch, director of medical department; born In Vlnnlza, Russia; citizenship, Russian. Throws Shovel at Automobile, Arrested Will Haskins, Whitestown, Ind., threw a shovel through the windshield of an automobile driven by Paul Creed, driver for the Swiss Dry Cleaning Company, yesterday, the police charge. He was arrested on a charge of assault and battery and malicious destruction of property. Hasklns-was cleaning snow off the street, at Thirty-fourth street and Northwestern avenue when Creed passed. Haskins thought Creed came too close to him, the police say. Milk Pasteurization Order to Be Issued Rules requiring all milk used for human consumption in Indiana to be pasteurized are being prepared by the state board of health'. According to .T. N. Hurty, secretary of the board, the rules probably will be porimilgated Feb. 4. The board also will demand that milk be produced only by healthy cows and In clean dairies. In addition it will formulate rules . for the collection and distribution of milk, which will require the utmost of cleanliness, 400 Miners Reported on Strike in Kansas T6pEKA,,Kas., Jan. 27.—1 tls reported here that the southern Kansas coal miners went on strike today in protest against the establishment Os the new Kansas industrial court. It is reported that two mines are closed and 400 men on strike. One of these mines Is in the Weir district. Oldest Hamilton County Man Dies NO3LESVILLB, Ind., Jan. 27.—Daniel Swarm, the oldest man In Hamilton county, Is dead at the age of 92. There are eight children, twenty grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchHdren living. To Cure A Cold in One Dny Take LAXATIVE. BROMO QUININE (tablets). It stops the Cough and Head ache and works off the Cold. B. W. GROVE'S signature on each box. 30c. —Advertisement. ( INDIANA DAILY TIMES, TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1920. WIFE ACCUSES MAN OF BIGAMY ' John Hummell, formerly of Indian apolfs, was charged with bigamy by his wife In a divorce suit petition filed in circuit court yesterday. Mrs. Grace Hummed, who now is in Lelond. HI., who brought the divorce suit, alleges that her husband not only married Grace lluls on June 2, 3919, but that he humiliated her by asking her to live In the name bouse with them, working as a domestic for a weekly wage. liummell Is cow living In Mexico, his wife asserts. She says they have three children and that after she and Hum mell separated last June, the day he Is alleged to have married Grace Huls, she established a separate residence and has kept her children. She and Hummell were married Dec. 28, 1902, her petition shows. Her attorney Is Asa Baulden, 25- 26 Baldwin block. | MARRIAGE LICENSES Henry A Taylor, 22, wood finisher, 431 Last South street, and La Yada A. Joyce, 21, 304 North New Jersey. Clarence E. Kinuch, 29, laborer, Beech Grove, and Lillian L. Klrkhoff, 20, 121 South Second avenue, Beech Grove Theodore Mundi, 40 grocer, 1542 South East street, and Manle A. Pringle, 24, clerk, 815 Lincoln street. Albert Lines. 27, laborer. La Fontaine, Ind., and Edna Neal, 27, 311 Blake ffireef. George Armstrong, 22, chauffeur, 1307 Kentucky avenue, and Jennie Robinson, 27, 1305 Kentucky avenue. Washington Holloway, 39, teamster, 902 Bosart, and Florence Noel, 36, 1937 Gath crlrip street Palo Elliott, Tl, laborer,/1930 Colum bia avenue, and Mary Stewavt, 1419 North West street. DEATHS THIle Frlesdorff, 49, City hospital, chronic myocarditis. John Clifford Whitham, 38. 812 Udel ; street, lobar pneumouia. M v rand a Elizabeth I’ribble, 59, 10C5 ' W est Twenty-eighth street, broncho j pneumonia. j Alice A. Brinson, 68, 1326 Oliver ave ; nue, carcinoma. j Edward Routier, 55, 32 North Brook- I ville avenue, acute giistreetasls. j Rosetta May Leineke, 41 812 North New Jersey street, aortic Insufficiency Lucy Evans, 83, 413 Agnes street, ar terlo sclerosis. Theophins Price, 64, 129 West Nine , tcentli street, nrtoMo sclerosis. Lena Louise Arnholter, 76, 950 Virginia avenue, acute cardiac dilatation. Mary E. Sawyer, 71. 1322 Rcisner street, cerebral hemorrhage. Emma L. Close, 31, Deaconess hospital influenza. Infant Close, —, Deaconess hospital, nonclosure of foramen ovale. Luther Rasdell, S, 1424 Holiday street broncho pneumonia. Klass Stienstra, 63, 1541 Linden street broncho pneumonia. Jacob Segal. 55, Deaconess hospital, broncho pneumonia, Sarah Gordon Neville, 69, 8267 North New Jersey street, carcinoma. William R. Wheeler. 35, 3341 College avenue, broncho pneumonia. Charles Edward Heath, 70, 10 North Hamilton avenue, chronic neuritis Henry Gregory, 15 days, 2215(4 Yandea street, inanition. BIRTHS Harry and Mayme Wilson, 975 Indiana avenue, boy. Georg© and .Hilda Thompson, t02(4 North East street, girl. James and Grace Denoon, 4818 Wln throp street, girl. Joseph and Kathryn Call, 1627 Ashland avenue, boy. Jacob and Re'becea Cambe. 1118 South Illinois street, girl. Ernest and Mary Ridgeway, 214 East Henry street, girl. Everett and Vera McCoy, 1328(4 North Alabama street, boy. Audrey and Della Hardin, 974 North King street, boy. Harry and Margaret Hantzis, 111 West North street, boy. Evans and Anna Piers, 2901 Brightwood avenue, girl. Roger and Alberta Farrington, St. Vin cent’s hospital, boy. Henry and Jennie Ayres, St. Vincent’s hospital; boy. Fred and Rost Schmidtgall, 609 North Liberty street, boy, Ferdinand and Susie Pake, 915 Stillwell street, girl. H. C. and Gladys Blackann, Deaconess hospital, girl. Robert and Zyphea Johnson, 2314 Scho field street, girl. Garland and Harriet Lyman, 308 North Riley street, boy. Walter and Mary Armstrong, 701 North Pershing street, boy. j Hubert and Bessie Scott, 221 South Holmes street, girl. Charles and Minnie Campbell, Deacon : ess hospital, boy. Bert and Nora Flcklin, 128 Herman street, girl. a ■ WANT STATE TO TAKE PIKE County Officials Urge Board to Build Pendleton Road. Efforts to induce the highway commis sion of Indiana to take over the Pendle ton pike and improve It at once instead of allowing Marion county to pave it under the county unit plan, were made yesterday by the Marion county commis sioners, the good roods committee of the county council, the county commission ers of Hancock and Madison counties. The stato highway commission was represenated at the conference today at the courthouse by Director L. H. Wright. WANT ALL OF ROAD IMPROVED. The commissioners favor the improve ment of Pendleton pike from the town of Pendleton direct to Indianapolis. Mr. Wright stated that the state high way commission favored improving the pike from Anderson to Pendleton, and from Pendleton to Greenfield and then come Into Indianapolis from the east over the National road. This plan is not favored by the com missioners of Marion county because tbat route is not a direct way into the city, It is claimed. Mr. Wright stated that he would present the commissioners’ plan before the state highway commission. HAYES REVIEW’S , COUNTY WORK. Commissioner Joe Hayes reviewed at length the large sums of money being paid by Marlon county for its share of the improvements to be made by the state highway commission, and insisted that the county’s desire in this matter be considered. The county council probably will meet the last of the week to consider making appropriations to insure the improving of at least seven important county roads. The commissioners and the road com mittee of the county council have agreed upon a tentative road program and favor a plan by which the state highway com mission takes over tbe Pendleton pike improvement. COLONEL AIDS KARL DETZER NEW YORK, Jan. 27.—C01. O. O. Alshire, Houston. Tex., testified as a character witness yesterday in the re buttal of th defense of Capt. Karl W Detzer, on trial before a general court martial at Governor’s Inland, on twenty seven charges of brutality to army prisoners while be was in command of the department of criminal investigation at Le Mans, France. Col. Alshire testified that while com mander of the first air department at C’olombes-Les-Belles he was forced to ask for the transfer of Lieut. Leonard D. Mahon, a previous witness for the prosecution, because Mahon was ineffici ent. Mahon, he said, advocated the reduc tion of all sergeants to the ranks of privates and by his. disciplinary method of handling non-commissioned officers created a spirit of rebellion la the men under him. MaJ. Thomas W. Campbell of Hart ford. Conn., and Bennett H. Perry of Henderson, N. C., testifying for the de fense of the accused captain, further attaeked the character of the testimony of Lieut. Mahon. ~ / Campbell, who Is now stationed at a hospital at Ft. McHenry, recuperating from wounds received in action, said Mnh<yi often threatened to “knock some discipline into the men” who were under him. Perry, formerly a captain in tbe motor transport corps, described Mahon as a "hard boiled bully” and a "bad actor.” Mahon Is awaiting trial on charges of beating prlsdners while under the com mand of Detier at LeMnns, MRS. HOBART RAPS SUFFRAGE TRENTON, N. J., Jan. 27.—Mrs. Gar rett A. Hobart, widow of the former vie© president, declared In a statement yesterday that she will not contribute to the republican party funds so long as It advocates woman suffrage. “Asa woman 1 am opposed to the enfranchising of women," she said. Mrs. Hobart said that woman suffrage would socialize the country’s Institutions, demoralize the electorate and “involve the modesty of womanhood" In contro versies. JURY REOPENS COAL INQUIRY Investigation of the coal situation was resumed by the federal grand Jury yes terday which went into session following an adjournment Saturday, Jan. IX The adjournment was taken to permit officials conducting the investigation to prepare additional evidence for the Jury. Affairs of bituminous coal operators and miners are being Investigated from the time war was declared until this yen r. United States District Attorney Van- Nuys said today that he did not expect the grand Jury to complete its work for possibly a month. HIGH COURT DENTES APPEAL. WASHINGTON, Jan. 27.—The supreme court refused to review the lower court decision as asked In appeal by the At lanta terminal company against the United States, involving alleged violation of the hours of service act. OH! EACH DAY A LITTLE MORE Hurry! Let “Danderino” save your hair and double its beauty. To stop falling bßir at once and rid the scalp of every particle of dandruff, get a small bottle of delightful “Dan derm#" at any drug or toilet counter for a few cents, pour a little in your hand and rub it Into the scalp. After several applications the hair usually stops com ing out and you can’t find any dandruff. Help your hair grow long, thick and strong and become soft, glossy and abun dant.—Advertisement. Is Vinegar Booze Before Vinegar? Is vinegar booze at a certain per iod in Its manufacture, and If so, , Is It le£al to manufacture vinegar? This question Is worrying Frank N. Wallace, state entomologist. He has received a number of calls -from manufacturers of honey and elder vinegar asking him what would hap ped If they should be caught with the stuff after it ceases to be honey or elder and before it becomes vine gar? Frank doesn’t know. Auyway, be has some boney vinegar In the process of manufacture, ne will ask the state chemist to determine Its al coholic content just before it becomes vinegar. TO RID OF ALL REFUSE Stand Owners May Be Asked to Clean Up Own Garbage. Steps to clean up tbe accumulation of the city market was taken yesterday at tbe regular meeting of the board of works. Complaints have been by the board concerning garbage wagons which have been allowed to stand near tbe mar ket all day and also of the carelessness of market stand operators In falling to clean up tbelr refuse. A Joint meeting of the board of works, tbe board of safety and the market master was called for next Wednesday to take up the matter. Members of the board of works today recommended that all market merchants be required to either remove all garbage or provide re ceptacles for waste. The boaTd today ordered that the For ty-sixth street cars run out College ave nue to Forty-sixth street instead of run ning on Central avenue. The Thirtieth street car line will be discontinued by the order and a double end car will be oper ated from Twenty-seventh etreet and College avenue to Thirtieth street and Cornell avenue. Passengers will transfer to the College avenue line at Twenty seventh street. Resolutions for the pavement of side walks on Bancroft 6treet, from Julian street to the P„ C., C. & St. L. railroad tracks. The paving o? Ruckle street, from Forty-second street to Park avenue, and the Improvement of sidewalks on the south aide of Julign avenue, from Ban croft street to Emerson avenue, were pre sented to the board. “Y” Scholarship Fund Is Exhausted No more free scholarships for ex service men will be accepted by the In dianapolis Y. M. C. A. nt this time, it was announced today. Funds for the purpose are exhausted, It is said. There are about 112 scholarship applications that have not been passed upon as yet, and they will be eared for this week. The committee will meet tonight Colored Promoter Freed of Charge Because of Insufficient evidence to show any Intent to defrand, Emory J. Cain, a colored promoter of a home and school for negro children, was discharged from prosecution on a charge of issuing fraudulent checks by Judge James Col ling yesterday. Cain wag returned from Louisville, Ky., by local detectives The defendant weired the right of a Jury and derided to try the case before the court. Petitions Ready for Fur Raisers All persons who desire to propagate fur-bearing animals and game birds at private breeding placed can secure a pe tition for inspection from the state con servation department, Richard Lleber, director, said yesterday. It is the inten tion of the department to aid in the propagation of fur-bearing animals in the state. | LONG FACES | j “Cascarets” for Liver j and Bowels bring back Smiles Turn the “kill-joys" off—the head ache, biliousness, indigestion, the sick, sour stomach and misery-making gases —turn them out tonight and keep them out with Cascarets. Millions of men and women take a Cascaret now and then and never know the misery caused by a lazy liver, clogged bowels, or an upset stomach. Don’t Vut in another day of distress. Let Cascarets cleanse your stomach; re. move the sour, -fermenting food; take the excess blie from liver and car ry out all the constipated waste matter and poison in the bowels. Then you will feel great. 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Po-Do-Lax keep* the family fit and feeling good, free from the SAYS BUREAU KEEPS TRADE ON HIGH PLANE Ad Club Vigilance Committee Head Talks to Busi ness Men.* STOPS FLOOD OF FAKERS Remove the Better Business bureau and Indianapolis will be the victim of a plague of unscrupulous merchandising and stock selling methods. Extend the scope of the bureau and fraudulent ad vertising and business practices will be further reduced to tbe benefit of not only the public but the trustworthy busi ness enterprises of the city as well. This was the message William P. Green, organization secretary of the na tional vigilance committee of the Asso ciated Advertising Clubs of the World, gave 100 representative business men, who attended the luncheon at the Cham ber of Commerce yesterday, marking the opening of the bureau’s campaign for Increased membership and funds for 1920. Franklin Vonnegut, president of the bu reau, presided and Merle Sidener, local advertising man, who lias been associated with Mr. Green in national vigilance committee work, introduced him. Mr. Green told of the work which the Better Business Bureaus are doing all over the country to eliminate unfair business in all lines, particularly in ad vertising and in “blue sky” stock sell ing. “ ‘Truth In Advertising’ is not a catch phrase,” he said. “In principle it is a world-old law. Advertising is a com paratively recent development in the business world, but it has long suffered from those in business who have not recognized that it is a force to be used and not abused. "Fraudulent and misleading advertis ing is a small part of the total volume of advertising, but It is not so small but that it tends to tear down the confidence ] of the public in all advertising. 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Tsgsinol Soad is a protective influence in the cause a better business.” Mr. Green spoke to .the members at the Indianapolis Stock Exchange at noon He will address nineteen other meetlngi this week. Tbe bureau campaign wil continue throughout the week. Mr*. Catherine G. Hankemeler, 8001 Prospect street, is on a short visit to Chb cago. it i DROPS OF MAGIC! LIFT OUT CORNS : Sore, touchy corns stop hurt ing, then lift right out with fingers ; > For a few cents yon can get a small bottle of th \ — magic drag freezone recent \ / ly discovered by a dnein- > \ / nati man. V / Jnst as* at any drug stor for a small bottle of frees one. Aply a few dropi upon a tender, aching corn or callus and instantly all soreness disappears and shortly you will find tbe r corn or callus so loose tbat 0 you lift It off with th , -A- fingerß. j ust think \r Not one bit IB m oi P a l a before applying freezone or afterward. It Jill Ik. doesn’t even Irritate th . ... surrounding skin. 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If you are weak, thin, nervous, or are lacking In the old time vigor, en durance and optimism, go to Huder, Hook, Haag or any other good druggist and get enough Blood-Iron Phosphate to last three weeks and take as directed. If at the end of three weeks you don’t feel one hundred per cent better and aren’t In every way satisfied you can have your money back for the asking. Fair, Isn’t it? Better try It today—Ad ■ vertiseinent. Eyesight Dim? If your eyesight is dim, your vis ion blurred; if your eyes ache, itch, burn or feel dry, get a bottle of Bon- Opto tablets from your druggist, dissolve one in a fourth of a glass of water and use to bathe the eyes from two to four times a day. Bon- Opto has given stronger eves, clearer, sharper vision and relief to thousands. Note: Doctors say Bco-Opto strengthens eye sight ao% la a week’s time in many instance*.