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ERIN PAINTED AS VESUVIUS; ERUPTION DUE - r : - England Fears Crisis Which May Bring Serious Compli cations With America. VISCOUNT FRENCH HIT I<ON®ON, 'March 6. —Tbe Graphic fea tures a Dubll'n dispatch saying nothing can avert a frwh tragedy in Ireland ex cept the utmost coolness on the part of the authorities :ind that any increase in the rigor of ma;*tlal law will inevitatdy precipitate such a’ tragedy. causing dan gerous comnlicatiiuis for England in , America. The chief danger., according to the Oraphic advices, in the widespread con viction that a Final’ Dublin castle clique is bent on getting Iceland's yonth into ? the open so that the morale of the Sinn Fein may be broken by bloody irepres ’ fnn. " This, however, the despatch says, is having one gooH result, in causing the Sinn Fein leaders to a\yoid provocation ' at all costs. CHIEF SECRETARY ASSERTS OR AYE PERI 1.- lan MocPherson, chief serretary for Ireland, defending the IrfsCi administra tion in the house of comanont!. said: “It is obvious w<*hre up against a tremendousiy dangerous sijnation In Ireland.’’ He added that tbe Sinn Fein had at least 200.00 men -‘prepared to commit murder /at any hour of the day er night ” . . . . j Secretary MacPherson asserted he had | received letters from loyalist* in the j nest and south of Ireland begging the government to take steps to - get them out of tbe ’country. Tbe Faster re i bellion of 191fi had not been stamped out. he said, and hast! left behind It a spirit more malignant and revolutionary than Ireland had ever known before. HOME BITE 811.1, FLAYED. The speech of Sir Horace piunloett at [ Dublin, In which he sharply criticized • the the new Irish home rule Mil, taken j w *th lan MacPherson's defense of the i Irish administration, farmed tbt basis Jof comment in some of the London I newspapers. The Dally News, severely condemning the new home rule tneasure, asks: “Can the insincere jngglere Who are thus mocking the maddened vl dims of 'their own cowardly policy be reliied upon to give real effect to the slight promise of happier development which anay be hidden in its crooked promises F - The Post charges Viscount .French, lord lieutenant of Ireland, with respon sibility for the present “shames el" pe sition. Boost in Ice Prices , Certain, Dealers Sa.y Ice dealers of Indiana-today are of'the opinion that prices to tbe consumer must toe raised , this year. E. IV. Wicker *>f East Chicago, who predicted in a speech before the Indiana Ice Deader*’ associa tion that the price of ice will rise to 0 i-ents a hundred this summer, was elect ed president of the association yesterday The increase in Indianapolis la expected to be from 40 to 50 cents a hundred pounds. Other officers elected were: Murk Brown. -Kokomo, first vice president; Fred Ewnrd. Marion, second vice pr, si dent: Harry Lowenthal, EvansvCHe. treasurer, and Harvey Coonse, Indianap olis, secretary. MOTION PICTURES. Here 9 8 Schoolboy Who Does All His * Writing in Poetry CARE UH BLAND. Writing school composition? is fun for Carl t’hrland, pupil of the eighth grade, Lincoln school. He writes them in poetry. “I like to write verse and I think about it most of the time,’’ said Carl. “May be thg.t keeps me from making very good grades in arithmetic.” His ideal poet is William Cullen Bry ant. He loves al. of nature's creations, Animals and birds, especially, and can name many birds by their song. In the summer he collects material for verses on nature. Here is Carl’s latest poem, entitled “Spring'': STRING. N'ow spring conies to the world again To wSke the sleeping flowers. Ami call birds home from foreign lands To sing in leafy bowers; To let the brooks go babbling on Through fields and meadows gay. MOTION PICTURES. t^/i^WWY/t^A/V^/S/WYAAAAAA/Wv^WW^^^VSA^AAA/VYAA^AAAAA/VYAAAAAAAA^AAAA^N rs i&sci First Appearance Under the First National Banner t M Norma Talmadge —IN— fJBJ “A Daughter of Two Worlds” S After the thrilling novel by LEROV SCOTT * Ji Al St. John in his new comedy, . - “CLEANING UP” 6a 1 *c3? *4 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday What’s ‘Variola’? Read and Find Out BEDFORD, Ind., March 6.—Even the dreaded disease smallpox couldn’t, bluff the stork when It called at the home of Dillon Clark, where the par ents and ten children are suffering from the malady and left with them a little baby girl. The infant has been christened Vnriola, the Latin a#me for smallpox. And call from every willow bud, A pussy all In gray. The robin trills In the orchard green And leads in all the'singing. While in tbe blooming cherry tree, A saucf jay is singing. Ail nature rings with spring’s glad song.' Now all the world rejoices And we are. thankful in our hearts And sing with happy voices. Teachers who know Carl say they have never known a child so devoted to writ ing verse or one who could write it with tuch ease. He is the son of Rev. W. E. Uhrland, 848 Sanders street. Frank H. Hitchcock to Aid Wood Fight NEW YORK, March 6.—Frank H. Hitchcock, former postmaster general, has been made co-manager of the cam paign of Maj. Oen. Leonard Wood for the rdepuf>lican nomination for president, it was announced here today. IT!tchcoc£ managed William Hoawrd Taft's cam paign in 190 Sand participated in the re publican campaigns of 1912 and 1910. NECKLACE FOR RELIEF. BOMBAY, March C. Lady Lloyd here has smarted a pearl necklace to be rallied to help war sufferers. India's rich are asked to donate pearls to the necklace. INDIANA DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 1920. CHANGE NEAR IN ROAD LAW Amendment Dealing With Fund Provision to Be Asked. ■yAn amendment to the Indiana road law to permit counties to advance money for preliminary road work in townships, or to require persons petitioning for road improvement to deposit money for pre liminary expenses probably will be in troduced at the special sessieon of the legislature, if one is called, Jesse Esch bnoh, chief examiner of the state board of accounts, said today. It is illegal for counties to advance money for 'township road work under the law at present. That means salaries of engineers and other expenses can not be paid until road bonds are sold. In some townships money realized from sale of bonds for one road job is used to defray preliminary expenses for another job. In counties, however, that have been ad vancing money to townships for roads the county auditors are criminally liable. Under that system the county’s money Is ♦n use sometimes for three or four years and Is returned without interest. If jin amendment requiring petitioners to furnish money for preliminary ex jtenses is advocated by .engineers .of (he state the sum collected would be re MOTION PICTURES. for the charm of uouih, me of f arm and , me constancy of love-* MARy MILES MINTER In the Screen Version of Grace Miller White's ym "ms , LIBERTY QUINTETTE ENTERTAINERS DE LUXE I —AMERICAN HARMONISTS m *m P' c JL?Zri £d\lß£S ALL C'ofejgMiaL SIX TCSTG First Half UIIJ Next Week I Lewis F. Selznick’s personally supervised pro- Spj duction of Eugene Walter’s great story of the eternal triangle. • “Just a Wife” I V/ITH KATHLEEN WILLIAMS, ROY STEWART AND BEATRICE JOY. rvnrn a t £in ? West comedy ■ H r 1 1 If m ? “HARD LUCK” A Ewflt Tad Dolan’s Entartalnors WfeiaEmT next I Snub Pollard WEEK !..!*•. thßße n*” : THE SHOW WITH A BIG WALLOP! HERE’S A REAL GALLOPER! THE STORY OF A U, S. RANGER REFORMED FROM AN OUTLAW LIFE FORCED TO CHOOBE BE TWEEN SWEETHEART AND BROTHER. ’ turned to the petitioners wltn interest ytfter the road bonds had been sold. Mr. Eschbach conferred with Robert K. Gibbons, Vigo county engineer, rep resentatives of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce, and the Indianapolis chap i ter of the American Society of Engineers on the road law yesterday. POLITICAL | 1 SIDELIGHTS H -J Representative John W. Morgan, re publican, of Bartholomew county, has announced that lie is opposed to the call ing of a special session cf the legislature, as he believes that such a session would be in opposition to the best Interests of the republican party. Mr. Morgan takes the attitude that the measures which would come before the proposed session can well wait for nine months until the next regular session. Among the petitions (lied with the sec retary of state at the last minute was that of William Grant Webster of New York, candidate for the republican nom ination for the vice presidency. Mr. Webster’s petition was received after the 5 o’clock deadline, hut was accepted, as it was actually tiled within the time limit prescribed by law. The petition contains the signatures of 527 Indiana republicans. It was filed by Mr. Web ster personally. He has filed petitions in Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota and Sputh Dakota. Mr. Webster announced that he Is against the league of nations either with or without reservations, that he favors forceful Intervention in Mex ico, and that he favors also a strict en forcement of law and order, rigid econ omy in governmental affairs, freedom of speech and the press and universal mili tary training. The Turpte Democratic Neighborhood club was formed at a meeting at the College of Musical Art, 844 North Penn sylvania street, last night. John W. Holtzrnan was elected president. Other officers are Frank E. Gavin, first vice president; Mrs. F. M. Fitch, second vice president; Thomas G. Ilebian, third vice president, and Jacob P. Dunn, secretary ' and treasurer. The new clnb was ad dressed by Frederick VanNuys, United Stntes district attorney, who outlined the Issues of the campaign and told of the necessity for a strong organization. Frederick A. Joss, vice president of the Wood national campaign committee, who has relumed to Indianapolis from Chi cago, believes there is no doubt of his candidate's success. He said Gen. Wood's name will go on the ballot in ijflS If h jy YOUNG MRS.WINTHROP From the Play by Bronson Howard. A Real Story of Love and Misunderstanding That Bares the Soul of a Million Homes Great supporting: cast including: Harrison Ford, Winifred Green wood, Raymond Hatton, Walter Hiers and J. M. Dumont, “the dope” in “The Miracle Man.” n FIRST HALF NEXT WEEK CHRISTY COMEDY FOX NEWS ALL NEXT WEEK STARTING TOMORROW ! • The most unusual mystery drama of the season— “WlT WINS” STARRING j FLORENCE BILLINGS The story of a beautiful girl who was caught in the whirlpool of financial strife. She I staked her life, love and honor in a battle of wits. ' Remarkable Story, Wonderfully Told. Powerful Cast. Hall Room Boys Comedy. Current News Weekly. TODAY—LAST TIMES, “RESPECTABLE BY PROXY” every state where there is a presidential preferential primary regardless of favor ite son movements. County managers will confer with Gen. Wood when he ar rives here March 12. Dr. Carleton B. McCulloch, candidate ,for the democrat!* nomination for gov ernor, has received the following letter from James P. Hutchinson, who was commanding officer of a hospital at Meuilly, France, and with whom Dr. Mc- Culloch served: “I see by the paper tha't you have en tered the race for governor of Indiana. If you are elected to that high office the peqple of your state will have no cause for complaint if you bring to it. half the energy you displayed during the stren uous days that we were together at the American military hospital No. 1. I have not forgotten the intelligence and endurance which you displayed when, for many weeks, you were asked to do at 'east twelve hours’ work a day at the operating table. It was with pinch re gret that I said good-by to you when you,were given command of a mobile hospital unit. “May I wish you all success in your campaign, but also express a little regret that our profession will lose so good a man ?” SPIKER ADOPTS OWN WAR BABY - HI Mother, Who Married brother, Decides to Give It Up. NEW YORK, March 6.—Emily Knowles 'Spiker has decided to give up her war romance baby, Albert Ray Spiker, to the father, Perley M. Spiker. Albert who is 6 months old, is to to# adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Perley Spiker and in that way gain a legal name. It was tie father's brother, Guy, that Emily Knowles married shortly aftef her arrival, with the baby, in this country. “Emily alone must decide what is to be the fate of her baby,” Perley Spiker said. - “My wife and I fee! we should take the baby ap'd tnus allow Emily tyid Guy to live their early married life unhampered by the care of a youngster. But Emily must finally decide.” Perley Spiker met Emily Knowles in 4 France.