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BOOST MINERS’ WAGE 35 PCT.? Minority Report of Coal Com mission Submitted to President Wilson. ASKS FOR SHORTER DAY WASHINGTON, March 13.—John I*. White’s minority report on the award of President Wilson's coal commission was submitted to the president today. The report, it is understood, recom mends an increase of approximately 35 per cent to the miners and for a reduced ■working day. White represented labor on the com mission and his report is in protest against the wage increase of 25 per cent recommended by Commissioners Robin son and Peale. White’s strongest recommendations are \for reduced working hours, and on this issue strong pressure will be brought to bear on the president. John L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers, consulted with White in the report. The full reports of the coal commis sion will not be made public until the president has had an opportunity to study them at length, it was announced at the wbitehouse. Publication is not expected before Tuesday. CONDUCTOR CUT BY PASSENGER Negro Accused of Using Knife in Quarrel Over Fare. During an argument over a fare early today Floyd Seals, 31, conductor on a Columbia avenue street car, was stabbed. He is in a serious condition at the City hospital. Roliie Colem in, negro, 203S Columbia avenue, is cha-ged with the stabbing. The wound is ou the left side of Seals' abdoman. Seals has been a conductor on the East Tenth street. Brightwood and Co lumbia avenue lines. He was instruct ing Clarence Donahue, 1013 North Olney street, a substitute conductor, today. Seals pointed to Coleman and told Donahue that he had not collected his fare. Donahue asked Coleman for the fare. An argument followed and witnesses declare that Coleman called Seals a vile name. The conductor pulled the hell rope at Martindale avenue and Nineteenth street, and told Coleman that he would have to get off of the car. Coleman said he had paid his fare and that he would not get off the car. Seals, it is said, started to put off when he drew open knife and plunged It into the ’conductor's side. Coleman attempted to escape but Seals held to his coat, the police were informed. Two colored men who witnessed the stabbing caught hold of Coleman and put him in the vestibule of the street car, detaining him until Patrolman Mosby reached the car NEW ORGAN WILL PEAL IN THANKS First Church Evangelical Has Elaborate Program. A service of thanksgiving and the dedi cation of an organ installed in honor of members of the First Church Evangelical association. New York and East streets, of which Rev. C. P. Maas is pastor, will be held tomorrow with an elaborate pro gram. The organ was designed and planned by Hope Leroy Baumgartner, son of Mr. and Mrs. ft. H. Baumgartner of Sher idan drive, -who was formerly organist of the church, but now instructor In or gan playing and the theory of music in Yale university An organ solo will be given at the church next Tuesday evening by Mr. Baumgartner. Monday nisrht a banquet will be held at the church for the members who served with government forces during the world war. These were: K. M. Ayres, Hope L. Baumgartner. Carl C. Bailey, Frank J. Billefer, Elmer Canary, Her bert Dux, Ernest Eberhardt, Raymond A. Edie. William L. Erhardt, Fred I/e Feber. J. M. Gerhardt. A. R. Gerhardt, Dewey Gommel. Edward Hirschman, Har old Koch, Raymond B. Reiser, Louis C. Kritsch, George A. Kramer, Elmer J. Kohl, Arthur Lindstaedt, Charles E. Demon, Lloyd B. Mosimar., John T. Mor rison, Clayton V. Miller. William Mall, Howard B. Nye, Norman V. Rchaaf, Claude Snyder. Herman O. Smith, Charles P. Weiser, John L. Welser, Charles Parker, Y. M. C. A. secretary, and Mrs. Laura Magenheimer. Red Cross nurse. Burglar ‘Frosted’ in Dr. Winter’s House When Dr. Carl G. Winter. 3759 Cen tral avenue, returned home at 1:30 thli morning he found a burglar had “Jim mied” his front door. Every room In the house was ransacked, but Dr. Winter told the police nothing had been Btolen as far as he knew. Charles Joseph, 1824 Columbia avenue, told the police a robber had broken a aide window of his home and S2OO and two watches had been stolen. C. A. Johnson, 528 Central court, south, reported his home had been ran sacked and that jewelry worth SIOO, bed quilts, bath rugs and sheets worth S6O were missing. Dr. Thomas Beesley, 4459 College ave nue, reported the theft from his automo bile of an instrument case valued, with contents, at $125. Gas Company Routed by Friday, Feb. 13 Authority to discontinue artificial gas service In Connersvllle March 31, was granted the Hydro-Electric Light and Heat Company of Connersvllle by the kfctate public service commission today. company encountered a aeries of misfortune, beginning Friday, Feb. 13, which forced Its plant out of operation. It attempted to discontinue gas service, but on complaints by citizens was or dered by the public service commission to resume the service. A tractor was employed to furnish power. Cost of operation under that sys tem was complained of by the company as prohibitory. Consumers Back Up Power Rate Boost Four consumers of power In Crawforda vllle Joined with the management of the municipally owned light and power plant of that city, is requesting that rates be raised in a petition filed with the state public service commission yes terday. The power patrons who joined the city In the petition were the Crawfordsvllle Wiie and Nall Company, the Crawfords ville Shale Brick Company, the Standard Shale Brick Company and the Boston .Paving Brick Company. the present rate the factories get power as cheaply as $1.35 per killo watt hour. The commission is asked to fix the minimum rate at $1.65 per klllo teatt hour net [ SWAMPED IN FLOOD OF INCOME TAXES ] if? i '• ilfc ■ \ )! y uJ | m .'Mgsw m wet "ir M ; ... " _ ~~ . v J MISS JULIA ADLINE COLBERT. pgp/|iN|i^Ef Charles Stamm today faces a sentence of 180 days on the penal farm and a fine of 5100. In city court yesterday afternoon he assumed blame for a whisky still which was found on his farm by federal agents, and Judge Pritchard gave the sentence. “The Psychology of Mobs” will be the subject of Jessie Ackerman’s address be fore the convention of the Woman's As sociation of Commerce next Saturday at the Severin hotel. Miss Ackerman has made eight trips around the world. John Harley, 19, 28 Lexington apart ments, took three good billiard balls from the Denison hotel poolroom and left three defective balls, it was charged In city court. Judge Pritchard fined him $1 and sentenced him to six days In Jail. The Nature Study club of Indiana will meet at the public library tonight. Ad dresses by F. O. Belzer, -boy scout exe cutive; Robert F. Tracy of the muni cipal survey department of the Indian apolis Chamber of Commerce, and J. H. Lowryf superintendent of parks, are on the program for the evening. The Indianapolis publlo library t* praised as being one of the first in the country to establish a business branch by Edward Hungerford, in an article published in System Magazine. He quotes Miss Ethel Cleland, librarian In charge of the branch, as stating that business firms make frequent use of this branch. The •‘world-friendship'* doll exhibit at Irvington branch library wlil continue for another week. The exhibit includes dolls representing girls from a eeore of countries. Fred Banders and Arthur Baker, al leged to have Issued fraudulent checks, were bound to the county grand Jury by Judge Pritchard of city court, under bond of $5,000 each. Baker, detectives say, gave a bad check to L. Strauss & Cos. for a suit of clothes. Aria Kinder, alleged to have taken cigars from the Peschler cigar atore, Meridian and Washington streets, was held to the grand Jury under SI,OOO bond. Charles Hamel and Miss Ladle Rich ardson were married at the parsonage of the Woodside Methodist church Fri day afternoon. Rev. Cb&ries H. Rose officiated. Si. Margaret's Hospital guild will meet next Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. H. Newmyer, 3528 East Fall Creek boulevard. The Alpha Social dub will give a pub lic card party at Musicians' hall, corner of Ohio and Delaware streets tonight. Playing will start at 3 o’clock. Rev. Oeorge S. Hennlnger. pastor of the East Tenth Street M. E. church, has re turned from Rushville, where he has been assisting In a revival this week. Rev. Will lam H. Knelrtm, pastor of the Immanuel Reformed church, will leave Tuesday to speak In the interest of the forward movement of the Reformed church at Ft. Wayne, Ind., and in the interest of the inter-church movement at Louisville later in the week. The women’s organlxidlons of Irvington who have taken over the campaign for Irvington War Memorial building fund are making a house to house canvass which they expect to complete Wednes day. Mrs. Helen B. Paulsen spoke to the Longfellow Community club at a meeting held at the Seventh Presbyterian church Friday evening on “Child Welfare.” A music program will be given at the church Sunday evening. There will be a fifteen mlnutea organ recital proceeding the program. A Boys Scout troop to be known as troop No. 7 is being organized at the Second Baptist church. The troop is soon to receive Its charter. The members of the South Side Chris tian mission plan to observe St. Patrick's day with a program to be given in the parlors of the church on the corner of Pine and Elm streets, March 18. The George H. Thomas Woman's Re lief Corps No. 20 will meet Monday aft ernoon at Castle hall. Seven of the members will give a social In the ban quet hall Immediately after the meeting of the corps adjourns. John T. Boeslnger, Indianapolis, was today appointed receiver to take charge of the property of the Standard Heating Company In Indiana by Federal Judge A. B. Anderson, on petition of the Central Trust Company of Chi .-ago, receivers of the company In Illinois. It Is said the bankrupt concern has property and equipment in Greencastle, which will be turned over to Mr Boeslnger. The next examinations foT accountants’ certificates will be held by the state board of public accounts, May 18 and 19, It was announced today. The state board examines applicants for certificates in co-operation with the American Institute of Accountants. All who pass the tests successfully are eligible for membership In the institute. Committee Members Hold Out for Bonus WASHINGTON. March 13—Prospects for the passage of a bond issue to meet the cost of granting service men a bonus are held to be more than a possibility by members of the bouse ways and means committee having soldiers’ aid legislation In charge. Some members of the committee say they must “be shown’’ that the country would be thrown into a panic or disaster by the Issuance of bonds before they give up the idea. Barricaded behind stacks of papers and i forms, Miss Julia Adlin Colbert, one of; the stenographers in the office of William L. Eider, Internal revenue collector, is busy these days helping In the rush of work collecting taxes for Uncle Sam. The streams of taxpayers visiting the l office at the Federal building to file in come tax returns or to pay other in ternal revenue bills have almost swamped the office force of Mr. Elder, but the office workers have tolled hour after hour to clear the desks. Multitudinous forms to be filled out and filed, insistent inquiries to be an swered and countless other details of clerical work have taxed the efforts of Mr. Elder’s working forces. SUCH IS LIFE | j X. x Oliver, distressed, complains There’s no chance for men with brains, llorny hand and brawn command Fortune's favor in the land. But poor Oliver confesses, “Chap like me that really dresses, | “Knows a lot—l do! Eli, what? j “Won’t take me. It’s silly rot!” ... There is in Calcutta, India, remark aide pearl. So writes the Hon. Emily I Eden, a British visitor there. “That pearl twice a jear produces oth-' | er pearls,” she declares. } The lady who owns Uis anti-race sul- ] ! cldc pearl has a string of its descendants. ! Doubts were cast on her statement, and the pearl is now in the custody of two scientific doctors, where It remains till the Increase lakes place. When the pearl was brought to the doctors they noticed some little bits of rice in the box with the pearl, which, it 1 was asserted, had been nibbled at by the little p<-arls. The London Daily Express relates how .the Hon. Mrs. Charles Plunket often told | her daughters of a miniature, set with i pearls, under the glass of which numbers of new baby pearls made tbelr appear ance. ... If pearls can do that, why can’t dla | monds ? And if diamonds, why not coal? : Science mast solve the rlddls. And then, early In the summer, carry a bucket of coal Into your basement. Let the coal reproduce. By winter your | coal bln ought to be full. That'll be the end of the coalman! And if coal can thus Increase, why not j other things? i For Instance, your flivver might each fall hatch a lltteY of little cars, which by the following spring would be big ! enough to navigate. (Always have a snneer of gasoline standing round for the baby auto.) • * • And the honse shortage would be | solved if you'd Just take a handful of bricks, a plank, and some nails, lay them ! in the center of a vacant lot, go away, j and let 'em hatch out anew house. No ! labor cost, no troubling with architects, and no bothering with plumbers! ... But if the senate doesn’t get off the ; peace treaty nest it will hatch out a dozen more treaties! • • While you’re waiting for all this to J happen, give a look to this artistic gem ] bo poetically painted with Just a com mon pen and six drops of ink: Local Men on New Pennsy Pension List Among the Indiana employes of tho Pensylvanla railroad who have Just been retired with pensions are three Indianap olis men who have been connected with the road for many years. Tney are David W. Ramsey, 1130 North Jefferson street, machinist; James Shea, 805 Highland avenue, blacksmith, and Daniel Pugh, 244 Hamilton avenue, gen eral foreman of the car department. Ramsey has been with the company j firt.y-one years. Shea thirty-eight years and Pugh thirty-five years. Other Indiana men who have Just been pensioned are: Peter Carter, Ft. Wayne, passenger englneman; Patrick Couroy, Richmond, yard englneman; Thomas J. Hovey, Terre Haute, foreman pattern shop; John C. Ryan, Logansport, pas senger englneman; James W. Fairman, Logansport, passenger conductor; John A. Quinn, Logansport, tinner; James Trythall, Ft. Wayne, hammerman, and John Christopher, Churubusco, track foreman. 1 ■'■■■■ ! '1 pOLDS ' r Head or a r e best treated 1 ” witt* I yiCRSVAPORUBg tXQ'J B BQDYOUARP;!AaCM.6OLIa iHH S’facfc—the Wabash river’s going up, too. No booze, no arrests; no arrests, dusty courtroom. The city court of Wabash hasn't been used in six months. Gall Hawkins completed a lxty-flve day stay in Jail at Richmond yesterday morning. Last night he wanted -to get oct of town. He was caught after be bad backed a police car out of the ga rage at headquarters. Gall has returned to his cell. John Wood*, Shelby county farmer, paid $l3O In Mayor’s court and has a thirty-day sentence hanging over his head as a result of a booze raid at his farm. Prohibition agdnts siy they found five gallons of “moonshine.” Jerry Moore, Jr., of South Bend mis took another man's automobile for Ms own. He is charged with unlawful pos session. Isaac E. Doolittle of South Bend says his wife has Joined a certain religious sect and since has refused to live with him. He wauts a divorce. Edr.a Ralston Crawford carried the weapon with which ehe killed herself tn Mancie a (At ago' for the purpose of shooting Beraard Roles, her sweetheart, the police say. The administrator of the estate of Jacob Gasetter of Noblesvßle, killed In s wreck on the Union traction lino last June, settled with the company for ?*,- 000. Castetter was 'one of three killed and twenty-three hurt. Since her hus band’s death a son has been born to Mrs. C'astetter. Raymond 8. Eastbnrn, living east of Lafayette was instantly killed when tho automobile In which he was riding w-as •truck by a west honnd Wabash pas senger train. The accident happened at the Main street crossing in Buck Creek. $200,000 Motor Film on View for Public The public ts invited to see a moving picture entitled “The Romance rs Transportation,” which will bo shown Monday night at tho Chamber of Com merce building under the auspice* of the transfer division. The film, which depicts tho advantages of motor trans portation, will be accompanied by a talk by C. M. Feddett, motor truck trans portation engineer. The production of the film, it 1a said, cost $200,000. Times Carriers to Be Big Meeting Guests Carriers of The Times will be guests o' the Y. M. C. A. at the boys’ big meet Ing tomorrow afternoon. The speaker will be Charles J. Orbtson, prohibition director for Indians Ralph Winchester Hill will lead the singing, which w-tli ho accompanied by B. N. Estwood, pianist. The program wlli be concluded with mo tion pictures. Boys between the ages of 10 and 18 are Invited to the meeting. They are asked to assemble at the Y. M. C. A. at 2 o’clock. The meeting will start at 2:30 o’clock. Oil Stove Demonstration at Hoosier Outfitting Cos. Mrs Marie Brooks, a domestic serv ice expert will demonstrate today and all next week the famous Red Star De troit Vapor Oil Stove at the Hoosier Out fitting Company, 443-445 East Washing ton street. Mrs. Brooks will ahow how easily women can use ordinary recipes with the same results as any gas range, and will bake everything that a gna range will bake. According t.o Harry Lindstacdt of the Hoosier Outfitting Company this stove Is unique In that It Is the only absolutely wickless stove on the market. Operates like gas stove, making its own gas from gasoline or coal oil and more economical and cheaper than gas; one ond-half to two gallons of oil per week doing all the necessary work for tho average fam ily. The burners are made of annealed Iron and guaranteed for five years, but will last from fifteen to twenty years without Impairing the worth. A stove nine years old will be shown during this demonstration that Is as perfect as the day It left the factory. Hoosier Outfitting Company are Mar lon county distributors. g. Ns Cooking A Nutritious Diet for All Ages Quick Lunch at Home or Office Avoid Imitations and Substitute* \1 If HUNT’S Salve fail, in the , -I \| treatment of ITCH, ECZEMA k)J RINGWORM, TETTER or ill if other Itching akin di.easea. Trg L. V| JLA •74 cet box at our risk. TELLS AMERICA TO SHUN RUSSIA Army Officer Points to Peril of Bolshevik Rule. WASHINGTON. March 18.—Civiliza tion will crack and all the American sol dier fought for will be sold “for thirty pieces of silver” if any compromise be made with the present government of Russia. MaJ. Stanley Washburn of Minne apolis told members of the National Press club tonignt. Maj. Washburn, who saw the Russian revolution, said the soviet government strikes a vital blow at "gov ernment by consent of the governed,” the sacrcdness of marriage vow-s, right to own property and the teachings of re ligion. "Any compromise with the present Russian government now for trade rea sons which we hear so much about,” Maj. Washburn asserted, “means that all that the civilized world fought for will be sold for ‘thirty pieces of silver.’ Ws will indeed arrive at the point where we have neither victory nor peace. “The Russian Industrial system has been destroyed. There now exists no form of income other than that paid by tho state for prohibitive service to the state. Therefore, there will be no rent, no profits, no interest on capital and no wages in the sense of wages paid by one private individual to another. This has resulted In industrial slavery among the workers.” SEVERAL KILLED IN MEXICAN RIOT Troops Charge Mob Attempt ing Jail Delivery. SAN ANTONIO. Tex., March 13.—Sev eral workers were killed when a mob attempting to liberate three labor agi tators from the state penitentiary at l’ucbla, Mexico, was charged by Car ranzlsta troops, It was learned from an official source here this afternoon. The attack on the penitentiary fol lowed a meeting at the Hlldago theater, attended by several hundred clothing workers, which broke luto cries of ac claim for "Free Russia” and the bol shevlkl. Cries of “Down with the Mexi can government’’ were also heard. You Get What You Give / 1986 Black Lingerie Is With Us FILMY STUFF WITH GOLD AND SILVER TRIM CHICAGO, March 13.—Black lingerie made its appearance along Chi cago’s fashion row today. A window display of the latest mode In women’s “undies” proved a magnet to the window shoppers. Men elbowed women to ge a “look.” Here’s what greeted their eyes: A black chemise, consisting of accor- DELAY ARRESTS IN COAL PROBE Capiases Will Take Several Days to Prepare. No arrests will be made this week of the 125 operators and miners Indicted by the federal grand Jury Thursday. Ca piases for the arrest of fifty-two In diana men, said to have been included among those indicted, probably will be completed by Tuesday, when they will be turned over to Mark Storen, United States marshal,,for service. Indicted men living In Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania will be arrested by federal officials in their respective states. Copies of the Indictment are being pre pared to send to the district attorneys of these states and it will be several days before any arrests can be made outside of Indiana. According to government officials, the trial of those Indicted will not be held before next November, although they will be arraigned May 4, at which time Judge Anderson Is expected to set the trial date. It is understood the bonds for operators will be set at SIO,OOO and for miners, $5,000. Midnight Sons Get Into Society Column CHATTANOOGA, March 13.—The “Mid night Sons” put their respective feet in It. The sons have been suspected of hav ing a little moonshine on occasions. They held a blowout.and their names were in the society columns of a newspaper here. “He. he,” crows Attorney General G. W. Uhamlee, now, “I wanted that list a tong time. I wanna tell the grand Jury about the ll’l ole high lifters.” dion pleated Georgette with a sliver band top: a camisole, made of the flim siest black gauze with gold stars em broidered on it, and black bloomers— knee length pantaloons—and ankle length bloomers. , “They are for travel and to wear un der dark evening gowns,” said Miss Flor ence Fowder, In charge of the display. Missionary, Held by Chinese Bandits, Free WASHINGTON. March 13.—Dr. A. L. Shelton, an American missionary who was kidnaped by Chinese bandits some weeks ago while traveling with his wife and two daughters, has been released, ac cording to advices to the state department today from Pekin. Chicago Pastor Under $500,000 Peace Bond CHICAGO, March 13.—Rev. C. S. Mar solf was under $500,000 peace bond to day. It resulted from a church row, in which the parson was asked to resign his place. H. J. Brasch said the parson did not want to resign and threatened to whip several of his congregation. Steam Ship TICKETS To and From Europe, Etc . TRAVELERS’ CH EQU ES—FOR EIG N EXCHANGE Main 1576 FOREIGN DEPARTMENT Auto. 26-356 UNION TRUST CO. WHEN a business fails the finan cial statement reflects the conditions at that time, but the real reason for failure is seldom shown. In many cases the true reason is that thebusiness performed no service which was necessary or useful to society generally. Every individual must give a use ful service if he is to prosper, for society will refuse to maintain him if he fails to be useful to society. When we find a business which has been notably prosperous over a long period of years, we may be §ure that it has won its position by performing a service useful and necessary. Thaf, in a word, explains the con tinued, ever-increasing success of the Standard Oil Company (In diana.) This Company is included in the list of big business because the ideals of service which it holds and maintains are big. The Standard Oil Company (Indi ana) is big because it recognizes the necessity of developing its sphere of usefulness to the highest degree and of maintaining this high stand ard in spite of every obstacle. The success of the Standard Oil Comp ny (Indiana) proves that if is performing a useful service and that* every link in its chain of achievements is delivering an added benefit to civilization and to you. Service is the first consideration of this organization, for it knows that by increasing its service to the public its earnings will auto matically grow, an<J all will profit by its activities. Standard Oil Company (Indiana) 910 So. Michigan Ave., Chicago. CL BOY NOT TO GET FIELD MILLIONS Ruling Against Mother, For mer London Chorus Girl. CHICAGO. March 13.—Henry Anthony Marsh, the yonng son of the late Henry Field and Peggy Marsh, former London chorus girl. Is not entitled to a share in the Marshall Field millions, accord ing to a ruling banded down today by Superior Court Judge Sullivan. Judge Sullivan denied a petition filed In behalf of the boy by his mother, asking that he be permitted to share tn the millions left by the late Marshall Field to his grandsons and their chil dren. The case largely centered arounu the court’s interpretation of the phrase “lawful issue” contained in the Marshall Field will. In reaching his decision Judge Sullivan set forth: “Henry Anthony Marsh is not In the class of persons who were contemplated by the testator (Marshall Field) as be ing one of the heirs to the estate, anti is not such an issue of the grandson. Henry Field, as will be permitted to share In any part of the share of Henry Field under the terms of the will." The SIOO,OOO contract between Henry Field and Miss Marsh still exists, how ever. so that the boy and bis mother will be provided for. The derision oh Judge Sullivan thus leaves Capt. Mar shall Field 111 r.nd Gwendylin Field sole heirs to the Field millions.