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PEI COPY VOL. XXX. NO. 270. NEWBERRY AND 16 OTHERS GUILTY [DEAD PILING UP IN BATTLE OF RADICALS FOR BERLIN FTHOUS.ND FALL AT KIE!; LEIPZIG TOLL HJNDREDS Soviets TakdVhole Ruhr Dis trict am Start Army foriapital. DEFENDER DIGGING IN LONDON, IVrch 20.—More than 1.000 persons ive been killed and wounded in figting at Kiel, accord ing to an Excange Telegraph dis patch from Bern this afternoon. The whole Ihr district of West Prussia is saido be in the hands of armed reds. Several hundil persons were killed and wounded ateipzig when a squadron of army planes imbed the city, said an Exchange Telegyh dispatch from Ber lin this afternoe Lord Kilnarnk. the British charge d'affaires at Bein, has issued a state ment that no sullies nor credits will be extended to Getany unless order is re stored at once, id a News Agency dis patch from Bert this afternoon. AVY FORCE.s' BERLIN SCBI RG “DIGiNG IN.” The naval Sgade, commanded by Capt. Erhardt, as camped at Chariot tenburg, a sub'b of Berlin, where en trenchments ha been dug and barbed wire entanglemts thrown up. Patrols were sent out watch for any armed , movement agaitt the fortified positions, w The Baltic tr-ps were said to be un willing to witlraw any farther from Berlin because ey might not be able to get food. The general rike continues, said the Berlin dispatcl with the spartacists gaining ground. Negotiations Uween the workers and the Ebert govement continued Friday Sight, but the citation is more aggra vated than ever In the Ruhr strict, especially at Es sen, Dusseldorf.Elberfeld and Barmen, the strikers areefuslng to obey the cr iers of their lesers to return to work. BED ARMY PL.VS TO MARCH ONBERLIN. A red army iseported to he preparing to march upon ijrlin (presumably from the Ruhr mini! and industrial belt), headed by HeriCottens. Twenty-five tbasand red troops have been massed atioepenicfe, on the out skirts of Berlfn the foreigD office an nounced this moling. All the avalhle government troops, supported with -tillery, have been or dered to take u positions on the high ground between Berlin and Koepenick to defend this cif. Rain is fallingiere and is keeping the usual crowd off -e streets. The goverumet holds out hope that the railways ma be running again by tcnight. but thesparticists are making desperate effortsto keep the strikers from returning. Communist? are dis tributing thonsats of handbills urging a continuation o the general strike. The bolshevist threaten to blow up the factories whes the men return. ft is reported n Cologne that Presl. dent Ebert of Genany has asked Philip F heideman. the sclalist leader, to form t new cabinet, sid an Exchange Tele graph dispatch fnn that city this after noon. CLASHES TEPORTED ALL OVER (ERMANY BERLIN, Marcl2o.—Violent disorders growing out of atempts by radicals to Institute a soviet government were re ported from manjparts of Germany to day. Armed worloen were reported to hare captured Esar. after two days' hard fghting with cio! than 30C persons killed and many ■•hers wounded. Social democratic artillery was reported moving toward Sups. Trcpg armed with ma chine guns and flme throwers, a dis patch said, were t TTnteiklrchen, near Stuttgart. The situation wa: reported acute with armed conflict lmiinent, In Muenster, Bremen, Thurmlngliand Meoklenbnrg. One apparently relable report said that President Ebert anved secretly in the capital last night, acompanled by Philip Scheidemann, the majority socialist leader. Scheidemant it was said, was to be trusted rerganization of the cabinet. The Hotel Adlon headquarters for most of the foreign missions and resi dence of the America< correspondent, to (Continued on Page Eleven.) STATE WOMEN BOOST TRADE ‘Speed Up Procuction’ Topic at Indiana Gathering. Business women weß urged to join a nation-wide speed-upproductlon earn paign by speakers win appeared today before several hundred delegates to the third annual eonventioa of the Indiana ■Woman's Association of Commerce, at the Claypool hotel. Miss Ida M. Anderson, president of the body, urged ecoiomy among the members and aid to the government's campaign for greater thrift. , The delegates were velcomed by Walter P. Pfaff, representinf the Chamber of Commerce. Miss Edih Henderson of Elkhart responded In behalf of the dele gates. A telegram was read from the offices of the National Federati*#of Business and professional Women’s Club In New York, In which the Indiana association was con gratulated. TUere am thirteen business women’s organizations affiliated with the state body. Mrs. Edward Fra”klln White of In dianapolis told the delegates thiß aft ernoon of the battles which women have made for good legislation in Indiana, and declared that women in the future would have an enormous Influence upon the kind of legislation enacted, both by national and state bodies. Merle Sidener. Miss Helen Sinclair and Mies Isadora Kessler spoke this aft ernoon. Miss Jessie Ackerman of Pekin, China, •will speak on “The Psychology of Mobs” at the banquet to be held in the IJaln bow room of the Hotel Severin tonight, which will close the convention. Published at Indianapolis, Ind., Daily Except Sunday.' MAXINE’S LOVE FOR JACK TURNS TO BLACK HATE Dempsey and Manager Enter Pleas of Not Guilty to Slacker Charge. PHOTO DOES THE TRICK SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March 20. —Maxine Dempsey, a wisp of a woman—the government’s chief wea pon in its attempt to brand Jack Dempsey as a slacker —has seen her love for Jack turn to hatred, she said today. Dempsey, world’s heavyweight cham pion. today pleaded not guilty in Fed eral .Tmlge Bean's court to indictments charging evasion of the draft and con spiracy to evade the dr if'. .1 iVk Kearns. Dempsey’s manager, also under indict ment for conspiracy ir assisting Demp sey to evade the draft, made a similar plea. Trial was set for April 2 by Judge Bean. Bonds of SI,OOO on each of the two indictments were furnished by Dempsey and Kearns. TOKEN FROM DEMPSEY FIRED HER HATRED. Strange to say, a token from Demp sey was the match that set fire to Max ine's hatred. Maxine had been playing a piano In Wells. Nev., a freight division point of 200 inhabitants, while Jack was posing for the camera in Los Angeles, before ttap admiring gaze of movie queens. "Those who criticise me for telling the truth about Jaek should picture me sit ting in the town of Wells, neglected, while Jack got easy money and fame," she said. "I had assisted Jack while he was a ‘ham and egg’ fighter. He lived off my money. Then, \\ lien he knew he was about to whip Willard. h divorced me. STIRRED TO ACTIVITY BY LEGION’S CHARGES. "Did I get automobiles and pretty clothes? No! I was playing a piano for the amusement of freight handlers and miners.’’ Maxine said she did nothing until the American all over the coun try began to attack Jack's war record. "I knew they didn’t have the goods on .Tack, and that I did." she said. "But I didn't do anything. Then i)ne day, about a week after the American Legion got busy, I got a package from- Los Angeles. "What do you suppose was in that package? It was Jack’s photograph. He sent It with 'love.' Jack was afrnld I would testify against him and he thought he could win me back to him that easy. "I sat down and wrote a letter to a newspaper saying I had the goods on Jack and that he was a slacker. That started things. Jack tried to phone me. Men began to arrive in Wells to see me. I wouldn't phone Jack and the men had no luck.” ONCE GAVE HIM A BLACK EYE. Life as the wife of a fighter has its drawbacks, Maxine said. She testified to Jack's fighting spirit and said that for days before a fight he was sullen and savage. She explained she had once i blacked Jack’s eye herself. “It was after ho had a bad fight with Willie Meehan. Meehan had cut his eye i open. Jack and I were quarreling. lie I pushed me. I struck at that bad eyo i and missed it and hit the other. Oh, what an eye I gave him!” She paid Jack Kearns the tribute of be ing the only man who could handle Dempsey, and Imparted a ‘‘hot tip” to Georges Carpentler. It was “ge£” Jack in the fourth or fifth round. Those are his bad ones—especially the fourth. “KNOWS ALL ABOI'T THE FLYNN FIGHT.” “When they get him filled up with strychnine and past those rounds, he's a bad man to beat,” she said. “I know all about the Flynn fight at Murray, Utah, Feb. 13, 1917,’’ she said. “For days before the fight Jack prac ticed flopping before a tight to the Jaw. He told me after the fight that when Flynn bit him It was- so light lfe nearly forgot to lie down.” Dempsey divorced Maxine Feb. 1. 1919. They had been married about four years. Dempsey won the world’s championship five months and four days after that. Maxine did not hear from him again ! directly until after the American legion attacked his record, she said. BROUGHT BACK IN FRAUD CASE New Yorker to Answer Wom an’s Charge of Swindling. William Smith, 53, of Now York City, who was returned to Indianapolis today by Detective Winkler, will be arraigned In the criminal court next week on a grand jury indictment charging em bezzlement, grand larceny and obtaining $2,000 from Miss Anna W. Cuyler, Park avenue. It Is alleged that Miss Cuyler became acquainted with Smith c-n route Bos ton in July, 1917, and that he represented himself as a bank president and so im pressed Miss Cuyler with his ability to sell stock that she purchased $2,000 j worth. The Indictment alleges that Smith gave hts note to assure the deal and that the note has twice been presented to the banks for payment, which has been re fused, authorities state. It is also al leged that Miss Cuyler has received no returns from her investment. Detectives say that Smith claims this Is an attempt to collect payment on a note covering a business deal. It Is said that he is now engaged in promot ing a big copper mine enterprise in the west. Death Rides in Fire Razing Courthouse STEUBENVILLE, 0., March 20.—Ed- ‘ ward Still, 40, was killed and several per sons were injured in a fire which de stroyed the New Cumberland (W. Va.) • courthouse, seven miles from here, today. Police suspect incendiarism. Juiiiana Haihj Lillies Entered as Second Class Matter, July 25, 1914. at Postoffice, Indianapolis, Ind., under act March I, 1879. FOUR MORE COAL MEN HELD ON INDICTMENTS Logsdon, Tobin and Neal of Indianapolis and W. M. Zeller of Brazil Give SIO,OOO Bond Each for Appearance May 4. Four more coal operators were arrested today on capiases from the federal court under the Indictment recently returned by the coal grand jury in which 125 coal operators and miners with conspiracy under the Lever food and fuel control act. They are E. D. Logsdon, Indianapolis; William M. Zeller, Brazil, Ind.; W. H. Tobin, Indianapolis, and Banus E. Neal, Indianapolis. Tobin and Neal were arrested by C. M. Mikesell, deputy United States marshal. > GIVES UP \ <■* Si: i * WILLIAM M. ZELLER. William M. Zeller, who lives in Brazil, Ind., is president of the American Coal Mining Company, which has its main offices iu Indianapolis, and is known as an influential coal operator in IndiAna. The American mtne No. 1 in the Bickuell field is said to be the largest coal mine in the United States. He was one of four coal operators ar rested today. Zeller walked Into the United States marshal’s office and gave himself up. CHARLIE'S CIDER BRINGS 2 KICKS First Is 6 Per Cent, Police Make Second; He's in Again. Back to bootlegging to pay a SIOO fine on a blind tiger charge. Police say that’s what Charlie Blanken ship did. He's in Jail again. With him the police took half a barrel of "high powered” cider. It’s 6 per cent stuff, 'tis said. Charile Just got through serving sixty days on the state farm. He was given the chgtoreary parole with the understand ing he’d pay the SIOO fine and costs hang ing over him. Charlie assured the state farm keeper he’d rather pay the fine than work it out. Patrolman O’Rourke walked past 558 East Washington street, where Charlie used to have a restaurant, last night. There’s a second-hand store there now. O'Rourke sniffed. He sniffed again. It didn’t smell like a second-hand store. He told Patrolman Hostetter and Hos etter told Sergt. Johnson. Lieut. Thomas and four “cleanup men” visited the place early today. They say they found several men drinking Charlie’s cider. When Blankenship was arrested two months ago the cider was examined by the city chemist. *lt was found to contain 6 per cent alcohol. Blankenship told the police at that time he proposed to have the cider “made over into vinegar." He said he had per mission from federal agents to do this. Police suspect the cider, aged an addi tional sixty days while Charlie was on the farm, has even more kick. Blankenship is 61 years old. PASTORS CANT LOCATE MAYOR Unable to Push Plea for 12- Hour Day for Firemen. A committee of Methodist ministers has been unsuccessful In obtaining an audi ence -with Mayor Jewett to ask him to institute a double platoon system In the Indianapolis fire department. They were unable to find him yesterday or today. The ministers want the system In stalled so that the firemen can have more recreation, spend more time with their families and have tftne to attend church. Under the present system firemen are off duty one day in five. Under the pro posed double-platoon system they would be on duty twelve hours each day. City officials generally are understood to be opposed to the introduction of the sys tem because of the added cost. The committee which sought the audi ence with the mayor is composed of Rev. Elmer St. Clair, Heath Memorial church: Rev. Ray Ragsdale, Brlghtwood M. E. church, and Rev. Harry O. Kisner, Foun tain Street M. E. church. Seven Rescued After 4 Days in Open Boat NEW YORK, March 20.—After drifting for four days and nights in an open boat, Capt. J. G. Peterson and six members of the crew of the American schooner Jere miah* Smith, which sunk 250 miles off Sandy Hook, were landed here today by the American steamer Hatteras, which picked them up at sea. The Jeremiah Smith was bound from Newport News, Va., for Cuba, with coal. INDIANAPOLIS, SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1920. Logsdon and Zeller walked into the United States marshal’s * office, saying they understood they had been indicted. Carl G. Fletcher of Indianapolis, the first coal operator to be arrested, gave bond yesterday afternoon after he had learned that he was indicted, W. H. Tobin is known as the "right hand man” of Gov. James P. Goodrich iu the latter's coal distribution organiza tion. He was one of the organizers of the Globe Mining Company, which gave Gov. Goodrich a block of its stock “for serv ices,' 1 and the company which later opened a "stripper mine" in Pike county by the use of convicts sent there from the penal farm. Mr Tobtn, according to an affidavit made by incorporators of the Globe Mining Ccmpanf. first interested James P. Goodrich in the Globe company Tobin was secretary and treasurer of the Consumers Coal company, the com pany to which the state purchasing com mittee first announced a contract had been let for supplying the state instl tutions with eoaL When the relation., ship of Tobin to the governor und the fact that Gov. Goodrich's brother, P. K. Goodrich was a director of the company was made public, the state committee held up this contract, later awarding it to the Aetna coal company, another of the organizations composed of friends of the governor. Tobin came to Indianapolis from Mun cle and has been interested in several coal companies, through the most of which the Goodrich Interests could lie traced. He was made an executive of it he committee which was formulated by Gov. Goodrich to deal with the state coal situation when the trtnke of miners •topped production in Indiana. LOGS DON MEMBER OF WAGE COMMITTEE. E. D. Logsdon is interested in the Knox County Coal Company and the Indian Creek, Blackburn and Little mines. Mr. Logsdon's offh-e la in the Traction Terminal butldlng He was a member of the coal operators’ wage scale committee at the Buffalo Joint conference of operators and miuers on Kept. 25. 1819. Many persons believed that the indictment returned was based largely on negotiations between oper ators and miners ut the convention. Mr Logsdon appeared in the office of United States Marshal Mark Storen In company with William Zeller, operator, of Brazil, Ind.. who is president of the American Coal Mining Company of Indiana) oils, and Attorney Larz Whitcomb of the law firm of Whitcomb A Dowdeo. Mr. Zeller is a member of the Indlani Bi tuminous Coal Operators’ association and operates mines near Brazil and in the Blcknell field. The American mine No. 1 at Blcknell is said to be the largest coal mine In the world. NEAL BAID TO BE LOGSDON ASSOCIATE. Banus F. Neal Is treasurer Hnd sales manager of the Indian Creek Coal Com pany. with offices in the Traction Terminal building. He is said to be as sociated with E. D. Logsdon. All of those arrested furnished bond for SIO,OOO to appear on arraignment day, May 4. Logsdon's bond was signed by Charles B. Sommers and Charles C. Perry of In dianapolis. “I do not know what I am arrested for and naturally can not discuss the case,” said Mr. Zeller and others operators. “We will not have an opportunity to see the indictment until after arraign ment day or until aU those charged have been arrested," said Attorney Whitcomb in discussing the arrests. "We do not know definitely what the men are charged with.” INDICTMENTS AFTER 3 MONTHS’ INQUIRY. The indictment under which the ar rests were made was returned last week by a special grand jury, which apent three months investigating the coal in dustry in the United States. The in dictment charged 120 coal operators and miners with conspiracy to limit the pro duction of coal and to fix the price of coal In violation of the Lever act. John F. Brown and Thomas H. Mcßea of Brazil, Ind., signed a bond for the appearance of Mr. Zeller. Tobin’s bond was signed by the United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company and Neal's by Charles B. Sommers and Emerson W. Chaille. It was said today that several more coal men of Indianapolis will be arrested as soon as they can be apprehended by deputies from the marshal’s office. The operators arrested today did not care to discus the indictment. PUBLISHING PRICES PROBABLE OFFENSE. It was reported today that one of the counts Included In the Indictment charges the operators and representatives of their associations with conspiracy on the ground that prices were controlled by the publication of quotations by those associations. A charge of this nature probably would include officials of the Indiana Coal Trade Bureau and similar organizations operating in coal centers. Practically all of the members of the wage scale committees of both miners and operators attending the Buffalo joint conference are said to lie included in (Continued on Page Two.) i^THEWEATHE&j Loral Forecast—Fair tonight, with low est temperature about 30 degrees; Sunday fair and warmer. HOURLY TEMPERATURE. 0 a. m. 28 7 a. 29 8 a. in 33 9 a. m 37 10 a. ni 40 11 a. ill 43 12 (noon) 40 1 p. m 48 2 p. m 50 One year ago today, highest tempera ture, 65; lowest, 40. Additional weather report* on pace 9. SENATE KILLS PEACE TREATY BY 49-35 VOTE Pact Returned to President With Word That It Can’t Be Ratified. GOES INTO CAMPAIGN? WASHINGTON. March 20.—The treaty is now up to President Wilson. The sen ate washed its hands of the pact last night when by u vote of 49 to 35 it re fused to ratify It and then 47 to 37 voted to send it back to President Wil son with word that it could not be ratified. The treaty was delivered to secretary Tumulty at the white-house shortly lie fore 10:30 this morning by George San ders secretary of the ““uati. ' After u conference with the president. Secretary Tumulty announced that the president had no statement to make as to the defeat of the treaty or his fu ture course with regard to it. An . agreement of modus vivendl be tween Germany and the United States and the United States and th allies by which the United States might con ttnue to take of terms of the treaty of Versailles without ratifying the treaty is being considered by ad ministration officials, it was learned to day. Under such an agreement the armi stice terms would be ended and the United State* would maintain troops iri Germany and carry out other provi sions of the treaty by agreement, but at the same time not being bound to any of the terms of the treaty. Such an agreement of modus vivendl would h'-ve i o binding power but would be virtually a gentleman’s agreement be tween this country and Germany and the allies. SPECULATE AS TO ; COURSE lIT WILSON. President Wilson can send the treaty back to the senate. In that case Lodge and other republican leaders as well as some democrats declared that no action what ever, would be taken until the issue of treaty or no treaty had been fought out and decided tn the campaign. The president can go to the American people in a •'solemn referendum” as he said in bis letter to the Jackson day dinner, on the question of ratification, ! as au issue in the national campaign of 1820. He can drop the treaty and begin nego tiations with Germany for restoration of a state of peace. SECOND COURSE MELD LIKELY ONE. The general expectation among sena tors ! that he will take the second course and ask the democratic party to make the treaty the paramount laiue In : the campaign, V Whatever Wilson does about the treaty, It was generally agreed here today that the country faces another long siege of treaty oratory, with the difference that Instead of being In the senate, it will be delivered from every stump in the land. Borah, Johnson, Reed and Poindexter are “besting Wilson to It” as one of them said ou his wsy from the senate chamber to board a train for a speaking tour against the leagne. By that he meant that the senate "lrreconcilabies’’ haring again killed the treaty tn the senate are (Continued on Page Two.) MARSHALL OFF STATE BALLOT Uninstructed Delegates to Go to Frisco. j William I/. Elder, acting ns ageqt for I Thomas It. Marshall, today withdrew the : petition which he filed to place Mr. Mar ' shalt's name on the democratic primary ' ballot as a candidate for president. The petition filed by unauthorized rep i rpsentatives of Gov. Edwatd Edwards of I New Jersey has been withdrawn from j the files and the withdrawal of the 1 Marshall petition leaves no candidate J in the field fur the presidential rote of | the democratic party on the presidency. Mr. Elder nmde the statement that his actlou was taken in accordance-with ! the expressed wish of Mr. Marshall that | the Indiana delegation go to the Ban Francisco convention without instructions and without being bound to vote for any one. At one time it appeared that three names would be before the democratic voters, Mr. Marshall, Mr. Edwards and William G. MeAdoo. An agreement was made between the McAdoo and Marshall forces not to enter the primary when Edwards’ friends entered hts name, Mar shall was entc-ed solely to prevent Ed wards from capturing the delegation by default. The Marshall forces followed out completely their pledge to the Mc- Adoo representatives to avoid pledging the delegation unless it became neces sary to prevent Edwards from pledging it to him. Study of Spirits Keen in City 9j OH, NO, NOT LIQUID, BUT OF OTHER WORLD Indianapolis folk are conducting dili gent inquiries Into this business of spirit ism, librarians of the public library said today. Works dealing with the recondite find ings’ of the ouija board and other popu lar mediums are vying in Interest with fiction founded on occult phenomena. No phase or school of spiritualistic research Is being neglected. “Some read to find comfort in new knowledge, others read to scoff,’’ said Miss Mairy Dyer Lemon of ihe library staff. "But nearly all readers are delv ing into mysticism In some form. Sir Oliver Lodge’s’ “Raymond, or Life After Death,” has been the most popular book in the library for two years.” MAR CREDITED WITH REVIVAL OF INTEREST. During last month more than 324 books on metaphysical subjects were borrowed from the library here. That la more than twice as many as were borrowed in February of 1914. The war is credited with the revival of spiritualistic interest. The books on spiritism being loaned by tlio library now comprise about 3 per „ . ... „ . ) By Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, IC-c; Subscription Rates. j Elsewhere, 12c. By Mail, 50c Per Month. Spring Here; Early Due to Leap Year Spring! It's with ns. Arrived at exactly 3:59 this after noou. At that time the suiA passed directly over the equator. Ordinarily spring begins a day or so later. Old Sol took advantage of leap year this time. J. H. Armington, weather observer, says it takes, the earth exactly 36514 days to complete Its orbit. Hence it will be four years be fore we have such an early spring again. In seeping with the spirit of the new season Mr. Armington says it will be "Fair and Warmer" Sunday. Sounds good. Let’s have it. V $250,000 Fire Visits Pennsylvania Town DUBOIS, T*a . March 20.—Three budd ings were destroyed and one was badly damaged in a fire which for a time threatened to wipe out tile whole -business section early today. The loss is estimated at about $250,U00. Electric Goes Off, Tieing Up Plants Burning out of a motor generator set caused a twenty-minute suspension of activities at plants served by the Indi anapolis Heat and Light Company tills morning. Elevators in a number ot buildings were tied up. Lemp’s Daughter Commits Suicide ST. LOUIS, March 20.—Mrs. ELsa I.emp Wright, prominent St. la>uia society woman, who retnurried her divorced hus band, Thema* T. Wright. In New York about two weeks ago, shot and killed herself in her home here today. She was a daughter of William A, I.emp, the St. Lcuia brewer. Print Paper Relief Boosted in Congress WASHINGTON, March 20.—Suspension for one year of the tariff on wood pulp is provided In a bill tavornbly reported today by the house ways and means committee. This legislation has been urged by paper manufacturer* ass means toward relterlng the acute shortage of paper. Judge ‘Recognizes’ ‘Republic of Ireland’ riiK’AdO, March 20,—Ireland has been recognised formally In Chicago. Judge Marcu* Kavanaugh performed the cere mony in completing the naturalisation of Patrick King, late of the onld sod. Kavanaugh added “the republic of Ire land" to the Hat of foreign influences King meet forswear. Judge Kavanaugh said he wanted hla action interpreted as recognition of Ire land sovereignty. Professor and Wife Settle Difficulties The alleged domestic troubles and trib ulations of Mrs. Vivian Davies and her husbsnd. Prof. F.nrl C. H. Davies, a professor at Butler college, have been settled and the couple is again living together, according to Judge T. J. Moll, superior court, Room 6. Counsel for Mrs. Davies appeared be fore Judge Moil today and dismissed her suit for support against Prof. Davies At the same time Mrs. Davies dismissed an alienation suit against her mother-in law. Mrs. Sarah Davies. It was explained to newspapermen that Prof. Davies has attempted many times to arrange a settlement with his wife and has always supported her. Senate to Frame Shipping Policies WASHINGTON. March 20.—Permanent legislation for the upbuilding and main tenance of an American merchant ma rine will be framed by the senate. The house, despite its ambition to be the originator of reconstruction legislation, has lost out to the senate on this most Important constructive work, leaders ad mitted today. Realising the Importance of holding the coastwise trade solely for American shipping, the seuate commerce commit tee is understood to be drafting laws more strict and exclusive than the orig inal coastwise law In order to prevent foreigners, through American dummy corporations or otherwise, from break ing into this trade. cent of all loans, which Is striking when it Is considered that more than 60 per cent of all loans are fiction. Spiritism ranks ahead of all established sciences and history in that connection. The dilettante in spiritism seldom goes back of the ouija board. He or she— usually she—half believes In the wisdom of ouija, but never quite overcomes the the unworthy suspicion that some mortal hand Is consciously pushing. It Is pos sible the ouija board will never come into the good repute Its devotees say it deserves, because of the ease with which It may be Imposed upon by "rascally mortals" and also because of the inabil ity of mortals to trust one another. NOTED AUTHORS WIN ADMIRERS. Authors like Sir Oliver Lodge, Sir A. Conan Doyle and David Belasco have enlisted the interest of many intellectual persons in metaphysical speculation on the life after death. Maeterlinck also has won admirers In Indianapolis. One of the leading books of the library now Is “The Law of Psychic Phenom ena,” by Thomas Hudson, a spiritualist. JURY GIVES VERDICT AFTER 42 HOURS; 68 ARE ACQUITTED Men Found Guilty Were Accused of Conspir ing to Exceed Expenditures Allowed by U. S. for Campaign Purposes. / GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 20.—United States Senator Truman H. Newberry was this afternoon sentenced to serve two years in federal prison and fined SIO,OOO following his conviction on election fraud charges. Sentence was passed by Judge Clarence W. Session of the United States district court. Just before Judge Sessions pronounced sentence Attorneys for the denfsen moved for a stay of judgment and also for anew trial. The motions were denied, GRAND RAPIDS. Mich ,'March 20.—Truman H. Newberry, United States senator from Michigan (republican), was found guilty of fraud }n obtaining his election in 1918 by a jury in United States district court here today. The jury reported at 11:20 o’clock thrs morning after deliberating sfnee 5 p. m. Thursday. CONVICTED! TROIAN H. NEWBERRY. CAPPER SCORES COURT DECISION Calls Stock Dividend Decision o Outrage. WASHINGTON. March 30 —The recent supreme court decision by which corpora tion* may issue dividends In the form of “new stock" free of income tax. was scored by Senator Arthur Capper, re pubUcan. Kansas, In a statement Issued today. “This decision of the supreme court adds Insult to injury," Senator Capper declared. “It legalizes a bald and brazen subterfuge by which these proflt-goug ,ng corporations that have bled the peo ple unmercifully all these months and years may hold them np by a tax evasion for not lees than $500,000,000 more. To the great public which haa been looking to those it has dared In authority for deliverance from this den of thlevee and relief from the high cost of government, it can only come as a great discourage ment." Senator Capper said the decision “virt ually amounts to doubling or more than doubling the capital stock of these corporations thereby compelling the pub lic to pay these concerns about twice as much In profits.” “Half a billion dollars has that been added to the $30,000,000,000 of war ex pense that the common people, who" did 99 per ceo: of the fighting, have had saddled on to them by the slackers of big , business.” he declared. Boys at ‘Y’ to Hear of Life in India A. E. Rassman. who spent several years | in Inert a, will appear in native costume ! tomorrow afternoon when he addresses the Boys’ Big Meeting at the Y. M. |C. A. The doors will open at 2 o'clock. I Ralph W. Hills will sing, Isabelle Mc | Donald will give a reading and Stanley ' Trneblood will render a cornet solo. House Votes Inquiry on Carej>f Wounded WASHINGTON, March 20.—The house today, by unanimous vote, ordered an investigation of charges that the federal board for vocational education is not taking proper care of wounded soldiers. The inquiry wili be made by the house education committee. How That Chicken Thief Could Run! “He wag the fastest runner X ever saw," said Jessie Morgan, 2122 Gent avenue, to day In describing the speed of the chick en thief who attempted to rob his hen house last night. Mr. Morgan’s son Cecil fired two shots at the fleeing man, whom he discovered breaking the lock off of the henhouse door. The thief hurdled the rear fence. Sues Second Time to Divorce His Wife H. Virgil Richards, manager of the Long-Bell Lumber Company, with of fices at 1608 Merchants Bank building, today - filed divorce proceedings against Mrs. Vivian D. Richards, 1422 Broad way, In superior court, Room 6. The suit Is an answer to his wife’s petition for support. He aUeges that she la a spendthrift, entertains other men at her home and has threatened his life. The Richards were divorced In supe rior court, Room 2, on March 4, 1919, and remarried Dec. 19, 1919. SCHOOL ETCHINGS FATHER DEAD. CHICAGO. March 20.—Albert Rouilller, nationally known as an authority on etching and originator of Its teaching In public schools, la dead here. He was born In Franco in 1858. Home EDITION TWO CENTS. The jurors found that Newberry conspired with his associates to cause the expenditure during the campaign of a sum of money In ex cess of the amount allowed under the federal corrupt practices act. The maximum penalty provided for the offense la two years’ imprisonment and a fine of SIO,OOO. SIXTEEN OTHERS FOUND GUILTY. Sixteen others were found guilty with Newberry. They all were leading de fendants. The remainder of the eight-five defend ants were acquitted on the charge of conspiring to violate the corrupt prac tices act. All of the defendants were found not guilty on the sixth count, charging con spiracy to use the United States mails to defraud. The others found guilty follow: Paul King, Detroit, who managed the Newberry campaign. Frederick Cody, New Tork City, legls latiy agent and Newberry’s right-hand man. Charles Floyd. Grand Rapids, manager for the Newberry campaign. Allan Templeton, head of the Detroit ' Chamber of Commerce. Hannibal Hopkins, publicity agent for the Newberry campaign. B. Frank Emory of Detroit. Harry O. Turner, Detroit E. V. Chiison, former secretary of state, Lansing. Roger M. Andrews, publisher, Menomi nee. John 8. Newberry, brother of Senator Newberry, who furnished $99,900 for the campaign. . Milton Oak man, Detroit, manager of the Wayne county Newberry committee. William J. Mictorl, Oshkosh, Wis., New berry worker. Richard Fletcher, state labor comsala ■ aloner. alias J. McGregor, Delta. Fred Henry. Flint George S. Ladd, s*tnrbridge, Maee, a good road* lecturer. Immediately after aentence la passed a motion will be made for anew trial., de fense attorneys announced. The jury's drat ballot was on the question of whether or not there was a conspiracy. It stood 8 in favor to 4 against. Within a few minntea the vote was unanimous in deciding that there was a conspiracy, according to juror re ports. Jurors went down the list, debating and balloting on each man to decide whether or not he was a party to the conspiracy. Martin Block of Charlevoix wax fore man of the jury. VERDICT SHOCK TO CONVICTED. The verdict was a great shock to Choee found guilty, as they were expressing confidence of acquittal a few minntea before the verdict was read. Senator Newberry sat as if in a J when bis name, the first to be read, was followed by the word -‘guilty.” Mak Newberry, sitting at his side, patted hie hand ao if unconsciously. His son, Phelps, on the other side, put his arm around his father’s shoal dors and blinked to keep book the teXML Tears of Joy and tear* of sorrow came to the eyes of the wives of ths defendants In tbe courtroom as the last of the seventeen names were read. Eyes of many of the men were red as tigav died slowly out of the < uni It euai Senator Newberry later issued the fal lowing statement: •’There is nothing in the jury’s verdict that will cause me to hang mv head. Until my conscience and the supreme court decides that I hove wronged the people of Michigan, I will retain my seat in the United States senate." Mrs. Sherwood, wife of one of the de fendant a. stood ontslde and wept quietly (Continued en Page Two.) . Prosecutors From Indiana Bring Woe to Newberry Crowd The chief Newberry prosecutori are Indiana men. Frank C. Dailey and W. H. Eichhorn, who led the fight against Newberry, fought each other at the bar in the Wells county circuit court at Bluffton before Dailey came to Indianapolis to practice law. Their sons were playmates. When Dailey was chosen as sped*! assistant United States attorney gen eral in charge of the prosecution, he asked Eichhorn, a former Judge in the Wells circuit court, to assist him. Dailey first came into prominence in prosecuting election fraud triale in bringing abont the conviction of Donn Roberta and other Terre Hante poli ticians in federal court here. Earl Hauck, the chief lnveatigator for the government, cornea from Terre Haute. He uncovered much of the evidence used against Newberry and the other defendants.