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BEST MOTHER’.
AS ‘SOB STUFF
FAILS IN COURT
Eugene Duvall, 26, Behind
Bars Dozen Years, Gets
5 to 14 More.
BOGUS FAINT FOLLOWS
A man’s love for his mother never for
sakes him.
“I have the best mother In the world.”
So pleaded Bn gene Duvall, 2d, of Ma
rion, Ind., charged with attempting to
asault a taxicab driver with Intent to
rob, in asking leniency today from
Judge James Collins of the criminal
court.
“I have spent twelve years of my life
behind prison bars,” he said with emo
tion. “My conduct Is killing my mother.
Give me a chance to make her happy.”
He paused.
“I—l never have had a chance. Al
ways behind prison bars. Help me," he
pleaded.
Judge Collins, knowing that Duvall
had pulled the same ‘‘sob stuff” before
other courts, sentenced him to from fire
to fourteen years In the Indiana re
formatory.
QUICKLY RECOVERS
FROM ‘‘FAINT.”
Duvall rose slowly from his chair,
staggered to the edge of the witness box
and fell, apparently In a faint, on the
tloor of the courtroom.
Other officers who have seen Duvall
Aaint” In other courtrooms carried him
to an anteroom of the court. As soon
:>3 the court instructed Dr. Robinson,
county coroner, to attend him, Duvalt
suddenly showed signs of life and wa*
able to walk to the jail.
The emotional plea of Duvall was the
most dramatic event staged In the crimi
nal court for the last five years, court
attaches said.
Duvall's mother is seriously ill at her
home in Marion and through friends
she asked the court not to pass sentence
on her boy until she was able to appear
some time next week to ask for leniency.
Duvall was arrested in a taxicab driven.
by Patrick Murphy, 539 North Bevllle
avenue, on the evening of Feb. 13 at Illi
nois and Washington streets.
TAXI DRIVER TELLS
OF DEATH THREAT.
Murphy testified that Duvall and an
other man, now said to be dead, eugaged
him to drive them to Anderson, Ind.,
and that after starting to leave the city
Duvall suddenly put a revolver against
his side and instructed him to drive on.
Murphy drove instead toward the busi
ness district and at Washington and
Illinois streets made the wrong turn 1
and purposely killed his motor.
Murphy testified that Duvall told him
he would kill him If he made an outcry.
Officer Judkins went to the machine
to see why the driver disobeyed the
traffic rules, and when he pulled hack
the curtains Duvall and Murphy were
fighting over the possession of a re
volver.
Duvall admitted that he and a mar. I
named Walter J. Fisher, now said to be j
dead, engaged Murphy to drive them to j
Anderson. Duvall freely admitted that
he and Fisher intended .‘‘pulling off a
$63,000 job there.”
DENIES BEING
ENRIGHT’S PARTNER.
Duvall denied that he was a partner
of Morris Enright, who Is now being ;
held on a charge of murder in Chicago. [
He admitted forming Enright's acquaint- j
ance while in prison in Illinois.
Duvall will be taken within a few ;
days to the reformatory and will be !
closely watched until the transfer* is
made from the jail to the state institu
tion, the authorities stated.
Nothing in Signs;
‘Painless’ Hits Man
TOPEKA, Kas., March 20 — W. C.
Markham does not believe signs hare a
real meaning. A heavy advertising sign
of a local dentist labeled “painless
Romaine” fell from a building, knocking
Markham down, severely cutting and
bruising him.
Marriage Licenses
John Elbe, 38. laborer, 418 Abbott
street, and Vawter, 41, 415 Abbott street.
Robert Sldenbender, 42, farmer, Marlon,
0., and Helen Munson, 30. Paris 111.
D. A. Baker. 20, timekeeper. 823 Cable
street, and Helen Ostlng, 17, 125 Kochene
street.
Charles S. Durrell, 40. salesman. Hose
dale. Ind., and Laura S. Newton, 40, 616
East Twenty-tlrst street.
Roscoe Kenworthy, 27, farmer, Clayton,
Ind., and Fannie Viola Cordray, 25, West
Newton, Ind.
William P. Nalon. 24, timekeeper, and
Vera D. Leßoy, 25, both of Indiana Har
bor, Ind.
William Vickory, 21, steam engineer, St.
Denis hotel, and Doris Runnels. 20, 233
North Belleview place.
William H. Stewart, 23, night watch
man, -414 West Vermont street, and
Jennie LJndsley. 20, 925 Twelfth avenue.
Robert E. Alley, 33, postoffice clerk,
124 East New York street, and Bertha May
Smith, 33. 949 North Dearborn street.
Robert Norman, 22, laborer, 1706 Yandes
street, and Emma M. White, Ift, 23 North
Whittier place.
Ixmis P. Simons, 50, plnmber, 119%
North Alabama street, and Anna Simon
58. 1226 Market street.
Joseph Goldberg, 29. switchboard In
staller of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Margaret
i.e Forge, 27, 1637 Broadway.
Harry Williams, 22, clerk, 414 North
Illinois street, and Eleanor Gavnor 22
1352 Garfield place.
Ebert Colson, 30, machinist, 307 ifast
"bio street, and Madge Jackson, 29, 104
Kelchwine avenue.
Births
George and Clara Zahn, 68 Carson,
girl.
Joseph and Rosa Knust, Deaconess
hospital, boy.
Frank and Agnes Rayer, 735 Ketcham,
boy. £
Tony and Anna Voil, 321 East Henry,
girl.
William and Elya Gabbert, 140 Wis
consin, girl.
Robert and Mary Randall, 2130 South
Delaware, boy.
John and Ella Wilson, 971 Wect Wash
ington, girl.
Myles and Josephine Jennings, 1511
Columbia, bey.
Jeremiah and Anna Callahan, 906 West
Mooreland, girl.
Roy and Eleanor Stewart, 217 East
Wyoming, girl.
Robert and Gertrude Sponsel, 824 Park
way, boy. •
Frank and Effle Froh, 840% Virginia
girl.
Leroy and Cecilia Hart, 229 East Thir
teenth, boy.
Hallle and Helen Waltman, 734 Pros
pect, girl.
Deaths
William Benson 8, 838 California,
cerebral spinal meningitis.
•Tames A. Dunham, 66, Central Indiana
hospital, chronic myocarditis.
Frank M. Page, 62, 300% East Wal
nut, mitral insufficiency.
Melvin Lee Williams, 2, 724 North Cap
itol, broncho pneumonia.
Hallie E. Holley, 19, 1241 Herbert, pul
monary tuberculosis.
Rebecca • Atkins, 40, 538 Bright, acute
endocarditis.
Thomas Johnson McAfee, 48, 1530 North
Senate, acute cardiao dilatation.
William M. Locke, 85, 1023 North Illi
nois, chronic Interstitial nephritis.
//•'ife Lollqh—Murineforßeo*
fob neß % Soreness, Grant*
Yoor
eSSCCi
Triple War Widow
Gets Fat Benefit
WASHINGTON, March 20—Amanda
Smith-Jones-Jackson, whose address
Is held secret by the war risk bureau
In Ylfashington, wus married three
time* to soldiers, and during the war
was three times made a widow. The
United States government now sends
her three checks every month, each for
$57.50, or $172.50 a month, and will
continue to send th! i amount for tbK
next twenty years.
V J
jjjgggyg|
Otto E. Wood, 29, giving his occupation
as a loan agent, of 1854 Central avenue,
was arrested by Patrolman Walker on
an affidavit charging child neglect. Wood
will appear in juvenile court next week.
The Alpha club will give a card party
ln Musicians’ hall, Delaware and Ohio
streets, at 8:45 o’clock tonight.
Amos W. Butler, secretary of the board
of state charities, returned to his of
fice today after a vacation spent in
Florida. *
1,. R. Bryan, proprietor of the South
Side Commission company, located at 910
South Meridian street, has bought the
lot adjoining his store oh the north
and plans to erect a one-story brick
store building, having a frontage of sev
enty-five feet.
Eugene Munson ha* sold Ills grocery
store at 305 North Chester avenue and
bought property at 210 Richland street,
where he will conduct a real estate busi
ness.
T. R. McCampbell, supervising safety
agent of the Big Four railroad, has re
turned from Chicago, he attended
the national exhibition of railroad safety
appliances.
The organizations which arc making
the drive for the building fund for
the Irvington war memorial building met
at the Jefferson club hall, Ritter ave
nue and East Washington street, last
night and made plans for continuing
the campaign next week, Marshall
Lupton, financial chairman, presided. The
women of Irvington have raised more
than $1,500 to date.
R. H. Halstead, coxswain, IT. 8. N.,
of 1020 Central avenue, has been awarded
a prize of $lO for the excellent score
made by the gun's crew to which he Is
attached, according to word received at
the naval recruiting office here. Hal
stead Is serving aboard the U. S. S. Up
shur, a destroyer in the Pacific fleet.
The Western Union Telegraph company
announced today that personal or busi
ness communications may now be em
bodied in telegraphic transfers of money
to Canadian points.
The John Herron Art Institute will hold
its regular Sunday afternoon gallery con
cert tomorrow afternoon at 3 o’clock.
The Orlopp trio will give a group of
musical numbers. The lectures are open
to the public and the association urges
citizens to take advantage of them.
A series of lectures to be given in In
dianapolis by Baroness Huard, wife of
Baron Huard, noted French artist, are
now being arranged by Lieut. Lawrence
S. Barlow. British army aviator, who Is
a guest at the Severln hotel. Baroness
Huard was formerly an American girl,
the daughter of Francis Wilson, a famous
actor.
Clyde C. Kerr er, Indianapolis, today
was appointed trustee for tly? Linton Gas
Company of Linton, Ind., by Judge C. A.
Brunett, referee In bankruptcy proceed
ings against the company. In federal
court. He will be required to furnish
bonds In the amount of $75,000
There will he something doing for a
gang of ice box thieves If Lieut. Thomas
Gibson of the fire department finds them
Mrs. Gibson, 2141 Dexter avenue, went
to the lee box on the rear porch of her
home today and found that a large
bucket, of lard was missing. It wna
evident that the thieves had sampled
other articles of food that had been in
the ice box.
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity holds its
state banquet in the Riley room of the
Claypool at 6 o'clock this evening. Deco
rations, favors and programs will all be
carried out in the fraternity colors. The
fraternity has chapters at DePauw, Pur
due, Indiana, Wabash and Butler.
Oh, Well, We Can
Wear the Old ’Uns
CHICAGO, March 20.—Last season"!*
suits, shiny and worn, may yet be tbo,
style In men's clothing for spring and
summer.
The annual conference here between
officers of the National Wholesale Clo.
thlers’ association and the National Re
tall Clothiers’ association did not decide
to lower the price ,of suits. Members
tried to formulate plans to prevent fur- ;
tber Increase, however.
“The price of men’s clothes Is nqt too
high,” said Irving Crane, New York, sec- j
retary of the wholesaler’s association.
“The price is controlled now as it has ;
always been, by the economic factors |
of supply and demand and cost of pro- j
duction. That’s the whole to
the price question of any commodity.”
Pastor O. K.’s Fishing
Sunday After Church
BALINA, Kas., March 20.—This city
possesses a preacher whom every angler
In Kansas can praise. He Is Rev. Arthur
DUllnger, pastor of the First Christian i
church—and he believes it is all right i
for a man to go fishing on Sunday, pro- j
Tided he first goes to churah.
"I fall to see where we get the idea i
that the man or boy who goes fishing on I
Sunday Is bound straight for the warm i
place,” DUllnger says. “It doesn't say
so in the Good Book, and for my part 1 j
think there is not as much harm sitting
on the bank of somo quiet stream fishing
as there Is In rushing over the road at
a high rate of speed in an automobile
and burning up good money for gasoline.
“We have worked up a lot of useless
theories about the observance of the Sab
bath and thiß Idea about never going fish
ing or indulging in any other legitimate
enjoyment on Sunday afternoons after
church worship in tho morning is one oi
them.”
‘Aint Got No Nationality 9
AND MOTHER ADDS ( I’SE FROM TENNESSEE’
CHICAGO, March 20. —Having to go
to school, and wear shoes and
perform various irksome household
duties do not appeal to pretty 14-
year-old Mary Ledbetter and she
wants to go back Just as soon as
possible to the freedom of her be
loved mountains of Tennessee.
Mary today was the center of a
hotly contested case In the Juvenile
court here. She charged that she
was kidnaped several months ago by
Mrs. Blanche Lataar, and brought
from Rock wood. Team, to Mrs. Lat-
RAPS SPOILING
CITY’S BEAUTY
Business Man Scores Com
mercializing North Meridian.
It is time for representative business
men of the city to Join bands in an
effort to stop the commercializing of
North Meridian street, according to K.
Barlow Hatfield, president of the. Hat
field Electric Company.
In a letter to the park board. Mr. Hat
field protested against the service 1 sta
tion and the assembly plant now under
contemplation for building at the corner
of Meridian street and Maple Road boule
vard. He also advocated a zoning sys
tem for the entire city.
The idea of a city zoning commission,
prescribing exclusive residence and ex
clusive factory districts, was first sug
gested during u controversy over the
proposed building of the Cralg-Hunt
Motors Company assembly plant at
Thirty-eighth and Meridian streets.
SENATE KILLS
PEACE TREATY
(Continued From Page One.)
-
going to try to get the eoimtry’s ear
before Wilson can.
In the democratic ranks Bryan is op
posed to Wilson on the question of
reservations.
G. O. I\ TEST WILL
COME AT CHICAGO.
! In the G. O. IV, Johnson Is running for
president on an anti-treaty, anti-league
platform, while Lodge, Will Hays, Taft.
Root and the other leaders want the
j treaty with reservations. At Chicago
will come the test.
A joint resolution declaring rhe re
sumption of a state of peace between the
United States nnd Germany was intro
duced in the house today by Representa
tive Tinkham of Massachusetts.
While repealing the Joint reeolation
adopted April 6, 1917, declaring war. It
Is provided that Germany must recog
nize all rights which the United States
might have gained under the treaty of
Versailles hail this country ratified the
treaty. If Germany should fail to do
this the president is empowered to re
taliate by prohibiting by proclamation
that resumption of trade relations or the
extension of loans or credits.
Should the peace of Europe be again
threatened, the Tinkham resolution de
clares this country would regard such an
International development with “grave
concern nnd deal with it as the exigencies
of the situation demanded." There is no
pledge of military participation which
would commit the United States to a
definite alliance in the event of a future
European war.
FINAL SESSION
ORATORICAL ONE.
The session of the senate which finally
and unalterably (in the opinion of many
senators) put the treaty Into the cam
paign was devoted largely to oratory on
which the political aspects of the situa
tlon were not overlooked.
When the votes on ratification were
counted, It was found the trenty was
seven short of the two-thirds needed.
Twenty-one democrats bolted their party
leader and voted to ratify with the nulli
fying Lodge reservations. This wag four
teen more than on Nov. 19, 1919, vhted
for Lodge's program. The fourteen who :
changed over are:
Ashurst, Beckham. Chamberlain,
Fletcher, Henderson, Kendrick, King,
Nugent, Phelan. Pittman. Itansdell. Smith
(Maryland), Trammell and Walsh (Mon
tana).
SENATE ADJOURNS
UNTIL MONDAY.
The senate quickly adopted Lodge's
resolution sending the treaty back to
Wilson. Six democrats voted for it. Then
Robinson (Arkansas), democrat, tried to
get reconsideration on the vote rejecting
the treaty so that the senate might (<>■•
again after ‘‘cooling off" period. Mild
reservation republicans helped the demo
crats on this, but when Lodge, Borah
and others Insisted that the vote on
ratification be taken at once If at all, the
democrats decided they did not want It.
Knox tried to put forward hla resolu
tion declaring a state of peace, but the
sehate deferred action on It until next
week and adjourned. It will meet Mon
day.
Xhe roll call by which the treaty
failed of passage In the senate follows:
FOR THE RESOLUTION
Republicans.
fiall, Jones Page,
Palder, (Wash.). Phipps,
Capper, Kellogg, Smoot,
Colt, Kenyon, Spencer,
Curtis, E eyes, Sterling.
Dillingham, Lenroot, Sutherland,
Edge, Lodge, Wadsworth, 1
Elkins, McLean, Warren,
Frellnghuy'n, McNary, Watson—2B.
Hale, New,
Democrats.
Ashurst, Myers, Smith (Md.),
Beckham, Nugent, Trammell,
Chamberlain, Owen, Walsh
Fletcher, Phelan, (Mnss.),
Gore, Pittman, Walsh
Henderson, Pomerene, (Mont.),
Kendrick, Ransdell, Wolcott—2l.
King, Smith (Ga.), Total for-49
AGAINST RESOLUTION.
Republicans.
Borah, Johnson McCormick,
Brandegee, (Cal.), Moses,
Fernald, Knox, Norris,
Franco. LaFollette, Sherman—l 2.
Gronna,
Democrats.
Comer. Hitchcock, Smith (S. C.),
Culberson, Kirby, Stanley,
Dial, McKellar, Swanson,
Gay, Overman, Thomas,
Glass, * Reed, Underwood,
Harris, Robinson, Williams—23.
Harrison, Sheppard, Total against
Johnson Shields, —35.
(S. D.>, Simmons,
Twelve senators, nine republicans and
three democrats, were paired. They
were: •
Newberry (rep.) and McCumber (rep.),
for, with Fall (rep.), against.
Nelson (rep.) and Harding (rep.), for,
with Penrose (rep.), against.
Cummins (rep.) and Townsend (rep.),
for, with Poindexter (rep.), against.
Gerry (dem.) and Jones (dem., N. M.),
for, with Smith (dem., Ariz.), against.
Child’s Aid Regrets
Loss of Mrs. Elam
• #
An expression of regret in the loss of
the friendship and business association
of the Mrs. John B. Elam was made
today by the board of trustees of the
Free Kindergarten and Children's Aid
society.
Mrs. Elam was a member of tho so
ciety for thirty-three years, giving much
of her time to the work.
zar’s home here. This Mrs. Latzar
vigorously denies, declaring that she
ndopted Mary with the consent of
the child’s mother, Mrs. Belle Led
better of Roekwood.
Supporting thiß contentions she
brought the mother here. When Mrs.
Ledbetter was placed on the witness
stand she was asked her nationality.
“Ain’t got no nationality,” she re
plied, shifting her quid from bne
cheek to the other. “Pse from Ten
nessee.”
The case may be decided late to
da * . .V
INDIANA DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1920.
‘SHINING SIX 9 WIN FOR ARSENAL TE H I
* if
NEWBERRY AND 16
OTHERS GUILTY ‘ MEN_INDICTED
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the Indictment. There are fifty-two In
is she attempted to smile through her diann men against whom capiases have
, ' Jr *' '■n , been issued, the others Indicted being
I am awfully shocked — sorry," ■ §?• In Illinois, Ohio and western Pennsvl
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NEWBERRY AND 16
OTHERS GUILTY
(Continued From Face One.)
as she attempted to smile through her
tours.
“I am awfully shocked—sorry,"
**ld Martin Littleton, chief attnrncy
for the defense, lit a voice choked
with emotion,
Mrs. Thomas Phillips/ wife of another
defendant, was nearly hysterical with
Joy, laughing and crying.
Groups of government agents who have
been active In the case, gathered around
Prosecutor Frank C. Dailey and his as
slstant Judge W. H. Elchhorn of Bluff
ton, Itid., and congratulated them on
the victory for the government. Mra.
Dailey and their son, Toseph, were at
the prosecutor's side.
Dailey, while appearing very happy,
would make no statement.
With a conviction In this case, Dailey
keeps Intact his record of successful
prosecution of election frauds. He was
In charge of the trials of Terre Haute
and Indianapolis, Ind., election frauds
w hen a large number of men were sent
to the federal prison.
HISTORY OF
THE CASE.
The "Newberry case" ns the trial Just
ended Is generally ‘known, grew out of
one of the bitterest campaigns ever waged
for a seat In the United Stares senate.
Truman H. Newberry and Henry Ford
were the leading contestants.
Newberry, a member of one of Michi
gan's oldest and, before the auto Industry
hit Detroit, wealthiest families; a mem
ber of the navy during the Spanish
American vrar; assistant secretary of the
navy In Roosevelt's cabinet and an aid lo
tUc commander of the port of New York
during the world war, based hi* appeal
for election on a war platform.
Ford, millionaire automobile manufac
turer. commander of the Ford peace ship
attd, before the United States entered the
war. leading pacifist, built his platform
on support of President Wilson 4 poli
cies.
The Newberry supporters built up a
huge organization reaching Into every
county, city and Tillage In the state. By
their own admission $178,000 was spent
The government attorneys contended that
they had showed $225,000 was paid out to
‘‘purchase u seat- in the senate" for Com
mander Newberry. Testimony given at
the trial stated one defendant In a con
versation said he knew' SBOO,OOO was spent
NEWBERRY AC CUSED ,
OF LEADING FIOT.
Paul H. King bonded the Newberry
campaign committee in Michigan. The
government claimed that Senator New
berry and Frederick Cody hatched the
alleged plot to corrupt the 191 H elections
In Michigan, while they resided In New
York. They sent for King to come to
Now York nnd made him manager of
the campaign, the testimony showed.
Newberry worked directly through
King In carrying out the details of the
campaign, the government contended.
Correspondence which passed between
King and Newberry, as presented In the
trial by the defense, showed King wrote
as many as eight letters a day to his
chief.
The case hinged on the question of
whether or not Senator Newberry
"caused to be expended” an amount in
excess of the sum allowed by the Michi
gan statutes in procuring his clwtlon.
This amount Is $3,750.
The defense contended that Newberry
had nothing to do with the spending of
the lapge sum of money; declaring that
he did not contribute one cent to the
campaign fund and *vns not informed of
the huge amounts spent in his behalf dur
ing the campaign. •
A grand Jury summoned in the au
tumn of Ift I*J returned indictments accus
ing 135 men of conspiracy to violate the
federal statutes by spending an exces
sive amount of money in the campaign.
A conspiracy to defraud the whole state
of Michigan by using the mails In the
alleged fraudulent election scheme was
also charged.
These were the two main accusations
which went before the Jury. Four other
Indictments were eicher quashed or com
bined with these two principal charges.
The trial covered u period of eight
weeks. More than 400 witnesses testified
for the government and approximately
250 for (he defense.
King was the only leading defendant
to take the witness stand. He never
completed his testimony. After giving
his direct testimony, he suffered a phys
ical breakdown and was unable to pro
ceed with theyross examination.
James Helme, who, the government
I The Stomach Begins
digestion, but the most important
work is done by the bowels, liver and
kidneys. Failure of these to act
• efficiently allows the whole body to
BEECHAM’S PILLS do more than
produce bowel movement. Liver, skin
and kidneys are influenced to more
active effort with resulting increased
effect. It is always safe to take
1 Beecham’s Pills
Left to rigid, t.ie girls are: Marie
George, captain ; Edith Ambuhl, Rachel
Campbell, Lulu HurbUon. Charlotte King
and Mariam Garrison. In the Insert Is
a “close-up" ot Marie George, the cap
tain of the winning team.
This is the championship girls’ bas
ketball team at Arsenal Technical High
school, the “Shining Six," who In mono
gram play won from the Tch Torna
does, 11 to 4.
During the contest seven girls from
the two teams were selected for mono
grams, four girls from the winning team
and three from the losing team.
Rachel Campbell, Marie George, Char
lotte King and Miriam Garrison were
picked from the “Shining Six" winners,
while Regina Rios, captain of the Tech
Tornadoes, Alice Hewitt and Catherine
Reilly were selected for letters from the
Tornadoes.
claimed, was entered In the democratic
senatorial race by the Newberry organi
zation to prevent Henry Ford from be
coming a candidate on both the demo
cratic nnd republican tickets, denied any
knowledge of the charges. The govern
went claimed Heline was raid a salary
by the Newberry organisation and that
his petitions were circulated by Newberry
workers.
When the cnee finally reached the Jury's
hands only eight-five defendants were In
volved. Ten pleaded nolo contendere and
the government failed to sustain Its
charges against thirty eight others and
they were dismissed. One man was not
apprehended and another was too 111 to
srnnd trial.
The Investigation and trial cost the
government and the defendants n huge
sum. estimated by court attache* at ap
proximately $1,500,000 The defense aloue
cost nearly $1,000,000. they estimated.
Leading lawyers of the country were
employed In tho case. Frank C. Dailey
of Indianapolis, who prosecuted suc
cessfully the Indiana election fraud
cases, was appointed special assistant
attorney genertl and given charge of the
entire investigation and trial. He was
assisted by W. H. Elchhorn. former
Judge, also of Bluffton. Earl Houcke of
Terre Haute, Ind., headed a large squad
of government agents which combed the
afale for evidence.
Martin IV. Littleton of New York City,
who defended Harry Thaw, and who is
recognized is among the greatest crim
inal lawyers In the United States, headed
the defense Attorneys. James O. Martin
of Detroit, personal attorney for Senator
Newberry, and George Nichols of lonia,
Mich., a leading attorney of the state,
also were members of the general coun
sel for the defense.
About thirty other attorneys repre
sented individual respondents. Clarence
'V. Sessslous, United States judge for the
western district of Michigan, conducted
the trial.
VERDICT WON T EFFECT
SENA TE IN VtSTIGA TION
WASHINGTON. March 20—Conviction
of .Senator Ner.berry by the federal
court in Michigan will have no effeet
on the senate Investigation of the charges
made against, both sides in the Ford-
Newberr.v contest, according to Senator
Dillingham, chairman of the senate in
vestlgutlng committee. The committee
will hear Newberry’s counsel as soon
as he can come to Washlngtn.
In the event of the resignation of
the Michigan senator from the senate
Ihe republican majority would be re
duced to one.
Driver Falls Off
Wagon, Hitting Head
Claude O. Avery, 42, 241 West New
York street, a teamster, suffered serious
injury this afternoon when he fell from
his wagon at the traction terminal freight
station.
Avery was backing his team up when
the wagon struck, something and he
pitched headlong backwards, his head
striking a coupling on one of the trac
tion cars.
Bicyclemen Finney and Lansing rushed
him to the City hospital. It is feared
his skull Is fractured. Avery has a
family.
FOUR MORE COAL
MEN INDICTED
(Continued From Page One.)
the Indictment. There are fifty-two In
diana men against whom capiases have
been issued, the others Indicted being
in Illinois. Ohio and western Pennsyl
vania, which states, with Indiana, com
prise the central competitive field. 1
During the grand jury investigations
conducted In Indianapolis some 300 wit
nesses were summoned and It la said
that the Jurors delved into the matter
of price quotations, the general con
duct of the coal business and the “check
off" system, In addition to reports from
the Joint conference.
‘•( IIErK-OFF" SYSTEM
UNDER SCRUTINY.
Under what Is known as the "check
off” system the dues of miners belonging
to the United Mine Workers of America
are deducted from their pay by the vari
ous mining companies and the funds
turned over to the secretaries of local or
ganizations. Section 11, under article 8
of the agreement between the Indiana
Bituminous Coal Operators’ association
and the United Mine Workers, provides
fur the ehecking-off of dues as follows:
"It is further agreed that the operators
shall offer no objection to the check-off
for the check-weighman and for dues for
U. M W. of A., provided that no
check-off shall be made any per
son until he shall have first given his
consent In writing to his employer. This
applies to all day work as well as min
ers.’’
It was expected that more arrests
would be made today by deputies from
the marshal's office. However, no Infor
mation as to who will be apprehended
was given out.
*. ...
Sentence Stayed
in Tire Theft Case
Elijah Carpenter, alias Llge Carpenter,
t negro, was found guilty In the criminal
court today by a Jury on a charge of re
ceiving about SI,OOO worth of automobile
tire* said to have been stolen from the
Standard Four Tire Company.
On conviction the statutes provides a
penalty of from one to fourteen years.
Judge James Collins was requested not
to pass sentence until the defense had
opportunity to file a motion for anew
trial.
O. P. Gothlin Retires
From Service Board
O. P Gothlin. chief of the tariff divi
sion of the state public service commis
sion, will (retire from that service April 1
to resume practice of law at Dayton, 0.,
It was announced today.
A. B. Cronk of the legal firm of Born,
Richie & Cronk, will succeed Mr. Gothlin.
Mr. Cronk Is an attorney and rate ex
pert and lins appeared before the com
mission in a number of case*.
Mr. Gothlin became head of the tariff
bureau in June, 1917.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 20.—The
heart of Calvin J. Gilmer was still
beating today. Three stitches were
taken In it yesterday by surgeons in
a desperate effort to save the man’s
life.
At the French hospital It was said
Gilmer passsed ‘‘a fair night" and
may survive.
Gilmer shot himself through the
heart when he failed in an attempt to
win a reconciliation with his former
wife.
POO POO. CHARLIE!
WHAT’S $50,000?
Mildred Says You Ought to Be
Ashamed of It.
LOS ANGELES, March 20.—Charlie
Chaplin, In a statement Issued today,
made a complete denial of the charges
of his wife, .Mildred Harris Chaplin,
that he had failed to support her dur
ing their married life.
The statement wss confined solely to
finances in the Chaplin household, mak
ing no mention of Mrs. Chaplin's charges
of cruelty and desertion nor any counter
allegations. It stated that Chaplin is in
possession of $50,000 in canceled checks,
which were paid by him and expended
by his wife, In addition to her Salary
of SI,OOO weekly.
When shown the statement. Mrs. Chap
lin admitted that her comedian husband
had canceled checks to the figure named,
but said that he “ought to be ashamed
to mention the amount."
“This money was paid out for house
hold expenses," she said. "But It cov
ers the period of our entire married
life, for his expenses as well as my
own. I paid for my own Clothing.
Fifty thousand In two years! Good
ness! What X made was my only sal
vntlon. I did not Intend to press non
support charges against Mr. Chaplin In
my dlvoree suit, but I shall do so now."
BIG ELKS TO BE
HERE TOMORROW
National Officers Coming for
Club's Birthday Party.
Indianapolis Elks lodge No. 13 will be
thirty-nine years old tomorrow. The
members will commemorate the occasion
with a big celebration at the Claypool.
A number of Elks of the national or
ganization will be on the program. Among
them will be Frank L. Rain of Nebraska,
grand exalted ruler, ne will make a short
address at tho banquet which will be held
In the evening. Close to 600 are expected
at the tables.
Other guests will be John K. Tener.
national chairman, now president of the
National baseball league, and former
governor of Pennsylvania: Joseph T.
Fanning of New York, formerly of In
dianapolis; James R. Nicholson of Mas
sachusetts, Edward Rljhter of Louisiana.
Fred Harper of Virginia, and Bruce
Campbell of Illinois, all past grand ex
lated rulers, who form the Elks’ war re
lief commission; Mayor John Galvin of
Cincinnati, John P. Sullivan of New Or
leans, Lloyd R. Maxwell of Chicago, and
Fred C. Robinson of Dubuque, la., na
tional secretary.
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conference with IU. Graff, superß*
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teachers’ wage seal according to J&col
L. Jones, chairmans the committee.
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