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STOCK MARKET Prices Open on Upgrade, With Demand Active. S, W YORK. April 15.—Prices con tinued their upward movement at the opening of the stock market today with the buying of the steel shares the chief feature. Vanadium Steel was in urgent demand rose 4 points to 92. Replogle Steel, _ heavy buying, jumped 334 to 67%. •*LI common advanced % to 106%; Bald m Locomotive, 1% to 143; Republic ‘-s*l, 1% to 11414. and American Loco _2Sve, 2% to 108%. Mexican Petroleum rose 3 points to 207; Pan-American Petroleum. 1 point to 115%, and Royal Dutch, 1% to 115%. The sugar stocks moved In an irregu lar manner, Manati Sugar advancing 1% to 140, and American Beet Sugar 1 point to 100%, while Punta Alegra fell 1% to 114. I Studebaker advanced 1% to 124%, while General Motors was 3 points lower at 359. Stromberg rose 1% to 103%, and Atlan tic Gulf 1 point to 172. Fractional gains were made in the to bacco and railroad issues. The market suffered recessions of about 1 point after the opening advances, but tn tbe late forenoon again turned strong. Steel common, after dropping to 105%, - rallied to above 106. Republic Steel fell t-iy.l3V. Baldwin Locomotive reacted r - rose further to 94. The oil Issues were irregular. NEW YORK METALS. NEW YORK, April 15.—Copper, quiet; spot, April and May offered lS%c; June and July offered 19c. Lead—Easy: spot and April offered 9%c; Mar and June offered B%e. Spelter—Easy; spot, S%c bid; April, &email@example.com; May, June and July, S.3C@ 8.45 c. ACTIVE OIL STOCKS. (By Thomson & McKinnon.) —Opening— Bid. Ask. Anglo-American Oil 25 76 Atlantic Refining 1325 1 375 Borne-Sarymser 470 490 Buckeye Pipe Line 95 97 Cbeeebrough Mfg. Cons 220 230 | Cosden Oil and Gas 8 8% Crescent Pipe Line 31 33 Cumberland Pipe Line.... 135 145 Elk Basin Pete 9% 9% Eureka Pipe Line 120 128 Gaiena-Signal Oil, pref 95 100 Galena-Signal Oil, c0m.... 65 68 Illinois Pipe Line 175 I*o Indiana Pipe Line 95 97 Merritt Oil 18 IS% Midwest Oil 1% 2 Midwest Rfg 164 166 National Transit 31 32 New York Transit 175 17S Northern Pipe Line 103 106 Ohio Oil 335 345 Penn.-Mex. • 54 58 Prairie Oil and Gas 635 645 Prairie Pipe Une 237 242 Bapulpa Ref? 5% 5% Solar Refining 420 430 Southern Pipe Line 145 150 South Penn Oil 302 307 Southwest Penn P. L 7S 82 Standard Oil Cos. of Cal.. 333 338 Standard Oil \Co. of Ind... 740 755 Standard Oil Cos. of Has 615 635 Standard Oil Cos. of Ky.... 410 420 Standard Oil Cos. of Neb... 520 535 Standard Oil Cos. of N. Y... 437 442 Standard OH Cos. of Ohio.. 4#5 500 Swan & Finch 9*l 100 Union Tank Line 122 126 I Vacuum i OU 415 425 COTTON MARKET STARTS LOWER Easier Cables and Improved Weather Bring Declines. M3W YORK. April 15.—A moderate selling movement developed at the open ing of the cotton market today, first prices being 5 to 27 points lower. The selling was due to easier cables, the advance In the Boer rate, local and Wall street selling and improved weather in the west with some pri vate reports suggesting rain la- the southwest today. Later the market rallied a little from the lowest on trade buying, but at the end of the first fifteen minutes was un settled st about 15 points net loss in October. Cotton opening—July, 38.80 c; October. 34.97 c; December, 35.9Gc; January. 32.99 c; March. 32.19 c. Cotton Consumed Shows Rig Increase WASHINGTON, April 15.—Cotton con jprod during March totaled 575.704 sues, exclusive of linters. the census bureau announced today, as compared with a consumption of 433,455 bales in March. 1909 Consumption in cotton growing states was 121,175 bales in March, S2O, as compared with 248,269 in March, L 819; held in consuming establishments March 31, 1.855.430 hales, as compared with 1,460,887 in public storage and at compresses 3,244.995 bales, as compared With 4,327.&<>7 bales; imported 133.727 bale*, as compared with 15.561; exported, Including linters. 794.460 bales, as com pared with 504,239. Foreign Exchange Opens Unchanged NEW YORK, April 15.—Slight changes were registered at the opening of the foreign exchange market today. Demand sterling opened at 3.95%, unchanged; franc checks 16.42, off 22 centimes; lire checks 23.12, off 35; marks .0176; Canadian iollars, .915. Bank of England Increases Discount LONDON, April 15.—The Bank of England today increased its discount rat* 1 per cent to 7 per cent, the high eat It has been since Aug. 1, 1914. WHOLESALE FEED TRICES. (Acme-Evans Cos.) Ton Sax. Cwt. Ac. bran $39.00 $.3.00 Ac feed 62.00 3.15 midds 66<>0 3.35 IP*- e. dairy feed 77.50 3.1)0 ac /> dairy feed 65.50 3.30 He. H. & M 76.75 3.00 C. & B. chop 65.75 3.35 Kt stock feed 63.(0 3.70 B&c. farm feed 69.23 3.50 PVj 'ked corn 75.50 3.50 tiw?chick feed 76.25 3.83 VKe. scratch 73.25 3.70 scratch 70.30 3.53 aCf.e. dry mash 75.75 3.85 nog feed 71.50 3.60 9ke. barleycorn 76.25 3.85 round barley 78.25 3.95 oats 77.00 5.90 white 73.00 3.50 barley 75.25 3.95 salsa mol 63.50 3.20 meal 86.00 4.35 meal 80X0 4.63 ■Xfi. GRAINS. corn, 2-bu sacks, ha $1.93 corn, small lots, hu 1.33 corn, large lots, bu 1.82 3-bu sacks, bu 1.21 bulk, large, bu 1.21 H)ats. less 100 bu 1.13 wheat, cracked, cwt 4.20 FLOUR AND CORN MEAL. basis 9S lbs cotton sacks, barrel $13.85 ■Corn meal, 100-lb cotton sacks, gB barrel 445 - CHICAGO PRODUCE. April 15.—Butter —Receipts, creamery, extra. 64c; standard, ■9c; firsts, 56@62e; seconds, 464)50.■; stock, 39%c. Eggs—Receipts, ■22,140 cases; miscellaneous. 38®4<k ; or- Hilnary firsts, 37@38c; firsts. 40%@4in>c; Htoraga, 44%C.44%e; checks. 31@$S (B8%c; daisies, 30%Q31c; young Aineri Livj poultry—Turkeys. 35c; cl,lrk - ■u, 41c; springs, 40c; roosters, 23c; Fie; ducks. 3Sc. Potatoes —fie iM>aiPt. 11 cars; Minnesota, Dakota, Ohio, SSHi 85-0,7 par ICO lbs. GRAINS TAKE SHARP JUMP Export Sales at New Highs the Prime Factor. CHICAGO. April 15.—Grain futures were sharply higher on the Chicago Board of Trade today after opening at about last night’s close. Bidding on both conn and oats was active and offers Increased later today reports came in of record prices being paid for rye and wheat for export pur poses and the steadily rising bids for cash grain. Provisions were higher. May corn, up lie ou opening at $1.68, gained l%c. July corn, up l%c on opening, advanced 2c during the day. September corn, down %c on opening at $1.55%, rose 2c. May oats, up %c at the opening figure, 95%c. advanced %c. July oats gained lc after opening up %c at 86%c. WAGON MARKET. The following are the Indianapolis prices of hay and grain by tbe wagon load: Ha v—Loose timothy, $33@30 a ton; mixed, $32@33; clover. $33@33. Corn— $firstname.lastname@example.org bushel. Oats —$1(2)1.05 a bushel. St raw-Wheat. sß@9 ton; oats, sl4@la. WAGON WHEAT PRICES. Indianapolis elevators aud mills are paying $2.60 for No. 1 wheat, $2.57 tor No. 2 aud $2.54 for No. 3. All other grades according to quality. Local Stock Exchange STOCKS. Bid. Ask. Ind. Ry. &, Light com 55 Ind. Ry. & Light pfd 90 95 Indpls. & Northwest pfd---. ••• dj Indpls. & Southwest pfd.-V- ••• Indpls. Street Railway 59 66 T. H. T. & Light pfd T. H„ I. & E. com 1% 3 T. H., I. &E. pfd 9% 16 U. T. of Ind. c0m..,.. ... 1 U. T. of Ind. Ist pfd 5% 9 U. T. of Ind. 2d pfd 2 Advance-RumleyCo.com..., 48% ... Advance-Rumley Cos. pfd.... 69 American Central Life 235 American Creosoting Cos. pfd 97 Belt Railroad, com 105 113 Beit Railroad pfd 50 52% Century Building Cos. pfd.., 09% ... Cities Service com Cities Service pfd Citizens Gas Cos., 1917 34 37 Citizens Gas, prior to 1917... 35 37 Dodge Mfg. Cos. pfd 99% ... Home Brewing 51 ... Indiana Hotel com So Indiana Hotel pfd 99 Indiana National Life 4% ... Indiana Title Guaranty 64 72 Indiana Flpe Line 95 ... Indianapolis Abattoir pfd.. 48% 52 Indianapolis Gas 53 56 Indpls. Tel. Cos. c0m........ 3 ... Indpls. Tel. Cos. pfd 75 Mer. Pub. Utl. Cos. pfd 44% 46 National Motor Cos 26 27% National Underwriters Cos Public Savings 2% ... Raub Fertillizer pfd 50 Standard Oil-Co. of Ind 740 Sterling Fire Insurance.... 8% 9% Stutz Motor Cos Van Camp Hardware pfd.... 99 ... Van Camp Packing pfd 100 Van Camp Prod. Ist pfd.... 100 Van Camp Prod. 2d pfd..... 99 104 Vandalia Coai com 5 Vandalia Coal pfd 9 Wabash Railway com 8 ... Wabash Railway pfd 25% ... BONDS. Broad Ripple 55., 52 Citizens St. Ky. 5s 79 85 Ind. Coke & Gas Cos. 6s 91 ... Ind. Creek Coal A Min. 65... 98 Ind. Northern 55.. Indiana Uniou Traction 5s Indpls., Cot. &. SoflTfi 55.... 88 ... Indpls. & Greenfield 5s 92 99 Indpls. A Martinsville 55.... 57 Indpls & North, 5s 37% 41 Indpls. & Northwestern 5s 00 Indpls. & Southeast. 5s 44 Indpls., Shelby. & S. E. os 85 Indpls. Street Fy, 4 60 68 Indpls. Trar. A Ter. os 65 Kokomo, M. A M. 5s 83% 86 T. H.. I. A E. 5s Union Trac. of Ind. 5s 60 Citizens Gas 5s 79 81 Indiana Hotel Cos. 2d Gs 99 101 Indianapolis Gas Cos 78% 81 Ind. L. & H. 5s 79 84 Indianapolis Water 55....... 89 93 Indianapolis Water 4%s 72 78 M. H. Sc L. ref. 5s 90 94 New Telephone Ist 6s 95 ... Now Telephone 2d 5s 99 ... New Tel. Long Dis. 5s 93% ... South. Ind. Power 6s 91 BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES. Aetna Trust 100 ... Bankers Trust 118 City Trust. 82 ... Commercial National 68 74 Continental National 111% ... ' Farmers Trust .-... 800 Fidelity Trust 120 Fletcher American National. 257 ... Fletcher Sav. A Trust Co—. 168 ... Indiana National 290 295 Indiana Trust 206 Live Stock Exchange........ 382 ... Merchants National 263 National City 115 118% People's State 176 Security Trust 119 State Savings A Trust 90 95 Union Trust Cos 368 ... Wash. Bank A Trust Cos 133% ... LIBERTY BONDS. Liberty 3%s 94 66 Liberty first 4s 00.20 Liberty second 4s 87.00 Liberty first 4%s 90.10 Liberty second 4%s 86.80 Libert ythird 4%s 91.10 liberty fourth 4% 88.70 Victory 3%s 90.16 Victory 4%s 96.18 Local Bank Clearings Thursday $3,(M3.000 Same day last year 2,224,000 Increase over last year *819,000 Weather Conditions j The following tabic shout: the state of the weather at 7 a. m.: Station. liar, letup. Weather. Indianapolis, Ind.. 29.79 . 4C Rain Atlanta, Ga........ 30.02 50 PtCldy Amarillo. Tex 29.44 52 Clear Bismarck, N. D 29.72 32 Cloudy Boston, Mass 29.90 46 Clear Chicago, 111 1 29.68 46 Cloudy Cincinnati, 0 29.86 48 Cloudy Cleveland, 0 29.54 42 Ruin Denver, Colo 29.48 44 Cloudy Dodge City, Kas... 29.38 42 Clear Helena, Mont 292)2 34 Snow .Taeksonviile, Fla.. 30.06 54 Clear Kansas City, M 0... 29.46 56 Cloudy Louisville. Ky 29 88 50 PtCldy Little Rock, Ark... 29.76 56 Cloudy Los Angeles, Cal.. 29.98 52 Rain Mobile, Aia 29.96 50 Clear New Orleans, La.. 29.92 62 Clear New York, N. 1... 30.00 42 Clear Norfolk, Va 30.08 46 Clear Oklahoma City.... 29.66 62 Clear Omrha, Neb 29.42 52 Cloudy Philadelphia, Pa.. 30.02 44 .Clear Pittsburg, I‘a 29.94 40 Rain Portland, Ore 29.46 42 Rain Rapid City, S. I>.. 29.56 38 Cloudy Itoseburg, Ore 29.50 42 PtCldy San Antonio, Tex.. 29.72 60 Cloudy San Francisco, Cal. 29.74 54 Rain S'L Louis, Mo 29.06 56 Cloudy St. Paul Minn 29.66 38 Cloudy Tampa, Fla 30.04 58 PtCldy Washington, D. C. 30.04 44 Clear Warmer weather, with temperatures above normal for the season, has over spread the reatiul valleys since Wednes day morning In connection with a dis turbance that has advanced southeast ward across the western highlands to the middle plains states. Rains have .oc curred in the Pacific and northern Rocky Mountain regions, and light showers fell last night from the middle Mississippi valley to the southern lakes region. In extreme eastern and southern sections the weather has continued fair. A. H. ARMINGTON. Meteorologist. Stutz Quoted at 700 Bid, 730 Asked NEW YORK, April 15.—The first quo tations iu the trading of Stutz Motor stock on the curb market today, follow ing Its removel from the stock exchange list yesterday was 700 to 730. LOAD HOGS SELL AT $17.40 MARK Cattle Sharply Higher and - Calves Up $1.50 to $2. RANGE OF HOG TRICKS. Good Good Good April Mixed. Heavy. Light. 9.510.50 $15.001315.25 $16.75017.00 10. No market. 12. No market. 13. 15.76 15.00 16.00 14. 16.25 15.00 16.60@>16.75 15. 17.00 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Receipts, 1,000; market, 75c higher. Outside order was in the market at the start for four double decks of hogs and with only 864 fresh supply and 263 held over trading started off brisk with prices sharply higher. There was- no deflnitc schedule estab lished as is the ease in a general mar ket. but the bulk of the hogs weighing 160 to 225 pounds sold at $17.25, with two loads of fancy lights clearing at $17.40. Roughs wjre about $1 higher, the bulk of the limited number of sales going at $13.25, with some good sows bringing $13.50. Pigs also shared in the B®heral up turn In prices and sold at $email@example.com, with a top for load of good weights of $16.50. This is 30@75c higher for pigs. Cattle. Receipts, 450; market sharply higher. Brisk and lively was the short ses sion of the cattle market. Local packers, with one exception, were in the market and butchers also wanted some good light stuff. The cattle market is a hand to mouth proposition as far as local packers and butchers are concerned, they say. With onlv a limited number of cattle coming to market there is lively com petition among buyers for their share. This is a condition that Is most favor able to the selling side and they readily take advantage of it. Load of 28 good heifers weighing 21 600 pounds, or about 770 average, sold at sls. The packer who bought them said that the same cattle would have brought only sl3 list week before the strike, when receipts were freer. . Another load of heifers sold at sl3 and some No. 2 heifers brought $10.50® Void of steers weighing about 1.300 sold at $13.25 and some light steers cleared at sl3. Cheaper grades of cattle are not In such urgent demand and prices are holding about steady. Calves. Receipts. 250 y market, $1.50@2 higher. Local [-ackers wanted the calves and were apparently willing to pay for them, when the salesmen set prices sharply higher. . Choice veals sold as high as $18.50 and the good kind brought $l7OlB. Medium veals were also in demand and sold at 512@13, while the light* brought slO<Wl2. There were no honvy calves of any number in tbe market and prices are unchanged at SBOIO. Sheep. Receipts. 10; market, nominal. There were not enough sheep in the market to establish the basis for a quotation. HOGS. Following quotations are for last gen eral market Friday, April 9: [ Best hogs, 160 to 225 lbs i average I Good. 225 to 250 lb arr 1600 ! Good, 230 to 275 lbs avr 16 25 [Good, 275 to 300 lbs avr.... 16.00 | Over 300 lbs average firstname.lastname@example.org i Bulk of sows 12 J3@13.00 Best pigs, under 140 1b5.... lfioO'glo.K Bulk of good bogs email@example.com CATTLE. —Steers— Prime cornfed steers, 1.300 lbs and up firstname.lastname@example.org Good to choice steers, 1300 lbs and up 12.75313.23 Good to choice steers, 960 to 1.200 lbs 11.00"2 l-o 0 Common to medliin steers, 1 100 and 1.200 los email@example.com Common to medium steers, 900 to 1000 lbs firstname.lastname@example.orgS Good to choice yearlings.... 11..*>0313.30 —Bulls and Calves — Good to choice butcher bulla.. -email@example.com Bologna bulls .. . - 7.50® 9.00 Light common ..oUa 7.00® 8-0? Choice veals firstname.lastname@example.org) Choice veals 38.50 Good veals 17.00@-18.00 Medium veals 12.00014.00 Lightweight veals 10.00@12.W1 —Stockers and Feeding Cattle- Good to choice steers. 800 lbs and up email@example.com Common to fair steers, 800 lbs and up 9 00@ 9.50 Good to choice steers, under 800 lbs 9.30@ 10.00 Common to fair steers, under 800 lbs 8.000 915 Medium to good cows 6.250 <-23 Medium to good heifers 7.000 7.50 Fair to best milkers 75.000125.00 Stock calve*. 250 to 430 lbs.. 7.00011.00 —Heifers aud Cows— Good to choice heifers firstname.lastname@example.org Fair to common l.elfers email@example.com Common to light heifers.... 8.000 9.00 Good to choice cows 9.00@ 11.50 Fair to medium cow* Roo@ 9.00 Can tiers 6.0C0 6.00 Cutters firstname.lastname@example.org SHEEP AND LAMBS. Good to choice sheep email@example.com Common to medium sheep... Aoo@ .00 Good to choice turnbs firstname.lastname@example.org Common to medium yearlings 12.00®13.0i) Western fed laino*. • lft.ooaxlß.so Good to choice 1amb5........ 18 email@example.com Common to medium, lambs... 13.0001700 Bucks, per 100 lbs 7.000 8.00 Other Live Stock j CINCINNATI, April 15— Hogs— Re ceipts, 1.000; innrket, steady; heavy, $15.75016.50; medium and mixed, sl7. lights, $15015.50; pigs, $10013; roughs, $12.50; stags, s'<*.. Cattle —Receipts. 1,- 000; market, steady; bulls, steady; i-slves. sl4. Sheep—Receipts, 35; mar ket, strong. CLEVELAND, April 15.—Hogs—Re ceipts. 2.900; market, steady; Yorkers, $17.50; mixed, $17.50; medium. sl6; pigs, sl7; rough*. $13.50; stags. $lO. Cattle — Receipts. 400; market, steady. Sheep and lambs—Receipts, 800; market, steady; top, $18.50. Calves —Receipts, 400; mar ket, lower; top, $22. EAST BUFFALO, N. Y., April 15.—Cat tle—Receipts, 50; market active and steady; shipping steers. $14015; butcher grades, $10013.50; cows. $5012.50. Calves —Receipts, 230; market active to $2.50 higher: culls to choice, $7 023. Sheep and lambs—Receipts, 300; market active and strong; choice lambs, $22.50023; culls to fair, $17021.50; yearlings, $17019.50; sheep, $7 @10.50. Hogs—Receipts, 500; market active; no quotations. CHICAGO, April 16.—Hogs—Receipts, 9.000; market, 10c lower; bulk, $14.1)00 15 75; butchers, sl4 f1W@15.90; packers. $13014; lights. $14.750 15.90; pigs, $13.25 @75.35; roughs, $12.50013.25. Cattle — Receipts, 0.000; market, 23c lower; beeves. $10.75015.75; butchers, $0011.65; canners and cutters, $4.7308.15; st<vkers and feeders. $7.50011.25; cows, $8011.65; calves, $13.50015. Sheen Receipts, 31,000; market steidy; lambs, $18,600 21 2* ; e wes, $11015.25. WHOLESALE PRODUCE. Wholesalers are paying the folio-wing prices in Indianapolis for eggs, poultry and packing stock butter: Eggs—Fresh, 36c doz. Poultry—Fowls. 35c; broilers, 1% to 2 lbs, 50c; cocks, 18c; old tom turkeys, i 32c; young tom turkeys, 12 lbs and up. I 38c; young hen turkeys, 8 lbs and up, j 38c; cull thin turkeys not wanted; ducki, I 4 lbs up, 22c; ducks, under 4 lbs, 18c; | geese, 10 lbs up, 18c; squabs, 11 lbs to doz. $7.50. Butter—Clean packing stock. 85c lb; I fresh creamery butter, in prints, is sell i ine nt wholesale at 68c; in tuhft, 67c. Butter Fut—lndianapolis buyers are I paying 6Dc. Cheese —(wholesale selling prices)— I Brick, 29030 c lb; New York cream. 83c; Wisconsin full cream. 34@36c; Long horns, 34@35c; llmburgger, 38c. CLEVELAND PRODUCE. CLEVELAND, 0., April 15.-Butter- Creamery. in tubs, extra, 71%@72c; extra fancy, 70%@71c; firsts, 69%@7(k'; prints, lc higher; seconds, 65@63%c; packing, 35%@40%c. Eggs—Fresh gathered, ex tras, 46%c; fresh extras, 44%c; northern 01.io fresh, new cases, 43%c; old cases, 42c; western firsts, 42c. Poultry— Chickens, 45@50c; light fowls, 43050 c; extras, 50@*3c; roosters, 24c; springers, 49048 c. V INDIANA DAILY TIMES. THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1920. Commander Don L. Roberts of the Gold Star post, World War Veterans, has called a special meeting of the post for Friday night In Mason’s hall, Twenty fifth and Station streets. The Robert E. Ivennington post, World War Veterans, will hold a meeting at the courthouse Friday night. Thomas F. Dugan, former sergeant of police, has instituted action In superior court, room 4, against the city of In dianapolis to recover SB,OOO as salary due him after being removed from the force May 15, 1915. Dugan asserts ho was re* moved as a sergeant and placed on the pension list -without charges being filed against hlin or a physical examination being made. The south subdistrict of the Epworth league was awarded the banner for hav ing the largest attendance nt the district rally held at the Central Avenue Metho dist church last night. The Parent-Teacher association of school No. 10 voted to purchase scales In order that an accurate record might be kept of the weight of pupils who aro eat ing the school lunch. Asa part of the community service entertainments of the First Presbyteriun church a picture of tbe "Passion Play" will be shown In the church tomorrow night at 7:30 o'clock. Six hundred delegates wilt attend the quadrennial convention of the Brother hood of Carpenters and Joiners of America in Indianapolis, beginning Sept. 20. The executive committee has com pleted artungeraents for the convention. Officers of the Woodstock club have been chosen as follows: Hugh McK. Landon, president; Mrs. William H. Co burn, vice president, and A. F. Gauding, secretary-treasurer. Motion pictures showing the great Methodist centenary exposition held iu Columbus, -0., last summer, will bo shown in tho Central Avenue M. E. church Friday night, April 16. The state executive comhißtee of the Kiwanis club will meet in Indianapolis on April 28. A. Samuel Cummings, in ternational secretary, is expected to at tend. A petition in bankruptcy has been filed by Mary E. Blackwell, doing business as Snider's Smart Shop. The financial schedule Indicates debts of $721.31 aud assets of $374.20. , Prof. C. Francis Ilardlng, bead of the school of electrical engineering, Purdue university, will lecture on "Central Sta tion Kates as Affected by Load Factor and Power Factor" at a meeting of the Indianapolis-Lafayette section of the American Institute of Electrical Engi neers, to be held Friday, April 16. at $ p. m. in tie Chamber of Commerce build ing. Dr. Joseph Jostrow, professor of psychology at the University of Wiscon sin, told tho Contemporary club last night that none of tho phenomena of spiritism has any relation to future life. Thos>- who accept them as emanating from the spirit world are self-deceived or victims of fraud, he asserted. R. F. Stuart, secretary of the local civil service hoard, 421 Federal building, today announced that a number of civil service positions are open. They include stenog raphers, typist*, trained clerks., teachers in Indian service, In the Philippines, social welfare workers, health service workers and professional and technical specialists. Qualifying examinations are held frequently. MEETINGS. Card party and dance by Mothers’ club of St. Joseph's church tomorrow eve ning at Y. M. I. hall, 617 East North street. Parent-Teacher meeting at School 66 will meet Friday night. Card party tonight at the Community house. 124 West Georgia street, for tho benefit of Holy Trinity church. St. Patrick's Social club will wive a card party In Fountain Square hail Fri day afternoon. The Ladle*’ Aid society of St. Mark's English Lutheran church will give an entertainment and social at the church tonight. The building committee of St. Mark's English Lutheran church will meet at the parsonage. 1121 Uadeo street, to morrow night to make a final Inspection of the plans for the new church. IBIS Mystery shrouds the death of Mrs. Bertha Petty, 36, wife of Rev. Cyrus Petty, Friends church In Raysvllle, south of Newcastle. Physicians say she died of strychnine poisoning. The Pettys formerly lived in Hamilton county. Logausport switchmen of the Pennsyl vania lines have formed an organization to bo k..own as the Yardiuasiers' associ ation. Eighteen charter members have signed up. Indiana fit ate Normal school, Torre Haute, uow has Its overall club. Dewitt C. Marsh is the organizer and has signed up thirty-eight students who will wear ’em. New applications for membership are pouring in. Virtually every mill In the Bedford stone district is closed because of the strike of stone cutters, planermen and sawyers. No settlement is in sight, it Is said. Tho will of Elmer Apperaon, wealthy Kokomo manufacturer, leaves all bis property to his widow. It was executed April 29, 1913. The estate is valued at more than $1,000,000. Mr. Apperson died while attending the auto races in Los Angeles several weeks a^p. Gideon Waggoner, 48, stone worker, is dead t Bedford as the result of a friendly scuttle. He became paralyzed after being thrown to the floor. Believing the night shift at tlio New York Central shop, in which her husband was employed, had gone on strike and that the noise ’she heard was her -hus band returning borne at midnight, Mrs. R. D. Stafford of Elkbart, arose In bed and was about to address a question to him when she found herself looking into the gun of a bulgier, whose pal con tinued to ransack ft dresser, getting $34 iu cash and some Jewelry. The Terre Haute Joint conference of miners and operators in conventloh has adjoured without reaching an agreement. Another convention Is now subject to call by tbe scale committee. John Thomas Terry died in Klkliart today at the age of 98 years. He mived from Wheatfield, Ind., four years ago. Remarkably well preserved, he would have passed for arnan of seventy until stricken with paralysis last August. His third wife,, seven children, twenty-one grand children and a number of great grandchildren survive. The Vigo county council today approved construction of twelve miles of county unity roads to be built at a cost of $50,000. TOMORROW, FRIDAY, OUR BARGAIN DAY HIE WM BLOCK C? Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes for men, young men and boys (8 to 18 years.) FROM OUR FIRST FLOOR SILK ' REMNANTS at % off marked remnant price Waist, dress and trim ming lengths of taffetas; silk poplins, satins, nov elty silks, etc. For In stance, a remnant mark ed $3.00, deduct one fourth and pay $2.25; a remnant marked $5.00,_ deduct one-fourth and pay $3.75 NAVY FRENCH SERGE, 42 inches wide, part wool, a de sirable shade of navy blue, S' sl.lO PLAID SKIRTINGS, 64 inches wide, part wool, gray grounds with multicolor overplaids; four different patterns; (jfO QA special ALL-WOOL CHECK SUIT INGS, 54 inches wide, gray and tan grounds with brown and henna over- CO QO plaids, special . .tpk-i. WASH GOODS REMNANTS at y 4 off marked remnant price Waist, dress and trim ming lengths; colored organdies, plain and nov elty voiles. Serpentine crepes, percales, madras and pongee shirtings, etc. For instance, a remnant marked 48c, deduct ono fourth and pay 3<s<?; a remnant marked 39c, de duct one-fourth and pay mercerized table DAMASK, 58 inches wide, small floral de signs. (No phone or mall orders). QPvC Special UU WHITE VOILE 39 Inches wide, OQp special CROCHET BED SPREADS—B2x94 Inch es, scalloped cut corner, conventional or floral de signs. (No phone or mailorders). (?Q 40 Special 'JpO. xO TURKISH TOWELS, 18 x 36 Inches, blue border. (No phone or mail or ders). OQp Special - A/v REMNANTS OF GEORG ETTE CREPE, % to 3-yard lenghths, light or dark shades; special, 1 yard 0? 1 SIL,K FRINGE, 2 to 4 inches wide, navy, Pekin, gray, green, purple, brown or mode; special, yard xIkJL TAILOR’S BRAID. % to 1 inch wide, green, gray, tan, henna, purple, gold color, rose, blue, Copenhagen or navy; special, 1 RIBBON REMNANTS, sat in, taffeta or floral patterns, desirable lengths, at one half the original marked price; for instance, a rem nant marked $2.00, deduct one-half and pay $1.00; and so on down to a remnant marked 10c, deduct FT „ one-half and pay tJC BRADLEY’S TALCUM POWDERS,. Fauceta, Nlta Rose, Woodland Violet, Curling Arbutus. Large size, 33c; medium, 4 _ 16c; small size .... lUt BRADLEY’S FACE POW DERS, white, flesh, bru nette, Ntta Rose, Vesta Lily, Woodland Violet. Large size, 69c; medium size, 33c; small I size 1 CJU BRADLEY SOAPS, Rose Maid, Violet, 1 Fauceta. Special 1. KOLYNOS TOOTH -i PASTE, tube IUU WOMEN’S EMBROIDERED HANDKERCHIEFS, pure linen, hand embroidered, fine hand-drawn thread bor ders; all white; also laven der, pink, yellow, green and blue grounds, slightly mussed. Special at one-half price, 98a, 75c, 49c, j Q/- 38c, 25c and 1 OU I NIT lAL HANDKER CHIEFS FOR MEN, pure linen, hemstitched, not all initials (8 for 85c), QA. each zJ C SOAPS, TALCUM POW DERB, ROUGE, PER FUMES, ETC. Discontin ued lines, marked 4 for clearance 1 UC MARMALADE JARS, cut with silver plated top and spoon. 'Special at one half price. On QA. sale at OOU Imperial composition IVORY TOILET ARTICLES at less than one-third regu lar price. Two hundred odd pieces, in cluding pincushions, per fume bottles, ink wells, buf fers, salve boxes, clothes brushes, hairbrushes, hand kerchief boxes, hairpin boxes, powder boxes, glove boxes, picture frames, mir rors and trays. Special at iff: 9 * 0 ,39c INI TI A L HANDKER CHIEFS FOR MISSES AND CHILDREN, white or col ored embroidered, rolled edges. 4 pr 6 on a card for 1 Uv MEN’S CAMBRIC HAND KERCHIEFS, full size, hem stitched (limit 6 to A customer).. .6 for..“rOC WOMEN’S AND MISSES’ VESTEES, of pique and ma dras, colors or white; also collars of organdy and satin, white t3tJC WOMEN’S AND MISSIES’ COLLARS, of pleated Georgetto, white or colors, some satin and organdy col lars or collar and cuff sets. Special, AQr choice U\7C (Fifteen pairs) BLACK SILK GLOVES FOR WOM EN, size 5%, 2clasp. 4 Special JLi/C (Twenty pairs) KID GLOVES FOR WOMEN, sires 5'/ 2 and 2-clasp, black or white. QQr PURE THREAD SILK HOSE FOR WOMEN, “.Votaseme,” black, white, brown, navy, field mouse, sliver or gray. Friday spe- (J j QO cial, pair I .OV ‘•WAYNE-KNIT’’ HOSE FOR WOMEN, seamless, ribbed tops (3 pairs, £.?!'. 35c (No mail, phone or C. O. D. orders filled on these.) —First Floor, Southwest. ARTIFICIAL JET BEAD NECKLACES, mat finish, graduated ova! beads, opera length. Extra special VOC With pendant, neat neck && 39c STERLING SILVER TOP HATPINS. French gray, neatly embossed tops, short steel stems. Qr> Special, each OC ARTIFICIAL PEARL EAR BUTTONS, pink or cream color, heavily filled, mount ed on gold filled pierceless backs. Special, 4r\ „ ( Eight i WOMEN’S “SUN OR RAIN UMBRELLAS, taupe, purple, green or navy, handles of ebony or mission finish wood, with bakelite trimmings and arched loop. Special, $5.45 CQ ACZ and MOIRE HAND BAGB, with carved metal frames, shell frames or self-covered c“.. Spe :. .$2.49 THE BASEMENT STDRLTj|j|g| Women’s & Misses’ APPAREL Thm>e price* are for Friday only. (Ten) SPRING CAPES FOR WOVEN AN O MISSES, of all-wool serges and pop lins, seine ilk lined, braid, trimmed or strictly tailored g“. , :.. s i*:...<loOß (Seventy) DRESSES IOK WOMEN AND MISSES, titzea 10, 18, 36 and 38; of satin, messaline. serge, taf feta and Georgette com binations, navy, black or Copenhagen, trimmed with lace or self collar. #0 C!Q Special <2>y.VO (Twenty) SILIt 81-OI’SKS FOR WOMEN AND MISSES, sizeH 36, 88, and 40, of embroidered Georg ette crepe, taupe, navy, brown, etc. Spe- 4 QQ cial 1 .VO LINGERIE BLOUSES FOR WOMEN AND MISSES, clearance of broken lots, voiles, organdies, lawu, o/lr* etc. Special.. C 7 0 v (One hundred) BAND APRONS FOR WOMEN AND MISSES, of gingham, cut full, to cover front of skirt; al*o bib aprons of per cales, rlckraek braid Q trimmed. Special f Fifty) ENVELOPE CHEM ISES FOR WOMEN AND MISSES. of muslin and nainsook, trimmed with laces, embroidery and ribbons (lim it 2 to customer). £T O _ Special OyC (Five hundred) CORSETS, medium bust, medium length, four hose supporters, free hip, flesh color or white. Tblsi pripe is around half their actual worth.dk 4 no Special t# 1 .2iy GINGHAM DRESSES FOR girls, sizes 7 to 12 years, of gingham, various styles, ex cellent for school © 4 wear. Special A .o^7 FROM OUR FIRST FLOOR DRAW STRING BEADED BAGS, of white crystal beads with colored beads, beautifully blended tn floral or conventional df 4 OQ designs. Special sl. *y O KNIT UNDERWEAR SPECIALS (No phone, mall or C. O. D. orders). UNION SUITS FOR WOMEN, sizes 36 to 44, low neck, sleeveless, wide knee, lace trimmed, special (3 suits, Q $1.15), suit oy C M IN N E A P OLIS “M" BRAND VESTS, perfect in every respect. Just the right weight and styles for spring and summer; some part wool and cotton mixed, oth ers in light weight cotr ton; high neck, long sleeves, or high neck, short sleeves. 10c No mail or C. O. D. or ders. —First Floor, Southwest. CORSET SPECIALS R. & G. CORSETS, of pink brocade, extremely low bust, elastic In back. Special ,or Frlday $3.50 R. &. G. CORSETS, of coutil or pink brocade, discontin ued models, front lace, elas tic top, long skirt, lightly boned, all sizes. 4 QO Sale price 0 —Fourth Floor. GIRLS’ LINGERIE DRESSES at one-third to one-half off the regul-G* marked price*. In sizes 10 and 12, a partic ularly good assortment. Also sizes 6, 8 and 14. Only because these dresses are slightly soiled do they get such a reduced marking. Dresses df pique, voile, lawn and dotted swiss, belted or straight line models, trim med with lace or embroid ery, sashes of ribbon or self material. One-third to one half off the regular mark ings. Sale prices— ss.oo to $12.75 —Second Floor. FROM OUR MODEL GROCERY Order your grocerle* for the week-end Friday. Grocerle* are de livered the day following their purchase. We reaerre the right to limit quantities. COFFEE, Blue Ribbon,, excel lent quality, in the bean or ground QQo pound forOOL CSKA MERY BUTTER, Sun lit, delicious, fresh sweet pound . . 69c j PEANUT BUT TER, Sun-lit made from fresh roasted refined Virginia peanuts, QO. pound ..<SOL BREA KFABT BACON, ienn, sweet, sugar cured, machine 9Qr* pound... EVAPORATED MILK. “Van Camp's un sweetened, large 1-pound | t n can,each, i 1 L FANC A K E JjTLOVR, "Roxane I’reptred" (twu packages, 19c), ir: ioc DOME3TICS SATEEN LINING REM NANTS, yard wide, navy, blue, light or dark gray, old rose, orange, red. brown or emerald green, useful lengths. ffi.r*?. 1 49c LONGCLOTH REMNANTS, yard wide, soft, even thread, suitable for underwear, desir able lengths. Spe- r% cial, yard C LONGCLOTH AND NAIN SOOK, yard wide, launders splendidly, suitable for fine underwear. Extra 4k 4 r A special. 5 yd*, for t® 1 .<Jzf UNBLEACHED MCSLIN, 81 Inches wide, extra spe- f Q rt cial, yard 1 OL BLEACHED MCSLIN, 84 inches wide. for sheets, bolsters or pillowcases. Ex tra special, O O ~ yard 25 OC (Twenty) BLEACHED SHEETS, 72x90 inches. K at : 51.49 COWHIDE TRAVELING BAGS 16x18 inches; S-plece kind; black, long grain, aewedon reinforced cornets, full leath er lined, three inside pockets, set-in lock, lift catches. Spe s.f”.rr?:...si 1.47 CANDY SPECIALS CHOCOLATE DIPPED PEANUTS, An. pound “* 17C COCOANUT BRITTLE, the 55H.!^. r ..... 49c J5!i7..““£... 34c Sale of Sample SILK UNDERWEAR for women and misses About one-fourth less than current markings. Included are camisoles, en velope chemises, bloomers, petticoats and nightgowns of fine crepe de chine, satin or Georgette crepe; tailored styles with ribbon and heCP stitched trimmings, also dainty lace trimmed models satin and Georgette com bination. Sale prices— -79c to $22.50 —Fourth Floor. WOMEN’S COMFORT SHOES and SLIPPERS WOMEN’S ONE-STRAP HOUSE SLIPPERS, of soft vici kid, flexible turn soles, medium low heels; special #3.98 WOMEN’S COMFORT SHOES, of soft vici kid, mil itary or low rubber heels; special #4.98 —Third Floor. RUGS GRASS RUGS, 3x6 feet, new stenciled patterns, blue, brown or j green. Special HEAVY GRASS RUGS, 4% x 7% feet, stenciled designs, brown or green. Q Qpr Special TAPESTRY BRUSSELS RUGS, 9x12 feet, seamless, new patterns. (QA Q Special tyAzf.zJO AXMINSTER RUGS, 9x12 feet, new patterns; tan, brown, blue or rose. ST $47.50 JUTE STAIR CARPET, 22% inches wide, banded edges, brown, green or red. Special, AQ P yard UC/O RUG BORDER, yard wide, plank patterns, light or dark oak varnish finish. 69c —fourth Floor. GALVANIZED WARE GALVANIZED WASH TUBS, No. 2 size; special i/ut GALVANIZED BUCKETS, 14 and 16-quart A fT „ sizes; special each.-OrU*-' GARBAGE CANS, 5-gallon size, galvanized steel, tight fitting coverß. drop QOp handle; special */OL —Fifth Floor. C REAM CHEESE, rich, yellow Wis consin full QOn Cream, pounOO LAUD, Sun-lit pure open kettle rendered, 1-pound S2. 28c NAVY BEANS, choice white hand picked Michigan*, fed. ,„..29c GOLD DUST WASHING POW DER. large QQ„ package gOI —Fifth Floor. TRIMMED HATS In a variety of charming style*. Popular shapes in black, navy, brown, red, etc., beau tifully trimmed with flowers, ribbon fancies and other novelties. A special group ts f) Arv for Friday at SPRING CAPS FOR CHTL DKKN AND MIHSES 4 to 16 will find here lovely hats in plain colors or a combination of colors trimmed with de lightful ribbon streamers or bow*. Friday, #4 special ts> J. .v/U MEN’S FURNISHINGS OVERALLS FOR MEN, sizes 88 to 46, of extra heavy blue denim, bib and Buspenders at tached, cut extra large, well made, worth $3 on today’s market (limit 2 pairs to a customer). Spe- 7Q ATHLETIC UNION SUITS FOR MEN, sizes 34, 36 and 88. of marquisette, sleeveless, knee length, elastic belt In back; worth on today’s mar ket $1.00). Spe- RR/a SILK TIES FOR MEN, fiour ln-hand, wide, open ends, neat or fancy stripes. Ar , Special 40C BOYS’ SPRING SUITS in? 59.98 (Some with two pairs of pants.) Odd lots, broken sizes, from 6 to 15 years. Greatly re duced for Friday. SUITS of excellent wearing materials, in medium and dark patterns; also Included are a few all-wool suits with one pair of pantip New styles, well made. ®#A r\ o Special Friday tpVSNyO 9 MEN’S FURNISHINGS ATHLETIC UNION SUITB FOR MEN, of self-triped madras, sleeveless, knee length; cut full; special, suit yOC UNION SUITS FOR MEN, “Otis” and “Forest Mills/' fine spring needle ribbed, sleeveless, knee length or ankle length, quarter sleeves; spe- (j 4 a q clal, suit PAJAMAS FOR MEN, sizes A, C and D, of percale or fine percale; plain col ors or stripes; broken lines; while sup- 4 a q ply lasts tj)1,40 PARIS GARTERS , FOR MEN, double grip, lisle p!S 1 ‘. 0 :...._ 39c —Just Inside the Illinois Street Door, to Your Left. =T=^ NOTION Sale In Aisle Right Darning Cotton, Package Invisible Hairpins, Embroidery Edging, Corset Laces, Shoe Laces, Pearl Buttons, Snap Fasteners, White Tape (3-yard pieces) Remnants of Belting, Remnants of Elastic, Sale Price— -3 for 10c Omo Dress Shields, Sanitary Belts, 1 Sanitary Aprons, Sew-on Supporters, Sanitary Napkins (box of 6). * Sale Price— j 29c DRAPERY AND CURTAIN MATERIALS TERRY CLOTH, yard wide, double faced, stripe ar tap estry patterns, dark color ings, for portieres and win dow draperies; 4 QQ special, yard ~t]J)l.Or7 COLORED MARQUI SETTE, yard wide, bird nnd verdure patterns, rose, blue, black, gold and green color combinations, washable; special, 4 rard 49C SECTIONAL PANEL LACE, 2% yards long, wov en in 9-inch attached strips, can be furnished to fit any width window, durable nets, lacy patterns, white, spe -sft ,45c TAPE EDGE MARQUIS ETTE, 40 inches wide, mercerized, hemstitched on both edges, launders easily,, beige shade; QQ _ special, yard 01/C —Third Floor. For Friday only Sale of WOMEN'S PUMPS, OXFORDS At less than one-half sf their former marking On sale at— s4.Bs This is less than half price for footwear of excep tionally good quality. PUMPS AND OXFORDS, of patent or mat kid, Hia-fr calf, white reincloth.; not every size in every stylo, but your sixe in some desir able style. Displayed on tables for convenience. No exchanges—no n. fnnda. Sale price #4LBS —Third Floor. ART - NEEDLEWORK CHILDREN’S STAMPED DRESSES, sizes 2 to 6 years, of batistes, poplins, dimities, etc., slightly soiled, at one-third off regular prices; $1.50 and by de grees down $1 4 3 BASKETS, filled with arti ficial flowers and j QQ ferns; special ..t|p J..0V7 GERMANTOWN YARN, put up in 1-ounce skeins, the wanted high colors for sum mer sweaters; nr special *j(jC DRESSER SCARFS, 17x50, of muslin, lace trimmed, at tractive pat- ntQ terns; special / V^v —Sixth Floor.