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Tonight and Sunday, partly cloudy; warmer on Sunday. VOL. XXXII. J. GUY HAUGH DISAPPEARS WITH 2 SONS Takes Them From Orphans’ Home for Ride and Doesn’t Return. ECHOES DIVORCE TRIAL J. Guy Haugh. former local haber dasher and hotel owner, has disap peared with his two sons. Roland, 7, and Guy, Jr' 3. them from the Indianapolis home, 4107 East Washington street, where they were placed by court order, for an automobile ride, he appar ently was in flight or concealment with them today. Mrs. Marguerite Haugh. his divorced wife, is frantically searching for the children. She appealed to authorities to institute a nation-wide search, even to watching steamship lines, fearing that her former hr.sband will seek to Keep the children by taking them out of the country. This climax of a long series of do mestic difficulties between Haugh and bis divorced wife, who is a native of France, ociturred yesterday, when Haugh drove to the orphans’ asylum to visit his children. TOLD MATRON TO DRESS THEM WELL. Asking the matron to dress them in their best clothes, he sped away with them in his car. He had not returned this afternoon. At the Haugh hotel, where he has been living, it was said that he was out of the city and that his whereabouts were unknown. No word had been received from him, :t was claimed at the asylum. Mrs. Hangh, after vainly seeking aid from many sources in Indianapolis, went to Rushville to consult a lawyer. Judge Will M. Sparks of Rushville, who granted Haugh a divorce from his wife, issued an order last week making the children wards of Marion county. She will seek to have a warrant issued, charging her former husband with kid naping, she said before she left. MOTHER NOT ALLOWED TO SEE CHILDREN. I/aura A. Beggs, superintendent of the Orphans’ home, said Haugh left the home with the children yesterday. “■.Many of the children here, have one or both parents living.” she said, -and the parents frequently come to see them. ‘•Mr. Haugh was allowed to take them for a ride, and has not returned. Mrs. Haugh was not allowed to see the children. T simply thought it best that she re not allowed to see them,” said the su perintendent. POLICE TAKE NO ACTION IN CASE. After talking to Judge Sparks of Rush ville on the long distance telephone, Mrs. Beggs said that the orphans' asylum would take no legal action to recover the children. •'They -were simply placed in our care, r.nd if any action is to be taken it mint !>e"taken by the court or the authorities." she said. A dispatch from Rusbvllle aald Judge Sparks had left the matter entirely to the local authorities. No initiative had been taken by local authorities this afternoon to apprehend Haugh. Mrs. Haugh, who went to New York a few weeks ago after she was released in criminal court, returned to Indianap olis to continue her fight for the chil dren. She has called at the orphans' horn* frequently, but has not seen the children at any time, it is said. When she called this morning she was tld they had disappeared with Mr. Haugh. HAI (iHS MET ON HKD STEAMER. Mr. Haugh and his former wife first met on a steamship on their way to France about ten years ago. Mrs. Haugh, who is said to come from a family of distinguished army officers and literary people in France, was then s-cretary to a literary man in New York. Her romance with Haugh quickly budded, resulting in their marriage. They returned to Indianapolis to live at Centra! avenue and Sixteenth street, in the Haugh home. Tt-eir domestic difficulties culminated in the granting of the divorce by Judge hparks of Rushville last year. Mrs. Haugh's plea for her children was refused. x On May 10, last year, Mrs. Haugh was arrested on a charge of attempting to shoot her husband in the Horace Wood garage on North Meridian street. CLI B WOMEN COME TO HER ASSISTANCE. She was arrested and, apparently being penniless, was released on bond furnished by Dr. Amelia Keller and Mrs. Ovid But ler Jameson, prominent club women of the city. She was taken into Mrs. Jameson's home, but later to St. Vincent’s hospital, where she underwent a serious operation. Dr. Keller took one of the children into her home and Otto Keller, a brother, took the other. Mrs. Haugh became estranged from Dr. Amelia Keller after she was released from the hospital, and went to New York to earn a living teaching French. She returned to Indianapolis to face trial in criminal court. During the trial the state failed to produce the revolver with which she is said to'have tried to shoot her bus band. - y Haugh freely admitted that he* took the revolver from Indianapolis to, Chi cago, where be left it. The court, holding that the defendent ' had the right to be confronted with the alleged weapon, which her attorneys said was not loaded with bullets which would cause death, dismissed the case. BOTH APPARENTLY PLEASED AT OITCOME. Haugh smiled, contentedly. Mrs. Haugh, too, smiled and said: ‘Thank you, Guy.” After the trial Dr. Keller and Otto Keller asked to be relieved of the custody of the children. Judge Sparks, refusing to definitely award custody of the children to either of the parents, made them wards of Marion county. According to the order, Haugh was not required to pay anything for their sup port The order did not say whether either parent should be forbidden to see the children. Mrs. Haugh, after learning of the dis appearance, first called on Juvenile court authorities to help her. She then called the police and was told she was required to file an affidavit Charging kidnaping before the police could seek out Haugh. DECLARES SHE’LL NEVER END FIGHT. Mrs. Haugh has declared she never will end her fight for the custody of her chil dren. Some time ago she appealed to Haueh to allow her to take the children to France and rear them among her rela tives. She wanted to go back to her own (Continued on Page Eight.) Published at Indianapolis. Entered as Second Class Matter, July 25, 1914. at Ind.. Daily Except Sunday. Postoffice. Indianapolis, Ind., under act March 3, 1878. Pllplp What’s What 1 In Indianapolis • >&■ ft) “Know Your Own Home Town" 1 £•_. —dhxjiu' Q'*■ (By the Reference Department, Indianapolis Public Library, C. E. Rush, Librarian) When and by whom was lndianapol% named? At th meeting of the legislature in January, 1821, Judge Jeremiah Sullivan of Jefferson gave the capital, hitherto un named on the records, the name of “Indianapolis.” At first much fun was made of the suggestion, but finally it was adopted through the support of Samuel Merrill, a member of the legislature. Are we a church-going city? Indianapolis has 221 churches of all denominations, with a membership and affiliated attendance of 120,000 people. How long did it take to erect the Soldiers' and Sailors’ Monument, and how much did it cost? It took fourteen years to erect the Monument, from 1887 to 1901, and it cost $600,000. (Series Number One.) CARROLL QUITS CHAIRMANSHIP RACE IN COUNTY Move in Interest of Harmony Staged at Public Gather ing of Democrats. Thomas Carroll, who for several months had been engaged in forming an organ ization to make him Marlon county demo cratic chairman, has withdrawn in favor of Reginald H. Sullivan. The withdrawal was staged in the old dining room of the Denison hotel before a crowd of several hundred democratic workers and followed addresses made by Henry N. Spaan and Thomas Taggart. The meeting was presided over by Thomas McGee and before It concluded James E Deery. former city Judge, made a short speech. James E. Berry. Mr. Carrol!'* opponent In the chairmanship tight, was not pres ent at the meeting, contrary to expecta tions. It is understood, however, that he will not actively contend for the chairmanship In the fa' f e of Carroll's withdrawal. The withdrawal of Carroll was in the Interest of harmony in Marion county, which Mr. Taggart said was worth thou sands of votes in the rest of the state. He outlined the compromise agreement on SuUivan as a means of insuring that the rest of the state would feel that the democrats of Marion county were united for success at the polls. Before closing his address Mr. Tag gart also indicated his desire for tb nomination of a county ticket without slates or combinations and he was heartl'y applauded. After Mr. Carroll had withdrawn, Mr. Taggart congratulated him before the meeting and complimented him highly on his willingness to forego his own am bitlons in the interests bf party har mony. The public withdrawal of Mr. Carroll was the result of negotiations which have been under way since Mr. Taggart ex pressed a desire to have the democrats of Marion county united for one candi date for chairman. Following the meeting supporters of Mr. Carroll expressed praise for Thorqgs E. Riley, member of the board of works, who, they said, was responsible for hav ing brought Mr. Carroll to the point of being willing to give way for Mr. Sul livan. ‘HI' WANTS WHOLE STATE OR NOTHING Holding that “the vote of the people is final," and that "the politicians ought not be permitted to juggle with or thwart that expressed will,” Senator Hiram Johnson issued a statement to day declaring that if he does not lead in the Indiana republican primary next Tuesday he tbi-s "not ask auy votes from Indiana. Senator Johnson speaks at Tomlinson hall tonight. He was in Terre Haute this morning. Senator Johnson's statement declared that "whatever may be the technical provisions of the law of this state, good faith and fair dealing demand that the candidate with the highest num ber of votes ta the primary receive the votes of the delegates to the national convention." and that he can not “con ceive of any man placing his candidacy before the people and asking their sup [ort with the mental reservation that he will by some cunning, if the people reject him, obtain the delegates to the national convention. "Any politician who does attempt ttf Juggle with the will of the people and who as a delegate supports a candidate defeated by the people and rejected by them will be held accountable to the people of the state," Senator Johnson said. “So faT as I am concerned the will of the people is final. “My opponents have all boasted that they will carry the primary. "If I do not lead in it I do not ask any votes from Indiana. "My opponents, with the certainty of knowledge which they say of their success, must of necessity take the some position. "The people of Indiana are the ones who determine the presidential choice of the state, not a few politicians. "When the people have expressed their choice by a plurality vote or otherwise the politician ought not be permitted to Juggle with or thwart that expressed will, "All candidate o-ught at once indicate to the electorate that they 'will abide by the'decision that the republicans shall render in Tuesday's primary.” ELEVEN CHANGES IN VOTING PRECINCTS Eleven changes were announced today in the voting precincts for the Tuesday primary, according to Leo K. Fesler, county auditor. The following voting places have been substituted for those anounced last Sat urday. First ward, Precinct one, 2534 Sherman drive: Fourth ward, Twelfth precinct, 1115 West Twenty-seventh street: Sixth ward. Sixth precinct, Capitol avenue and Ohio street, Roosevelt hotel; Eighth ward, Sixth precinct, 1108 College avenue; (Continued on Page Ten.) 12-POUND GOLD NI’GGET FOUND, BRUSSELS, May V—'The largest nug get of pure gold in the world, weighing Juat over twelTe pounds, has been found at the Kilo state mines and depositor in the Belgian Congo bank In London. / Jttirtatiß Ilailxi Writes Death Note With Her Lip Stick CHICAGO, May L—A red lipstick that helped hide a girl's socret was used by Marie William* to write her death message. She was tired of singing and danr ing for a living; tired of rouge and the lipstick. She left a garden In the middle of a party and went home and opened" a gas Jet. The Janitor found her body on the floor, and a message written with a lipstick on a mirror. "Have no pencil. Tell mother I am at ease.” Her mother, Mr*. 8. W illiams, Wil mington, Del., aas notified of ths death today. FIND DEAD BABY AT STATEHOUSE Body of Infant Girl Under Governor’s Window. The body of n fully developed girl baby &ns found about 6 o'clock this morning on the ledge of a window di rectly tinder the governor's office in the ■datphouse by Doss Shaffer. StStebou** policeman. The infant was wrapped in a white rioth anti a newspaper. It was evident, according to police of ficers who Investigated, that medical at tention had not been given the beby and that It had bled to death The baby wag alive when placed sn the window ledge they said Calvin Petty, passing hy the window, noticed the baby and called Shaffer. Fnnble to get Cnrotter Paul Rublnton, Shaffer notified the police. An Immediate Investigation was or dered. The baby, it is believed, was born last night, anti weighed about eight pound*. There was nothing to indicate Its par entage. A police Investigation 1* under way. Budget Bill Passes Without Roll Call WASHINGTON, May I. —The senate this afternoon passed Ihe McCormick na tional budget bill without a roll call. Plymouth, Ind., Now Has Residents WASHINGTON, May I.—Tue census bureau announced the 11120 population for Plymouth, Ind , as 4,338, a gain of 500, or 13 per cent. Burglar Takes S4O in Visit to Store A burglar entered the store of Lewi* Abraham. 010 South Meridian street, some time during the night and stole S4O from the cash drawer, Abraham reported to the police today. Mrs. Robert Watson, 510 North Meri dian street, reported that her home was entered and ransacked by n burglar while she was away. Nothing was taken. Pan-American Ship on California Rocks SAN FRANCISCO, May L—The steam er San Mateo, Pan-American liner of San Francisco, Is ashore on the break water at Salina Cruz and Is In a serious position. Tugs are standing by and hope to have the steamer, which carries a few passengers, off at high water. The San Mateo left San Jose, Gaute mala, April 26, for San Francisco. Strikers in Session Behind Closed Doors Members of the Indianapolis Yard mens' association held closed meetings today for the first time since the strike began, more than three weeks ago. Officers of the newly organized union denied that any compromise consider ations were in progress, but said the men were receiving confidential reports from other centers. Railroads reported the yard situation as unchanged, with all freight received here being hailed without difficulty. One Dead, 1 Missing in StateJYline Blast Special to The Times. TERRE HAUTE, Ind., May I—One man was killed and another Is missing as the result of an explosion at the Submarine mine, northwest of this city, today. Five men were Injured. Andrew Wilson, mine boss, Is the dead man, while John Howe, track layer, Is believed buried In the debris. ST. LOUIS. May L—An earthquake shock was felt in St. Louis this morning. Experts at Washington university stat ed the seisnwigrapb there recorded the shock as 200 miles from St. Louis. MT. VERNON. HI., Mny 1.-Mt. Vernon and the surrounding country was rocked twice this morning by an earthquake or lexploslon. CENTUALIA, IILTMay L—Two distinct earth shocks were felt here this morning. INDIANAPOLIS, SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1920. CONTEMPT CASE DELAYED AGAIN BY PROSECUTOR Adams Insists pn Fixing Re sponsibility to Suit His Own Fancy. TIMES MOTION DENIED Judge James A. Collins again con tinued proceedings in the contempt ac tion started by Claris Ad ims, prosecutor, against James L. Ivilgnllen, as manag ing editor of The Times, today. The court received memoranda from Mr. Adams on motion of the defend ant to be discharged, thus making it necessary to delay proceedings further. In this memoranda Mr. Adams took oc casion to deny that Robert A. Butler was responsible for the publication of the article in question, regardless of the fact that it was shown in the memoranda ac companying the motion that the .prepara tion, and publication of the article was under the sole authority of Mr. Butler. Judge Collins overruled the motion to discharge and after the answer was filed continued the case until next Wednes day at 10 o'clock, regardless of the state ments of the attorneys for the defense that they were ready to stand on the an swer as submitted. In his memoranda Mr. Adams sets out some testimony in connection with an attempted investigation of an article that was published In The Times on March 12, 1919, for which Mr. Ivilgalleu assumed responsibility, and attempts to argue from these premises that, having admit ted having full authority over the pub lication of articles more than a year ago, Mr. Kilgallen can now be held responsi ble for all publication. Walter Myers of counsel for the de sense called the attention of the court to supreme court decisions showing that the answer of the defendant under oath was 1 conclusive and the facta therein binding on the court. Mr. Kilgallen was again represented In court by Henry N. Spaan, Samuel Dowden of Whitcomb A Dowden and Mr. Myers. EVERY ALLEGATION DENIED HY KILc.ALI.EN, The answer of Mr KUgHllen to the citation growing out of the article con cerning the statement of Charles W. Rollinann that he had examined wltnessea in the grand Jury room In defense of his clients. Is in three paragraphs. The first paragraph Is a denial of each and every material allegation of the in formation, citation aud rule to show ca u se. The second paragraph denied that the defendant either prepared or helped pre pare or caused to be prepared or pub lished or caused to be published the al leged contemptuous article. This paragraph sets up that the al leged contemptuous article "was pre pared. written and published under the sole direction, control and authority of K(bert A. Butler In the ordinary course of the duties of said Robert A Butler, as an employe of said newspaper: that de fen da tit Is Informed and believes and therefore allege* to be a fact that Clnrl* Adam*, the person whose affidavit and Information was filed herein for the pur pose of securing said rule to show cause, ts now and was at all time* mentioned In snld affidavit, Informed of the fact that the duties and authority of said Robert A Butler as an employe of said Indiana Dally Time* Included the duties and au thority of preparing, handling and caus ing to be published articles similar In na ture to said article. *' and that therefore the defendant Is not responsible and van not be held responsible for publication of such articles. DEFENDANT WITHOUT CONTROL IN' TIMES. Paragraph three of the answer sets tip the fart that The Times ts published by a corporation over which the defendant 1 has no control and also sets out the al leged contemptuous article. It declares that It Is true that Rollln son made the statements attributed to him in the article that. Rolllnxon did ap^ | pear with witnesses and examine them before the Marlon county grand Jury ! for purpose of preventing Indiet : mnt of Harry Parsons aud Benton Parsons: that the grand Jury did not (Continued on Page Two.) Lloyd George Down With Bronchitis LONDON, May I. Premier Liovn George is suffering from a slight attack of bronchitis and has to take to his bed, the Evening News stated today. All his engagements for a week have been canceled. Many Jobs Offered ‘Polite Ex-Convict 1 OSSINING, N. y„ May I.—William Perry. Sing Sing s politest prisoner, par doned from a life sentence, has so many offers ol Jobs he doesn't know which one to take. A railway president, steamship owner and prison reformer bid for the ex convict's service. Niblack Withdraws Suit for Mandate Mason J. Niblack, candidate for demo cratic nomination for governor, with drew his suit in the circuit court asking that the state election commissioners be mandated to designate first and second choice for governor at the coming pri mary for the ballots. Judge Louis Ewbank several days ago sustained a demurrer of the/ attorney general which virtually threw Niblack'a petition out of court. Favors U. S. Rule of Newspaper Size WASHINGTON, May I.—Government regulation of the size of newspapers was advocated as the “only poslble way to meet the present print paper situation" today by Frank A. Munsey, publisher, before the senate committee investigating the print paper situation. WASHINGTON, M(fy I—“My personal opinion Is that the need for congres sional action has passed and that the better sense of the publishers through out the country is beginning to show itself," William Randolph Hearst stated (today, in a letter on the white paper shortage addressed to the senate sub committee. “But if congress should see fit to take action to hasten this development, I would recommend that they take an aver age of the size of dally papers in the United States and not allow any one paper to exceed that average without the penalty of being excluded from the malls. "The same way with Sunday papers. “Then if any further reduction of con sumption is necessary, reduce all papers proportionately. “in this way the conscientious publish er would not be punished for having been a considerate newspaper man and a con scientious citizen." ‘booze’ Gang HIT AMONG 67 INDICTMENTS? Sweeping Charges Follow fed eral Probe of Evansville Case, It Is Said. ARRESTS NEXT WEEK Sweeping charges of an extensive booze traffic alleged to have been conducted in Evansville, Ind., were said to be In cluded in indictments returned by the federal grand Jury which reported t.> Judge A. B. Anderson In federal court today. Sixty-seven indictmnets were returned j charging offenses against federal laws ill Indiana. Federal officials refused to give out figures as to the exact number included in tb? Evansville Indictments, but it was said mat at least sixty have been named including city and county officials. EVANSVILLE ARRESTS PROBABLY NEXT WEEK. Bonds probably will be fixed for Ev ansville defendants by Judge A. B. An derson today and arrests will be made next week by Mark Storen, United States marshal. The number of Indictments returned by the grand Jury was unusually small, due. It Is said, to the fact that prohibi tion has reduced violations ot liquor laws to a minimum and also to the ex peditious manner in which such viola tions have been bandied in the state courts. The Jury was in session three weeks under the direction of Frederick Van Nuys, United State* district attorney, and 1.. Ert Slack, special assistant United State* attorney. ONE ('ll \RGE OF WHITE SLAVERY. The Indictments returned include one for white slavery, eighteen for postal offenses, four for forging al'orment checks, eight for interstate transport* tion of stolen automobile*, four foi stealing from Interstate shipments, two for conspiracy, twelve for violating nar cotic laws, one for violation of the mi gratory bird act, two for stealing from bonded warehouses, one for violation of the grain standard act. nln* for vlo'a tlons of the pure food and drug set. (•tie for violation of the pension laws nrd four for violation of the Red amendment It Is said that Evansville defendants will be Included In two indictments. An extensive traffic In dope alleged to have been conducted in- Terre Haute. !s charged In the Indictments refttrued for violations of the narcotic laws. Nine defendants of Terre Haute, now under bond on rhnrge* of violating narcotic laws, are named in the Indict ments. MINISTER riIVRGED WITH MAIL FRAUDS. Leslie Let* Sander*, minister of Indl anapoll*, was indicted on a ehsrge of using the mails to defraud. Sanders was arrested last January and ha* iieen In Jail since that time. Patti O Sheehan, postal clerk in the Indianapolis post office, arrested Thur day for robbing the malls, was Indicted. other Indianapolis men known to be Indicted were timer Taylor, charged with Interstate transportation of stolen auto motille*; Reinhold J Sehelbler. charged with fraudulent use of the mails Bert Chnppel, charged with violating the Reed amendment, and Albert Mogle. charged with stealing from Interstate shipment*. Forty-eight of those Indicted are now arrested and being held under bond. It la said that several Indianapolis men have been named In the Indictment*, but federal officials refused today to di vulge any names. ARRAIGNMENT DAY TO,BE MAY 14. An effort will be made to have nil de fendants In custody before arraignment day. which will be held May (i. The grand Jury reported to Judge An derson at 11:30 o’clock this morning, and on fuming over the Indictment* was dis charged. The Jury was made up of a full quota of twenty-three men and has been in session for the past weeks. An exhaustive Investigation has been made of the reported Evansville booze traffic and nearly a hundred witnesses appeared before the Jurors to offer evi dence In the case. Ctty official* were Included In the In dictments returned and It was also said that the exposure will Implicate offi cials in Vnnderburg county. An extensive liquor traffic nas been conducted In Evansville for the last year, according >o evidence presented during the investigation, and great quan tities of booze were snld to have been smuggled across the Ohio river from Kentucky. POLICE BOAT SAID TO BE IMPLICATED. Whisky clubs were formed for the alleged purpose of transporting liquor and a police boat, the Fanola. purchased by Edward Schmitt, chief of police, fig ured prominently in the illicit traffic, it was said. The Fanola was placed In operation on the Ohio river for ferreting out rum runners, but one dark night It slipped silently to the Indiana bank of the river where it was met by Sheriff Herbert Males and a crew of deputies. A search revealed more than 100 cases vis whisky on board. At the time the boat was being oper ated under the direction of Eugene Mc- Kinney. mechanician, with a crew com posed of his son, Roy; Fred Sebroeder, Jr, and Ell Harp. The story of the Fanola was related to the grand Jury. Sever|t police and city officials testi fied before the grand Jury during the In vestigation. Chief of Police Schmitt was called as a witness, but did not appear before the grand Jury. Walter S. Williams and Jack Koche, former county commissioners of Vander burg county, were summoned as wit nesses. Agent* of the department of justice, under the direction of Earl Houck, spe cial investigator, made extensive Inves tigations of the Evansville situation be fore the matter was placed before the grand Jury. It is expected that arrests will be made on the indictments Monday. Barbers Loafing After Price Boost Hair didn’t fly so fast around In dianapolis barber shops today as on recent Saturdays. Old-timers were digging crocks and scissors out of the attics. The reason: Haircuts went to 50 cents and shaves to 25 cents today un der an agreement by the boss barbers. “But we did a land-office business yesterday." Pete Reed, a barber in a downtown shop. said. "The 40-centers rolled in thick and fast. Look at the empty eh'aira now. JN e did our Sat urday business onAlday this time." IBy Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, 10c; Elsewhere, 12c. Subscription Rate*: J B y Mall 50c Per Month . s^oo p er Year. Bluebeard and Two of Wives 'FATE DECEIVES J& ‘Death on Gallows.’ Mr LOS ANOEI.ES, May I.—lronical 1 / treked Charles Newton Harvey 1 confessing the murder of four of t UfejfK 0 fifteen "wives." It developed today In l interview with the modern “Bluebea and sneer-hisramist In his iron-bo: ( t’arlr* Newton Harvey and Mr*. Ellx abrth L. Williamson, at left, and Miss Elisabeth Pryor, two of fonr missing l'r mentioned in Ifflligln* ORDER NO PROBE OF PRISON DEATH Oilicials Not Roused by Mother’s Charge. No Itivettlgaflon of the charge that the body of Louis G. Williams, an Inmate of the Jeffersonville reformatory, had Seen turned over to medical students of Indiana university, without notification of his death having been sent to relatives, has been ordered by the state board of charities. Amos W. Butler, secretary of the board. Is out of the city. “I don’t know, of course, what will be done." said Miss Laura Greely, clerk of the board, "but I suppose we will assume that notification was sent to relatives. "We do that usually.” Mrs. James F. Black, 1109 Southern avenue, reported yesterday that her sou's body was given to the anatomical depart ment of the university before she learned of his death. No notification ever reached her, she said, and she discovered the fact only when she visited the prison to see her son. She was then told that he died on March 31 as a result of a fall which he sustained in an attempt to ecape from t lie prison. Prison authorities say that the body was held ten days after notification had been sent to relatives. NOTE INDICATES SUICIDE ATTEMPT Woman, Separated From Hus band. Found 111 in Room, Mrs. Hazel Conrath, 20. 837 North Del aware street, was sent to the City hos pital early today, where physicians are trying to determine if she took poison. A note found in the woman's room in dicated, the police say, that she hod at tempted suicide. "Please do not notify Walter, as 1 do not want him to see me," was the brief message written with pencil on a scrap of note paper, which was signed. Hazel. Walter referred to in the note, accord ing to the police, is the woman’s hus band from whom she has becu separated for some time. A 10-year-old son of Mrs. Conrath Is staying at the North Delaware street rooming house. Mrs. William LeHoy, rooming house keeper, called the police at 3:30 o'clock this morning, when she heard the groans of Mrs. Conrath. CUPID PUTS ONE OVER ON FATHER Linton Lochinvar ‘Rides in’ in Time to Claim Bride. The old story of how Cupid laughs at locksmiths wns re-enacted here with the marriage of Roy H. Cook. 31, pharmacist, and Leanor G. Robertson, 20, both of Linton, Ind. The romance culminated after a stormy courtship and a., cleverly staged elope ment., it was . said today. Copk had courted Miss Robertson for several months, it was said, but the father of the gfrl was opposed to the match and refused to give his daughter's hand in marriage. But love 'Will find a way and when Miss Robertson came to Indianapolis as a delegate to the Eastern Star conven tion, which closed yesterday, Cook quietly slipped away from Linton and joined her here. The marriage followed. The father of the bride is a coal oper ator of Linton and senior member of the Robertson Bros. Coal Company. He was Jnformed of the marriage to day by wire. The text of his 'blessing is unknown. DISORDERS AT HELSINGFORS. LONDON, May 1. —Serious clashes be tween workers and the police have taken place at Helsingfors, according to a Cen tral News dispatch from there today. \ general strike has been proclaimed. Thertj were many casualties as a result of the fighting. HOME EDITION 2 CENTS PER COPY FATE DECEIVES ARCH SLAYER • I Bares Murder Secrets to Avoid ‘Death on Gallows.’ LOS ANGELES, May I.—lronical fate tricked Charles Newton Harvey into confessing the murder of four of his fifteen "wives,” it developed today In an interview with the modern "Bluebeard" and super-bigamist In his Iron-bound hospital cell. He believed capital pnnishmer.t ex isted In the state of Washington when he brained pretty Betty Pryor, near Olympia and it was to escape that erroneous fear of death on the gallows that he bargained with District Attor ney Woolwlne here for life imprison ment as the price of full confession. But "Bluebeard" had escaped restora tion of capita! punishment in Washing ton by a single day, and it would have been impossible there for him to hang While here, with the confesston of iNlna Lee Deloney's murder to confront, disregard by the court of the district attorney's recommendation of life im prtsonraent would mean death. And this seems not unlikely today, afficials agree. Harvey lay today In his Iron bed. hands manacled to prevent further attempts at suicide, an utterly broken man. "I must be insane," he moans: "I must be insane.” He refuses to answer questions: photog raphers are barred from his room. Only once did be show the slightest emotion and that was when a cor respondent said this: “Didn't you know you could not hang in Washington when you Offered the con fession to the murder here.” He propped himself up in bed, tugging at his hands. “My God, no," he exclaimed. "That's not so—not so.” But when assured that it was he fell back, buried his face in his pillow and sobbed. He seemed to fee! that, despite his promise from Woolwlne of recommenda tion of life Imprisonment, he is living under the shadow of death. His one hope pppears to be “insanity." MISSING WOMAN'S SISTER INVESTIGATES Mrs. Marie Brown, a hair dresser. 522 North New Jersey street, left Indianap olis last night for California, to de termine definitely whether James E. Huirt, alias Charles N. Harvey, "the California bluebeard," Is the husband of her sister, formerly Bertha Goodnlck, of this city, who has been missing for sev eral years. Miss Goodnlck, who, before her disap pearance, was in Seattle, Wash., is be lieved to be one of the victims of Huirt. under arrest at Los Angeles, Cal., alleged to have married fifteen women and said to have murdered at least two of them. It Is said that Miss Goodnlck disap peared from a boat in Lake Washington, near Seattle, and the California police believe Huirt pushed her from the ship and drowned her. Another sister of Mrs. Brown, Mrs. A. K. Pelham, is living in North Yakima, Wash., It is understood. Friends of Mrs. Brown said that she had received information yesterday of the alleged murder of her sister, and she left at once to get accurate facts concerning her sister. Huirt, according to Los Angeles po lice, was arrrested last December in con nection with operations of a gang of con fidence men, and recently attempted sui cide in Jail. He Is said to have confessed to the murder of four of his fifteen "wives,” and a specific charge of murder of one wife, Nina Lee Deloney, formerly of Hodgenville, Ky., has been placed against him. Huirt is charged with having killed Mrs. Deloney in Los Angeles county, and Is said to have concealed her body In the mountains of Imperial county, where he carried it, wrapped in blankets, in his automobile. Mrs. Brown would not discuss the case before her departure. 3 Killed as Auto Plunges Off Bridge CANON CITY, Colo., May I.—Three persons were killed and two seriously injured early today when an automo bile, driven by Frederick C. Richardson, skidded on a bridge near here, throw ing the five ocupants Into a gulley forty feet below. The dead are Mrs. David C. Davis. Miss Ethel Davis, her daughter, and Mrs. Fred erick C. Richardson, another daughter. Frederick C. Richardson and Edward Davis were badly injured and are not expected to recover. HOOVER DIVORCED—H. J, DETROIT, Mav I—Twe. was no food In the Hoover hou*hj^B Mrs. Hoover was a divorce on (bis ground—Mrs. from Harry J., who Is no Herbert. NO. 306. MAY DAY HERE BRINGS BURST OF PATRIOTISM Red, White and Blue Flung to Breeze From Business Blocks and Homes. LEGION POSJS PARADE May day, the international demon stration day of reds, was celebrated as a day of patriotism in Indian apolis. The red flag did not wave, but the red, white and blue did. Unde r proclamation by the governor and mayor, calling for an observance of American day, American flags were lib erally displayed from downtown business houses and from many residences. An American -legion parade was held this afternoon. ALL OF 40 POSTS REPRESENTED. All of the forty American legion posts in the county were represented in the parade, which formed in front of Ameri can legion national headquarters on North Pennsylvania street, between New Y'ork and Vermont streets. Mounted police, a drum corps of Boy Scouts and several Scout troops were as signed in the line of march. Under the direction of Russell J. Ryan, chairman of the parade committee, the legionaries formed in posts and marched along the following route: South on Pennsylvania to Washington street; west on Washington to Illinois; north on Illinois to New York; east on New York to Meridian: south on Meridian to the Circle. Brief exercises were to be held at the monument at the conclusion of the parade. There are approximately 8.000 member* of the legion in the county. Howard (2. Root post No. 84, Amer ican legion, celebrated American day at a banquet at the Hotel Lincoln last night Dr. W. S. Heiskell, past com mander of George H. Thomas post, G. A. R., and Charles E. Cox, formerly su preme court judge, addressed the port members. UNABLE TO FIND "STICKER” POSTERS. Police or federal officials have been unable to find the persons who posted stickers at various places in the city, calling on working men not to work to day, which they style “International La bor day.” The Initials C. L. P„ supposed to rep resent the communist labor party, are signed. There was no union label on the stick ers. and they brought no appreciable re sults. according to reports from factory centers. V. S. BELIEVES ‘PLOTS' NIPPED WASHINGTON, May I.—Early reports to the department of Justice today indi cated that the threatened May day demon strations of extremists will not result in any concerted attempts at violence. Federal and local authorities all suspected extremists under surveillance and In th> opinion of Assistant Attorney- General Garvan. the precautions which have been taken have discouraged at tempts at violence. There were reports that meetings and gatherings were to be held ir. many of the large industrial centers, hut indica tions were that these meetings would be only for the purpose of speech making. The meetings will be undisturbed and speakers may "talk themselves blue,” Garvan said. Reports received by Mr. Garvan Indi cate that the proclamations issued to workers by extremist organizations have not met with ready response. The white house and other public buildings are under special guard. TROOPS OnTwATCH AT HARTFORD, CONN. HARTFORD, Conn., May I.—With more than 100 state guardsmen closely guarding the state armory, state capltol and the Connecticut river bridge. Hart ford today was prepared to safeguard it# public buildings from possible May day bomb plots. The guardsmen were called after CoL C. W. Rurpes had received a “tip” that there would be an attempt to blow up three buildings and the bridge. ‘ ONE MANARRESTED IN BOSTON VIGIL BOSTON, May 1. —The arrest of a maa taken from a room adjoining that of Gov. Calvin Coolidge at the Adams house was the only untoward incident marking the advent of May day. The police were advised that the man had been acting suspiciously and had made a remark about the governor. CHICAGO PUBLIC BUILDINGS GUARDED CHICAGO. May I.—All public buildings here were guarded by policemen in plain clothes today as a precaution against May day disorders. More than 1,500 radicals, loiterers and "lounge lizards" were rounded up and either Jailed or escorted out of town. Asa result of tils action, no trcubl# due to radicals was expected. Some disturbances were looked for on the city's south side, however, as the re (Continued on Page Two.) Census of Schools Completed in City School officials were today tabulating the results of the annual school census completed yesterday under the direction of William A. Hacker, director of the de partent of school attendance, and Mur ray A. Daltnan, director of reference and research. The tabulation will not be completed for several days. Wall Paper Cleaner Held on Theft Charge William Cherry. 23, of 858 West Tenth street, was arrested early today by De tectives Simon and Flaherty, and is held on the charge of grand larceny. Cherry is alleged to have stolen sev eral rings and other articles from the home of Louis Tamm, 2606 North Dela ware street, whore he had been employed Mr. 'Henpectd Gets Freedom in Court MILWAUKEE, May I.—Fred Ham ilton. 30, did not inherit the earth by his meekness, but he got a divorce. He testified that his wife beat him with a club, lost his money playing poker, opened his mail and indorsed hi# checks.