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Jntara Uailri Wimts INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Daily Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones —Main 3600, New 28-351 ' member of audit bureau of circulations. *“ Advertising Officcs-CUltago. New York, Boston, Detroit. G. Logan Payne Cos. Let the Party Nominate The democrats of Marlon county have the opportunity to nominate a state and county ticket tomorrow that will not only reflect the highest credit on their party but will, when elected, give Indiana an administration that no democrat will ever wish to repudiate. It is Inconceivable that a party having such an opportunity should fail to grasp it, and, owing to the large number of worthy candidates on the pri mary ticket, it is almost impossible for any other than high grade nomina tions to be made. . Under these circumstances there is no need of a slate being formulated by any zealous democrats, no matter how greatly interested in obtaining etrong candidates. We think the selection of a ticket of which we can be proud may safely be left to the voters of Marion county, who will, in this primary, practically assume the responsibility for naming the next set of officials for Marion county. The harmony meeting at the Denison hotel last Friday demonstrated that there are no factions attempting to scuttle the ship from its hold. Demo crats realized that an organization which would not represent all the component parts of democracy would not be representative of the demo cratic partv. They took steps to avoid that pitfall. Now. if the voters will only take care to select a representative ticket from the available candidates, there will exist no reason why the democratic party can not present a solid front in this campaign. Democracy has the votes. With a united party the state will go demo cratic. Marion county will lead the way. Hays , Harmony and Hiram Asa political leader, Will Hays is supposed to be competent to lead a svmphony orchestra. Harmony is the middle name of Chairman Hays. He was the perfect Pollvanna of the political platform. Dissension was abhorrent to him. Mr. .Hays did not care a fig who might be the nominee, provided he was nom inated in a thoroughly decorous and amiable fashion. Harmony and brotherly love reigned supreme. Mr. Hays spread it all over the organization. He traveled back and forth over the country to make sure that the harmony was evenly distributed. Then H broke loose— meaning Hiram * Oafy the other day it was announced that Hays would continue as cam paign manager whoever might be nominated. If Hiram is nominated Hays will need to take a short course in syncopated jazz if he expects to lead in the republican band wagon. If Hiram is not nominated the harmony is no less doomed, for Johnson promises to kick up a regular Hiram of a row.-New York World. Say It in a Few Words -Doc” Wood, an editor of the New York Sun twenty-five years ago, was known throughout the newspaper world as “The great American con denser.” He could express in a paragraph what most writers would re quire a half column to say. ... , , . Every newspaper today has need of a "Doc” Wood dt the interest of the reader as well as the publisher. Today the average man or woman has no time for long-winded news stories or tiresome editorials. What is wanted is careful, intelligent condensation by writers and edl tors—brlef, pithy articles without wearisome details. From the standpoint of the publisher there is another important rea son. - Newspapers in the past have been prodigal with print paper because it was abundant and cheap. The time has now come when paper is scarce in quantity and high in price. A different attitude must be taken. As was well stated in the last issue of the Fourth Estate, the publisher who tries to impress the public with unnecessarily large editions is simply hastening the day when he will be unable to get out any kind of a paper. 4 Does No One Care? 9 In a letter from the county jail to The Times in which he says, as a 'federal prisoner 1 feel that The Times merits credit for the recent jail investigation second only to Judge Anderson," Leslie L. Sanders calls atten tion to a recent article in the Churchman, an Episcopal publication which is of particular interest to Indianapolis people at this time. The Churchman oomments on an article dealing with prisons which appears in the Atlantic Monthly for April and says: "Generally speaking the Christian church has not Interested itself greatly in what has gone on within prison walls. We have deemed that, to be a field for specialists; prison wardens and politicians have by gen eral consent been considered to be the specialists to be entrusted with these matters. With all our talk about prison reform we have not made perceptible improvement in our theories of how prisoners ought to be treated. . . . Why should reporters for daily newspapers be doing for prisons what the churches haven’t even attempted to do—expose cruel ty and inefficient administrations?” This and similar comment recalls that in the midst of the investiga tion which he conducted in the federal court Judge Anderson paused long enough to ask a question yet unanswered: “Does no one care what becomes of the state prisoners in this jail?” The court was amazed that the officials of the state of Indiana or the county of Marion took so little interest in the horrors that he, through the agency of federal prisoners, was bringing to light Investigations such as that made of the county Jail horrify and amaze the public for only a brief Interval. Time wears down the resolve to de mand better administration. In a few weeks the subject is too old for the newspapers that try to present to the public what the public wants. We do not know today of any organization, church or otherwise, that can answer Judge Anderson’s question, asked only a few days ago, “Does no one care what becomes of the state prisoners In this jail?” Adams Appears Confused Claris Adams, prosecutor of Marion county, among whose woefully performed duties is that of maintaining the dignity of the state of Indiana, has twice failed to attract an audience in the criminal court room by his proceedings under contempt statutes against The Times. The public appears to be no more interested in the charges of con tempt as framed by Mr. Adams than the prosecutor is interested in fixing the true responsibility for the action which he has endeavored to inform the court showed contempt. Although Mr. Adams well knew who was responsible for the publica tion of the articles which in his judgment were contemptuous, he appears to have confined his attempts to "uphold the dignity of the criminal court” to wasting time on another. There may be a particular personal reason for this or it may be due to egotism, which prevents him from admitting that in the filing of his first information before Judge Collins he relied on informa tion obtained more than a year ago. in an entirely ultra-legal proceeding, which can not under any circumstances, he held to bind interested parties at this date. The situation today is that the judge of the criminal court has been informed by the prosecutor that there has been a publication which in the opinion of the prosecutor is a contempt. The court has also been erroneously informed by the prosecutor as to the person responsible for the publication of the article. The court has likewise been informed, in sworn statements (not by Mr. Adams), who is responsible for the publication to which reference is made. Eliminating for the moment the various legal entanglements made necessary by the safeguarding of rights involved, the question at issue is whether a contempt has been committed and, if so, by whom. The law makes it necessary to establish who has committed an alleged contempt before it can be determined whether or not there has been a contempt committed, just as it makes it necessary to determine who has been bribed before it can be legally proved that there has been bribery. Mr. Adams, in the face of open admissions of responsibility for the alleged contemptuous publication, requires time in which to attempt to show that he did not err, in the face of definite knowledge which he had, when he charged the alleged contempt against the wrong person. He appears to be much more interested in fixing the responsibility on the wrong person than he does in establishing the truth of his charge that a contempt has been committed, thqg assuming, a position for which by may have many reasons. * s GIRLS , MEET PLUMBER-LOVER McDonald Directs Kiltie Band—Fox Movie at Rialto Girls, be prepared for a shock. I.isten : There is anew kind of a lover in town. He is called the plumber-lover. He is revealed for the. first time in the movie, "The Luck of the Irish.” The plumber-lover is James Kirkwood, handsome and Irish tooKln’. j Anna Q. Nilsson .plays the role of a I school ma'am who falls in love with James Kirkwood Ut "Th'- l.uck of f O&MW of the same name. seen as Ruth War ren. n school J ,oni 'l ler w ho passes 1 Grogan, a phlloso gptp&jS..:. pber plumber, who dreams of life as _ he wished it were. Groe-nn, played by Kirkwood, MISS NILSSON. looks out of the j shop window as Ruth passes and is able ! to see only her dainty shoes and these i are fixed In his memory. When fate drops a small fortune in i his way he starts out on a tour of the I world to see that his dreams come true, j On a boat bound for Gibralter, Grogan i recognizes that one of the passengers Is > the owner of the shoes which dally ! passed his workship window —of course she Is Ruth. Cupid shoots his magic darts and Gro gan falls head over heels In love with Ruth. Then the villain appears In the form ' of the actor, Ward Crane, who takes the part of Norten Colburton, who has Ruth abducted by some Orientals. This gives the plumber-lover his big \ chance to rescue his lady fair and make himself solid with her. Regular Irish luck, you know. I Opinion: Whether you are Irish or not ! you will like "The Luck of the Irish.” At the Ohio all week. -I- -i- -I ---■ LLOYD’S OVATION AT CIRCLE. The last strains of a splendidly pre sented musical classic, played by a large j orchestra, had floated away at the Circle yesterday afternoon. | The big curtain* parted and on the screen flashed the tinme of Harold Lloyd In "An Eastern Westerner.” The minute that Lloyd’s name flashed :on the screen, the big audience, which ! crowded every nook of that vast movie ! house, broke out in long, noisy and hon est applause. Manager 8. Barrett McCormick rushed i from his office to see the cause of the : unexpected ovation. He smiled when be saw that Lloyd's name was the cause l Then Lloyd’s shadow began his comic evolutions of a travesty on th shimmy dance. When a film comedian can obtain an ovation auch as Lloyd’s, It’s time "King'' Charlie Chaplin got busy atul produced another "Shoulder Anns." We Intended to apeak at length on the movie, “The Sliver Horde,' 1 which is the feature offering at the Circle this week, I but after the Lloyd ovation we changed our plans. Admirers of Ret Beach's novels will i have the time of their lives In seeing how they step from the printed page on to the screen. It's a big picture, teeming vvlth mn and women of the north, whose char acter* and mode of living are contrasted with those front the state*. This picture breathes the great, throb lng power of the north and the story Is faithfully presented. Myrtle Stedman I* seen as Cherry Ma lone, a dance hall girl. At the Circle all week. -I- -I- -I- OrF.MNGS. English'* gets Into the spring musical festival atmosphere by offerlug the comic opera, “Robin Hood" all week, opening tonight. The cast Is the same as seen here • earlier in the season and we do not hesl- ! tate to recommend both the production and the singers. Lillian Shaw, dlale-t comedienne; Dainty Marie, ring artist who Jumped | from a circus to the Keith stage; the BRINGING UP FATHER. 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Ed Janus Revue and others make up the new- bill at B. F. Keith's. As the feature at the Rialto this week is a dramatic movie of Mexfcan border life called “The She Tiger’ l and produced by Fox. The Kilties band, directed by Mur dock F. McDonald, holds the feature spot this week at the Lyric. This band Is a thirty-piece organiza tion with the men dressed as Scottish highlanders. The ninth chapter of the Jack Demp sey serial, "Dare Devil Jack,” Is the cur rent feature at the Broadway. "The Mischief Makers,” with Joe Freed and Joe Wilton are at the Park for a week’s engagement, opening today. -!- -!- “SINNERS.” While Alice Brady Is knocking ’em cold in Chicago in n stage production of “Forever After,’ 1 as they say in stage slang, she is winning new movie fame here in “Sinners.” “Sinners" was on the stage and Is now In movie form, which gives Alice Brady a chance to Impersonate a girl of a small town who goes to New- York, where she gets mixed up with a so-called fast set. It is the early teachings and influence of her mother which keeps her on the straight and narrow path while she plays with fire. Bob Merrick, also of the city, aids in being a guiding Influence over Mary, which is Miss Brady’s play name in this story. I The cast includes Wtlliam P. Carleton, j James L. Crane, Frank Losee, Crauford Kent. Agnes Everett and others. At the Colonial nil week. -1- -l “MARKKD MEN.” Harry Carey Is the chief player In “Marked Men,” now at the Regent. Carey, with two other pale. Is serving a sentence In prison for being lmplt rated in a train robbery, as the story goes. Carey and lil* pals make a successful escape from the prison, and after going their several ways in search of freedom, they meet in a western mining town. Then comes a girl, a dance ball wait ress. Into the life of Carey, and this circumstance makes a man of him. j. Farre :m •• aid, Id Brook, Win! The Young Lady Across the Way '** , TANARUS. . r —. ||r| j ' //'/V i , \\V A jJi I The young lady across the way say* with food prices as they are the home I gardening movement Is every bit us irn I portant as ever and every man ought J to be his own vegetarian. feed Weatover and Charles LeMoyne are in the cast. -1- -I- -I- Ott, CLARIN'E When it comes to shaking a dress made of straw Clarine Seymour is cer tainly there. She has her grass shaking chance In D. W. Griffiths’ “The Idol Dancer,” now on view at Mister Smith’s. Clarine plays the part of and daughter of the . tropics, who would • rather wear a shredded wheat dress than a gingham : | gown made for her by the missionaries , In the end she shakes off her grass | diess and puts on the gingham affair ss she gives her heart to a Christian. Nice picture and we have not changed ] our opinion since this movie was first seen at the Circle. -!- -I- -!- THS ISIS. Margarita Fisher is seen as a stenogra pher, who inherited a talent to forge I the names of wealthy people to checks, in “The Dangerous Talent.” j Her ability with a pen on a check gets Margarita in an ocean of trouble, but when she uses her handwriting ability j to save the man she loves, she wins for . herself a husband and a home. I At the Isis the first half of the week. ; ALHAMBRA. | An unselfjHh wife and a selfish hus j band cause the situations In “Women j Men Forget,” which Is. at the Alhambra the first part of this week. The wife is one of those who are nl i ways ready to give all to the husband, and the man Is one who forgets his wife and is not aware of his great love for her. Mollie King Is the star of the prodtic j tlon, cast as the wife. Mary. When she finds that her husband has j forgotten her in Ills Infatuation for an j other, she makes the way clear for him j to secure a divorce. ! There is much real Interest In the plr | ture, although In frying to portray life It 1 succeeds in showing an exception Instead i of the rule. I Opinion Those who like problem plays will like "The Women Men Forget,” all will like Mollie King as the self j effacing wife. ; P. S.—There is a happy ending that Justifies the piny. CORONER PROBES CISTERN DEATH Woman Believed to Have Fall en While Drawing; Water. An Investigation was started today by the coroner to determine the cause of the death of Mrs. Mary A. Flrestlne, 77. whose body was found in a cistern early Sunday In the rear of the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Clift, 4015 Cornelia* avenue. Sergf Winkler said he believed the j woman had attempted to draw a pail of water from the cistern and lost her bal ance, fulling into the cistern. Mr*. Flrentlne had been a cripple for a number of rears and used crutches. * w hich were found near the cistern In such a position as to indicate she had been drawing water when she fell. Mrs. Firestine lived in a small house neur her daughter'* home She Is survived by two daughter* and a son. Receiver Named for Toy and Novelty Cos. The T’nlon Trust Cotnpsnv hn ben nfined receiver for the H. A K. Toy olid Novelty Company of this city on a pe tition filed by Anna M. Houston la the circuit court. Mrs Houston claim* the company 1 indebted to the extent of S9OSOU and 1C without fußd**to meet demands of l’s j creditor*. Wateh TONER He’s the Winner —.%drrrtlMtnwk ! Bargain Table 5c CREPE TOILET PA PER (limit 8 rolls.), 12 Vic CLIMAX WALL PA PER CLEANER (limit 6), a can.:.../ 10c HOUSEHOLD AMMO NIA. near quarts syju-_ (limit 2), bottle 4 The “Indiana” May Sale The many sales that are to be held during the month of May will afford splendid savings, and we certainly want you to share fully in all the cood wanted merchandise we have provided. vl\ 0 ' v lr seZon™' White Filmy Fabrics ”he time is here when the cool, dainty cotton frock becomes a subject of paramount interest. Wheth er it be of voile, of pique, of organdy or any of the other favored materials, all are here to choose from, in charming and exclusive designs. ORGANDIES, 40 and 45 inches wide, fine, crisp, permanent finish; for dresses, blouses, etc.; a yard, 49*, 75\ 98c g>-| S%g" and $ WHITE WAISTING, 27 to 40 inches wide, new stripes and checks; for waists, dresses, A-g (QQ nprons, etc.; a yard. 29C to PLAIN WHITE VOILES, 40 inches wide, splendid quality for waists and dresses, n yard WHITE PIQUE, 27 and 36 inches wide, narrow and wide welts; for skirts, coats and trim- „ mings, a yard, and. ff Vv May Offerings Hosiery and Underwear KAYSER’S SILK-TOP UNION SUITS, in flesh or white, made either bodice or band Aft top Btyle; all sizes TtO KAYSER’S SILK-TOP VESTS, bodice or band top style, in flesh or white; Qlft KAYSER’S FINE LISLE VESTS, bodice top. white only, regular sizes, 65c; KAYSER’S VESTS, with fancy yokes; regular sizes. $1.25, 08c, 75c. 5Sc; extra klGr* sizes, 51.25, 98c, 75c GLOBE TAILOR-MADE UNION SUITS FOR WOMEN, good quality cotton, in several Qft/f styles; extra sizes, J 1.25; regular sizes EXTRA LARGE PANTS FOR WOMEN, made lace or cuff knee; also vests to match, with wing sleeves; sizes 46, 43 and 50; an excep tionally good value at j.N.gji&Bi4i Smartness Predominates in this Showing of Women’s Attire New and distinctive originations for late spring and early summer wear. They are unsurpassed in style "theme find individual beauty, they will appeal to every woman who desires not only what fashiondom decrees, but also modes whose exclusiveness and youth-suggesting attrac tiveness gives that wished tor becomingness in one’s attire. $50.00 Value $29-50 All Alterations Free, This Means Another Saving of $2.00 to $5.00. WELL, WELL, LOOK WHO IS JIGGS’ MAID NOW! ABIE IS TALKING “SENSE,” WE’LL SAY. There’s Always More Room in One’s Wardrobe for More Aprons Especially when the aprons are such well made, durable ones, so daintily trimmed and all are so very attractive in value. Tea aprons, maids’ aprons and the ever-popular coveralls comprise these excellent offerings for May. $1.98 to $3.48 One lot black and white checked percale coverall aprons, white piping trimmed; regular An $2.00 kind, Tuesday special erOC SHAPED VESTS, with high neck, long sleeves; high neck, short sleeves, of low neck, short sleeves' extra sizes, 59c; regular ’ sizes WOMEN’S TIGHTS, with lace cuff or an knee; extra sizes, 59c; regular sizes ..TCt^C PURE SILK HOSE, full fashioned, double top, lace front, in white; atm nn a pair §4.98 “WAYNE KNIT,” TRIPLE WEIGHT ALL-SILK, FULL FASHIONED HOSE. 40<S| a Q black or white PURE SILK HOSE, full fashioned, with double lisle tops and soles; black, white, @0 QQ navy and cordovan “WAYNE KNIT." OUT SIZE FIBER SILK HOSE, reinforced tops and soles; /SC white, gray and cordovan “JUNIOR” PURE SILK HOSE, AA M Q double silk tops IT WOULD RUIN HIS HEALTH. Market Day Special! AMERICAN PRINTS (cafl co), neat figures, strip* and dots on dark and lighA grounds, full pieces; ncß mill-end lengths; regular! 30e value, ape- 4 Qj. , Our Alabama street entrance ; is just across from market.