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Tonight and Wednesday, probably showers; temperature about same. vol. xxxn. 3 HAAGS ARRESTED ON GOVERNMENT LIQUOR INDICTMENTS Conspiracy Charged in Bringing Liquor Into Indiana in 1918 and Maximum Penalty Is §IO,OOO Fine and Two Years. RECALLS RECENT RAID AND TRIAL Louis E. Haag, Julius A. Haag and Herbert L. Haag, owners of a chain £ drug stores in Indianapolis, were arrested today on a federal indict ment charging wholesale transportation of liquor into the state of Indiana in violation of the Reed amendment. The Haags, who were arrested by* Frank S. Recm, deputy "United States marshal, were released on bonds of $3,- ' 000 each, signed by Edward W. Harris, Charles W. "Mendenhall and Lucius O. Hamilton, The indictment on which the arrest? vcrq made charges that a conspiracy was entered into between the three nroThers to transport liquor Into the rta leu All of the alleged Illegal shipments charged occurred In 1918, when. It was said, 3,336 gallons of whisky, 385 gal lons of wine and ten gallons of gin were ordered from dealers outside of the state iObl shipped to Indianapolis Eight oTertacta, naming specific of fences, are charged In the Indictment. MAXIMUM PENALTY *IO,OOO AM) 2 YEARS. The conspiracy charge was brought un der Section 37 of the United States crim inal code, and carries a penalty of a line of not more than SIO,OOO and Imprison ment for two years or both. The Indictment was brought after an extensive Investigation of operations of the chain of Haag stores in Indianapolis. It Was learned, according to federal i offi- lals. that the Haag company. In 191S. handled thousands of gallons of liquor for beverage purposes, which Is alleged to have been In direct violation of the Reed amendment. The greater portion of the Haag sup ply was shipped to Indiana from Ken tucky. while large shipments are also listed from Chicago and Cincinnati. Julius A. Ilaag and Louis E. Haag, two of those named in the federal in dictment, have appealed from a fine of S4OO and a sentence of thirty days in Jail, assessed by a jury in the criminal court duriDg October of 1919. The case was tried before Special Judge Will M. Sparks of Rushville. LIQUORS SEIZED IX POLICE RAID. In a raid staged on the Haag store on street in January. 1919. the police seized 603 quarts of whiskey, ‘.139 pints. 123 half pints, fifteen barrels and six partially filled with whisky, fifty-one eases of whiskey containing a dozen bot tles each, six eases of twenty-four pints each, two demijohns containing nine gal lons of whisky. 117 bottles of malt ex tract, ten quarts of champagne, about thirty-five quarts of rock and rye. about twenty-five quarts of brandy, besides 548 quarts and five barrels of wine. At the time there was some controversy over the disposal of the liquor, a part of which was given into the custody of Morion county jail. Shortly after George V. Coffin. rhlef of police, who was directly responsible for the custody of the liquor, resigned. It is said that the final disposition of the liquor has never been fully cleared up. At the time of the Haag trial in Octo ber of last year Frosecutor Claris Adams instituted a grand jury investigation of an alleged wholesale liquor traffic in In dianapolis. An investigation of records in the of fice of the county clerk revealed 2.972 prescriptions for "spirits fninienti" had been filled at the Pearson Drug Com- R. C. Minton of the anti saloon league attended the Haag trials and at the time of the grand jury in vestigation the league contemplated a state-wide investigation of liquor traffic in drug stores. The grand jury returned Indictments against the Haags, but failed to make a return against C’em ThlsGethwalte of the Pearson Drug Company, it was said. Louis E. Haag will appear in Sbelby ville. Ind.. Thursday cs defendant In a SIOO,OOO damage suit filed by Earl Faulke. who charges that Haig alienated his wife's affections. The Haags will be arraigned before Judge A. B. Anderson in federal court on May 14 to enter a plea on the charges ma-le In the indictment. The trial probably will be set for the next term of court. No charges were made concerning the sale of liquor, the federal statute under which the indictments were brought gov erning only the transportation of liquor into the state. INQUIRY CONDUCTED BY CHARLES TIGHE. The investigation which led to the in dictment w-as made by the bureau of in vestigation, under direction of Charles Tighe. and placed before the federal grand Jury by Frederick VanNuys, United States district attorney. The following liquor shipments into the state are listed in the Indictments: Oct. 18. 1918, thirty eight gallons of whisky from Louisville Ky.; Oct. 17. I*lß, sixty gallons of whisky from Louis ville, Ky.: Oct. 18. J9IS, 117 gallons of whisky from Cincinnati: Oct. 19. 1918. forty-five gallons of whisky from Cin cinnati; Oct. 19, 191S. forty-five gallons of whisky from Cincinnati; Oct. 24, 1918. seventy-five gallons of whisky from Louisville: Oct. 23. 1918. sixty-nine gal lons of whisky from Cincinnati: Oct. 25. 19j8, 197 gallons of whisky from Louis ville; Oct. 28, 1918, 141 gallons of wine —from Chicago; Oct. 30. 1918. 181 gallons of whisky from Louisville: Nov. 7. 1918. eighteen gallons of whisky from Louis ville: Nov. 29, 1918, 183 gallons of whiskv from Csrrolton. Ky.; Nov. 23. 1918. forty-five gallons of whisky from Louis ville: Nov. 28. 1918. 183 gallons of whisky from Louisville; Nov. 27. 1918, forty - eight gallons of whisky from Louisville: Dec. 9. 1918, 170 gallons of whisky from Tyrone. Ky.; Dec. 10. 1918, 244 gallons of wine from Chicago; Dec. 13, 1918, 192 gallons of whisky from Louisville; Dec. 14, 1918. 122 gallons of whisky from Lonisvllle; Dec. 16, 1918. 194 gallons of whisky from Lonisvllle; Dec. 19. 1918. 199 gallons of whisky from Tyrone. Ky.: Dec. 23. IPI9, 194 gallons of whisky from Louisville: Oct. 18. 1918, ten gallons of gin from Cincinnati: Oct 30. 1918, fifteen gallons of whisky from Louisville: Nov. 16, 1918. twenty-one gallons of whisky from Lonisvllle; Oct. 31, 1918, 114 gal lons of whisky from Meßrayer. Kv.; Dec. 19, 1918. 114 gallons of whisky from Meßrayer, Ky.; Oct. 29, 1918. 183 gal lon* of whisky from Louisville; Dec. 8. 1918, 185 gallons of whisky from Carrol ton. Ky.; Dec. 17, 1918. 185 gallons of •whisky from Lonisvllle. NEBRASKA LABOR AGAINST COURT. GRAND ISLAND. Neb.. May 4.—Oppo sltion to the proposed constitutional amendment establishing an industrial court similar to that in Kansas is voiced In resolutions which are before the exec utive officers of the Nebraska Federation of Labor and the Nebraska Non-partisan league which are meeting colncidently Aere. Published at Indianapolis Entered as Second Class Matter, July 25. 1914, at Ind., Dally Except Sunday. Postoffice, Indianapolis. Ind.. under act March t. 1979. U.S. NOT RUSHED! BY WYCKOFFS THREAT TO QUIT District Attorney Says Sugar Dealers Will Be Prosecuted if Facts Justify. Prosecutions will be made in cases of alleged sugar profiteering If the facts warrant prosecutions, otherwise there will be no prosecution, irrespective of the statement made by Stanley Wyekoff, fair price commissioner, that he will resign if alleged profiteers are not brought to trial, Frederick VanNuys, United States district attorney, declared in a written statement today. Mr. VanNuys declares that because re- j ports of alleged profiteering were given premature publicity by Mr. Wyekoff, the latter seriously handicapped. If not en- j tirely destroyed the possibility of sue- : cessful prosecution. SAYS INVESTIGATION IS BEING CONTI NT'ED. According to Mr. VanNuys. the inves tigation of the case is helng coil'nued with a view of determining all the facta. ! VanNuys' statement follows: "Mr. Wyekoff came to me Saturday with an Incomplete s'atemeut of facts which, in his opinion, amounted to a vlo- ! lation of the Lever act: and asked that both civil and criminal proceedings be instituted at once against the mayor of Loeansport and divers other persons. “The charge Is a serious one. calling for imprisonment for not more than twe years, or a fine not exceeding $5,000. or hot h. “T read Mr. Wyekoff the law and ex plained to him the proper legal proce dure. “I then called upon the bureau of in vestigation to ascertain the complete facts. REGULAR COURSE TAKEN BY INQUIRY. "This investigation was instituted at once and is proceeding regularly and ac curately. "Seemingly, unsatisfied with su*'h es trbllshed 1 rgredure. Mr. Wyekoff gave the matter WUing publicity and by so rlo’ng ba> erion?Ty handicapped, if not entirely destroyed, the possibility of a successful prosecution. "I find, upon inquiry, that the car of sugar has not arrived in Indianapolis and that the draft upon which the charge (Continued on Page Two.) Fire Destroys Tire Plant in Michigan MUSKEGON. Mich.. May 4.—The plant of the Curtis Tire A Rubber Company was destroyed by fire here today. The damage is estimated at $150,009. Red Demonstration Tip Stirs N. Y. Police NEW YORK, May 4.—Considerable mystery was attached today to the sud den activity of the police and federal agents in Now York, corresponding to the precautions taken on May day. The police explained by saying a tip had been received of a red demonstration scheduled for today. Discharged, Maid Stabs Employer CHICAGO. May 4.—Angered at her em ployer because he had discharged her, a maid in the home of John A. Corboy, wealthy head of a plumbing concern bear ing his name, stabbed him In the back while he was entertaining a party of friends at dinner. Cleveland Car Men Prepare to Strike CLEVELAND, 0., May 4.—Cleveland’s street car men wall strike by midnight tomorrow unless a satisfactory .wage offer is made by the street car company. 1 according to an announcement by union ' officials today. PATRIOTISM VS. SOCIALISM. ST. PAII.. May 4.—St. Pauls bitterest local political fight reached a clitncx t.-dav In the mayoralty election. Pa triotism and socialism are words that ! have been used in the campaigns of , Mayor Laurence Hodgson, candidate for r -electlon. and William Mahoney, labor candidate. W*M What’s What •: ir ib.’ I n Indianapolis H u Know Your Own Home 'Town' ( Bx ike Rejrrrnie Department, Indianapolis rub/ie Library, C. E. Rush, Librarian) What is the origin of the slogan of Indianapolis, “No mean city"? Ex-President Benjamin Harrison, as guest of honor at a banquet given him by the Commercial club of Indianapolis. April 13. 1897, took the words from Paul. "I am • • * of Tarsus, a city of Cilicia, a citizen of no mean city," ant! applied them to the city or his adoption. How is Indianapolis happily located? It Is sixty miles trorn the center of population of the United States: is in the geographical renter of the manufacturing of the United States: la so situated that more elties of 30,000 population and in ex cess of tfcat ean be reached in a night's ride from Indianapolis than 0.,m any other city In the United States; nud is In the geographical (enter of the state, with railroad or electric railway connections with every county In the state. How tall is the monument? From the street level to the top or the statue, the monument is 284 feet 6 inches In be^bt. (Series Number Three.) N. Y. BELLBOY HELD HERE FOR $200,000 THEFT Agrees to Return and Face Charge of Having Part in • Gotham Bond Robbery. WAS ‘FENCE’ POLICE SAY Raymond Cooney, 24, a bell boy captain in a large New York hotel, arrested yesterday afternoon by In dianapolis detectives, agreed in city court today to return to New York to face charges of having taken part In the theft of $200,000 worth of bond certificates. Cooney, according to the police, at tempted to sell $10,600 worth of the stolen : certificates to Kerr & Cos., 71 Broadway, I New York. The certificates are said to have been stolen by Donald C. Burgess, a clerk, from Henry L. Dougherty, New York ! broker and railway magnate. Price Fleming, a New York detective, came to Indianapolis to take Cooney back to New York. He was accompanied by Cooney's wife, who is a telephone operator in the hotel in which Cooney has charge of the bell boys. Burgess is under arrest In New York and has been indicted on the cbtirge of grand larceny, the police say. Burgess was employed by Dougherty, and had been Instructed to cancel the certificates, but instead. It is alleged, Burgess and Cooney attempted to sell them. Detectives Barnaby and Stone obtained Information that Cooney was in Indian apolis. HENS WON T LAY; NOTIFY WYCKOFF Wireless Dispatches Indicate Stanley’s Still a Busy Man. Anxious citizens who have been following the numerous and various “investigations" by the federal fair price commis sioner will realize that he has “some job" after reading the following grapevine messages: (Via Wireless). FISHERS STATION, Ind.. May 4 Mr. and Mrs. William Williams discov ered today that three Red Wyandotte hens had combined to refuse to lay any more eggs until electric lights were placed In the henhouse. They have telegraphed Stanley Wyekoff, fair price commissioner for Indiana. HOPE. Ind., May 4.—Recent Increases quoted on substitutes for potatoes by Stanley Wyekoff have not yet rcachei here Try a* they might, local dealers are unable to get prices up where they belong. They can't get ahesd of Stanley. MADISON, Ind.. May 4.—Mrs. Lem Hnrnbee today reported that her bread refused :o raise. She ha* appealed to Stanley Wyekoff. NEW AUGUSTA. Ind, May 4.—Jere miah Johnson, former member of the Marlon county grand Jury, says that he ha* learned that there Is an absolute necessity for increased pay for thrasher men this year, as the cost of nxle grease has risen steadily since the war and the additional cost must be absorbed by the machine owner*. He has written to Stanley Wyekoff, fair price commissioner, asking him to approve a 50 per cent in crease for thrashing. CLAIRE, Ind, May 4.—Owing to the Increased rost of producing lee for Eliza to run over, the original Uncle Tom s Cabin Company, wtilch is preparing to take the road soon, will raise it* admis sion fees from 10, 20 and IK) cent* to 70, 85 and 90 cents, plus wsr tax. It is un derstood that Stanley Wyekoff, fair price commissioner, has been consulted and says the raise Is a fair one. based on the figures submitted to bitn by U. Ham let Jones. OAKLANDON, Ind., Miy 4.—A move roent among the residents of this place to appeal to Stanley Wyekoff, fair price commissioner, to approve an addition of 40 per cent to the wholesale price of rhickens because so many have been killed recently by automobiles In the roads, came to a sudden halt. Jssper Noall convinced his townsmen that it would do no good, as he said Mr. Wyekoff did not sympathize with chicken raisers, owing to the fact that lip Is in the poultry business and drives his own car. Shy 80-Peep Brings Back Doctor’s Sheep Dr. Charles Murray Ciayten. 2305 Brooksble avenue. Is looking for the “Ltttle 80-Peep" who returned his sheep. A small boy led the animal to his front porch early today and got anhy before his name could be learned. ’ Martha—lt's the sheep’s name—dis appeared from Dr. Clayton’s backyard yesterday aftprnoon. He appealed to the police lo help i him find D~ INDIANAPOLIS, TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1920. Dr. McCulloch at Polls ■ h iS a? & jjf 9 ■ n VK- A * " it Dr. Carleton B. McCulloch, candidate for the democratic nomina tion for governor, inspecting his ballot. It was not necessary to ask at least one Indianapolis voter, which ballot he desired when he visited the polls today. When Dr. Carleton B. McCullough, can didate for the democratic nomination for d** 11 /Hi/f MIT The Time * w,!l payre ' sk |j lj[| ii 1 j ms I I ward to the person or persons dpf 1 1 n|| 'Ly II w h° supply evidence on which * 9 | may be obtained conviction for £\ *■ e * ect^on law violations which vi H hW/ /u\ Tt )) deprive any rightfully nom* . WJlji v/y JnL itti Jr iuated candidate on either the republican or democratic ticket 1 of his legal right to be the nom inee of his party. POLES DESTROY RUSSIAN ARMY Dispatches Tell of Capture of Kiev From Bolshevik!. LONDON, May 4-The Polish war office officially announces the destruction of the bolshevik! Twelfth army, accord ing to a Warsaw dispatch received here today. The Twelfth Russian army was one of the units opposing the Poles In tbelr swift advance northward through Ukralnla. The advance t* continuing. The defeat of the bolslievlst forces and the capture of Kiev by the Poles has been confirmed by the Russians them selves. the dispatch added A Moscow proclamation has been re eelred In Warsaw, bearing the signatures of both Lenlne and Trotzky It stated that the Red forces were withdrawn In order to prevent bloodshed following out Russian strategy This strategy, aeecordlng to the procla mation consisting of drawing the Poles onward Into the Steppes country, where the Polish armies are to be destroyed. The bolshevik force* are falling tm k toward Kharkliov, according to a Dally New* dispatch. Kharkov Is 420 miles southwest of Moscow. A Warsaw dispatch to the Times today said the Poles hive captured 25.000 pris oners sin-’e the start of their offensive. In addition to 105 cannon and a quantity of other war material. WASHINGTON, May 4. President Pit sudski personally led* the Polish forces which destroyed the twelfth army of so viet. Russsla and forced the evacuation of Kiev, according to cable dispatches to day from Warsaw. Elkhart Gains, So Does Crown Point WASHINGTON, May 4.—The census bureau today announced 1920 population figures for Indiana towns ns follows: Elkhart, Ind., 24,277; Increase, 4,995. or 25.9 per rent. Crown Point, Ind., 3,232; Increase, 700, or 27.9. Mine Wage Parley Enters Third Day WASHINGTON. May 4.—The confer ence between Secretary of Labor Wilson nnd anthracite coni miners nud operator* over wage demands of the miners, entered Into the third day today. Utermoat se crecy ns to' progress of the conference continued. Sinn Feiners Break Windows in Belfast LONDON. May 4 —-Sinn Feiners staged a riotous demonstration In Belfast, last night resulting In the smashing of win dows In two protestant churches, a schoolbouse and severhl dwellings, ac cording to despatches to the Star today. Police charged the mob with batons and dispersed It. Orders Inquiry of Utah Sugar Prices WASHINGTON. May 4. Attnrney- Gencrnl Palmer today wired District At torney Evans, at Salt Lake City, to tnkv Immediate steps to haTe the V 7 tah-I(laho Sugar Refining Company Justify Its an nounced increase In the price of refined sugar from 13 cents to 22 2-3 cents per pound. The department holds that such an in crease Is unjustifiable. Reports to the department showed that this action of the Utah-Idnho company jumped the retail price from 10 to 28 cents. WILSON CALLS CABINET. WASHINGTON, May 4.—President Wil son called a meeting of his cabinet for 2 o'clock thia afternoon. governor, approach* and the voting place at 25 East North street precinct officials had a pink ballot ready. Dr. McCullough took several minutes to mark his ballot. KEPT MARRIAGE SECRET 5 YEARS Fanny Hurst, Writer , Wife of Danielson, Composer. NEW YORK. May 4.—Fanny Hurst, noted writer, celebrated today the fifth anniversary of her marriage to Jacques S. Danielson, pianist and composer, by telling the world of the union which previously wn kept a secret. Mis* Hurst said she and her husband decided to keep the nffalr a secret, to "try out marriage tor a year and at the end of that period go quietly apart, should the venture prove a liability In stead of an aslet." Some of the detail* of the arrangement ns explained by Mis* Hurst were: Living separately, maintaining separate apartments and meeting "as per incli nation nnd by appointment." Average of two breakfasts a week to gether. Mis* Hurst to retain her maiden name. In the event of an offspring, the child should he given the paternal name uutil reaching the age of discretion and then should be allowed to make its own Ue < talon. Teschen Plebiscite Delayed to July 12 PARIS, May 4.--The council of am bassador* has decided to postpone the plebiscite in Te*‘-hen until July 12 be cause of the disturbed state of the dis trict. Teschen is a city of old Austrian Sile sia with a population of about 25,000. It will decide by plebiscite whether to come under Polish dominion. Widow of College Head Sues Agent CHICAGO. Mny 4.--J. Newton Roe. secretary to former President Henry It. Brown of Valparaiso university has as sumed ownership and “misappropriated hundreds of thousands of dollars" of tile Chicago Colleg. of Dental Surgery. It was charged In a suit tiled here today. Mrs. Neva A. Brown, widow of the former university president, brought the suit. She charged her husband placed the Chicago school Inßoe"s hands, believing he would be able to manage It better. Asks $14,005,000 to Pay Wire Loss WASHINGTON, May 1.-Postmaster General Burleson today asked congress for $14.006.i"i00 to pay the loss met by the government during federal control of the telegraph and telephone systems of the United States, The postmaster general said that had there not been legal obstructions raised against the government, operation of the lines or bad the lines remained for a abort time longer under government con trol there would liave been no loss to tbe government. Steel and Rail Men Threaten New Strikes WASHINGTON. May 4. -‘ The organ ized steel workers are not done fighting the steel trust." .T. G. Brown, secretary of the natlonnl committee for iron and steel workers, announced here today after a conference with Samuel Gompera. "We arq reorganizing and when that work Is finished we'll get ready our program for another strike.” There will be a general railroad strike aimed at tying up every railroad system In the country and the harbor of New York if the railroad labor board should rule unsatisfactorily on wage demands, or, if In event of a satisfactory decision, the railroad companies should use dila tory tactics This has been decided by the eighteen organizations in tbe railroad .inion alliance including the "Big Four” brotherhoods and the Mates and plots’ association, It was learned today. s !By Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, I#e; Elsewhere, Ik, Subscription Rate*. Mal , 60c Ptf Moßfh; w Per Teif> NATION EYES INDIANA AND CALIFORNIA Exciting Finish Expected in Hoosier State With John son Likely Winner. G. 0. P. HOLDING BREATH WASHINGTON, May 4.—From j coast to coast the G. C P. today is , holding breath and clinging with | both hands to its seat in the grand- j stand while It watches the halr-rais- j ing finish of the two big fights in Indiana and California. According to reports coming in at re publican headquarters here no political battle has token place this year hnif way equalling In thrills the presidential pri maries being beld in these two states to day. National com mi'tee officials believe both decisions will be close. In California Senator Hiram Johnson and Herbert Hoover, both of them native sons, will be voted on as party standard bearer, while in Indiana, four candidates are in the field: Major General Leonard Wood, Senator Johnson, Gov. Lowden of Illinois and Senator Harding. THE BETTING ON INDIANA RESULT. The betting here is that these four aspirants will come out of the Indiana primary In the following order: Johnson, Wood, Lowden, Harding, without a majority for anybody. This would mean an nnlnstructed dele gation to the Chicago convention, the Indiana law being that the presidential preference must be Indicated by u ma jority of the votes cast, otherwise the state's delegation goes without inatruc- Uons. The battle in Indiana has been the hardest fought la any state since the beginning of this campaign. Each of the four candidates for the nomination has been up and down and across the state, and each has had the support of friends, both from within and without. Gen Wood was the first to open fire and sionee his initial appearance In In diana his supporters have never forsaken the field of battle. HIRAM SPOIL** IT FOR WOOD. Had Johnson remnlned in the distance it la more than half admitted that Wood, in all probability, would hare obtained n majority, thu* clinching the thirty delegates to the national convention al lotted to Indiana. But Senator Johnson did not remain In the distance Not only did he invade the state In person but with him, and after him. , atne some of the heaviest oratorical tuna In the republican party, support ing him with might and main. Senator William E Borah of Idaho, noted as one *f the most convincing speakers in the United States senate, was among the Johnson cohorts. One result of this rold of Johnson. Borah and company Into Indiana ho* ; to make it difficult to get advan tiigeous Wood money here in the bet ' ting on first place. "JOHNSON VOTE UNKNOWN QUANTITY.” “The Johnson vote !• the unknown quantity in the Indiana equation," one republican here put It. He and his friends msde a violent fight against the leagne of nations and kindred issues and It ,1s certain their nudienee* were very large and very en thusiastic. So there 1* no telling the strength Johnson may develop today. Johnson’s friends, however, will not admit there Is doubt. They predicted (Continued on Page Three.) Mill Blast Kills 2 and Shakes Up City WILMINGTON, Del., May 4.—Two meu were killed In an explosion at one of tbc plant* of the Dupont Powder Com pany here today. The city was shaken and many wln ; doss were broken. U. S. Won’t Publish Allied Turkish Note WASHINGTON, May 4.—The allied premiers’ note* to the United States, setting forth n summary of the pro posed peace settlement, has been re ceived Siere, it was officially an nounced today. The text of the note will not be made public by the United States. Bluebeard Taken to Scene of Crime LOS ANGELES, May 4. Bluebeard Charles N. Harvey, confessed bigamist and murderer, today Is en route to Bere go Valley to point out to a searching party, beaded by District Attorney Thomas Woo!wine, the lonely spot in the ! desert where he claims he buried the | body of Nina L * Deloney. after beating her to death with n hammer. Upon the finding of the woman's body depends whether Harvey will be sen tenced to life imprisonment in San Quen tin penitentiary, or be taken to the state iof Washington to face the charge of j murdering Betty Prior and Bertha Good i nick. State Reports Indicate Heavy Trend For Johnson Over Wood Reports filtering in from various sections of the state this afternoon indicate a heavy vote for Hiram Johnson in the preferential balloting. In the northern part of the state, particularly, it Is reported there is a continuous trend toward the California senator. Indications from population centers ini the central section show a closer fight between Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood and Johnson with Gov. Frank O. Lowden of Illinois en iheir heels. From Evansville comes the report that the “Fesler gubernatorial machine." which has maintained it was for Wood, has joined ranks with the Johnson ad herents. This eleventh-hour switch haß thrown much sentiment in the direction of the Californian, it is reported. Bright skies, -it is claimed, have kept down the rural vote to a marked de gree, farmers preferring to take advnn Finder of $35 Wad Rewards Himself CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 4.—Edgar P. Nelter was profuse In his prnise for the stranger who found and re turned Nleter'a roll of currency, un til he, found $lO of his $35 missing. HOME EDITION 2 CENTS PER COP Y PRIMARY BRINGS OUT ONLYSO PER CENT OF INDIANAPOLIS VOTERS Chief Interest Centers in G. O, P. Presidential Race , With Senator Hiram Johnson Gen eral Favorite for Plurality Honors. ANTI-JEWETT FACTION SHOWS POWER Election reports from tLe city and from Marion county this after noon indicated only an average vote for candidates for presidential, guber natorial and county nominations. Indications were that not more than 50 per cent of the voters would cast their ballots before the closing of the polls at 6 p. m. Interest centered in the republican presidential race, "with indications that Hiram Johnson would probably receive a plurality _pf the votes. The organized strength of the anti-* Jewett faction in getting its vote to the polls In Large numbers, threatened to defeat the Jewett-Lemcke machine. Lemcke henchmen began to complain early that some of the workers who were j counted upon to deliver a strong vote for Lemcke and others of the city ad- I ministration slate were double-crossing Lemcke. ALSO SEEMS TREND TOWARD M’CRAY. On the crest of the anti-Jewett move at the polls there appeared to be linked a concerted movement in favor of Warren T. McCray for republican nomination for governor as against James W. Fesler of Indianapolis, the favorite of the Jewett crowd. Fesler workers In the First precinct of the Seventh ward admitted at noon that McCray was easy In the lead. Conpled with the surprising early showing of the McCray strength was also that of Henry M. Cochrane, the antl ,Jewett candidate for the nomination for county treaaurer against lemcke. Cochrane is reported to have turned out a large vote early In the Fifth ward, which roused Lemcke workers to plead with precinct committeemen to get the administration vote out at once. Another discouraging element of the primary to the Lemcke crowd was that many voters refused to leave their work to .vote. WOOD’S STRENGTH FALLS BELOW HOPES. In the presidential race on the re publican ticket Wood haa failed to show the strength that his worker* hoped for. The strength of the anti Jewett force* is shown by the big vote appearing for George G. Schmidts the anti-candidate for surveyor against John G. Griffith, present coroner, and the Jewett-Lemcke candidate. Schmidt was conceded to be leading in the First precinct of the Seventh ward and in the Sixth precinct of the First ward. Schmidt ia expected to maintain the anti-Jewett lead in the entire Fifth ward, where the antis are said to have startl’d the administration crowd by their un expected ability to turn out a large vote In the Fourth precinct of the Eleventh war,!, s Jewett stronghold- It war, ad mitted thet McCray had jumped to about even strength, while in the Ninth pre cinct of the Eleventh ward, the Fesler crowd was claiming the lead with Mc- Cray adding strength. DEMOCRATS TURN OUT IN NINTH WARD. In the Ninth ward the reports show that the democrata were getting in a larger vote than the republicans. The democratic rote was reported very small in all of the other wards of the city. Reports also reached the courthouse that some of the Fesler workers ha<i thrown away Fesler's cards and were passing out the cards of Edward C. Toner. This move is expected to cut down the Fesler vote and hold steady the big Mc- Cray advances. There was talk going the rounds that McCray money was plentiful, but McCray workers attribute such talk to the Lemcke-Jewett crowd. Cochrane has made a personal cam paign for months and his name is being discussed by voters before entering the polls. The county election commissioners or dered additional republican ballots printed for the Fifth precinct of the Eleventh ward, Sixth of the Fourteenth wnrd. Fourth of tbe Eighth ward. Seventh of the Fifth ward and Fourth of the Eleventh ward. In the Seventh precinct of the Thir teenth ward, which Is considered a democratic stronghold, the republicans began early voting while the democratic vote was reported slow. MANY CONTESTS ON G. O. P. SIDE. The proportionately large republican vote is accounted for by the fact that there is a spirited contest all the way down In the republican party while there are no factional contest* among demo crats. Reports from the rural districts to the county election commissioners also show a light vote and it was explained that many farmers are wosklng in the fields. The failure of democratic board mem bers to appear in many precincts is said to have delayed the vote. Election officials in precinct* where democratic board members failed to ap pear. were Instructed by the commis sioners to proceed without democratic members and to press into service the first democrats appearing to vote. The county election commissioners an nounced that democratic board members, tage of the weather rather than visit the polls. Dr. Carleton R. McCulloch, democratic candidate for the nomination for gov ernor. is reported leading in most dis tricts. GARY. Ind.. May 4.—Gary and the Calumet industrial district are polling one of the largest votes Id the history of Lake county, according to reports from many of the precincts. It is conceded Johnson will carry this district over Wood, h!s closest opponent. FT. WAYNE, Ind., May 4. —Primary day with dear skies, forecast a light rural vote, as tbe farmers are getting at their spring work. The city rote was not coming in very fast, despite efforts of the electioneers to get th? voters to the polls. I.APORTE. I ad.—A surprisingly heavy vote was being cast here, with Wood and Johnson men claiming the county. Gov. Lowden apparently Is running (Continued on Pago Eleven.) NO. 308. In some cases entire boards, did not re port at the time the polls were opened. Ths following precincts reported that one or more officials did not appear: Fifth of the Sixth ward; Twelfth of the Ninth ward; Third of the Ninth ward; Sixth of the Eighth ward; First of the Ninth ward; First of the Fifth ward; First of the Tenth ward; Fourth of Wayne township; Fifth of the Fourteenth ward; Second of the Fifth ward, and la others. Couuty Clerk Richard V. Sipe appealed to Adolph Emhardt, democratic county chairman, for help in obtaining demo cratic board members. Emhardt explained to Sipe that he had tried until 3 o'clock this morning to ob tain members for all boards. Woodburn Masson, the democratic member of the county election board, also aided in calling democrats from their homes, in some cases from their beds, to | act as democratic board members. FEW COMPLAINTS ABOUT SUPPLIES. Only in a few instances were there any complaints about election supplies, and these concerned blue pencils used in marking the ballots. In several precincts it was reported that the pencils vrere missing from the sup plies. The necessary election equipment was rushed to the various precinct* by Al i bert Bogemeier, deputy county clerk, ia an automobile. County Clerk Sipe estimated that the ; vote cast at the primary today would : total approximately 20,000 and he con siders this figure high, j Sipe explained that the total repub lican vote for congressman at the repub- I llcan primary in 1918 was 16,975 and the democratic vote was approximately 5,300. Mr. Sogemeier. after visiting many of the voting precincts in the morning, stated that the vote was unusually light, with the republicans getting in the ma jority of the votes. INQUIRIES ABOUT PRECINCTS NUMEROUS. The board was deluged with voters asking for Information concerning the precinct boundaries and where they are I to vote. There were also several telephone calls by women asking if they had the right to vote at the primary, j County Clerk Sipe announced that the official returns would be slow it arriv ing at the courthouse because of the great amount of work required in count ing and tabulating the return*. It is possible that the official tabula tion will not be completed before late Wednesday or early Thursday morning. If there are any close contests the of ficial outcome will be in doubt many hours after the polls close. The official tabulations will be received in superior courtroom No. 1. JOHNSON CHOICE IN HOOSIER BALLOT Hiram Johnson Is Indiana's choice In the republican presidential primaries to day. This fact was conceded by republican* who are close observers of politics, with the exception of those who are directly connected with the campaigns of Senator Johnson's immediate opponents. Gov. Frank O. Lowden of Illinois i* expected to make a good showing and Gen. Leonard Wood ..is also expected to be counted among the three leaders. Senator Warren G. Harding is expected to trail far behind. Zell C. Swain, Indiana manager for Senator Johnson, expressed his confidence in the ability of his candidate to win. Harry G. Hogan, manager for Gen. Wood, made extravagant claims, declar ing bis candidate Is in a better position than he was several days ago. At Lowden headquarters claims that the Illinois governor would be among the leaders were mad*. It was also claimed that he would be the choice if the Indiana delegates re gardless of the outcome of the primaries. Although interest centers in the re publican presidential primary race. In diana voters were expressing their choice for nominations for governor, members of congress and county officers. The vote was expected to be light, es pecially in the rural districts where farm ers are far behind in their spring work and are taking advantage of the fine day to catch up, rather than going to the polls to vote. Numerous votes were expected to be thrown out because of the writing In of the names of candidates. The state hoard of election commission ers ruled at the last minnte that the writ ing of the name of a candidate on a bal lot constitute mutilation of the ballot. Thd ruling was made after various county election boards had ruled that names could be written in. This ruling was expected to reduce the democratic vote considerably. No candidate for the democratic noxni nation Is entered iu Indiana, and for this reason a number of democratic voters were expected to write the names of their favorite candidates on the ballots. It was feared that the ruling of the state board did not reach voters In time to preveut the mutilation on hundred* of ballots. TREASURER ASPIRANT TO OPEN QUARTERS Charles W. Lane, of Bedford will con clude an active campaign for the nomina tion for state treasurer at the republican convention by establishing headquarter* in the Claypool hotel tomorrow. Mr. I,anz sought the nomination four (Continued on Page Two.) Don't Expect to Get Finals Tonight Because of the use of the Australian ballot, instead of the machines op erated in the final elections, results of the voting today iu the Indiana pri mary election will be slow In com ing In. It Is possible that nothing definite will he known until tomorrow. The limes will answer telephone calls up to 0 o’clock tonight. Main 8000, New 28-351.