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luMaira £lailii Wivm INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Dally Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones—Main 3500, New 28-351 MEMBER OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. Advertising Offices —Chicago, New York, Boston, Detroit, G. Logan Payne Cos. —"THIS IS THE YEAR”— AS A COMPROMISE CANDIDATE J. W. Fesler semes to have been brought out only to he compromised in his home county. NONE OF THE OLD CROWD seems to have forgotten the trick of the late returns that was so ably demonstrated by Denny Bush et al. ___ y IT IS INDEED UNFORTUNATE that Ralph Lemcke and Bill Davis didn't have a chance to settle that controversy right then and there. AND THE WORST of it Is that Claris Adams, county manager for Fesler, appears to have lost his own precinct to McCray. WOOD'S POPULARITY may not have been a "manufactured senti ment,” but it seems to have waned when $2.50 testimonials were no longer sought. THAT CORONER JOB is really important enough to demand a man with some sense of obligation to the people who elect him. Courage in Defeat Fights against machine domination of a political party such as the tight waged by the “antis” against the Goodrich-Jewett organization in Marion county, are not won in a single primary, and seldom in a single election. By the very nature of their organization the machine leaders reach down to control through long and various tentacles which can only be severed a few at a time and the head of the monster can seldom if ever be reached with one blow. The “antis” do not appear to have been able to defeat a single machine candidate for a Marion county office. Thk result was not indicative so much of the lack of strength of the "antis" as of the power of the organization against which they fought. This power extended from the dome of the courthouse to the farthermost re cess of the county. It made itself manifest in the election booths, in the -counting rooms of the election boards, and, if we may believe some honest republicans, it was not* always exercised in the interest of fair play. However, the “antis” should not be judged by what they failed to ac complish, so much as by what they did accomplish. Whether or not they broke into the slate of the republican leaders in any one race, they demonstrated that there is in the republican party an element that is unwilling to surrender its right to govern to any combina tion of interests, no matter how powerful those interests may be. They demonstrated that not all the republican party will tamely submit to co ercion, or supinely surrender the right to political freedom. In the thousands of votes that were cast for anti-administration repub lican candidates lies the future hope of the party. Among these voters are men who had the courage to oppose the powers that be. They were not numerous enough to win the primaries last Tuesday, but tney were numerous enough to prove that the machine is vulnerable. Combined with the democratic voters of Marion county they would be numerous enough to eliminate the machine forever from Marion county. And the time will come when the machine will either realize the . ight of these thousands of prctestants to be heard in the councils of the repub lican party or there will be no councils worthy of the name. The courage that prompted these republicans to stand against over whelming odds Is the courage that comes of being right. It is the courage that enables a man to take a beating and come back to fight again. Wanted—A Halo The alacrity with which the “good government" officials of Marion county prosecuted the young negro who committed a fiendish crime in Indianapolis recently continues to be a seven-day wonder to the Indian apolis News and a few other republican papers that see in a repetition of the details an opportunity to deceive the public into believing that it is really the customary thing for negro cases to be prosecuted with zeal in Marion county. Nothing could be farther from the truth than the impression that these officials were moved to rapid action by a natural inclination to prosecute. The facts are that the community had become so fed up with delay in the courts that it threatened to take the law into its* own hands unless something was accomplished speedily that Indicated the existence of ability to uphold the law. This community trembled on the verge of a race riot, provoked not by misconduct on the part of the colored citizens as a whole, but by what Prosecutor Adams himself has admitted is "spineless enforce ment” of the law. , Realizing that an enraged populace could no longer be held in check by political possibilities, the republican leaders of the county nipped the movement to obtain a change of venue for the murderer and insisted that he be brought to trial. By so doing they avoided mob violence which would have been the direct result of any further efforts on their part to favor the negro. Now they are holding up their heads in the vain hope that some care less angel will drop a halo on them for not delaying this case in accord ance with their usual custom. In Muncie and Indianapolis Speaking editorially of the lenient manner in which authorities deal with law violators, the Muncie Press, which the local gang of republican “good government” will hardly accuse of being prejudiced against them, asks: "If somebody were to jump out of an alley and steal your purse and the thief was knowij, would you think he had been punished adequately if he were called into police station and scolded and allowed to go? “Or would you think it was the duty of some officer to file charges against him and of the prosecuting attorney thereupon to prosecute him and see that he was punished so severely he would have good reason for not starting up in business again in the community?” Muncie officials, it appears, have been gently slapping professional gamblers on the wrist and telling them to behave. The same kind of treatment is given automobile thieves in Indian apolis, and the result is that a few nights ago $20,000 worth of autos were stolen. „ > Muncie will net rid itself of professional gamblers by this kind of compromises with them. Indianapolis will not rid Itself of auto thieves by granting them suspended sentences and recommending paroles in other cases. What both cities need is law enforcement. What both cities have is political influence greater than the laws of the state. That Lap Prize Fund The $20,000 lap prize fund which is being collected by a committee of Indianapolis citiiens promises not only to add to the zest-of the 500-mi!e speedway race but also to prove that the city really does appreciate the speedway classic. This is the first time the citizens of Indianapolis have undertaken such an extensive appreciation of the speedway race, and the movement has met with very good response. As its purpose becomes more thoroughly understood it should and doubtless will receive greater support. George M. Dickson, one of the pioneer automobile manufacturers of this city, has done valiant work in arousing the business men of the city to their opportunity and is still earnestly working to raise the funds neces sary for these prizes. It is proposed to offer the prizes to drivers for increased speed in speci fied laps, thus making intervals of even greater interest than is shown in the long grind of the 500 miles. The speedway race attracts people from all over the world. It does more than any one event in the year to advertise Indianapolis. Contribu tions to the fund designed to arouse e,ven greater interest iq it than exists at present are mighty good investments on behalf of Indianapolis. PLAN MEMORIAL FOR ZEEBRUGGE Kings George and Albert Pa trons of Project. LONDON, May 6.—The first meet ing of the reconstituted committee of the Zeebrugge memorial fund, of which the patrons are King George and King Al bert, was held recently under the presi dency of Lord Emmott. It is desired to erect on Belgian soli a monument to commemorate the daring achievements of the blocking of the Zeebrugge canal on St. George’s day. 1918. The city of Bruges, despite Its own municipal anxieties after many year* of enemjr'oecupatlon, has on Its own Initia tive offered a cite and £2,500 to Inaugu rate a fund for the erection of a com memorative obelisk thirty yards from thee spot where the British ships blocked the canal. The burgomaster has invited the co operation of the British public so that sufficient money to erect h worthy and lasting monument can be raised. When completed the memorial will be visible from far out at sea. The lists of the names of the vice patrons submitted., at the meeting in cluded the lord chancellor, the arch bishop of Canterbury, Earl Bjatty, Enri Haig, Viscount .Tellleoe, the prime min ister, Mr. Asquith, Mr. Bonar Law, Vis- Marott’s Basement Bargains r Men’s and Women’s Fashionable Footwear at Most Reasonable Prices, in the Down * stairs Shoe Dept. I Women's Black Dress Calf Pumps l Vvx. * Black kid and patent calf lace oxfords, ! vv \ \ S X V with leather French heels, plain slender | \ \\ \ vamps and light weight soles— E xce P ttona f Values $4.95 Pair I/ys/ Women’s White Canvas Pumps l \\. and Oxfords \\ a Plain toes, covered French and military \V\ X Njli heels, turned soles. Priced at a substan yA tial saving— -on/y $2.45 * Pa,r j Men’s Black Calf Lace Oxfords ' ii with fiber soles and rubber heels, or leather soles and heeia, fffd. -* t [ Goodyear welted soles, English styles. 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May 6.—A’ slight fig ure clad in mackintosh and brown over alls was brought before Magistrate B*>- berman charged with disorderly conduct and masquerading as a mar. “I was christened Henrietta,” she said, “and I call myself Harry nnd wear over alls because I find it easier to get work as a man. “I have done manual labor In Birming ham, Chicago, Philadelphia—all over. “And I see no harm In It, either.” Miss Wilson doffed her Fedora hat; a mass of blond hair tumbled to her waist, and she was suddnnly lerealed as a very comely person with big, blue eyes. STRIKES IN TIME OF HENRY VIII Famous Cardinal Had No Use for Walkouts Cardinal Wolsey in, talking to Master Kingston on the subject of government, warned his friend against tolerating sedi tious strikes. “Lee His Grace,” ho said, meaning Henry VIII, “consider the story of ltich ard the Second. . “Did not the commons in his time rise up against .he chief governors of this realm ? “And, under pretense of having all things In common, did they not fall to spoiling and robbing, and at last took the King’s person and carried him about the city, making him obedient to their proclamations? “Alas, if these be not plain precedents, then our prudent rulers will be taken from us and wo shall be left in the hands of our enemies, and then will ensue mis chief upon mischief. Inconveniences, bare ness nnd scarcity, for want of good or der in the commonwealth.” The great Wolsey had no sympathy for outlaw strikers. LEAD Ol'TPl'T INCREASES. The yearly output of lead in the United States has increased 535,188 short tons in ninety-eight years. Rides Tire Rack to , Get Divorce Evidence SACRAMENTO, Cnl., May 6.-After hearing testimony that Raymond Weaver had hitched to the tire rack of an nuto mohile in which his wife was riding with another man In order to gain evi dence, the court decided he deserved a divorce. Raymond said hts wife discovered him clinging to thi# tire rack and instructed her companion to speed up in order to shake him. Hubby was shaken ofT and also shaken WHEN r, STORE Good Clothes, Nothing Else Hurry Men! Answer That Springtime Call for a Complete New Outfit — —Don’t you feel like “dolling up” a hit I Give winteiv duds the slip off and blossom out in a spick-and span outfit from top to toe. —Satisfy that expansive feeling— give yourself a treat. Begin now by getting a line on our splendid suit values at— Gotham Soon to Get Milk at Low Price NEW YORK. May 6 Milk at BVi cents a quart is to be on suie nt 33 pub lic schools in Manhattan, and also in the tenement districts of other boroughs, be ginning soon, according to an announce ment by Dr. Royal S. Copeland, com missioner of health. Dr. Copeland said that the Sheffield Farms cotppany had offered to sell the department an unlimited supply of milk if the department would provide for the reception, storage, and distribution of the milk. _ JIGGS IS OUT, WHILE MAGGIE’S IN. WE AGREE WITH ABIE, THESE DAYS. WHY NOT USE HIM FOR AN ANCHOR. Bushy Eyebrows Return to Favor PARIS, May 6.—While tbey’re pulling them out in America, they’re sticking and growing them on in Paris. This refers to eyebrows. 1 The Paris hairdressers are being he sieged by women who want tonics guar ahteed to make their eyebrows long and heavy. One enterprising coiffeur advertises that he will glue on artificial eyebrows, warranted to stick for at least twenty four hours, for eight francs. 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