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FEDERAL COAL TRIAL DATE SET * FOR LATE FALL Anderson Overrules Motion and Orders Defendants in Court Nov. 8. The trial of bituminous col operators and miners charged with conspiracy to limit production and distribution of coa! will open in federal conrt N'ev. 8. The date was set following the over ruling of a demurrer filed by Charles Evans Hughes, counsel for the officials of the United Mine Workers of America and attorneys for the operators, and the entering of pleas of not guilty by fifty seven of the miners. The indictment on which the men will be tried charges the operators and min ers ulth conspiracy to limit production and distribution of coal in order to en hance the price thereof, under section 9 of the Lever law. as alleged by the first, second, third, fourth and seventeenth counts. The indictment was returned by a spe cial federal grand jury March H as a result of an investigation into the min ing operations. MICHES ATTACKS SECTION 9 OF ACT. The argument on the demurrer to the Indictment was begun immediately after the rnitng on the motion to qnasb. Mr. Hughes contended that section 3 of the Lever act did not apply, but was superseded by the action of the presi dent In regulating the fnel industry un der the powers granted to him by section 25 of the act. It was held by the defense. Mr. Hnghes stated, that during the regulation of the coal industry under section 25, the gen eral statutes, section 9, did not apply, but was overruled by section 25, wihch provides its own penalties. He said that it was impossible to read section 9 int*> section 25 which, he said, contained a complete penal code in re gard to the carrying out of its own rules. The argument for the government was made by Dan W. Simms, assistant United States attorney general, who said that the rule as to general and specific •tatntes did not apply In the case In question, because nothing In section 25 or the fuel administration regulations covers or relates to anything to which reference is made in section 9. In reply to Mr. Simms. Mr. Hughes •aid that the counsel for the government had advocated an extraordinary theory when be Invited the defendants "to go into their closets and search their con sciences to see if they could discover whether or not they were guilty of cor rupt practices.” In referring to Section 25 Mr. Hughes said that if the men bad done what the president had required of rhem under Section 25 they could not be proaecuted tinder the provisions of Section 9. In ruling on the demurrer two prin cipal objections were pointed out by Judge Anderson. He said that the section said that: ••When any one conspires,” and that, he held. does not mean that if is neces sary for the defendant to be engaged in the coal industry. He held that the Indictment does not have to allege that the defendants are engaged in the coal Industry and that Section 9 is not superseded, repealed or abated by Section 25. In handing down the ruling Jndg® An derson said it was his opinion that the United States has a “big Job on tb®ir hands.” when they undertake to convict bituminous coal miners and operators. Exceptions were taken by the defense when the demurrer was overruled and Mr. Hughes moved that the government be compelled to elect between counts one and seventeen, bolding they were the same, but the motion was overruled by the conrt, * * Mr. Hughes again moved that the gov ernment be compelled to elect between counts one. two. three and four of the Indictment, but the motion was over ruled and exceptions were granted. Charles W. Miller, after two attempts to file a bill of particulars, was granted permission by the court to file the bill. Dan W. Simms, <-ounsel for the govern ment, said that it was not the rule of the government to allow the filing of a bill of particulars, but Mr. Miller said that this court had granted that premts ■lon heretofore and that he intended pressing the matter. Indianapolis Man Picked by G. A. R. Men BLOOMINGTON, Ind.. May 27.—Rob- , ert W v Mcßride of Indianapolis today ] was elected by the Indiana G. A. R. en campment to be department commander, j Charles W. Shaw of Bloomington was chosen senior vice department com mander and James S. Wright of Rock port, Junior vice commander. E. H. Cowan of Crawfordsville was • elected ynedical director and for chap lain the encampment picked Henry Con tor of Indianapolis. Conserving Present Markets MANUFACTURERS with , faith and vision are studying the possible effed: of changing con' ditions, on their sales. There are Indiana manufacturers who would find it a good invest' ment of time to talk with us about this problem. We are neither wizards or seers, but we are business men concen' trating all our experience and ability on conserving present mar' kets and extending distribution. SIDENER-VAN RIPER ADVERTISING CO. INDIANAPOLIS MERLE, SIDENER GUERNSEY VAN RIPER HAL R. KEELING They Always Do in Indianapolis! Editor The Times —I was riding on the rear platform of a northbound Illinois car the other day. Two blind boys were my fellow passengers. One of the afflicted ones left the car at Ohio street. A stream of automobiles was going past and the blind boy stood In the safety zone waiting for a chance to reach the sidewalk. His erstwhile companion, hearing the hum of the motors, asked a man standing beside him: "Can he get through the automo biles all right?” Just then a man in the safety zone took the blind boy by the arm and guided him to the sidewalk. The passenger addressed by the the boy on the rear platform an swered : "Yes. a man is helping him cross.” "Yes." the blind boy said. “they always do in Indianapolis." "The most courteous city in the world ?” Os course. Sincerely. INTERESTED CITIZEN. YOUTH ACCUSED OF BEATING MAN Thomas Neale. 27. of 3502 East Thirtieth street, is under arrest today charged with assault and battery with intent to kill. The police locked him up when he was unable to furnish a *IO.OOO bond. Neale, according to the police, is one of the men who heat Uoy Smith, 223 North Hamilton avenue, and George H. Stebbins. 2520 Cornell avenue, two rail road men. Tuesday night. The fight is said to have resulted over the switchman's strike. Tiff Critchfield, 307 East South street, a molder. who, according to the police, has acted as a picket at the Cram foun dry. and Charles Doty, 909 Bellevlew ave nue, a molder employed at the foundry, were arrested last night on the charge of assault and battery, and Critchfield is also charged with violating the pick eting ordinance. A fight between the two men Is said to have occurred when Critchfield halted Doty as the latter left the foundry last night. INDIANA FIGHTS Car exodus Immediate action by the interstate commerce commission to prevent further shipping of grain cars out of Indiana is requested in a telegram forwarded to Clyde Aitcbison of the interestate com merce commission this morning by John W. McCardle of the Indiana public serv ice commission. Mr. McCardle dec! i red to the commis sion that large amounts of grain stored in elevators in Indiana are being ruined because of germination. Farmers have made numerous com plaints to the public service commission, declaring they can not ship their griin because of the movement of grain cars out of this state, leaving their grain practically stranded In the elevator*. The telegram sent by Mr. McCardle follows: "Complaints to this commission from grain shippers on accouut of taking grain cars from here to other states are serious. "Considerable grain stored ready for movement. "Grain getting out of condition on account of germinating season. “Farmer's deliveries are increasing, which, under present condition*, will cease. "This commission urgently recom mends that something be done without delay. “No change in coal situation and con ditions are very seriors." The following telegrain relative to an increase in freight rate* was seat to the interstate commerce commission by J. L. Kimbrough, president of the Indiana Manufacturers association: “Indiana Manufacturers association favors granting railroads suffirienf in crease in freight rates to guarantee ade quate service to public and to maintain and increase their equipment roads and terminals. Are however opposed to grant ing rates higher than necessary for these purposes. Believe the roads should ex ercise strictest economy in management." Store Pays Tribute in Death of Employe In respect to the memory of Abraham A. Lowenberg, 2825 fentral avenue, for twenty years employed as a department manager of the L. Strauss & Cos., the store was closed at 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon during the funeral of Mr. Low enberg. Services were held In the chapei of Flanner & Buchanan. BRITAIN PLANS ‘RECONQUEST,’ IRISH DECLARE Puts 100,000 Troops on Island for That Purpose, Re publicans Say. DUBLIN, May 27.—England proposes I the “reconqncst” of Ireland with 100,000 j troops, according to assertions made in • republican circles today. The British soldiers and constabulary ; stationed in Ireland now total almost 'that number and reinforcements of troops are coming in constantly, j Col. Winston Churchill, British secre tary of war, admits there are about 50,- i 000 British regulars stationed in Ire j land, not including the constabulary. There were 14.000 constables in lre i land In 1916 and it is estimated that this i number has been nearly trebled in the meantime. | The constabulary is composed mainly iof former English soldiers, j Sinn Fein leaders declare that "not even 500.000 soldiers could bring Ireland ; into subserviency." 1 Great numbers of troop ships, bringing i *oldl ,-rs and munitions are arriving at I the Dublin quays, but the Sinn Felncrs -ay there is not a single regiment here that was recruited in Ireland except the I Royal Irish rifles, which is made up of unionist followers of Sir Edward Carson, the anti-home rule leader in Ulster prov ince. BURN 400 BARRACKS IN RECENT UPRISINGS LONDON, May 27. —Four hundred po lice barracks have been burned in the wave of Incendiarism that has been sweeping Ireland since Easter, according to statistics from Dublin today. In that period 150 British tax offices In Ireland were raided. Sir Edward Carson, leader of the Ulster unionists, has arrived at Belfast to pre side at the unionist council to consider the exclusion of Monaghan. Cavanan and Donegal counties from the Ulster prov ince, said a Belfast dispatch today. Talks at High School on Selling: Methods G. F. Olwin, secretary-manager of the Retter Bnslness bureau, spoke to the members of the salesmanship class at Manual Training High school today upon "Advertising and Selling." The salesmanship classes in the three high schools have been studying the principles and methods of work of the Better Business bureau for several weeks and Mr. Olwin'* appearance before the class was arranged for the purpose of giving the student* more complete Infor mation. The operation of the Better Business bureau is studied by the salesmanship students tn order that they may have an insight into means taken by modern business men to Insure truthful advertis ing and fair dealings 42 Mr MEN: GET A REAL SWELL jj \ Ripht now you can choose a snappy suit at Mentor’s an< * can P a . v f° r it in weekly or monthly payments 11lun ‘iml § a If 0 buy for 42 thriving stores, that’s why our prices Uim IfiHwf 7 ! I match those of the fellow who demands spot cash. ■x 'Jiff llgSi f l ft Come and look over our classy styles. You are l I welcome. S3O to S6O. m 111 South Illinois Street TV a iCj> ’ iff r* Ent,re F' rst anc * Second Floor*. Open Saturday Night Until ® o’clock. Accounts with Out-of-Town Customers 75 PER CENT OF MAN’S ILLS HAVE ORIGIN IN STOMACH, SAYS EXPERT. OFTEN AFFECTS KIDNEYS, BLOOD AND NERVES f Health Expert Fights Disease With Simple Roots, Herbs, Barks and Leaves MANY PEOPLE TESTIFY “A good digestion snd it strong, healthy stomach are absolutely Indis pensable to health and comfort," says noted health teacher, demonstrating the marvelous medicinal properties that ex ist in Hreco. “The slightest, derange ment of the stomach interferes more or less with all the succeeding processes of digestlou and seriously Impairs nutri tion. Stomach trouble In Its various forms produces a never-ending trend of physical disorders: It frequently causes diseases of the liver, kidneys, blood and bowels; brings on severe headaches, nervous ailments and heart afflictions. It makes the patient irritable and mel ancholy: spoils the appetite and under mines the strongest constitution. In diseases of the stomach some of the following symptoms are usually pres ent: Bad breath, sick headache, giddi ness. disturbed sleep, bitter taste In the mouth, loss of hope, courage and onprgy: uneasiness, fullness and gas in the stom ach. constipation, diarrhoea or piles. The proper medicine for such condi tions is not harsh minerals, drugs and chemicals. Not only science bilt sound common sense points Instead to those good old fashioned remedies of the veg etable kingdofti—herbs, barks, roots anti leaves such as grandmother herself used to brew and use In the days when doc tors were few and hard to reach and before new-fangled drugs and diseases became the fashion. ni-ct t-> 0,... i* roiov INDIANA DAILY TIMES, THURSDAY, MAY 27,1920. Bandit Villa Now Only Barrier Between U. S. and Mexican Rebels WASHINGTON, May 27. —The Mexican revolution has withstood the first severe shocks of the forces of disintegration, in the *interpretation of officials here, and formal recognition of the de facto government, is now merely a matter of days. * Informal negotiations with that end in view already have been undertaken, it was learned today, and It is hinted that recognition might now be an accom plished fact but for the uncertainty sur rounding the attitude of Francisco Villa, that perennial fly in the ointment of Mexican politics. The course of revolution never did run smooth, and though this latest develop ment in governmental rotation in Mexico has been characterized by an unwonted sanity, moderation and orderliness of progress, the movement has nevertheless suffered its ups and downs and has caused the United States department of state some anxious moments. That Carranza, with his alleged anti- American Intrigues, had long been a white elephant on the hands of this gov ernment, no one attempts seriously to deny, and that a sigh of relief went up from official Washington when news came of his flight from Mexico City, is known to all who took the pains to cock an attentive ear in that direction during the period in question. Diplomats told themselves that the situation ■ was vastly clarified. The bewliiskered first chief was a fu gitive and rebel leaders iutuuated ev erything would be done to get him safety and expeditiously out of the country. VILLA IN REVOLT AGAINST NEW CHIEF MEXICO CITY. May 27.—Reports that Francisco Villa, the most powerful rebel chief in northern Mexico, is in open re volt agninst the new Mexican government were confirmed by official advices received here today A price has been set upon Villa's head. Manuel Gameros. provisional governor of the state of Chihauhau, has offered a reward of 100,000 pesos for Villa, dead or alive. REPORT 35 KILLED IN MEXICAN RIOT SAN ANTONIO, Tex.. May 27. Thirty five civilians were killed in street Hating at Mexico City yesterday when a mob tried to rush the doors of the chamber of deputies The crowd was dispersed oniy after several rifle volleys had been fired into it. Unconfirmed reports containing this in formation were received hr military au thorities here today. No Information as to why the mob wished to gain entrance tn congress was given tn the reports. Headaches Prom Slight Colds • LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets relieve the Headache by coring the Cold. A tenlc laxative and germ destroyer. Look for signature E W. GROVE on Itox. 30c—Advertisement. on a wonderful sale of an old-fashioned medicine- Just pure, plain liquid ex tract, carefully anti skillfully compound ed from the roots, herbs, barks anti leaves of tbe woods and fields. A highly efficient stomach medicine that contains also good things for the nerves, blood, Ttidney&'ffnd bowels. Thousands lack sufficient vital force and don’t know why. They think they need a tonic, a vacation or a change of scenery, but they don’t. Ten to one the underlying source of all the trouble lies in the stomach or vital organs af fected by it and a six days’ test of Dreco ought to prove it in almost any case. v Was Sick and All Run Down. Mrs. Mary 1,. Simmons, of -Cumber land. Md„ finds herself “anew woman” In the best sense of the word. An invalid woman Is always a sad sight—sadder even than that of an in valid man, because of her greater ca pacity for suffering. Stomach trouble, backaches, fits of de pression and headaches compel her to think or work with half her brain, while ilie other half throbs as If It would go (o pieces. There are no more strik ing examples of the great practical value of Dreco, the wonderful herbal medicine, than are heard from the tips of women who have been made well. It’s ability tia: relieve those ills that seem to be pecunnrly the misfortune of women Is overwuelmlngly proven by ln nnnwe<ht te<iHt*>oeti.t HOLDS BREWERY TO RENTAL DEAL Holding that brewing companies must abide by valid leases for real estate made prior to the enforcement of the Indiana prohibition law on April 2, 1918, Judge W. W. Thornton, of superior court, room 1, today rendered a decision in the case of Rachel Kaufman and Eli B. Kaufman against the Home Brewing Company and held that Mrs. Kaufman was entitled to recover $1 ,554 with interest from the brewing company. The plaintiffs brought suit on Occ. 7, 1918, against the brewing company in an effort to collect rent which was said to be due the owners from tUp brewing com pany on property at 517 West Washing ton street which was leased by the brewery and then subleased for saloon purp sses. The brewing company entered into a valid contract with the plnlntiffs on dune 1, 1914, for a five year lease on the AVash ington street property, the court held. The court Indicated that the passage and enactment of the prohibition law did not invalidate previously made leases on the part of a brewery. Judge Thornton’s decision Is opposite to an opinion rendered by the superior court at Evansville, Ind.. attaches of Judge Thornton's court stated. Father Sues for $2,000, Saying Man Beat Son Resulting from the alleged flogging of his minor son by two persons who were intrusted with the child's care, a $2,000 damage suit was filed today before Judge Solon B. Carter of superior court, room No. 3, by Henry L. Boruraan against Thomas Walte-s and Ethel Walters of 5206 School street. Bornman asserts In his complaint tha, Ihe Walters were employed to board tnd protect his two sons, James, 5, ana Faui, 4, after the death of the boys’ mother. Rorntnan alleges that the plaintiffs o-i July 6 last assaulted his son, James, with a heavy rope, which ts said to have resulted in the boy being permanently injured. Manual Teachers Plan Visitors’ Day A committee of teachers were buay to day arranging a program to be given on visitors’ day which will be observed next Thursday at the Emmerich Manual Train ing High school. There will be an ex hibit of wrk done In the various de partments of the school. Stomach Trouble Relieved. “I tried one bottle of Dreco, it did me so much good I got the second one; now I am buying the third and I am feeling a whole lot better,” said Mrs. .Tulia Bader, of 321 West Hartford street, Dayton, O. ”1 have suffered for years with a bad, case of stomach trouble, all m.v food seemed to fermertt and fill me up with gas. causing awful pains. It felt like 1 was choking sometimes: I could not swallow it down hot spit It out. Con stipation was a continual source of an noyance and 1 often had splitting head aches which nothing would relieve. My nerves were shattered and my sleep bad ly broken, for I would roll and toss all night long and When morning came would be exhausted. “So many of my friends had tried Dreco, with such good results that I decided to try It also and without a doubt It has reached my case, for I now eat most anything I crave and it never hurts me the slightest. I am never both ered with the gas or pains and the oon st'pation is gone entirely. My nerves are much stronger. I get a night’s sleep now snd wake up refreshed and full of vigor. I haven’t had a head ache since the second day .1 started on Dreco. I certainly do recommend Dreco, for it has done me a world of good." Mr, Williamson, the well-known Dreco expert, bus headquarters at the Claypool Drug Cos., to meet the local public and explain the merits of this great remedy. Se,. him todnx.—A4hr#rtiee|pe“. WOOD DOESN’T RUN MONEY END? (Continued From Page One.) Senator Sutberlnad has n o chance wo will all vote for Gen. Wood,” Darst said. "Do yon think Senator Sutherland has a chance of being nominated?” asked Reed, democrat, of Missouri. “Not any more than I have,” Darst said amid laughter. But for the expenditure “to get the facts to the people, Wood wouldn’t have hod a chance in West Vir giina,” Darst said. Darst estimated SI,OOO a county wasn’t an unreasonable sum in the “WoDd cam paign of education.” in West Virginia. “You can’t get men in these days of high cost of living and of labor to go ont and work for a candidate unless you pay them money,” said Dorst. He denied any Wodd money was used in West Virginia to "buy votes for Wood.” Wood money was used in West Vir ginia to get men to "organize” counties and precincts, he said. Darst gave the total of Wood's cam paign expenses in West Virginia up to date as $4,438.36. "We really needed more than that, $50,- 000 or $55,000 —$1,000 a county,” Darst said. H. M. Daugherty, manager of the presi dential campaign of Senator Harding, republican of Ohio, was called when Darst concluded. "When Senator Harding’s candidacy for the presidency was decided upon he ex pressed a desire that there should not be a highly financed campaign conducted," Daugherty eald. “It was not expected that there would be any contest in Ohio. “Later on a contest was brought on. “We were compelled to make something of a campaign. “Indiana is a neighbor stnte. "Besides, under the laws of Indiana, any candidate receiving a majority of votes at the primary could hold the dele gates to vote for him and away from any other candidate until the convention was over. “It was therefore more or less neces c r /pnlfletoin’e Sec,,o„. 9 ICj Second IMBB P7TII pT V"TTTFITffl I TTT? II E: J ' Second Floor. ii iHfl Floor. STORE HOURS —Daily, 8:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m STORE HOURS —Saturday, 8:30 a. m. to 6 p. m. 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Look for this signature on the box. 38c. sary that practically all the candidates should enter Indiana. “In all of the other primary states we notified them that we would not enter the primaries on account of the expenses. “In states where there were no primaries we made something of a cam paign of publicity, speaking and sending literature somewhat extensively. HOME TOWN PUT UP ABOUT A THIRD. “The neighbors of Senator Harding living in his home town of Matfion, con tributed practically one-third of the amount expended in the senator's cam paign. “Practically all of the balance was con tributed by residents of the state of Ohio, in small amounts, comparatively speak ing. “We have headquarters at Columbus, Washington, Indianapolis and Kansas City. “We had no auxiliary organizations collecting or distributing any money. “There is, perhaps, connected with the campaign expenditures in Ohio some thing over $35,000 which must be classi fied as general expenses, inasmuch as all the literature and campaign material furnished all the headquarters and sent out all over the United States was paid for through the Columbus headquarters. TOTAL AMOUNT PUT AT 5113.109.50. Contributions to Senator Harding's campaign up to date totaled $13,109.50, of which $107,709.88 had been expended, Daugherty said. Daugherty read a long typewritten list of SSOO and SI,OOO contributions to Har ding’s campaign fund, many of them from citizens of Cleveland, Youngstown and other Ohio cities. On April 5 Senator Harding gave him a check for SI,OOO, Daugherty said. This was Harding's principal and only contribution, as he is “a man of mod erate means and bis friends were willing to finance his campaign,” Daugherty added. H. S. Firestone, the rubber man of Akron. 0., gave SI,OOO. Other contributors to Harding’s cam paign, given by Daugherty, were: Mrs. Anna Norton Batelle, J. H. Frantz and E. M. Poston, all of Colum bus, SI,OOO each. SPEAKER PRAISES RAILROAD SYSTEM Southern Visitor Says Local Facilities Are Ideal. The transportation system of spoils wag praised by Matthew Hale, principal speaker at the dinner given- by the Indianapolis Board of Trade and the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, at the Claypool hotel, last night, in honor of the business executives representing the South Atlantic ports of Wilmington, Charleston, Savannah, Brunswick and Jacksonville, who are touring the mid west in the interest of strengthening ex isting commercial relationship between the two sections and for the development of foreign shipping from the midwest -through their ports. After making his statement in rela tion to the transportation system of In dianapolis, and its railways, interurbans and truck routes, Mr. Hale, who is presi dent of the South Atlantic Maritime cor poration, said that the full effectiveness of these was not obtained, as a result of, In foreign shipments, of not divert ing a large portion of these shipments through South Atlantic ports. He said that the southern business man are pleased with their success in ing shipped with the desirability of greater utilization of their ports, and told of some incidents illustrative of such desirability. Charles F. Coffin, president of the Chamber of Commerce, made the address of welcome, which was responded to by Giles TVllscn of Jacksonville, Fla., and there were brief addresses by Dr. James H. Taylor, chairman of the joint enter tainment committee of the Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce, Ernest Metcalf of Jacksonville, Fla., and James H. Cowan, manager of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. TO COMPILE LAWS. W. W. Spencer and Maurice Tennant of Indianapolis were named by Gov. Good rich today to compile election laws as they apply to Indiana.