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Joiftana Sail® <&imes INDLANAPOLIS, IND. * ' Daily Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones— Main 3500, New 28-351 MEMBER OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. 'Chicago, Detroit, St Louis, G. Logan Payne Sc Cos. Advertising Offices (New York, Boston. Payne, Burns JL Smith, Xuc. —“THIS IS THE YEAR”— STRANGE TO SAY, up to this time the initials of the next president have not been found in an egg or on any wheat grains. JUST THINK what a shampoo would have been afforded by that one egg which furnished enough omelette for sixteen persons. IF A WOMAN foreman is a forelady, should a chairman of the same sex be a chairwoman? And how about henchwomen in politics? WHAT HAS HAPPENED to Evansville s police chief does not ap pear to have discouraged the seekers of the same job in Indianapolis. “TELEPHONE Call New Clew in Eiwell Case,” Bays a headline. Won der if he died of old age or was it from a shock over being able to get Central? REFERRING TO the federal agents’ raid on Bouth Rend, a newspaper headline says: “Visit to the City Made Without Local Authorities Having Any Advance Knowledge of Plan.” Not knocking the local authorities, of course. THREE HENS belonging to a New York man devoured some cement and water In the barnyard and turned to concrete, dying in as petrified condition as any early Egyptian mummy. Something was wrong with the correspondent, however. He overlooked saying they first laid a few hard boiled eggs. Sure, Wilson Did It! Those of us who have for some time been somewhat puzzled over the unauthorized 6trike of switchmen throughout the United States and those of us who have severally attributed it to “red influences” and general un rest and dissatisfaction with the existing control of the brotherhoods may now see the error of their deductions. For we have it on the authority of the “elderly statesmen” who com prised the senatorial dynasty that controlled the republican convention that “Wilson did it.” Tucked in carefully at the end of a rather meaningless bit of self praise for the enactment of the transportation act we find that the plat form committee of the senatorial cabal has definitely settled responsibility for the switchmen's strike. We are told that the provisions of this act for the peaceful settlement of wage disputes were "partially nullified" by the delay of the president in appointing the wage board created by the act and that “this delay precipi tated the outlaw railroad strike.” Remarkable, isn’t it, how failure to provide a board for the purpose of hearing wage disputes lawfully presented should have precipitated an “outlaw railroad strike?" Only a senatorial mind could have conceived that theory. Only a perverted, abnormal hate could have given birth to so abnor mal a line of reasoning. Back to the Farm! Out in Kansas, harvest hands are starting the day with a breakfast of four fried eggs, three slices of ham, heaps of fried potatoes, six slices of bread and butter and two cups of coffee. For dinner they have large helpings of roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, peas, turnips, stacks of bread, topped off with cherry and peach pies, and milk. Supper is a repetition of dinner. And the wage i6 |7 a day. College students are said to have been attracted to the wheat fields in larger numbers than ever before —and no wonder. Think what such meals and $7 a day mean to a college student, or to anybody. Life on the farm under these circumstances is likely to be compared by the young men to life In the learned professions, in favor of the former. It will be surprising If the back-to-the-farm movement does not show some gains. No Substitutes While a great part of the United States Is pondering over tho com plexities of the car shortage, Tipton county, Indiana, is confronted also with a shortage of teachers for the next school year. Tipton county is mentioned merely because it is the latest to report; virtually every county is facing the same sort of shortage Os course for some kinds of shortages substitutes can be utilized with more or less success—in case one can not get coal, for example, one can at least burn the back fence and the board walk. But when It comes to a dearth of teachers, a serious situation is confronted. Who else can Inculcate in the young mind the higher idtais — “teach the young idea,” so to speak, “how to shoot?” Possibly, however, there is one solution—a bit more money per annum might do much to change the shortage. Is the Bootlegger Boss? Edgar Schmitt, chief of police of Evansville, Ind., and convicted head of the Evansville booze ring, was sentenced to two years in the federal penitentiary at Atlanta and fined 12,000 by Judge Anderson In the federal court at Indianapolis. The police department at Evansville bought a boat and operated It to run whisky from Kentucky Into Indiana. In that way it became an Interstate business in booze ajid got Into the United States court. Whenever a bootlegger gets Into a United States court he usually pleads guilty and throws himself upon the mercy of the court, because he knows he is going to get a penitentiary sentence and hopes to make it as short as possible. Saloons are running openly In Chicago and whisky is sold over the bar. The governor recently charged that policemen In Chi cago sold whisky. That was a pretty stiff charge to make, but 60 far It has not been disproved. Twelve men now are In the county jail at Chicago waiting to be hanged for murder. Every one of them can credit the crime which has brought him to the gallows to bootleg whisky. We publish In this issue of the Blade a most distressing story of the killing at Hanover, N. H.. of a college student by another student. It seems that the slayer was engaged in bootlegging whisky to other students and quarreled with his victim over a bottle of the stuff. The dead man had just passed all of his examinations and would have graduated In a few days. The failure of the state of New Hampshire to enforce the liquor laws and the failure of our national government to prevent the bringing in of booze from Canada will cost two valuable lives, wreck prominent families and injure an old established institution of education. The republican platform left the booze question entirely alone. Anti saloon league officials claim to have proofs that Senator Harding, the republican candidate for president, was a few years ago a stockholder In a brewery. There Is no he has as yet sold that stock. The wet democrats are going to San Francisco with the Idea of injecting a wet plank Into the democratic platform. The dry democrats say that this will split the party. I have no doubt that if such a plank Is injected there will be few democratic candidates for president. It is more than likely that the democrats will go no farther In the matter in their platform than did tne republicans and will take the same position that many republicans did on the outside, that the eighteenth constitutional amendment, prohib iting booze, is now a law, affirmed as such by the supreme "court of the United States, and that there is no occasion for further argument on the question any more than there is on the question of the fourteenth amend ment, which prohibits slavery. However, when the fourteenth amendment was passed, slavery be came absolutely dead and no more-negroes were either bought or sold. There is a real issue before the people on the prohibition question, how ever, and that is the enforcement of the law. There is no doubt that in’ time the government can wipe booze out entirely in the country if con gress will appropriate sufficient money to enforce the law and the national administration is in favor of enforcing it —W. D. Boyce in the Saturday Blade, Chicago. / . \ j ' k. f SSxvmcsjy thelSmes. r_ 11 . j—*. “ Jfce-Cream Cones , Please ” Os course I like the “movies,” good books and tramps afield, There's fun ’way up thd river, picnics their pleasures yield, And I like the quiet hours when the evening: shadows fall. But there Is one joy o’erwhelmlng, a joy surpassing all, When Son he has a party, invites in “Tub” to play, And then we serve refreshments, that’s fun enough, I’ll say. Why I like to watch ’em frolic, and I’n. glad to join ’em, too, Play hide-and seek, ’r “blind man’s-buff,” as real kids like to do, And finally when we’re resting. Son ’ll sigh and always say, “Oh, Dad, y’ gonna buy us Ice cream cones today?” Gee, I feel that bliss unbounded, as I take ’em down the street, To get my “guests of honor” an Ice cream cone to eat. WHEN A GIRL MARRIES A New Serial of Youriy Married Life By ANN LISLE. CnAPTF.It LXXIY. While I sat watting for Fvelyn and Maspn to brU up the dinner party •he had arranged with such mystifying results anew terror assailed me—who would pay th check? That .Tim would not he Mr. Dalton’* guest was certain; that Evelyn and Neal would scarcely permit Terry Winston to take the bill stood to reason. And l felt sure that neither my husbenrt nor my 'brother had money enough to pay for this lavish repast. But Fvvy s generalship took care of the situation. First she turned to N“al ned disposed of the drink problem greatest of my worries “Daddle, two glasses is my limit and the man who Is driving home with me can’t have a dxop wore, either. I think more Is in bad taste—and don’t you?” And Neal, with a groat air of social wisdom, agreed! I wished she bad aald nil drinking was undesirable, but I .•ould see 'that she knew how to man ago Neal. Her next more was to announce that Tat Dalton could have the chock for his wine and pay the tip along with It. “The dinner was taken care of lon* ago, boys; no scolding about that!” she said. "And now let’s run along, for I hnte to drive in with the early dawn.” Then Ewy and led the way to the dress.ng room. There Carlotta Sturges’ evident desire to The Young Lady Across the Way M m. ey Tk* Mefiewm lyMmn H&l Tho young lady across the way says she sees that the agitation for a national corrupt practices act has been renewed, but she feels sure there are enough hon est men in congress to prevent the legal izing of such things as that.—Copyright, 1920. BRINGING UP FATHER. ' OH’. LIWEIS TO ji !bAV-MANCIE YOU MAKE ME SICK- IO LOVE TO MEET All <JO UP AND A fTT' ’ J| I THE MOCKING * IWT THERE ENUF-THAT LlVct) UP IF HE I* HIM TO HEAR WHAT A*k. HIM -TM NOT *1 HE MOVEO OUT THrt> I ■ - B,p o „ ANT bOTT STAIRS TO HEAR MV VOICE-RE’=> ALIVE HE THINK'b rfSSSh AFRA OOF WiM # v L_, MORNING !!! . ■ ifo IMO W tm Hum Hmcx Ota. INDIANA DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 1920. . chat with Betty made It easy for me to ■ manage a few minutes alono with Ere j iyn. j "Tht whole rr.rty was horrid--and I did so want to give you a good time, j dear," she whispered, slipping her erra j through mine and rubbing her chic , against my aim. j "Evvy, you were a dear to stop Neal Ifn m taking another glass," I began, bo; he Interrupted earnestly. "Oh, Anne, dear, I would have stopped him from touching n thing; but I didn't want to offend Carlotta. Her father is a big promoter and I thought he might te useful to Jim or Neal. That's whj I arranged this meeting. But I didn't dream that she would bring Pat Daltoa. oureiy yon uatlerstand that?" There was a question in her voice. It made me lein. mbei the er ih.nt enmity Jim felt for Mr. Dalton. It emcd that I Evvy thought I understood its cause, and I couldn’t bring myself to tell h*r : how comp'ctoly Jn the dark I was about I the part this reckless. tired-eyeJ man i h *<l rinyed In my husband * life, | "Yon see I've always kept up with j Pat because he and Tom are good frier.ls"--went cn Evvy. And then I in terrupted. In tho matter of Neal's drinking and the grarioua way she had saved nil ein ! harrasaraer t over the dinner check Evvy had proved herself a good friend and a i thoroughbred. I would draw on ‘that | friendship now. Her speaking of Tom Mason had revealed vividly to mind my need of sending off the blue robe for which her cousin had telegraphed. "That reminds me I’m In a little dif ficulty. Evelyn. Will you help me?” t I asked with none of the hesitancy I 1 had felt when Iletty offered to help me In a far more serions case. _ Evvy seized my hand and squeezed It. ; “Anne. I'm only a little fluff—at least that's what some folks think. But I'm devoted to you, and Jim is on# my old est friend*—and now there is an added He that adorable kid brother of—-ours. Oh, yes, I‘y* adopted him, too! So ask anything you like.” “I can’t say much now—Betty will be angry if we stay in tho corner having j secrets much longer." I whispered. “Oh. that snobbish Icicle! You don't care for her, do you, Anne? Jim Isn't | fond of her, is he?” she exclaimed, eagerly. Evidently Evelyn had not yield- j ed to Betty's charm! “Never mtnd Betty. Evelyn, there is a package Jim took to your cousin's . house by mistake, and now Mr. Mason j must have it at once. Jim alarts to j work in the morning, so I want to go over and get It but not alone. Will you go with mo?” "Os course, clear. I'll bring m.v lit- j tie car around for you in the morning, - and we’ll tend to your errand and then j have a bite of lunch together," ngreed 1 Evvy with ready sweetness.— Copyright ! 1920. ’ ! (To bo continued.) The Right Thing: at the Right Time By MAKY MAKISiIAI.L S. DI'FFXZ. HOLIDAY DON'T ft. Don’t carry more hand luggage with you than you can conveniently dis pose of. Remember that yon are only entitled to a singlo sent in tho day coach or a I*' Type O/Ter^jj^ The judgment of some of Indiana’s most conserv ■ •• 'I tive and successful business men had led them to in ! ® vest their own money in the Midwest Engine Com pany to the extent of millions of dollars. This in f, ! ? 1 vestment was, of course, made only after the most’ searching investigation. Not a single element of the * Nilu a LS! ENGINE 3 Midwest proposition escaped the almost microscopic A COMPANY study. 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If possible provide yourself with a timetable and correct watch before start ing on your trip, so as not lo have to nsk • the coduetor or brakeman Innum erable question In transit. Don't leave luggage projecting so that those passing In the aisle might stum ble over It. Don’t put heavy luggage In the racks This It dangerous, ns a wudden lurch of the train might cause tt to fall, and— on to those below. The racks are intended only for light objects. Don’t disturb others by walking up and down the aisl, and leaving your seat for innumerable drinks of water. The one who travels with the least com motion and who sits most quietly is the one who feels and looks less fatigued after the day’s trip. Don’t think that just because you are off on a holiduy every one else It. You may have time to loiter, but others may be intent on business.—Copyright, 1920. PIKE MADE DELEGATE. P. C. Dyke, secretary of tho India nap oils-Lafayette section of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, will bo the local delegate to th£ national con vention at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Juno 28 to July 2. Mr. Tyke is connected with the public service commission of Indian". PUSS IN BOOTS JR. By DAVID CORY. "I wonder where I'll go now?” said Buss, Junior, as the farmer's wife, who had Just cut off the tails of the three little mice, returned to the house with out even so much as bidding him good by. "Como with me,” said the little black hen. “What for?" usked Puss doubtfully. “What for?” said the mooley cow. "Why, she's the 'Hlckety, pickoty, my black hen. >tie lays good eggs for gentlemen; Gentlemen come every day To see what my black hen doth lay.’ ” “Indeed." said Puss. "Os course I will." And then the little black hen jumped off the fence rail, and giving a con tented cluck-clnck, strutted across the field. The good-natured mooley cow and Puss followed. “She's a wonderful little thing,” con fided the cow to Puss as they neured a big red barn, on one side of which fctood a great hay stack and on the other a well-fllh and corn crib, “you should sec the fine gentlemen who drive up every morning to get some of her nice fresh eggs.’’ “Now. I'm going into the barn,” said tho little black hen, “and when I cackle throe times I'll have something to show you.” So Pubs Junior and the cow sat down on the milking stool and waited, and after awhile. Just as the littlo black hen said “Cackle, cackle, cackle!" a big au tomobile drove up into the barnyard. "Hoult! Honk!" screamed the brass born. ‘‘Look out!" yelled Puss Junior, scrambling off the milking stool, but the good ngAflrcd mooley cow didn't even move. She sat perfectly still and chewed her cud, for she wasn't uf.aid oi auto mobiles, even if she never had ridden In one. “Well, I declare,” exclaimed one of tho gentlemen as he got out of the car. “here's a fine pussy eat, booted and spurred and a mooley cow sitting upon a milk stool.” And Just them the lit- “Come With Me.” SUd the Little Black Hen. tle black hen came out of the barn and commenced to cackle at a great rate. "Come la," she said, “and see my nest full of lovely white eggs.” Bo the two fine gentlemen nnd Puss Junior followed her Into the barn, but the good-natured mooley cow didn't get off the milking stool. She Just sat there chewing her cud In a most contented way, and there. right close to the mooley cow's stsl was a little round nest. | “I can't let you have more than tw| eggs today,” said the little black heJ "for I'm going to give Puss Junior orj and that will leave only the china en in the nest.” And after that sho aanl this little song: j ' Every day an egg I lay, | I’m a thrifty hen. | But If you must taka tw#, I Please don't come again."— right, 1920. ■ (To Be Continued.) B Mapleton Citizens e Conducting Cleanui A committee which will go before tiJ hoard of public works to ask for the La provement of Boulevard place was ap| pointed at a meeting of the Mgplatot Civic association in Weber’s hall, Thirtg' fourth street and Capitol avenue, keel night. Other committees appointed were I vigilance committee and a welfare com mittee. J Men were appointed to see that tjd streets were kept clean In every bid of that part of the city where mt-aaQfflj of the association live. Over 300,000 Auto Licenses in Stzl The 300,000 mark has been pa* = - the automobile license department o3n§& dlnna. Statistics quoted by H. D. McClelJH in charge of the issuing of the show that more than 800.000 licesseH the passenger, motor truck and eleflß vehicle types have been issued byfcl’p department. UB A daily average of 300 license flsSff is being issued. ALAS! POOR MAGGIE.