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Showers tonight and Tuesday; warmer tonight. vol. xxxm. EADLOCK HOLDS IN FIRST BALLOTING OF DAY 8 OF 24 MEN WHO ESCAPED COUNTY JAIL RECAPTURED FEDERAL OFFICERS MAKE INQUIR Y INTO FACTS OF DELIVERY Prisoners in ‘U, S. Row 9 Saw Through Bars, Attack Night Guard and Make Exit in Leisurely Manner . CITY POLICEMEN MAKE DISCOVERY Eight of the twenty-four prisoners who escaped from the Marion county jail this morning, the largest delivery in the history of that in stitution, were captured by the police today. The police dragnet was stretched over the entire city and authorities !n other cities were asked to watch for the escaped men. Asa number of the prisoners were being held for federal authorities, a federal investigation was started almost immediately after the escape to determine how it was possible for twenty-four prisoners to leave the (Ail undiscovered. It is understood the federal investigation will be sweeping in its nature and that prisoners in the jail will be brought before the federal grand fury to tell in detail of conditions there. It is also said the bonds of federal prisoners probably will be increased. The prisoners bound and gagged the night jailer, took his keys, re volver and cap and made their exit from the jail in a leisurely fashion shortly after midnight. The escape was discovered some time later by the police. Ernest Dreier, 48, of 1234 Cottage avenue, night jailer who was beaten, bound and gagged by the escaping convicts, is reported to be in a serious rendition. Dreier owes his life to George Pflster •nd Porter Yates, two prisoners who re fused to escape from the Jail and who untied him and carried the unconscious Jailer to the office of the jail, where Dr. A. H. Mendenhall pave first aid. HAS LETTER LEFT FOR CELL BOSS. United States Marshal Stolen has In his possession a letter addressed to Fred Heier, a cell boss, written by Roy McGonglll, an escaped federal prison, and left at the jail for Heier. The letter follows: "Friend Fred—l have just now seen a hole up here and am going to tty and go. It is not my best judgement, but I can't stay In here and not know what Is to be done with me. "It doesn’t look like they will give me a chardi-. 1 think I could get a bond signed up it Tnlsa, but can’t even scr an attorney, let alone writing to wife or friends. ’’My intentions at present are to send a bond back if they won't try to perse cute me all summer. “Fred, I am asking yon to kindly send all of my things to my wife. Thanks for favors shown wife and self by you. "HENRY.” The address of Mrs. McGongill was given as 119 South Denver street. Tulsa, Okla. . his(OVEREI) ABOUT 1 O’CLOCK BY POLICE. The jail delivery was discovered at 1 o'clock this morning, when Sergt. Fred Winkler and the emergency squad halted two men at Alabama and South streets.' One of these men admitted that he had escaped from the Jail and the ser geant called police headquarters and notified Capt. Alfred Ray. • 'apt. Kay, accompanied by Motor Police Hudson and Landers, ran to ths jail and found the doors opened. They met two prisoners carrying the unconscious form of Night Jailer Dreier down the stairway. Guarding the doorway the police aroused Sheriff Robert Miller, who was Bleeping In the living room of the Jail bnlldtng. Capt. Ray then rushed back to police headquarters and spread the police net over the city. Detectives on day duty were called from tlieir beds, squads of police in automo biles scoured the city, deputy sheriffs guarded the roads leading from the city, railroad detectives and city police offi cers searched the various railroad yards. AM. EXITS FROM CITY BEING GUARDED. Detectives were placed at the Union depot and >he Traction Terminal station. Suspects were hauled in from everv seetion of the city. Capt. Ray notified Chief of Police Jerry Kinney of the Jali delivery and told him what steps he bad taken. Chief Kinney said nothing had been left undone that was possible to recap ture the fugitives. The prisoners who escaped were con fined In what Is known as the federal row. which figured in the recent exposure ot gambling in the Jail. Seventeen did not escape, some of them refusing and others being uniflde to crawl through the small hole leading fr<Tt the ceilroom. The hole through which the prisoners escaped was . xactly ten inches square, two dec ■; rs armor plate steel being sawed and battered out by the prisoners. CHOOSE CELL IN FEDERAL ROW. Th,e cell occupied by John Powers, •lias “Jap” Powers, and Henry Tnnl cliff and Robert Brown, located In the northeast corner of federal row. was the place chosen by the prisoners from which to make their escape. Federal row is located on the second floor of the north wing of the jail. The ceUrooms are surrounded by a corridor separating them from the out side wail of the jail. This corridor can be reached only In the interior of the jail by passing through two doors. The bars sawed from the ceilroom were against the floor leading into the east corridor. Through this opening the leaders of the plot crawled and then lay In wait for Night Jailer Dreier to make his hourly tour of Inspection. As Dreier passed through the west cor ridor and started to turn Into the north corridor one the prisoners struck him a blow on the head with a “blackjack” made of a piece of bed sheet wrapped tinfoil. jailer with di>i not render Dreier uncon- K-NfjMfbuf a second Mow with a piece of el about two feet long inflicted ggjSßind serious scalp wound, and the helpless to the floor, of the prisoners leaped upon titOE*# nd with laces of bed sheets they gagged the unconscious man. OhShMd In his own blood Dreier lay in the brutal attack was being made on Race Nine.) Published at Indianapolis. Entered as Second Class Matter. July 26. 1914, at Ind., Dally Except Sunday. Postoffice, Indianapolis, Ind.. under act March S, 1879. j Men Involved in j Jail Delivery The following prisoners wtere in volved in the jail delivery RECAPTURED. George Shaw, alias Fletcher B. Rogers, known as the north side bur glar. George Hodglns. alias Hodges, charged with larceny. George Dork, alias Harry Durke, charged with larceny. * Robert Brown, charged with lar ceny. Harry Wagner, charged with grand larceny. John Powers, charged with grand , larceny. Robert Clark, grand larceny. Emery Ayers, grand larceny. ESCAPED FEDERAL PRISONERS. Jack Prlnster. George Saylor, slated for removal. Waiter C. Smith, charged with vio lating narcotic act. Roy McGongill, charged with vio lating narcotic act. Harry Bright, charged with vehicle taking. Roy F. Comer, charged with vehicle taking. Henry TumlcHlT, said to be a leader of the escaped prisoners. Fred ,Stiner. alias Stelnman. ESCAPED STATE PRISONER*. Harry llardacre, robbery. William I-aatie, forgery. Dorsey Horney, alias Harney, grand larceny. George Alberts, grand larceny. Albert May, grand larceny. Arthur Welling, safe blower. * Ollie Brown, taxicab driver, charged with manslaughter. Jack Shane, grand larceny. EWBANK GOES TO SUPREME BENCH Judge Louis B. Ewbank of the Marlon county circuit court was officially ap pointed to the supreme court bench to succeed the late Judge Lawson M. Har vey. by Gov. Goodrich today. Harry O. Chamberlin, an Indianapolis attorney,“Tkas appointed judge of the circuit court by Gov. Goodrich to All the vacancy caused by the resignation of Judge Ewbank, which is expected to be come effective immediately. The appointment of Mr. Chamberlin came as a surprise, as James M. Leath ers was expected to be named to fill the vacancy. Judge Ewbank will be named to fill the vacancy on the republican state ticket caused by the death of Judge Harvey, who was a candidate for re-elec tion, and Mr. Chamberlain is expected to be appointed on the republican county ticket to fill the vacancy left by Judge Ewbank. who was also a candidate for re-election. Judge Ewbank was elected Judge of the circuit court four years ago. Writer Says Whole Convention Waits for Ma to Change Her Mind Sessions Take on Sewing Circle Air, Winifred Black Writes, and Women Don't Intend to Be Bossed—Hence Deadlock. By YVIMFRF.D. HI.ACK. SAN FRANCISCO, .Toly s.—“ Mother, may I go out to swim?” “Yes, my darling daughter; Hang your clothes on the hickory limb, But don’t go near the water.” That was the battle hymn of the re public—l mean the republican convention as far as women were concerned—so one of the women delegates to that conypn tion told me today when we were talking about the hitch here which Is keeping the democratic convention so much longer than any one expected It to last."' The women there were like guests at a house party—beautifully treated, dined, flattered—and that’s all. The democrats have issued n general Invitation, let down all the bars and megaphoned to all who wished to hear. “Come on in, girls, the water Is fine. REFUSE TO nr TAUGHT T(k SYVIM. And the girls came In. hundreds of them but after they got In they horri fied these male delegates by refusing to be taught to swim. They have actually had the boldness to eay Bhat they could swim very well themselves, tbrjnk you, and as for the Jto&Kwa Haifa Wmm DESPERADOES PUT UP FIGHT AGAINST POLICE First Two Are Apprehended by Accident—Others Picked Up Steadily. GET NOTED BURGLAR Gun play figured in the recapture of the prisoners who sawed their way to freedom from the Marion county Jail. From the time of the capture of the first two, which resulted in the discovery of the big jail delivery, the police realized that they had desper ate men with whom to deal. Sergt. Fred Winkler, with Motor Of ficers Walker, Bernauer and Moran, were returning to police headquarters after In vestigating a holdup. As they approached Alabama and South streets, Winkler -discovered two men of suspicious appearance entering an alley. The police caught one of these men almost beft-r* he realized that they were In the neighborhood, but the second man ran through the alley. This man is belieYed to have been shot by Sergt. Winkler, who fired five shots at the fugitive. A railroad watchman toiil the police that this man hid in the grass and the man who Winkler caught a block away was one of five who had entered the alley. Three of the five men were In the alley before the police squad appeared on the scene, the watchman said. TWO ENTER HOUSE, . -AKE GETAWAY. Two of the fugitives entered a house in the neighborhood and escaped. The men captured were George Hodgins and George Durk. While Winkler was pursuing one of the fugitives through the alley, one of the other escaped prisoners fired at Winkler, according to the railroad watch man. Winkler thought that the firing uu by one. of the police squad and called for him to watch where he was shoot ing, the bullet having passed close to (h* sergeant. When the police questioned the two suspects they were surprised to leant that the men had Just escaped from the jail and were part of a large number who had made their escape. Sergt. Winkler immediately telephoned Capt. Alfred Ray, who, accompanied br other officers, hurried to the Jail. ALLEGED FREIGHT THIEF < AUGHT NEXT. The third prisoner caught was Robert Brown, alleged freight thief, who Is a federal prisoner. In company with Roy F. Comer, a fed eral prisoner charged with vehicle tak lng, Brown was halted at East street and Cottage avenue at 4 :i!0 o'clock. Tatrolman Heas. who had been noti fied of the Jail delivery, saw the two sus pects and grabbed Brown. As he did so Comer and Brown at tacked him. N Comer struck Hess repeatedly In tho face and Brown attempted to hold the policeman's arms. Comer escaped but Patrolman Hmi knocked Brown to the sidewalk and held him until the arrival of the emer gency squad. The next two prisoners were captured .it Meridian street and the Bluff toad by Defectives Coleman, Presley, Rowe and Sullivan. SUSPECTS HALTED EARLY IN MORNING. These detectives in an automobile haulted the two suspects, Harry Wagner and John Powers, at 2 o'clock this morning. Powers said to be one of the leaders of the Jail delivery, was wearing the cap stolen from Night Jailer Ernest Drier who hail been beaten and gagged. Powers also Is said to have bad Drier's gun In his pocket at the time of his arrest. Wagner had a blackjack said to have been taken from the jailer. The detectives closed In on the two men so quickly that they had no oppor tunity to use the stolen weapons. One of the most important captures made by the police was the arrest of George Shaw, alias Fletcher 15. Rogers known as “the north side burglar,” who, the police allege, stole many -thousands of dollars’ worth of diamonds, furs, silks and other valuable articles from homes of wealthy residents of the north side of the city. The arrest of Rogers was made by Motorpolice Officers Hudson and Landers, who were returning from investigating (Continued on I-age Nine.) diving, they didn’t need any assistance in that line either. And the men don’t know what on earth to do about it. They may talk of this dissension and that dissension 'as much as they like, but to my point of view it is woman, lovely woman, who is holding back the convention as much ao anything. There’s the Missouri delegation, for in stance. In Kansas V’ity there dwells a good natured and highly efficient person called Joe Shannon—he is accustomed to deliv ering the goods, is Joe Shannon, and here he is at the head of a delegation that simply won’t be delivered. SIMPLY WON’T LISTEN TO HIM. Mr. Shannon, for instance, is a wet of the wettest variety—most of the women of his delegation are members of the W. C. T. U. and the Christian Endeavor and various similar societies, and they sim ply will not listen to Mr. Shannon when he begs, implores and demands that they let him hand over their votes to a wet candidate. They don't argue, tin*- don’t sulk, they don’t say ranch—all the best talk ers In the other delegations come and labor with them, but the Missouri wom en sit back and smile and go right on voting each for her own pLrticular can didate chosen for her own particular rea son. * The Colorado delegation la in the same (Continued on Page Nine.) INDIANAPOLIS, MONDAY, JULY 5, 1920. How Prisoners Escaped Jail DREIER. -jsJ £\ /rt. il was £ // 7J / 7 1 PATH OP ESCAPING / /* I PRISONERS > , US Ij Ij Fourth Is Fifth and Celebration Still Holds Sway Automobile Ilaces at State Fair Grounds Feature Today's Program. Indianapolis today continued to cele brate the Fourth of July. The event has been a two day af fair filled with activities. Today’s, program include* municipal athletic events at the various parks and automobile races at the slate fair grounds, with displays of fireworks at Riverside and Ellenberger parks tonight. Yesterday the celebration was more of a patriotic nature, beginning with the tolling of church bolls, organ recitals In the churches and patriotic sermons, end ing with patriotic speeches In some of the city parks under the ausptres of the Ma rlon county AuiorlcanUation committee of the American legion. The following spoke at the parks: Sid ney. Miller. St. Clair park; Joseph A. Mlnturn, University park: H. C. liar rlnglon, Garfield park ; Arthur R Robin son. Ellenberger pirk. aud Gideon Bailn, Military park. The speeches dealt with the moaning of Independence day arid the patriotic splitl as applied to present day condi tions. TERCENTENARY THIS YEAR. Members of the four Indianapolis posts of the Grand Army of the Republic were guests of the Central Avenue Methodist ehureh, where Rev. O. W. Fifer spoke on “Pilgrims and Independence." Rev. l'ifer pointed to the fact that the tercentenary of the landing of tin* pil grims comes this year and makes a re view of tho nation's debt to the pilgrim fathers appropriate. lie showed how the landtag of the pil grims was a forerunner of the declara tlon of Independence leading up to pres ent day liberty. Rev. Clarence E. Reldenbach spoke on “The Faith of Ot|T Fathers" at union services at the Irvington Presbyterian church. Bruce P. Rlbison post No. 13.1, rfimer lcan legion, held special flag services at the Central Christian church, where Rev. Allan B. Pbllputt preached. Rev. Philip W. Corya spoke at the Fletcher Place Methodist church on "The Nation's Conscience.” TWO-THIRDS RULE MAY BE NULLED Rules Committee Would Abolish It and Unit Plan. SAN FRANCISCO, July s.—The ruies committee of the democratic convention i> considering recommending that the present system of nominating by a twd thirds majority be abolished, and with it the unit rule, Thomas J. Spellacy of Hartford, Conn., chairman of the rules committee, said today. Spellacy pointed out that the two thirds method of nominating was adopt ed when all delegations cast their Dal - lots as units. Now that the unilr rule has been done away with In many states, their votes are scattered among several candidates and protracted balloting results. Should the rules committee recommend the change It would not affect the pres ent eonentlon. Bell Rung in 1776 Used at Vincennes VINCENNES, Ind.. July r>. -The fa mous silver bell of St. Xavier church was put into use today in celebrating the Fourth. In 1770 this historic bell announced to the inhabitants the signing of the declaration of Independence and was rung while the American flag was being hoisted over Ft Sackville. It was made from jeweiry contributed by the people of France. This Edition is published earlier than usual in order to give employes of Tho Times as much of a holiday as possible. Late afternoon news, including develop ments in the demo cratic convention at San FVaueisco will be covered in the final edition of The Times, sold on the streets. 200 ELKS GO TO CHICAGO POWWOW Special Train Chartered for Indianapolis Members. Approximately 200 members of Indian apolis lodge No. 13. It. P. O Elks, left Indianapolis today to attend the annual convention of the grand lodge In Chicago. A special train was chartered to carry the local members Pnst Exalted Ruler IL E. Renlck will represent the local lodge as delegate, with Grand Esteemed Loyal Knight Charles A. Bookwalter as alternate. More than 300 members of the Indian apolis lodge are expected to attend the convention. Approximately i,400 lodges throughout the country erill send representative.* to the convention, which will be held during the entire week at the Cvngies* hotel In Chicago. Gov. Frank O. Low-Sra, Mayor ’.VSUtam H. Thompson, Grand Exalted Ruler Frank L. Rain and Exalted Ruler Wil liam Pinck will deliver addresses of welcome In the opening session at the Auditorium theater tonight. Plans have been made by the local lodge to have It* own band at the con vention. AH of the Indianapolis Elks wilt par ticipate In the parade around the loop, which take* place YVijdnesdey night. About 300.009 Elks will take part In tbs procession. Reservations for the Elks have been made for the eenior swimming cham pionship meet of men and women ot ihe A. A T'. and the Olympian final try outs at the Lincoln park lagoon Satur day. Tomorrow nlht all Elks will hoard a chartered steamer for a lake trip. A special train wkllt take the mrt -1 rs attending the convention ‘.n n v'slt of tho Great Lakes naval training ela tion on Wednesday afternoon. 1$ MILES OF ELKS HIKE IN CHICAGO CHICAGO, July ft Mope than 150,000 Elks gathered in Chicago today for the biggest B. I’. O. E. convention on rec ord The grand lodge sessions were opened this morning with a meeting at which plans were completed for a parade of marching clubs from 1,000 lodges. The parade will be fifteen miles long. At a inter session anew grand exalted ruler will be chosen. William Martin Abbott, San Francisco, is mentioned prominently for the office and his home town Is being boosted as the place for the next convention. Ceremonies honoring the 70,000 Elks who fought In the world war are to be held today or Tuesday. New York Murder Mystery Cleared NEW YORK, .Tilly 5. The police an nounced today that they had solved the mystery surrounding the murder of Manuel Gatdn, a wealthy Spanish restau rant owner, by the arrest of Charles W. Roshore, who was brought here from Corydon. la., and lodged In jail. According to Capt. Carey of the suicide bureau, Roshore confessed killing Gabln because Gabln had defrauded him In a business deal years Ago. Three of Terre Haute Ring Give Selves Up Frank (“Buster”) Clark, his wife, Lot tie, and Frank E. Mehnrry, convicted loaders In the Terre Haute “dope" ring, gave themselves up at the Federal build ing today and announced they were ready to begin serving their sentences. Cl irk was sentenced to serve four years in the federal penitentiary at Atlanta and fined SI,OOO. Mehnrry was sentenced to serve a year and a day In the prison and fined SIOO. Mrs. Clark was sentenced to- serve two years in the Indiana Woman’s prison in Indianapolis. Evansville Chief Ready for Trip South Edgar Schmitt, chief of police of Evans ville, and convicted head of the Evans ville “booze rlng'> conspiracy, appeared at the federal building today and told Judge Anderson of the federal court that he was ready to begin serving his sen tence. Schmitt was sentenced to serve two years in the federal penitentiary at At lanta and lined $2,300 and costs. Because of the activities of United States Marshall Mark Storen in the fed eral investigation of the escape of -twen ty-four prisoners from the Marion county jail, Schmitt was not taken Into custody, but was told to report at 9:30 o'clock tomorrow morning. 6 Dead, 18 Injured iu Oklahoma Wreck ATOKA, Okla., July 3. Six persons were reported killed and eighteen injured when a Katy line freight struck a carni val special. The carnival train of eight cars was unloading when the freight plowed in to It. Several deaths were caused by fire, which broke out at once. n_, , (By Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, 10c; Elsewhere, 12c. Subscription Rates: | B * Ma „ B ’ o<J per ' Manth . , 5 . 0 0 Per Year. TAGGART LOSES ALL CONTROL OF INDIANA’SVOTES Hoosier Delegates Break and Divide Ballots Between Mc- Adoo and Cox. MANY LEAVING ’FRISCO By ROBERT A. BUTLER. Editor of Times. SAN FRANCISCO, July s.—Either through neglect or through the direc tion of the efforts of W. H. O’Brien, Benjamin Bosse and a number of Cox supporters, Thomas Taggart has so far lost control of the Indiana dele gation as to bring about a deadlock which now appears to preclude In diana from any further usefulness in this convention. Efforts to bring about an agreement under which Indiana's thirty votes could be swung In a body failed in a caucus which lasted more ‘ than two hours. It was agreed that Indiana delegates would vote their individual preference regardless of the effect and that polls would .be taken on every ballot after Taggart had declared his unwillingness to be entrusted with the votes of all. This decision followed the fiasco of the Saturday session, whan Indiana had a chance to stampede the convention for McAdoo and failed owing to apparent In difference on the part of Taggart to efforts which have been under way for last week to take delegates from Mc- Adoo to Cox. After the twentieth ballot there was a demonstration for McAdoo, during which Taggart directed O’Brien to guard Indiana's standard. Georgia switched from Palmer to Mc- Adoo and in the judgment of many the moment had arrived to start the Mc- Adoo hand wagon and close the con vention. Indiana was called and passed, all In terest centering In whether the state would continue to vote solidly for Cox or would switch In a body and lead the way to M Adoo. In a few minutes Indiana reported nine teen for Cox ad eleven for McAdoo, and In astonishment lender* of other delega tions, including New Jersey, New York and Illinois, changed their (.lan of action and remained hopelessly la the Cox camp. v The deflection of eleven Indiana votes from Cox weakened him. but the refusal of Indiana s solid support to McAdoo stopped movement to him. The Cox managers roared. Mi Adoo leaders showed disappoint ment, and In some quarters declared that Taggart had not kept faith with them. Investigation among Indiana deleg:it. revealed that McAdoo supporters had agreed to go to Cox until he demonstrated ability to win or showed lack of prog ress. When the convention adjourned after the sixteenth ballot leaders generally cou-' c(ted that Cox could not be nominated as he did not at high tide have enough votes to prevent adjournment. BROKE FROM COX YVHEN WINNING. This viewpoint was not taken by In diana delegates, however, aud they charged that McAdoo supporters broke from Cox when he was- winning aud thereby weakened their favorite. In retaliation they refused to recipro cate for i’ox votes lent to them and have so far stood out against all efforts to get them to vote for McAdoo on any bal lot. YVhether Taggart ever sincerely tried to deliver to McAdoo or merely did suf ficient to make n showing remains a mystery to the delegation, but is not mysterious to others who say that he has never done more than send word to Cox supporters, through others, that lie personally was for McAdoo Close connection between O'Brien and Taggart belittles any theory that Tag gart had been active In preventing Ohio from corrallng nineteen votes In In diana. O’Brien has been actively and openly engaged in this effort since the delegation left Indiana. He, alone, of state leaders has been quartered at or has frequented the. Manx hotel, w'here all Cox delegates stay, aid where he has (Continued on Page Nine.) The First 22 Ballots at a .Glaftce SAN FRANCISCO, July s—Here is a picture of the ballot race for the democratic nomination of Friday and Satuday, giving the high lights of one of the most interesting democratic conventions held In years: Number of revealed candiates, 13. Number of ballots cast, 22. Number necessary to nominate President Wilson eight years ago, 47. Number of hours of balloting, 13 hours 15 minutes. Number of minutes to each ballot (average), 36.3. Number of states which voted solid all that way, 11. Number of delegates in. solid voting, 224. Number of candidates receiving them, 4 (McAdoo, Cox, Palmer and Glass). Highest vote cast for any candidate. 468. (Cast twice for Cox, on fif teenth and nineteenth ballots). Number of delegates voting, 1,094. Number necessary to nominate (two-thirds of vote cast) 729. t p g j? o- 9 3> B Bp g 3 -i s g* * 3 5. 3 f* B ' B 2 CD g'“!oriD'o“B ß Er° rg g *3 • c. • g 5. EL O ■ 9 s • “ £ •i . “ J... 256 134 266 42 32 21 109 24 26 25 38 37 ... 2.. 264 145 289 34 31 12 101 25 25 27 29 36 ... 3.. 253 177 323 31 28 11 - 94 xx] 21 25 25 36 ... 4.. 254 278 335 31 31 2 96 xx 27 24 32 34 ... 5.. 244 181 357 31 29 xxx 95 xx 27 21 34 29 ... 6.. 265 195 368 30 29 xxx 98 xx 27 20 36 13 ... 7.. 267 295 384 2 33 xxx 4 xx 27 19 35 14 ... 8.. 262 315 380 x 32 1 2 xx 27 18 36 12 ... 9.. 257 321 380 x 32 1 1 xx 25 18 37 7 ... 10.. 257 321 385 x 34 2 x xx 25 19 37 7 ... 11.. 255 332 380 x 33 1 x xx 25 19 ,35 7 ... 12.. 201 404 375 x 29 xx x xx 25 6 34 7 ... 13.. 193 428 363 x 2J xx x xx 25 7 32 7 ... 14.. 182 443 355 x 33 xx x xx 25 7 34 7 ... 15.. IC7 468 344 x 32 x x xx 25 19 31 xx ... 16.. 164 454 337 x 52 xx x xx 25 26 34 xx 17.. 1.76 442 332 x 57 xx x xx 27 19 36 xxx ... 18.. 458 330 x 42 xxx. x xx 26 18 36 xxx ... 19.. 179 468 327 x 3; xxx x xx 26 19 37 xxx ... 20.. 178 456 340 x 36 1 x xx 26 10 41 xxx ... 21.. 144 426 395 x 54 xxx x xx 26 7 38 xxx ... 22.. 166 430 372 x 52 xxx x xx 26 6 35 xxx 2 x—Went to Cox. xx—Went to McAdoo. xxx —Split. / HOME EDITION 2 CENTS PER COPY NO SIGNS OF BREAK AS DEMOCRATS MEET TO CAST 23D BALLOT Three Leading Camps Equally Hopeful, Each Side Claiming Victory Within a Few Ballots. NINE DOWN IN LIST CLAIM A CHANCE BULLETIN. SAN FRANCISCO, July s.—Results of twenty-third ballot: Cox, 429; McAdoo, 364 / 2 ’, Palmer, 181J/ 2 ; Davis, 50'/ 2 ; Cummings, 6; Owen, 34; Glass, 25; Clark, 2; Ring Lardner, ]/ 2 ; Cobb, I^ 2 ; not voting, 3J4- By MARLEN E. PEW. SAN FRANCISCO, July 5. —As the deadlocked democratic national convention swings Into action today for another frenzied balloting session, the three leading presidential aspirants are sitting tight, their floor man agers appear equally hopeful, at least nine other candidates are in lively anticipation of a joyride before sunset and the cold fact of the whole matter is that the game is wide open for any appropriate contender who is possessed of credentials that will convince these assembled ladies and gentlenien that he can win at the .polls next November. The convention was called to order at 10:12 a. m. (12:12 Indianapolis time), but indications are that it would be some little time before ballot ing would start. In preparation for protracted voting the national committee hak had an extra set of ballots printed. This was an Indication that the officials are getting ready 'for a siege of balloting that may break the record of forty-six established at Baltimore when Wilson was nominated. It Is madness to attempt to show that Gov. James M. Cox or that William Gibbs McAdoo are the actual prospective candidates here, though they, of course, have the most votes. Neither possess a majority, much less an opportunity for the two thirds. i Cox reached the peak of his strength on the nineteenth ballot day night and McAdoo was at his high point Saturday afternoon, though he did rally temporarily later in the evening. CAN FIND NO CHANGE FROM SATURDAY’S CLOSE. | The forces being personally led by Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, came up smiling, as If their candidate had not suffered a continuous walloping by the convention on Saturday, and far from admitting defeat they were actually claiming that as McAdoo “would not” and Cox “could not” win, the "fighting Quaker” from Pennsylvania would be put over to day. After thirty-four hours of recess, during which time the very air has been blue with contention and mad desire, the filed into their Beats In the vast lnverte*d bowl with about as many notions iq their as regards the standard bearer as they took away with them when sheer exhaustion overtook them and suggested sleep over Sunday, irrespective of added hotel bills, invalidated excursion tickets and the really perilous bid to fate to keep this mill in operation for several days this week. In truth. It has been said that the selection of a nominee appears un bossed. in the sense that no one man or group of men can tell a majority of these citizens the name to write at the head of their ticket and with equal emphasis it'should be said that no one questions the fact that the respective preferences, making up a lack of a two-thirds preference, is as sincere a showing as had ever been made in a political convention. Finish Fight on Between Three Leaders in Ballots By ED. L. KEENE, United Press Staff Correspondent. S7VN FRANCISCO, July s.—As you were! This was the situation In the tri angular deadlock as the delegates to the. democratic national convention assembled today for their ninth ses sion. Out of the over-Sunday hotel lobby gossip, speculation, conflicting claims of candidates and efforts at compromise, not to mention the sev eral hundred thousand words wired by the watching and waiting news paper men—this was the only tangi ble fact emerging. There was for a time what appeared to be a real news Item; that Senator Glass had released his twenty-four votes In Virginia. lie had been credited with bolding them In the Interest of McAdoo. Then along came Senator Glass with the- statement “there Is not a word of ,ruth In It.” The followers of each of the three leading candidates professed their In tention early today to keep up the fight indefinitely. Although there was expected to be some minor shifting of votes in tte early balloting, there were no Indica tions of a material change In the rela tive lineup. The definite statement was made that Mississippi would change from Cox to McAdoo after the twenty-third ballot, and the lowa delegation was expected to desert Palmer for McAdop. The silence of the whitehouse is" es pecially comforting to the Cox crowd. The president apparently is as much desirous of avoiding any possible show of antagonism to any one candidate as he is of exhibiting signs of preference for any other. By WILLIAM PHILLIP SIMMS, Staff Correspondent International News Service. SAN FRANCISCO, July s.—Wil liam Gibbs McAdoo’s phalanx in serried ranks came to the Auditor ium today bent on making it a fight to the death against the cohorts oi Palmer and ofy Cox. Saturday night, all day Sunday and Sunday night the gumshoe artists attached to the various camps were busier than popcorn in a redhot skillet trying to patch up a trade, now with the forces of this set of candidates, now with that, but at an early hour of this, the first day of the second week of the democratic convention, there was no definite (Continued on Page Nine.) Sues to Break Will of Mrs. Hatti^Beauchert A suit contesting the will of the late Mrs. llnttie Beuchert has been filed in the Marlon county probate court by Strlobe.- against Ituth Ethel Beu iiiert and Mrs. Ralph B. Owens, for merly Beuchert. both heirs, and Lewis A. E. Storeh. executor of the estate. Strieker asks for a one-third part of the estate, as he claims he received only ?-’OO by a will which he claims to have been obtained by fraud. The value of the estate is not given in the suit. Mrs. Beuchert died June 10, 1919, and the will was probated June 13 of that year. Talk in Five Tongues Over Cairo Phones CAIRO, July 6.—The telephone ators In Egypt are required to speaH English, French, Ita.lan, Greek an<\, Ar?-1 NO. 47.