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JEWEL THIEVES PROTECTED BY THEIR VICTIMS Many Put in Their Work at Large Social Functions, Says Detective. N. Y. CROOKS CLEVEREST WASHINGTON, July 6—The Caruso gem robbery, which has been bo widely and efficiently advertised, has attracted attention to the fact that thefts of Jewels are greatly on the increase. In New York, where a systematic cam paign of robberies seems to be well under way, it Is believed that an unusually clever band of crooks Is at work, with a master mind disposing of the stolen goods. In other cities, on trains, at country houses, the story of disappearing val uables Is the same. Morgan Bradford, head of a well-known detective agency, says that the preval ence of Jewel robberies by guests Is not even dimly realized, and that the victims are the last people to be convinced. This, he says, is what makes life hard est for detectives. A society woman employs a sleuth to recover her SIO,OOO breastpin, 6tolen out of a dresser drawer during a dinner party. He comes and quizzes the servants and questions her as to how many people saw her drop it lr the drawer. Only two of her friends, she tells him, and she is indignant when he insists on their names. He looks them up and finds that one of the young women has only a small income, as money goes in that strata of society, that she is in debt, and that she made a short trip to New York the day after the party. WON’T ALLOW ANY QUESTIONING. Yet when he reports this to the woman who employs him, she, as likely as not, refuses to allow him to question her friends, as it would be an Insult. So the detective, having followed other does to no purpose, has to give up the Job and the amateur burglar continues her social career with her honesty un questioned—as she had foreseen. This sort of thing, Mr. Bradford says, happens all the time. It accounts large ly for the estimate that of all the Jewels reported as missing only about one-fourth are recovered. These amateurs rarely if ever resort to burglars* methods. There Is no business of entering win dows at night with flashlight and black cambric mask Theft for them is made ridiculously easy. Time and again they have heard tfceir host menlion carelessly the fabu lous cost of this bit of bric-a-brac or of that necklace, and so when chance sooner or later leaves the guest alone and face to face with the object of value, it is unobtrusively stored away and the incident is closed. An interesting case of this aort hap pened in Washington dnrlng a reception given by a wealthy man. well known In society. One of the guests was a popu lar youth whose chief drawback to hip piness was his small income. DETECTIVE SEES THEFT BY GUEST. V This young man was alone in a parlor when he was seen by a detective pres ent to finger a tiny Japanese carving. Presently ho slipped it in the coat tail pocket of his dress sntt. The detective informed the host, who begged that nothing be done. But a few days later a curio dealt r telephoned the owner of the carvinfT. •’You remember." he said, “I sold you a bit of Japanese carting for S4OO. “Well, you know the Japs rarely dupli cate, and anyway I know a mark on your piece. It was brought her** just how by a young man who wants SIOO for It. I told him to come back for the money.” This time there could be no question of the young man's guilt, so the owner sent the detective to the shop. When the young man came In the de tective held up the carving and said pleasantly. “This belongs to Mr. K.’’ The society man bowed formally to the dealer and the detective and left the store without a word. He has not been seen in these parts since. Comparatively few robberies of this sort occur In Washington, however. Despite the more and less wealthy peo ple of national fame who spend part of their time In the capital, there Is not a great deal of wealth In the city. Washington is known as the thieves* graveyard, partly because of this lack of material worth stealing, but more be cause the city police system is known to be unusually free from graft, so that a thief can not get off by political piTII as is often done in the big centers of un derworld activity. Hartford City to Pay Taxpayers Rebates HARTFORD CITY, Incl., July 9. County officers are preparing to par rebates to taxpayers in Jackson ami Washington townships who paid their taxes thia spring under protest, follow ing the decision made* by the state su preme court that the horizontal in creases made by the state tnx in assessments in Indiana are illegal. This decision makes a big cut in the assessed valuation of taxable property In this county. SHE IS A WISE WOMAN who rceognizes in the tell-tale symptoms such as backache, headaches, dragging sensations, nervousness and irritability tho true cause and relies on Lydia E. 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Women Police Make Good, Reports Show LONDON, July 9.—Policewomen who have been on a year's probation have proved of service to the country, accord ing to the annual reports of Sir Leonard Dunning, inspector of constabulary, just published. “The employment of women on police work,” says Sir Leonard, “like any other novelty, has been and is the sub ject of much difference of opinion. “But there Is no doubt that with regard to two evils —Juvenile crime and im morality—the preventive work of the po liceman can be better accomplished by a policewoman. “Her very sex gives her influence over the child whose mischief has brought him under the notice of the police before the mischief takes the form of crime, and over the mother to whose neglect the of fense of the child is so often due. “She can speak to the giddy girl be fore her giddiness makes her slip down the first step to ruin, as no man can speak without risking the accusations of undue interference which have so often stopped the efforts of the police to save them from themselves.” China’s Goat Strays Way Over to U. S. SHANGHAI, July 9.—Mary’s little lamb has nothing on China's goat. It has rambled over to the United States—ln sections. An American consular report issued here says goatskins sent from China to the United States In the quarter of the fiscal year ending on March 31 were valued at *7,053,4i0. And China’s goat approximated 25 per cent of the total exports of the country for that period. Raw silk exports were estimated at $10,500,000. MOTI^ONPICTURES. Return Engdgemen’h ic&l £>u Populdr Demand W\ ffj! I |;K t,le remarkable record of a three-weeks’ ran in Indianapolis already to its credit, “Why | ( hange lour Wife?” is being brought back to English’s again upon the request of hundreds who did not get to see the picture during its previous engagement, and of hundreds who did see it and desire to witness it again. There’s a Reason. Ask Anybody! fj Last Times Today and Saturday “Huckleberry Kin” jjlsillllil NORMA TALMADGE Mack Sennett —in— “BY°GOLLY" “YES OR NO” A play of married life with Miss The Circlette of News Talmadge in a remarkable dual role Circle Orchestra as the “Yes” girl and the "No” girl. mmim the b a estTf k luck With an All-Star Cast ALHAMBRA “s'AND” UNIVERSAL COMEDY Fox ’New* Weekly STOPPED THEFT OF HER OWN CAR Thieves Don’t Hesitate When Woman Says ‘Get Out Two would-be automobile thieves were surprised while trying to steal an auto mobile parked on Michigan street, near Jefferson avenue, at 4:30 o’clock this morning. The two thieves were In an automo bile and had tied a rope from their car to the automobile parked on Michigan street. As they were about to start away with the two automobiles a woman’s shrill voice sounded from an upstairs window. “What are you doing with my car?” called the voice. One of the men leaped from the side of the car they were about to steal and cut tbe rope. The two men escaped in their own au tomobile, and C. W. Rafferty, 521 North Keystone avenue, who witnessed the at tempted theft, telephoned a description of them to the police. Wife Asks Divorce After Hubby Sues Ma RICHMOND, Ind., July 9.—Charging abandonment and cruel and Inhuman treatment, a suit for divorce filed by Mrs. Rose Seaser against Robert Arthur Seager is on tbe docket of the Wayne county circuit court. Mrs. Seager is the daughter of Henry Gennett of this city and has been mar ried before. Mr. Gennett is president of the Starr Piano Company. Mr. and Mrs. Seager were married in Los Angeles, Cal., March 5, 1919. They had known each other as chil dren, both having attended the lUqn mond public schools. During the war, in which Seager served as a major of infantry and was badly gassed they began a correspond ence leading up to the romance which culminated in their marriage. In her complaint Mrs. Seager avers that her husband abandoned ber In Au gust last year at a summer cottage In the east, and that he brought stilt against her mother, alleging she haft alienated the affections of Mrs. Seager, causing him to lose the services of his wife, and asking $50,000 damages. "DANDERINE” Stops Hair Coming Oat; Doubles Its Beauty. A few roots buys “Dandertna.” Aftai ■n application of "Dialfrtnt" you css cot Had s fallen 1 hair or any dandrnAA beside, every hair shows sew life, vitro® brightness, shore color sod thick uses, - Advertise soent. INDIANA DAILY TIMES, FRIDAY, JULY 9,1920. Beer, Hops and Malt Found at Logan sport LOGANSPORT, Ind., July 9.—A small sized brewery was located at the home of James Worley, residing north of this city Thursday, when the officers raided the place and commandeered ninety piDt bottles of home-made beer together with a quantity of hops and malt. Worley plend guilty to a violation of the liquor law, was fined SSO and costs and sentenced to serve thirty days in jail. He paid the fine and the Jail sentence was suspended. Woodmen’s Carnival Shows Open_Monday The Famous Broadway Shows, a car nival organization, will open Monday at Morris and Division streets, under the auspices of Park camp, 0*304 Modern Woodmen of America. The shows will open Monday night and continue for a week. An animal show is one of the prin cipal attractions of this organization. FOREST FIRES RUN MERCURY WILD NOGALES, Aria., July 9.—Forest fires which broke out in five different sections near here today caused the thermometer to climb to 130 degrees in the shade, the highest mark ever recorded at Nogales. FAMOUS BROADWAY SHOWS AND WILD ANIMAL ARENA JULY 12-18 Inc. AUSPICES PM CMP 6604 M. W 4. / Stupendous Array of Attractions. SHOW BONDS Morris and Division Sts. AMUSEMENTS STEP LIVELY With Mildred Rogers in a Dance Cycle ______ “LORENZ & WOOD Tulip and Fanny—Comedy bong. Talk, Dance and Flano WATSON’S DOGS The \rt |il(Tcrr;:t MORRISON, NASH & WILLIAMS A Comedy Variety Offering “CORTEZ SISTERS International Entertainers _____ McGREEVEY & DOYLE Up-to-date Comedy Cycle KINOGRAMS Koto film DIGEST TOPICS Pithy Paragraphs Keep fool at Keith’s. Matinee at 2:30. Evening* at 7:30 and 0:0®. FO FILAR PRICES. Are you a Walrus or a Carpenter? MIIRAT lasi 3 Times IfIUVIM I Evenings 8:30 £3 Last Mat. Tomorrow-2*30 |f THE STUART WALKER CO. I Gypsy trail A Romantic Comedy by Robert Housum ■ DDIPCO. Eves.. 50c. >I.OO, >1.50 | rniutu. Mats., 25. 50c. TBc O— next WEEK TEMPERAMENTAL HENRY % CONTINUOUS 8 Big Features INCLUDING FIVE MERRY MKN BANDY FIELDS TRIO AND OTHERS Ladle,’ Bargain Matinee Every H Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I MAC II? Let’s Go—lt’e Continnous A Downtown Beach THE COOL JOY SPOT Feature Vaudeville Kelfer’s Dancing Kewpies Gladys Brockwell and others Ladirs get coupons at this theater I Rood at the Broadway matinees I Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I CONTINUOUS VAUDEVILLE LYRIC Goins: on AH the Time. 1 Until It p. m. John F. Kuhn Sisters Conroy Gilbert and Saul __j Hart and Helene Cy and Cy Sister Three Ambler World’s Brother* Greatest Francis Water Experts Dougherty FOX COMEDY ‘JAZZ BEAUTIES’ Dancing in the Lyric Ballroom Afternoon and Evening Prices are at their lowest in this annual SCHLOSS July Clearance S3O Suits, now | __ SSO Suits, now sck<Y7s sate soo^2 Real savings appeal to all men—* Q J and that is the strongest of the $35 Suits, now many reasons why you should take $55 Suits, now * advantage of this sale. $ J rt. 75 M Prices are at their lowest for the MM M ' J I H season, and mind you, these prices hbli M wMMM are on standard Schloss merchan- JL MMM aja .. i dise —good clothes, such as we sell S4O Suits, now b ’ S6O Suits, now of - throughout the year, backed by our _ <P 6|| T 9 •tmixi guarantee for service—you may fl M M H 1 select from every fancy 3-piece suit MM ■ I in the house—and you can tell JtL exactly what you save because the JL original price ticket is on each $45 Suits, now garment $5 Suits, now s<T| £ .75 ' Sp - A-75 W MM gasasf;!r ' " Come tomorrow—the longer you fl ■ ■, wait the fewer you will have from which to choose. ’ r j>' Schloss Pros fb ] * Outfitters for Men and Boys STATE LIFE BUILDING Open Saturday Until 9 P. M. A STATEMENT TO THE PUBLIC p i* =*; i THE Van Briggle Motor Device Company desires to announce that while the recent decision of Judge Anderson, in the case against the company relative to the shock absorbers, will prevent at least temporarily and pending appeal, the further manufacture and sale , of the precise form of shock absorbers which has hereto- i fore been manufactured, nevertheless, the company will i be ready within a very short time to supply shock absorbers which will be entirely satisfactory. The manufacture of Van Briggle Carburetors is now, as it has always been, an important part of our business, and we will continue to develop this department intensively. The Company will also continue to manufacture shock absorbers and has already perfected the changed form ■ which will soon be ready for the market, CARBURETORS And SHOCK ABSORBERS f VAN BRIGGLE MOTOR DEVICE CO. INDIANAPOLIS, IND., U. S. A.