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ASSEMBLY HEARS OF GOVERNOR’S COAL DEALING (Continued From Page One.) and launched another attack on the bill, declaring, as did Senator Cravens. that the methods asked would not help out the serious coal sitaution. “In the time of the late war,” he stat ed, “the people cried with alarm at the . taking oTer of t*e telephone systems, the railroads and other utilities, saying it was too much centralization of power. “If it was too much one-man. power then, the same is true at the present time: “This is not the way to remedy this situation. “In my opinion the real way to go at the thing is to have an investigation made by the attorney-general against the coal barons of the state. ’ “If he has not the power bow to make this investigation, then let him come be fore this body, and I am sure that he will have no trouble in getting the power. READY WITH NEEDED LEGISLATION'. “We will give him all the legislation ' he needs for the investigation. “It is my idea that this is what shonid be done, instead of seizing coal mines and coal cars and centralizing all this jiower in the hands of one man or one body.*’ At this point Senator Wolfson of Mar _ ion county rose to a point of order, de claring that Senator Eisner should eon ** fine his remarks to an explanation of his vote on the bill. Senator Eisner was allowed to con tinue his talk, however. “Let this legislature enact laws against the coal barons of the state," the speaker continued. "Instead of legislating to help merely a few state institutions by appropriating SIOO,OOO for this place and $1,000,000 for that place, we should legislate to proy tect the people of Indiana. “I say let the attorney general appear before us at once and advise us if there is a law b,v which he can proceed with an investigation, and if there is none, then let us get busy and make a law." In a short address Senator Beardsley of Elkhart declared the bill as it comes from the house is "vicious.” “As my colleagues have said, this is only a temporary measures, aud will do little to alleviate the situation. ' 'IN MY MIND BILL IS VICIOUS.” “In my mind the bill is vicious, as it ; gives too much power to one body and gives opportunity for profiteering. “Every man here," he said, “will profit- ! eer in his own business, if he gets but . half a chance.” This statement of the senator again threw the senate into an uproar. Speaking for the second time in de- j tense of the measure, Senator McKinley denied that the bill had a vicious ten dency. “By this bill, cars can be furnished only for shipments in Indiana. “All viciousness has been removed : from it.” he declared. Stopping the argument on the meas ure, Lieut. Gov. Bush called for a roil 1 call on the passage of the bill. Lacking a majority, supporters of th*- 1 bill failed to round up enough absentees to insure its passage, and, upon motion to adjourn, the- measure was made a special order of business for Monday afternoon at .1 o'clock. Upon appeal from the members who opposed the passage of the measure, the chair announced that the roll call would be resumed at exactly the place where it had been left off this morning. Inquiries at the office of the Big Four ' railroad revealed that Mr. Costin is in Cincinnati. ► Gov. Goodrich left this morning for -Decatur to attend the wedding of his son. I’icrre. ADMINISTRATION PLAN TO KILL WAR MEMORIAL Due to strong opposition on the part of administration leaders, the hills mak- | ing provision fora war memorial to be con structed by the state, Marion county and the city of Indianapolis will not be re ported out of committees in the legisla ture in their original form and It will be due only to pressure brought by American legion officials and members if the bills are reported out at all. The present proposal, in case the com mittee of the house is forced to report the bill. Is that it shall carry a proviso for a referendum at the next general elec tion whereby the proposal must have a inaiority of all votes cast. This plan is opposed by American le gion leaders ami l.v the American war mothers, who are insisting that the hills ! be reported out in their original form. GOODRICH REPORTED FOR DEATH IN* COMMITTEE. Two of the bills would allow Marion county and the city of Indianapolis to j borrow a total of $5,000,000 as their share in the state memorial and the third hill gives the state the right to spend $5,000,000 as its share. Caucuses were held last night on the subject and almost simultaneously the report was spread that Gov. Goodrich had insisted that the bills should die in committee. Little groups of friends of the hills i gathered in the corridors nntil a late hour, expressing their indignation in no , unmistakable terms. Republicans point out that they fear the war memorial proposition would lit made a campaign issue and used against them at the next election. The republicans would not welcome n war memorial campaign issue and h’ope to avoid raising such a question ; in the fall election, letting the three me morial bills slumber peacefully in cotn- j mlttee. NOW DEVOTES EFFORTS TO APPROPRIATION' BILLS. The efforts of the administration pro- j gram supporters now centers on the j tir.al consideradon of the nearly $2,000,- j 000 institutional deficiency bill passed by the senate and now referred back to the bouse for consideration of tiie senate's wholesale amendments. It is understood that the adminlattyt- j tion supporters .will seek to reduce the ’ s-nate ainendnient appropriations by at least $550000. it is understood an effort will be made ! to strike out the senate's' amendment "reappropriating" $500,000 to the state highway commission for building roads. This probably will result in a stiff ar gument from some members of the house, hut it is known the administration de sires materially to reduce the senate amendments aggregating 5639.470.16 addl- j tlonal items to the Dill as passed by the senate. As far as the house is concerned, this is the most important piece of legislation now pending f.n.tl action by the house. WON’T PRESS BILL FOR STATE MINE. That Gov. Goodrich will not press his recommendation for a state owned coal mine is known definitely. The members of the bouse admit the mine plaaj has been abandoned and that the governor's commission coal plan will be pressed to the limit to insure Its adoption. The definite abandonment of the Good rich dream of a state-owned mine clears the boards for a fight to put in the sub stitute Goodrich plan. The Goodrich substitute plan provides for the creation of a special commission of three members to be appointed by the governor. They would each draw $6.0U0 a year from the stall. This commission would have the power to regulate the price and the movements of all coal In Indiana. This is looked upon as the most rad ical measure yet favored by Gov. Good . rla.i and many have expressed their dc%bta as to its legality. Alep reseats tive Bonham has a bill which j he states he will introduce gs a substi tute for the governor's commission plan. 1 It would empower members of the de- I partment of inspection and supervision of public offices to conduct sweeping In vestigations regarding the price and the j movements Qf coal; to make investlga ' tions to determine If there Is any collu sion existing to cut down the production 1 of coal so as to increase the price and to authorize the attorney general to insti tute the proper legal action if Investiga tion of the department warrants such ac tion. It is understood the governor will in sist that his commission plan and no other be passed at his special session of \ the legislature. The senate must consider before ad journment the tax bill and the gov ernor's' coal commission plan. The administration Is no* having ac easy sailing as it anticipated in handling the Goodrich tax bill in the senate. Considerable opposition has cropped up in the upper bouse, and there were rumors of a “deadlock" between those who favor the hill proposed by the In diana Federation of Fanners" Associa tions and those who favor the Good rich legalizing bill. WON’T OBJECT TO “RIGHT" SUBSTITUTION. It is known the governor is not op posed to the substitution of the farmers’ bill for his measure legalizing horizon tal increases and there will he no op position to the enactment of either bill by the senate. Many of the senators, as well as the members of the house, have declared themselves as' willing to rAuain on th? job all day disposing of the adminis tration’s business and adjourning some time late in the night. It is certain that as soon as the ad ministration's program to cover up its blunders is completed by the passage of the necessary bill, an adjournment will be perfected. SENATE PASSES FIVE BILLS, THEN PLAYS Five bills were passed by the senate i yesterday afternoon and evening, "horse j play” occupying most of the time of the senators during that period. The most lmr.ortant work of tne two test ions was t c.e passage of the Louse i aoproj v.;at!on lid ;td the app-d.ttiut ut of a committee, composed of Senators MeConaha, McKinley and I.aney. to con fer with a committee of the house on the amendments to the hill. At the afternoon session the bill framed by the Indiana Federation of Farmers' Associations, and presented by Senator Douglass, authorizing intertirbans to carry live stoek through incorporated cities. w3s passed. An effort waR made by Senator Duffy of Marion county to have an amendment added to the bill, providing that within five years the interurban companies shall i have constructed a belt line around the larger cities, to enable them to do away j with the hauling V>f live stock through these cities. His effort was lost, however, and Sena tor Duffy announced that he would vote for tb bill, with the hope that when the bill goes to the house the necessary amendments will he added there. The bill introduced by Senator Furnas, j legalinzing the incorporation of Central academy, in Hendricks county, parsed by a vote of 30 to 0. Senate bill No. 375, sponsored by Sena tor N'egley of Marlon county, providing for increased compensation for care of dependent or neglected children who are wards of juvenile courts to an amount r.ot exceeding 75 cents per day, also passed the senate in the afternoon ses sion. The bill introduced by Senator Eng lish of Marion county authorizing cities of the first class to make two year tem- j porary loans at not to exceed 6G| perl cent interest, was made a special order j of business for the Saturday morning , session. Salaries of Knox county officers, who ; were declared to have worked the past j year for a sum of about $250, would be Increased by a bill which was Intro duced by Senator Balniim, anti which passed the senate at .the evening session by a vote of 33 to 3. Employes of banks, in any city of the state, may act as a notary public, by the provisions of a bill Introduced by Sen ator Duncan, and passed by the senate before the night session adjourned. At present, employes of hanks may not hold a commission as a notary, and for convenience of officers of the banks, or of any other such office, the bill provides that such employes may be vested with 1 the power of a notary, to save the of ficials from having to leave their places of business when In need of such serv ices. HOUSE FA VORS REPEAL OF PRIMARY STATUTE Repeal of the primary election law in Indiana is now highly probable as a result of the adoption by the lower, house of the majority report, of the ! committee on elections, favoring repeal, ■ after a stormy fight on the floor of the bouse. It was brought out in the argument that several of the representatives favor the primary in the county, but seek to abolish the primary for the state office electious. A committee composed of Representa tives Overmeyer, Miller of Marlon county. Benedict. Brandt. Gaesser. Dunn. Dean and Barker of l’osey, favored the pass age of the bill to repeal the primary election law. Representative Griffiths was the mi nority member of the committee and stood out alone in recommending the indefinite postponement of the measure. Representative Barker of' Posey de clared that a poor man is prevented from running for a political office under the present, system. The adoption of the majority report was unanimous. That the bill for removing the control of bond Issues from the state board of tax commissioners to county officials will lie passed is seen to be probable, following the adoption of the minority report of tli? ways and means commit tee yesterday. MINORITY REPORT 18 SBSTITUTED. By a vote of 64 to 17 tin minority recommendation for passage cf the bill was substituted for the majority re port for indefinite postpones, u - . Representatives Mendenhall, Hoffman, Newby, Givan and Swain constituted the minority, while the majority consisted of Representatives Barnard, Rothrock, Tillman, Benz, Bonham, Miller of Tip pecanoe and Warren, Curry and Cooper. In the fight which followed the re port of the committee Representive Smith of Gibson county declared that “it was better to carry home to a constituency a piece of /he pie, rather than none at all," referring to the tax bll>. Efforts may be made to repeal the present tax law several members of the house, who declared, during the argu ment that they were dissatisfied with the act. The argument was well on its way to ward a political fight between the ma jority and minority parties when Speaker Eschbach called for order. The house unanimously passed the en grossed senate bill No. 391. returned to the house from the judiciary B committee recommended for passage under suspend ed constitutional rules. The new law provides for a maximum of 6 per cent interest to be paid for school bonds for a period not to exceed five years, and provides that they are not to be sold for less than par value, with accrued interest. The bill was introduced in the senate by Senator Beardsley. GOODRICH DECIDES FATE OF COMMISSION. \ Abolition of the employment eommiV sioj- provided for In a bill which haiv, passed both houses of the legislature, goes to Gov. Goodrich for approval. lAigrossed senate bill No. 390, by Senator Negley, providing for the abol- New Member Hunt On MISS LIDA E. GARDNER. | the National Congress of Mothers' and Parent-Teacher Association, was opened by an address by Miss Lida E. Gardner i of Fiankfort, Ky., national organizer, at; a meeting of the state board of the or- 1 ganlzatlon today In the Moorish room of j the Claypool hotel. Miss Gardner is in Indianapolis to j organize the state and push the national campaign for 500,000 members this year, j “I hope in my campaign,” said Miss \ Gardner, "to open up a closer co-ope'ration between the home, the community aud the I teachers.*" Miss Gardner has been national or ganizer for two years, during which she has organized Kentucky with 2,000 mem- j bers of the association. North Carolina, Mississippi anti Alabama, with approxi mately 23,000 members. Previously to her appointment as uh- i tlonal organizer. Miss Gardner was state, 1 organizer in Kentucky for two years. Miss Gardner has established bureaus in the state departments of education iu Kentucky, Alabama aud North Carolina. i The bureau at Indiana university, which | is the only one in the United states affil iated with a state university, hus been j organized through the efforts of Mrs. Hence Orrue of this city. National work of the Parent-Teachers' ; association was discussed In connection witb Miss Gardner's address. Plans for the state convention, to be j held in Indianapolis. Oct. 20 to 22. at the Voung Women's Christian association, were drawn up tentatively. Mrs. B. F. Longworthy of Chicago, chairman of the literature department of the national pafent-teacber organization, will speak on the problems of the high schools. Rev. Frank S. C. Wicks of Indian apolis, Dr Valeria Parker of New York City. Mrs. David Ross of Indianapolis, and Prof. Mary Mathews of Purdue uni versity will be the other speakers on the same subject. The program for October 21 ncludes Donald Dushane of Columbus, Ind . Mrs. Richard Lieber of Indianapolis, and Mrs ; Festherstone of Chicago. Mrs. Albion Fellows Bacon of Evans [ ville, Dr. W. F. King and Amos Butler, j both of Indianapolis, will speak at a ; banquet to be given in the eveuing. L. N. Hines, state superintendent of public instruction. Dr. J. J. I’ottijobn. I director of Indiana university extension . division; R. E. Cavanaugh of Indiana university, and Dr. Edna Edmondson will ; give addresses on the last day of the j convention. At the business meeting of the board i with Mrs. Hence Orme presiding, reso- j lotions were adopted to proiest against ; the maintenance of a separate headquar- j ters from the national bureau of educa tion. An active campaign for motion pic- I to "*s In the schools was also planned by the board. ishing of the commission and transfer ing its duties to the Industrial commts- : sion. was passed yesterday by the lower house by a vote of 65 to 7, under sus pended constitutional rules. The bill was Introduced on request of the employment commission, which point ed out that it “had nothing to do." Appropriations granted the employment commission will be added to the indus trial commission's appropriation funds. Under suspension of constitutional rules engrossed senate bill No. 393, by Senator Self, amending the state school deficiency fund law to permit two high s-hoots in one township to draw on state funds with the consent of the state superintendent of public instruc- 1 tiou. was passed by the lower house In last night's session by a vote of C 8 to 1. The bill, which now awaits Gov. Good rich’s signature, provides for a levy of an annual tax for the state and county school distribution fund. House hill No. 560, providing for the , increase of wages per diem of sheriffs, assistants and other officials, which was referred to the committee on r *es and i salaries, was presented to the house, w|h the recoin men da tion that it be passed, hut adverse sentiment prevailed imme diately on its return from the committee, and Chairman .Tinnett withdrew the re porf. BILL TO CHANGE ELECTION LAWS. The engrossed senate bill No. 406, by Senator Dobyna, providing for all changes in the election laws made neces sary by the Increased population and woman suffrage, was passed by the low er house under suspended constitutional rules, 85 to 0. The (house of representatives unani mously passed engrossed senate bill No. 405, also by S-nator Dobyns, amending the registration law fixing the time of (he sitting of registration boards, and providing for the registration, ou proper blanks, of voters who are excused from appearing in person. The bill was passed under suspension of rules. Following the report of the committee on drainage and dykes recommending passage of engrossed senate bill No. 361, repealing amendments to the 1919 drain age laws affecting Noble and Lagrange counties, the house voted to pass the measure, under suspension of rules. The following bills were Included in favorable committee reports which were adopted by the house of representatives: House bill No. 581. giving Marion county assessors a salary of $0 a day. Engrossed senate bill No. 370, provid ing that the school city of Indianapolis may make temporary loans from such funds as may be on hand and from the sale of bonds, but which will not, be ex- j pended in the near future, such loans to j be made under the supervision of the | state tax board and the state board of j accounts for the purpose of relieving j tile school city from paying interest on such loans. Engrossed senate bill No. 377, permit ting the school city of Indianapolis to make temporary loans to anticipate its local tuition fund and providing that loans may be negotiated as money is needed instead of in large sums as at present. CITY TO CONTROL PARK PROPERTY. Engrossed senate bill No. 359, amend ing Indianapolis park department act t-wi permit establishment of building lines] and to control the character of business ! or use of property near parks, parkways j or boulevards. The house passed senate bill No. 373 | which amends the 1919 county anil city j war memorial acts to permit donations j oX memorial buildings and grounds by i private cities. This bill is known as the Whiting INDIANA DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, JULY 17,1920. memorial bill and also prevents taxpay ers of cities of Lake county being taxed for both city and county memorials. A taxpayer In a city of Lake county will pay taxes for a city memorial if such a city elects to build a memorial. In this way the taxpayer will not he required to pay an additional tax for a county memorial. The bill was declared formally passe* and will be teferred to the governor for his signature. The following other bills were real the second time and passed to engross ment : House bill 547, providing for the res toration of a per diem of $5 to ex-officio members of county boards of review at tending meetings of the boards. This la one of the measures proposed by Gov. Goodrich. House bill 570, prohibiting the pastur ing of cattle on public highways and providing a penalty therefor. House bill 518, providing that the city of Indianapolis can fix a tax of not less than 5 cents nor more than 9 cents for park purposes, and that cities of the second class may fix levies for the same purpose of not less than 5 cents nor more than 10 cents. House bill 520, providing for the es tablishment of the office of county treas urer in cltic-s of the second class. House bill 540, compelling wholesale dealers to sell to co-operative societies at the same prices as goods are offered retailers. House hill 593, legalizing acts cf notaries where there are stockholders or officers of corporations employing such notaries affected by acknowledgments. House bill 566, granting attorneys spe cial liens for the collection of fees. House bill 553. Increasing teachers’ sal aries and providing a minimum compen sation of SBOO for a school yi?ar. House bill 542, legalizing acts of coun ty commissioners where defects in ’pro ceedings prevented sale of bonds for county hospitals. House bill 516, providing two-platoon system for fire departments In cities having a population of 15,000 or more. House bill 508, Increasing rate of legal advertising. This is one of the Goodrich blils. Joint resolution 1, providing for the appointment of a commission to study the needs for high salaries on the part of certain officials. This resolution was amended to Include member* of tile general assembly. House bill 530, compelling drivers of motor vehicles to Install mirrors where near view Is obstructed. Speaker Eschbach refused to accept aa amendment proposed by Representative Abrams to strike out the enacting clause. The speaker explained bis action was due to the absence of Representative Wright, the author of the bill. Senate bill 359, amending Indian- j spoils park department act to penult, es tablishment of building litres aud to con- j trol character of business or use of prop- j erty near parks, parkways aud boule vards. This bill grew out of the objection of citizens to the construction of fac tories on property adjoining Indianapolis boulevards. Senate bill 377, permitting the ■ehool city of Indianapolis to make tem porary loans In anticipation of Sts local ; tuition fund, as well aa Its special fund, and proTldtus that loans may be nego- j listed as money Is needed Instead of lu largs sums, as at present. ENGLISH MEASURE PASSES SENATE Despite stiff opposition voiced by mem bers of the Marlon county delegation to the upper house of the general assembly, j the English bill, providing that Indian apolla may make two-year temporary loans, to complete the business of the fiscal year, passe* the senate today. 50 to 4. The bill was made a special order of business for the of the morn- j ing session, being held over from the Friday afternoon session, for amend ments. Opposition was voiced against the bill Friday afternoon when it was presented for second reading, on the ground that It provide for the levying of a tax, and that for that reason it must originate in ; the lower house. Amendment* were mail* to the meas ure over night, and when reported this morning all provisions for taxation had been removed, making it provide only for 1 a temporary loan for a two-year period, j at a rate of Interest not to exceed 6% ; per cent. The bill was opposed by Senator Duf fey of Marlon county, wbo demanded the reason why “the affairs of the ell/ of Indianapolis had to be doctored up at this special session." “There 1* a regular session eomtn* within a few mouths." said Senator Duf fe.v. "and these measures could Just as well hold off until that time.’’ Debate was halted on the bill by Chair- \ man Bush, who stated that certain spec tators, sitting -lose to the chairs of the senators were “taking a hand In legisla tion. and talking so loudly that they could be heard by the chair." “This side-line lobbying und attempts, to help out the passage of u pet bill must; stop.” said Mr. Bush. “It is going to stop, if 1 have to In voke the law to toi It." During the argument on the bill, Sam- ! uel Ashby, corporation counsel for the- i city of Indianapolis, had been convers ing with Senator William E. English. ! sponsor of the measure. THE BILL A 8 AMENDED. The bill, as amended and passed, is as follows; (Boldface type Indicates parts stricken out by amendments.) A bill for an act entitled an act con cerning taxation, temporary loans of i ittes of the first class and the execti- j tive departments thereof and declaring j an emergency. Section 1. Be It enacted by the gen- 1 ■era I assembly of the state of Indiana. ! that whenever the revenue of any eit.v of i the first, class or any of Its executive 1 departments for any cause are luauffi- j rlent. and shall be so Impaired as not toa enable It to complete its fiscal year with] out deficit, any such city of the first class shall have the power and the au thority, notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, to affect temporary loans payable at such time or times as may be ! desirable not to extend more than two ; years for the purpose of meeting such ! deficit at a rate of interest not exceed- j ing OMi per cent per annum. It shall lie the duty of the taxing offi cers of any such city of the first class anil such executive departments there of, and they are hereby authorized to assess, levy and collect such additional tav as may he necessary In any- one year ] to meet any portion of such temporary loan or loans maturing to such year, to- j get her with Interest thereon, which tax shall he in addition to all other taxes authorized to be levied or collected dur ing such year by any such city of the first class and any executive department thereof. Any city of the first-class shall have the right, to make temporary loans un der this act. for and on behalf of its executive departments or taxing districts which by law (are authorized to make und collect separate tax levies. Section 2. Such temporary loans may be made and such additional taxes may be assessed, levied and collected with out application to or approval of the state board of tax commissioners. . Section 3. This act concerning taxa tion shall, and is Intended to be in ad dition to all other laws now in force on subject of taxation not in repeal, by implication or otherwise, of any laws now In force as to the provisions con tained In section 2 of this act. Section 4. Whereas an emergency ex ists for the Immediate taking effect of this act, the sArne shall be in full force and effect imnl'diately after Its passage. ALL JOIN HANDS IN BIG WELCOME TO NOMINEE COX (Continued From Page One.) reducing living costs with representatives of the federal trade commission. The nominee Indicated that he be , lleves the high cost of living problem will rank with the league of nations as the major issue of the campaign. Cox Is traveling to Washington, ac companied only by five newspaper re porters. He arose rather late, ate a dollar's •orth of breakfast and then Issued a challenge for a bridge game with the reporters. Every member of the train crew | seemed * know the governor but he was not recognized by many of the pas sengers. REPUBLICAN INTEREST FOLLOWS NOMINEE COX j MARION, 0., July 17.—The Interests | of republican leaders here are centered , today on the outcome of the conference to be held tomorrow between President Wilson and Gov. Cox. There Is much speculation as to whether the two will reach an agree ment on the campaign issues. FOUR ARRESTS FOLLOW HOLDUPS ! Dairy Lunch Cash Taken as Employes Face Gun. Following two early morning holdups the police made a cleati-up through the Illinois street "levy” district, making four arrests, and causing the hangers-on of poolrooms, sure-thing gamblers and hip-pocket bootleggers who frequent that district after midnight to make a hurried disappearance. A masked holdup man entered the daman Brothers’ Dairy lunchroom, 305 North Illinois street, at 2:30 o'clock, cov ered two employes with a revolver, helped himself to $53 in the cash register, and escaped. The robber was neatly dressed in a black suit and dark cap. but wore a blue handkerchief over hU face The thief did not say a word while In the lunchroom but the large revolver kept J. M. Robbfns and Dick Morley, two night men, In their scats at a table until after the robber had escaped. Sergt. Fred Winkler and his squad In vestigated and started the cleanup of the levy district. An hour earlier Guy Coy, 523 V) North Pine street a street car conductor, was held up and robbed at Pine street, south of St. Clair street. Coy was on hts way home from the Highland avenue car barns when two men halted him. One man covered Coy with a revolver while the other robber removed $12.50 from his trousers pocket. When the report went broadcast over that part of Illinois street long know-n as the “levy” that the police were mak ing a cleanup, poolrooms, dry Jieer sa loon* and other places frequented by ! the men who don't go to bed until morn ing became suddenly empty of most every man except employes. The police urresteo John Quinn, altos K'en, 27, of Louisville and Stanley Bob ert*. 21, of Toronto, Canada. Slen is charged with carrying con cealed weapons and vagranev and the police allege be was carrying a large dirk knife, and Roberts Is charged with vagrancy. Leo Kiser. 21, of South .Senate avenue, and George Smiley, 21, of 1202 South Meridian street, were found at Mary isn't and Illinois streets at 3 o’clock this morning and 'Were arrested on th charge of vagrancy. 75*000 More Books for Blind Yanks Sought NEW YORK. July 17.—Production of .more books for the 75.000 blind persons In the United States In the uew-, uniform Braille type taught to soldiers, sailors and marines made sightless In the war, , t strongly encouraged by the American Library association in its nation-wide 'Books for Everybody” movement, as the enlarged program is known. There are now- fewer than two hun dred books published In this accepted type and the a. L. A. will help in pro- ; during a much larger number in order that the light of literature, technical, vo cational and fiction, may penetrate the darkness of the afflicted. The "Books for Everybody" movement Is designed to , promote the general extension of library and books service to the 60.000,000 per sons In the nation who are without such facilities. For its maintenance a fund of $2,000,000 Is being raised by librarians, library trustees and friends of librarians, without recourse to the usual Intensive public drive. Bought Stock, Now Asks $20,000 Damages A transfer of the case of Georg" Schafer, a Howard county farmer, against the Ft. Wayne Tire and Rubber Company, \ from Allen county was filed In federal court today. The plaintiff seeks $20,000 damages, claiming that John B. Brown, vice-presi dent of the Ft. Wayne Tire and Rubber ’ Company and Lewis E. Kraft caused, through their agents, the sale of prae- j tlcally worthless stock lu the company, some of which the plaintiff bought. The plaintiff charges that the b<. Wayne Tire and Rubber Company Is not manufacturing tire* and tubes, but that j its principal purpose Is the sale of bonds, ! New Richmond Bridge Opened for Traffic RICHMOND, lnd., July 17.—The new Main street bridge across the White- ; water river, erected at a cost of $210,000, wag opened for traffic Friday after noon. An interurban car of the Terre Haute, i Indianapolis & Eastern Traction Com- j pnny, followed by a street car, were the , first heavy vehicles to cross. A number of detnils are still to be completed and the bridge will be ded icated next month. The bridge has been under construc tion for three years. Frankfort Cos. Files Bankruptcy Petition A petition in voluntary bankruptcy was filed In the federal court today by the Chan Bay Battling Company of Frank fort, Ind. _ George W. Schelhorn and Charles H. Norman, partners in the company, claim in the petition that their debts amount to $6,645.63 and that their assets amount to only $2,766.30. Chinese and Pro-Jap Troops Clash at Pekin PEKIN, China, July 16 (Delayed).— Supporters of Gen. Chl-Li clashed with a body of pro-.Tapanese troops on the outskirts of Pekin today. Many wounded were cared for at Pe kin hospitals. No account of casualties was obtain able. Envoy of Britain * >* v c gnXgfh X; . VDEt Vw • SSI22SS2S22^^SS!!! BARON D’ABERNON. Baron Edgar Vincent d'Abernon, G. C. M. G, K. C. M. U., Great Britain's first ambassador to Germany since the end of the war, is one of the most distinguished of British diplomats. He started his diplomatic career In 1880 as private sec retary to Lord E. Fitzmaurice, commis sioner for Eastern Roumelia. YANKEE SLOOP CREEPS AHEAD IN CUP EVENT (C ontinued From Page One.) ing a breeze before the other could find 1L At 8:32 the two yachts split tacks again. Shamrock going to starboard and Resolute to port with the mark about four miles off Resolute's port blow. The Resolute, with new and stanch throat halyard, was spick and span as ever and her skipper and crew hoped to demonstrate before sundown that the white sloop did not need the time al lowance granted her by Shamrock IV. it developed that the Iron band which surrounds the bowssprit of the Sham rock started to slip inboard during the first race Thursday and this was the cause for pulling In some of her canvas ou the run home. Had Shamrock been forced to race home Thursday she also might have been seriously disabled. With the first gray streaks of dawn today watchers at Sandy Hook were re lieved to uote scattering, fleecy clouds and the weather prophet predicted there would he gentle, variable winds along with sunshine. Interest In, today s race almost reached a fever Ues* for much depends on the outcome. If Shamrock IV crossed the line a winner, the big series will be two thirds gone and the famous cup along with it. But Resolute bad the opportunity to oven up with the Emerald boat today, and if seemed that she stood better than in even chance to do so. The time al lowance bad been worked out once more. D. B. Parsons, chairman of the race committee of the New York Yacht club, announced that following new measure ment* of the Shamrock, which reduced her rating from 94.4 to 93,08, the time lowance bad been definitely set at 6 minutes. 40 second*. The second race today was scheduled to be sailed over a triangular course. The length of tha race was to be thirty miles, ten miles to a leg. Bars Will of Woman Who Dined With Cats NEW YORK, July 17.—The supreme court has handed down a decision up holding n decree refusing to admit to probate the will of Mrs. Janes E. Bar ney, octogenarian widow, who was found dead on the kitchen floor of her homo in New Providence, N. J., in 1915. The aged woman left an estate valued at more than $300,000 and willed prac tically all of It to a second cousiu, Lewis V. Ennis, cashier of a New York bank, who had never known his benefactor un til three or four years prior to her death. When Ennis offered the document for probate the other relatives of Mrs. Bar ney, several first and second cousins, precipitated one of the most hard-fought contests ever known in the surrogates’ courts. Counsellor O’Neill established that, al though the aged widow had in a manner been able to look after her affairs for fifteen years prior to her sudden death, she had been an inmate 'of an Insane asylum during the several years between 1871 and ISBB. Witnesses testified thet while Mrs. Bar ney possessed an incomp of $2,000 a month, she was so niggardly that she would not buy sufficient food to keep up her health and strength. The evidence showed she lived on about $5 n month for food. Among the incidents cited by witnesses to show the eccentricities of Mrs. Bar ney was her custom of eaitug her meals with several cats, sometimes as many as nine on the dining table. Your Vacation will be free from financial worry if you carry American Bankers’ Association or American Express Company Travelers’ Cheques. They can be used by original purchaser only and are readily accepted by banks, hotels and railroad companies. Issued in $lO, S2O, SSO and SIOO denominations. The Indiana Trust Cos. For Savings $1,750,000 ISDTCI Himnr&ll the comforts of home. HU I SbL* itllil I All Absolutely fireproof. Rooms sl, $1.25 and $1.50 Corner Market and Na* Jersey Btj. Weekly Rate on Application. TAX BILL ‘JOKER’ EXEMPTS BONDS OF GARBAGE PLANT (Continued From Page One.) district to the company in return for the title to the plant. That the Indianapolis Reduction Com pany thereupon dissolved, dividing the assets of the company, reduced to the form of bonds, among its stockhold ers. That Gov. Goodrich was one of these stockholders and participated in the enormous profits taken at the expense of the taxpayers of the sanitary district of Indianapoliß. It has generally been presumed that these bonds were free from taxation, but with the enactment of the new law there was a question raised as to their ex emption. Lucius B. Swift, now a member of the board of sanitary commissioners, says there is a doubt as to the exemption of the sanitary districts bonds. This doubt seems to have been taken seriously by the administration for now one of the bills that it is very anxious to have enacted is the Johnson bill. INNOCENT LITTLE PROVISION IN BILL. And in this bill is the following inno cent little provision: “All bonds and other evidences of indebtedness heretofore or hereafter Issued by or In the name of any mu nicipality or other political or civil subdivision of the state of Indiana, or by or in the name of any taxing dis trict in the state of Indiana, for the purpose of paylnr the cost of acqui sition, construction, improvement or maintenance of streets, highways, drains, levies, parks, docks, water ways, boulevards, playgrounds, bridges, SEWAGE DISPOSAL PLANTS and other Improvements of public benefit, and which bonds or other evidences of indebtedness are payable from special assessments or special taxes, shall be exempt from taxation, unless otherwise expressly provided in this section.” Joseph B. Kealing, new national com mitteeman of the republican party In In diana, was "the attorney for the Indian apolis Reduction Company, when the deal for the sale of the garbage plant was successfully consummated. Since that time he has not always been aligned with Goodrich In political affairs, but following the resumption of friendly relations between Senator Watson aud Goodrich, Mr. Kealing has not been op posing any of the things that Goodrich has sought to put througn the legislature. LOS ANGELES PROPERTY LOSS (Continued From Page One.) Jail became ; hysterical and demanded to be re^ased. Elevator operators say their cars were rocked by the quakes. Pandemonium broke loose when fire alarms were sounded after the third quake. Telephone wires were smashed by fall ing brick and caused several alarms to be sent in. ASTRONOMER’S VERSION OF LATE EARTH SHOCKS By FATHER JEROME SIXTUS RICARD, Noted Astronomer, Meteorologist and Seismologist. OBSERVATORY. SANTA CLARA, Cal., July 17. —In the last twenty-four hours, at irregular Intervals, something like thirty small shocks of southern origin have been recorded by the seis mograph at University of Santa Clara. The shocks are all of short duration, not exceeding, one two and three min utes, comprising the beginning and the ending. The amplitudes are not over one-half i of a millimeter. The early quake of June shewed much better and the one that occurred during the war still better. Los Angeles has perhaps expanded too much and become weak in the center. Seismic activities follow the shore aud ! the land adjoining and knock down a bridge whose pillars are too weak. An explosion of superheated steam is either making anew risk In the Los Angeles district or playing havoc with the strata of an old one not yet cured by adhesion. Originally earthquakes are due to sun spots or equivalents crossing the cen tral meridian. Electrical enrrents .from on high are attracted to earth and apply the match to the overheated steam under the re gion of structural weakness No danger Is hereby promoted In southern California. Sore and Tender Gums Saturate a piece of cotton with Dr. Porter’s Antiseptic Healing Oil and place it against the sore gum*. It relieve* instantly, takes out all inflammation and heals the sore gums. 30c per bottle. TUBERCULOSIS Dr. Glaaa ha* post Uve proof that ho climate, wLh > no return of the zQf ■RWh 3<sease. For further formation addresr. I/tE T. GLASS “■“W 512 Mason Bldg, fornta. Advertls#- Bent. (Open Saturday Night Until 9 O’clock.) Annex Bargains (Two Doors West of Main Store. Men’s Jlliii Shirts SIP s 2^2lh Made of soft finished percale an d madras cloth in neckband style wim soft cuffs, good selection of pat terns; every shirt guaranteed lor fit, wear and fast color; sizes to 17W|, priced special at J 52.50. 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