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31nfriatia ©itwes INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Dally Except Sunday, 25*29 South Meridian Street, Telephones—Main 3500, New 28-351. MEMBER OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. Offir-P* 'Chicago. Detroit, St. Louis, G. Logan Payne Cos. Advertising Offices lyew ork BostODt p ay ne. Burns & Smith. Inc. ORA DAVIES is a peculiar performer. He never seems to be able to occupy the spotlight more than two days in succession? WHAT HAS BECOME of the pardon and parole report that was* to be presented to this special session of the legislature? FOR A PARTY that professes to hate one-man control of government, the republicans of Indiana propose some very strange legislation. THE MORE we see of this legislature the better we understand why the governor hesitated to convene it in special session. THE SOLICITUDE of the republican press for the democratic drys is sufflciept to move a stone man to tears, but it has not yet reached the stage of extoling the dry proclivities of Mr. Harding. Duty to Investigate The gentlemen who are now sitting in special session in the legislative halls of Indiana have a duty to perform to the state which is none the less apparent because an attempt is being made to avoid it. The general assembly of Indiana owes to the citizens of Indiana, and to Gov. James P. Goodrich in particular, a complete investigation of the charges of misconduct on the part of the governor in relation to the coal industry of Indiana. If Gov. Goodrich has done nothing in his administration which could reflect on his official integrity he has nothing to fear from such an investi gation and much to gain through the satisfaction of having his acts re viewed by a body that has the power to remove him from office. If Gov. Goodrich has in any way profited personally by the abuse of the power vested in him as governor then the citizens of Indiana should not be compelled to tolerate him In office a single day longer than is ab solutely necessary. The propriety of the governor’s conduct in office has been openly ques tioned on the floor of the senate. Insinuations that he has been guilty of misconduct have been publicly made and widely disseminated. The truth should be known at once. It is not sufficient that the whole matter of his conduct should be referred to a federal grand Jury that will not meet until next November. This is not a matter for investigation by the United States courts. It Is a matter that touches every citizen of Indiana and a matter that the citizens of Indiana should deal with through the machinery established long ago by the state for exactly such a situation as exists today. The reference of the facts in the possession of Senator Cravens con cerning Goodrich’s relationship to the coal industry to the federal grand Jury is probably the most remarkable blunder that has ever been made by any legislature in the history of Indiana. If the federal grand jury discovers that Goodrich has violated the law such a discovery will reflect everlasting discredit on the members of the legislature who so far forgot, their duties to the people of Indiana as to fall to make an investigation of facts which were theirs to command. If it is eventually disclosed that Gov. Goodrich has not transgressed the law In his numerous coal deals then a grave injustice will have been done to him by permitting such a suspicion to hover over him during the months that must elapse before such a determination can be reached. The general assembly of Indiana has the power to investigate this matter right now. Presumably it numbers among its members men of sufficient ability and integrity to consider the insinuations of illegal practices that have been made against the governor, disclose their basis and, If Justifiable, start proceedings looking toward his impeachment Indiana should neither be compelled to submit to the administration of a criminal nor to labor under a doubt of the Integrity of its governor. We should think that Gov. Goodrich would be the least satisfied of any person In today with the situation that has been brought about by the failure of the general assembly to take prompt and proper steps to sift to the bottom the many rumors of his own misconduct that have been formally called to the attention of that body. Whether the governor realizes it or not, he is in the position of a man who, under grave suspicions, has been bound over to await the action of the grand Jury at its next session. He has not asked an immediate trial. Ota the contrary he has taken a position that indicates thgt ho really welcomes the transference of his case from the jurisdiction of the as sembly which Is now In session to the Jurisdiction of a body that will not meet for several months. Gov. Goodrich has established, time and again, that he has complete control of this legislature. The legislature Is now in session. The governor has only to ask It and the legislature must, Inevitably, pass Judgment on his official acts of which much public complaint Is now heard. Could It be possible that the governor fears a hearing before a legis lative body, the majority of which is composed of members of his own political faith? Is Goodrich afraid to submit the question of the propriety of his own official conduct to the Judgment of a legislature that he once termed "the best that ever met"? The People?s Mistake The gentlemen who constitute Indiana’s general assembly and take their orders from Indiana’s governor appear to be proud of their In efficiency. On no other basis can the second week of their third session he ex plained. \ Called together for the purpose of acting on emergency legislation they have spent a week Jockeying with "special measures,” designed not to care for the existing emergencies but to help some certain interests grind cer tain axes. Considering an appropriation bill intended to relieve the diro distress of state institutions for whom inadequate funds were appropriated in the regular session these so-called solons have paid attention to such epoch marking measures as appropriations for the purchase of a candelabra for the soldiers’ and sailors’ monument. Confronted with the necessity of setting aside large sums from the state treasury for the Insurance of proper care of penal institutions certain senators have added to the merriment with which they appropriate tax payers' money by adding a $500,000 appropriation for the highway commis sion. Facing the imperative need of revising the tax law so that local taxing units may raise sufficient revenue to keep the government going, the legislature wastes time with such measures as that designed to protect the excess profits of the ring that sold Indianapolis a garbage plant from a proper taxation. So on, throughout the calendar. For every bill that is justified by necessity the extra session is called on to give consideration to two hills that common sense dictates should never be considered at such a session as this is presumed to be. The fault lies not so much with the legislators as with the people who elected them. Indiana, for four years, has been turned over to a rixlg of partisan ma nipulators who view special privileges as the reward of political victory, whose ideas of state government consist of the promotion of private sinecures and whose conception of the general public is a vast body will ing to stand for every drain upon its resources that may be arranged in the interest of political powers. Whatever happens politically speaking in the next few years, it is sin cerely to be hoped that the citizens of Indiana will not again place in the hands in any political party such complete domination of state govern ment as it did two years ago. In giving the republican party control of the state and the assembly, the citizens of Indiana wiped away the checks on greed that make for bet ter government. They created a monarchy in a republic, deprived them selves of the right to protest and ability to protect. They listened to the plea of Gov. Goodrich when he said: ‘‘l want the power You hold me responsible.’’ And In their surrender of “the power’’ they overlooked the fact that there exists no method by which they can hold the governor "responsible.” QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS What is Samvat? This department of The Times tells you. If you have a question to ask, send it with a 2-cent stamp to The Indiana Dally Times In formation Bureau, Frederic J. Haskiu, Director, Washington, D. C. The answer will be mailed direct to you. SAMVAT. Q. What is Samvat? Q. E. XX A. This is an abbreviated form of the Sanskrit word, Samvatsara, which means year. Samvat is the method of reckon ing time used generally in India except In Bengal. Christian dates are reduced to Samvat by adding 57 to the Christian year. RICHNESS OF MILK. Q. Poes the richness of cow’s milk vary with her feed? R. N. S. A. The richness of a cow's niilk Is chiefly determined by heredity and can FA VORITE RETURNS TO SCREEN Florence Turner in Metro Production of *Blackmail ’ Florence Tamer, the Vitagraph girl of yesterday as she so aptly has been named, is to return to the screen for an important role In a forthcoming Metro picture. Miss Turner will be remembered as one of the first favorites of filmland. She was Vitagraphs most important leading woman and usually played op posite Maurice Costello. For some time past Miss Turner has been living in England and she has.only just recovered from a prolonged illness. Her return to the screen after these many years Is to be In “Blackmail.’’ Lucia Chamberlain's magazine story, which will be Viola Dana s next starring vehicle. —- -i- -;- -i- OI.DEST AND YOUNGEST STAR APPEAR TOGETHER IN MOVIE. Thomas H. Inee’s oldest and youngest star appear together in “Below the Sur face,’’ a picture of New England seafar ing life now on view at. English's. Hobart Bosworth, famous for bis screen appearances in stories of the ses, has the role of the hero, a rugged pro fessional diver. Lloyd Hughes, recently raised to star dom by Mr. Tnce. 1s cast as the diver's son, Luther, and his partner in the dan gerous profession. Others In the cast include Grace Par mond, ,T. P. Loekney and Gladys George. The story, written by Luther Reed, centers around the attempt of a shrewd crook and his pretty girl-accomplice io use the diver and his son to further their srbem® to recover money from a wrecked steamer. -I- -I- -I CONTINUING ATTRACTIONS. The lineup of attractions today ts as follows- “The Lodger.” at the Mura*.: vaudeville at the Lyric. Broadway and ■ u ± n Trunk or SUIT CASE dies’ Hand Bags and Umbrellas Juction includes all “Hartmann” cushion top ward in-shine umbrellas, in all colors of silk. = 30 North Pennsylvania Street Prices Have Taken a Tumble on Men’s WHEN Underwear Just the kind every man and young man needs to beat the heat. It’s light, airy and comfort able; as cool as a northern breeze. At the spe cial prices now put upon it every man should own a liberal supply. $6.00 Quality Now $5.19 This assortment includes athletic and fancy mer cerized lisle union suits. Splendid quality. $5.00 Quality Now $4.19 At this price we offer a splendid quality in the Imperial Fiber drop-seat athletic union suit. Regular $5 value. $3.85 Quality Now $3.19 This is a gauze weight, white, silk lisle union suit. Highly mercerized. Short sleeves and "4 length. BRINGING UP FATHER. I THAT ni £EU.-TOO DONtII I , woNOEB L, If rLI - CALLOPHIb (I WE nirN I I I I I ~m Hlb OFFICE BOX V.ID I sthjoyeo —, H L_L£ 1 f wwooco^tTdovn ■.— —’ ■-.—| J I ■i■ r / I / '(g) 1020 ar lint ft*niai Bu*vocf las INDIANA DAILY TIMES, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1920. not be permanently changed by any means. It Is true,however, that a cow In a high state of flesh at time of calving gives richer milk for a short time than one thin in flesh. SPEED OF BATTLESHIPS. Q. How fast does the new warship Massachusetts travel? W. L. W. A. The bureau of operations of the navy department states that it Is esti mated tbat the Massachusetts,, can make twenty-three knots per hour. BALM OF GILEAD. Q. What was the “balm of Gilead?” E. A. U. A. The name “balm of Gilead” 1s gen erally applied to a liquid resinous sub stance, prized in the east not only for Its fragranCe but. for the medicinal prop erties It is supposed to possess. This balsam is mentioned not only In the ' . •Jk , v ' v : I- • • .<' / -w' - • -J ■ ' : m■. i - , - - FLORENCE TURNER. Rialto; "The Wonder Man," at the Fir- He; “The Yfan W'bo Lost Himself; ‘‘Whispers,” at the Colonial: “The Great Accident," at Mister Smith's; “The Deep Purple,” at the Alhambra; “Twelve-Ten." at the lis, and “A Misfit Earl," at the Regent. THE WHEN STORE Bible, but also celebrated by Strabo, Pliny, Diodorus, Siculus and other ancient writers as a cure for almost every disease. FIRST NAVIGATORS. Q. Who were the first navigators? A. M. P. A. While ancient Egypt knew ships which -would sail upon the Nile, credit is usually given to the Phoenicians for the building of galleys which could stand sea travel. As early as 900 B. C. the Phoenician war galley had reached the trireme stage and had decks, masts, yards, stays, sails, et cetera. CIRCULAR NUMBERS. . Q. What are circular numbers? I. M. C. A. Numbers whose powers end with thp same figures as do the numbers themselves; all numbers ending with 0, t, 5 and 6 are circular numbers since In raising such numbers to any power the result will still end In 0, 1. 5 and 6, respectively (36x36x36, or 21x21 or 5x5x5). PLI’MB PLAN. Q. Give a brief but comprehensive description of the Plum plan for rail road adjustment? E. P. H. - A. This Is a plan for the ownership of the railroads by the public and their democratic operation by representatives of the public and the employes. It pro poses to buy the railroads by Issuing government bonds with which to pay for the legitimate private interests 1n the railroad industry. It proposes to operate them by a board of fifteen directors, five named by the president to represent the public, fire elected by the executive operating officers, five elected by the classified employes. The earnings would be used, first, to pay operating expenses and fixed chatgea, such ns interest on the debt, and a sinking fund charge to reduce and finally pay off the outstand ing Becnritles. Any surplus due to efficiency of operation would be divided according to a saving-sharing plan. KING SNAKE. Q Do some kinds of snakes kill rattle snakes? '• *, A. The common king snake or chad! snake is an enemy of the rattlesnake and remnants of poisonous snakes are often found in the stomachs of this and of other species. Rattlesnakes and other poisonous snakes should be killed, but non- poisonous snakes should be spared and protected as they rank among the be*r friends of the farmer and the gard ener. PRESIDENT’S SECRETARY. q Does the president of the United States choose his own private secretary, or does the senate have to confirm the appointment? A. H. P. A. The president of the United States appoints his own secretary and does not submit the nomination to the senate, as it Is purely personal appointment. SI ' Athletic Union Suits $4.50 quality now 83-88 $4.00 quality now $3.39 $3.50 quality now 83.19 l Store open nnttl 0 P. M Saturday. Other days untli 5 P. M Toilet Specials 25c Mavis Talc, CutJ cura, Reslnol or Woodbury's H *7 Soap, special. . Ji I lU 50c Palmolive Face Powder, Creams, Mul sifled Coco&nut Oil Shampoo, Tol- q*) let Waters, etc OwL Daily at 5 P. M. Continuing the Great Semi-Animal Clearance Sale / Hundreds of shoppers have taken advantage of the offerings in this un usual series of sales now in progress and which will continue throughout the coming week. Not only are prices appreciably lowered, but assort ments are sufficiently varied to make shopping here a real pleasure as well as a thrifty undertaking. The Purpose of a Window i Jl-f- J Is to garnish light and a glimpse of gay gardens In the out-of-town home or of the ever-changing action of the streets of the city. The purpose of a window covering Is to veil the window, and through a deli cate design overcome the black box effect, as viewed from the outside. Filet Nets. Colored Madras white or Ivory f or overdrapes— 4<*. 75C. 08*, B<*, fi.25 81.48, 91.69 Cretonnes, floral or verdure Terry Cloth, hlack designs— ground with 50*. 60*. 75 e, floral designs, 98* special, 91.20 35c Outing Flannel, 28c Bleached, double fleeced, for women's and infants’ wear. 39c Bath Towels, 29c Bleached, hemmed, double thread, large size, for home or hotel use. Table Oilcloth, 59c Plain white, 48 inches wide, best quality, no seconds, full pieces. Summer Sale Silk Underwear t Reductions of to 40°?° Special prices quoted on these garment* are less than you can buy the material and make them yourself. Silk underwear in this sale includes corset covers, cami soles, envelope chemises, gowns, bloomers and pajamas. 98c quality 75* ' $4.98 and $5.48 qualities. .53.48 $1.25 quality 95* $5.98 to $8.48 qualities...*3.9B $1.50 and $1.75 qualities.. 91-15 $6.98 quality 84.9S $1.98 and $2.25 qualities, .ft 1.48 $7.50 quality 85.48 $2.50 and $2.98 qualities. .81.98 $8.50 quality ............85.98 $3.48 quality 82.48 $9.98 and $10.50 qualities.B7.4B $3.98 quality 82.98 $11.50 quality $8.98 $4.50 quality .83.25 $14.50 quality .....^.^^.59.98 Special Clearance Sale of Discontinued Corsets and Brassieres All Sizes in the Lot, but Not All Sizes in Each Style CORSETS CORSETS BRASSIERES SIOO quality 79* $2.50 quality 81-50 75c quality 49* $1.25 quality 89* I $3.00 quality 81-98 9Sc quality 69* $l5O quality ....98* $3.50 quality 82.19 $1.25 quality .....89* $2.00 quality 81-25 I $4.00 quality 82.50 $1.50 quality .98* Read Our Ads With Confidence Wash, and Alabama Sts., Just East of Courthouse. CLOSING HOURS Good Underwear and Hosiery For Men, Women and Children at Special Clearance Prlcea LADIES’ M O R E L L E UNION SUITS, lace or cuff knee, 89c value, spe tit *. 69c MEN’S ATHLETIC UNION SUITS, sleeveless and knee length, made of extra quality, satin t.triped handkerchief cloth; valued up to $2.60. £-4 Ijn special, a suit. .9-I*l v Dainty New Summer Dresses of Printed Voile They are lovely new models for wnu Any woman would be delighted to have one of the beautiful new voile dresses we have Just unpacked and which are now on display in our wash dress section. They are made in the prettiest of new styles and of dainty voile printed in attractive floral and figured patterns. You will certainly want one or two for afternoon wear. Values up to $20.00 Special\ $9.98 All Alterations Free CHILDRE’S 8 ILK LISLE SOCKS, with fancy roll tops; 290 39c CHILDREN’S WAIST UNION SUITS, all sizes 4 to 10; 50c quality, special, a suit . BURSON COTTON HOSE, in brown, a hose knit to fit without a seam; 90 a out 69c grade, at -OvC CRUEL NEWS FOR MAGGIE. Bargain Table Specials $1.75 and <1.98 Muslin and Batista Slipover Gowns, in white or pink, hand embroid ered ; sbme with me dalion and lace trim med; ape- fkm cial *1.69 Saturday at 6 P . Af.