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Jiuiiaua fflaita Eimes INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Daily Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones— Main 3500, New 28-351. MEMBER OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. |Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, G. Logan Payne Cos. Advertising Offices lj,'ew York. Boston, Payne. Burns & Smith, Inc. HOW VERY CONSIDERATE of Senator Negley to attribute the coal shortage to purchases by outside manufacturers! HOW the republican senators love one another is well demonstrated by such endearing terms as “fourflushers” and "shrimpy senators." AMONG the other shortages we have with us today appears to be a shortage of real ability in both the senate and house of Indiana’s legis lature. PERUSAL of both the local republican papers fails to give an adequate conception of just where Warren T. McCray does stand on this proposed war memorial legislation. INCIDENTALLY, the general assembly is paying considerable atten tion to the revamping of election laws for the benefit of women voters in spite of Helen Benbridge’s assurances that no legislation was needed. THE RAILROADS inform John McCardle that the grain car shortage haR taken precedence over the coal car shortage. Why not a commission to regulate the grain business, too? HAVING REFERRED the question of Gov. Goodrich’s conduct to the federal courts and the coal question to President Wilson why wouldn't it be well for the republican assembly to refer the tax problem to the secre tary of the treasury? Which Is Republicanism? From no authoritative source has the voting public of the United States vet heard the position of the republican party in this campaign relative to the one big issue before the country—the league of nations. Either purposely or through neglect the party that Will Hays says is more interested in the stomachs of the American people than in the lives of Europeans has thus far succeeded in straddling the fence that separates advocates from opponents of the Versailles treaty. In the absence of any definite declaration of party principle the reader is forced to fall back upon the various Interpretations placed upon the Chi cago platform as indicative of the stand of the party represented by Mr. Harding. Does the Chicago platform place the republican party for cr pgainjst the !league of nations? * Hiram Johnson, who played an important part in the framing of that .platform, says: "The republicans rejected the league of nations with reserva -4 tions because no reservations devised by the human mind could anticipate the contingencies which might arise in tho future.” William H. Taft, former president, and today one of the biggest figures in the republican party, says: / "The republican platform and the assured republican victory means that the United States will enter the league of nations with the Lodge reservations. It follows, of course, that these resolu tions repudiate the vociferous attitude of Senator Johnson. ’■ Now which of these esteemed gentlemen Is reflecting the attitude of the republican party? The question is one that should be answered without equivocation. It is the question that should decide whether or not the republican party is entitled to the support of the voters of the United States who believ e wo fought In the world’s war for sonle other purpose than to create war-born millionaires. Our Silent Mayor v On Jan. 4, 1919, Mayor Charles W. Jewett, in a public statement made in defense of his d£aJ with Gov. Goodrich end others for the $175,000 garbage plant, declared that at the rate the garbage plant was then pay ing the city "the plant will pay for Itself in five years.” • That was seven months after the sanitary district of Indianapolis had taken over the plant from Goodrich, et. al., and more than a year after Jesse T. Moorman had declared that the plant was not worth the cost of funking It. , At the same time City Engineer Lingenfelter said: "We expect to make extensive repairs and make the plant one of the finest in the country.” Several times since then Mayor Jewett has threatened to make public the financial statement of this remarkable institution and thereby drive his critics to cover. More than seventeen months have elapsed since the public had any information as to the profits or losses sustained by operation-of this The sanitary district has now been operating this plant for more than two years. According to Mayor Jewett’s predictions it should have returned to the treasury two-fifths of its cost, or $70,000 net profit, by this time. Has the investment paid? The silence of the mayor is most eloquent. More 'Good Government* It is disappointing'to say the least to find that a board of county com missioners composed of such excellent business men a3 Joseph E. Hayes, Carlin Shank and Lewis George and guided by such a sterling friend of the people as Leo K. Fesler should have neglected to supply Julietta asylum with sufficient coal to keep the fire uftder bcilers and protect the county’s wards from fire. But such appears to have been the case, and investigation discloses that the care of this institution is still under the direction of Dr. Hyde, who, a county grand jury once declared is unfit to hold the place. Dr. Hyde, according to last reports, is ill in a hospital and consequent ly the failure to have coal at the county institution can hardly be attributed to him, especially since it is disclosed that the county had no contract for fcoal with the dealer but simply depended on the thoughtfulness of some one to order coal when it was needed. The more It learns about the management of the county institutions by the republican county ring, the more the public marvels that any of the county institutions survive. The Republican Solution! Before the republican state convention, only a few months ago, Sen ator James Eli Watson, rose in his majesty and as a part of the republican %fcgnote speech” declared: "At the present time, when taxes are piling up as never be fore; when living costs are mounting higher, when profiteers are holding mighty carnivals throughout the land, when public ex penses are beyond all bounds, when extravagance and profligacy have ran riot in every community—now the republican party pro poses again to meet and solve these perplexing problems as it has all others that have challenged it since its birth.” The chosen representatives of the republican majority in Indiana met yesterday in a special session of the legislature called to deal with emer gencies. And they gave consideration to the high cost and the great scarcity of coal. They consider it long and loud and at the end of their consideration the senators decided to solve the perplexing problem tha.t challenged them by referring it with their compliments to President Woodrow Wll “f 1 | WORK FOR A Home of Your Own t * ■ • v Now 9s the Time of All Times to Buy Your Lot Take Advantage of the Present Low Prices DREXEL GARDENS The Beautiful Addition West of the River, Convenient to the Big West Side Manufacturing District. Will Open Saturday looming, July 24th at 8:45 O’clock ONLY ONE DOLLAR DOWN AND THEN •1.00, *1.25, *1.50, *1.75, Oil *2.o© A WEEK ACCORDING TO PRICE BARGAIN PRICES SIOO, $125, $l5O, $lB5, $225, $250, $285 and up Two or three big lots for the ordinary price of one. At these extremely low prices for lots in this splendid location, this sale will only last a few days. It may be practically a one-day-sale. Don’t be among the disappointed. There is a big shortage of houses all over the country, and also of almost everything else. Likewise, good residence lots are getting scarcer and scarcer. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY YOU CAN NOT AFFORD TO MISS. DON’T MAKS ANY OTHER ENGAGEMENT FOR SATURDAY OR SUNDAY For Further Particulars See Friday or Saturday’s Paper t > Fletcher Trust American Town Lot Company Auto. 22 535 I Building . Bell, M. 4295 I . The Homeseekers’ Friend . . QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS h* A What are the names of the various wedding anniversaries? This department of Th“ Times tells you. if you have a question to ask, send It with a _ cent I stamp to The IndLiu* Daily Times In formation Bureau, Frederic 4. JlaeUln. Director, Washington, D. C’. The answer will !> mailed direct to you. n KDDI NO ANNIVERSARIES. Q. I’lease give nje the names of the various wedding anniversaries. 1. B. S. A. First year, paper; second, cotton; third, leather; fifth, wooden; seventh, woolen; tenth, tin; twelfth, silk and linen; fifteenth, crystal; twentieth, china; twenty-fifth, silver; thirtieth, pearl; thir ! ty fifth. Ivory; fortieth, ruby; fiftieth, golden; seventy-fifth, diamond. BRITISH SHU'S AND CREWS. Q Did American crews man the Brit ish hoi.ts that carried n good part of our army overseas? * • The British ships, .which carried almost half of our Soldiers abroad dnr ing the world war, were panned by Brit - , Ish crews. greatest eruption. I Q. What was the greatest volcanic j eruption In the world? H. D. A. ""he greatest volcanic disturbance within the period of buraau history was an eruption in one of the Inferior vjllevs |of Snvtl. Samoan Islands. With a brief ! resting period, this activity, which began |i n August, 1905. lasted for four years, and i the discharge of lava has been cstlran'ed at more than five cubic miles. STRONGEST ANIMAE. ! Q What is the strongest animal ltv* j lng on land or sea B* T. L. A. It Is impossible to name the strong est animal, since some of the smallest j insects have a greater amount of strength i in proportion to their weight than some !of the very largest animals. For In stance, an ant may carry a morse! fifteen j or twenty times its own weight, while a elephant could scarcely drag twice Its ! weight. 1 RIVERA AND HARBORS. Q. When was the first rivers and har bors bill pnsssed In eongresß? E. O \ While an appropriation of $30,000 was made in 1802 for the erection of pub lic piers In Philadelphia, and one of $22 700 In 1822 for the construction of a harbor of refuge 1n Delaware Bay, the first approach to a rivers and harbors bin was made in 1820. when about $150,000 wns appropriated for carrying on work in | twenty localities. SCHOOL C ENTERS. | q. How many “school centers" are there in the United States? S. A. C. A A “center," according to the stand: ard applied in this compilation, Is a school which is used regularly at least ! one evening a week for two or more activities, or twice a week for one, not BRINGING UP FATHER. ARe You SURE. ( W TAKE. THELM WHAT'b THE MATTER- TEt>-GUT MOT I YOU 1 THEt*L ' tSnS ( AV/AT AH’ DEY COOKED bOOH ‘ SAID _ ... i. ' . 11" © l#aO.*Y INTV PIATUM “ 1 " 1 ■ ** 1 .<■■ jAJ INDIANA DAILY TIMES, THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1920. counting night schools. There are Fit,7 such school eenttrs In the United States, reported hy 107 cities, and representing twenty-sis states, the District >•£ Co lumbia and Alaska. SERGEANT Bl GEER y. What is the status of a sergeant bugler In a cavalry regiment? S. V. A. The war department states that he would have the Hiatus of a member of the headquarters troop of a cavalr> rg lment. SIDEAI.iI*. Q, What causes the sideslip of an air plane? * H. A. A sideslip, whb-h is a sliding down ward and 4 llw *rd while making turn. If. due to tmre&xive banking. \ sideslip Is often an Intentional maneuver of a pilot to lose altitude quickly and for demons!ration purposes. TEXAS Oil, BEET. Q. What are the principal towns lit the oil to ll of Texas? W. J. T. A. Some of the principal cities and towns In the oil section of Texas nre Biirkburnett. Elect ra, Wichita Falls, Brcckenrldge, Ranger, D*sdemona, Brownwood. Peco, Toyah and Houston. REGISTRATION RECIPROCITY. Q. What slates have year round rgis tratlon reciprocity for automobiles? E. L. 1. A. New York, Massachusetts, Ala bama, Arkansas, Delaware. District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota Wisconsin and West Vir ginia compose the full-reciprocity list. SUMPTUARY LAWS. Q. What are sumptuary laws? V. T. A. This Is the name given to laws made to control private expenditures. Laws of this kind were 'common In ancient legislation. Greece endeavored to inculcate simple living among her people by such restrictions and early Rome had many such laws. Itt mod ern times many countries hare attempt ed to regulate expenditures in this way. Our chief restrleyve legislation which might be called a sumptuary law Is the prohibition amendment to the constitu tion. THIRTEEN AT DINNER Q. Why is It unlucky to have fbir teen st, a dinner? B. B. A The common superstition that H Is unlucky to have thirteen at table Has reference, no doubt, to the East Supper of the Lord and His Dlsciple3. INVENTOR OF CLOCK. Q. Who invented the modern clock'! K L F. A. The balance clock, the first of modern clocks, is ascribed to Pope Sil vester 11, A. D. 996. IN Tin: LAND OF MAKE HE LI EVE ANN MAY. Rather thought Von could want this picture of pretty Ann May, who made such a favorable Impression recently with Charley Kay In "Paris Green." Wo haven't seen many pictures of this little person and her record Is very interesting She was horn iai Cincinnati, •*., in 1001. She finished a course in dramatic art Iti 1010 and whs connected for a while with the Little playhouse In her home < it;-. Her career began with Oolrtwyn In “A Marriage of Convenience" and shifted to Metro In “Lombard . Ltd.” No doubt, her host work was done with Ray In “Peris Green." Toni Mix In "Tile Terror.” a Fox movie, today opened a three day en gagement at the Alhambra. "The Deep Purple,’ a story of the iiuderworliiy lias moved from the Alham l>ra to the Isis. Hobart Jlosworth in “Below the Sur face" remains on view at English's. Georges Carpcntier is still demonstrat ing the fact that prize fighter can t e a good aetoi In “The Wonder Man," at the Circle. William Favorsham is on view in a splendidly produced movie called “The Man Who Lost Himself," at the Ohio. "The Lodger" Is the current offerin’; of the Stuart Walker players at the Murat. Elaine IlammorKteln In "Whispers" continues at Die Colonial for the res; of the week. Vaudeville fans will find much to In terest them this week at the Lyric, the Broadway and the Rialto. Texas Gnlnap In “The Night Rider" and Eugene O’Brien In “The I’igure fit ud" up the new double hill at the Regent. At Mister Smith's Is "The Great Accl dent," a story with a theme which is new. The Women Are Wild Up Around Laporte Special to The Times. I.APORTK, Did., July 22. Neighbor hood quarrels are becoming quite a com mon event It) this city and some of them nearly reach serious proportions. The latest row seems to he th it of Grace Euler and Mary E. Fircli, in which knives, milk bottles and other weapons were used to good effect. According to the evidence submitted In Justice Kerr's court. Mary cut Grace'* clothesline and swore at her, then Grace threw a tuilk bottle at Mary pud missed her. then Mary retaliated by throwing a butcher knife at Grace. To settle the argument each had the other arrested und both were fined $15.60. New York Out for Fashion Leadership NEW YORK. July 22. That Fifth avenue Is in the ring to make New York surpass Paris In the world of fashion was evidenced here when twenty-five leading couturiers exhibited more than a hundred original American designed gowns, suits and wraps at the fall fash ion fete of the National Garment Re tailers.’ association. Ag’ed Woman, Found in Street, Demented HUTCHINSON, Has.. July 22- I#am lng the str ets In an apparently dement ed 'condition and carrying nearly $2,000 in currency concealed In her bosom, an aged woman, believed to b about 70 years old. was taken into custody here a few clays ago. The small fortune was discovered after she had been searched at the jail and she cried piteously wh>n the board was taken from her for safekeeping. She Is being held pending enlighten ment on her identity and the location of relatives. WHEN A GIRL MARRIES A New Serial of Young Married Life CHAPTER LXLVI. “Jim, .you aren’t going to—put any money on these races, are you?” I whis pered anxiously as our car crept into a long line of motors moving slowly by the green fences, behind which the IJardegriff motor cup race was to be run. "It's a great day, Anne, and I expect to have a bully time—so no curtain lec tures." laughed Jim with boyish sweet ness Intended to take the sting from his words. I didn't. 1 had to do a little reso lute winking of both eyes before I could risk opening them on the turmoil of the scene about me. Up a white ribbon of road we crawled in our maroon car. And there, under the direction of uniformed police, we were suddenly released from the tortuous slowness of our approach to the field and went darting through the green gate into a swarm of tightly-packed cars. Overhead airplanes were darting about iltpplnc and whirling and circling like giant dragonflies. Everywhere there were droning andMiuzzing. and the warm sunlit air whistled • all about us as It blew in with a fresh tang from the sea. It was the first time I had gone to a great automobile race, and my heart raced and sang with the wonder of it all. and of course I wanted to share my feelings with Jim. But when t turned to slip my hand into Jim’s he had been pushed ahesd of me by the jostling crowd, and T caught a glimpse of him holding Evvy in front of him and steer ing her by her elbows, so she was free of the mob that was bruiting me about as It surged along. "Airtight, Mrs. Jimmy. I'm bringing up the rear, and Betty's on the right flank.” sang out Terry's voice just as I was ready to get panicky over tbe strangeness of It nil. Then Betty's hand found mine, and together we three came to the box where Jim and Evvy were waiting and where Sheldon and Neal presently brought Virginia and Phoebe. There wasn't room for all of us, but of course Evvy and Sheldon weren't allowed to go to their Own seats, and again Evvy sat with wide blue eyes focused on my husband, and quivering red lips murmuring to 'him, while her little right hand beat on his arm with determined insistence. 1 wondered if the nirplßnes flying over head caused the wild glint in Jim's eyes —or whether Evvy’s yrords had power to move him so. Then .Tim rose and cried recklessly: “All right., here's to your hunch—thp eight-to-one shot!” And he darted out of the box. Evvy smiled complacently, settled her furs about her and turned to Neal. "Jim’s gone to put his money up on the Yankee kid. Grayson,” she said. “You'd better chase after a ‘bookie,’ too, lad.” ENOUGH, YES, BUT NOT SOON ENOUGH. By ANN LISLE. Phoebe laid her hand quietly on . eal s coat sleeve, and my young brother remarked Indifferently ?hat just watch ing was enough to give him heart disease even without having to worry about his salary. \\ hereupon Phoebe fed him a caramel with an absurd little maternal air that made even Virginia laugh, and I had. to laugh also, like one of a chorus. But I did not laugh again dur ing the long hour I waited for Jim to return.—Copyright, 1920. (To be continued.) HOROSCOPE FRIDAY, JULY 2S. 1910. • This is an uncertain day. according to astrology, for conflicting influences dis turb the Earth. While Mars, Venus and Neptune are In malefic aspect, Jupiter, .Saturn and Mercury, the seers declate, making for dishes with men who bear arms. Europe will continue subject to a sway making tor grave international but the United States will have anxieties nearer home than far off conn tries that are subject to sinister rnlo of stars as well as of men. Great drains on public fund* wUI mark the autumn when there will be many extreme demands on the treasuries of states as well as on national appropri ations. AA omen are warned of the danger of indulging in nerves, for there is an as pect that seems to presage great increase of maladies of the brain. The stars are read as inclining both men and women to overwork, scattering their enegries where they should con serve strength. After the war’s awakening to the uni versal brotherhood Ideal the reaction that has been evident will subside gradually during the next six months. Mars rising in Libra at this time Is said to foreshadow a disorderly state of Itic country, chaotic thought being re flected in futile act*. New discovery in methods of treat-; ir.ent for the Insane ire foretold. Oc eulists say that uneen entities that prey on the human mind will be rec ognized by men of science. Money will rwjfitinue to rule the world with an access of pewer. Revolution ary forces will be at work, it is again prophesied. Persons whose birthdate It is hare the augury of a year in which some anxiety enters, but it should be merely a spur to extreme effort. Children born on this day may be en dowed with fine mental powers, but their personal charm may lead them into wasting time in social recreation. —Copy- right. 1920.