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Fair tonight and Sunday; except prob able thunder showers. Cooler tonight. iVOL. XXXIII. LEWIS ORDERS STRIKING MINERS BACK ON JOB Rail Rate Increases Are Granted by Commerce Body SOLONS PASS TAX BILL AND GO HOME Senator Eisner , in Aitack on Administration, Says Measure Won't Stand . m Coated with a fine layer of legalization sugar and mixed with sufficient whitewash to cover up the illegal blunders of the state tax board and at the same time legalize the horizontal increases of that board, the Tuthill- Kiper cure-all bih today became a law following the adjournment of the legislature last night. Representative Harry B. Tuthill of Michigan City, the author of the Tuthill legalizing bill and a member of the joint conference committee on the legalizing measure, admitted, after both houses concurred in the com promise agreement, that the bill as approved was a ‘ legalizing bill.” “The whole bill does legalize,” saL* Representative Tuthill, "but it does so through the state tax board and the county boards of review.” A similar attitude was taken by Sen-. ator E. P. Eisner of Seymour last night when, on the floor of the senate, he ! charged that the bill was a legalizing measure and that it would not stand the test of the courts. Senator Eisner asserted that the Tut hill-Kiper bill was merely a makeshift Mil to ■„ table the republican party to get past the next election. On the demand of Senator Eisner, the chair ordered a roll call on the adoption of the report of the senate conferees. By a vote of SO ayes and 10 noes, the report was adopted. Those in the senate voting for the adoption of the report of the com mittee were as follows: AUdredge, Balßnm, Bowers, Brown, Pobyn*. huffoy, Dancan, English, Turn**, Grant. Hogston, James, Kiper, Kline, McConaha, McCray, McKinley, Mas ters, Meeker, Metzger, Munton, Xeg ley, Nejdl, Katts, Self, Smith, South north, Strode, Tague and Wolfson. Those voting against were: Arn old, Bracken, Decker, Dorrell, Eisner, Hagerty, Hepler, Humphreys, I-aney and McCullough. In the house an attempt was made to have a roll call, but rbe chair did not recognize the representative who re quested it. Instead the previous question was asked for and the chair called for a vice voce vote, minority members state. The provisions of the Tuthill-Kiper bill are as follows: 1. It requires the state board of tax commissioners ten days after the pas sage of the act to meet in special ses sion and reconsider and review its hori zontal increase orders of Aug. 23. 1919, relative to the equalization of the ag gregate assessments of the various coun ties, townships and other taxing units. 2. The state tax board shall then rerrify IT* -*ytWfts , 'Wr‘‘TW'' The various ' county auditors of the state wherein any townships or other taxing units were affected by the horizontal increases. CAKE COUNTY BOARD INTO SESSION. 3. As soon as the county auditor re ceives such conclusions from the state tax board, he shall call into session the county board of review in addition to two freeholders, to be appointed by the circuit judge. 4. The county board of review so or ganized shall proceed to review and equalize the assessments for taxing pur poses for the year 1919. 5. These so-called equalization orders of the board of review shall be certified the state board of tax commissioneis. 6. The state tax board shall then pro ceed with the equalization of assessments between the several counties of the state, both as to real estate and to personal property. 7. The state tax board 6hall then make orders equalizing such assessments and then certify such orders to the county auditors. 8. After such assessments and equal ization of assessments have been made the county board of review shall proceed to ascertain the amount of taxes, if any. which should be refunded to the tax payers by resson of reassessment and equalisation. 0. These refund amounts shall bo en tered. on the tax duplicates aud shall au thorize the issuance of warrants drawn for repayment to the taxpayer. 10. When a judgment of a court so decreases the assessed value of prop erty as to materially lessen the revenue the state tax board, after a petition is filed, shall equalize the assessments to auch an extent as to furnish sufficient revenue for the taxing t cit. 11. The amounts resulting from such equalization shall become the basis for the levies for the year 1619. PROVIDES FOR REFUND IN EXCESS. 12. It is provided that if a taxpayer has paid more taxes than the new equal ization order provides the excess shall be refunded. 13. When the refund of money or the reduction of assessments are so large as to produce insufficient revenue for any taxing unit to complete the fiscal year, the unit so affected has the power to make (Continued on Page Two.) Helping You Guard Your Garden The tomato leaf spot is especially serious this year, says Frank N. Wallace, state entomologist of Indiana. This is the worst disease of the tomato. The Garden Insect and Disease Book which is being given to Daily Times readers tells how to combat this disease. “One of the other pests which will be with us is the common cabbage worm,” says the state entomologist. How to protect your garden against this worm is thoroughly described on pages 31 and 32 of the Garden Insect and Disease Book. Potato tipburn, or early blight, will destroy much of the potato vines unless checked, and another pest which all gardeners will have to combat this year Is the common potato bug, according to Mr. Wallace. The most elaborately il lustrated book which the United States Department of Agriculture has ever pub lished deals with these pest*. It consists of seveniy-two pages and ISI Illus trations of prevention and cure for your garden ills. It Is written for every one, in clear language, for quick actlou. No matter how well you understand your garden, you can Improve it with the Information this book gives. You can get a copy free through the Washington Information Bureau of The Dally Times. Use the attached cou pou. Write your name aud address plainly and enclose 2 cents In stamps for return postage. INDIANA DAILY TIMES INFORMATION BURE AIL ' Washington, D. C. Frederick J. Haskln, Director, Enclosed find a two-cent stamp for postage on The Garden Insect and Disease Book. Name Address State Published at Indianapolis, Ind., Dally Except Sunday. ESCHBACHGETS FULL POWER ON NEWCOALBODY Henchman Also Put Back on Old Job With Board of Accounts. GOODRICH SIGNS BILL FuU power to act In any manner he 1 - fit to carry out the provisions of the law instituting a coal commission for Indiana has been vested in the hands of Jesse Eschbach, who today was reap pointed chief examiner of the state board of accounts, and who has been named chairman of the coal commission. Mr. Eschbach resigned his position with the accounts board at the beginning of the special session of the legislature to assume the speakership of the house of representatives. It was understood at that time that at the end of the special session be would be reappointed to the accounts board. Mr. Eschbach was named lihairman of the coal commtsion at a conference held between the governor, Otto L. Klauss, auditor of state, and Mr. Eschbach, who comprise the state board of accounts, the body which takes on the duties of the coa! commission. Mr. Eschbach has been vested with au thority to name legal counsel to the com mission. and to name all assistants neces sary to tie work of tie body. • Whatever action 'he takes wilt be backed to the limit by the commission," said the governor. Auditor Klauss Is secretary of the com mission. ‘T have not the slightest Idea whom I will appoint on this commission,” said Mr. Eschbach. *T probably will make the appointments next week. A secre tary will be named for the state fuel administration.” The bill was signed this morning by Gov. Goodrich. Irish Rail Men Won’t Carry Royal Fusiliers LONDON, Jnly 31.—A detachment of the Royal Fusiliers numbering about one thousand men, with field guns and war materials, landed today at Queens town, Ireland. They were carried to their destinations by motor trucks, the railway men re fusing to transport them. Arrested for Trying to Sell Stolen Cow Clifford Tate, alias Roy Smith, 19, of 4430 Manlove avenue, was arrested early this morning at the stock yards when, it is alleged, he attempted to sell a stolen cow. Tate is charged with grand larceny. The police say Tate sold two other stolen cows recently, one of which was owned by Walter Gwln, 4347 Sangster avenue. New $50,000 Company Will Build at Once The bureau of industry of the Indian apolis Chamber of Commerce announced today that the Sel-Worth Company im mediately will establish a plant in In dianapolis for making an automatic wall paper pasting and trimming machine. Bert Selby, the inventor of the ma chine is president; G. S. Hollingsworth is vice president and J. Stephen Kullen is secretary-treasurer. The company Is capitalized for $50,000. The company's plant will be situated at 2540 West Washington street. Entered as Second Class Matter, July 25, 1014. at Postoffice, Indianapolis, Ind., under act March 3, 18 1 9. 20 Pet. Boost on Passengers; Freight Varies Surcharges of 50 Per Cent Added to Pullman Travel. WASHINGTON, July 31.—The inter state commerce commission this after noon granted increases in rates to the railroads amounting to 40 per cent on freight in the eastern group of carriers. A 25 per cent increase on freight rates was granted for the southern group of carriers. A 35 per cent Increase was granted for the western group of carriers and 25 per cent increase for the mouutain-Pacitic group. The commission granted the full 20 per cent increase in passenger fares asked by the railroads. Excess baggage rates are increased 20 per cent by the decision of the commis sion. Surcharges on passengers on sleeping and parlor cars are fixed at 50 per cent of the price of the regular railroad tariff, Increased rates on milk aud cream of 20 per cent are allowed by the commis sion. Bandits Stage a Holdup on Madison Ave. Wear Hallowe'en Masks—Drop . Part of Loot in Making Escape. Two young men wearing halloween masks held up the office of the V. M. Bachman Lumber Company, 1001 Madison avenue, about noon today and escaped with $479. The money was contained iu pay en velope* and was to be used to pay off em ployes of the company at noon. The robbers obtained S9OO, but in their haste to escape they dropped al! but $479. Frederick.M. Bachman, president of the company, and Miss Marie Borman, 1112 Union street, an employe, were in the office at the time of the robbery, count ing the money into the envelopes. “Hand them over,” one of the men said, as the two plunged Into the door. ‘‘We are from Chicago and we will kill you if you don’t.” He backed up bis command with a revolver, vOiieh l>e pointed at th* two oc cupants ol the office. The two men hastily gathered up the envelopes, but In their hurry to leave the office they dropped part of them. The men ran south in Madison aventie, pursued by a number of employes of the company’s mill. They ran for three blocks and disap peared, apparently into the grounds surrounding the plant of tbe Indianapo lis Brewing Company. The police obtained an accurate de scription of the men, who were said to be about 19. The rnortey was In sl, $2 and $3 bills. FIGHT OVER PIG; ONE IN-HOSPITAL Hadley's pig caused the trouble. Luther Hadley, .'<9, of 23(tti South California street, was arrested early today ou the charge of assauit and battery. William Stevens, 43, of 24A4 Daisy street, also was arrested, but he was sent to the City hospital instead of police headquarters. Hadley sold Stevens hit his pig with a chunk of coal and then the j men started an argument that ended In a boxing match. Stevens explained that the boxing match concluded when Hadley hit him on the head with a "two by four." Man Killed When He Tumbles From Ladder Groom Taylor. 23, of Delaware and ! Carson streets, -was killed this afternoon j when he fell from a twenty-foot ladder | at the Indianapolis Drop Forging Com- ■ pany, 1300 Madison avenue. Employes of the company believe he 1 grasped a “live" wdre. Alton Rail Workers Refuse Wage Award BLOOMINGTON, 111., July 81.—After n two-day session here, general telegraph ers and towermen of the Chicago & Alton railroad voted to reject the recent rati board wage award and to demand a re hearing, a strike being the alternative. Thinks Man Died From Automobile Accident Coroner Robinson is Investigating to | determine whether John Shrout, 153, of , 1828 Valley avenue, who died at the City hospital today, died from Injuries re ceived In an automobile accident. Shrout, with Ills wife, Anna, and their son and two daughters, were In an auto mobile accident last Saturday. Mrs. Shrout was seriously Injured, but j Shrout insisted he was not hurt. He later become ill and was taken to the hospital. It is believed his death was due to in ternal injuries. Asks Harding’s Stand on League of Nations WASHINGTON, July 31.—T0 Senator Warren G. Harding’s peppery challenge of Gov. James M. Cox’s position on the league of nations and to the senator’s charge that the governor’s position is vague, Chairman George White of the democratic national committee and man ager of Gov. Cox's campaign, today made response In kind : ”1 don’t propose to enter Into a news paper controversy with Senator Harding, the republican nominee,” Chairman White said, “but I would like to ask the sen ator one question : “On the league of nations issue does he sido with former President William H Taft or Senator Hiram Johnson? “Which onek represents Senator Hard ing*’ views?” 1 mhmn jPauti i \mw INDIANAPOLIS, SATURDAY, JULY 31, 1920. LEADERS WILL NOT MEDDLE IN COX’S SPEECH Keen Interest in Frcbable Stand on League and Booze. NOMINEE WON’T TALK DAYTON, 0., July 31. —Gov. James M. Cox today expects to put the finishing touches to his speech accepting the demo cratic nomination. One portion of the governor’s speech of acceptance, however, is being with hold. It is the surprise, final word, which is awaited with interest. For weeks it has been rumored that the governor, with a true sense of pub licity values, ‘‘would keep a card in the hole” until th3 last moment, nnd would play this card at a time when it would do the utmost good for his cause. Close advisers of the governor were emphasizing that the speech wonld be the nominee's own work, through and through. Though Cox conferred with many party leaders before starting the writing of It the speech will not be submitted to the president or other prominent democrats for approval. It la said. Plans are to send advance copies to all newspapers tonight. The speech will he a long one, treat ing with all features of the campaign, but there are two main points of Inter est—the nominee’s exact position on the treaty question and prohibition. The former has been forced to the front in the last few days by Senator Harding's second demand that Cox answer several international questions and by current re ports that the governor may swing away from the Wilson position on the treaty fight, The prohibition question Is In the lime light because Cox has not answered the r—iuest of Richmond P. Hobson of the anti saloon league, as to whether a wet modification of the Volstead law will be favored by the democratic nominee. Efforts to obtain an inkling of the gov ernor’s position have been met with "you will have to wait and read the speech," Virtually the same answer was given by Cox when asked for comment on Pen ator Harding's statement of last night. Although one of the greatest crowds In Dayton's history was here yesterday for the Miami county celebration in honor of Cox, preparations *re being made to accommodate even a greater assemblage on notification day. • The crowds here surprised even the most enthusiastic Cox boosters. So many old friends of the governor were noxious to see whether bring a pres idential cantlldate has changed him any that police officers were forced to fight their way through to the porch of the county jail to extricate the governor from admiring crowds. There, Cox was offered a glass of water, which he held up with n smile while the crowd laughed and cheered. GIRL AND MAN HELD IN DEATH MYSTERY, CHICAGO, July 31—Samuel T. A. Loftls, famous Chicago diamond mer chant and long a conspicuous figure In the city’* night life. Is dead today and the police are trying to unravel the mysterious chain of circumstances that led to hi* death, Roy M. Sbayne, wealthy son of a for mer state street merchant, and his pretty fiancee, Ruth Woods, are held by the police until they can determine whether Loftls met his death from natural causes or was killed. Both were in the diamond merchant's luxurious apartment on the north side wbe.i he died. Following nil autopzv Dr. WUlMnm Bimonds, coroner’s physicians, said Loftls died from a cerebral hemorrhage "caused by oxternal violence.” Coroner Peter Hoffman, who also ex amined the body, said the bruise on Loftls' head because of Its nature and large area probably resulted from his head striking the floor when he fell. The coroner's inquest was continued In definitely. There were contusion* nenr the tern pies, bnt otherwise the body bore no marks of violence. Miss Woods bears marks of disfigure ment. She told the polio that the wealthy clubman invited her to his apartment early yesterday afternoon, became in toxicated and that she had to fight him al! oven the apartment. Finally she telephoned Shay ne for help. He arrived about 8 o’clock last night. Aoordlng to Shayne’s story, Loftls him self admitted him to the apartment. SUDDENLY KEELS OVER DEAD. Within a few minutes after his ar rival, Rhayno told the police, Loftls sud denly keeled over and died. Loftls was Intoxicated, he said. The luxurious apartment was In a state of disorder. Oriental rugs were disarranged, tapes tries had been torn from their places and there were two empty whisky bot tles from Loftls’ extensive private stock WHEN SHALL WE 3 MEET AGAIN? LENINE’S ARMY THREATENS TO JOIN WRANGLE Paris Report Says Soviet Militia Plans Overthrow of Red Rule. ORDERS BEING SCORNED WARSAW, July 31.—The Polish cab inet and the Anglo-French mission were In conference throughout the night pre paring measures to be taken in event the Russians refuse to sign tie armistice protocol. Hie press announced that extreme steps are contemplated. PARIS, July 31.—Confidential advice* to the foreign office today indicated there Is ground for belief that an at tempt to overthrow the bolshevik gov ernment Is befnir slotted bv lenders of the soviet army now at the high tide of their victory over the Pole*. Relations between tbe Moscow govern ment and the armies in the field were said to be strained and becoming more SO lt was stated Gen. Touchawsky re fused to obey War Minister Trotsky’s orders to halt the advance. The twenty-seven-year-old general hi surrounded by a staff of very loyal and ambltioua officers, the report said, and the possibility of their seizing the first i favorable opportunity for a military ' coup, Is being discussed seriously. A similar spirit was said to exist at ; headquarters of the eleventh army, which is occupying Azedidejan. INCLINED TO DISREGARD ORDERS. Staff officers already are Inclined to disregard orders from Moscow. Well-Informed officials her* would not be surprised to hear at any time that this army has cut loose from the government and Joined Gen. Wrangel, the anti bolshevik leader. In the Caucasus an anti-bolshevik spirit was reported spreading rapidly among the people as a result of the Eleventh army sending livestock, crops. ! oil, etc., to Moscow and even pillaging homes Talk of a general military uprising against Lenine and Trotzky and the es tablishment of a military government, gained plausibility from the fact that the red army is almost entlrcljr comtnsiy!- ed by former regular office** who •ere*} with the czar, and their teeming loyalty to Moscow has long puttied the all)** Now official* protean to believe tbeae leader* are en'y waiting for a chance t-* turn on the belahevikl government and destroy It, SOVIET TROOPS STILL ATTACKING lONDON. July 31 Although the Polish armistice envoys are reported to have crossed the Russo-Pollah lines last night (Continued on I’age Two.) laying broken on tho floor. The police found tbe dining room set for n dinner for two. The dinner had not been served. Shayne was at the apartment when the police arrived. He had culled a doctor, who in turn had called the police. Ml** Woods was takeu at her mother’s home at 2 a. m. A policeman wa* waiting for her when she arrived. She had several of Loftls’ famous dia monds with her at the time. -OKTIS COCLI* HARDLY STAND. "I/oftis could hardly stand when 1 ar rived at the apartment," said Shayne. “My fiancee was standing beside him, terribly pale. “I had hardly stepped In when Loftls swayed and fell. “Hl* fnce bit the floor. "I dragged him Into the parlor. “We applied smelling salts, but he didn't revive. "I than called a doctor." Although a widower, Loftls kept n fully appointed apartment. One room was fitted up exclusively with dainty feminine things. It had been his custom, the neighbors said, to give gay parties there. In Loflls’ clothing was found two let ters from women, one signed “J. M. H." and tho other “J. V.” Both indicated that the writers had been Intimate with tho diamoud merchant and had been cast off by him. MET LOFTIH THREE WEEKS AGO. Questioned by the police, Miss Woods declared she had met Loftis only three weeks ago. They were introduced by Shayne, who had been friendly with the diamond mer chant for years. “Yesterday qfternoon,” the girl said, “he called me up and asked ine to have dinner with him at his apartment. I went. Then he tried to attack me and (Continued on Page Two.) _ . IBy Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, 10c; Elsewhere. 12c. Subscription Rates: By Ma „ 50c Per Month; j 5 Per Year. Fire Destroys Yards of Auto Body Company Damage to Miilspaugh and Irish Plant Put at $35,000. Fire of unknown origin swept tho Miilspaugh and Irish automobile body manufacturing establishment, located north of English avenue, between La- Salle street and the Belt railroad, last ■light. The loss is estimated by firemen at $35,000, The alarm was sent In at 6:23 o'clock. The flumea gained great headway and, owing to the lack of water plugs in the vicinity, firemen were almost powerless to prevent the spread of tho- flames over the big lumber yard of the factory. A one-story building used as a power house by the company was destroyed. The lumber yards of the company cov ered more than fltfe acres. Much of lts lumber was destroyed. The nearest water plug was located on Meredith and Oakland avenues, five blocks from tho Miilspaugh and Irish plant, aud it was necessary to relay the water pressure from one pump to an other. Tie fire was spectacular. Harry B. Miilspaugh, president of the company, estimated the loss at from $35,000 to $40,000, and said it was covered by insurance. Mr. Miilspaugh said he believed the fire started In a feed pipe in the power plant through which pipe shaving* are forced to a boiler and that the boiler back-fired and set fire to the shavings. The main factory building was saved from destruction by the wind which was blowing to the north and the flames were carried to the lumber yards, where two acres of valuable lumber piles were burned. Employes living In the neighborhood helped fight tbe flames with fire ex tinguishers. A sixty-five foot smokestack forty Inches in diameter fell daring the fire, but none was Injured. Herbert Rice, night watchman, discov ered the fire. Thousands of persons visited the scene of the fire in automobiles, on motorcycles, and on foot. The plant is what was formerly Mai* Motor Car Company, and about four year* ego was partially destroyed by fire. Three alarm* were aent in. Firemen remained oa tho scene all night, bUjg relieved early today by other* who continued te direct streams at water on the smoking ruin*. $1250,000 FIRE IN NEW ORLEANS NEW ORLEANS, July 31.—Fire damage amounting to about 51.250.n00 was early today Inflicted upon section No. 2 of the warehouse of the Appalachian corpora tion. The losses consisted mainly of sisal, but other merchandise was destroyed. Tho damage to the building reached $720,000. TWO VICTIMS OF PHILADELPHIA FIRE PHILADELPHIA, July 31.—A careful * beck today of payrolls of employers revealed that only two persons lost their lives In the destruction by fire of the factory building at Nos. 117-127 North Fourth street, Instead of eight, as re ported last ulgbt. The victims were Gertrude Orner, 24, and Thomas Weiner, 30. The loss Is $-100,000. DOCTORS FREED IN BOOZE CASES State Fails to Produce Evi dence of Intent to Sell. Klvo Indianapolis doctors and two dentists, charged with violation of the liquor laws, today were found not guilty and discharged by Judge James A. Col lins In criminal court. The seven men discharged are Drs. Ed gar M. Outland, Charles P. Wler, Alonzo S. Neely. Calvin It. Atkins, C. Roland Perdue, I’er.rl O. Dickey and Charles Harris. The state contended that traffic in whisky was tllegal, and that the doc tors wrote “fake prescriptions” to se cure the liquor. The indictments, in two counts, charged the doctors with having ille gally furnished intoxicating liquors, ani unlawfully keeping Intoxicating liquors to he furnished to other persons. In making a ruling In the cases Judge Collins concluded with the following paragraphs: “The defendants each admit the Issuing of the prescriptions and obtaining intoxi cating liquors, towlt, whisky, upon these prescriptions, and the evidence further showed tlmt they used tills whisky either for themselves or In connection with some other, drug or drugs as a medicine. ‘ “Is that sufficient to bring these de fendants within the provisions of section 4 of the act? “If so, the state Is required to show that the defendants either furnished or disposed of intoxicating liquor or that they unlawfully kept intoxicating liquors with Intent to sell, barter, exchange or give away, furnish and otherwise dispose of the same. “This evidence wholly fails to do. “The clerk Is directed to enter a find ing of not guilty in each of these cases and show the defendants discharged.” Judge Collins also quoted the Indiana supreme court as saying: “The thing aimed at Is the traffic in liquor as a bcNorage.” Much interest has been attached to the disposition of the cases, as the pro hibition forces of the state expected to strike at an alleged illegal traffic in liquor, obtainable through unscrupulous, physicians and dentists, using the local cases as a basis. The Indictments were the result of in vestigation of the Marlon county grand Jury of the illegal soles of liquors by Julius and Louis E. Hagg, owners of a chain of drug stores In IndinnpoUs, now tinder commitment to Atlanta penltentary, convicted in federal court of violation of the liquor laws. Alleged “JtiUa prescriptions” written by the doctors were tilled at the Haag stores'. Turkish Cabinet Quits LONDON, July 31.—The Turkish cab inet has resigned, according to an Ex change Telegraph dlsptAh from Con stantinople today, HOME EDITION 2 CENTS PER COPY COMMAND FOLLOWS WILSON’S TELEGRAM ASKING FOR RETURN Confidence Is Expressed by Union Officials That Indiana and Illinois Coal Workers Will Obey. TRADE POLITICS CHARGES ARE MADE Orders were sent to all local unions of the United Mine Workers of America in Indiana and Illinois by John L. Lewis, international president, today, instructing striking miners to return to work at once. The order was issued as a result of a telegram from President Wil son requesting all striking miners to return to work until further adjust ments can be made. HARDING FOR REPEAL EXCESS PROFITS LAW Says That Democratic ‘lnter national’ Trade Policy Has Been Ruinous. WANTS HIGH TARIFF MARION. 0., July 31—Senator War ren G. Harding, republican nominee for president, made it clear today he favors tho repeal of the excess profits tax and the substitution for it of a more equit able method of raising revenue for the national government. In an address he delivered from the front porch of his home to a great out pouring of republican men and women of Richland and Crawford counties, the sen ator declared: "We ought to make wealth bear its full share of tax burdens, and we • ver will. “Having this thought In mind,” the senator continued, “and also thinking of the exeeesstve cost of living, I doubt If the excess profits tax toj war accom plishes the end we seek tn peace, though we do not disagree as to the worthy in tent “Us operations have been disappoint ing, its cost* multiplied and pyramided and righteous changes and modifications ought to be sought at an early day. I would gladly recommend a change, but I am not yet prepared to suggest an equitable substitute, though I should have no *ealt oney in asking congress to week the #erlle*t petaeible solution. “We must not paralyze American pro duction by taxation at home or destruc tive competition from abroad, because our mutual Interest in productivity has made us what we are.” Referring to recent democratic charges that he had expressed himself in the senate as regarding $i wheat as suffi cient for the farmer's needs, the senator explained he “was speaking of normal days prior to the war.” Senator Harding said he desired to re mind his auditors that ‘mounting farm prices, mounting wages, mounting ex pend!,-ures are al} Inseparably linked, and a grim mutuality ultimately will as sert Itself, no matter what we may do. “There Is no living today or tomorrow according to the standards of yesterday. “Every normal being Is looking for ward. "Only a little while ago our griev ances about taxes were wholly local be cause half a century of republican con trol of the federal government held us free from disastrous bnrdens. “But the changed policy, the demo cratic drift toward freedom of trade, which Is International rather than na tional, and mounting cost of government, and finally war burdens, turned federal taxation Into a colossal burden. “No one seriously complained while the national crisis hung over us, but we must now work for a readjustment, for stabil ized and prosperous peace.” New York World to Sell for 3 Cents NEW YORK. July 31.—The New York Evening World today an nounced that beginning Aug. 2 It* price would be Increased from 2 to S cent*. The Evening World wo* the lust of New York's evening news paper* to raise Its price. Increased cost of labor and materials was re sponsible. AND CLEVELAND, TOO. CLEVELAND. July 31.—Every dolly newspaper In Cleveland will increase lie sales price from 2 to 3 cents, effective Monday, according to announcement made today. The I’laln Dealer carried an an nouncement of the increase in Its editions this morning, while early editions of the New* and Frees, aft ernoon papers, contained similar an nouncements. Wilson Passes Best Week Since Illness WASHINGTON, July 31.—The last seven day* have been I’realdent Wilson's “finest week" since his illness, Rear Ad miral Cary T. Grayson, his physician, announced today. The president accomplished a remark able amount of work, keeping in touch with International affairs and the strike. He took several long automobile rides. Woman Autoist Hits Boy; Drives On The police are searching for the wom an who was driving an automobile which struck Elton la>ffler, 20, of 225 North Capitol avenue, today. The automobile failed to stop. Leffler was not seriously Injured and was taken home. 18 Injured in Wreck on Oregon Short Line SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. July 31. Eighteen persons were injured, one per haps fatally, when Oregon Short Line train No. 32, Butte, Mont., to Salt Lake City, was derailed near Downey this morning, according to information ob tained from tho company's offices here. Nine of the twelve coaches of the train overturned. Officials of the company, doctors and nurses were rushed on |t special train from here to the scene the accident. _ NO. 70. President Lewis, after quoting Presi dent Wilson’s message In full, concluded with the following mandatory order: “In consideration of the request of the president, as contained In the fore going, and acting In accordance with the authority vested In me as presi dent of the United Mine Workers, I herewith order and direct all mem bers of onr organization who may be Idle or on strike contrary to the pro visions of the Interstate Joint agree ment, to Immediately return to their employment and permit the normal operation of the mines. “Meetings of yonr local unions should be immediately convened and action taken to comply with thi* order without further delay. “The president's telegram empha sizes the grave responsibility which devolves upon every member of our organization to conform to proper procedure within our union and to discharge their obligations to organ ized society. "It furthermore provides a way to secure consideration of the inequali ties In the basic interstate wage agreement. The word of the presi dent is pledged that a Joint wage conference will be reconvened when our membership demonstrates their good faith in keeping their contract. “It is, therefore, apparent that Im mediate compliance with this order by our membership will expedlate the disposition of the questions at Issue. I earnestly hope that our membership will thus demonstrate the Integrity of our union and the sae rednes* of our obligation.” BELIEVES ORDER WILL BE OBEYED. Mr. Lewis said be had nothing to add to the return-to-work order. Confidence wa* expressed, however, that the order would be obeyed by the miners. Mr. Lewis telegraphed President Wil son an acknowledgment of the receipt of his message and declared that he was impressed with the fairness of the presi dent's suggestions. He Informed tbe president he had or dered all striking miners to return to work. From the construction put on the Wll son telegram It is evident the United Mine Workers officials will make every effort to hare the striking miners re turn to work and thuß obtain a moral right to the reopening of the wage award by the president's special commissioner*. While the international official* do not agree with the Farrington method of trying to obtain more pay for day and monthly men, they say the differ ential exiiting between this class of labor and other mine labor, machine min ing nnd loading, for example, Is uajast and should bo remedied. ORDER FORESTALLS CONFERENCE NEED. The return to work order of Presi dent Lewi* to the striking miner* will. It is said, obviate any need of immediate conference between mice officials and the operators of the central competitive field. It has been pointed out that the oper ators took the position that the striker* had violated their agreement and the first thing to do was for them to return to work. Whether the operators will agree to a | reopening of the wage conference remains] to be seen. 1 President Wilson emphasised the ne J cesssity of the miners sticking to thfl award, and said before It eonld be reM opened it would be necessary for afl strikers to return to work. President said he was ‘T" Jj| foundlx impressed" by the Wilson gram and the fairness of its statement the rase. He said that up to this time the nois minets had not asked the tlonal officials to enforce the validity of the wage agreement in that state. The miners' chief said compliance with the orders of President Wilson would pave the way for tbe calling of a subse quent wage conference and that he in tended immediately to issue order* for the men to return to work. STATEMENT OF PRESIDENT LEWIS. In a statement given out to the pres* President Lewis said; I am profoundly impressed by the president’s telegram. The fairness of his statement must be apparent to every one with respect for constituted authority or the least regard for the public weal. The suggestions of the president will be approved by every right-thinking and loyal member of the United Mine Workers of America aud will bo construed as a stinging rebuke to men of the type of Frank Farrington (president of the Illinois miners), who has deliberately and maliciously Incited men to disregard their contract obligations to the detri ment of themselves and the Incon venience of the nation. Public castl (Continued on Page Two.) OPEN LETTER TO OTTO KLAUSS, Auditor of State. Dear Sir —When you assume the additional public burdens placed on you by tbe enactment of the Good rich coal control bill you will bo tbe only safeguard between the coal Industry and the governor, who has admitted his financial interests therein. Whatever Goodrich and his ap pointee desire to do to the coal operators can, of course, be done without your approval. But you have the right of the mi nority to be heard. ''You can keep the public informed and your own record clear by refusing to condone, conceal or agree to any action that does not conform to your own con ceptions of propriety.