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Fair and continued cool; Tuesday fair. VOL. XXXTTI. RELATIONS OF COX AND WILSON DRAWING TALK Some Say Nominee Is Empha sizing His Leadership of Party. MAY DIFFER ON DETAILS By ED L. KEEN', rnitfd Press Staff Correspondent. COLUMBUS. Aug. 2.—Future relations between the democratic candidate for president and the present occupant of the whitehouse are the subject of much spec ulation these days in the candidate's home state. The fact that the nominee's communi cation with the whitehouse has been lim ited to the one brief conference he had with the president shortly after the con vention, as well as the fact that he has not submitted his forthcoming acceptance speech for the presidential o. k., is re garded by political observers generally in Ohio as of deep significance, and by some as foreshadowing far-reaching conse quences. Various motives are ascribed, but the one prevalently accepted is that Cox is determined there shall be no misunder standing as to the actual leadership of the party in this campaign. Some even go so far as to predict the practical shelving of “Wilsonism.” The text of the acceptance speech— which I haven’t yet seeu —probably will settle most of the current doubts as to Cox's atitude toward the president and his policies. FIRST REPORT NOT CORRECT. .Tudging from recent developments, especially the statements made in 5\ ash ington by Chairman George White of the democratic national committee and his rather obvious avoidance of the whitehouse, the construction placed in some quarters on the Cox-Wilson con ference that the two were in complete ac cord. was not entirely correct. Doubtless no points of difference de veloped in the course of this compara tively brief conference, which was of the most general character. Details, notably of the paramount Is sue. were not gone into. There was not sufficient time for even a casual discussion of the candidate s and the president’s personal views as to ••reservations.” Therefore, there was no opportunity for the expression of presidential approval of the particular manner in which Cov. Cox intends to interpret the party platform’s declarations regarding the league of nations. Naturally, both are in accord with the platform. Wilson approved it at the time, ana Cox would not be the candidate today if he couldn’t stand on the platform. Hence, there was quite sufficient jus tification for the harmony statements is sued immediately after the conference. But there la room for considerable divergence of opinion as to interpreta tion of the platform on the league Issue. MAX NOT RUN iMfjmMEL “ *** The Cox and Wilson ideas as to what constitute clarifying, non-impairing, or non-nullifying reservations very likely do not run along parallel lines. If they do, say these political observ ers, what objections could there be to Fox's submission of his interpretation of the president's formal approval, be fore going to the country with it? Also, it is suggested there may be de tails in the application of other demo cratic principles, or even policies of ad ministration, in which the candidate does not agree entirely with the presi dent. The practical ignoring of the presi dent by the candidate In the preparing of bis acceptance speech is emphasised ■v thd fact of his frequent consultations v ith other democratic leaders, but a still more striking illustration of the apparent lack of close co-operation between the candidate and the whitebou*" is afford r-: b.v reference to the Taft campaign in lftOfc, in which the then occupant ot the whitehouse (Roosevelt i played so pennonneed a part it' moulding the poli . ie.s and directing the activities of his “residuary legatee.” In no quarter is interest in Cox's pro nouncements .f next Saturday keener than among the republican campaign managers. For should it prove that Cox actually ot in effect has cut away from the Wil son influent* they will be deprived of what they have considered one of their best talking points. “Wilson is the best argument we have at this time.” observed one of the lead ers a few days ago. He is not so sure new. COX PLANS SPEEDY CAMPAIGN OPENING DAYTON, 0., Aug. 2.—Gov. James M. Cox expects to complete his campaign organization this week in order that it aay be ready for active warfare as soon ■s the formal notification ceremonies of Aug. 7 close. The democratic campaign committee will be announced Thursday after Cox confers with George White, chairman of the national committee and campaign manager, it was understood here. The nominee also hopes to have a ten tative itinerary of his stump campaign completed this week. Under present plans the active cam paign will open with a speech of the (Continued on Page Two.) THE DAILY TIMES CAN REACH YOU RE GARDLESS OF WHERE YOU SPEND Y OUR VACATION No matter what out-of-the-way place you choose for your vaca tion, The Daily Times will reach you each day If you leave your summer address. Just before leaving for the train call Main 3500 and receive your favorite newspaper daily. Published at Indianapolis, Entered as Second Class Matter, July 25, 1914, at Ind., Dally Except Sunday. Postoffice, Indianapolis, Ind., under act March I, IS.-. Prospects of War Loom in California Peninsula ESTABAN CANTU. BREATH STOPS, HEART BEATS ON 16-Year-Old Boy Baffles Doctors After Operation. ST. LOCIS, Aug. 2.—Although lie ceased breathing yesterday after noon. IG-year-old Robert Stansbury was alive at 10 o'clock this morning, but physicians at the City hospital were unable to say whether he could be brought back to consciousness. At that hour a pulmotor, worked by hand by hospital internes constant ly for forty-eight hours, was being used in the hope of reviving him. The boy ceased breathing immedi ately after an operation for mastoid itis at 4 p. m. yesterday, but physi cians. discovering that his heart con tinued to neat regularly, brought the pulmotor into play. Practically every known means have failed to revive him, physicians say, who claim it to bo the strangest ease in their knowledge and without parallel, so far as they know, in med ical annals. Four of ’Em *Faded ’ *v —m UmtmM rrr “Seven, come 'leven—good di'-e—” "Splash." Four crap shooters deserted their db-e and 15 cents and Jumped iuto White river as the police approached. Two hesitated and were lost, riding to police headquarters in a patrol wagon. ft happened at Beauty avenue and White river. WHO’S OWNER OF THIS ’DOUBT?’ Report That Villa Hasn’t Surrendered Is Afloat. WASHINGTON. Aug. 2. Some doubt as to whether Gen. Francisco Villa has surrendered to the Mexiean government was aroused at the state department today when unofficial advices stated Villa had not sur rendered and that a hitch in the agreement for his surrender had arisen probably over the fulfilment of the surrender terms by the Mexi can government. Latest official advices to the state department said Villa was domiciled at the home of L. M. Lamar, an Ameriean. at Sabinas late on Sat urday, although he was preparing to leave for Torreon. WASHINGTON. Aug. 2.-The ex ecution of Jose It. Perez, an Ameri can of San Antonio. Tex., by Gen. Villa has been reported to the Ameri can consul at Chihuahua, the state department was advised today. Perez has been missiug since May 20. The wife of Perez claims he Is of American citizenship. Perez is reported to have been ac cused by Villa of robbing the bandit leader. Just Like a Novel George Dragos, 515 East Ohio street, believes in “treating ’em rough.” Dragos described 1"-- to the police a battle with a hoid up man who, he V-rfjS Jys, was just Qp*-, /yppg twice his size. He gave tho po t lice a mask he said was worn by VyiAjU V the robber. S. z-wYj/ -f— Dragos said the ______ robber covered him with a revolver at Washington and East streets. He said he landed an upper cut to the robber’s jaw. at the same time tearing the mask from his face and causing him to drop his revolver. Dragos said the robber got the best of it in the end, however, by pulling an other revolver, relieving him of $5 and chasing him two blocks. (( King Candy ’ ’ Takes City Two Hundred Makers and Jobbers of Sweets Open Annual Convention . “King Candy” arrived In Indianapolis today accompanied by a train of more than 200 loyal subjects, and reinforced by an artillery of hundreds of pounds of a thousand and one varieties of “sweets.” Chocolate;, hard candies, soft candles, colored caudles, striped candies, spotted candies and then some more hinds, are on display on tlie twelfth floor of tun Hotel Severin during the three days of the annual convention of the Commerctat Jobbing Confectioners’ association. In fact, this city has been deluged by a shower of candy from every part of the United States. “Since prohibition want into effect, folks have to dissipate some way, so they do it with candy,” said one manufacturer. “A man disappeared from his home for three days, and when the police went to hunt him upon the request of his wife juttatm Haiti Only Back Down of Cantu Will Prevent Battle. CALEXICO, Cal., Aug. 2.—Warfare in Lower California appeared today inevita ble. An official commission from Provincial President I>e La Huerta, composed of Senors Y. Cusvas and Juan D. Platt, has arrived from Mexico City to establish confidential communication between this point, just across the border from Mexi cali, seat of Cantu’s government, and the Mexican capital. Only the formal resignation of Cantu or his flight before the regular federal armies now in movement on Lower Cali fornia can stave off the completely planned armies’ battles intended to "put down the rebellion which now exists,” the commissioners said. An army of 5,000 men, under com mand of den. Abeiardo Rodriguez, of th& De La Huerta regime, is on its way to Ensenada. Whether this force has actually em barked on transports is not known. It is only a matter of a short time, however, until such embarkation will be made, If not already done, the commis sioners said. COUNCIL MAY GET ESTIMATE ON CITY NEEDS That Is, if Ashby. Bryson and Schmidt Can Find Reason by Tonight. ANYWAY, ITS PREPARED Corporation Counsel Samuel Ashl.y was consulting the statutes today while City Controller Robert Bryson and President of the City Council Gustav G. Schmidt were holding frequent telephone conversations attempting to deeide whether the preliminary estimates of ex penses for city departments shall be pre sented to the city council tonight. Although the estimates are complete, the officials debated the matter of in.re duction to the council because the new tax law provides that the annual budget shall be published before adoption. The pointed out that the estimates, as prepared, do not constitute a budget, but have been arrived at at this time in order that they may be given to the council in time for thorough consideration before September, when tile budget must be adopted. Controller Bryson believed that since the estimates were of a more or less in formal nature it would do no harm to present them. WISH TO USE CAUTION. The corporation counsel and the pre.l dent of tl:e connril, I>o ever, pro,,*tily being reminiscent of the tax muddle from which the city has been trying to extri case itself, along with the remainder of Indiana for more than a year, desired to proceed with extraordinary caution Roughly figured, the estimates, which were in the hands of the controller, show the civil city will need $3,764,875.87 to operate next year. The anionnt asked for last year whs Jv5.341.P00. which Is approximately $423,875 less than is asked for 1021. The department of public parks and of public health and chariHe-s also will seek big Increases. All of the higher amounts are needed because of the increased cost of labor and materials, responsible officials said. BOARDS WISH BIGGEST HUMS. The boards of public works and of public safety are asking for the biggest additions. This year the board of public works will be able to get along, it is said, with the appropriation of $1,459,866.00 passed by the council last year. But for 1921 the board of works seeks $1,632,498.28, an Increase of $172,531.68. Individual Items which account for this increase are ns follows: Street lighting, 1021. $228,735.27; 1020, s|s.fKUl ; increase, *30,010 86. Street comtnissiontr's department, sal aries an<l wages: 1021. $250617.41; 1020, $106,246.72; increase, $54,370.60. Street commissioner's mnintenan'* fund 1021, $214,146; 1920, $138,562.48; in crease, $74,584. Municipal garade salaries; 1021, $27,- 700; 1020, $10,760; Increase, $11,940. A total increase of $243,826.47 is sought by the board of public safety, principal ly to take care of wage Increases to po lice and firemen. Last year the board of safety asked sl,- 615.P03.72. while the present estimate for 1021 is $1,858,990.19. The finance department under Control ler Bryson estimates its neds at $27,767 les for 1031 than for 1920, chiefly for the reason that $25,000 paid out on street intersection certificates last year will not be neded this year and because there has been a reduction of about $3,000 In inter est charges due to retirement of some of the outstanding indebtedness. INCREASE OF $460 OVER EAST V EAR. The department of public purchase re quirements total $15,280, an Increase of $460 over last year. The legal depart.ineht requested $25,685 last year and Is expected by Mr. Bryson to ask for approximately $30,000. Dr. Herman G. Morgan, secretary of the board of public health and charities, estimates his body will need $134,338 in 1921, as against $349,380 in 1920, an in crease of $84,958, to operate the City hos pital, the bealth department and city dis pensaries. Increased cost of groceries, equipment (Continued on Page Three.) he was found In a candy shop,” he con tinued. Soft candies, especially the more ex pensive kind, are most popular among the women, is the general opinion of the manufacturers. “Before prohibition, women and chil dren consumed most of the candy in the United States, but now men eat about half of it." According to a demure little miss who was in charge of a portion of the candy display tills is quite true, because her “best man” always eats nearly all of the candy he brings her. "Candy is the only true medium for the expression of love,” declared one of the boosters for Increased candy sales. “As soon as a girl gets a box of candy she immediately understands that her i (CouTinued an Page Two.) INDIANAPOLIS, MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 1920. Hogs Hilarious; Cops Suspicious; Owner Out of Luck COUNCIL BLUFFS. la.. Aug. 2. A drove of bogs waddling down tho road in a hilarious state of intoxi cation today caused the arrest of Hefary Vanderpool for moonshinlug. Federal agents found two stills or. Vanderpool’s farm. He had been feeding mash to the hogs. Vanderpool was trying to pay off a mortgage with his still, he told the police. SHANK, GEORGE AGAIN SHAKE PLUM TREE' Make Three Appointments With Eyes on Polls Next November. CLEVER POLITICS The Shank-George combination on the board of county commissioners again has been able to the patronage plum tree for the purpose of taking care of the favored workers of their outfit. United in their efforts to dictate the appointments of three vacancies paying good salaries, the "big two" on the coun ty board of commissioners today ..ur ceeded in kiwping tbrc fat Jobs within j the “royal family." The “plum tree” again was made fruit fill by the resignations of Dr. Loien V Hyde as superintendent -f the Julietta hospital for the Insane, because of ill health and the resignation of John Cooper as road superintendent. Commissioners Carlin Shank and Lewis George dished out the Jobs lor which the ' taxpayers foot the bills, ax folows; First, transefeireil Benjamin M. Mor- j gan as superintendent of the poor farm j to the head of Julietta at $125 a month In addition to all living expenses. Second, appointed Wlllinm H. Lewis. • a riding deputy In the employe of Sheriff Robert Miller, and formerly market cm ploye under Carlin Shank, to the head of the poor farm. Third, by the resignation of John Cooper ns road superintendent, the “big two" of the commissioners' ooard were able to give a $5 a day berth to Wur.-n Ritmford, a personal friend and former employe of Carlin Shank. The offletni appointments of the three bear only the signature of Commissioners Shank and George and do not carry with them the written approval of the third commissioner. Joseph Ha ye*. When Romford returned from the army he was placed in charge of the county road yards and then elevated by some method as custodian of the court houae when Ben Pierce, the regular cua todlan. was 111 with the Influenza for > several hjst wlttT*r PIERCE 6RT4 REINSTATED. At the time Romford was given this job the Impression was that Pierce was "canned” and that Rurafofd would have the custodianship, but when Pierce be came well he threw all his political In fluences in his behalf with the result , that he was reinstated. So far It has been impossible to find any records to show that Romford was ever legally appointed custodian nr ever legally entitled to a cent of salary a custodian of the courthouse With Rumford again without a Job. Commissioner Shank began looking about to place his favorite gaaln on the county payroll. Now, it is well remembered that Com missloner Shank never approved of the appointment of John Cooper as rond superintendent, but somehow or other Commissioner George got euough "pepp" to kick over Hie traces and favored Cooper at that time. At that time Shank waa Insisting that Rumford bo given the roHd superintend - cney. but Cooper nally landed It. It has been observed that Commission er Shank has never approved of Cooper, and things became so unpleasant and unbeurabl. It is slid, that Cooper couldn't j stand it and realgen dtoda.v. The ink was no sooner blotted than Mm “big two" go together and gave Ruin ford a job for sonic months to come. With the favorite of Commissioner Shank taken care of, Hie two agreeiug commissioners decided to transfer Mr. Morgan from the of which ho has been In charge since last March, to Julietta to succeed Dr. Hyde, who is now ill In a hospital. TAKE CAr.K Oi LEW IS. With another vacancy created automat ically by this transfer, the “big two" i agreed to take cure of William It. Lewis, j a riding deputy In the office of Sheriff Robert Miller. Commissioner Hayes refused to ap prove ft the appointment of Lewis be (Continued on l*age Three.) Increased Railroad Fares Effective About Sept. 1 WASHINGTON, Aug. 2. The Mg rate increase granted the railroads by the [ interstate commerce commission is ex pected to become effective about Sept. 1. Railrond companies today were pre paring their new schedules, raising pas senger fares 20 per cent, Pullman fares 50 per cent, and freight rates up to ns high as 40 per cent, as authorized by the commission. These must be approved and five days Inter the new scale goes into effect. The railroad companies are preparing to ask state railroad commissions tp ap prove the decision of the interstate eoin j inerre commission so the new rates can ! lie put into operation without technical holdups by authorities. The department of justice, it is under-, stood, will watch closely for attempts of 1 profiteers to skyrocket prices on the j strength of the freight increase. I Although the increase will tend to i raise prices, the difference should be very I slight government experts believe. | Increased freight rates eventually will bring about a reduction In the cost of i living, In the opinion of Hale Holden, I president of the Chicago, Burlington A I Quincy railroad. While there may be a slight temporary ; Increase in the price of some commadl j ties, predicated on the rate increase, this will be negligible. Holden said today. “The increased freight rates will allow j the railroads to restore their old effici ency in transportation and thin eventu ally will mean faster nnd wider dls ; tribution of foodstuffs, fuel and other | necest ities,” Holden said, j “Rolling stock can be imu/oved and j new cars and locomotives ufclt,. Ter t minal facilities can be m reliev ing freight congestion^^^^^ft NO CHANGES BY TAX BOARD IN FIRST REVIEW County Auditors to Certify As sessments Under New Law Next Week. ‘BUCK PASSED’^CLEVERLY The order of Aug. 23, 1919, made by the state board of tax commissioners, by which horizontal increases were made to tax assessments, will stand in the certi fication of reviews to be made by the auditors of the various counties of In diana. This was decided at a meeting of the state tax board held this morning, ac cording to an announcement of Fred A. 'Sims, chairman. The meeting was held to review, re consider and reassess the assessments made under tho order of Aug. 23. 1919, ill compliance with the tax bill which was passed at the special session of the legis lature. The board passed resolutions to make no change in the review which is to ho certified to the auditors of the various counties. These certifications will be made with in the next week, it Is thought. Some time will he consumed in the compiling of the certifications, because ol the detailed work Involved. In explaining the stand taken by the board, the resolutions passed declared that, In order to equalize assessments of all taxing units in the state with each other, and with those of tho state tax board, th" horizontal increases are necessary. The reviews will be sent within the week to the county auditors, when the county boards of review will go over the hi sesstnents and make what changes they see tit. Following the action of the local coun ty boards, the ass*Biucnt will again be certified bark to the state tax board, where this body will equalize the assess ments. i The action of the state hoard In mak ing no changes in the assessments made (Continued on Fag* Two.) REFUSES WRIT IN RACE FENCE CASE Judge Moll Rules Vacation Powers Curtailed, Holding that the court has no authority to punish anyone for Indirect contempt during vacation ns fir as (he statutes and decisions which have been presented to the court disclose, Judge T. J. Moil to day refused to take any action in the rbntoropt proceedings brought by lr. Lucian R Meriwether, negro dentist, against Mary O. Grooms for alleged vto tatlon of a court s retraining order !n preventing the construction of a high board fence around Meriwether's prop erty. Judge Moll refused to issue a revtraln lag order an amended f r >tnpleln* **: a* to ft jGraro Attorney ire Holme* for the Capitol Avenue Protection association, which ts determined to prevent the loca tion of negroes In the district. The first restraining order Issued by Jndge Moll waa dtrected against Gabriel Slutzky and others on whose property there has been built high board fences, which are said to shut off the side view of the colored dentist's home and practi cally isolates It from the white neigh borhood. In the amended complaint Dr. Merl weather alleges tba: Gabriel Slutsky. frtddie Slutzky, Mary C. Groom* and a carpenter designated n* John Doe. and who has not been located, conspired to do an unlawful act In the erection of the fence. The doctor asks damages of SIO,OOO against the defendant*. Judge Moll stated that by mutual agreement the first restraining order would remain In effect and set ftir’her hearing of the case on Sept. 7. which is during the next regular term Os superior court, room 5. Adventurous Marquis Dies in South Africa LONDON, Aug. 2. The marquis of Quecnsbury died In Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, said a Centra! News dis patch from that city today. The family name of the Marquis of Quecnsbury was Percy HhoHo Douglas, and lie was 52 years old. He succeeded to the title in 1900. He was twice married The eldest son, who will succeed to tho title, Is 24 years old and fought in the world war. The marquis led an adventurous life and was alternately rich and poor. He worked for a while as a cowboy on ranches in Montana and Alberta nnd for a time was a miner in the Australian gold field*. The marchioness before her marriage was Irene Richards, a chorus girl at tli Gaiety theater. “Th • rate increases may be regarded very optimistically by the public, 1 be lieve." STATE HEARINGS OPEN AUG. 23 Heuring will be conducted Aug. 23, be ginning at 10 o’clock a. m., on the peti tion of railroads operating in Indiana, for an increase in interstate rates, which was filed prior to the increase granted by the interstate commerce commission Saturday. The date for ttie hearing was decided today at a conference of the members of tho commission. The matter will be considered by tho commission us an emergency, according to E. I. Lewis, chairman of the body. The petition asks for increases cor responding to those granted by the na tional commission on Interstate rates. The hearing probably will include a complete investigation of the railroad situation in Indiana and a comparison of Indiana rates with those in effect in other states. Petition has been filed with the public service commission by the Torre Haute, Indianapolis & Eastern traction company, for rate advances identical to those of the steam roads, according to Robert I. Todd, president and genera) manager of the company. Hr. Lewis also announced that hearing on the petition of several interurban lines of tho state for Increases to their rates to 3 cents per mlie, will be held Ang. 12, 13 and 14, the hearings to be conducted in Ft. Wayne and South r, . By Carrier. Week, Indianapolis, 10c; Elsewhere, 12c. Subscription Rates: By Mall> 500 Per M(>nth; j 5 . 00 Per Year. Killed by Train "-W: - J. FRANK lIANLY, lIANLY FUNERAL WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY Services for Former Governor Will Be at Meridian Street M. E. Church. PALLBEARERS NAMED Funeral services for J. Frank Flanly, former governor of Indiana, twlc* candi date for president on the prohibition ticket, and a noted lecturer for the dry cause, who -was killed in an automobile accident near Dennison, 0.. yesterday, will be held at the Meridian Street Meth odist church at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning. The body arrived in Indianapolis to day. The active pallbearer* will ho Edward White, deputy attorney general of Indi ans; Oliver Wayne Stewart, vice presi dent of the Flying Squadron foundation; Clarence Crlppln, a business associate of the former governor; Charles Itailsback, an Indianapolis business man; William l’. Evans, deputy county prosecutor and former law partner of Mr. tlanly, and K. Harry Miller, a former business associate of Mr. Manly. The honorary pallbearer* will be Gov. James P. Goodrich, Winfield T. Durbin of Anderson, former governor; James E. Bingham, former -attorney general of Indiana; Joseph M. Rnab, former Judge of the Indiana appellate court; Charles L. Henry, former congressman from In diana, and Ed Jackson, secretary of state of Tndteff*. The service# trill be conducted by Her. Hiram W. Kellogg of Mansfield, 0., for mer paxtor of the Central Avenue Meth odist church, which Mr. Hanly attended when he tvas governor. Burial will be at Wiiliasmport, Tnd. Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Baker of Kilgore. 0., with whom Mr. Hanly was riding, also were killed. Mr. Hanly, who was on his way to pass Sunday with the other occupants of the machine at their home In Kilgore, O. previous to delivering a Chautauqua lecture today in Cirrolton, <., died at 9 o'clock Sunday morning in the Twin City hospital at Dennison. lUs head was crushed. The other occupants of the machine died In the hospital, Mrs. Baker suc cumbing to her injurteg at 11 JO o’clock and Dr. linker dying at 3:30 o'clock Sun day afternoon. XL Harry Miller, s business associate of Mr. Hanly, was in Dennison today, where he took charge of the body, pre paratory to Us shipment to Indianapolis for burial. According to word from Dennison. Dr. Baker, who was driving the machine, had driven hi* automobile on the track after an east-bound freight train had passed and drove directly into the path of a west-bound freight on another track. The car was carried on the idiot Os the engine for a half mile. ACCIDENT ON GRADE CROSSING. The accident occurred at a crossing where there ts a heavy grade, nnd the train was traveling at a high rate of Sliced. News of her husband’s death reached (Continued on Page Three.) NEW TO CONFER WITH HARDING Chief of Speakers’ Bureau Goes to Plan Campaign. CHICAGO, Aug. 2.—Senator Harry S. New, chief of tho speakers' bureau of tho republican party, left here today for Marlon, 0., where he wfil confer with Senator Warren G. Harding, republican presidential nominee, regarding arrange ments for opening a nation-wide speaking ca mpnign. Announcement was made at republican national headquarters hero that thou sands of speakers have already been en rolled, Including hundreds of women. It was believed campaign would be in full sxvlug early next month. New will confer here Thursday with Congressman James W. Good regarding spenking arrangements for the middle west. CAN HE MAKE IT? _ Kaifag HOME EDITION 2 CENTS PER COPY ALLIED BLOCKADE FOR REDS IS PLAN Economic Action Dec ided on Should Armi stice Deal Fail . ENTENTE NOT PREPARED FOR WAR LONDON, Aug. 2. —The allies have decided to clamp down a more drastic blockade on soviet Russia if the armistice negotiations fail. It vu learned from an authoritative source that preparations to this end already are proceeding. Official circles make no secret of the fact that neither Great Britain nor France is prepared to go to war against Russia. Any measures that are taken must be of an economic nature. MINE WORKERS RETURNING TO JOBS, REPORT Order Following Wilson Re quest Being Obeyed in In diana-Illinois Field. PRODUCTION PROMISED The miners are returning to work. This announcement was made at the international headquarters of the United Mine Workers of America today. In a bulletin the statement is made that all dispatches reaching the head quarters indicate a resumption, of opera tions. The statement said the miners will produce sufficient coal to supply the country and that if there is a coal short age It will not b the fault of the miners. The statement points out the duty of the railroads to transport the coal. The bulletin Issued at the international headquarters follows: “Numerous dispatches have been re ceived at the headquarters of the United Mine workers of America from local unionß in Iliinois and Indiana, and all say the same thing—that the miners are returning to work. In compliance with the order issued by John L. Lewis, International president. “It is safe to say that a majority of the men who were Idle last week are at work today aud the others will b % at work within the next day or two. “They will produce all the coal the country needs, but It will be the duty of the railroads to haul It to the con sumers. Os course, the miners can not do that. "If the people do not get coal now it will not be the fault of the miners." 2,000 MEN OBEY LEWIS WORK ORDER BELLEVILLE, 111., Aug. 2.—About 80 r *r cent of tbs miners in the Belleville sub-district returned to work today, fol lowing the receipt of orders from Presi dent Frank Farrington of the Illinois organization and John Lewis of the in ternational organization. A number of locals will hold meetings tonight to take acUon on these orders. Some iocnia held special meetings Sun day and voted to return to work. It was estimated this morning that about 2,900 men bad returned to work today. OPPOSITION MAY AID PROFITEERS WASHINGTON. Aug. 2.—Opposition to an embargo on foreign coal shipments will prevent remedial action by the op erator* to stop the activities of reported (Continued on Pag* Two.) FAIRBANKS’TAX LIST APPROVED Total Indiana Appraisement Is Fixed at $2,801,717.48. Official aproval was given today by Probate Judge M. Bash to the total state appraisement made by William T. Ras mussen inheritance tax appraiser, of the estate of the late Charles Warren Fair banks, former vice-president of the United States. The total gross of the Indiana estate was approved by Judge Bash at $2,801,- 717.45. The total net estate of Indiana prop erty with all deductions out, is $1,589,- 030.04, according to the report. The total Inheritance tax assessed against ihe Indiana property Is fixed at $43,711.10 in addition to a federal tax of $272,332.16, which makes the total amount of Inheritance taxes paid to the state and to the federal government at $316,043.26. The share that the three sons, Richard M„ Frederick C. and Warren C. Fair banks. will receive each from the net Indiana estate Is $563,594.12. It was said today at the office of Appraiser Rasmussen that the total es tate, embracing all property as well as Hint in other ttates, approximately will total $4,000,000. The apparent shrinkage of the estate, which was estimated at the time of Mr. Fairbanks death at $8,000,000, is due to the many deductions from the entire estate, such as inheritance taxes, benevol ent requests, bonds nnd the like. The signature of Judge Bash today practically closes up the estate as far as tho state of Indiana is concerned. The total valuation of tho Fairbanks' estate in the Indianapolis News is fixed at $1,500,000. NO. 71. The foreign office and the war office are still without official news as to the armistice negotiations which were to have been opened by the Poles and Russians at Baranovitshl on Saturday. Unofficial dispatches, however, reported that tho Russian's would not deliver their terms until Wednesday. The Russians still are advancing Into Poland In the direction of Warsaw. Eight thousand red cavalrymen, en gaged in outflanking movements have 1 reached a point half way between Grodno and Warsaw, or less than seventy-flve miles from the Polish capital. M. Krassin and M. Kamineff of the bolshevik trade commission have been notified that it is impossible to reopen the negotiations for a resumption of com mercial relations between Great Britain and soviet Russia until official news is received from Poland that a truce has been signed. The soviet government at Moscow has not yet replied to the British note, sent during the Boulogne conference, propos ing a general peace conference in Lon don. The Poles are working feverishly to; reo-ganize (heir army for the defense of Warsaw. Several generals have been displaced! and it is understood anew high command 1 is being formed. Official advices say the reds ate ap pointing soviet committees throughout Lithuania, whore a bolshevik revolution occurred last week. The Lithuanian bolsheviks are requi sitioning railway rolling stock and war materials. The governments of the Baltic state* have called a conference for tomorrow, but officials of the British government said they did not know its object. While continuing the drive against the Poles the Russians are still waging war ia the Caucasus. Armenia Is reported to have asked for an a-mistice to stem me Russian inva sion of that country. Moscow refused this. POLAND RUIN FOR PEACE IS FEARED LONDON, Aug. 2.—Bolshevik cavalry raiders are operating sixty miles north Os Warsaw, according to r dispatch from the Polish capital received here at 4 a today. , A: ai: early hr,- r . definite feme i-f ' h>- I; •: h: o : . armistb^M^E g- nations : 1 British officials i i.^Mg were worried. They feared the rods intended to compiiah a complete IV.iish disaster. ing them absolutely helpless before IoH posing their drastic terms of peace. ■ The hot breath of battle was belnn felt In Warsaw today. 1 Dispatches from that city told bow a spirit of dread crept through it as new* came that the advance of the bol shevik continued unchecked. With Trotzky's armies menacing the capital from the north and east, meas ures were taken for a desperate defense of the city . The people went into the fields with pjck and shovel and under the direction, of army engineers commenced throwing up earthworks on all sides. They labored at top speed, many fall ing exhausted. STRINGING WIRE ACROSS STREETS. Meanwhile the engineers were driving stakes and stringing wire across the principal roads over which red cavalry might swoop on the town. Newspaper offices were besieged fop word of the Polish armistice delegates who. under promise of the bolsbevihl that the International nrmlstloo rules would be obeyed to the letter, had dis appeared into the mysterious “out there" beyond the front, somewhere behind th* soviet army’s lines and from whom no word had come since the ranks of tho red troops closed at their heels. At tho war office every effort was being made to plan reorganization of the army so that some resistance could be offered In event the armistice failed. Huge war maps showed the recent gains of the reds and the staff officers with these maps before them tried re peatedly to establish communication with the generals in the field. This was very difficult, owing to th* rapidity with which the armies were mov ing. Marshal Pilsudski was dispatched tfl Lemberg to direct the defense of that important city, but it was “feared it coulc not be held without reinforcements. Women are taking a valiant part la thp defense of Warsaw. A battalion of them participated In the fighting which preceded the fall o 1 Lomza, seventy-five miles northeast o( Warsaw." .*■ According to advices from the front, they stood agatnst the bolshevik! to the last, suffering heavy casualties. WOMEN ARRIVE TO FILL GAPS. Warsaw dispatches also told of the ar rival there of the remnants of another battalion of women for the purpose of filling the gaps In Its rauks and reor ganizing preparatory to again fighting the bolshevik!. A Berlin dispatch declared tho reds had occupied Brest Litovsk, a little more than 100 miles east of Warsaw. This was :i strong fortress, but it fell with slight resistance, according to the German version. Warsaw admitted the Russians were "at Brest Litovsk." but not that the fortress had capitulated. The Polish nrnilstlee delegates, diplo mats here were Informed today, wefe to demand the following basis ns to peace terms. First, guarantee that Poland will re (Continued on Page Two.) OPEN LETTER TO EDGAR D. RUSH, Lieutenant Governor. Dear Ed—You certainly can see by this time that it makes no dif ference whether you do as your re publican friends wish you to do or not—you are the convenient scape goat of the Goodrich administration. You have kicked away more op portunities to be everlastingly right than any other man in the public eye in Indiana. Isn’t It about time you took to following the dictates of your conscience instead of the desires of the men who use you!