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Partly cloudy tonight and Friday; not much change in temperature. vol. xxxm. STREET CAR CO. PAWN IN ‘BUCK PASSING’ GAME Neither Mayor Nor Service Board Head Can Find Time to Act. SHUTDOWN PREDICTED AT THE TRACTION OFFICES— “It is clearly evident that we must be given relief at once, or the city of Indianapolis will be without street car service before winter," says Dr. Henry C. Jameson, director. AT THE CITY HALL—“No suh, No suh. I jest doan know when Mayor Jewett wili be in. Youall kin wait in his office if youall keer to, suh," says a negro janitor who seems to be the only attache of the sity ad ministration in the vicinity of the mayor’s office. AT THE STATE HOUSE—“The commission could write an order now, but I prefer to wait for a con ference with Sam Ashby, corporation counsel, and H. H. Hornbrook, at torney for the company,” says E. I. Lewis, chairman cf the public service commission, as he prepares to take another two-week vacation. These three statements, reminis cent of the story of Nero and the burning of Rome, are typical of the street car situation in Indianapolis today, a situation that has been cry ing for constructive effort ever since Charles W. Jewett became mayor of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Street Railway Com pany, the reorganized owners of the city car system, petitioned the public service commission to permit the adoption of a “service at coat'’ contract with the city of Indianapolis In April, 1920. A hearing was held before E. I. Lewis, April 13, 1920. \o action has since been tak.u ly the commission. \o action has since been taken by the city. No action has since been taken by the company. No betterment in the street car service has since been seen by the public. Today the newly organized street car company is pleading that Its Terences are not sufficient to enable it to comply with the orders of the board of public works for street car betterment. Today the board of works Is continuing to give Its “orders" with one hand and nullify them with the other. Today the mayor of Indianapolis Is more Interested in acting as a messenger between the managers of the Indianapo lis News and the councils of Warren G. Harding, bringing the street car trouble to an end. “COMPANY DAILY SLIDING BACK.” Meanwhile the street car company daily is becoming in mere desperate circum stances, according to Dr. Jameson “We have no credit at the present time," said Dr. Jameson, “and in addition to thts we are daily faring the necessity for more cars. “The company has purchased thirty five old cars, ten of which are in shops in Dayton. 0.. being remodeled. “When this bunch has been repaired and remodeled, then the remainder will be sent. “We purchased these thirty-five cars and are having them remodeled wholly on the assumption that the public serv ice commission will give us the relief we ask. "There is hardly need of going into a -tafement of the increased cost of main taining our system. "There Is the problem of obtaining coa l , and we are told that in a short time we practically will be unable to obtain it at any price. . “Right now we are paying SIB,OOO to $25,000 more each mouth for coal than we paid in 1919. “Then we have depreciation on our stock and the increased cost of main tenance. “It is clearly evident that we must he given relief at once, or the city of Indianapolis will be without street car service before winter comes. “Everybody knows what that will mean in a city of this size." TWO POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS OPEN. There are two possible solutions of this lack of transportation facilities in Indianapolis. The city can enter into a “service at cost" contract with the company under ythe terms of which the fare in Indian apolis will be governed by the net rev enue es the company, decreasing as the (Continued on Page Two.) GARAGE NEEDED FOR STOLEN CARS Automobiles Parked on Pearl Street Block Traffic. Indianapolis needs a garage In which to store stolen automobiles recovered by the police until such time that the own ers claim their cars, according to city authorities. The barns at police headquarters, built many years ago, were large enough for the need of those days, but not now. The barns are filled with the regular police cars and a few stolen automobiles, but ten stolen cars are In Pearl street along the side of the headquarters build ing. So narrow is Pearl street, which is really an alley, that the ten cars are parked so as to block the south side walk and to extend into the street. This condition makes it almost impos sible for the police cars and automobile trucks to pass through the street when a transfer and furniture company are engaged In loading their trucks in the rear of their store rooms. It is not possible for the police to at once turn stolen cars over to owners un til detectives have investigated each car, as many of them contain parts of various stolen cars and must be taken apart. WEATHER Forecast for Indianapolis and vicinity for the twenty-four hours ending 7 p. in , Aug. 6. 1920. “Party cloudy tonight and Friday; not much change In temper ature. \ ft a. 08 7 a. m 8 a. m 78 0 a. m 80 10 a. m 84 11 a. m 8G 12 (noon) 80 1 p. m 86 2 p. m 88 Published at Indianapolis, Ind., Daily Except Sunday. Two Swimming Pools Promised Next Summer Park Board Also Authorizes Specifications for Thirteen Public Playgrounds. Free, safe swims for everybody will be a reality in Indianapolis next summer if plans for thirteen playgrounds and two big swimming poois agreed on by the board of park commissioners today are worked out. Superintendent of Parks .Tames H. Lowry said the board instructed him to see that plans for the pools and othei Improvements which huve been held in abeyance for some time because of lack Os funds, are prepared and all arrange ments made for advertising for bids by Oct. 15, that the board may fulfill the promises it made in order to get laws Increasing its bonding power from the special session of. the legislature. With the swimming pool Improvements, the board approved general plans for a new clubhouse, to be situated on top of the hill north of Thirtieth street, to serve both the Riverside and Highland munici pal golf courses. The Highland course will come back to the control of the board next year, when the Highland club’s lease expires. The new house will cost between $125,- 000 and $150,000 and will have two" sto ries and basement, in which will be locker rooms, showers, shining and NEW PHASE IN LOVE TRIANGLE ‘Other Man’ Just Wouldn’t Stay Away From Wife. TRENTON, N. .T., Aug. s.—Suit for SIOO,OOO for alleged alienation of af fections of his wife, filed here by Charles B. Chisholm of Newark, i N. ,T., against William C. Parker of Morristown, N. Y., today revealed a new angle on the love triangle. Chisholm said when he learned of his wife's alleged friendship with Parker, he called the couple into a conference and made a clean-cut proposlUon for settlement of the dif ficulty. Parker replied, according to Chis holm's affidavit, that he could not take the woman, because she was al ready married and had two sons to educate. After giving Parker ten days to think the proposition over, Chis holm's affidavit said, his wife and her friend agreed they would never meet again. He claimed the promise was broken as were several later similar pledges. He declared that on July 8, the couple planned to elope, hut after getting under way rhev changed their minds and returned to their respec tive homes. Parker then offered to put up a bond that he would not see Mrs. Chisholm again, the affidavit states, but the husband, said he had decided the affair had gone too far. Lawrence County Decreases 2,397 WASHINGTON, Ang. s.—The census bureau today announced 1920 census population figures for Indiana as fol lows: Lawrence county, Ind. 28,228, de •Tease 2,297 or 7.8 per cent. Jumps Out of Shoe There is a perfectly good shoe in the captain’s office at police headquarters which the owner — ————““i may have for the N. \ The shoe is a NY 1 ' souvenier of a raid *— on al alleged craps game in n room on Efc-- [JwtW YjjS)HW the second floor of yiitfW Gr*£§ Arsenal avcn ue, T'rm-isrt recently. Fifteen negroes were in the room when the morals squad There was a mad rush for the windows and ten jumped out. As the eleventh negro started to jump a policeman caught hold of his foot, but the man wiggled and kicked himself free and the officer held an empty shoe. Four men and the shoe were taken In the raid. Extra! Mayor May Visit Hall Mayor CT.orlew W. Jewett WM In Indiarmpoli* today and was expected to call at the city ht&li some time this afternoon. Negro Boy, 3, Kills 4-Year-Old Brother James Miller, 4, of 725£ Superior street, colored, was killed by his 3- year-old brother, Fred, today. The boys were playing in the yard of their parents’ home when Free pushed an eight-foot piece of a telephone pole, which was leaning against the boose, over on Ills brother. ~ Democrats of First Ward Meet Tomorrow First ward democrats will hold a meet ing in room 370. Denison hotel, tomor row night. The speakers will be Henry N. Spaan, nominee for congress; Reginald Sullivan, county chairman; A. Leroy Portteus and George Barrows, ward chairmen, and Paul G. Davis. nomiuee for county prosecutor. Charles E. Hughes to Address^Chamber Charles K. Hughes has written John B. Reynolds, general secretary of the I Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, that he will accept the invitation of the Cham : ber to address a membership meeting in | November. An invitation has been extended to Frank A. Vanderllp, financier and phil anthropist of international note, to ad | dress the Junior chamber at that time. This Scenario Needs Not Even Custard Pies John R. Wilhite, 50, 550 Marlon ave nue, did some wouderful things with an automobile in the neighborhood of York and Silver streets today. He ran th car up and down a sidewalk and across several lawns. Finally he stopped on a lawn and pro ceeded to go to sleep. The police woke him up and charged him with drlvSfig an automobile while un der the influence of liquor. Entered as Second Class Matter, July 25, 1914, a,t Postoffice, Indianapolis, Ind., under act March 3, 1879. pressing rooms for both men and wom en, lounging rooms, and a large banquet and dancerootn. CALL FOB BEST IN COUNTRY. Mr. Lowry said the plans, as prepared by the city civil engineering department, tall for the finest municipal golf caib in the country. At the same time that plans are be ing developed for these improvement! the board intends to go ahead with im provements, for which the state tax board has granted permission to issue bonds, it was announced. Playground swimming pools, which, without shelter houses (to be built later), will cost approximately SB,OOO each, will be situated as follows: Willard park, Rhodius park, Riley plryground, Fall creek playground, El lenberger park, Garfield park, Ringgold playground, Lauter Memorial playground, Greer Street playground. Forty-third street and Park avenue playground. Nine teenth street and Columbia avenue (ne gro), Thirteenth and Missouri streets (ne gro), and Twenty-fourth street and Northwestern avenue. These pools will be shallow and com paratively small, it being the plan t* huve separate pools for boys and girls. Taking cognizance of the death of four teen persons in Marlon county streams this summer the board will have compe tent swimming instructors for boys and girls at every playground pool. The big pools, which will accommodate at least 15,00" persous datly are to be constructed at Brookside park and on a site yet to be acquired. To prevent drownings. boys and girls less than 15 years old will not be per (Continued on Page Two.) TWO NAMED FOR REVIEW BOARD Farmer and Business Alan Selected for ‘Cure-All’ Session. Harry J. Fink, a farmer, and Henry F Campbell, business man, were appointed members of the Marion county board of review today by Jndge Harry O. Cham berlain of the circuit court. The appointments were made under the provisions of the Tuthill Kiper tax bill passed at the recent special session of the legislature. Mr. Fink ,1s n brother of William Fink, chairman of the Marion County Farmers’ association, who has declared he will fight the application of hori zontal valuation increases ordered by the state tax board. The appointments are for the ten-day session of the board provided by the “cure nil" tax bill. Mr. Fink is one of twelTe men sug gested for the appointment by the farm ers’ association., ... Mr. Campbell Is Interested In the nutn mobile business and owns considerable real estate In Indianapolis. LONG LEADS IN MISSOURI RACE Nomination of Ferris in Okla homa Conceded. ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5. -Breckenrldge Long, friendly to the league of nntionr, has received the democratic nomination for the United Htatt* senatorship, or the face of returns from 2.495 precincts of the 4,4!© in the state. These precincts give Long a lead of 13,849 over his nearest competitor. Judge Henry S. Priest, “wet" advocate and ’anti-leaguer," who had the support of United States Senator James A. Reed. Returns from the same precincts show United States Senator Selden I’. Spencer leading his presumably “wet" opponent, Dwight F. Davis, by 8,017 votes for the republican senatorial nomination. OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. s.—With re turns from 1,884 of the state's 2,708 pre cincts tabulated, Scott Farris’ lead over Senator T. P. Gore today stood at 30,563. Ferris' nomination was conceded at Gore headquarters. On the republican side, J. W. Herrald was still leading in the senatorial nomi nation race, with J. B. Culllson a close second. TOPEKA, Aug. 5.—-On the face of fairly complete returns from over the state dur ing the night, substantial pluralities for United States Senator Charles Curtis and seven republican congressmen were indi cated today. Gov. Alien, according to latest figures, had won out by a majority of 25,000. Franklin Roosevelt to Be Here Aug. 30 Arrangements are being made by the democratic state committee for a meet ing In Indianapolis Aug 20 for Franklin D. Roosevelt, democratic nominee for the vice presidency. Following the announcement that. Ty Cobb, famous bait player, will speak for the democrats this fall, the state commit tee has asked the national speakers to make arrangements to have him speak in Indiana. Nation-Wide Stump Campaign by G. O. P. CHICAGO, Aug. s.—Plans for a na tion-wide speaking campaign were dis cussed at a confcrenee in republican national headquarters today. Among those who attended were Sena tor Harry S. New, Indiana, chairman of the national speakers’ bureau; Con gressman James W. Good, lowa, tn charge of speakers from Chicago head quarters; Col. Thomas W. Miller, former Delaware congressman, in charge of New York headquarters speakers; Mrs. Manley Fossecn, representing the'women, and J. K. McCarl, secretary of the na tional republican congressional commit tee. MEXICO PICKS BRITISH AGENT. WASHINGTON, Aug. 5.--The state department was advised today that Mi guel Covarrubias has been appointed minister to Great Britain by the De La Huerta government in Mexico. f N Honest Bellboy Turns in S2OMOO NEW YORK, Aug. ft.—" Honesty just comes natural to me,".said Hugh Logan, a McAlpin hotel bellboy, as he turned in a purso containing $30,000 he found in the hotel lobby. iMlti W\\M& INDIANAPOLIS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1920. 50M00 Rooms for G. A. R. Visitors Are Sought by Sept. 19 Cards on which there is written an appeal for rooms in private homes for the G. A R. national encampment here Sept. 19 to 25 will be distributed to every retail store and every fac tory in Indianapolis Friday. Both merchants and manufacturers are urged to give the cards a promi nent display. Fifty thousand rooms in private homes are needed to house the thou sands of persons who will come here for the encampment. V. / GOODRICH TAX LAW HOLDS UP MARKETPLANS City Mules Homeless if Shelby Street Barn Taken Over for Project. The bruised, bent and broken, Good rich-tax-la w-eble ken may come home t> perch In anew position on the Mayor Jewett administration roost. Intermingled with the chicken’s re turn is n question which city officials are pondering, namely: Where shall we stable the forty street cleaning mules if the city council decides to establish anew city market in the Shelby street barns? These arc the mules rented by the city from private owners under the same sort of a contract that Mayor Jewett de nounced as "graft" in his pre-election speeches. A committee from the council met at the barns with members of the South Sid* 1 Women’s club this afternoon to have fur ther discussion on the advisability and possibilities of establishing the market. The council committee reported .Mon day night that the barns are the best place for the proposed market. TWO CITY HOARDS ARE OVERLOOKED. Since the council failed to pass a mo tion instructing the committee to iuvlte representatives of the board of public works and public safety to attend rhe meeting, city officials are wondering whether the couucll intends to lake over tho barns for the market without giving consideration to the prtleui of finding storage space for the mules and street cleaning equipment now stored there. The question, “What are we going to do with those mules?" recalled the mu nicipal yard project which Mayor Jewett proposed more than n year ago. This project included the construction of new city barns, shops i#nd warehouses on land owned by the city nt Ktiitueky avenue and Drover street. Tho plan reached the point last fall where the engineering department pre pared sketches and preliminary plans Just abopt that time, however, the de vastating blow to the city’s finances, due to the original trouble* arising out of the new tax law, struck full force and , offlMs)* began -to- woi-der If they would have enough money to pay salaries through the fiscal year. DROr THE MATTER rOK “TIME BEING." It was explained at the city hall that the municipal yard had not been talked of for some time because no one could figure bow the money for It could be j obtained before next year. So, in short, this is one of the situa tions Mayor Jewett may find facing him when he finally g*-t* time from private affairs to peep into the city hall again; No municipal yard. n plate to move lh forty mule* to. No place to move the mule* to, Shelby street barn* not available Shelby street barn* not available, no market there. No market there, south side women on the war path. booth side women Irate, no south side women vote* this fall and at the munlrlpstl election nevt year. It has beon proposed, it was said, tnnt part of tho equipment be moved to toim site on the north side, hut this Is not in s uordance with the advice of au thorities on street cleaning problems, who say the apparatus and animals should be kept in one place, so as to be more efficiently supervised. The south side women would be par ticularly glad to get rid of the mules, aside from obtaining the mAvket, accord ing to statements made by their repre sentatives at (he council meeting. BABY COUGHLIN TRAIL GROWS HOT Discovery of Kidnaped Child Is Expected Hourly. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. s.—The dis covery of Baby Blnklay Coughlin, kid naped son of George Coughlin, Norris town, Pa., who was given up for dead nearly n month ago, was expected hour ly by police here today. Recent developments following the ar rest of "the crank" now held in connec tion with the kidnaping have led police to believe the child is well and held by some accomplice of the man under ar rest. The home of “the crank” was searched by police. George A. Leonard, chief postal In spector In 'barge of tile case, refused to state wlmt the search revealed. BASKET OF DUDS STOLEN. Mrs. Henry \V. Klmmleb, 1836 Fletcher avenue, reported to the police today that a basket of clothes which was standing vn the back porch was stolen some time last night. The clothes were valued at S4O. WOODMAN, SPARE THAT TREEf L. _ - ■-■ X SUIT DEMANDS ACCOUNTING BY WAR CHEST BODY Men Handling Funds Accused of Conducting Business Loosely. ASKS FOR A RECEIVER Suit seeking to compel the War Chest hoard to file accounting and asking that a trustee or receiver be appointed to conduct the affairs of the board was filed in circuit court today by Welling ton Johnson, a citizen of Marion county, through his attorneys, Warwick H. Rip ley and Spencer & Spencer. The complaint alleges that the War Chest board has “ill-advisedly and in a wrongful ana unlawful manner" con ducted most of Its business. The defendants named are Joseph W. Lilly, Stoughton A. Fletcher, James W. Lilly, Frank D. Stalnaker and I Charles W. Jewett. PLAINTIFF LOSES EYESIGHT. Tho plaintiff sets out that he was In jured while employed as a laborer en gaged in war work and that the injuries | caused him to lose his eyesight. He alleges that he asked the War Chest board for relief and that relief was granted for a short time, but that he was later referred to a charitable or ganization. The suit is based primarily on the In tention of the board to transfer a "sur plus" of $52,810.55 to the proposed Com munity Chest board. The plaintiff contends that the board has no power io ; that It must disburse them. He contends that the board has no power under Its charter to act in a fidu ciary capacity. ILI. ADVISED AC TS LISTED. The alleged “unlawful and ill advised" acts of the board are listed In the oom ph. Int as follows: In refusing relief to plaintiff and those in his class. In Incorporating themselves to do an agency fiduciary business. In doing only an agency and fiduciary business. In transferring their trust and duties to other parties, and refused to execute ; same. lu performing a minor service at an | enormous expense. In falling to file articles of association j with the auditor of state. In failing to make 'reports to the cir cuit court and account thereto. In intending to transfer and divert the : trust funds to another "pious" use. The suit probably will be taken up I -a the September term of the court. ORDER CABLE SHIP REMOVED British Act Promptly in Con tention at Miami, Fla. MIAMI/ Fla.. An*. 5 Orders to bsard | the cable ship Colonia on her arrival i here anil take her outside of American water* were received here this morning ; by British Consul A. H. Hubbard, from British Ambassador Geddes. The wireless station nt Miami beach and the wireless aboard the United : Slates destroyer No. 155, at Miami's : docks, are endeavoring to communicate | with the I’olonia. but have not yet made ■ connections so far. The cable ship expected to arrive Lite ! this afternoon. t'fftc!ul*\here said the order of Presi dent Wilson to the navy department to prevent by force if necessary the land ing of the Western Union cable from the Barbadoes was fully supported by the statutes. Tho whole controversy will be the sub ject of discussion at the conference which will meet here under the league of nations auspices on Sept. 15. NEW YORK, Aug 5. "The Western Union is not defiant" In the controversy over the Sanding of a cable on the coast of Florida, George W. E. Atkins, first vice president, said. "Wo are not attempting anything un lawful or defiant,'' he said. "At the proper time the public will be fully informed of the real fact." U. S. Troops Ready to Hop Into Mexico WASHINGTON, Aug. ft.—American troops may be rushed across the border info northern Mexico at any moment if deemed necessary to protect the irriga tion canal along the boundary, so vital to business interests and industries in | California. This was admitted by officials of the state and war departments today con ferred on precautions to prevent dam age to the canal from bands of marauders in the threatened hostilities between Gov. Cantu of Lower California and the forces of the provisional Mexican government. Hominy Plant Plans $83,000 Improvement Building permits for the construction of four buildings or additions to build ings at a total cost of $83,000 were issued to the American Hominy Company by Building Commissioner Walter B. Stern today. The buildings, which are to be fireproof and of reinforced concrete, are: Addition to filter building, $12,000; four-story ad dition to dryer building, $18,000; four story addition to boiler and power house, $45,000, and new one-story water soften ing plant, SB,OOO. The company’s property is at Eight eenth street and Gent avenue. Subscription Rates: Sound Amplifier to Aid Governor Cox in Speech More Than 100 MOO Persons Expected at Noti fication Ceremonies Saturday. DAYTON, 0., Aug. s.—The "magna vox,” or sound amplifier through which it is expected that Gov. Cox shall speak to more than 100,000 persons at the no tification ceremonies at the Montgomery county fair grounds on Saturday, is being tested out today. By means of this Instrument, en gineers claim, the governor, speaking in ordinary conversational tones, will be heard perfectly by the throng which is expected to fill tile grandstand to ca pacity and. overflow into the paddock and out on to the race track. INSTRUMENT TRIED AT ’FRISCO CONVENTION. The test is awaited with considerable anxiety, for although tho instrument proved satDfactory at the Auditorium In San Francisco, after thousands of dol lars had been spent tn vain attempts to improve the accoustlcs of the great con vention hall, It has never before been subjected to exactly the same condi tions as those which will prevail here on Saturday. These are most nearly approached, en gineers in charge of Installation said to day. by those obtaining at San Diego, Cal., last fall when President Wilson HOWAT DEFIANT IN HIS ATTITUDE Lewis Awaits Committee Re port on Kansas Coal Fields. I Following receipt of a deflant message from Alexander Howat, president of tho Kansas coal miners, John L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of America, today awaited the report of an Investigating committee sent into Kansas before taking any further action in regard to the unauthorized strike in that state. The message from Mr. Howat was in reply to a message aent by Mr. Lewis yesterday demanding that the Kansas strike be ended at once and that the laws of the miners' organisation be obeyed. Mr. Ilowat's reply follows: “1 received your message this after noon which I regard as a direct insult. The cowardly insinuation-you have made that I have called the miners on strike at this time is without the least sem blance of truth, and lu conformity with many other statements you have made. Had you stood as flrmly in defense of the mine workers of the country last winter, when they were making such a noble fight to obtain Justice at the hands of the coal corporations as you are stand ing in defense of the operators at this time, there would have been no occasion for the Illinois and Indiana mine workers to cease work to secure another increase in wages. “You speak of demagogues. I know of no man who is more of a demagogue than yourself. I am ready to compare my record with yours at any time and the miners then may judge for them selves who ia a demagogue. If you were a* much concerned about the wel fare of the miners as you appear to be about the cotl operators, the condition of the mine workers of the country would be a great deni better than they are to day. “Your action in sending a committee of the International executive board here and your statement that you will take charge of the district and depose me from office shall not influence me in the least. I have committed no crime; I have not violated the laws of our organisation and a* far as 1 am concerned you may pro ceed to do your worst, but during the time that X am president of the district, regardless of you and all other opposition that may stand in the path of justice, I am going to continue to stand for what 1 believe is right in behalf of the men I have the honor to represent, and any action on your part shall not Influence me otherwise.’’ Mr. Lewis has received the following letter from President Wilson thanking him for his efforts In ending the strike. "Your action in response to my state ment urging the striking miners to re turn to work has gratified me very deep ly indeed. It Is the action of a patriotic citizen and u man of vision and prescl pneei I am glad that you feel ns l do that In urging tho men to return to work I was speaking in their interest as much a" in the interest of the general public and of the Industrial energy of the country." FEW MIXES IDLE IN ILLINOIS SPRING FIELD, 11!.. Aug. s.—Practi cally all mines In the state, excepting only those In Franklin county and sev eral in other sections of the state, are working today, operators and union of ficials here declared. Operators here believe tho Franklin county mines, _whlch comprise the largest cosl-produclng field in the world, will be working Monday. Soldier Killed When Horse Steps on Neck COLUMBUS. Ga., Aug. s.— Privnle Ar thur Handelong of Ft. Denning is dead today as a result of being thrown from a horse. The animal stepped on and brokd Ilanilelong's neck. Damper on True Bills Until Men Are Caught CHICAGO, Aug. s.—Tho indictments voted by a federal grand Jury against forty-one “rebel” union leaders ami two corporations involved in last winter's “outlaw" railroad strikes formally were returned in Federal Judge Alschuler’s court this morning and were immediately supprest'd by District Attorney Charles F. fly ne. Olyue’s action was taken so that the names of the Indicted union leaders would not become public until United States marshals have sufficient time to serve federal warrants. Paris Paper Warns Red War Danger to America PARIS, Aug. 5. A solemn warning that the eastern European situation threatens the United States with dangers was sounded by former Premier Clemenccau's newspaper. L’Honiine Libre. Commenting upon the present crisis, the newspaper said : “The bolshevik advance brings the most tragic hour that civilization has yet experienced. Do Americans In their egotistic hostility to the league of nations realize that their Interests are menaced as much as ours? By Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, 10c; Elsewhere, 12c, By Mail, 50c Per Month; $5.00 Per Year. ! spoke to an enormous outdoor gathering during his tour in support of the league of nations. George White, democratic national chairman, Is on his way here to consult with Gov. Cox on campaign arrange ments. Upon his arrival Chairman White will announce the personnel of the executive committee and also will make some defi nite statement regarding proposed speak ing tours. It was also stated on good authority that White will announce his decision to open a western campaign headquar ters at San Francisco. Gavin McNabb was most prominently mentioned for the post of campaign man ager for the Pacific coast and north western states. COX CONFERS WITH WOMAN’S P.4RTY CHAIRMAN. Gov. Cox conferred last night with Mrs. Abble Scott Baker, political chair man of the national woman’s phrty on the woman suffrage situation in Tennes see. Mrs. Baker told the governor that the chances of ratification of the nineteenth amendment by the Tennessee legislature are practically nil, unless some drastic action is taken. The governor made no announcement as to the result of the conference, it be ing understood that he will await the arrival of Chairman White before mak ing public the steps he proposes to take. It was persistently rumored here to day, however, that the. governor has un der consideration a plan to make a flying trip to Tennessee in behalf of suffrage before the legislature has an opportunity definitely to refuse to ratify, TAX VALUATION TAKES BIGJUMP Basis of Next Year’s Levy Ten Millions More. The total tax valuation on personal and real estate of Marion county for 1920 is 5707.860.330, aa against $697,533,240 for I 1919. according to official figures made public at noon today by County Auditor Leo K. Fesler. The total valuation for 1900 upon which the tax levy for next year Is based, is approximately ten million more than last year. The total valuation for the various townships and other units for 1920 as compared to 1919 is as follows: Townships. 1920. 1919. Franklin $ 6.527.560 $ 7.743,910 lorry 8,764,740 10.283,560 Pike 5,820,190 6.961.250 Wayne 14,376.060 18,708,960 Washington 14,310.1)0 17.445.950 Warren 9.867,910 13,016,300 Lawrence 7,679,410 9,205,180 Decatur 5,260,609 5,980,940 Center 4,480.279 0,187.770 H'ch Orve, Frkln. 34.04© 2,221330 Beech Grove. Cr... 540.060 535,500 Beech Gr've, Perry 666,560 817,160 B’ch Gr've Warren 890 Broad Ripple .... 1,579.860 1,965.260 Castleton 111,290 125,590 • 'lermont 142,170 164,68* Ravcnswood 71,180 Southport 394.320 469,480 University lights. 265.640 286,59© Woodruff Place .. 1.807.800 1.849.576 ludpls , Perry ... 131.460 116.820 Indpla., Wayne .. 13.919,640 15,019,210 ludpls., Wash'ton 18.042.180 18.842,240 Jmlpls., Warren .. 6.670.230 8,173.750 Inilpls., Center .. 470,649.510 551,360,530 County total ... 592,102,880 Certified by atate board 115.757,448 Grand total ...$707,860,330 $607,533,240 The township assessors this year bare Just authorized the following increases ever 1919 on personal property in the following townships: Decatur. 20 per cent; Franklin, 50 per cent; Lawrence, 40 per cent; Perry, 40 per ceuf; Pike, 15 per cent, and Warren, 20 per cent. “This was done," explained Mr. Fesler. “to equalize between townships and bring those townships up to the hori zontal increases and not beyond them." No Increases on personal property In Center, Wayne and Washington totvn slilps were male for 1220, becauae those townships are above the horizontal in creases. COIN PROMISED FOR SAFE JAIL County Council Also Author izes TideCOver Money. In addition to pledging their word to make a sufficient appropriation at a special meeting probably within two weeks to make the county jail of Marlon county a safe and healthy place fsr the prisoners, the Marion county council at a special session today appropriated $35,- j 000 with which to put la new locks and fronts on eight lines of cells. The estimated total appropriation which was recommended by the sheriff for the necessary repairs and Improve ments, totaled about SIOO,OOO. The council also ordered the following j Additional appropriations to tide over various officers and institutions until the first of the, year; County auditor, for office supplies, $1,000; recorder, office supplies, $2,000; county surveyor, sup plies, $10©; for expenses of the poor in Center township, $5,000, and S2OO for Washington township; for janitor sal aries at courthouse, $5,000; for court house supplies, $2,000; for Insurance of insane, $120; for the Senate avenue bridge, which is about completed and is really a re-appropriation rs the ap propriation last year reverted to the gen eral fund without being used, $35,000; for special judges of the criminal court, SSOO, and for expanses of apprehending prisoners for the Juvenile court, SIOO, in addition to SIOO for mileage. The council decided not to make an | appropriation of SIB,OOO to pay for im- ; provemonts leading up to the Emerson street subway. The council was asked to increase the interest oil a proposed bond issue of $275,000 for putting in anew bridge on the Western avenue bridge from 5 to 6 per cent. Action was deferred to give the county attorney and the engineer time to report (heir recommendations to the council. Bomb Wounds Spanish Count; Kills Woman MADRID, Aug. 5. Fount Salvatierra, former governor of Barcelona, was se riously wounded today at Valencia when an attempt was made to assassinate him. His sister-in-law was killed and hia wife badly hurt. A bomb was thrown at their carriage. The police say the syndicalists were re sponsible, / £ HOME EDITION 2 CENTS PER COPY GREAT BRITAIN PREPARES FOR GIANT CONFLICT Allied Europe Today Where It Was in August, 1914. REDS PRESS ONWARD LONDON, Aug. s.—“lf soviet Rus sia’s reply to the British note of warning is unsatisfactory, the Brit ish government certainly will take 6teps to defend the independence of Poland,” Premier Lloyd George an nounced In commons this afternoon In reply to a query. He Intimated that Czecho-Slovakia would Join the Poles. The premier said he was still hope ful that a solution of the Russia* Polish situation would be found. The premier promised the house of commons to make a statement on Monday regarding the naval and military action it may be necessary for Great Britain to take. LONDON, Aug. s.—Allied Europe rests today upon tho brink of another great conflict as a result of the swiftly mov ing events in the Polish debacle, accord ing to frankly expressed opinion in and out of official circles. The Russian soviet government has not replied to the British note of Tuesday threatening military intervention unless the Russln advance in Poland is halted, and the Russian war office communique wirelessed from Moscow today show* that the great Russian army is still plunging ahead at top speed. Premier Lloyd George, however, an nounced In commons this aftternoon he had been notified the Russian reply was to be sent to 51. Kamenaff. An unofficial press dispatch from Ber lin said advance patrols of red cavalry were within Thirty miles of Warsaw, but the Russian communique mentioned fight ing no closer than fifty-three miles frouz the Polish capital. Great Britain already has begun war preparations, according to the Evening News. This newspaper made the sensational declaration that steps are being taken to mobilize the British navy and that the government is considering a proposal to call for volunteers for service in Po land. A dispatch to Paris from Basle said It was reported at Mayenee, headquar ters of the French army of occupation in Germany, that France is preparing to send an army through Bavaria and Czecho-Slovakia to Poland's aid. The French foreign office, however, said it had no knowledge of any orders for such a movement of troops. The Times openly charges that soviet Russia concluded a Secret triUty with Germany a few weeks before the offensive began. The main provisions, according to the Times, were as follows: Russia was to appropriate all of Po land's arms, ammunition, foodstuffs and railway rolling stocks without Interfer ence from Germany. After Polaud was crushed the Russians were to “evacuate Polish soil In favor of Germany." BOLSHEVIK! HOLD 30 AMERICANS PRISONER WASHINGTON, Aug. 5.-Tblrty A filer* leans are !>eing held prisoner by the bol shevlkl government at Moscow, accord ing to four other American refugees whq have come out from soviet Russia re cently, the state department was advised today by its representatives at Yiborg, Finland. The state department also was advised from the American legation at Warsaw that armtlstiee negotiations with the Pole* will be refused by the bolshevikl ns long as there is hope of capturing Warsaw. The refugees Include: Arthur Princes Detroit, a corporal of the 339th U. S. in fantry; Frank King. Columbus, 0., news paper correspondent; Harold W. Fay, New York, and Mrs. Emely Sarmaa name garbled and spelling not certain!* New York. They are at Terijoki, Finland, and ar being aided by the American Red Cross. ROUMANIANS DENY WAR PREPARATIONS PARIS, Aug. s.—The Roumanian lega tion today denied that the Roumanian army has been mobilized for war against Russia. f 17 CASES UNDER GRAND JURY EYE Body, Speedily Completed by Alford, at Work. The Marlon county grand Jury today began considering seventeen cases of de fendants being held in jail pending ft grand Jury inve: tigation. A number police officers and other witnesses appeared before the body, which Is in charge of Deputy Prosecutor Evans. It Is understood one of the cases un der consideration for which police of ficers appeared today was the case of Edward Rlst, held on a charge of crim inal assault. After weeks of delay due to the fail ure of Judge James A. Collins of the criminal court, who Is now in the east on his vacation, to obtatn a grand Jury, this body began Its Important delib erations after Judge Pro Tern Fremont Alford obtained a complete panel Tues day. Judge Collins left before the complete panel war obtained. OPEN LETTER TO GUSTAVE SCHJIIDT, President of the City Council. Dear Gus—Apply a little common sense to this request of the women of the south side for a market place and settle this dispute accordingly. Which is most desirable for In dianapolis, barns for rented mules or market places for frugal house wives ? You know as well as anybody else that slejt,r Jewett denounced the mule contract as a "graft” before his election. Is there any particular reason i why the city council should uphold £ the Jewett administration in the I continuation of this mule “grate P *nd lu the face of a wholly proper ieslre of the citizens for a market placet NO. 74.