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3faMaua §mh Eimt* INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. ' Daily Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street Telephones—Main 3500, New 28-351. MEMBER OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. offireß (Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, G. Logan Payne Cos. Advertising Office. j New s o>rkt 0 > rkt Boßton> Pa?lJ(i kurns A smith. Inc. .. .... . .. .... ~ “WORLD’S RECORD PRICE OF $50,000 PAID FOR BULL,” says a headline. Will Hays again? AND IF some of our poker players had been sent to the Olympic games America’s score would have been even higher. MEMBERS of the anti-suffrage filibustering party of Tennessee legis lators are now returning to their homes —by the alley route. “AUTOMOBILE DRIVERS who run their cars through the city streets without lights will be fined in city court,” says Judge Pritchard. And how about those who drive through the streets with their bright lights on? Pro-Harding, Pro-Hun At this stage of the campaign it is rather difficult to determine whether Mr. Harding is pro-German or the unregenerated Huns who are still toler ated in America are pro-Harding. Certainly there can be no doubt that Mr. Harding numbers among his strenuous supporters such pure-minded “patriots" as George Sylvester Viereck, editor of “The American Monthly,” the successor to Fatherland, which printed German propaganda for which Viereck was paid by Dr. Albert, the German government’s financial agent in this country. Viereck, in advance copies of an editorial to appear in the “American Monthly,” says: “Unless unexpected events transpire we must elect Harding for better or for worse. . . . Let us play politics, but instead of permitting po litical organizations to run us, let us run the political organizations. This is the only way German-Americans, Irish-Americans and all who repudiate Wilson and his republican fellow-conspirators, can make their influence decisive." It has developed that the resolutions adopted by the German-American national conference at Chicago last week were also written by Viereck. They complimented Harding on his stand against the league of nations and Indorsed his candidacy. These things ought to make it apparent to the patriotic American voters of the United States that whether Mr. Harding Is himself pro-German or not his candidacy is in full accord with the Germans in this country who have not given up the fetish of a German empire ruling the world. .Taken in connection with the position cf Senator Watson that the United States should, by resolution, withdraw from the state of war that exists with Germany, there is little reason to doubt that it is the absolute purpose of the senatorial cabal to attempt to seize the presidency of the United States through an alliance with the unregencrated supporters of a nation that is as much at war with the United States as it was in the days of the Argonne. Does not Senator Harding's candidacy please these Huns? Does not Senator Watson claim credit for Harding’s platform? Have not both of these candidates Openly advocated withdrawal from a state of war with Germany without the signing of any kind of a treaty? Viereck says the only way the hyphenates of the United States can make their influence decisive is by electing Harding. How many real Americans wish to help the hyphenates of the war "and all who repudiate Wilson” to “make their influence decisive?” An Easy Quota There is nothing unreasonable about the assertion of Gov. Cox that the republican campaign quota for Indianapolis was $125,000. The sum is only a small fraction of the public money that has been wasted in the last few years by the republican administration of the city, the county and the state, and it is not a much greater proportion of the sums that individuals have made through the extension to them of special privileges that were granted in return for political favors. The full republican quota for Indianapolis could have been met out of the public funds given for the garbage plant, which was purchased from the Indianapolis Reduction Company by the Jewett administration. Tax payers will recall that this property cost the sanitary district $175,000 and the president of the company that sold it had previously testified under oath that “tou could not get SIO,OOO for It.” If the republican campaign quota had been met out of the proceeds of this deal alone there would have been $40,000 of profits left to be dtvid -d among the stockholders of the Indianapolis Reduction Company, among whom was Gov. James P. Goodrich. Comparison of the cost of cement concrete highways when built by the state highway commission and when built*by Marlon couiity reveals that it cost the taxpayers of the state SB,OOO more a mile for the roads built by the Goodrich administration than it did to build better roads for Marion county. ) The excess profits cf a fraction over twenty miles of the state con structed highways would care for the republican quota for Indianapolis. Sheriff Robert Miller made $8,500 a month by not feeding the prisoners in the Marion county jail, according to testimony in the federal court. Fifteen months’ accumulation of this blood money would have been sufficient to have met the republican campaign,quota. One hundred and twenty-five thousands dollars was not an excessive sum to expect from Indianapolis, where the public money has been dis sipated in amounts that far overshadow that sum. * Murder Will Out* Gradually the people of Indianapolis are learning why the reports of the field examiners of the state board of accounts concerning the affairs of Marion county are being suppressed by the close combination of state and county officials. Day by day the taxpayers are discovering what has become of the ▼aat sums of money they are being called upon to pay under the Goodrich tax law. The knowledge is not pleasing and the discoveries are not gratifying. But the disclosures are illuminating insomuch as they show the happiest kind of co-operation between the job holders in the statehouse and the job holders in the courthouse. Both institutions are peopled with republicans, all members cf the “business administrations” whose slogan for the campaign was “good government and clean politics.” Their interests in the present campaign are identical. They wish the election of themselves, their heirs or their assigns next November and they are very much loath to allow the public any insights into the manner in which they have conducted the taxpayers’ affairs lest these insights mitigate against the success of themselves, their heirs or assigns. No one man, outside of the state board of accounts, knows the extent of the illegal transactions of the Marion county office ring. No one will ever know if the ring itself can prevent the results of investigation of itself from becoming public. But even the community of interests that make it undesirable for the public to receive this information has not proved strong enough to prevent a flew of the scandals from reaching the public ear. The Michigan road bridge scandal, involving the loss to the taxpayers of $43,000, is one of the Incidents that has not been successfully suppressed. How many others have been uncovered only Jesse Eschbach can tell, and he seems to have fallen under the magic spell of the gang’s control. Economy in Dress It doesn't seem as though sixty cents’ worth of clothes would make very much of a showing in the way of feminine garb; but, according to information from Washington, that was the total cost of a gown—or maybe It was just a plain dress—worn by a young woman employed in the office of Edith C. Strauss, director of women’s activities in the campaign against the high cost of living in the department of justice. To the ordinary feminine mind It might appear that Bixty ((ants’ worth of material wouldn't go even start, in sact —but v this young woman had a mind that followed not along the beaten trails, foh she used sugar sacks for material, and trimmed the dress with crochet botton of suitable shades. And it took her only two hours for the assembly work. Os course the objection might be raised that sugar bags not so readily procurable as to become popular as dress goods; but their might have the effect of making them more eagerly sought by tho?e of the a tendency toward excluslve&MJ. QUESTIONS AND ' ANSWERS Is a hat a bird? What is the largest clock in the United States? This de partment of The Times will tell you. If you hare a question to ask, send it with a 2-eent stamp to The Indiana Dally Times Information Bureau, Frede ric J. Baskin, director, Washington, D. C. The answer will be sent direct to you. VOTE ON BONUS BILL. Q. What was the rote on the house of representatives on the soldier bonus bill and when was it taken. D. It. A. A. On May 29, 1020, after only forty minutes’ debate the house passed the bill by a vote Os 289 to 92. COMMERCIAL WILLOWS. Q. What species of willow trees are used in the manufacture of willow fur niture and baskets? M. E. T. A. The principal species used for this purpose are American green, purple, lemley and patent lemley, and to a smaller extent the Caspian willow. ARBOR DAY. Q. What countries observe Arbor day? C. O. A. Arbor day is now regularly ob served in the United States, Canada and New Zealand. BASEBALL INFORMATION. Q. When was the first double-header in baseball played? J. J- K- A. On Sept. 19. 1883. Philadelphia and Cleveland played the first double-header <P. INDIANAPSUF Mot cut offi in dm/Direction 1% Natural Ohtae/e? ever played in baseball in Philadelphia. The first game ended Cleveland 5, Phil adelphia 3, and the score in the second was Cleveland 5, Philadelphia 1. POLITICAL HISTORY. Q. ‘Where was the first meeting of the republican party held? !’• '■ M- A. Kipon, Wis , claims the distinction of being the birthplace of the repub lican pnrtv. The first meeting was held there Feb. 20. 1854. Later it was for mally organized at Jackson, Mich. FIRST BALLOON. Q. Wh-cn tat the first balloon ever heard of? L **■ A. History first mentions a balloon 137 years ago in France. LARGEST CLOCK. Q. What is tne largest clock In the United States G. H. A. The largest clock In the United States and probably the largest does in the world is in Jersey City, X. J. The dial of this clock 1* thirty-six feet across, having sn area of 1.134 square feet. The minute hand Is twenty feet in length and its tip end travels Oveuty four laches every uUnute and over one half a mile a day. 19 A BAT A BIRD? Q A claims that a leather winged bat is not a bird. Is he right? O. T. 8 A. The bureau of biological survey that bat* are not birds They are mam mal*. though adapted to life in the air by the possession of wings formed of a membrane stretched between the greatly prolonged bones of the arm air) hand. WORLD’S BIIiorST WARSHIP. Q. What la the largest warship in the world? 1 • A. The r,avy department says that the I . S. 8. Tennessee, which is the lnrgest vessel that the United Staten his In commission, is recognized e* the greatest warship in the world at the present time. This vessel has a dis placement of 32.300 tons. FIRST REST A1 RANT. Q Where was the first restaurant es tablished? _ M. K. B. A. It Is claimed that the first res taurant was established by n French cook named Boulanger, in Pnrls, A TO- >. He wn* proprietor of the shop and his device was “Forte till ye that labor with the stomach and I will restore you." f HOROSCOPE J “The stars Incline, but do not compel.” SUNDAY. AUG. *O. 1030. Friendly stars rule today, according to astrologers. It Is a time moat favorable to the ac tlvltles of womn who will achieve Im portant auccesses in public work While whatever of large ambition un dertaken by women should prosper dur ing this rule of the stars. It 1* also roost fevnrnble to romance and domestic hap plness. „ , , . It should be an exceedingly lucky wedding day, for It promises places in the Sun for the bridegroom and happi ness for the bride. This is held to be a most auspicious dale for first performances of new plays and for first appearances of new stars All the stars are read ns giving as surance of growth in the national in terest in advertising, which will reach absurd extremes where personal pub licity is concerned. Honors to the department of war or to military men in Ihe United States are foretold. Anew Interest In nrmy matters Is prognosticated and this may be due to the fact that some menace to the nation is feared Awakening to Interest in art again is foreshadowed for the United States. Persons whose blrthdate it la have the prognostication of a prosperous year with enlarged activities. Children born on this day are likely to succeed In whatever they undertake. They have the augury of progress that rapidly reaches high places.—Copyright, 1020. BRINGING UP FATHER. n I *TtL don-t ll II I aSbTtSll, LI WeLL - TH '' Ts IWUII I I 1 111 .. r* &V40L1.X.1 1 k TMEPAOER- U in there HASAN? J v/axThEv OTVIE* -S.HOWR J ( WASTED f VVUE tio hany , J /ITV there lo’bO 1 FERT'” f J PAV C | C * N <*' T C 'F l WWt T 0 \ FOR YOU j[ ■ ™uv.L INDIANA DAILY TIMES, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28,1920. Nam eThis ltd CASH Hrs: TO BE CIVEN AWAY The hand points to the nameless ™”.^ ,llbo * cc ‘’ p, ' d,ron “ T ° n,co " street in beautiful Rainbow Annex. WSWJ (, coupon. 'S iVn h ?ou P r‘own r Mml <l cit“<s th* Ihe WHO thinKS Up the IDOSt 'OW// con “ r acceptable name for that street is going /|f transportation and admission ticket to the to be the guest of honor at a mighty y’njasp f r Barbeeue on Sunday, September 6th. . . ° . OJ f 1 M Party were going to throw-and & ire.co Ho.. rtTonnß „ac * In addition is going to be S3OO richer! m-'t The winner must be present when his name it TTT ill . 1 • called or the money will be awarded to the per- We 11 announce the winner at our X T son whose entry has been given second place. TjmwStirPi No employee or relative of an employee of the tan® Homeseekers Realty Company may compete. Mg, Bring this Coupon 1o SpiUllsll B^rbcCllC Office ui once. — Jr KJtiJc, Mwjb Homeseekers Realty Cos., 813 Merchants Bank Bldg. Mv BU * rgestion for the name of the nameless street in __ ■ “ For All Contestants 1 understand that in order to enter this contest I must exchan ** this coupon for an entry ticket before Sept. sth, / . . T , nr< , MTr -n t 1 ii • i Mid ibat i i order to win l must attend the Barbecue on 1 hIS BARBECUeL Will be the l*eal thing tile genuine Spanish method of cooking, with all sorts of goodies on EmSS Hißned the side. The meat will be prepared out in the open, i,SB vrt ' ,rosft but you’ll eat it in the cool stretches of the beautiful orchard that covers so much of Rainbow Annex. As for entertainment, there'll be fun to burn —Music ’n everything. And it will all be free to contestants, even the car fare! All you need do to participate is to follow the few simple tul printed!, thte id Everybody will have a ,H„r, ’ . 1 FATHER’S GOOD WAITER.