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Unsettled, thunder showers probably this afternoon or tonight. Fair Tuesday, vol. xxxm. DENIES BOOST IN PASSENGER RATES FOR IND. Public Service Commission Influenced by Ohio and Illinois. 3-CENT FARE CONTINUES Passenger fare increases on steam railroads operating in Indiana will not be authorized by the pub lic service commission at the pres ent time, E. I. Lewis, chairman of the public service commission, an nounced today. The steam carriers’ petitions for higher freight rates are still under consideration ,he said. This action retain? the 3-cent rate of fare in Indiana despite the order of the interstate commerce commission which authorized the railroads to increase their rates throughout the countrv. The carriers had rasked that Indiana rates be brought up to an equality with these rates. Lewis said the public service commis sion denied the increase in accord with Ohio and Illinois action. He said the commission favors the 3.6- cents-a-mile rate, but considered it in. advisable with a 3-cent rate prevailing In Ohio and a 2'4-cent rate In Illinois. TRACTIONS ALSO NOTIFIED. Lewis made his announcement to at torneys for the Ft. Wayne & Decatur Traction Company; the Terre Haute. In dianapolis .V Eastern Traction Company, and the Union Traction Company. All the companies in In diana recently filed petitions asking for rates equal to those granted the rail roads by the interstate commerce com mission. “I undrstand the railroads are plan ning to carry theic- fight to the inter state commerce comtpisslon. asking that body to overrule us under sections of the Esch-Cumntins Igw,” said Lewis. Mr. Lewis announced he would make public the ruling of the commission on freight rate increases Tuesday or Wednesday. During the course of the hearing on the railroad petitions, shippers and others made a vigorous protest against increased rates because they contended such rates would be discriminatory to the disadvantage of Indiana. 400 INFANTRY GUARD MINES New Uprisings Feared by Resi dents of Districts. WILLIAMSON', W. Va„ Aug. 30.—More than 400 troops of the United Stales in fantry today were assigned to the mine district from Kermit to Delorme, fol lowing sporadic fighting in the William son field between union miners and mine guards. The districts was quiet today and au- leered, nu outbreaks. A grave undercurrent of apprehension tag been belt by residents of towns in the Mattewan 3nd Williamson districts The approaching trial of Mattewan miners and Bnidwin-Felts detectives for the alleged kill'ng of Mayor Testermrtn, seven private mine auard and two otb erg on May 10 was generally regarded as a signal for new uprisings. ‘ShinerV Brother in Police Toils Now Charles Middangh. 715 West Ohio street, brother of the notorious Everett (Shiner) Middaug'n, is under arrest, charged with operating a “blind tiger.’’ The arrest followed a raid by the po lice on the “Bungalow.'' at Kmriebsville. Jewels Worth $3,500 Found by Honest Man Jewels valued at 83,500, reported to the police as lost by Mrs. Edward Schlld hauer. 1321 North Meridian street, while motoring last week, have been returned to Mrs. Schildhauer hv a farmer who lives near Frankfort, Ind. Mrs. Sehildhauer discovered the loss Tuesday when she stopped for gasoline at Morocco. She drove back over the route, but could not find any trace of the jewels The farmer's name has not been dis closed. CREAMERIES ARE CONSOLIDATED. DECATUR, Ind., Aug. 30.—The Clover leaf Company, Inc., owning plants in Hunt'ington, Bluffton and De catur have consolidated the Bluffton and Decatur plants, moving the machinery to the Decatnr factory to curtail ex penses. WEATHER Forecast for Indianapolis and vicinity for the twenty-four hours ending 7 p. ! !h., Ang. 31, 1920: Unsettled with thunder showers probable this afternoon or to night, followed by fair Tuesday. Cooler tonight. HOURLY TEMPERATURES. 6 a. m 70 7 a. m 72 8. a. m 7ft 9 a. m 77 10 a. m :... 78 11 a. m 79 12 (noon) 72 1 p. MS... 77 Canning Book Free to Times Readers Be sure the canning methods you usV 1 are so correct that there will be no spoilage. The directions given In this de partment of agriculture bulletin are in surance against losing a single can. Then there are recipes In the back of the 'booklet for preserves, butters, jellies, conserves, marmalades. In the summer and fall no kitchen should be without this authoritative help to housewives. Send for it NOW. (Use the coupon. Write plainly.)' Indiana Daily Times Information Bureau, Washington, D. C. I Frederic J. Haskin, Director. \l enclose herewith 2 cent* In Jlamps for return postage on free jpooklet on Home Canning. Hiima Street City State Published at Indianapolis, Ind., Dally Except Sunday. f‘l WILL PAY FOR MY HELP ’, SA YS DA VIS, ■ FINGER , ON ADAMS Democratic Candidate for Prosecutor of Ma rion County Declares, Because of Lucra tive Fee System, He Will Not Ask Tax payers to Compensate Assistants Re quired in Performance of Duty. HOLDS $1,700 HAAG CHARGE ILLEGAL Declaring that the payment, made by Marion county officials, of 81,700 to Chayles S. Wiltsie for assisting Prosecu tor Claris Adams in the cases of Louis and Julius Haag was illegal and pledg ing himself that, as prosecutor, he would not ask the taxpayers to pay for his help, Paul G. Davis, democratic candi date for prosecutor of Marion county today started to tell the people of In dianapolis how he proposes to conflict the office to which he aspires. Mr. Davis points out that the office of prosecutor, under the present fee system, is sufficiently lucrative to entitle the taxpayers to the performance of the prosecutor's duty without any additional expense for assistants. He shows that in six months of this year Mr. Adams received more than $50,- 000 in fees from the city and criminal j court and he asserts that the methods; employed by the prosecutor to obtain, the I assistance of Mr. Wiltsie were contrary I to the law, as Interpreted by the supreme court. He says: “The payment of 1,700 of the county's money to Mr. Wiltsie for his services in assisting the republican prosecuting attorney in the trial of the Haag per jury case in the Marion criminal court was without legal authority, as ex pressly decided by the supreme court of Indiana in the cases of the board of commissioners of Clay county vs. Me Gregor, 171 Ind. 634, and Turner vs board of commissioners of Elkhart county. Ind. 166. ADAMS PETITIONED FOR WLTSIE. “Mr. Wiltsie was appointed upon the petition of the prosecutor, who collected in excess of $50,000 dollars in fees from the city court and Marlon coanty courts alone from Jan. 1, 1919. to July 1. 1920, The payment of this money by the county was absolutely unwarranted, and I want it clearly understood that. If I am elected prosecuting attorney all law yers procured by me to assist In the work of my office will be paid out of my pocket. “At the tirap Mr. Wiltsie, upon the pe tition of the proseclitor, was appointed, on March 29, J 919, no appropriation had been’ made bv the county council for the payment of any such service, and none was made until more than a month after the first trial, in whb-h the jury disagreed. Three days before the second trial, which wag presided over by Spe cial Jndge Thornton and which resulted in a verdict of not guilty, the county council, upon request of the prosecutor, made an appropriation. Mr. Wiltsie was silowewd S9OO for his services in the first trial and £BOO for his services In the second trial. He was paid $1,700 by the county on March 31, 1919. “It was proper for the prosecutor to procure his assistance, the fees allowed Mr. Wiltsie were reasonable, but the payment of the money by the county in stead of by the prosecutor, who is re quired to/have deputies arid to pay them out of his salary and the fees of his of fice, was, under decisions of our own supreme court, wirhour right and can no* be justified In law or In good con science. HOLDS UP SUPREME COURT DECISION. “The supreme court has twice derided that, under these circumstances. Mr. Wiltsie could recover nothing from the county. . “In the first case, a lawyer by the name of Turner sued the board of com missioners of Elkhart county for serv ices rendered by him in assisting in th** prosecution of a murder case. It was held he could recover nothing. The court, ‘peaking by Judge Monks, says: "Section 27 (acts ,1899, No. 352) pro vides that no court, or division thereof, of any county, shall have power to bind such county by any contract, agreement, or in any other way. except by judgment rendered in a cause where such court has Jurisdiction of the parties and sub ject matter of the action, to any xtent beyond the amount of money at the time already appropriated by ordinance for the purpose of such court, and for the purpose for which such obligation Is at tempted to be incurred, and all contracts and agreements, express or implied, and all obligations of any and every sort attempted beyond such existing appro priations shall be absolutely void. “It Is evident that, unless there was an existing appropriation made by the coulmon council for the purpose of pay ing for such services when appellant (Turner) was appointed and rendered said services, ssrh appointment and the rendition of said services created no liability against the county. The power of a court, body or person to bind a county, or create a liability against it, for the services of an attorney in assist ing the prosecuting attorney in the prosecution of criminal cases, is within the control of the legislature. Appellant was bound to take notice of the law upon this subject. Under such circum stances he has no ground toi recover therefor from the county. Board, etc. vs, Pollard, 153 Ind. 371,375. QUESTION AGAIN TAKEN .UP. “The question was again taken to the Supreme court in the Jhse of board of corammissionera of the county of Clay vs. McGregor, 171 Ind. 63~4. In this cage the lawyers, McGregor, recovered a judgment against the county for services rendered in the prosecution of a criminal case In pursuance of an order of the Clay cir cuit .court. The supreme court reversed the judgment of the lower court for the reason that the county, council had made no appropriation covering such an ex penditure at the time of the appoint ment. The opinion in This case was writ ten by Judge Montgomery. The court ■ays: “ 'Appellee concedes that the case of Turner vs. .Board, etc., supra, if ad hered to is of this appeal ad versely to him, but he insists that the decision In that eap was not well con sidered, and, in effect, authorizes the legislature to deprive the courts of vital inherent powers, and requires the taking of profMsional services of attorneys, without just compensation in violation of Article 1, Section 21, of the state con stitution.' “‘The only express statutory author ity for the appointment es attorneys to Entered as Second Class Matter. July 26, 1114. at Postoffice, Indianapolis, Ind., under act March 3, 1879. defend and to assist the prosecutor In criminal cases in this state is found in 2057 Burns 1908, acts 1905, page 584 , 216, which applies to cases takan on change of venue from the county in which the prosecution originated. In such cases a probable lack of acquaintance with the local environment on the part of the orig inal counsel, and the desirability of hav ing attorneys always within call of th# trial court, makes the propriety and ex pediency of this provision at once appar ent. PROVISION MADE IN THIS STATE. “ ‘ln this state provision is made for the election of prosecuting attorneys, who are authorized to appoint deputies to as sist in the discharge of their official duties <9158 Burns 1908, 5568 R. S. 1881). And in case of the absence of the prose cuting attorney the court is required to appoint some person to prosecute for the terms (4087 Burns 1908, 5805 K. S. 1881). “ 'lt can scarcely be said, therefore, that an actull necessity will ever exist for the appointment of an attorney to as ‘Pauper Attorneys’ Come High in Dear Old Marion County The criminal court of Marlon county paid out $2,100 for “pauper attorneys'* in 1919, according to the state board of accounts report which the state board and Leo K. Fesler, auditor, carefully sup pressed. In days gone by it used to be cus tomary for the county to name a "pau per attorney," who, for a consideration of approximately S6OO a year was per fectly willing to give the benefit qf his advice to any and all poor persons Avho happened to appear in criminal court without money enough to hire counsel. The state board of accounts appears to have found that one attorney is not suffi cient to satisfy the demand from the indigent who appeared In this "nation ally noted” court. The increase in the cost of living doubt less accounts for the increase of this ex pense to $2,100, or is it that the number of “paupers" prosecuted has become so great as to make the Job arduous? This suppressed report also discloses that while the people of Marion county expended only $\754.f10 In maintenance of the circuit, court, it cost them $27.- 355.75 to \support the court of Judge Janies A. Collins and Prosecutor Adams, • ATTEMPT ENTIRE TRAFFIC TIEUP Striking N. Y. Car Men Seek Sympathetic Move. NEW YORK, Aug 30 -Union leaders directing the Brooklyn Rapid Transit strike today declared they would en deavor to completely tie up the elevated roads and subway lines in Brooklyn by a sympathy strike of motormen on those routes. The leaders said many of the brother hood men had expressed a desire to walk out in sympathy and an appeal would be made to them. Officials of the company were rushing preparations for a long fight, 'Sleeping quarters were being provided for policemen and employes; stations were being guarded, and all cars were being fitted with wire screens to pro tect passengers. Several persons were reported Injured In the dash for improvised Jitneys during the rush hour, but no serious outbreaks were reported. A big crowd rushed the gates at the Atlantic avenue station of the Interbor ough's subway and forcibly boarded trains without paying fares. The Brooklyn Rapid Transit subway operated a few two-car trains, with po licemen making up the bulk of passen gers. The strike was called at a mass meet ing of the employes Sunday. The B. R. T. employes demand, rough ly, 4qtoer cent Increase In weges and an agreement by the operating Company to stand by results of arbitration. Motormen and conductors on surface lines, now receiving 52 to 62 cents an hour, want 84 to 92 cents; shopmen tvant a flat increase of 33 1-3 per cent; con ductors and guards on elevated and sub way lines, who now receive 40 to 57 cents tin hour, want 70 to 90 cents. The company insists the men are strik ing for a closed shop, which the em ployes deny. SQUIRE QUAKES AS HE MARRIES COUPLE 175 FEET IN AIR By WALTER D. HICKMAN. It took a tub, an engineer, a hoisting machine and 175-foot smoke stack to make me the “best man,” v but a rain storm nearly ruined the whole affair. But not even a thunder storm can sidetrack especially when they are staged on the tip top of a 175-foot smoke stack. The wedding of George T. Taylor of the Hoosier Stack and Construction Company of this city, and Miss Esther McConnell of Evansville, Ind., was held this morning on the top of the new '175-foot static of the Imperial Drop Forge Company at 610 South Harding street. While the thunder roared and the lightning cracked, Taylor slipped a little gold ring'on the third finger of the left hand of Miss McConnell. “With the authority vested in me_a.s justice of the peace of Center township, I pronounce you man and wife," said Justice of the Peace Isidor Wulfson. The bride and groom at the dizzy height kissed—and the square yelled, “Take me down!” I Norman Z>dezzi. secretary and -treas urer of thelHoosier Stack and Construc Jit&iana |l ailg <fittics INDIANAPOLIS, MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 1920. sist the official prosecutor. An attorney may, at his pleasure, Accept or decline a proffered appointment to aastst the prosecuting attorney in a criminal cause, hut If he accepts he Is bound to know the limitations on the power of the court to make such appointment and to allow compensation for his services'. It follows that appellee’s acceptance of employment under the order of the circuit court was voluntary and not enforced, and that his professional services have been required without compensation in violation of the constitutional provision cited. “ ‘Appellee’s complaint should show an unexpended appropriation for the pur pose of employing counsel In such cases, at the time of his appointment, to create a valid obligation against the county, and his recovery cannot exceed the amount then on hand.’ “Money should Mie paid out of public funds only in strict conformity with the law. In this Instance It was paid out contrary to the decisions of our highest 1 court." 4 KILLED IN NEW RIOTING AT BELFAST Police and Soldiers Temporar ily Quell Sinn Fein-Orange men Civil War. LONDON, Aug. 30.—Four persons, three men and one woman, were killed ! in a fresh outbreak of violent fighting at Belfast today, bringing the total ■ deaths up to fifteen since Saturday night. More than fifty persons were wounded. A dispatch from Belfast at 2 o'clock this i afternoon said that the Belfast police, j assisted by reinforcements of j troops, hare succeeded In restoring or ! <*er. Pitched battles between Sinn Felners and Orangemen, mainly shipworkers, raged at numerous points In the Belfast district during tbs morning. Reinforcements of British soldiers who were rushed to the city-were posted at strategic points while the police time and time again into the mass of strugging fighters, wielding heavy riot I sticks. Store* were closed as the shopkeepers feared looting. Most of the non-com- populace remained hidden ln drdirs. y Stones and revolvers were used in the battle in Royal avenue during the morn ing, The Orangemen were driven back and were preparing for a counter attack i 'hen a detachment of armed soldiers de bouched from a side street. The soldiers threw themselves prona upon the ground with leveled rifles ready to fire If attacked. A cordon of policemen was then thrown about the Sinn Felnera and drove them off. deaplte showers of missiles that rained upon them. The battle was re newed in North street. Armored cars were used by the mili tary authorities against both combatants and looters. These cars charged through Ewarts row and York street and dls ! persed two groups of fighting ship work ers and Sinn Felners. There were many casualties In this engagement. The Orangemen rontlnue systematical iy to expel the t'atholics and more than (Continued on I’scr Four.) FOX-LEROY CASE STILL MYSTERY Some Resemblance Between Them Is Noted. RiO JANEIRO, Aug. 30—American and British consular authorities were still divided today as to whether Morris Fox, the sailor arrested on the, steamer Dr.vdeu, is Eugene Leroy, wanted in the Uuited States for murder of his wife. Photographs of Leroy arrived on the British steamer Vestria, which left New York on Aug. 14. There was some resemblance between the pictures and Fox, though the pho tographs showed a somewhat older man with darker hair. Fox, who will he taken to Buenos Ayres because there are no extradition treaties between the United States Riid Brazil, continues to eat heartily, hut Is surly when questioned, * When asked if he had murdered his wife he replied he "never had any wlf‘ to murder.” tion company, called for three bells and a wooden tub was hoisted from the ground to the top of the stack. “Oh, me, oh, my,” wailed the justice as henervously stepped into the tub. “Os course you wiU go to a little bridal dinner at the Claypool,” said George De .Sautel, vice president and general man ager of the Imperial Drop Forge Com pany. “Oh, I have no appetite,” walled the Justice as he desperately hung onto the rope. Then the rain splattered some more ns Squire Wulson and the tub disap peared from sight. 9 When the tub landed on the ground again, the squire said dizzily: "I can handle the Standard Oil Company and the ice companies, but when it comes to standing on a smokestack 175 feet above the ground coupling folks up, well, I was in No Man's Land." Oh, this was a very proper wedding, even If everybody was up in the air. BRIDESMAIDS AND BEST MAN. \ There were bridesmaids, a best man, witnesses, a ring and the wedding kiss. Miss Wilma Bc&vor, 1622 But Wash NO ASSURANCE REGARDING GAS SUPPLY GIVEN Forrest Seems Wandering ’Round in Forest of ‘lfs an* Ands.’ START HEARING TODAY No assurance that there ivoulil be an adequate supply of gas this winter to meet all demauds, or that conditions would be improved over those of last winter, has been given by J. D, Forrest, secretary and general manager of the Citizens Gas Company. By request of the state public service commission, directors of the gas company were to appear before the commission this afternoon to Inform the commis sion regarding the company's ability to provide adequate gas service for Indi anapolis this winter. ' In speaking of the reduction in the re serve supply of coal whlclj the company had on hand, as the result of coal strikes and the general difficulty in getting coal, Forrest said the reserve had been re duced to about ten days’ supply, baaing that estimate on a production of 9,000,- 000 cubic feet a day, the average dally production at present being in the neigh borhood of 8,500.000 cubic feet a day. What might be termed the peak of production, or, In other word*, the total amount of gas, Including water gas, that could be produced in a day would bo 15,000,000 cubic feet, but this rate of production, he explained, could be con tinued only for a short length of time. 6,000,000 CUBIC EEET WATER GAS. Os the 15,000.(00 maximum production, ;t was explained, 5,000,000 would be water gas, which Is produced for emer gency use, although without profit, be cause it can be produced and discon tinued more quickly than the other gas. Os the oil, with which water gas is enriched, the company had on hand enough for about thirty days' consump tion. The company was drawing cogl from twenty-seven mines, said Forrest, of which’ four produce Pocahontas coal and twenty-thre© produce high volatile coal. Indiana coal, It Is said, is not suitable for gas making purposes. In speaking of the company having only ten days' reserve supply of coal, Forrest said it had been necessary to cut into the reserve on hand at the beginning of August, but that every-ef fort was being made not to reduce the ten days' reserve. The company, it was explained, had about 65.500 private cousumers and 150 industrial consumers', and that, as an example of the comparative use of gas by private consumers and Industrial con sumers Vast January, out of a total of 306,800.000 cubic feet or gas sent out during the month, 25,000,000 cubic feet was used by these consumers. A flat rate of 60 cqnts a thousand cubic feet of gas for large as well as small consumers is in effect, th* old sliding scale of rates having been Increased to s flat 60-cent rate by order of the public service commission of Indiana la au order of April 26, 1918. INDUSTRIAL USE MORE UNIFORM. S In speaking of the Industrial and pri vate consumers. Forrest pointed out that the former u*ed a more uniform^ quan tity of gas, winter and Bummer, than the latter. Os the total number of private con sumers, he said, about 61,000 had gas cooking stoves of sqm# nature, and that the average hourly consumption of gaa by these was, approximately, about low cubic feet each, so that. If a sudden cold [spell or any other reason caused all of these stoves to be used for an unusual length of time It caused a greatly In creased demand for ga*. He explained that additional hellers were being Installed toward operating machinery at the Prospect plant <•£, Ihe company to guard against failure of elec tric power such as had caused trouble there, and that by means of some new would be In use by winter some of the outlying consumer* would get a tetter supply and more equal dis tribution of gas than heretofore. One feature of the gaa sitkmtton. It 4a said, la that high coal prices rfr diffi culty In obtaining coal causes a grenter demand on the gas company. LEADERS TRY TO PREVENTSTRIKE 10,000 Anthracite Miners Quit Work in Protest. WILKBSBARRE ra. Aug. 30- To prevent a strike of 175,000 anthracite coal strikers, the administration leaders of the United Mine Workers are waging a bitter battle against the insurgent leaders who, yesterday, sent an ulti matum to President Wilson. The Insurgents have the upper hand an<l with 10,000 miners of the Pennsyl vania Goal Company already out as a protest against the “contractor system," there is little doubt about thetr nbllity to close down a majority of the mines Miners are thoroughly dissatisfied and though many of them dislike rejecting an award which they promised to no cept thev feel certain that they will have to follow the lend of the men who sent the ultimatum to the president. Paper’s Street Sale Price Mades Cents SYDNEY, Hi, s„ Aug. 30.—The Dally Post today increased It* price on the street to five cents. The suserlptlon rates have been raised In proportion. ington street, and Florence Vogt, 2608 Boulevard place, were bridesmaids. The witnesses were Norman Zolezz’, Mr. DeCautel, Paul J. Quirip and H F. Smith of the Bedford Stonte and Cin struct.ion Company. It was best man. although the groom maintained at 175 feet that he was the “best man" and that, there was "no ar gument to It.” When I looked down 175 feet I de cided right then and there that the groom was right. An American flag floated gaily from the top of the stack while the ceremony was In progress. Squire Wulfson, holding a little black book In his hand, with his hat under one arm and with n determined look on his face, asked the bride If she would "walk through happiness and joy as well as In the shadows." “I will,” she answered. . The squire did not kiss the bride, • but permitted the groom to do that and he did a splendid Job of it on the very smoke stack which he superintended the construction of. “I will congratulate you both when I get down to earth,” said the squire. “Look at the beautiful scenery be J®)> Carrier, Week, Indianapolis, 10c; Elsewhere, 12c. Subscription Rates: [ By Mal , 50c Per ' Month; |5 .00 Per Year. Here Today FRANKLIN D, ROOSEVELT. Indianapolis will have the opportunity tonight of hearing Frankllft D. Roosevelt, democratic nominee for the rice presi dency. Mr. Roosevelt will apeak at 8 o’clock at Tomlinson hall, folowing a reception In his honor at the Indiana Democratic club. F. D. ROOSEVELT IN STATE TODAY Guest of Democratic Club at Rally Tonight. Franklin D. Roosevelt, democratic nominee for the vice presidency, in vaded Indiana today on Ills return from his western tour. The day win- be full of activity for the candidate. The first speech is scheduled for Montt cello at 12:80 o'clock. From Montlceilo he will go to Delphi, where he will speak at £ o'clock, and then he will come to Indianapolis for a reception at the Indiana Democratic club at 5:15 o’clock, and a speech at Tom linson hail a* 8 o'clock. Mr. Roosevelt will be met at the train by Dr. Carleton B. McCulloch, democratic nominee for governor; Ben Bosse, dem ocratic state chairman; Evans Woollen and Walter Myers, and will be escorted directly to the democratic club. He will be received by a committee of women composed of Mias Julia Lauders, Mrs. Alice Foster McCulloch, Mr*. Samuel M. Ralston. Mrs. Grace Julian Clarke and Mrs, George K. Feeney. From the Democratic club to the hall Mr. Roosevelt will be escorted by a uni formed marching 1 cinb composed, of 1 Hb will be Introduced by John H. Holli day, and Henry N. Spaan will be perma nent chairman of the meeting. Dr. McCubpch will make a short ad dress. SAYS COMPANION KILLED BY THUG Woman Brings Man’s Body to Hospital. EVANSTON, 111., Aug 30.—Declaring a lone bandit held them up and killed her companion, Mrs. Gladys Jacobson, 32, drove to a hospital here early today with the body of 11, B. Rhodes, I4>, wealthy Chicago dry goods merchant. In the seat beside her. Police held Mrs. Jacobson. She is the mother of a 10-year-old boy. Rhodes I* the father of a 5-year-old girl. Mrs. Jacobson, acccordtng to the police, said they were driving along -a road when a roadster drew up to their car. It contained puly s driver, who drew a revolver and ordered Rhodes to stop. Rhodes, she said, drew a pistol and fired at the man, who returned the shots, wounding Rhodes twice. The driver of the roadster was not hurt, she said. The -alleged murder turned and fled, Mrs. Jacobson said, while she sought medical aid. / Mrs. Jacobson, according to the poltee, figured In a recent automobile smashup in Chicago in which one of the party was killed. Mrs. Jacobson was to be taken today to the spot where Rhodes was killed, to re-onset the shooting. According to the police, Mrs. Jacob son was divorced from her husband n year ago. He is said to be a prosperous advertising ’man. Rhodes, according to his father-in-law, L 11. Merriam, Chicago, left the latter's home Sunday morning to drive his mother, Mrs. W. O. Rhodes, to her home in Elgin, 111. A week ago two holdups were staged near wtere Mrs. Jacobson said Rhodes was shot down. ARREHTED FOR RUNNING POOL. John Louden. 114 East Ohio street, was arrested Saturday night on the charge of operating a baseball pool, after the police had received information to the effect that he had sold one man thirteen tickets. A book containing fifty of the tickets was taken. low." said Zolezzi. “Just let me put my feet on land again," murmured the squire with an imploring look. § The bride appeared to be very confi dent when the groom told her that she had nothing to fear as the “tub was a good tub.” So she pleasantly obeyed his order to step into the tub for the upward flight. After the ceremony was over and the tub had made its last trip, the bride said to Squire Wulfson: “Remember, I did not answer when you said the word obey," she said. “Mercy, Mrs. Taylor, I don't know what you said up there, but I said every thing that I should have said." ' It was a, happy wedding way np in the air and one that 'Squire Wulfson will not forget. “After fYQ.s all of my weddings will be on the ground.” he said. The newlyweds left this afternoon foj. n motor trip which will lead them into Canada. Mr, DeSautel presented the Tayior-s With a beautiful silver service. "I am certainly the hero of this af fair, but my nanrea nre shaken,” walled/ , Vv’ulfaon, - / HOME EDITION 2 CENTS PER COPY HAYS BRANDS COX’S CHARGES FALSE AND LIBELOUS IN PURPOSE National Republican Chairman First to Take Witness Stand When Senatorial Investi . gating Committee Convenes. SAYS BUDGET CALLS FOR $3,079,037.20 CHICAGO, Aug. 30.—'“Goy. Cox’s charges are false in what they say and libelousuin their purpose,” Will Hays, chairman of the republican national committee, declared today whemhe took the stand as the first witness in the senatorial committee campaign fund investigation here. Frederick Upham, treasurer of the national committee, also was sched uled to testify. Hays in a long prepared statement to the committee said the national committee’s budget for the' campaign for this year called for $3,079,037.20. HARDING WON’T STAY ON PORCH May Go as Far West as Cali fornia, Even. MARION, 0., Aug. 30.—Senator Warren G. Harding will leave his shady front porch here, starting about October 1 for a number of speeches in tbg closing four weeks of the campaign. Plans are nearing completion for a series of engagements which vffl take the senator to various parts of the coun try during October. Nearly all of the engagements are yet tentative, but it has been settled that he will speak in Indianapolis, New York and Chicago, The New York date prob ably will be October 16 or 23. Whether the senator will make a trip to the Pacific coast has not been definite ly decided, although it is regarded as probable that he wiir go at least as far west as Denver. Spokane has been making a strenuous bid for a date, and if he goes to Wash ington It is likely that a trip down into California for at least one speech will | be arranged. Other cities which are desirous of hear ! ing the republican candidate and arc un : der consideration for October dates are ; St. City, Louisville, Pbila- I deiphia. Salt Lake City and Omaha. Details of the Minnesota trip, an nounced today, called -for the senator to j leave Marion on a' special train the night ! of Sept. 6, arriving in Chicago about • 8:15 a.;m.. Sept. 7. Senator Harding will spend the day at Chicago, leaving there at 11 p. m., arriv ing In Minneapolis the next morning ! about 9 o’clock. He will speak at the Minnesota state fair In the afternoon and leave that night for Ohio. Senator Harding has a comparatively easy program this week, making but two speeches. Off# of these will be tomorrow to a group of state governors and will deal ’ with reclamation problems. The other will be Saturday to state chairmen of the ways and means com mittee of the national committee. A number of conferences are schedu j led for other days. POWWOW SOUGHT BY SAFETY BOARD Council Is Asked to Meet With Body Tonight. Members of the city council said today they have received letters from the board of public safety inviting them to attend a conference tonight at which changes in the traffic ordinance ate to be discussed ! in the board's office. George Williams, executive secretary of 1 the board, said the traffic changes are ! "one of the things” to be talked about, and that all of the eonncilmen have been ! invited. The invitation gave rise to consider able speculation as to whether the board of safety will seize the occasion to at tempt to smooth out the differences of opinion existing between it and some of the councilman as to the size of ap propriations which should be made for ! the motorization of the fire department i and rehabilitation of the city market. The board of safety announced unof ficially several weeks ago that opprox : innately $125,000 Is needed to put the market In sanitary condition, but sev- I erai members of the council interviewed by The Times declared they believe the i work could be done for from $25,000 to | $30,000. Motorization of the fire department is an old bone of contention between the i council and the board. COUNCIL DECIDED Tft BLOCK MOVE Some time ago the board indicated its desire to spend between $400,000 and $500,000 for this purpose, but the council i let it be known it would block any such ; move and there the matter has rested since, with the exception of annoauce -1 ments by Mayor Jewett that he would see i that several improvement measures, among which is this one, are put jjp to the council officially before long. Just what changes in the traffic ordi nance are to be discussed, the council men professed not to know. They said, however, that they pre ; siimed the proposal to prohibit parking : An the south side of Market stret from Illinois street to Capitol avenue would he considered.. The present congestion of this sec tion of street makes it difficult for motor trucks to get in and out of the lnterurban freight depot, it Is said. In connection with this plan It has been proposed that the space wherein taxicabs are given the exclusive right to stand he lengthened from Market j street opposite the Traction Terminal i building to include all the space on the I north side of the street between Illinois street and Capitol avenue. GET RW OF ’EM, THEY’RE COSTLY Frank Webber, who was found by the morals squad with a pair of dice In his pocket,. w*as fined $25 and costs in city court today on the charge of keeping a gaming device. The fine was suspended on the pay ment of the court costs. Lieut. Woolen, in charge of the squad, said It was the first time, to his knowledge, that a man had been convicted on the amount of evidence that was found on Webber. MOB WORKS SECRETLY. OKLAHOMA CITY. Okln.. Aug. 30.-- The body of Charles Chandler, negro, al leged slayer of, officers his father's home near Areadj^^jLiturday ornlng, was found tree near here early today, acco '-ice reports, . Jf NO. 95. sum, or appjwximately that, willybe raised and spent,” he said, “and uot $15,000,090, as Gov. Cox charged." "The $3,000,000 does not include," Hays said, “collections for states where there Is a mutual agreement that such col lections for state and national commit tees shall be done jointly. "It Is my opinion that the total amount which has been and be finally col lected by the joint money raising or ganizations for the use of al] state com mittees in their state elections will ap ploximate $1,000,000. "This Is no part of the national com mittee's fund,”--, BERIEB OF DENIALS MADE BY HAYS. Taking up the various angles of Cox’s charges, Hays said; “Gov Cox has publicly charged: “1. That certain Interests were banded together to buy the presi dency and that millions had been contributed to the republican party with ‘sinister Intent,’ That state ment is false. “2. That there Is ‘a deliberate plot that has been carried into every county In America in a conspiracy to buy the presidency of the United States.’ That statement is also false. “3. That others are writing large checks so that their puppets can get Into office and if there are Industrial controversies they can have the bay onet to enforce their will. That statement is also false. , i "4. That millions have been con tributed by a corrupt source In fur therance of a republican conspiracy to buy an underhold on the presi dency; that the republican funds not a campaign fond, but a corrupting fund, will not be less than $15,000,- 000. That statement is also false. "5. That a quota .fixing assess ments to be yaised by certain cities amounting to over $8,000,000 ‘was adopted at a meeting of which Up ham and I were present.’ That charge is also false. SAYS QUOTAS GIVEN WERE NOT ADOPTED. “No such quotas were ever adopted at such meeting or at any other time or place and no operation had under any such quotas. “He has made other statements charg ing a elurh fund for corruption pur poses, subscribed in the names of dummy contributors, to be used to corrupt the electorate. “These statements are also fal*e. “I now say that each and all of ihese several charges are absolutely fals; in what they say and libelous In their purpose.” CHARGES MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. Countering Cox's charges Hays assert ed republican leaders have been advised of the alleged misuse cf governmental Instruments and functions by the demo cratic organization for political pur poses. sending out thousands of tons of propaganda by the democratic admin istration during the paper shortage while limiting the use of paper by the press, and that a large -part of it was demo cratic - political propaganda, all paid for by taxpayers’ money, and were In formed too that “the com mittee even resorted to drawing drafts on bankers in whose banks government funds were deposited, wiring such bank ers that they hdd “already drawn such drafts.” Hays put into the records articles from leading democratic newspapers telling of democratic plans to raise $lO,- (4)0.000 for the presidential campaign. Republican fund raising activities, he said, were influenced by the reputed size cf the democratic fund. The republican plan for the raising of money through small contributions, Hays said, grew out of two primary causes, the real desire to work a r*al reform In the elimination of any possible im proper obligation and out of the experi ence in connection with raising funds for war purposes, these popular drives having become familiar activities and it seemed, possible at this time to urnjer take that kind of action by political or ganization. "We particularly hoped that this ac tivity would increase the political inter est,” he said. “It was then the purpose, and it has been since, to endeavor to limit the con tribution to a maximum ol a thousand dollars for any one year for any In dividual, or a thousand dollars before the nominating convention and a thou sand after. “We have triedAo adhere to that plan." GIVES ITEMS OF BUDGET AS PLANNED. After explaining the machinery through which the plan was put into ef fect, Hays produced the $3,000,000 budget he said had been worked out. It showed the division ot-the money for the following purposes. Speakers’ bureau, $255,100. Headquarters expense Washington, New York, Boston. Uhicago, Denver and San Francisco, $750,974.20. Rents all headquarters. $1,346,500. General expense, $680,920. Hays next took up the alleged "quotas" which Cox charged had been levied for states apd cities. “At different periods different quotas (Continued on Fage Four.) OPEN LETTER To Leonard Quill, Aspirant for Mayor's Office: Dear Mr. Quill —You are the re cipient of many compliments from politicians who seem to believe that in opening headquarters In the Eng lish hotel on behalf of Harding you are organizing a strong club for use in the city campaign. There is nothing like being fore handed, and if all that la said about your club is true, you seem to be stealing a match on other candi dates for the republican nomination for the mayoralty.