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Unsettled tonight and Friday. Probably showers. Cooler Friday. vol. xxxra. FUEL SHORTAGE IS MENACING AS DEALERS ARGUE Prospect of Empty Coal Bins at First Cold Snap Faces Entire State. HEARING STILL IS ON Hundreds of Indiana homes are fac ing the prospect of empty coal bins j today. This became known when it was ad mitted by Indianapolis coal operators that coal dealers of Elkhart, Hope, South Bend, . Berne, Columbus, Salem, Peru, Delphi and other cities and towns of the State are now without coal and are ask ing the operators to supply them. The reasons advanced for this condl- i are • That there Is not a ton of Indiana coal on the State market at the price fixed by the Goodrich coal commission. That Indiana coal is being diverted to other markets outside of the State. That the retailers refuse to buy In diana coal at the price fixed and mar gin allowed for handling the coal. That many contracts for Eastern coal have expired and are not being renewed because of the uncertain condition of the market caused by the actions and “threats” of tbo State Coal Commis sion. POINT IMPOSSIBILITY OF STATE MARGINS. That the retailers cannot pay the price for spot coal as fixed by the com mission and compete with outside mar kets. That the Jobbers claim It Is impos sible to handle coal at $8 to $9 on basis of a 15-ceni margin as fixed by the com mission. That the jobbers In Illinois and In diana, who are the trade links in the distribution of Eastern coal in this state, are diverting the coal to other markets, except contract coal. That the operators are filling their contracts in Indiana at contract prices despite the orders of the commission. Inquiries and requests for coal ship ments by Indiana retailers of the oper ators casts a shadow of warning and in dicates that the situation will become acnte and probably critical with a change In the weather. In considering the situation of too re tailer, the most serious problem he has to face is the expiration of many con tracts for Eastern coal and the failure to renew the contracts for Eastern coal. The seriousness of this situation is Increased by the fact that the Interstate Commerce Commission is taking approxi mately 20 per cent of the Eastern coal for public utilities In the Eastern states. CAN’T COMPETE WITH OTHER MARKETS The retailers claim 'that they can not afford to pay the spot coal price fixed by the comnr'ssion and compete with the New England, the Northern markets and the export trade competition. It is explained that the retailers would be willing to handle coal at tne price fixed by the commission and at the mar gin of $2.25 for handling it, but that it is a financial impossibllty to handio Eastern . coal at $8.50 and $9 on a margn of $2.25. [ The position of the jobber is that be kcan’t handle Eastern coal at a price of Jfrom $5 to §9 on a margin of 15 cents a ■ton. ~ The Jobber, consequently. Is diverting the Eastern coal, except contract coal, to markets in other States. The operators claim that they continue to fill contracts for spot coni while “the (Continued on Page Two.) Booze Trust Expose Is Looked for Today CHICAGO, Oct. 14.—The expose of a reputed whisky trust operating In every Khig city between Chicago and New York and In several Western cities was ex pected to be made to a Federal grand jury here today. William Sadler, New York stock bro ker, said to be onp of the principals In the operation of the trust, has con fessed, according to Federal officials, and will testify before the grand Jury today. Distilleries in St. Louis and Louis ville were expected to be named. An embargo on all shipments of whisky Into Illinois for any purpose was declared today by Kalph W. Stone, State prohibi tion agent. PERTH AMBOY, N. J., Oct. 14. Modification of the prohibition law so as to permit the use of beer and light wines was recommended In a resolution adopted today by Perth Amboy physi cians by a vote of 35 to 5. The physicians said that home Brew ing was increasing drinking among women and children. Copies of the resolutions were ordered to all New Jersey candidates for Con gress. WEATHER Forecast for Indianapolis and vicinity for the twenty-four hours ending 7 p. in., Friday, Oet. 15: Unsettled weather to night and Friday; probably showers; Friday. MOIKI.Y TEMPERATURE. fi a. m 59 7 a. m 59 8 a. m tttj 0 a. m 70 10 a. m _ 75 11 a. m 77 12 (noon) 79 1 p. m 81 2 p. m 81 Are Your Children Well? Malnntrl'lon leads to disease. Bad teeth put poison Into the blood. Adenoids may prevent proper breath ing. "The School Child's Ilealth,’’ a bulletin prepared by the Red Cross, is being dis tributed free by the Washington In formation Bureau of The Daily Times. This booklet tolls you how to test your children and what to do If their physical condition is not up to standard. (In filling out the coupon print name and address or be sure to write plainly.) Frederic J. Haskln, Director, Indiana Daily Times Information Bureau, Washington. D. C. "I enclose herewith 2 cents in stamps for return postage on a free icopy of the booklet, "The School Child’s nealtli. Name Street City < State * Published at Indianapolis, Ind.. Dally Except Sunday. Davis Denounces Adams’ Practice of Fee-Grabbing in Remote J. of P. Courts Charging that Prosecutor Claris Adams continues to profit by prose cution of citizens on trifling charges In a remote justice of the peace court, Paul G. Davis, Democratic candidate for prosecutor, issued a statement to day denouncing the practice. He recited a number of specific instances, showing how $5 fees were obtained for the prosecutor the earlier part of this week and points out that the proceedings were not conducted in accordance with the statue governing such cases. The statement follows: The Republican prosecuting attor ney continues to profit by a lot of prosecutions in our remote justice of the peace courts against the citizens of Indianapolis for the most trilling offenses. These prosecutions are In stituted by the fee-grabbing consta bles, not for the purpose of enforc ing the law, but for the purpose of enriching the Justices of the peace and the prosecuting at torney. CITES NUMBER OF SPECIFIC INSTANCES. Last Sunday a number of Indian apolis residents were arrested by these human parasites for violating the Sunday selling law, and Instead of being taken before some justice of the peace in Indianapolis they were required to appear before Squire Rainey In Irvington to answer to these charges. Albert A. Huber, 832 Massachusetts avenue. was arrested by one of these constables on Sunday for selling 7 cpnts’ worth of kitchen cleanser and 10 cents' worth of beans to a little boy who had been sent Into his store to make the purchases by the con stable. He was, yesterday, compelled to pay $12.50 to Squire Rainey. $5 of which is the prosecutor's fee. Wilbur Small, 839 Ft. Wayne ave nue, was arrested Sunday upon the same charge, for spiling a 15-cent handkerchief and, yesterday, paid $12.50 for the offense to Squire Rainey, $5 of which is the prose cutor’s fee. Perry Misner, 810 Ft. Wayne sye nite, was arrested at the same time for selling 5 cents worth of matches and 10 cents worth of lemon cakes and he. yesterday, paid $12.50 to Squire Rainey, $3 of which is the prosecutor’s fee. Another man, John I.anghlln, was arrested for selling 15 cents worth of beans and, with much difficulty, ob tained a continuance of his case until today. Mr. C. Schleslng, 837 Ft. Wayne HOUSTON DENIES FARM AID PLEA No Money to Loan to Help Hold for High Prices, He Declares. WASHINGTON, Oct. 14.—Secretary of tile Treasury Houston today rejected toe demands of the farmers tor a revival of the war finance corporation to finance export of American farm products Houston also reiterated to the farmers that the Treasury has no money to lend to persons who may wish to hold their products for higher price*. Demands for Government aid In financ ing marketing of crops, to save farmers from being ruined by falling prices, were put directly to Secretary Houston by farmers in national conference here. “Wo shall insist also that the secre tary of treasury desist from making pub lic statements that prices are falling,” said Charles S. Barrett, president of the national board of thirty farm organiza tions which convened the conference. “Farmers are not asking special privi leges; we are asking merely that the Government, through the treasury or the Federal Reserve Bank, make it possible for us to obtain loans from banks vitally needed. “Bankers fear to loan money on crops because of the danger of falling prices. “This is a state of mind resulting from statements and predictions by Govern ment officials that prices are falling. The farm officials today also planned to confer with Secretary of Agrlcultura Meredith. * CHICAGO, Oct. 14—That prices of necessities will soar to new high figures in case favorable Government action Is taken on demands of farmers In Wash ing for lowering of the Federal Re serve Board rediscount rate and expan sion of credit was the prediction of grain men here today. “If the Government acts favorably on the farmers' demands it will mean high prices again,” said Howard Jackson, a member of a grain firm. “The result would be disastrous. It would check the present price decline. “What farmers are after Is to get the Government to fix a price for wheat. “If this happened prices would rise and the radical movement throughout thfe country would grow in strength as a result.” That farmers are losing money was admitted by grain experts. This they said, was due to the large corn crop which caused prices to drop below cost of production. Armed Dry Agents to Search Italian Ship NEW YORK,- Oct. 14.—Twelve armed United States coast guards and eight armed customs Inspectors were ordered aboard the Italian liner Dante Aligherl here today to search for contraband liquor and drugs. Members of the crew had openly de fied customs agents and threatened to throw them off the ship If they attempted to search It. The Italian liner arrived here last Saturday. At that time officials received a tip that several thousand dollars worth of liquor was aboard. A quantity of liquor was seized from refuse cans on the pier, where it had been concealed. Sets Oct. 24 for Study of League of Nations OKLAHOMA CITY, Okln., Oct. 14. It was announced at the office of Gover nor Robertson today that be would issue a proclamation making Oct. 24 League of Nations day in Oklahoma, calling ou the people to take that day for study of the covenant. Greek King Is Worse PARIS, Oct. 14.—Alarm over King Alexander’s condition is felt In Greece, according to Le Matin. The king, suffering from the (Sfects of a monkery bite, was said to befi'ow iag worse rapidly. M Entered as Second Class Matter, July 25, 1914, at Postoffice. Indianapolis. Ind.. under act March 3. 1879. 'GIRLS 9 FALL FOR ‘ MASHER 9 But They Turn Out to B > Policewomen. Hugh Smock. Oaklandon, Ind.. used poor Judgment when he tried to ''pick up" two policewomen on the street and offend them a drink of "mule." Accordln gto Policewomen Duolus and Rupert, Smock "made eyes at them," and after a brief conversation offered them some “mnie" and a joy ride in ht machine. The women said they talked to him until the arrival of a policeman, who arrested him for operating a “blind tiger" and for offending persons on the street. 10 Hurt, 40 Escape When Tank Explodes CHICAGO, Oct. 14. —Ten persona were overcome when an ammonia tank burst at the plant of Fushmnn &. Forrester here today. Forty others working In the building escaped injury. Man Gets 35 Years for Killing’ Editor GALLATIN, Mo., Oct. 14.—Hugh Tar water today was found guilty of murder In the second degree for the killing of Wesley Robertson, Gallatin editor. The Jury fixed his sentence at thirty five years Imprisonment. The murder was tho outgrowth of political differences. $4,000 Robbery Just Like Movie Action CHICAGO, Oct. 14.—Two youths early today Jumped on the running board of an automobile taking the wives of six wealthy Chicago manufacturers hoauo from a card game, forced the driver to run the car to a park near by and robbed the women of Jewelry and cash valued at $4,000. * Democrats Will Talk at 5 Local Meetings The following Democratic meetings will be held in Indianapolis tonight: K. of P. Hail, 523 North BclJevjew avenue, John W. Iloltzman and Julia Landers. First ward headquarters, Oren S. Hark. At 440 East Tenth street, ITenry N. Fpaan. Lawrence, Ind., Frederick VanNuys and Mrs. Martha Mnrson. McCarty street and Capitol avenue, Ju lia Landers. The following compilations show the increases in taxes which the citizens of Marion County will be compelled to pay under the present Re publican administration. These examples are taken at random from the tax duplicate and arc indicative of the tremendous burden of taxation that follows the extrava gance and waste of the “good government” administration. INDIANAPOLIS, CENTER TOWNSHIP. Payable! [Payable! 1018. 1919. [ 1019. 1920. J 921 Name and description. value. tax. | value. | tax. | tax. Fred A., Cars D. & Edwin F. Hemp. ' S. E. VI, 19-10-4, 8 08-100 acres $1,450 $38.80 $3,C00 $57.00 $8712 Fred A. & Edwin F. Ilemp. S. W. Vi. 20-16-4, 7Vi acres 1,200 32.10 4,800 76.80 11010 Abigal Hart, 3 block, 3 Emerson Heights. 200 5.36 WO 13.44 “(133 Joel Hartings, 18 McKinley Place 200 5.30 480 7.08 nA2 Lawrence Haugh. 15 blk., 0 Tuxedo Park. 220 8.58 780 12.48 ISB§ Win. P. Herron, 22 Armstrong I’ark i 350 9.28 J 0(H) | 10.50 15 98 Peter A Anna Hinz. 4 hlk 25 Beatty's 1 350 I 9.3S 000 j 10.50 mps Geo. &B. D. Hollins, 80 Clark & Osgood..) 430 ! 11.5” 840 | 13,44 ”0 33 Geo., H. F. & Mary A. House, 23 blk.. 4 ) | Flemings P 500 | 13.40 ] IS.OO j 28.80 | 43.50 Nettie C. House. 227 Osgood's Forest I Park addition j 1,400 j 37.52 j 24.00 < 38.40 | 58,0s Error corrected- - In the table published In The Times Wednesday, the following examples were erroneously made to show that the taxes son 1921 are less than the taxes for 1920, an error that was obvious under the Goodrich administration: J. & J. Joseph, 21.6 ft. of I I I lot 10, square 57 1 43,000.00 I 1,152.40 j 90,580.00 1,442.88 2,182.36 V. T. Malott.lt. 84 Wash- 1 | | lngtou park f 9,100.00 ) 243 83- 19,200.00 , 307.20 464.0* avenue, was arrested for selling a pie. Squire Rainey told him that it was not unlawful to sell a piece of pio on Sunday, but that it was unlawful to sell a whole rde. QUOTES STATUTES ON THE SUBJECT. Our provide that a eon sable shall “take forthwith before the nearest justice all who violate the law in his presence and there charge them with such violation on oath." (Burns R S. 1914, sec. 9549). Can any fair-minded citizen be lieve that these men were arrested and compelled to appear before a Justice of the peace In Irvington, be cause of any honest purpose upon the part of anybody to enforce tho law? I condemn the constables for com pelling these men to go to this re mote court, the prosecutor for per mitting the prosecutions to be car ried on and the justice of the peace for taking this money from these men. The Republican prosecutor of Ma rlon County was unable to bring suf ficient evidence before the Marion County grand jury to indict Roy Llnkeufelter, who admitted assault ing so many little girls that he can not remember them, and who was Identified hy seven or eight of these little girls when they were with their mothers, but he can see nothing wrong in collecting a $5 fee from a man who sells 7 cents worth of kitchen cleanser, 5 cents worth of matches or a 15-cent handkerchief on Sunday, and Is compelled to go from Ft. Wayne avenue to l-vlngton to have a hearing. I am in favor of enforcing the Sunday closing law, but 1 am unal terably opposed to prosecutions, tbo only purpose of which Is to collect fees, and these remote Justice of the Peace Courts havo for years encour aged this practice. If 1 am elected prosecuting attor ney 1 will not tolerate It. STOP, LOOK, LISTEN! INDIANAPOLIS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1920. LINGENFELTER CASE AROUSES PARENTSHERE Times Receives Letters Urging Strict Investigation of ‘Whitewash/ CLARIS ADAMS’ AIDS HIT Condemnation of the Inefficiency and j neglect of duty that resulted in the re- i lease of Roy Llngenfelter after he eon- ! fessed that he had assaulted more little j girls than he could remember, continues, j with the usual failure to move the "good j government" administration to action. Personal calls on the office- of Prose cutor Adams from prominent business men and the fathers of little girls have : so far failed to elicit any more definite j information from the officials than was | contained in the statement of the grand jurors that the “evidence adduced did not support the facts" as they were sei forth in The Times. Letters from indignant parents received by the Times disclose not only did Lin genfelter confess in the presence of the police and reporters attacking Kttle glrli, but he also admitted his attacks. One letter received from a father and a soldier demands to know whether it is true that Llngenfelter Is a near relative of “one of the prominent members of the Jewett administration." This man says IJngenfelter's conduct "reminds me of the Huns I met overseas and his arrogant boasts that he attacked so many little girls that ho could not remember them all is characteristic of J the Hun." This man says: • It is time for definite action and some- I thing should be done to purge our fair city of degenerates of this type. The men who will defend such actions are Jut n9 guilty as Llngenfelter. Go ufter some of the crooked politicians (Continued on Page Five.) DEMAND JOB | OF ROAD BOSS County Board Threatens to Stop McAlpin Work Otherwise. Demand wa* made today by the Marlon County hoard of commissioners that the Inspector supervising the work on the Mc- Alpin road be removed by the State high way commission or the commissioners will be compelled to close down the work un til the mutter is adjusted. County Engineer J. J. Griffith reported ! to the county commissioners that the in spect, >r on the McAlptn road Improvement Job was not enforcing tho provisions of ! the specifications. The commissioners sent the following | letter to Director L. II Wright of tue I Slate highway commission: "The County Engineer, Mr. J. J. Griffith, reported to the board of Marlon County commissioners this ranrnlug that he has inspected tho progress of the work on the McAlpin road, bet'.Si known as the Sbt-lbyville road. The contractor [on this road is Mr M Hapirle. "His report is as follows; The sped fixations for the construction of this road are not being complied with. That the grade was too high and that he had a j contractor remove twenty-six (2(1) lineal feet of finished pavement, for the reason ! that the uniform thickness was only five | (5) Inches, specifications for same call i (oT lx (d,i inches at burum and eight ; 18) Inches at center, alsi contractor was not using required amount of reinforced i iron. "Ho reported that he consulted the In spector on the Job, a; king why the : specifications we re not enforced as to | kind and amount of material used and l the Inspector refused to give any lnfor , rnatlon. "The board respeetifully asks you to i make an Investigation of the facts and | remove this inspector at once, or It will lie necessary for this board to close down | the work until this matter Is adjusted." Ruth Creuger Murder Trial Begins Oct. 25 NEW YORK. Oct. 14 -District At } torney Swann has been notified by the | State Department at Washington that ! the trial of Alfredo Goochi. for the i murder of Ruth (Totigcr in New York City In 1917, will begin at Bologna, , Italy, Oct. 25. ; Swann has dispatched Owen W. Bohan, i a detective, to Italy to present the case. The Indictment charges as saulted the girl and then killed her, . burying her body in Ids cellar. U. S. Will Be Absent at First League Session WASHINGTON, Oct. 14.—The United States will be without n representative at j the first full meeting of the League of i Nations called at Geneva for November, !it was said hero today. Whllo President | Wilson will issue the call as an official of | the league, tills country has not ratified j the treaty and is not entitled to a repre j sentatlve. King Receives German LONDON, Oct. 14 Dr. St. Ilnnißr. I German ambassador to Great Britain, i was received i-n audience today by King j George for the first time. / I This is the first time a German diplo matic envoy has been received by the British king since 1914. Says Tax Reforms - Will Be Secondary to Treaty Scrapping WASHINGTON, Oct. 14.—The White House today issued a statement, pre pared by Senator Glass of Virginia, predicting that there will ks no re vision of taxes at the next session of Congress or the proposed special ses sion to follow' If the Republicans aro elected, but declaring that the pro posed session will be devoted to scrapping the I<eague of Nations,” and Inducing the forty-one nations now In the league to join Mr. Harding, the junkers, the Sultan of Turkey and Lenine and Trotzky In their “association of nations.” The statement was issued In reply to a statement .from Senator Penrose predicting reduction of taxes If Re publicans are elected. VOTE MACHINES MAY BE BARRED IN MARION CO- Outcome Hinges on Whether Socialist-Labor Party Can File Ticket. Not a voting machine will be used In the election in Marion County u. the Socialist-Labor party succeeds in filing a ticket, it was Indicated today. With the proposed Socialist-Labor ticket there would be eight tickets In the field in Marlon County, which would be more than the voting machines can carry and which would necessitate the use of Australian ballots exclusively. The State board of election commis sioners was to meet at the Statehouse this afternoon to determine the legality of the petition of the Socialist-Labor party that its ticket be placed In the Held. Every name on the petition is certified by a notary public. Considerable confusion Is expected to result if the commissioners decide to ac cept the petition of the eighth party. The petition was filed by Herbert Thomas, I’eter -O. Miller, August Stehr, Alexander ISurkhurdt and Joseph Mata, members of tho executive board of tho party. MAY PUT ’EM ALONE ON BALLOTS 1 ho acceptance cf the petition will ne cessitate the destruction of n large num ber of ballots already printed and will require tho printing of many more than ans cipated. The financial loss from tho acceptance of the petition would bo In tho neighbor hood of *IOOOO. it was said. "Tho Soclal'at-Labor party will be the last to file and the county election board Is of the opinion that tho first seven parties filing candidates should remain on the machine and the last party filing he placed on the ballots." K.chard V. Slpe, "county clerk, and member of the county board of election commissioners, said "The State board has not ruled on the question and thin board is waiting the deola on." he sold. Among the flrri seven parties to file, according t * Mr. Sipo, nr- the Republican, the Democratic, Prohibition. Single Tax. with only two candidates on the ticket: Socialist, Farmer Labor and the inde pendent Republican. If tha Socialist Ivabor party should re sort to Injunction proceedings to compel (Continued on Pngs Two.) M’ADOO TO TALK HERE SATURDAY Will Speak at Tomlinson Hall —Committees Announced. William G. McAdoo, former secretary of tho treasury and ’former director gen eral of the railroads, will make one n( the Important addresses of the campaign at Tomlinson Hall tit 4 o'clock Satunlny nftefiooon tinder the auspices of tho Indiana Democratic Club, as well ns of both the State and county Democratic committees. Mr. McAdoo win arrive at 3 p. in. from I.ogansport. Ind., Saturday and, after completing his Tomlinson Hall ad dress, will leave for Frankfort, Ind., where ho will speak Saturday night. *Klkhart, South Bend and La t’orte, Ind., will be visited by Mr. McAdoo Fri day and the Saturday schedule Includes addresses at I.ogansport and I’eru. Reginald Sullivan, Democratic county chairman, will be temporary chairman of tic meeting at Tomlinson hall, and for mer Governor Samuel Ralston will be per manent chairman. Short addresses will l>e made by Henry Spann, Democratic candidate for Congress from the Seventh district, and by Thomas Taggart, Democratic candidate for United States Senator. Woodburu Masson, chairman of the general committee on arrangements, to day announced the following committees for tlio McAdoo meeting Saturday: General Committee on Arrangement* Wood burn Masson, chairman; George C Spiegel, secretary. Reception Committee John K. Hoilctt, chairman. Thomas Taggart, llcnrv N T ’ Spaan, John 11. Holliday, Samuel M Ralston, K. s. Thomas, Dick Miller, Fred Iloke, Joseph K. Bell. .1. E. Wood, Evans Woollen. Charles ,T. Murphy, Burt New, Joint w. iloltzman, R. H. Sullivan. Hall Committee -John E. Spiegel chairman; Bowman Elder, Mark is’ Archer, Walter Clarke, John W. Friday’ Kenneth K. Woolllng, George IMttler, F. E. McCarthy, Dr. A. W. Miller, E H Stewart, Adolph G. Emhardt, diaries C Morgan. William I<\ Klsaell. Publicity Committee Clyde K. Baker, chairman: Edward P. Barry, Clarence E. Merrell, J. 11. Lederer, Leo K. Smith. Hotel Prowler Robs Two Opera Singers Harry Raschlo and James Johnson. Chi cago, who are stopping at the Hotel Eng lish, reported to poKee headquarters that someone entered their room last night, and stole $32 in money and a watch be longing to Raschlo and S2B in money be longing to Johnson. Raschlo and Johnson are members of an opera company at a local theater this week. Find Dynamite Cache NEW YORK, Oct. 14. —Baltimore & Ohio It. R. Cos. detectives reported today that 500 sticks of dynamite had been found on “Buckwheat” Island, a smnll strip of deserted territory in New York bay pear Staten Island. The diseovpry is being investigated by members of New York's bomb squad to see if It lias any connection with the recent Wail street explosion. WILL ASK FOR MURDER BILL. HARTFORD CITY, Ind.. Oct. 14.—0. A. Parsley, prosecuting attorney, Monday will request the Blackford Couuty grand Jury to bring a charge of murder tn the first degree against Joseph Pyles for the reported slaying last sumi|pr ft his di- )By Carrier, Week. Indianapolis, 10c; Elsewhere, 12c. Subscription Rates; j ßy Mall 500 Per Month i *5.00 Per Year. Financing of World War Credit to Administration and Its Able Aid, McAdoo By STOUGHTON COOLEY. Josh Billings used to say that the hen was so foolish that she would’ fly out of a warm coop In the middle of winter and sli in a snowdrift till her feet were frozen. A man, Josh said, would not do such a thing—except to win a bet. But Josh had not given sufficient consideration to the Amer ican voter during a political campaign. Americans, generally speaking, are proud of their country and of their countrymen. Not a few are given to boasting of their virtues and achieve ments, up to tho beginning of a political campaign; then they discriminate. They are proud of Americans in the abstract, proud of their fighting qualities, proud of their success in war, but when it comes to carrying an election they do not hesitate to charge their fellow Americans, who happen to bo their political opponents, with all the villainy conceivable. This hen philosophy is tho only possi ble explanation of the charges brought against the Wilson administration l>y the Republicans, who wish to get back Into power. If partisans would but pause a moment in their mad attacks upon the Adminietration, and consider some of the .things that were really accomplished they would be astounded at the record. One of the most brilliant achievement* in the history of the country Is the financing of the World War. When the United States entered the war the allies had all but exhausted their purchasing power, and it was absolutely necessary that they have an extension of credit at the earliest possible moment. In order to do this the Secretary cf the Treasury, William G. McAdoo, pro posed to issue *2.000.000,000 of bonds. But how? Objections were raided by bank ers. That amount could not be placed at once, they said. There were not more than 400,000 Investors all told, and they could not take more than one billion — some placed the limit at half a billion. And the rate would have to be 4 or 4Rj Democrats Put Up New Banners at Headquarters Streamers bearing the slogan in red letters on white, “NO SEPARATE PEACE WITH GERMANY,” have been put on the walls and doors of Democratic National Headquarters In (he Grand Central Palace, New York. From Chairman White's office to the desk of the final assistant office loy they are to he seen, a slogan of those who want the league and the dictated peace with Germany pre served. Sslil Chairman White: “I bepe every Democratic head quarters In the country—even to ward and township headquarter*—will put up sign* like these at once. We must Impress on the people that It Is the motto of Democracy and the friend* of the league In nil parties to countenance no plan like Senator Harding's to make a separate peace with Germany and ease the terms dic tated on the battlefield and confirmed in the treaty of Versailles.” FOUND DYING IN POOL OF BLOOD Gir!, 17, Is Beaten With Stone by Unknown Assail ant. MINNEAPOLIS. Minn.. Oct. 14.--Beat en unconscious by an unknown assn'.lnnt, who used a rough stone for a weapon, Dorothy Bowers. 17. Minneapolis girl, died lu the general hospital cany today, a few hours a'ter slip was found in a pile () f brush within a block of her borne. She had never regained conscionaness to tell the story of the attack or to g ve the police a description of her murderer. Miss Bowers was found shortly before S o'clock by a tnnn snd his wife, who were attracted by tho girl's groans as they were passing near the scene of the crime. They found the girl lying unconscious in a pool of blood. Her body bad been well concealed In the brush pile and there was evidence that she had been dragged about twenty feet, proably from the place where she was first accosted. Her small purse lay empty near her side and her clothing was torn and her arms scratched, telling tho mule story of a terrific fight. Must Serve Time for Buying Stolen Auto John L. Partlow, who was indicted In 1919 on a charge of receiving and con cealing a. stolen nutomobile, and who, when sentenced by the Marion County Criminal Court, appealed to the Indiana Supreme Court, will have to serve his sen tence of from one to fourteen years and pay a fine of SI,OOO, as the Supremo Court today upheld the lower court. Partlow appealed on the grounds that the lower court erred in overruling his niotlou for anew trial. Temporary Writ Now Sought in Tax Fight Counsel representing the farmers and taxpayers In seven of the nine townships seeking a permanent Injunction against County Treasurer Ralph Lemcke and the Indiana State Tax Board to prevent the collection of the horizontal tax Increases under the Tuthill-Kiper act, today were making plans to ask Superior Judge Linn liny to grant a temporary Injunction. - The court will be'asked to hear pen ding cases Monday. Receiver Appointed for Corrugating Cos. Announcement was made today that William Esterley has been appointed re ceiver for the Indianapolis Corrugating Company on a petition filed In Superior Court* room 3, by Gideon Blaln. Mr. Esterley gave bond in the sum of SIO,OOO. Oh, My—What Ideas! CHICAGO, Oct. 14. —Mathilda 'Simon thinks her husband is nil wrong. He believes people shouldn’t wear clothes, shouldn’t work and shouldn’t live in houses, Mrs. Simon charged in iier suit for divorce filed here today. Sugar Retails at 14c SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14.—Another rut In sughr prices was announced to day. Cane refiners cut the basic whole sale price to sll a hundred and beet re finers set their price at SIO.BO a hun dred. This rneaug 14 -cent augar at re- LAST HOME EDITION TWO CENTS PER COPY per cent, free of all taxation at the be ginning, with higher rates to follow: The bankers were thinking in Civil War terms, and in terms of the Spnnlsh- Arceriean War. The sincere ones were, as became men of their calling, cautious, careful, conservative; the adventurous ons were eager to take advantage of the country's necessities. But Mr. McAdoo was not a banker. He was a man of affairs. He had vision. He had driven the tubes under the Hudson River after ail others had failed. He was accustomed to meeting new situations by new methods. He looked beyond the bankers’ group of 400,000 investors to the America npeople. “The bankers may have been right, rom their point of view,” said Mr. McAdoo. “but their view was too narrow. “If there were only 400.009 Investors who could take only one billion in bonds, it was imperative that the investors should ho multiplied many times. It (Continued on Page Tour.) WATSON STOOD AGAINST MANY WAR MEASURES Opposed Council of Defense, Armor Plant and Other Bills. The record of Senator James E. Wat son. who is campaigning In Indiana now for re-election on a platform predicated on opposition to the League of Nations, and advocacy of u separate peace with Germany, shows that he dodged, or op posed, many important measures during the war. Inasmuch as the Watson camp was the principal sponsor of Senator Harding's primary campaign In Indiana and Wat son himself was one of the senatorial cabal that brought about Harding's nom ination in Chicago, It is not strange to find their votes running par.-Uel in the Senate. On one nr two important measures, however, they separated. For instance. Watson is credited with not having voted on the committee amendment introduced in the form of a substitute on the resolution for a sepa rate peace with Germany, while Harding voted for It. Again, the Indiana Senator was not voting when war was declared on Austria- Hungary. w-hiie the Republican Freslden tial nominee voted for it. He is now devoting much of his time to criticizing the Administration for not having been fully prepared for the war, yet he voted against the preparedness (Continued on Page lour.) PEACE SIGNED; DRIVE BEGUN! Big Offensive Started All Along Polish Front. COPENHAGEN, Oct 14.—Tho sign ing of the Russo-Polish peace at Riga has been followed by a big of fensive all along the Polish battle front, according to a Kovno mes sage to the Berllngski Tidende today. it stated that the capture of Mo lodscno by the Russians was consid ered significant in military circles. M. Domski. head of the Polish peace delegation at Riga, was quoted as saying, "Poland will keep peace if Russia will let her." Rewards Total $5,400 for Girl’s Murderer KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 14.—Junior League members offered a reward of S9OO for the apprehension and conviction of the murderer of Florence Barton the night of Oct. 3 while motoring with her fiance. This raised rewards offered to a tota? of $5,400. Miss Barton was active in the Junior League. ‘Hoover Republican’ for Cox and League NEW YORK, Oct. 14. —The Democratic national committee today announced that Herbert Myrick, who claimed to be a “Hoover Republican," would support Gov ernor Cox ou the League of Nations issue. The committee announced that other former Republicans wonld support Cox. Including Miss Mabel Choate, daughter of the late ambassador to Great Britain; Charles P. Howland, president of the Public Education League, and Prof. George B. Adams of Yale. South Siders to Form Track-Raising League The Beit Elevation League of the South Side will be organized this evening at Barringers Hall, 2335 South Meridian street. The temporary chairman is Robert R. Slonm, 2425 Shedby street. The purpose of the organization Is to force the elevation of the Belt Railroad tracks on the south side, in order to beau tify that section and promote Its chances of industrial progress. Meetings will be held every week. Officers and committees will be elected tonight. Duel With Knives PARIS, 111. Oct. 14.—Two men were wo'ended seriously here today In a duel with knives iu the offices of Harvey Gross, prominent local lawyer. Gross became involved In an argument with Jacob Taftlnger, leading merchant, over a law suit. Gross was cut about the face, neck and. throat IPaftlngor wu stabbed in the groin, NO. 134. SENATE CLIQUE GUILTY OF BAD FAITH, SAYS COX ‘Entire Purpose Destruction of Treaty and Repudiation of War Aims/ SWINGS BACK TO OHIO EN ROUTE WITH GOVERNOR COX IN OHIO, Oct. 14. —Asserting that the presidential election will be a referendum on the League of Nations, Governor Cox in opening a three-day stump campaign here today declared that his election would he “a mandate from thp people to the Senate to ratify the treaty" and for it to do otherwise would he “un thinkable.” His stater'3t was in reply to the claim of ex-Fr. ‘dent Taft that even If the Democrats elected ail their senatorial candidates they would not have enough to carry the league. “This statement of Mr. Taft.” Cox said, “can mean only one thing, that when I am elected on a straight-forward plat form favoring the league, it is the pur pose of the brazen conspirators in the Senate to treat the mandate of the people with contempt and turn their backs on the expressed will of the electorate. "This, in the first place, is unthinkable* and in the second place will not be per mitted, for after all this is a democracy and the will of the people is triumphant. - AGAIN SHARPLY * • ATTACKS TAFT. Cox for the third time during the Week sharply attacked Taft for continuing to support Harding after the latter’s state ment at Des Moines that he would reject the Versailles covenant. He pointed out that with the leagu* referendum his defeat would mean that the country desires to stay out of tho league and that Senator Harding would be disobeying the mandate of the people If he yielded to Taft’s wish and made the United States a member. “Yet Mr. Taft still claims that the United States will become a part of tho league if Senator Harding is elected," the Governor added. Cox was to conclude the day at Co* lumbus with a speech that he expects to be one of the outstanding ones of tho campaign. At Delphos and Van Wert, Cox brought cheers from large crowds many times by his sharp attacks on opponents of the covenant. "I have found that the tide for tho league has been coming in so rapidly in Ohio since Senator Harding’s Des Moines speech that it Is overwhelming the reactionary forces," the Governor said. "The league Is a sacred question. I believe It was as much inspired by God os the Declaration of I dependence-." In his speech at Van Wert Cox charged that “the senatorial clique is guilty of bad faith in the treaty fight," and that “its entire purpose had been the de struction of the league and the repudia tion of the purposes for which we ca tered the war." HITCHCOCK MEASURES ACCEPTABI.E. BUT LOST. "The Senate bad the opportunity of . adopting the Hitchcock reservations, ac ; cepted by President Wilson, which met every objection raised against the league, but tha senatorial conspirators under solemn pledge voted them down," he said. Attacking what he called “the vaceil \ lating position of Senator Harding on , the league." the Governor continued; “If the candidate of the senatorial oli (Continued on Page Two.) COURT REVERSES ‘TIGER’ SENTENCES Four Defendants Freed by Judgo Collins. The failure of Judge James A. Collin* of the Marion County Criminal Court to sustain City Judge Walter Pritchard la a number of “blind tiger” cases In which the defendants were given sentence result ed today in a number of convicted boot leggers in the City Court escaping from serving time. Among those discharged today by Judge Collins were Joe Coban, Lnbo Ne dick (or Necheck), Arthur Deaa and John Davis. City Judge Pritchard had imposed an average fine of SIOO and a thirty-day sen tence. but Judge Collins discharged them on the grounds of “Insufficient evidence.” Elizabeth Zevellln, charged with oper ating a "blind tiger,” who was fined $1(0 and sentenced,to thirty days in the Woman's prison, was given the same fine and sentence, but the days were sus pended by Judge Collins because the defendant was in a delicate physical condition. A total of twenty-seven appealed “Min-S tiger” cases were scheduled for bearing In the Criminal Court, but eleven were granted Jury trials and two were given changes of venue. A number of cases were heard in part and continued and one case was taken under advisement. Urges Interest in Waterways Hearing Governor James P. Goodrich today Is sued a statement calling “the attention of business Interests, as well as public spirited citizens, to the hearing of the international iolnt commission” to be held In Indianapolis Monday, Nov. 1. The hearing was brought here by the State Chamber of Commerce to give the people of Indiana an opportunity to bo heard on the proposed deep waterway through the Great Lakes and St. Law rence River to the ocean. The commis sion is to report to Congress on the fea sibility of the plan. “This project means much to the In dustrial and agricultural development ot Indiana and the other States in the great Central West,” the Governor said. OPEN LETTER TO .JAMES W. FE9LEB, Defeated Candidate for the Repub lican Nomination for Governor. Dear Sir—You are a lawyer and a man with a keen sense of proprie ties. It Is generally understood that you have become familiar with cause No. 22.440, same being an ap peal from the Jasper Circuit Court to the Supreme Court of Indiana. Do you really believe that a man who would write such letters and employ such artifices as are dis closed In the record of that case is entitled to your support in a race for Governor? Do you know what became of the missing pleadings filed after that case was determined by the Supreme Court? Do you not now think you owe * greater allegiance to the citizens of Indiana than to the Republican party ?