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JtsDfcma Salto STimes INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. *——— ■ ■ ■; ———- Dally Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones—Main 3500, New 28-351 MEMBERS OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. , . ( Chicago, Detroit, St. Louie, Q. Logan Payne Cos. Advertising offices | New York, Boston, Payne, Burns Sc Smith, Inc. ytVT> t\ie NEXT DAY dawned clear and bright in Indianapolis. LOST, strayed or stolen —the labor vote that was all against Senator Watson I ANYHOW, 'fxie has to marvel at the amount of noise made by the few Democrats Who Conducted the campaign. NOW, let us see if it isn't possible to lay aside partisan influences and introduce a few economies in public affairs. The Overwhelming Verdict The remarkable feature of yesterday’s election, both National and State, lies not in the result but in the overwhelming majorities accredited to the Republican party. There can be no question that the verdict throughout the country was completely against the Democrats. In the nation the voters appeared to have demanded a change in the political complexion of the administra tion. tn Indiana they seemed to be generally satisfied with the situation. Contrary to the expectations of both Republicans and Democrats, there was not an appreciable amount of scratching, in no case enough to leave a cause of regret for the Republicans. Summed up, the fact is that the verdict of the electorate of the United States was against the League of Nations, on which the Democratic party made its light, and in making certain that the results would be so, the voters swept away the influence of every other issue. The election of Mr. Harding and a sufficient number of Senators and Congressmen to give control to the Republican party places the responsi bilities of National Government squarely up to the G. O. P. The overwhelming defeat of the Democratic State ticket makes it un neceeeary for any further dispute over the policies In Indiana. Marion County’s vote is an evidence that the people of this community •re/mot dissatisfied with their present local government JThe Democrats were merely mistaken in their conception of the public mind and there remains nothing for them to do except congratulate the winners and retire as inconspicuously as possible from the field on which ’they met not only defeat but rout. Officially Betrayed The most discouraging feature of this election was not by any manner of reasoning the defeat of desgrving candidates nor the loss of important Issues. It was the deplorable fact that either through inefficiency or criminal intent, hundreds of Indianapolis citizens were deprived of the right of franchise presumed to be guaranteed them under the Constitution of this Nation and State. * The election laws of Indiana do not impose an undue burden upon the •lectors. Asa whole they are simple and easily understood. Compli ance with them is not a hardship and it is proper to assume that there are no legal voters who are not willing to comply with all the require ments of the law. The serious situation that developed Tuesday and cost so many per sons their votes was the direct result of the deceit practiced by officials on whom the voters were invited to rely and did rely- No person who desired to register failed of registration in this com munity except through deception or betrayal of some public official. Hundreds of voters who believed#they had done ail that was necessary to comply with the law' found that they were not entitled to vote because some petty official r.n whom they had relied at his public invitation had tailed to perform those acts which he was required by law to perform or the performance of which he voluntarily took upon his sh(alders. We are firmly of the opinion that if we had a proper method of recall or a fair method of ouster, there are a number of officials who would be summarily relieved of their offices in Marion County. Not even blind partisanship will condone the acts of which some of our officials have been guilty. However, we have neither the recall nor a practical method of im peachment. Resentment of betrayal or inefficiency, that might otherwise be directed against the individual office holder, is turned into distrust and contempt for our Government by 6uch exhibitions as the disfranchisement through clerical errors of hundreds of citizens. One cannot expect much respect for government to linger in the mind of the individual who has been robbed of his right to participate in that government by the very officials who are presumed to represent it. The protection of our governmental institutions themselves demands summary punishment for those officials who, through neglect or criminal intent, prevented any person from exercising his constitutional right to rote. Time to Call at Halt Now that this election is over and for a year there can be no par ticular effect produced on the partisan politics that ia the curse of th's community, it is time for the good citizens of Indianapolis to unite in a demand for the protection of their interests through the proper function ing of public officials- * It is time to put a stop to the interference with the grand Jury and the courts through the politically created inefficiency of the prosecutor’s office. It is time to curb what the State board of accounts has denounced as the “reckless and illegal extravagance" of officials who have control over the public treasury. It is time to make it unpopular for such institutions as the board of sanitary commissioners to make “gifts" of $21,000 to a surety on a con tract in order to make that surety live up to its bond. It is time to prevent Buch waste of the taxpayers’ money as was in volved in the purchase by the sanitary district from J. P. Goodrich and others for $175,000 of a garbage plant worth not more than SIO,OOO. It is time to put a stop to the expenditures of approximately $17,000 annually for the poor quality of Janitor service at the courthouse. In short, regardless of politics, for politics will be adjourned for a few months at least, it is time that the citizens of Indianapolis get together and overhaul the outgo of their money through the treasuries of both the city and county. There is no taxpayer. Republican or Democratic, who does not know that there is appalling waste in the financial affairs of Marlon County. There are few who have not felt tills waste in the form of increased taxes in the last year and there is none who wili not feel the waste ap preciably when he'pays his taxes next May. High faxes have become more than a campaign issue in Indianapolis. The progress of the city is being hampered by the heavy drain imposed upon capita] without reason. It is only a short step to the place where persons who possess capital will find it to their interests to remove it from the jurisdiction of what has been called the “taxeating machine" in Marion County. When persons fortunate enough to have acquired a competence find that they cannot endure the tax drain upon them in this locality they are going to transfer their funds to another. When capital begins to leave the corporation every citizen thereof will be injured. Indianapolis is today exceedingly short of dwellings. There is no in ducement to build when building entails the certainty of high valuation and high tax levies. Investors in xental properties have been compelled to raise rents re peatedly to keep of the high taxes and these high taxes are the direct reflection of “indiscriminate and wasteful” expenditures of public money* Neither the home owner nor the renter can escape the burden o 1 waste. ' . Regardless of party azfiUations, regardless of property worth, the citi zen of Indianapolis who would conserve his own interests must become Interested in curbing the extravagances of our local government. Now that the election is over there remains the necessity of calling a halt on the waste and the Inefficiency which has resulted in an increase to the taxpayers of $6,000,000 in the bill they will pay for government next ' V it WHEN A GIRL MARRIES *4 New Serial of Young Married Life CHAPTER 92 (Continued.) “I can’t, Anne,” Jim replied In a tone that sounded ns if lie were throwing himself on my mercy. “It’s the first of the month. Have you noticed that pile of bills on the table? The rent Is paid up to tbo thirty-first. I can't waste nil that money. Surely you won’t ask me to—because of a hysterical notion?” ”J!m, are you going to fall me—ln the first thing I ever asked of you?” I demanded sternly. “Oh, I wouldn’t say that, dear,” pro tested Jim, laughingly. But I went on unheeding: “I tell you Tim Mason tried to ma'e love to me, your wife! Now will you stay in his apartment at a figure that’s really a personal favor " “To you, I suppose!” interrupted Jim. “Anne, please, please don’t develop Into one of those silly women who thinks that every man who glances her way is In love with her. Men say a lot they don’t mean. And now that we’ve dis posed of Mason —suppose you give me an idea If I'm to expect you to stay out till all hours every timo you go to the Canteen.” “Wait a minute. Jim—let's get this straight,” I replied, in a voice that I tried to make calm and even. “You want to stay in this apartment, because It's a great bargain—and so you choose to believe what Tom Mason tells you In explanation of his presence here. I tell you he—annoyed me. And you reply that you don’t want me to be the sort HOROSCOPE "The stars incline, but do not compel ” j THURSDAY, NOV. . During business hours of this day kindly stars rule, according to astrology, but tbe evening Is exceedingly menac ing. Jupiter Is In benefle aspect until late in the afternoon, Suturn also being friendly. After sundown, however, threatening stars rule, for Haturn changes to evil gw ay, while Mercury and Uranus aro adverse. There la a most promising rule for business and commerce, the stars fore shadowing organization and efficiency so well developed that the greatest profits are assured, especially In all line* ->f manufacturing. Persons whose blrtbdate it is may hare rather an unsettled year. They should avoid change and should be care ful In the handliug of their money. Children born on this day may be rest less and fond of change. These subjects of Scorpio are eften successful In ad. ventures. Girls have the augury of for tunate marriage. Hf; • *'''<-*- /•■ '-^. j|4a^v*>-' h Hiy ’J3 10 % Reduction on All Bags, Suit Cases and Trunks this week. Buy now for the future needs. Good umbrellas, |2, $3, U, $6. Silk umbrellas. All X r;;. ~M 74 wgqQfjt mtjfe TRUNKS-LEATHER GOODS -UMBRELLAS SO NORTH PENNSYLVANIA ST. k3 II Overcoats —plenty of men’s and young men’s Fall weight overcoats at the WHEN for your inspection and selection. —You’ll probably need one of these coats pretty often from now on. Why not select it now and he prepared for sudden weather changes. • —Attractive coats, good fabrics, desirable models, and prices that will not make buying a hardship— *3o.oo-*33.50 *35.00- 5 40.C0 BRINGING- UP FATHER. e>V COUU-Y- ME WIFE ME I < \\ IT nti |U— —“ 1 6 NOWMF'yOu I—, 1 —, SK J * jO LOCKED IN ME | f \\ \ LL-, n L VAKT TO <SIT OUT /lk RW& iB- &fe? I r 5 - ~ ,• = *' ”' S V Lft- - L 2-Xg [ fff?..JU 1 -—c=n i_ //-3 ;'.iJI—I— ■ litTT^rUj INDIANA DAILY TIMES, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3,1920. By Ann Lisle of Billy women who thinks every man who looks at her Is In love, do you?” “In the name of reason, Anne—what do you want me to do? Go out and fight s duel with Mason? If tills i9n V all a figment of your Imagination, tel. me—did anything happen? teor In ' stance, did Tommy'kiss you?’ x . I felt myself stiffen and solidify into a mold. I had never been angrier In all my life, and yet I was only cold icy cold. “No!” I said curtly. “No—after ah 1 can take care of myself, which is per hape Just as well under the circumstan ces.” Jim’s answering laugh was ugly, “A young wife who can—take care of herself doesn't come strolling homo at 10 o’clock at night. Xou haven’t yet deigned to tell me where you were.” Wearily I realised that now I was not going to ask whose number Jim had called after he failed to get me at the Canteen. Suddenly all my Jealousy seemed to congeal to icy Indifference, and I didn’t even care. I was tired, miserable and disillusioned. And I felt for tbe first time since our marriage a sensation of separation from Jlin. Our interests were no longer the same. I couldn't tell him of my experience with Oarlotta Sturges—nor of my desire to help this girl, who was a friend of his sister Virginia’s husband. “I got half way home—and then 1 realized that I’d forgotten something,” I replied to bis question, and the In* Bistent gaze with which he waited for me to speak. “So-1 got off the car and walked back. The Canteen was closed. Then I came home.” “Well —of all the fool things! Then yon were tired and peeved because I was not waiting to greet you—and—you took It out on poor ob\ Tom!” cried .Jim in a tone of great relief. “Have tt that way If you like. I'm still very tired —unnerved. Would you mind if I staved out here tonight?" I asked.—Copyright, 1921. (To Ue Continued.) j PUSS IN BOOTS JR. By David Cory. In the last story you remember Puss helped Mr. Hercules to recover bis oxen from the robber giant. Well, this so pleased Mr. Hercules that a* Invited Puss tn go with hitn on a Journey to the West, where grsw the golden apples of the Evening Star. “'Tls a dangerous task,” said Mr Her cuh’s, "for the King of the West, who rules over the country called Haa-per i-des, has a faithful dragon who acts as wfiita STOSSZ a big watchdog over his orchard." “I will help you,”, said little Puss Junior, and then the two set out on their Journey and by and by they came to the land of the Evening Star, which is the beautiful West, yon know, where the sun goes to sleep on his purple and yel low pillows. Well, for many days they traveled on and on, but still they were unable to find the place where the golden apples grew. You see, Just as they thought they were close to the country of the Evening Star the big golden sun would go to bed on his purple couch and then night would come, and of course it would then be too late to go further, and so Mr. Her cules and Puss would be forced to lie down and sleep until the next morning. "We’ve got to do something and do It quickly,” said Mr. Hercules, so he looked about him, and not very far off, on a mountain top, ha saw his friend Atlas, who holds up the blue heavens on his shoulders, you know. “Climb upon my back,” said Mr. Her cules to Puss, and then he went up that mountain in less time than I can tell It to you, and told his friend Atlas what he wanted. Now, Mr. Atlas was dreadfully tired holding up the blue sky, so he told Mr. Hercules he would get the golden apples if Puss would take his place, and then Mr. Atlas began to laugh, for of course he knew that Puss Junior's shoul ders would not even hold up a little white cloud. “Let me take your place while you go for tho apples,” said Mr. Hercules, and he stood up beside his friend and placed his strong shoulders under the blue heavens. So Mr. Atlas started off, for he knew the way, and by and by he came, to the garden where grew the wonderful golden apples. Os course they were tbe most beautiful apples In sll tho world, for this garden was Just outside the place where the sun went to sleep and his golden rays gave them the wonderful golden color. Well, I don’t know Just how Mr. At las managed to pick those apples, for when he came back Mr Hercules was in such a hurry to get from under the blue heavens that he never asked him, but put the apples in his pocket and ran down the mountain side with Puss on his shoulder# ss fast a* he could. And in the next story you shall hear of another adveuture which Puss had with this mighty Mr. Hercules, whose fame has been written in rhyme and story by ever so many great writers.— Copyright, 1920. (To be continued.) OKIGIN OF TOTING. Q. When were votes first cast, and what different methods have been used? 8. 0. L. A. Voting Is mentioned in the Bible ss casting of lots. The evolution of vot ins Is from this casting of lots first men tioned in Leviticus* 168, to tbe viva voce voting, common In the ancient nations) the open ballot, the Australian ballot, and finally the voting machine. The Umbrella Store, 80 N. Frn.na*lviU)ii St. We Repair if 1 J! IMHI *MbBI QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (Any reader can get the answer u any question by writing the Indiana Dally Times Information Bureau, Frederic J. Has kln, Director, Vtauh- Ingtou, O. C. This offer applies strictly to Information. The bureau cannot give advice on legal, medical and financial matters. It does not attempt to settle domestic troubles, nor to undertake exhaustive research on any subject. Write your question plainly and briefly. Give full name and address aud enclose 2 cents In stamps for retuyn postage. All re plies are sent direct to the Inquirer.) OUR SOLDIER DEAD. Q. How many of our dead soldier boys have been brought over from France? # A. B. A. The oemeterial branch of tbe Quar termaster General Corps says that up to the present date 0,929 bodies of dead sol diers have been brought from France and 1,220 are en route to this country. CONVICT LABOR. Q. How many 'States employ convict labor on the public roads? N. E. W. A. The American Automobile Associa tion says that thirty-two States employ such tabor, four of them employing only county convicts, thirteen only State con victs and the others employing both. TO DISMANTLE OH) PIANO. Q. Please let me know how to take apart lumber of an old mahogany piano that has been glued? P. B. J. A. The Bureau of Standards says that Jf the wood 1* veonered, the safest plan would be to raw it apart. If the wood is solid mahogany, scrape off the varnish from the joints and let the piano stand out in tbe rain, if It is not possible to put the pieces lri a bathtub or tank to soak the glue. APPLE SAUCE. Q. Give a quick way to make apple sauce. a. It. K. A. A satisfactory and economical wiy to make apple sauce la to wash the applet, cut in pieces, and remove the cores but not the skins. Pour water in the vessel until It can be seen, but not enough to cover the fruit. Cook until tender, put through fruit press or colander and sweeten to taste. RICE WINE OF JAPAN. Q. 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