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Eschbach Says His Board Will
Keep on Directing in
Emergency Cases.
Jesse Eschbach, head of the State
coal and food commission, today de
clared that the commission would con
tinue directing that emergency coal or
ders be filled by those operntoTs who
have signified their intention of cooperat
ing with the commission, but that the
Vandalia Coal Company and ftte Vigo
Coal Products Company, plaintiffs In the
suit for an injunction against the com
mission, would be exempted.
Mr. Eschbach would not comment on
the future of the commission, declaring
he had not yet read the entire order of
the Federal Court, which granted a tem
porary Injunction, practically nullifying
the authority of the special coal and
food board.
“I haven't read the order yet.” he
said, “and do not desire to comment on
what the future activities of the com
mission will be. We will proceed as we
have until after the hearing for a perma
nent injunction Is held.
“The Vandalia Coal Company and the
Vigo Coal Products Company, which
were parties to the suit, will be ex
empted from emergency orders.”
Mr. Eschbach said that as far as he
is Informed no special legislation Is be
ing considered by the administration for
submission to the General Assembly, it
has been reported In several circles that
the incoming officials might take steps
to strengthen and amend the law so that
the commission could operate effectively.
Governor-elect Warren T. McCray,
however, has let it be known that he will
have nothing to say in regard to the
matter in his message to the Legisla
ture, and this is taken by Interested .
parties as an Indication that the com
mission is practically dead and will not ,
be revived.
The question of refunding the fees
charged operators and retailers under the
law Is perplexing Statehouse officials if
It ultimately develops that the measure
Is Invalidated.
A great deal of the money raised by
assessment of fees has been spent in op
erating the special board and In event
It should be decided that the license ,
funds must be returned to the companies
there is a question as to where the money
would come from. It is understood Ele
Stansbury, State Attorney General, has
been asked for an unofficial opinion on
the matter.
Barnard R. Batty of the Ogle Coal
Company has issued a statement charging
that statements made by the Indiana Spe
cial Coal and Food Commission were
“nnfair” to the Vigo Coal Products Com
“The statement was made by the at
torney for the coal commission," said
Mr. Batty, “in the hearing of the in- •
Junction suit of the Vigo Coal Prod- !
nets Company against the commission u> J
Federal Court that the company had dis- !
criminated against Its contracts In In- ‘
dlana In favor of Its contracts outside ■
of the State.
"The reports heretofore submitted to j
the commission show that this state
ment Is unfair to the coal products com- !
pany. The reports In the hands of the j
commission show that the enrire output j
of the coal products company la sold
to the Ogle Coal Company of Indian- I
spoils, a wholesaler, and that the Ogle
Coal Company makes contracts with cus- ;
tomers In and out .of the State of In
diana covering the output of the mines
of the Vigo Coal Products Company and >
other companies. JjutsHle of railway fuel
the Ogle Coal Company has shipped the j
coal received by it, between Indiana and j
other States as follows;
Total 1
tonnage I
shippe 1
Total Total out- i
Pro- Intra- side of
Week of duction state. I’ct. State. ;
Oct 18-23.. 21.500 1.1,700 74 5.510
Oct 25-30.. 21.000 15,290 70 0.400
Kov. 1-6... 10.843 17.133 90 2.310
Nov. 8-13.. 22.475 10.240 80 3.233
“It may be that a particular mine or
particular company may ship more coal
during some week outside of the State
than into Indiana because of the loca
tion of the mine on some particular!
railroad, or on account of the quality
of the coal produced ,ln some partlcu- .
lar mine, but the report of the Ogle Coal
Company shows that the charge made as
to discrimination against consumers in
Indiana is unfair and that If anything
Indiana consumers have been favored."
New State Auditor
Takes Office Dec. 1
The first of the new State officials
elected Nov. 2 will take office Wednes- 1
day morning, when W. G. Oliver assume*
the duties of auditor of State. Mr. Oliver
succeeds Otto H. Klauss, whose term be- |
gan Nov. 24, 1918.
Mr. Klauss' term expired Nov. 24 of !
this year, but an agreement was made’
between him and his successor, whereby
Mr. Klaus* retained the office until Dec. j
1. Mr. Oliver will begin his duties
Wednesday morning.
An especially strenuous time has been
experienced by Mr. Klauss during his
term, since he was forced to operate bis
office on a meagre appropriation, and It
was dne to his urging that the special
session of the Legislature was called
July 12, to appropriate funds for the
State Institutions. The operation of the
State insurance banking departments
were also under the direction of Mr
Klauss. Mr. Oliver will not hare charge
of these departments, since the special
session of the General Assembly mad*
them distinct State departments.
Mr. Klauss has not announced his
plans after leaving office.
Report Seeing Craft
BrandedJStorm Lost
SEATTLE, Nov. SO.—The Merchants
Exchange reported today receiving word
that the Canadian Pacific liner, Empress
of Japan, due today at Vancouver, B.
C., has sighted a schooner answering the
description of the W. J. Pirrle, reported
lost with eighteen persons aboard. In a
storm off the southern Washington coast
last Friday. The schooner was at sea
proceeding under her own canvas and
apparently in good condition.
Loganport to Have
Big City Xmas Tree
Special to The Times.
LOGANS POUT. Ind., Nov. 30.—Revival
of the municipal Christmas tree In Lo
gansport by the city officials will be
made, according to an announcement to
The largest evergreen tree In the coun
ty will be secured and placed In the
downtown district.
A permit for the erection of a 39x72
foot, two-story addition to School No.
45 was issued to the board of school
commissioners, owners, and the Gale
Construction Company, contractors, by
the city building commissioner today.
The structure Is to be of brick and frame
and will cost $54,000.
I Bread , Pie , Cake
Bakers to Vie at
Pure Food Show
Prizes to Be Offered Winners
in Contests Scheduled for
Next Week.
At the Pure Food Show which will be
held at Tomlinson hall all next week,
| there will be baking contests with prizes
for the best pies, bread and cakes. The
pie baking contest Is open only to do
j rnestic science students of Indianapolis
schools. This contest will be held Tues
| day afternoon. The pies are to be cov
ered and of the apple variety, baked In
I uine-inch pans at home. They are to be
at the hall not later than 2 p. m., Tues
The bread baking contest Is open to
j housewives only and will be held
Wednesday afternoon. On Friday night
; ten-inch white layer cakes will be re
ceived from such housewives or stu
dents who care to compete. On this eve
ning the decision of the Judges of all
contests will be announced. Those who
wish to enter the contests will be fur
nished rules by applying to D. R. Stur
geon, chairman of contest committee,
Belmont SS4.
The Pure Food Show is held under the
auspices of the Indianapolis Retail Gro
cers’ Association, of which Ralph S. Orr
is president.
The following committees have been
Executive committee, Ralph S. Orr,
chairman; George Amt, Phil Kerz, B. F.
Whitaker, Mike Vogt. I*. R. Sturgeon
and E. S. Whitaker.
Entertainment, D. R. Sturgeon, chair
man ; M. W. Ferguson, Harry Olsen, C.
A. Fissell, Harvory Smith.
Publicity, Frank S. Chance, chairman;
J. E. Williams. L. D. Wise, D. O. Tay
lor, H. Stemkle.
Exhibit, Mike Vogt, chairman; Otto C.
Raaseh, W. H. Ruskaup, H. Rueklehaus,
Adolph Rentsch.
Decoration, Georgs Amt. chairman: J.
IV. Patterson, W. H. Martin, William
Liehr, A. Lewis.
The reception committees are as fol
lows :
Monday night. Harvey Smith, chair
man ; Fred Schlegle, William Arnold,
George Beckerth. Charles Galm.
Tuesday, John Bulger, chairman; K.
F. Bloemker, E. W. Bruns, William
Busehmann. E. A. Evans.
Wednesday. I. O. Marts, chairman;
Charles M. Daniels, Ed Dirks, George .1
Ha nun el, C. H. Hill.
Thursday, W. B. Peake, chairman; Phil \
Cornett. William Hoy, C. E. Moldthan, i
W. A. Schofi>ld
Friday. William Ilathert, chairman; W.
F. Svhortemeier. J. J. Nysewander, W. j
W. Lorez, C. R. Julian.
Saturday, Mike Vogt, chairman; A. W.
Reinklne. P. O. Clark, William Johns.
W T. Meyers.
Monday night the retail grocers and
jobbers of the city will be entertained
The Newsboys’ Band will furnish the j
On Tuesday night there will boa j
shower for the couple who are to be '
the chief participants In a public wed
ding to be held at the show on Wednes
day night. Besides numerous presents
from the exhibitors, the couple will be J
presented with a gift of SIOO by the j
association. j
Husband of Woman Held
Makes Startling Charge.
MACON, Ga., Nov. 30—With further
arrests In connection with the reported
murder of Fred D. Shepard, wealthy
peach grower, expected hourly, the case
became more complicated today with the
declaration of Dr. Eugene F. Helmer,
husband of one of the four prisoners, that
Shepard undoubtedly had been poisoned.
“When the truth Is known every!,
will be utterly astounded," Elmer stated.
“Developments will come within a week
which will shock all because of their
diabolical nature
"Fred Shepard was poisoned. Not for
one minute would I doubt the word of
those two Atlanta experts, but my wife
Is absolutely unconnected with the plot,
for I know the full story."
Mrs. Annie E. Cutts. wife of Eldrldge
Cutts. prominent attorney, of Fitzgerald,
Ga., the fourth to be arrested In connec
tion with Shepard's death, was lodged in
the county jail here last night.
Hearing of arguments in the petitions
for bail for Mrs. Elmer, former wife of
Shepard-, Mrs lone Henry, Mrs. Elmer's
sister, and Ernst Hopson, Mrs. Elmer's
son by her first husband, will be heard
Dor*. 7.
Meanwhile Solicitor General Charles A.
Garrett, In charge of the State's case,
remained silent as to what evidence he
has against the four prisoners.
Strong opposition will be *made to
granting bail for any of the Tour pris
oners, Garret announced. Indications
were the defense would make a four
cornered fight, separate counsel being en
gaged for each prisoner.
The arrest of Mrs. Cutta was sur
rounded with mystery, as was the arrest
of Mrs. Elmer, Mrs. Henry and Hop
son Saturday night.
Robberies on Boost,
Logansport Report
Special to The Times.
LOGANSPORT, Ind., Nov. 30.—Rob
beries are on the increase in this city.
The home of Mrs. O. P. Smith was en
tered some time Monday during the
broad daylight and diamonds valued nt
over 8100 stolen by the thieves. The
loot Included three valuable diamond
rir-. sand a lftvalllere studded with dia
Reports of the attempts to enter the
home of two other prominent residents
of this city also were made but the
burglars were thwarted.
Woman Returns Home
to Find Mate Dead
Special to The Times.
COLFMBUB, Ind., Nov. 30.—George
T-eighton. 00, a farmer near here, dropped
dead Monday morning while operating s
cream separator at his home. Death Is'
believed to have been due to acute Indi
The widow found the body when she
returned from Indianapolis where she
had been visiting her daughter, Mrs.
Noah Wise.
Articles of Incorporation were filed to
day with the secretary of State by the
Mandel, Applebaum Company of Indi
anapolis. The company has capital stock
of $10,090 and will engage In the manu
facture of ladles’ wearing apparel. Karl
D. Mandel, Sain Applebaum and John
H. Roberts are the incorporators.
Movies and Autos
Blamed for Crime
DEXY*ER,. Nov. 30.—Movies and
automobiles are responsible for the
nation-wide crime wave which is
sweeping the country, according to
YVilliam A. Pinkerton, head of the
Pinkerton Detective Agency.
“The show,rig of pictures of crim
inal ads promote criminality,” he
said. “The showing of such pictures
should be prohibited."
Most of the crjm.es committed are
apparently done hy novices and young
boy*, Pinkerton stated.
Robber Forces Woman to Re
turn to Bed Under Threat
of Shooting.
When Mrs. H. C. Gates, 1828 North
Illinois street, was awakened at 4
o'clock this morning she was conscious
some person was in her room.
She got out of bed and reached for
the electric light switch, and as she
turned on the light found herself look
ing at a burglar who covered her with
a revolver.
The man, short, heavy set and wear
ing a cap. in a gruff voice ordered Mrs.
Gates to “get back In bed and keep
quiet and put that light out.”
At the same instant the burglar turned
In 6Uch a way that he could also keep
Mr. Gates, who bad remained in bed, cov
ered with the revolver.
When Mrs. Gates returned to bed the
man ordered both Mr. and Mrs. Gates to
turn over and keep their faces In the
To give emphasis to the order the bur
glar pressed the gun against Mr. Gates’
head. Then the thief backed through
the doorway Into the hall.
When Gates heard the man going down
the stairway he leaped from the bed and
turned on the lights and Mrs. Gates se
cured a revolver from a drawer, but the
thief had escaped. W. M. Gates, father
of H. C. Gates, telephoned the police
and an emergency squad responded.
Mr. Gates found that $25 was missing
from his trousers pockets, and Mrs. Gates
said a string of pearls valued at S6O had
been taken. The burglar had unlocked
both front and bark doors at the Gates
home before going to the second floor to
search for money and Jewelry.
Two bandits held up and robbed
Frank Mosler, owner of a filling station,
1706 South Harding street.
Mosler had started to close his place j
when a rap on the door caused him to
open it. Two white men entered and
one covered him with u revolver. The
other removed S2O from the cash register.
Then the two men left the filling elation
and rau in the direction of the stock
The men failed to get $lO that Mosler
had taken from the cash drawer and
had hidden under an oil cmh.
Mrs Gordon Tanner, 119 East Nine
teenth street, reported to the police that
a pin set with three diamonds valued at
$321. and a pair of cuff links had been
stolen from her home.
A burglar entered and ransacked the
home of George Rlrt, 109 East Palmer
street, and $3 was stolen
Mrs. Ruth Wilson, 2823 Moore avenue,
was robbed by • uegro purse snatcher,
who grabbed her poeketbook containing
$5 when she waa passing an alley near ;
Rural and Washington street.
George Folieudger, 1235 North Alabama |
street, told the police that clothing and
Jewelry valued at sl2l was missing from j
his room.
Generous Buying
of Red Cross Seals
Urged hy Governor
; Governor James P. Goodrich today 1
called upon th people of Indiana to “con- !
j tribute generously” to the 1920 Christmas
seal sale. The Governor, who Is a mew- >
| ber of tha Marion County Tulswculosis 1
I Association, issued a proclamation to
, the people of the State, In which he cm- i
pbaslzed that "the happiness of any peo- j
pie and the safety of any nation inev-
I itably must rest on the solid foundation
of health.”
j The proclamation set aside Sunday,
i Dec. 5, as “Tuberculosis Sunday" through
! out Indiana and the week following as j
J "Health Week for the State.”
I The proclamation is as follows:
The happiness of any people and the i
safety of any nation Inevitably must
| rest on the soild foundation of health.
Where men decay the State del *rlor>.rea.
! It Is deeply to the Interest of the Stale,
1 therefore. t sa eguard the public health
’ in all possible ways.
; Officers of the State, to whom Is en
j trusted the welfare of the people, should
lend their constant support not only to
| formal health program* of the body poll,
i tic, but also to great health movements.
I Instituted direct.y among the people and
aimed to guide the formal programs.
' Gradually these two types of battle
! against disease are becoming merged
i throughout America for a more effective
f struggle against the enemies that beset
I man’s body.
Tuberculosis and its awful storv of
wrecked lives is now no new subject
among (he people of Indiana. For years
! the citizenship of tbo States has battled
Ito prevent the spread of the white
plague and to provide cure for cases of
! the disease alreadv established. Head
1 way has been made against Its inroads,
j Slowly the death rate are declining.
Foremost in this fight has been the
Indiana Tuberculosis Association, and
Its component parts, the local county tu
berculosis sssoclatlons throughout the
State. These orgiulzot.to.is derive the
funds to support public nurses, clinics,
school health crusades and their vast
educational program against dlsenso
from the annual sale of Christmas seals.
The public has come to know the little
holiday sticker, which we place on our
Christmas and New Year’s mail, for
what it really Is—a harbinger of hope
to thousands of the stricken In Indiana.
The call of the Christmas Seal again j
Is heard.
Now. therefore, L James I*. Goodrich,
Governor of the State of Indiana, do :
designate Sunday, Dec. 5, 1920. us Tuber- i
culosls Sunday, and I do further pro
claim the week following,, Dec. 5 to 12, i
I 1920, to be Health Week throughout the i
length and breadth of the State of In i
And I do hereby cull on the clergy i
of Indiana, the schools, the press qnj j
all other civic agencies to lend their'
i efforts to the successful culmination of
| the 1920 Christmas Seal sale during the
j periods above set out, in order that the I
! citizenship of Indiana may once more j
be acquainted with the havoc of tu- ,
IhtculosU in our midst and may be led '
to contribute generously to the annual I
seal sale.
j In testimony, whereof, I have here- I
i onto set my band and caused to be af- i
j fired the Great Res! of the State of I
Indiana at the Capitol in the city of '
Indianapolis, this 50th day of November, j
By the Governor. Governor. '
Kd Jackson.
Secretary of State.
Death in Attorney’s
Family Halts Trial
Special to The Times.
LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 30.—Because
of the death of Mrs. George D. Parks,
mother of Morris R. Parks, prosecuting
attorney, farther proceedings In the Cir
cuit Court trial of Pearl M. McLaughlin,
charged with the murder of ber former
husband, was deferred until next Mon
Mrs. Parks is survived hy the hus
band, an attorney, a son, Itoscoe Parks
of New York City and her son here.
The police are searching for two girls,
Dorothy Lampkln. 17, and Ollie Butcher,
1 17, who have disappeared from their
| homes In Bloomington. Captain Stevens
jof the Bloomington police department
gave the Indianapolis police n descrip
tion of the missing girls.
gtf&iNF and Morning.
***Have Strcng. Healthy
m Ef*. If they Tire, Itclv
jjp* Smart or Bum, if Sore,
' rwrC irritated, Inflamed or
IR Lit,}Granulated.useMurina
often. Soothes, Refreshes. Safe for
Princess Will Not
Discuss Husband 9 s
Suit for Divorce
Beautiful Russian Woman,
Who Wed American, Said to
Have Another Husband.
MONTREAL, Quebec. Nor. SO.—Declar
ing that she, a woman of noble bfcrth,
married a "commoner” because of her
love for him, Mrs. Wallace S. Schutz, for
merly Princess Troubetkoy, called the
most beautiful Russian Red Cross nurse,
said today that she would not contest her
husband's suit for divorce, filed at Green
Bay. Wis.
“I married him because I loved him,
and because he declared I was center of
j his ambitions,” the prlnoess said. “All
1 life Is a tragedy, and, who knows, I may
j not be here long.”
Captain Schutz alleges that the princess
has another husband living in Victoria,
Turin, said to have been a former officer
In the Russian Imperial Guard, now re
| siding In New York State. Mrs. Schutz,
who Is convalescing at the home of a
friend here from a nervous breakdown,
would not discuss that angle of the case.
“Regarding my life with Captain
Schutz and his action let him talk,” sho
said. “He will tell all. Surely I have
suffered sufficiently.’’
The marriage of Captain Schutz aud
Princess Troubetzkoy was one of the
social events at Washington last spring.
Two years ago the Princess was one of
the most feted and honored women In
America. Following the Russian revo
lution, In which many of her kin are
said to have been massacred, the Prin
cess fled to the ITnited States and be
came a nurse at a naval hospital at
Federal Troops on Duty at
West Virginia Mine.
WILLIAMSON, W. Va., Nov. 30.—The
strike zone | n Mingo County, scene of
many sanguinary encounters between
striking coal miners and mine guards
and private detectives, was quiet to
Federal troops armed with machine
guns are nt strategic points In the dis
trict affected by the strike. The num
ber of strikers wai estimated at all the
way from 2.000 to 5.000. Many of them
were reported heavily armed and pre
pared to renew their fight against the
coal companies and non-union workers.
Colonel Herman Hall, commanding the
troops. Issued a proclamation declaring
the military In complete control of the
strike zone.
He directed all civil officers to place
themselves under the Instruction of army
officers. Governor Cornweli, who asked
for the troops and martial law. also Is.
sued a proclamation last night In which
he declared Mingo County is lu a state
of Insurrection, He elte4 several esses
of violence and murder during the past
few weeks as the reason for placing the
county under ml.itary rule.
In order to be in a position to deal
swl tly with possible outbreaks at any
point tn the eouuty. Colonel Hall dis
patched bodies of troops to surround
ing towns.
In addition to the troops, the county
Is being patrolled by a detachment of
State constabulary Rnd a company of.
picked deputy sheriffs.
Colonel Hall Issued an order forbid
ding public meeting* except by permis
Boy Burglar Shot
and Killed hy Cop
Facing Empty Guns
NEW YORK. Nov. 30—The latest of
hoy burglary episodes ended today when
Police man Joseph Smith shot David
Steele. 10. below the heart.
Steele la charged with being ono of
three boy* who smanhed a Forty-Second
street store window, grabbed thing* and
ran. Smith gave chase and cornered
Steele, who whirled, pointing two navy
revolvers and yelled: “I’ve got the drop
on you. Now step bac kor I'll blow
y. nr head off.”
Policeman Smith did not know the re
volver* were two of nine taken from the
window and not loaded. So he fired.
When asked at the hoapltal who his com
panions were. Steel raid:
“I’m no rat. I won't squeal. I broke
the window with n piece of Irish con
fcttl (a brick). I had two guns In my
hands and (turning to Smith) I would
haver killed you If they had been loaded.
DOOKN, Holland, Nov. 30—Tlie for
mer German empress suffered two heart
attacks today and her condition Is criti
Tell* How He Did It.
Mr. J. A. McCrea, a well-known
resident of Han Francisco, who was
called Daddy and Grandpa on ac
count of his white hair, and who '
darkened ft with a home-made mix- i
tore, recently made the following !
"Anyone can prepare a simple i
mixture at home that will darken |
gray hair, and make It soft and j
glossy. To a half-pint of water and ■
1 ounce of bay rum, a small box of
Barbo Compound and % ounce of 1
These ingredient* can be bought I
at any drug etpre at very little cost. 1
Apply to the hair twice a week until
the desired shade Is obtained. It
does not color the scalp. Is not sticky
or greasy and does not rub ofT.'*-*-
§ Quickly
Gently rub
with the end
of the finger,
on spot-* of
dandruff and
itching. Follow next morningwith
a hot shampoo of Cuticura Soap.
Repeat in two weeks. Nothing bet
ter than these fragrant super-creamy
emollients for all skin and scalp
Sample Each Fra* by Kail. Addrojs: "OoMroraLab
oraterl.s, D* >t. 80, Maid.a 41 MAea.” Sold rr.ry-
Soap ’Sc. Ointment 25 aud Me. Talcum Be.
jtJV'Cuticura Soap ahawaa without mu*.
REACH $500,000
Grand Rapids Bank Cashier
Makes Reputed Confession.
GRAND RAPIDS. Mich., Nov. 80.—
Frederick W. French, assistant cashier
of the City Trust and Savings Bank, was
to be arraigned today on charges of em
bezzling between $300,000 and $500,000 of
the bank's funds. He is said to have
confessed peculations extending over a
period of ten years.
French's method, according to his al
leged confession, was ' simple. When
ever a bank examiner Would place se
curities lu an envelope and seal It
French would lift the seal and replace
the securities with blank paper. The
next examiner, seeing the seals on the
envelopes would pass them.
An examiner who was seeking to trace
a email mortgage trapped French. He
discovered the blank paper in one en
velope and opened others. French was
French told bank officials that he had
dreams of piling up a fortune that would
rival that of Rockefeller or Morgan. He
said most of Ills deals went wrong aud
produced a card Index purporting to show
what had become of the money ho Is ac
cused of taking. His peculations, It is
said, amount to SIOO,OOO more than the
capital stock of the bank. Directors de
posited $590,000 in order to prevent a
Shows Father How
Good for Nothing
Son Really Can Be
CHICAGO, Nov. 30. William C.
.Walker, minister’s son, held at the Hyde
Park police station tpr burglaries total
ing $100,900, told the police today ha
starred his criminal career to show has
futher what a “good for nothing son he
could be.”
Walker is 28, the son of the Rev.
Charles Walker, Columbia, S. C. He says
he formerly was a law student at Co
lumbia University, New York. TF- •
captured late yesterday after an exjelting
i base through Hyde Park stradts, in
which the officers fired at the fugitive.
“My father told me I could n/>t remain
In school,” Walker told ttw police.
“WhA he told me this I OokQ him that
i liked school life and If b£ thought I
was worthies* and was aot studying
enough I’d show him wbrit a good for
nothing son I could b. Then I came to
Chicago and I have fcceA a criminal ever
at nee.”
“California Syrup of Figs”
ChildUs Best Laxative
Accept “California” Byrap if Fig* only
—look for the name California on ths
fixrktge, then you are aure tout child
s having (be beat anti most harmless
physic for the little stomach, liver and
bowel* Children loss fta fruity tasto
Full direction* on each bottle. You muM
say “California.”— Advertisement.
Left Him As If
By Magic!
Had Suffered
Over 50 Years! fy- -
Now 83 Ycart^j^ClQ^^
Reveals Startling
Facts Overlooked
By Doctors and Scientists
For Centuries
“I atn eighty-three year* old and I doc
tored, for rheumatism ever since 1 came
out <>f the army over fifty years ago,”
wurtea J. It. Ashelman. “Like many
others. I spent money freely for so
called ‘cures,’ and I have read about
T rie Acid’ until I could almost taste It.
I could not nights or walk without
pain; my hand* were so sore and stiff
I could not hold a pen. But now. ns if
by uiuglc, I am again In active business
and can walk with ense or write all day
with comfort. Friends are aurprlsed at
the change.’
Mr. Asheliuan Is only olio of thou
sands who suffered for years, owing to
I the general belief In the old, false theory
! thut “Uric Acid” causes rheumatism.
. This erroneous belief Induced him and
| legions of unfortunate men and women to
take wrong treatments. You might Just
as "well attempt to put out a tire with oil
to try and get rid of your rheuinu
■tism, neuritis and like complaints, by
taking treatments supposed to drive
Uric Acid out of your blood and body.
Many physicians and scientists now
know that Uric Acid never did, never
enn and never will cause rheumatism;
that It Is a natural and necessary con
stltuent of tlie blood; that It is found in
every new-born babe; and that without
It we could not live!
These statements may seem strange to
some folks, w'ho have all along been led
to believe in the old “Uric Acid” humbug.
It took Mr. Ashelr.iun fifty years to find
out tills truth. He learned how to get
rid of the true cause of his rheumatism,
i other disorders, and recover Ills strength
from "Tho Inner Mysteries," a remark
able book now being distributed free by
an authority who devoted over twenty
years to the scientific study of this par
ticular trouble.
NOTE: If any reader of the The Dally
Times wishes the book that reveals these
facts regarding the true cause and cure
of rheumutlsm, facts that were over
looked by doctors and scientists for cen
turies past, simply send a post card or
letter to 11. P. Clearwater, No. 152 £
Street, Hallowell, Maine, and it will be
sent by return mail without any charge
whatever. Cut out this notice lest you
forget! If not a sufferer yourseir hand
this good news to some afflicted fflend
Actor Will Be Honor
Guest of Kiwanians
The Klwanls Club, at lta weekly lunch
eon at the Hotel Severln tomorrow noon,
will entertain Barney Bernard, lmper
sonator of “Abe Potash,” at the Murat
Theater this week, and the club will In
turn be entertained by Mr. Bernard, who
has a reputation as an after dinner
speaker. The Orloff Trio will give a
musical program. Nelson G. Trowbridge,
manager of the Murat theater, will be,
another special guest.
“Silent Boosts” will he given by John
H. Lederer, general manager of the In
diana Dally Times, and William D. Kee
nan, advertising manager of the Star.
The attendance of Kiwanians Is expected
to break the record.
Over 32 Years In This Bame Location.
360-370 St
Three blocks wsat—Easy to find and worth finding.
3 buy y
Hosts of Christmas Suggestions
As usual, no phone, C. 0. D. or mail orders on these Wednesday
Bargain Squares. They are worth a personal visit.
Shirts, SI.OO
Cone’s "Bobs” Indigo
blue and medium blue
charabray, beat grade
work shirts; union made;
rut extra full; sizes 14Mi
to 17Vj. Formerly told
for $1.59 and $1.75-
Each, $1
(Main Floor)
Union Suits, $1
Women’s Itiobelieu fine
ribbed, lisle finish, sleeve
less union aulta; pink or
white; Mgbt weight; suit
able for year round wear;
tailored band top; ankle
length; size* 4, 5 and 6.
Formerly priced s2 *
Suit, $1
i Extra M*<\ fI.W)
( M%ii Floor)
Gloves, $1.19
Women’s glove*, gaunt
let and two-clasp styles,
of Atlas washable fabric;
one of the popular glove*
for fall and winter wear;
black and all new colora
with two-tone embroid
ered back—
Pair, $1.19
(Main floor)
Mattress, $8.95
All-cotton mattress. 45
lha ; built for service;
filled with clean, whit*
cotton, covered with
heavy art th-k; finished
with rolled edge Regu
larly $12.95. Special—
(Third Floor)
Suitings, $1.39
Plaid suitings 40 Inches
wide, firmly woven, heavy
weight. In 15 different col
r# combinations. Itegular
ly $2.00
Yard, $1.39
(Main Floor)
Sweaters, $3.65
Boys’ sweater coats, In
sllp-oter or coat styles, in
dark blue, with fttllars;
also In gray, green, ms
roon, red and blue; sizes 3
to 14. Regularly $6.00
Each, $3.65
(Main Floor)
Curtains, 89c
Scrim curtains. 2 1 ,*
yards long, plain center;
finished with lace edge
and Insertion. Regularly
Pair, 89^
(Main Floor)
Scarfs, 55c
Dresser scarfs, sizo 18x
50 Inches; with wide lace
edges and pretty lace me
dallion. 85c and 9Sc qual
Each, 55£
(3 for *1.55)
(Main Floor)
For Smokers
Smoking set, made of
brass. The set Includes
round tray, cigar nnd
match holder and ash
tray. The 4-plece set—
Set, $1.85
(Main fcloor)
Ribbon, 25c
Ribbon. 4 to 51(j inches
wide; plain taffeta and
fancy floral patterns; ex
tra good quality silk rib
bon. Big special—
Yard, 25^
(Main Floor) e
Hotel Surrounded and 22-Year-
Old Man Taken.
Suspected of being a gun man wanted
on charges of robbery and murder In
Pennsylvania, Robert Miller, 22, of
Greensburg, Pa., Is under arrest on a
vagrancy charge today and 1* held un
der a $5,000 bond.
Miller Is said to have shown a revolver
to a man In this city and to have de-
To Cure a Cold In One Day
NINE tablets. The genuine bears the
signature of E. W. Grove. 20c. —Adver-
Women* handker
chiefs, packed 3 aud 4 in
Xmas box; white or col
ored ; corner embroidered
effects. Avery pretty
Xmas gift—
The Box, 44£
(Main Floor)
This Set, 74c
Cut glass creßm and
sugar sets; very pretty
pattern; always sold at
SI.OO the set—
Set, 740
(Main 1 loor)
Curtains, 69c
Ruffled Swiss curtain*.
2)4 yards long; made
from good quality scrim,
finished with wide vuffl .
Regularly 89c—
Pair, 69<*
(Third Floor)
Rugs, $11.95
Congoleum rugs, size
9x12; beautiful pattern
heavy quality, waterproof
and sanitary. Regular!?
$19.00 (slightly Imperfect)
(Third Floor)
Roys' rain in tan
color only; made with
slash pockets and mili
tary collars; sizes H to 16.
Regular $3.50 and $3.9S
vaiuea -
(Main Floor)
Pants, $4.65
Men’s pants, made of
novelty worsteds, cassl
meres and dark cordu
roys; sizes 32 to 44. Our
$7.50 value—
(Main Floor
For Men
Men’s suits and over
coats. Suits of nil-wool
worsteds nnd cassltneret.
Overcoats In green, blue
and brown mixtures, pop
ular ulster and ulsterette
models. Sizes 33 to 44. All
$40.00 values—
Choice, $24.50
(Mu.ln Floor)
Serge, $2.48
Freuch serge, 48 Inches
wide; an all-wool serge of
splendid wearing quality:
all staple shade* in the
lot. Regularly $3.48.
Yard, $2.48
(Main Flodr)
Union Suits
Men’s heavy ribbed ecru
cotton union suits; full
two-thread Oneida knit;
all perfect, clean and
fresh; sizes 30 to 50.
Former price, $3.00 —
Suit, $1.69
(2 suits, £3.25)
(Main Floor)
Serge, $1.48
All-wool storm serges,
strong, ‘sturdy, all-wool
serge that will stand a
world of wear. It Is a
wonderful quality to be
priced so low, and is 50
Inches wide; In navy,
brown, Cos pen. Burgundy
and red. $2,49 value —
Yard, $1.48
(Main Floor)
dared that “they will never take ml
alive.” I
Letters from the Greensburg police do*
partmeat stated' “he Is a dangerous man,
take no chances.”
Detectives found Miller In the Chicago
Hotel, 306 Indiana avenue, at 4
this morning and the hotel was surround!
ed. Detectives Rcdemacher, Peats, F*J
*nti and Sullivan, went to the room
Miller was sleeping. With revolvers
drawn they broke in the door and cov
ered Miller. No revolver was found in
the room.
The detectives say Robert Miller Is
wanted for robbery at Scottsdale, Pa.,
where Ed Miller Is In Jail, it being
charged Robert was one of two men
who escaped after a gun battle.
According to the police, three men
were found robing a hardware store aft
Scottsdale and about twenty shots wera
Ve Need a Cross Town Lino
• 3. . I !CVIN&TOW TO MT jaCKJOti ‘ . *. J
Lei ilie Public Decide
Wool Remnants
1-3 Off
Owing to the fact that
we must have more space
for displaying Christmas
merchandise, the REM
5-yard lengths, of wool
serges, poplins, tricotines,
etc., will be sold
1-3 Off
the marked down remnant
(Main rioor)
Ginghams, 19c
32-lnch fancy dress ging
hams, In a large assort
ment of p'aid* and stripes:
light and dark colors. Did
sell for 30c—
Yard, 19<*
Toys, 55c
Tommy, Belle and
Mammy Tinker, the well
known wooden bead toy.
Extra value—
Each, 55£
Flannel, 14c
Heavy weight, dark,
fancy outing flannel;
plaids and stripes, 22c
Yard, 14£
< Ik&nemrnt)
Y’eloclpefles, steel tires,
black frame, red wheels,
and adjustable seat, $3.50
Shoofly, $1.19
Bhooflys, with painted
horses; strongly made,
$1.50 value—
Each, $1.19
Shoes, $3.85
Women's soft kid com
fort shoes, with cushion
soles and rubber heels. A
$5.00 value—
Pair, $3.85
(Main Floor)
Dresses, $5.95
ChildreiCa all-wool serge
dresses, - middy style;
some embroidery trimmed,
of white and blue. Others
have blue piping; sizes 7
to 12. Up to $7.95 values—
(Second Floor)
Juliets, $2.95
Women’s soft hid Jul
iets, plain and patent tip,
with hand-turned soles,
cushion Insoles aud
ber heels—
Pair, $2.95
(Main Floor)
House Dresses
Gingham and percale
house dresses; dark or
light color*; sizes 38 to
44. Up to $2.95 values —
(Second Floor)
Gowns, $1.19
Outing flannel night
gowns for women; in neat
stripes of pink and blue;
sizes 16 and 17. Extra
special for
(Second Floor)
Coats, $14.75
Women winter coats of
wool velour, silvertone,
goldtone, etc., In green,
brown, navy, purple and
black; also fancy mixture
materials; plain and fur
trimmed collars: button
trimmed cuffs. Very big
bargain for
(Second Floor)
Waists, $4.89
Women's waists of
■trlped satin and taffeta
also plain color with
[*’ 0 “ se collars and
sahes of tricolette. $6 50
Wednesday only
(Second Floor)
Sport Hose
Women's sport hose.
Tnese are Indeed remark
able values. Heavy
weight wool and silk and
wol mixtures; seamless
and seinl-fashloned stvles;
big assortment of good,
desirable colors. Be here
early 1
Pair, 59<^
(Main Floor)
Silk Hose,
95c Pair
1,200 pairs 10-strand
pure thread silk hose for
women; fashioned seamed
leg, mercerized lisle top,
fUily reinforced; well
known, advertised brands
wear guaranteed. Solrf
short time ago for $2.00
and $2.50. Buy for Xmas
Paii’, 95^
(Main Floor)
Pajamas, $2.35
.Men’s Domet flannel pa
jamas, silk frog fasten
ers; fine, heavy grade
material; blue and white,
rink and white patterns;
all size*. Formerly $3.00,
Suit, $2.35
(Main Floor)
=■: 1 1
35c Sox, 22c
Fleece-lined socks for
men; good, heavy weight,
firm knit, elastic top, fast
black, first quality. For
merly sold for 35c
Pair, 22^
(3 pairs, 65c)
(Main Floor)
For Infants
Sweater gets for Infanta,
of all-wool knitted, in rose
and white. Big value for
Set, $5.95
(Second Floor)
Union Suits
Women s bleached fleece
lined, ribbed union suits;
long sleeves and ankle
length. Seconds of a
$1.89 value —
Suit, 98^
Boots, $4.45
Women's 9-inch laca
boots, of black, brown and
gray; tine kid leather; low
or high heels—
Pair, $4.45
(Main Floor)

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