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ITALY IGNORES WARLIKE STAND OF D’ANNUNZIO Decides to Put- Ripallo Treaty Into Effect as Soon as Ratified. ASK FIUME MAYOR S AID MILAN', Dec. 9.—ltaly has decided to put the Rapallo treaty In effect as soon S3 It Is milled in the Italian Senate despite the warlike opposition of Oabrlele d'Annnnzio, at Flume, Premier Giolitti announced, according to advices from Home today. This declaration by the premier was made to the parliamentary committee which has returned to Home from Flume, woere it went to adjust the differences ifCtween d’Annunzto and the government. The' Rapallo treaty which was n-goti *ed between Italy and Jugo-Slavla give* the islands of Arbe and Vegiin, which d'Annnnzio had occupied, to Jugo-Slavia. Ilso It makes Fiume an Independent s f ate, instead of annexing it to Italy ns d’Annnnzio desirrtl. Cardinal Gasparri, the papal secretary of state, has sent a letter to the mayor of Flume exhorting him to act with mod eration. The letter asked the mayor to convince d'Annnnzio to accept the Rapallo treaty, “thus showing homage so Italy” and opening the way to peace. The mayor rep led that it is the irre vocable kim of Fiume to be annexed to Italy. \ According to information from Rome the Nationalists in the fcongte began a movement to opposd ratification of the Kapallo treaty, bnt H stems to haTe little chance of success for Premier Gio- Uttl apparently has full control of the situation. f \ ZEALOTS OF WHIST GALLOPEDTO JAIL ((\ntlnned From Page One.) “I don't know just what yon mean,” he answered. , \ corRT CALLS FOR HELr. - S “Explain to the. court just how you play whist," suggested the prosecutor. “I deal,’’ exclaimed the witness in a loud voice and then he stooped t.nd looked with troubled, eyes in the direc tion of his attorney. Taylor (Vroninger. who smiled and nodded* encouragement. "One card around,” continued the wit ness, “until you make a Bosron. That’s the object of the game, to make a T.os ton.” Both the court and prosecutor looked puzzled and the wisest policemen shook i their heads that they did not know the meaning of a ‘'Boston’' in “Galloping Wfcist.” “Explain.”' pleaded the prosecutor. “A Boston is, a Boston is—well that’s when you deal out all the cards.” con- I eluded the expert In “Galloping Whist.” i Following the clear explanation of a “Boston” and a general denial by all ; negroes that they were shooting craps, j the court still w;is at a loss to know just hew thp two dice and 20 cent* eartured hv the police figured. • JUDGE DEALS OFT FIXES So he said be would fine William Mnr- ; ry, Murdall Weathers. Gear ;e Mueller,; Carl Idr,spy, James Williams, alias .Te* ’ Williams, and James Preslev $5 and costs on, the game charge and dismiss the charge of gaming against the other four. Part of those caught In the raid had 1-ft the coiirrtooni when Mr. Gronlnger discovered that a mistake had been made by the court; Williams, a’iaa Willie, hail been fined, and, inasmuch as he ad mitted having be'-n fined sos gaining be fore, and followlrt_£nother raid the ex eity employe might gain a bad reputa tion if the fine remained, and the attor ney hurriedly brought a negro who had tip the courtroom back into the court. The man said his name was Ed Browu and explained to the court that Williams I wag in the “whist 1 ’ game, *cd that he was the man who should be fined in- ; stead of Williams. The change of find- ! ings was mode by the court and the dues j were paid In the city clerk’s office nf’er Judge Abrams made an apology for the ‘•mistake.” COUNTY BOARD HANDLES CLAIMS (Continued From Faye One ) least two members of the board, as the litv requires. In this way Mr. Fesler has paid out thousands of dollars for election, primary and registration ex penses before the commissioners had fol lowed the provisions of the law. Mr. Carlisle, who has been bailiff of tie court only since Dec. 1, stated that sll claims are now being first signed by Auditor Fesler. then they are placed on the claim docket and sent to the ccmmissloncrs for review and signature of approval. Thea the vouchers will be made. Bailiff Carlisle states that In this way the letter of the law will he carefully followed. Another reform has been In stituted by the new bailiff and that Is a public record book showing all petitions Or Improved roads, the datp of presenta tion and the action of the board. In this manner the public as well as the com missioners will be able to ascertain the tiatus of all petitions asking for road Improvements. FIND BIG STILL IN FARM BARN (Continued From Page One.) the still when the officers arrived and admitted ownership, they say. He was arrested and charges of operating a blind tiger and a still were lodged Hgalnst him. Along with the outfit the police con fiscated thirty-eight gallons of “white mule” whisky, one gallon of malt, fif teen pounds of flour, ldO pounds of corn sugar and 2CO gallons of mash. Loo Stephens and his wife, who reside in the bouse on the farm, declared they knew, nothing about the Illicit liquor ont -'fit and Taylor corroborated their testi mony. He said that he had represented himself to them e* an inventor of an Incubator and that they thought he, was experimenting with his device. The raid was conducted by Lieutenants McMurtry and Houston, Mounted Officer Lambert and two Federal officers. When they arrived at the barn Taylor was tending the .still, which was merrily bubbling and boiling. Taylor declared that Dansfleld knew nothing about his mission on the farm. Dansfleld declared he had the place to Taylor through a trust com pany and was unaware of the fact that he was engaged in the llllct llqjior business. Tayior said he had purchased the out fit from a foreigner near Terre Haute about three months ago. . ASKS LAW TO MOVE FEX't’E. A suit seeking to compel the—Central Lumber Company of this city to remove a fence and a gate which is said to pre vent the free uae of an alley opening Into_jCighteenth street In Stout's Indiana avenue addition, today was filed in the circuit court by Henry J. Mauer, who owns property in Stout's addition. He asks a mandatory order requiring the lumbe company to remove the obstruc tions z. the alley. Canadian Delegate to League Marries GENEVA, Dec. 9.—Sir George Foster, Canadian. N delegate to the League* of Nations Assembly here, was married tnday in Holy Trinity Church to Miss Jessie Allan, daughter of Sir William, former Scottish mem ber of Parliament. Canadian and British delegates to the Assembly disregarded official business this morning in order to attend the ceremony. A. J. Balfour, British delegate, gave the bride away and Newton W. Rowell, Str George’s colleague on the Canadian delegation, served as groomsman. Sir George will continue his duties in the Assembly and the couple will spend the honeymoon lu -Geneva. HARDING ASKS TIME TO MAKE CABINET LIST (Continued From Page One.) for a telephone conference with Seuatqr clect Frank B. Willis, on whose shoul ders the Senatorial mantle is destined to fall. After sounding out-the wishes and conveniences of the man wno will suc ceed aim. Senator Harding said ho probably would dispose finally of the Gcvernor Cox offer to appoint Willis im mediately after the President-elect re signs fils Senatorial sent. While Senator Harding was careful to give nb Indication of his probnbie course, men closely associated with him ex pressed their belief that he would accept the offer. This course, they* pointed out, would relieve him of a possible’necessity of going to Washington to vote on any important pendiug measure on which both he and Senator Cnderwood, with Whom he Is paired, would wish to be re corded. SAYS KOKOMO POLICE OFFICER LET RUM PASS (Continued From Cage One.) quitely mete out punishment for Ibe violation of the Volstead act, hut will also punish for conspiracy the gnilty parties, it such crime has also been com mitted. It has not been the practice of the Anti-Saloon league to give publicity to the most efficient service It renders for the enforcement of' prohibition. But since The Times’ publication of the se rious charges of grafting and criminal indifference and ln-ctivity against the league (which It has not proven aud cannot provei, I will say that the most important clean ups which have, been made by the Federal authorities in iu diana are the results of activities initiat ed by the Anti-Haloou I.eague I need only insie.uce such pla<s as Evansville Vermilion County, South Bend and Hi liuiond, where clean have taken place or are now in process And their sue. esses have been made possible through the splendid cooperation of such Federal group chiefs as Messrs. Harris and Van Hook. And further, tho capture of illicit stiil.v near Warsaw and Home Place, near Indianapolis, have also been through the cooperation of either State or Federal official*. , ! In the mblst of the conspiracy of law lessuesa carried on by the liquor interests over this Nation. I wonder if The limes wants to see the league go out of exist enee. or does It want to help make It more efficient. E. G. SHFMAKEK, Superintendent Indiana Anti Saioon League. 0 PASTOR’S SISTER THROWNFROM CAR (Continued From Page One.) refused to drink more liquor. Then she said Mrs. Shultz attacked her end that she fought back and that she remembers that Shultz helped his wife. She sad she remembered being struck and nothing more until she awakened to find herself on the roadside Cold and unable to stand or waik, she dragged her self yards to the Sonnefleld home wher* she was cared for until her brother arrived. It was after 4 o’clock when the police learned of the affair. They found the woman's reputed assailants asleep at their homes. All refused to discuss the affair. The Her. Kerst told the police that his sister had lived at the Shultz wom an's home on Illinois street for some time nnd that he had made repeated ef forts to have her leave and lire at hie home. He declared that when he would get her away from Mr and Mrs. Shultz* that they seemed to have some power over bis sister and forced her to report to them where she was staying. The police say a complete Investiga tion of the case will be made. * Department Club Offers to Aid City in Rat Tail Claims City Controller Robert H. Bryson and his assistants will not have to worry about what they are going to do with all the rat tails school children are ex pected to bring In In order to receive the bounty of 5 cents per tail fixed be an ordinance of the city council. The Women's Department Club, which is tak ing a leading part In the rat extermina tion campaign next week, has volunteered to take over the Job. Mrs. W. H. Hart and Mrs. James A. Bawden of the department club conferred ‘'with Dr. Herman G. Morgan, secretary of the board of healtH? about the cam paign and the disposal of the tails to day. Mrs. Hart and Mrs. Bawden snid the club * would make arrangements to check the number of tells received and pay the bounty on them If the city were ;iiing. Dr. Morgan said so far as he was con cerned be was willing. No dissenting mfurmers were, heard from the controller’s office, either. Mayor Charles W. Jewett, who had just signed the rat- bounty ordinance, indicated that he, too, was not averse to letting someone else handles the tails. The tentative plan is to station a few competent club members In the basement of tho city ball to receive the evidence of rat slaughter, A man will be pro vided to actually handle the tali*. He will count them them in an airtight garbage can, properly disin fected with lime, and at the close of the day’s busings see that they are trans ported to the city garbage disposal plant at Seller's farm. The club women will pay the persons responsible for the dead rats according to a plan whlctt will be worked out with the city controller's office. ; Dr. Morgan stated thnt the health de partment will cooperate fully in'the rat extermination campaign. TO OBSERVE FOUNDING DATE. KOKOMO, Ind., Dec. B.—A meeting of the executive board cf the Main Street Christian Church was held today to lay plans for the observance of the seven tieth anniversary of the founding of the organization in Kokomo, Feb. 12. FILES SI,BOO SLIT ON ACCOUNT. Judgment of SI,BOO it asked in a suit filed today in Superior Court, Room 5, by Sfcßman Goss against the Mercer Edmhel Company on an account. Women Hold All City Offices -s*W*\r <A ' p*mmt r f* K; Ira. Bernice UiNon, left, city council >j^^W nber; Mra. Jennie C. LHiwdJ, right. W^-T*** Tint major and now member of city % ..' ■ " • ' ncll, and, below, Mrs. Mary Bart, <:...„ . •. ;,. * ipt women Into all clty*off!ees and $> future of this struggling community '• - I be watcbed all over the eobutry, mh ted States having all Its city ttfTalrs Ia fhv havA nnf )iu/1 munV. Mrs. Bernice Wilson, left, city council member; Mrs. Jennie C. L**wel!, right, retiring mayor and now member of city council, and, below, Mrs. Mary Bart, mayor. A wave of feminism at Voncalln, Ore., swept women into all city*offlces and the future of this struggling community "111 be watched all over the country, as it is believed to be the first city in the l nited States having all Its city affairs conducted by women. The five women elected are all about middle aged ana while they have not had much experience in politics they hire all long been rec centred as being-able to conduct the af fairs of their homes In a businesslike way. Mrs. Wilson, one of the members of the council. Is a school teacher aud FESLER ALONE . > OPPOSES PLEA FOR REDUCTION tfontlnued From Page One.) of the property for taxation purposes t too high. Mr. Ashby said that in 191 Sand at various other times, he had appeared before the tax board on behalf of the city, to show that she valuation of company was too low lie admitted to day that the entire property of the com-, pany could not l> valued at more thaif" $13,000,000. but he added that It should not be valued at approximately $15,000.- 000 by the public service commission, and then again be valued at $15,000,000 for taxation purposes by the lax board. “There is no leg-.il or moral right for this to he declared Mr. Ashby, "Dli! you say there was no legal right?" asked Mr. 81ms. "Well, there oughtn't to be.” Mr. Ashby replied. Mr. Ashby declared the street car com pany Is now operating under a fran chise from the city of Indianapolis, atul Is sustaining a loss of $730 00<> under the franchise. Several times, he said, the company has requested emergency relief to eperHte under this franchise. He declared the property should not be considered as worth In excess of $15,- 000.000, yet It Is taxed at more than *l-. 000,000. under the tax board’s valuation. HOARD DOIBTS RIGHT TO CHANGE. The big question before the board n whether It has the right to consider or to lower the valuation of th street car company st this s*s!on. It- was •'sown that when the valuation whs placed on the company for taxation purposes no protest was entered. A recent decision of the. Supreme Court invalidated changes made In valuations by the board, and It was declared doubtful If the board couid now change the present valuation. In view of this decision. Mr. Lewis, in answer to a query of Mr. Sims, said the pubtr Service com. mlsslou. In Its order of Oct. 12. 1915, fol lowing a mandatory hearing for emer gency relief of the ear company, had placed a valuation, Including physic:;| property and Intangibles, of a little more than $25,000,000. The physical property then was placed at slightly there than HS.OOO.OOb. be sald. Speaking for himself, and for the pub lic service commission ns a whole, Mr. Lewis said he would place the total physical valuation of the company at the present time, Including working cap ital, at between M5,#)0,000 and $10,000,- 000. He declared®the property of the street car company undoubtedly Is 111 better condition than It was two years ago, since new cars have been added, and the service generally bettered. He told of $4,000,000 common stock of the company which had been wiped out, and of $2,150,000 of bonds that have been taken up, making a total of about $0,000.- 000 taken off the liabilities of the com pany, a shrinkage of approximately 80 per cent. Taxes paid by the company, per pas senger, he said, amounted to about 3 mills In 1911, slightly more than 4 mills In 1919 and in tho present year the tax per passenger will be about 6 mills out of each 5-cent fare collected. “The whole burden Is going to be placed on the clues that has no auto mobiles and which is forced to use the cars continually.” Mr. Lewis said. FFI.KR HEARD BY COMMISSION. When it was Indicated that the hear ing would continue Into an afternoon session. Mr. Fesler. who ssld he could not be i resent at the afternoon meeting, was permitted to sneak. lie declared It would not be right for the tax board to reduce the valuation of the company now, if it were possible. The present assessments and distribu tions for MftTlon County were made by the Marlon County Board of Review in September, he said. “For the State Tax Board to take off three or four millions of dollars now Would be an Injustice to the other tax layers of Marion County,” he said, “and would mean a loss of shout SIOO,OOO. “There are many other taxpayers In the county who have complaints to make about their taxes, but they have no re dress now. and must wait until next spring when they will be given their chance to present their prlevances. Tliln Is not the time to make reductions in valuations. This company did not pro test their present valuation when it was fired by the board, and when the time was here for them to protest, they took no action., "I have been a member of the Marlon County board of review for seven years, and 1 can recall many other corpora tions which were assessed at their full value when it was known that they were losing money. “If the valuation of this company Is WETQGftAPIt Secret Writing System invaiuabls \ior lovers and for keeping recipes, addresses, eecret memorandum or other; Information safe and private. No stranger can read your postal* If you use the TVs to Graph. Great fun for lovers or friends. Don’t miss It. Send 10c and we will send the Weto Graph by mail with i full Instructions. Address PENN PUB- ' FISHING <.. BUiravUle. pa. INDIANA DAILY TIMES, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1920. the wife of the postmaster. Mrs. Burt, the newly elected mayor, is looking for ward to some busy council gatherings. . reduced now it win simply mean n iug of the burden of carrying on tho 1 expense of Marion County from the back 1 of one corporation anil placing it on the general public. Audi am not lh favor f that.” it was pointed out that at the time | for fixing valuations representatives of ; the street enr company had suggested ! a .'onferenee between the tax board and ' the public service commission for the i purpose of agreeing on a valuation. Ef forts were nude to have this conference, i and both Mr. Rims and M. Ix*wl* were agreed that there should be a conference end an equal valuation [dared on tint 1 companj’, but the conference never ma terialized, Mr. 81ms said. NO REASONS ASSIGNED. No reason* were nsaigned as to vvfcy the confi rence was never held. Considerable argument vva.t hud over the exact amount of property included in the valuations of the two State boards, but It finally developed that both eora ! missions were including tho same prop erty, and were were pladOK un entirely different vninotlon. After It was shown that both commis sions had included the same property. said. “After all, then, it is merely a mat i ter of opinion, isn’t it?” ■ No Indication was given' as to when a decision on the matter would tic reached by the fax board. Tbe present session i of the board will end Saturday. GIPPS DEATH IS BELIEVED NEAR ((<'ntimiel From Page One.) ! tlon, due lo many days’ Sgiit against a high temperatnre, caused physicians to hold out little or no encouragement sos his recovery. Asa last report, doctors believed a ! blood transfusion might save Oipp, but | they now state that be is too weak to undergo such an fipariulon. Heat and Cook With Oil The Johnson buel Oil Burner for Cook Ranges, Heaters, Boilers, Furnaces, Etc . It will successfully burn Kerosene, Dis tillate Gas, Oil or Light Fuel Oil. Burner guaranteed for 5 years. No generating. Can’t clog or burn out. Cleaner and cheap er. Absolutely safe and reliable. Demonstrating & Salesroom, 125 E. Ohio St., Indpls. The Johnson Oil Burner Cos. Lyric Theater Bldg., Muncio, Ind. Agents Wanted, State and County. Exclusive Territory Assigned > Administrator’s Sale of Oyster Frank’s Oyster House I will offer for sale December 11, 1920, at 10:30 A. M., the busi ness, fixtures, stock of merchandise, together with a lease of the Oyster House of the late Oyster Frank at 408 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. FRED R. BONIFIELD, Administrator. <se4tojfa We have a drive in Service Station for your convenience no difference what make of battery you have. TIMBERLAKF-MACHAN CO. 503 N. Capital Ave. PICK lOWA MAN FOR SECRETARY Farm Bureau Federation Con vention Business Closed. J. W. Coverdale of lowa was re-elected secretary of the American Farm Bureau Federation and C. E. Gunnels of Chicago was elected treasurer at a meeting of the executive committee of the federation today. Mr. Gunnels formerly was assist ant secretary of the federation. No decision was reached regarding the proposal to make Washington instead of Chicago the national headquarters. The organization at this time maintains of fices both at Chicago and Washington. The uatlonal officers were authorized to make either office fheir headquarters. The Washington office will be enlarged by the addition of a number of new departments. Mr. Gunnels was instructed to establish anew department of ac counting at tfie Chicago office. It was decided that the next meeting of the executive committee should be held in Washington late in January or early in .February. The executive committee appointed a sub-committee to consider the appoint ment of a director of education In con nection with the federation. .T. K. Howard of Clemens, lowa, was re .elected unanimously president of the federation at the final geneyal meeting last night. Mr. Howard has been head of tho or ganization since Its inception at Chi cago two years ago. ll** is V>eing men tioned as a possibility for Secretary of Agriculture in the new Cabinet. C. E. Brndfute, president of the Ohio j Farmers' Bureau, was elected vice presi dent, defeating 8. L. Strivings of New York. The following members of the execu tive board were elected: Eastern Region—E. B. Cornwall, Mid-j dlebnry.- Vt.; E. F. Richardson, Millie, t Mass., and H. E. Taylor, Freehold, N. Y. j Central Region—John G. Brown. Monon, j Ind.; Chester Gray, Nevada. Mo., anti Howard Leonard, Eureka, 111. Western Region—W. H. Walker, California; J. F- Burton, Utah, and W. G. Jamison, Colo rado. Southern Region—Gray Sliver, Martlnsburg, W. Va.; J. W. Morton, Athens, Os., and J. B. Orr. Texas. HOUSTON OFFERS REVENUE PLAN (Continued Fy>m rage One.) small wage earning classes, who are now paying 4 per cent normal income tax on net Incomes below $5-000, minus the ex emptions allowed for dependents, will not suffer additional tax bnrtleua Secretary Houston's advisers have giver, him iucny altertiative proposals to sub mit to Congress for its guidance. For example. oe item In a long list of other possible sources of new taxes. Is an estimate that about SHW,OWOOO ad ditional revenue can be obtained by doubling the stamp taxes. Many elaborate tables have been pre pared. Among these Is one designed to show that if other expected sources fall as revenue producers. It would b possi ble by. Increasing the normal Income tax rate from 8 per cent to 12 per cent on Incomes above to raise more than JlOl.'.OUi>,ooo a year. Secretary Houston has been informed by revenue auditors that wealthy viduals. under the progressive Income tax schedules, “holding out” a half billion do.lars a year. This de spite the positive belief at the treasury that the actus! Income of the richer tax payers has suffered no decline. For instance. Houston “was advised the income taxes from persons having in comes of S.IOOOOO a year and over have dropped from about $!.00,0<W,000 in IUI6 to about s3i‘2,oOo,<wo thij year. This is one of the things be seeks to correct. J DRUM OUTLINES TRADE MEASURE (C'ontlnoed From Rage One.) orTYhe basis of sound Investment In this country is tho foundation thought of the proposed foreign trado financing plan,” Drum stated. The new corporation Is expected to give spMul attention to further trade I with South America, according to plnus ; proposed, although every great world’ market for America's products will re | <eive attention. The first meeting of the ; corporation will beheld tomorrow. The | final session Is expected Saturday. EUROPEAN ALLIANCES OBSTACLES TO LEAGUE GENEVA, Dec. fh—lndications are mounting that new European alliances w-ill throw serious obstacles In the way of the League of Nations. Dr. Denes, foreign minister of Czecho slovakia and head of the Ciecho-Slovak delegation to the League of Nations As sembly meeting, frankly admitted today that he regards alliances of European nations a# having superior obligations to those of the league. “I favor the aumissiou of Bulgaria, but I would be compelled to vote against it because Czecho-Slovakia has just entered an alliance with Koumania and Jugo slavia. The other members of this alli ance are opposed to Bulgatia. Conse quently that would make it necessary ior me to vote against the admission of Bulgaria to the league.’.’ It is learned from authoritative sources that Austria probably will be thrown into the reparations cauldron, as the ai HEARS MOTIONS IN PAY ROLL CASE (Continued From I One.) and the city treasurer, not knowing that the claims were fraudulent, approved and signed the vouchers upon which ''the banks paid out the money. Bush was indicted in a number ofUilis returned by the Marion County grand Jury on charges of. making out fraud ulent pay rolls, but all of these cases were dismissed on the motion of former Rrosecutor Alvab Kucker. The city now .attempts to hold the banks responsible for the losses sustained by the city. ■Tile banks contend they are not respon *ibie, because all vouchers were properly signed by the city controller and the city treasurer. The banks claim that the city officials aud the board of works had adequate pov.-er under the iaw to haTe determined if the claims presented in pay rolls made out by Bush were genuine. The city does not charge the banks With any criminal intent, but is trying to hold the bunks legally responsible for making payments on vouchers based on a fradulent city street department pay roll. v There are numerous legal questions to be settled by the court before it eau act on the petition of the defendant banks that their demurrers, asking that the cases he thrown out of court, be sus tained. LEGISLATORS TO STUDY PROBLEMS (Continued From Page On*.) will be a clearing bouse for all these ideas and suggestions,” Mr. McCray said. “It win have as its duty the coordination of proposals for school Improvements and the mapping out of an educational pro gram to be presented to the Assembly.” FAILS TO PODGE OF Fit K BEEKEKS. Mr. McCray is not making any additional appointments, thereby tallowing out his announcement that he will make no se lections until after the Legislature ad journ*. In order to avoid office Seekers, the Governor-elect slipped quietly Into the city and went to the Hotel Sevorln tur.ead of to the Claypooi Hotel, where ho usually stays. The office seAers were not long in finding him. however. ”i hove been busy this morning,” he said. ”1 have Just talked to a man who wanted to Work in the museum and an other who wanted to clean cuspidors.” Mr. McCray will return to his home j at IventiaWd Friday morning. I NOW, You can buy now from completes c s, Pay Nothing Diwn on THE NEW EDISON —Just Buy a Few Re-Creations Rtlh Instrument and Re-Creations will be delivered at once, or held for Christmas, just ai you prefer. , THE EDISON SHOP 122 North Pennsylvania St. Opposite Keith’s SEE US FOR Q. R. S. PLAYER ROLLS lies recognize the necessity of assisting Austria's industries. This action, it was pointed out, does not result from charity ko much as from the economic needs of the powers. Disagreement was emphasized today when the resignation of Honorl Pueyr redou as vice president of the assembly was laid before the session. The Argentine leader's successor will be selected Saturday with a prospect that the interim will be devoted to lively scrambling for the important post.' It is to be assigned to one of the smaller nations if rules adopted at the opening of the assembly are followed.. At tho same time the assembly was compelled to *iote another cause of fric tion —a difference between old and new diplomacy. With western W. N. Rowell, Canadian delegate, de voted his time to a lashing of European diplomacy. The French delegates were especially hurt. BOARD HEARS PAROLE PLEA (Continued From Page One.) fled before the board in the prisoner’s behalf. Beck's son and daughter were also present at the hearing. Mrs. Beck told the board of the home life of the prisoner and of his health while confined In the Marion County Jail follow.ng conviction in Federal Court on the charge of transporting liquor, when said liquor was said to have been found in his machine after i: struck the Green spou boy. Beck was given a sentence of six months in Jail and a fine of SI,OOO on this charge. A letter from Beck, written since his confinement in the State Prison, told of his physical condition, which he aald was very poor. This statement was cor roborated by Mrs. Beck and by Dr. Hen dricks. Members of the board of pardons delved deeply into Mr. Beck's life while he was engaged in the saloon business in Indianapolis. Tho cae of Arthur for mer Indianapolis undertaker, who fa con fined in the Indiana State prison on a charge of presenting false claims to the county for burial of pauper dead and who Is asking a parole from the State board of pardons, has been held over until Friday. The case was to have been heard today at 9 o'clock. Friday morning the board will hear the case of John BJnckweil, convicted of a charge of grand iarceny, for the theft of an automobile. Harry Hornstein, who was Implicated with Blackwell in the theft of automobiles, has had his case continued by the board. DENIES BEING STILL OWNER (Continued From page One.) admitted that he was fined SIOO and sen tenced to sixty days in City Court as a result of the raid on Patton's farm. He paid the fine aud served the days, Abrams’ testimony showed. Abrams was ferinerly a porter at Pat ton's bar and has been living on the Ratton farm In City Court, Abrams took the responsibility of the ownership of the still. During the cross-examination of Pat ton, the State attempted to show that Ratton could not help but know that a still was in operation on his farm. Ratton was fined $250 and costs and sentenced to ninety days on the Indiana State Farm In City Court on July 16. and the present trial Is on the appeal from , the lower court. NEGROES, CAUGHT IN RAID, FINED Gambling House Keeper and Players Sentenced. i / Ed Duncan, negro, was fined $lO and costs and sentenced to serve ten days in Jail when he was convicted of keeping a gambling house by ( Judge Walter Pritch ard today in City Court. Ho fined each of six other negroes caught in the raid $5 and costs for gambling. Duncan and the six meh were arrested in a raid on a room in the garage in the rear of 610 North Capitol avenue. The police said they knocked on the door and the “watchman” of the game came out carrying a lantern and they rushed the place, capturing two pairs of dice and 50 cents as evidence. That no effort is being made to obey the order of Captain Albert Judd of the fire department, ordering partitions re moved faom negro houses, is evident, ac cording to the report of Lieutenant Cc-x. Louis Butler's place at 517 Indiana ave nue; Archie Young's place at 523 Indi ana avenue, and William Carter’s “shin ing parlor” at 317 Indiana avenue, are mentioned by the lieutenant as not hav ing the changes made as ordered by the fire department captain. AVERS GUNMEN USED AGAINST MINERS IN W. VA. (Continued From Page One.) Virginia strike, and disputing statements of Governor Cornwall of that State to the contrary. The statement declares that men who had been beaten brutally by employes of the operators had been taken to the office of the Governor for his inspection. Mr. Green states that Governor Corn wall has been asked repeatedly to have the “armies of gunmen” removed and that always he has replied that he was powerless to act. “The Governor of West Virginia has failed miserably to give all citizens equal protection of the law,” the statement says. s - HE WILL PRESERVE ORDER NEW YORK, Dec. 9. —“I shall preserve order and force respect for the law in Mingo County if I have to call out every able-bodied man in the State and ask for the enftre United States Army,” re iterated Governor John J. Cornwell of West Virginia today. In commenting on his speech before the Southern Society last The Governor added: “The miners’ union has got to cut out the rough stuff. Labor unions must re spect the law and must put out the ; radicals from their midst.” , The Governor declared the coal strike a year ago was broken by the 40.000 to 45,000 nonunion miners in West Virginia, who produced 300,000 tons of coal a day and “furnished the fuel to keep the rail | roads running.” SHIPS WOULD GET LAKE DOCKAGE (Continued From Page One.) | for the construction and operation of th. ' port. It is expected that the board will j be appointed by tbe Governors of Indi ! ana and Illinois and would finance the | proposition by a bond issue to be met i by dock and railroad leases, wharfage i fees and similar revenues. Preliminary preparations for the har bor are to be arranged by a joint com mittt*e consisting of Mayor Walter Scrag of Whiting, Mayor Daniel Brown of Hammond and representatives to be ! named by Mayor William H. Thompson cf Chicago.