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Rotary Club to Take Care of
Many Little Ones.
The ChrUtmas spirit was one of the
features of the luncheon of the Indian
apolis Rotary Club, at the Claypool
Hotel. Tuesday.
Following its custom the club will see
to It that Christmas cheer will come to
children who otherwise would not share
In the spirit of the day, and the sum
of $402.30 was raised among the Rotarians
at the luncheon for that purpose.
Short talks were made b* the Rev.
Frank S. C. Wicks. A.
Collins and Herbert S. King, member of
the club's sunshine committee. The
chairman of the committee, Cale S.
Eaglesfleld, presided.
Announcement also was made of the
Rotary's children's Christmas party at
the Athenaeum, Tuesday, l>eo. 21, begin
ning at 3:30 p. m. The party, which
will take the place of the toon luncheon
that day. Is for Mr. Rotar'an and Mrs.
Rotarlan and the little Rotarians, both
boys and girls of all ages. Those Ro
tartans who are bachelors are invited to
bring their nieces and nephews, and
married sons and daughters of Rotarians
are Included in the invitation, as well as
members o- their households.
The principal speaker at the luncheon
was John Napier Dyer of Vincennes,
whose subject was “The Relation of Ag
riculture to Business," in which he urged
that farmers receive a Just and equitable
return on their investment and for their
Driver of Car Faces Man
slaughter Charge.
Solomon D. Pierce, 70, of 910 Fairfield
avenue, was killed early last night when
he was struck by an automobile driven
by Joseph Handcock, 59, of 1265 West
Thlrty-Fonrth street. The accident oc
curred at Marion and Oliver avenues.
Pierce died sis minutes after he was
Handcock was arrested on the charge
of manslaughter following the accident.
Dr. Paul Robinson, coroner, is investi
gating today.
The police say the marks on the street
show that Handcock’s automobile skidded
seTenty-fonr feet after the brakes were
set, in an effort to avoid hitting Pierce.
Witnesses told the police that the front
wheel rested on Pierce when the machine
Handcock told the police he was driv
ing less than ten miles an hour.
The accident occurred while Pierce
was on his way home from the milling
room of the Martin-Parry Corporation,
where he was employed as a machinist.
The body was taken to the Hisey-Titus
funeral parlors.
When an automobile driven by F. O.
Keller, 1309 East Vermont street, hit a
dog in the 4600 block on East Washing
ton street yesterday, the automobile
swerved into a curb and turned over.
Keller was painfully bruised and cut
and Charles Hoppenrath, 633 Ft. Wayne
aTenue, was seriously injured.
Both men were pinned beneath the auto
mobile in which they were riding.
Dr. Charles A. Morgan. 4750 East Wash
ington street, gave first aid and Hoppen
rath was taken to the City Hospital in
an ambulance.
Minnesota U. Man
to Address Nurses
The nurses of the Public Health Nurs
ing Association will attend the lecture to
be given by Dr. R. M. Washburn on
“Str nger Citizens—How to Build Them."
this evening. Dec. 15, in the assembly
room of the Claypool hotel. Miss Edna
Locke Hamilton, superintendent of the
association, has a ranged a course of lec
tures for the nurs s to be given by prom
inent physicians and others connected
with nursing work in factories and Insti
tutions. The nurses are also expected
to attend lectures given under the aus
pices of other organizations, and it Is
this connection that they will hear Dr.
Washburn, who is brought here by the
Indiana Manufacturers of Dairy Prod
ucts. Dr. Washburn comes from the
University of Minnesota.
Spine Is Broken in
Crash of Motor Cars
Special to The Times.
NOBLESVILLE. Ind., Deo. 15—Wal
ter Ware. 25. is suffering from a broken
spine, the result of an automobile acci
dent which occurred northeast of Nobles
rllle last night. He was going home
along the road from a neighboring farm
where he had been husking corn when
he was struck by an automobile driven
by L. M. Lynas, who was blinded by the
lights from a machine coming from the
opposite direction. Ware's recovery is
considered doubtful. His brother-in-law.
Vern Gappins. was the victim of a similar
accident a few weeks ago.
Record Flight Made,
Omaha to Chicago
CHICAGO, Dec. 15.—J. T. Christenson,
pilot of the United States air mail serv
ice, today holds all speed records for the
•lioudland mail. Averaging 162 miles an
hour, Christenson covered the distance
from Omaha to Chicago in 2 hours and
45 minutes actual flying time. ThU
broke his own record of 152 miles au
hour between Cleveland and New Tork
two weeks ago.
is the Genuine
and Only
The first and original Cold and
Grip tablet, the merit of which
is recognized by all civilized
Be careful to avoid Imitations.
Be sure its Bromo
The genuine bears this signature
In the Person of Pretty Marcella Pershing
This story should be headed “General's
Niece Joins Banks as New Recruit,” or
it should be hinted that there is anew
motion picture actress, “generally”
speaking. At any rate, some notice must
be taken of the new find of Louis W.
Thompson, president of Special Pictures
Corporation, for she is a niece of our
own General “Black Jack” Pershing.
Her name is Marcella Pershing and
she went to Los Angeles from Kansas
for the purpose of entering film work.
She has been signed to play leads oppo
site Ford Sterling. Chester Conklin,
Neely Edwards and other comedians.
-I- -I- -I
Anlta Stewart’s next contribution to
the silver sheet will be “Lilac Time," by
Jane Murfin. The picture will be made
at the Lois B. Mayer studio in Los
Angeles. Just now Miss Stewart is at
her Long Island, N. Y., home on vaca
-I- -I- -I
Among the attractions on view today
are: “Buddies” at the Murat: “Monsieur
Beaucaire” at English's; “The Little
Cottage” at B. F. Keith's; popular vaude
ville and movies at the Lyric and the
Broadway: musical comedy at the Rialto;
“Grown Up Babies” at the Park: “Stop
Thief” and “Lovt, Honor and Behave”
at the Circle; “The Palace of Darkened
Windows” at the Colonial; “The New
York Idea" at the Alhambra; “Behold,
My Wife” at the Ohio; “The Little Grey
Mouse” at Mister Smith's: “To Please
One Woman" at the Isis, and “The Fatal
Hour” at the Regent.
Burlington Line to
Reduce Force in West
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 15.—Between 5
and 7 per cent of the Burlington em
ployes west of the Missouri River will
lose their jobs by reason of an order
just issued from headquarters. The move
is made to meet the emergency of re
duced tonnage and the necessity of keep
ing the road on an efficient and economi
cal basis.
Reductions in employes will be heavi
est In departments doing work that can
be deferred until spring. Ten pr cent
of railroad shop employe.*, 25 per cent
of extra gang forces and 15 per cent
of track laborers will be discharged, it
is announced.
MOTIVE power —sufficient locomotives fit
for maximum service—is the prime factor
of dependable railroad operation, particularly dur
ing the stress of winter storms. And the public
will be interested to knew the present state of
preparedness of these lines —what has been done
to insure the fulfilment of their shipping and
traveling necessities.
Only motive power of the highest order can
consistently win the battles against zero tempera
tures, mountainous snow-drifts, ice-laden tracks
and switches and wintry gales, which multiply the
difficulties of every train over every mile of line.
To insure dependability of service under the
adverse conditions of winter operation, an inten
sive campaign for motive-power preparedness has
been prosecuted by these lines.
Immediately following the termination of Fed
eral control last March, 206 new locomotives
were ordered constructed, 82 of which are already
in service. Others are being delivered daily, and
the balance are well advanced in the course of
construction. But measured by the total number
of efficient locomotives added to active service,
the rehabilitation program of the New York
Central Lines amounts to several times the new
construction schedule.
In the eight months ended November first,
4,029 locomotives, or 63% of the total number
owned by the New York Central Lines, have been
given “heavy” repairs, which, for practical pur
poses, makes them new locomotives.
The progress that is being made is an assurance
to the public that the New York Central Lines
recognize the obligations of preparedness.
Overcome by Fumes
From Coal Oil Stove
Ben Schaffer. 61 East McCarty street,
wag found unconscious in his room to
day, having been overcome by the fumes
from a coal oil stove. He was taken to
St. Vincent's Hospital. Physicians say
he will recover.
When Schaffer failed to come to break
fast Mrs. Mary B. Kepper. rooming house
keeper, investigated.
Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days.
Druggists refund money if PAZ*>
OINTMENT fails to cure Itching. Blind,
Bleeding or Protruding Piles Ins'nntly
relieves Itching Piles, and 3011 can get
restful sleep after first application. 60c.
Blizzards Force Call for As
sistance to Orphans.
The appeal of the Armenian orphan
for a continuation of American support
throughout the winter reached the In
diana committee for Near East Relief
yesterday in urgent telegraphic dispatches
from New York headquarters.
In order to meet demands for imme
diate assistance the executive committee
of the national organization has been
compelled to shoulder an indebtedness of
$1,500,000, according to State Director
Clarence D. Royse.
Winter blizzards have set in through
Armenia and Syria and the demand on
Near East Relief funds is so strong that
no additional children can be admitted
to the near east orphanages, it is ex
“Snow knee deep—orphanages over
crowded,” says a cable forwarded to the
Indiana committee. At the present time
110,000 orphans are In the custody of
Near East Relief. It is estimated that
250.000 more children are wandering about
homeless and uncored for.
"All because their parents refused to
yield their Christian religion and because
they supported our allies In the tforld
War,” said Mrs. E. C. Rumpler, chair
man of the woman's division of the In
diana committee. “What a glorious thing
it would be if every Indiana woman who
can afford it would adopt one of these
Hart Funeral Set for
Thursday Afternoon
Funeral services for the Rev. F. W.
Hart, 2240 Nowland street, formerly pas
tor of the Hall Place M. E. Church and
assistant superintendent of the Indiana
Civic Union, who died at the Methodist
Hospital Monday, will he held at the’
Hall Place Church at 2 o'clock Thursday!
afternoon. The sermon will be preached
by the Rev, Horace A. Sprague, pastor
of the church.
The Rev. Mr. Hart, who had been a
member of the Methodist Episcopal Con
ferences of Minnesota, California, Ore
gon and Indiana, was a graduate of St.
Paul University. He was bora in East
Hamilton. N. Y„ in 1850.
The widow and one daughter, Miss
Freida Hart, survive.
What to give—and
where to get it!
You have, no doubt, completed your gift lists and have made many of your purchases.
But there are probably some men folk for whom you have not as yet made selection.
It is a question of what to give and where to get it.
You’ll find this good store the answer—a store full of things men buy for their own
use throughout the year—a store known for its dependable, satisfying wares and its
helpful and efficient service. . v
There is an aswer to your gift "‘N.
problem here, whether you would. YU\ \
Ispend 50c or $50.00. And things with
WJ the SCHLOSS label are sure to
fl If bring a smile of gratitude to any a
y/ man on Christmas morning. naJ fJ22
Bathrobes Housecoats - Knitted Reefers
Neckwear Si/k Shirts Umbrellas
Canes Silk Hosiery Toilet Requisites
Mufflers * Jewelry ►_ Wool Hosiery
Velour Hats ♦ Fur Gloves Street Gloves
' S chloss Pros Cos
Outfitters for Men and Boys
Washington—Between Meridian and Pennsylvania
Announcing the Incorporation of the
Stores Mutual Protective
Assn., Indianapolis
To effectually stop shop lifting, passing of worthless checks, buying unau
thorized on the accounts of others, pocket picking and all othsr forms of crime
committed in retail stores, the Indianapolis merchants named below have in
corporated the
Stores Mutual Protective Association,
This Association will detect and prosecute to the fullest extent of the law all
cases of theft, worthless checks, unauthorized buying on others* accounts,
and any other form of misdemeanor detected in the stores of its members.
This service will be maintained not only during the busy holiday shopping
season, but throughout the entire year.
Stores Mutual Protective Association, Indianapolis
L. S. Ayres & Cos. Marott Shoe Shop
The Wm. H. Block Cos. Chas. Mayer & Cos.
Baldwin Piano Cos. Peoples Outfitting Cos.
E. J. Gausepohl & Cos. Selig Dry Goods Cos
Goldstein Brothers q ,
Chas. L. Hartmann btar btore
Paul H. Krauss Cos. W ‘ K * Stewart Co
s 0. Langen Cos. Strauss & Cos.
Wm. Laurie Cos. Taylor Carpet Cos.
Lilly Hardware Cos. Vonnegut Hardware Cos.
Pettis Dry Goods Cos, H. P. Wasson & Cos.

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