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3>Mana Stimeu INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. Daily Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones—Main 3500. New 28-351 ' MEM3ERS Or AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS. Advertising offices i Chicago, Detroit. St. I.uV U. Do can Payne Cos. APPEARING in police court for the fourth time, Harley Carlton found jthat appeals from two previous convictions had not yet caught up with him! THE POLICE irrfi.de a good start toward breaking up the race gambling syndicate, but there is really no reason why the “old reliables" should bo overlooked. WOULD IT NOT be a good idea for the health board to enforce a few of the laws already enacted before asking the council to give it a monopoly on medical examinations? AFTER having claimed the credit for all Federal liquor prosecutions in Indiana it goes rather hard with E. S. Shumaker to learn that the dis trict attorney does not agree with his self-laudation. MR. STANSBURY’S EXCUSE for not performing his obvious duty in regard to the famous Kokomo drunk is that no one has officially notified him that there was one. If some person will only discover whose duty it Is to notify Stansbury of his duty, perhaps a method can be evolved to that person to perform that duty. Creating Distrust In causing the rearrest of the pool-aelling gamblers, with whom his deputy had previously compromised a good faith prosecution undertaken by the police, on a charge the futility of which was apparent to any law yer, Prosecutor Adams did his mite last week toward encouraging the dis trust and lack of confidence that prevails in Indianapolis. Os course, the rearrested men were discharged on their plea of pVe vlous jeopardy. Mr. Adams either knew they would be or he should have known it. His experience in the prosecutor s office has been so full of such instances as this failure that it is difficult to understand how he could avoid learning from experience, assuming that he possessed so little legal training as to be unable to discern jeopardy when it Is apparent. When the first of "the pool-selling fraternity in ifidianapolis was brought into court after weeks of effort on the part of the Times to force prosecution of them, Mr. Adams displayed a wonderful willingness to see that the pooi-seller was accommodated In every w-ay, even to the extent (4 permitting him to plead guilty at a special sitting of the court. When another'of this crew was brought into court Mr. Adams’ in terest was so intense that no representative of the prosecutor’s office was present to prosecute. When the third attempt was made to 6top pool selling, Mr. Adams’ deputy arranged at a private conference with an attorney to “let the boys down easy.” Exposure of this “compromise” with the law-violators stirred the procecutor to a neat bit of four-flushing which resulted yesterday in the j dismissal of the affidavits which were ordered filed against these men. Summed up, it is apparent that the prosecutor first failed to do his duty, then resorted to a grand stand play to cover up his failure and finally , arrived where he started, somewhat perturbed, it must be admitted. In the meanwhile the public, which watched his gyrations with interest, ! has acquired one more reason for distrust both of his motives and his ability. Mr. Evans 9 Appointees The list of deputy prosecutors to be appointed by William P. Evans when he takes over the office from Clarance Adams is, with possibly one excoptioj. to those citizens who have long been impatient of the time when Adams and his crew would be divorced from public affairs. The one exception is R. L. Brokenburr. the negro, whose release of the judgment agaiqpt Pop Leppert, notorious bootlegger, was aired during the last campaign. Brokenburr is doubtless a heritage of the Adams ad ministration, whose retention must be as repugnant to Mr. Evans as to the general public. In his selection of deputies Mr. Evans indicates a desire to get away from the influences that have made the Adams administration of the prose cutor’s office the most incompetent administration the county has ever had. Mr. Evans has a great opportunity to conduct the prosecutor's office in a manner that will reflect credit on himself and bring lasting satisfac tion to the people of Marion Cottety. He was not the choice of the Times for the place for the reason that the Times, together with many ethers, feared that his association with Adams would be reflected in his own administration of the office. The extent to which Mr. Evans succeeds in reversing the policies of his predecessor will be the extent to which he succeeds in giving Marion Connty a proper administration of the prosecutor s office. He has started well and deserves a full measure of confidence in his efforts. y A Proper Shake-up Whatever the motive behind the police shake-up that put new faces In the turnkey’s office at the City Prison, the move was a step in the right direction and commendable, even if belated. There has been a well-defined suspicion in the public mind for many months that the professional bondsmen who operated in the police station under special dispensation obtained by political activities, were assisted by the turnkeys. How obnoxious the bondsmen’s activities have been is illustrated by the drastic order of Judge Pritchard barring Bull Moose Walker, Kinney Hiatt dfld other*; from signing bonds. Judge Pritchard would not have risked the displeasure of Chairman Lemeke and other prominent politicians had he not considered the abuse flagrant enough to demand action. Now, his action appears to have been backed up by the police depart ment in the removal o£ turnkeys suspected of connivance with the bonds men. This should have been done long ago. Action of this s*rt will not only have a deterrent effect on those who have done so much toward discrediting our police department and the Dolice court, but It will also tend to restore confidence in the heads of the police department. It is at least a belated recognition of the fact that poftce department members who hold important positions should be free of public suspicion. The Costs of Courtship! It is seldom that a disappointed bride-elect resorts to court for redress —but one in Lake County recently obtained a verdict for $2,000 damages against a banker who, after several months’ courting, failed to show up at the wedding day. This is no subject for levity and beyond doubt the verdict of the jury is just, when the high cosh of living is considered, for the bride not opjv assembled her trousseau but the guests had gathered for the nuptials. It is a question to the layman what defense could be made to such a suit. Probably the repetition of a visit of a banker to any young lady would be the subject of comment by many gossips of both sex. Then when the trousseau was ordered at the dressmaker's or at the leading department store, unless human nature has greatly changed recently, the news was joyfully heralded abroad front, mouth to mouth. The trousseau, too, must heeds be the best and most expensive for a banker’s bride is required to present a proper appearance, and on such an occasion the best is none too good. Short skirts cost as much as long ones, while high shoes cost more, and hats, —how did the jury even guas3 correctly when they saw the damages In four figures? From the viewpoint of papa, the jury considered the coal consumption necessary—for bankers are like hot house plants—they require care and are both delicate and desirable. Beyond doubt the grocer aud butcher and baker did profiteer just a little —it such a thing Is possible—when extra viands for the wedding feast were ordered, nc matter what 4he high cest originally was for such a joyous occasion should be shared by every one. Then the lawyer who takes the case fbr the disappointed bride-elect will insist upon a 50-50 divide, because fees are higher thau they formerly were, and he must live and pay rent. I # i And the poor young broken hearted bride gets only blt^j^Mwrience! PERHAPS IT WILL BE DONE, ANYHOW! Editor Indiana Daily Times —In the Saturday's issue of your highly esteemed newspaper you give the startling piece of news of a contemplated trip bv Mr. W. D. Boyce, the proprietor of the Times, the trip to cover the greater portion of this wobbly globe of ours. Thousands and thousands of miles are to be traveled by Mr. Boyce in search of the undiscovered some thing in the scientific, ethnological, entomological, botanical and zoologi cal fields in the far distant countries. While he does not say it in so many words, still he may be depended on not to overlook any of these interesting subjects if he should stumble over them on this great expedition. The fact that in one ot/his former assayings Into the unknown regions he dis covered a race of Cliff Dwellers who had retired from civilization, prob ably in utter disgust over the grafting and dishonesty of the public offi cials in their day, road contractors, etc., leads one to hope that he may, on this trip, be able to discover, somewhere, a code of law's that would tend to reform dishonest officials by other means than by hanging them as a last resort. ‘Tls a pity Mr. Boyce did not decide on an expedition into the wilds and barbarian regions of the Marion County courthouse and city hall. Surely he could have found much matter of human interest there; his life might not be as safe if he should fall Into the clutches of the Criminal Court offi cials as it might be among the Cliff Dwellers, but even so, the sacrifice might be the means of cleaning out the dens and let some light Into the darkened consciences of the me*n who hold forth within the peculiar pre cincts of conflicting schemes, cobwebs and dirt. Ethnologically one could ; find specimens of nearly all known races there, and schemers <i every; color and nature, of high and low degree, official and otherwise, that ■tfould furnish material for six months’ study and then some. Do you think Mr. Eoyce could be induced to c ange his plans at this late day and remain in this land of prohibition, higu taxes, salacleus scan dals, and bear with us our troubles? Respectfully, J. M. F\ WHEN A GIRL MARRIES A New Seftul of Young Married Life By Anr. List* CHAPTER CX (Continued) i Rather than have an undignified brawl ! over this detail, I donned ray robe and slippers and followed Jim into the living ! room. He was sitting on the coach when I got there, lighting a cigarette with shaking fingers. “Sit down!" he muttered, without look ing up. “I prefer to stand. Now will you kind ly tell me why you brought me out here?” I demanded. Jim took a long puff at his cigarette, Hung the smoldering match Into the grate and then renewed the attack In a voice that he was evidently riding hard on the curb. “When I phoned just before 7 and told you I couldn't get homo you sniffed something about being alone. Alone! What did you mean by lying to me?" “I wasn't lying. Mr. Norreys didn’t phone until fiftevn minutes after”— “Fifteen minutes after! Did he say where lie was phoning from? How did he know you were alone?” began. Jim with new excitement. Still more Icily 1 replied: “Don’t worry, he didn't—give you away. He Mid you were working—had to finish up some staff before —one of the office feree went to Canada — Jim's voice changed now—sneered Save Money on Your Laundry / You save money when you save labor. This Is true whether you do your own work or have it done. You should there fore h-we expert advice on the arrange ment of your work. You save money if you save your clothes front Injury—from hardening, from failing, from shrinking. He sure to use the ritrht kind of snap, the right kind of lye, the proper washing powder. You should know how to use a little soda when you put your clothes to souk, and a little turpentine when they are yellow. The Department of Agriculture has made an exhaustive study of all these problems of the laundry. It has pre pared a bulletin that la now ready for free distribution. Our Washington In formation Bureau will get a copy for you if vou r.cnd In your nmne and ad dress with two cents in stamps for re turn postage. 1 Frederic -I. Hkln. Director. The Indians Dally Time* Information Bureau, Washington, I). I enclose herewith 2 cents In stamps for return postag on a free topy of the Home Laundry Bulletin. Ntr.e Street City State t TRAVELING BAGS F %^ EN Special prices- $5.95 to SSO if S ors. With claw tips, stub ends. j \ \ H I Special SIO.OO values $ f tvv wS/l I >. II H ’WF other xriule*. SR, $4, $5 and up to $26.00. r\ tpuwks-leather goods-umbrellas iZXy 30 WORTH PENNSYLVANIA STREET BRINGING UP FATHER. WE ARECOINC, > "‘'CO KNOW 'bO \ S °N'T<,ET -bO WE OH . ARE >O O *bORE ' T 'WT-YOU 1 / IFiT IWTHOV j TO HAVE A LOBt)TE(S MAHV OF EM - I T ° EAT EyCUt>F THAT ■? A COCO ' Dinner _ J WHICH One DidJ ANO 1 WANT if 0 . LOBoTEIR?' * here tomorrow: am 6E here tonorrowo /inp U tonight- C You INVITE-J C tou - t OcoanD E T J i C .l A— l l ' 'J ' ' * IiNmAJNA HAiLY TIMES, WEDiNEsijA*, DACiSMjtfEii io, AiteO. again, as he adjusted himself among the pillows aad crossed his loDg legs, with an air of relaxation and relief. "Oh—and as soon as be knew 1 was ont of the way—he phoned you! Thais your fine, chivalrous Norreys Well, thank fortune, thn Harrison family taut going to be mixed up with him long. You won’t ace much more of the gentle man who finds such good hunting among the wives of his employes——” “Jin —you shan't!" I cried, warning to rage now. "If you hadn’t Interrupt ?d rnd in the first place. 1 would have told you that we were not alone—at Mr. Nor rev's suggestion I took my i asked Betty." "Betty? A likely story! Don’t I know she lan't In town? You’re not a very good Mar, Anne." "Not as good as you—with your part h'liiuess. part-social engagements!” I flamed "But It Just happens that Betty Is back got In tonight. And you needn't think I don't understand this pretense of jealously of r ghtemii Indignation. 1 recognize perfectly well that It * to k •-p me from asking uncomfortable questions about you and Mis* West, You needn't worry. I won't. I'm not interested suf ficiently. I'xn remembering your sugges- ; Hon that you go your way and I mine, you sec. Anil now I'm going to bed.” Jim made no move to atop me. lie sat shrunken l>*> L among the pillows of the ! couch as I erepj back to bed, pulled the rovers over my bead and tried to stifle my sobit In ray pillows. Long moments passed. No sign from Jim. At last I must have fallen asleep. - j Copyright, 1020. (To be continued) HOROSCOPE The stare Incline, but do not rtttrc*'. " j THURSDAY, DKC. la. Jupiter dominates this day In plane tary rule, according to astrology Karly in the morning Uranus is strongly ad verse. It Is a most auspicious sway under which to conduct any bmdness enter prlae. Merchandising should be espe cially profitable. Spain will aulfcr from political and religions disturbances, but the horoscope of the king seems to promise personal good luck. Persons whose birthdate It 1* should avoid any radical changes in the com ing yfiar. Business affairs may be exact ing. Children born today may tw restless and ambitions. Boys probably wll? suc ceed best In tbo Navy, or In some sei fnriug occupation Copyright, 11)20. KAKTHQI AKE OASI’AI.TIKS. Q. Which earthquake or eruption since 1000 has resulted In the greatest loss of life? L. W. K. A. The earthquake of Sicily and Ca labria, In 1008, caused the largest num ber of deaths, thts being 76.483. In num ber of lives lost, the eruption of lit. l’elee in 1902 holds second place, when the total was 30,000. QUESTIONS AND ' ANSWERS (Any render can get the answer to any question by" writing the Indiana Dally Times Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskin Director, Wash ington, I). C. This offer applies Btrlctiy to Information. The bureau cannot give advice on legal, medical and financial matters. It does not attempt to settle domestic troubles, nor Jo undertake exhaustive research oti any subject. Write your question plainly aad briefly. Give full name and address and enclose 2 cents In stamps for return postage. All re plies are sent direct to the Inquirer.) OLDEST UNIVERSITY. Q. Where is the oldest university in the world ? D. S. A. El-Azhar, translated the Resplen dent, a university situated In Cairo. Egypt, whose history can be traced back to 070, is probably the oldest university In the world. Y. SI. C. A. Mf.MBKRS. Q. How many members has the Y. M. C. A.? H. C. A. According to the 1919 report of this organization. It has a membership of 739,- 439. * MARY PICK FORD’S DEBUT. Q. At what age did Mary Plckford ap pear on the stage, and with what motion picture company did she start? C. 11. A. A# the ago of 5 years. Miss Fiekford played-Juvenile purls with the Valentine Stock Company of Toronto, Canada. She tuude her screen debut with Blograph, Under the direction of Griffith. NAME PROXOI NCKD. Q. How is the name "Blaaco Ibanez’ pronounced? J. P. G. A. The name is pronounced Blas’-ko Ke-bah-nyath. j PUSS IN BOOTS JR. By David Cory. One day ns Puss traveled along he came to a little house In the center of m garden of roses. And on a big red rose sat an ugly black beetle. Now Puy didn’t know that this beetle was really a prince, but under the spell of a Kicked witch that lived In the little house. And Just as Puss was going to fctiAk the poor Insect off the lovely roue, the witch prinbed her head out of tile window and said, “What are you doing In iny garden?” "How do you do?” snbl Pus* with a grin, lifting hli hat with the flaming gold feap.er and bowing politely. “I was about to save your beautiful rose from this ugly beetle.,” and he shook tb* stem, and down dropped the beetle to the ground. . And thlMtnad,- 1 the old witch so angry that she jumped right through the" win dow and ran up to Puss and said, ‘‘l'll change you Into a goat, or maybe a rvoster!'' nnd she wared hen wand. But quick as a wink *l*uas held the magic gold f other In front of him, and then that wi>ked witch dropped her wand in 1 han to tremble, for she saw that she was powerless. But still she w* a angry as a wet ben or a pink cat. "If you don't leave my garden I'll, kjirn you Into a black bird,” and she'leaned over and trlpd to pick up her wand, but would you be lieve It? that wand turned into n little gre.cn snake and glided away through the bushes and never came back. And then the poor beetle salt! in a rad sad voice: Once I was n handsome Prince With eygjt of blue and yellow hs.r. And In my castle by the sea 1 sang to ladles fair. Pat now, alss! this wicked witch Has cast on me a spell. And 1 must be a crawly thing And In this garden dwell. "Keep quiet." ereame/l the dreadful nlfeb and alie tried to stamp upon the poor beetle, but little Pus Juclor was too quick for her, and leaning over, he touched him with the gold feather and the next inata.it a handsome Prince stood before him. And then that wicked witch turned away and ran back of her house and Jumped on an old broomstick and flew away, over tb n treetopa and over tic iteeploa, over the Tillages crowded with peoples. And when the school teacher In .he little rod achoolhonae on the hill hw her flying through tho air, he rang the school bell as hard as he could, and the, broomatlck broke In two and down fell the witch In a pond nnd turned Into a fteah water crab with n big. uglv < law Ibtff'tpjnehed the little fishes' tails and made them cry. And In the next story, If a little boy 1 know doesn't go swimming in that pond and get bla big toe pinched by that dreadful witch crab. I'll tell you what Puss and the handiotne prince dlo whep they went to the hack door of the little house where the wicked witch lived before aha flew away on the broom- I stick. —Copyright, 1900. * (To Be Continue*!.) read OUR ADS with confidence || arg ajn Table Special Washington and Alabama Streets—Juat East of Courthouse 3 l for FS . 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This means another saving of $2 to $5 Xmas Offerings JPW Os New Hosiery Our hosiery section offers a fiiV V \ most complete selection of JBv ■, \ prettiest of silk hose, the best. i Yv makes in lisle thread and bet- • V ter (trades of cotton, as well ns the ultra-fashionable wool- $2.48 Pure Silk Hose, $1.69 Pair Wayne-Knit pure thread silk hose, mercerized doubly tops, full fashioned; black, white, brown and cordovan. $1.93 Pure Silk Hose, $1.48 Pair Wayne-Knit pure silk, fulf fash ioned, double silk lisle garter tops: black, white, cordovan, field mouse, navy, gray. $1.25 and $1.35 Silk Lisle, 98c Wayne-Knit extra quality silk lisle hose, full fashioned; black, white, brown, navy, field mouse and gray. both or it is to be a beautiful single handkerchief of fine quality or a box of several, you will find that we are splen didly prepared to meet your needs. Never before have we shown such assortments of handkerchiefs. ALL-LINEN ’KERCHIEFS FOR WOMEN —They are hand em broidered in either white or colors waPC ANOTHER ALL-LINEN ’KER CHIEF FOR WOMEN, in ali white, one cor- op _ ner embroidered v)v COLORED 'KERCHIEFS FOR WOMEN, rose, Copen, green and purple; one corner is hand embroidered; Avv SWISS ’KERCHIEFS, shejy quality, hemstitched, one corner embroidered in either white or dainty colors; each AiSC Beautiful Gifts of Parisian Ivory Parisian Ivory wear is always n popular gift, and it is easy to select a gift of taste, beauty and utility for any one. We have various sets and in dividual pieces. Manicure pieces 49<* and 75C Hair brushes, mirrors, jewel boxes, hair receivers, powder boxes, candlesticks, perfume bottles, clocks, military brushes, etc.; some items as low as 75<> and up to 97.98 Hand Decorated Parisian Ivory, separate pieces SO? to 95.50 Decorated Parisian Ivory Toilet sets 910.95 to 926.50 Manicure Sets 75? to 94.98 Roll-Up Manicure Sets ..93,48 to 9 8 -08 Here is the $3.00 Pure Silk Hose, $1.98 Pair Wayne-Knit pure thread silk, full fashioned, mercerized lisle top; in black, white and cordo van. *> Children’s Silk Lisle Hose; Formerly 75c to 95c, 65c Pair Pony silk lisle stockings, fine rihhod, seam’ess, all sizes; in black, white and brown. 38c Silk Lise Hose, 75c Pair Wayne-Knit mercerized lisle hose, semi-fashioned, double gar ter top; black, white, cordovan, gray, navy and beaver. SWISS'KERCHIEFS, of. sheer quality, hemstitched, one corner embroidered; in white or dainty colors.3 in a boxzf OCT LAWN ’KERCIEFS, two-tone ef fects and plain white, hem stitched, dainty em broidered. .3 In a box, OirO LAWN 'KERCHIEFS, hem stitched and colored rolled edges, one corner em broidered..3 in a box, v#v CHILDREN'S BOXED ’KER CHIEFS, 3 in a box, 29<\ 49? and Ov- Blue Ribbon Special DRESS GINGHAMS 17c a Yard for 50c grade —beautiful plaids, checks and stripes; also small baby checks for aprons and dresses. No Phone or Mail Orders. Silk Hosiery for Hubby No man can have too many pairs of hosiery and the great majority of men have far too few. Give him a half dozen pairs of silk hose—and watch him smile. MEN’S PURE SILK SOX, black only; sizes 10, 10V£ and 11. These are fourteen-strand pure silk dipped hose, made with double lisle heel, toe and sole, lisle garter top. Sold as high as $2.00 a pair; present price, $1.50. Special, a pair— sec Three In a box, 92.50. Silk and Wool Materials as a Gift SILK POPLIN 75 a Yard Former price $1.69. Yard wide, lustrous finish, in navy, black, brown, Copen, Pekin, rose, taupe, tan and white for women’s and children's wear. Satin Messaline, $1.48 Yard Yard wide all wanted shades, in cluding navy and hfown. $2.25 Silk Shirting, sl.l^Yd. 32 inches, beautiful colored stripes, for men's shirts and boys’ waists. $5 French Serge, $2.48 Yard. 64 inches wide, all wool, navy blue only, heavy firm quality, for skirts and dresses. $1.50 French Serge, 89c Yd. Yard wide, heavy firm weave, for smocks, middies, dressed etc. $3.00 All-Wool Taffeta, $1.98 Yard Navy brown and black, beautiful lustrous finish, for skirts and dresses. $4.00 Chuddah Cloth, $2.48 42 inches wide, in navy and black, lustrous finish, for skirts and dresses. Gifts That He Will Like Mens Shirts ..91,95 to 94.95 Men’s Ties 50£ to 92.00 Men’s Mufflers.9l.9s to $5.95 Men’s Plain Handker chiefs 10<* to 50<? Men s Initial Handker chiefs 15<* to 50(j Men’s Fancy Silk Handker chiefs 50? Men’s Cotton 50x..19<? to 75<? Men’s Fiber or Silk Sox 75<? to 91-00 Men’s Wool Sox.so<> to 91.00 Men’s Suspenders.7s£ to 91.50 Men’s Belts 50<? to 92.00 Men’s Garters 35£ to 650 Men’s Gloves, dress 50d to 94.45 Men’s Gloves, driving 92.45 to 94.45 Mens Combination Sets 50<* to 91.00 Cuff Links . .j,.. ,49<* to 92.50 So*rf Pins 49<J to 91.98 (’oat Chains 98** to 93.50 Tie Clasps 49c to 91*50 Soft Collar Pins to 49<* Gillette Safety Razors 93.98 Auto Strop Safety Razors.9s.oo Military Gem. No. 7 Razors 98^ Durham Duplex Razors 98^ Velva Shaving Lotion 75£ Mennens Shaving Cream..so<J Palmolive Shaving Stick...3sf) Ebony Military Brushes, pair 95.48 Parisian Ivory Military Brushes, at, pair 92.98 to 96.98 YES, HOW ABOUT THAT.