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3nMatm Sails Himes INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. Dally Except Sunday, 25-29 South Meridian Street. Telephones—Maiu 3500, New 28-351 MEMBER3 OF AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS? Advertising offices j ‘' hicß f.°- Detroit, St. Dnula. 'i. Logan Payne Cos. i York, Boston. I’ayiu,. B.irtis * Smith. Inc. THERE IS STILL 'TIME to do that late Christman shopping early! PERHAPS Dampier was assured that he would not be tried before Christmas! THE POLICE got the finger-prir.ts at Seligs, but who is going to find the fingers that made them? f— WE WILL NOW discover how very easy it is to ride a street car with out asking for an unnecessary transfer! NOR SHOULD ANY ONE overlook the opportunity to help Herbert Hoover play Santa Claus to the children of Europe! NEW YORK’S POLICE force is busy rounding up suspicious charac ters. A part of the Indianapolis force appears to be busy rounding up some of its own members! Guard Your Own! When thieves make away with thousands of dollars from the vaults of a bank and thousands of dollars worth of furs from a store in the heart of the business district of the city, it becomes evident, even to the most im perturbed of our citizens that the community is not sufficiently policed. And with these two demonstrations of inefficiency in mtnd, it is diffi cult, indeed, to maintain the position that no improvement in our law en forcement agencies is necessary. Yet there are in Indianapolis, and have been for a long time, citizens who were so smugly satisfied with themselves that they were ready to de nounce as unjustified any and all criticisms of our law' enforcement ma chinery. In short, while nearly every city in the country was making extraordi nary preparations to combat an era of physical violence for money that had long been predicted and was most certain to come, these citizens were con tent to resent any predictions of local unpleasantness. Their influence was great in the community. Under it, nothing was ac complished toward making it more difficult to steal and rob in Indianapolis, even though the chief of police himself predicted, more than a year ago, a period in which the police force would be unable to cope with the robbers and the thieves. This predicted era has come upon us. The greatest efforts of the police j to stop the criminals are insufficient. What has long been predicted has arrived, and today the man with j valuables can not go his way with a sense of confidence in the appointed agencies to protect him. Indianapolis is not alone in this situation. Other citiei In the State axe experiencing the same treatment at the hands of burglars and hold-ups. Other cities, however, are taking extraordinary measures to protect themselves. Indianapolis has not yet been stirred to that depth. But Indianapolis will be. In the meanwhile, the individual may do much toward preserving the general peace and protecting his own, mere’y by so conducting his af fairs as to remove the possibilities of heavy spoils. This is no time to carry large sums of money, to exhibit valuables in public, or to leave valuable property unguarded. More * Misinformation' In the first of a series of statements which the Citizens’ Gas Company is now making to a part of the g&s consumers of Indianapolis, the company said/that much “misinformation" concerning its affairs was being spread in the community. In the very next statement made it proceeds to spread some more of this “misinformation.” It says: “At the present time the dividends of the company are strictly limited to 8.26 per cant. This requires annually 8200,000.'’ In the statement which accompanied its plea for 90-cent gas, the company declared that the amount of its stock outstanding was |2,000.000. ‘The $200,000 which it now says is “required” for dividend purposes an nually is 10 per cent, NOT 8.26 per cent, on $2,000,000 of capital stock. . The rest of the gas company’s statement appears to be a labored effort to show that If more than $200,000 is available from profits it must “go into the property to increase the facilities of the company for tendering public service.” No attempt has yet been made to explain to gas consumers why they should pay 10 per cent dividends on the capital stock of the company and in ADDITION provide money “to increase the facilities of the company for rendering public service.” The yas company is now before the public with the novel plea that the public should pay it a gas rate sufficient to permit “reasonable returns” of 10 per cent on its capital stock and also sufficient to enable it to increase the value of its property out of its earuings at the rate of approximately $900,000 annually. Mother’s Pies At last pie seems to be recognised and is coming Into Its own. Even a medical Journal tells of tests made of foods in disrepute because of sup posed indigestibility, wherein pie has been fully vindicated. The vision of pies, now known to be good pies, and at the time most strongly suspected of an excellency never equalled, all but going to waste because of supposed indigestibility, haunts the memory. It is painful to think these pies were under ban when really they were so good, and when only now are they vindicated by the medical fraternity. Since our Nation began, many a man. by reason of either the appetite of youth or a product devised as only mother love can make, has defied indigestibility for years and faced all the awjul results promised by a firm but unsympathetic medical fraternity. Still he lived to tell the story. • There is progress everywhere, in thought, as well as deed, id making pie, however, no one can excel those of once upon a time. The old sash-: loned mothers without thtT modern gas range, devoid of a convenient “pie factory,” often upon short notice, could fix a dish which is never to be j equalled, yet always remembered. Generations ate and after all these ' years can rest assured pies were digestible. If it were not poor manners it could be asserted, as many will secretly think, “I told you so.’* • Compromising With Vice Word from Bloomington illustrates the harvest of poor law enforce ment. It is to the effect that about 150 cases of automobile stealing and store breaking have been committed in the last few months, and that a grand jury investigation Is about to be made to clear the situation. The report tells of one young man who committed suicide recently, supposedly because of business troubles, when really he believed he was about to be arrested for automobile Bloominp*on has been a hotbed of petty crime. Simi ianeously a dispatch from the same community asks for a State appropriation of over a million dollars to maintain Indiana University, a place for the youth of Indiana to be educated. ► It is not to be believed that the seat of Indiana Univereit is funda mentally worse than any other city of its size, so it necessarily follows that the fault is in the law enforcement. Other towns of similar size have the same number of boy% similar human nature and like opportunities for crime, but do not have the l< irime. They are all governed by the same laws. It is simply a repetition of an old story, of a scene enacted In Indian apolis daily. Here a misdemeanor is winked at, there a compromise is entered into,and everywhere there has arisen a lack oj respect for law and other man’s rights, all of which logically results in suicide and prison. So as certain as night follows nay, if the laws are not properly, en forced by the authorities, crime will increase until the effects strike like lightning, in the most unexpected places. One compromise like one lie begets another and all begin in the abJUlv to “get by” the authorities and avoid the enforcement of law. If a little college community culture end refinement as Bloomington finds one hundred and as a result of poor law en forcement, what is inevitable in a of Indianapolis with its mixture of interest*? U. S. May W/ike Up Some Day to Discover She’s Lost Hawaii i uay< wn One cf the types of Japanese picture brides who come to Hawaii by the ndreds each year to marry Japanese. *West by Southwest* “IVest by SonthwMt," th*> expe dition limdcd by W. D. Itoyre, owner <*t The Time*. I* now on the high e, en roule irom Vanoonrer , to Ilauall. on the flr?,t Iff- of the ■ voyage which will extend to New Zmlxml, AuitnlU and the South Sea island*. F* OR more than twenty-two ytnrx American* hare been wont to regard Hawaii as *o much our own, ao thor oughly Americanized that wc have been ‘nclined to pass over lightly any sugges tion that some fine day we might wake up to discover that Hawaii had passed from under the control of the Stars ana Stripes. Thl* doss not mean that Ja pan, or any other nation which might covet the Islands which ore our strong hold In the Pacific, must necef;arily scire Ihem and displace our flag, hot theic I* grave danger that political control may pass out of our hand* within n decade unless tv# take steps to forestall It. It is something of a shook to learn that 11 per rent of the Hawaiian popu lation of •j.afl.doo is Japanese and to dts cover to Just what extent the little brown man has Insinuat-d himself into n plso,. of power. Under our laws ail Children horn in American territory are AtnorJ • ans. The Japanese accept this ruling In Hawaii at least, hut they at the same time continue to uphold to their children, future American citizen* n;Nt voters, the traditions of the land of the Mikado. A Japanese la. one of the most adentsblo chsp* in the world —outwardly, lie may yield to the customs of .mother land, hut Inside of him he still la Japanese to the core. Japan Is methodical In wbnf she does If, ns we have reason to su.ipect, she hopes secretly to some day he tn pos session of Hawaii, she Is starting with the youngsters who are horn to Japanese there. While Americans are struggling withs school system in the islands which is sadly hampered by the lack of compe tent teachers and the Inability to hold them on the Job, the Japanese are giving fhelr children In Hawaii a thorough edu cation In things Japanese by means of their language schools. The teachers are experienced instructors sent out from Japan Ifnd their textbook* arc made up of less.?i* which doi.i profusely with J a pane mi ideals and history and give hut scant Mention for teaching anything about Atnerhs, <f which these children are subjects, or about Hawaii, of which they are residents. Japanese children In Hawaii start their school day in the early morning hours with a couple of hours at a language school; then they go to the American pub lic school, returning after It lets out for EUROPEAN RELIEF AW BLANKS OUT Blanks for the entering of subscriptions to tho European Relief Com mittee are being sent out by the Indiana branch from the headquarters at 147 North Pennsylvania street. Checks should be made payable to Sol S. Kiser, State treasurer, and sent to tho headquarters or to the Meyer-Kiser Bank, 136 East Washington street. The blanks are as follows: f , 1 X v EUROPEAN RELIEF COMMITTEE Herbert Hoover, National Chairman Caleb S. Denny, State Chairman SAVE A LIFE CERTIFICATE In the name of little children I have loved there will be at my Christmas dinner table invisible guests who are the starving babes and children of to whom I herewith send Dollars for fodd and medicines that they may live. Name Addres3 : Ten Dollars Buys One Meal a Day for One Child of 3,500,000 Little Ones Who Perish Unless America Saves Them. Five Dollars Provides for One Child Five Months. One Dollar Will Keep a Child Alive One Month. Indiana Headquarters, 147 North Pennsylvania Streete, In dianapolis, Ind. BRINGING UP FATHER. !i MOW DARE 1/ - , /a ifti ME <SAVS ME 1 —\ MA6GIE- VOUYELL f I MERCY* /T;i \ fH IK feu. Ri,ht f THE jail is 1 at ME ? I LtTTEfi rRO K \ WWAT'S KKKKKir 1 £■ i K PROMT OP l ' l \ THE *TOP L • COME /iLR£> what co lirA Brother.] happened fnfffih out, a tme mS )fv'/ _S the } $ A j \ floor f s v vou / ,and SAYS HE’S //// cK TOP FLOOR ?£ s<> 1 ? Lw’mfcv u n* — J J° MM lrAi ' l m7 Lwinoow (J p•y rr —gm • J v ;\ miMVx tap (fax ■/ fml JX I ■ ik- " y 1 ' 1 itii'- ,-j .....' I ■ I _ j . ■ __ -i Li——l II -I II ,1111 II II I l 111 >'■" .11.1—I, - 1.-.. I 11l ■ INDIANA DAILY TIMES, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21,1920. more tutoring In the language school. How are you going to Instill American Ideals and ambitions Into children who aro being crammed with Japanese all of the time except when they arc st the public school? Yet these ore future voters and cltlxena of Hawaii, and, tak ing into consideration the birth rat* and growth of Japanese population, by 1930 the Japanese will be In n position to control things if they vote as a whole. But, do the Japanese want to have control In Hawaii and If an, how are they going to bring this about In n peaceable manner? In the text article to lie published by the Indiana Dally Times ibvse questions will Be answered. is Your Child Physically Fit? If not it is jour first duty to find out what is the matter with him Do jou know how to proceed to this end? , W* offer you the best Information In the world in a specially prepared Bed truss bulletin on “The School Child* Health.” It tellit you how to teat his eyes, his hearing -Low to overcome fiat feet, to regul*l hi* appetite, how to forestall tuberculosis, what to do when hs gets contagious diseases! tExtract from an'editorial printed In the Davenport Democrat and Leader: Dowu at Washington, lowa, the super intendent of a Junior high school saw titc value of what the Detnocrntms of fering, ami sent Mr, Hasktn the ad dnesvf: of the parents of the 25 scholars li hi* sch - >l, ask ng that to sack home he sent the booklet ’The Reboot Child * Health • • • The school man forwarded ft \:.o for postnge and Washluftou gut n veritable flood of valuable literature. .Mr Jin kin wn- delighted, and so is the Democrat.'' F J, H.t s lo p right now. Take stock of your child's condition. Use this booklet as a guide. Frederic .1. ITftxkt". Dlreeter, The ln‘*Uuu lloliy Time* Jr./on untie a Bureau, WnahiUKton, D. C. I Inclose herewith 2 cents In stamp* fur return postage on a free copy of the booklet, “The School Child’s Health. ' Name Street City State WHEN A GIRL MARRIES A New Serial of Young Mar ried Life By Ars Lisle CHAPTER CXIII. "Where’s Betty?” I echoed-my voice taking on r. note of fear from Terry inston's. The canteen was ready to clo*" for the night, and there were not Half a dozen persons there- -hut if there had been a hundred. I’m suro Terry, the re served, wouldn't have noticed them. "Yee -whore’s Deity I” he repeated Im patiently. “You saw her. Did she men tion her plans?” “No not n thing. Who fold you I’d seen her?” I naked cautiously, ready in my new found loyalty to protect betty even from Terry. ‘‘l met Nor rays at the club, and got It out of him that he dined you and Betty last niffht. Nov she's uo slacker —Betty—doesn't chuck up lief work ex cept for good cause, I didn’t like It— directly 1 heard sue was bock. 1 tele phoned her place- nothing stirring— called Virginia Dalton—no informal ion nor yst from the Bed Cross. It’s a bit thick- -and not Uko Betty.” •‘Dll, Terry—there ia something I 1 felt If last night—ber ejos, and-the way she held hor hand to her lips ul! the time. I said thst a friendship was two-sided, and Id Ilk* to help her the way she does me. Then ehe answered Just this, •Not tonight soon perhaps, Anus?' Oh, Terry, what can we do?" “I don't kDow." replied Terry, Half under his breath. “I don't know." Whereupon Carlotta r-tnrge*. whom I had entirely forgotten, stopped Into the breach of fear lying between Terry and ms “It’s Mr*. Bruce you are looking for?" she said calmly. “Well he on her track In a Jiffy. Y"ii see she lives In one of my father's t.nildlng- and of course the operstor at the -switchboard will tell me all we care to know. I’ll go 'phone at once." On toe word. Carlotta hurried off in the direction of the telephone booth nt the rear of the long room. I noticed Appetizing and strength-giving, lus- Ci ° US Sealdsweet craP®*™ l * are ricll in msgprnj more palate-pleasing. Sealdsweet grape- Demonstration-Dispiay A fine showing* of Sealdsweet grapefruit right from the groves of Florida* Sealdsweet grapefruit will be served in a number of ways, unique and original* Come and learn more about Sealdsweet grapefruit, once scarce and high-priced luxuries, now produced in such quantities as to give plenty for all. To every person who attends there will be made a gift of copy of beautiful and instructive book, “Florida’s Food-Fruits”, containing manv-tested recipes for dishea \ / made from grapefruit and oranges. ' j — Grapefruit Demonstration-Display— Wm. H. Block Cos., Grocery Department pIoS&BES# Granges You buy oranges for the juice. In Seald- The weight of an orange indicates the qunn tity of juice, Sealdsweet oranges are heavier becau,eiuicier ’ • m&m/ Ripened on the trees, sweet end delicious, \ ‘ they quench thirst, satisfy hunger and build /- *. v! : .vvV strength. V:.:*.Vj’ that she stepped on the way and spoke ta the lieutenant —and suddenly the cen ter lights switched on again, brightening the shadowy gloom of the canteen, which had been ready to close for the nigh’ when Terry burst into it. Tiier. “Lootie,” as wo sometimes dit respectfully called our lieutenant, cairn over and beckoned me to one side. “Take your time, Mrs. Harrison —take .vour time. I’ll leave the place in your charge and you put out the lights, lock up and -end me tho key* by registered mnll. That will be all right, as our unit doesn’t come on again for three days. Miss Sturges tel.s me that you have a very Important communication for one of tho Hed Cross workers and want to locate her at once, Hope you get her. Good night."—Copyright, 1920, (To Be Continued.) HORQSCOFE "The stare Incline, but do not romr*!." WEDNESDAY, DEC. 82. Many planets frown today on man’s activities, according to astrology. Venus, Neptune, Mars and the sun are all in malefic aspect. Jupiter and Saturn are friendly. Disturbing to poise and serenity are the mingled influences of the stars. Krona sunrise to sunset the wise will guard against depression or irritability. Women may lie especially susceptible to the sinister power of the planets. Nervousness, weariness and excessive sensitiveness are supposed to be encour aged by this day’s sway. Persons whose birthdate it Is should avoid ehanges in ,he coming veer. Busi ness affairs should be very prosperous. Children born on this day are likely to be ambitious and not Inclined to stick to routine work, but they will succeed best as employes. These subjects of Capricorn are usually very gifted. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (Any reader can get the answer to an? question by writing the Indiana Daily Times Information Bureau, Frederic J. Haskln, Directory Wash ington, r>. C. This offer applies strictly to information. The bureau cannot on legal, medical and financial matters. It doe* not attempt to settle domestic troubles, nor to undertake exhaustive research on any subject. Write your pea lon plainly and briefly.> Give full name and address arid ciclose 2, cents in stamps for return postage Ai. re plies aro sent direct to the inquirer.) MATERIAL FOR MAIL SACKK. Q. Where may I buy some of the ma terial used by the Postoffice Department for moil sacks? T- B- 8- A. The Postoffice Department says that the cloth used in their mail sacks Is manufactured for them exclusively. Sim ilar material may be purchased from other manufacturers. CENTENNIAL STATE. Q. Which State Is known as the Cen -tennlal State? L. C. G. A. This name Is applied W Colorado, because of the fact that this State was admitted to the Union in the Centennial year, 187 C. AM ALL LAI ARC EXPLAINED. Q. What Is an amnlgum arc? H. H. M. A. This Is an are In a vacuum tube having electrodes of mercury amalga mated with zinc, cadmium or other metal. The spectra of such arcs contain the bright linos corresponding to tbe metals in the electrodes. SULPHITE MAN DESCRIBED. Q. What is \neant by calling a man a sulphite? H. P. A. This is a name applied to a person who is spontaneous and original In his habits of thought and conversation. “HALCYON DAYS” Q. What is the origin of the term “halcyon days?" E. IJ. C. A. This name wn given in ancient time* to thte seven days before and the seven days which follow the shortest day of the year. The halcyon bird, or kingfisher, was supposed to neat at sen In a floating nest at the time of the win ter solstice, a period of calm and tran quility being provided for its ence. LOTTERIES UNLAWFUL IN U. 8. Q. France and Denmark are raising money hy means of lotteries. Can people In the Ulnted States buy these lottory ticked*? p. O’B. A. Thp PostofHce Department say* that the passage of lottery tickets through, the United State* mail is prohibited. DATE OI NEXT EASTER. Q. I would.like the date of next East** Sunday. s. S. A. Easter Sunday will fall on March 27 in 1921. STATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE. Q. How many States operate employ ment services? H. H. M. A. Thirty-three States now' have.sueh services with offices In about 200 cltio*. CORRECT PRONUNCIATION. Q Kindly tel Ime the correct pronun ciation of the word “Italian.” F. B. N. A. “I-tal-ian” is accented on the ond syllable ar.d the first “I” Is short, as In the word “It.” WORLD SUPPLY OF GOLD. Q. How much gold Is there in the world today ? F. G. S. A. The estimated supply of gold In the world at the present time Is about f9,000,000,000. The greater part of this is not pure gold, but has been alloyed. TAKING CHINESE CENSUS. The Inhabitants of China are counted ever year in a curious manner. Tbt oldest master of every ten houses has t< count tbe families and make a list, wbicl Is sent to the imperial taxhoug?.