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Fair and warmer tonight. Unsettled Thursday. VOL. XXXIV. NORTHWEST IN NEED OF HELP FINANCIALLY Business Men State They Are Coming Back. BEET SUGAR CROP Calls for Delicate Handling From Congress.^ (Editor's Note—Edward G. Lowr—, distinguished investigator and re porter for the Philadelphia Public Ledger, is touring the agricultural section nest of the Mississippi River, in behalf of the Public Ledger and the Daily Times, and writing a series of articles upon conditions as he finds them. This is the fourteenth produc tion based upon observations in Idaho and Utah. Others will follow at regular intervals.) By EDWARD G. LOWRY. * BOISE, Idaho, April 12.—Here in the Intermountain State, at the gate way to the Northwestern territory, one enters upon a section of coun try that last year was hit as hard, if not harder, than any other part of the United States, and it is recover ing but slowly. The people here frankly and quickly say that, while they are convalescing, they are still weak and in need of attention. What they mean by this is. that in a finan cial sense they will have to be car ried, and they ask that the support that has been extended to them be continued at least another year. They feel pretty strongly at present that they are not yet able to stand alone and finance themselves. Aside from borrowings from other sources, the beet sugar and livestock interests in the State have had $lO,- 651,000 from the war finance corpora tion, and when Eugene Meyer, man aging director of the organization, was here the other day, the stock men. sugar raisers and bankers joined in urging him to stay with them until they are out of the woods. This Is an acute angle to the general j situation; pressure will come from all over this Western country for the per- j manent maintenance and continuance of some agency that will give access to Government funds in time of need. It ; will want careful working out by Con- ‘ gress, with the co-operation of those ! familiar with the whole background of conditions west of the Mississippi River, j Utah was one of the sorest and weak est points, economically and financially, ■ In the whole inter-mountain situation ; last fall. It was really In a bad way. ! (Continued on Page Seven.). SCHOOL BOARD IN QUANDARY ON BUILDINGS May Have Two Sets of Fees to Pay on Engineering Contracts. Pending final adjudication by the courts of the legality of the contracts ■ with Snider & Rotz, formerly, and per haps still, engineers for the board of school commissioners, that body may find itself in a most embarrassing position when construction of several school buildings is begun. It developed at a meeting of the board last night. The recommendation that no payments for engineering services be made to Snider A- Rotz until the courts have de cided all the matters at issue, la con- j talced in an opinion given the board by Albert Baker, its attorney. President Charles L. Barry pointed out 1 that this put the board in a quandry as to what to do in case the board should I decide to go ahead with the proposed addition at Emmerich Manual Training High School, the Theodore Potter Fresh Air School and several others, for whicl. Snider & Rotz may have the engineering righiS. Eventually the board might be | forced to pay two sets of engineering fees, it was explained. It finally was decided to ask Mr. Baket to attend a special meeting of the board next Tuesday morning in order that the matter might be gone into thoroughly. The Snider & Rotz matter has been a favorite topic of argument at school j board meetings for more than a year and has involved the board not only in ' (Continued on Page Seven.) Charges Navy Yard Opposes Reduction WASHINGTON, April 12.—" Navy yard influence” is at work trying to defeat the Honse naval bill with Us 67.00 Q per- : aonnel. Representative Kelly, directing the measure, charged today. Laporte Man Hurt in Train Wreck CHICAGO. April 12.—Fourteen persons were Injured when Chicago & North western train No. 20 jumped the track neer Watktgs. lowa, late yesterday. j Among the Injured was L. Harrow of La Porte, Ind., who was only slightly hurt. 1 I WEATHER Forecast for IndianapoL. cd viclnttv for the twenty-four hours ending at 7 p. xn., April 13, 1922: Fair and warmer tonight; Thursdav unsettled and wanner. HOURLY TEMPERATURE 9 a. m 33 7 a. m 40 8 a. m 45 9 a. m 46 10 a. m. 43 11 a. m.... 52 13 (noon) 54 Ip. m 55 2 p. m...., 56 WOMEN ENTER PRIMARY FIGHT if j * MRS. W. A. CULLOP AND- MISS Women of Indiana are taking their places beside toe men In the congres sional primary fight. Mrs. W. A. Cullop of Vincennes and Miss Esther Kathleen O'Keefe cf Ply mouth are the first women candidates ever to seek congressional nomination In Indiana. Both are Democrats. Mrs. Cul lop lives in the Third district and Mrs. O'Keefe iu the Thirteenth. Mrs. Cullop Is the wife of Former Congressman Cul lop. When Miss O'Keefe, made her chaliange to male candidates of the district she said she not only represented the women of the Thirteenth district but ail the people. Miss O'Keefe holds that in the solution of national problems, especially those of economical administration, and cutting of tax bills, a housekeeper's view i point should be used, and submits that ! a woman, by reason of this training. 1 might help to put taxes down farther than one who looked upon these ex penditures from a political viewpoint only. Miss O’Keefe presents her claim on the platform of ability of knowledge, o( , BORAH CALLS FOR DIVISION OF HIS PARTY Idaho Senator Seeks Line-up on Question of League. PARTICIPATION AT GENO Special to Indiana Dally Times and Philadelphia Public Ledger WASHINGTON. April 12. Senator Borah of Idaho, demanded separation of the "sheep from, the goats" in the Re publican party on the League of Nations issue today. He said it was no longer a party issue. The Harding Administra tion surrounded by pro-league influences, he said, was heading the country straight for the council, and the assembly qt Geneva. The Senator's speech was provoked by the answer of Senator McCormick of Illi nois. a fellow “irreconcilable" to James M. Cox's sponsorship of the League of Nations as the issue in the fortheoming election. As chairman of the Senatorial Campaign Committee, Senator McCor mick, denounced the league and accepted the Democratic challenge. With this verbal activity came further important developments bearing on for eign relations and the issue of Amer ican participation in European affairs. They were as follows: By a vote of 47 to 25, the Senaie con firmed the nomination of Representative Burton of Ohio, and Senator Smoot of Utah, to the World War Debt Commis sion, thus paving the way for immediate negotiations looking to the refunding of the $11,000,000,000 foreign debt. Administration leaders privately avowed that they were not contemplat ing legislation to make participation by the United States on the reparations commission “official” in word as well as in fact, despite informal suggestions by President Harding, to that end. Senator France made public telegrams to Lloyd George, Barthou, Facta, Wirth and Cchlehorin, the leaders nt the Genoa conference, urging the adoption of a reso lution by the conference inviting Ameri can participation. When Senator McCormick denounced Mr. Cox for his “intention to carry the people of America Into the League of Nations, whenever opportunity pre sented,” Mr. Borah expressed the opinion that the number of Republican Senators favoring this course was increasing. 'Senator Harrison of Mississippi failed in an attempt to obtain from Senator McCormick any information to substan tiate reports that efforts would be made to place a representative of Ibis country officially on the reparations commission Senator McCormick said he did not know. In connection with his telegram to leaders at Genoa, Senator France, who voted against the League of Nations and the four-power trenty, said he would still seek for official American partici pation at Genoa.—Copyright. 1922, by Public Ledger Company. LISTEN IN WITH A DAILY TIMES RADIOPHONE Call at the Indiana Daily Times office and let us explain how easy it is to earn a complete set in a few hours of your spare time. If you live outside of Indianapolis, just write a letter to the Indiana Daily Times, care of Radio Department, and Instructions for securing Radio Set with out cost will be sent to you immediately. ANY ONE CAN SECURE THIS SET GET BUSY TODAY. BE THE FIRST IN YOUR NEIGHBOR HOOD TO OBTAIN THE RADIOPHONE. • ■■■: - ■ ESTHER KATHLEEN O’KEEFE. economics, of loyalty to the best in terests in the home. “I believe the foundation of Amer icanism is the American home, and sub mit (hat the sex which has maintained that home may have something of value to offer on measures which may affect the home,” said Miss O’Keefe. Another of her platform planks is: “I believe the solution of high taxes Ijes in the reduction of expenses, and to that end, submit that the viewpoint, of the huosekeeper, who trims her outlay to the size of her pocket book, may be more productive of results than the drafting of measures to create Jobs for political rewards.’’ Miss O'Keefe’s platform stands: "I believe, above all, that equality of suf frage means equality of rights and equality of opportunity for service. I am not asking this office merely itecause I am a woman, and hope that no plea will be made for me on that score. I submit my candidacy on the broad, plane that 1 can serve the people, that my platform is that which the people wish, and that I can serve well.” DISQUALIFIED! PITTSBURGH, Pa., April claring that public sentiment Is against the coal strike. Federal Judge Charles P. Orr has refused final citi zenship papers to several striking miners, C. P. Fagan, vice president of District 5, United Mine Workers, today charged. Judge Orr, by this action, "cast a reflection on every American citi zen." Fagan said, “Public sentiment Is against this strike." Judge Orr told applicants for American citizenship, according to Fagan. "Go back to work and I'll grant you your paper." Fagan said hundreds of striking miners are anxious to become natural ized but Judge Orr's arbitrary ac tion prevented this. William T. Brennan, counsel for the mine work ers. will call on Judge Orr today and give him some “fatherly advice” on the constitution, Fagan said. Judge Orr himself declined to dis cuss his attitude. “I never discuss such matters with pewspaper men," he said. FLOOD DANGER PASSES WITH EBBING WATER Streams Still High, hut Are Receding Rapidly From Peril Stage. YVith the coming of fair weather today White River and Fall Creek were rapidly receding and It was reported that all danger of flood in this section is passed, although streams were still high in the southern part of the State. The river reached a high mark of about fifteon feet, which is three feet below tho danger line. The weather bureau brought further joy to the hearts of baseball and golf fans, motorists, gardeners and citizens generally with an announcement that it will be fair and warmer tonight with warmer weather tomorrow. Levee Breaks in Tennessee Floods MEMPHIS. Tenn., April 12.—Approxi mately fourteen hundred acres were tin der from six to eight feet of water today, as the result of a break in a levee a short distance north of Snowlake, Ark. Five hundred families at Elaine, Wa bash, Lakeview, Oneida, Barton and Helena Crossing have been driven from their homes and are living in box cars. STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! NEW YORK. April 2.—A million dollar lilock of Liberty bonds of the fourth Wa sold at par today, up .41. One thousand of the first and sec ond 4*4 Issues sold at par In the rourse of trading. INDIANAPOLIS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 1922. QUESTION OF LAND FORCES UP AT GENOA Lloyd George Hopes to Discuss Point Informally. SOVIETS OBJECT Sponsors Think Big Obstacles Now Out of Their Way. GENOA, April 12.—Despite the fact that land armaments have been barred by France in the luternatlor ■ economic conference, becaate it w. „ not included in the agenda drawn up by the supreme council at Cannes, Premier Lloyd George hopes to have it discussed informally be fore the conference breaks up, it was understood here this afternoon. The chief opposition to the conferences successful progress has developed from the Russian delegation. Tchitcherln, as predicted, is proving the stumbling block. Lloyd George, however, with the cor dial support of Italy was willing to sac rifice everything for the success of the conference has won over the French by his firm stand againsOthe Russian pro posals and he bids fair to bring the con ference through with sufficient success to warrant its existence. FOUR OBSTACLES SEEM OVERCOME. 1 Allied sponsors of the conference pointed out that in the first two days, at Genoa, four imposing obstacles have been overcome; 1. Alignment of powers, which was one of the most critical Issues, involving p choice between allied dictation to the conference or reeßtabllshment of European nations upon equal terms, has been arranged through British insistence upon a measure of equality for all. Lloyd George, if he hns not secured complete equality for Russia and Germany, has at last secured their representation on the main councils with full opportunity to voice their own views. 2. The Cannes resolutions have survived the initial test and the conference now has an established basis for Us delibera (Continucd on Page Two.) WARNS MINERS AND OPERATORS ON AGREEMENTS U. S. Attorney General De clares Illegal Contracts Won't He Allowed. ‘HORSEPLAY WON’T GO’ That in the past coal operators ami miners have entered into illegal agree ments, a repetition of which will not ho permitted by the Government In the future, are outstanding features of n statement Issued by Harry M. Daugherty, attorney general of the United States, just before leaving In dianapolis for Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, D. C'., late yesterday after noon. The Government does not disapprove of a meeting between the operators and miners, providing nothing illegal is done at such a meeting, the attorney general said also. While the statement is very explicit as to action of the Government in case of violation's of law in the future it does not contain one word as to what, attitude the attorney general intends to take in regard to past acts of the operators and miners which, according to the state ment Itself, were illegal. This leaves the matter of the Indictments against 225 operators, miners and companies for alleged violation of the Sherman anti trust law which wero returned by a Federal grand Jury to Jduge Albert B. Anderson in Federal Court, Feb. 25, 1921, in exactly the same state of uncertainty ns it was before Attorney General Daugherty came to Indianapolis Monday and held two long two hour conferences with Judge Anderson. BELIEVED HE WOULD DISMISS CASES. At that time it was generally be lieved he had come for the purpose of dismissing the cases, if agreeable to Judge Anderson. He went away without making n formal move in this direction, but in view of the statement Issued yes terday it is believed by many persons familiar with the case that he has not yet given up hope of having this tfttne. I In one place the statement, says: “As to the indictments pending in this I court for violations of the law on the part of these parties heretofore, I have only this to say, that certain things charged in the indictment were violations of the law, and the Government will not, by trade or compromise, eonsent to them being done again.” In another occurs this sentence: “Whether a meeting'is held or not the Government will maintain successfully by any proceeding that may be necessary that agreements, heretofore reached by the operators and miners, year after year for many years, which are a violation of ' (Continued on Page Three.) Reds Said to Have Attacked Jap Train TOKIO, April 12.—An unverified re port reached here today that Russian Reds blew up a Japanese armored train north of Spasska. No details as to cas ualties were received. Henry, Republican, Elected to Congress ALBANY. N. Y.. April 12.—Lewis Hen- j ry, Republican, was elected to Congress I today to fill the vacancy created by the j appointment irf Alanson B. Houghton as ambassador to Germany. Henry de- I seated Frank Irving. Democrat, 20,799 to 17,712. Beck Buried With Military Honors WASHINGTON, April 12.—The body of Lieut. Col. Paul Ward Beck, who was, killed by Judge Day at Oklahoma City,! and the ashes of his W’ife will be burled 1 with full military honors at • Arlington i National Cemetery late today. An urn containing the ashes of Mrs. I Beck, who died In 1919, has been put in the coffin with the body of Colonel Beck. NATIONAL GAME The baseball season opens today. Elver’s up. Lloyd George, the “Muggsy” 51c- Graw of Europe, was on the coach line at Genoa. Attorney General Daugherty started to steul second, changed Ills mind and went back to first base. John ,Lewis was sticking close to the bag and playing a safe game. Mayor Shank crossed the signals of his brother Carlin and Harry Tuto wiler and broke up what was intend ed to be good team play. Governor McCray, on the mound for llie pardon board. Issued a num ber of passes. Caul Berkley was declared safe nt first, after Judge Collins had called him out. Albert J. Beveridge caller! for 111 Johnson to com© and pinch lilt for him on tile Indiana grounds. Senator McCumber came on to the lot with a hag full of new balls for the boys to knock over the wal.l—if they can. Congressmen Johnson and YVood rnff were on tho firing line with a lot of stuff on the ball. Charles llookwulter was hitting for Senator New. Governor Small and William Hale Thompson were both easy outs In the Illinois primary- contest. Nick Lenin was warming the bench. Along White River and Fall Creek —wet grounds. Hear the Jitneys Dropping, Listen as They Fa-a-all! With his crutch in one hand and his upturned hat In the other, Frank Bandis sat crouched on the sidewalk In front of the Bamboo Inn In Mon ument Place. And as he sat there, kliul-hearted folk stopped and dropped coins Into his upturned hat. Traffic Policeman Frank Owens came walking along Monument Place and sauntered toward Bandis. The crippled beggar saw him coming, tossed aside tho crutch, grabbed up his lmt and ran. After a considerable chase the po lice caught him. lit police court today It was re vealed that Bandis possessed a bunk book showing deposits totaling more than $-00 swelled to that size through daily deposits of from $2 to sll. Ho had more than $lO In cash In his po< kets. William E. Reilly fined him SSO, suspended sentence, and warned lian dls if he were caught begging on the streets, the money would he extracted from him. Daugherty Pledges Action on Lincoln Motor if Justified Investigations of alleged war-time contract frauds already have been in stituted by tho Government according to a statement given out by Harry M. Daugherty, Attorney General of the United States, Just before leaving In dianapolis fur Washington. A newspaper dispatch saying Rep preventative Woodruff had threatened to move his impeachment, was shown to the Attorney General as he was hastening from his room at the Clav pool Hotel to a waiting taxicab which was to take him to the Union Station. Hastily glancing at the article he said “I hare not time to read It thor oughly or to go info the matter In de tail. Mr. Woodruff seems to be get ting rough. This Lincoln Motor Com pany matter is already under Investi gation and if it is found that there is reason for Government action, that action certainly will be taken.” WHAM! POLICE DISOBEDIENCE IS CHASTISED Safety Board Punishes Force With Dismissals and Suspensions. ! Trafflctnnn Jess McCarty was dis missed from the police force and Pa trolmen Roy Kennedy and John Buchan an, negroes, suspended for forty-five days following trials by the board of public safety today. McCarty was charged with drunkenness and conduct unbecoming and officer and the others wit hneglect of duty. Charges of neglect of duty and con duct unbecoming nn officer were filed against Mounted Officers Thomas Kegris 1 and Ralph Kelch and. their trials set | for April 19. i Mrs. Richard Lieber, who served ns a | policewoman in January and February Ito Investigate police methods, recoin mended that Miss Clara Burnside, ser geant of policewamen, be given authority i to approve all dance permits and lie pro tnofed to lieutenant so her salary would be higher. The board approved the first suggestion, but Board Member James E. Armitnge said he was absolutely opposed to a promotion for Miss Burnside because he thought her present salary was enough and he did not approve of the way a case against a policeman facing a serious charge was handled by .Miss Burnside. Resignations of Patrolmen Patrick Lyons and Frank Zunk were accepted. Trvln Bailey, Charles Clemens. William McKinley Clark and Harvey W. Bedford were appointed patrolmen. Thomas Den ton was appointed substitute fireman. Fireman Frank O. Ralph was promoted to chauffeur and Chauffeur George A. Faulkner was assigned to instruct chauf feurs and engineers in the fire depart ment. A fire alarm, box was ordered Installed nt Troy avenue and Shelby street. The j purchasing agent was directed to buy five motorcycles for the police depart- j ment. F. Yeamen was relieved as deputy dog poundmaster and John Pitts was ap- | pointed in his stead, on recommendation j of Dr. Elizabeth Conger, poundmaster. j John Lally was appointed market house janitor and David Underwood, hostler nt the police barns. TO SIT TIGHT GENOA, April 12.—Despite their belligerent and pugnacious attitude that has already flung defiunee in the face of three nations—France, Rou niania and Japan—the Russian dele gates in the international economic conference have no intention of bolt ing. On the contrary, it was made evident today that they are de termined to hold on tenaciously to their seats at the green table with the other powers. $34,664 MORE FOR SALARIES OF ASSESSORS County Council Asked to Appropriate Huge Sums. POLITICIANS VERY BUSY The Board of County Commissioners today presented- for the approval of the County Connell a budget asking appro priations of public funds totaling slOl,- 331.20, the chief items of which were $34,064 additional for salaries of the dep uties used In the assessment of Center Township and $25,000 for the expenses of the poor of Center Township and the part of Indianapolis in Wayne Town ship. A “miscellaneous appropriation” of $20,000 is also asked for the expense of new bridges and SIO,OOO is asked for the Court House janitors. The sum of $13,- 000 to be used at the Colored Orphans’ Home is included in the budget. An appropriation of SI,BOO, of which ,8900 is for additional salaries for the officials of the Criminal, Probate and Juvenile Courts isincluded in a request for a sum for “miscellaneous expenses.” John W. Castor, county recorder, ap peared before the council and urged the immediate passage of an appropriation of $367.20 with which to defray the ex pense of compiling one record book in his office. This book, with about forty other record books and ledgers, was par tially burned in a fire, in the office of the recorder, last year. Mr. Castor ex plained the high costs of the compilation with the statement that he had employed one of the best experts in the State to do the research and comparing work. The whole book Is typewritten. The old rec ord was in longhand. One of the members of the council pointed out that if all forty of the.burned books were restored and typewritten, tho expense to the county would bo more than $14,500. Facts on an ordinance providing for the purchase of a large tract of grouud ad- Jncent to the tuberculosis hospital, at Sunnyside, will be held tomorrow. It was proposed that members of the county council visit various county in stitutions, with a Tiew to determining the practicality of consolidating all Juvenile Institutions. On the recom mendation of some of the politically am bitious in the council, this step was put off until “after tho primaries.” The consolidation was suggested in a report of a committee which hns been making a survey of the county institutions. The report was signed by Wallace O. Lee, secretary. The only positive action taken at the meeting was the election of a succesor to Hence Orsne, v ho was serving as mem ber of the county council from the Third district. William Low Rice, the only candidate who has filed for nomination in the May primary for councilman from that district, was appointed Mr. Oriue's successor. Mr. Orme resigned when he discovered that, although a resident of the Second district, he had been ap pointed councilman for the Third dis trict. GALA DAY FOR DIAMOND FANS AT FIRST GAME Parade and Stunts Precede Start of American Associa tion Schedule Here. Swinging into action for the opening day send-off to be given the Indianapolis Baseball (Tub, local diamond boosters to day were looking forward to a noisy aft ernoon downtown and at Washington Park. A street parade with thousands of fans and the two bail teams, Saints and Indians, was to form a big demonstration Ui the early afternoon and then the root ers were to continue the program at Washington Park preceding the game. The stunt committee in charge of the booster program at Washington Park re ported many interesting things for the! fans as a “curtain raiser” to the open- 1 ing contest of tho American Association championship season. Tlie turn of the weather Is being fair and clear brought Joy to the fans ami players and the usual opening day j thrilling struggle was promise. The grounds were reported in good shape after nn all morning “manicuring” by tlie groundkeepers. Jack Hendricks’ Indians wero to line up with the same players used in the ex hibitions here, with Hill slated to do the pitching. The Tribe manager eiianged | his batting order slightly for the opener, j giving Douglas liaird the Job of lead ing off. Manager Kelley of the St. Paul club re ported all his athletes in the best of con dition, his team having had a splendid spring training trip. Sheehan or Rogers was to do the twirling for the visiting club. empires Murray and Freeman, Associ ation veterans, were assigned to the In j dlanapoils opener. Freeman is the for ! mer home run king, he having held the I ! long distance hitting record before Babe j j Ruth annexed the crown, i Governor McCray and Mayor Shank ' I were to participate in the festivities at the | ball park. The Governor was io hand the J first ball to be pitched to a committee of | Altrnsa Club members, who In turn were | to deliver the pellet to Mayor Shank. The j city executive was slated to. try to hurl i the sphere over the plate, and with that j dene the game was to get under way im- j mediately. The time set for the start of the fray I was 3 o'clock and every effort was to be I made to get the game under way on time. ! A squad of Marines from the local re- j crultlng station was included in the pre game program at the park for the annual j flag-raising. Civic clubs and noodny luncheon clubs j took a prominent part In the parade and demonstration at the ball grounds. Nu-I inerous clubs had whole sections re- I served in the grandstand and the root- j [ ers were well supplied with noise-making i I contraptions to enliven the afternoon's j | pastiming. George Wellbauin, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce athletic commit tee, and general chairman of all the committees in charge of the opening day ceremonies, announced that everything pointed to a grand start of 1922 baseball here. Wallace-Lee was in charge of the! parade committee, Roltare Eggleston the j stunts committee, and 1.. G. Klein, the j trophy committee. Harry B. Smith, ad- j jutant general of Indiapn. was grand marshal of the parade, and he and Chief | of Police Rikhoff were to occupy the lead ing machine in the street event. Many prizes were donated by mer chants and others for home players, vis iting players, managers and civic clubs; having the largest atendance at t,lie game. ! Indianapolis merchants went / baseball I boosters in other cities one better ly donating prizes for visiting players. Victim of Brute MRS. HELEN* TRACY. SIX YOUNG MEN SENTENCED TO REFORMATORY Four Are Hold-up Men, Two Are Auto Thieves—Ages, 19 to 24. HELD UP DRUG STORE Six young men, whose ages ranged from J 9 to 24, were sentenced t the In diana State Reformatory today in Crim inal Court by Judge James A. Collins. Four of the men were arrested as the result of a hold-up which they commit ted the night of March 6. The others were convicted of vehicle taking. Roy Lucas, 23; Charles Ivetterman, 21, and John Lutz, 24, each received a sen tence of ten to twenty-one years and a fine of SI,OOO on the robbery charge. Ar thur Tucker, 22, was convicted of a similar charge and sentenced to serve one to eight years in the reformatory. He also pleaded guilty to forging a check on his brother-in-law and received a two to fourteen-year sentence and a fine of SIOO and costs. A fine of $1 and costs was also assessed in the robbery case. The four men went to the drug store of Fred Fisher, at Carson and Troy avenues, on the night of March 6. Tucker stayed in front of the store as a look-out, he testified, and the others enterd the store. They forced Fisher into a rear room at the point of a gun and robbed him of $lB which was in a bill-fold in Fisher’s pocket. They then locked him in the room, and proceeded to rifle the cash register of about $4 in charge. While they were doing this, Fisher’s small son and a man entered. They were hustled into the room along with Fisher, with out being searched, and were also locked in. Tucker testified that he became fright ened and ran home. He admitted that the money was divided and that he re ceived a fourth of it later. Tucker has Just completed a term on the State Farm where he was sent from city court on a larceny charge. Lawrence Keifer, 19. and Claude Hill, j 19, were convicted of vehicle taking. They ! made no attempt tg . sell the machine I whtch they stole so light sentences were j imposed by Judge Collins. Kiefer was I sentenced to one year on the Indiana i State Farm and Hill received a six months sentence at the sanio place. Now This 101 Game, It Appears , Is in Near Beer Class An argument on the relative gambling facilities offered by poktr and "a hun dred and one,” a Roumanian card game, took place in city court today when John Rogers, proprietor of a restaurant at 43 South West street, and eight other men appeared to answer charges of gambling and keeping a gambling house. Two of the men made a futile attempt to explain “101" in broken English, but succeeded only In saying it was game with which you could not gamble. Judge Pro Tern. Reilly replied that if such was the case it was the only game he ever heard of with which one could not gamble. Officers Higgs and Beasley, who raid ed the place April 2, testified the men ap peared to be playing poker and intro duced a deck of cards and $1.35 as evi dence. In testifying as to the presence of the money one of the alleged gamblers said it was the change from a $2 bill with which he had purchased cigars and drinks for the crowd. One of his com panions testified later the money was change from a $2 bill with which he had purchased drinks and smokes for the crowd. Rogers was fined $lO and costs on the charge of keeping a gambling house and four of the men received $5 and costs on gambling changes. Tbe other were discharged. Attention, Baseball Fans! THE TIMES is offering this season, free of charge, something new in gifts to diamond enthusiasts. It is Billy Evans’ Simplified Baseball Rule Book, a pocket sized book that will come in haaidy when a disputed play arises. In addition to carrying explanations to hundreds of puzzling plays it also includes the 1922 American Association schedule, the Indians’ at-home schedule separate, the Indians’ at-home Sunday dates and the Indians’ at-home holi day dates. Readers of the Times are familiar with Billy Evans’ column of comment on current sport topics and all know his high rating as a major league umpire. During his many years on the diamond he has answered thousands of questions asked by fans and he has clustered the most puzzling into this Simplified Baseball Rule Book. Come tc the Times business office and ask for one. It is free. If you are player, manager, coach, umpire or just a member of the grearaarmy of baseball fans you will find it of invaluable service. IBoks given to adults only. Get the getting is good! HOME EDITION TWO CENTS PER COPY FORMER LOCAL WOMAN SLAIN IN NEW YORK Two Sisters of Mrs. Helen Tracy Live in Indianapolis. ROBBERY MOTIVE Believed to Have Prompted Brutal Killing. Mrs. Louise Vinson, 1114 North Illinola street, and Mrs. Chester Leingruben, 929 Pryer place, are sisters of Mrs. Helen Tracy, who was slashed to death by an unknown assailant in a New York tene ment house, it became known today. The nude bod}* of the woman was found, face downward, in a hallway badly mutilated. New Y'ork police have under arrest Michael Marx, director, S7, who appeared to be in a mental haze, and whose "hands and clothing were covered with blood. He was found a few blocks from the scene of the crirn and was arrested before Its discovery was made, according to diss patches from New York. The murder is one of the most brutal in New York City in recent crimial his-i tody, the police officials there say. The woman's ciohting, consisting of a cheap checker gingham dress, a black under skirt and a pair of black shoes, was found on the floor, a few feet from the body. Robbery was the motive, Mrs. Vinson believes. Until four years ago she lived with her sister in New York. According to Mrs. Vinson, there is little room for doubt about the identification being cor rect. .She said that she had not heard from her sister for many months and that she was surprised that she was living in the Katherine street address given by press reports. According to news dispatches the body was identified by Frank McGowan, 22, who lived in a neighboring building and who is reported to have said that “Miss” Tracy had lived with his grandmother ten years. This Mrs. Vinson declared was not the truth saying that her sister had never lived with the young man’s grand parent although they had visited each other. Mrs'. Vinson was the victim of an accident a few days ago and appeared very much distressed by the news re ceived of her sister's death. The family lived originally in Madison, Ind., where the father, James Leathe bury, is now living. According to Mrs. Vinson, Mrs. Tracy has not been in Indianapolis since the death of their mother two years ago. Mrs. Tracy was the wife of a New York surgeon, Mrs. Vinson declared, and lived with, him sixteen years, having separated from him about four years ngy. Two years ago she made a trip to Havana, seeking to effect a reconciliation with her husband, which was not suc cessful. After separation from her husband Mrs. Tracy conducted a millinery shop in New Y'ork City and according to Mrs. Y'inson was in comfortable circumstances, she said she knew her sister has possessed as many as six diamond rings and that she also owned seven or eight liberty bonds beside other property con cerning which she did not know. The fact that Mrs. Tracy had this personal property, leads Mrs. Vinson to believe that the crime was committed for the purpose _of robbery. The press reports from New Y’ork did not indicate that robbery was the motive for the crime. Mrs. Vinson said her sister was • wumn of high moral character. KIRBY BRINGS TARIFF BOOST FROM SOUTH Proposes to Build Backfire Under Southern Senators. WASHINGTON, April 12.—The South ern Tariff Association joined forces here today with the Republican "agricultural tariff bloc" to secure higher rates on a number of agricultural products, than those provided by the Republican major ity, in control of the Senate Finance Com mittee in the new “permanent" tariff bill. < Following a conference with John Kir by, multimillionaire Texas oil and lum ber man, president of the association. Senator Gooding (Rep.) Idaho, chairman of the "bloc,” declared he was convinced that “90 per cent of the people of the South were in favor of a protective tariff on agricultural products,’’ and that Southern Democratic Senators “did not represent the tariff sentiment of their constituents.” Considerable political significance was attached to Kirby's presence in view of the fact that ho is one of the active lead ers of the “drive” to foster protective tariff sentiment in the South, and to build a “backfire” behind Southern Democratic Senators, who already are lined lip against the tariff bill. NO. 287.