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If you don’t already know him, meet Everett True in today s Times. . VOL. xxxv. PROMISE RIOT AND BOMBING IN LABOR WAR Letters Cry Defiance at Law and ‘Capitalists.’ ‘BUMPING OFF LIST’ Others Are Marked for Killings Beside Police. CHICAGO, May 17.—Red rtot and de struction are foretold In dozens of threatening letters whi-h catne through the malls today to high city officials, the newspapers, the police, prosecutors and the judges. The letters, crying mad defiance at •'capitalists," orderly society and the I.nndis wage award, are signed by such titles as "Real Bombers" and ' The Burners of Chicago.” As an alternate to such terrorism* the letters dictated that the citizens repu diate the Landis award. Chief of Police Charles C. Fitzmorrls and State's Attorney Robert E. Crowe were among those receiving warning let- 1 ters. The communications generally were j typewritten and contained numerous j misspelled words. ORDF.K COPS TO KILL. i f.ucf Fitzmorrls issued an order ' shoot to kill” all suspeefs found loiter-, iug around buildings. This • tion fo>- : lowed the burning last night of seventy two apartment buildings by the terror- : ists. One of the letters asserted that a ! "bumping ofT list" has been made up. "The so-called convict-led labor unions,” the letter said, "are going to descend from something that is far more shocking than bumping off a few 'cops.' We have a bumping off list made up, you can whistle it. There are others on it be sides ‘cops.’ ” Another letter pours scorn upon the ability of the State's attorney's staff, say ing those lawyers "eau’t compare In skill and brains with efurs." LABOR BIGGER THAN POLICE. Warning Is given in another communi cation that the chief of police "need not think the police are bigger than organized labor In Chicago.” Another letter said: "There Is going to be a great reign of terror, burning of homes and bombing, if the people stand by and watch the capitalists strangle the thousands of j producing people of this city." “Gang terrorism" was held responsible for the outbreak of Incendiarism In Chi cago during the night In which three Ares caused $250,000 damage. “We were warned that incendiarism was threatened,” said Chief of I’ollce Fitzmorrls. The fires broke out in three pla-es simultaneously. Police said all were ■'set.” The most destructive caused $200,000 damage to a large apartment building completed in Rogers Park district by laborers working tinder the Landis wage scale, being fought by the Chicago building trades officials. Shortly before the Are was discov ered a man knocked at the • door of fames M. Corbett, who lives next door t r :he apartment building aud shouted. Get out qnick ! There will he an cxplo lic.n in a minute. To hell with, the Un lit award.” Authorities declared the terrorist out break was a direct result of the arrest of the "big three" at the top o • Chl •ago’s building trades organization— Tim" Murphy, “Con" Shea and Fred Madcr. They were held in connection with th“ murder of two pollcement. In a formal statement Robert Crowe, State's attorney, declared the police gangster terrorism had nothing to do with the purposes of labor. "This is gang terrorism." ho said. “The ; rank and file of decent Chicago workmen have long ago showed their contempt for the kind of terrorism being practiced in the name of labor. The building trades • ouncil has become a name only. Only i handful of hoodlums compose it. The unions that made it have deserted in dis gust. The shattered organization is in Oie hands of Murphy. Mader and Shea. Murphy stands convicted of robbing the mails and Mader and Shea are ex-cou victs. • Labor, as a whole, has no part in it." woman aid to HAVE CONFESSED. Authorities reported they had obtained a confession from Mrs. John Miller, wife of the man alleged to have driven the automobile from which the two police men v'ere shot at the start of the out break. Mrs. Miller, they said, sat in at a con ference at which her husband and two j other men planned to bomb buildings In the fight fgainst the Landis wage award. When the trio returned home, she said, ' one of the men was wounded and she j washed the blood stains from his shirt Mliler is in custody and the two otliprs i are sought BANDITS FLEE IN STOLEN AUTO Payroll Thieves Escape Cordon of State Guardsmen and Deputies With $20,000. DECATURVILI.E, ping through the cordon of State guards men and deputies, three of the five Springfield fMo.l payroll bandits, carry ing with them $20,000 in loot, were today making their way toward St. Louis in a stolen automobile. The bandits obtained the automobile and three days supply . ' food from E. A. Parrish, a farmer living near here, at the point of revolver*. Their missing companions may lie dead in the thickets near Bradshaw Fiats as the resttlr of two gun battles with posses late yesterday. WEATHER Forecast for Indianapolis and v'cinltv for the twenty .four hours un iing t p ra. Thursday. May lb: Unsettled weather tonight and Tbtirs day. prot ably showers; not much change! In temperature. HOURLY TEMPERATURE, fi a. m u> 7 a. m 60 8 a. m.. t.j 9 a. in til 10 a. ni til 11 a. in ill 12 (nooni t.g 1 p. m ti 2 p. m. at Johnson May Meet Sharp Competition SAN' FRANCISCO, May 17.—Politicians today speculated on the probability of Senator Hiram Johnson meeting sharp competition for the Republican senatorial nomination in California this fall follow ing the sudden resignation of Col. David P. Barrows as president of the Univer sity of California. Barrows' resignation followed rumors that he was about to enter the senatorial contest as the cham pion of the anti-Johnson faction. SOVIETS TO TAKE PART AT HAGUE Proposals for Truce Also Reported as Accepted. DISBAND ARMIES! N WHY! PARIS, May 17.—" The United States will stand pat on the question of private proprty In Russia because we nt home face the same situation in Mexico,” declared James W. Ger ard. former American Ambassador to Germany, when he was derorated to day as a grand officer of the Legion of Honor. v J PARIS. May 17.—Foreign office of ficials said today they expected I lie Genoa conference to come to an end tomorrow. GENOA, May 17.—George Tchitcherin, head of the Russian delegation in the In ternational economic conference, today told the political suhoommlseion that Roumania and Jugo slavia must disband their anti-Bolshevist armies, otherwise the proposed truce will be useless. The Russians have accepted modified proposals for a meeting at The Hague next month to appoint a Russian Investi gating commission and also proposals for a truce, according to a news dispatch. The truce pact provides that there shall be no aggressions during the negotiations at the Hague, where a mixed commission will Investigate the Russian situation in detail by taking testimony front a com mission of Russian experts. The chief of the Russian delegation precipitated a lively discussion by pro posing an amendment to the pact so as to prevent attacks upon Soviet territory by bands of "white" or irregular and Bol shevist forces. While awaiting the Russian reply the allies considered Lloyd Georges proposed temporary truce on a basis of defacto borders. The British premier intends to have thi adopted if possible at the next plenary session. The clash between Russia and Japan when Viscount Ishii and George Tchitch erin warmly exchanged unfriendly words, brought home to the delegates the d'.ffi culties In the path of the proposed non aggression* WASHINGTON SITTING HACK WASHINGTON, May 17. The United States sat back today to await the n< xt move front G'r.oa It is confidently ex peete.l In Washington that possibly with in the next forty eight hours, certainly within a week, the statesmen at Genoa will combine on anew set of proposals to this Government that will afford the Administration an opportunity to par ticipate in the efforts at European re construction on terms of Us owu making. DEEP GLOOM IN IRELAND AS PEACE FAILS Collapse of Negotiations Be tween Free State and Re publican Leaders. DUBLIN. May 17. The Irish peace committee which has been attempting to adjust the differences between thu Irish Free State and the republicans, reported to the Dail Eirann this afternoon that no agreement could lie reached. Tfce col lapse of the peace negotiations caused deep gloom. SNIPERS AGAIN INFEST BELFAST BELFAST. May 17. Sniping broke out here today, resulting in a report that the l ister government may proclaim martial law. The trade association has declared a boycott upon South Ireland goods In retaliation for the boycott of the Republicans against Lister. The military curfew has been extended. BIG FIRE SWEEPS CORK DUBLIN. May 17.—Fart of fork was swept by fire early today which de stroyed the barracks and adjr rent build ings. The barracks were to have been taken over at once by Irish Free State troops. The conflagration could be seen for miles. MIDVALE GOES UP ON RUMOR Stock Advances on Report of Another Merger. NEW YORK. May 17—Midvale Steel jumped five points on the stock market this afternoon to close at sls a share, while Wall street excitedly discussed ru mors and reports that Charles Schwab was attempting another coup to bring the Midvale' Steel and Ordnance Com pany into the Bethlehem Lackawanna consolidation. Mrs. Stillman Will Close Divorce Case YONKERS. May 17. At a conference at the office of John Brennan, counsel for Mrs. Anne U. t'rillman. it was de cided to consider the divorce action closed and t<> submit the ease Immediate ly to Referee Daniel J. Qieason for de cision. PINCHOTSEEMS TO HAVE WON IN HOT RACE Republican Fight in Keystone State Close. UNOFFICIAL TAB Statement Issued at Headquarters of Party. PHILADELPHIA, May 17.—Gov ernor Sproul late today conceded the nomination of Gifford Plnrliot. In a statement Governor Sproul said Pin chot's victory was a great triumph. PHILADELPHIA, May 17—" On the face of the unoifleial returns, Gifford Pluehot, Independent, has won the Re publican nomination for Governor," W. Harry Baker announced this Hftornoon Rt Republican State committee headquarters. With 2,300 districts In tho State still too be heard from, I’lnchot cut the lead of Alter, organization candidate, to 23.tSJfl. If the missing districts maintain Pln chot’s present rate of gain the final count will show him to have been nominated by 31,000. This total was not claimed by l'inchot supporters, however. They estimated a 10,000 margin. Complete official returns must definitely determine the result. Alter carried Philadelphia by 83,102, his vet., being 201,011 to 117,849, for Plu chot. W. W. Roper, Plnchnt's manager here, gave the credit for lMnehot'g showing to the women of Pennsylvania. Alter maintained a lead, tne incomplete returns showed early today, but at tho rate IMnchot was gaining on him in some of tho Interior counties, there was no war to tell which of tnem would have the necessary edge, when tho ballots were all counted The closeness of the contest undoubted ly surprised leader* of tho State organ ization, who, while conceding to Plnchot great strength in rural counties, did not export him to roll up the vote In the big cities, he did. Plnehot's strength in the interior counties was shown by the fact that of the sixty seven counties in the State bo apparently carried sixty-one. The senatorial contest between George Wharton Popper and Congressman Wil liam J. Burke for the seat made vacant by the death of Boies Penrose pave Pepper nn almost two to one victory. MaJ. David A. Reed of Pittsburgh has tho most nominal oppoßiilon both for the unexpired term of tho late Senator Knox and for the long term of six years succeeding. PRESIDENT SMOKES AT BALL GAME ■ > vNnSaSre. , ****.: sHiIMigmHPBBHIm iitiarTTXff .8. yMjMESk *e See anything unu&ual about the picture above? No? Look again! It's the first time in twenty-one years that such a picture has been obtaina ble. The reason? President Harding is the first chief executive who smoked since tho days of Presi dent McKinley. And that was back In 1901. W 0 TRAINS IN HEAD-ON CRASH; SCORE INJURED Five May Die as Result of Wreck Near Kansas City. KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17.—Two St. Louts and San Francisco passenger trains met in a head-on smnshttp a mile front this city today. Over a score were injured, five seriously. The two trains were number twenty-one, southbound from this city to Springfield, and number twenty two, northbound from Clinton Mo. to this city. Ambulances wore rushed from this city to the wreck. Gas Stock Shows Substantial Gain Citizens Gas Company common stock gained one half point on the call of the Indianapolis Stock Exchange today, fol lowing the granting of a temporary in crease in rate to the company by the Federal Court Monday. This stock, which at the last call of the exchange wns quot'd at LMM-i. rose to 21. A few days ago it was quoted on the exchange at 20. The par value of the stock Is 25. There were no sales of the stock, and no ask was recorded. There was an unlisted bid of 93 for the preferred and nn ask of Off. Thert have been sales of this -atock during the last two or three weeks nt various prices, ranging from so for odd lots to 90 for ten-share lots. INDIANAPOLIS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 17,1922. REMUS, SENT TO PRISON, KNOWN HERE Sentenced to Atlanta for Breaking Liquor Laws. ) BRIBERY CHARGED Said to Be Head of Nation-Wide Con spiracy. George Remus, wealthy Cincinnati law yer, who was sentenced to two years In the Federal prison at Atlanta, Ga., and fined SIO,OOO by Judge Weld Peck in tho Federal Court at Cincinnati Tuesday, aft er he and thirteen other defendants had been found guilty of conspiracy to vio late the national prohibition laws, also is under indictment in Federal Court here for offenses growing out of the same circumstances which led to his convic tion In Cincinnati. In addition to charges of violation of tha liquor law*, Remus is charged with conspiracy to bribe Bert Morgan, Federal prohibition director, In the indictments pending here. Remus, who is said by Federal prohi bition officers to have been tha head of a tremendous conspiracy of nation-wide scope to withdraw bonded whisky Illegal ly from distilleries and warehouses and to market It, appeared at the office of Mark Storen, T'nlfed States marshal, shortly after his Indictment and gave bond of SIO,OOO, He was not called for arraignment by Judge Albert B. Ander son on arraignment day. May 8. as Un case at Cincinnati was then on trial. Alleged Illegal withdrawals of whisky from the warehouse of the Squlbbs Com pany at l.awreneeburg during 1021 led to an Investigation of the matter by Fed eral authorities and later a raid was made by Indiana and Ohio Federal pro hibition agents on a farm near Cincinnati which resulted In tho seizure of an enormous quantity of whisky. During the trial at Cincinnati a num ber of witnesses were called from Indi anapolis. including Director Morgan and prohibition and Department of Internal Revenue officers. On the stand Morgan told in detail the attempts of the de fendants to bribe him. The other thirteen del rndants were sentenced by Judge Peck to prison terms of from one year and a day to eighteen months and fines running as high as $5,000. With Remus In the local cases are In dicted Harry A. Brown. Clem Horbes, George Conners, Ernest Brady, John Gehrun. Harry Gardewing George Dater and Robert E. Flora, all living In or near Cincinnati. ALECK TO HI ' WASHINGTON, May 17.—Gifford Plnchot has beaten tha Republican State machine In Pennsylvania and won the nomination for Governor, said a telegram received here today by Senator Hiram Johnson, Republican, of California, from Alexander P. Moore, publisher of the Pittsburgh I-eoder. V - FIRE LEAPING HIGH IN AIR Scores Fight to Extinguish Blaze From Gas Well in Kansas. ELDORADO, Ark., May 17.—Scores of men fought today to extinguish a fire in a gas well eight miles from here. Flames are leaping from 200 to 300 feet in the air. Willie Green Cook Taken for Robbery Willie Green Cook, 21, negro, 1530 Ynn des street, was arrested today In connec tion with the investigation of an attempt ed robbery of the safe of the Duraul Motor Car Company, 962 North Meridian street, N* A negro was found working on the safe at the Durant salesroom by Julius Smith, negro porter. The burglar cov ered Smith with a revolver and made his escape through a window. Cook was later arrested. Soviet Ousts News Writer From Russia LONDON, May 17.—Edwin Ilulln ger, a correspondent, has been ex pelled from Russia on ninety-six hours' notice, following a dispute with tho Soviet government over his alleged attempt to cable advance in formation concerning the Russo-Ger man treaty, evading the censorship. ‘FOREIGN DEBT TO U. S. HOLDS NATION BACK' New York Banker Ad vises Cancellation of Obligation. j WASHINGTON, May 17.—Cancellation of the $11,000,000,000 foreign debt to the United States as to the “shortest road ► back to prosperity,” was advocated today before the annual convention of the United States Chamber of Commerce by i John Ross Delaficld, international banker j of New York. j Payment of the big debt, now being ar i ranged by the special commission created I by Congress, would diminish American ! oxport trade and cut down home eon j sumption, Delafleld said. He contended ! the turning over of the money owed to j this Government by the allies would I catt'e it to be placed In the United States Treasury rather than in tho pockets of exporting firms. Efforts will be made during the con vention to have the Chamber of Commerce I go on record in favor of Delafleld's pro ! posa!, but this move will undoubtedly meet with strong opposition. American business men iu general, ac cording to many of the delegates, favor tho prompt payment of tho foreign debt. Fireman Given 90 1 Days Absence Leave t° Visit Ireland The board of public safety thdny grant ed Chauffeur Joseph Tuohy of Engtne Company No. 1 a ninety day leave of ab sence to visit Ireland. To get such per mission a fireman must waive his rights in the pension fund during the period he is out of the Country. I Members of the board asked If Tuohy planned to straighten out Ireland while lie wa* there. Fire Chief O’Brien an ewered : “I don’t know.” he said, "but I think ; the Irish ought to he able to run that i country. They run this onP." SERIOUS VIEW OF DEFEAT IS TAKEN, HE SAYS Chamberlin Announces Plan of British Cabinet on Issue. LONDON. May 17. —Austin Ohamber laln today announced that^ the Govern ment considered its defeat last night, in the House of Commons, a serious matter. The Cabinet, Chamberlain said, will np point a committee to examine the ques tion of school teachers salaries, which was the Issue upon which the government met defeat, 151 to 14S, on a division. Branch Library Wants Directories The business brnneh of the Indianapo lis public library is asking for discarded Indianapolis directories now that the new directories are out. These nre exchanged for directories from other cities. The business branch has found the di rectories valuable to law tlrms and busi ness houses wishing to verify addresses and for other reference needs. These di rectories may be left at any branch li brary or at the central lib.ary. If donor will telephone addresses die business branch will send for the directory, it Is said. ATTEMPT SAFE BLOWING. Amateur yeggmen attempted to Open a big safe in the L. D. Tyler company's furniture store, 122 South Pennsylvania street, today. TEXAS MAYOR IS KILLED IN BRIDGE FALL Four Persons Dead in Crash at Brazos River. 13 OTHERS MISSING Crowd Stood Watching Floods Beneath Structure. MARLIN, Texas, May 17—Four per sons were known to be dead today and thirteen others are missing as the re sult of the collapse of the Marlin-Belton bridge over tho Brazos River. Thirty five persons were on the bridge when it went down. Only one body ha* been recovered, that of Mrs. Ed Mosely of Beaumont. The other throe dead are: F. M Stall worth, mayor of Marlin; Dr. W. H. Alien of Marlin and tho 7-year-old son of Clayton Briggs of Marlin. Thirteen other persons on th(| bridge at tho time of tie accident cannot be found. The collapse catne as the crowd on the bridge was watching workmen repair the structure, weakened by the recent high water. The west spaa gave way, pre cipitating all on that portion of the bridge into the water. EIGHT TOWNS , ARE THREATENED NATCHEZ, Miss., May 17.—Eight Louisiana towns were threatened with inundation today as water from the swollen Mississippi River aud its tribu taries swept through a levee break on Bayou Deglaises, near Hamburg, La., reports here stated. Water ruhhlng through the break which was reported more than 300 feet wide, sweeping southward into Avoyelles, Point Coupee, St. Laridres, St. Martin, and 1 ncrvlUe parishes—Louisiana's sugar cane belt. COLORADO RIVER BREAKS LEVEE LOS ANGELES. Calif., May 37 The east end of Riverside County, consisting of about 40,000 acres of fine farm lands, is being flooded today as a result of a break in the levee of the Colorado River nt Hauser's Bend, a short distance from Ripley. LEVEE BREAKS' NEAR STATE FARM ANGOLA, 1.a., May 17.—Six to seven thousand acres of land, under cul Na tion by Inmates of the State Peniten tiary here, was inundated by a break in the levee at Bob's Bayou, about two and one half miles from the main build ings of the State Farm today. A thousand convicts are being conveyed to safety from the flooded fields. Be sides the State lands, thousands of other nores and hundreds of people are said to lie in more or less danger. QUITS JOB HE WAS GIVEN AS CONSOLATION City Employe, Defeated Candi date for Council, Goes to Auto Firm. Henry E. Harris, chief clerk in the city purchasing department, left the city's employment today to become em ployment and personnel agent for the Stutz Motor Cur Company of America, lie was with the Rtutz company before going to the city bnll. Elmer Williams, defeated for the lie publican nomination for trustee of Center Township in the recent primary election, will succeed Harris. Ho went to work this morning, but Jesse E. Mliler. pur chasing agent, said technically his ap poiutment will not be completed until Mayor Shank returns to the city. It is understood William It. Armitago. political marshal at tho city hall, got the job for Williams. The position was created by the city council only a few weeks ago. Harris was a Republican candidate for coun cilman in the municipal election last year, but withdrew when it was discov ered hia citizenship was clouded by nat uralization papers he took out In Can ada several years ago. Friends of Har ris In the council voted to make the berth In tho purchasing department, pnylng SI,BOO a year, in order to take care of him. Two Thousand Die in Wreck — They’re ’ Chickens , Though PEEKSKILL. N. Y., May 17.—One man was killed, all through traffic on the New York Central was held up two hours and a half and about 2,000 chickens are believed to have been killed when two freight trains were wrecked In a rear end cnlllsslon on a sharp curve north of here today. Fire Chief’s First Trip Out of State Costs SSO No one can ever accuse Chief of Police John J. O'Brien of being profligate with the people's money if he keeps up the record for economy established on his first trip at public expense as revealed in an expense account he filed with the hoard of public safety today. The chief went to Atlantic City to at tend a fire prevention convention. He was gone ten days. It was the first time ho was ever outside Indiana and one of the few times he has been outside Mar ion County. The chief hits been on the fire department since he was a young man. Firemen don't get many chances j to get away and the chief always pre-i ferred to spend what vacations he got in ] his home town. But did the chief out loose and caper I considerably when he once got away? • lie did not. Take the word of the mem bers of the board of public safety for it, | CORONER AND POLICE AFTER AUTO DRUNKS Drivers of Cars Who Mix Gas With Liquor Are Targets of Joint War Waged by Law Enforcement Officers Five Cases Are Pending in Court. ONE CAR PILOT CONVICTED TODAY I will prosecute to the fullest extent of the law any case in which It Is shown that a death was due to the driver of an automo bile being under the Influence of liquor.—Paul F. Robinson, coroner. 8 J The police department and the coroner’s office Joined today In a war on drunken automobile drivers. Three more arrests on charges of opeiating a motor vehicle while under the Influence of liquor are on the police slate and cases against at least two others on Eimilar charges are pending. NEGRO STABS ADDIS AFTER STREET FIGHT Dispute Over Right-of-Way on Capitol Avenue May Have Fatal Result. In an altercation over which had the right-of-way on Capitol avenue near Vermont street today, Carl Addis, West Ohio street, was stabbed and probably fatally wounded with an ice pick in tho hands of William Bell, negro, 810 Muskingum street. The argument started, according to Mary Long of Lebanon, Ind., who was with Addis in an automobile, when the negro drove an ice wagon into Capitol avenue in such a manner that it blocked Addis' automobile. Bell escaped but was later arrested. Beil said the Long woman brandished ! a revolver during the course of the ar- j gument. A revolver was found in the 1 automobile. She was arrested charged with drawing deadly weapons and va grancy. SAFETY BOARD RESTORES FIRE CAPTAIN’S RANK Makes Several Changes in Fire and Police Personnel. rapt. n. n. Fulmer of the fire depart ment, who was reduced from battalion chief Jan. 2. was elevated to his old rank by the board of safety today. He has charge of the firemen's training | school. Chauffeur Otto F. Gray of Pumper Company No. 21 was promoted ; to lieutenant. Resignations of Patrolmen Edward j Stiegelmeyer and Brady and Substitute Firemen William I>. Herder and William B. Van Seyoc were accepted. Charges of conduct unbecoming a fire man and insubordination were filed against Firemnn Ernest Roekhold of Pumper Company No. 10 by Chief O'Brien. Roekhold was under charges a few months | ago. Chief of Police Herman F. Rikhoff 1 wn* Instructed to have patrolmen arrest all persons and firms rostlng bills with out permission. The board said it has ; r celled complaints from citizens that bill- i posters have been indiscriminately tack ing up signs on telephone polls and pri vate property No Bills'' signs were up. HARDING ASKS STEEL MEN TO EAT WITH HIM Thirty or More Magnates Dinei at White House T> , morrow. NEW YORK, May 17.—President Hard ing has invited thirty or forty of the country's lending steel men to dinner at the White House Thursday night, tho Dow Jones News Service declared today. It is understood that among those in vited are E. H. Gary, James A. Farrell. Charles M. Schwab, Eugoen G. Grace, William E. Corey, John A. Topping and J. E. Repiogle. Brother-in-Law of Bosse Dies EVANSVILLE. Ind.. May 17.—H. Fred Riechmann. 44. president of the West Side Bank, dropped dead of heart failure at his home here at 11 a. m. today. He was a brother-in-law of the late Mayor Bosse. he did not. Itemized down to the last penny, the chief submitted his accou it calling for a total of $135.70. This In cluded s*" for railroad fare, leaving ap proximately SSO out of which he pt.ld hotel and restaurant bills for ten days in Atlantic City. Members of tbe hoard wanted to know how he did it. The chief calmly replied that whenever he had to spend over $2 a day for food he paid the difference out of hie pocket. If other expenses looked too high, he paid part of them with his own money, he said. The board insisted that he submit a new account, including everything he spent, since his trip was In the Interests of a better fire department. The chief refused, saying he had obtained con siderable Information of personal value to hlinseif and he was willing to share part of the expense. HOME EDITION TWO CENTS PER COPY Wooley Woodbridge, 1424 North La Salle street, was found guilty in city court of operating a motor vehicle while under the Influence of liquor and fined SSO and costs by Ralph Updyke, judge pro tem. No jail sentence Is provided by law for this offense. Mrs. Lulu Jetters, 27, 1131 South Bel mont avenue, was Injured last night in an accident in which the police charge a drunken automobile driver figured. The driver is George L. ScovUle, 42, 128 East Pratt street, who is charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor. Mrs. Jetter with her husband, James Jetter, and their three children were riding in a buggy at Blake street and Indiana avenue when they were struck by an automobile driven by Scoville, Jetter was also arrested charged with improper driving and failure to display a light. Frank Lacey, 302 Eastern avenue, was found asleep in an automobile parked on the sidewalk at St. Clair street and the Monon railroad tracks last midnight. He was charged with operating a motor ve hicle while under the influence of liquor. The third arrest was that of Wesley Schoolbridge, 29, 2117 North La Salle street, who, the police say, was driving an automobile while drunk. [ Coroner Robinson was unable to find evidence that Thomas Handley, negro, j 135 Arlington avenue, who was driving an automobile three weeks ago when the car turned over an*;kuied his wife, Car rie, was drunk. a result, he recom mended that charge* of manslaughter against Handley be dismissed and Judge Delbert O. Wllmeth of city court acted on the recommendation. Dr. Robinson said he examined a large number of witnesses in the case and that they all agreed Handley was not drunk, although he was charged by the police ' with being drunk. | The coroner In connection with his j recommendation that Ha'iley ke dis | charged made a statement in which he declared he would prosecute to the fullest extent of the law cases against drunken drivers who cause accidents. Two other cases In which manslaughter and operating a motor vehicle while un der the influence of liquor is charged, are pending in city conrt. One of them is against George Morgan, who is charged with driving an automobile into the side of a train, resulting in the death of Mr*. Morgan. The other case is against Tim Casserly of near Lebanon, who the j)Ollce say struck Mrs. Lenora E. Norris and knocked her under the wheels of an in terurban car, which ran over her. , BIG SAVING IN EXPENSES OF FISCAL YEAR President Harding Sets Example With Reduction of 40 Per Cent. WASHINGTON, May 17.—With two more months to go Federal Government expenditures for the present fiscal year total but $2,519.876.13S as compared with $4,277,563,186 for the game period last year. President Harding leads all of the Gov ernment branches and functions in econo my setting a practical example. Expendi tures by the White House were $182,133, a forty per cent cut from the previous year. 20 IMPERILED IN SHIP OZMO Vessel Crashes on Rocks of Cape Blanco and Is Sinking. SAN FRANCISCO. May 17.—Twenty lives were imperiled today when the motor ship Ozmo crashtd on the rocks at Cape Blanco and began s'oking rapid ly alter being refloated. The vessel's crew of twenty was re ported to have put off in life boats. Help was rushed. Four Clinics Held by State Dentists Four clinics were on today's program' of the Indiana Dental Association, in convention here. Dr. Arthur Black of Chicago will address the dentists this evening on some of the problems of the profession. Dr. Earl Brooks of Noblesville has boen formally installed as president or tl;e society. Dr. Charles A. Priest of Marion will be installed as president at the next annual meeting of the associa tion. MAKES SURE OF DEATH. PETERSBURG, Ind., May 17.—With a stone tied about his neck a man be lieved to he Luther Beuton, 45, of Vin cennes. leaped into White River, about three miles nortii of this place, and was drowned. A number of fishermen saw him leap, but were unable to save his life. N P-F-F-T! NEW YORK, May Iff—Picking his teeth with a match caused the death of Charles Castellano. It ignited suddenly. He threw it hastily from him—into a can of gasoline, which exploded, setting fire to his clothing. ' ' J NO. 5.