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If you don’t already know him, meet Everett True in today s Times. VOL. XXXV. HOOVER SAYS ‘PUBLIC MUST COME FIRST Warns Coal Men They Must Keep in Step. CLASH IS HEATED Admits U. S. Lacks Power to Fix Prices. WASHINGTON, Mar IS. —Secretary of Commerce Hoover today warned the coal operators, in Ills conference with them here, against attempting to Jeopardize the public interest. Hoover’s statement was made during a sharp clash with O. R. C.iperton of the New River coal district of West Virginia, who announced his refusal to permit any committee to Interfere with "my busi ness.” In opening the conference of operators here Hoover said the Government did not possesses the power to regulate the dis- It osal and price of coal, stating that any Action along those lines must be voluntar ily on the part of the operators. Those attending the conference operate non union mines. ‘•The questions for discussion here ere measures to be taken to regulate distri bution and prices, and to prevent specula tion and undue competition in coal.” Hoover said. ‘‘There Is no law empower ing the Government to settle the ques tion. You were called h c re to cooperate in this matter for the public good and for the good of the operators. The Gov ernment will assist in every way possi ble.” Hoover said. ”1 am not laying down the law,” Hoover said, as he gave the conference what he termed a rough outline of meet ing the situation. The coal meeting and the dinner con ference of President Harding with steel and railroad men tonight and Saturday night, respectively, are part of the Ad ministration's campaign to reach volur. tary agreements with key Industries to hasten return of more prosperous busi ness conditions. The coal conference was a surprise. Harding, with Hoover, believes there was no Justification for recent increases in coal prices, because stocks of coal throughout the country continue large. Private committees to regulate the dis tribution and prices of coal previously had been proposed by Hoover. This pro posal first was adopted with Caperton casting the only dissenting vote. Later the question was reopened to discuss regulation of prices specifically. Manifestly angry at Caperton's state ment, Hoover declared with emphasis that while he did not believe the Gov ernment should extend Its arm into prl tate business, nevertheless, the Govern lent wiil Insist on taking a private business whenever the public In terest Is threatened. Hoover told the operators that, whether they liked it or not, the public Interest would be conserved. Something ‘‘mors than committee Interference” would fol low any attempt by private business to conduct Its affairs la a manner Injurious to the public. Bitterness against the United Mine Workers of America crept out In #pite of Hoover's wishes. S. P. nutchlson and C. E. Heller of the Westmoreland Coal Company, Philadelphia, attacked the union. ALLEGED BANK WRECKERS IN COURT’S HANDS J. D. Mcßae and James A. Noe Face Charges in Cory don, Ind., Failure. LOUISVILLE, Ky„ May IS.—Charged with “aiding and abetting” In the failure of the Corydon National Bank at Corv don. Ind., Feb. 21, J. D. Mcßae and James A. Noe. former oil operators of this city, surrendered in the United States District Court here today. The Indictments were returned some time ago. Bond was fixed at SIO,OOO In each case, tind the defendants expect to make bail. |.loth men denied that they had been connected with the bank in any manner, but admitted they bad borrowed $3,000 from the bank, it Is said. OTHER CORYDON BANK CASES Ben S. Applegate, George W. Apple gate and Wilson E. Cook, officers of the Corydon bank, also were indicted, and when arraigned before Judge Albert B. Anderson. May S, entered pleas of not ‘guilty. Their trials have been set for June 19. It Is believed that the cases of Noe and Mcßae will be set for trial at the same time. Paroled Convict Held by Police William Neal, giving his address as Bloomington, was fined the maximum amount, S3OO. on a charge of carrying concealed weapons today by Judge Del bert O. Wilmeth In city court. Neal was also fined SIOO and costs on a charge of violating the prohibition law. lie Is a paroled convict. When Neal was arrested a club and a half pint of white mule were found in his possession. He told police he was sent to prison on conviction for burglary. The authori ties have been notified and it is probable, Neal will be returned to finish iiis origi pal sentence. WEATHER W FATHER. Forecast for Indianapolis and vicinity far the twenty-f'u;r hours ending 7 p. in.. Friday. May ls: Generally fair imight an! Friday; not much riiin:,. in temperature. HOFRLV TEMRERATFRE. t a. 7 a. tn ill ** a. in IF* 9 a. m t.O HI a. in *SO 11 a. tn r.s IF i noon) .V 5 1 n. m ”'.i 2 p. m 01 POLICE LEARN LIFE SAVING METHODS P ~ JllMr awfell, | Indianapolis policemen are learning the art of resuscltnting persons who have gone down for the third time and If they don't gave many lives during the summer months, it will be because they don't have the opportunity. Members of the police department are here seen receiving instructions from Dr. Herbert Wagner, official lecturer of the life saving depart ment of the A. A. U. I.ife Saving Corps. Dr. Wagner says a person ordinarily under the water ten minutes is dead and some tile In less time than that, but others have been revived after having Old Guard Galvanized by Pinchot’s Triumph Over Keystone State Machine Special to Indiana Dally Times and Philadelphia Public Ledger. ItV WILLIAM FREDERIC WILL. WASHINGTON, May 18.—No polPtcal event in contemporary history has elec trified Washington like Gifford Plnchot’a smashing victory In the Pennsylvania gubernatorial primaries. The capital has been shaken as it a bombshell hail crashed Info Its midst. Following the anti machine triumph of Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, a fellow-pro gresfive In Indiana, a fortnight previous, Pinchot’s win Is considered 1 icalculable, in Its possible consequences. Republicans and Democrats alike—whether organisa tion politicians or progressive reformers —agree they stand In the presence of a cyclenic development destined to Inaugu rate anew political epoch. NATIONAL FIGI RE OF LARGE PROPORTIONS. By general consent Mr. Plnehot Is elevated to the etature of a National fig ure of towering proportions. Already there Is talk of the mantle of Roosevelt, at length having fallen upon an heir after the Bull Moose chieftain's own heart. The consensus Is well-nigh universal that Pinchot’s knockout of the most powerful State organization in the country is an admonition to the Republican party in a National sense that will be Ignored at the gravest peril If the Beveridge victory In a doubtful State was a warning. Republican laeders themselves are saying the Plnehot victory, in the stanchest Republican common wealth It. the Union. Is handwriting on the political wall, In letters of flaming fire. Nowhere in Washington outside of professional Democratic nuarters Is the Pennsylvania gubernatorial result In- Daughter Is Against Man Accused of Slaying Wife William P . Donovan P repares for Final Bat tle to Save Life . With his own daughter opposing him, William P. Donovan of Parke County, sentenced to die June 1 for murdering his wife, through his lawyers today made his final plea for his life. Donovan's lawyers. Roy Baker of Parke Ctinty, and Earl P. H-ndersop, an attorney for the Indiana mine workers, presented his ease to the pardon board and to Governor McCray, who sat with ■he board. Against the arguments of the lawyers in Donavan’s behalf Is a letter in pos session of the Governor from Donovan's 17 year-old daughter, Mabel, of Harrods bt.rg, Ky.. in which she asks that the death penalty be enforced. The letter follows: “I am writing you in behalf of my mother who was murdered last July by my father. William P. Donovan, near P.ioomlngdale and sentenced to death June 1. “T understand there are many efforts Lei tig made to get his sentence changed I:> life imprisonment by his relations, r want to say to you and the board that I do not want his sentence changed. “I am 17 years old and was an eye witness to the brutal murder. “My mother was surely the best woman that ever lived. She was shot down with my little baby sister in her arms with out any cause whatever. "I have seen her beaten, knocked down nnd mistreated in rqany ways since I have been old enough to remember nnd, because site loved us children, she made the best of it she could. "Mv father has always been an over hearing ntan and had lots of trouble, but he cares for no one but himself, not even us children. “In conclusion, I want to say ngaln the sentence that was given hint Is Just what he deserves. And when you have been under more than two hours. Policemen from each of the substations and from the central station are seen in this group. They are demonstrating on each other the proper methods of reviving a victim of drowning or asphyxitlon. The victim, according to the best method, should be placed face downward, one arm extended in front and one hand placed under the face, I>r. Wagner told the policemen. The hands should be placed at the lower ribs and the pressure of the whole weight of the body of the life saver exerted slowly and gradually PHn.ADEI.PHIA, May 18.—Gifford rinrhot attributes his nomination In part to tile support tendered him by the women voters. In a public state ment he thanked them specially for their support, tcrprrted as a rebuke to the Harding ad ministration. What nearly everybody does suy Is that It is an undeniable ex pression of popular discontent with the Sixty-Seventh Congress. Except In the most reactionary Republican haunts, where obsolete Incense Is .still burned before discredited old guard gods, the Pinrhot triumph has another significance, perhaps the deepest of nil. It Is accepted as an undeniable manifestation of the people's demand for a totally different kind of politics and leadership within the Republican party. DEMOCRATS GLOAT OVER PENNSYLVANIA. Democrats are gloating that Pennsyl vania, rock ribbed rltad*-l o fthe G. O. IV, has registered Its disgust with the Re publican party as such. That Is a view not widely held In Washington. The voice of Pennsylvania has rather clam ored, It Is felt, for a house cleaning with in the Republican organization, for policies more In tune with the trend of the time than the Fordney tariff and for reforms to be carried out by new Re publican lenders. Os such, far and wide in Washington is considered to lie the essence of Gifford Plnchot's historic triumph. A lesson no less portentious, nearly nil authorities, agree. Is the part the now woman voter undoubtedly played In tile overthrow of tho Pennsylvania machine combine. Mrs. Harriet Upton Taylor, heard the facts you will not be surprised at this letter.” No plea of innocence was entered nor any attempt made to show why leniency should be extended except on the ground that A. N. Foley, a Crawfordsvllle attor ney, withdrew from the case after a Jury had been selected, leaving the de fense entirely In the hands of Baker. Baker said the withdrawal ntay have prejudiced the Jury against his client’s interests. Baker told the board that no critic-lam was intended for the court in permitting the withdrawal, but said he felt it was an injustice to Donovan. Governor McCray said he Is not In favor of capital punishment, but that tho law Is on the statute books, and must be enforced. He said further the Dono van ease is one In which he believed tho law should be allowed to take Us course. Donovan and his family, according to the evidence in the case, came from Ken tucky to Indiana about twenty years ago. and most of the names on the peti tions (o the hoard for his clemency are said to he those of relatives and friends in Kentucky. The trouble which resulted in his kill ing his wife, followed a divorce suit in stituted by Mrs. Donovan n ho left their home In Parke County and went to live (Continued on Page Two.) ‘LOVE TAP “He didn't hit me, judge; he just struck me in the mouth with his open hand,” was the defense offered by the wife of Sylvester Hughes, 924 Virginia avenue, who faced a charge of assault and battery on his wife, filed by her father in eity court today, “One dollar and costs,” said tho court. INDIANAPOLIS, THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1922. after which the pressure should he re leased quickly. This movement should be made much slower than a person would breathe and should not exceed twelve or fifteen times a minute. The fingers should not lie used ltt squeezuig, l>r. Wagner said. The old method of placing the victim on his hack and work ing the arms Is ineffective, lie snld, and In many cases the victim's tongue chokes him. All members of tho police department will receive Instruction In first aid to the drowning, according to present plans. vice chairman of the Republican na tional committee, pungently epitomized that aspect of tho situation when she said that Ptnehot's nomination "simply reflects the fact that the man politician has not yet taken the woman seriously." It is the view of women politicians tike Mrs. Upton Taylor that until party or ganizations. both State and National comprehend the Inescapable necessity of taking women Into them, surprises like the Pennsylvania upset are ns Inevitable as primaries and elections themselves. WHERE WILL IT STOP OLD GUARD INQUIRES. Where the Beveridge-Plnehot wind that blew across the prairies of Indiana and now has swept over the Allegheny s to the Delaware will stop, is the topic uppermost In Republican minds at Wash ington. No one. any longer, thinks 1t Is an ephemeral blast, or one thnt can toy confined to regional limits. It has to sagacious politicians ail the earmarks of a typhoon likely to swirl up and down the whole republic before It spends its force. Will the G. O. P. leadership recognize the upheaval for what It is—a warning signal of the plainest portent—and be guided accordingly, or will Republican party managers play ostrich politics, stick their heads In the sand, and go blindly on their way to new rebuffs and sterner rebukes? Those are the questions politicians of nil parties arc ntsklng themselves. On Republican ability or otherwise to answer tl)em in an en lightened sense depends, It is firmly be lieved, certainly the fate of the present controllers of G. O. P. destinies. If not the fortunes of the party at tills year's congressional elections and In tho Na tional campaign of 1924.--'Copyright, 19--, by Public Ledger Company. EXPORT PRICE BEING FIXED, CLARKE SAYS Fourteen Independent Steel Companies Have Under standing, Witness A v ers. NEW YORK, May 18.—Admission that ti e export price of steel products of four teen leading independent steel companies of the country was being fixed and con trolled by his corporation, was made to day by Edmund A. S. Clarke, president of the Consolidated .Steel Corporation, an export concern of Independent companies, who appeared today as the first witness before the Lockwood Housing Commis sion. This commission Is making an In dependent Investigation of steel mergers and their effect on building conditions. Clarke also declared that American steel products are sold cheaper In some parts of Europe than In this country, although “In most <?ases they are the same.” DAUGHERTY WIRES FOR OFFICIALS WASHINGTON, May IS.--Attorne.v General Daugherty today sent'telegrams to offielals of the Bethlehem Steel Com pany and the several other steel and Iron companies which are planning a gi gantic merger, requesting them to send representatives to Washington Saturday to discuss the proposed new combine. The conference Is being arranged by the at torney general In aecordanee with the LaFollette resolution passed by the Sen ate. Fire Menaces Big Terre Haute Hotel TERRE HAUTE, Ind., May 18.—The Hotel Denting. Terre Haute’s lending hotel, in the center of the business dis trict, caught fire late this morning. All firemen are fighting the blaze. STREET CAR FARE BOOST IS FAVORED Committee Reports Traction Com pany’s Needs. SESSION STORMY Reduced Salaries for Company Officials Suggested. Praise for reports of the executive committee of the mayor’s committee on transportation, appointed to Investigate the financial condition of the Indianapolis Street Railway Company, which were published today, was expressed by Dr. Henry Jameson, chairman of the execu tive committee of the street car com pany. The committee found the com pany to be In need of relief and recom mended a number of changes which would bring more money to the utility. Among the recommendations arc several suggestions for raising the fare. ‘•Tho results of the Investigation are of great benefit from an educational standpoint. The reports are fair anti un biased and will do good, in that they will give the people an Insight into the company's condition and will give the people confidence in the company,” said Dr. Jameson. The reports were delivered at a meeting of the executive committee at the city hall last evening. The ses-ion started sformily and continued to be stirred by dashes between J. Stephen Pullen, chair man of the executive committee and of tho sub-committee which audited tho books of the company and John F. White, secretary and Thomas I\ Harvey member of the sub committee to make a survey of fraction conditions in other cities. Several times Mr. White and Mr. Harvey attempted to make parliamentary moves but they were promptly silenced by Mr. Fullen. On one occasion Mr. I'ullen flatly told Mr. Harvey: “Sit down!"’ HARVEY RESENTS STAR CHAMBER METHODS. At this Mr. Harvey wanted to know If the meeting was being conducted to par liamentary law or like “a star chamber session in Russia." The clashes are understood to hare resulted from a disagreement which arose in the meeting of the executive com mittee a week ago, when reiiliitg of the reports was postponed tin'll Inst evening, ."he bad feeling apprrently was between tin members of the sub committee on (Continued on I’tige Three.) DEMOCRATS TO DISCUSS STATE PRIMAR Y LAW Platform Advisory Committee Will Hold Conference at Denison. Whether the Democratic platform will unite with the Republican to sound tho death knell for the State wide primary law will be discussed by the platform advisory committee meeting prior to the .State committee meeting at the Denison Hotel Friday morning Some sentiment among organization workers is said to favor the repeal of the primary, but feeling among the rank and file of tho party Is strong for the setentlon of tho law. The origlnnl primary law Is the work of a Democratic Srnto administration, that of Governor Ralston, although the present statute and the absent voters' law is a work performed by a later Legislature under Governor Goodrich. Walter S. Chambers of Newcastle is chairman of the advisory platform com-' mitten, which was appointed by Chair man Benjamin liosse before his death Mr. Chambers Is also seeking to become Democratic State chairman. In addition to other names already mentioned as chairmanship possibilities, reports from the Thirteenth district In dicate thnt the name of A. L. Denison, of Rochester, will he presented to the State committee. Lincoln Dixon, of North Vernon, who was a member of Congress from tho Fourth district, tins frequently been mentioned as a successor to Benjamin Bosse. Samuel L. Tranue, of Rushville, sec retary of the State committee, has In. dlcated that he does not. desire the place again. Miss Gertrude F. McHugh who has been in charge of the headquarters, is said to have practically a clear field to become secretary of the State com mittee. She Is regarded as being one of the best informed women in Indiana politics anil her friends believe the place will be given to her by unanimous action of the State committee. The members of the Democratic ad visory platform committee are: Thomas Taggart of French Lick, John McFadden of Rockville, Mrs. James Riggs of Sul livan, Mrs. J. I. Gwin of Rensselaer, Mrs. Harry McMullen of Aurora, Mrs. A. P. Flynn of Logansport, Charles A. Great house and Mrs. Olive Bobbin Lewis of Indianapolis, Dale J. Crittenberger of Anderson, Lincoln Dixon of North Ver non, W. 11. O'Brien of Lawrenceburg, Joseph M. Cravens of Madison, Mr. Chambers of Newcastle. 20 PERISH AS FLAMES SWEEP ROMEHOSPITAL 800 Patients Endangered by Fire—Many Injured in Fighting Blaze. ROME, May 18.—Twenty persons were burned to death or asphyxiated today when the Santo Spirito Hospital near St. Peters was swept by fire, according to an official announcement. Eight hundred patients were imperiled. Four besides those dead were seriously burned, one fatally. Several f ronton and guards were injured during heroic rescue work. Open Drive to Force Display of Licenses A drive on poolrooms and other li censed businesses that are not displaying their licenses was started by the police today, Captain Shubert announced. GARBAGE AND ASH SYSTEM BREAKDOWN Accumulation Is So Great, Alleys Go Dirty. BUCK IS PASSED Blame Does Not Rest With City, Say Officials. So great has become the accumulation of uncollected garbage and ashes in the Improved alleys of Indianapolis, due to the breakdown of the collection system of the board of sanitary commissioners, that the street cleaning department is finding it practically impossible to clean paved alleys, John F. Walker, superin tendent of street cleaning, said In a spe cial report on the situation to Mayor Shank today. , Ashes and garbage have not been col peeted for as long as three weeks in some parts of the city, It is said. The city administration proper has nothing whatever to do with the collection of ashes and garbage, since this is under the control of the sanitary board. The sanitary board is responsible to no au thority whatever, except that its books must be approved by the State board of accounts, nnd hence Mayor Shank is powerless to compel the board to improve conditions, city officials say. BOARD IS SEPARATE FROM CITY GOVERNMENT. Citizens generally, however, do not know tho sanitary board is an entirely separate body from the rest of the city government .and hence they call the street cleaning department to complain that their ashes and garbage have not been removed, Mr. Walker said. So nu merous are tlu* complaints, he said, that tho full time of one man at the street eleuning barns in Shelby street is re quired to answer tho telephone. John E. Stucky, chief clerk at the barns, has been handling most of the misdirected complaints. Ho snid ho is advising nil those who call that tho city administration is powerless to help them and their complaints should be telephoned to Main OtVHj or Circle 1380. The first number is the office of Lucius P>. Swift, member of tho sanitary commission und tlie second is one of the sanitary depart ment offices. Mayor Shank and his subordinates an nounced some time ago they would try to get tho next Legislature to pass a law putting the sanitary board directly under control of the mayor. Tne board now consists of the city engineer, a member appointed on nomination of the State board of health and a third appointed on nomination of the other two. The mayor desires all three appointments to be in his hands. WALKER FEARS CONDITIONS DETRIMENTAL TO HEALTH. Walker's letter said he feared the ae etunulution of ashes and garbage would be detrimental to public uealth. The letter is as follows: “For the past month we have had sev er.'! hundred complaints about garbage, ns'aes and condition of alleys from citi zens of every section of the city. Tele- i phone complaints have been so numerous (Continued on Page Two.) THIEF STEALS S4OO JEWELRY , OF LOAN SHOP Window Broken and Two j Trays of Valuables Carried Away. A thief broke the window of (he Na tional Jewelry and Loan Company's store, 103 South Illinois street, early to day and stole Jewelry valued at S4OO. I The thief did not take trays of cheap 1 Jewelry that were close to the but I reached over these and took two trays of 1 Jewelry farther back in the window. In- I eluded in the missing Jewelry were four ; watches each valued at $14.75, a man's ! open-face watch worth $35, a woman's watch valued at $35, two white and gold ! wrist watches each valued at $35 and two watch chains worth $8 each. Seven strings of pearl beads and three cheap j rings nlso were stolen. ] The police were unable to discover what ; was used to break the window. He's Now Tuning in With His Outfit of Stolen Radio A radio outfit meant more than money to this burglar. He broke into the store of the Frank \V. Wood Company, 70 West New York street, and took seven antenna wires, a crystal receiving sot nnd other equipment. lie scorned $S in the cash drawer. Woman, Hurt, Receives S4O Check From Times Mrs. Hocker Praises Newspaper’s Insur ance Plan. Five months ago Mrs. Ora Gladys Itocker, 1C East Twenty-Second street, Indianapolis, took out a Dally Times Travel Accident Insurance policy. On April 9 Mrs. Hocker was in an au tomobile accident north of Indianapolis nnd as tho result of her Injuries was disabled until May 8. On May 1C a check for S4O was de livered to Mrs. Hocker after the claim for her loss of time had been made to the Farmers' Trust Company, Indian apolis, representatives of the National Casualty Company, acting for the Daily Times. The S4O payment covers indem nity for four weeks’ disability. “I think the Daily Tithes insurance is simply wonderful,” said Mrs. Hooker to day, “and 1 more than appreciate the prompt service in settlement of the claim.” Mrs. Hocker in company with her hus band and his sister was in an automo bile two miles south of Carmel, Ind., when POLICE FIND BOOZE CAUSE OF STABBING Another Death Is Due to Liquor Drinking by Auto Driver, This Time Victim Is Pilot of Car Himself —Local Man Is Convicted in 'Cincinnati Court. POLICE AND CORONER JOINTLY ACTIVE BOOZE AT THE WHEEL CINCINNATI, OHIO, May 18. —Jack O’Connor of Indianapolis was fined on a charge of reckless driving In municipal court here to day after his automobile struck and injured Ray Bedrow, 9. Police say O’Connor was intoxicated. Another fatality due to a drunken man driving an automobile was on the records of the police and the coroner today. This time the victim was the drunken man himself. DAUGHERTY IN ODD POSITION TO PROSECUTE Woodruff Says He May Adjudge Charges. i ! WASHINGTON, May 18— Insisting on a congressional Investigation of alleged laxity in the prosecution of war grafters. ; Representative Woodruff, Republican, Michigan, charged today that Attorney General Daugherty has “put himself In i a position where he can prosecute his enemies end shield his friends, if he cares ! to do so.” Representative Woodruff criticised Daugherty for his statement before the i House Appropriations Committee re- I cently to the effect that he would not I take a war fraud case into court unless : he were convinced, as a lawyer that con viction could be obtained. YOUNG WOMAN MAY DIE FROM CAR COLLISION Detain Janestos and Companions Following Accident. MUNCIE, Ind.. May 18.—Peter Jar.estos and four companions of Hamilton, Ohio, were held by police today pending In vest igntlon of an automobile accident, east of Mttncie. shortly after midnight, in which Miss Marie Johnson, Id, was probably fatally hurt nnd Gilbert Craw ley, a young man, seriously Injured. The car driven by Crawley and carry ing eight young persons was struck by Janestos' automobile. Both automobiles overturned nnd Miss Johnson was pinned beneath the wreckage. Boiling water from the radiators scalded her, and physicians said she can not live. ARREST SEVEN FOR BREAKING LICENSE LAWS Part of Plan to Enforce Strict Observance of City Truck Regulations. Seven men were arrested today for not having city truck licenses following the action of the Superior Court in uphold ing the city truck license ordinance. The men arrested gave their names as: Wallace Dennkorman, 31, of Silo Villa avenue; Fred Kaltkerjolin, 2.8, of 1147 Tibbs avenue; B. P. Long, 28, of 3723 North Illinois street; W. P. Martin, 38, of 3331 Ashland avenue; Morris E. IHpple, 14171 College avenue; Grant Smith, 17, of ; J 53 East Twenty-Third street, and B. i Wilson, 30, of 414 North East street. Tito decision will mean thousands of dollars to tho city treasury. City Con troller Joseph L. Hoguo said today. Truck owners have been refusing to pay city licenses pending the decision. Dur ing tlits morning alone ten paid the fee, j which is more than have complied in the I last two weeks, the controller announced. the loft front wheel of the automobile came off, ditching the car. Under the provisions of the Daily Times Insurance policy, any insured subscriber disabled in an accident while traveling receives indemnity at the rate of $lO per week for loss of time, for a maximum period of three mouths. Thousands of people in Indianapolis have taken the protection of the Daily Times travel accident insurance. This special policy, which pays SI,OOO in event of death of the insured in a travel ac cident, SI,OOO for loss of both hands, both feet or sight of bolh eyes, and lesser amounts for less serious injuries, is is sued as a public service. The only cost to the reader is 50 cents. This covers the handling and registering of the policy. Whenever a render goes anywhere, by automobile, street car, railroad, sieamer, taxicab, jitney bus or oti foot he or she is traveling under the protection of this special insurance. Every subscriber to the Daily Times, over the age of 13 and under 70, is entitled to the benefits of this Insurance. Full information concerning details of the insurance plan, claims that huve been paid, etc., may ho obtained at the office of the Daily Times. HOME EDITION TWO CENTS PER COPT The dead man was Carl J. Addis, 26, 429J6 West Ohio street, who died at the city hospital late yesterday after he had been stabbed by William Bell, negro, 819 Muskingum street, driver of an Ice wagon. Physicians at the city hospital said when Addis was taken to the hospital after the stabbing he was in such a condition that it was necessary to put hi min a strait jacket in an effort to save his life. Bell was under arrest today charged with murder. His case was continued In city court until May 25. He was cap tured after he had escaped from the scene of the stabbing which occurred In the 300 block in North Capitol avenue. Magy Long, 25, of Lebanon, Ind., who was with Addis, Is held on a charge of vagrancy and drawing deadly weapons, and Charles Moses, 28, 657 South Ala bama street, who was also with Addis, is held on a charge of vagrancy. Bell was driving an ice wagon. Addis, Moses and Miss Long were in a touring car driven by Addis. The ice wgaon, ac cording to witnesses, drove in front of the automobile. Addis, the police were told, jumped from the automobile and dared the ice wagon driver to come down. Another negro stepped from the crowd and took the part of the negro on the Ice wagon. Addis, the police were told, bit the second negro, whereupon Bell jumped from the ice wagon and stabbed GUILTY Another defendant was found guilty in city court yesterday afternoon of operating a motor vehicle while un der the Influence of liqnor. He was George Scoville, 126 East I’rafct street, who was fined SSO and costs. The law does not provide a Jail sentence as a part of the penalty for this of fense. Addis In the back with an lee pick. Only a short time before the fatal argument Addis left his homo In the au tomobile. “Carl had been drinking,” Mrs. Addis said. “I pleaded with him to stay heme, but be called to me, ‘Good-by; I'll see you Christmas,' and then he drove away.” The police made a careful search of tho automobile, but found no liquor. They say Miss Long bad not been drink ing. The charge of drawing deadly weapons was brought against her be cause she Is said to have drawn an au tomatic pistol during the argument. Deputy Coroner George Christian said the autopsy showed the ice pick had penetrated a large vein. Physicians at the hospital said they were unable to make an examination of the wound be cause Addis was drunk. A dispatch from Cincinnati states that a man, driving an automobile under the influence of liquor, who gave his name as Jack O'Connor of Indianapolis, ran down and injured a boy there. There are thir teen John O'Connors listed lu the Indi anapolis directory. Tho police and Coroner Pattl.F. Robin son are making a drive against drunken automobile drivers. HOGUE TO ASK CHANGE IN PAY PLAN FOR CITY Controller Would Have Every Employe Call for His Own Check. City Controller Joseph L. Hogue todty announced he Intends to ask department heads to abolish the practice of permit ting foremen to get pay cheeks from the controller's office and distribute the checks to the men on the job. He said he hopes to start anew system whereby all employes must come to the control ler's office in person to get their checks. “I am doing this because under the present system it Is so easy for a fore man who wanted to be dishonest, to pur on the pay roll a fictitious name and then cash the check for himself, without de tection,'’ said Mr. Hogue. Some opposition was encountered by Mr. Hogue, when he broached the plan to the sanitary department. This de partment has not been on good terms with the rest of the city hall since the new administration came in. Lucius B. Swift, member of the sani tary board, told Mr. Hogue he did not think such precautions were necessary with employes In the sanitary depart ment because be thought they all were trustworthy. Mr. Hogue said he did not doubt it. but added he thought it would be a matter of protection, both for the board and himself, if the opportunity to pad pay rolls were wiped out. Mr. Swift said it would inconvenience employes of the sanitary department to have to come to the city hall for their pay, and he hoped Mr. Hogue would think the matter over carefully before making a final decision. Mr. Hogue will discuss the change with ihe board of park commissioners this afternoon. , Daylight Burglar Robs Candy Store A daylight burglar today entered the candy store of \V. H. Jeekler, 235! Bird street, and took SIOO from a drawer. Jeekler had closed the store when he went to lunch. NO. 6.