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Attend the State Health Exposition, Manufac turers’ and Women’s Buildings, State Fair Grounds. VOL. XXXV. fiW 3 SPEAK FIRST DAY OF CONVENTION Senator, Governor and Candidate Are on Program. WATSON ARRIVES Confers With Lyons Regarding Party Pledges. PROGRAM WEDNESDAY. Honrs open 11 a. ni. Music li.v Indistimpoli* Military Banil. < all to Order by Lawrence l.yons. Stale chairman. Invocation by Mrs. Daisy Wougrlas* Barr, Newcastle. Betiding of call by Secretary Fred erick Schortemelcr. Address by Senator James E. Watson, temporary chairman. —Noon—■ B Introduction of E. M. Wasmutb as per- chalnntn of the convention. Atltlrtsi by Governor McCray. Address bj Albert J. Beveridge, candi date for I'nltjd States Senator. THIRSDAV. Address by Samuel Lewis Shank, mayor of Indianapolis. Address by Charles IV. Jewett, former mayor. Address by Mrs. I.oulsa M. Bodson, member of tlie Republican national wom an’s committee. Address by Charles Sumner Williams, local negro rreini>ter. Report of committee on credentials. Report of the committee on rules. Report of the committee on resolu tions. Reading of the certificate on primary iota for I'nltsd States Senator. Nominations of candidates for secre tary of State, auditor of State, treasurer of State .clerk of the Supreme Court, .upedintendent of public instruction. Judge of the Supreme Court Second Dis trict, two judges Appellate Court First District, two judges Appellate Court Sec ond District, I'nlted States Senator .Tames E Wnt •**n. Governor Warren T. McCray and Albert J. Beveridge will be the only speakers during the first day of the Re publican State convention .which opens here tomorrow, according to an an nouncement of tho program by Fred erick Schortemelcr, secretary of the State committee. The program doe? not include the name of Senator Harry S. New. who ar rived in Indianapolis shortly before noon today. A place on the program !s said “to have been declined by Senator New. B Mr. Beveridge, nominee for S-nator. It rtns satd nt his headquarters, will make only a brief address. lie had planned to apeak extemporaneously, but had changed his mind today and was pre paring a manuscript of his speech to morrow. SENATOR WATSON’ IN’ CONFERENCE. Senator Watson arrived in the oi*y early in the morning an-1 held ee.ifor ences with I.awremv Lyons. State chair man, and others over various jlatform planks. Senator Watson is raid to have urged the position taken by otlers that the primary plank, which has aroused considerable opposition, be disregarded (Continued on Page Two.) ‘WEEKLY PRESS WILL SUPPORT LIQUOR LAWS' Editor of Farmers’ Gazette Says Papers Will Do Part to Keep Prohibition. MILWAUKEE. May 23—The weekly press having fought for prohibition will not do its part to see that prohibtion is E**t knoi-kei! out. Merlin Hull, editor of the Farmers’ Gazette, and clared In :tn ad dress today before the I.aw Enforcement convention. “All but a few weekly newspapers see the significance of the pres* nt attack on the prohibition law by the organized J*ooze rings and the unorganized boot- Resrge"*,” lie assorted. "The weekly press is unmoved by the Nation-wide propaganda for beer and light wines. “Prohibition *.ame about through aa overwhelming sentiment of tho people. It Is here to stay. The weekly newspapers, which are an adjunct of the church and the school in the development of top* mnnity life, will see that it docs Us part." Two Trainmen Die in Trestle Wreck PEORIA. 111.. May 23—Engineer John Coyne and Head Brakeman P. It. Hewitt were kill***! and Firemen Needham suf fered a broken collar bone when freight train No. 94 on the Minneapolis St. Louis Railroad ran into a burned trestle between Berwick and Abingdon at 11:40 last night. Cars piled on the engine, caught fire and burned, seven ears of merchandise being destroyed. The dead and Injured trainmen live In Monmculh WEATHER Forecast for Indianapolis and vleinitv for the twenty-four hours ending 7 p. m.. Wednesday. May 24: I’nsett'ed with showers tonight and Wednesday; not much change in tem perature. HOURLT TEMPERATIRE. 6 a. m *l4 7 a. m 67 8 a. m 71 & a. m 74 I<> a. m 76 b 11 a. m 77 ■ 12 fnoon) 78 1 p. m 81 2 p. m SI Read the Amazing Inside Story of Germany’s New Uncrowned Kaiser STATE OFFERS PROOF OF ARSENIC POISON IN TRIAL OF MRS. CARL Chemists Said to Have Discovered Eight Grains in Organs of Deceased Hus band of Defendant. UNDERTAKER IS ON WITNESS STAND mR . Mr ' ■> v,.saioi , .YpSlp?') I l&lpJSxHErl c—- s ftW - - - v • BiMMiHaMMBaBaBaBaBaBaHaMBMHBnBwaBui Mrs. Clara Curl and SlieritT Huy Sexton of Shelby County leaving the Shelby county jail to g<i to the court room. The State Is attempting to prove Mr*. Curl administered arsenic to het husband in an effort to collert life Insurance. BY WALTER D. HICKMAN, Timt* Staff Correspondent. SHELBY \TLLE, lud., May £l.—The State i.i the case. of Mrs. Clara Carl this afternoon began the introduction of evi d‘-nce tending to substantiate the charge of Prosecutor Ging of Hancock County that Indianapolis chemists discovered eight grains of arsenic in the organs of Frank Carl, husband of Mrs. Car!, with whoso murder she is charged. The State intends to introduce W. 1). M-Abee and Thomas Smith, both Indian apolis chemists, probably late this after noon. John D. Volz, an officer of the Modern Woodman of Aateri-’a at Indianapolis, | testified to paying $2,000 life insurance policy of Frank Carl to Mrs. Carl. Clyde a Lewla, undertaker of Fair mount, testified that he sold quantities of embalming fluid to John Chauncy Pasco, undertaker, who embalmed Frank Carl. While Miss Ith da I-oehr. drug clerk who testified she sold arsenic to Mrs. Carl, w.-s on the stand Ine State tried to have her explain her reason for ap pearing nervous, before testify!! g. The ; defense blocked the answer. There were hints of an attempt to intimidate the witness. MRS. CARE CRIES VIOLENTLY. Tr. Charles M. Gibbs, coroner of Han cock County, gave a detailed description ' of exhuming the body of Frink Carl in ! the grave yard at Hiawatha. Kan. During | testimony of Dr. Gibbs Mrs. Car] broke ! down with Tiolent crying and was not j quieted for several minutes. Mrs. Angeline Polver, a neighbor of j the Carls, testified to visiting the Carl j home i rior to Frank Carl's death and of his apparent suffering. She stated that Mrs Carl told her that her husband had been suffering with stomach trouble. Stephen A. Ross, NI, n neighbor of the Carls, told of visiting Frank Carl dur ing his sickness. The State, by the wit 1 ness, established the fact that Alonzo Carl, father of Frank Carl, had been 111 j at the Carl home prior to his death. The State will attempt to introduce ! Attention, Ye Flappers! Look Here PAUL RADER HAS HOT MESSAGE Don’t Sell Womanhood, He Says Editor'* Note—This article is ad dressed by Paul itader, cvanKeliftt, at the futile Tabernacle, directly to “flappers." No one else Is concerned. By FAI L BADER. 1 don't like tho name. Do you? But it fits, and you know it does. You made it fit. Your actions, your ideas of life (if you rail what you are.doing life) brought the name “flapper” upon you. From vour funny, fuzzy hair, with your hat over your eyes, to our ypainted and powdered self above tlie* collar line and in front of the ears, down over your exposed portions even to your silk stock ingft and swell slippers, there is a word that scratches a id screams to me as 1 look at you. ’.hat word is “cheap, cheap.” Iv, ’ like writing a little song on Esau a* : singing it to you. He sold his birthright for a mess of hash. It seems to me you re selling your God-givsn birthright of wonderful womanhood for a mess "f jazz. Maybe, we who know tie* big values of life haven't been faithful to you. T really think that is the case. Esau lost his birthright and couldn't get it again, though he sought It with rears. I'm afrai.i you will want some day the very lovely things you are selling cheaply now. I believe you'll want mod**sty when it Is too late. I believe you'll need the youth you’re trading to become a pretty toy for some masher's mill. I don’t think yuu’re bad. I think you forget to study that little word “value.” and some diamonds have gone at the price of glass. I think you wanted HUGO STINNES evidence surrounding the alleged strange circumstances of Frank Carl's father's death. t>n one visit Rons testified to seeing Mrs. Carl administer “something like medieine" to her husband, and on tin? same night Frank Carl died. On cross examination Ross admitted that Mrs. Carl was attentive to her bus band. STSTER COMFORTS UTI SF-I) WOMAN. During the testimony of John Pasco, undertaker a. Grt-cufield. who embalmed the body of Mr Carl and attended and | witn- sscd the exhutning of the body In Iliawutha, Kan., Mrs. Carl burn <1 her face In a handkerchief and cried softly to h-r.-plf. At times, she would slip her right hand into the left hand of her sister who is constantly by her side In the courtroom. The defendant appears approaching middle age Her face is larg" ami she wears fashionably made hat. Her gown, which appears to be well tailored, is . made simply with a white lace finished ' collar. She consults h'-r attorneys, and Ld K. Adams, one of her defenders excused set. ral prospective jurors ap parently at her suggestion. The prosecutor in his opening stt.'r merit attempted to discuss certain allot i phases surrounding the death <*f Robot Gibson, the first husband of Mrs. Carl, but Judge Alonzo Blair, who is presid ing at the trial, informed counsel that [ legal argument would be heard on the admissibility of such evidence when the State attempts to introduce such evidence. Mr. Adams, attorney for Mrs Carl, made It plain that the defense will fight any attempt of the prosecutor to present evidence relative to the death of Robert Gibson. Besides Mr. Adams, Charles I, Tindel, John It Ilinehman and Diner S. Jackson are attorneys for Mrs. Carl. Prosecutor Ging outlined the State’s position as follows: ' r hat the defendant and Frank Carl were married after a short acquaintance << onflnned on Rage Two.) a lot f lovely tilings and a good time, but, dear girl, you pulled the old lien off the nest too soon, and the eggs which would have hatched out happiness for you are spoiled now. It takes time to develop the qualities that make life worth while. You got smart too sudden like. You’re so young! It seems a shame to lead your poor soul down so early with such a variety of thrills. Already you are cal lous. ami so near the '•radio, too. You have lost (hat line sense of values. You have los! the power to pick. So you are following the flapper flock. When they “kow" you "tow." It isn’t that I dislike your flying. No, 1 want yuu to fly. But you shouldn't get up unless you know how to land. I've seen thousands come down. You think you’re going to make it? They all do, but that landing business must he learned before yon try for altitude records. You need good brakes even on a race track, you know. I'm sure from watching you that your brakes are out of order. You know what the Ribl says about the man who began to build and was not able to fin ish? I'd like io see you finish right, and you j can't if yen sell out cheap at the start. j Mary and Martha were a fine pair of; girls. Book them up. They had a great! frl“inl who showed them real lif*. Ho brought them light in the darkest hour of their life. He showed them what real life was. ■ Ho was life Ilimself. Their friend was Jesus. I'm in Indianapolis j reroßimondltig Him. ne'll give you all the Joy you are looking for and the fin- : i=h with Him is everlasting life. MILTON BRONNER has made a first-hand study of Stinnes and his operations and tells of them in a series of six articles. INDIANAPOLIS, TUESDAY,*MAY 23, 1922. SENATE HAS 4 NAMES IN MORSE CASE Wickersham, Palmer and McAdoo With Daugherty. RECORDS PROBED Politics Stirred to Feve? Teat by Charges. WASHINGTON, May 23.—Four cabinet officers from three successive administra tions were linked up today with the Morse case which has aroused political Washington to fever heat. Three attorneys general arid a secre tary of the treasury, Wickersham, Rai nier. Daugherty and McAdoo, named al ready on the f/cor of the Senate, were facing systematic delving into their rec ords by political opponents. Threats of future developments In the evpr widening circles of the case were rivaled only by the records a’ready made public. CARAWAY SAYS *HE IS "Jl sT STARTING. ’• Senator Caraway, Democrat of Ar kansas, announced today his attacks on Harry M. Daugherty, attorney general In President Harding s cabinet, and George W. Wickersham, attorney general in President Taft's cabinet, were "Just start ing. - ’ On the other hand, Senator Moses, Re publican, New Hampshire, declared de velopments in the case would "seriously embarrass” William Gibbs McAdoo, sec retary of treasury, and A. Mitchell Pal mer, attorney general In the Wilson cab inet. KE\EI ATKINS AND CHARGES. The revelation to date involves these Cabinet offi'ers as follows: Attorney General Daugherty, charged with conducting of fraud perpetrated upon President Taft in procuring a par don for Charles W. Morse, New A ork banker, in Hill, with having accepted a $5,000 retainer from Morse for his work in procuring the pardon, and with sign ing a contract to obtain Morse's release for s2s,u<hi. Attorney Genera! Wickersham, charged with conducting of fraud in the procur ing of a pardon for Morse. Former Secretary of the Treasury Mc- Adoo, charged with accepting a fee from Morse In connection with a shipping board cas,} during the war. Former Attorney General ralnwr, charged with embarrassing d<s;ds" la connection with the sale of the Bos h Magneto Company, in which Morse was In term ted. Congresswoman Kn ocks Woma n\s Pa rty Function NFW YORK, May' 23. - Public func tions celebrated on Sunday do not 1 s- t well" with Alice Robertson, Oklahoma's woman monitor of Congress, she ad mitted today. She referred to the cele bration of the National Woman's party in the National Capital last Sunday and remarked "no party that makes a prac tice of having sueh affairs on Sunday can prosper.” "I may be old fashioned,” confessed Miss Robertson, "but I could not bring til) self to attend that affair the women held. I am glad the President remained away, as it shows lie is a God-fearing man and the s*rt. we need In this mod ern day and age." INJURED IN DARING JUMP TO SIDEWALK Girl Risks Her Life in Thrill ing Leap to Avoid Arrest. In a daring lonp from a second story window early today, Op.il Hunt, 22, risked Imr life to escape arrest. | The girl was picked up from tlie sidc : walk, suffering severe sprains about the shoulders and a deep cut, caused by ; striking her body against a nail that pro truded from the side of the house, i She was taken to the city Jail, from the rooming house at fl.'il North Noble street, where she made her leap. Lieut. Trlmpe had been sent to arrest | the Hunt girl on complaint of Mrs. Ib r nita E. Card, 807 North Capitol avenue. Warrants had been issued for the girl ; and Mrs. Gard's husband, Abraham. When Trlmpe entered the house look ing for the couple, the Hunt girl heard him leading Ms squad up the stairs. She ran to the window, slipped over the sill and Jumped. The police had been searching for Card and his seompanlou since April 19. Police Capture Mule Evidence in Raid In a raid on the home of David Mc- Cormick, East Tenth street and Eaton avenue. Sergeant McGee and squad ob tained four gallons of white mule, two emply five gallon jugs, one three-gallon jug, two Jugs of two-gallon size and four cases of new pint bottles, as evidence, late yesterday. Two pints of whisky coloring were also brought to police headquarters. McCormick was not at home when the raid was made. The po lice left orders for him to come to police headquarters Tuesday and slate himself on the charge of operating a blind tiger. He appeared at headquarters and fur nisbed bond. COFFIN IN RIVER, WfllTT/AND, Wales, May 23.—Descend ing a hill near here, a motor hearso over turned. The coffin was thrown out and fell into the river, where it sank. The Industrial Giant Who Con trols the Biggest Business Com bination in the World’s History HEAVY FINES FOR DRUNKEN AUTODRIVERS Lew Calvert, Sheridan, Guilty of Second Offense. HIT BY WILMETH Judge Sees Danger to Pedestrians in Booze. Two more convictions in the campaign against drunken automobile driver.s were recorded in city court today. Lew Calvert, Sheridan, was fined SSO and costs on ti charge of operating an automobile while under the influence of liquor and $1 and costs on a charge of being drunk. The law provides no Jail sentence for drunken drivers. Calvert was arrested at New Jersey and Twenty-Third streets, where police say he was driving from curb to curb. In sentencing Calvert .1 mi go Wilmcth pointed out tho seriousness of the offense and the danger to the lives of pedestrians in attempts to mix boozq and gasoline. Tho other conviction was that of Joe Osborne, negro, 73d Norlh California street, lie was fined $25 and costs. According to the evidence, Osborne was driving cast on eleventh street at 2 a. in. Sunday when his au' o mobile struck, a delivery wagon operated by luo Polk Sanitary Milk Company. VOTE RECOUNT TO GET UNDER ! WAY TOMORROW Three , Weeks Estimated as Time Required for Re canvass in Contests. | Recount will be begun tomorrow raorn , ing nt s o’clock of the ballot? cast in the recent primary election for the Oft; ■**.-< of Judge of .Superior Court, Rooms 1 and 3, comity treasury, Stat [representatives. Jus!!-** of the peace. Center township and township trustee, i Wayne township. Petitions for the re ■ counts were granted by Judge Harry O. Chamber!- tin in circuit Court. The votes will be recounted in one of (he rooms on the fourth floor of the j courthouse. Tie room selected was for ! meriy one in which teachers’ exaiulna | tions were held. j A revised list of members of the re* I count i.-nnimissb.n? was handed down by Judge Ca- < r'ai: t- day. James \V. ' Lnmkin, mi l W. \V. .*• • no t. win* w-r* named to act on the rnr.solidnted board which will count the ballots cast for the ! jndg, ships and the tr*us irers'nlp, were : excused by Judge Chamberlain. Mr. ' I.amktn’R inability to serve was caused .by lilness in tin* family. Mr. Spencer’s reason was id stated by the- court. The commis-bdi which will count the votes east i,i the Thornton-L*-afhers race, the Ma-uers Miller contest and the 1 Cochran" Duvall i-on'est is composed of Ralph Boyer. Floyd C. McKinley ami Albert E. Sehnudlliigcr. The members of the commission chosen to recount the ballots cast for Wayne Township trustee nr* Albert Sogembr, Charles Schmidt and Edward Hohn. tie* rgi H. Ingllng is the coiit-stor In this est se. Separate ! o.ard*. on each of which Is n negro, were s*de*-te*l to count the bal lots In the cases contested by the negro candidates for Justice* of tho peace, Center Township, and State Representa tive. In the first instance Warren S. Gibson, George W. Stork and George >7. Gray, negro, are on the commission. The Representative nomination roniedor and the contestees have nffroed on n commis sion on which will s't Hal W. Wilson. Paul D. Brewer and Do Proz Granger, negro. It lias been estimated that the recount win take at least throe weeks. Tho court lias not decided what hours the commissioners must work. It Is known, however, that they must stay within the room where thu count is conducted uutll their task Is completed. Board to Award Bridsre Contracts Contract* for the const ruction of s**vcn small bridges In the township of Wayne, Perry, Washington and Warren will be awarded tomorrow by the Marion board of county commissioners. Most (f these arc culvert bridges. Three bond issues aggregating $433,000 will be sold Thursday. The amounts and purpose of each are: Track eleva tion, .$230,000; hospital at Julietta, $150,- CKO, and bridges, s:’*3,oOO. Hoyt (Kan.) Swept by SIOO,OOO Blaze TOPEKA, Kan., May 23.—Fire de stroyed the business section of Hoyt. I fifteen miles north of this city. The loss will totul nearly .Slid),(Kit). Five Y r ouths Given State Farm Terms Five young men, nil of them minors, were sentenced to the Indiana State Farm by Judge James A. Collins In Criminal Court today on the charge of unlawful possession of an automobile. A charge , of vehicle taklug against them Was milled : by the Slate. It was charged that, on May 5. the men, J- in Miles, Arthur Tavlcr, Charles Vnn derlip, Frank Bailey and Leßoy Carr, took an automobile belonging to Freeman B. Ransom, 828 North California street. Bailey and Carr, whom the evidence showed to be the leaders *>f the gang, each received a six-months’ sentence, Taylor and Miles each were sentenced to sixty days and Vandorlip was given a thirty-day term. The latter three were ! fined also $23. I IN THE TIMES TOMORROW Bread Baked by Radio MCNCIE, Ind., May 23.—For the first time In history, a loaf of bread we* baked by radio a a feature of Mancie's annual pure food show which opened here this afternoon. Sparks from New York, Ban Francisco and other distant points started the electrical baking apparatus at regular In tervals and the loaf when baked was declared to be perfect bread. LADY ASTOR STRONG FOR PROHLTTION Sails for Home With Conviction for Prohibition. ENJOYS HER TRIP NEW YORK. May 23.—Thousands of friends and admirers of Lady Nancy As tor cheered and waved her farewell as she embarked today on the Aquitania for her homeward voyage in company with Lord Astor. Lord Aster's last act before going on board was to give out to the reporters a statement concerning prohibition, writ ten by Lady Astor. "Prohibition on the whole is a good thing for America, I am convinced,” Lady Astor declared. "I have talked with all sorts of people on the matter. I have also been entertained in the homes of rich and poor and believe the majority of people favor it, now that they have seen it in operation. “As to tho rich people in America hav ing all they want to drink, 1 have mj doubts. There may be a few in that class. “I am asked what 1 shall do to work for prohibition In England. This much I know. I shall support the adoption of legislation giving localities the right to decide by direct vote whether or not they want drink to continue and to ex tend the method to which it is to be sold. That Is a democratic way to set tle it." MIDDLETON, IN BUCHANAN JOB, | WARD JVORKER Politician Selected to Place in Garbage Collection Department. It doesn't make so much difference whether ft man is a politician, or which side of the political fence he is on when it comes to working for the board of sanitary commis-inm-rs. city hall pol iticians and * id and today upon learning that the board has named Albert J. Middleton, l.'ll East I‘ratt sir.-it. Ninth ward pol ; Rician, to succeed A. M. Buchanan, First ward p.dit it hin, who was ousted from the superintendem y of the garbage collection department because the board said he "spent too much time in politics.” Buchanan was a Shank politician: Mid | dleton lias been an enemy of the Shank faction In the Republican party, teaming consistently within the Jewett faction, it ■i. said. Lucius B. Swift of the sanitary board, who moved that Buchanan be fired, docs not like Shank politicians. He does i t-ot abhor Jewett politicians, it Is said at the city hall. The hoard also announced it has named Albert Shoring, 523 Lynn street, to : succeed Harrison Collins, negro, Shank politician, fired from the sapcrintendency *.f the ash c-llectlon department. Shoring ! was a truck driver In the department and he was promoted on merit, the board said. Tho titles and salaries of tho two po sitions worn chain: -d. Buchanan drew ' $2,500 a year and Collins $2,000. Their ; successors have the title of foremen and : will be paid $1,500 a year each, the board t said. On the day Buchanan was discharged ! Commiesiori'-r Swiss frankly told him he ! had his mind too much on polities and ! tho board was trying to get away from ! this sort of thing. Buchanan was wondering today he j said, if Swift knew that Middleton, the j new head of the garbage department, was 1 ’he right hand man of James Curtis, j chairman of the Ninth ward when the lewett Roomier T.emcke faction held the ■ Republican reins in Marion County. Man, His Heart Wounded, Asks $25,000 Balm CHICAGO. May 23.—Equal rights for men! Axel Johnson today filed a suit for $23,- [ CD), alleging breach of promise. I’retty Mrs. Minnie Dowling is the de fendant. Johnson says ho knew Mrs. Dowling | for seven years; that they expected to be married—"never to part.” Came Jacob I*. Barr of Grand Rapids, | Michigan, friend of Johnson's. “I brought Barr with me to see Mrs. j Dowling." said Johnson. "Then Bhe lost ! interest in me.” 10,000 Free Tomato Plants Are Ready Ten thousand tomato plants, grown in tho eitv nursery at Riverside Park, will ; be distributed to backyard and vacant j lot gardeners in the basement of the city j hall at 8:30 o’clock Thursday morning, Harry Miesse, secretary of the Patriotic] Gardeners Association, announced today. | A few packages of Government seeds also will be given away. Old Rosebud Passes JAMAICA, L. 1., May 23 Old Rosebud, winner of the Kentucky Derby iti 1914 and whose time for tho Derby never has been equalled in that race, was destroyed j by the track veterinarian here today, fol- 1 lowing his breakdown in training yester- | day. | MANY ESCAPE PENALTY FOR BOOTLEGGING Records Show Nearly Three - Fourths Evade Prison. MANY FINES PAID That 337 bootleggers out of 427 con victed in city court escaped without a penal sentence frum Jan. 1 to May 1, is shown by the records of the court. Police and Federal officers during the first four months of the year arrested Odd persons on charges of opearting blind tigers. Os this number 427 were con victed, but only ninety received jail or State farm sentences. As the months passed the records show the nnmber sentenced to serve time for bootlegging has become smaller. In January, forty-three received days, but in February only fourteen were sen tenced, while in March only twenty-two failed to escape-with only a fine, in April eleven received penal sentences. i’rosecutor J. Burdette Little exhibited a cheek made out at the city clerk's office for over $l,lOO payable to William P. Evanis, prosecutor, and remarked that the check was the largest ever tent from the clerk to the procutor. In other words the total amount of fines and costs for the last month exceeded that of any mouth in the history of the city court. IVhen e reqnest was rrs.de of Judge Delbert O. Wiimeth for figures showing what the total fines had been he ex plained this statement v. as released for publication each three months. The records showing the failure of the court to sentence more than ninety of 427 convicted blind tiger operators to serve Jail sentences are records kept by a man who takes part in numerous raids and who has made a determined effort to stamp out the illicit liquor trade In Indianapolis. - LOCATE BODY OF BOY CHASED INTO SWAMP Bruises on Face Cause Investi gation Into Manner of Death. TtTKERTON. N. J.. May 23.—The body of 10-year-old Henry Scheim, who was chased Into a swarnp by his father on May 8, while the father was chastis ing him, was found today in a Email lake within the town limits here. The boy’s face was bruised and imme diate steps were taken to determine whether the bruises had been inflicted be fore or after death. The father, John Scheim. is a farmer. S3OO and Costs on Blind Tiger Charge Luba NlMck, proprietor of a dry beer saloon nt 17 South West street, was convicted In city court of operating a blind tiger today. Judge Delbert 0. Wilmoth fined him S3OO and costs. The ease was appealed. On a previous con viction N'ibb'k was fined in city court, but appealed the case and was dis charge,! In Criminal Court. Lieutenant Kominger and his squa l dragged large jugs and bottle containing whisky and wine from its hiding place under a trap door in the rear of tlie dry beer saloon. Nlbiek did not take the stand In his ow-n defense and no wit- , nesses testified for him. Safer in Air Than in Auto, Says Huddleston Steeplejack Carries Daily Times Policy. It Is safer to be a steeplejack on a flag pole 300 feet above the earth than the driver of an automobile on a country road, according to A. Huddleston, 424 West New York street. Mr. Huddleston makes fl business of painting flag poles, smoke stacks and other things which keep him up in the air most of the time. He has seldom had an accident in his work, but on May 4, he was driving his automobile from Martinsville to Indian apolis. ran into a freshly graveled road and the car turned over. Asa result of his injuries Mr. Huddleston was unable to work fur a week and five days. Today lie received a Dally Times in surance check for $17.14, compensation for time lost. “I certainly appreciate the service given by the Daily Timps,” he said. "I have an insurance policy in my name and one for my wife. That money certainly eotnes in handy when a fellow is laid up " Under the provisions of the Daily Times insurance policy any insured subscriber, llsabled iu an accident while traveling, receives indemnity nt tl.e rate of $lO a week for loss of time, for a maximum period of three months. Thousands of people in Indianapolis have secured the protection of a Daily Times travel accident * insurance policy. This policy pays SI,OOO in event of death of the insured In a travel accident, SI,OOO HOME EDITION TWO CENTS PER COPT POLICE SIFT BLACKMAIL DEATHSTORY New York Department Will Be Asked to Lend Help. WIFE IS LOYAL Mate of Accused Mil lionaire Professes Faith. NEW YORK, May 23.—The dramatic mystery surrounding Walter S. Ward, son of the millionaire baker, confessed slayer of Clarence Peters, alleged black mailer, along a desolate country road near White Plains, was probed today by officials, in an attempt to check up and substantiate or disprove the New Rochelle police commissioner's remark able story. New York police, It Is believed, will be asked to throw the full force of their investigating facilities into the case, to run to ground the alleged SIOO,OOO black mail plot. The beautiful young wife of the young millionaire who confessed and was com mitted on a homicide charge yesterday, moved stanciily to his side today. She admitted she had learned “only very lately” of the entanglements on which her handsome young husband was involved, but she hastened to disclaim harboring any doubts regarding hia ac tions. "I am with my husband,” said said, "and I want to do everything I can for him. I have the utmost confidence in him.” Sheriff Werner of White Plains, who has all the facts in his possession, and Ward, who (surrendered to the sheriff nearly a week after the killing, refused to discuss the case, which has developed mysterious angles. These include: L Ward's statement that Peters and confederates were extorting money from him fcy blackmail. Ho refused to tell the nature of this blackmail. 2. Suggestion that a woman’s name was involved, which is emphatically de nied by Sheriff Werner. 3. The fact that the killing of Peters by Ward was concealed for nearly a week. 4. Mention of a race track (teal. In which Ward's name is connected with that of Peters and other alleged shady characters. CONGRESS ENDS DEPARTMENT OR JUSTICE PROBE Investigation in War Graft Case Suspended, Says Rules Committee Chairman. WASHINGTON, May 23.—Congression al investigation of the Department of Justice in connection with prosecution of war grafters by Attorney General Daugherty has been suspended indefinite ly, it was indicated by Representative Campbell. Republican, of Kansas, chair man of the House Rules Committee .to day. Cost of White Mule Goes Up on Turner Tvro gallons of white mnle In a bucket cost James Turner, negro, rear of 411 West North street, $4, Sunday night. The same liquor today cost Turner $l3O. Turner told the police that he bad p; id $4 for the liquor. In court today he was fined stoo and costs by Judge Delbert O. Wiimeth who found him guilty of operat ing a blind tiger. 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Ten years ago there were 12,218 — today there are 5,543. Eight hundred of the veterans at tending t’np encampment were greeted today with whistles, bells, bands and other evidence of welcome. Four candidates sought the office of State commander now held by R. H. Tyner of Newcastle. They were: W. A. Kelsey of Ft. Wayne; Charles W. Shaw of Bloomington; V. T. Landers of Indianapolis and Theodore Cald well of Lebanon. NO. 10.