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RAIN OR SNOW LAKE CO UNTY TIM u Income Tax Is Now Due VOL. XIH, XO. 232. HAMMOND, INDIANA. FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 1919. INTERNATIONAL. NEWS SULL. LEASED WIRE SERVICJB. StllTtrd by carried la HmmoS and Oa streets and news stands, be par copy. Wast Hammond, SOc per month. N 'HAMMOND PEOP LE ARE THOROUGHLY AROUSED ANDERSO i. POLIGYiT WELL-UK South Side Apprehensive Over Threat Of Detroit Streeters to Sell Their Homes to Negroes. FOB SALI Several choice loca tions on South Side, Hammond, near food school and street car line, are open to respectable colored families who desire to buy their own home. Address a 117, Times. The "open door" policy to Homtwooii, Hammond's exclusive residence district. ihj introduced in the above advertise ment last night and created a sr.r ;'iroughout the South Side of the city. The "for sale" ad was inserted by n n Kiiber of property owners living next :" the- new coal yards of the Calumet Coal A- Supply Co., at Detroit and Hink streets. It followed the injunction of ;he. city by Judge Anderson from intor- rring with the operation of the yard. "What elsa can the property owners .!?" questioned K. W. Miller, an official of the Standard Steel Car Co.. living- at 1140 Detroit street. "Wo might as veil 'act; the issue squarely now. Why wait six months until the damage has been l'r.e? In case the. coal yard is permit ''.1 -who else will want to live here?" The threat will enlist the sympathy -inJ aid of the entire south side In ap ;.allng from Judge Anderson to the Chicago CourJ of Appeals. It is believed. The following letter from Harry W. Margenau to The Times indirates the sentiment that has been aroused: Llditor Times: "The advertisement In The Tnrrs of fering to sell Detroit street property to n--groes and the article on the front page should be of vital interest to every property owners in the Homewood dis trict. For the past few months a few live homo-loving citizens on Detroit and Highland streets have been trying- to save their property from depreciation and most undesirable conditions creat ed by the location of the Calumet Coal nd Supply Company on Detroit street. " Our city council tried to protect the property owners by passing an ordi nance and refus-.ng a permit to the coal . empatiy to operate on these premises. The coal company secured the services f.f one of our lawyers and the case, was heard by Judge Anderson of Indianap olis who ruled that the srdinance was invalid, and the Calumet Coal and Sup ply Company opened the yard and start ed to haul coal under the protection of sn injunction Issued by Judge Anderson. Heretofore, this has br-n considered a Detroit street fight, but when the croperty owners on Detroit street he rein so discouraged that they offr their homes to negroes. It Is time for very property owner In Homewood and also the business men of Hammond to v.r up and take notice. It has been ?iid that Homewood is the garden spot of the Calumet region and it will be the ne resident district of the new city af ter amalgamation. QUICK ACTION MAT SAVE IT! "There are many colored reople in 'he Calumet region who would bo quick i') take advantage of an opportunity to live in a neighborhood like Homewood and when ones located, no laws in the United States can remove them. In less than two years' time you will have a black belt directly through Homewood. next door to Glendalo Park district and jU the coal sold in the next ten years oild never pay for the damage and loss lo the city cf Hammond. "We have enough big men who have .V.ne thing' to build un Hammond v ho .an certainly find a way out of this difficulty. Mr. Gk-ndaie Vrk, when y'ir auto Is out of order, how will you Hlto to wait on the same comer and et on and o't the car with colored peo ple? Mr. Presbyterian church member, how long do you think it will be before Vou will be offering to sell jour church to the colored conpr' gat ion ? Mr. HIeh School Tarent. do you know that your children wi'.l have o pass through De troit and Highland streets to get to the Industrial High School? "Sow, according to the law it seems that the coal yard is goini? to operate on Detroit street against the wishes and lo the detriment of more than three hundred home-loving and best citizens of Hammond, but how these men expect to lo any business in the neighborhood where every properly owner has been Injured to such extent that thy are wi'ling to sacrifice tieir homes rather than live under these undesirable condi tions, is more than anyone can under Vwind. Yi'U cannot blame the property owners fr wanting to quit the fight; neither can yuu blame the colored peo ple if they take advantage of the offer to live In this beautiful residence dis trict, but thire is a remedy for every evil and It Is up to every man owning h. piece of property in Homewood to riET BUST and take up the flsht with as much interest as if he were located on the same street with the coal yard. "The Times has taken up the fight for ' a pood cause many times in the past and it is hoped that the publicity given this matter will arouse every property owners to some action. If you have a To.oni) home, it will be worth about JJ.500 if the cole red people can secure property in the neighborhood. I know it for I lived in St. Louis once where I saw the same evil creep In. REPORT RAID 1 BY MARINES ! ON CONSULATE , i (By International Kaws Serrice.) WASHINGTON, March 14. ' News dispatches from Pekin stat ing that U. S. marines had raided the Japanese consulate at the Japanese concession at Tien Tsin,. ; resulted today in Maj. Gen. Bar- i nett, commandant of the U. S. ma rine corps, cabling Col. Theodore 1 Kane, in command of the legation; guard at Pekin, for a detailed re-: 'port of any disturbance that may have occurred. I According to the report reaching' ; here, the marines, aroused at al-j leged mistreatment of American; soldiers at Tien Tsin, had raided j the concession and after forcing their way into the consulate, had assaulted the consul. ; ! Gen. Barnett said American troop3 , ; were stationed at Tien Tsin. but that 1 according to his records the nearest j marines were those of The Pekin con.su lnte guard. 5 miles away. "If true, the rnatetr is too serious to ! discuss until n complete report has beer. i received." was the only comment Sec retary Daniels would make. PRISONERS N SONGS ON THE WAY TO DEATH FATHER OF DECEASED SOLDIER RECEIVES $10,000 Bulletin. (Exclusive Cable by the X. N. S. and the London Sally Express.) LONDON, March 14. German women, fighting with the Beds at Berlin, stabbed and scalped wound ed officers and then held a war dance about the bodies, said a Rot terdam dispatch o the Dally Ex press today. More than 1,200 Spartacirt prisoners have been confined In Ber lin jails. The prisons' are orer-crowded. r.y r. J. 5SEESW1LL (Exclusive Cp oIo by the X. J. S. and the ; London Daily Express.) BERLIN. Mfi 13 (Via London. 'March 14). Singing revolutionary ; songs COO Spanacist prisoners were ' ir.ftrched to their d-a;h through the Un- ler den Linden this afternoon. They j w.:re a bedraggled crow1- with their ' w rists handcuffed together behind their back". Behind them marched helmetted sol i diers with rifles and in front were armored cars and lorries filled with sol j diers supported by machine-guns. The guards constantly shouted at the crowds , to kec-p back and kc rt tiring bla nk cart ridges at windows and doorways to pre vent any attempt at rescue. Twenty-four Sparttcides were report ed executed in Moab.t prison earlier in the day. TAKES WIFE ON APPROVAL; PRICE $5,500 Tulio La Guara een went so far as to purchase a wedding ring and secure a license to wed Josephine Ferio. a Chicago modiste, after their first month of tria.1 marriage at his home in Gary, January of 13 lo. Then, on a pretext, he refused. Miss Terio told the jury in Judg-e Reiter's court, which yesterday returned a cr dict of Jo, 500 to her credit and his debit. Fred Crurnpackcr. the woman's attorney, had asked J25.000 for breech of promise. The verdict is said to b the largest ever returned by a judy in Lake County liv a breech of pronitsc suit. Miss I'erio testified that she met La Guara in October. 1915, when he was seeking a business woman to assist him in the wholesale liquor trade at Gary. A mutual acquaintance took La Guara to Miss Ferio's ladies' tail-jr shop at 45it Lake Park ave., Chicago. He made four or five trips and talked less of business and more of love each time, she testified. Sho went with him to Gary Christmas Enj and lived with him there during January and Feb ruary of 1916, on his promise to marry. It was the last of January that ho took out the license and bought the wedding ling and 'a few weeks later she was spurned, according to her evidence. La Guara stated in defense that he had entere'd into a trial marriage with the woman, agreeing to marry her if sho proved faithful and satisfactory. After using her he declared sho was not satisfactory and tht latter part of March. 1316, she signed a paper releasing him for a consideration of $;. La Guara was represented by Atty E. G. Sproat. The Jury deliberated three hours ai; cave the woman $3,500. The first ballot resulted In amounts varying from $500 way up Into thousands. 1TENSE i i i I NTEREST WORK STARTS ON . FILTRATION PLANT DSPLAYED Through Atty. W. J. Whinery of Ham mond the War Risk Insurance depart ment of Washington.' D. C., "has notified James Is'ewton Cadwell of Hammond that it has awarded him the J10.000 policy taken out in ly benpgt by Frank Cadwell Laws, his son, who died of pneumonia, at Camp Mills, L. I., Nov. 13. 1913. while in the U. S. army. The communication states that pay ments of 157.50 will bo made monthly, dating from Nov. n of last year. Pvte. Frank Laws was the adorted son of John Laws, his grandfather, who paid the bural expenses. The govern ment has informed the grandfather that it will refund that money as the burial expenses are included with the policy. This is probably the first Itibtanc of a final war risk settlemr-r.t in Lake County, and many others will doubtkss follow. FEATURE NITE OF AUTO SHOW HORRORS! 100 PROOF H WHISKEY mm THIS E VENING AND SAILORS ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING At an enthusiastic meeting attended by about forty veterans, the constitution of the Soldiers and Sailors club wa framed at the Hammond Chamber of Commerce last night and an executive committee elected. The. exeeutle committee consists? of Dr. J. A. Graham, Dr. O. O. Melton, Dr. Nichols, Pat Schloer. Will Hastings. Hay Peeley, John P. Iljess. David Boone. Clarence Jones, Atty. Todd. C. G. Kinp well Henry Clas Cleveland. John Dyer, Henry Huehn and Claude Bolby. The committee will seek ways and means to finance the construction of a home for the club. Floyd Murray was chairman of th inee'in?. 'Heorge Derner. secretary and W. D. Pat ton is treasurer of the tem porary orgatiizat Ion. Another meeting of the club will be held Wednesday evening at the chamber of commerce. There win b a little match at the automobile sh '.. this evening? with nine on a side. Nine Italian emnd opera singers are going to try to obtain more ap plause than an equal number of jazi entertainers. The entire company of talent from ColliBslmo's Arrowhead Inn will put on the concert, sturting at 8 o'clock snd continuing for an hour and three quarters. Following their part of the program Barney Young's orchestra will play. Every one of the Italians is an art it and their sinking is of the highest order. They sins th popular strains of the operas in an irresistible man ner. It is expected that attendance at the Fhow will be the largest tonlg'it of any evening? this week for this la feature niht with the highest pro gram. All dealers are making sales. One of the moat uccessful sales people of the show Is Mrs. Bohllng. wife of Ed Bchling of the Bohling Auto Hales Co. HIGH SCHOOL FRIDAY FAIR. APRIL 25 $180,000 IN SUITS BY CIRCUS FOLK FILEO ! The third annual fair will be held at : th Hammond Industrial high school j Friday. April :V under the auspices of i the junior and senior classes. I Th annual fair hai bcn generously ; patronized by the patrons of the hlRti 'school in th past and combines many ! splendid exhibits with various forms of j entertainment. The program will b". i announced later. Another batch of suUs against the Michigan Central Railroad as a result of the wreck of the. Hagenbach-Wallace circus train, June 22. 191S, were filed In the superior court at Hammond today by Atty. Fred Barnett. with Altys. D. K. Tone and F. A. Rockford of Chicago. The claims total J1SO.0O". Joseph T. Dietrick. Eugene T. Enos, Mary Enos, W. J. Burns, Helen Brown. Chas. A. Norcross. M." A. Anderson, Frank Connor and Albert E. Ingraham, members of the circus troupe, each aak $20,000 for personal injuries received in the w reck. PARTIAL LIFTING OF CENSORSHIP (By International News Serrice.) WASHINGTON. March ,13. Partial lifting of the double cense rship system on cable messages has been agreed lo by tho I'. S. and Great Britain, the navy department announced this afternoon. The agreement becomes effective at mid night, March 1C. Of the "different kinds cf whiskey what they are," the Joa. B. Frazier 100 proof liquor Is probably the best or the worst whichever way you look at whiskey. At any rate this Frailer booze has the kick of a IV.herty Motor. And af ter drinking it a gentleman by the name of R. E. Morse comes around the next day and hands the victim an Iron cross. You know Mr. R. E. Morse Remorse. This Introduction Isn't an advertise ment or a prohibition lecture (depend ing on your viewpoint). It merely leads to a news item. E. N. Bunnell of the Bunnell Auto Sales Co. sold a car at the auto show and took an old machine In trade. When the old automobile was brought into the garage Mr. Bunnell found a quart bot tle of this here Jos. B. Frazier booze under the back seat. Indiana beintr a prohibition state, Bunnell felt a little nervous with a bot tle of whiskey around and he turned it over to Cart. Strong of the Hammond police department. Capt. Strong de- manded to know where it came from' and said he would thnow Bunnell in jail for 100 years if he didn't tell. It is a serious situation. The police are compelled to keep an exact account of every drop of liquor they confiscate. They must know Its history. Everybody concerned wishes to good ness that the booze was off their hands. If some unprincipled scoundrel would only steal It! About the best plan suggested yet is to exhibit It at the auto show tonight. Some bird might do a favor and take it home. And do it tonight. Neither Bunnell or Strong will be able to get a minue's rest until that stuff is out of the way or accounted for. Bun nell don't want to turn up a customer to the police and Strong hates to throw a progressive citizen In Jail. And something has to be done about ' who wilt keep E. NT. Bunnell out of jail? Cot-? Gorgo Green, federal agent, Is hastening back from Indianapolis to begin a thorough probs of this latest my stery. Added Note Capt. Strong is a mem ber in good standing of the W. C. T. L and that's no josh either. By EAZLE C. BEITIS (X. N. S. Staff Correspondent.) LONDON, March 14. The re turn of President Wilson to Paris is being watched here with the most intense interest and with mix ed emotions. One note that has been struck in the press recently, particularly in the weeklies, is that all is not well with the league of nations plan. WA2ITS BUT DOESN'T W1HI, James Douglas, "writing in The Star, argues that the whole wants a league of nations but yet is consenting to It de struction in Paris. He asserts that "details about peace in Europe will bo revealed in a few days," adding: "Reaction in France, Italy and else where will be exposed and the pitiful rapacity of little nations will be expos ed too. If I mistake not, the man who will tell the truth to the plain people is President Wilson." OPPOSITION TBOX SENATE. It is impossible to say what Is the basis for Mr. Douglas' charges but European statesmen have learned that President Wilson can and does talk to the plain people of all countries; also that opposition to Mr. Wilson's league of nations plan in the American senate has not undermined Ills power to go straight to world constituencies with any problems that may arise. rsjuss juA?rsx:a speech. The recent speech of Secretary Lansing at Parts, warning of anarchy, has encouraged certain critics who re lieved that the old line diplomacy was gaining tho upper hand in world affairs. These critics expect President Wilson to Introduce his visions for the pacification of Europe. Tho M ter Guardian. In com menting Secretary Lansing's speech says. "It has cleared the mists that the superheated London press gath ered to hide the realities in Germany." END MARKING TIME. By JOHN T. FAXKEB80N (X. N. S. Staff Correspondent.) PARIS, March 13. With the arrival of President Wilson m Paris toiay tne period of "marking time" came to an end and the peace delegates will now plunge Into their work with renewed energy to settle the vital peace prob lems awaiting solution. This has been one of the quietest weeks since the pesce conference open ed. There were a few committee meet ings such as thos dealing with labor, waterways and reparation, but for the most part the delegates either rested or held informal conversations among themselves. All have been eagerly awaiting the return of President Wilson and one of the uppermost questions heard today was: "What will President Wilson do now? Has his trip home changed, his mind on any of the material Issues?" The supreme allied war council again convened this afternoon, but there was no meeting yesterday. The decision for a volunteer army In Germany is apparently having a reac tion uron the domestic policies of some of the allied countries. France and Italy are still doubtful of its effect. 'BOOZE' SWEET WATER; DEFENDANT ACQUITTTED RAILROAD HEAD'S WIFE A SUICIDE HAIG TO RETIRE NOW. i tKicloslve Cnble by the Intfrnodon.il 1 Atwi Service and London Daily Ktprro). LONDON. March 1 S. Field Marshal Mais is retk-ina: cs comander-in-chlef of the British army, the Daily Ex press stated today. He is expected to be succeeded by Gen. Sir William Rob ertson, of the general s'a.T. Sir Jo'rm Cowan will retire on Sunday as qair. termaster-general cf the British ar my, U la said. (By International News Berrlce.) CHICAGO. March 13. Eluding a trained nurse who has been attending ber for several weeks. Mrs. Edna T. Kurrie. S7, wife of Harry Kurn. president of the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railroad suicided today by Inhaling: gas in her home here. The body was found with a gas hose gripped between the teeth. TOLD NOT TO ACCEPT UNIFORMS ! INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. March IS. j Indiana postmast-rs hivve been advised I not to accert soldiers' uniforms being returned to the quartermaster depart ment. V. S- A., as discharged men have been given permission to retain their outfits. INDIANAPOLIS. Id.. March 13. A. B. Anderson, Judge of the local federal court, will leave tomorrow for New York, where he will nit in the federal court for several weeks. GOODRICH SIGNS BILLS INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., March 1". Gov. James P. Goodrich today signed teveral more Mils passed by the legis lature including the Eraeken bill to es tablish a state colony for feeble minded parsons. . A CASE FOR INVESTIGATION County CommIaioner Black yester day Informed Fred Sims, the chair man of the state tax board, of an in stance of peculiar apraisement, Mr. Black stated that a grain and transfer elevator owned by the New New York Central TJne and located tetween Indiana Harbor and Whiting was assessed in 1911 at a value of $0. "10. In 1913 he declared the capac ity of the elevator was doubled and the assessed valuation lowered to 59,-009. SOUTH BEND. Ind.. March 14. So. Bend's crusade against alleged liquor violtors came, to a climax today when "whiskey" seized In a raid month ago a evidence, turned into sweetened colored water when sampled In the superior court. Judge Vitus G. Jones hinted that fraud hsd been perpetrated. The case was acainst John C. Barrett, a former saloonkeeper. He was acquitted. The liquor was taken in raids by the po lice. Several policemen testified that it was whiskey, but when the liquor was admitted as evidence In the case it proved to be only water. The "whiskey" was kept under lock and key by the chief of police. It was rumored today that Ell Stans bury, attorney general, may come to South Bend to investigate the liquor problem. Twelve to fifteen teams with a force of twenty-five to thirty men are already engaged in excavation work on the ne filtration plant that is under construc tion at the lake front. The basement for the new part of the addition to the pumping station Is practically completed and the founda tion will be put in at once. E. II. Clublne. 3401 Michigan ave., In diana Harbor, has the Job og excavating and he is usirg just as many men and teams as he can handle to advantage. E. J. Jenkins, manager, was found on the grounds this morning- with a broad smile on his face and the stamp of satisfaction written ail over his features. "We're off." aid Ed, "and if the way things are starting out is any indication atall, this place will soon ge transformed The contractors realize that to get this plant finished before December 1, every minute will have to be utilised and plans and pro cesses are being rapidly systematiasd. Unless the contractors fall down on their aupport, we will have pure fil tered water running through the pipes by January 1, 152i." JUDGE Si HEADS FIRST LAKE CO. CASE 'TREATING 'EMROUGH' Conroy's Pisa for Aged Har bor Broker Is Silenced. "Talk to Wall" Says the Court. Times Bcreau. At Statu Caimtal. INDIANAPOLIS, Mareh 14 Judge McMahon, who recently took the bench In the appellate court yesterday de cided the first case from Lake county wher h wa Judtre of the circuit court for many years. The General American Tank Car Corporation represented by Attorney W. J. Whinery, was the appellant and Bertha Borchardt, having as her coun sel, McAleer. Dorsey and Gillett of Hammond, was tho appellee. The facts in the case are that Ed ward Borchardt, a minor son of Mrs. Borchardt, a widow, while in the em ploy of the corporation as a painter of the interior of tank cars, was over come by poisonous fumes from the paint and died from the results of the po'isonlngr. The mother was de pendent upon the son for support and Instituted proceedings before the in dustrial board. A hearing was held April 10. 131S and a reward returned in favor of the woman. The company appealed the caae to the appellate court which af firmed the award yesterday in the sum of II.6S9.75. GETS SIX MONTHS FOR BRINGING IN TWD QTS. Special To Tke Times. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. March 14. Pete Dollas, of East Chicago was yes terday sentenced to serve six months in Jail and pay a fine of $100 for bringing two quarts of whiskey into Indiana. Dollas, whose correct name la Spllios Tolliojpulos. had areat deal of Influence In certain circles at the Twin Cities. The government claims to have evidence that he is the owner of two questionable houses at Indiana Harbor. (BtriLinN.) XNSZANAPOUS, Ind., March 14. After TJ. S. XMst. Attorney Slack had demanded that Federal Judge Anderson ralae a six months' Jail sentence to a term In the federal penitentiary, Chicago attorneys for Wolf Marco vie h, Indiana Harbor steamship agent and broker, to. day withdrew tbeir request that Judg ment ha sat aside in order that they might take the case to the circuit court of appeals. Marcovich pleaded guilty to bringing S.OOO half -pints of liquor into Indiana from Chicago and was sentrnoed Wednesday afternoon. In the meantime a Deputy TJ. S. Mar. ehal Is In Indiana Harbor with an order from the court to bring Marco Tich to Jail here. Judge Anderson was In formed that the defendant had threat, ened to go to Canada after the court had given him until Monday morning to arrange his affair. Tihes Bureau. At State Capital. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 14. How Judge Anderson gave Wolf Marcovich of Indiana Har vor the limit for the transportatioa of liquor into Lake county after he had pleaded guilty furnishes an interesting sidelight in the way Anderson "treats 'em rough." PAST SETS NTT HABK. "How in the name of heaven could I make such a difference between Marko vtch and these other defendants?' Judge Anderson asked, interrupting a Plea by J. H. Conroy, of Hammond, counsel for Markovlch, for considera tion of his client because of his stand ing as a man of family and of property, who Is past seventy years o age and who recently has undergone two opera tion for appendicitis. "I couldn't sit here and look these poor fellows in the face," said Judge Anderson, "if I were to do what you ask. I couldn't sleep tonight with such a thought to rankle in my mind." Markovlch attempted to make a plea in his own behalf when Judge Anderson snapped. "I'm going to send you to jail all right and if you don't stop talking I'll send you right now!" CONBOT MAKES EXPLANATION. Conroy explained' to Judge Anderson that the whisky In question was to have been imported by Markovlch for "hH own use." The "use" he intended to make of it, the attorney said, was to give half pints of it as present to his steamship ticket customers among the foreign clement in Lake county. The transaction involved 2.000 half pints of the liquor, of which Brennan was to have received a part, apparently for helping Markovlch with the schema. According to a statement made by Gray to a revenue agent and introduced aa evidence, Markovlch and H. May, of In- BOLSHEVIKI ACQUIRING LAND (By International News Serrloe.) LONDON. March 13. During January and February the J3olshevik forces (in Northern Russia) occupied territory greater in extent than France, said a Helsingfors dispatch to the Times today, quoting an official Rolshevik statement. "According to this report the lied Army will reach Archangel by May 1." Tho Times Helsingfors correspondent says that the British and American troops broke up the Red3" offensive and ! severely defeated thn enemy in the Vlga sector in the week of March 1. Plans are proceeding for the landing of Polish troops from Franco at Danzig. Both coal and fod are now being sent for the re'lef of the Poles. The commission which has ben inves tigating Greece's territorial cllms has handed in its report. It is said to show that the Americans are not supporting the proposed cession of the Cilayet of Smyrna to Greece. (Continued on page ten.) EXTRA GARY WINS OF COURSE. (By International News Berrlce.) X.A2-AYSTTZ, XNX., March 14. Zm. arson of Oary licked ths strong: Kandall. TUla basketball five Quite handily la the first game It has played here and thereby made some of the cocky critica sit up and take notice. Thare was noth ing to It hut Gary at any stage of tha ram. The match was finished Is time for the boys to hare a hearty dinner. Jeffersonvllla wonn, 33 to IS, from Martlnsrille. CrawfordsTllla heat Tranklln, Is to 16, in state high school basketball tour, ney. FLORIDA SPECIAL IS WRECKED (By International News Serrice.) RICHMOND. Va.. March 14. The South Bound Florida special from Now York was derailed and plunged over an embankment fifty miles south cf here today on the seaboard airline tracks. Early reports state that there were no fatalities. The train left New York at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. EVANSVILLE Work will be start el about the first of August on a plant to manufacture a tractor local men have been working on for two yeart, according to an announcement Just made. HAVE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE (By International News Serrlca.) WASHINGTON, March 14 Employ es cf fifteen tool and machine shops at Rockford. 111., are giveD the right to organise and the employers order ed to treat with them as organiza tions when the necessity arises, in an award handed down by the Nationaf War Labor board today. The men. however, are warned not to use co ercive measures of any kind to cost pel persons to Join their unions, nor to induce employers to bargain or deal. Don't throw your paper away without reading the want ad page. ELUFFTON A banquet will be giv en March SI by the officers and teach ers of the First Methodist Sunday school in honor of Will R. Outellua. who haa aerved aa secretary of the acheol board. PNEUMONIA ON THE INCREASE (By International News Serrice.) WASHINGTON. March 14. Pneu monia is increasing in prevalence among American troops in France, according to a report on health conditions for the weeking ending March 7, made public by Surgeon General Ireland this after noon. There were 1.324 new cases re ported during this period as against 1,560 for tho preceding week. BRITISH ANARCHISTS WERE DEPORTED (Excluslre Cable by the International News Serrlca and the lVondon ' Daily Express.) LONDON, March 13. Four British anarchists, who ewre deported from the I'. S., arrived ft Liverpol today. Others ' are expected to follow. The four mm gave the names of Rinimer, She:heii. Field and Jackson.