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n",, '''hurray. r.T-l snotv E C Read By All the Peo ple Who Want All the News On streets atid ironnaCj. s per copy. DfllTjr:d "jy cm: i Hammond and WaaS Fmmjl, SOa ..x.aiontli. VOL. XIV, NO. 213. TIIUKSDAY, F EMRUAHV 1M, IDJO. HAMMOND, INDIANA LAI JL 4 ! I3rTEBITATIOWA2 STXTTS li mi IIASED WIBE V ' 5EBTICE. 1 H c Mcont k i ffl IS ISO, - OR GANIZED LA POLITICAL BLACKLIST IS LENGTHY Wilson Won't Appoint R. R. Tribunal Till. Cummins Bill Action. r i.i.i;ti. international news service! AHIMtT. Krb. Uti nly a rr Monllnt rta of the (timmlii-i:fli bill ran tolvp railroad protilrm. d-olar- fil a r-oluion prcurnlrd t ho provi dent today ly Xhr flftorn allied rsnn Ication of rnllrond worker. "With a full one of our responsi bility Te do request that you eto thl Mil." doelared the resolution. Only by uoh n eojirse ran nn orderly nlclion of the problem now confronl taic thr country be nrhieed." (BUI.I.ETINI riTENATIONAL NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON, Tet!. 26. Kailror.d JaTjor'B political blacklist WU he mad vp of all members of coaxrc3s vrtio voted for tha Cnmniins-Esca bill, "Latjor," t'ao cfflclal pabllcatloa cf the railroad unions and the Flvuuti PUa IisagTie, announced today. Callin? on tha 2,60aC0O railroad rorS- rs to "defeat their enemies and reward their friends" at tha polls, tlie paper iittbllshed the full roll call on the bill. "Oryaniied labor," says the paper, will now ffirl itself for the longeT truffl tor a full and adequate repre eataUoa in the halls of congress and tar full aad adequate representation in w.ftment cf the railroad industry '"" ' riNTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE i - WASHIN'JT'-V Ib. -S. -rrtficirr,' T.'i!?on has informed representatives of - railroad labor that ho cannot, reply t th?ir request for immediate a ppoiitt tr.ent ,r a trage tribunal of omplojers and eni-I-loyea to adjust wage Uomnnds until ho has taken action on the rummins-Ksch bill. This was announced a', tho White House today. The rrsiJont had drafted a note to the representatives but the context of ,t. no-e was affootej by the rai-sage of the rummins-Ksoh bill by th- sonat". end he asked Director .;ef-ral H.no.-, to inform the labor representatives. WZX.X. DELIVER KZMOEIAL. t ni.imfs of th" railroad work- " r,.,t askt.l for an appointment : r the Whit" House up to snortly be fore noon. They wore planning to de ler a memorial to the pr.--,-le,t. s'ak the;r opposition to th- '-ummins-j-c-h b,tl and tirgins 1'at it bo vetoed. V und-r.t-.-i that tl-e memorial vho-h was drafted was un-l-r critn-Km from some ,.f tho representatives of the orkrs and that i "HRJ't l" deia;. o.l. The Cummins-Ksch bill is now in the frauds of Atty. Oei.. rainier and it is ,xpected the pror dont. will take action . upon it as soon aa th- attorney general t.as passed upon its h calry. SITUATION UNSETTLED. To railroad labor sanation was today rrsrently very tmsettle-1. There was 1'tti-; unanimity anmng the lead-rs ns to hat would be the result ..f fav.u-ai.le .rtion by the president on the ponding t.:l. The predP-tions of sporadic strikes -re still fronuont from the loaders, dc pit the - fatt thnt they m d-.ins alt in their power to chock ail striko t:til;. PEACE WITH RUSSIA IS NOW IN SIGHT INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE! WASHINGTON. Feb. - r.il.s-.nes T.;alions will V-e ope-ne-1 1,-iw. en oov J.t Russia and tre allied .ountiic, ith:n a short time. Acting Secretary c-f Stat- Polk predicted to'i.iy at the White he-use. He stater that he had r.ot yet seen the rf ported p n-e offer, which Pondon disffttcho-. declared Sa vlot Kussia had offered to th.s country. "U'liiie hoio officials stated that the I-t-ace offer bad net arrived there. While there is ever- indies? inn that business relations will be established with j-vciet Pussia. the 1". S. 'CI not dev el op nvieh trade with P :! '. it: the op niovi of Mr. Polk, "lec-.-se Pu'm bas little cold and Go- exchange ra'--ni;i be unfavorable. The ,.n!y Ha l that is likely to come to this c untt'--1 : hat which Is bv barter. 23A3IM0ND WINS FROM EAST CHICAGO Hammond Industrial high school a-1-riP-1 another victo-y t the credit of Its basketball team last iiiut.t vv hen the Past Chicago high school team was de feated by 1 lopsided score at the Mc Kinley auditorium in Kast Chicago. The score was US to 7. ' '- A lively match tas played by the - A-ond teams in which the Kast Chi f?agt lads came out winner by a score ,-f 6 to 4. Hign school students o' both Ham mond and Whiting art- looking for ward eagerly towards the next game which is to be piaycil Saturday evening between their teams at the Central choo! gym in Hammond. P-.th the first and second teams will play. DID YOU HEAR THAT DP. ;. P. SMITH is back from a v. si! i" th- 1 5 ; 1 1 ' ' V'-ek Sa ni ! a riuiii. where Mrs. SiiiiUi is mi r-s! visit. Till; o-m.nt fl.,.r has been complfti1 in tli'-1 new b:isnv tit which is being trin ted hmhr the Whitesel - Hero ? ; i e. .lA'.'ix MFHAN. the Thorn'on street fi'ifi- who clo ffod the recruiting han (''; 'he oth'-r nigh:, certainly knows !o ;i fix. up a roast. PH. V. i:. Nh'HiH,S is in faor of ' strrtinK ;i '!:irl in Hammond in whn-li ' I'i'iis win b" ki on for l.'io oleonosi f.t'i-T! Hi'ili Jj!-;riK tho ootniiij; summer. ' ATT V. Ji.iK i r: Y dos-rvrs a lot i of c ro5 it for haw Iiiik out the long-w inJcd sji.-akTS and putting' pop into tho rost 'of tiio program nt tho roi':ai'.nr Itanquot. H vnDI.D t'P. of tkiry w a" in Hatn iiion.l osrcrd:y. II is much in lovo u.th l;is now duties a tho lm!;an;i Stt cl plant. THE poor !:.? is ..-oriainlj- hard drum to fani a 1st t T - moiify. Tt has begun to tack up otKrrtto Advert. s;n;j now i:i the interior of ns train?. TIIK root".; i ; n)c officers rind men sor.t to Iiamm.iii'l and adjacent cities to work up recruits are 5xut the i.nest looking Jot of sol Ji r hoys in carriaRo. tiress and deportment : v sooti in tho county. i r.rnVlN' MiiNIH.iE. hca-1 of Hstn- moud schools, is attending the national i convention of f-cht.ol s-iporint-ndents of ' the x. I-:. A. at Cleveland. He will re j turn Saturd:i-. r.i;rr.Ei:xT.vTivK.s of th rast Coast rifh-Ti' s. seltins fih from the oar in I la innn.r.d. prosenNd the ('armel.to 5i.tcrs Orphe.na v ith 1 " 0 pounds of fish this uiorning.' I'lJAXK t'C'OJir. is liimly con inoe.J that in two or throe years drinkers" w ill foipet there over was such ,i thing: as whiskey and the country will be all the Lett-.r iur it. IIKNT.T nOKUI.. alias Hawkshaw-. ha? jind the Iroliaii wigwam and purchased an Indian ir-tor.- , e. according t-: a friend whet is tonu. thint; of a Hawkshaw himself. HAD" KI-'HTKr.. who lived up in the Iron nivcr country at one time, says that th people are -, cry clannish and stoic tcgetht r Ik- leeches and that's why the dry fores have had such hard sailing. reVVE KO'iXE. who recently returned from a trip south, thinks th southern people very Hospitable and claims that llo-y will give you iinything th-y have, but adds that the triuhio ;.s that they have infilling an--om; wants. j HEXRT l:. SN VDI-ir:. formerly in the ; Whinery law office, is to pr.t-tic law in (Gary. He vins overseas with the 30th I division. Texas-i iklahopia ilivision, and 1 goes into in rtnersliiy ih I "at rick Ma 1 h.'iity. j HERE'S a little song that Miss Pclla 1 porlon, of the city clerk's office, loves ! to chant: "1 h. all that glitl.fi s is not. gold, n.-r diamond rings betrothal": end ;if. oung man. you g-t too b -hi I shall j have n ...thing to say. You ina b-ave. Good dav." 1 ;- ol night: TiAl:k.i:S S''lloNKRT, assistant city J engineer, bas been seen strutting about the furnitur- d'partmont of one of the j l'-oal ficr.'S n:id eyt mg with d'serim ; mating care and nonchalant o born of ! leisure (ho numerous line baby carriages J no .v on display. st"Pi:nixTi;xir;NT jonx k. i;x- PKItWtmn of K. C. Mmas Co.. after b'-iiig puzTlod for s-nne time to aocount f'jr the large amount of money being sptnt by people w bet formerly spent bu' lilt If. has now deeid-d that the men are now spending the mom y on their family they used to spend for drink. PETITIONS will bo presented within a few days to the Petartl of Public Works through r. Hill, piesidont of the Ham-to-tuil 15. tiler Works. fer th- wnifiiiiif of Hohrnan si. on the rtist site. bolwcen t'aii-oll and Puss.-; .sis. Tliis is tno r-f th- l it-'t pi .po-t d improvement s f,,P in- of li-. mi oid's mam thoroughfare-'. THE pt.dice reporter, so the story fi?, has permitt.'l gallantrv to play tli hei fer 'part of reason and is confronted thereby wilh the problem of locating, for several future mi si?, a one-armed bean 1 1 y. Th- youth, s., the story continues, lias discove-r. il tohis tnore or loss sor row, that the pen, hnnt for chance is not confined solely to Hie sterner sev. j X 1 t h ! M iss "M a woman tieeid-s. Now comet h Pic:; oi' the oily compi roller's v.-i-.s .ositie. a hsoln : r-1 . . i ha t H.dlts Hunt" r shall ne-t t.fflce. who ! end Una i'.y t ntiikf his iioi in T xas. lie must con tinue to reside in Hammond. Mr. Hunfr o.ulit m--t. bo reached for his opinion on ho subject but then, the woman de cides. HKXr.T VI?. city building supervisor, disclaims any knowledge of Patin. How ever, one of bis friends, in order to appreciate the work of P. P. T. was forced, yes forced, to par'ake of some of the dead sivines and in tho operation this friend di.-roverod two things: First, that Mr. Vis is well named, and, second, tie found the source of the columnist's humor. BIPP BRUHJES, city engineer, has a nice little suitcase which may be seen at his office in the city hall. There is a mystery surrounding the origin of tho aiiirlo inasmuch as Pill refuses to part wilh it for less than $x:k Inquisitive habitues of the eilv ball are thinking I of fmple.ving Sine," r anrl Pinslie from 'io. e-; i v o iiead4uartci s downstairs to 1111 jiavel ilio misterv. Tirnrs ntws ser.-irs Is the best WILL Two State Banks Close Big Surprise Fake county bankers were aste.nishod j ' '" 1" hear thai the Farmers St a t e Farik of Valparaiso ani the Hobsrt j ' Hank of Hobart. a subsidiary institution.! were closed yesterday afternoon by order ! of O'.in I,. Klaus. Indian state auditor. following a report by Plato oxaniiners j tiiat a shortage cf $:'yrt.sil0 bad boon di-l co orod. ino examiners charged tr.at rumls ot Bg anl leaves a w ife an i f..ur ..-hildren. , tlie banks were being used in stock spec if,. XVils a n.-phow of tin- late- 1'.. .1. Oif-j ulation in Ch-.t-ago. (ford, the owner of the Gift..rd railro.-nl. I The banks, a-. c.Tdir.gr to reports. are,am a brother C Harry O.iVor.l of U-ns-j conir.dlci by William H Gardner of i,.aor. I Valparaiso, who. the examiners state.) Thc deceased was a ros.d.nt of Kan-, they hav e not seen since they began j ;;iooo. 111., and had bo n emploxed ,y checking up the books. the I. 6- railroad for s.veial years.! ine Valparaiso Pank was founded j eais ago by Joseph Gardener, and the son has been head of the institution for the last fifteen years. The deposits in I tho bank, as of Pec. C-l. 1913. were! slightly over $300.0110. j 1". W. Clifford. H. A. Brown. W. C. ! Wmdlo. and other leading citizens of! Valparaiso who are directors of the bank j held a conference with the principal! stockholders, employe?, ami the bank: examiners. H- nry WInneguth. cashier, j reported that the shortage would amount i to about J20P.O0O. William Johnston, j prosecutor of Porter county, attended the meeting. 1 No warrants have been issued as yet: and Prosecutor Johnston informed Chief 1 Theden. following the meeting, that ro th(, Jewish po.-pie of Hammond will fiction would be taken until after the I ' , . .-1ni1 4 , examiners have oompletei their work. ! r'en a -a,,v'mlKU ' r8 d -Mr. Johnston said they did not knoi-! city's quota to the $10.v0.000 national t just what the loss would amount toif'Jnl for the restoration of r.il.st.r.o. or wliere the money had gone," Chief! The money will be used to rebuild the Theden said. "None of tho officials or i 'ni u:, tries. f.:r:i.iii,- communities and tmployes of the Lank lias left town and; cities of ,Zio-n. It is also .-on mpla t -r.t. one is being hold under surveillance. ed to furnish neee.-sary passage lor .Mr. Johnston said it was doubtful if j thousands of Jews in this country w ho any one person can be held accountable, I vt'oul dlike to make their homos in for the thortage at present." Gary Park 1 Case Trial Resumed jniade public t-y )lir Snn.li I.. Harris. Trial ef she case cf the Tollesfon iTubl eh air man of the Hdinnvnd Ziout l.s of t'hicngo against the City ef Garv was!,r'rt- '"day. r's-imed bef,.-e Sneoial .ludc-o Wilson in! Mr. I'aln-.an empha-ired nartlrularly the Hammond s'iporior court this morn ing after a day's recess, during which the court visited the property under dis pute in Gary. L.. P. Goodwin, a Gary r'al estate di-r. who has been used several times during the trial as an expect witness. was placed ,,n the stand for a short time! in an effort by the plaintiff to prove! will be util-zed in building up the in tbnt the land had value other than f rom j d,i " ''i'" no,v stagnant theie. rea ls in its mere location in that tho muck nll part as folb-w s: could be sold as a top dressing over j "The entire traffic system of PaJes the sand in building lawns. He (old orjtlne. which has been paralyze, by the experiments nhich had been conducted I war. i. now ;n process of resunipt ion in growing crop on land similarly lo-nd several nations bio already beg-n-cated. It seems that vegetables flourish j nlng to re-arrange tketr shipping but that because of the overflow of the j scheduler t the Syrian cast . There river, planting Is held up in the spring. ! wiM be nn ipemparahlr -hiarger cm The defense drew from Mr. Godwing the ; ni'rce Ith Palestine than in any for adinission that he had lot money on his ' n1"'' years. truck farming experiments. ! "The chief needs are fnr w.-odrn l'.dlow ing this the attorneys reached wares r.f e ery deser'.pt en. as the w ar nn agreement to limit the argument to ene hour to each side. Attorney Pom-itr;. berger made die first argument for the plaintiff. finishing at noon. He directed at tent ion t o the facts tha t the jark board had offered only S70 per acre for the tract, whereas witnesses for the plaintiff bad estimated the land to be north from $;i0 to $7H per aero on tho average. Witnesses for the defense bat! valued the lanel at from nothing to 5100 per acre in its rresent condition, but had said that if it. were properly drained a might be! worth up to J1V0 per acre. T State Platform Now Con tains Plank at Insistence of Majority of Delegates. f INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE1 .TT-,vt. V X" U". 1. "1 I kic,ili,rr. , . . .. ,, , , Hon with national pro.i ibit ion a st umo,l , . . , , . r. , cifliliil" Torm nrr" lot-iv w in n i-o.- ctratic party of New York state went em ,.-,-..,-.i 10 i: nariv ola.ifo!nt as .nposif r NEW YORK DEMOCRATS AGANS PROHIBITION . ' , -1 . 1, i. , Althecigh nn official report w.ll not constitutional prohibition. It is toe t.t -1 time- Cat cither of the old parties uas printed onCl .-v iewcl b the star- tut i.self on recurtl one way or the pt h.-r br',4!,i ' ' r:''" ' - yrvi ' ,""v!ll",? ., .. 'Mrs. Mac Turner. so, t'ta:v of the The plank 111 the platlorni aBainst. pro- l.ihition as at present constituted was inserted after considerable debate and, in response to a wide-spread demand on the pan of the delegates from both up - state and down-state "hat the party take; a definite stand on the matter. Those , urgirg the ,-lnnk pointed out that the iin.-.tTrla! Pepublican convention in New York sta'te completely ignored the issue. STATE TO END NEWBERRY CASE INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE) GRAND KAPIOS. Mich.. Feb. C. Hurrying into the court records the admissions of fifty ef the 123 defend ants made before the grand jury occu- pled a portion of today's session of the t Newberry vote fraud and conspiracy) trial in lino w ith Cne government's ef- fcrtr to rush its case t- a conclusion, j chairman: -Mrs. H. 1!. Alsoiruer. ?ec These j,,id the statements of fifty ; r.tary of Gar : Mis. V. P.aner. of more, witnesses are expect'd to end the Crow n Point . The chairman is Path case, of the government, and it is hop- j ei Jansen of Gary but neither be nor ed this w ill be accomplished by Sat ar- ' another member of the comnrttee were day or Monday. present in Hammond yesterday. HAVE Brakeman Killed At Schneider e; ; l if r . J . ;i brake-man for the I r. j & s r;) , i ,-oad. w a3 ki ll.-d 'a.: Schnejd- i rr, south of Hammond, last Sunda 1 niKi,i w lion . semaphore knocked over j by a derailed freiuht tar, struck him j oll the 1Paa. killing him instant iy. An ,-XaminaUon r.-vf alo.l ths.t liis !.. .-It li.-i.-l boon broki n Mr. tjli'foid wn-i t h irt y-lhroo oj,ts o.f Furial was made in KankaJvC- j SEE JEWISH Beffinnir.s the first cf n-.t month j Palestine b-it lack t'ro money for trnn I sp-.nation for themselves and families, j Claiming that con .n-r- with 1'ales- t!n has opened up on a logger f cale than e.er before the Swedish consul (general at Jerusalem, G. Haltnan. in a j n tter to the Swedish I" pa 1 1 in en t of 'Commerce declares that th- country 1ii-w offei s exceptional opp--i t'i n 1 1 ics to .the export according to a report from th Zionist frganizutieui of A rrer. the need for wooden material of everv description. as the country was almost completely d f oiest a tod by the w s r . Hi' letter, particularly timely 'he cause of the JT.OfO Palestine Perforat ion Campaicn to be launched by the Hammond Zionist district during the month of March, part of wh;eh money j , has completely deforstnte. hc i-n-in- . All furniture and wooden build- ing materials must th' rep. re l. m. ported. "l-'nr paper too. there is a Ice; and' steadily inereslng demand. l.Kwliw fo- petroleum iimlnri ami k'ies-'n-stovt s. P.ofot e (be war Past ine had no telephone sstom. A hi- d'-man-l for telephone upj lies is (-i t;iiii to on ...lre." Mcmbers of the committee e the Mamme.nd Zi.-n..-t I'istrict in. -hide: ! Miss ?arnh T Ha iris, r'l.iirinan; i p. o. r t.t 1'if.bnon. M s s !.. Polngold. Miss ssig a vol Mr. S K atz. T MADE FOR JAIL Three members of the Lake t'ounty j niiii.ttee of five for tho !nvei'c.it- j ion of public and se rut - pu SI 10 in.-tttu- I ' Hons vesterday conducted t he r-aulai- uarterly inspection of ila-i:intnd p jails and ho.pi: a Is . "nson ted j . day's in- vet;gation of local institutions, Conditions at the Hammond Central rolicc station were fouid to he from 40 to- iO per cent bette,- than m any oth I-"ke county jail . A thorough an-1 severe examination of the r.,i n itary j ' cond;.:on. 1 bo.ird tif medical n.'-r, I mignt oivlem-i many rie ficiencies now I existent hut wlih-h will he removed s ; so--"n as the new- jaintor lias ben bie.U- I en in, it was said. That people are piospeting or at lea-t making a fair living w us denoted by the diii-oveiy that at St. Margar et's hospital. where the ce-m;nittee founel everything in excellent order, there are only seven wholly dependent pa t ion ts occupying ward beds. Menihers the investigating torn- j m.ttee H,e: Mrs. Mac Turner, vice-1 MARCH TO V BEGIN GOOD REPOR If! HAMMOND HUGE HERE THEY ARE, GRANDFATHER'S GOLOSHES NEWEST THING IN FEMININE FOOTWEAR (v-e x Vft, f"H- ' . e j- ' - - f f fe f ?fx c j. . . . . . .... .. 4 a :1 . ' . x. v - f " ; I , t v ? .r " - ' ' xr ' ' " L . . fe fe Trio of pretty co-cda of Chicago University wearing goloshes like grand- father used to wear. Those people tvho !!ke to jraze upon a dair.ty, reatly clad silien ar.kla have been deprived of that pleas-ure this winter because of the new and universally popular fad for cC,i0Sp.es.j Jack Frost has also been dealt a blow since all the fair maids have taken to wearing exact dupl, rates of frrandfather's overshoes, popular some fifty years aero. The most fashion able method of wearirp the ug-iy but practical thinjrs is to leave the claSps open so they flap and clank with a smart, careless ail. SPENCER GETS A HEAVY SENTENCE 5 to 14 Years Penalty For Holding Up Hammond Candy Shop. fSrTf.lAL TO THC TIMES rp.OW.V POINT. INI.. P. b. "R Tom l.V. S'oencer. of Hammond. L'2 years of I lie--, una foun-1 truiHy of holding u I a candy store in teal city and scnton- Iced to live to font-tee ti years" pi the .tuto penitentiary. f,nol nn-l dis- f ranch ise'l f-r t- n ycai . IJ. '1- h'proat rcpr-scnied Spencei. Tim case wadi t r ied in the r nr. . :ki 1 to sda y. ni t .on ed- O n the same d a y Hugh t 'onroy, of j Gary, plead not guilty of petit l.ir i ,-ony. lie asked for a jury trial which was Granted, the jury finding hlr- j rii,v ,-,f stealing form thc Halt hiior x- .-.i".!,. v;,i!m;,.l ' Conrov is 20, v-.-ir-; of age mil was pSv-n a sentence to 8 v ears, fined 'i't and d'sl'rauc of 1 1 for five years. Stanley Moore, need " years', was also found guilty of stealing from tl same railroad and mis a Ut sentenced tei 1 to S years in tie reformatory, fined J2" and disfranchised for .j years. .SE! NEW BUILDING Hammond to Have A New Candy Factory Both Re tail and "Wholesale. (SPECIAL TO Tt T!MEjl pow.N point. iNle. l'. ii. v. T'axtou. ot Hamnioic!. iia- l-as.d rheo'iore Souliss for a htm e,f e years tiio property on i.t 1 s 1 ; OW l.setill Bl.11 V.O'lirex s -V-l'l 1 tion III Hammeiml. beginn 115: March 1st, at a, ' ... ,, r , inorithlv rental of $.G1, ;;,' frsi ea r I , ... . ,, tu rffli-ini each year thirtv uollnrs p'-r . monih. The property v. i'T bo coo with a candy fuctorv". catering to tfie retail and wholesale tooTc l-Hse was filed f-.r record in 1 '. Pecnrder .lohn.-on's office on Ti:- 01 1 h - II Ml V .a y. 1. I JOHNSON NAME THE ONLY ONE INTERNATIONAL NFWS SERVICE f SALKM. ORP... Feb. ; t". S. Senator lliram V. Jolinson. of California. is today the solo formal candidate for the P'-publican nomination for the presi dency of the Ftvtcd States in th-s state. Senator Johrpon's name was ofTPial ly placed befo-e h people ,,f regoii when Sanfield Mt D-iiaM. of -1 ' u I hi ud. appeared at the set-r.-lary of state's office and presented the nomination petition. Tii" petition cairi- d no d-t -laration of principles. PAXTON LEASES H" 0 AM 13 IWELL KNOWN MAN PASSES AWAY Ray Wells Dies at His Home j Touching Tribute Is Paid Him. (A TRIBUTE) at about fi o". !o.-;;. after a Iift n - c 1 1-ci- illness bis h---co. ess. Pavinmd .V. A't lis died at . II"; "ar Purcii St.. 1-aving ne- tl. i ot p.' or f.nd two hit!.- - : .. a wilt l'un.T.il s-r;.-s will bo b'!d at llie iiiom- iiatuviLiy aftcrn-ion, interment to follow a". C'.i.k Hi'.1. Mr. Wells was born in Porlrr county. I.iti.. fortv-one years ace, coming to the. 1 'aluiii' t distrp : twenty-seven y.ars ago. 1 ! " was the s-.n of lovid C. Wells, aj former grocer on W. S;a(e who iir-j 01. him: iic;" two broth, rs, ,1 hjy of 1 Seattle and Paul of Koii's: t w o sisters,, M'.s-s Mabel -f t'hicat.i ;ind Mo. A. V, . 1 Spragtie of K0111 s. formerly cf Ham-J i .---v 1. p.t eon years aco he was most hap- pily unite, 1 in p-ntriago to Anna May (P.ird) Pi aeiford. eldest daughter of the late Ja m -p M. and Mrs. .Man ha Prad-i feu'd. ai.tl during the in''r . ninr x ears t hey have most I.e.uiPf'iHy !i .i .-i. d the hills of life toS.-:l,.r and 111 h.-r lonli-i ness M.rs. elN xv ill have the warm,! tender sympathy of very large cirelol of fricnels here and elsewhere. Mr. Wells, while a man of most I'o- 1 tiring manmr. wi's vet n u i : 1 -. cr.; i 1 y grnd- inato. gradual ing f -..m Wabash oolle g, ,! v. raw t'T-tsv hi-. Hid., and w a v- I; m-i form-d on ins: (r.- pertaining i, ;he nn- j Portant things of life. H-, ov.,, (luring ill- vtars of liis late illness, always bor-:' a cheei-i"ul. urbane t! ispo.i : nui thr won; 1o h.m liie e of all wh-. know him ' II" h;ol for ;i-jrs be-on an a. !-.. ri-mb.-r-of the Meth.tl:s.t. Monroe S'r-ei chtii.-l- aiol v a-- alv.axs a trustee and .-toward in 5p orc.-i in?.. 1 1 h -u. untiring 1:1 his do- votioii to nil Christian -and i-i-c al w oi-U. 1 i-li It ill' ho w.i a '.::-., - !o tr.. oil- - I,.. I !.. ,r 3 f 1: n.i - o:e . v . n i s in ; 1 1 - - 1 ' '. 1 1 k loi' the h.orpitv-s - ar. l tvii,f., 1 of those . dependent upon him lie had boon a tunc Th-- T-asi : w o v -.! keeper in the forge .s'iam.iard is-e-I and , ,. . . , 1 for five years boft.ro was employ cd as' ,, , , , bookkeeper for the Noi tlnrn Tici.aiiii i..;i:s . ... .. ,v Lb ct 1 -ic ( o. ! j ,:P0LK HAS NAUGHT TO SAY! 1 INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE: I "WASHINGTON. Feb. -fi "I it-.f ml toi stick around and l.cip the president all' I ein."' said Acting Secretary ,t State ! Poly today, com men t : p p on 1 ' ports that ho would resign after F.ainbridge '"oihy takes office as socntary .f .state. "I have no ar.i'.Hi'i-."'iifiii tit make." said Mr. I'oiu. who called at i?i Heinse let confer with s'f rretaiy ty. I!o ino ic ii 1 e,l . bovvt- vi-r, ti ttill (!-?,ir..l to leave official so n as he ,-onhj tin so v-.iiii r sent of the presi'h nt. Advertise ir. Thc- I ;'aes w: Tn mu 1 - ;.t he "flRY" HI 7 I chilli UIBs-t TURNS OUT HUGE FARCE Government Agent Backed Off Ths Boards by States Attorney McDonough Yesterday. f INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE 1 r.OX lUVKH, Mich., Feb. Zi. Iron ce.-.nty, Mchigan. b-catne the center of national official intention today at the laieical conclusion of the first act of iis nn vv notorious "ruin-p-liellioti." Summorj up, the situation here early today slooei as follows: Maj. Dalrvmple. who headed the "Pro-hibitit-u Kxiieditionary Force" here in what was announced as an armed effort 10 s'amp out the jib-gal booze t raffle, departed a visibly beaten man. disheart ened at the failure of AVahmgton au thorities to back hun in enforcing ths law. MOB.E "I1TVESTIGATIOKS." I'rohibition Agent Gylord of Wash ington started lor Iron Favor- to "make n thorough invesUga tion" cf the, situa tion. Another "thorough Investigation" was t'- be started with the arrival of Dist. Atty. Myron Walker of Grand Rapids. Stili another "thorough investigation' was; to bo inflicted by Alex Grocsbeck. attorney general of Michigan, when he gets here-. AND STILL THEY COME. And possibly federal warrants may be Issued for the eleven alleged "boozfl Insurrectionists- by V. S. Commissioner H. P. Hatch, if his little "thorough in- ..si igation" dcPms this necessary. These are the high lights on the xray hi which the Iron IUvcr revolt now stands. W;!h Jlnj, Dalrymple on Jii departure went the other members of his staff. JWor leaving th major said: I am gomg to" Washington immediate ly after a conference, jn' Chicago with Mr. Gaylm-d. If I am not backed up in an undertaking of this kind 3 en-for-e the ;p,w. I m absolutely without ffet.--.no power. I want a show-down "iid that 1 shaii sec k from the Washing ion authorities." HE MAY HE SIGN. Ho intimated that h- xvould resign If he to,, pi not get satisfactory answers from the prohibition enforcement chiefs ;.t Washington. . Mie's Atty. Martin McDonough. who eh -fie J Maj. Dalrjniplo to arrest him. took occasion to laud tho virtues of Iron flirty before the newspaper corrcs p.'iidcut here. "Wo are not a lot. cf hicks up here." he said. -There are more college grad uates here in comparison to the popuPi fcii than in any other part of ths country." Mcdonough backed tip. It was learned that McDonough, be fore he called Dalrympie's bluff In spec, ticular fashion ln The town's leading bote lobby, was fortified bv a teleerarn from Atty. Gen. Palmer, expressing him- 'lf as Satisfied by a teeerapnej c.pla- t. at ion sent him by McDonough. McDmiough is known as n power po litically on the Ppp r Peninsula. LOVE'S DREAM . COT VERY SHORT Wedding of Gary Girl At Crown Point Lands in Divorce Court. Arother rh.ldh.-od elopement and marriage came to grief this morring when judge Ha rdj in Poom 2 of the Hammond superior court granted a divorce to Gwcndolvn Phinesmith. who now resides witii her parents at Gary. Her liusi-jiid did not appear at the heat ing. for since their final separation l.e had returned to t?ieir former homo in Ashland, hid. A - cm ding to the ;ji--.ry as relat'd by tiio wife, ihey ran away from ho re li v his sen and were married . She was then sixf'ti ears e'd while her husband was nineteen. The parents had 1 ! -ejected to (he match but at'tet the 1 ! ope lien t they had b-en f org : ven. T'-vo I.e. s aflcr the r marriage the family ims -t.ut.-d aiii lh.ee continued fre ( I'-ntiy thereafter. Hrnei. slie says, wa.-- of a grouchy elisposit.ou. threat ened to kill her and one time threw a boo 1; f,t her when she insisted upon laisinc a window- aga isnt lif wishes. Th" failier who was in court, testifief I hat' he' had seen the bruises winch the hook caused. Pi n e t't was wot king in a fa e tor y for 5 1 per day ami naturaliv contributed l.ttle toward slho sup-tot t i f his wife antl child which was horn late;-. The cirl'.- parents tool; the baby shortly alter birth and ' has since lived with them. The mot her followed later, Ernest joinei? the army as a single man but sent her an allotment and on his discharge she te-ok him ba.-k into the home of her 'parents. Then they moved to Gary where Prnest rot. a bet ter job. eamt-ng about $10 per day. However, his family say little of this as ! - sent the nio'.t of i I to his own fithe-r, sirup!-.- paving his vwri loard wit it his pa 1 r r.'.s-i n-lc w . The court granted the girl the di vorce with the curtody of the child, wh le prnest will be left out of it vvitli no alimony or support money t0 pay.