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THE WEATHER Ciexserallr fair tonight ani Satur day! mwa colder tonlgfet. lonrit vrxaperatCTO IS to IS il rfrwj ; n4 exata t fresh wfMfrly wlnda. ibAlJllj OL XVI. NO. 144. FRIDAY, DKCE 1 liEK 8, 1922. KAMroI. fNDlA W 'RESIDENTS OF THE UNIO. nPTHTTL? TIMES 1 fi 'M il 1 J JJL-Ua.,1 a-l CALL FOR ESPERATE MEASURES SAVtKS lit I ARE MEN! POO Feeling Running High Over dean Hales Murder Short Trials Given INTERNATIONAL tlZtrs SERVICE nrBtl.T. rrr. s. Ts.e foUowlaX ramnn!(ni. ma taaned by t be PVr-e toTfmmfiit this a ft r moo ocenitanr the toBT e-Kemtlona of Irregular leaders at the Mount Jjy priaon t "Roderick. rt-ai-y) O'Connor. Llan Mellewra, Jp9h MrKrlTry and Richard R art--ft Tr rimtrd tbJa morning- In rrpriul far the aesaaal natlon of Deputy Jh (ean Hale Twtre-. Tfcta la a warnfag to all other aaalna who plot aseaasfna tljaa." IINTE3NAT10NAL NEWS SERVICE! I.O.N DON. Dec. 8. Roderick "P.orjr" i d'Connor. former com mander in -h!cf of the Irish Repub Jlran Irregular a-my. arid three oth er It-rear -la r '.eaiers. were execnted In the yard of Motir.t Joy prison at PuMlf! this, rrrcrnlng. according: to a Dublin dispatch to the EvenSn? Standard. LJam Lyn.h. "chief of staff of the Irregular army." and De Valera a-e both said to be la Dublin at present. T:oth participated la the Four Courts uprising. Farther executions of Irish rebel v ere forecast by a statement from Oeneral Mulcahy at Iublln. saying that "desperate measures" were ni-tMry to safeguard Free State OiTlsf al. Feellne- was at 11 1 running high ov? th assass'.r atlon of Sean Hale, a tnmbr of the dall. yes terday nti, when news wis elr cjlate.ri at Dublin that O'Connor had b'n put to death. The Evening Standard dispatch esid; "Ro- (VC'ifinur, Uira Mellewes and two other prisoners. Joseph M. ICelvl and Barrett, were court nar.inifd last, night following the n wass'nri rlon of Deputy Sean Hales. The tris's and convictions took on ly a brief time. The executions wore r.-:d out this morning", ' Ltara Mellewes, who win cap tures v. rh O'Connor In the battle of i Dublin last J ana. was one of the j thre-e noen executed with o Connor. Th other twe were aald to be fiar.ied McKelvla and Barrett, "It was understood that the men ff put te death by a Free State flrin squad after having been ae rcetiy co:idsn;ed to death by a rswrt martial on the charge of be ing in rebellion against the Irish "N"s of the execution created a aeneetlofl In both DuMin and Lon don, The Free State) has been in nflisiai existence leas than fifty hours. "Be, ti VCoaew and Meiiewes joined Kinotio de Valera whea the Jutter brake away frm the Sinr. Fein gro.'C last sprine: and de clared vSjt is fave r an Irish re fMitli. Meile-wea kiww as Da Valera's rigiit had tna," Both CConanv aad Msilewes ee ith the irregular tos that held Feu Courts teuildias ia Dfclia la tha tefrifl battle that raged a that city the last week i Jane. When tfes fciidisg was frFnd eed, aftef jWiciia! Cwtiiso' Free Ptata Creeps- had battled jt with srt.iilary Are afld set it aflame, btii O'C sriHOT and Mailewes affeade'red fH June 39. They ha4 been coa flaed in Mount Jey prison ever ainc. O'CofLtvi-? &4 Me were giv fti credit fftf active ieaderefcip in the ae-cailed 'FWif Courts Rebel iioa.'' D. Vaiea tefe part but he ra t ja PiHif Gwft buiiding and escaped dur-ng tha fighting; with tha Countess Marisiewica and a few others McKti;s wsd imett vera eviars cvi with iiUjjiiiAtioff in iu attempted jai; delivery at Mwst Joy pisoa la&t Octofee wfcefl fAea Free Stat ers were Mi lad a csasiderabie aiut of aJ3ii;Blt ji m ta,kn froj tke pfieai:; Advicag fttn Dtfjiia ai4 tiat a ofi'Uiav stai4aBt ad bee issued j-arajrd. tka B-sjctiftns up to noon but tb; acmfiuisue was ejrpiict d i.i FV"- ieli( tarrs-tis. hpad-uiii-; el Lite F;s-j t-tae rsiiitary fc-ouacU eiL-iiy in th afleMisit. were tj 3ki ("hildtj-s was put to y Arias squad abt: a Ijftaisht ao. Guaj-as OJJcd ail the Irls gev tmawi to-ijidifcSS have beea i crcaad' aa4 aii fficial are ac (.owpariied fey bodv guards wha thfi- o Ui tlMs traet. Pr Stat official are nuu a uve jcynawj? Bepubliean sjs- pecti. Jiisy adilticnal arres3 have It w xtpcrted that a spy had been cAptiijed ia the ranks tf the rre 6tai .array at Cork. He is suspect' o hag gin the lr rsl ififorraailAti whici led to the faUI a-rotKisfe J Cork county wheo Mitia! CcHias was sliot to dcafc. ii.y 6pas Patrick O'Mav.ey of ib .laU (KircaMff. wo ouad d yesiia- whJj' Pepu'r' Sa Hni.i m aasasis.ta.tcd. was sti'.l in st.-iau ;cadt iuday. Tfi jrt aalfsai fcw is tise v-'iiptiyr - bottom whale, measuring ninc-U'-"- f-' CHRISMS 1 H B r-A -"ft a""lu Me Than 2,000 Persons i 0,,d,c m UIUUU inrougn inniicneme More than 2.000 persons In IUm mind will share in the distribution of tSO.OOO Trbioh is being made by banks which have conducted Chrlst mai Savings cltibs durin? the last yjar. The greater portion of this money will find it way Into merchantlle channels within the next two weeks. Four Hammond banks have fea tured these savings clubs during and three mora are entering the field right now. The Christmas Savings club has proved one of the iost popular plana to be devised far the accummulation of funds to meet the drains called for by Christmas shopping. The American Trust A Savings bank of Hammond was the pioneer in the movement. It has been carry ing the clubs for a number of years ach year the plan has met with Increasing favor. Other banks have entered ths field and found a ready reception among their patrons. The Standard Trust & Savings bank has been in the game for two years. They have not pushed It other than to talk it over with pa trons as they visited the bank. Yet they are paying out close to $14,000 to reople of their territory. The other two banks having clubs are the First Trust & Savings bank and the Citizens National bank. Entering the field this week are the Hammond Trust & Savings bank, the Northern Trust Sav ings bank and the State Bank of Hammond . These which are just starting say that they already have r umeroua accounts although the clubs do not officially open until gft:r Christmas. The majority of the patrons enter the clubs In order to lay aside In easy payments a little pin money for purchasing Christmas gifts. The club plans provide classes and pay ments which win it the depositor rums ranging from $j."0 to $500.00 fit th- end of Fifty weeks. The payments may be flat at five cents t $10 a week or a variable scale may be taken by the youngsters. The average sums to be paid out this year will he around $40. Of courej many w-111 be for smaller and others will have much large sums when they call for their checks. Tot Has Narrow Escape "Tour nastly old car dripped oli on rae!" That was the eoontafnt of tidy littia Miss Marion Hawkins, axed seven years, 634 Ann etrt, as she stood on the sidewalk in front of Ruff's hardware store and upbraided the drive of tha automobile that had a few moments before passed over hep prostrate figure, With the sang-froid of an aronaut 9teeple-:adk op otlLar professional whe snaps scornful fingers at death, the little misa disdained tha im miflcnca of th fatality sh had es caped and expressed more concern over the grease spot on the collar 01 hev dress. She hid dasi'ei from behind a couple of cars parked at the curb and into t!iw ath of a s n'.U bound auto mobile driven by Hcnv EatVnr, 695 Fcrsytho avenue, Wst Hammond, Barker at the wheel failed to see the girl until too late. The tamper struck the little figure, hurling the child to L'.ie pavement. Tha machine containing Barker aid his wife passed over the prone figure of the girL Barker stopped a fe-w feet beyond, fearful to be hnid the siarht he dreaded to see. He looked around. The little victim had 1 disappeared. Instead ef in tha street 1 the was standing en tha sidewalk. .Save for a few cuts to her head and biiiisti, te hep hands, riresMj by Dr. u. O. Melton, the child escaped nj ii y But sh pouted most prettily ba caute of the grease spots on her dress. DOG WITH GOLD TEETH IS MISSING Dr. Wiliard G. Burkett, a dentist a-. iSi Ho h man street, inserted as advertisement in the Let and Found colutan of The Times today, hoping to recover his French poodla. The dug im lost er stoitn. It is dis tinguished from other French pood les fey a, ivuitRbsr of gold teeth . i . Butk&tt has demonstrated his tesAstss fsp the dog by taking good care (if Its ;ech and it had became KecezsarF ts crown several. Aij'-'ssed Mentally dsrsajei ia t:;p j.is.iee of the ptac court of ?si; Krin'vridii jtslireay. Mrs. WKl.scs Br.dlc. wife of u. switch wa) Hricg at the Alilhkaa rials, was fr'n f4 the detection home at Cf$ FRint fcr Cajftaia ELtBtaacfa, of Central ftaiip acd Miss Uary Horan. city aur Guzzle or Scrap Is Steve's Code Guest Who Stopped To Draw Breath Says He Was Severely Man handled. In the Steve Evans home In Kast Hammond the code of drinking ethics is drastic. "When i?teve s-ts out the old bottle the guest must guzzle until the supply of liquor Is exhausted. To quit before the flask is drained means a fight. The guest either drinks or takes a licking. Stephen Kulik outlines the system In a suit for damages which he filed against Evans today in the Hammond superior court. He violated the code and is now in bad shape. Kulik says that on Saturday evening he was walking along Columbia ave. wah two friends. At Moss ave. Evans was wait ing. He told Kulik to come over to hia house as he had something important to tell him. Kulik went along. At the home Evans produced a bottle of whiskey. Kulik says he was forced to drink. More drinks followed. Then the visit or decided it was time to quit. They were coming too fast. He started for the door. Evans barred his progress and instated that he could not lefve as long as there was any liquor left. Kulik gave In and took another. He was getting sick. Again he moved toward the exit. Evans seized him by the coat collar; threw him to the floor; kicked him around and beat him up. Some of the wounds required stltchea In closing. Two teeth were knock ed out. His body was a mass of bruises. In his complaint he aska for $2,000 damages. Hammond po lice also have a warrant for Evans' arrest, signed by Kulik. FORESTERS BIG DAY Bishop Alerding to Be Present at Gary Af fair Sunday. Sunday. December 10, 1922, will be the blggeat day In the history of Indiana Catholic Forestry. Tha Execatlve committee of Leo Court No. 1733 at Gary, Ind., have left nothing undone to make the joint Initiation of candidates In Lake county a grand success. The high spota of the program of the day ar: '10:30 A, M. Solemn High Mass at Holy Angels Parish, Seventh and Polk streeta, Gary. Candi dates will assemble at the school hall at said address and march to church la a body. ?,00 P. M. Inltlon of candidates at K. of P, hall (third floor), 844 Broadway, the high court ds gre team being In charge, 2:00 P. M. Initiation of candidates, members, ladles and friends at Commercial club hall (third floor), flit Broadway, Iake County Catholic clergy Invited. (Seating capacity of hall 1,000 persons. ) Tha P.t, Rev, Bishop Alsrdlng of Fort Wayne and Monsignor Noll of Huntingten will bo present, Mon signor Noll will deliver ths sermon at High Mass at tha Holy Angel's Parish. AH Foresters are urged to ba present. FIRST BLOW TO TALMADCES IN T (SPECIAL TO THE TIMtS CHICAGO, 111., Dec. 8 Mrs. E. C. Talmadgc. wife of the "get-rich-quick" promoter, will have ta pay a note which she signed three years rjo. The amount of the ncte was $3.0D't. Yesterday in tiiq rnii -nurt i.if Judge BroL.iers - w.jer suit v.as "brought against Mrs. Talmadae, by Maiiin Bennett, a jury returned judgment for the plaintiff in full. On the seventh of this month the case of the United States versus E. C. Talmadge will come up be fore Federal Judge Wiikerson. Tal made is charged with use of th mails to defraud in connection wi;h his company, the "National Organi zation. ' There a-e fifty-two wit nesses from various parts of the country who claim to have been de frauded by Talmadge. Tha "National Organization" was a scheme whereby Talmadge secured contracts with small enterprises to sell theis stock. The government will s(lavor te show that it was a swicdie. T:;Kde and his wife claim the ownarsi-tp ef Cumberland Lodge on chi- I:. I and this also is be- Bi.e; ball Saturday niht at th hjzft school g;a. Hammond High Scbeei vs. -LaPorie High School, al i o'clock. l'j- CATHOLIC CHICAGO OUR SIDE GAR TURNS OVER; ONE KILLED Whiting Man Dies From In juries on Way to Hospital John Menchak. aga 38. of 527 New York ave.. Whiting, a workman at the Standard Oil Company, was fatally injured when the motorcycle which he was driving somersaulted, throwing him and the occupant of the sidecar, Joe Balach of East Chi cago, from thetr machine. Menchak died a few minutes later while on his way to the Hammond hospital. The accident, which happened shortly after 11 o'clock last night at the B. & O. C. T. tracks near 129th and Indianapolis blvd., was witnessed by Attorney Ray M. Royce and Probation 07icer Albert r.ewls. who were on their way to East Chicago. Witnesses say that Menchak In a motorcycle was trav eling north on Forsyth ave. at a moderate rate of speed when he at tempted to pass an Essex car driv en by Forest Hall of 4338 Forsyth ave. at the railroad crossing. As he did. a wheel of his motorcycle caught between the rails causing the machine to somersault and ppill the two occupants from their car. Joesph Balach, who was riding In the sidecar, escaped with a few scratches about the face nd legs. POLITICAL BOSS SENT TO F Notorious East Chicago Man Gets Sentence of Six Months. Harry C. "Winters, pomioal boss of Indiana Harbor's "Little Mexico.-' was fined 1J0 and sentenced to serve six months at the Indiana state farm whan found guilty of opera ting a disorderly house at 8534 Par rlsh avenue, by Special Judge Ray Royce In the East Chicago city court yesterday afternoon. Winters, who was placed In Jail Teaterdar with the forfeiture of his bond. Is said to have Instructed his attorney, Lester Ottenhelmer, to ap peal his case. His wife, who was arrested on a charge of prostitution at the same time her husband was taken into euatodj la now In the hoepltal and cannot be brought to trial for sev eral weeks. HAMMOND POLICE In a daylight raid on Camp Cuneo, Roby, yesterday afternoon, police, led by Sergeant John Kunz. and arm ed with search warrants signed by alleged purchasers of liquor at the place, uncovered JO pints of bonded whisky, six quarts of gin, and a quantity of wine. The contrabrand was teereted in aeveral parts of the building. Captain Cuneo, well known among EporUsmen of tha district, la in Florida having leased his place some ' time ago to Charles Cornagoas, who I was arrested charged with v, I. 1. and held for trial Monday morning. Following the Camp Cuneo raid police dashed across the street and in the combined post office and gro cery store of J. M. Brlggs they found two and one-half quarts of whiskey and two gallons of alcohol, Brlggs was arrested on a charge of v. 1. 1. He says the atoohol was used as an anti-freese for his auto- mobile. The liquor he maintains was ! for his own consumption, He at tributes the raid and signing of search warrants to the work of a disgruntled customer at hia store to whom he refused further credit after the family had run up a large bill. Briggs will be arraigned also on Monday morning, F DETROIT, MICH., Dae, t Mrs. May B. Ford, wife of Ney J. Ford, wealthy second cousin of Henry Ford, automobile king, broke down completely when arraigned today to answer a cr.arg that ehs plotted to J Mrs. Ford became eo hysterical she was led out. She recovered her composure, returned and pleaded not guilty in a firm voice. Judge Marshe fixed her bail at $35,000 and ordered her examination for December 18, WHITING MAN GETS CONTRACT !,. PORTB. Inil., Dea. e Tise I.a Porie Board ef Educatien taday awasded the esntract for the f 1 imb ing and heating en tis new high school to Williana Zimmerman of Waiting. Tha contract price is $,S. ARM RAD CAMP UNEO ORD sen BREAKS DOWN UNDER CHARGE COUNTRY MISS . LOST OH WAY TO Leaves North Carolina for Visit But Has Not Yet Arrived. Authorities of half a dozen s'ates have been enlisted to aid in the search for 19-year-old Virda Swain, pretty country miss who left her home three miles outside Lelceste-, -North Carolina, last Friday to visit relatives In Hammond. The girl was to arrive Saturday at the home of her aunt. Mrs. Mauch. I2S Towle st. Mrs. Mauch. sister to the gril's mother, had written the North Carolina family, asking that Vlrda be sent here on a visit. Mr and Mrs. Mauch met every incoming train from the south Saturday. But Virda failed to ar rive. Mrs. Mauch has not sen her niece tor years. But she says she could easily identify her from photo graphs. Vlrda had never been on a train In her life. She knew nothing of travel. Her whole life has been spent in the vicinity of the little North Carolina town, tucked under the shadow of the protecting moun tains. Mrs. Mauch has wired police in every city along the route. No trace of Jhe girl has been found. E. WITH BELASCO Endre Gregor Wins Fame In New York Dramat ic World. Endre Gregor. East Chicago boy and former student at the East Chi cago high school, has just returned to his home at Indiana Harbor from New York City, where for the past two seasons he has been under con tract with David Beiasco as dra matic wYiter. Mr. Gregor appeared In David Belssco s success, "The Wandering Jew." which showed at the Knicker bocker theatre last season. He was loaned to play with Henry Miller and Kuth Chatterton in "Le Ten dresse." which he left recently to write exclusively for The Theater Guild. He is now working on a play that the Theater Guild will offer next season. With all the splendor and pomp accorded a returned hero, Lansing yesterday afternoon burled its boy idol, Herman Wolff, slain when Wal ter Schultz. village "bad boy" pull ed the trigger of his new shot gun as the result of a dare passed by Wolff. Six of Herman's class mates act ed as pall bearers. More than two hundred Lansing school children were in the funeral cortege that moved through the village streets from the Wolff home In Lake street to the Germon Lutheran church, where the obsequies were conducted. Thirty white robed flower glrle pre ceded the little casket borne on the shoulders of Herman's school mates. Interment was male in the Gar man cemetery outside Lansing. Walter Schultz, held in the Lana ing Jail for the shootlrg of Wolff which occitred last Sunday, will be brought to Hammond tomorrow morning for the Inquest. R. O. Grave, East Chicago at torney, ls said to have volunteered his services to defend the boy, A prominent firm of Hammond law yers are paid to be willing to go to the boy's defense if asked. LAPORTE AFTER ALSCHOOL I INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE) LAPORTE, I.VD-, Dec. 8 Up to the people of LaPorte county wheth er or not they want the proposed new normal school. Senator Claude fi. Steele of Knox, said when ques tioned in regard to the new build ing which he has proposed lor Michigan City. "I think tin proper place for it would be at 3'ichigan City, but there are others who think it should be erected at South Bend, Lake and Porter counties are also after it and there is a question as to where it will be eventually located. ASKS $25,000 ALIMONY TERR E HAUTE, Ind.. Dec. 7. ?rrs., Marion mith filed suit in Superior court No. 3 for a divorce from Hv.nry T. Smith, gales manage: of the Deep Vfin Coal Company. She asks alimony of $25,000. Of ficials of the Ebbwale Coal Com pny, with whish Smith is connect ed, are naaed in the . HAMMOND CHICAGO BY WOLFF FUNERAL BIG MIR Astoria Swept By Fire, 27 Blocks Are Burned This Morning riNTER NATIONAL NEWS SERVICE ASTORIA, Ore.. Dec. 8.Astoria is being swept by its most disas trous fire today, which threatens to win. mil . ' . , i i , ...w v L,ilr entire Dusiness sec tions. The flames broke out sud dently In a restaurant early today and are beyond control. Troperty loss ls already estimated at between $10,000,000 and $15,000, 000. Twenty-seven blocks, bounded by Astor. Dewayne. Ninth and Four teenth st. and others, were burned down. Morris Staples, owner of the Ford garage and president of the Bank of Commerce, died -of heart failure In hi shurry to save bis automobile. Firerrn mav have to dynamite Miss Theresa TJchek, 23 years old, was instantly killed this morning when phe was hit by a wostbound Pennsylvania flyer, due in the Har bor at 9:25, at the crossing in Mich igan avenue, Indiana Harbor. Returning from her work at the Ohio Restaurant the girt Is said to have started across the tracks with out apparently hearing the gateman's alarm bell or the whir of the on coming train. Hundreds of persons In the down town business section SUBOTICH IS ON Mrs. Nina Subotlch, found dead at the edge of a Hegewlsch marsh Saturday, will be burled Monday. The body has b;en brought to the undertaking parlors of John Sulski. 3S25 Main St., Indiana Har bor, where it ls being viewed by crowds of morbid citizens, many of whom knew her In life. Her husband. "Big- Bill" Subo tlch. who ls charged with her mur der, ls at liberty under $5,000 bond. Ha has returned to Indiana Harbor and still maintains his original pro. testations of any guilt In the af fair. Dave Klobuchar who drove -the Subotlch car which brought the woman to Hammond, November 2S HARBOR GIRL KILLED BY PENN. TRAIN xT rrrs ton a o ATEST BUIXETmS V a m J2. n. jars, o (Bf LLETIX) t INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE TKRKK HAUTE. Ind., Dec S. Homer Good. 21. an employe of the Pennsylvania railroad Com pany, .was Instantly killed to day by an engine in the yards. Just east of the Union depot. (BCLLETTN) INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE KANSAS CITY, MO., Dec . Four men wore arrested early this morning In connection with the robbery of a mall truck from the sub-station of the post office at the National Cloak and Suit Company last night. Eighty-four sacks of parcel post mail with contents valued at approximately $3,000 were taken. (BrilETIX) INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE bAN FiiA.sCISC'O, Dec. 8. Two hundred guests were driv en from their beds today when fire broke out In the Garland i.r.f.1 -lr,'-t!- p'it 7 o'clock to THAI'S THE AYE! BR. RALSTON WASHINGTON, Dec. . Samuel M. Ralston, Democratic lenator elect from Indiana, who defeated Albert J, Bdveridge in the Novem ber election, disavowed any presi dential aspirations today en his first vicit to the capital since the election, Thtre has been a great deal of talk in political circles recently over tha availability of Governor Ralston in 1924. "I am not a candidate for presi dent, nor am I intending to be one," said Governor Ralston, "I'm com ing to Washington next year to render what I hope will be pome useful service In the senate. That'a all." DELEGATIONS TO ATTEND REVIVAL I legations from Hammond, Crown Po'nt, Whiting and Hessville wili at tend er vices at the Indiana Harbor ChristUn church thi evening. The ReV: 1': Emrr.eU Bynder is eonduo tiBjf revival service 6 a.t the Indiana Hai-ber enurch and la tha past week valuable property to check the spread of the flames. The Portland fire department has rushed several plecea of apparatus and much hose to the scene. The origin of the Are ls undetermined. The flames are leaping toward the water front and Jeopardizing ship ping interests. Guests of the Weinhard Astoria hotel were forced to flee in scanty attire from hotel rooms from the menacing flames. Many narrow escapes were reported among guests who endeavored to collect personal belongings. Water pressure was low during the early morning hours and the fire ate into frame business blocks with a hundred tongues. of Indiana Harbor saw the girl caught up and her body hurled through the air landing a hundred feet away. By the time physicians arrived the girl was pronounced daad. Her body was taken to the Burns McGuan undertaking parlors. Miss Uchek, who is Slavish, has been liv ing with her brother at 3720 Elm street. She ls said to have only been In this country about thre months. OUT $5,000 BO on her ahopptur trip !a also under suspicion of the Chicago police who ara working on the case. He was also required to furnish $1,000 bond for his presence in Chicago. Police have added nothing new to the evidence which they have al ready gleaned and ths fact that the two men now have their freedom lndlcatea that they do not consider their case air-tight. Efforts are still being made to check up the movements of Mrs. Subotlch since she left the automobile and entered a Hammond department store the day she disappeared. The story of her being se;n in Gary that evening with a strange man is being Inves tigated. day. Damage was estimated at $30,000. (Briyl-ETIN) INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE HBLfilNOSrORS, Dec. 8. Be tween September and November 180.000 pehsons died of famine in Russia, according to official figures from Petrograd today. (BCLLETIX) ROSEDALE, Ind.. Dec. 8. Ezra Jukes, 15, died as a result of injuries he sustained Monday in a fall at the Rosedale school. The lad was playing with a number of companions and was tripped. His head struck ths sidewalk. (BrnuBmiv) CLINTON. Ind.. Dec. 8. Two youthful holdup men robbed the Standard Oil station here of $40 in cash. According to reports made to the police by Russall Daugherty, attendant, the men were both unmasked and car r'ed la-re -pistols. has had twenty-five additions to the congregation. Thla evening as a special attraction he will show 2,000 feet of film taken by the Rev. C. J. Sharp, the feature of which 1b the world's largsst Sunday school class at Long Beach, California. This class had S.700 members and is taught by George B. raubrnan. The Rev. Snyder will preaoh on "The Face of Jesus' tonight. BEN HAYES WEDS AGAIN CROWN POINT. Ind , Dec. 8. They just couldn't stand it any longer, Divorced since November 13 after a married life of 45 yeara, Ben and Lotti Hayes decided last night that life without each other wasn't worth living, So this morning they were mar ried again. Rev. John Ayling of the M. K j fnur, h ofir;ated and joined in bliss the two lovers. The divorce suit filed by Mrb. Hayes was a nine day sensation here. When Judge Norton granted the dere Mf.. Hayes setUed $28,600 on his farmer helamate. Harding Says Readjustment Not More Than Barely Begun BY GEORGE R. HOLME'S STAFF CORRESPONDENT I. N. SERVICE WASHINGTON. Dec. 8. In a vig orous message. hitting straight from tha shoulder on a number of great domestic Issues, President Harding went before a Joint ses sion of congress this afternoon with tha most far-reaching program the administration has yet offered for dealing with the railroad situation, agricultural relief and prohibition enforcement. The greater part of the Presi dents' long message dealth with this trio of national troubles, and chief among his recommendations were the following: "Railroads: He suggested the advisability of abolishing the Railway Labor Board as at present constituted, and thi transfer of its functions to the In terstate Commerce commission through the addition of four new members who would constitute "A labor division." He dismissed the Idea of govern ment operation as already having failed, and as Impractical. He suppested and endorsed the theory that railroad strikes ybould be prohibitive by law. He endorsed the living wage for railway workers. Prohibition enforcement: He characterized the present en forccment as "a nation-wide scan dal," and "the most demoralizing factor of our national life." He announced his intention of summoning to Washington at an early date a conference of the gov ernors of all the states for a dis cussion of the whole enforcement problem, in the hope that out of closer co-operation between state federal officers may come stricter observance of the law. He warned those who evade the prohibition law they are undermin ing the moral fibra of the republic He expressed the belief that tha ISth amendment la !n tha constltu tion to stay. He endorsed the statutory en forcement law (the Volstead law) but recognized the possibility of modification. Strict enforcement will reveal, he said, whether de liberate publlo opinion wants mod Iflcatlon. Agricultural relief: He urgently recommended the need of greater credit facilities for the farmer, extended through the nation's gTeat financial system. He declared ths farmers should have lower freight rates for mov ing their crops to market and that also new channels to markets must be opened up through improved waterways and highways. The president recommended two new constitutional amendments, (1) A child labor amendment and (2) an amendment prohibiting the Is suance of tax-free securities by the states and municipalities, which haa resulted In the tying up $18. 000.000,000 on which the govern ment ls getting no taxes. The president dealt only rerfune torlly with foreign relations. He declared the nation was threatened with no wars, and he defended vig orously the part America has play ed In the International conferences abroad saying America has been in fluential In those countries. America ls willing, hes. said, to help other countrlea with their chaotic currency and commercial conditions but net at the expense of dragging America down to thMr level. Contrary to expectations held In some quarters, the president made no recommendations for letting down the Immigration bars to al low an Influx of "common labor." "Befors enlarging '.he Immigra tion quotas, the president said, It would be befcer to register and ed ucate those alliens already In tha United States. TREASURER MAKES TAX DISTRIBUTION SPECIAL TO THE TIMES! CROWN POINT. IND.. Deo. 8 County Treasurer R- B. Bradford has made the following distribution of fall taxes at the December settle ment: State tax. $17,980.17. Benevolent Institutions. $34,628.77. State highway, $13,029 93. State school, $113.E0G.9. State Educational Institutions, $7$, 829.51. Vocational education. $7,92S 51. State soldiers momorlal. $9,463.38. Common school fund Interest. $14, 41158. Permanent endowment Interest, $300.55. Agricultural experiment atatlon, S6.321.31. Sta-te teacher? pension. $3,160.70. Docket fees circuit court, $Ss.0O. State taxe!, $3$.7:-?.U. County tax, $312,306.92. County debt, $78,830.39. Gravel road repair, 894.633.6S. Township poor, $62,173.12. Township tax, $11,9&7.5&. Tuition ta, $550,259.37. Ppecial school tax, $403,779.49. Road tax, J29.0S1.4S. Gravel Road Bonds &nd interest, :S0.1S3.16. Library. $, 710.51.. Corporation tax, $57, 234. 33. School bonds, $ 110,879. S6. Kindergarten, $4,013.13, - Refunding bond, $791,44, Grand total. $2r3S,6SMl.