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Japan Notijies She Will Arm Merchant Ships "WASHINGTON, J.in. ... Japan, through th' cmb. is-here, notified the state department Tuesday of hr Intention to arm her men -riant ships oefem-i ely, ami r:quf sted informa tion as to whether any special rules had been made by this Koernment for passaire of ship so armed thron- h th- Panama canal. This was the fir.st official informa tion that Japan intended such ac tion and was interpreted in some quarters as indicative of fear of German .submarine operations, on a wid r ale than .so far attempted. Jaan lias a lartfe tonnage passim; through the canal and has suffered .seriously from rierman umiTswi ;ic tivHics, particularly in the Mediter ranean. While no submarine.-: have appeared in the Pacific so far, Brit ish naval experts have said that in formation in the hands of the ad miralty and the exploit of the U-Ö3 In Its raid off th New Finnland coast indicate that it iv quite possible that they will operate there later. There are no canal regulations imposing special restrictions upon vessels armed purely for defensive purposes, as the United States holds that such armament does not de prive a ship of her character as a peaceful merchantman. CONSCIENCE STRICKEN MURDERER SURRENDERS Trank Ilnrrows TrlU Tcrre I laute Police Ho Killed Danville, 111., Man. TEI1RK HAUTE. Ind.. Ian. 3. Shortly after ruidnitfht Wednesday morning, Frank Jiurrows, CO years old. giving his home as Danville, 111., called the police from a saloon and .-aid that he was wanted for a mur der committed in his home town nine years a 50: that he was con-M'ience-strieken and if the police wanted him they could come and Kf t him. Two officers were sent for him and located him in another sa loon nearby. He told them that he had murdered August Lind, a po liceman, in a saloon at 12 South Vermillion st., Danville. The local police called the Danville officials on the telephone and received a reply to hold the man as there was a re ward of $500 for him in that city. He admits to the police here that he had an accomplice in the murder, but refuses to reveal his name. He will be held until officers from Dan ville come after him. GETS SEVENTH DIVORCE: SEEKS RICH WOMAN NOW Charles iray. Wealthy Tanner of Importe County. Works on Tip IY0111 Clalrvojant. Ntvs -Times Special Service: LAI'OKTi:. Jan. ?. Ilccaus. a c lairvoyant in this city revealeu to Charles dray, wealthy farmer, that hi next wife would make him pos sessor of a fortune he is now look ing for the woman. Tuesday dray w:" granted a divorce from hi seventh wife following a sensational trial in which Mrs. dray proved she was related to William Jennings Hryan. The court gave her $7T0.0O alimony, but dray the divorce, dray has lived with his seven wives on a blv: farm he owns in Porter county, his checkered matrimonial career being crowded, into a period f about ten years. IF YOU HAD A lA3 LCNO A3 THIS FELLOW. AND HAD 1 waists Ldowm KlTOHSILINE 4 iU VVCUIO QUICKtT RELIEVE IT. t vSSc.indSCc. Hotoital Sz SL ALU DHUCCISTS. LADIES' RUBBiiRS SPECIAI 39c KINNEY'S 116-122 L:. Wavpc St. Tho Farmers Securities Co. Hie Farmers' Securi ties Company offers the wage earner a plaa of savings that payb 4 In terest while saving and 6ft interest for a year following. C&U -nd lnveutijtnta tim et and it savi.vs plan. 112 85 1 FUrraerB Trust Bull Hat ii. i in ..a j Protocol Text On Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops Plant Wizard Burbank and Bride, DGGQOOOOOOQNew Store Hours 8:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m. Daily Except SaUQOOOOOOCOOO WASHINGTON. Jan. -.-Follow-) inr is the text of the protocol of agreement on withdrawal of U. S. troop- in Mexico: j " Protocol of agreement: ad ref erendum, withdrawal of American troops from Mexican territory and protection of the Mexican interna tional boundry. tlwd at Atlantic City. N. J., November 21. line.) "Memorandum of an agreement signed this twenty-fourth day of November, one thousand nine hun dred and sixteen, by Franklin Iv. Lane. Ceore Gray and John It. 'lott. special commissioners of the president of the United States of America, and L.uis Cabrera, Ypnacio Uonillas and Alberto J. IMni. special commissioners of the citizen first thief of the constitutional army entrusted with the executive power of the Mexican nation. To WzU as Soon as Practicable. " Article 1 The government of the United States a pre es to bepin the withdrawal of American troops from Mexican soil as soon as prac ticable, such withdrawal subject to :he further terms of this agreement, to be completed not later than ; that is to say forty (40) days after the approval of this agreement by both governments. " Article II The American Com mander shall determine the manner in which the withdrawal shall bo effected, so as to ensure the .safety of the territory effected by the with drawal. Must Quiet Territory. "Article III The territory evac uated by the American troops shall be occupied and adequately protect ed by the constitutionalist forces and such evacuation shall take place when the constitutionalist forces have taken possession to the south of the American forces so as to make effective such occupation and protection. The Mexican com missioners shall determine the plan for the occupation of the territory exacuated by the American forces. " Article IV The American and Mexican commanders shall deal separately or wherever practicable in friendly cooperation with any ob stacles which may arise to delay the withdrawal. In case there are any further activities of the forces inimical to the constitutionalist government which threater: the safety of the international border along the northern section of Chi huahua, the withdrawal of Ameri can forces shall not be delayed be yond the period strictly necessary to overcome such activities. May Vso Two Route. Article V The withdrawal of American troops shall be elected by marching to Columbus, or by using the Mexican Northwestern railroad to Kl Paso, or by both routes, as may be deemed most convenient or expedient by the American commander. Article VI Fach of the govern ments parties to this agreement shall guard its side of the interna tional boupdry. This however, does not preclude such cooperation on the part of the military command ers of both countries as may be practicable. irffectho on Approval. "Article VII This agreement shall take effect immediately on ap proval by both governments. Noti fication of approval shall be com municated by each government to the other. "In testimony thereof, we have signed, sealed and interchanged re ciprocally this protocol of agree ment, ad referendum. in the English and Spanish lanpuai-.es. at Atlantic City, New Jersey. this twenty-fourth day of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, nine hundred and sixteen. ( Signed) " Franklin K. Line. " Jeorge Gray. ' John II. Mott. " I,u is Cabrera. " Ygnacio HoniHa.. . . "Alberto J. Pani." y yyym - o r. i . Kit:'" ss"- - u . ' . r :. v. - :-- ..-.V f-: l . -'s.Xi .., y, ' , - . . ' ' . J i.) I ),'V-;.ri:;.:;;; ; ybu'-:::;--:y''fys -'A ;:! j - -v i--: ;: yy , ' ' ". ' ; ' . . ;:...h ' '1 ! ' ' - I :i : . . ' . -y.. : u v- l.-jyS-S'; ; y' - yy -- - hy: i-:. : -y - y-. y: xy---J . :, f ' .-: ::; '.' . ; ' : ? ' i ' , , :' ;- .;. ' .'' ? i , I v yy xy-;'?Xyy;' -:: . 1 , 1y ! Vy: . -o 4?' 'v,;- .-V :;: 'r;. , ' : Iv v- ?r myyKJ fl ; u i, y .-jr r- vv;-1 I,uther Furhank. plant scientist of world-wide reputation, nnd his bride, formerly .Miss Elizabeth Waters, who was his private secretary. P.urbank is 67 years old and his bride 2S. They were married in San Francisco on Dec. -0. G O G O O o o G G O G o G O G O e o G E ' Tl! TM A hin AQClUT TO Uhl V i G II Z V r f A 1 LA 1 J- A. MS A A Vr W A 1 " 1 MILK REPORT IS MADE CckmI Sli)wing Is Made in Samples Submitted I 'or Analysis. The best milk report in many months was made by the depart ment of public health Tuesday. Of the 14 samples of milk from the various producers only a single sample showed as high as .100,000 bacteria to each cubic centimeter. This high mark was set by Ralph R. Troupe, who pasturizes his milk and all of the others were below L'00,000 per cubic centimeter. All of the samples has the required percentage of butter fat except H. W. Heintzelman and L. T. Smith, who registered 3.2 percent and J.l percent respectively. Following is the full report: Pasturized milk tested by the de partment of public health. Producer Fat Pac. Per C. C. Ralph It. Troupe 4. 300.000 H. W. Nelson 3.5 70,000 M. W. Hicks 4. 40,000 J. C. Madden 4.1 100,000 Producers Dairy Co.. 3.7 30.000 E. V. Nelson 3.S 100,000 Raw milk tested by the depart ment of public health: H. Suabedissen 3.7 SO. 000 IM. Scherpereel 3.5 30.000 . W. Heintzelman.. 3.2 110,000 F. Michalski 4.1 30,000 E. A. Johnson 3.0 40,000 Willida 3.7 20.00ft U T. Smith 3.1 50,000 V. CS. Hinz 4.1 200.000 No visible dirt found In any of the sample. WAGON-MAKER FOR 24 YEARS PASSES AWAY Michael llorvath One of Oldest Hun garian Holdouts of tlic City. Came Here In lhS!). Michael llorvath, one of the old est Hungarian residents of the city, died Tuc-sdny at his home at 914 S. Carroll st.. after an illness of sev- :0 1 -V o 0 eral months. Mr. llorvath was 77; years old and has lived here since j lSS'J. He was for years a wag-j on maker at Studebaker's but has I for the last five years been in the 1 employment of the city. He is sur- ! - vived by his wife, Rarbara, four'w7 daughters, Mrs. Rachel Paper, Mrs. , Q Martha Kerpis anil Cecilia Abrohan TT of Rertrand, Mich., and Mrs. Cath- j (j) erine Morris of South Rend. One son, Peter llorvath. who lives in Hungary, also survives. Mr. llorvath has 32 grandchildren surviving him and one great grandson. JOHN DEHAVEN HEADS G. 0. P. CITY COMMITTEE John F. Dellaven was elected city chairman of the republican party at a meeting of the republican city committee at the Oliver hotel Tues day night, defeating Frank Roone ant' Dr. C. J. Ash, his rivals for the position. On the vote Dellaven drew 12 supporters, Roone eight and Ash two. Roone was then elected vice-chairman by acclama tion. Alexis t Coquillard was chosen treasurer of the organization al though opposed by Nelson R. Jones, defeated candidate for county treasurer. Hugh McVicker was named secretary by acclamation. Every republican asked about the meeting said that there had been no talk of party candidates for the mayorality, and tilings were just as much In the dark as they ever were. HOLP UNION MEETINGS A series of union meetings is be ing held this week by the First Brethren and the Church of the Urethren preparatory to the big re vival soon to start in the city. Rev. A. E. Thomas spoke at the Church of the RretlTren last night. Wednes day and Friday nisht meetings will be held ' at the First Rrethren church. Thursday night the services will be in the Church of the Rrethren. O O G O G G O Q O o G O G O o G G O Q O Q O G G O G Sale Ttiiirs. Morefitg at 8:30 We Open a FEARLESS PRICE SLASHING SALE FOR 10 DAYS eiore Stock-Taking The Greatest Bargains Are Right Before You Now! I , WII.Ij OMII A IJ..II1 INTROIUITIOV M COME TO THi: POINT. In 10 days wr take M.nk for the ear lOin. It is our earnest deire to retlueo thi. tvk to a minimum. s we hae taken the only course ojhmi and that is to rut price on practically ccry item in the store. Von only need to glance at the bargain., onYrvtl lure to gel an idea what ou will find. Cod if early Thursday and gel your haiv. TERM OF SALE i;i: i i Tin: smi.i.m in H'NTir or omi: m tmi: iti:m. cannot .t kn- t ii i uk;in to i.t N I.I N4.TII Ol TIli:. NI;ny f tSr lnrKln nr nt tulf th r-ju-l.ir ;:rli- -;rt rl, u il-.i t lire -.irl . Women's $3 Sweaters viiiij:tiii:y KST, Wom en's W o o 1 Sweaters, at 1.89 75c Flannel Gowns C nil fl r o i s sizes, made of heavy .Flan nelette, .-Kxial 44c $1.50 Kid Gloves WlIlI.r.TllITY 1 .A ST. lot of Wmnt'iiN Kid (ihn es. small sies, jKiir 49c 75c Flannel Petticoats win 1. 1: tfii:y lisT. lot of V c ri c n s I' 1 a n n e lette letticka:s at 29c s jfy9 j. Up to $15 Coats, Suits, Dresse While they last, Women's and Misses' newest style Coats, Suits and Dresses that we sold in the heart of the season at $15, will be sold during this Stock-Taking Sale at less than cost. Our advice is to be here early to get your size at this sensa tional low price. Choice $7.00 DRESS SKIRTS $3.65 $25.00 PLUSH COATS $15 fcyJUp to $15 Party Dresses $3.75 7 sJrZ.J f lot of Women's and .Misses Soiled larlv Dresses, worth no to ,$15. ikM'orc StH'ktakin: at $:.7.". Up to $8 Silk Dresses $2.49 WIMLi: TIIKY LAST, lot of Women's ami Misses' Silk Poplin and Wool Sere Dresses, choice at $2.10. 1 p to $20 Winter Coats $9.50 Women's ami Misses' Coats all klnI of materials anil stjle. Sale price .s.r4. Up to $6.00 Dress Skirts WHIM-: TIli;V LAST, lot of Women's and Misses Dress skirts, in regular ami extra sics, choice 1,99 MUSLIN WEAR .Made of nahwmk. cmluoidercil and rihlxHi. at S2.00 Mu-Ii: I'ettieoat.s "." Irett,v Iira.leriM Women's lOc DraAvors S2.0( lYincess Slips . . T.'c Corset Cocrs ... "fie Iu-lin (iowns ... $1.50 Gowns whim: tiii:y LAST, lot of Vomen's Mulln it:lit ; o v n slightly iuusninI from liopLiy. ;r.r.'....79c 75c Envelope Chemise WoiiK-n'x s i 7. e s trimnuHl lac 47c . .... If 7c :s. .S!c . . .:;sc . . .:isc $2 Bed Comforts 1 IarRt size I5od Com- 'forts, Silkoline cov ered yarn knotted. si.'r.:h:!...99c $3.50 Comforts W II ILK THKY IjAST, Heavy SiUcon ". ' lied Comforts, Iarc T: 1.87 $1.75 BLANKETS Larjjc size. In jrrey or '. hite, Q7r pair J 4 j $5 WOOL NAP BLANKETS IM 1 mw r - . -V 2.94 Millinery at Less Than $1.50 Sateen Shapes wniLi: tih:y last, lot of Women's sateen Hat shapes. in Sailors and Tur bans, all colors at 49c Up to $6 TrimVd Hats whili: thi:y last, lot of Indies' Vel.et Trimmeil Hats, in latest trimmed stIes. choice CHILD'S $1.00 HATS WHIM: THKY liAST, It of Children's Trimmed Hats, in corduroys and velvet, OCr. choitv wJU $1 HAT TRIMMINGS AT 19c Up to $3 Corsets r ii'iiti t, r . . , t lot of Women's Cr-rts P. i A 1 1 K that sold up to slight ly mus-etl throuli wln dow dhplay, not all sis viii ca li s(le. hut all xix. in tlw, lot. Vd $2 Front Lace Corsets I'j.NcueM fall s i j j MX-.S siH-ial VSli at 79c stales, in all 94c 75c Corsets Made of strong white cotitil. odd sics, at.. 29c $3.00 SILK OR VOILE WAISTS WHILi: TIli:Y LAST, a table of Women's Waists, worth to in Tub Silk Laes anI lino Voiles all this season's stjlcs, at only 1.29 $1.50 AND $2.00 WHITE WAISTS WIIILK TII1TY LAST, a lot of Women's beaut i fill White Voile Lawn Rice Cloth Shirtwaists, all new styles and all sizes, only at .- . etil 79c mokxixg sali: S TO 10 50c CEDAR FLOOR MOPS AT 16c W11ILK TIU:Y LAST, a small quantity of Maie Cedar lioor Mops, with long handles. 65c Bed Sheets, 72x90 39c 25c Women's Burson Hose.. . . . I2l2c 50c Rubber Sheeting, 27 in 29c ChilcTs 75c Knit Sweaters 38c Women's $1 White Waists 39c MEN! Before Stock-Taking Sale Great Bargains Here $1.00 DRESS SHIRTS $1.50 UNION SUITS WHILi: TIII:Y LAT, lot of .Aim's WIIILi: TIIT.Y LAST, of of Mon's l)res Shirts, these are slightly mus. I'lircp or Hibbcd I'ltiece LinNl t'nion cl from display, all sics, -C Su',S' Men's $1 Flannel Night Shirts. . . .65c Men's 75c Work Shirts at 47c Men's 10c Work Sox at 6c Men's $2 Jersey Sweaters $1.49 Men's 65c Fleeced Underwear. . . .39c Men's 25c Paris Garters at 1 7c Men's $1.50 Best Overalls 89c MEN'S $10.00 SUITS WIIILi: TIII:Y LAST, lot of Men s Wool Fancy Mixture Suits, mostly la rue sizes. at, vest and pants, for 4.90 Men's $2.50 Pants WHILE THEY LAST, lot of Men's Dress Pants, worth up to $3.50. Wool serge and fancy stripe mixtures, in all sizes, special Scores of Other Big Bargains Through the Entire Store Serbian Howitzer Going Into Action v. -. r o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o 9 o o o o c c o o o o o o V o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o D D D O O o o o o o o o o v. -v 4 ' ' J. -:-.:.s y. yy ' : -if A-.: 'yy .y if... . 1 y -y m -.-- v.-- w v - , v &y- '. - , yr ( ''Aw.-, &y. S-J XWU' A : . . . GOIXXZ INTO -ACTIOIT- OWTZ.. rUV fCZYfCE. NEGRO HAS RECORD IN OTHER PLACES John Williams. Negro, who was arrested Dec. 22 charged with the theft of a watch fob from a rooming house on N. Main st. and who was found guilty of grand larceny and held to the trrand jury under bonds of 5 200, has records in other places, according to information which came into possession of Chief of De tectives K Hespert. Williams was under parole from JeffersonviJle prison when arrested by the police ;ind lias served time in Tennessee, Alabama and Illinois, lie escaped from the Tennessee pris on, wherp he was booked under the name of George Grilün. SEEK TO ABOLISH CONTRACT LABOR perintendent of the Mate reforma-T torj" C. E. Talkington, superintend ent of the penal farm; Miss Mar garet M. Elliott, superintendent of the Women's prison; Demarchus C. Brown, ehairman; Mrs. Emma Iee Elam and Charles J. Orbifon, mem bers of the state hoard of charities, made up the committee which made the recommendations. An Attack ot Grip Always Leaves Kidneys In Weakened Condition ORIGINAL VÄLL E G R Eitt Famous CHOCOLATE CREAMS Fresh every week. Exclusive South Bend Agents, AMERICAN DRUG CO., 133 N. Main SL Open from 7 to 1 2 daily. Phones: Be!l 172; Home 5l39 All kir.vis of Kodak Supplies. Here is a Serbian howitor joiner into action The SerMan armj aftei its disastrous retreat from Ferfcla. v as reorganized by the Enulih ami Krem h and e'i'Jipped with many of thee Riins. which are especially i:sefu! in th sort of mountain bhtihu' which was necessary in the r zv.i offensive by which the Serb re captured the big tftrlian city ot 2d, onastir. INDIANA POEI., Jan. Con tract labor system will he abolished, a system established for the em ployment of all prisoners, farming f.iri1itie will be increased, road work by prisoners will be stopped ( and some form of compensation provided for inmates of suite insti tutions, if recommendations aprcd upon by a conference of Indiana authorities in the omce of (lov. Rals ton. Tuesday afternoon, become ef fective. Uov. -elect James I Good rich was present at the reading of a committee reeorr.endations and indorsed them. The conference and acticn were in anticipation of legislative action at the approaching session of the gen eral assembly. Contracts for labor in the Indiana state prison will ex pire Oct. 1. 1920. i:. J. Foarty, warder. of the Doctors in all .arts, of the country have been kept busy with the epi demic of Krip which has visited so many homes. The symptoms of rip i this year are often very distressing and leave the system in a run down condition, particularly the kidneys which seem to suffer most, as almost every victim complains of lame back and nninary troubles which should not be neglected. ;t.s these danger siirm.ls often lead to dang erous kidney troubles Dru tfi.-Ls re port a. lar'e sab- on Ft. Kilmer's wanip-Koot which so many peo ple say s..or heals and strengthens the kidneys after an attack of rip. Swamp-Hoot is a treat kidney, liver and bladder remedy, and. be nur an herbal compound, has a gentle heal ing effect on the kidneys, which is almost immtdiately noticed in most cases by tho-e who try it. lr. Kil mer & Co., Bintrhamton, N. Y.. of fer to send a sample size Untie of Swamp-Hoot, on receipt of ten cents, to every sufferer who re quests it. A trial will convince any one who may he In need of it. Re;' ular size battles 50ct. and $1.00.1 For sale at all druirUta. ure MOxnrs shop Cot. Michigan and J.TeroTi. Women'i and Misses omnt caiiii:nts. Coats, SuttH, Ir'Kes, Oursct-, MiUinca-y, WaistM. ty- E The C. V. Copp Music Shop Open Every KV min:. 22S fiontli MiWnraji St. L' i w . ' i il - -1 -"- Tired j tor Ru?lne tl& lärmen Trost IH.tC- "Women's Wetirin Apparel, Combining Eltcanc an Eco nomy. CHAS. B. SAX & CO. Bwlir fir, Vim C f DmmßSSk fey H. LEMONTREE i wwilln4 r,u. wy1 tUto prison; Dr. Dv C. JPoyton. su- ta xasajUoallii-A&xw adv.