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-n'.NPAY, AI'Klb 21, 191S THE SOUTH BENÜ NEWS-TIMEi Monkey-Wrench in the Machinery Stops Plan to Call Special Session -Tlx Srial ?errV: 'INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. April CO. little by llttl it in hcom!n? more ! apparent ?11 the time, that somebody) Undoubtedly there would be plen raa thrown a monkey-wrench In the; t' of opportunity for the democrats rr.ichlnery that was expected to to make the republicans .sorry they r-rins n a special 5?yion of the In- ter failed a special .session, but diar.a lefjUIatur. Jut what It is ! that ha.s caused the hesitation on the part of Gov. Goodrich to Issue the nil Is not yet known clearly, but t hat f:om?thir.jr, happened is now evl 'nt to everybody. Rvery time you a-sk one of the ( lose friends of the governor what .bout th-a special session, he an-'-'a ers: "I really dnt believe the -governor ha rr.ade up his mind." The governor bad his mind mad up orue. That was certain. While tie Wa,s in Washington three weeks ago he made the statement that he lid not o- how he could avoid a special session. When he came home from Washington he sounded out some of the party leaders and found that there was a lot of op position to the plan, but this did Not affect him. He appeared to be lead .-et on calling the lawmaker together. One night he had a num ler of the biggest Indiana republi cans at his horre for a quiet little onference w here no one could sen r hear anything. Among those present was Ken. James I'. Watson. Now. Watson has had some experl- nee with a special session of the legislature. He was a candidate for governor in 100S and in that year Gov. Hanly called the legislature in session to pass the county local op tion bill. That bill cost the election for the republicans and Watson went down to defeat with the rest, and Thomas TL Marshall became gover r or. Therefore, it might be expect- d that Goodrich would listen a lit tle to whit Watson might .ay on the subject. Watson advised against ' ailing a special session, and did not hesitate to tell the governor that It nould play directly Into the hands of the democrats, for they would take advantage of every opportunity to "light on" the republican stato administration for anything and everything". Watson Kmphatio. Others who were at the con ference told the governor prac tically th" samp and advised against the special session Idea, but Wat son, it is said, was the most out spoken and emphatic of all. P.ut the governor was not thor oughly satisfied with the kind of ad vice they gave him that night, and he wanted to go further and ask some others about it. Tt was then that he called in the republican and democratic leaders of the two 'ranches of the legislature and laid his program before them and asked them if they would stand for it and ask for nothing else. He received the assurances that he sought, but ever since that day it has been evident that a tiny little spock of doubt has lingered in the back of the executive, hearr. and he lias been hesitating. When the bi partisan conference was held It was thought that the cull would be- Is sued within the nrxt day or two. I'.ut that was mure than a week :ii'o. and no call has been forth coming. Afraid of IVniocnt.. The fact is tlKtt ever since that conference some, of the governor's t lowest political friends and associ ates have- been pouring into his ear a warning to the effect that he should beware of all democrats and their promises. They have sought to Impress him with the Idea that the democrats would be In fine lover at a special session of the legislature, and that they would not hesitate to rip -open some of the old sores that haT troubled the republi can party in Indiana for years. Some of tlvte who are opposed to the calling of the session firmly be lieve that thcry have talked the gov- rnor out of 5t. and they are chuck ling gleefully over their accomplish ment. If the real truth were known v.-vrne of these men are more afraid fa special session than the gover nor i.hlrnself. If the special session i lea is abandoned they will have 'a on a personal victory for them selves. It will not he the governor vi ho has carried "his point. Indica tions are. howevrr. that this bunch livii R "liberty" Sale Price White, Beveled Edge, Ox 12. and Golden Oak 10x14 Framed Mirrors. An excel lent grade of glass, and serv iceable frames. The Ries "Liberty" Sale is now in progress exception al values priced unusually low. Watch our windows thev'll interest ou. i r- irrors l&S Co? of poIiticJ.-ini may yet control the ! governor and avoid a special ses- Fion ther is no assurance that the demo- i crats would take advantage of these j opportunities. It would all depend j on the character of legislation pro- i posed by the republicans. The dem-1 ocrats would go into the session without a legislative program of j their own. They are not asking any- 'hinir. Th unutd Ip'ivk it ,m the republicans to initiate all of the ' legislation of the session. But the ! lemiMiran conM r.t aJ,v.i.. i pect the democratic members to lie ' Mill and say nothing if the republi- j cans should try to shoot something through the legislature that did not look right and which might not be entirely satisfactory to the demo crats. Republicans might undertake to play Just a little politics. They have been known to do such things in the past. For instance, the republicans would, of course, ororiose a. bill to . - - - - j . have been made by the state council of defense. That body has spent I something like $100,000 and has done a great amount of good work. P.ut the republicans could not hop's ' to see the democrats agree to such j a leeralizinir act with tbir r-lntiH or.i i . . . . i to ascertain what the $100.000 was ; spent for. They probably would ask ; lor an accounting, to see whether I there is any foundation for the sto ries that have been heard to the ef fect that a certain amount of poll tics has been played under the cover of the state council of de fense. Of course, if everything is all right there and if a clear account ing would show that all of thes? stories about politics are wholly un founded, then the republicans would have nothing to lose for the demo crats could not make any political capital out of it. Rut it is extremely probable that the democratic members would in sist on a show-down so they might judge for themselves whether they wished to vote to legalize the $100, C 00 of expenditure. If no special session is called, it is believed that it will be more on that account than any other one thing. Some of the republican lead ers realize that there Is danger of the development of a political scrap over the state council of defense, and they do not want it. It has been proposed also that the legislature legalize the creation of county councils of defense, au thorize county councils to make ap propriations to pay their expenses and legalize expenditures already made by them. It is not likely that there would be any opposition to such a bill. But Atty. Gen. Stans bury has given an opinion to Gilbert H. Hendren. chief of the state board of accounts, in which he holds that county councils already have power to appropriate money for the ex penses of county councils of de fense, and Hendren has pre pared a schedule showing the approximate amount of money that could legally be spent bv the county council of defense In each county of the state, based on the population and wealth of each In dividual county. Thus, one of the reasons advanced for the calling of j tne special session has been elimi nated. The opinion of the attorney general is law until It is upset by the courts. It I3 known that some of the re- 44w iiood To Fight For Bye,B ; ' lou Duy US. bU V 1 BONDS' r Jm ' -CS . Jv . A! I f : vJ rV; ''A'' f.:--' v.n -vfr - A publican politicians have been tell ing the govprnor that he does not n'ed to call the legislature in ses- j ."ion to set money with which to re ! build the reformatory T.jildin;: i which were destroyed by fire, and that hf can borrow all the money he needs at the banks and let the legislature make the appropriation at the next regular session. Thus they are seeking to remove another of the reasons given for calling a special session. Of course, if the governor has made up his mind that the reforma tory must be moved from Jefferson vllle to some other county in the state preferrably in the central part he would have to have au thority from the legislature to make such remoal. However, it now developes that ."00 of the inmates of the reforma tory are to be removed to the state prison at Michigan rity, thus re lieing the con::est!"n at the re formatorv to that extent. This i believed to be another effort to elirn- inate one of th masons advanced for the calling of n special session for the reformatory probably will be able to c;ire for the remaining ''um"er nI inmates unui ine ,ir.M regular s.sion 04 uic n.i?iiiiiiir. Anyone with half an eve can te'l that a smooth and clever game o? maneuvering is in progress among the republican leaders to avoid a special session. And whereas a 1 week ago it appeared to be certain j that the governor would Issue th-1 I call, it is becoming more ev ident to close observers every day that j the call is about as far in the future j now h it was a week ago. If the j special session Is not called the I democrats will undoubtedly tell the i people of the great Tloosier com- j monwealth that the plan failed be- ... . . tj cause the republicans were airai-i to call it And they will go Oil the frtu,np and prove It, too. NILES, MICH. News-I'iiiies Special Service: NILK. Mich.. April L0. Clifford Innian. a former resident of this cit v. and who has been employed here of late, was taken into custody by the sheriff of Kalamazoo county for contempt of court, and taken back to Kalamazoo. The specific charge against In mar. is that he failed to give the alimony desig nated by the court to his divorced wife. The funeral services for Mrs. Charles Geishirt will be held Sunday afternoon at St. John's German Hvangelical church. Burial will oc cur in Niles. The body was brought to Xiles this evening from Chicago by hr son. Oliver Geishirt. Miss Phoebe Babcock has gone to Kochester. N. V., for an extend ed visit. 1'red IiKlner is in South Bend taking examinations for entrance to the Annapolis naval academy. Samuel Bower, a farmer residing east of Niles, fell from a wagon while at work on his farm, and fractured a rib and was otherwise severely Injured. He Is past 7 2 years old. Xath.m Jackson, colored. whose home was under quarantine during the winter for smallpox, placed a claim of over $300 with the board of supervisors of Berrien county for damages incurred to his busi ness as the proprietor of a rooming and boarding house, and upon b imr apprised that the claim would not be allowed, has retained local lawyers to appeal the case to the circuit court. SUMMTTTt FimS. H Greenblatt wishes to announce to the women of South Bend that he is showing an extensive line In all kinds of summer furs In the newest deslgnr. RInefinement and exclusive styles at such low prices that certainly will Interest you Old furs cleaned and remodeled Into summer styles a specialty. II. Greenblatt. 232 S. Michigan st. Home phone 5599. Advt ad. Im Old Glory, Off NEW DIPLOMACY ! ARISES IN U.Sj ! Untermyer Says Great Result of Struggle Will be Aboli tion of Secrecy. International News Service: TI1KNTON, N. J.. April i'0. That the war has given birth in the I'nitcd States to a new diplomacy, open, honest, and outspoken, which will prove one of the greatest ac complishments of the strusnle now j going on. was asserted here last j night by Samuel Untermyer in mak- lng the address at a Liberty loan mass meetinj that was by far the, biggest demonstration the city has known since the war started. Bed I by Sousa's band, a parade of many hundreds of home guardsnu-n. bus inessmen and various ivic organ izations whooped things up through out the main sections of the city for an hour before the meeting opened at Crescent temple. DIm-us.sos Now Diplomacy. In discussing the new diplomacy J of the present administration. Mr. Untermyer referred to its accomp lishments as "an everlasting mon- i ument to the statesmanship of the ' biggest personality in history," and ' said that the righteous and far-see ing attitude of the government within the past few weeks, affecting the Japanese invasion in Siberia completed the brilliant record up to date. He said that the United State could not afford to be a party to an Invasion of Bussian territory at the time of Russia's great extremity and that many thoughtful people regard the invasion now going on as unwise and fraught with perilous consequences to the common cause, concluding that because it may turn the Russians to Gcrmanv for help against Japan there is reason to fear it has placed a deadly weapon in the hands of a crafty foe. iH'ftMitN llitclu-ock. Mr. Untermyer devoted a portion of his speech to what was Inter preted to be a defense of Sen. Gil bert M. Hitchcock of Nebraska, chairman of the senate committee on foreign relations, whom he did not mention by name. He referred to a spirit of intolerance that is abroad and which was about to In vade the halls of congress; said that no one who had followed the bril liant career of the eminent states man now being criticized would dare question his sincerity or in tense Americanism and concluded that as "we are a united nation in our determination to prosecute this war to the bitter end. his harking back to the far distant days of pre war controversy is neither useful nor patriotic." fiBERPJEN SPRINGS. MICH. News-Times Special Servb'e: BERRIEN STRINGS, Mich.. April 20. William V. Stemm hassold his Kentucky bred saddle horse. "Billy Marshall." to Woodbridge Dixon of St. Joseph. Ezra Palniiter left Wednesday for Battle Creek where he has employ ment at Camp Custer. Miss Minnie Weeks and Mrs. Clarence St. John were Soutii Bend visitors Wednesday. Park Whitright of Benton town ship was the guest of his cousin. Miss Mabel Beshens. Wednesday. W. I). Tupper has returiKMl from South Bend where he has lieen em ployed the past winter, and is now working at Hinkleys mill. The Misses Nettie, Alice und Erne Ferrell have returned from Misha waka and have moved their house hold goods into the Ferrell house on Pitt st. Miss Nettie Ferrell, who is a teacher in the Mishawaka schools, expects to go to Washing ton. IX C, this summer at the close of her school. She will be accom panied by her sister. Mrs. Td:i Crego. William F. Stemm has returned from a visit with relatives in De troit and Ann Arbor. Mrs. J. Howard Taylor of Chi cago is visitim: her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Wetmore. Tom Wells is here to .see his mother. Mrs. A. Well, who is se riously ill at the home of her daugh ter, Mrs. V. S. Weaver. Mr. Wells has been in the Texas oil fields in Texas for the past live years. Among the purchasers of Liberty bonds is the local lodge of Odd Fel lows, which has taken $200 worth. Only two Berrien Springs men were Included in the list of 50 tail ed to Buchanan the first of the week for examination, of the 30 exam ined 35 will be sent to Camp Cus ter. The local men are Walter A. Bonier and Walter A. Hartman. The sixth annual county conven tion of the Royal Neighbors will be held here Wednesday. April 2 4. An Interesting program will be pre sented in the morning and evening sessions. Dinner will be served by the Aid society of the Methodist church in the church parlors. The 6pringr examination for the teachers of Berrien county will tx? held at St. Joseph In the new high school building April 25, 26 and 27. Michigan's registration for women to ascertain how much woman power is at the disposal of the gov ernment, will bem Saturday. April 27. Arrangements 'hare? !een rr.ad for rwristerin TVrrieti Spttt-ct trorren st tt MrnVr bcTir.r. forme-rrr ccrrp&fM? br- TÜdscn" 3 lc ei! .i sCrrr. Itb ciols.sj r 5igrjrr the rc-?5croürm t-EU "he" e2 ll TTricn erikixi "hanr trf. t e2 fh T" V.. rfrr.TTT- tvt- wt.rE i-nrnc 'cm hicnfl 1 rrmiruri. Thf "TtrTm TmC ariirv iflin Trrr l jibed ouid lir.ju Hcltrwa,,. dü-i"X. J j These " Prices fe"-! I l r: ft J l Monday I f 11 Door, I ' (Y LJ lj Thrift Hullrt No. 1 For Monday Only Children's $1.25 DRESSES Colored was-h dresses ir new fancv cinsham?. plaids and stripes: ;i pes t; to 14; Monday at 95c Third 1 loor Thrift Bullet No. 5 ' For Monday Only $1.75 Black UMBRELLAS Women's tine umbrellas with fancy handles splendid varie ties at $1.7.": special Q A A Monday, each PlUU Street Floor Thrift Bullet No. 9 For Monday Only Women's 25c HOSIERY Mack cotton hosiery or sauze lisle; regularly sold at J.'.c a pair; Monday for I4c treet Floor Thrift Bullet No. 13 For Monday Only 25c Dress GINGHAM Plain and fancy dress Kinir- hums; good quality; worth i3c; Monday, yard . . . 19c Second f loor Thrift Bullet No. 17 For Monday Only Women's $60 SUITS Most stunning new garments. most exclusive styles: to go Monday only $3975 Third l loor Thrift Bullest No. ?t For Monday Only Women's $25 DRESSES Made of line se-rge; kind you ran wear anvwhere: all sizes; Kr.Ml:,:'!;:: $15,00 Third Floor VV.VV:VV:A'A.VVyj. V'.vm'A7ZsxiU Bnd Favorite store lirt fiiark L. Drummiu REPUBLICAN CantlldiUc for COUNTY COMMISSIONEE Weslem District. ITimark 3Iay 71 lu jir. Brurnxoitt has ln enrrgtl a ttc mercartiJe and ba.iki husi-! 3M-ss at Ner CariisS- for tire jvist T:7 : years.. Wu 12 xrkr i'or j jva-rrx- aSw fcrur .re.ar arro- itcS third tn Lir Thiv.. Ins: cm Affi-UTiia v.-iih .aU Hie nrwi o-f rhi- nany taci-ft . Irs IEWS-TiMS THRlSnr -AD- 2Ve . lrrtie th Trwth I Jni rC 1 r1 i Please Note T AST WEEK'S "Thrift" bullets brought crowds of enthu siastic shoppers here. Good as they were, this Monday's "Bullets" are still better. Rain or hine you'll tin J it greatly to your advantage :o spend your time and money at "Urandon's" Monday. Savin cs like these win not be- duplicate! tun in. .nn. No mail. ;;Ii4n ('V '. t I. r dvrs til!-.l mi these iz i i ils. l u a n titu-s 'e-stri.-te.l. Thrift liullet No. For Monday Only Women's $5 Silk WAISTS leorette T"i s and irepe do chines: all colors including white; all sizcy : your choice Monday at . . . $3.49 Third lloor Thrift r.ullet No. For Monday Only Children's 25c HOSIERY Also Infants' hosiery in black, white and colors pood wearing quality to po t O Monday at JL J C treet lloor Thrift Bullet No. 0 For Monday Only $1.19 Seco Silk PETTICOATS Women's pretty Seco silk pet ticoats; ten colors to choose from; ery special QQr Monday Ü7C fourth Floor Thrift Bjllet No. It For Monday Only Silk Ottoman CORDS ;;r inch Ottoman Cords, in coin dots; light or dark colors; a great bargain at $1.19 Se'ond Floor Thrift Ballet No. 1H For Monday Only Women's $15 SUITS Charmingly made and finish ed; of serges ami poplins; ail sizes; well worth choice Monday . 1 $9.95 Third Floor Thrift Ballet No. For Monday Only Women's $6.50 WAISTS Kich new (leorgettes, crepe dc chines, fancv plaids, etc.; the smartest new; all sizes; special at . . $4.95 Third Floor 4-B Voüa .V.!CtTe . Sip mas nnu 3 V-'' v '' -f. y V u and the Truth Adt r-rtWt I Rapid-Fire Flashes That Will Hit the Bull's Eye of Saving Monday WATCH US GROW- "S. W. Corner Mirhigan Mrt sod Jrffron Illvd. Thrift HulM No. 3 For Monday Only Regular 10c Toilet PAPER l-irpe K'C roll of tine tissue toilet paper a splendid qual ity; specially priced Monday at rolls trset lloor Thrift Bullet No. 7 For Monday Only 89c Silk Boot HOSIERY Women's line hosiery in Mack. white and all colors splendid values at SOc -Monday 69c treet Floor Thrift Bullet No. II For Monday Only $2.50 Crepe KIMONOS Women's fancy crepe kimo nos; Kmpire style, in floral de signs; $L'.Ö0 alues; Q SQ Monday J)l07 Fourth lloor Thrift Bullet No. 15 For Monday Only Women's $19.75 SUITS Serges, gabardines and pop lins; all sizes; all colors; to go Monday, your choice $14.95 Third Floor Thrift Bullet No. 19 For Monday Only Women's $22.50 COATS Choice of tweeds, poplins an i serges; classiest new models; all the leading col ours; special $14.95 Third Floor Thrirt Bullet No. 23 For Monday Only Women's $5.00 SKIRTS Serges, satins, poplins, silk poplins; made in latest spring fashion: womb-ilul bargain at $3.95 Third Floor in Ishin First in Valoe GUizZZZl Samuel P. Schwai r.-v Having served the county tor the past live years as deputy prose cutor, presents himself as a DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE for PROSECUTING ATTORNEY A vote for him is a vote to insure integrity and eiiiciency in otlice. MAY 7TH PRIMARY 7 A - B EYES EXAMINED BT H. LEMONTREE, b IVnjMl'a 1 Mdli OpWMtrM aad Kaafrtr1aV OptleiM. SSZ VOCTTH MJCUIGAI T. Em lets Thrift Bullet No. 4 For Monday Only Regular 25c EMBROIDERIES ar.d Insertions. i.p t tcr!e im h's wile. Anticipate n;;r lutrr' needs at this t Monday price, yard ...... XUC Thrift Bullet No. For Monday Only 50c Union SUITS Women's union suits: low- nock, no -leevcs. la-e knoo; whit1; special Monday for 39c street lloor Thrift Bullet No. 12 For Moiiday Only Table Damask REMNANTS 7:' inch Mcached mere, table damask; two a rd riiinants; worth 7",c and $1.0m "1 f card; per remnant . .tPll e nl I l.r Thrift Bullet No. 16 For Monday Only Women's $30 SUITS Season's tincst r-iti"?: i productions from t . i 1 '. - t price. 1 models; a wonder ful ba ! -train at $22.50 I liinl I li.r Thrift Bullet No. ; For AJonddy Only Women's $15 DRESSES Suitable for strei. afternoon or eveninu wear; v;irini new models of e v lu-i e tit ss a rid i'c.i nty . . $9.95 Third I lr Thrift liuliet N,,. For Monday Only Women's $10 SKIRTS Women's f.t.-hiofia i!e new skirts in the ri li-t na t e r;.i ! -; P rfM t tit and hang; special for $5.95 Third llior -. .... : i. r S X J r r. Elias W. Strickland Democratic Candidate for JUSTICE OF THE PEACE of Portage Township. ! Voting machint! No. Jo-H at V.:2 j Primaries May 7th. r;iM. i A!.'. Economy Qoak Dept. Economy Dept. SrrmI IVnr. 21-211 S. MlohL ML 0-r Oo- Kraft Cr S m-nd 10 Or-rn Siorc.