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Indianapolis Indiana Daily Times (Newspaper) - June 15, 1920, Indianapolis, Indiana It victims a May recover Harold Brown declared w in serious condition. Sirs. Harold Brown 38, who was Acci dentally shot yesterday is in a serious condition according to physicians today but has a slight Chance to recover physicians said. I Bhe is at the St. Vincents Hospital f mrs. Brown was in front of her Home when the Bullet struck her. An a Ray photograph shows the Bullet in Ter neck is either a .44 or a .45-caliber. This the police say gives strength to the statement made by mrs. Flossie n new Hart Sangster Avenue and forty fourth Street that she fired the Bullet that struck mrs. Brown. Mrs. Newhart was about 500 Yards Dis Tant and fired to frighten a horse that was in her Garden and from where she stood could not have seen mrs. Brown. The weapon used by mrs. Newhart was a .44-caliber Long barrel revolver. Which supported Mckinney is testimony asked the court for the privilege of ask Mckinney a question. Judge Anderson smiled and said you have pleaded guilty. I will ask the questions for you and will probably answer them for you too. Eli Harp another defendant was a government witness and gave testimony which supported the stories of Van pickerill and Mckinney. Phillip Veach who was not indicted testified that he was the gambling partners a of Boner and that Boner took out sums of Money aggregating is too from the partnership. He stated that this Money was for the old Many a and explained that he was under the impression that Boner was giving the chief of police that Money. On Cross examination be stated that he did not know whether or not Boner gave Schmitt the Money. If Boner did give the Money to chief Schmitt it was for Protection the court asked. Yes said Veach. He admitted that Boner brought cases of whisky to the gambling House. Helmrich affirms Early testimony. Harry Helmrich a defendant and a former Saloon keeper and a political Henchman gave exhaustive testimony which corroborated that Given by Miller. Mckinney and Van pm Cherylll Helmrich admitted that he was instructed by chief Schmitt to throw 1 the Deal for the Motorboat and paid Pete Mingst the owner of the boat the sum of s7oo, which was Given him by Van picker Lul. He stated that Schmitt never put a cent in the boat but finally obtained owner ship of the boat. Helmrich testified that he saw Van pickerill give chief Schmitt the sums of shoo. S3oo and $l3o on three different occasions. Peter Mingst the former owner of the Zanolia testified that Helmrich gave him s7oo for the boat. Emory Kohlmeier former Deputy col Lector at the Evansville port testified that Mingst notified his office of the tons Fer of the boat to the name Hofve Lamb. Kohlmeier also testified that the boat was later put in the name of chief Schmitt. Richard Pennington a former Saloon keeper and powerful Ward politician was the first witness for the govern ment at the afternoon session. Once during the Cross examination of a witness by John w. Spencer attorney for chief Schmitt when the witness was giving damaging evidence concerning Schmitt in answer to questions of spen cer. Judge Anderson said i think that it is about time that somebody objects to this Cross examination on the part of your client. Five More charge pleas. The court then excused the witness. Five More defendants changed their pleas from not guilty to guilty. They were Otto Klein John James Charles j. Klein. William s. Perrott Anri Herbert Evans the last two being police officers. Telling a Story of How he claims he was Able to bribe chief of police Edgar Schmitt of Evansville. Lad., and so make possible the importation of $350,000 of liquor from wet Kentucky into Indiana Van pickerill former wholesale liquor dealer of Henderson ky., Laid the foundation of the evidence on which the government will ask the conviction of Twenty three Evansville members of Al alleged whisky ring. The government today resumed its efforts before Federal judge Anderson in presenting evidence to support its con. Tention that a Gigantic conspiracy was successfully carried out in Evansville i beginning in june 131$, and continuing until the Spring of last year. Pickerill testified that chief Schmitt voluntarily interested himself in the whisky traffic by personally making a visit to pickerill in Henderson ky., and testified that this meeting resulted in a wholesale plan by which thousands of Gallons of liquor was transported in automobiles and boats from the Kentucky Side of the Ohio River to Evansville. Cost pickerill $12,000 to $15,000. In summing up the total amount of 1 Money which he claims he gave Chie Schmitt As privilege Money pickerill testified that it aggregated Between $12,000 and $15,000. Besides whisky which Schmitt ordered and never settled for. He estimated that a total of 70.000 Gallons waa thus safely imported into Evansville from his place of business and he fixed the value of the liquor at $350,000. Pickerill testified that Schmitt made 1 repeated demands upon him for Money and that he generally met tile demands of the chief for the favors. In discussing the beginning of the alleged conspiracy pickerill testified that chief Schmitt accompanied by Richard Pennington a defendant who has pleaded guilty came to Henderson to gee him. Before Schmitt left on the first visit pickerill testified that Schmitt remarked that pickerill was doing a big business and that they boys in Evansville were making lots of Money As everything was wide open. Pickerill testified that Schmitt made neveral Friendly visits to Henderson be fore any request for Money was made by the head of the Evansville police depart ment. About that time Schmitt came to Hen Derson with a government agent who de sired to obtain some information from pickerill he testified. Schmitt returned without the Federal Man and told me that the government waa after me and that they wanted to Hook me testified pickerill. About a week after that he Cate to me and said he had information that i was going to be indicted by the Federal authorities and by the use of some Money his friends in Indianapolis could take care of it. Pickerill testified that after some arguments he made out a Check for $523, try amount which he claims Schmitt re Quested. Cashed the Check and gave it to the Evansville police chief. Government shows bribe Check. The government introduced the Check pickerill identified As the one by Evchich he made the first payment to re Matt. ? pickerill stated that he was indicted by the Federal court and pleaded guilty. ? pickerill related that some time after Pink Long the first alleged payment to feb Matt Harry Helmrich called him by phone and notified him to come to the chiefs office at Evansville acid after being informed by Schmitt that he was letting the saloons run wide open in whats what Insp in Indianapolis t know tour own q Home town if the reference department Indian Pilu a Fubini Library c. E. Rush librarian ital Sofr w when did Indianapolis first organize a band in is4o. The Leader was Abraham Protzmann. Mccready later mayor of the City played a Bass trombone d. P. Hunt James g. Jordan and Janies Mccord Sharpe the Piccolo Emanuel Haugh and Thomas Baker the b Flat trombone William Karne and e. S. A. Tyler the e Flat Cornet Louis walk John Gilliland and James Vanblaricum the French Horn Aaron d. Obr and Nicholas Norwood Tho clarinet Lafayette Yandes and Thomas d. Miller played Reed instruments and James r. Nowland manipulated the brass drum. What and where is the coliseum the coliseum was built on the fair grounds in 1008 at a Cost of $105, 000. It was planned for a live Stock Pavilion show building having an area of 120x270 feet in which Are exhibited All cattle and horses during the fair. When used As an auditorium and the Arena filled with chairs it will seat nearly 10,000 people. It has developed that the building possesses wonderful acoustic properties to a marked de Gree. In what does Nordyke & Marmon Excel it is the largest manufacturer of milling machinery in the United states. Series number thirty two Evansville thus making business Good for pickerill that to gave Schmitt an other shoo. In consideration for the payments pickerill testified that Schmitt stated he would keep the roads open and keep the officers off of the roads. At a later Date Schmitt made another demand for shoo and pickerill agreed to pay him shoo a week for keeping the roads open and not permitting any police interference he testified. Pickerill. In answer to a question of judge Anderson stated that he continued making shoo payments for a period of about six weeks. Pickerill tipped off by chief. Pickerill testified that on certain nights chief Schmitt or one of his agents would a tip him off that officers would be on the Road and not ship any liquor on those nights. According to Packer it s Story Schmitt then decided he wanted to get into the whisky business and make some Money so an arrangement according to pick Eryll was made by which he was to pay for a motor boat. This motor boat was to be used As a Blind in order to satisfy the y. W. C. A. And other organizations which were then raising a protest against the traffic. The motor boat was supposedly to be used to round up boats carrying liquor and cause the arrest of men bringing liquor into Evansville. According to Packer iils testimony this boat made trips to Bis place at Hender son and brought Back Many cases of whisky to Evansville and that alleged agents of Schmitt made arrangements for ordering the whisky. The boat Cost pickerill approximately Soso and the agreement was that Schmitt would have a City employee operate the boat. Pickerill testified. Pickerill also claimed that Schmitt at one time demanded shoo to pay for the chiefs trip to hot Springs and declared that he gave Schmitt the Money. According to pickerill Schmitt said that he wanted Between three and four Hundred cases of whisky but Only fifty cases were actually delivered of this order. Republican party that the Crux of the present difficulty in the farming Indus try lies in prices labor and credit and that the situation can be improved by adequate farm representation in appoint ment of government officials and com missions it docs not pledge this representation. Why not or. Marsh asserted the platform mentions several specific evils in the Agri cultural situation without attempting to provide a remedy for them and declared no suffering patient could Ever be persuaded that a diagnosis is As Good As a cure. Marshall due at Frisco today san Francisco june 15.vice president Thomas r. Marshall was expected to arrive hero today to assume leadership in the National administrations fight to have Tho democratic National convention adopt the league of nations. Chief opposition was expected from William j. Bryan inclined to reservations. Marshall was to arrive by automobile from Nevada. His arrival was expected also to re Vive talk of Marshall for president. Senator Robert Owen of Oklahoma opened his Campaign with a speech last night declaring Congress will not be dictated by Bosses. Others on the ground Are Wilbur Marsh treasurer of the National commit tee and National committeeman from Lowa and e. H. Moore Campaign Man Ager of gov. Cox. Five of the National committees sub committee on arrangements chairman Homer Cummings j. Bruce Kremer of Montana e. G Hoffman of Indiana p. H. Quinn of Rhode Island Charles Boet so Henstell of Illinois Are Here. Political observers predict the selection of Bambridge Colby Secretary of state As permanent chairman of the convention and Carter Glass for chairman of the resolutions committee. Feels party wounds will heal by fall Washington june 15 senator Harding is confident he will receive the United Republican support for president. He stated today that be will give no consideration to rumours of disaffection in Republican ranks. Time will be allowed for convention wounds to heal. Wounds that remain open will be treated after permanent organization for the Campaign has been perfected. Sine. His nomination by the convention last saturday he has received congratulatory messages from the unsuccessful candidates and pledges of assistance from them or from the managers of their campaigns. Within a few hours after the Nomina Tion had been made gov. Lowden issued a statement announcing his support of the ticket. Senator Hiram Johnson telegraphed his congratulation. He is reported in Chicago dispatches As declaring his intention to support the nominee of the convention. Col. William Cooper i Procter of Ohio general manager of the Wood Campaign sent a congratulatory Telegram to senator hard log. Senator Harding accepts As sincere these declarations from his leading opponents and their representatives. Rumours that prominent republicans will Bolt the party because of the ticket Lack of sympathy with the platform or other reasons Are not disturbing him. He also was pleased when he received telegrams of congratulations from Many democratic friends including senators Pomerene of Ohio and John Walter Smith of Maryland. Senator Harding appreciates that those congratulations Are personal. He is himself a party Man a firm be Liever in party organization. His attitude toward his party and his course As president if elected May be summed up in this declaration it takes Intro than one Man to run this country. The cultivation and perpetuation of peace with All foreign governments will be the aim of senator Harding if elected president in directing the foreign policy of the United states. This wag indicated Early by the mes Sage he authorized sent to the French people. If i become chief executive of this nation i can assure you i will Foster the spirit of Friendship with France he declared. In telling of his alleged dealings with Fred Ossenberg a Republican Leader and one of the defendants standing trial on a plea of not guilty pickerill testified that conversations with the g. O. I Leader resulted in him giving Ossenberg is too in Cash for the purpose of having the sheriff keep his men off the roads. Pickerill contended that Ossenberg wanted $5,000, but after some discussion the figure was reduced to is too and the witness identified a Check which he claimed was the one on which he Drew the Money for Ossenberg. He testified that William Meinert known As puss hauled Large supplies of whisky from Henderson to Evansville. Meinert has pleaded guilty in the fed eral court to the charge. During the Cross examination by coun Sel for the defendants an attempt was made to Force pickerill to admit that he sought to have Ossenberg corrupt Cir Cuit judge Gould of Evansville to pre vent. A former employee of pickerill a who was under indictment in that court to involve pickerill in his confession. Pickerill firmly denied this but the de sense attempted to infer that Ossenberg refused and said that no Man would dare to attempt to corrupt judge Gould be cause he was elected on a cleanup plat form. Counsel for the defense also sought vainly to prove by pickerill that the motor boat in question was not a fake or a Bluff and that Schmitt caught pickerill at one time aiding in bringing Beer in a boat. Pickerill stated that he asked Schmitt Why he stopped the Barge and that Schmitt said it contained Anhauser Busch Beer and not Cook s Beer. I asked Schmitt if he was discriminating against the kind of Beer i was Selling and that if Evansville Saloon keepers had to use Cooks Beer instead of the Beer i was handling i wanted to know it testified pickerill. Cook s Beer was made in Evansville a snot it asked judge Anderson and the witness answered in the affirmative. Several times judge Anderson told at Torney Spencer former member of the Indiana state supreme court and counsel for Schmitt that he must move faster. At one time Spencer wanted to argue with the court concerning a Legal premise. All right then let us talk a lilt of Law. If you know any judge Anderson said to Spencer. I am trying to get you to conduct yourself As you should. That remark ended the argument. Indications Are that the Case will prob Abl require from two to three More Days to Complete it. Lie refused to enter at this time my discussion of details of his foreign policy should he be elected s it is significant however that in his Telegram of congratulations to gov. Coolidge upon his nomination for vice presi Dent senator Harding expressed Satis faction that a truly great and trusted american was named for this office. Harding will retain his seat in the sen ate until his term expires March 4 next he announced. He admitted that his petition for re election to the Senate filed in Columbus 0., last week will be withdrawn. Senator Harding finds that he can do Little work at his office in the Senate office building. He is subjected to interruptions and to interviews that he can not deny. Night work is necessary the senator has decided if he is to get through with the accumulated routine business of Bis office meet Bis visitors and keep up his afternoon Golf recreation to make him physically fit for the strenuous weeks of campaigning that Are ahead of him. Much of the detail work of his office senator Harding has turned Over to his Secretary George b. Christian or. The office staff has been enlarged. An adjoining room part of the suite occupied by senator Mccumber of North Dakota and donated by him to senator Harding for temporary use has been made press Headquarters. Senator Harding sees the newspaper correspondents in the Forenoon and again in the afternoon for general conferences. Following Eon Ferenee Here Harding will leave Early next week for some sea Side resort where he will spend a week or More before leaving for Marlon Oto deliver what probably will be is first formal speech of the Campaign. For interpretative reservations while condemning the nullifying Lodge reservations. He did not look for a fight Over the league in the convention. The Nebraska senator did not be Lieve there would be a dry Plank in the democratic platform As the United states supreme court has put an end to bringing prohibition into party plat forms. The senator thought the volstead act should be liberalized. Farmers angered by g. O. P. Platform Washington june 13.thoroughly angered by what he considers the be trayal by the republicans of the farm ers of America Benjamin c. Marsh Secretary and director of legislation of the Farmers National Council today embarked upon a Campaign of publicity planned to convince politicians tile Farmer vote is a Power to be reckoned with at election time. Or. Marsh has just returned from Chi Cago where he presented the platform of the Farmers National Council to a committee of tha Republican National convention. The Section of the Republican plat form on agriculture does not contain a single declaration to reassure the farm ers of America said or. Marsh. While it expresses the belief of Tho Indiana daily times tuesday june 15, 1920. Marriage licenses Michael j. Doody 25, assistant Man Ager 1530 Garfield place and Helen Ryan 22, 1531 Garfield place. Joseph s. Dutton 27, pipe fitter Beech Grove ind., and Gladys Mae Furr 25, message operator. Beech Grove ind. Alven m. Davis 44, lathe operator 1705 Central Avenue and Maude m. Jackson 38, Bringhurst ind. Otto s. Ogdon 32, grocery Man Hoopeston 111., and Nelle Poland 33, 1503 North Meridian Street Danville 111. Thomas w. Murray 23, dentist Day ton 0., and Helen o. Anderson 21, 28 North Audubon Road. George Nunley 29, Porter 625 Senate Avenue and Mary Mackfee 20, 625 sen ate Avenue. Noril Reeves 43, labourer 948 North West Street and Laura Brown 40, North West Street. David Hurt 32, labourer City and Blanch cuff 30, 1037 North Sheffield Avenue. Ray g. Dixon 33, Salesman. Plaza hotel and Edna Mae Braddock 22, Plaza hotel. Ferris c. Myers 25, agent Syracuse n. Y., and Evangeline Oconner 21, 3563 Central Avenue. John George Hendricks 27, electro taper 1818 North Alabama Street and Mary Zinkand 25, Isis North Alabama Vasille vat learn 24, Baker 405 West Ohio Street and Louise harm 24, 405 West Ohio Street. Walpole e. Albrecht 21. Timekeeper 3349 West tenth Street and Mary Agnes Conway 24, 1144 Centennial Street. Ernest p. Dixon 36, general construction 347 Trenton Avenue and Geneva Cecila seller 28, 347 Trenton Avenue. Omar Harding 32, 639 Indiana Avenue and Emma Green 31, 2436 Cornell avens Claude 11. Mahan 21, service Man 3152 Graceland Avenue and Ezena Irene Les Ley 709 Yoke Avenue. Cornelius Fenton 35, Sheet Metal worker 1201 East new York Street and Marie Hufnagel 36, 758 North Tremont Avenue. Teddy a. Sarver 22, brakeman 1148 Calhoun Street and Audry Larue 18, dancer 406 North Alabama Street. Carl r. Graham 28, Auto Mechanic 1609 Massachusetts Avenue and Daisy Engle 327 1500 Massachusetts Avenue. _ Ernest Hazzen rambo 29, Painter 1732 Sheldon Street and Georgia Steinbaugh 39, 1703 Central Avenue. William m. Hodges 26, Norai Carrier 5041 English Avenue and Cecila Ellen Cherry 24, 1020 Sterling Street. Harry Boles. 26, Soldier Camp Taylor. Ky., and Arzille m. Schneider 21, Camp Taylor by. Nathan h. Barnes 85. Street car con Ductor 3029 West Michigan Street and Francis Cockrell 22, Huntington ind. John w. Campbell 35, labourer. 2230 pleasant Street and Clara Curry 25, 1216 Madison Street. William Simmons 21, Molder 955 North elder Avenue and Anna Crumes is 955 North elder Avenue. Dorsie Sneed 27, labourer 414 Senate Avenue and Gertrude Martin 25, 1509 Asbury Street. Early Goodrich. 30 labourer 25c dear born Street and Mary Dunkan 29, North California Street. Mason Miles pc Atherstone 25, me chanic 1842 Aaron Avenue and Eleanor Mary Tachan 22, 1945 North Lasalle Street. Harlan Kern 28. Clerk City and mar Garet Blanche Phillips 27, 225 Kaat Michigan Street. Curtis Walker 43, Painter 723 East Ohio Street and Iva Hiatt 24, 723 East Ohio Street. Rice Lambert 27. Retail Coal dealer 749 East drive. Woodruff place and Florine Hite 27, 105 East thirtieth Street. Vietor William Jones 23, drayman 1530 Columbia and Catherine Beeler 20, 723 North West Street. Births Jesse and Stella Bell 1308 Columbia Avenue girl. Taraea and Fern Baker. My Bates and Agnes Brodnik 73d w. War Man. Girl. William and Elsie Causev 448 Ber Wick girl. Walter and Helen Lehman 12 Carter apartments girl. Vallia and Elena Storan 111 s. Cali fornia boy. Herman and Daisy Makey 88$ . Edmond and Regina Karlbon 530 n. Oxford boy. James and Ruth sch Nan 220 n. Rural boy. George trend Gladys Caldwell 426 e. New York. Girl. Charles and Elton Stout 2010 s. Bel Mont. Girl. Cecil and Ethel Darbro hoc w. Jones boy. Harry and Lillian Nestor St. Vincents Hospital girl. Ralph and Amelia Hart 835 n. Capitol boy. Perry and Jennie Featherstone 1740 Morgan girl. Charles und Ina Gardner 110 Euclid girl. Earl and Clara Stonebreaker 1009 n. Alabama girl. Magnus and Mary Runden so Fletcher girl. Omer and Eva Mclntyre 1202 Spann Bey. Lewis and Margaret Dawson 5-12 w. Abbott boy. Samuel and Anna Barnhart 1337 Oliver girl. Alonzo and Theda Miller 2352 Sheldon boy. George and Nathelle Felts 217 n. Rural boy. Paul and Bertha Mills 431 e. Market boy. Charles and Myrtle co Dou. 2117 ring Gold girl. Everett and Lilly Mobley .826 hos Brook boy. Shirley and Nannie Brown 1129 n. Tremont girl son. Girl. William and Louise Buscher 1042 Nel Leslie and Jessie Brooks Corner dra per and state boy. Bennett and Ida Ramsey City Hospital girl. William and Florence Smith City hos Pital girl. James and Mary Canaday St. Vincents Hospital boy. Eugene Ami Jessie Ryan St. Vincents Hospital girl. Cecil and Annie Stalnoker St. Vin cents Hospital girl. Ferdinand and Myrtle Meyer St. Vin cents Hospital boy. Frederick and Daisy Gunvant St. Vin cents Hospital girl. Albert and Nella Westlund St. Vin cent s Hospital girl. Robert and Ida Mcdowell St. Vin cents Hospital boy. Noble and Edna Dale 1146 Churchman girl. Fred and Bessie Gorman 2124 Ash land girl. William and Lillian o Day 40 n. Rural girl. T City praised for its credit plan second largest class in u. S. Enrolled in course. Indianapolis was especially commended at the annual convention of the National association of credit men for the work done in this City in organizing and conducting a course in credits and collections having had the second largest in the United states according to word brought b3ck by Lawrence g. Holmes general Secretary of the Indianapolis association of credit men who has just returned from the convention which was held at Atlantic City and a trip through some of the Eastern cities. Pittsburg was the Only City to exceed Indianapolis As to the number of Stu dents enrolled in this course having an enrolment of 144, while the Indian Apolis Branch of the National Institute of credit had an enrol Lent of 108 students All of whom carried out the full sixteen weeks of the lecture course beginning March 80, 1920 and it might be added that a great per cent of the Pittsburg students were taking the Cor Respondence course. During his attendance at the Conven Tion and his trip to other cities or. Holmes found that the activities carried out by the Indianapolis association com pared very favourably with those at Chi Cago Cleveland Pittsburg St. Louis and other cities of Large size. The lecture system adopted in this City brought Forth Many compliments from National officers and directors at the Atlantic City convention. It was brought out during the convention that there had Long been Felt a need for the training of Young credit Gran tors in the fundamentals of finance and credits and that the first step in the direction of safeguarding the future Prosperity of the country was in training deaths Leonard William piter. 44, 30 East Pratt acute dilatation of Henrt. Oily j. Mccollum 39, methodist hos Pital hypo Static pneumonia. John Ennis 68, City Hospital Arterio sclerosis. Charles Newton Craig 60, 1233 Reasnor chronic myocarditis. Alice e. Stein 55, methodist Hospital nephritis. Mary a. Gilman 51, 1122 South Shef Field cerebral Haemorrhage. John c. Burton 9 months 413 North West Lobar pneumonia. Ada Margaret Willoughby 3, 2001 West Morris Ile colitis. Anna m. Harris 81, Fletcher sanitarium acute cardiac dilatation. Infant Gallagher 16 hours 2404 Stew Art no closure of Foreman Ovale. Jane rond 86, City Hospital cerebral Haemorrhage. / Laura Woosly 44, methodist Hospital hypothyroidism. Mary e. Huston 19, deaconess hos Pital Streptococci infection. Anne. P. Youck 2, 902 Haugh Broncho pneumonia. Margaret Mckee is City Hospital chronic myocarditis. Samuel Hilton 48, City Hospital Cere bral Haemorrhage. Canning time sugar Supply plan ready Washington Juno 15.a. W. Riley special assistant to the attorney general will return to his new York office to Day to direct the Campaign by which it is hoped to Supply the demand for sugar during the coming Canning season. He will conduct the work through a National sugar distribution committee composed of representatives of refiners sugar importers and industries consuming sugar and wholesale grocers. The general plan la to allot tha Avail Able sugar. Hemstitch ing 10c a Yard Art needlework dept., sixth floor. Our annual june Sale of linens everything reduced. No regular prices. Savings of 15% or More on everything in Stock first floor Northwest. Women s sl4, Sis and $16.50 pumps and oxfords ifik5.75 \ ill Lek / oxfords to my pea with High French heels / Brown calf. Black suede. Black kid. Black glazed kid. Brown kid. Black Dull kid. Pumps oxfords with High French heels with military heels and Black suede egyptian style. Cuban heels Black kid and suede. Black calf. Brown calf. Egyptian style. Brown old Black calf. Egyptian style. Ill Talon Brogue band full Brown kid suede inlay Egypt brogues than style. Black calf opera. Oxfords Lack calf suede inlay. Brown calf Princess style. With baby French heels Patent kid opera. Patent kid. Black calf. Patent kid colonial tie. Black kid. Brown calf. Theo tie pumps with High French heels Blue Satin. Black glazed kid. White kid american Vamp. Black Satin inish kid Teardrop White kid French Vamp. Design. Black Satin French Vamp. Brown suede. Black Satin american Vamp t Brown calf. Sl4, Sis and $16.50 qualities Sale Price $9.75 to o third floor. The basement store domestics and beddings printed Batiste 34 inches wide Beautiful designs and colors for a omens and Chil Drens summer dresses extra special Pillow tubing soft heavy thread 42 inches wide 59� 40 inches Wido 55c, 36 Sar 49c u n bleached sheeting Muslin Yard wide easy to bleach Good Quality for sheets and cases extra special Yard 17g bleached Sheet ing 2 % Yards wide Fine even thread extra ays Lal 89c u n b leached sheeting double bed Width smooth even thread specially priced a of Yard pc Feather Pil lows a splendid Vari Ety of Art ticking cover Ings. Size 17x24 s6 98c size 17%x2b special orc / Union suits for men of Large plaid material elastic band in Back sizes 40 to 46 3 for $2.00afi suit orc Hose for men Wayne knit medium weight Black other makes Jaq. In colors sizes 9% to 11%. 1 yag undershirts and drawers for men of Ecru Baler log a shirt Short sleeves drawers ankle length r7r\ 3 for $2.25garment / pc the future credit Gran tors to guard against inflation of the nations credits. Or Holmes said the present excess profits tax was condemned at the convention As being a vicious restriction on the growth of business in the United states. Resolutions were passed recommending to the next session of Congress the repealing of the present excess tax Law and the adoption of anew Law that would distribute in an equal Way the Cost of the War Over a longer period of years and provide for a single tax Cov ering the excess profits of the individual and the corporation. Two felled in Homes As storm hits City a heavy rainstorm swept Indianapolis last night. Lightning struck Trees and Telephone poles. Mrs. Sadie Hodson 3021 North Gale Street and Frank Mendenhall living across Tho Street from the Hodson Home were both shocked by the electrical cur rent and knocked Down when they turned off the lights in to Weir Homes. The fury of the storm was entered on the East and Northeast parts of the City. Lightning twice struck a pole at school end thirtieth streets. Johnson silent at his Maryland Home Washington june 15.senator Hiram Johnson was at his Home in River Dale md., a suburb. At the House it was said it might be a Day or two before Johnson would go to his office and that he probably would have nothing to say on politics in the meantime. Johnson himself refused any statement As to his plans when he arrived in Washington last night. Game was Dull and told then of Bis life As a prospective Champion declaring he supported his wife until she deserted him. In 1917 Dempsey s ring earnings he testified were about $4,000. The next year he said he spent a Large part of his time at patriotic benefits out of which besides travelling expenses be got two wrist watches and a Gold pen cil. Explaining his boxing for nothing Dempsey said i wanted to do the country some Good. Early in 1917, soon after his marriage Dempsey said he left his wife in ban Francisco while he went Back to Salt Lake to Box. He returned ten Days later to find her gone discovering her living with her brother in an apartment House. The boxing promoter then told him he was Worth about 30 cents to them because of remarks his wife had made about his laying Down to Flynn the witness said. Soon after they went to Seattle he paying All the Bills As usual Dempsey continued. From Seattle his wife went to Yakima to see her Mother the pugilist testified while he got a Job in the shipyards t n account of dullness in the boxing game but she failed to return to him and did not answer his letters. Dempsey told of his work As a govern ment recruiting agent for the shipyards late in 1918, saying he guessed he got 300 or 400 men to work in the Phila Delphia Yards. Accountants meet thursday. The Indiana association of certified Public accountants will hold its an Nual meeting at the chamber of com Merce june 17. \ wicked Battle in a. F. L. Offing Gompers balk at plumb plan opens hornets nest. Montreal june 15.opposition of president Samuel Gompers of the Ameri can federation of labor to the plumb plan for government control and demo cratic operation of the railroads has stirred the railway onions to intense action and a bitter fight was scheduled in the a. F. Of l. Convention today when the committee on resolutions reports. The report was expected to reject the Resolution pledging the federation to sup port the Campaign for the plumb plan. James Duncan newly appointed Mem Ber of the interstate Commerce commis Sion is said to have led the opposition to the Resolution. Duncan is chairman of the resolutions committee. Representatives of Coal miners have begun Strong agitation to apply the principle of the plumb plan to the mining Industry. The miners control the largest num Ber of votes in the convention and the Railroad men Are relying on their sup port in the struggle Over the Railroad question. Republican and socialist adherents predict a big fight when a report on political policies is presented. Gompers declaration that the ques Tion of Independent political action probably will come before the Conven Tion in Concrete form was interpreted As a Challenge to the leaders of the labor party movement. Another matter fraught with the possibilities of warfare that was scheduled to come before the convention today was the Resolution demanding recognition of the soviet government of Rassla and de manding the lifting of the russian blockade 9

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