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7 "fTOmWafSMlSraffl 4 . tlens Ihit hmt led" op olhem,ttfTi InVThUr ;JelUU In The ,8fnr's lejelsUtltexcelrininft'f 'WCfrtW make the papers ebsolntely lndlspeitisl;td.i1j '.ifhif-wlfctr to b InfoHnitf on the nNeaKafrMr - of the . ntlit. '-.The' BUr shoatri- be 'ordered fg Hilarlx, t?jrourhohtend place of- bnslneis. who wish to he informed-. oil .in nieei ftprj of I hp inti. The Star liaitld' bo ordered u LAIRG EST MORNING AND SUNDAY CIRCULATION IN INDIANA. tilarly at roar homo and place of baslnessVii m 18. N0V.' EntcrM 4a sccond-cliun matter J&. 18, 1901, at potofllco V at Indianapolis,-Ind., under , tho net of March 3, 1879. FRIDAY MORNING, JULY -10, 1020. isst'F.n EvnrtY day hv ktaii i I'UM.ISHING COMPANY. Mull, hy Zones, 75 ConU to (1 00 ) 1. LlM-HiEi ULjIN J. J5 Jj,' J CONTROL BY STATE, PiAN OF 0 OVER NOR .dnlttMNflB ' '-r': ' . '- '". ' T COAL PRICE G.O.P. MAJORITY STRIVES TO GET TAX AGREEMENT House Republicans Caucus for Six Hours, but Fail to Reach - Decision. on Legalizing Bill. SEARCH FORI COMPROMISE Special Committee Named to Thrash Question Out and t Report This Morning. " INDIANA STATE CAPlVoL, July 15. Six hours of caucusing this afternoon .and tonight failed to bring Republican memberH.of the of Represcnta- Uvea any nearer a break In the tax deadlock. "'. The caucus adjourned at 10:35 o'clock tonight, after an afternoon and an'eve-nlng session, to meet again at 8 o'ctock Friday, morning. Meanwhile a committee of thirteen membors, representing each congressional district of ' tne. state, will try to work out o-blll that will obtain the support of every-member of the majority., Discussion In the caucus, which began at 3 o'clock this afternoon and took nn hour's recess at, S o'clock for, dinner, touched every poralblc solution that has been suggested since the Supreme court's decision threw public revenues of the state Into chaos. . - Seven Plans Debated. Among the principal proposals considered at the caucus were these: 1. To pass the Tuthltl bill' without amendment.. (This Is the admlnlstra -tlon measure, drafted after conferences with representative lawyers from all the larger cities, and counties of the'sMte.) 2. To amend the Tuthlll bill along lines proposed by Representative" WU-Ham S.. McMaster of Indianapolis, pro. vtdlrlg, that- legalization shall not ; . operate to .assess any property at more than Itstru encash value, and that, taxing unitswhere'-the ; Horizontal Increase Has- bcen adjudicated shall be exempt from the legalization. - To substitute a bill approved by the Indiana Federation of Farmers;.-Association, provldlnn rfor an ' adjustment of assessments by county boards of re. view .and the state tax board, 'and authorizing a new levy for this fall to cover deficits. - 4. To amend the Tuthlll bill by strik- Ing ouf; Sections 2, 3, 4 and 5, thereby making It solely' a legalizing measure, without providing for appeal; special levies or temporary loans. 5. To substitute the bill of Representative William L. Wood of Ben-tan, Jasper and Newton counties, providing for a legalization of assessments and levies based on the horizontal Increases for the remainder of this year, and for a readjustment of assessments and levies next-year, with a rebate In 1921- of excess taxes paid under the 'horizontal Increases this year. 6. To substitute a measure proposed by .Representative Laughlln of Daviess county legalizing the horizontal Increases but forbidding the tax board to make any more such Increases. 7. To authorize extraordinary levies for this fall based on assessments with the horizontal Increases deducted. Suggestions for now levies, necessitating new assessments, and entailing much lubor by assessors, auditors anil treasurers,; were received with scant attention. It was agreed that such a solution -would . lead to endless confusion, nd might be physically impossible of realization in a number of large coun-tlcs. For . this reason the measure proposed by the farmers' federation, which' at first was hailed as a light in the wilderness by a' considerable number of House Republicans, was discarded early In the caucus debate. Marlon County a Unit. Marlon county representatives stood ;ts a unit for the McMastcj- amendment, but rural legislators and those from see- on.1 and third-class cities received It with frank hostility. ' The effect, would be, according to tho view of the out-county men,, to relieve Marion county from paying taxes to tho atate on somo $150,000,000 of valuation ty. cause tho FtosFon case, in which the Supremo court gave Its ruling, . affects eight of the nln-i townships of Marlon county. Representative GlennHarrls of Lake county was particularly pronounced In his opposition Iq , any exclusion of Ma-. rfon county from the operation of the legalizing bill, pointing to, the fact that if horizontal Increases are deducted In Marlon Uh assessment" total will be only very slightly In excess of that of Lake county. Reasons'1 of party expediency are - guiding party leaders In their" deter-mined stand for the legalizing act. They point to the fact that It has-been accepted as tho easiest and most logical solution of "tho dilemma by city and county officiate, Democratic as well , as Republican, fn many parts of the mate. They urge also that It will Involve a minimum of confusion In 'collecting ' the fall installments. They declare also C that it will opor&te less to the dlsad-rvantage of the Republicans' in the campaign than a new levyact.'whlch would serve to keep the tax question alive . In the minds of the people because of the-herculean tnsk of making new assessments and computing now levies. Some of the opponents of the legaliz- CONTINUED ON PAGE NINETEEN, BOLSHEVIK FORCES TAKE V1LNA FROM POLISH WITH EASE Women Troops Are Rushed to Aid in Defense of Battle Front LONDON, . July 16. The . Bolshevtkl occupied , Vllna Wednesday, afternoon without, opposition, according to a dispatch to the London Times from Kovno, The dispatch adds that Lithuanian and Bolshevik troops hold Landurrovo, ten miles west of Vllna, and are negotiating for the. future ' disposition of the town, which tho Bolshevik! probably will transfer to the Lithuanians. WARSAW, July 14 (By the Associated Press), Women soldiers have taken up positions for the defense of Vllna... They have been assigned to on eight-mile front. Ail the women, are equipped with American boots and are being fed partly by tho American Young Women's Christian Association, They are under the command of .Mrnc. Goercz, who fought with aen. PUsudskl against the Russians who nlso operated last year with the women during tho siege of Lom-berg. Women Love Adventure. Commander Goercz is 20 years, old. She contends that women can hold their own alongside the men, sevcn in1 tho front line. yShc has about 1,000 .women under her command. Many of them arc CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR. ROBBERS FASTEN DRIVER TO TREE W. F. Sandmann Gagged and Bound After Holdup Men Make $25 Haul. W. F. Srfmlmann, 1631 Nowland avenue, a nephew of Police Sergeant Sand mann, leaned over to change the gears of his .automobile after he had crossed the -Pennsylvania railroad on South State 'avenue about 0 o'clock Inst night and raised his eyes f to staru1 Into the muzzle&:of revolvers held by two men who had leaped silently to the running board. . He was . directed to keep oh driving until lie reached a dark spot along the street. There .one of . the men climbed Into the machine, took $25 from his pocket and ordered him to climb over the scat Into" the tonneau. One of the holdup men sat beside Sandmann with a revolver pressed against his sbie. The other drove, passing through several dark streetalnitil Sandmann lost his1 sense of direction. The driver finally stopped the machine before an auto filling station, which Sandmann said Ije believed ' was 'on Shelby street. His companion with the revolver forced him to sit In silence while the driver purchased fifteen gal-luns of gasoline. Gagged and Tied. Sandmann was' taken by a circuitous route to Ellenberger park. He was ordered, to back up against a tree tvhlle the robbers gagged him with a silk handkerchief Tmd tied his hands to tho treo with a necktie.' The robbers searched him again and took his watch; one of them tried on his hat but discarded It. Thoy then Jumped Into the machine and drove away. Sandmann' worked his hands loose and started In pursuit, but did not succeed In haling an nutomobllo for some time. He told tho police he believed one of the robbers was a man whose photograph he had seen In the .newspapers among theprlsoners who recently escaped from the Marlon county Jail. The robbers gave htm ,a quarter, he said, telling him to use It tor car fare. ARMY ACTIVITIES UNITED. WASHINGTON. July ''15. Four sep arate activities of tho army, the motor transport corps, transportation service, construction division and real estate service, were placed under the quartermaster corps today by order of Secretary Baker. Consolidation of these services was required by the urmy reorganization bill. - - THE POLICY OF JAPAN By Frank A. Vanderlip Noted international financial authority In The Sunday Star This is the first of a series of five articles on conditions in the far East, from whence Mr. Vamlorllp recently returned after a tour of several mouths. The real' motives back of Japan's governmental1 policy are set forth by Mr. Vanderlip in lilff first article. ORDER THE SUNDAY STAR TODAY. ' . COOUDGE LIKES FARM WORK (PhOti by FENCES ISOLATE COLORED OWNER Capitol Avenue Residents 0b-ject'to Purchase of Property by Dr. Meriwether. Residents of the neighborhood of Capitol avenue and Twenty-third street, among them several prominent families, have, financed the erection of two fences Isolating the house at U257 North Capitol nvenue, owned and occupied by Dr. Lucliui B.' Meriwether, a colored den tist. The fences were completed yesterday. They aro constructed of unpalht-ed boards, placed closely together, and extend entirely to the sidewalk . line. The one on the south Is ten feet high and that on the north six feet high. The fences are only a few feet distant from either side of Dr. Meriwether's house. i Ira M. Holmes, 21C4 North Capitol! nvenue, said last night that the fences : will be paid for by members of the : Capitol Avenue Protective Association, i which is determined to prevent the loca- : tlon of colored persons in that district. ! The association Is composed of persons living on Capitol avenue between Sixteenth and Thirty-fourth streets. Among .residents of the Immediate neighborhood of Dr. Meriwether's house nre Henry L. DIthmer, ' Gustavo G. Schmidt, Mr. Holmes, Joseph A. Minium, William N. Plcken and A. H. Shanebergcr, Refers. All to Attorney. Dr. Meriwether referred questioners to his attorney who could not be found. He filed an Injunction suit In Superior court yesterday against Gabriel Slutzky, 2253 North Capitol avenue, on whose property, adjoining tho dentist's on Che south, one of the fences stands. The case is returnable Aug. 2. Dr., Meriwether purchased the Capitol avenue property about two months ago. Mr. 'Holmes, said tho protective association made the dentist nn offer exceeding price he paid for It, but the dentist refused. "We have no quarrel to pick with tho colored residents ofMndiunapollt," said Mr. Holmes. "We have no desire to antagonize them, but we believe thoy should live within their own communities and not try to remove Into the white residential sections." Other Reprisals Threatened. It was reported In the neighborhood .yesterday that another house in tho same block has 'been sold to a colored family. Mr. Holmes said that, should the residents be unable to prevent tho sale, more fencing methods will be attempted. The protective association will hold a meeting thla evening In Weabcr's Hall, Capitol avenue and Thirty -fourth street, when the sltu-tlon probably will be discusicd. Mr. Holmes said ho understood a number of other North side civic organizations are planning similar methods to prevent colored families from moving into the districts. DANIELS PARTY ARRIVES AT ALASKAN SEAPORT SEWAItD, Alaska, July 15. Joscphus Daniels, secretary of the navy and party arrived hero today on the destroyer Sinclair. . Previous to their departure for the Chlckaloon coal fields late In the day tho secretary and Mr. Payne, secretary of the Department of the Interior, ad dressed a largely attended mass meet-In?. The Cabinet ofllcers are to go to the bctl of steel on the Alaska rail way Saturday. u , . i Internatibnal Htm .Service.) Oovcnior Cnlvln C'ooliilgo of Mossa-, chuscttD. II o p nb-Ucnu iiomlneo for Vice I r c s 1 dent, In, spending vn-cation on Ills fnthcr'R fnrni nt I 1 y m o u tli, Vt tv hero lie wiis bom. Tho Governor Is n "regnlur" practical fiunior niitl Is up early every morning to do tlio cliores lis he did In Ids boyhood days. This photo shows the Governor starting out to milk tho 'cows. POLICE UNCOVER MOONSHINE CAVE Fifteen-Gallon - Still Found in Operation in Underground Room. Berry pickers who sniffed moonshlno, in the atmosphere along Indian creek,1 about two miles west of Fort Harrison,, gave the police a clew that resulted In the discovery early last night of a regulation mountaineer's cave, the nrst of Its kind unearthed by the sponge brigade In Marion county. Sergt. George Winkler and his aids started reconnolterlng in the neighborhood, about 7 o'clock. On a wooded hillside, shrouded in brush, they come across an Innocent looking pig pen. Sergt. Winkler pushed against some boards on one side and found himself In the doorway of a subterranean room. Inside were a bed, a table and several household utensils. "The room was small and . tho wall toward the hill seemed to have been boarded up to keep the earth from caving in. The searchers pulled off a board and revealed a tunnel that burrowed about twenty feet intu'tho hillside, where it opened Tnto another room. Still in Operation. A fifteen-gallon still was bubbling merrily In this Inner chamber. The coll .led through a barrel of cold water and then to a one-gallon measure Into which white mule was dripping. The proprietor waH not in sight. A search disclosed nine gallons of whisky, 100 gallons of corn meat, a large qiantity of 'gasoline und 50 pounds of raisins. The squad tore down tho still and loaded all the booty Into an automobile. As the policy were driving toward Oaklandon, they met John Abraham, 202 Geisendorff street, formerly tho owner of a near beer saloon at 559 West Washington street, and Clarence Tat-ton, a former Indianapolis policeman. Abraham admitted under questioning, Sergeant Winkler said, that he was operating the still and. that he sold his product for a gallon. The pluro he used belongs: to Pat ton, but both he and Patton denied that the latter knew anything about the still. Abraham was arresed. charged with operating a "lillnd tiger." ' To cnmploto the picture, the police found a gallon jug of whlflky on a shielded stump waiting a purchaser who will never get it. SENATE BILL AIDS FORMER. GOVERNOR CHASE'S WIDOW . INDIANA STATE CAPITOL, July 15. One of life's little tragedies came light In the Senate, tonight when a bill was passed unanimously,- under suspension of the rules, granting $100 aTmonth for tho remainder of her life to Mrs. Hhoda Chase, widow of ex-Governor Ira J. Chase. Mrs. Chose la 86 years old and blind and without other means of support than the $30 a month pension which she receives from the "gov ernment as the widow of a civil war soldier. Shoy also served in that war as n nurse and contracted smallpox while caring for Union soldiers. Horace J. Murphy, former prosecutor of Delaware county, now serving a sen tunc? In the Federal prison at Atlanta for complicity In the Muncle fraud case, is Mrs. Chase's son-in-law, and ho had taken care of her until ho went to nrisnn. With that auiinort cut off. the Governor's widow has heen left In rather destitute circumSi VERM0NTERS HONOR COOUDGE ON NOMINATION PLYMOUTH. Vt., July 15. Citizens of Vermont gathered In this little village In the most rural and rugged backwoods section of tho state today to extend their-congratulations to Governor Coolldge of Massachusetts, upon his nomination ns the lie publican candidate for Vice President. Governor Perclvnl W. Clement was one of those present. The occasion was an "open house." to which Governor Coolldge ns a nntlve of thLi town spending a quiet vacation hern before the strenuous days of campaigning abend of him, had extended a general Invitation to all Vermonters. Mr. and Mrs. Coulldge greeted each guest Individually on the lawn of tho home of John C. Coolldge, the Governor's fnther, and lnt a brief address the Governor expressed his appreciation of the honor shown him by the citizens In their attendance. LAWSAYS ALL MUST REGISTER Men and Women Who Expect to Vote Nov. 2 Have Duty to Perform. BY EVERETT C. WATKINS. All Indiana voters, both men and women, must register In their respective precincts to bo eligible to vote Nov. 2. Both the Republican and Democratic state organization;! are formulating preliminary plans, for the fall registration drives. Each party will make a heavy effort In this presidential year to get its full strength registered to the end that It can make Its best showing election day. Voters will have two opportunities to register, first on Sept. -I, nnd again on Oct. 4. Those who fail to register on one of those two days will bo out of luck on the first Tuesday In November and will have no chance to exercise "self determination" In tho matter of a President of the United States and a Governor of the state. It is the belief at the., state headquarters of tho two parties that It will be easier to get womun registered than men. The novelty of voting, It Is be llevcd by party chiefs, will appeal to women strong enough to cause them to roclater' without solicitation. A women have not been keenly Interested in the suffrago movement, but now that suffrage Is a fact. It Is bolleved they will not hesitato to exercise the privilege or right, whichever it Is, to cast their ballots. , t Seek to Change Law. Legislation Is pending in the present session of the General Assembly to pro- I(le for permanent registration, making registration unnecessary hereafter ex cel) t by voters who chango precincts be tween elections. This legislation win not apply to this election, so a compleU new registration must be made this fall, The women's bureaus In each of the two state headquarters wilt begin their activities shortly. Mrs. Alice Foster McCulloch of Fort Wayne, woman Dem ocratlc state chairman, and Miss Gertrude ' McHugh of Indianapolis,, state Bccrctnry of the woman's state committee, have not arrived from San Fran cisco, where they- nttended the .Democratic national convention. Mrs. McCulloch was at tho San Francisco gath ering ns a delegate at large, and Miss McHugh was llrst assistant to Kd Hoffman, secretary of. the convention. Miss Julia Lenders, woman national committeeman. Is nnother woman Demo cratlc leader who has not as yet re ported since the California convention. Mrs. McCultoch probably will come to state headquarters shortly and worn with Miss McHugh In getting the Demo cratic women Interested In nominee Cox. Work Is Delayed. There also hos been some delay In get ting the woman's' work under way at Republican state headquarters, strange lv enough, Miss Adah Bush, director of the Republican woman's bureau of Indl-L ana, was aiso nn uiicnuuiii. i ihi- cratlc national convention. She was out there as an ofllelal of the fcngue of Women Voters trying to persuade the Democrats" to put certain things In their platform. She Is expected to report at Republican state headquarters shortly. Mrs. Joseph II. Kcallng, chairman of the Republican women's state executive commlUco. and Mrs.John V. flornhlll. chairman of the Republican women of the Seventh district, are among tho women who plan to go to Marlon, O., next Thursday when Senator Harding Is to receive the ofllelal word that he is the Republican national standard bearer. "Without regard to whether the thirty-sixth state ratifies the Federal suffrage amendment Indiana women, under our state statute, will have tho opportunity to vote for President next November," commented Mrs. Keallng yesterday. VTho. question before the women and the men, as well, Is whether they desire, n. Republican national administration or some nlore of Wilson democracy. I am not afraid of the answer. I believe the country wants a Republican administration, and am sure that Indiana will do its full part to bring that about." Secretary to Talk. Fred Schortemeler, secretary of tho Republican state committee and right-hand man to State Chairman Waa-muth, will bo In Bhelhyvlllo tonight to address Republican workers. Ho also will be a speaker Monday night at Seymour and next Wednesday night nt Winchester. He will talk registration and Harding. In his address Mr. Schortemeler wilt tell of tho human qualities of the Republican nominee. Harry G. Hogan, late managur of the Wood cnmpalgn, has sent word to Republican state headquarters that ho CONTINUED ON PAGE" NINETEEN, GERMANS LIKELY TO ACCEPT NOTE SENT BY ALLIES Attitude of Ministers Indicates That Agreement Over Coal Situation Is Good as Made. TENSION PERIOD RELIEVED Protoca! Asks Central Power to Furnish 2,000,000 Tons of Coal Each Month. SPA, Helglum, July 15 tTy the Associated PresH.) The German ministers are disposed to accept the note of the nllies and to answer In the adlrntatlvc tomorrow without qualification. A formal decision will bo taken in the Cabinet council In the morning, but the attitude of the ministers tonight Is that the agreement Is an good ns made. This also Is the view of Premier Millerand. Dr. Simons, the German foreign secretary, said ho had an hour's conversation with Premier Millerand and Moyd George, In which the? discussed the essentials of tho allied reply, tho text of which will be delivered later. Dr. Simons was measurably reconciled to the allles"'Bolution. Tension is greatly relaxed at German headquarters. Lloyd George Makes Statement. Premier Lloyd George seemed to be in good spirits this evening, but when nsked by a correspondent If he thought the Germans would accept, said: "I can not say. Dr. Simons Is a reasonable opponent, but . he has insatiable men with him." The protocol which the Germans will be asked to sign tomorrow provides that they must furnish 2,000,000 tons of coal monthly, and If by Oct. la, 190, they have not furnished fi.000,000- tons the allies will occupy the' Ruhr. A treaty price will bo paid for the coal, plus 5 marks gold per ton as a premium for , screening . Into different grades, premium to be applied to the purchase of foodstuffs. Conditions as to upper SI Ionian coal arc set forth as follows: A mixed reparations commission will be appointed, and later a permanent committee1 t'o ' Investigate the working conditions of the miners. It Is further stipulated that the difference between 70 marks per ton and the world price of coal Is to be loaned to Germany by the vurlous allied powers In the pro portion of 02 by France, 112 by Great Britain and 2 each by Italy nnd Del glum. Discussion Depends on Germans. If, us Is hoped, the Germans sign the protocol, the conference will resume Its discussion of reparations. Premier Lloyd George wishes to leave Spa to morrow night. Following t the text of the German note to tlte allies : 1. The German government engages Itself to place at the disposition of the allied governments, beginning Aug. 1, 1920, according to present arrangements for tho duration of six months, '.'.OOO,-000 tons of coal monthly. 2. The allied governments will nay for this coal up to the German market price by placing the respective sums to Germany's credit on her reparation account, and the difference betwern tho German market price and the world market price in cash, unli-Hs the manner of payment shall be determined in a different way in a general agreement on financial question. 3. For the duration of the aforesaid coal deliveries tho clauses of the "decision" on thii coal question communi cated to the German delegation, July . m..nii..(1 illlv n. wm not lm Iin, piled; nor shall the amounts of coal to be delivered monthly be Increased by the reparations committee during this period. 4. There shall ho made as soon as possible an arrangement concerning the CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR. WEATHER FORECAST Forecast Jim Crow says: for Indiana Two are com. for Friday pany and that and Satur- third party Is CLEAR day: certa Inly some Fair Friday and crowd. S a t u r d a y; llttlo change In temperature Forecast for Indianapolis and vicinity foi; Friday and Saturday: Fair Friday and Saturday; llttlo change in temperature. United Stales Weather llureau Special Report for The IndlunupulU Star, ' ALMANAC OK THK DA V. Sun rise at....l::S 1 Hun sots ut 7:13 W BATHER CONDITIONS YESTERDAY. It flat I v Humidity. 7 a.m., 66 pet I Noon, 39 pet I 7 p.m., SI pet Precipitation. Amount durlns twenty-hour hourn endtnic ul 1 p. in. .-is . -00 Total amount lnc Jnn. 1. I'JZO 14. IS Accumulated departure from normal lnca Jan. I lfeni Temperatures. 7 a rn...Dry 70 Vt B0"""Tfaxlmum. . . St Noon Dry 77 Wet 81 7 y. m...Ury 7n Wt tft Minimum. .. ,fi For tho Same Date Int Year. 7 a. m 74 I Maximum If 7 p, nt tS ('Minimum i The Cup Race in Brief Vlmt Itar of l'rwent Herlrs Won by rhnllenffrr, Shamrock IV from defender, UfHotute. Uefrndrr forced out -mar Italf-wny nmrk with broken throat lialjnrtl. Klupvd Time of Winner Mpeomt ltacr--Hturdny, Sfrlfn nt Hirer In ttrv mem, I'rlif "Amrrlru' Cup," emblem of sea KHllfirlnc fniprrmacy. IlMolutft Owner Hrndlrnte of New York n4htlng en th unl nil tit. Pilot IteJir Commodore (leorire Nichols, Hlinmrttctc IV Ownri- Hlr Thomut Up- ttin, IrUh nportunuin. Pilot Oapt. Wllllnm P. Ilurton, Yacht Itiirlnjc Anooclntlon of Grent Britain, Ijmt Pre v I on n Itnc 1003, off Hnnilr look. It el Inn ce, American sloop, de feated l.lptn'n Him m rock III, l-'lrnt 1 titer MM, won by tlte sloop Amerlrn from the Aurora, lrrtrnt srrleit nf raced mark thirteenth time Hnxlund bus tried to lift the. gu-liremnoj- front America. A record of (tin American victories follows: Wins by Year Nnme. M. H. Opponent. MM Antrrlm, M:00 Aurora 1S70 Manic. . .. 39:13 ('itmbrla M71 Columbia. 3?:OI I.lvonla IH71 Columbia. 10:33 I.lvonlu Ml Livonia.. 15:10 Columbia M7I Sappho. , . 33:'1 I.lvonla M71 Sappho. .-. 25::7 I.lvonla I Bill MniJelrlne 10:00 t'otintcM of DtlfTerln 187(1 .Madeleine i!7:M CounteM of DulTerlu MU.Iilrf. 2K:'J0 Atlanta IHBt Mini hlef. Uft:M Atlanta 1BS!V Puritan. . 10:10 (Jenrntii j8R.t Puritan. . 1:3ft tieneMa 1M(J Mayflower I3:W (Joint eu IHSftMnytlower 29:01) (in In ten MH7 -Volunteer 10:21 Tltlntle IS87 Volunteer II tin Thlfltle Vlcllunt.. 5:4s Valkjrle IB03 Vbcllnnt.. 10:3.1 Valkrrlo llo Valkyrie 8:0 Vnlkjrle III :t7 Vnlkjrlr III VnlUyrlr III M03 VlKllant. M03 Defend er. MOft Defender. 1R03 Drfender. MRU Columbia 10:08 Shamrock I HDD Columbia .... Shamrock 1800 Columbia 10:0H Shamrock 1001 Columbia 1:20 Shamrock II 1001 Columbia 1UOI Columbia IB0; Itclianre. 1003 Hellanrc. 3:35 HI mm rock II :41 Shamrock II 7:03 Shamrock III 1:10 Shamrock III Shamrock III 003 Kellanrr. A complete iwcounl of the nice will be found on pagr, 13, ADDS $656,000 TO DEFICIENCY Senate Renews Highway Board Appropriation of $500,000 Passed in 1919. INDIANA STATR CAPITOL, July 1.1. Scnato amendments to the deli eleney appropriation bill, which was passed In the upper house this afternoon by rt vote of 35 to 0, brought the total of the appropriations for the second special session of the Legislature up to uproxlmately 11,450,000, or nearly, double the total in the bill as It passed the House yesterday. Tho largest single Item added-to the appropriations by a Senate amendment is $500,000 for the state highway commission. When the bill was placed on Its passage several members took exception . to the Incorporation of the additional appropriations, but explained that they would not vote against the measure because It included the allowance of revenue so seriously needed by state Institutions. Senator Luke W. Duffey jjf Indianapolis, who Introduced the state highway cominlsHlon appropriation amendment, explained that' the Item was merely a renpproprlXtlon of money which had been appropriated to the old highway commission by the 1917 Legislature and reverted to the state general fund because litigation suspended the operations of the state road department. He asserted that 'the money was again reapproprlatt-d by the 1919 As-Hcmbly when the new highway commission jaw was passed, but that for some reason the commission had never been able to collect this revenue because of technical difficulties following an opin ion by tht attorney general. Opposition to the appropriation of J500.000 to the highway commission was made by Senator Alfred Hogston of Marion. He declared thnt It was absolutely unnecessary to rcapproprlate the nmount nt this time If It had been regularly appropriated in the 1919 session. I am opposed to this action." he de clared, "bin this appropriation is in cluded with things that an; absolutely necessary and I am, therefore, forced to vote for the passaro of tho bill." Criticizes Expense. Senator Kdwnrd P. Eisner of Seymour, Democratic door leader, took occasion to explain his vote by pointing out that the special se&strm appropriations would reach nearly K',000,000. "As far as Institutional appropria tions are concerned, they need them, and I will not stand In their way," Bald So nit tor Klsuer. "I do believe that thire art some Items here that are excessive. At the lf!3 session I held out for higher appropriations for the Institutions. It strikes me that the expenses of the ad ministration are unusually high. The appropriations weru never higher than they were at the 1919 session, and yet we are called back hero to appropriate approximately $2,000,1)00 more. In vie. i3u of the needs of tho Institutions 1 vote Tor the bin. ,'Ij have been hearing a great deal about the Incompetency of this Legislature Inside and out of it, and I think that most of It Is cheap political bunk," said Senator Oscar Ratta of Paotl. "1 am tired of hearing 'I told you so.' Theru is not a man here who could 'foresee .that as a result of tho termination of the war that prices would go up Instead of down. Tho appropriations were not trimmed by tho 1919 session, and In many cases-the Institutions were grunted exactly the amount they re- CONTINUED ON PAGE FIVE. GOODRICH MAY ";. ASK ASSEMBLY FOR NEW BOARD Attorney General and Other Lawyers Investigate Powers of State to Control Fuel Costs. GOVERNOR'S BILL IS READY Proposed Legislation Would' Give Right to Take Over Mines in Emergency. INDIANA STATU CAPITOL, July 15. Governor Goodrich has called upon . Klo Stansbury, attorney general, and Ferdinand Winter, an Indianapolis attorney, to pass upon the legality 'of a bill now prepared providing for tho appointment of n stato coat commission which would have full authority to fix the price of coal in Indiana and to compel distribution within tho state until all domestic needs are filled. Tho state legal department gave Its undivided attention to tho study of the bill und separate reports will be made to Mr. Stansbury and Governor Goodrich Friday morning by Mr. Winter. . The Governor declared that if It "Is found that Indiana Jias tho power to enact such legislation to give relief to the people of the state from alleged excessive, coal prices,' he will submit tho measure to the special session. ;Of the Legislature and urge its passage.-.,' Mr. Stansbury declared tonight that, while further Investigation might change ; his views, ho Is now of the opinion that the proposed price-fixing board would be valid. Commission of Three Members..'-: The proposed measure would call for the appointment of .a commission of three members to be known as tho Indiana coal commission. " -.y.f-These commissioners would have full authority to make exhaustive Investigations of the mines of Indiana and to command any kind of reports that would enlighten them as to the cost of production and actual operating conditions In the coal Industry. The commission would have the power to fix tho price of coal for sale within tho state and tho bill also would vest tho fuel commission with power to regulate tho 'distribution of coal. The commission would have the right to, limit the sale of coal outside of Indiana until all needs within the state-are filled. ' - In event any operator falls to comply with the provisions of the law or the orders of the commission an.i willfully obstructs production the bill provides -thnt the mine or mines In question can be taken over und operated under1 the direction of the state commission- -; The owner of tho mine would bo paid nil operating expenses and a fair profit on his Investment during such state operation, according to tho measure The state commission would have the authority to determine just what. the -operating expenses In such cases would be and to tlx the rate of roturn on the property so used by the state. Suggested (Fir6t During War. The framework of the bill was drafted by Will H. Thompson, an Indianapolis attornoy, in 1917. when ho was actiruj as counsel for tho state council of de-i fense. The Governor requested tte drafting of the measure ut that time becauso of war conditions, but It waa not necessary for the state to enact such legislation because the fuel situation was taken over by the Federal ' government. t. ..: Careful consideration was given to, tho preparation of tho bill at tho time because It was an Innovation In state -legislation and there were no preee-; dents on which to base it. Mr- Thomp son at tho time conferred with Levy-Mayer of Chicago, a recognized author-' -Ity on corporation law, who served, as 1 the chairman of the Illinois state. coun- ell of defense. ,Al- . At the time there waa fear that the -measure might conflict with regulations of the Interstate commerce commlaV slon, or with other well founded prlncl- : pics of law, but It was expected that during the emergencies, of war the. measure would stand a test In the courts. . While there have been somo decisions of the United States .Supreme court with which tho measure might conflict It Is the theory of- the: attorneys at work on the bill that t Its provisions may be sustained by the courts on th,e ground, that tho state tas Inherent police powers which" It may exercise to' protect Its cltlrens. ; : House Names Coal Committee -v Mr. Stansbury will make a formal report on the proposed bill to a commltteov of the House probably Friday: morning: m At the 'session of the Houso this after-" noon a motion wns Introduced by Rep-,; rescntatlvu John W. Wlnesburg of North. Manchester calling upon Jesse E. Esch-' bach, speaker of the House, to appoint a a committee to Investigate the fuel altus ntlon and to request the attorney ; general to appear beforo the commltteorto present such facts as to enable tne legislature -to proceed Intelligently MivvJja to tho people of Indiana from thoi'Inf yj?j tolerable coal situation.'. . t It was declared tonight that the spey-' ojal committee will probably request,thb A f?; nkiTlmi i en rM a a no mikicitrbiJj1 1 m; i 'i -Si-

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