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10 CHILDREN m mm mm CHi« DEBATES MORALS OF Clone'confinement in school during the past winter, 'overstudy perhaps, aw attack of the jjrip or tonsditia, somv one of these things is doubtlerm respon* fiible for the condition of the cflild who ihows a decline in health now. What are the symptoms? Pallor and languor, a fickle appetite, dark rings under the eyes, broncliial colds. Very often the best efforts of the family physician fail in such cases and the condition of the child causes the inosfc intense anxiety. Cod-liver oil, sooften prescribed, generally fails because the weak atoniach ia unablo to digest fats. Try this treatment. Before breakfast each morning give the child the juice of half an orange. After the noon meal give one of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. Keep this up for a few days and then give one of the pills after the evening meal also. Weigh the child before beginning the treatment and agaiirafter two weeks. An increase in ·weight of from two to five -pounds will chow you that you are on the right track at last. Care ia necessary in the * Matter Is Referred to BishODS, diet of the patient and it will be well to send to the Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Schenectady, N. Y., for a diet book and the pamphlet, "Building Up the Blood." Both are free. Your own druggist sells Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR. WEDNESDAY. MAY 10. 1016. \ Heated Discussion at M. E. Conference Follows Resolution Asking Congress to Prohibit Liquor in Hawaiian Islands. R1NGLING ADVANCE MEN COME TO tVY CIRCUS PROVISIONS U. S. MOVIE CENSOR SOUGHT Revision of Ritual Assured When Who Are Known to Favor a Change. It's Almost as Difficult as Taking. Verdun to get hold of a quantity of high-class shirts at a saving. But we accomplished it/H so can you, See Page 3. Five Workmen Dead; IS Injured by Blast ^JfafpJvfaLFwtofl LAKE HOPATCONG, N. J., May 9,Five workmen were killed and fifteen in jured, none dangerously, at noon todayt when three dynamite mixing buildings o- the Atlas Powder Company piant a Landing were demolished by dynamite explosions. Another mixing house wa. destroyed by fire resulting from the ex plosion, Many persons here, at Landing 1 Dover and other places, miles distant/ The mixing houses, heavily barricade^ wooden structures, weie located a hal. mile or more from the main buildings o the plant, in which 700 men were, ern' ployed. None of the workers In tluj structures which were wrecked escapee death. The Injured \rnen, all of whoni were at work in th? main part of thr plant, were cut by glass from broketf windows and by debris wrenched loosi by the crash. The roar of the explosioi, was heard for a distance of ten miles In every direction. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N. Y,, May 9 -Because many of the delegates to the General Conferenceof the_Methodlst Episcopal Church believed a resolution urging Congress to prohibit the importation ot intoxli ante into the Hawaiian Islands re- Ilected on the morals ot United tales .sol- dier.s, It was referred today to the committee on temperance after a heated le- I bate. The resolution was Introduced b 'Herbert R. Johnson of Berkeley, Cal,, and , referred to "unspeakable----^carousals" (among American boldiwd, I Fiancls M. Larkln of San Francisco explained that the incident to which the resolution referred took place when a number of soldiers returning , from the Philippine Islands landed at Hololulu. He bitterly denounced acts of which he fcali they were guilty. Appleton Bash o Pittsburgh denial ed the resolution gav the wrong Impression, that of criticising n i l the A m e r i c a n soldiers, when only ; fgw negro soldiers, were concerned Jn th inciduit of which Mr, Larkln complained He asserted that tho lewolutlon was un Just and urged that it be not adopted. Negro Soldier Defended. Elarn A, White, a negro pastor of Cleve land, O,, defended the negro soldiers the United States Army "as being equa to any other claps of tnelTin the ranks. A resolution designed to have mem bers of the Methodist church support po lltlcal candidates who are active iir re form movements WO.H defeated, whll regulation of motion jm"etur»s by natloriQ approvetT'by" thV~aflo*p tion of a resolution appealing- to Con gress for the enactment of such a law Another resolution adopt -d urged C!ov ernor Whitman to sign the bill Intende to provide for a board of motion pictur censors in this state, STOCK BROKER'S CONVICTION ' REVERSED BY HIGHER COURI NEW YORK, May 9,--The _Unltec States Circuit Court of Appeals here to day reversed the conviction In the lowei court' of Jar^d Flagg, a stock broker, wire was sentenced to eighteen months' Imprisonment in the Federal penltentiarj at Atlanta, Gc., on a charge of using tin mails to defraud Investors. The feversa was basea on the contention t h n t thf 1 postal Inspectors and the pcillee violates the constitution of the United States ir, raiding Flagg's offices and seizin- w i t h out warrant his books and papers. GEN. JOFFRE AND CAsfilNAU ! ATTEND DEFENSE COUNCIL PARIS, May 9.^-Gen. Joflfre, commander In chief of the French forces, and Gen. Castelnau, commander of the French armies in FHwte^-arRl-Belgluin, came In from the front today and attended a meeting of the- Superior Council of National Defense, at which President Poln- of Robert E. Jones of Nev Orleans as bishop if the conference de cldef* to elect a negro bishop to presld over negro conferences. They also vote to support J. W. 10. Bowen of Atlanta Ga, as successor to Israel B. Scott bishop to Africa, who aaked to be re tired. Bible Urged in Schools. Dr. John II. Finloy, commissioner of ed ucailon_of_New York, .was the principa speaker before the anniversary of the Methodist board o'f education tonight. H urged that some common ground bo fount on which all creeds could agree to the reading of the Hlble In the public schools A revised ritual was virtually as sirred today when the confu'ence by an overwhelming ·vote, rejerrec to tho board of bishops the report o tho commission on revision of ritual r l)he bishops were authorized by the conference to accept or reject the report ot to make any changes they considered desirable, This action came as a surprise to nearly all of the delegates. After a prolonged debate over (lie phraseology ol ·the, prayers employed In tho baptism ol children, John Timothy Stone, a-lay delegate of Baltimore, Md., moved to refer tho entire matter of revision to the boari of bishops, adopted. This motion was finally It is understood the members of the bi.shops are \ i i t u a l l y unaiimouH In :heii desire for revision,and any changes made In the committee's report minor importance. will be of TUG BOAT WORKERS QUIT. NEW YORK. May 9. -Pork hands and firemen emplojed on UIR boats operated n New York harbor and adjacent waters by the Baltimore Ohio Railroad Company went on stuhe late today. Their places were filled quickly, however, according to officials ot the company and the tug boats continued to move on a 'ogular schedule. Honored i Its Home's * ^ kind that has a . ^ t . ance of Nations. tjheuser-Busch have Vigor glow and spa* ]TMest beers-the of BUDWEISBR; L dd $ to the temper- Purity, an?fjlth, Strength and EEmr that's WHY its %fte*ffl»w wj T » a ^ ^ v^ %jF3vK»%^i * ..^ M *· * , beer by millions of ·· ANHEUSI! 3AB£iiy§ Hi? j?j-HH6°" a exceeds ^ny other it · » our la-BUSCH · ST, LOms,USA irteously Invited to inspect T« Ha acrss. Means Mo AnheuterrBt Distributor* deration isch Branch Indianapolis, Ind. Theater Society Names Directors » / ' ' " ' ' ' Also Discusses Plans for Next Seasons Plays-~Retiring Secretary Makes Extensive Report. Forty-eight members of the Little Theater Society of Indiana, meeting at the John Herron Art Institute last evening, elected a new board of directors of five members and discussed plans for next season's plays. The new directors are David Lauranoe "I FEEL BETTER All OVER," MASON SAYS , I p el. worn out feeling that constantly bothered me has been completely o«ted by this new medicine, Tanlac, and I feel better all over now," Elza Oder, a brlekmason, who lias lived In Inrjianap- K i th 'rty years, his present residence being 115 West Washington street, said recently. J I suffered from stomach trouble in the form of Indigestion," Mr. Oder continued It seemed that the food I ate did me no good. I was tired and worn out all the time. My food didn't digest properly. I was bothered with pains in my stomach nearly all the time. There were lots of Chfttnhfrn Mnvw^ll Parrv Minn Onnreia IVT, ' 7" l " c l "»e. mere Were lots Ot Chambers, Maxwell Parry, Miss Georgia thlnga j couMn . t eat at a ,, because o( ,A. Alexander, who are to servo two-year the bad after effects terms, and William Oakley Conway and "Tanlac was recommended to me and I Mrs. Albert E. Metzger, wno were named \ decided to try it My food leems to eivfi tTM TM~ ,,,,=,, ^^ tr«*«« «,»..,, -oaf tTM the p,. 0 p er nourishment now and as a result the tired, worn out feeling is gone. My food digests a lot bette-. The pains Will Spend Today Purchasing Food for Menagerie, Preparing tor Parade and Deciding Situation of Twenty- seven Tents for Show Tomorrow. Though the white tops of the Rlngllng Brothers' circus will not be erected In Indianapolis until early tomorrow morn- ins,-- the - -advance-guard " - of "agCTrtB" contractors have alrejUly arrived to pre/pare for the coining of the elephants. A number of circus men reached here last night and more will come today, each having a different mission to perform in connection with the big amusement enterprise, m L. Wappensteln, one of the two officials known as "twenty-four-hour men" because they are always a clay In advance of the show's arrival, will make a survey of the circus grounds today, in- ·Heating at just what points each of the twoiitv-se.\-ii tents of Klngllngville will be erected tomorrow. Ho will consult with the Hig Four Railroad officials concerning the exact place of unloading tho four show trains, and in conference with the police department will decide upon tho street parade route, which will be announced in tonjnrrow's issue of The Star. He will purchase hay, grain and bran for the more than 700 horses of the Kingllng show, the elephants, camel team and zebras, and will also pay a visit to tho Ice, coal and Wood dealers. -And these are but a few of the duties which this official must perform within a period of from six to eight hours. Use Trucks to Market. Another circus official is A. L. Webb, chief of tho commissary department. Jt is he who does tho marketing for the immense circus family, using for his market baskets a number of teams and'mot or trucks. Some idea of the grocery list for the organization may be had when ft Is known that there is not one of the elephants with the big outfit that would even so much as Consider enteilng I n t o his dally duties Without his tegular morning cereal- a bale of hay. "Rig Mlngo,' 1 largest of them all, demands double rations. Here Is, approximately, what is consumed in a single day by the circus,' much of which is purchased from local merchants: Four thousand live hundred for one year each. Votes were cast for ten person^ nominated by a committee. President William E. Jenkins, librarian of Indiana 1 University, presided. He discussed the achievements of the Little Theater In Its styort existence and declared that it "has made important social history." The report of the treasurer showed a small deficit. Wants Suitable House. W. O. Bates, the retiring secretary, made an extended report, which was received with applause. He recommended an "adequate house for our performances" and "ft business manager rather than an art director." "After one year of incubation and another of struggle for existence, the Jjlttle Theater' of Indiana seems in a fair way to become a permanent and useful factor In this community," said Mr. Bates. "This result^ias been achieved by a series of experiments, in some cases as harrowing to the participants as they were salutary to the undertaking.; "The retiring directors hand over to their successors a public, measurably awakened and interested as to the possibilities of a community theater, a company of nearly 100 players and other stage workers more or less skilled and nearly all vividly interested In the work, a plant for stage-equipment, lights, curtains, costumes, etc., costing over 1600, and a bursting granary of experience as to things worth doing as well as things better left undone. Ideal Not Reached. "But while the time seems not yet ripe for realizing the flnel deal held up to us by Lady Gregory and reiterated by Hector Fuller of a Hoosler theater, pro- . duclng-only- Hoosier- plays- -wlth-Hoosier players, the marked favor shown such works of contemporary interest and authorship as 'The Glittering Gate,' 'Overtones,' 'Dawn,' 'The Dark Lady of the Sonnets' and 'How He Lied to Her Husband' affords proof that 'the resent eye praises the present object,' "It seems to me our six months' experience has demonstrated that success in this particular community Is not, neces- sarilypbasped upon the assumption that a little theater must be a 'high brow' affair, making a fad of new-stage mechanics and producing only plays that have no prospect of commercial returns. Drama is democratic, and no American audience can be coaxed or bulldozed into consent- Ing to be bored by a play.' in my stomach are not nearly so severe, in fact, fanJac has made-me feel better all over I recommend Tanlac because It has been a wonderful help to me. I'm going to take another bottle or BO of this new medicine.' i' J n inli i c ' the Master Medicine, is especially beneficial for stomach, liver a i d kidney , trouble, catarrhal complaiius, rheumatism, nervousness, loss of appetite and the like and is a general tonic and body builder, giving health and strength to weak, run down people. Tanlac is now being personally Intro- "V duced In Indianapolis rft the Washington ' and Pennsylvania streets store of Henry J. Huder, where the new preparation Is being explained to the'public., Tanlac also may be obtained in Indianapolis ut Huder s Illinois and Michigan streets store.---Adv. pounds of fresh meat, 300 dozen eggs, 800 pounds of bread, ISO pounds of butter, twenty-live bushels of potatoes, fifty pounds of tea, 150 pounds of coffee, 400 pounds of sugar, fifty pounds of crackers, twelve cases of canned goods, one 1/aiYel of flour, 125 gallons of sweet milk, twenty gallons of buttermilk, thirty gallons of pie fi ults, ftftv packages of breakfast foods, twenty crates of vegetables, fifty pounds of lard and many of the sundries incidental to the preparation of these food stuffs Giraffes Discriminating. The stables and menagerie require ten tons of hay, four tons of straw, 500 bushels of oats and one ton of bran. In addition to the items enumerated the circus also purchases three tons of Ice, one ton of coal, three "cords of wood, 1,000 buns, fifty dozen doughnuts and 100 gallons of ice cream,- to say nothing of the bananas, cat rots, rice and other "sweetmeats" that are requlied for such discriminating epicures of tho menagerie as the giraffe family, the chimpanzees, the emus, the Rhesus monks and the dainty seven ton hippopotamus, Miss Kadiee, who Insists upon boiled rice and bum rolled into spheres, much after the fashion*, of corflsh balls. City News in Brief Coast Guard Sent to Aid of Funston by WarDepartment CONCLUDED FROIV PAGE ONE. cated that the troops may be held in camp for a brief period before being sent to their border stations. The movements should he well under way, rt was said, within the next day or two. The camp at San Antonio will be far the lai'gest, containing approximately 3,500 men when all organizations have been assembled. '" Under instructions from the War Department the militia troops will be mustered into the Unlfed States service as fast as tlmv reach mobilization camps. It was explained -at headquarters- that it Is necessary to muster in the militia . _ - » ------ --------- .. ,.,,,..,,,.. troops to bring th^m under control of ic announced the decision to draw upon I the United States government, Mern- v,« ------ 1 ..-.,,,--.. ........ ,, .. . Sorder, but were contemplated in the de- tslon to reinforce Gen. Funston's patrol. he coast artillery, virtually the only ivailable regular troops lelt north of the lorder, after a conference at the War Department late tonight. Some members of the Cabinet were rankly pessimistic af(,er the meeting overlie delay of Gen, Obregon in ratifying he agreement he negotiated with Gen. ·Jeott covering co-operative border op- troopa Sllbject to physical examinations to establish their fitness for service. That the term- of service will likely be for a period of months rather than weeks was Indicated at headquarters. One officer said the militia would be required for patrol duty along the border until the Mexican situation has been settled. by the time the first militiamen arrive. FIR£ ACROSS RIO GRANDE: aettutt,--and that rirohr trength of tho National Guard would be sod, If necessary, to protect tho border. Secretary Baker said the question of rations, Including those of Gen. Per- I As soon as the mobilization points be- nlng s expedition. Reports from the I name known orders were Issued for the 'ity of Mexico Indicated that the agree- | preparation of camps, assembling of rient had been approved by Gen. Car- i quartermaster stores and other necessary (inza, and official^ herfe were at a loss steps. The camps will be in rpadineuH o understand Obregon's action. " No word from Gen. Scott came to en- ,(?hten them. The American officer was waiting word from the* Carranza war ilnlster, "expecting some counter pro- osals would be then forthcoihiflg, al- hough his report did not forecast their robable nature. The majority of the President's ad- isers believed the , agreement finally vould be ratified and t h a t the border ituation would clear itself quickly there- fter. It «as clearly intimated in all uarteis, however, that there would be o change In the policy of tho Washing- on government; that the troops would tay in Mexico until the border was safe roin incursions; that raiders, would be urauod-arroHS the line every time they American Troops and- Bandits Fight Bloodless Battle. MARATHON, Tex. 1 , May S.--Th'e two troops of the Kiglith Cavalry now moving toward Bouquillas on the Rio Grande, are camped tonight at Miller's ranch, seventy miles from here, while the two^troops of the Fourteenth Cavalry aiid a machine rguir troop that left the Marathon base this morning pitched camp thirty miles south, at Henderson's ranch. These troops probably will concentrate at Bou* here; Col. F. vv. pioiey, wno is in command, after a conference with MaJ. George T. Langhorhe, will determine their disposition. i l l ' , ,, - - . « - 4 - 1 - J U V B U - 4 * V« L t l V i l UlOl-'l/CM l i l V I I t ailing guardsmen from other states into I A ,, long range fight across tho Rio he service was not under immediate I Grande between a, rietnr.mr.om ^t Am2;." immediate onslderatlon, It was learned, however, hat Gen. Funston already had been sup- lied ulth all papers, forms and itmtruc- Grande between a detacnrrient of ican soldiers and bandrts took place near nouqulllas yesterday afternoon. Caiit. Cole, reporting the fight, sld he did not. A garage In ^he rear of 1946 Ashland avenue was nearly destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon when a tank of gasoline exploded. The loss was estimated at $150. The property is owned by Retta Fuller. O. J. Wisehart grocer at 2602 North LaSalle street, reported to the police yesterday that his store had been broken into and some tobaccQ_arrd-eandy taken. It is supposed that boys were guilty of the robbery. AnYra' West, 29 years old, colored, 214 Adelaide street, was arrested yesterday afternoon charged with disobeying a sub- pena. She was the prosecuting witness against her husband, Lon West, whose arrest she caused Saturday night for assault and battery on her. The case was set twice In Police Court, but she failed to appear. -=Edward Chappel, keeper of the one time famous West Eighteenth stree road house, now a soft drink bar, wa fined $10 and costs in Police Court yes terday when h e pleaded guilty to the charge of violating the dance hall or (finance. The arrest was made Monda jilglrt, when policemen found dancing In progress in the Chappel house, which was not sllcensed as a dance hall. A-force of men under the dlrectlon^lo City Engineer Jeup and Street Superin tendent Bush is finishing up a big job o street repairing and Mayor Bell predictec yesterday that within-a week the streets which have "been in bad condition for some time, will be repaired The case of John, ShaUghncssy, 26 vear old, 647 North Drexel avenue, arrested several nights ago at Illinois and Washington streets charged with drunkenness and offending persons, was taken under advisement by Judge Deery In Police Court yesterday. Shaughnessy, while employed In the cjty controller's office seveYal months ago, was arrested for alleged shortages. The case still is pending A motion to set aside a decision declaring the forfeiture of a $1,000 bond signed by Samuel Palender for Ben Sa- persteln, 919 South Senate avenue, was taken under advisement by Judge Deery in Police Court yesterday. This action was taken when Sapersteln was' broughl into court yesterday afternoon, having failed to appear in the morning. Saperstein Is charged with stealing a barrel of aluminum valued at $62. He was bound over to the grand jury under $1,OOC bond. The board of public works will conduct a hearing Friday morning on the resolutions calling for^jLhe construction of drainage sewers in Irvlngtbn. The proposed construction Is designed to'meet the requirements for surface drainage, and will affect property west of Downey avenue, and south of the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks. It Is estimated that the total cost wlll v be between $32,000 and $38,000. ona necessary to muster Into service the think anybody was "killed or . . ' * "'" D " vl uardsmen of all rid that ordnance jiear the border und quartermaster tores to outfit all such troops on .1 full ·ar basis a i o held at several points for uick distribution. Mr, Baker refused to discuss reports tat Geh. Funston had urged that he be iven a total of 150,000 men to maintain he border guard. It is possible that tho order commander mentioned that figure s the number of men he thought neces- ary to insure protection of all border owns and ranches bj providing an ade- uute guard for each. The secretary said Gen. Pcrshing's f o r c e in Mexico was able to take care of Itself in any emergency. Including the troops ordered out today Capt. Fox of the Texas Rangers, however, haiU he believed several Mexicans were hit. Capt. Cole informed Col. Sibley that there were several large bodies of bandits, probably 500 In all, operating along the south side of the Rio Grande. He said lie was convinced that there were many Mexican sympathizers with tho bandits on tho American side, who were co-operating \ \ i t h them;- WOULD "FINISH THE JOB." \A1',ST1N, Tex , May 9. -Governor James F. Ferguson of Texas tonight Issued a_ htatement in which he declared that now according to the best available figures here. The War Department has declined to publish actual numbers, but with tho entire mobile army except five troops of " soldiers, p e r - i was the pioper time for United States ,« M « Mcxl ~ 'ntwentlon m Mexico, to restore order , in that country, "if it takes ten or fifty vp;ir« The statement says in part: "Since we have started, we may as well finish the job. A temporary protection forwarded to the regular regiments as fast as they are mustered In. the United States has a considerable army strung out along the 1,800 miles of the 'international line. FORT HOUSTON SELECTED. Texas Militia to Mobilize at Post Within Week. SAN ANTONIO, Tex., May 9.--It was announced at headquarters this afternoon that Gen. Funston has designated Fort Houston as the mobilization point for the organized militia of Texas. He has named Douglas as the mobilization point for the Arizona National Guard, and the New Mexico militia will be mobilized at Columbus, N. M. Officers at headquarters estimated tho mobilization at all three points should bo we catch anrl punish one bandit another takes his place tomorrow. If a ruler Is pur in power today ho is betrayed tomorrow. Loyalty to any leader is lacking and patriotism is unknown. The ruthless spilling of American blood on 'American soil now gives us justification and it is now our duty_to_do_whatever la necessary to permanently prevent a recurrence of further outrages against our people." 7 Men Drink Hair Tonic; Three Dead; One Is Dying completed within a week. It was indi- come blind. PLA1NVIEW, Tex., May 9.--As the result of d r i n k i n g denatured alcohol, Paul J. Warren, Joe Dingier and "Mug" Brock are dead and. Tom Earnest Is dying. Tnree others are seriously 111. The young men, it Is.jnald, drank hair tonic which contained the alcohol. Doctors assort they believe all will dlo or bo- Thirty-two applicants for licenses aa embalmers began an examination before the state board of embalmers, meeting in the State House yesterday. One of the number, Jose Quloque, Is a Filipino. Ho expects to return to Manila to practice his profession. He was graduated recently from a Cincinnati embalming school. W. D. Farlpy of Battle Creek, Mich,, a member of the embalming board of his home state, was here yesterday as a guest of the Indiana board members. An*unsuccessful attack on the fort of love was made yesterday afternoon by Gilbert Jackson, a former United States Army regular, according to the story told Bicyclemen Hanks and Johnson by Miss Genello Chrlstman, 403 North Davidson street. She said that there had been a little-love-affair between them and that they had an argument ypsterda* when Jackson learned a "No, 2" was paying attentions to the young woman. Miss Chrlstman snld Jackson struck her in the face and In the scuffle that ensued her shirtwaist was torn off. While she was calling the police Jackson, it Is said, retreated. A warrant charging him with assault and battery was filed. -rf* · William Devinp, 23 years old, a farm aborer, tried on a suit of clothes Th- onging to James Roycc, his employer, living near Flackvillc. He thought the suit looked better on him than It did on Boyce, so he wore It away. Such was-his explanation in Criminal Court yesterday when he pleaded guilty to a charge of petit larceny. He said that Boyce owed him $3. Boyce, after his new suit dh- appeared with Devine, went to the grand Jury. An indictment was returned and Boyce put up about 120 to get Devlno returned to Indianapolia, it is said. Dovine was sentenced to the Penal Farm for three months. As a part oft the process of cleaning up long-standing cases In Federal Court, a record was made yesterday of three dismissals, i Ono involved an Indictment charging the forgery and passing of a postoffice money order against Thomas Jeff Sharum. Another was a civil action by the government seeking to collect a $10.000 penalty against tho Brattclle Laundry Company of Jasper, Ind, Ifor falling to make a Federal tax return. The third case was by the TTnited States against John Arvay, a Hungarian of JHRflr I"""*.. Heat in the Oven Twice Saves Gas TROUBLE ACTION is the name applied to "EST" GAS -H: ,? A J5?M s ,.^ e H. u Jl e . ^1,Jl e . a Li^.B e , oven is_inade,,,.,to,, T !aQ.. double duty-- it flows ITp The sides, across to th$*center and down to the bottom, thus requiring only two rows '(ff fire instead of the usual three or four. This is the reason "BEST" RANGES use LESS GAS. It Pays to Buy the "BEST" / , Trt^ final cost of a range is determined not by the price, but by your GAS BILLS-- that's why it pays to buy the "BEST." In addition to requiring only 2 rows of flre instead of 3 or 4, thus using less gas, "BEST" RANGES have fourteen other distinctive features, some of which we mention- Oven lined with metal which will not ru»t. ' No fire under oven bottom, therefore bottom will never burn out. Glass oven door with metal rack On Inside permitting it, when open, to be used as a shelf. Oven burner can be seen at all times. Has patented broiling pan that can not catch'flre. Has all-ennmil body -- easily kept clean. And many others-- let us show you. FURNITURE-HOME ACCESSORIES 80S 15. Wash. St., Opp. Court House. STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF THE Orient ce Company ON THE 31st Day of December, 1915. It IB located at Nos7 20 and 22 Trinity street, Hartford, Conn. ARCHIBALD G. McILWAINE, JR., President. CHARLES E. DOX, Manager Western Dept., Chicago, 111. The amount of Its capital is. .$1,000,000.00 The amount of its capital paid ' up Is 1,000,000.00 THE ASSETS OF THE COMPANY ARE A8 FOLLOWS: ^ Cash on hand and in the hands of agents or other persons. Real estate unincumbered Stocks and bonds owned by the company, bearing interest, secured aa follows: Government bonds 5 wilea~ntt $899,707.33 173,186.3S 11,000.00 563,840.00 Railway bonds 2,121,420.00 Stocks ..../. 60,326.00 All other securities .-... 38,187.92 STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF THE OHIO FARMERS INSURANCE COMPANY ON THE - 31st Day of JDecember, 1915. It Is located at LeRoy, O. F. II. HAWLEY, President. W. E. HAINES,-Secretary. THE ASSETS OF THE COMPANY ARE AS FOLLOWS: ' Cash on hand and, In the hands of agents and other persons $807,996.33 Real estate unlncumbered.... 50,500.00 Bonds and stocks owned ' by the company^ bearing Interest, market value 853,728.02 Loans on mortgages of real estate, worth double the amount for which the same , Is mortgaged, and free fronr , -a any prior Incumbrance 1,909,645.00- Tebts otherwise secured (collateral loans) 82,000.00 Accrued interest 62,907.94 Total assets? $3,766,677.29 LIABILITIES. Emergency reserve fund (125,000.00 Lossep adjusted and , due, losses adjusted and not "due^ Losses unadjusted 107,654.90 Total aosets . . . . . . . . . i . . . . $3,867,667.6 LIABILITIES: Losses "adjusted and due $19,458.00 Losses adjusted and not due.. 98,682.43 Losses unadjusted 9,650.00 All other claims against the company ". 37,925.87 Amount necessary to reinsure outstanding risks 1,587,509.15 Total liabilities $1,753,225.45 The greatest amount in any one risk ; $100,000.00 State of Indiana, Office of Auditor of State. I,, the undersigned, auditor of state of ;he state of Indiana, hereby certify that .he above Is a correct copy of the statement of the condition of the above mentioned company on the 31st day of December, 1915, as shown by the oVigtnal statement, and that the said original statement is now on file in this office. In testimony whereof, I hereunto subscribe my name and affix my [SEAL] official seal, this 5th day of April, 1916. ' DALE J. CRITTENBERGER, Auditor of State. ferre Haute, Ind., petitioning the court :o cancel a naturalization certificate on he grounds that tho application was Irregular. All of the cases were filed in .913. Failure on the part of tho prosecutor's office or justice of the peace to issue warrants for the arrest of men caught in i raid on an alleged gambling room Sat- jrday night resulted In tho men being llscharged yesterday in the court of Honte C. Fiscue, justice* of the peace. Affidavits were filed against seventeen aught In tho raid by a representative of he prosecutor's office. When the cases ivoro called for trial yesterday It was dis- losed no warrants had ever been Issued or the arrests. E. A. Hlldobrand of Bloomlngton, 111., iddrooncd tho members of the Indlanap- 11s Tractor Club lasj evening on tho iroposed tractor exposition to be held in Losj^s in suspense, waiting for further proof All other claims, against the' company Amount necessary to reinsure outstanding risks 2,177,684.47 Net surplus 1,251,041.16 10,18^.14 65,416.39 Total liabilities $3,768,677^9 Thb greatest amount in any , ^ one risk ,$25,000.00 The greatest amount allowed by the rules of the company , to be insured In any one" city, townpr village 600,000.00 The greatest amount allowed to be Insured in any one block 26,000.00 State of Indiana, Office of Auditor of State. I, the undersigned, auditor of state of the state of Indiana, hereby certify that the above Is a correct copy of the statement of the condition of the above rhen- tioned company on the 31st day of December, 1915, as shown by the. original statement, and that the said original statement Is now orrflle in this office. ,In testimony whereof, I hereunto sub-j scribe my name and affix ··"' [SEAL] official seal, this 6th day of April, 1916, DALE J. CRITTENBERGER, Auditor of State. Indianapolis the week of Aug. 28. Mr. Hlldebrand said that-the tractors and accessories on display rtt the exposition here will be valued at $500,000. Seventy firms which manufacture tractors and fifty accessory companies already have engaged space for tho exposition. The members of the local club will give their attention in the next few weeks to obtaining contributions, from local persons to finance tho exposition. Mr. Hildebrand is director of the exposition, John Anderson, colored, 627 East Wabash" street, was arrested last night by Blcyclemen Nageleiser. and Sheridan, charged with assault and battery with intent ugdll. He Is charged with stabbing Joe Buchanon, colored, 637 East Wabash street, Monday night at Liberty and Washington streets. Buchanon is in a serious condition. Anderson said he ured the knife in self-defense, as Buchanon was trying to cut him with a knife.

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