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Colored Couple on Trial for
Killing Negro in Money
Unwilling; to send a woman to the
callows because she is alleged to
have handed her huaband. Charles
Price, colored, a platol with which
lie ?hot and killed Robert Smith,
colored, more than eighty prospec
tive Jurymen asked to be excused
y'eeterday morning, when they were
called for duty before Justice Gould
in Criminal Court, No. 1.
Charle? Price and hia wife, Annie
Price, both colored, are Indicted for
murder In tbe flrst degree In con
nection with the killing of Smith,
on May 10. DIS. while the latter
waa at their house tn Sprlngman's
After conalderable delay the fol
lowing Jury was obtained: William
T. Davis. John T. Brlnkley, Lee A.
?VNelll. Charles C. Mueller. Eugene
R Evans. Reuben A. Bogley, J. Har
ria Franklin. R. Edward Lambeth.
Walter Martin, Thomas I?. Taylor.
Harry A. Swagart and Phillip
Assistant Dlatrlct Attorney J. J
O'Ueary will close the governments
ease shortly after the murder trial
19 re-opened thi? morning, and he
believe? that it will go to the Jury
late this afternoon.
According to the testimony of the
prosecution. Price had asked a num
ber of men and women to hi? houee
In Sprlngman's court to buy whisky.
It Is ?aid a dispute arose between
Price and Smith over change, and
that when Smith demanded hla
money from Price, the latter la al
leged to have ordered his wife to
?ro into the next room and "bring
that little thing"?meaning the pis
"Tou want your change, do you?"
Smith ?aid he did. and Price ?hot
and killed him.
"UVE WIRES" TO GIVE
BANQUET HERE FRIDAY
The Electrical Con tractors-Dealers"
Association of th? District of Colum
bia will give a banquet on Friday
?venins. November 21. in the New
Kbbitt Hotel. Practically all the
electric contractor-dealers of the city
will be present.
Two prominent electrical men from
out-of-town will ??peak on the promo
tion of electrical home saving -de
The object of thia association, which
Is composed of practically all the elee
trica! contractor dealers in Washing
ton, is for the promotion of the elec
Navy Yard News
K. II. Ha i ley has? heen appoint"!
-?It??? .?.toward nf the -eu? ?hop by
1 lih-rl l-.fr man. president of Co*
inmhia 174. to nil t?ie vacancy left
<t-'.-rgp Key. who recently re
II. Williams has returned to the
. -ifllan?Ou*i ?hop after a suncess
,t ^iinnint; trip in Vi rei nia. He
??porta quite an abundance of rab
? ?.;. H. AVIltb-T-ger. of the torpedo
?1..-J?. i.?? "-njoyinK a few days of hia
? nnual l?ate.
- Job? Shfpherd. of the tool shop.
?*?;*.- ?hr winnrr of ? n-.-'forcycle race
??Id laat Sunday hy the I'ik-town
luniors* dub. on the ra-etrack at
?*? far ?-.nd .if Hich-ivay lirid^e. Joe
'->w!->r wan a close second. I>oc
T-TNB* 3 won all of the lai ?? race*
end (.<*? will br there next Sunday
morning anxious to meet all new
??-?!?? Mechanic Samuel Batee, of
the west ffsa carriage shop. Is criti
...lly ili at Providence Hospital.
after a recent operation.
L. I. I>aleen. of the torpedo tube
shop, hau returned to work after a
few days with friends in Baltimore.
J. K. Garner, of the broadside
mount shop, is spending his vaca
tion with relatives in Southern Vir
Mrs. Ruth Howes, of the account
ing office, is suffering with a very
William Ro bison, of the tool shop,
has returned to work after a week
nursing a sore foot.
D. J- Ryan, of the east giin car
riage shop, is spendine four day?
in Richmond. Va., accompanied by
? P. Skinner, of the torpedo shop,
is spending a ten-day vacation in
F. Warwick, of the torpedo tube
'shop, haa returned to work after
in-irsing a heavy cold.
Flymg to Australia.
J.->ndon. Nov. ?2-?Capt. Roaa Smith
started on a flight to Australia today
bv way of Rurope and Asia. He is
piloting a Vlekers-Vtmy plane.
Prices of Beef in
Week ending May 17th.
1919, to week ending No
vember 8. 1919:
Prices realized on Swift &
Company sales of carcass beef
for periods shown below, as pub
lished in the newspapers, on
shipments sold out. averaged as
Week Ending Price per CWT.
?I.? ? 31st ?=?.73
Perm 7th s-.-o.io
H?".- 14th ?18. S3
? ?. -.r zi?? aiaae
.!www 2X41. ???.?d
lai? -Ih S18.7?
I.I. IXth ?1?_14
".Ir 1Mb ?iit.s.?.?
Tal? TMth ?IB.??
> iaa.1 ITat ?17.44
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laaaal ?MSth S17.S?
. |.l r w? hrr at h ? 17 J?t>
?.-????eBBher IMh flus
^rPlrw.brr ?awth ?17?1
?rp?rw.h?r 27th ??a?o
?rlaarr 4th SI?.11
.rl.h.r Illa ?14.??
llrl.krr 18th ?ia.44
OrleWr 25th ?1?.02
????-?saher la? ???.72
?>?*??*G Mk stxjm
?Tbrtmch eterteml error this
price arfarlavanr apnaa-rad M
? Swift & Company
BACK HOME NEWS
Like a Letter from the Folks?Watch for
Your State News in The Herald.
Convocation meets here.
Charleston?Trades Unionists quit
Democratic party and will form their
Columbia ? Baptists holding State
Klngstree? Colored county fair haa
big exhibit of livestock.
Lauren?- Mrs. Elolse Miller Shell.
prominent resident, dies.
Greenwood?Lander faculty given
reception by Study Club.
Charleston?Coal output from West
Virginia commensurate with demands.
Clarksburg?State lacks COO public
Huntington?C. B. Johnson. In di
vlrce suit, says wife ran away flrst
with one-legged man and neat with
Elklns?Memorial will be erected at
Charleston In memory of Henry
Wheeling?Traffic men leave to at
tend Chicago convention.
Moundsville? V. R. Dellanis found
guilty of violating anti-liquor law.
Clarksvllle?Farmers gather crops
In skiffs, due to recent rains.
Lexington ? Baptist Ministers'
Conference meeting here.
Jackson?West Tennessee Confer
ence on Law and Order meet?.
Newbern?Dyersburg cotton con
cern buys J. O. Lanier ginning mill.
Kingston?P. R. Burllson. Madlaoo
vllle. killed In auto accident.
Knoxville?Brig. Gen. W. P. Rich
ardson returns home from Siberia.
Cordele?Cordele Bank and Trust
Valdosta ? Citizens will vote on
December 17 on 1150.000 school
Atlanta-?Policemen receive $20 a
Thomaaville?T. M. Matthews. 3,
Alrton. Ala., found with his throat
| cut In telegraph office.
Amerlcua ? A city playground
planned by civic leaders.
I planned by authorities.
Boston Reduces Guards;
Have 900 Police on Doty
Boston, Mass.. Nov. 12.?The force
of State guardsmen doing police
? duty in Boston will he greatly re
' ducer! within the next few days, ac
?cordinir to an announcement at po
' lice headquarters today.
It was stated that 900 members
of Boston's new- police force will go
on duty on the streets of the city
within two days. Added to the 350
policemen, who remained on duty.
; Boston will have a force of 1.250
Ohio Wet Margin Is 542
Official Returns Show
I Columbus. Ohio. Nov. .11-?Official
count of the vote on Ohio's ratlflca
! lion of the national prohibition amend
' rnent was complete today. It shows
a wet mritnrtty of 542 votes.
The officiai totals were:
Kor ratiticitlon 499.8SS.
Against ratification, 600.CO.
The two linotype howling teams lost
to their opponents Tuesday ni^ht, the
Monos and the Jobbers showing bet
ter form and crowding the operator?
off the sheet. The Duckpln League
will hold a meeting tonight at 4?0 In
the sixth floor corridor for the pur
pose of interpreting by-laws. On th?
Grand Central alleys tonight the
Mergs and Stars w.il clinch. Jim Con
roy. of the pamphlet bindery, haa
been recruited by the Stars, and they
are expecting an easy victory.
Mrs. Catherine Richards, of the map
room, died Monday at her residence
at 717 First street. She was the
widow of the late Edward P. Rich
ards, also an employe of the G. P. O.,
and the mother of Felix Richards,
now In the navy. Funeral services
will be held from the late residence
at 8:30 this morning, requiem masa at
St. Aloysius' Church, and Interment
in Glenwood Cemetery.
Thomas J. iMcDonough was taken
home from th? proofroom yesterday
following ? ? attack of cerebral hem
orrhage. Mr. McDonough has been In
poor health for about a year.
Secretary Phil Nachman an
nounces a meeting of the Opera
tors* Relief Association thia even
ing at 4:30 in tbe keyboard room,
for the purpose of nominating offi
cers for the ensuing year.
Edward P. Hayes, of the chief
clerk's office, has been absent sev
eral days on account of Illness.
Howard Sherman, office of super
intendent of work, has been called
to Massachusetts by the death of
a relative. During his absence Joe
Dlerken Is filling two chaira.
Miss Ida K. Bailey, preasfeeder,
Is on the sick list tn the main press
The following promotions have
Willard A. Pollard, clerk. ?MOO
to ?1.S00 per annum: Elliott S. Hub
bard, clerk. $1.400 to $1.?00 per an
num: Mrs. Mary F. C. Bentley,
clerk. ?1.200 to ?1.400 per annum:
I Robert E. Brooks, clerk, $1.000 to
| $1.200 per annum; Edward J. Mc
Ilvanc clerk. $900 to $1.000 per an
num: Miss Leah E. Breck, clerk.
$840 to $??00 per annum: Charles W.
| RuhL helper. (0 cents, to machinist's
?helper. 55 cents per hour: Robert W.
Gaines, skilled laborer. SB cents per
hour, to signature pressman. 45
cents per hour: William M War
field, emergency messenger boy. 20
cents, to probationary messenger
boy. 20 cents per hoar; Joseph H.
Ellis, Ernest L. Plnn. helper, 40
cents, to counter. 40 cents per hour;
Lee Cartmel. Joshua B. Grlbblns.
Robert H. Ruddy, emergency lino
type operator?, to probationary lino
type operators. 75 cents per hour:
j Earl E Williams, emergency press -
: man. to probationary pressman. 7$
I cents per hour; Jame? N. Ftnegan.
I Harry Lurie. Alex J. McMullen.
Olen O. Murray. Rowland O. Worth -
I ington. emergency compositora to
! probationary compositors. 75 cents
'per hour; John J. Allen, skilled
laborer, 35 rents per hour, to
I watchman. $720 per annum.
Wenatchee?Apple? picked but not j
packed for shipping total .-,000 car?.
.Sprague?Poatofflce ???king new j
Pullman?Mil?. Yvonne Rapion ar- j
live? from Franc? to atudy In U. S.
Cheney?Conference on good roads
held by township trustees end good
roada association officials.
Davenport?Winter lyceuro program
arranged by Fred W. Moe.
nitritile?Reception for 21 teechers
In public schools to be given.
Wayn??boro?Th? Rev. B. F. Bah
ner, 42 year? pastor of Trinity Re
formed church, resigns beesua? ao
cldent Incapacitates blm.
Carllale?Albert Rupp held for grand
Jury for selling liquor to soldier.
Ephrata?Church of th? Brethren
will have paid ministry.
Mechanlcaburg?"Win My Chum
Week" being celebrated at ?. E
Lancaster? William Pfeiffer, plum
ber, accused of theft, captured at
point of gun.
AnnvUle?M. P. Flieklnger. eon?
atable, auea State Trooper R. F. GUI
for ?15.000. charging slander.
$8,596 RAISE IN
W. R. E. EARNINGS
Figures for First Week
Un<Jer Higher Fare Be
low the Estimate.
Increaaed revenu?? received by th?
Waahlngton Railway and Electric
Company for th? first week of Its op
eration under the Increased fare rate
were slightly mor? th?n h?lf th?
amount estimated aa neceeeary by th?
Public Utilities Commission Figure?
for tbe period were announced yee
terday by William F. Ham, president
of the company.
The increase In revenues for th?
flrst weak amounted to $8.696 over that
received during the prevlou? week,
under the five-cent far?.
If this rat? remains stationary th?
total yearly Increase would te only
$44ft.m Th? Public Utilities estimated
that the company should receive ap
proximately $150,00? mors revenue tn
order to meet expenses and pay a
4 per cent dividend.
Th? amount of revenus collected
during the flrst week of the Increaaed
fare rates was $**Mt&, an Increase
over the previous week of 9 1-2 per
An Increase in revenue of I? per
cent was made on the lines of the
Capital Traction Company during the
aame period. Th? amount of In
crease wa? M.284.
A decline In traffic waa reported by
the Capital Traction Company. Thia]
amounted during the flrat week to
21*351 passengers, or 11a? per cent
IT TICKED?BUT TNT
FACTOR WAS MISSING
N'?w Tork. Nov. 11.?Patrolman
Otto Hagg waa snooping around
dark areaways early today, hoping
he would run across the "master
He stubbed his toe on a bog In
th? hallway at 201 East Eighty-fifth
street. The box gave forth a noia?.
??Ha:" aald Haag, "'tis a bomb! I
can hear the clock ticking."
He took the box to the station
house, snd there It was -decided to
put It In a pall of water. But De
tective Done van said: "It won't
hurt to cut the cord around the
box." When the .cord was cut a
little black kitten Jumped out?
TEN MILUON CAPITAL
FOR FOREIGN FINANCE
Albany. N. T.. Nov. 12.?Incorpora
tion papers ot the Forelm Finance
Corporation, a ?10,1)00,000 organisation,
were filed today.
The Incorporato? and directors of
the company are: J P. Morgan, S.
P. Davlson, A H Wtggir,, J. A.
Stlllman. Seward Prosaer. Charlea H.
Sabln. George H. Davison. Georg? F.
Baker. )T.. J. S. Alexander, Harvey
D. Gibson and Arthur M Anderson.
?. K. Wood, president of the U. 8.
Corporation Co.. la president of the
The new corporation proposes to
flnai.ee European commercial Insti
GIRLS DONT MIND CALORIES,
BUT OH! CANDY IS CUT OFF
Labor Bureau Employes Aroused by Diet Fig
ures, which Limit Consumption of Sweets.
Claim Candy Soothes Nerves.
Cessation of business In tb? Bu
reau of Labor Statistic? offices is
forseen fey official? following the
bureau'? "little or no candy" ulti
matum to government employe?
"Two ounce? oT sugar a day!"
"Humph!" "It'a not enough for our
coffee and teal" Theae were the
ejaculation? heard on all side?
from girls with arms akimbo and
frowning faces when told of the
edict of the Bureau of Labor Sta
Ustica anent their dally consump
tion of foodstuffs.
Apparently the aafety of the bu
reau and all ita experta waa seri
ously threatened by the Indignant
?f'-male torces which aro?- as one
to meet the "prepostorous proposal"
set forth In a minimum living bud
get submitted yesterday to the ?
? classification commission.
The allegation by the bureau that
government employes are "overfed"
with the qualification?, however,
"aa regards none?serti?! foods.''
rausei many a gasp from the co
horte who munch throughout the
day on milk chocolate.
The girls declare that candy is posi
tively necessary to subdue the nerves,
making for accuracy in typing and
speed In taking dictation.
Exception waa not taken, ao far as
I? known, with the statement In th?
report that only $.-W calories mare
sufficient for th? m-al of an average
government employ?. One girl re
joiced that thi? limitation did not af
fect her. due to the fact that ?he never
This Is what tbe Bureau of Labor
statistics act forth aa th? standard
day's nourishment: Four ounce? meat,
two ounces of fish, sixteen ounces of
dairy products, eleven ounce? of milk.
twelve ounce? of cereals, eighteen
ounce? of vegetables, ten ounce? of
fruita, two ounces of fata and two
ounces of sugar.
The minimum budget for a family of
five. Including two adulta, a boy 11
years old. a girl b and a boy of 2. is
fixed at fTO._* a year. Including ic?.
Poulet New Bombay.
Paris. Nov. It.?Etienne Poulet,
French aviator flying from Peris to
Australia, haa reached Karachi,
India, according to massages re
Poulet now baa completed nearly
4.000 miles of his journey. Karachi
is an important seaport in the prov
ince of Bind, abo.it (St mile? north
weat of Bombay.
AT DISTRICT ffil
Th* historic old walls at Va* Ohi
trie? lall yesterday muaa?tl wtt jj
aalmatlon arad patrioti??? la a at*
bratioti (or Armistice Dar. gtraa m*
der the direction or ?Cap*. W. t
Peak?, ?upenntendent ot tee I? ;
?titutlon. Patriotic sonst aad aats-nssj
of the allied countrie? wer? ?una*
Tb? rot und? of tka Jail was all?
with ?rolor? of Uta allied ?jtrntaiUI?!
the P.??? of th? nations h?naa*?a fret
the a*reat walla and ?tali uaaia*.
? fea ture of th? errtertainmeot wa
a recitation entitled "A Tribute to th
American Fla?" by Francia White <
Wasltlnarlon Joeerah Tresst diaecte
tbe musical program.
SOME OTHER FELLOW
SPOILS THIS ROMANCI
"I suspect some other maa ha
mussed up my romance!"
This Is the way Ou y W. Jaekaoa
colored, explained the ?Ituatlon ?
Col. William A. Kroll >**?tt*rt*ra?
when* he returned an unused amr
rlatTe license to ba cancelled.
On November ?. Jaekaoa took eta
a license to marry Hester Gamer"
but he told ?CoL Kroll that thlntr
"done didn't -ro rich*," and he now
believes the best thine to do Is t?
call the contemplated nuptial? o*
HmehamA b *-**- lasa ?filian
???suiti ?? omet uememouTj.
The will of Louise W. Aldan. AM
for probate In the District Suprewa?
Court yesterday, clfea bar eatlr?
[?state to ber hufbejxL FTancls Ellin.
Aden, and make? him enualaa. ?Dm
will U dated ?March Tt. 1?*.
m Just enough Turkish"
Botel statistics meli aa these are, of coni-se, rattier con
clusive, tince they show the smoking preference of ao
many men, whether traveling or at home.
These men can sffoi-d any cigarette tbry like. Hence the fsrt
that at M many of theae prominent place? Fatima now on tacila
all expensive straight Turkish cigarette? is very signifVcant.
It prove? unmistakably that theae smokers find ?omethin?,
lo Fatima'? famous "just-cnoUaib-Turkisb" blend* that other
cigarettes (even the more expensive one?) do not gire them.
They like Fatima; aad more than that, they find that Fatima
treat? the? right?gives them the option of ?*****???; at wil I.
without worry ?bout "when" or "how many**.
tora Turkish Aba aay other Tu rk Uh
(_J Sensible Cigarette
20 fir 23 cents