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S. MY CtOTMes CHZCK'J)
THE "BENCH FOR HUGHEY.
. Hugh Jennings was fined $25
and costs by Umpire Going this
morning. Hugh was unable to
pay the fine and he will be on the
bench, for two months.
limp Going is judge of the
Clark, street court Jennings is
not, the famous Detroit manager,
but a colored teamster living at
290'l S. State st. He blocked traf
fic -yesterday at Qarjc and Mad
Theptramc policeman ordered
hugh.-io move o,n. Hugh had a
baseball bat under the seat of. his
wagon. He reached for it.- The
copper reached for Hugh. The
copper was the best reacher.
In court this morning Jennings
denied he was aj)allplayer.
MARTIAL LAW DECLARED.
Charleston; W. VaAug, 17.
The militia under orders from,
Gov. Glasscock today became
more active in assisting civil au-
thorities in enforcing law in Ka-
nawha county coal fields, where
5,000 armed inin'ers are on strike,
AH persons except the militia'
are ordered to lay down thein
arms. The militia is given author
ity to prevent all rioting, unlaw
ful assemblage and inflammatory
Company E of Parkersburg,
the Bluefield company and a ma
chine gun squad of militia pro-
ceeded today from PamtCreek to
Eskdale, where trouble is threat
ened between the miners and spe
cial Baldwin guards employed by
the operators. j