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rT sSOCIATED PRESS
A Dispatches of late
news are published in
The Evening Capital.
ri'pi.isnnn kvkkt evening except Sundays.
~\n!. I.XXYII No.
DEMOCRATS 111
ISS-IETING
, HERE TONIGHT
VVilliam Cabelf Bruce, For Sena
tor Clarence Roberts, For
Congress. And Thomas Nelson
pa"e To Address Gathering!
At Court House.
SPEAKERS TO BE DINED
BY YOUNGER DEMOCRACY
Williiui Cabell Bruce. Dnmocthtie
, mdl'late for I’nltcd States Senator, j
t: ;! ;,ik to the Democrat aof Annn-i
, w jis 1,11,1 Anne Arundel county .a
, iiians-sneeting tonight. So will
( 4 ti mr M Roberts, of Prince
county, the party's candidate
• r ( undress from the Fifth Congees* j
jiniol I,**!rirt Another speaker of
Uf rvruing "ill he Thomas Nelson
Utr former l lilted States Ambassa
dor in Italy.
Th< meeting will he held in the
Court House loginning at 8:30
tdork, and indications point to the
KiMt attendance that has marked a
•..tli a I gathering in Annapolis in
runt years. George K. Uullman. An- •
u polls, meinler of the last House of!
Mrsates, will preside. Governor
n.utuc i expe< ted to attend.
I lie Itined By Young Men
I’recedinK the pig meeting the can-J
t' the Governor, and .Mr. Page!
.1 to the guests of honor of the
mcitly organized Young Men's Dem-j
>•<ratio Club of Annapolis and the
< runty, at n dinner at Carvel Hall.
vh,ressi‘s will t,e delivered by each
' those named, alter which the whole
I'ai'tf *lll repair to the Court House.
Tonight s meeting practically in
.mfsirate* .Mr Bruce’s campaign of
western shore counties of the
Ntttr He lias Just returned from a
mre.-'fful trip, covering all of the
'■'unties of the Fasten) Shore. He
iniressei| larger gatherings in all of
l “'' fountv seats over there, and his
option mi all occasions was highly
mhusiastic. Mr. Kol>eits has been
is iik an active campaign in all of
counties of Southern Maryland |
owl prising the Fifth district. This
U le Ins tirst speech before a gen-
Hemocratlc meeting here. A few i
Si' .i£" he spoke before a non
llonllnn.il On l'il(i> I.)
Let
Mrs. Lovinia White
...
*• '"rtlmcst St., Annapolis
iTelephone COO)
S'hop for You at
HUTZLEK SFGTHERS €
BALTIMORE
costumes]
and HUMAN HAIR
WIGS for HIRE
'iuc of H.illowvrn favor*.
>" it*, fiive paint*, burnt cork,
MASKS
DROLL, 194 Green St.
1’ M'liiy lioom. Second Floor.
•" •>
Democratic Rally! ji
Hon. William Cabell Bruce
Candidate for the United States Senate I!
I lon. Thomas Nelson Page ;i
axd £
1 lon. Clarence M. Roberts
Candidate for United States Congress £
11 L ADDRESS THE MEETING WHICH WILL
BE HELD IN THE t
COURT HOUSE . [
Hiursday, Oct. 26,8.30 P.M. i
II he Hon George E. Rullman will Preside
COME ONE! COME ALU . 1
the ladies are expected i
,,v of the Democratic State Central Committee for f
Anne Arundel County.
Opening Capital.
STATE TO EP TAB
ON KILLING OF GAME
Huntsmen Are Asked To Fur
nish Amount Of Each
Species Bagged
OPEN SEASONS OUTLINED
* S
The State Game Department is de
sirous of obtaining information rela
tive to the amount of each and every
pecics of game killed in this State
during the hunting Hcason, and on
and after January 1, a folder naming
the different species of game which
inhabit this State, will be mailed to
•■ach person securing a bunting li
cense. with the request they till in
the amount of each species of game
killed by them during the season, and
forward same to the office of the State
Game Warden. It is very essential
to have such information in order
to determine tlie increase or decrease
in our game supply. Sporstmen are
inked to give the desired Informa
tion promptly.
Open Seasons For Hunting
The Hunting Season opened Aug
ust 16, tor Shore Birds, such as Yel
low Legs .etc.; Hall and Heed'
Birds, September 1, and Squirrels,
September 1 to Oct. 15 closed from
that day and opens for the second'
-time November 10. Wild-fowl sea
mn, such as Ducks, Geese, Brant and
Jacksnipe opens Nov. 1 and on Nov.
10. the general upland game season
opens, which includes Partridge'
(Quail), Pheasant, Woodcock. Hah-,
bit. Squirrel and Wild Turkey. There 1
is u closer season on Wild Turkey in
| Garrett county. There is also a closed i
season on Deer throughout the State, j
and it is a violation to kill either sex
of the Chinese Hinguecked or Mongo
lian Pheasant, \mder a penalty of not
less than $25 nor more than IKK).
VIOLENCE ABOI'T M. I*. SHOPS
BREAKS OUT ANEW TODAY
(lly The AarUtrd I’reim.)
LITTLE ROCK, ARK., Oct. 26.
Violence around the Missouri-Pacific
shops, which has continued intermit- j
tently since the strike of railroad
nnopmen began in July, broke out
again yesteruav and today, the last
being the bombing of a railroad em
! ployee’s home this morning. The j
I 'walls of one room was torn away and j
J furniture splintered. A woman de**n- j
Hug there with her baby was injured
by tho blasts.
Shortly afterwards a striking rail
road employee was taken to the hos
pital with a bullet through his back.
-
j H. H. Sadler
OPTOMETRIST
and OPTICIAN

205 Main St.. Annapolis. Mtl.
Hours: 8:30 to f>:3o Dally.
NOTICE!
i
The operation of the ferry across
South River at Riverview will be
discontinued on November 1. 1922.
on account of the construction of
the new bridge.
By Order of
THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
[ OF ANNE ARUNDEL CO.
TAIIIL OF IS.
PEASE IS FIXED
FOR WEDNESDAY
State's Star Witness In Prosecu-i
tion Of Case Against Cronmil-!
ler For Pattison Murder
Stands Charged As Being “Ac
cessory To Fact.”
TOSSED PISTOL INTO
QUARRY HOLE. ALLEGE!?
Mrs. Marfelle reuse, star witness
for the State in the prosecution of
William C. Cronmiller. who was con-'
victed by a jury in the local Circuit '
Court for the murder of J. Bernard ! i
Pattison. near Savage. Howard couu-11
ty, on May 11. last, will be brought |
to trial on November 1, it was an-1
nounced following a conference be-,
tween prosecuting attorneys and her ■
counsel. She will he tried on a charge
of “accessory to the fact.” in con-j
nection with the fatal shooting cfl,
Pattison. The trial will le held in
tho local Court.
It is understood that effort was
made for a mutual agreement between
the prosecution and attorneys for Mrs.
Pease for her to plead guilty to the
charge and permit sentence to hr
passed upon Mrs. Pease's own testi ,
j ttiony, but her counsel opposed such a !
| plan.
Mrs. Pepse was indicted jointly '
i with Cronmiller. by the Howard ?
I county Grand Jury for the murder of I r
| Pattison. and it. was largely upon her t
testimony to the efTect that Cronmil- ,
ler confessed to her that lie shot Pat- ,
tison, that resulted in his conviction -
of secoyd degree murder and sentence
to 18 years in the penitentiary. |
Mrs. Pease, according to the testi- ,
tuofiy adduced durihg the two- day ,
trial of Cronmillcii threw the pistol (
* (Continued On I’itge S.)
*♦ ,
JURY PROBING FATAI
ACCIDENT TO JOSEPH ;
HOEEANO.HIT By AUTO
With Police Justice William S.
Welch acting as coroner, a Jury of in
quest this afternoon began an inves
tigation of the circumstances attend
ing the fatal injury of Joseph Holland.
62 years old. of Annapolis. Mr. Hol
land, while engaged in street repair
work on Church Circle yesterday
morning, was struck by a large limou
sine, and sustained injuries from
which he died at Emergency Hospital
at 2:30 in the afternoon.
The automobile was driven by Law
rence Thorne, chauffeur for Paul
Zeke. the owner, of Brooklyn, N. Y.,
who, with his wife, was riding in It
at the time of the accident. Although
no arrest was made pending an in-
I vestigation. Mr. Zeke assured the po
lice authorities that he would assume
all liability, and would appear at An
napolis. if necessary. He gave his ad
dress as 111 Kimball street. Brooklyn.
Meanwhile, arrangements for the
funeral of Mr. Holland have been
completed. Services will be conduct
ed at his late residence. 46 Cornhill
street. Sunday afternoon at 3:30. In
terment will be in St. Anne’s cem
etery. Mr. Holland is survived by a
wife, one son. William Holland, and
. two sisters.
> Undertakers James S. Taylor and
Sons have charge of funeral arrange
: j meats.
j; WOMAN INJURED BY FALL
DOWN STAIRS OF HOME
‘j Mrs. Etheridge Kent, of 193 Severn
! I avenue, Eastport. is a patient fn the
|, Emergency Hospital as the result of
.| an accident that occurred in her home
* j yesterday at noon when she fell down
* I stairs, receiving an ugly scalp wound
1 and being generally bruised and
• shaken. She was taken at once to
J the hospital, and is reported to be
• recovering from the shock of her fall
a today and improving from her injur
i U s -
I!ARRESTED IN OHIO TOWN.
MAN ADMITS 30 BURGLARIES
r| I • '
(By The Pre*.)
i YOUNGSTOWN. 0.. Oct. 26—Joseph
Bernard, arrested here today, eon
.i'Ltsea. according to police, that he
'{ committed thirty burglaries here aud
•*iis wanted in Oil City. Pa , for bolding
{.{ up a jewelry store and shooting a
•‘ clerk last Saturday.
II | Two truckloads of stolen goods
M. were found at his home.
ESTABLISHED IN 1884.
ANNAPOLIS. MIX. THURSDAY, Ol TORI
|
Bruce Stands For
The general welfare above
1 the claims, of any par Heater
1 class or group of American
citizens.
Equal and exact rights to
all men aud special privileges
to none.
Immunity from all unneces
sary invasions of personal lib
erty.
Reliance for individual
well-being upon individual en- !
lerjirise and energy, rather
than upon government patron
age.
Regulation (lut not owner
ship! of railroads and other
public utilities by the State.
The strictest degree of pub
lic economy consistent with
the public necessities.
The largest measure of lo
cal self-government compati
ble with a vigorous national
authority.
\
CLAIMS SHE CAN
IDEM®
New Jersey Farm Girl Describes
Man And Woman At Hall-
Mills Murder
IRv Thr .laMirialnl l*ren.)
NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J.. Oct. 26.
Mrs. James CIT.-ou. p!s raiser, who
claims to have witnessed the murder
of Rev. Edward Wheeler Hall anr
Mrs. Eleanor R. Mills, today told a
newspaper reporter that she had iden
tified the man, who she says shot the
rector, as well as identifying the wo
man. who, she asserts, was with the
murderer.
Mrs. Gibson, who was on the Phil
lips farm looking for l|og feed, and
who claims to have beard. the iuur-.
derer’s name called by his woman
companion, said that she did not know
Mic identity of the slayer at the time,
but that she had recently recognized
him in the prosecutor’s office in New
Brunswick.
Mrs. Gibson, who. it was learned,
was aware of the identity of the mur
derer's woman companion, said today
she had once met her at a rummage
.-ale and instantly had recognized her
at the scene of the murder on the
Phillips farm. She added that she
had seen her since the double killing
ind was sure of her recognition. Mrs
Gilson's story tits in with that of Mr
and Mrs. Norman Tingle, who live not
r ar from deßrussey's lane.
Describes Their
Mrs. Gibson said today that the wo
man wore a gray coat extending to
her heels. She said the man had a
heavy dark mustache, bushy eye
brows and was of a heavy build.
“When I went to the prosecutor’s
office,” tile farm woman said today, “I
saw’ this man and recognized him as
the one who was standing beside the
automobille in de Brussey's lane.”
Judge Mott, the new speeialvState
prosecutor, came to New Brunswick
today and summoned every principal
in the case to the courthouse in order
that he might personally question
them.
After a conference with his detec
tives. Prosecutor Mott told newspaper
men that he was in a position to make
an arrest at once, but that he prefer
red to wait until a more opportune
time.
“The story told by Mrs. Gibson,” he
said, “is important, of course, but I
have much other information upon
which I could depend, even if I did
not have her statement.”
W. B. A. Of Maccabees To Meet
| Tho W. B. A. of the Maccabees will
r j hold its meeting tomorrow night at
, 7:30 in the Odd Fellows’ Hall. West
v street, instead of the Red Men’s Hall
as previously announced.
ijMUDD, CAMPAIGNING,
I! TO VISIT CITY FRIDAY
. 1 _
Congressman Sydney E. Madd. Re
publican. will be in Annapolis on Fri
day in the interest of his candidacy
for re-election, it was announced by
G. O. P. workers today. The Con
* gressman has been conducting a cam
paign through Charles, his 'home
•ounty. and the other counties of
1 Southern Maryland, comprising the
‘ Fifth Congressional district,
s! Mr. Murid will hold forth at the
* Maryland Hotel, it is stated, and has
5 expressed the desire to meet local Re
a publicans there or at the office of the
Collector of Port in the Postoffice
• s building, any lime after 5 in the after
noon.
•:r *><;,
ODD FELLOWS !
GIVE PLEASING
MINSTREL SHOW
Talent Of Local Lodge Appears
Before Footlights In Program
Of Mirth And Melody, Clever
Songs, Skits, Hits And Grinds <
At Annapolis Folks.
PERFORMANCE TO BE
REPEATED TONIGHT <
The Odd Fellows gave their lirst ,
minstrel show yesterday, matinee and ,
evening to a good size audience at i
both performance* ,
The show- opened with a club scene ,
with the Odd Fellows rehearsing for
'heir minstrel show. During this act .
“Nat” Robbins sang “Oh Mother. I’m (
Wild.” which was a story of an un- ,
sophisticated lad’s experiences after ,
a week on Broadway. His manner
of impersonating a “feminine” man
"•as the best that has ever teen seen
: n Annapolis. The song gave him
no opportunity to show his wonder
: fill tone and range in hiß voice, but
he had the opportunity in the min
strel part when he sang “In Rose
Time.” this being one of the best
songs of the evening.
Some Jazz Band, Tills
During the club act the audience
was I rought to a high pitch of mer
riment in the telephone conversation
between John Wood and his wifo,
liter “Slim” Casey had told Wood’s
wife that he was in the club. The
Jazz Band was composed of banjo,
mandolin and one of the greatest get
ups for a trap drum ever seen here.
The drum consisted of a water cooler,
a broken table, dust pan and a bot
tle labeled with a large interrogation
point, the put together instruments
being played by Fred Mcrriken.
M.inlimifl oil Pin* S.l
NAVY MILD MEN
GIN STIFF WORKOUT
FOR PENNSY CONTEST
Several combinations were used in
the Navy backfield during practice
yesterday afternoon. Folwell’s object
being to accustom as many players as
possible to working together, so that
he co-ordination and speed would not
be diminished if changes are made
The varsity was used defensively
against forward pass plays most of
I the time.
Quite a few big fellows were used.
'Deluding Flippen, O'Regan and Fla
herty. Each of these weighs around
175 pounds or over. Flippen came
from Centre College, where lie w?s a
substitute linesman last year. O’Rc-
I gan, who is captain of. the boxing
team, has been on the squad for. three
years, and it is felt that he is capable
1 of more football than he has yet ex
hibited. Flaherty was a substitute
’ end last year, but has gained weight
> I and is being given a trial behind the
* ! line. The backfield against U. of P
I Saturday, however will almost, cer
itainly start with Conroy. McKee, Cul
len and Barchet. as it did against
j! Georgia Tech.
The football squad, under Lieut. B
I jF. Perry, will leave Annapolis 8:46
J i Friday morning, and it is expected to
j rrrive at Bro/id Street Station about
A i loon. The rooting section, the scc
’ i end class only, about 600 strong, will
II j leave Saturday morning.
t *♦
MRS. FRED SHAW. JR..
DIES AT W. ANNAPOLIS
l Mrs. Edith Viola Shaw. "2 year?;
: old, wife of Fred W. Shaw. Jr., died!
I last night at her residence. Revel! I
street. West Annapolis, following anj
1 illness of several months of a com
! plication of diseases. Surviving her'
j Ferities her linsband, is one child. |
: The funeral will le held from her;
j late residence tomorrow afternoon at •
13 o’clock. Interment will lr c in Ce
: dar BlufT cemetery. Funeral Direc-j
j tors James S. Taylcr and Sons have!
icharge of arrangements.
SIXTH GRADE BOYS
WANT SOCCER GAMES
.
The boys of the sixth grade of the
city grammar school have organized
their soccer team for the season, and
would like to arrange games with
teams averaging 85 pounds. For
j games, address Eugene Colburn, 15
Carroll street.
TO OBSERVE NAVY DAY |
AT ST. 101'S COLLEGE
Collegians Will Join In Nation
wide Celebration In Honor
Of Service
PRESENT NAVY POLICY 1
Navy Day. which will he celebrated
throughout the country tomorrow,
will he observed in Annapolis with
appropriate exercises at St. John's
College. The Superintendent of the
Naval Academy. Rear-Admiral Henry *
B. Wilson, was asked to address the
t'adots. but pressure of business pre
vented his accepting the invitation
Navy Day is being celebrated to em
phasize the glorious services render
ed to the nation by the Navy during
'he past and the consecration to duty
of the personnel of the present (
navy.
The navy rendered vital service t '
the nation and to humanity during 1
the World War. No great fleet ac-
lion was fought to give spectacular
emphasis to :ts vital contribution to
the victory. Rut th(**convoy, the anti- J
submarine patrol, the mine barrage
wore essential factors in the win- 1
ning of the war and tlie saving of
civilization. So it has 1 een In even t
crisis of our history—the navy ha
not failed. In the Revolution, tin
War of 1812, the Civil War. the Spau
sh - American War. victory without
;he navy would have been virtually t
tnpoHsiblo. Today our peace and (
prosperity are safeguarded by the
navy. It,#is an agent of stability In j
a troubled world. It carries no
threat, but it lends authority to Am
erica's voico, for altruism j
justice and law.
As the navy is involved in every In
terest and activity of the national
life it is good for the people to sto .
i moment and consider what liu ,
(l'nnlinn<*il On I’nm 1.1
FASCISTI PLANNING FOR
ASSUMPTION OF POWER
(By The An hoc la led Pr^nn.)
ROMS. (10:45 A. M.) Oct. 26.
Benito Muzzoltni. head of the Fascist:
has called together all the militar;
leaders of that organization and s'
iiiUltancously has orde/ed all the ini 1 i
tikry sections of the Fascisti to keep it
readiness the 800,000 workers who
have joined the Fascist! organization
ordered to co-operate at an opportune
moment with the military section.
This is interpreted here as prepa
ration for the assumption of power by
the Fascisti.
BRITISH TO CONSTRUCT
TWO MAMMOTH WARSHIPS
(Bv The Awlatf(t I’reno.)
LONDON. Oct. 26.—The Admiralty,
it was stated on high authority, ham
issued tenders for the construction of
two 35,000-ton battleships.
This is in accordance with th"
Washington agreement, hut doubt h;:*•
been expressed as to whether or not
the English Government would build
these ships.
MISS RILEY TO RETAIN
CITY AS RESIDENCE
' Although Miss Clara T. Riley re
t cently relinquished her duties i i
charge of a Sunday School class < f
Calvary Church, she has not given up
her residence in Annapolis. On the
contrary. Annapolis will continue to
* be her legal residence and she will
also retain her church relations here
A few days ago Miss Riley's class cf
J, boys entertained and presented he-
with a souvenir ring, as a token ef
appreciation and esteem in which sh ;
in held.
Hallowe en Masked
DANCE \
BENEFIT WERT ANNAPOLIS.
KIKE COMPANY
. Monday, October 30
Cohen’s Orchestra
PBI7.ES FOR BERT CORTCMES.
Gentlemen. 50c.: Ladies. t£V\
<*, <$
Pigeon Shoot
SPA GUN CLUB
-Saturday, October 28
Beginning 1 :"0 Sharp.
—o —
Large assortment of prizes are
on hand. Don't fail to
be there!
$
rIE WEATHER: j
Fair and colder to
night and Friday.
I .
COMPItKIIRNSIYR LOCAL AND GENERAL NEW*.
rRICE TWO CENTS.
GOV, RITCHIE AT
DEDICATION OF
ELKS’BUILDING
Large Gathering Of Lodge Men
Marked Ceremonies Attending
Unveiling Of* Tablet In New
Addition Last Night—Oration
By R. P. Melvin.
* F
“HOME LIFE" OF ORDER
STRONGLY EMPHASIZED
With Governor Albert C. Ritchie
and District Deputy Grand Exalted
Ruler John J Powell, of Wilmington.
Del., both of whom are members of
the Order of Elks, as honored guests,
the Annapolis Lodge last night held
l memorable celebration at their at
tractive home on State Circle and
Main street.
The occasion was the unveiling of
t tablet commemorative of the loun
lation of the Elks' Home and the com
pletion of it by the enlargements re
cently made. The meeting was ono
>f the largest in the history of the
local lodge and was marked by an in
eresting program of music and ora
ory following a business meeting of
he lodge. Prominent among the ln
•al members present was Colonel
Luther H. Gadd, who was the first
Exalted Ruler of the Lodge, which
was instituted in October, 1900. Tho
second Exalted Ruler, James W. Con
roy, whs also present, as were a num
ber of succeeding Past Exalted
Rulers .
Ceremonies In New Hall
The unveiling ceremonies took place
in the llirge living room of the new
addition to the building. After the
opening ode and prayer. Exalted
Ruler Wrtiiam U. McCreody made a
brief explanatory address and intro
lueed Ridgely I*. Melvin, Past Ex
ited Ruler, as the orator of the eve
ning.
Immediately following this the tab
let was unveiled by little Miss Jen
nie Wade McCready, the daughter of
Exalted Ruler William P. McCready.
The presiding officer then presented
Governor Ritchie, who made an ap
propriate congratulatory address
which was warmly received. Charles
(1. Shearman followed with a song
entitled "An Old Fashioned Home,"
md made a big liit as usual.
After the formal ceremonies were
-ompleted, the members repaired to
I ihe basement whero the Committee
had arranged a bountiful spread. This
Ictail. as well as all other parts of
the splendid program, were under di
rect charge of a Committee headed by
I City Alderman Charles W. Smith, the
others feing Louis Lb Myers aud
Charles H. Shearman.
Description Of Tablet
The tablet which is of brass is 273
by 3 feet in dimensions, of plain de
sign. and is conspicuously on the
northeast wall in the lig assembly
hall of the new addition. 14 hceru
. the following legends in raised let-
Il'nnHunvil on PM* *•> 1 i * '
I
; c. n.?Sman
Optometrist—Optician
180 MAIN ST.
Eyes Examined. Glasses Fitted.
\ In Jewelry Store of
P. COKOSH.
SPECIAL SALE '
Fleiaher's Silverglow Yarn,
40c. per ball.
Eieishcr’s Knitting Y.'oratcd,
23c. per ball.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY. , '
Mrs. Lyda F. Bowie
*> 139 CONDUIT ST.
o2S
’for saDT

; Building on Main street suit-*
I able for 2 STORES. Situate in
the business district.
B. J. WIEGARD
PHONE 459-J. 21 SCHOOL ST,
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