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J pi,patches of late arc published in Capital. tvatti ayRNiNa ixckpt Sunday*. I'"' ! \\\ II No. IsmumoF f[S REACHING 111 STATE Forrc .t Offers SIOO Reward . Apprehension And Con don Of Parties Who Cut pm Oaks And Cedars On f j Farms. HONG EFFORTS TO ENFORCE STATE LAW !<,r:ii if! 'tTnrts arc tielng made H a -!n|i t i the practices of van g. ; 'i i!t•• wanton destruction and .I tr< t and shrul,t cry. One of prime mmt rs in this direction is , fur: i si of the Java Farms, and i. AUi.int i J.lines M Munroe has i a liiiinl in the matter since the 5.,; rt'i'iii depredations made to Mr Forrest. trw lut lionn In Absence Korn'l returned to his prop jn tin* Kliode river section of county recently after a rather Uy iilisciicc to tint! that someone cut down and carried away 24 lifu! white oak and cedar trees, pin making public (ffer by ad 'frnsnt of a reward of SIOO for ipprshiMi'ion. conviction and im- KHiHit of the party or parties committed the depredations. state Korcslrj Hoard Active Maryland State Hoard of Por tias been giving all possible to land owners in the cum of (ices. During the late st .as season, circulars were sent fa.'t throughout the state direct utrntion to the destruction of fit*;oly destroying the natural ? along highways and private trty Attention was also direct tin 1 fai t that to cheek the abus gs tins, the Maryland Legisla ted a law (Chapter 179) such offense a misdemeanor liable tv a tine of $25 or 90 days imminent, or both, for any per il' "remove, take, cut, break, in or destroy any tree, shrub, vinp, ’ r moss, or turf from the land or on I’mvb t.l sls REWARD! M.M-'oitM.VTinX I.KADI MS Tt> AM CONVICTION or 11 ID WIIO ItHOKK MV iM'ou us l UAM'IS STREET. HOWARD JEWELL, 17t5 Main Street. DANCE" amateur talent night iti :sr ia// i’>ai.i, in waltz lt;t:AM IIAI.I, Tonight, April 3rd. ' Imlssi.m, 40 (Villa. WV bail, to l lsit 'teiajioiis and Eastport Com fc,rvul K\ hi hit at the Eastport M K Church APRIL 10. 11, 12. , ' , ' ,, i .' dcs! lipttdii wilt lie on bigiii lunch amt refrenh iiiciils on sate. ' n tOc. Season tickets, Ce > Elks! Installation Of Officers meeting of the Locffce on it 8 P. M., the offl ' i to ensuing year will be After the business c -t social session will be ' -ks are requested to 1 Signed)— 'V V. McCREADY, Exalted Ruler. POST ! S GRABS GOLD kI.NG. REWARD IF TO EVENING OFFICE OR MARY HOTEL. .giTenops Durant and Lunch Room NOW OPEN AVE. & BLADEN ST. WANTED! Salesmen ax -\'APOLIS TERRITORY. I; r „ Apply , t> H ARLES STREET fj > p Outfit no Capital. WOLF CONSPIRACY CASE SOON TO BE ARGUED IN ; MD. COORT OF APPEALS ■ The regular April term of the Maryland Court of Appeals began at j 10 o’clock this morning. Sixty-four cases appear on the docket for argument. Chief among t these is the appeal of Harry B. Wolf. Baltimore lawyer, against the State, involving the cpnspiracy charges in connection with the William B. Nor ris holdup and murder, of which he was convicted in the Criminal Court of Baltimore city. The case is list ed as No. 16 on the docket, and in ♦he ordinary run of routine, It may be reached by Thursday or Friday. ? although it is just as likely that it will go over until Tuesday of next I week. f There will be a great array of legal i talent when the case is called for I argument before the State’s highest i tribunal. Attorneys for Wolf include ■ Samuel K. Dennis. F. Neale Parke • Thomas H. Robinson. W. Webster Smith, and Gerald W. Hill, all of whom represented him at tho trial In the lower court. In behalf of the State, the case will be argued by State’s Attorney Robert F. Leach, Jr., of Baltimore city; Herbert O’Conner. Attorney - General Alexander Arm strong. and former Attorney-General Edgar Allan Poe. Navy Takes Island; Secretary Denby Sued • Efforts to have the Navy Depart ment ousted from Cross Island, So lano county, Cal., were started yester day when James R. O’Donnell, of Los Angeles. Cal., filed suit In the District Supreme Court against Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby. O’Donnell asks for a restraining order to pre vent further interference on the part of the naval secretary in his occupa tion of the island. O’Donnell charges, through Attor ney Edmund Burke, that he was ousted from the island, which, he says, is his own property, in 1912 by the Navy Department, and that the navy has since held possession of the property. The island consists of 350 acres, and is valued at $350,000. MAIL ROBBERY CHECKS TO $51,250 THUS FAR (By Tin* AMorintnl I’rw*.) ST. LOUIS. MO., Apr. 3.--Postofflce inspectors today announced that a partial check-up of registered mail obtained by robbers in a holdup here yesterday showed the nine stolen pouches contained at least $51,250 in negotiable bonds. It is possihle the complete checks will show negotiable securities running into six figures, it was said. IN TEMPORARY CHARGE OF AFFAIRS OF K. K. K. IB - Tlw AnMriwtr<l ATLANTA. GA„ Apr. 3.—An injunc tion which temporarily places Wil liam Joseph Simmons in complete authority over the knights of the Ku Klux Klan and prevents disbursement of any money without his consent was approved by Judge E. D. Thomas, of Fulton Superior Court, it was an nounced today. rt 000 00000 00 Notice! Id a N c E| At FIREMEN’S HALL WEST ANNAPOLIS. o —o— O o benefit salvation aKM V. o o Friday Eve, April 6 f % AT S :.X O'CLOCK O O —e- O o MUSIC BY CARVEL HALL * g ORCHESTRA. o O Lnilies. .TV, etleuen, .'sk>. O O ° OOOOVOOSOOOOOOOooooooooooo The Annapolis Garage WILL OPEN APRIL Ist TAXI SERVICE. STORAGE. WASHING \V. I. OWENS —F. L. FOSTER 103-105 WEST ST. TELEPHONE 000 ! aC> - - - .1 . . -- i ■— i 0000000000000000000000000-; if Coming ! \ r WATCH for . “The Third Alarm” | e o § To be shown at the Circle Play- £ £ house April 16 and 17. I enelit £ £ Eastport Volunteer Fire Co. r a ' a <*oooooooooooo*o'>r><'e^A*'veo BOLD RUM THIEVES I ill DISTILLERY I Gang Of 40 Bind Guards With Tape and Get Away With Liquor Valued At SIOO,OOO tßy Th AMorlalrd Prna.) ; BALTIMORE, MD., Apr. 3.—A gang , of armed thc-lves said to number close to forty, overcame the guards early today, tied them fast with adhesive tape, and proceeded to rob one of the warehouses •of the Spring Garden General bonded warehouses, No. 1, District of Maryland, in southwest Baltimore, according to the story told by the guards to the police. According to the authorities there are unusual features to the story which are being checked up. A check up of the amount of liquor ttolen is being made by government officials and until this is finished it will not be known to a certainty just how much the raiders made away with. Police were told that three truck loads were stolen. The value of the stolen liquor is said to run to near ly SIOO,OOO. Close To B. And O. Tracks From information in the hands of police the robbery took place about 1 a. m. The warehouse, which was formerly known as the Baltimore Dis tilling Company, is located at Rus sell and Worcester streets, close to the Baltimore and Ohio railroad. Around the place are a few fac tories deserted at night. Across the street is a lumber yard that affords ample screen. According to the story of the guards they were waylaid by the robbers, knocked down, bound and imprisoned .in closets of the plant. Nearly two hours later, one of them said he discovered tjie door of his prison was not locked and he made his way to the streot where a Baltimore and Ohio trainman cut his bonds. He then returned to the ware house and liberated his companions, after which they notified the police. FRED STEHirfO BUILD NEW ROADWAY LEADING INTO SHERWOOD FOREST The Board of County Commission ers, in session today, awarded to Fred Stehle. of Annapolis, the con tract for building a stretch of highway leading from Iglehart Station into Sherwood Forest, bids for which had been invited the iast several weeks. Mr. Stehle submitted the lowest bid in a field of four competitors. His bid was $17,894. Other bidders and their bids were Christhilf and Enfcor, Bal timore, $18,038; Tydings Marine Com pany, Baltimore, $18,695; Ward and O’Connell. Baltimore. $18,549. The read will be built’of concrete and will be approximately 3.625 feet long, with a width of 15 feet. Work will be commenced by the contractor within a few days. This road will be a decided improvement to the now thickly settled Sherwood Forest soc tion. Navy Lacrosse Team Expects Hard Test The Naval Academy lacrosse team is expecting the hardest game of the coming season from Mount Washing ton. of Baltimore, which plays here on Saturday. Last year the same team was defeated by but a 3 to 2 score and the Navy has lost a large part of its veterans and is by no ; means as strong as last season. | In particular the Navy recalls Stuart. Mount Washington’s goal keeper of last season, who will play again Saturday. He is rated as the best goal tender who ever played on ; the local field. On the other hand, the Navy has a particularly strong de-j fense so that the score is likely to be ; I low. Coal Fields Yield Is Small Hjr I'n, A „.,<•>,it r--,,. I TOKIO. Apr. 3.—Although immense : coal fields exist in South Saghalien. j the portion of the island ceded to Ja pan by *the Portsmouth treaty, the output reaches only 140.000 tons a i year. The consumption being 200.000 j \ j tons, the balance has to be imported; ■! from Japan proper. The best fields ’ j are under state control. Meeting Of Standard Bearers The Standard Bearers will hold their regular monthly meeting at the residence of Miss Mary Knight Lin thieum In the Hotel Maryland this , I pvoiij)H> At 7: -A i ESTABLISHED IN 1884. ANNAPOLIS, MD., TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 1023. Six Airplanes Complete Record Flight Of Over 6,000 Miles (By The A••orlated I’rna.) WASHINGTON. D. C.. Apr.'3.— Six army airplanes arrived at Bolling Field here today, conclud ing a circuit of more than 6.000 miles from San Antonio, Texas, to Porto Rica and return to Wash ington. which was officially rec orded by the War Department as “one of the most remarkable pioneer flights in the history of aviation.’* > SALES OF CITY AND COUNTY REAL ESTATE CONSUMMATED DAT Three pieces of property belonging ot the estate of the late Isaac Hoh berger. of Annapolis, were dispose! of at public auction in front of the Court House this morning. Two lots of 32 feet frontage, improved by small dwellings, on Johnson street in the lower section of the city, were pur chased by Walter H. Hart and Jacob Blum for $1,050 and $1,525, respec tively. A lot SO bv 160 feet on Burn side street, Eastport, was sold to Joseph Hochlerjjer for $2,005. The nine-room dwelling house on Prince George street, formerly the residence of the Hohberger family, was also offered for sale, but with drawn for want of sufficient lid. The sale was conducted ty Nicholas H. Green, as attorney for the owners, and William H. Moss was auctioneer. Another sale at the Court House today was a 68-acre tract of land on the northeast side of the public road leading from Millersville to Mount Tabor, improved by a sul stantial dwelling and outbuildings, and close to the new State highway to be built through that section. The pur chaser wag Ridgely P. Melvin and the price $3,375. The sale was made un der mortgage proceedings by Frank M. Merriken, attorney, and William H. Moss w'as auctioneer. Tourists From New England In City Tourists to the number of 175 from Fairport. Mass., are taking in the points of interest about the city and Naval Academy today. The party ar rived in the city early this morning on a special car of the Washington. Baltimore and Annapolis Electric Railways from Baltimore. The visi tors took luncheon at the Hotel Mary land. “Pro** Agent Killed From Ambush (By Toe AKKoeiated I're.) FLORENCE. S. C.. Apr. 3 —J. Le- Roy Youman. a Federal prohibition officer, was shot from ambush end killed shortly after two o’clock this in a raid on stills near Hartsville, S. C. Youman was accompanied by five, prohibition officers when the shootine occurred. The party had approached to within 25 yards of the still when fire was opened upon them and You man was hit. Returning the fire, the prohibition agents forced one man to seek shelter in a nearby swamp. RUDOLPHKAISISELLS FLORISTS' BUSINESS As a stepping stone to his final "re tirement from business. Rudolph ! Kaiser, for many years one of the leading florists of Annapolis, today, following negotiations, consummated a deal for the sale of his green houses at West Annapolis. The pur chaser is Charles H, Romadnik, of Baltimore, and the price paid was $7,000. Mr. Kaiser, for the next few months, will continue to occupy his store property and sales rooms at 104 College avenue, but plans to even tually retire. | Governor To Dine Judiciary Of State Governor Ritchie has sent invita tions to all of the circuit judges in the State and to members of the Court of Appeals to attend a dinner which he will give in their honor Thursday night in the Executive Mansion here. The members of the Court of Ap i peals and the Supreme Bench of Bal timore City have accepted the invi tation. In addition to the judicial force of the State, the Governor has extended invitations to Attorney- General Alexander Armstrong and other officials closely connected with the judiciary, including C. C. Magru der. chief clerk of the Court of Ap peals. 1 BREAD BAKING NOW IS GREAT SCIENCE Has Developed Years Than Ever Before, Says Expert (Bt Th* AMMetatad rrnu.) NEW HAVEN, Apr. 3.—The science of baking has developed more in the past ten years than in all the previous years of man, Dr. If. E. Barnard, of Chicago, declared at today s general meeting of .he American Chctnicai Society. “A few baking chemists, working under little appreciated difficulties have in the last decade overthrown the craft control of 100 centuries and built a scientific industry,” said Dr. 1 Barnard. "To be sure, for many years chemists have helped the miller buy wheat for his grinding. They have valuated flour by weighing ashes . and digesting proteins; they, have given casual assistance to the brewer and distiller, and have turned yeast maker for the baker. But their rou tine service never unlocked the se crets of fermentation or solved the mysteries of gluten. , Is Sow Chemical Process “Today the baking of bread is a chemical process, with physical and biological aspects, carried on in huge laboratories filled with automatic machinery and operating under tem (Contlnnril On 4.) Forty-One Couples Wedded During March Dan Cupid led 41 couples to the marriage altar during the late month of March, more than doubling the net results of his efforts compared to the corresponding month in 1922. Rec ords in the Court Clerk’s office show a total of 41 licenses taken out during the pa*:-t month, of which 28 were is sued to white, and 13 to colored, couples. In March of 1922 the total npmber issued was 18. The following license was issued today: TIPPETT-RUSSELL George Tip pett, 22; Leona L. Russell, 18; both of Gambrills, Anne Arundel county. COLORED BOY HAS : ’ SMALLPOX; OTHERS OF RACE VACCINATED Discovery several days ago that a • colorod boy living in the section around Robinson station is afflicted by smallpox, has led to wholesale vac cination of the colored population of . that community. The boy suffering , from the disease is Richard Richard- I son, 11 years eld. I * The case is under the care of Dr. ■ James S. Billingslea of the upper count/, who, with several other phy t sicianß have been engaged in the vac r cination of residents. The afflicted 1 ; toy now is confined in a shanty in i an isolated section, and a special ■ guard is kept about the premises, * particulary on Sundays. , Funeral Services For Mrs. Duncan Kennedy The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Ken nedy was held this morning at 11:30 | by Chaplain Sydney K. Evans in the Naval Academy cemetery, where she was buried. Mrs. Kennedy, who was - 68 old. died in New York. She i was the widow of Captain Duncan ? j Kennedy of the Naval Academy class .j of '6B, who died at Guantanamo in i; 1906. She is survived by a son, Dun -1 can Kennedy. : REAR-ADMiRAL MOORE : EXPECTED TO DE The condition of Rear-Admiral C B. i T. Moore, IT. S. N., (retired), who lias k ! been a patient at the Naval Hospital. ' j Philadelphia, since having a lienior ! rhage on Saturday last, is very un - favorable and he is not expected to i | live. f Admiral and Mrs. Moore, who are ? I well-known in Annapolis, came from r ! their home in Decatur, 111., two . months ago for the Admiral to receive -1 medical treatment at Johns Hopkins -i Hospital and have since been staying - in Philadelphia with their son-in-law I ; and daughter, Commander and Mrs. s John Graham. Rear-Admiral Moore was graduated II from the Naval Academy in thfc class h| of 1873 and retired July 29. 1915. He - had two tours of duty at the Naval - Academy and served as Governor of Samoa for two yoara. # isms OF ST. ANNE'S ELECT VESTRY; OFFICERS TO BE NAMED In conformity with the old Vestrj act of Maryland passed back in 1798 vestrymen of St. Anne's Episcopal Church were elected at the annua' meoting held yesterday. The annual meeting is always held immediately after Easter. St. Anne's is governed by a boari’ of eight Vestrymen. The terms o! four of these, namely, Frank A. Mon roe, Henry C. Campbell. W. Meadr Holladay, and Rudolph Kaiser, had expired, but all were re-elected fo two years. Nevett Steele presided at the meeting and Samuel Brooke act ed as secretary. The other vestrymen are Dr. Thomas Fell, L. Dorsey Gas saway, William L. and Eugem W. Iglehart. The entire board wiP meet at an early date when officers, consisting of wardens and a treasurer will te elected for the year. The present officers, who are in addition to the eight vestrymen are: Never Steele and John M. Green, senior and junior wardens; Samuel Brooke, reg istrar, and George F. Quaid, treas urer. Navy Nine To Face Amherst Tomorrow The Navy baseball players will get into action on home grounds again to- 1 morrow afternoon when they will I stack up against the nine from Am herst College, of Massachusetts. One ) week ago tomorrow the middle? opened their season by defeating Syracuse. Then they went on th< week-end Southern trip, during whicl they played three games, returning on Sunday. The game tomorrow i? booked to start at 3:45. Funeral Services For Mark M. Jouror Funeral services for Mark M j Jouron, who died Friday night e Emergency Hospital following an , operation for stomach trouble, were' held at 9 o'clock this mbrtiing fron his late residence. 226 West street, in stead of St. Mary’s Church, as origin- j ally arranged. Father Prendergast of St. Mary’* Church, officiated, anf interment was made in St. Mary'; cemetery. # The pallbearers were: Harr; j Leitch, Otho Leitch, Paul Medford. Harry Westphai, E. B. Kent am’ j Baron Stallings. Funeral Directo’ j B. L. Hopping had charge of arrange ments. M Would Disband House Of David (By The Associated Press.) , LANSING. MICH., Apr. 3. Quo j warranto proceedings to compel offi- j cials of the House of David colony to show cause why the organization j should not be disbanded were insti tuted in the Ingh%m County Circui' Court here today by the State of Michigan. MAJ. LANIERDISMISSED FROM VL NAT. GUARD FOR CENERALHITNESS (By The Associated PrMn.) RICHMOND, VA., Apr, 3. Major Percy B. Lanier, of Petersburg, Va.. member of the 163 Infantry, Virginia National Guard, was dismissed from the service today upon the report of a military, board of efficiency which found that he had “neither the capa city nor general fitness for an officer in the military service of Virginia.” The charges against Major Lanier were preferred by Cant. W. G. Arm strong. &lso of Petersburg. They were never made public, but were referred to by officials as of a na ture unbecoming an officer of the United States Army. The* report of the board which heard the evidence covered more than six hundred typewritten pages and was presented last week to Adjutant- General Sale, who recommended to Gov. Trinkle that the board’s recom mendation be approved. The execu tive acted in accordance with the rec ommendation after a careful exami nation of the report | Major Lanier first enlisted in the Virginia national guard in 1903, but t has resigned and re-enlisted several , times since. He is 37 years of age I and ajiescendant Q f one of Virginia’s most prominent families. Major Lanier was chief clerk of I the Petersburg postoffice until he wds t dismissed bn charges of violating the > federal penal code. This charge now I is in the hands of the Grand. Jury T sitting in the United States district court here. THE WEATHER: • Rain tonight and Wednesday. Warmer to ll night. | X)MPMHINHTI LOCAL AND OSNNBAL Hfft PRICE TWO CENTS. NEGRO LODGED . IN CO. JAIL ON MURDER CHARGE # ————— Edward Brooks, Colored. Who Shot Walter Smith, On Road Near Junction Yesterday, Was • Captured At Laurel Three Hours After Crime. NEIGHBORS JSAY MUCH BAD FEELING EXISTED Charged with the murder of Walter Smith, 27 years old. Edward Brooks, colored, same age, was lodged In the Anne Arundel county jail here late yesterday afternoon to await the ac tion of the grand jury at the coming April term of the Circuit Court. The white man was shot down In the county road in the presence of his wife and died almost instantly. Brooks is said to have confessed the killing, but aside from the (act that he shot Smith when the latter accus ed him of breaking the back of a pig belonging to him (Smith), he will not discuss the crime. In “Bootleg" Traffic, Too Linked with the accusation about the pig, however, persons living in the neighborhood say that both Smith and Brooks had been engaged in “bootleg ging” for some time; that there had j been bad feeling between the two for several months, and that Smith had also accused Brooks of stealing a "•-till. The crime was committed on the county road leading to Annapolis Junction. 15 miles from here. Both Smith and Brooks, it appears, rented I small places on the farm of John Jones, a bricklayer. In the Fourth dis i Lrlct, not far from the Laurel race track and the Prince George’s county border line. According to the story told by Mrs. Smith to neighbors soon after the shooting, she and her hus ! land had left their home to wa'k to Annapoli?- Junction. On The c-iunty road they met the negro, anl a w rd/ ' altercation between her husband and Brooks ensued. Brooks is said to have denied the accusation, and al most without warning, he whipped out i revolver and shot Smith. The bul let penetrated Smith's jugular vein and death was practically instantane- I ous. The tragedy was committed about 12:15. Mrs. Smith Sought Neighbors Mrs. Smith hurried to the home of i neighbors and reported the affair. Brooks, in the meantime, fled in the | direction of Laurel. State Police Patrolman Scaggs. who knew the nesro, traced him to the town of Laurel, where he was arrested shortly before 4 o’clock. Brooks made no re sistance. On the contrary, he showed a willingness to surrender himself. Meanwhile. SherifT Harry T. Levely. who had been notified of the tragedy, went to Laurel and took the prisoner into custody. The dead man was a boilermaker by occupation, but bad not followed his trade for more than a year. Besides his widow, he is survived by a four -year-oid daughter. Brooks has a wife and two children. ! VICAR-GENERAL PUT TO DEATH BY SOVIETS II ~ * (By The Associated Press.) ’; MOSCOW, Apr. 3.—Monsignor Con i stantine Butchkavitch, vicar-general .j of the Roman Catholic Church in ’ j Russia, condemned to death for wil • j fully opposing the Soviet government, • j has been executed by a firing squad. :jMMirO BENEFIT BF DM 11 11 “• I j A dance will be given in the Flre -1 men's Hall, West Annapolis, on Fri- / > i day evening next, April , for the - i benefit of the Salvation Army. Danc ing will start at 8:20 o’clock, the - music to be furnished by the Carvel - Hall Orchestra. Plans are under way /to make the dance an unusually at • tractive affair. It is being arranged t by a committee of young people un i der the supervision of Mrs. Walter > Collision, of Weems Creek, and Mrs. i Alexander Proskey, of West Annapo lis. f As there was a great deal going on s daring the week of the Salvation ; Army Drive the West Annapolis and r Weems Creek colony decided to pat • off their dance until aftec> Easier, t With a good and excellent music a large crowd is expected.