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Fingerprints on Automobile
May Give Clue to Trio Who Robbed Norton Mine. Be tie Assoc); ted Press. NORTON, Va„ September 16.—In vestigations sought today to learn from possible finger prints on an automo bile the identity of the masked bandits who escaped with a $15,000 mine pay poll after holding up two company employes and a deputy sheriff near here. Meanwhile, search for • the men turned to Tennessee after several per sons reported they saw near Gate City a black sedan similar to that used by the robbers. Several hunters who saw the car •aid it bore Tennessee license plates. The bandit machine bore no license tags, but investigators said the oc cupants would have had time to put the tags on after the robbery. • Continually Theatened. Joe Osier, manager of the Black Wood Coal & Coke Co. said the pay roll, amounting to between $15,000 and $16,000, was covered by insurance. Bud Hall and E. F. Buell, the pay Toll earners, said two of the gunmen threatened them continuously while they were forced to accompany them on a 30-minute drive from the scene of the hold-up to High Knob. The third followed in the bandits’ ear. The bandits finally answered Hall's pleading by saying they would not "harm a hair on your heads” if "you behave yourselves,” Hall said. examined Tor Fingerprints. Officers examined for fingerprints the automobile of C. W. McNutt, a deputy sheriff, who was accompanying the pay roll men to the company's Pardee mine, 11 miles from here, and in whose machine they were forced to drive to High Knob. The hold-up trio, armed with shot guns, blocked the pay roll car on a desolate mountain road and forced their victims to hand over the money. Two of the robbers wore handker chiefs over the lower parts of their faces, while the third was wearing dark glasses, the deputy said. McNutt said the bandits took the keys of his car with them, delaying the report of the robbery. ROSE STEIN NAMED LIBERTY UNIT HEAD Sons and Daughters of Liberty Elect Other Officers in Con vention Here. Mrs. Rose Stein of Long Island, N. V., was elected national councilor of the Sons and Daughters of Liberty yesterday at the organization’s six tieth annual convention, at the Wash ington Hotel. Other officers elected for the coming year include Mabel Hawkins of Natick, Mass., national associate councilor; Lloyd Sakers of Baltimore, vice councilor; Anna Filer of Mahanoy City, Pa., associate vice councilor; Matthew Kenney of Phila delphia, secretary; Adele Wacker of Philadelphia, associate secretary; George W. MacFarkmd of Trenton, N J-, treasurer; Mrs. Flossie Adams of Danbury, Conn., associate treasu rer; Mrs. Gertrude Ronary of Ridge way, N. J„ guide; Miss Libbie Stewart of Brooklyn, inside guard, and Mabel Faddis of Philadelphia, outside guard. The council adopted a resolution urging Congress to strengthen immi gration restrictions and to require aliens to register and apply for citi zenship within a specified time after their arrival in the United States. Atlantic City was chosen for next year's convention. George Harri* to Talk. George W. Harris of Harris & Ewing will be principal speaker at the regular weekly luncheon of the Washington Round Table at the Cosmos Club to morrow at 12; 30 p.m. He will discuss "First-hand Glimpses of Europe." William A. Edelbut will preside. By Proxy GIRL IN MICHIGAN TO WED MAN IN JAVA. JOAN A KINGMA. Miss Kingma, 24, at her home in Grand Rapids, Mich., will be married by proxy to morrow to Herman A. Vogel, 34, who is at Batavia, Island of Java, Dutch East Indies. A proxy will speak Miss King ma’s lines with Vogel, whom she 7t'ill join in a fe70 months. —Copyright, A. P. Wirephoto. FOUR EARTH SHOCKS Two Possibly Occurred in Alaska Laboratory Reports. PASADENA, Calif., September If (/Pi.—Four strong earthquake shock* were recorded yesterday on the seismo graph of the Carnegie Institution’* Laboratory. The first shocks were recorded at 4:40:19 am. and 4:50:58 a.m, (Pacific standard time). The distance was esti mated at 6,100 miles in southwestern direction. Two more shocks estimated to be 2.200 miles distant were recorded al 3:5:10 p.m. and 4:00:15 p.m. Attend ants said the latter shocks probably originated in Alaska or Central Amer ica. Want Games Broadcast. Kilkenny, Irish Free State, has pro tested to the government because foot ball games are not broadcast. FLOYD WILLIAMS BURAIL RITES HELD Harrisonburg Radio Owner Was Widely Known in Musical Circles Here. Burial services for Floyd Williams, widely known in congressional, mu sical and radio circles here, who died Tuesday at Harrisonburg, Va., was to be held at 2 p.m. today at Rock Creek Chapel, followed by burial In Rock Creek Cemetery. Dr. Albert Evans, pastor of New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, and Rev. Park Wilson of Harrison burg will officiate. The funeral serv ice was held at Harrisonburg yester day afternoon. Pallbearers here were Charles H. Doing, David Deibler, George P. Ross, Calvin Linton, Dr. Beveridge Miller and Dr. Howard Linton. Music at the burial service will be given by Gertrude Norwood Mockbee, pianist, a pupil of Mr. Wil liams’ widow, and Elsa Raner, vio linist. Mr. Williams was president, general manager and principal owner ■ of Radio Station WSVA at Harrisonburg. Going there as program director, he built up the station until it has be come one of the finest in Virginia. He advanced to the executive direction of the station, which also had offices in Staunton. Mr. Williams’ death was from heart disease, attributed to overwork. Al though he had a home in Harrison burg, he still maintained his Wash ington residence, 2608 Thirty-sixth street. He served as assitant admin istrator of the United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission and before that w^as clerk of the Senat< Rules Committee for five years. He also was prominent as a singer. He was soloist in several Washington churches and was well known on the radio as "the dream singer.” He sang over N. B. C. from New York for several years. His widow, the former Miss Mabel Linton, musician and teacher, ar ranged many of his radio programs. He leaves two sisters. Mrs. Herman Mitts and Miss Lola Williams. --• -- One hundred twenty invalids trav eled in a special train when 4.000 pilgrims went from Dublin to the Knock shrine in the Irish Free State. AIR POSSE FORMS TUCSON. ArlZ., September 16 <£*>.— The Pima County sheriff's air patrol, replacing the picturesque horseback posse, was scheduled for Its first hunt today. The quarry is the driver of a truck which struck and killed a cyclist last night. Sheriff Ed Echols said the truck would probably be found in the desert. Six private pilots recently were sworn in as special deputies and hereafter will search for fugitives who flee into the desert and mountain regions of the county. American Devices Shown. Electric refrigerators and washing machines made in America are to b# * shown in Dublin, Irish Free State. i M---? — 1 i * —-t _ Dvn|Omln RnOOiC S r fliRil Daroo fir RaynoMs Paints 922 N. Y. Ave. National SfilO | • ESTABLISHED 1865 • p J ARTISTS! PAINTERS! j PRODUCE FINER WORK! ff ft Use cither Primetex (1-10") ft § or Paramount (3-16"), the i i solid wood pulp boards with a f | smooth surface to take fine $ ft point or process designs; their i | sized surfaces dry quickly and § I ^ey are easy on all cutting I blades. Excellent for back- ff | grounds and cut-outs. Deliv- I ered by Borker -free in any If | quontity! |GEO. M. BARKER: | • COMPANY • | LUMBER and MILLWORK | 649-651 N. Y. Ave. N.W. % 1523 7th St. N.W. 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