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I Sunday services were well attended tlin ughout the day. The Editor of the State Line Advo cate wh8 a business visitor in town last week. Mr. R. A. Stepteau of Clarksburg. W. Va., is home visiting his patents, hjr and Mrs. W. H. Stepteau on East Spring street. Miss Dlcie Thompson is spending her vacation. We are glad to see you Miss Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. David Crockett are still with us. Stay as long ns you likj the climate will do you good and wo enjoy your stay. Master Wm. Allisoiv son of Mr. and Mrs. Cltis. Allison, is able to be out in tire yard after suffering from a broker, leg. Hurry Bill and get well, the hoys a.e playing ball. Marion and Wytheville base ball teams will crss bats this afternoon Boys you must win thijs old game. Mr. William (Lony) Greenlee lef* this week after visiting his daughter Mrs. Chas. Caliv’er and numerous friends. Mr. Earnest lloundshell. of Pulaski is a visitor in town. Mr. and Mrs Chas. Gibson were vis itors in Rural Retreat Sunday; the guest of Mrs. Carrie Collier. The I. O. O. Good Samaritans wilt have their field day August 21si. Tulere will be a great ball gome be tween Bristol and Wytheville ball clubs. Come out. The wedding bells on Franklin street seem to lie wrapped in mystery. So strange. Infantile paiaylsts has invad-. d on1* town. We have had one death in tin' little child of Mr. Daniel Johnson. Mrs. Ada Cook was buried Tuesday August 12tli. She leaves a brother, two daughters and. a grand-child to mourn their loss. The churches of the town are invited to have tables at the fair grounds Aug. 21, during the Good Samaritan Field Day. Messrs. Chas. Allison, Robt. Grubb and James Chapman were Monday vis itors in Pulaski. They got what they wonted. The Eureka Choral Club gave a de lightful entP'tainment in Marion on August 14th. A large crowd of the youngier set went on a moon light picnic last week. There is some old soup being warm ed up on Main street. What about it? Mrs. Flora Nickerson left for Ablng don to visit Mr. John Grteer, who Is quite 111. Mrs. Mattie Dickerson of Omar, W. Va. and Miss Louise Ward of Hunting ton. W. Va., were called to the bed side of their mother, who is quite ill at the home of her son Rev. W. W Ward Madames Bessie Dylie, Lucile Dick - erson nnd Flora Nickerson spent last Friday in Roanoke, attendin gthe Val le> Baptist Association. Wytheville base ball club won from Marion 13 to 11 in a very loosely play ed game. —Mrs. Josephine Wnrrone** c5 New York City, N V., who has been visit ing our city :he guest of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Threat was entertained on Fri day night th-» 10th inst., at the home of Mr. and Mrs Thomas Berry, 210 E. 17th street. S-.mthside. An enjoyable evening was spent and refreshments were served al undantly. Among the guests present was Mrs. Maria How ard Jackson r»* Fredericksburg, Va. —Mr. and ^rs John H. Smith and Mr. Holmes t: New York who arrived \n our city la'-i week in their beautiful Essex car lef Thursday for tlieii home. They v li stop in Washington, '•nltimore aid Philadelphia on their return trip. Tl-ey were very elaborate ly etertained Jfst Wednesday night at the home of Sir. and Mrs. W. E. L Smith, 109 E 17th street. Their may friends wish them good luck on t»'0ir long journey MAN JUGGED FOR TOTING SHINE FILLED BOTTLES (Preston News Sendee) Washington, D. C.. Aug. 15.— Har ry E. Rhodes}, charged with transport ing whiskey in violation of the nation al prohibition law. was convicted in nn lice court last Thursday and fined $350 In default of the fine Rhodes is to serve sixty days in jail. Rhodes didn't have the kale, So he was “Jugged.’'' According to the testimony Rhlode? late Tuesday evening It‘ft Balt.more with thirty-five half pints and s -veral juts of corn whiskey for a party in Washington Ho reached Washington after dark and was picked up by a po liceman . Rhodes told the court that ne did not own the whiskey. h\it had l>een paid $10 to bring it to Washing ton. The court believes that Rhodes owned the whiskey, and if he did not own it lie knew the parties who engag ed him to deliver it ns well ns those to wrhom it was to be delivered. Rhodes said that he was to be at a cer tain street at a certaih time and tne man to whom he was to deliver the whiskey would meet him and make himsmlf known that he was the right party to receive the cargo. “Well.” said the judge, "after you spend a few days in the jug possibly your memory will serve you much better.'' n mtm » ^ —Yon may say a mule laughs, but It ts nothing to the laugh of the people, whh are preparing to go on the The ban’s excursion to Bay Shore. Thurs day August 23rd. EX-SLAVE, 100 PICKS A YOUNG BRIDE. OF 40. Shreveport. T^i. Aug. 11.—Wilson Fdwardrt* Negro farmer 100 years old ha« procured a Uoense to marry a for ty-vear old woman. It will he the form slave’s third marriage . He says he likes to marry them young while they can work, as v/hon they become o'd the rheumatism "hit*" them. Buy Hi-Ja Quiaiae Hair Drusang, the miracle hair treat *«•*. •* your druggists, from our ageata. or by mail direct fraua us. Price 25c, postpaid. AGENTS WANTED Write for our moneymaking plan and circulars TODAY. W« have thousands of agents who are making real money sell ing Hi-Ja products. KINKY NAPPY HAIR-DON'T HAVE IT! rl jhl f Ha'r^Dressing. the marvelous new hair treatment, makes it possible for you to have beautiful hair. rhi* i, „o idle statement. Hun dreds now have hair that falls in soft, silky strands below their shoulder* because they have used Hi-ja Quinine Hair Dressing. If you have hair that is short, kinky or stubborn, start using Hi-ja Quinine Hair Dressing. You will be amazed at the fine results which will Sow in the shortest time. Hi-ja Quinine Hair Dressing not only beautifies the hair *'°r* ,tch,ng of ,hc *ca,P- ,eMcr relieves all scalp This is not ordinary hair dressing—it is Hi-ja Quinine Hair Dressing—the superior new product. hi-ja CHEMICAL CO. ™ SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER So that every Indy and gentle man may we just what Hi-Ja Quinine Hair Dressing will do to straighten and beautify the hair we are making the follow ing remarkable introductory of fer. On receipt of $1.00 wo will forward 4 boxen of H!-Ja Quinine Hair Dressing and 1 lot tie of Hi-Ja Cocoanut Sham poo (value of thin o*«ortment, $1.25). alt for the prise of $1.00. Send $1.00 Today IDEAL SOCIETY NEWS. The Supreme Lodge, National Ideal Benetit Society to meet September 4 lb23. The session will be held in John Wesley M. E. Church, corner Aspen S*. uud Lancaster Avenue, West Bhilauei pl/ia. Ur<at preparations are in progress for the meeting of the convention. Mr. A. W. Hoimesv Supreme Master wishes all delegates and visitors from Richmond and vicinity attending tie Annual Sbssion of the Supreme Lodge take notice that the delegates will le ave in a special car via R. F. and 1J., lly., Monday, September 3> 11:55 A. M Broad Street Station. Be at the station 11.00 A. M. sharp. Tidewater delegatee will leave by tbe way of Cape Charles. Several Lodges are to be organized this month. Mr. Samuel C. Jackson of Norfolk Va., called at the Ideal Office this week. The regular meeting of ihe District Council will he held Friday, August ». Important business will be transacted *nd a large number of members are expected to be out. C. MSOOM SLEMP HONORED. Named Secretary to President Coolidge Washington, Aug. 14.—Representa tive C. Bascom Slemp. of Virginia, has been tedered and hus accepted the position of secretary to President Coolidge. The uppointmcnt of Mr. Slemp came as a surprise inasmuch} as his name had not been mentioned in connection with the secretaryship. Among those who had been talked of os sucdassoi s to Mr. Christian, who submitted his resignation last week, were Edward T. Clark, who was Mr. Coolidge’s secre tary as Vice-President, and Benjamin F. Felt, of Boston. Letter of Thank*. Mr. A. W. Holmes. Supreme Master of the National Ideal Benefit Society. Woiihy Brother:—Our hearts are filled with gratitude for the prompt payment of $100.00 the Death Claim of my sister, Jannie Ellis, whto was a member of Twilight Lodge No. 1. Wo pray that God's richest blessings may ever rest upon you and your noble oi <fc*r. Signed: IVORY ELLIS. Witnesses: Richmond, Va M. S. PAYNE. FANNIE M. TAYLOR. HOOD TEMPLE A. M. B. ZION. Corner Clay and Adams Streets. Ifev. Dr. M. P. Gregory has returned from Cincinnati Ohio, whVere he attend ed the Connectional Council ami Edu cational Boar, meeting of whiieh he is secretary last week. He will fill his pidpit morning and night Sunday, August 19tli. The Sacrement of Baptism will be administered, to several candidates in Leigh Street M. E. Church by immer sion art 4 o’clock P. M. MITCHELL DEFENSE FUND. Clirton Forgo. Va. July 18, 1923. Mr. John Mitchell. Jr., Plcnce accept this little token of re ‘pect. It is small but given with deep est sympathy. I can only pray that God In H'a infinite goodness and mercy will comfort, and up-hold you. These are some of the faithful mem bers of Sharon Court of Clifton Forge and a frJnd or two. You will find u money order for $3.45 which I hope will help some. I have soirte more I shall send later on. From District Deputy. NANNIE L. PATTERSON’S CLUB A WORT) FROM ROANOKE. Roanoke. Va., July 31, 1923. Hon. Jolm Mitchell, Jr,. 311 North Fourth Street. Dear Sir and Brother:—Find Inclos ed $8.00 which is a very small token of our high esteem and undying confi dence In your honesty and integrity. Not the Honorable Jo-hn Mitchell. Tblat Perishable Clay. But to that noble principle; That passes not- away. REV. P. G. GRAVELY, Harlem Training School for Women Nurses IN CONNECTION WITH HARLEM HOSPITAL, HEW YORK N. Y. A course of instruction is offered to young women who meet the ed ucational requirements of the New Yoik State Law and who desire to enter time nursing profession. comI>r1e,'en8ive service of the Hospital and, tlhe new Residence, with Its complete equipment of class rooms and lecture hall, afford un usual facilitiee for theoretical and Practical instruction. For further. information apply to THE GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT OF TRAINING SCHOOL, Bellevue Hospital. New York N. Y. L, J. HAYDEN Manufacturer of Pure Herb Medicines TO RELIEVE ALL DISEASES OR NO CHARGI 220 W. BROAD STREET. RICHMOND. VIRGINIA DO YOU LOVE HEALTH ? J- HAYDEN, Manufacurer or Pure Herb Medicine* *420 tt. Broad Street. My medicines will relieve you. or no charge a< matter what your disease, sickness or afflicMon may be. and restore to perfect health. I u*e nothing but herbs, roots; barks; gum; feate&me leaves; eeed; berries; flowers .nd plants in my medlcdnes. They hav. relieved thousands that have given up to die. MY MEDICINES CURE THE FOLLOWING DISEASES: Heart ~_ Blood, Kidney, Bladder; Pile. In any foe*; Vertigo; Qotoay; gore Thrnet Dyspepsia; Indigestion; Constipation; Rheumatiom ln any form- puli* and aches of any kind, Cdda. Bronchi^ tixwMes; Skin Diseases- all'ltehl^ Bella Cancer in its worst form without use of knife or instrument- Bonemc to“S!‘dln?n T b°dT- 0t »'W* Dieeaee of’Kidney. * *” ""*• " wl“‘ "«“«• " W»r none, Medicines sent anywhere. For full napHsnia™ on La J. HAYDEN. 220 West Broa d Street or Richmond, Va. July 8, 1916. A perfect cure ha« been effected by L. J. Hayden’s Pure Herb Medi cines. After waiting thirteen years and have not suffered from the horxJble disease. Gravel, I desire to make a statement to L. J. Hayden: Thirteen years ago twelve leading physicians of my city treated me for Kidney trouble and gravel without the dosired benefit. These doctors advised me to be operated or., as that was the only chance for me. I was advised to go and get some of L. J. Hayden’s Herb Medioine and try be f.6re being operated on. I did eo, and In twenty four hours after using his mediciifes I passed at lenet a half dozeu gravel, some as big a." a large pea. Since that time 1 have not sufteied witrh the gravel. I highly recommend L. J. Hayden’s medicine to all suffering humanity. 1 am, j. a. PAGE, 4 Auburn Ave., Richmond Va. I was cured of a very bad case ot Rheumautism by two bottles of L J. Hayden’s wonderful Herb Medl suffering a long time with the dreauful disease. I wae unable to move band or foot, and after i had taken three doses of the med icine I was able to get out of roj bed and walk across the floor, an< only two bottles of the medicine ha? made me a perfectly well man i» every respect. I cannot give Mr L J. Hayden too much praise for wha» he has done fo* me. I have sent many other suffering ones to him and they have also gotten cured. My daughter was also cured of Rh0um* tism and Indigestion by L. J. Hft> den's Here, Medicines at No. 220 \v Hroatl Strut, Richmond, Va. 1 r»* ^■n™ot,d r- J Ha/den as ou* w L«g 41:«u«t inters of the aics earth. Respectfully, J. D. TAYLOR, 2119 if. Grace St., Richmond, V* I wTl. JOHNSON'S SONS, INC. FUNERAL DIRECTORS, EMBALMERS .0 WEST I.EIOH STREET, - RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Prompt Service. Orders In 0r out of the city solicited. The Finest Caskets and the Cheapest furnished on short notice. Marriages and Social Functions Also a Specialty DAY OR NIGHT SERVICE PHONE MADISON 686 PROM SOUTH CAROLINA. Rev. Dr. Copeland Sends Greeting. 607 So. Main Street Marlon 8. C. August 3. 1923. Honorable John Mitchell. Jr., Editor of The Richmond Planet. Dear Sir:—Just a few wordsjf ycu ciin allow space in your valuable paper of which I have been a subscrib . r for some considerable tlmo. I have enjoyed reading It* quotations. Please permit me to say that I am in full sympathy with the Editor and with all thfc surrounding circumstances. I heartily endorse the act taken by the Baptist Ministers' Conference. Wo hope to call to see you soon at your office and join the depositor’s list with a few thousand. Mrs. E. Lizzie Copeland my wife, who Is the founder and Grand Supt.. of the L U. O. of J. Ri Glddings and Jollfen Union In the state of S. C. left the city or the second day of August for Pt Irdelphia to visit her brothers and sifters hoping to return In about fourteen days. You will find Inclosed a sample of one dollar. My best wishes for The Planet and Mechaincs Savings Bank. Very truly yours for the cause of Christ. 8. C. COPELAND, D. D. Justice! Justice! Justice! ! ]’aft'BEXUTIFUL"\EX71MPLE OF “JUSTICE” The Story That Will Go Down in History to Tell a Tale to Our Children * and Till Ne&ro Posterity. The One who sees, judges the affairs of man. and weighs and balances the destinies of Races and Nations, smiles at our acts USE? E23EB2 as “we Know not what we do.” Russia! Not the “Wilds” of Asia or Africa, but NEW YORK, and Under a Republican Form of Administration ___ 'h the: man who RUNS MAY READ !!! Read for Yourself and Then Hold Your Peacp for Justice Will Be Done. THE STORY convT^o!?^.^ %010.000. He was found guilty on thirty-four counts Z luaX penalty of rive years each and a fine of $5,000 making an aggregate sentence °f m° aDd $170>00° ln fines- AI' er thB ^ re?urn^gSo verdict of guilty, this man was given bail in he amount of $1&.000.00 to appear for sentence. When he was sentenced a few days after, he was given two vea-1 and fined $2,000 with bad on appeal His crime was committing fraud on a bank in which thousands of people placed their savings. The other white man a minister ot the Gospel, was convicted in Denver £>,ar”'°",JU.'y A5; 1923 2 «>"•'* tor forging permits re eupSlyTuo; to rich residents of his city. The pem-ity for the crime on each count Is tivu years’imprisonment, an^ a fine of not:;.ore thjan $10,000.00. On the 2Gth or July he was sentenced to two years in Federal Prison for each count to ran concurrently, without any flue. He was released on ball bond ot *5 000 pond ih? fn&H:18 W“ a,,aece88ar>' ”»<■ crime as committed b> The black man, Marcus Garvey. was framed-up and tried in an atmo* puero oi prejudice, in New York, for the alleged use of the mails to defmud J:. the sale of stock to help Ills race start a steamship line for their Industrie. lnd ^m^uClal imProvemeut. All the money collected was spentfo? iff motion of the company that houglit three ships. The case lasted twenty sev - , dwS' 11 couU1 “Ot be shown where Carvey got one penny of the money fo» ck for his personal use, but on the contrary he was the largest stocShoVd er and greatest loser In the unfortunate tailure of thje concern caused thr,. the wiles Of ills enemies. He was indlt.ed on eleven reams, lie „ Is found guilty of one count on tilt- 18th of Juno in an atmosphere of prejJdTce The maximum penalty on the one count w as a fine of $1,000 or five years o - b.>th.. After conviction before sentencehc applied for had pending sentence H:s application was denied. When brou ght for sentence three daw Xr he was given the mtutlmum ot 5 years a nd a tine of $1,000. Apollcatlon ’fo * “,U »'■ .n^n^r^d a race by an experiment, in fact, that teaches self-help and self-reliance The first two are given ttfc fullest opportunity to prove thctr lumLme' tbe lm ter, unfortunately” a black man In a white country is denrivoa „ as^onnsel?* Pr°VlDg m ,nnocenc« and especially that he trijed his own case Partial newspaper report of the cases of the two white men: MAGRUDE1 GUILTY ' ON DLL 34 COUNTS ! IN SG1G.OOO FRAUD I j MAXIMUM PENAI/TY IS f> YEARS, j S.-.OOO PINE ON EACH COUNT; HEADED BIG SHIPYARD FIRM : JURY OUT 0VER3 HOURS, APPEAL JSANNOUNCED. I SENTENCE TO BE IMPOSED NEXT THURSDAY-—SON Op CONVHTT | ED MAN FACES SAME CHARGES ! _ Robert Magruder, sixty-eight, form cr President of ihe Johnson Shipyards. Coipornf on was found guilty by a , Federal jury in Brooklyn of aiding i and abetting frauds of $610,00:) | against the Mariners’ Harbor Nation al Bank of Staten Island. He was con victed on thirty-four counts. The maxi mum penalty is five years' imprison ment and $.!v000 fine on each count,, n .total of 170 years and $170,000 ini fines. | Donald B. Magruder. indirtied joint . ly with1 his father on the thirty-four i counts On which he was tried obtained a separate trial at the beginning of Hie proceeding*. ♦ r’ The man convicted was President of the Johneon Shipyards Corporation * Sylvanus Bedell was Its Treasurer and ■ also cashier of the bank. Tuesday B« idfll testified he had diefrauded the tank of more than $600,000 in tb*> three years he was cashier and li’.l cashed checks for the Johnson Ship y^rds Corporation when that concern had no funds In hank. Magruder. r,n the witness stand, made a sweeping dtnial of guilt. The jury was out throe l.ours and twenty minutes and returned to the courtroom once for further instruc tions. Judge Shepard remanded Ma gruder in $15*000 bail for sentence. Former Representative Warren 1. counsel for Magruder, informer • ic- court thht he would appeal. • On the 19th instant. Magruder was sentenced to two years and fined $2 •h'O, with bail on appeal.) PRIEST CONVICTED OF FORG ING PERMIT TO GET RUM FOR RICH PARISHIONERS. 1> liver,, Colo. July 25—The Rev. Walter A. Grace, pastor of a Catholic church at Arvada, a suburb , iried in nited States District Court on chnrg < s of forging a permit for an applica tion to ship i quor into Colorado wa« found guilty today. The Jury d< liber I aied only ten minutes. “The judgements of God are not those of men.” was Father Grace’s on l.v statement when the verdict was in nounced. The defense filed motions for new trurt and arrest of judgment. The conn is to rub* on tliesp Saturday. The penalty for forging liquor p'r m ts is one to five* years' imprison ment and not more than $10 000 fin' GOT LIQUOR FOR INMATES OF HOME FOR AGED MEN. The Rpv. Walter A. Grate was a/ cused of obtaining fifteen barrels of old bottled In bond Early Times wli' key, ostensibly for the Mullen Home for the Aged* but actually for hie friends. Fnther Grace was pastor of on/’ of Denver's show place* the Sl:(tine of St. Anne, and he was deeply indebted to a number of pronrm nt citizens f 1 aid in building it. Prohibition agent* alleged be forged the name of the MoD. er Superior of the Mullen Home to » permit for withdrawal of whiskey and later altered the permit so that In stead of palling foi one barrel It called for fifteen. It was charged also that the pries' obtained tHo money to finance the (leal from one of his parishoners, Mrs. Katherine O'Cbnnor, daughter of the millionaire for whom the home w is namd. It was asserted Father Grace got the money by telling Mrs. O’Cor. nor how much occasional t oddity would be relished by the old men »t the home. But very little, if any ot the liquor got to the home, it is said. Mrs. O’Connor also is accused of conspiracy to violate the Volstead act but is to have a separate trial. PRIEST IN' KI M CASE GETS TWO YEARS IN JAIL. f Denver. July 26.—Father Walter A. Grac*1 Arvada priest was sentenced to two years in Federal prison on each o? tv o counts for forgery of application for li<iuor permits this afternoon. Ti r rentences are to run concurrently. He was grant'd a sixty day stay r f I execution pending appeal to the Uni:* fed States Circuit Court of Appeals fimd bond was fixed at *5.000. T e priest spent last night in jail. STILL ANOTHER CASE. But still there is another case re cently disposed of that makes interest ing reading. Dr. Edward A. Rumely, S. Walter Kaufman and Norman R. Lindlie m, all white men, were convict ed and sentenced in December of 192) to one year and a day at Atlanta Fc 1 eral prison for conspiracy to defraud the 1 nlted States Government. They wrre immediately granted hall on ap P<al in the amount 0f $10,000 each. Tnelr appeal was hoard and decided on July 27 1922. Thc'r conv'ctlon was upheld, but they will appeal to the United States Supreme Court. Thus again the fullest opportunity h s l»eon granted to the convicted peraoi’9 to prov • their Innocence. But what 0* Garvey. Oh, he is a Negro. Bring fhfh to the attention of your Sena! r and Congressman. Have th s read l»efore your Church. Ix>dge and Society and pass the news along to your neighbor.