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Oldest Daily Newspaper the United States and Best Advertis ing Medium in Northern Virginia. Fcr this section?Fair tcni^hl and j tomorrow ;warmer. ?seaj3uoo jo ?iBiqn ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE SATURDAY, JULY 26, 1919. VOL. CXXXV-No. 177. ; DRY AGENT FINED ? $100 BY MAYOR Holds That W. C. Hall Haa No Authority to Break Into Cupboard SCENE IN THE COURT Executive Points Out That Warrant Called Upon Chief of Police and Not Prohibition Officer to Search Danville, Va., July 25.?Prohibi- J tion Inspector W. C. Hall was yester- J day morning fined $100 by Mayor j Wooding for breaking into the city's liquor store cupboard and seizing con fiscated liquor in fhe name of the pro hibition department. Hall, quivering with anger, restored sharply to the Mayor and then n-oted an appeal. His bond was $150, which was put up by W. M. Snead'. Early yesterday after noon Mayor Wooding announced that he Had decided to allow Hall to bring in witnesses, and so the case will be rtsmmed today. Men who have followed the piacid proceedings in the Mayor's Court for many years, said today that they rarcliy saw the judicial Calm of the veteran Mayor so perturbed an:l it was evident from the moment of the convening of court that there was thunder in the air. "Where is Inspector Hall?" were about the first words which the court spoke. ? "Send for him and bring him into court." "By what authority did you break .into the city storehouse in this room ?and seize liquor?" the Mayor asked HaW as soon as he appeared. "By the warrant you signed your self and gave me Wednesday" the officer uickly replied. Mayor Wooding then handed him the warrant and told him to read it. It developed th&t this document called upon the chief of police or "^omc other officer of the City of Danville." to execute the warrant. When the inspector had read that far Mayor Wooding interposed "Are you an o> ficer of this city ?Hall mode a nega tive reply. . .- >. , "We '11 fine Mr. Hall $100 and call another ca$e." ' The inspector, who -Was formerly, a member of the Danville' police force, showed his anger plainly. He told the court, that, he would take an appeal. Captain Wooding did not let the case rest there, .but'continued to-'ply. ques-. tions. He asked Hall if he had taken out any more liquor besides that which he mentioned. Hall rose to his feet, and fhmg at the court the fol lowing words: ; .'"Look here, it's no use - y<ju and me arguing this question here. I told you what I was going to do?I did it: you've fined me for it, and I've taken an appeal; haven't I?'.' The court's rejoinder was quick. "Yes, but you can't come around here and break open doors while I'm around." City^Sergeant Boisseau was brought in as. a witnessess ,and it developed that he did not know how much' liquor had been turned .oyer to; hinj. Mayor Wooding incredulous at first, said: "Don't you think you, had better count it." and the officer answered, "I guess so." Chief of Police Bell was also grill ed. He Was asked if he had refused Hail access to the cupboard,' which question was countered by the state^ ment: 'He never asked for the keys." Hall issued a long statement, stat ing that he was acting under orders. IN MEMORIAM In sad but lovinjr remembrance of our dear mother. Mrs. Lrbbv Warren who departed this life one year ago tomorrow In all this world in haunts most rare, We find no one like mother. Her arms outstretched with loving care She clings as does .10 other. She has gone where souls hath rest, And tbo cares if li'"1 are done. Where the ones who loved her best _May meet her one by one. 177-lp. By her children. OPPOSES RESERVATIONS i Nevada Senalor Says Changes In Treaty Would Encourage Other Nations to Act Any reservations in. enate ratifi cation of the peace treaty would re j open the whole field of negotiation, encourage other nations to make re servations and renew international dissension, declared Senator Pittman cf Nevada, Democratic member of the Foreign Relations Committee, in .in adtfress yesterday in the Senate. "Think you, that the Italian Parlia ment, having the opportunity by re open'in'g of negotiations, would hesi tate to place in the treaty reserva tions which they believe are neces sary to protect her intei'ests at Fiume Dalmatia and along the Adriatic, when we had set the example? 'Would there be cause for surprise if, in the cireupmistances, the Parlia ment of Great Britain should feel jus tified in adding a reservation to the treaty when it goes back to them to the effect that the clause providing for limitation of naval armament shall not, by reason of Great Britain peculiar situation, apply to that Gov ernment? "Unless we approve this treaty as it stands, then we open the door to all of the disastrous possibilities of renewed international dissension. "Speaking purely as an American, I believe that our nation will be in as murh danger as any other country in the world if this treaty fails." bidwit? AND IMPROVEMENTS Work of Converting 528-530 King Street Into Apart ments Started HOUSES AT BRADDOCK Washington Hall Converted Into Thirty Office Rooms?Second Story For Richmond Bowling Alley. Jugt now there is ? considerable building activity in and around Alexandria; and also many places are being remodeled;\ ^ k Contractor D. E. Bayliss is, now. engaged--jn remodeling 'for Joseph Haymanvbuilding y28 and 530, King street, formerly, the property of John ;G.: Cockey.' ''The upper." floors will; be'converted'into three modern apartments and a club room. The storevbuilding formerly occupied by Mir. Cockey is to.be,remodeled. The. ?lub room will be used by the Bach elor Club which for many years past has been .at 413 King street. Mr. Bayliss has just, completed re modeling the old Washiigton Hall building on the south side of King between War;]ungton and St. Asaph streets for W'illiam F. Smith. The two upper floors contain eighteen office rooms, m/ny of which alr?. ady have been i-ented. Work of erect'n' a second story cn the Richmond 'Jo.vl'ng /l!ey on the south side of King between Co lumlbus and Alfred streets, also has begun by Mr. Bayliss. This addi tion will be -10 by 100 feet and will be completed in about sixty days. Four modern houses aie also being erected by Contractor Bayliss at Braddock for owners as follows: H. M. Burch, Mrs. T. E. Ludwig, Bernard Cline and Mrs. J. C. Tutt. MASS MEEING TONIGHT Plans to Get Army Surplus Food Here A mass meeting of c'tizens will be held at eight o'clock tonight in the Opera House when the propo sition of securing for this, city a car load of canned army surplus food will be considered. Members of the various trade unions in the city are fostering the project. However, all interested arv invited to attend the meeting and all who care may purchase the food if it is obtained. MARRIED Harryman-Decker?On June 10th, at the church of the Epiphany, New York City, Miss Vivien C. Decker, of Elmira, N. Y., to Dr. William K. Harryman, of Fairfax Co?riiy, ,Va. 177-lp. Action Taken By 200 Resi' dents of Del Ray and St. Elmo LEGISLATURE TO ACT Other Items of Interest Gleaned From Neighboring Town. Both General and Personal. Del Ray, Va., July 2G.?At a meet ing held in Mt. Vernon School at Del Ray, last Tuesday night, which was attended by about 200 citizens, it was decided to bond the town for the suim cf $51,000. for the purpose of installing a sewerage system. The matter will be presented to the legis lature and early decision asked. Gardner L. Booth? executor of the estate of Mrs. Ellen R. Denty. has sold to Mrs. Annie Walker a house and ot located at he corner of Lloyd and Clyde avenues in Del Ray. J. R. Smith has sold to J. W. Car men of Accotink Va., a hou'se and three lots located on Peyton Avenue Del Ray. Mr. Carmen epe'cts to oc cupy this house in the near future. J. Corl is putting the finishing touches on his handsome new bunga low cn Mt. Ida Hill and ejects to oc cupy the same shortly. J. D. Knight is progressing very rapidly with his building operation of twenty-four houses at Rosemont Va. Sylvan Felter of Washington has moved into his new bungalow recent ly purchased on1 Peyton , Ave. Del Ray, Va. Mr. Shrimph and family are mov ing into their new bungalow recently erected on Peyton avenue, Del Ray. Mr. Ticer, contractor and builder of Del Ray, is erecting for Mr. Groves a handsome brick home in Mt. Ida, to be occupied by Mr. Stevens of Wash ington, D. C. Mrs. Ogey of Rock Island, 111., is visiting her daughter Mrs. Chas. J. McGowan of Peyton Avenue. The Methodist Episcopal Churjh- cf Del Ray held a Social on Thursday evening last on the lawn facing Mt. Vernon Avenue which was largely attended. ; Mi\.-'J.;jC. "?tfta a>!tl-'daughter h:\ve returned f^om^a vfeek end visit fi:om Virginia Beach and Ocean View, Va. DETAILS'M ADE; PUBLIC New York, July 2G.?Details' cf the lynching .in Milan, Ga., ..May 24 of Berry vWas2>inlgton, 72 years o/J, a negro, for having killed John Dandy j a white man, in defense of two young j negro women, reported in di-sipa'ches from Atlanta Thursday night, were cor-'tained in'the sworn .statement of a negro clergyman, whose name was j withheld, made public here recently > by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The clergyman's report stated thai at 1 a. m. on May 24 Dandy and an-j y.her white man went into the negro ? section of the lawn and demanded entrance to the home of Emrna Mc collers. a negress with' two daugh ters. ; Admission was refused the clergy- j ni:?n stated, and Dandy fired a shot j through the door, The girls fie I to I the home of a neighbor. This white men; the report con tinued, chased the girls who hid un der the porch.. When the girls re fused to come out the men broke down the door and started tearing up the floor. The widow hec?.mc frightened and jumped into a well while her children screamed for hi!p. Washington, the affidavit staled, rar. out of the house with a shot gun in his hand and when asked by the white men what he wanted, he is reported to have said: "To see what is the matter with the women and children." Dandy, the negro minister al leged, threatened to kill Washington but the latter fired first and killed Dandy, while the other man ran away. Washington gave himself up to the police, the report said, and was loriged in McCrae jail. At midhlght a mob between and 100 meft took Wash ington out of jail and carried h:m to M>lan .where he was lynched over the spot where Dandy was killed. ONE KILLED, FOUR INJURED Wavnesville, N. C'., Woman Dies "When Auto Turns Over Asheville, N. C., July 2G.?Francis Hyatt, of Waynesville, was instantly killed; Miss Mary Tupbyfill, cf Way nesville, critically injured, and Mrs. H. E. Hem mincer and her 2 year old child, of Lakeland, F!a.; William Hyatt, of Waynesville, and a negro chauffeur were injured when Mrs. Hemminger's car turned over near Luthers yesterday morning shortly after midnight. Miss Turbyfill is ? at a hospital in an unconsious condition, suffer ing- with concussion of the brain, a broken limb and internal injuries. Little hope is entertained for her recovery. Mrs. Hemminger was bruised about the face and body. The child suffered a fractured arm and minor bruises. 12 mm IN EXPLOSION Victims Were on U. S. Ship Melville Passing Through Canal AVIATOR IS KILLED Two Other Flyers Injured by Fall When Army and Navy Planes Col lide Over Ellis Bay. A dispatch from Colon says twelve men were killed on board the United States navy ship Melville on Thurs day night in a boiler explosion. The Melville was being towed through the Panama Canal at the time by the auxiliary cruiser Prair ie. jt* An army aviator lost his life when the army plane N-9r collided with the navy plane 1458 over Ellis Ray on Friday. His name was un known and his body had not been recovered when this dispatch was *.vi (ten. 'iwo other flyers v.ere injured. They were Ajst'r. Crank, name and address unknown, who was on the naval machinc. =?? d L. Dugan of the army craft. A The Mississippi, New Mexico, the oiler 1WypTO ing an d the -*. New Y a rk cpaled at the Colon docks/and thgr. | proceeded to Gaturc Lakej whtp. j they anchored alongside .of .the Ar-, j kansas. '.The .Texas, had r.not com ! pitted her coaling, but way-expected [ to be under way soon. The ships were scheduled to-pro ceed through the canal about noon today. Admiral Rodman and a few othei officers of the fleet visited Gatun Lake Friday afternoon and spent some time fishing. Onl> the officers wore granted shcre leave owing tr t'.ie busy coaling operation, y dfGGilileevl. ,dw mod moi dom or BANDS CONSOLIDATE Alexandria Indian Guard and Claren don Now The Old Dominion Band The Clarendon and Alexandria In ? dian Guard Bands at a business meet j i.i?r in Clarendon Thursday united un ! der the name of the Old Dominior ! Band. Officers will be elected at : meeting to be announced later. Thr j band will furnish music for the C'ner I rydale fire department lawn fet: ?vhich started last night. It has beer engaged also for the Cferendon Citi zen's' Association and fire department I fete to 1 e held August 7, 8 an:l 9. Former players returning from o\er se t.s live brought the membership of the band up to forty-five. NOTICE All citizens of Alexandria are in vited to attend a mass meeting which will be held Saturday night, July 26th, at S p. m.. in the Opera House for the purpose of endeavor j ins to secure for the residents of i this city a car load of surplus army | supply food. I l"fi-2c. Boilermakers' Lccal No. 369. CLEARANCE SALE I BIG JULY CLEARANCE SALE ! of men's clothing, shoes and furn : ishings at Abe L. Cohen's, 418 King I Street. 13-6c. Senate Will Get Treaty From President Upon His Return TO GREET THE FLEET Will Do Most of Talking on Hie Re turn From the Western Coast?Re tention of Text Causes Little Interc President Wilson's proposed tour of the country on behalf of the league of nations and"'the peace treaty is now a certainty. The itin erary will be made public within a few days, it was announced at the White House yesterday. The President will not submit the pact of the F/anco-American treaty to the SenaV' until his return to Washington, which may be sir weeks hence, as he expects to leave about August 8, and the trip will be from three to four weeks in the making. The President will greet the new Pacific fleet at San Francisco. Au gust 15. Secretary of the Navy Daniels said yesterday. If present plans are adhered to the President will do the bulk of his talking on his return from the coast. The President's action in deciding to retain the text of the French treaty until his return to Washing ton aroused little interest in the Senate. The Senators take the position, it was pointed out. that it does not concern them whether the President sends the treaty now or reserves it for a later date, as they have over come the obstacle of ignorance of its contents by obtaining a .copy for themselves, and having it inserted in the Record. CHURCH SERVICES St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rev. Lors Smet, rector, masses at 7, 0 and 11 o'clock. Rev. Dr. 'Jaqkson will occupy the pulpit at hoth services at the First Baptist Church tomorrow. S;t. Paul's'" P. E. Church, Rev. Dr. P. P.- Phillips, rector, services: Sun day'School, 0:30 a. mi;' Men's Bible ' Clips, 0.45 a; mi-; service a. ? j.n., ahrr everting: seryiee, .7.30 p. m. ? '.^Eaue'.P. E. Church,* RevT'E^ar ? Carpenter rector, order of services to sorrow; Holy communion 7.30 a. m. Sunday school 9.30 a. m., Morning scrvise 11 a. m. Evening service S p. m. Services at Christ Church tomor row will be as follows: Sunday School and Emmanuel Bible Class at 9:30 a. m. Services in the church at 11 a. m., and 8 p. m. The pastor will preach at both of these sen-ices. Visitors welcome to all services. Rev. Dr. E. V. Rlcrestor. pastor of the M. E. Church South, on the west side of Washington south of K'ng street, will preach tomorrow at 11 a. m? and 8 p. m. Sunday School, 9:30 a. m. The Henry K. Field Bible Class meets at 0:45 a. m., -n the Young Penpie's Building. Reverend William Bonn, who is pursuing a theological course at Con cordia Seminary in St. Louis will preach tomorrow morning at 11 o clock in Immanuel Lutheran Church. The pastor Reverend Carl J. Goc-tte is spending a few weeks at his home in Rochester. N. Y. Sunday School and Bible Class at the usual hour 0.30 a. m. Order of services at the Methodist Protestant Church. Rev. G. J. Hill, pastor: Sunday School, 0:30 a. m.; preaching, 11 a. m.; Christian En deavor, 7::15 p. m.; preaching, 7:45 p. m. Morning topic, "Character Buildi/ig;" evening, "For What Am I Looking;" Endeavor topic. "How Can Man Confess Christ and How Deny Him?' Palm lear fans pro vided. STANDARD GASOLINE 25c Open evenings and Sundays, Alex andria Auto Supply, 104 South Washington street. 149-tf TO HEAD OFF FLU ? ? Representative Fess Urges Congress Provide Fund to Fight Disease An appropriation of $1,500,000 to prevent the recurrence of the in fluenza opiicmic in this country is provided l.y a bill int: 'duced in the House yesterday by Representative Fess. "The r.U-'iir.portant thing now is to find a cure for the disease. This Wiii require oxpersive research and I propose that the money shall be expended under the direction of the Public Health Service. ''There is a general belief in the medical world that the second and third years will show frightful af ter efects unless specific remedies can be found. But the appalling loss of 500.000 lives, five times our loss in the war. with assurance that the plague will appear again is enough to arouse us to immediate action." Senator Harding has introduced a similar measure in the Senate. Reports from New York and Chi cago says that experts in those cities share Fess' views on the sit uation and approve of his effort. VIENNA STREET RIOT Copenhagen, July 2(5.?Violent street fighting took place in Vi.nnu } Wednesday as the result of an out break of troops, according to belat ed dispatches from the Austrian capital. One hundred persons were killed and 200 wounded. Quiet was finally restored. Never a Dull Moment a' Ground From Time o" Opening DIVERS AMUSEMENT* Since Opening Grounds Have Hecr Liberally Patronized by All Size? of Children?Welcome For All During these warm days the A!e> ai'dria playgrounds is a very popu lar meeting place. for the chiidrei of the eity.'.'both large and. small.. ..The week just closing has been tV opening" week and sime its opening 1 ?vv!/il hundred Mule people eacii.-du ? hjtye enjoyi^l the ';<fiv.ers*>pmusen:eni <? provided at' the -grounds' greasy er haeir.g its attractiveness f;r th? youngsters. Fun runs riot at the grounds' ircir. 0 until 11 o'clock in the morning Theie is not a dull care for the par ticipants and also from 4..??0 ^intil S.H0 p. m. it continues. A host of games for children of a' sizes and ajres are to be had ar. * stores for the kiddies. For the snviller ones se-saws. sliding board, sand box are the most popular if the patronage of these is a criterion, for there is something doincc at ;hese amusements emporiums every minute the grounds aie open. Volley ball, basket ball, various cir cle and singing games attract tho larger children. Miss Fratke, director of the ground extends a cordial welcome to a!" children who have not yet visited the grounds to come out and enjoy the fur. with the host of others now partici pating. FREE ILLUSTRATED LECTURE At Richmond Theater Tomorrow p.t 1 p. m., for Women and 0:15 p. m. For -Men Lieut C. R. Winfree, United States Public Health Sen-ice. will show a moving picture for women only, en titled "The End of the Road" at the Richmond Theater at 4 o'clock to morrow afternoon.. No women under sixteen years c-f age will be admitted. At 0.15 o'clock tomorrow night the same picture will be shown for men only. Both lectures will bp free. A collection .however, will be taken up to defray the expenses incident to employing the operator. NOTICE UnLil further notice the telephone number of Dr. E. A. Gorman will be 8(37. 175-3p. PRICE ONE CENT Miss Annie Knight of South Fair fax street, is visiting relatives and friends in New York and Ilonesdale, Pa. Fire Chief Kenneth W. Ogden and family have gone to New \ork by water where they will spend their vacation. Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Boyd, accom panied by Misses Marion Moore, Theresa Boyd and Mr. George Boyd, have motored to Atlantic City for a few days. The Mother's Progressiva Club will meet at 4 o'clock tomorrow af Urnocn in the girls' room at Odd Fellows Hall, colored. South Colum bus street. About thirty-five Alexandrians left this afternoon for Baltimore to attend the regatta which will be held at that city. Two crews of the Old Dominion Boat Club will par ticipate. Mr. Raymond C. Cogan, who served in the navy during the war. has re eniisted in the navy for a term of four years and expects to make the tr'p around the worlH with the At lantic fleet. Rev. Dr. E. B. Jackson, pastor ox the First Baptist Church, and family have returned from Braddock Heights, Md., where they spent some time. Dr. Jackson will occupy his pulpit at both services tomorrow. Hugo Herfurth, jr., has sold to Joo Si1 miens a house and lot on the west ;ide of Royal between Wolfe and V.'ilkes streets. Thomas M. Walker r.'.s sold to Hugo Herfurth, jr., house ind lots 13 and 14 in section 2 George Washington Park. Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Vivien S. Decker, of Elmira, N. Y., and Dr. William K. Ilarryman, of Fairfax county. The wedding took place June 10 at tha church tf the Epiph;ny, New York City. T'.c annual excursion given yes terday to Marshall Hall hy the Co lumbia Fire Engine Company was cne of the most largely attended given from Alexandria thus far this season. The affair was a big ::uccpcs in every pcirticul?ir. A mass meeting is slated to be held. Tuesday night, at.,the. Opera House under the auspics of the Alexandria Trades Council. Those announced i-o make'addresses are Walter lan cil Oliver a>d .T. C. Meet/., candi dates for the state senate in -the coming senatorial primary; P. J Colin and H. Jeffries, the last named president of the Soldiers and Sailors Reform League. Some excitement was caused at the intersection of King and Washington streets shortly after elo J fir o'clock this morning when n motorcycle, driven by W. H. Jen kins, collided with an automobile which was being operated by An ?elo Caporletti. The evidence was lo the effect that both men were exceeding the speed limit at the time, and they were each fined $5. FURNISHED rooms Hotel Humphrey Room for one, $6.00 per week. Room for two, ?10 per week. Hot and cold water Apply to Manager, Hotel Belvoir lC0-3c PREDICTS COAL FAMINE Washington, July 25.?A fuel shortage more serious than it ever wos in 1917 or 1918 was predicted for the coming winter yesterday. SECOND OPENING Home Lunch and Delicatessen ! Crowded floor space and fast in ! cro-sing patronage have resulted m i the increase of space in our store and i this enlarged room will be formally ! opened ,to the public Monday evening. ! \ special biH of fare and other spe I cial features. See Monday's paper for ' full particulars. Johnson and Osborne' icor Fin" and Washington Streets.'" S'i77-lc " X 1 /