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tomorrow \ ? ESTABLISHED 17*4. Oldest Daily Newspaper in the United States and Best Advertis ing Medium in Northern Virginia. ( ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 3, 1919. VOL. CXXXV?No. 210. INSPECTOR ILL PLACED ON TRIAL Rapid Progress Made at Manassas in Hearing First Case TRIED SEPARATELY Little Difficult Was Experienced in Securing a Jury in Prince Willi?m County. Manassas, Va., Sept. 3.?Rapid progress was made yesterday in the trial on a charge of murder of W. C. Hall, a Virginia prohibition officor, an outgrowth of the sensational kill ing several months ago of Lawrence E. Hudson and R. C. Sh'ackelford, al leged bootleggers, by State prohibi- j tion officers, three others of whom j are under indictment for murder. Prohibition Officers Harry F. Sweet. W. B. Dunileavy and J. H.Sullivan, in dicted jointly with Hall, elected to be tried separately, whereupon, the Com monwealth arraigned Hall, and, afUr the usual preliminaries and a plea of net guilty, the State began the intro duction of testimony. Selection of the jury, contrary to ex portations, occupied barely an hour, Judge Brent ruled that the fact of having read newspaper accounts of the killing of the two blockade-run ners would not of its/elf disqualify 8 venireman from service. Hall was arraigned on the indict ment charging him with the murder of Hudson. Durfng the course of the day ten Commonwealth's witnesses were put on the testimony of some of these ibeinjj merely formal in establishing ' the corpus delicti. Perhaps the most important witness for the prosecution of the ten denos- ' ing was Mrs. Alfred Bly, who lived 1 adjacent to the scene of the dual kill- J ing. She had been awakened by her ; Ibaby and testified that she saw fram 1 her bedroom five flashes and hear! ; the reports of the revolver shots, al! ' of which "were fired from outside of the automobile in which the victims ' were traveling. Her husband's and her sister's U-o timony tended to corroborate her and to show;by which;party ,the first shots 1 were fired. Mrs- Bly was subjected to rigid cross-examination by Attorney L. 0. Wencleirburg, of Richmond, lead ing.counsel for the defense, hen she ( maintained her testimony. Photographs of the scene of '.h< shooting were introduced, as was i he '^bullet-punctured windshield of thr i Shackelford-Hudson car, the prosecu tion seeking to show that the bullets which penetrated them were fired from the right s;de of the. cai, the purpose being to establish that the officers fired firftv State Prohibition Commissioner Pe ters is among those attending the trial, which will probably cop?unv.' a week. The" jury .box was filled in les^ than an hour, despite the fact that many veniremen evidenced some feeling in the case as they were questioned, and one c-f them remarked, "I feel 1 don't wan: to have anything to do with it.'" PAY SCHOOL TAXES NOW There Will be ? Rush Beginning Monday The collector of taxes urges all par ents to pay their school taxes now in order to avoid the rush beginn:ng (Monday when the work of issuing per mits is started. A majority of per jsons wait until the day permit is is sued becfore paying their school tax. 'his means frequently a delay of J'.'v ral hours on the part of many poi sons who are compelled to wait at the office of the tax collector on account f the crowd. OPENING OF THE CITY SCHOOL School Y'Crmits will be issue] at 'T.ee School building comrr.enc: iu Monday morning, September 8, 1919 Permits will be issued to white chil dren Monday and Tuesday. Per mits for West End School will be issued Wednesday. Permits for col ored children, will be issued Thurs day and Friday. Every child who expects to attend the schools will be required to present tax receipt. Gilbert J. Cox, 205-6c. Clerk School Board. WORK OF HEALTH DEPART MENT DURING PAST MONTH The Following is the Monthly Report For August 1919 of the Activ ities of the City Health Department Report of the Health Officer: Restaurants inspected 40 Grocery and Meat Markets inspect ed 35 Fish M'arkets 30 Soft drinks Est 2? Bakeri'es and Ice Cream Factories 15 Houses and Yards 22 Prosecutions 2 Convictions ? ? 2 Cases pending 2 Foodstuffs condemned and destroyed 1 barrel of fish, 1 liver. 67 cases canned fish. Physical examinations 10 Places scored 20 Ba liber shops 15 Report of Assistant Health Officer: No. of sewer connections 24 No. of notices served 13 No. of can type privies installed .. 21 No. of notice to install can type pri vies 4'* No. of da Pries inspected if No. of complaints investigated .. 10" No. of nuisances abated 7i?. No. of meat inspections 1? No. of pounds condemned 1020 Report of the Bacteriologist: Analyses of city water 2<: Analyses of private supply 1 Milk?Bacterial 51 Milk?Butter fat f>f Wiidal for typhoid P Wiidal Para-typh "A" J? Widal Para-typh "B'' 8 Feces 3 Urine examinations 90 Malaria ? ? f Wiasserman > [ee Cream?'Bacterial 10 tee Cream Butter fat 0 Miscellaneous 2 Sputums 17 Gonorrhea 5 Diphtheria 31 Bottle steril 2 Soli?soft drink 2 Report of Public Health Nurse: \To. of new paitients .. 29 c>f nursmtg visits 7 Mo. of ins"tructive visits 7 Mo. of typhoid inoculations 95 Mo. of smallpox vaccinations 10 Mo. of cultures for diphtheria ... f Mo. of smears for contact cases .. 17 No. of investigation visits .. .. 13 Mo. of Child'Welfare visits 3 ASK FOR $10,000 TAX Executive Committee of National Pro t ' ? < # hibitionist Party Offers Drastic Regulation X % Chicagp, Sept. 3.?The executive committee of the national Prohibit "on party, which is in' session here yes terday, adopted a resolution favoring a tax of $10,000 per gallon on alcoho lic beverages if the sale of intoxicants is permitted between thf ;ime of the demobilization of the army and r..*x.t January. Virgil G. Hinshaw, chairman, was instructed to communicate with Con gressman Randall, of California, in forming him of the party's stand. The committee will issue a call for a national convention in 1920 and the '?onvention will decide whether candi dates for President and Vice-President shall' be named by the party. LOOKS ADDED TO ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY Miss Fingal. Mrs. W. K. Clifford; Rebecca's Promise, Frances R. Ster rett; The Passionate Pilgrim, Sam uel Menwin; The Haunted Bookshop. Christopher Morley; From Father to Son, Mary S. Watts; Walking Stick Papers. Robert C. Holliday; At 1 :.'!0. Isabel Ostrandcr; All the Brothers Were Valiant, Ben Williams; Jimmy The Carrier. Israel Zangwill; The Sheep Track. Ncsta H. Webster; The Ivory Trail, Talbot Mundy; The Gay Domibeys, Sir Harry Johns ton; A Gallant Lady, Percy Breb ner: Tariff Facts and Effects, Frcd ric E. Kip; Equal Opporunity for All, Fredric E. Kip: Leters of A* W. Mache. A. W. 'Machen, Jr. gttwYAllonfl fod mod om di mod h MASONIC NOTICE The regular meeting of Mt. Vernon CWapter No. 14 R. A. M.. will be hrld Friday evening September 5th. 1919. at 7.30 p. m. Business, election of Officers F. W- LATHAM. 209-4c ? Secretary. . I ? ?! . WASHINGTON-VIRGINIA RAILWAY CO. Mt. Vernon Division Comparison of present and proposed passenger fares August 16,1919. Distance from ?Washington Washington to Station One Way and Round Trip Pres. Pro. 2.1 South End Uriel??*. 2.+ Alexander Inland 2.S Alexander Jet. ? 3.7 Queen City ?1.7 Arlington 5.0 Jtosslyn 4 Addison 3.0 . Virginia Highlands 3.0. . Aurora Mills 4.1 l.una Park 4.:*. Four Mile Hun ... 5.1 St. Klnio 5.2 Hume 5.4 Mt. Ida 5.0 Del Rav 5.8 Lloyd ?;.o North Braddock . 6.1 Braddoclc O.f. North Koscinont . 0.7 Roseniont 7.U Union Station ... 7.0 Alexandria St. Mary's New Alexandria . Oaks Dyke Warwick A loci Wellington Villa . Wellington Areturns Herbert Springs .. Snowdcn Grassynicad North Mt. Vernon Hunter Kiverside Miller Oak wood Mt. Vernon D. C. 5-1<i 10.-15 10-15 I ii-2*l 10-20 15-25 10-15 lu-15 10-15 1 o-! 5 1 0-15 10-2" 10-20 1 0-20 10-20 15-25 15-25 15-25 15-25 15-25 15-25 15-25 15-25 15-25 2U-30 20-30 20-30 2O-30 20-30 20-3" 35-5" 35-50 15-10 f,- 10 10-15 12-2" 15-25 IS-30 10-15 12-20 12-20 12-20 12-20 15-25 15-25 15-25 1S-3" 1S-30 ?1S-3" 1S-30 21-35 21-35 21-35 25-4" 27-45 3?>-?>0 30-fiO 3 3 0-f!5 30-05 30-05 42-70 42-7" 42-70 45-75 45-75 4 S-S0 4S-S" 52 Trip Moot lil v Pres. 3.00 3.00 3.0" 3.1.0 3.50 3.50 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.o5 4.05 4.7" 4.7" 5.02 5. "3 5. !5 5.70 r..'?i 5.;t 1 i o 6.3C 11.57 0.5 Pro. 2.00 2. B0 2.150 3.37 4.15 4.S7 2.00 3.37 >> 3.70 3.7 fi 4.53 4.;tl? 4.53 4.S7 4.S7 4.S7 5.20 ?i.iin 0.25 t;.s7 7.15 7.ss S.I 3 S.fio S.S2 N.S2 S.S2 S.00 0.15 !t. 1."? 0.34 0.51 0.07 !?. S3 o.s:: 25 Trip Family Pres.* I.Sfl 2.50 1.S0 1.S0 1..S0 15 Pi 1.2 1.2 1.3 l.fi 2.3 2.S 1.02 I.S 1.8 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.S 2.S 2.S 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.S 4.3 4.N 5.ti 5.S R.S i 0.3 0. 0.0 II. s o.s 7.1 7.02 7.S 7.S 4 0 Trip Monthly School Pres. 3.50 3.50 3.5" 3.5,0 3.5" 3.50 3.50 3.00 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.5o 4.15 4.15 4.45 4.15 4.45 4. *?.? 4.75 4. >5 4.05 5.15 fi."" 0.0O PROTEST AGAINST FARE BOOST BT I! Commuters of Wash.-Va. Road Will Meet Friday Night in W. C.C. Club COMMUTERS INVITED iVould Tncrca.se Fare From Here to I Washington From 1 5to 25 and Hound Trip From 25 to 10 Cents ! ' : I i A mass meeting of the cor-'mutL-rs j in the Washington-Virginia Railway | this city will be held at 8 o'clock | i-'ricfay night in the War Cam'* Cr-m- j i unity Club, formerly the Elks' Club. i For the purpose of mapping out pi ms :j r'.sist the proposed increase in faie .vs::ch the Washington-Virginia ll.ul ivay Company desires to have put into ">i?ev?:tion by the Jntersivte Con-.m roc i..'e.n mission. !'he petition was f:!cd August !'i. In the schedule of propose:! iii ?l^ase in rates they ask to be permit led to increase the single fare Iv> :w-en this city an<l Washington from fifteen to twenty-five .cents ar.;! -h: nound trip from twenty-five fc ''rty cents. The fifty-two trip monthly ticket, used by a majority of the cor?in.lit ers, which now sells at $4.05 they de sire to increase to $6.25 an 1 the twenty-five trip ticket which now sells at $2.50 they would increase to $3.87. Corresponding increases are asked for intermediate points. All patrons of the road who- p-:y their fare are invited to atten:! this meeting. Those fostering the movement ex press the hope that every patron. Lvith m he and female, will come to pro:..':.' igainst the proposed increase. Persons anxious to pay the proposed increase ;<re requested to refrain from Hti-'-r.?? ing the meeting. An increase in freight rates on milk also is contemplated it is stated ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the stock holders of the Union Building Co. 1 wil' be held at the office of the Covipany, 119 South Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Va., on Monday, Sep tember 15th, 1919, at 11:30 a. m., for the election of officers and di rer-tors for the ensuing year and' the transaction of such other busi ness may properly come before the meeting. M. M. Farker, President. 202-12c Louis Beyer. Jr., Secty. Try a Gazette classified ad. SOLDIERS' CELEBRATION Colored Soldiers to he Feted?Big ? Parade Tomorrow Afternoon and Night A welcome home celebration to the i colored soldiers of this city and Alex andria county will be started tonight and end tomorrow with a grand p;iT- . ade. There will be a grand musical and! literary program at 8 o'clock tonight a<t Shiloh Baptist Church and a street parade at 3 o'clock tomorrow after noon which will be followed by a ban quet at 8 o'clock in the evening at Odd Fellows' Hall. Addresses at the Shiloh Church to night will be delivered by Rev. Hayi.es and T. M. Watson and Mrs. Maria Madra Marshall. The parade tomorrow afternoon will form on Wolfe street and the line of march will be as fol lows: West on Wolfe to Alfred. sci;<* on Alfred to Gibbon, east on Gibbon to Royal, north on Rtoyal to Princi*s, west on Princess to Alfred, south on Alfred to Queen, west on Queen tc Payne, south on Payne to King, east on King to Washington, south on Washington to Wolfe, and west o: Wolfe to Odd Fellows' Hall. The parade will be made up cf band, PZlks, Unions, Samarians, St. Lukes. Tents, Social Clubs and Floats. The chairmen of Committees: John Pritchett, parade; Samuel N. Tucker, general committee; William H. P.us sell, chief marshal; Shadrach Jackson literary program. MEN IN TRUCK KILLED Vehicle Struck by Excursion Train to Seashore Camden. N. J., Sept. 3.?Samuel Sloss, (iO years of age. ? commis sion merchant and James Ballaine, aged (if), both of Atlantic City, were killed when an excursion train from Corson's Inlet, on the Philadelphia and Reading, at 7:20 A. M., yester day crashed into a mtotortruck in which they were riding. Samuel Gorson, aged 25, a returned soldier, died in Cooper Hospital here from broken arms and legs and fracturcd skull. The truck was reduced to kindling and the locomotive virtually wreck ed. The Labor Qrf rush from the shore was delayed for several hours ALLIED ULTIMATUM Paris, Sept. 3.?The supreme counT cil of the peace conference decided yesterday to send a note in forceful terms to the German government pointing out the contradiction with 'the Versailles treaty of the provis ion in the r.ew German constitution providing for the representation of Austria in the German reichsrath. The council demands the suppression of the article within a fortnight, de claring that oherwise the allies will be compelled to undertake a further occupation of the left bank of the Rhine. Anti-Trust Measure Absorbs Time of Virginia The Senate MATTER IS DEFERRED I'age County Man Asserts The Re solution is Unwarranted and Dan gerous. Richmond, Va? Sept. 3.?Floor tactics of Senator CJ. Walter Mapp kept Senator Robert F. Leedy from miking a determined effort last night to bring the suffrage amend ment squarely to an issue today in the upper branch of the General Assembly. Faced with defeat in the House, where the Federal Relations Com nttoee decided early in the after ioon to defer action in the matter until the regular session of 11)20. il vidently had become the policy of .he leader in the Senatg to let the intendment rest. Senator Leedy had introduced a joint resolution, in which he called for the rejection of the amendment as an unwarranted, unnecessary, un democratic and dangerous interfer ence with right reserved to States. During the debate on the anti irust measure, hL? made several at tempts to have the suffrage resolu tion brought up for the purpose of making it a special and continuing >rder today at 1 o'clock, but had ieen defeated each time under the leadership of Senator Mapp. His last effort was to have been nude after the roll had been called in the passage of the anti-trust bill. vining the purpose, perhaps, of the Senator from Page, Senator Man; reat him to it and secured the floor The Senator from Accomac imme liately made a motion to adjourn Phis was fought strenuously by the supporters of the Leedy resolution, md the motion was carried only after ?* roll call Senator Leedy declared last night that his fight is not yet over ar.d Ser. itor Saxon Holt backed him up by raying that, unless the Lcedv resolu tion is brought up. no other business will be carried on today. In the House quick disposition was made cf the Susan B. Anthony amen 1 ment. A resolution was offered by P J.. Hundley, declaring *Jiat. since ichool had been denied the right cf r hearing at this session, suffrag' ihould share the same fate and g' over until the regular session in 1920 This was adopted by a vote of 5 to 3. CHAM PI ON SlliP SERIES Clarendons Defeat Cardinals by Score of 4 lo 3 The first game for the independent amateur baseball championship of Northern Virginia between the Car dinal Athletic Club team and the Clarendon Athletic Club nine was played in Clarendon Labor Day and was wen by the Clarendons by a 4 to 'i score. The Clarendons challenged the Car linals. through a Washington news paper with a lot "hot-air" stuff an-.' they were quickly called to time bj ihe Cardirfals president, who inform-' jd them, through the same newspapet where they could arrange a series lr having the Cardinal and Clarendor. ?epresentatives meet for that purpose but they have not arrived to :!o bus; ness up to date. It was proper to ?viv< the first game of the series played ir '.his city as the Cardinals wore chal ienjrtd by Clarendon ami had th j right to select the battle grounds, !>i; the up-county folk would not com t 17ur fast-thriving town. To show the Clarendons that lh< Cardinals were not timid and had n< fear for their tribe the heme I'd' visited their stronghold as str'e' above. The baseball game was a great en vith both teams fighting nar.i to u;r Many brilliant plays were made !>* members of the Cardinals and Claivn lor.s during the afternoon. Jimmy Quayle pitched great bal* for the Cardinals and had ihe Cb.r.'r Ion clan "whiffing" at his fast one hard enough to break their backs. II should have had an easy win, nr. vculd have done so had his comra le; iscd their "thinking tanks" to ad vantage when men were on ba^'s. and to have kc-])t them there instead or making unnecessary throws to c-;;t'-?v ihem. Pfiel, the Clarendon twirler was hi. hard by the Cardinal batters, v/hr had n:> trouble in connecting with h:: offerings, but he was saved by gco' fielding. The Clarendons arc scheduled t day the Cardinals on the Ilijrh Schot" ?'icld next Sunday, September 7, at )'clcek p. m., and a great game i sure to be played. The fan- who at .end are respectfully requested not t :rowd the playing field as it in::r feres with the players pood work. ILLINOIS CENTRAL LEADS In the campaign for on-time p.-s ;enger train service in Lho South:1!. 'iegicn, the Illinois Central Raiirc: n July again led all other lines, iu; ?firing its fine June record by in*, ing OS.5 per cent, of all its tr.ii nto final terminals on time despit, i-jiays for any couse, including s':v connections. During the month ?>,;> 14 trains were operated by this read and (i,550 of them reached th-ir ter minals on time, while (>,557, o>* >er cent, maintained schedule cr m:u! .ip time. These percentages cenrpr-' respectively, with Df?.<? and 0(>.S i: lure. The general average for all r::| roads during the month did not e<;.: the hijrh rccords set in May and Ji;n? although it continued to be jrood :? comparison with earlier roco r! There were 53,25(5 passenger trr'v.' operated by the twenty-nine ro, 1 'i)f that number 49,248. or 02.." r .?ent. maintained schedule or made uj time, while 47,774, or SO.7 per rent arrived on time at final terminals. Among: the larger railroads, the Southern, operating 10,875 tr stood near the ton of the li<t with 14,508, cr 01.-1 per cent reaching fi.a terminals on time, and 14.0(3-1, or 01..'! per cent maintaining schedule of mar: inir up time. | OLD KING OYSTER I IS WITH US AGAIN Enter, the Oyster. September, the first month with an 4<r" in it. opens the season and brings that tempting bivalve to us fried, on the half shell, and in ev. rv other form of preparation. For the Best Oysters in the city see Whitestone and Burgandine, ."04 Kinsr street. LIFE INSURANCE PAID IN 1918 AMOUNTED TO $1,115,810,000 The Insurance Press', issued to day, says that Life Insurance dis tributions were $1,115,S10,000 in 1018 which were paid in the United States and Canada. The largest claim .paid was S575.000. Among the three big claims, paid in Alexandria were 515,026, $12,527 and ?10,000. PRICE ONE CENT if PES JUHVT m TOLA IK iff Dr. and Mrs. T. B. Cochran and family have returned from Atlantic City. Miss Leonie Simms has returned after spending her vacation at Springfield. Mrs. D. W. Sublett and son, Her bert spent the week end visiting relatives in Lynchburg, Va. Mrs. Clara Robinson of North Pitt street. left Saturday for a two weeks' visit at Ocean Grove. The monthly meeting of the Old Dominion Boat Club will be hold to night at 8 o'clock at its club house. Howard W. Smith, trustee, has sold to Goodman Rubin and Rose Schulnick house and lot 5Q'i Wolfe street. Mr. Graham Simpson has returned to his home in Queen street after spending the past week at Colonial Beach, Mr. Powell T. Roberts and Miss KHie Roberts of North Royal street left today to spend the winter in Colorado. A meeting of Mount Vernon Coun cil. Daughters of America, will be held at 8 o'clock tomorrow night at Pythian Temple. A marriage license was issued in Washington yesterday to Harry Sdilichiing and Mary E. Meade, )oth of Alexandria. A regular meeting of Alva Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles, will be udd tonight at S o'clock ir. Pythian 'Jail, :U9 Cameron street. The regular meeting of the Co ?lrnbia Steam Fire Engine Company vill r,e held toni?rht at 7.30 o'clock. \ 11 members requested to be present. Private Frank G. Jones, 1010 Vincess street, who recently re amed fr.om France, has gone to At actic City where he will spend his vacation. Misses Beatrice and Hazel Nor ross have returned to their home in ~)ueen street after spending the ?ast two weeks in New York and Ulantic City. C. Fletcher Dyson, J. T. Preston, ? i\. Harry Wise, Harold V. Quigley ?nd Merrill C. Lynch, have returned "rem ;i week's camping trip at Mar shall Hall, Md. Walter Cross, chief trumpeter of he 12th Field Artillery Band, after i visit to Mr. and Mrs. J. Christo pher Gill, 118 South Lee stleet, has returned to Texas to join his band. There will be a business meeting of ho Woman's Missionary Society of ;l:e M. E. Church South tonight in mediately following the prayer meeting service at that church. All are urged to attend. Miss Sarah Sullivan who has been spending the past two weeks in ?Vsheville. North Carolina, joined her mother, Mrs. J. J. Sullivan, in Roanoke. Va.. and has returned to her home in Cottage Park. ? Mrs. J. J. Sullivan and her little son. John Woodrow, accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Haisly, after spending the past two weeks in Roanoke. Va.. has returned to their home in Cottage Park. Friendship Council, No. 28, Sons and Daughters of Liberty will hold a meeting Friday evening and give I an entertainment in honor of Miss Emily C. Bobbitt, of Richmond, pnst state council of the order in Vir ginia, Refreshments will bo served' at the conclusion of the meeting. ?Mrs. Louise B. Franke, who has in charge of the recreational depart - men of the Alexandria War Camp Community Service c<fnducting these" i activities for .the children at the play group.ds at the Lee School left Sat-: urday for her home in Bouridbrook'y'-' N, J. After visiting -her reldtives she will continue "scJiooi' work" in Portsmouth,..Va.