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THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUN-TELEGRAM, RICHMOND, IND., WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8, 1922.
a FIRE UNDERWRITERS
h ANNOUNCE. SUMMARY
1 OF LOCAL CONDITIONS
i Fire-fighting facilities, a review of
H the "city in general and the structural
if JJ.I. -- J J- l-1o
in a general summary of conditions
along the line of fire loss in the city
which has been prepared by a board
of fir underwriters which recently
The review of the general condition
of the city in this regard states that
the improved streets are in good con
dition but that the others are oniy
fair or In poor condition. It also says
that weather and climatic conditions
here are somewhat unfavorable to the
advance of loss by fire in that high
winds, and hot, dry seasons are fre
quent. The number of fires is great
but the loss per fire is low and the
per capita loss of life almost lncon-
In commenting on the water supply
as one of the chief fire-fighting facil
ities the report stated that the supply
was privately owned and controlled
but that it is in good condition. The
nnlv fault to find with the department
itself was the fact that the ladder
.service and heavy stream appliances
are deficient, that building inspections
are infrequent and the records incom
plete. . -
Fire Boxes Poor.
In criticising the fire alarm system
ithe review eaya that the alarm boxes
fhave some unreliable brush breaks,
a inrnnsTiicuous. are not provided
'with red lights and the distribution
(good to very pooa Auxiliaries in the
'way of marshal power, telephone serv
ice and substantial aid were reported
h'n e-rwvl condition.
In summarizing the fire-figbng fa
'dUties. the report says that the depart
itoMt is fairly well equipped but weak
tin men; that the fire alarm system xs
kinuHpmiatft and unreliable.
, Building laws are deficient here and
. structural conditions are weak, accord
ing to the review. In regard to the lo
cal conditions wltn respect jo explos
ives and inflammables, the report says
that Richmond is fair to good although
the laws are inadequate in some in
stances. In regard to electricity the
report says that the new wiring is
good but the old work is very poor and
flays the overhead obseructions in the
.- Summarized Hazard.
In summarizing the conflagration
hazard the report says: "In the prin
cipal mercantile district, severe indi
vidual or group fires are probable in
most blocks, but these should be con
fined to the block of origin or, extend
only to portions of adjoining blocks. In
manufacturing and minor mercantile
districts, serious individual or group
tires are probable. In the compactly
built, shingle-roof, frame residential
districts there is the usual flying
The board made several recommen
dations to the local department and
he city. They are enumerated as fol
lows: That the platoon strength of hose
companies one and three and engine
company two and ladder one be in
creased to four men each; and that ad
equate provisions be made for requir
ing their response to fires when called.
Want Training Provided
" That a suitable drill tower and nec
essary equipment be provided, where
members, especially new men, may re
ceive more effective training m tne ap
pliances and tools, including the
handling of hose on stairs, salvage
work and life saving; these drills to be
in charge of a competent officer, a
graduate from a drill school.
- That the reliability of service be In
creased by placing circuits under
ground wherever possible, using rubber-insulated
copper wire in lead
sheath in conduits with signaling cir
That street boxes be installed so
that a box shall be within 500 feet of
every building in high-value districts,
and elsewhere within 800 feet of every
building in the closoly-built sections.
That interfering boxes and boxes
with brush breaks be remodeled or re
placed; boxes installed in the future
to be of success n type, with hard
silver or platinum contacts, proper
tirotection aeainst abnormal currents,
Morse key, and with glass panel or
keyless single acting floors, or Keys
attached under guard.
TEACHERS WILL HOLD
Federal Jury To Probe
' AUeged Liquor Violations
(By Associated Press)
INDIANAPOLIS. Nov. 8. A number
of alleged liquor violation cases in
cluding one involving a number of
poisons in Lake, county will be placed
before the federal Jury which conven
ed today for a session of two weeks,
Homer Elliott announced today. Mr.
Elliott said he believed the work of
the grand Jury would be completed in
time to begin trials of criminal cases
before the Christmas holidays.
JlFniRflTF NFV Fl Mi IDemocrats Win in N. Y.
POLE AT HIGH FRIDAY
WITH DUE CEREMONY
PIG FARMER'S STORY
IS CORROBORATED BY
TWO MEN WITNESSES
NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., Not. S
Special Deputy Attorney General Mott
prosecuting the state "hunt" for the
murderers of Rev. Edward Wheeler
Hall and Mrs. Eleanor Reinhardt
Mills, today announced two men had
partly corroborated the story of Mrs
Jane Gibson, who claims to have wit
nessed the tradgedy on the night of
Mr. Mott said he would defer call
ing the grand Jury until Monday to
afford his opportunity to grill the new
witnesses. It had been intended to
call the grand jury on Thursday or
Friday. The men claim to have seen
the two auto3 described by Mrs. Gib
eon, the high bodied touring car with
bright headlights which was outlined
in the night scene described by the
pig farmer and the runabout which
stood near by. They did not see the
"woman in gray," described by Mrs
Gibson, although they were some di.
tance nearer the scene than Mrs. Gib
son claims to have been.
Dedication of the new flagpole and
flag presented Morton high school by
the graduating class of 1921 will take
place Friday morning at 9 o'clock.
The entire student body of the school
will take part in the ceremonies.
The pole, measuring 75 feet la
height, has been set in a foundation
of concrete and a tablet with an in
scription, "Class of 1921" is fixed on
the face. At the top of the pole is a
golden balL A beautiful silk flag will
be raised, which was also the presenta
tion of the class.
The following program will be held:
Invocation. "America," by the
school pupils, accompanied by a brass
choir; presentation of the flag and
pole, by Harold Stamback, president
of the 1921 alumni class; acceptance
by members of the board or superin
tendent of public schools. Raising of
the flag and playing of "The Star
Spangled Banner," by the brass choir.
"Star Spangled Banner," sung by the
school body; pledge to the flag, by the
school, led by William Romey. Ad
dress by Rev. J. J. Rae; benediction.
RETURNS ARE REPORTED
mrhmnml citv and Wayne county
teachers joint institute will be held
Saturday. Nov. 11, in the high school.
The following program will preva:l
thrrrtie-hout the day:
Pmf w. R. McConnell, of Miami
university, will be the speaker at th
morning and afternoon sessions.
- 8:30 to 9:35 Administrative confer
ence (city teachers).
i 8:30 to 10:45 Supervisors' confer
ence (city teachers). :
, to 10:45 Departmental con
fences (city and county secondary
10:50 to 11:45 General assembly in
tuditoriutn (city and county teachers).
Music, America, led by Juliet Nus
baum; America, the Beautiful. Ad
dress, "Essentials of Geography," Prof,
tv. Tt. McConnell. Miami university.
1-is o'clock General assembly iu
Assembly singing Patriotic and
war songs, led by J. E. Maaay.
Address Rev. J. J. Rae.
Music Brass Quartet.
Address "The New Europe," by
Pmf. W. R. McConnell.
Music trio Messrs. VanEtten, Lit
tie and Maddy.
LOSES IN CONTEST
iBy United Press)
ST PAUL, Nov". 8. Increasing his
load a each additional precinct was
counted. Dr. Henrik Shipstead, non
" partisan, today appeared to be victor
over trans u. rw,uss. -'"f
! "strong man" of Minnesota for Lnited
f States senator. - .
rurkie Olesen. first woman
mition for the United States senate,
running on the Democratic ticket, ran
a poor third. The vote in. 464 pre-
i cincts out of 3.47a ra
I Shipstead 58,132; Kellogg 41,527; Ole-
l sen, 19,806. : - -v - '
Results from Boston township gave
Albert Parks 205 votes for the office
of trustee as compared with 117 for
DeForest Druley. For township as
sessor William Overholser had a ma
Jority of 79 over his opponent, Adam
James A. Driffill, Republican, and
James H. Martin, also Republican,
were elected township trustee" and as
sessor, respectively in Center town
ship. They were opposed by James
F. Harris and James w Morgan.
Gaar Eliason, Elmer B. Jackson and
Omar Ti McConaha were the Republi
can candidates for township advisory"
board. They were unopposed.
Miles Bradbury and Hamilton
Squires were elected to the office of
township trustee and township asses
sor in Clay township. Both are Re
publicans. They had no opposition.
Osro Blose was elected township
trustee and Jphn W. Reid. township
assessor in Franklin township. There
was no opposition. George Rothermel
and Fred Wallace were elected to the
township advisory board.
George M. Duke is the new township
trustee for Greene township. Charles
E. Boyd was elected assessor. Neither
Isaac L. Brooks was elected trustee
and Levi R. Odom assessor for Harri
son township. Leon Daugherty, Bar
tine Reynolds and Frank B. Worl were
elected to the township advisory
board. All these offices were without
opposition from the Democrats.
In New Garden township Albert
Swain was elected trustee and John
D. Williams assessor without opposi
In Perry township Byram Pierce
was elected trustee, John Bowman as
sessor, and Frank Cain, Clara Man
ning and Emma Stanley elected to the
township advisory board witnout op
In Wayne township unaries Hoage
received 5426 votes for township trus
tee, against 3502 for Robert Wilson,
Jonathan Edgerton received 5146 for
the office of township assessor, and
Daniel Doyle, Democrat, 3,679.
Elmer Lumpkin, Republican, receiv
ed 152 votes in Dalton township for
the office of trustee. His opponent,
Leroy Harter received 69; John H. La
Mar received 153 votes, as against 61
for the Democratic candidate for the
office of assessor, Richard Howell.
Harley Beeson, Sylvester Billheimer,
and Rossie Charles, Republicans were
unopposed for the office of township
Republicans sustained reverses in
Jefferson township, where the Demo
cratic candidates for the offices of
trustee and assessor, Clarence Vor-
nauf and Alonzo Daugherty, were
Vornauf received 625 voes against
402 for his opponent, Clinton Woolard.
Daugherty received 544 as against 477
for Henry Bowman.
On the other hand, a straight Re
publican advisory board, consisting of
Clarence Harris, William T. Leavell
and John A. Locke, was elected over
the opposition, William O. Cleveland,
David M. Fouts and Grafton Stewart.
The Democrats and Republicans
split 'fifty-fifty in Webster town
ship, electing Howard Harris, on the
Democratic ticket, for trustee, and
Edward J. Wllcoxen, on the Republi
can ticket, for assessor, figures
were not available on the entire vote,
although It is known that Harris -won
by 35 votes and Wilcoxen won by a
majority of six.
The same thing occurred in Abing
ton township. Sylvanus O. Paddock,
Alfred E. Smith
TEXAS TO CONTINUE
(By United Press)
DALLAS, Tex., Nov. 8. Another
fight against alleged excessive expen
ditures in a senatorial campaign with
the Ku Klux Klan issue injected for
good measure was planned here to
day, following the election of Earle D.
Mayfield, Democratic candidate for
United States senator.
The battle to keep Mayfield out of
the senate probably will be fought in
the Texas courts and- on the senate
floor, according to R. B. Creager, state
Republican, chairman and personal
friend of President Harding.
I - , , V $ i
Y ADDS 76 MEMBERS
TO ROLE WEDNEDAY;
GET 120 IN 2 DAYS
Seventy-six members Wednesday
were added to the list of new mem
bers being solicited by the Y. M. C. A,
in a four-day drive. A total of 44 mem
bers was obtained Tuesday, bringinj
the grand total to date to 120.
A rousing meeting was held Wed
nesday noon in the Y. M. C. A. and
interest ran high. Ora Stegall's, divi
sion is leading the way in total num-
ter or points at 802. His division has
secured 39 new members.
Competition for the coveted honors
is growing more intense and the lead
may change at the next meetinf
General Rufus Allen's division Is
second in the race -with 623 points and
64 new members.
Speeches were made by State Sec
retary Tevebaugh and A. H. Backus
urging men participating ia the drive
to boost the Y. M. C. A. to the limit
in order to reach the goal of 500 new
members by Friday night.
Result of Work.
The result of each division's work
Division A Rufus Allen, general;
members, 32; points, 63.
Division B Forest Gartside, gen
era.! ; members, 11; points, 226.
Division C R. Wiechman, geperal;
nvemDers, zz; points, 556.
Division D Ora Stegall, general;
members, 39; points, 802.
Division E W. Higginbottom, gen
eral; members, 2; points, 44,
Division F A. Curme, general;
members, 14; points, 206.
Grand total to date 120 new mem
bers; 2,457 points.
Fighting Breaks Qui
Among Bavarian Factions
(By United Press)
AMSTERDAM. Nov. 8. Fighting
has broken out in Bavaria between
newly organized fascisti and socialists,
according to unconfirmed dispatches
from Munich today. The socialists
were reported to have been defeated,
after which the Bavarian fascisti who
adopted the grey shirt and swastika
cross as their emblems, demonstrated
In Augsburg and Bosenheim.
BERLIN, Not. 8. Mobilization In
Bavaria of "Faecistl," similar to the
Italian Order, was reported In dis
patches from Munich today.
The Fascisti have adopted the grey
shirt with white and red arm bands
and a swastika cross as their uniform.
It was generally believed here that
reports of a planned Bavarian "putsch"
to be led by General Ludendorff were
highly exaggerated and that the Fas
cisti mobilization was responsible for
Dr. Royal S. Copeland
Alfred E. Smith, Democratic nom
inee, won the governorship in New
LACK 5 AUTOMOBILES '
TO TRANSFER ASHER
COUNCIL TO DAYTON
RECITAL FOR CLUB
WOMEN NEXT WEEK
Litigation to keep Mayfield's name York from Nathan L. Miller. Incum-
orr tne ballot continued until the eve bent, in an overwhelming fashion. Dr
of the election, when a supreme court Royal S. Copeland won the United
ruling wiping out all injunctions States senate seat in New York.
against mm, was handed down too
late to get him on the ticket in many
Basis of Fight
The fight against him was based on
alleged excessive expenditures, in the
primary campaign, and jury in one of
tne injunction trials, later over-ruled,
found him guilty of the charge.
"Tne course we will take in the
' ' ouvmu "'"U LUKIV 1 iV... Vlln, o.. ... Ib.
be deemed- advisable, will bo dtfir. flwut uvc d,wulu',"n J"
mined by our lawyers." said Creaeer. ing in the number necessary to take
in an exclusive statement to the th rnmnlete membershiD of the Vi
mi8t0day,-n"But 1 an WJ Sinla Asher Business Women's counc'l
nnC1Tl7ilV that ira tit ill y vfrr w i t I
ter of seating Mayfield to the floor ? Dayto?, to atte2 tb bIg Sun
of the United States senate." uajl J"B"m t"uiD"'
Pr0r att-i, k . It is expected that those who con
general for ruling George E. B. Fed- Opiate the trip and have room in
dy's name off the ballot, -which was their cars wlU take membe5"S of the
dmiA hpfansa the. min M.. council with them. Those who can 60
was nominated in convention and not accommodate the girls will kindly call
by primary. u. w, f erguson ai leiepnoue numow
"The exclusion of Pflddv's .me 1956 so that he can make reservation
from the ballot was an act of nolitiral tor them
piracy, -which if committed hv th It is stated that some 500 persons
publican party in any Republican state, "fli make the "On to Dayton" trip
would have resulted in its overwhelm- over the traction. Special arrange
ing defeat." Creaeer declared. ment with the traction authorities
Find Mayfield Guiltv. have made it possible to secure a num
"No technicality can obscure the ber f cars for the excursion at reduc-
fact that the Navarro county jury, em- ed rate of $125 for the round trip. The
paneled under the forms of law, found tickets which have been bought at var-
Mayfield guilty of viol.-ting the prim- lous stations in the city will be good
ary election law ana tne penalty pre- on any car at any time during tne day,
scribed by that law la hi exclusion It is expected that between 1,000 and
iro mine ballot. 1,200 will make the trip to hear the
It was the plain duty of the state of- great evangelist. The special cars will
ficials to enforce that law. They chose, be leaving the traction station at 4:55
however, to exclude Peddy's name up- o'clock Thursday evening and at the
on a technicality, raised now for the same time automobiles will leave the
nrst time, ana put Mayfield's name on Y. M. C. A. building. Reservations for
uie Dauot. notwitnstandmg that it was the Richmond visitors have been made
proven fn open court that he had in the big tabernacle and these reser
violated the law and had incurred the vations will be held for the local cru-
An organ recital by Lillian Axkell
Rixford, virtuso of the Cincinnati Col
lege of Music, which will be given
here next Tuesday evening at thj
First Presbyterian church, under the
auspices of the Woman's club, will be
one of the most outstanding musical
events of the week. Mrs. Rixford is
an organist of rare abilities and un
usual talent Her appearance here
has been made possible through the
efforts of Mrs. Fred Miller, who stud
ied with her one year in Cincinnati
Testiomnials to Mrs. Rixford's mu
sicianship are outlined in accounts o
her concerts in other places. One
says: "Her executon was marvelous
her work was an inspiration, and tho
delicacy and skill with which she
rendered her numbers delighted the
audience. Never before bad Catletts-
burg been accorded so rare a musical
treat." The Cincinnati papers call her
first among her profession and term
a recent appearance there "one of
the most enjoyable as well as one of
the most finished recitals of the sea
son." Last Friday evening she won
great praise at Springfield, Ohio, for
a recital in which she appeared there
Tickets for the recital will be 50
cents for persons not members of the
Woman's club, and may be secured at
the door the evening of the recital.
Woman's club members are asked to
show their membership tickets at the
door. No admission will be charged
the members ,it is announced.
penalty of exclusion
MRS. HUCK WILL TAKE
CHICAGO, Nov. 8. When Mrs.
Winifred Mason Huck goes to con
gress she will take her four children
with her and devote her efforts to
legislation for the good of the na
Mrs. Huck made this announcement
following reports she had been elected
congressman at large from Illinois to
saders until 7:15 o'clock
Members of the Billy Sunday club
land the Virginia Asher club will take
ipart in the program they presenting
songs and cheering.
jority for the office of trustee. Mert
Schroy wa3 elected assessor. He Is
A straight Democratic ticket was
elected in Jackson township. The
ticket was: Trustee, Henry T. Kep-J
ler; assessor Thomas Graves; advis
ory board, Harry M. Sourbeer, Mary
E. F. Stewart, and Charlie F. W heeler.
At 3 o'clock Wednesday counting of
the ballots had not been finished and
candidates were waiting on word from
the election inspector. A warm con
test has been on over the township
election in this township.
RUSHVILLE LITTLE THEATRE
GUILD SELECTS PLAYS
RUSHVILLE. Ind.. Nov. 8. Three
one act plays have been selected by
the Little Theatre guild for presenta
tion at the opening, Dec. 7. Two
other additional bills will be present
ed during the winter.
48 UNION MINERS
ON TRIAL RESULT OF
(By United Press)
MARION, 111., Nov. 8. Charged
succeed her father,, the late William I with assault with intent to murder,
E. Mason. 48 men. mostly union miners, went
I-am going to take my four cbil- on trial today for alleged participa
dren to Washington. I have a very tion in the Herrin massacre
hard program mapped out for myself The men, part of 77 indicted by a
in the work of congress, but I do not grand jury, are charged with killing
believe a woman should neglect her Howard Hoffman, a young non-union
family affairs for politics. She should worker, during the fatal mine clash
find time for both." at Herrin, 111., more than four months
Mrs. Huck said she would aid in tho ago in which 23 men lost their live?.
next fight for a soldiers' bonus, and On the outcome of the trial of the
would fight the league of nations. defendants, probably will rest the fate
I am for world peace, but not for of the other 29 men.
the league of nations," she said.
FOR PIANO RECITAL;
3 OTHER PROGRAMS
Appearance here this winter of Mrs.
Marian Nevins MacDowell, wife of the
lale Edward MacDowell. America s
foremost composer, for a piano recital
is assured, according to word received
from Mrs. MacDowell by Mrs. Lloyd E
Harter, secretary of the local Mac
Dowell club. Mrs. MacDowell when
she appeared here in recital in the in
terest of the Peterborough, N. H., Mac
Doweli colony promised to return this
winter if the club organized here real
ized a membership of 100 by fall. The
members total 90 but Mrs. MacDowell
is so delighted with the enthusiasm
with which the work has been taken
up here that she is "coming anyway
according to her etter. Her recital
will either be given this month or in
January it is probable.
Three programs in addition to hers
will be given this winter, it is an
nounced, for which artists who have
worked at the Peterborough Colony
win be secured if possible. Of these
programs one will be music, one liter
ary, and one art.
Chairmen for the different programs
were appointed and held their first
meeting Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Lloyd Harter. They are
Miss Alice Knollenberg for music;
Mrs. J. Brandon Griffis, literary; and
Mrs. Mejville F. Johnston, art.
Among those considered for the pro
grams are Percy MacKaye, dramatist,
playwright, and poet and Edgar Still
man Kelley, director and one of the
foremost modern composers. Mr.
Mackaye has a studio at Oxford, Ohio,
where be lives and Mr. Kelley is also
there. Both have been members of
the Peterborough colony in whose in
terest the MacDowell clubs have been
formed as a national organization.
Mrs. Johnston, chairman of the art di
vision, who Is now In New York will
make an effort to have some artist
from the Peterborough colony exhibit
here and come in person during the exhibition.
KILLED, 20 INJURED
IN IRISH CONFLICT
(By Associated Press) ,
DUBLIN. Nov. 8. An attack with
machine guns .and rifles from nearby
housetop waa made by Irish Repuoa-
can forces here against the Wellington
military barracks this forenoon. Three
National army soldiers were killed and
20 others wounded In the figating.
which lasted two hours. The casual
ties suffered by the Republicans were
Numerous ambulances flew about
the district picking up the wounded
and taking them to hospitals.
At noon the area affected was un
der a strong cordon composed of the
troops from the Portobello barracks.
At the time of the attack, which was
opened at 9:30 o'clock, the parade
ground was filled with troops under
drilL The attacking forces, concealed
on the roof tops on both sides of the
barracks, began a heavy fire at that
hour, to which fh& garrison replied
Troops were rushed up from tne
Portobello barracks and these joined
in the fray, drove the attacking par
ties from their positions and pursued
them in armored cars and lorries, a
running fight being kept up for some
distance. The residents of the dis
trict hid away panic-stricken while tb.3
fighting was on.
When the attackers had' been driv
en off, the National army troops be
gan an extensive search of the whole
PASTOR WORKS ON ROAD
NEWTON. N. J . Nov. 8. In order
to support his family, the Rev. G. V.
Shultz, pastor of the Vernon Methodist
church here, nows holds a job as time-; -
keeper for laborers paving the Sparta-' J
Harayston roaa mere, ice jou iajo
$5.50 a day.
A GOOD SERVICE DRESS FOR
SLENDER OR STOUT FIGURES
FIVE MEN KILLED
IN MINE ACCIDENT
(By Associated Press)
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 8. The
state department of mines was today
informed of a mine accident at the
Olyphant mine of the Hudson Coal
company in which five men were
killed and two injured. The accident
is said to have been due to a "blown
out shot." The mines department has
despatched Inspectors to the scene.
35 PYTHIAN SISTERS
ATTEND SESSION HERE
Thirty-five Pythian Sisters from
Wayne, Henry and Randolph counties
were in attendance at the first tri
county meeting of Pythian sisters
which was being held Wednesday at
the K. of P. temple.
Work of organizing and routine busi
ness was occupying the time of the
gathering. Delegates attending were
from the local Pythian temple and
those at Newcastle, Union City. Spar
tansburg, Knightstown and Cambridge
uuy. Liuncn was served at noon to
the visiting and local members.
Nolle Prossa Cases.
As steps were taken to choose a
jury, indications were that the state
would nolle prosse indictments against
as many as 40 on the charge of mur
dering Hoffman to expedite selection J
of a jury.
All defendants charged with mur-
(By Associated Press) . ' a . ' anH thnaj, aeua
CHICAGO. Nov. 8. Eighteen men I.v " "
Attorney General Edward J. Bran-
POLL RAIDERS STOP
TO BE HERE TONIGHT
- Trainmaster Bowers and Bert Gill,
both members of the "flying squad
ron," the laymen's evangelistic organ
ization which did such effective
evangelistic work in Columbus, Ohio,
will be here In attendance at the meet
ing of the Bill Sunday club to be held
in the lobby of the Y. M. C. A. Wed
These two men will tell of their ex
periences in Columbus in their lay
men's evangelistic work, what they did
and how they did it. There will also
be special music on the program. All
men in the city are welcome to attend
the meeting. It is expected that there
will be reports of the committee in
charge of the On to Dayton' move
ment including final instructions to all
members who will make the trip.
Members of the Virginia Asher coun
cil will be in attendance at the meet
ing to instruct the men in their organ
ized cheering program which will be
introduced into the meeting at Dayton.
Armistic Day Program
In Schools On Friday
Observance of Armistice day In the
city schools will be on Friday, inas
much as the day falls on Saturday
this year, It was announced Wednes
day by W. G. Bate, superintendent of
schools. The 0 superintendent urged
that the schools hold appropriate ex
ercises on Friday in celebration of the
Esther Schwartz, 14, a student In the
Hebrew Technical School for Girl3.
New York City, spends her spare tim'j
reading to blind girls. In the past
three years she has read 249 books to
less fortunate sisters.
judges and workers to have been led
by State Representative Lawrence
O'Brien, Democratic candidate for re
election, held up a polling place in
dage, In direct charge of the prose
cution, probably will attempt to show
that the defendants went to the Les-
- . k eiecuuu,
w vj ww.w uivj -rri ,7 .'-.I. . Anil r.af.H nnm
the ballot box and tally sheets late last ll'T"-"? " ,V,
to slaughter non-union miners to pre-
Lat'er Samuel Marizzio drove to the !ent furtD!L digsing o coal durins
city hall with the ballots. He said the wiae "'r
poll raiders stopped him, threw the
ballots into his automobile and order-
Silent as to Plans.
A. W. Kerr, chief council for the
,im DnCn nn rawTTr w. unnea Mine worKers, reiusea 10 mai-
held for further questioning and Chief cate plana of defense, but it was said
of Police Fitzmorris ordered the ar- B wuiu " "h" ""
rest of O'Brien, whowas sought early men were first attacked in the bloody
today. clash and will endeavor to show a
Two policemen who were on guard counter conspiracy,
at the polls would be suspended, the Twenty-one non-union miners were
chief declared. The judges and clerks elain to lQe most brutal fashion dur
were taken into custody also. ing the massacre and two union men
O'Brien's district was hotly contest- lost their lives. '
ed between two Democrats and two Confident assertions in some sec
Republicans for the three seats in the tions of Bloody Williamson county
legislature. At the time of the hold-up that participants in the war never
the election officials said Bernard wouia be Drougnt to tnai were quieted
Conlon. the other Democrat, had 589 when the grand jury convened two
votes and O'Brien 25. . - months ago and returned true bills
Early last night four bandits held against 77 men in 424 indictments,
up Republican headquarters in the Of these, 2Qp were for murder, 116 for
thirtieth ward, robbed election work- conspiracy and 103 to commit mur
ers and escaped with about $2,000. der.
Short News of City
Go en Motor Trip W. A. Friede, a
local salesman, and Howard Hosbrook
left last week on a motor trip through
the west They will visit en route
with relatives in St Louis and, Kansaa
City. Mo. v
Indoor Fair Opens The fair which
is being given under the auspices of
St. Joseph's society of the St Andrew s
church was opened in the auditorium
of the church Tuesday evening fea
tured by booths beautifully and gaily
decorated and music by the St An
drew's orchestra. The fair will con
tinue Wednesday and Thursday night
and the public is cordially invited to
Basket League Opens Opening o
the Girls basketball league will be
made Wednesday night In the Dennis
junior high school gymnasium. Dua
to a ruling of the school officials, spec
tators will not be allowed in the gym
to witness the game. Numerous per
sons appeared at the door of the gym
previous to Tuesday's games In the
Closed league, but they were turnei
away and refused admittance. In or
der to prevent any embarrassment.
fans are hereby informed of the ruling.
The Ail-Americans meet the All-Corn
merciala at f : 15' o'clock and the Atlas
pfey the Indianapolis Gloves at 8:00
4162. Comfortable fulness ana
slenderizing lines mark this desirable
model. The back extends over tha x
fronts to form yoke sections to which
the fronts are gathered.- This is a
good style for percale, gingham, gab
ardine and flannelette. The sleeve
may be in grist length or short, as
The Pattern is cut in 7 Sizes: 26,
28, 40, 42, 44. 46 and 48 inches bust
measure. A 38 inch size requires 6V
yards of S2 inch material. The widta
at the foot is 2 yards.
A' pattern of this illustration mailed
to any address on receipt of 12 cents
In silver or stamps.
Address Pattern Department
Patterns will be mailed to your ad
dress within one week.
All shippers are invited to
attend a meeting to be held
at the Arlington Hotel to
morrow, Thursday evening
at 6:00 o'clock.
Wm. F. Joachim, General
Manager of the United States
Freight Traffic Association
of New York City, will talk
on equalization of freight
rates for Richmond Shippers
and the auditing of freight
bills. - , '
Howard Hunt, Secy