Danville Bee, January 11, 1922

Danville Bee

January 11, 1922

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Bee, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1922, Danville, Virginia I'Pl' THE DANVILLE REGISTER Associated David Lawrence JjUiwtuhfti. infc- Up Father and Mutt A Jeff. auction. City delivery 56f a month, 6 per cent. nionthu In advance. 1-ens JO per cent. 12 months In Uy mull 5Uc a month, 3 1 year. FOUNDED FEBRUARY, 1899. 1922 FICTION SERVICE The Bf-cV fiction nprvice will consist of a com- plete novel, written by tho best known authors, every two wueUB. To get the nine comics that appear dally In Ucc It would require the- purchasing of loaBt thn'f Alftiopolltan papers. Associated Press si-rvlco. DANVILLE; YA.. WKDNKSDAY AKTKHXOON. JANTAKY 11. PRICE: TWOCEN'ilT Ship in Distress 500 Miles At Sea Army Transport Bringing Troops Back from Ger- many Reported Disabled, But No Danger Is Felt. (By The Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Jan. ar- my transport Crook, bringing Ameri- can troops home from Germany, is reported in distress 500 miles east of New York but is continuing to port under her own steam, the "War De- partment has been advised. There is no danger to the ship or troops aboard, the dispatch said. Cardwell To Be Secretary To Governor RICHMOND, Va., J-n. 10 H. ,Cardwell, assistant to Carlton Jackson, examiner of records for 'Richmond, and formerly ensign in fhe United States naval reserve force, attached to the fifth naval district, with headquarters at Norfolk, will Jbe named secretary to Governor-elect :E. Lee Trinkle. when the executive takes office. i As was predicted some time ag'o in The News Leader, Colonel LeRoy Hodges .present budget head under Davis, will be retained In present capacity by the incoming executive. Both announcements, it is understood, are likely to "be made. Mr. Cardwelh like father, D. Cardwell, is a lawyer, although he has not practiced his profession since the close of the world war. He pass- ed the state bar examination in 1016. is an A. B. graduate of Randolph- Macon College .and holds the degret of P. L. from the "University of Rich- mond. He is a member of the Phi Kappa Signal fraternity. It is understood the appointment of Cardwell to the office of secre- tary to Governor Trinkle will be ot a more or les's temporary nature, and that Mr. Cardwell will not terminate his connection with the office of the examiner of records here. During the cession of the general assembly Mr. Cardwell probably will remain in the office Of the next governor. It is isnders'ood the budget depart- ment may be moved from the "of the governor into some other part capitol or library buikl- lif the inauguration of the All Is Ready For Annual Banquet Arrangements have been completed for the annual banquet of Cham- ber of Commerce, which will be held at Hjlton Hall on Friday night at 8 o'clock. Secretary H. B. "VVatkins said today that 307 invitations had been issued, the entire membership being included and a number of spe- cially invited guests. Jt is not ex- pected that there will be a 100 pel- cent response as in so large a mem- bership there are of necessity men unable for some reason to be present. -There is seating capacity for 300 persons in the hall where the ban- quet will be served. Mr. VVatkins vs- pressed regret today that there was not room for more .stating that the organization would like to invite a number of people as its guests, this being impossible under prevailing conditions. Next year it is hoped the banquet will be held in the din- ing hall, which is being included in the Masonic Temple and which will seat five diners comfortably. Thomas B. McAdams, of Rich- mond, president of the American Bankers 'Association, will arrive in Danville on Friday morning and will be entertained privately at luncheon at the country club. William Breach, music director of the schools, is corning to lead in the sine- ing. The programme printed for the occasion includes the annual report of the secretary and a number of re- for activity during the current year. After the serving of the banquet, teller? will announce the names of the suc- cessful director- voted on by the membership at large by mail. Col. A. B. Carrington. president of the. or- ganization, will make his annual re- port, after which Frank Talbott will introduce the speaker of the evening. is to talk on "The Day After To- morrow Music will be provided during the banquet by the '.Vestbrock Orchestra. The menu in an elaborate one and all signs point a genuinely helpful and successful e.-ening Negro Is Lynched Near Eufaula, Ala. (By The Associated Press. EUKAULA. Ala. Jan. 11. An un- identified neifro was lynched near here nigM It is reported thj.t he insulted a white woman. o Realtors To Urge Drop In Mortgage Tax Heal estate men of Virginia lining up for a determined fitfht to have the general assembly enact a law decreasing the tax on mortgage notes. Bruce Bowe, president, and K. Kay Kichard.son, .secretary tuid treasurer of the Virginia fieal Estate Association, recently made a tour of the larger cities of Virginia .includ- ing Danville, and reports that tne real estate men everywhere are en- dorMng the associations' program. Officers of the association declare that the present tax on mortgage notes is manifestly unfair. It is claimed tHat the present high tax rate is causing money, formerly in- vested in loans to be withdrawn from that field and placed in which are either tax exempt or sub- ject to a much smaller tax. In this way a scarcity of money available for loans has resulted and the build- ing of dwellings and other structures has been seriously hampered. The proposed bill would decrease the tax from to 50 cents a hun- dred, all of it to go to the state Un- der the present law cents goes to the state and 30 cents to the munici- pality. Association officials declare that the loss of revenue which would result, would be made up in two ways. It is estimated that more than 50 per cent, of the mortgage notes have escaped taxation by technical moves, and it is said that in other states where pimilai reductions have been made the increased amount tif notes declared because of the more reasonable taxation has more than rhade up for the loss. It also is ex- pected that the increased building a- a result of the making of more loans would bring additional revenue. The real estate men again will make a fight on the lawyers fee measure which has been recommend- ed by the State Bar Association and whicn will be introduced at the opening session pf the legislature The object of this bill is to prevent all persons not an attorney 'i license from performing such acts as, have considered to belong to the peculiar province of the legal profession It is charged by the law yers that real estate agents have been drawing deeds .leases and other docu- ments of a legal nature and, in some instances, been charging clients for the performance of these legal services. Real estate agents declare they can draw these instruments with as much efficiency as the but that they deny that the practice of charging for services exists to any great extent PREPARING TO LEAVE FOR BELGIUM ins executive. f. who Is recov- ering from a 1-mg of lypfioM fever, was able yesterday to be out for the first time since he was strick- en in September. Four Killed As Engine Upsets (By Thp Associated Press.) PORTSMOUTH. Ohio, Jan 13 Four men are reported to have killed ar> engipe on the Chere- peake Ohio Northern. overturned today. sembly Opens Biennial Term Governor Message Presented This Afternoon of Membership of 140, All But 10 Are Dem- ocrats. (Special to The Bee.) RICHMOND. Va.. Jan. branches of the Legislature opened at noon todav, Ihc caucus nominees be- ing elected after the new members In the House had been sworn in. There arc 130 Democrats in the membership of 140. This afternoon the Governor's message-will be deliv- ered. Rain was falling heavily an hour before the opening of the legis- lature. Hurled His Liquor Into Church -Door Reuben E. Stevens, a middle-aged WM this morning fined and coats on a charge of disorderly con- whiie drunk several nights ago. Stevens wa sarrested by police offi- cer following reports that a man was creating considerable excitement on Bellevue Hill. It is alleged that he was chasing several colored chil- dren and trhen they ran into a church, he hurled a botile containing whsikey into the house of worship, smashing it directly inside the en- Jrance. It Is said that he then be- yan to yell Jn such a manner that k was necessary to call the police, Stevens admitted that he was drunk and nothing of what took place. Charles Orchard was fined morning In court on a charge of g a nuisance by refusing to Irash from his store on Union .afKr Fire Chief F. Mitchell had ordered him Jo do so. A fire in- had made complaint to JL T Stanford, of Tan- N. C. and Rev. J. N. Latham. the ceremony in of w-veral fnendf of bride and groom. (ISv TJic KINCJSrOUT. Tenn.. Damage estimated at today from fire -which part :13y destroyed a store. Continue Debate On Naval Treat? ve the term. Many witnesses r.tard this morning- and it required to try tbe case. Htanbeny v as lie created- cors-dtrable i" the rPighboihood on street v.here Mangrum's store is lo- cated. Siarherry, in an intoxicated condition, went to the store and en- Countered .1 crowd of sev-erai and women on the porch, he is said to ha-- e become tind wanted to know "What are you al, doing juggled up together. The incident passed here and Stan- berry v.ent into the store and ask-.-d Mrs." Mangrum for a package of cig- arettes. She told him TO oi.t a- 'it was drurk. refusing th-'m to him Carl angrurn then told hir.-. that he would cell hr.n the cicrareuci- nd Stan'lbprry said 'all right." ann askod that they he chaiged Ihe s.orc toM Stnnbciry -h.it be appeal for funds at thp banquet. This is to be, under- taken by special committees. Riled by Criticism Over Cannes Attitude He Wffl Demand Support or Re-, jection by Deputies. Two Draft Horses Paralysis Victims Two valuable draft horses, one owned bv tv- Laundry Coirrany and another by the Danville Ice Com- panv died last night and today from a disease known as azotemia. One of the horses went down at School- field and during the heavy rain last night developed pneumonia It was chloroformed today. The ice com- pany's horse died about six o'clocK this morning. A local said today that the disease is not contagious, but that it is a. form of paralysis of the rear-quarters which can be ox'ercome if taken in time. ---------------6--------------- StonnrQgrCbast CBy The Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Jan. storm Is reported centered off the Virginia (By The Associated CANNES, Jan. British mem- orandum of the proposed Anglo- French pact declares that Great Brit- ain makes -the security of France a problem of her own and she will be ready again to throw in her forces if French soil is attacked. Premier Briand is going, to Paris to inform the French cabinet of the status of negotiations here and to meet criticisms and to demand that the Chamber of Deputies either sup- port or reject him. Another Special Cabinet Session 3y The Associated Press.) PARIS, Jan. special session of the French cabinet was suddenly called this evenihg to meet at S.30 tomorrow morning to consid- er the French position at the Allied Supreme Council in session at Cannes. The cabinet was in session today more! than three hours, during which time it is understood considerable criticism of Briand developed. --------------o------ Schooner Given Bad Reputation (By The Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Jan. Brit- ish .chooner "Messenger of held by the Federal authorities at Wilmington, wes described by Gener- al Prohibition Agent Bergs-trom in a report to Commissioner Haynes as one of several vessels "engaged in. the whiskey -smuggling gajne on the South Atlantic coast.'' Surgeon's Evidence Killings (By The Associated WASHINGTON, Jan. Dr. E. Ross, ot Danville; Illinois, batal- lon surgeon -Hath" tfie-SIacteerith Infan- try during tho war, declared today before the Senate committee that he saw no lynching of soldiers at Gon- drecourt, France, and never heard of any -in that localrtv Fight Narrowing Down to 3 Men And New inet in Angus Ross To Be Buried Tomorrow The funeral of Angus Boss, who died last mght in the General hos- pital, will bo held on Tnursday after- noon at 4 o'clock from his home, 265 Grav street .and will be conducted by his pastor. Rev. IU DuBose, D. P. Mr Ross succumbed after an ill- ness of eight weeks. He suffered a gpneral breakdown In health which was followed shortly before Christ- mas by a stroke of paralysis from which be never fully recovered. He was (51 jears of age. be4ng born in Kosshire in Scotland. He came to Danviile about thirty years ago and for years maintained a blacksmith and horseshoeing establishment which was largely patronized oy the people of because of his workmanship. His wife died tnrec years ago and he has no relative sin country. He was a devout member of the First Presbyterian church and was a particularly faithful attendant upon ihf weekly services and Sunday New President Assumes Duties Realize Careful Work Is Necessary to Avoid Pitfalls Before the Dail Meets Again. 3 Killed When W. Va. Feudists Fan Old Fires "VV V.i Jan. 10. Iji" r' :i" "f in lla V.i -sd. Wife He Thought i He Killed Lives Jan. living: the life of a from justice for i and a half je.ir.-. and Jina'ly con- I a ninrd'-r. I'ranK 13. Uath- wifv hf thouciil had si. in wj'S seen aiivc month-- .in-T- iiiv si taken up the cudgels n t.ie vourt judgeship affair alie threo tnon between whom the Supreme Court vacancy seems to Te Judc- Judge Frank P. Cnristian and Judge Jesse West of Suffolk, it rone j-upporting delegations tor rach candidate being at Rich- mond and working hard to secure in the caucus which will IK- heM tomorrow nicht at which judgeship matters will up. by al th" Firs; Nati-on.i] hank ill rf-eleried coming year Th" wa shown that i of iiy will ink" jo U-chniomJ on Tuesda- cien- -K: in prejwnt- n l.f h.i" made on -.h.- bench. It is reaJ- at Ihc same tame that Mi. Clement's Trends ut-re !n jhe field tin- fr.fyidi of Judge .THT .irljvt-. -ni'3 hnve ITU] m rJTfcl n gr of the Ohamlxr of Weather Report. 3 Sr. of Hue -no other change "r -of .1 Bandits Sought by Line Riders n for the l.cnh Wlulf ih'- c uas ,1 a 1 1 John W CurtT th4 t bri'-t; r-ressur? ?c ,r st.-jjw Sr.itfr Garret Wallace akes Up Draftof Rules The Associated Press WASHINGTON, Jan. Secre- tary Wallace is considering a of the rules and for the administration of the tfd- eral highway fund. WHEN YOr GO TO SKLECT vour kitohen cabinet insist on seeing the "Kitchen Maid." I-SR21B3! American National Re-Elects Directors slorJthoJders. National Rank held ixnt3v satisfactory the old directors ro-flwted w-th H O. Kerns, president of the A meeting Wll Tx> lield at which time ihe oJTiof of -the hank will be eiccted for year. Charles Grer-nsboro the 3nm B. Hiil. 1 ff from 1 v Oir'- r i JXinxjllc-. t> ii .1 'b.jt it wn fair ami ml S i r1h is I Tl 1 JT IK i n i nj'l t i "h' La1! T" k JIaSfiC1! 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