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   Bee, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1922, Danville, Virginia                               THE DANVILLE REGISTER Associated Cmn. JDavld DiHpatchcs. Urlny- ing Up Father and Mtitt Jeff. Sunday eouiiw unction. City delivery 55e a month, less 5 per cent. months In advance. JLesn 10 per cent. 12 months In advance. By mall DOt! a month. 3 months, 1 yr'nr. FOUNDED FEBRUARY, 3899. NO. JhVXV'lLLE. VA.. AFTERNOON. .JANUARY 21, 1922 1922 FICTION SERVICE The JJoo'8 Il'i2 fiction service will consist of a com- plete novel, written by the best known authors, every two To get the ten comiuH UiiU.app'.-ur dally in The Bee It would require tho purdr.uUig of at three Metropolitan papers. Associated. Prosa service. fOPE BENEDICT ?v _______ ____ PRICE TWO CENTS Bell Calls For IS DEAD IN ROME Probe of Force Berlin Telegram Received From Rome Announces Pontiff's Decease Had Slight Rally Early Today. (By The Associated LONDON, JAN. BERLIN DISPATCH TO EEUTEES THIS AFTER- NOON SAYS THAT WORD HAS BEEN RECEIVED THERE THAT POPE BEN- EDICT IS DEAD. MOST RECENT PHOTO OF POPE BENEDICT OFFICIALLY ANNOBNCED Bv The Associated Press.) LONDON, Jan. dinal Bourne, archbishop of Westminster, stated this eve- ning he had been officially notified by a telegram from Rome that Pope Benedict was dead. (By The ROMS. Jan. Battistinij said at 1 o'clock today that thej end of Pope Benedict's life was approaching, this a question of hours. In his slight delirium during the noon hour, the pontiff resisted physician's ef- forts to listen to herrt action and expressed a desire to rise, The attending doctors expressed the belief that he might live un-j til late in the afternoon. Cardi-j nal Gasparri said all hopo had! been abandoned. Bulletins fromj the sick room were eagerly scan-j ned by the great thron outside the vatic-n. jV ._________ aristocrat, with the Oen- ot-F'- rtait or shrewdness in money i all, frail, sotnwehitt bent, thin j v.-ith .1 wwik inharmon- ious Yet triumphing over al' c. these v.-ith the inherent force of his charac- ter mind. That is Pope Benedict XV mo Delia who has served sa pope since Sept. 3, 1014. he was rhosen the 260th pope, to succeed Pius X. the difficult f'.it hns the policy of Kom.in Cahtolic church, Bene.lit t XV has made relations betwt-en thp Vatican and the Italian government eas.er. Chief of Police Presents a Letter to Commissioners Asking Them to Sift Cer- tain Rumors Sergeant Martin Proceeded Against In Another Probe. A sensation was created t at the reguular monthly meeting oi the Dan- ville Police Commission yesterday evening at the courthouse, when At- tornev John Thomas Watson, repre- sentitig a "group of citizens" in their name filed charges against Polire Ser- geant J. Hannibal Martin, charging him with collusion with men engaged in the violation of the liquor laws. Mr. Watson appeared before the and asking that the ac- cu'.ed police sergeant be called in, withheld his papers until the officer 1 was present. The charges, as writ- I ten out. are in the following verbatim form" certain citizens names will be disclosed to the Police Commission when re- quested, a charge of improper collusion with men engaged in violation of the liquor laws of the city and State is hereby made against Sergeant .7. H. .Martin. "Dated, this 20th day of Jan- uary, 1922. ".I. T. WATSOX. "As Attorney. "P. S. .We arc prepared to submit evidence in support of this, charge at such time as you may I The attorney stated that he was not present to Demand an immediate i hearing-, but to acquaint the commis- sion with the ftl.'ng of charges and he asked that the commission set a date for a hearing. will be held at three o'clock on Wednesday after- noon. January 2jth. It appeared to- day doubtful if at that time the hear- ing would be gone into, as when the gathers Wednesday, Mr. Watson will give the names of wit- nesses to support the charges and be more specific in the charges brought. This in all probability will pave the way to a. further in order to the accused sergeant opportunity to meet the specii'C accusations and to prepare a defense. It is possible j however, that the officer will be ready j to eo into trial. i Sergeant Martin today had no fur- i ther statement to make He said last that he had no idea of the na- ture of the charges asainst him and that he did not to learn them Welfare Ass'n Annual Meet Policemen Fight Revolver Battle With Liquor Car ALEXAXDRIA. Va.. Jan. nual meeting of the Community Wei- Hce of Alexandria and bootleggers m a high-powered iituomobiU- engaged fare association will be conducted and ]n a biUti0 al this citizens of Danville are crdiaily in- i morning. About twenty-live shots vlted to participate in this meeting, i were flred tnr> Police at the flee- An annual report of the secretary uatomohile. and the occupants of _ .__ i. fit-iaft I t: tint a t Vi f. Tuesday night at 8 o'clock at the Chamber of Commerce the third an- Freed of Theft Of Diamond Ring Charge Against Man Said to Be Government Agent Dismissed at Trial Held at Noon Today. f will fee made, officers for the new- year will be chosen and plans for an- other year's work will be projected. Representatives from all churches will attend as well as representatives from various other organizations. Speaking of the work today Rev. J. X. Shelburne member of the Ex- ecutive committee said: "The Community Welfare associa- tion has so won its way into the con- fidence and esteem of our commun- ity and city that it has by common consent become the outstanding rep- resentative of the religious, social and civic organizations relief in our city. in the work of, This association is essentially a Danville organization and a Danville asset. The money is Danville money, the work done is Danville responsibility and the work- ers are largely Danville people. Like all other responsible and intelligent and competent direction of its work. "Month by month an accounting is made to the citizens of Danville tnru the Executive committee of the mon- ey that is spent, item by item. Month by month an accounting is made 10 the citizens of Danville thru the Ex- ecutive committee of the WOTK done, item by item. the car fired two shots at the police, The chase extended about nm'o miles over the roads of Fairfax, but the bootleggers outdistanced the police car and made their escape. According to the police there were three men in the car, which, they say, was filled to the brim with corn liquor brought from beyond Fredericks- burg. The police were tipped off to look out for the car, and Chief Goods, Sergt. Campbell and Policemen Man- ner, Duller, Lawrence Padgett and Walker started out in two automo- biles. Both cars met at the old toll gates at the head of Duke street and the liquor-laden car soon came in sight. The driver turned the car around and htrew his machine wide open, and the police gave chase. Miller Building General Wood Reports Crisis (By The Assoc.ated rress.) Jan. Loss Adjusted King Anderson yesterday com- pleted adjusting the loss sustained by Dr. E. H. Miller through the burning of his building. Owing to the fact that fire insurance adjusters here in connection with the recent fire on lower Main street it was pos- sible to make a quick disposition of this. The structural damage in the Miller building is not' as great as thought and it is said that will cover it. This, of course, does not take into consideration the losses I sustained by the two mercantile con- I cerns through loss of stock and inter- j ruption of business, nor does it tako eral Wood today that a cris- into consideration the destruction of is na.3 arisen wnicn must be met from offices and their contents on the sec- genera! funds of the government :n i Ond floor, assisting the Philippine Xauon.u .Mr. Anderson will start at the earl- doors until iest opportunity rebuilding the ruined Bank to keep open emergency loans are liquidated. Will Import Strike Breakers (Bv The Assoc'n.ted RICHMOXD, Jan. J. Gold, alias Jack Brooks, wa! placed under arrest this morning on complaint made by Miss Doris Pen- nington. of Xorfolk, charging that the man had stolen a valuable dia- mond ring and in currency from her. Gold's arrest on this specific charge followed his detention at the Leeland hotel. The young woman had already made complaint to the police and was sitting in the courthouse. awaiting developments when Gold was brought in by Police Officer Vf. C. Talley, who had made the arrest. Th girl readily identified him as the man the man who took her ring and money. To begin with, the young woman lives in Xorfolk, but had been to Charlotte to visit her father. Gold. who claims that he is an agent of tha United States government, rounding up dope fiends, was also in that town. There the two became ac- quainted and when it was learned that both were headed in this direc- tion, they boarded the same train. They made their first stop in Greens- boro and spent night before last and all of yesterday in that place. Gold says that he placed the girl i, on the train last night for Danville at i.5, o'clock and followed, on the next train himself. The girl charges that the ring, valued at was taken from her in the local station almost by force. This she says, occurred '_early this morning when Gold took "her to ,3 the station, got-the ring and money. 'Z and left, telling her that he had f01 gotten his baggage, but that he would1 return immediately. He left and the Vf girl, although having a ticket to Xorfolk. became suspicious and got off the train to a-sva.it his return. How- ever, some time elapsed and she con cluded that the man intended steal- t -i ing the diamond ring and money. ,'f it 1 interior. It is understood that the was then that she went to the pol'oe "-4 station and reported the alleged be rehabilitated It is proposed to front offices can within two weeks. include in the new plans some tile walls which will havp the effect of confining any future fire should this Million and 1f Immoral Dancing in Boston Hotels. Pounds Sold This Week; Policewomen Say.understood, i J pro! e to for Per Hundred, i A further gratify. r.g rise .'n thei J.-i-V :n e.ai of Ko-ton's "1 hotels a: d has taken'an interested part in of If-af tobacco v 'on the local rr.arkc-t during the market be I u orld affairs. The revival of the Vatican as a 1ho- avcrasA cre.'U power in diplomacy is the per- j. i achievement fo Benedict XV. T-r hundred or per During the world war he appeal- hundred than list The _t., n. ii'. e and tocay in te. rore the commi immoral" by four rr.-ir.y i-c- .ee or so- i cial -.yc'Tr.rf. ed to ail the beli.serents in behalf of report for the week follows: pAC" He voiced his proposals for. f 1 otrls r.i.-de i v .ffri cndfnir the conflict on four ssparate j Ie2f I si-u.V, h.i.e b.inaers sr.id th.i of -.h> Attorney Watson ho had no further statement to make fbr publication. Ir developed today that prior to the appearance of Mr. Watson b.-- before the commission yesterday, of Police James Ti. Bell had a letter with the commis- sion, itskinsr for an nivestigation Of the entire pohce force. This, it is will be an independent .it in which Mr. Watson is interested. The- of the yester- da" hiii- ;i surpn.-e to r.i.tny citi- zen.--. unheralded Evti- the iirrt-.-t of A. Frazier, car driver, charged with vio- latir.g the llayp Act by 'deliver ns three gallons of liquor to the home of Lee. there have been rumblings and rumors -which in some led to the of opin- thit soor.or or later they 'would car men. Lets Prison Mates Smell Choice Food Obregon Must To Come to U. S. (Bv The Associati'l MEXICO CITY. Jan. MIDDLETOWX, Conn. Jan. sion from Congress will be necessary X'" Cummings. a wealhy Fed- President Obregon can go to eral prisoner serving'a sentence at tl'.e Hichester. for an operation, it county jail here in lieu of the Federal Ms sakl here in connection with his re- Penitentiary at Atlanta, Ga.. is being j Ported plan, fed on roast duck, oyster cocktails and all the delicacies of the season .it the expense of his relatives. Other prisoners at the jail profit j the arrangement to the extent hat j they are permitted to smell the I Moscow Faces Typhoid Menace Cumiriings frequently passes cigars them. Cumn-.ings proprietor of lilt; iS end occasions. On the Ir.st occasion i.oc'Jnicnt called forth the noteworthy .offerings i from President Wilson r jtpoltcsmaii for the allied. He v.-as nrongly in favor of the Jieague of X.-uir- .s plan ami as strong- t-re Of t' ly against communism and ,-ne v. i .s-; re I but V.'hert werf the i firm v th f n o'2 irKjuircd. avraTe for  h j in t'ra' MT :n of a inari. ANXOfXCKD jBaltistini pctar.s. of pneujnonjc infec- developed in the of the ration' and ihe catarrh from vhirh he suJTers stiJl JeTTi- perature shortly after midnight dtfrecs. Breathing was hard and pneumonia localized dur- as centered In the pontiff's neither lung was func- (Continued on Five.) 800 Injured in Berlin Factory Inn at Guilford. which w.is sumptuous'y lea much patronized by automobile par- ties on route from Xew York over the Old Boston Road to the Hub. lie was convicted of liquor violations. (By The Assofi.-itP'l Press.) RTOA. Jan. 21. Typhus is spread- iner in Moscow, arcording to Xovyput. the organ hrre. Dolshevik government Thomas J. Coles Going to i Cincinnati on a Visit i Y. W. C. A. Going Strong In Temporary Quarters The Young Women's Christian As- Thorcas J. Coles, of Chatham, is no: going to Cincinnati to make hh> future home, as was recently indi- cated in dispatches received here sociation is now temporarily estab- lished on the second floor of the T. M. C. A. building, which was kindly preferred by Edwin Kettle, the gen- eral secretary. The auditorium and the Indies' parlor, as well as two of from Richmond. Mr. Coles passed i tho class rooms are being used. through here yesterday en his way j Miss Caroline Arbus, the secretary. to Cincinnati where he will spend two stated today that the interest in the months with his mother-in-iaw. reit- ing and recuperating from an indis- position for which he had recently "Y" activities has been intensified by J Gold claims (that lie had no idea of stealing and that he in- tended going with the girl as far 99 jj Lynchburg. He says that after taklnff her to the station he realized that he had forgotten his baggage and hur- ried back to the hotel to get it. He states that he returned to the station. but the train had' gone and that "ae then went back to the hotel, where he was later placed tinder arrest His arrest followed a telephpne message" to the" police, man answering the description of Gold, matle to the clerk by the girl, there. Officers were today going over various papers in his valise. Some of them, it was said, showed that he has been in service of the government in rounding ur> "dope although it is said that he is add'cted to the drug himself. Other papers reveal that he has been in several serious shooting affairs. His first appearance at the court- house was. at o'clock this morn- ing and from that time until noon, the hour of the trial, he was busy talk- ing, trying to explain the details of the case. It was readily seen that he was a shrewd character and the po- lice were careful not to allow him anj privileges, lest he make a break foi his The young woman alleges that Gold worked a scheme by which he might get his hands on the ring. She stated that man told her at the station this morning that a certain man. whom both knew, and who is said to have given the ring to the girl, had asked him (Gold) to get it for him. She gave him ho satisfaction and he then asked her to let him see the ring. She took the ring from her pocketbook and had it in her hand. together with a bill when Gold took it from her forcibly, at the same lime pretending to do so in a playful manner. It was then, she alleges, that he mado the excuse that he would to go back to the hotel for his thinking that she would continue hfr journey she already had th" ticket. The ring in Question A "i recent loss sustained in the fire _ at the Millor building, and th.tt the been treated Mr" classes are being well attended She is a flashy one. being a cluster of companied bv his wlfo and famUv. 'in- 'fld ,thnt thp were all .-mall d.umon.te. tend, to return dur.ng tn, to resume his residence in Chatham. to assistance. dl.-missed. It shown that the Tin- of n jrymn.-isium is mat! bad She ring in his possession. KO FOllCe OOlLrt won-t blow struck at the Y. W C. A it r-julii not proven that he in- is the :it the Y. M. C A. pro- stealing ii. and that he did not :i- of thi" It is miss tbe train as by him. Gold i'io 1 testified that he intended catching the "Glad to see you all j will j r.cxt train so that he could reach the court is bar-k to w.tbin sixty an-! lliat the o-cam- i giri .nnd give her the ring. Both acain Mnvor Woodinc told {h -1 will be boiii-e'l in a i-aftr build- J and money were turned over to forty thi? 'mor'r.- long. I Miss PenningJon. injr. he This Morning and mat 5.0 j no trials as wrr no So come up. Only arrest w.ts nsa'I'' th" C053J-S" of and JhJs was 075 a rharjn; liefore Jhis morn- Delegates to Farm Conference Gather Th" Associated WASH 3 -Ian are srrivinc to Invitation is To All N? i of X.ii- Gaelic Spelling Wins First American Victory Jk tf S 2fiii t? a mass of data Tor Citrus Region Is Suffering Heavy Loss XKW yor.K. Joundinc of ih tory n Th" n ft' n i nh ihc Sir. it? i? of Sterling1 ir.l Mar-' II tiOfing OUt SAN KKAXC1SCO. 4' nl crop 3oss. of daughter. Miss Ethc! Oraharrj Woorts JO Frank Ray, of Thar- lolle, X. C.. the wedding t-arly jn the coming S; plate Mrs. TV. K. who visiting her mother, Mrs. W. H. Richardsin. .TolTorson TV- turncd to her homo Sunday in l.ynch- in J Exports Also Imports Decrease A 3' The Chantilly, 1 ician, Livingston, Balti- Deed Is Recorded s, etc. They are open matched UD at any r i do Fnd resjior.de'! on flf- call m.irks" of iwo dollars. of rttv, ninl'T..ii-- Wedding License Issue of Ilofky Mount. X. is spendinsr a few Gill X of lo a r.vr> fxporls hair .1 Life from Bass.4 'ferson avenue. i with Miss Virginia Richardson. Jef- reports ray. Iinpons A v. i 'V5 :ie I ill" i of -to MTV I Si meson, ot this city. c an J r SPEER co. IN STREET KWSPAPERl EWSPAPKJRl   

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