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   Register, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1931, Danville, Virginia                               THE REGISTER, DANVlLLErVA., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19. 1931 THftEE Hill City Aggregation Wins First of Series With Danville 8 to 6 McCubblns and his Twilight baseball team lost an excit- ing but rather loosely-played game yesterday afternoon at Lynchburg by an 8-8 score, playing against a plcK- ccl "sand-lot" team representing talent Seize City Reported to be in Chaos Continued From One) the main thoroughfares and'govern- ment buildings -without resistance. The communique charged that the Japanese themselves destroyed part corporation court. Judge Leigh ap- TOWN TOPICS "Double Triangle" Murder j The firm of Peerman and Puller! made an assignment yesterday in the of the South Manchurlan Railway its a pretext for the attack on Mukden. They blew up a section of the track near the capltol. it was charged, and began shelling the town without pro- vocation, causing undetermined cas- ualties among Chinese soldiers and j civilians. The entire city was said to be in a state of chaos and foreign apprehensive of their safety The Japanese legation said that an- polnted Maitland H. Bustard ai trus- tee. The assets and the liabilities of the concern, long engaged In the coal and vood business will not be known until an appraisal is made, Mr Btls- tard said this mouiicg The game started off as a pitcher's j other clash occurred at 'Supinkkai., battfe between "Southpaw1.1 for the Danville team, and Overman, righthander for Lynchburg, only three hits being registered in the first four lanlngs, two against Bodgers and one against Overman, the Lynchburg boys, however, scoring two runs in the second as a result of a walked batter and two errors. In the fourth inning, Shelton and Wyatt hit in succession after Henry and Gosney had reached first on er- rors, putting the Danville team one run to the good and driving Overman from the box who was replaced by Pitch, iynchburg's wrecking crew got into action again in the fifth inning, registering five of their six hits in this frame. The batted com- pletely around, and started over again when Franz Henry, who had succeed- ed Rodgers on the mound, after It about 100 miles north ol Mukden j when Chinese troops attempted to! tear up a section of the railway and; were flred on by Japanese guards, j Both sides were said to have called i Minor Clerk Gets America Into Trouble (Continued From Page" One) this morning in .ference to the article on Russian credit which ouwi T 7 ,7, was prepared by a minor clerk in the reinforcements and a pitched battle P P resulted. Japanese officials denied that the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce without any type of of- s AJJJ i cer, allegedly shot as a spy by Chi-, chanSe ln the been letter to you of June 15. outlined in my nese. icident In the proces of peaceful settlement ACT TO SPREAD OF SsEKIOlS HOSTILITIES I I this will clear up the slt- I uatlon to your satisfaction The June 15 letter, which was not made public, said TOKYO, Sept. i9._W-The Japa- have no m saying nese cabinet In an extraordinary ses -'hat there been no change in the slon today decided to take the ut-, fundamental policy ol the govern J tj-1 J-T I most measures to localize hostilities in Manchuria between Chinese and was too save the game, struck Japanese forces which resulted In the Judge Leigh to Undergo an Operation Court Session Concluded To- To Enter Hospital Today The criminal term of the corpora- tion court terminated today and the session brought to a conclusion, civil cases being continued until the Oc- I tober term. 279 Persons j Summoned in Big Inquiry (Conl limed From I'sige OluO with tho Judicial branch of the gov- ernment. I _ _ _ _ I I'KOIIK VIC'K CONDITIONS R.OANOKE. Va Sept 19. With two hundred and seventy wit- nesses who Include city officials, fifty odd policemen, business men and alleged handlers of liquor already summoned and fully that many more to be called, a special grand jury This was done by the necessity of i will begin Its work here Moday morn- j Judge Henry C. JLelgh going to the I ing to Investigate vice "conditions, j hospital to undergo a surgical opera- j. Russell Hensley. a former under- cover agent employed to get evidence tion tomorrow on the advice of his I physicians. The operation is not of very serious nature and will be per- 1 formed by Dr.. R. W. Upchurch and Dr. L O. Grumpier to rectify a con- dltlon revealed by X-ray plates Judge Leigh is entering Memorial Hospital this evening. The court had a busy day jester- day and again today clearing up one j or two pressing matters The crlmi- docket has been disposed of dur- i Ing the past week and it is usual at the September term to deal only with those civil cases of vital importance postponing a majority of the actions until the following month wii.c'i U. usually devoted to civil matters. This morning the court heard ar- j guments on demurrers filed by Grasty. I Crews, attorney for the Metropoll- 'tan Life Insurance Compstn which in slot machine and baseball pool gambling, is the chief complainant Some time ago he submitted a list of 300 names of persons, charging they were selling whiskej He also told of numerous places where gamb- ling is conducted and brouguc charges against city officials. Among other things, he claims bootleggers have been protected and many bars are being operated here without any molestation. He has accordingly summoned as j most difficult tests. CM AND ill PLAY GOU FINALS Former Wins Right to Play for Title by De- feating Sarazen I'KOVIDBNCE. II. I.. Sept. Tom Creavy, of Albany, X. Y., toUaj was two up on Denny Shute, of Hudson, Ohio, when they linlshed the half of their 36- hole match on the Professional Golfers' Association championship, an exent being rcfereed by Bobby Jones. PROVIDENCE, R. I.. Sept. Shute of Hudson, O., and Tom Creavy, 20-year-old Albany professional, today were finalists In the Professional Golfers' association championship one of the game's witnesses. Mayor S P Seifert W P Hunter, city manager, J T Manning, superintendent of police, R S Smitn, commonwealth s attorney, D R Hunt, commissioner of revenue, State Sen- ator A P. Staples, two city council- men, minor officials, as well as many others. number of cases with cotton mill Pitch out for the tenth man in the thus settling the matter so though a little wild. Henry was un- hlttable in the last two innings, striking out live men, his last strike- out coming when the bases were loaded as a result ol an error ajid two free passes Fitch for Lynchburg did not last longt in the box, being "yanked" in. the su-th. in favor or Mlnnlx after Henry had hit a homer and Wyatt had singled for the second time, scor- ing Gosney and Shelton, who were on bases as a result of free transpor- tation. Minnixhad himself in a right; bad hole in the seventh Inning with men and second, and only one man clown, but managed to strike out O Rodgers, Robertson being re- Tired at third by a snap throw froa tne home plate on the third strike. seizure of Mukden The for to have dispatched instructions the Japanese consul general in the! Manchurlan capital directing him treat the matter as a "local j and also in, attempt to it spreading Tne minister was with respect to trading with Russia As long as credit and other i conditions are satisfactory to'them.] Fatal tnangies are common enough, but it remained for Park Ridge, j workers, included in the ml'i group there is no reason -why corporations N. J., which hadn't had a murder since 1886, to-evolve a slaying over I insurance plan, being the plaintiffs and individuals should not continue a "double triangle." Through confessions which police declare they ob- j The defense contended that tne ac- their business relations with' the tained from Mrs. Olga Ziegler (upper left) and George Flanard itlons to recover compensation for 111- (recently was made defendants in aj Publication of the long list of names has caused consideraole ex- citementf here and there is talk, of the investigation being a back-wash ading latter, of .Otto Ziegler (upper th_e murder of the a silk is believed solved. Mrs. Ziegler is said to Corporation latter, a sine mercnant, is oenevea soivea. iwrs. .diegier is saiu m hare hired Flanard to shoot her husband to death because of his ic- ,ri j lations with other women, while Flanard is alleged to have confessed i ness were prematurely brought, and the demurrers were sustained. anri marm-l government and mann I e Russians which carries on all Rus- said to have issued tne same ordars! sian business m this country to the commander of the I article fbled f sia. Pravda, the official organ of the army there. r Ziegler without any suggestions from Mrs. because of Ziegler's reported love affair with Ruth Trudhomme (lower Flanard'a fiancee. Martinsville The great Bobby Jones accepted art invitation to referee-' their 36-nole match at Wannamoisett. Shute's deadly putting accounted j for two of the world's greatest golf- ers on successive days, Tommy Arm- f our, British Open and defending P. f G A champion, and BiBy Burke, winner of this vears American open title Creavy gained the final yesterday I when he defeated Geiie Sarazen. who j from tne recent democratic has won all kinds of championships, i with Hensley acting the role Df "iront 5 and 3. man." It is not believed he Is the! Denny has won several -spirited man behind the guns However, he tournaments and the experts bellev- Instructions to two divisions of, Soviet government, was quoted in the oops in Korea to proceed to Man- New York Times dispatches as having j churia were understood to have been i charged the United States government cancelled, in view of the cabinet's de- I with refraining from open anti-Soviet actioii but permitting minor officials team from disaster on t made running catches line drives by Shelton and F. Rodgers that were apparently headed for the next county and going fast. Grubbs at third for Lyncnburg, Rosser at first and Ransombe behind played a brand of have be- a credit to ers Wyatt's hitting, Henry's ing and Adams' work. WARSHIPS APJPtAlt SHANGHAI, Sept. itative reports received from Tientsin today said Japanese troops nad oc- cupied the city of Newchwang and 1 that train service between Tientsin; and Mukden, had been suspended i Two of Japanese troops ariv- this morning and. p the Chinese railway to J on the Peking-Mukden, oc_ to carry it on so Pyjama Party Leads Two to Police Court in Brucetown for the benefit of the elite of cupied each disarming tne railway guards. Japanese warships appeared in the itwo people to go to jail today because Brewery Data Washington Speculation Centers on Pur- pose of Securing Informa- tion for Unnamed Organizations. WASHINGTON. Sept 19 section caused on the brewery Industry have been collected by a White House of- river off Newchwang. c T Wang _., unable to pay fines and for unnamed outside organiza- amocntlng 60 Imposed on tions. in the Dolicel while making clear that the in- 1 Minims and formation was not obtained for Pres-, brought to ident Hoover or any White House of- foxyphann O'TS BEST To JUDGE A HORSES MQ56 court They were Charlie rouhtto interriew that at present no of- BlnT and Walter H Newton, one of the play flclm, concerning tne J i Executive's secretaries added tne bat concerning been by flclal 'Mukden his office and he was, therefore, un- i able to make any comment He ex- contributed CnieT Executive's secretaries added she garb for police attendance this morning but the main elements of pressed tne hope the trouble would -wrapped up as she ap- be localized. peared at the hearing Press reports of the fighting at; Pollce answered something ap- of legalizing beer as one means of Mukden, caused a sensation at Nan-' Japanese reports received here preaching a riot call said that Charlie wreck, lamps featured Danville's defense play. Had Danville's defensive work been anything liice normal, Lynchburg should hftve been held to three or lour runs at the most as most of the error came when they could do the maximum amount of damage, three runs In the second Inning coming in without a single hit being made Tne Lynchburg team --ill play a return game in Danville next Satur- day afternoon. Should the local boys win. a. third game will be played to___________ decide the championship, the third j TSINGTAO, Chiaa, Sept. 19 paying each- other." mystery to tne announcement of the action, by declining to make known the organization denies there is any political aspects, i to the charges and says that tnere j are others who are helping him make his investigations, but declines to give names Thomas M Darnall, forme? assist- ant commonwealth's attorney who has been in the employ of an insur- i The Henry County Athletic Asso- jciation will stage a boxing card Mon- day evening at 8 o clock at Farmers' warehouse for the benefit of the Mar- J ance company m Baltimore returned i Tinsville baseball team. The main to Boanoke a few days ago He wao bout of the evening will be between named, along with John W. Charles Mangrum. of Martinsville. formerly in the house, to handle thej ed this seasoning would be an im- portant factor against Greavy, who has but little tournament background and was only able to finish about 30th in the 1931 National Open at Toledo. weighing 147 pounds will take on Johnnie Kane. of weighing 145 pounds Roanoke. sscond prosecution. I R. S. Smith, commonwealth's attor- and J. Lindsey Almon his assist- Despite denials that the adminis- tration was looking into the question relieving unemployment an increas- ing federal revenues, there was con- CMnese and Japanese troops upset stoves turned over, chairs 1 siderable speculation in tne capital clashed tms morning in the city of othe_ demolished while I today on the subject Kwangchengtse, northern extremity, of the south Manchuria railroad i FORCE OF JAPS LANDED I also In evidence. r' For weeks rumors have been "We wasn't fighting" was Nettie's 1 culated that demands of organized j main bout of the evening will be be- ant. asked that they be relieved of tween K O Thomson, of Martins- [the work, after Hensley requested jville. weighing 122 pounds who will j the court not to let them serve. face Rocky Mount, of Roanoke, Va I o weighing 120 pounds I FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Ger., The preliminaries .will be between 19 LAST HOKUM AL. Sept j w_Tne Graf zeppelm reported' K O Roberson, of Martinsville. weighing 150 pounds, against today that sne nad Passed Poisoning of Ninety Girls Being Probed Twenty-Five Reported Se- riously III in Oklahoma State Home for Young Women. cat Powell, of Pelham N. C.. weigh- ing 152 pounds. Pilot Mountain Canary Islands and was headed south! J19_! along the west coast of Africa on a L Wildcat, of Martinsville weighing 14i non-stop cruise to Pernambucb, Bra-i pounds, vs K. O Maymore, of Dra- per, N C. weighing ISO pounds of Martinsville Pee C. Wee Morris, ionly defense this morning. AUSTIN. Mrs. Lee J. i labor and other organizations for leg- i Rountree has her way silk pajamas The party won't at my house." i islation legalizing beer have been tie bootleg goods in the Lone was the version of Minims. "We was game to be played iii the city which A force of Japanese troops landed police said they heard curslng _ __ jraws the biggest crowd. K hall the morning at Tsingtao, more than 4QOiecboes of the fight long before they ever the players who took part In the Twi- miles south of Mancnuria, m Chinese the aouse but u there were i census light Baseball League witness the territory proper, game next Saturday afternoon, it treated with some consideration The Information from Newton was the first of a positive nature How- secretary said he asked the Star StatAs mber ofthe zil with 10 passengers. At 6 a m G. M T. 1 a tm launch-eel an investigation of i poison'ag of 90 girls at the home ior girls at Tecumseh, Wednes- day night weighing 135 pounds, will face Buster Lancaster, of Danville, Va weighing J137 pounds in a four round oout The last feature of the evening's program will be a battle royal bj- tween five colored boys. The Junior Bridge Club was enter- tained "by Mrs J D. Bassett Jr.. at the home of her mother, Mrs. '3 A. Brown, on Thursday afternoon at 3 30 o'clock. Summer flowers were', used for decoration, and bridge was played at three tables. After scores were added it was found Mrs T. M. i S Captain Ernest Lehman gaie' Twenty five of the girls today still her position as 27 8 degrees lands. seriously ill. Governor latitude and 1640 west longitude iw H. Muray, said an analysis of ev- would place her about ''150 erv w-cle food used at the home due south of the Canary is m the evening meal Wednesday would DC H13QG Dr J M Byrum, who attended the stricken girls, said their illness waS j dysentery Governor Murray said evidence of arsenic poisoning had been found by I State buieau of criminal investiga- tion Sky Rofcket Ford had won high score prize the conclusion of the game a At islature she "proposes that there I Bourse was served a law requiring men to wear old- fashioned night shirts to aid the cot- Bureau for the number of, ton industry. She would add eight AVI AJ LV7U. il-1 l-l IAO W i J. i other participants they flea to safety, meli employed in the industry in j ,nches to the length of shirt tails. i before tha law arrived o-tog the third game Here as very Tsingtao is a resort city on the j pollce Ueutenan-u George Price and j declared" ___. _ few spectators turned out to root for tne home team yesterday. The score follows. AB R H PO A E 1914, 1919 and 1929, but emphatically Danville- Robertson, Ib---- Durham O. Rodgers, p. ss Henry, ss, p Gosney. cf 0 1 0 2 2 Sheiton, rf, c ......4 2 Wyatt. If ..........3 0 Adarr-s, c .........2 0 Yatcs. rf ..........1 0 F RoGgcrs. 3b .....3 0 south side of the base of the Shan- j omcers jones alld Brincefield led the jtung peninsula and is located about Qn emulators of Texas Guinan i midway between Darien southern- and Qf pollce Martm -old aow most city of Manchuria, and Shang. Dle of the have been dis- hal. It Is about 600 miles from Nan- turbed Sy tne noctural social actlvl- klng. capital of China, and about 800 I ties ol miles from Peiping, and is connected "This information -a as not request- ed for the president nor was it asked for any one connected witn the White House too. Almost Duellist botn by rail _ 0 o' The citj has a population of about, 1 o! and is a free port. It 0 o Germin concession from 1897 until, (j wfccc the Japanese captured it' n n' and neld it throughout the war. It j was returned to China in 1922 under i Totals .......33 6 6 21 Lynchburg. AB R H PC Ransome. 1 0 6 Mfller. rf 0 Grubbs. 3b %O 0 3 Madison, ss 1 2 0 Ford, cf 213 Leftwich. 1 0 0 Rosser, Ib .........4 009 Fitch, 2b, p........3 Overman, p. 2b -----3 p..........1 Told to Submit, Their Grievances. the Washington agreement. To Tax Farmers If They Sell Cakes and Pies i Mrs.' Charles Doggett i Dies in Reidsville (Special to The Bee) REIDSVILLE, N C Sept 19 Charles Russell Doggett. age 24 years passed away at the home of her mother. Mrs P. C Betts on Fon- LONDON Sept 19 teine street this morning at 4 15 tented sailors of Great Britain's At- o'clock following an illness of about j lantic fleet were privileged today to' fourteen months her death being! submit their grievances over wage. unexpected. Sae spent a year in .he; reflations to the various bases com- j sanitortum only recently re-1 imaneers who will meet Monday to'turning home, her death not being recommend adjustments to the ad-1 unexpected. Besides her mother, de- ROCND DOZEN CLLB Mrs W. B. Read will entertain tne Round Dozen Club, this afternoon, at her home on Cleveland avenue. 7 6 i A 3 0 o! 3 Oj 1 li 0 0' o o! ------u------ AUC commanaer m cue and producers who sell Sheemess lined his company up on! sisters, three brothers and oneharf i oe and anri if UlCV held some- arrangements early this] mlralty. ceased is survived b} her husband. TaeJcommander of the endeavor at j step-father F. C. Betts. R. Totals ..........35 Score by innings: Danville Lynchburg 060 jthe jthc the Revenue P. G. Ragland -who said, er authorities in-i TSe men -were in a jovial mood over i that police officers have been 303 ]structed to enjOrce that provision of j the success of their passive mutiny jnan. Home runs: Henry, Stolen bases: Ford. Robertson. Hits off: 6. in 42-3 Innings: off: cnnan. 2 Jn 3 2-3 innings: oil: Fitch. 2 ia 1 inning: oil: Mlnaix 1 in 2 1-3 Bases on balls, off: 2: oH: Henry. 2: olf: Overman 1: o'T: Fltcto 3. Left on bases: Danville 3. Lyacljourg 5. Struck out by Rod- ccw 3: by Henry 6: by Orerman 3: Fitch 1: by MlnnJx 3. tax ordinance which bears on and apparently were willing to wait "lor the decision of the admiralty on r-l! George S. Dyer, clerk of the mar-jtheij- protests. kets. yesterday announced that faej --------------o------------ had received from tbe market j I17_____ division of the Department of Agri- IVOIIlall IV111S culture in which it was set forth that all such material must be con- tained Sn a wrapper Jo fcecp eatable free of contamination. This led to the belie' that they could sell such products without i paying tax but the commissioner of i PIES IN ASHEYIU.K ASHEV1LLE. N. C. Sept. 19 Kenney. 67. assistant supcrin- i of the Sulphite Department j 3 of the Champion Fibre company, at) Canton, S. C.. died last nlghi In an Personals Mrs M S Buchannan. of Spencer, was a visitor in the city today A J. Lester who has been a patient in the Duke Hospital. Durham, K. C., arrived home Thursday, very much improved. Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Pannill. Miss JLucy Moir Pannill, Misses Bertha ana j Frances Bowles left today for a boat trip to they will spend 'a week. Walter and Jno. Hicks PharJs left] Thursday for Blacksburg. where they will be students at V. P. I. again Miss Bessie Davis has returned fiom Blackstone where she went to i LATTINGTOWN, N a 1 brand new dateline This Long 1s- land village has Just been incorpor- ated by unanimous vote of ite 23 taxpayers. John W. Davis, once 1 Democratic candidate for President, j was one of the voters He and Mrs. Davis walked through the rain to the parish house of St John's Epis- copal church where the box was placed The new village is as- sessed at and covers less than three square miles _ than man has ever done before, Flight Lieut. G. H. Stainforth of British air forces, set a TO INSPECT ROCKS RICHMOND. Sept bers of the State board health, will Inspect natural oyster rocks in James river between Jamestown Is- land ?nd Newport News, tomorrow, to determine to what extent the rocks i are subject to pollution. j vrlli leave Richmond on board, a health department boat following a a meeting of the board at the capltol. of the new 886 miles -an hour over kilometer course. fiancce Captain C enter her niece. Miss Emily Kelly in of 404.265 mite Blackstone College. hoar darine one of laps of the W. H. Deltrlck and Miss Deitrlck! Cup flifhts at CaLshot, who have been the guests of Mr. and I England. Stainforth, flying a Mrs. Frank. Townes. have returned built seaplane, averaged to Danville. Mrs. Arthur Hooker Is a patient In the Shackleford Hospital, hsvlng had her tonsils removed. Mrs. J- D. Glenn entertained at an! informal luncheon today at noon.' honoring her sister. Mrs. A. V. Simms. of New York. i J. H. Pharls. city superintendent.) spent Thursday in Blacksburg. Va. Miss Lucy Turner left this weeki ____ lor Bristol. where she will snterj Lincoln Virginia Interment College. ST. A. M. E. VTII.L BAPTISE IN THE Nazarene Baptist Pool Sunday morning 9 o'clock Sermon Sv pastor 11 a. ra. Holy Communion it night under the light of the Cross. Sosaey Male Quartet will render sev- threa- -rn' selections at night. KEV. P. A. PASTOR. Seaman Who Room I- hospital Trom a heart at-, (above) o'f London. as the 1 Mr- and Mrs. A. D. Tlppett have re- arc to NEW LONDON Conn., Sept. 39. .Man Killed by Freight Train I Cloud, a JwJH blooded Wlnns'wco In-: has been made field in the Indian office challenged party, hid the choice of -weapons and decided to Sent machine guns in ihc air. But turned from Salisbury. N. C.. where] they went to attend the funeral of ,Mr. Tlppetfs brother. C. L, TJppett.] when the Captain's acceptance of was fatally injured in an his call to combat reached the fercious Count he took the next boat back home. BOONE StanbacX about 55. Sept   Sill- ed on tie tracks of the -d Veteran Editor Changes Post that the producers will not toe to sell the eatables mentioned toc-  j slightly over on of speed for siic Bnfiamsietf and Bremen after landing her and Septembrr 3. i if labor statistics an- today mobile accident several weeks ago. j Plans are now under way for the erection of a moving picture theatre I in Bassett. and the work ol construc- tlon wlJl start shortly, according lo i information Jwst received. The the- j I ater will be bum on the Riverside hotel property, to the rear of and' i adjoining the present lobby of the' hotel, which -will be divided to pro- vide a Jobby with a Main street en- trance to the theatre. 1 The building Is to be of sound-, proof construction and rwrulatson specifications Complete plans submitted by Subank and Caldwell.' Koarxrice architect, can Tor a lobby feet wide by 30 Jong and an au- 34 3-2 by JOO In dlmen- wlth a seating capacity of over -500. The best Interior furnishings and modern equipment are to be used The project will represent an in- vestment of approxlmat'Clv and is financed by the River- side hotel company A Strong Banking Connection is always important doubly in times like these. Here is a bank that can help you to solve The Problems You Are Facing Today "American National" officers and di- rectors represent practically every line of business in the Danville district their advice and counsel is at your command. AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK TRUST COMPANY DANVILLE VIRGINIA A. White Announcement of the appointment of.........- _ n prices row Genera! Manager of Intcrnanonal News Service and lini- of per cent; ,crsa] made in York by J. V. Connolly General WASHINGTON. for September 11' expenditures. UNITH> STATES 6OVERNMEHT "t 'Y "j wSPAPLR   

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