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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - February 10, 1924, Charleston, West Virginia Weather forecast or in or mow mail warmer kit monday partly r a colder now intr Rorm in tic Mot Talut. The Charleston Gazette the state newspaper member of the associated press established 1887. Did Yon know tit the month i now producing about 88 per get at the country tobacco in. 4 Charleston West Virginia sunday morning february 10,1924. Herring mayor and 10 others t arrested son shoots ther at Cedar Grove Home to protect his Mother Thomas Knight is dying from Bullet wounds i Kelley Creek collieries com i Pany Engineer brought to $ Hospital Here following do. Mystic tragedy son Thurmond is not held by police threats made against wife and lad said to have resulted in Exchange of shots that May prove fatal 1 Thomas Knight 40, of Cedar Grove a Engineer employed by the Kelly i Creek collieries company. Is Dringer at the Mountain Stato Hospital -. wounds Bald to Haver been inflict Jeff last night by his Aon Thurmond. Aged 21, a the result of a family ? argument taking place in the enl grit Homo at Cedar Grovo threats made against the life of his Mother led to the shooting cording to Cedar Grove authorities. The father is. Said to have returned Tome from Worl in i intoxicated condition threatening the life of his wafer and their 21 year old son. ? son not arrested t. The son was not. Under arrest last j. Night. He was sent to his Home by chief of police h. H. Elswick. Of Cedar Grove to receive medical attend on for a Grun wound in his foot Mfd to have been inflicted by the in u pistol Duel that was. Between father and son in ,3 of the Mother. " $ am going to kill you and the boy the Moon rises tonight the father in said to have threatened his col. Goff announces for g. O. P. Senator Clarksburg attorney formally gives notice of his intention to Hun in May primaries for Republican nomination says he was urged for candidacy i Marksburg w. Va., feb. 9. In a formal statement issued hero to Leht colonel Guy d. G off of this City formerly assistant attorney general of the United states announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for United states senator at the May primaries. Colonel Goff explained in the state ment that he decided to make the race for the nomination Only after the most careful reflection and aerl on consideration As he had been sincerely convinced that his duty to his family and friends could be bet Ter discharged in private life. The decision came he said As the result of numerous communications from men and women All Over the state urging1 him to become a candidate. Colonel Goff is a lawyer being graduate of. Harvard and in a son the late United states senator Nathan Goff former congressman for Mer Secretary of the Navy and for More than n score of years a federa circuit judge. To served in the Lega department of the army during the War in Washington and abroad. Sev eral months ago he resigned from the department of Justice because of the pressure of private business inter ests resulting from the death of his fatter and his brother the late or w. P. Goff. When a returned Home from work to a greeted Liy his wife who i was preparing the family evening a the wife hovering a inst the Lichen stove lifted a pan to shield Johnson Bill to be up soon report filed with House o immigration measure an note made that legislation is needed urgently by face As the father it was stated minorities pulled a gun from his Xet and advanced upon her. In the tank the the wife received a mashed thumb. -. Ilk an adjoining room r old son employed at a store main t veined a the cell Lerlena company was changing clothes. Most Borjie hearing the argument and threats the is said to have entered the Ketch to where is father turned the gun i upon him. Firing six times. It was stated. One of the bullets took of Ifert in the son s foot while the wife v Ltd Mother Spring los behind the Kitchen stove escaped injury. The son then pulled a gun and red Farr times authorities were told a by Otot in his Abdomen and one through the jaw. The father was rushed to the Mountain state Hospital Here where condition Early this morning was said to is extremely critical and let be Hope was entertained for his re Overy. Following the shooting an invest ton was started by the chief of police of Cedar Grove. The Eon a 4 i her a at Tho chief s House and offered n and two mounted Mach Ine tuns stood client guard Over Throe negroes reported to be the Quarry of a mob rumours said planned to form and storm Hie building and forcibly remove them because of their aligned connection with Tho killing of a we i l e Man. All Long the guard was Maln Contina Eil on ffn"b3iht new Yoke feb. A. Girl from the follies tonight disclosed to detectives a link Between Louise Law son murder of yesterday and the Tell unsolved mystery of Dorothy King Keenan s slaying a year a of. Lou Lawson the 24-year-old actress musician and playmate of wealthy men. Was strangled to death in her luxurious apartment off Cen trial Park West by two men who robbed her of valuable jewelry tint escaped without leaving a clue i under almost identical Circum stances Dot King another recipient of the attentions of wealthy men was chloroformed to death and robbed last year in the costly Home off fifth Avenue she called the Mai ruler unsolved the riot Keenan murder remains a mystery and that of Lou Lawson promised to develop into one in t i l Day the follies Rirl talking under Iii Edse that her name be kept secret disclosed that Dot and Lou had been pals. Her Story set Alon de evidence already accumulated indicating that the crimes were Al most identical in detail convinced authorities that Dot Kane and Lour son were slain by the same men or by members of a. Clique of cabaret Habi tues whom both girls had known. Dot and Lou were together a lot before Dot was murdered the Fol Les girl was reported to have told detectives. I always thought Lou View much More about Dot s deah than Bob. Dared tell.-1 and that she ou1d have implicated certain she told of a clique of musical Oom by chorus girls including herself who had hummed together associating with the same gentlemen blends dancing nightly attendance t chosen Broadway cabarets and in Ertol Nung at parties in each other s apartments. This Burl b Story was said by de to elves who have worked on Tho Dot Cong Case for a year to corroborate heir evidence that she was Only one f the victims of a Well knit Orga Ite Atlon of Crooks who operate in he White Light zone. Members of he gang dress and dance Well. They re Quick according to the author ies to note and Trail such a cliques that to which Dot King and Lou Awson Are reported to have be longed appearing often in the most pc Luslie places the girls exquisitely owned jewelled and Beautiful their companions big and easy Mercl left eventually these Crooks working n pairs or trios single out one of the Iris invade her apartment when she � alone bind Rob and sometimes 111 her. As the follies girl was re sorted to have told detectives to a the girl Seldom squeals. She s fraud to. If they get her jewelry continued on Pace Echt and no Shepf leed has since come Forth to take his place since he went away number taken for death of peace officer Illinois guardsmen take Ohop. Policing Powers of mining town following liquor Kaif disturbances senators get Forbes report Little change in recommendations of veterans Bureau committee As made Public in news dispatches by the associated press Washington feb. 9.john p. Ryan a report As general counsel in the sen veterans committee was submitted today to the Senate by the chairman. Senator Reed re publican Pennsylvania. Except for some additions in the Way of recommendations the report a practically identical with that which became Public on january 7, and which senator Reed told the Senate after publication of abstracts of it by the associated press had been very extensively he asked that the Senate pay no attention continue a i brat publisher denies his newspaper was bought Lenroot of Senate Oil probing committee fails to get admission from Denver Post owner that Sinclair purchased silence in connection with Teapot dome lease Washington feb. 9.pevslstent but unsuccessful efforts of chairman Lenroot to Force from Frederick g. Bonfils publisher of the Denver col Orado Post an admission that Harry f. Sinclair had purchased Tho silence of his newspaper in connection with the Teapot Domo lease were made to Day at another dramatic session of the Senate Oil committee. Or. Bonfils was emphatic in his de Nials charged that his enemies. In i Envor lied inspired. Trio questions and declared that Tho contract which Sinclair entered into with Tho pub Lisher and j. Leo stack a Denver Oil Man. Whereby he was to pay them m.000,000 wan in settlement of a Lla to l i to under contracts stack had with Standard Oil subsidiaries. Whose claims in Teapot dome Sinclair previously had purchased ,000,000. Debate in renewed while the Kru Olling Cross Examina Tion of the publisher by Tho Wisconsin senator proceeded the Senate renewed its debate on the Denby resignation Resolution and f i n a l l y reached an continued on pare Wilsonia will Fea Tukie event. Foe Princeton Princeton n. J., Peb. �. A collection of the late Woodrow \v0non r add rifles letter in d article which Hait been placed on exhibition in Princeton to Juniver a tar Library will be feature of Princeton Hunan alumni Day Trilck will be obie Rcd february 33. Thai Anont intern Tang exhibit at the collection lit sex president Ivil on original copy of he Flat in Finci Irnel address written on hta. Typewriter and corrected in i own . The collection incl Den Book ninety nine nut a line or Taclet and cd Dreuet and Letteri. Severn not Lulea Nobl lobed in the Nab Lnu literary Milf Faelene and the Peluce Tonus during the year 1st" and 1878, when or a lion Ink a Princeton under Fern Diate Are in the collection. Plan assault on Guadalupe forces still faithful to rebel movement concentrated in City. Federals to occupy Vera Cruz tomorrow or. P. A. Haley now improving physicians say if he passes night without recurrence of sinking spell he will win Back to health doctors in attendance of doctor p. A. Haley who ii critically ill of pneumonia said last night that his condition was considerably More hopeful and that if he passed through the night without a recur rence of Tho sinking spell of Friday night he should be Able to fish Back to health. Doctor Haley has been considered in a dangerous condition since he nearly $25,000,000 spent to state during fiscal year according to Hall s report state tax commissioner makes preliminary report to governor Morgan showing recapitulation of disbursements for year ending june 30,1923 roads v Irginia debt Capitol general expense on list total expenditures of b4,064,336.56 were made by the Stato for the fiscal year ending Juno 80th last of which wan expended for per Anent roads j2.405.c31.89 for t h e of the Virginia debt j Lim,or,3.5s for the state Capitol and mansion and $9,146,018.1.6 lenoral expenses of the stale. Theno f of Huron Aro Tho Roonpo to la Lon of Tho d l Sbur Sonvi i the of the state Rovern mint for Iho fiscal year ending Juno so 1923, Conta ined in Tho pre Mcnary report of Tho n in the annual audit of the. State s finances us limit de today by tax c o m m i s s i o n e r Grant p. Hall to governor e. F mor ban. Under the heading of general cur front expenses j4,70s.52311 or 51.- Fly cent of the total expend Turki was Al la buried for educational Pur poses according to the audit Amdo by chief account Tan t k. A. Dover Tho boys Ond Surls Industrial l schools Uncle the schools for the loaf and Blind Cost j209.40s.79 hospitals 126. 541.sb Cal Drons Home ?103.3ftg.-1.1 courts and Law Library $203.210 46 c r Imine l com runs. �103,581.7i n t n t o pen i t in t i a byj274.352.-Io Capitol co Allnatt on fun Erht continued on of co Kurtti door keeper of Senate is dead Moundsville feb. 9.james t. Stewart. 77, a civil War Veteran former Deputy sheriff and door keeper of the Stato Senate during Tho last three sessions of Tho leg a Laturo died Here today. He will be burled Mon Day under the auspices of j. C. Cald Well Post no. 21, o. A. E. Ere were placed under military arrest Here tonight in Conn e Tion with the death of con stable Caesar Cagle who was shot last night during the disturbances growing out of the liquor raids in Williamson county. The arrests were made on a warrant sworn out on informal Tion furnished by s. Glenn Young dry worker and one of the leading figures in the recent or raids in the county. Young said All the men were in the party when Cagle was killed la those under arrest in acc i Tion to mayor Anderson and Willis Are Jim Davis Jshii. Murray j. W. Brown Alvn Thomas Hezzie Byra and a 1 a. Trout Pete Smith Johnson and Ora sheriff George Gallighan als i has been placed under arrest in connection with Cagle s death restricted martial Law pre vails in the City tonight Hay ing been proclaimed by colonel / Albert Culbertson in charge of j state militiamen. The militia has taken Over the police Powers of the City and visitors have been instructed to refrain from entering the City Over sunday and monday y the courts will be permitted to r k function with civil authorities a in charge colonel Culbertson said. He added that full tial Law would not be claimed in the county. Decision to apply restricted martial Law was reached to4 Bill introduced in Virginia As Sembly providing for referendum on matter of proposed Alliance Bluefield feb. 5. The move ment for the proposed Alliance be Nuveen the cities of Bluefield and Raham va., received definite form Friday when a Bill was introduced the Virginia Assembly providing for a referendum election by the qualified voters of Graham to be held n june to express themselves in the Natter. It la claimed sentiment is decidedly for the change of the name continued on Rue Elritt millionaire s wife taken by police following raid mrs. Asa g. Candler and two friends arrested in Atlanta apartment when rum is seized Atlanta or., feb. . Ana. G Candler w. Stoddard and g. W. Filing were arrested by the police today Wlllie seated in an apartment House around a table on which tha police said stood a quart bottle which contained a Small Quant i to of liquor. They were taken to tha police Sta Tion and released on Bonds of $100 each Sig Ned by Stoddard for appear Ance before the City recorder tues Day morning. The arrests were Mads by chief of police Lames l. Beavers and police Captain a. Holcomb. The chief said that mrs. Candler when arrested said they were having a Little party in the apartment which belonged to a lady Friend of hers. She Dlf not Grove the name of the apartment owner the chief declared the chief took the three to a police station and after Bond was arranged accompanied them Back to their automobiles. Mrs. Candler a formerly mrs. Marr Little Raglan. She and or. Can Dler were married on june 20 last her husband is a millionaire capitalist and soft drink manufacturer of this City. Last week he won a suit which mrs. On Elma be Bouchot new Orleans and Reno Nev. Brought continued on be eight Silas i. Wood Point pee Avant father of former Charleston Post master Robert e. Wood died suddenly at his Home yesterday. Hawa 74 years of age and had been a suf Ferer from a heart derangement for some time and this with Tho tracts ending of the a of of his son last monday night. Is thought to bar brought on the father s death. Or. Wisd was a Steamboat engl Pieer by profession having been la the Ohio and Kanawha River Trad virtually All of us Ufa since Man. Hood for More than 60 years be made his Home at Gallipolis Ohio. Across the River from Point pleasant and was widely acquainted with River men through this Section. T he is survived by his wife and on daughter mrs. B e. Thomas of Point pleasant and three grand children Paul Phyllis and Robert Chilton Wood children of Robert a Wood the funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at two o clock at Olivit pleasant after which the body win be taken to Gallipolis and interment made in the cemetery there. 1 a 4i of Lata when Lincoln Rode by Moonlight Lincoln in an army Slouch hat he rides with the Easo a Cavalryman. The hoofs strike Sparks. He Calls the Young orderly to his Side. Thos two ride alone through the silent City while out yonder a Battle rages. That trusted orderly was Wil Liam h. Tia Dale. At last he has written Lincoln a i knew him. It is an unforgettable picture. This Lincoln s birthday feature ii in the Qai Elte today on Page one of Section three

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