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Description: VA & WV News Page 4

Date: November 14 1907

Newspaper published in: Washington, D. C., USA

Washington Herald November 14, 1907 VA & WV News Page 4

VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA.

Portsmouth, Nov. 13 - Three saloons and a tenement house were destroyed by fire, entailing $15,000 loss.
Danville, Nov. 13 - The Virginia Baptist Association, in convention here, held three sessions to-day.
Warsaw, Nov. 13 - A fire destroyed two business buildings and injured several people, causing a loss of $8,000.
Chase City, Nov. 13 - The State Medical Society is in convention here. The sessions will continue for several days.
Richmond, Nov. 13 - Three murderers now have before the governor petitions for commutation of sentence to life imprisonment.
Bristol, Nov. 13 - The Twin City Law and Order League will aid the city officials in detecting and prosecuting violators of the local option laws.
Staunton, Nov. 13 - The decomposed body of Henry MILLER, an aged negro who has been missing for several days, was found on the banks of Sandy River.
Wheeling, Nov. 13 - The 100 miners of the Red Mud Mine at Rayland, who are out on strike over the discharge of a blacksmith, have returned to work.
Norfolk, Nov. 13 - At to-days session of the American Federation of Labor, President Samuel GOMPERS denounced those who have made attacks upon him.
Roanoke, Nov. 13 - John SCOTT, a Norfolk and Western Railroad conductor, is under arrest for padding payrolls on the Queen and Crescent Railway in Tennessee.
Norfolk, Nov. 13 - C. W. TYUS fell in front of an approaching street car and was saved from injury by being dragged from the rails by his father, just as the car struck him.
Bristol, Nov. 13 - The mayors of the two Bristols have issued an appeal, calling on citizens of the twin towns to attend the Jamestown Exposition on November 20, Bristol Day.
Norfolk, Nov. 13 - Actor Jack HERMAN, who is accused of abducting a seventeen-year-old girl from Frederick, Md., will be held until a Maryland officer arrives with extradition papers.
Portsmouth, Nov. 13 - A. T. BUTTS, cashier of the Peoples Bank, which suspended payment ten days ago, is sick at his home, where he has been ever since the institutions doors were closed.
Richmond, Nov. 13 - Money has been appropriated by Floyd County for the purpose of an analysis of the stomach of J. Merritt UNDERWOOD, who, it is believed, died from poison administered by Charles A. BENNETT, three days prior to his marriage with UNDERWOODs widow.


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