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 - $ 1,000,000 Law Suits to Follow Theatre...
$ 1,000,000 Law Suits to Follow Theatre Disaster Score of Lawyers Examine Ruins to Lay Groundwork of Action for Criminal Negligence. ·WASHINGTON*. Feb. 1- -- More than a score of lawyers swarmed over the Knickerbocker theatre ruins today in a preliminary inves»gation to lay the groundwork for'th^ filing: of suits apa'nst ;he owners and management ».f the theatre, and the District of r..3uro'*ia. as a result of the disaster last Saturday niirht, when ninety-five n* were killed and H« injured the ro«f of she j.-tr«cmre caved "it is -5lJiTialc3 t?"1 th«?o staits will 1.ln3 ovr S 3 .'«««.W. X" tually i.»e?Ti filt-d yet. '»ut Tobacco Sales Are Big Despite Roads Notwithstanding the bad conditions of the roads leading to Danville result of the heavy snow and th.ixv. ··bacco sales here today -were quite heavy and lasted until «arly the afternoon. Many of the farmers testified to the difficult^ they had reaching the city o.winc lo the soft condition of dirt roads which arc deep In tnud. All of the Danville warehouses declared safe now. Repairs are made at Union and Acree's warehouses which suWered daanac*- wh«»n portions of roofinc fell in and sales .. . The mimb'.-r of easn.'iMies was fixed at nireiv-live :»nd :4* injured by Aci:n.« M:i.ior Sullivan. ?«perin- lendeni "f p"li"^in a formal no-.ifi'-a- 5ion to Hie distrkt commissioner? today. An unpreeeiJenieiJ ordT issued Ihis by the di^IrK': -om mission - li'l 1h" fla-cs 'of "very public in )7i«- lo half staff Tor a riod *»f U n days, Al1-n3inc pliysiei at Waller r"Tor1e3 Hi" 11. Decrease in Crime Is * Seen in Danville lcinc hold in them at comparative f of the flwr sjw»r« is exposed t!:» -!?T3T?nts. Other warohwiwv roawwfl part of Jho sooijnjalation a ^"- snow and structurally, it si said. several at- j -warfhow^ sir" no 3ons«r ianjrero«= 31,"?- s3n»"e rnjacli of the snow has w?-3S-e3 and !r.iiJjr«J off, Toliax-o s / M n IJ*TP Joday was for the most rart inferior in qnality. s:i;a31 owantiiy of dwdraW*? loaf in in iiish drniand ats? ttser" a slicht ujiwar'l tfndoncy in f rices for such viile i3 as«7-«;1.nt !»· nc tr'-aily iTJ5ir If- h'ipe is h-f-lJ for the re- niere of O=orK T a. crushf-d 5,'ited. KepreseT^a-jve I'j xviior-" '-r'-J wv-rt- so h^t Jh-y 3in^ 10 be of can. Miehj;.)n. loday seort-d t h e way Tis»rjc! of ("oljjmbin is nd7nir?!ered. .ind ?.-:id :Tv people s;'.jci:?-} havr- :: hand in m a k i n g laws for their protection. I*T of nrrcsls to art" in tto'-' month of JanwaTy w;j« of police issued Jo'iay. of this ·ff hel3 for 1h" ac'jiiiJtfrt. The of fin** and o«?t.« iii3po*eiS l-y ««. !n arrest the lisi J I 3 : assajjlt. «: carryjns 0 2S: 3;irceny. -i: violations of trafi'-ic j OInf ordinancc. 1»: violations of the M a l i - were the principal 1 shov,-s!,. "·ryjns 1 ?.. Th«=c ·s of dot"nt ion. The report reflects a crime ovi-r the previous month. in Have got your ticket for Dixieland Minstrels tonight? a-2KB2i

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  1. The Bee,
  2. 02 Feb 1922, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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