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The Globe Clothing Co.
The Globe Clothing Co.
A Pair of Pointers
For Clothing Buy ers
We're Cash?Selling and Buying.
We Manufacture The Clothes We Sell
To-morrow we place on sale about 150 Men's All
Wool Wor8ted Suits?winter-weights carried over
from last season. We belleve the prices we have
placed on these Suits will fix your minds that we are
the folks to buy your clothes from.
$7.50, $10 and $12
Our entire line of Boys' School Suits are now
?ready?second floor. ?
It will be a treat to you and him, to see the hand?
some Fall Suits that we have on display.
There can*t be a better line-of Boys' School Suits,
or Boy6' Dress Suits, Knickerbocker Surtsof Wors
teds' Serges, Thibets and Velours.
$2.48, $2.98, $3.98, $5, $6, $7.50, $10
Boys all Wool Cas
Pants? Size 6 C Ac
to 16, at . . ?U
Chartere were Issued yesterday by t_?
Bute Corporation Commlssion to tbe fof
H. B. Walker ?fc Company (Inc.). N'orfo'.k.
Va. H. B. Walker. president; T. R. Upton,
vice-president; L. J. Upton, secretary and
treasurer?all of Norfolk. Capltal: Man
mum. H5,(/*); mlnlmum, $10,?O. Objects:
Whoieaale and r-tall fruit. prpduce and gen?
eral merchandise business; a general brok
erag* business. .tc
Berryvllle Ice and Refrigcratlns Company
(Inc. i. Berryvtlle, A'a. XV. F. Lewis, presi?
dent and goneral manager; S. F. Baughman,
Charles Blencowe. John B. Nelll. secretary
? nd treasurer?a!l of Berryvllle. A'a. Capi?
tal: Maxlmum. S.V0.C00; mlnlmum, 110.000.
jObJecta: Operating a refrlgoratlng plant, to
deal in produce, Ice. fruit, flsh. etc.
Roanoke Land Tltle Corporation. Roanoke.
Va. Thomas W Mlller, president; Rosalie
D. Mlller, vice-president; Randolph D.
Mlller. secretary and treasurer?all of
Roanoke, A'a. Capital: Maxlmum, i 100,060;
mlnlmum. JJ0.000. Objecls: Inaure titles to
r.al estate, lasue pollcles of Insurance there-j
or. and to enforce Hens, etc.
BAD MAINE WHISKEY
Trohlhltlon Port* lliirmful to III. Sail
orii, Snvs Arimlrnl Kvnn.s.
Bar Harbor. Me., September 3.?In
dlgnant comment was made wlth re?
gard to prohlbltlon in Maine by Rear
Admiral Robley D. Evans, U. S. N., re
tired. who has been spending the sum?
rner here. He left yesterday for a
buslness trip of a month, returnlng to
AVashlngton and New York. Admlral
Evans emphatlcally sald:
"I have had moro trouble over my
^3? DREYFUS & CO., Leaders of Fashion
Special Purchase Sale of
As choice a lot of Dainty Muslin Undenvear as we
have ever seen, sent direct from New York City, where
it Avas purchased at an extraordinarily low figure. These
will be on sale next Aveek at prices that mean dollars
and dollars saved to the shrewd shopper. .
Be sure to Avatch our windows.
Tiraely for These
Strictly tailored models that
will never be out of date, made
of cravenette,' moire and bril
liantine. Grays, blues, greens
$12.50 to $14.00 qualities now
$7.90 to $8.90 qualities. now
What a chance to replen
ish your supply! Most at?
tractlve $1.75, $2.00 and
$2.50 Lawn Shirtwaists now
marked for clear- (Pl AA
ance; special v .. ?Dl?Uv
NEW Styles Black
Some exquisitely braided yoke
styles, the new fall plaited front,
as well as plain tucked style3 for
mourning, made in excellent
quality messaline, peau de soie.
china silk and taffeta. Every
woman ought to have one?
$3.90 ? $5.90
Pure thread Silk
BLACK HOSE at
One glance will tell you they're
bargains and will give wonderful
wear. Wide mercerized tops,
heels nd toes.
This,shows one of our stun
ning fall models. Smart French
back, strictly man-tailored 30
inch coat of mannish all-wool
mixtures and worsteds, lined
with fine grade of satin. The
skirt is the clever combination
plaited and panel style. AU
colors; specially <j_1 7 Cfl
201 E. Broad Street
201E. Broad Street
sailors gettlng drunk ln the port* of
Malne than I have at any other porte
ln the world. So far as the Uquor
question ls concerned, I would rather
take my men anywhere ln tho world
than bring them to Malne.
"I do not believe ln a prohlbltory
law unenforced, and I have never yet
seen it enforced in Maine. I have found
by experience that my men oould al?
ways get whiskey."
Excltrment Kllls Prlson Warden.
Mlchlgan City. Ind., September 3.?
During a fire at the Indlana State Prls?
on here to-nlght Warden Jamea D.
Keld dropped dead of heart trouble.
The (Ire, which started in a store
room among some rags. preaumably
from spontaneous combustlon, was sup
pressed before much damage had been
done Warden Reid was one of the
best-known prlson men in the country.
He became head of the prison on No?
vember l, 1901, coming from South
Bend, Ind. Hls age was ftfty-two years.
Pa.aed Wreck at Seo.
Charleston, S. C. September 3.?A
statement was glven out to-day by
Inspector Field, of the Slxth Llght
house Dlstrict to the effect that Cap?
taln B. W. Johnson, of the tchoonor
Atlantlc. reported having passed on
August 31 the wreck of a three-masted
schooner, sunk ln fourteen feet of wa?
ter, about twenty mlles southwest of
Hatteras light vcssel. The schooner's
main and mlzzen top masts were above
the water. The Indicatlons were that
the vessel had been sunk by collislon.
TO" KESIST DECUIE
W.eight of So-Callcd "Distress"
Cotton Forced Prices
BEARISH BUREAU REPORT
General Opinion Is That Condi
tion Indicatcs Crop of
New York, September y\?The most
noteworthy feature of tho apeculatlve
cotton market early ln the weok was
the consplcuous buoyancy of August
contracts, wuich aucceeded ln reachlng
the level whlch the bulls had predlcted
earller In tho sesslon. They sold on
Monday. though ln a small way only,
at 20 cents. a prlco whlch haa b??n
reached only once slnce the Clvll War.
At that figure they showed a gain
over the previoua closing prlce OJ-3JS
polnts. or nearly $16 per bale. Whllo
lt requlred less than an hour to ea
tabllsh thls advance, lt was notlced
that the wild and panlcky conditions
usually attending such development.
was lacklng. Their ambltlona being
reallzed, the bull leaders offered an tha
cotton that was needed at that price,
and thereafter August attracted little
attention to prlce recedlng to 18 cents.
and the contract explrlng without fur?
ther excltement- On that same dav
the rest of the list showed a aman
gain. mostly sympathetlc. and wlth
September leadlng the now crop months
thero waa talk that the bull leaders
woulii support the current month ln
order to malntaln a hlgher level on
whlch to dlspOBe of a huge lot or cot?
ton they had taken ln. Their ablllty
to do thls was doubted by the majorlty
of traders, however. and the subsequent
developments proved these doubtR to
bo well founded. They were based
prlnclpallv on the bellef that the at?
tractlve prices rullng would draw the
early cotton from the South In huge
volume. and such soon proved to be
The planters were sald to be orter
Ing cotton at a prlce that would en
abfe buyers to dellver lt profltably on
spot contracts In New York, and be?
fore long lai-ge spot Interests here
were, selling September here agalnst
such purchases. , , . ,..,,,?
For a short tlme the leadlng bulla
attempted to reslst the decllne, hut
the welght of the so-called diatress
cotton became too heavy and these
prices were forced back 20 polnts, tiie
most dlsta,nt dellverles sharlng the
loss to a small extent only.
Bellevers in lower prices state that
even lf the crop ultlmately proves tj
be a small one, the early movement
will be on such a huge seale that a
further break in the nearby dellverles
ls lnevltable. Regardlng the more re
mote contracts. however. there Is moro
cautlon on the buylng slde.
It has been seasonably warm ln tne
Southwest, and ralns are st lj needed
in parts of Texas. Some clalm that it
ts too late now for ralns to do any
good. From the Eastern belt gen
erallv favorable reports were recelved,
benehclal ralns having fallen ln
Georgia and the Carollnas The ten
dency. however. was to look for a
bulllsh government report.
I To-day there was a further srnali de?
cllne. due malnly to what was generally
regarded as a bearlsh bureau report
The condltlon glven was ^V?lg?f?
75.5 ln August. 63.T a year ago, and a
ten-year average of 73.1.
The general opinion was that tnis ln?
dlcated a crop of 12.000,000 bales. Oth?
ers pointed to simllar September condi?
tions in prevlous years. when the area
was only slightly smaller. and sald
the crop, even wlthout lnjury by frost,
could not exceed 11,500,000 bales. Spov
houses contlnued to sell September, and
bulls were not supportlng actlvely.
Condltlon on August 25.
Washington, D. C, September .?The
crop reportlng board of the Departi
ment of Agrlculture estlmates that the
average condltlon of the cotton crop
on August 25 waa 72.1 per cent. of a
normal. as compared wlth 75.5 on July
25. 1910; 76.1 on August 25, 1909; 76.1
on August 25, 190S, and 73.1, the aver?
age of the past ten years on August
The average condltlon of cotton ln
Virginia on August 25 was 82, agalnst
73 ln 1909. In North Carolina. 76,
agalnst 73 ln 1909, and in South Caro?
lina, 73, agalnst 74 ln 1909.
Only Two Clear Days ln Aug_t.
[Speclal to The Timea-Dtspatch.)
Lynchburg-. Va., September 3?The metereo
loglcal report for thls Btatlon for August
shows that there were but two clear daya
In ihe entlre month. and that thc mean
temperature was the lowest slnce 1559. The
records of the station also show that the
preclpltatlon is 4.50 taches defleient slnce
January 1, when comparei wlth the average
for the flrst nlne months of the year.
BEWARE OF f
Many Speakers at Convention at
Stony Creek Methodist
" 109 North Sycamore Street,
Petersburg, va. Septomber 3.
The fourth annual convention of tha
Sussex Sunday School Association was
held on Thursday In the Methodist
Church at Stony Creek, wlth a large
attendance. J. E. AVUcox. of AVavcrly,
preslded. There was scrlptural read?
lng by Rev. F. M. Edwards, D. D., and
prayer by Rev. J. O. Babcock. Ad?
dresses wera dellvered by Rev. H. E.
Rountree, Rev. J. O. Babcock and Rev.
F. M. Edwards, whlch ellclted much
Excellent music was rendered. The
meeting adojourned to meet next year
in Antioch Baptist Church.
Ner?? Bank In Prlnce George.
The Bank of Dlsputanta, wlth a pald
up capltal of $15,000, wlll be opened
for busln.ss on the 18th of thls month.
Senator A. R. Hobbs ls tho president,
and J. H. BlnforJ, vice-presldent. Its
present quarters are only temporary.
Dlsputanta has Improved very rapid
ly recently, and has grown to be a
vlllage of conslderable Importance. Now
residences have been erected and a
flno brick graded school house, cost
Ing about $8,000, wlll be completed
by the openlng of the new school ses?
slon. Pr.fessor Mills wlll be the prln?
clpal of thls school, and he wlll have
several asslstants. The house will ac
commodate about 150 pupils.
Dr. J. M. AA'llllams has just erected
a $4,000 resldence at Dlsputanta.
Quiet Mornlng Marriage.
Miss Hortcnse Kennedy, late of Cali?
fornia. but moro recently of AV'arm
Springs. Va., and Joseph Reday, of
Rawllngs, Brunswlck county, were
rtuietly married thls mornlng by the
Rev. Father J. T. O'Ferrall. at the
The bridegroom ls a natlve of Hun
gary, but for some tlme past has been
engaged ln the establlshment of colo
nles of Hungarlan farmers in South
slde AMrginia and North Carollna.
Police nnd Flre Pntrol System.
Chlef of Pollco R. F. Ragland and
Chlef of thc Firo Department E. V.
Farley. accompanied by one of the
Police Commlssloners and several
frlends, wlll leave for New York City
to-morrow mornlng. The chlefs go
at the invltation of J. R. Correy, gen?
eral agent of the Gamewoll Electrlcal
Company, to examine Into the com.
pany's electrlcal police and flre patrol
systems, now generally establlshed.
The party will be guests at the Marl
borough Hotel, and wlll ae in New York
for several days.
The Common Councll of Petersburg
has a.ppropriat-3d $6,000 for the In
stallation of an electrlcal police patrol
system, and the probablllty ls that
provision will also be made for a fire
alarm system with separate wires and
Openlng of Poblic Schoold.
The public schools In Petersburg for
whito chlldren wlll be opened on Sep?
tember 21, and >f r colored chlldren on
September 10. The school populatlon
of the clty, as ascertalned by recent
census, ls a llttle over 5,700, nearly
eciually balanced between the two
Death of Judge Barlinm.
The many friends of Judge George
_\ Barham, former judge of the coun?
ty court of Greensville, and for many
years one of the leadlng lawyers of
that county, are palned to hear of his
death, whloh occurred a few days ago
in New Mexlco. where he had gone for
his health. The judge was widely
known throughout this sectlon. He la
survived by six chlldren.
A telegram received yesterday an?
nounced the death. of typhoid fever. of
Miss Carry Smith youngest daughter
tf Mrs. Ge.rgle Plummer Smith, at
her home ln AVarwick county. She
leaves many friends and relatlves ln
Slx Months for Steailng.
Den Kary, a Greek, was sentenced to
jail for slx months by the Police Jus?
tice to-day for robblng a follow Greek
of his watch and $17 ln money. The
victlm was J. G. Gonvas, proprletor of
a lunch room, and the robbery was com?
mitted while the latter was asleep in
his room. Kary was arrested ln South
Richmond, and the watch and most o?
the money were recovered. A compan
lon named Lyons was arrested at tha
same time on susplclon of aidlng ln
the robbery, and his caBe will be heard
Personal nnd Othervrlse.
Mrs. J. M. Edwards, of Ralelgh, N.
C, is vlsltlng her brother, Rev. A. R,
Love, pastor of West End Baptlst
The Methodist Female Orphan Asy?
lum, whlch was closed dUrlng tho
month of August ln order to glve ftie
llttle girls a vacation, has been' re
opened. The orphans were given pleas?
ant homes ln the counties during the
month, and the matron, Miss Armen
trout, spent the vacation with relativee
in the Valley.
Rev. F. M. Moore, pastor of the Sec?
ond Baptlst Church, wlll preach h|?
seventh annlversary sermon to-morrow.
Rt. Rev. Beverly D. Titcker, D. D.,
Coadjutor-Blshop of the Southern Dlo
cese of A'lrglnla, will preach and ad
mlnister conflrmatlon at Calvary
Church, Dlnwiddie county, Sunday
mornlng, and at Good Shepherd Church,
near McKennoy. in the afternoon.
The boys' corn exhiblts at the fair
to be held ln this city the latter part
of October will be one of the prlnclpal
features of that exhlbltion. Many of
the tarmer boys ln thls section are try
Ing thelr hands thla year at corn
ON CLOSED SHOP
Suit Against Fcderation Officers
and Bucks Stovc Com?
CLAIMS $750,000 DAMAGES
Action Taken to Rcstrain Car
rying Out of Tentative
St Louis, Mo., September 3.?C. W.
Post. of Battle CreeK, Mlch., to-day
flled sult In the Unlted Statea Circuit
Court for tho Eastern Dlstrict of Mis?
sourl. agalnst the American Federatlon
of Labor, and the Bucks Stove and
Range Company, of St. _ouls. not only
to restrain tne offlcera of tho latter
from carrylng out an allegedly tenta?
tive agreement wlth offlcers of tho
former to make the St Louis lnstltu
tlon a closed shop, but setuing up a
clalm for damagea of $750,000 under
the Sherman act.
The cajie ls a sult ln equtty, and
Includes among the defendants, Samuel
Gompers, president; John MItehell,
vlce-president; Frank Morrlson, sec?
retary, and other offlcers of the Fed?
eratlon, and some flfty others ptomt
nently tdentlfled with unlon labor la
Becaua* of tne absenoo of Judge D.
P. Dyer from the city the Injunction
feature of the sult will be taken up
early next week. lt ils announced by
attorneys for Mr. Post. The action
grows out of the meeting held ln Cln?
clnnati July 19, at whlch arrangementa
wero porfected between Qompers and
hls assoclate. and the offlcers of the
stove company to have llfted the boy
cott, whlch had been ln force durdng
the llfe ot J. XV. Van Cleave, who dled
The complalnant states ln his petl
tlon that he Ib a stockholder of the
Bucks Company, and that hls Interests
and those of the company w.ill suffer
by reason of the proposed agreement.
A meetlng between tho American Fed?
eratlon leaders and the stove company
offlcers has been set for next Tuesday,
and lt was to head off posslble action
that the sult was flled to-day.
It Ib clalmed, among other things.
tbat the consummatlon of the pro?
posed agreement would deprlve the
stove company of any opportunity of
recovenlng hundreds of thousands of
dollars lost because of the union boy
cott. and that irreparable lnjury to
the concern will result because of tho
destruction of prestige it galnert
through Its victory over the labor
unlons ln the Dlstnlct of Columbia
courts. A claim for damages In the
the result of the boycott, is set up
under the Sherman act, making the
case identlcal ln many respects with
the famous Danbury hat sult, in wh,ich
the hatters recovered $225,000 as the
result of a boycott by the labor unlons.
Chnrge AgalnHt Directors.
The petitlon charges that the pres?
ent directorate of the Bucks Company
ls about to enter a deal to thwart any
efforts on the part of ihe company
to collect damages sustalncd through
Following the death of J. W. Van
Cleave, who had been the backbone of
the company's opposition to the feder
ation leaders, lt is alleged, Fred XV.
Gardlner, a majorlty stockholder, as
sumed managerial control of the com?
pany, and planned to change its pollcy
to Us detrlment.
The petltloner clalms he made every
effort to prevent a consummatlon of
the proposed deal to close the plant of
the company to all except unlon men,
but that the net result of hls efforts
has been to gain from Mr. Gardlner
the emphatlc announcement that the
deal wll] be carrled out.
It is further alleged that lt ls pro?
posed by the defendant company's
present directorate to vlolate a con?
tract wlth the American Antl-Boycott
Assoclation, whlch is prosecutlng tho
cases agalnst Gompers and hls asso
ciates, now pendtng in the Supremo
Court. Thls contract was entered lnto
durlng the llfe of VanCleave.
EXCESS IS SHOWN
Total Export* nnd Importu for July
Abcnd of Laat Veur'n Record.
Washington, D. C, September 3.?
The total exports and lmports for July
were about $5,000,000 ln excess of the
correspondlng month last year, accord?
lng to the Bureau of Sta'tlstics' com
pilatlons of the trado of the Unlted
States with the prlnclpal grand dlvls
lons and countrles of the world. Tho
trade with North and South Amerlca.
Asia and Oceania shows satlsfactory
Increases, both ln lmports and exports.
The figures for the seven months end
Ing with July show that the monthly
lmports from and exports to Burope
decreased. The decrease in exports to
Europe is counted for malnly through
the smaller value and quantlty of food
stuffs shlpped to those countrles. Con
slderable gains are shown by the lm?
ports from the prlnclpal countrles.
WILL ENTER STATE SHOOT.
Two Amateur Teams from Lynchburg W1U
Take Part In Meet at Roanoke.
[Speclal toThe Tlmes-Dlspatch.J
Lynchburg, Va., September 3.?Lynchburg
will be represented at tho State sh'oot at
Roanoko Monday and Tuesday by two uoo_
nmateur teame, whlch will be mado up from
business and professional men of tho city
who are members of tho Lynchburg Gun
Club. The club will have two teams at tho
Bhoot. namely, H. L. Winfree, Dr. W. W.
Dennls, E. M. Dnntel. W. L. Moorman and
W R. Wlnfree. flrst toam, and T. H. Fox,
D. F. Dlnsmore, G. O. Flsher. H. Schultz,
r> a (-,,,-..,i T n nwen and W. E. Fore.
At the psychological moment if*
is not a case of working a combina
tion of a dozen levers to take care ol
an incident when you are driving an
electric vehicle. The mere pulling
back of a lever does all the work
and produces the results.
The big point in electric driven ve
hicles is efficiency and ease of control.
You have the power when you need it,
and it can-be^applied instantaneously.
This not only safe guards the
driver and the occupants, but gives
them tlie necessary feeling of safety.
THe greatest asset of the electri*
cally driven vehicle is the .ease with
which it can be started and stopped, or in other words controlled. .
The woman who holds a social position requirqs the use of an electric juatas much aa she dicj
horses when they were in vogue. _.''??__, _. _ i
The ease with which electric cars can. be charged makes them ideal vehlcles where the uervicea ol
a chauffeur are not desired.
flsfcilhe man who owns one,
GORDON MOTOR CO., Inc.
MOTOR BOAT OWNERS
FACE HEAVY FINES
Lancaster County Upset Over Cow-Stealing Epi
demic?Dr. Smith to Deliver Address on Jack?
son at Chancellorsville.
[Special to The Tlmes-Pispalch.]
Lancaster, Va., September 3.?Some
tlme ago Rev. AVayland F. Dunaway,
D. D., pastor of the Baptlst churches
ln tho upper part of laancaster county
found ln an outhouse at tho homo ot
ono of hlB church members, a box
contalnlng a number of oid books, and
among thom a large copy of the Book
of Common Prayer, prlnted ln London
in 1702. Bound up In the same volume
is "A Companlon of tho Altar, showlng
ihe nature and necessity of a sacra
mental preparation ln order to the
worthy roceivlng tho Holy Commu
nlon," and also the famous "New Arer
slon of tho Psalms of Davld Fltted to
the Tunes," used ln churches by
Nahum Tate, Esq., Poet Laureate and
the Rev. Nlcholas Brady, D. D., chap
laln ln ordlnary to His Majesty. Tne
book was orlginally bound ln' tree
calf, and on the back ls stamped ln
sold lett.rs: "Ellza Churchlll, 1765." Dr.
Dunaway haa presented the book to
his frlend, Mrs. Frank AV. Lewls, of
AVhealton, who ls a zealous Eplsco
Many Boat Onoers Fined.
Persons whore gasolene boats were
inspected at the Wharton Grove camp
meetlng on tho banks of the Rappa
hannock Rlver last month, and who
were fined in various sums for not
havlng complled with certaln recent
regulatlons of tho Revlsed Statutes of
the Unlted States. have for tho past
ton days been recelvlng notlces of the
amount of the fine lmposed ln each
case. The nnes are lmposed ln most
cases for not havlng tho proper Ucense,
for not havlng life-presorvers and flre
extingulshers, and for not havlng the
proper llghts. In some lnstances, boat
owners were fined for carrylng more
passengers than the capaclty of the
boats would warrant. Those flnes, aa
far as can bo ascertalned. range from
$100 to $750, the heavlest fine, it ls sajd,
havlng been lmposed on the man who
informed the custom house inspectors
and caused them to come to AA'harton
Grove, and who, ln consequence ls re?
celvlng very llttle sympathy from his
Congressman Jones and Thomas J.
Downlng are endeavorlng to have the
flne6 remltted or reduced. as nearly
all of the persons on whom nnes were
lmposed were entlrely ignorant of the
new regulatlons, and only a few of
them were carrylng passengers for
pay. Tho Incldent has created an in
creased demand for llfo-preservcrs, flre
extlngulshera ond other supplles re?
qulred u.ider the new regulatlons for
gasolene boats. Among those flned are
many of the leadlng cltizens of Lan
caster and the nelghborlng counties.
Suj-h Butcher Kllled Her Co?.
Several days ago when Frank Carter,
a well known colored man, who ls tho
local butcher for thls part of Lan
caster county. came here to disposo of
his boef. h_ was met oy Mary Conley,
a colored woman, who llves in the
Chestnut Rldgo neighborhood, and who
informed hlm fhat he had kllled her
cow and was then selllng the meat to
his customors. Frar.k Carter, who has
the reputatlon ot being an honest man,
was startled at nuch a charge, and
informed the woman that he had pur?
chased the cow from a young negro
man who said his name was Harry
Smith, paylng him $1- for the anlmal.
WIPES OFF IMAGINARY SUMS
Treasury Department L'llmlnntes
Mytbs Carried on Books.
Washlngton, September 3.?A ten mll?
ilon dollar myth recently wlped oif
tho books of the Treasury Department
after havlng been carried for thlrty
years is to be followed by the ellmlna
tlon of other lmaginary suma of mon?
ey, which have been counted ln as real.
Asslstant Seoretary Amlrow has
made the beglnning by knocktng off
$9,700,000 in the estlmated amount of
subsldlary sllver in stock, and lt ls
probable that all the othor stocks of
money wlll be subject to the same pro?
vision. Thero are estlmated to be in
stook now about $350,000,000 ln Unlted
States notes, about $3,500,000 in Treas?
ury notes of .1890, $564,000,000 sllver
dollars. and $1,635,886,611 in gold coln,
Including bulllon, in tho Treasury.
All but the gold coln would probably
stand the same revislon as was made
ln subsldlary sllver. The estimates of
gold, however, wore reduced ln 1907 by
$135,000,000, and that amount was
taken to represent the gold exported
or consumed ln the arts.
Dfflcer Plnckard, armed wlth a war-..
rant, arrested Harry Smlth and lodged/"
him ln Jail here, but Harry stoutly,
protested hls Innocence. At the pre- "?
Umlnary hearlng Frank Carter, who'"
bought and killed the cow, sald that
the prisoner was not the right man,
xnd that he had found out that ths
name of the gullty party was John
Tutlcr, who had assumed a false name.
o escape Identliy. Persons at the trlal
vho knew Butler, sald that he was
hen on hls way to Coan Wharf to take
he Potomac Rlver steamer to Baltl
nore. Telephone messages were sent
it onne to the wharves along the lower
'otomac and Butler was arrested and
aken from tho steamer Just as lt waa
ibout to leave Lewlsettta, the last
andlng on the rlver. He waa brought
lere, tried before Justlce Thomaa
Mnckard and committed to Jall to
iwalt the action of the grand Jury. It
s asserted that this Is the spcond cow
hat Butler has stolen in thls county,
ind that ho Berved a Jall sentence hera
ome years ago for the former oftense.
New Huntlne Marnhu
The Northern Neck Huntlng Club hai
lecured a large marsh on the Rappa
lannock Rlver Just above Leedstown
ind has erected two houses there foi
:he accommodatlon of Its members.
Several members of the club speni
lome tlme there recently and kllled t
-iiimber of summer duck, whlch ar*
sald to be plentiful.
The Rev. Wllllam Meade Clark. D,
D.; Mrs. Clark and Mlss Emlly Clark,
who have been visltlng Mrs. Clark't
relatlves near Lltwalton, In thls coun?
ty, left for their home ln Richmond
\\l!l Spenk on Jnck-on.
Rev. James Power Smlth, D. D.,
edltor of the Presbyterlan of th<
South, and a member of Stonewalf
Jackson's staff. has accepted an Invi?
tation tc deilver nn address before th?
Northumberland Chapter of the Daugh?
ters of the Confederacy at HeathsvllU
on September 15. He 13 to speak oa
Jackson at Chancellorsvllle.
Attention of the officials of the Virginia
Railway & Power Company has been
called to the practice of some few people
at First and Broad Streets illegally using
transfers. In a letter written by an ob?
server to the company, the writer says:
"I beg to advise you of the practice_ of
passengers illegally using transfers at First
ind Broad Streets. On numerons occa
sions I have noticed passengers coming
off the cars with two transfers and hand
nne to some friend who has been waiting
an the corner for possibly one-half hour.
Then again, I have seen some "good citi
zen?' who has two transfers, one given by
mistake, who will make it his business to
go from one person to another, although
they may be unacquainted," asking them
if they are going in the direction in which J
the transfer is punched. If they say yes, _j
they give them the transfer. This, I havo
seen done by white passengers apparently
in good standing, as well as among the
poorer class of negroes."
It is'such abuses as this that the com?
pany is watching with a view of breaking
up the practice as soon as possible.
Age is a benefit to everything and every.
one. Some of the most beautiful photo
graphs ever made, have been made by
Foster's studio, 112 North Ninth Street.
Here, age is made to play it's part fot
beauty, and never detracts from the coun
tenance of the patrons. Remember thit
and get your photograph from_ Foster.
Foster's for photographs all the time.