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> II I ?illinium-.
IDon'l Allow This Most Unusual Collar
Event to Pass Without Supplying Your
j 4-Ply Collars at 5c
A SALE LIKE THIS, of the Frisbce-Coon best 2
I for 25c Collars, at such a price (even though thev arc
subject to some very slighi defects) IS MOST "UN
I USUAL! Vacationists and others should not miss the
I . chance to i.iv in .1 season's supply.
POPULAR STYLES AND ALL SIZES, 13 to IS',,
i including quarter sizes of I P.- to ld;4. from which you
may select as many of any style ami size a?- you want.
1 Many thousands of Collars arc oh sale: plenty to
supply the throngs of eager buyers that surround J?
the sales tables from morn till nig In ; and only, each *jC
Men's Silk Sox at 25c Pair
i Extra Quality Silk Plaited Sox, of -ilk tilirc and pure li-le y.irn;
reinforced heel and Iocs; one <>l .i^-nrcd satisfaction in weir; Mark,
j navy, tun and grey.
IMen's $1.50 Shirts at $ 1.1 5
A strictly high grade coat style Shirt of woven madras; cuffs
attached, striped and figured designs, in all sizes 11 to 16.!/; an
extraordinary value. 4
"Varsity" Underwear at 50c
Garments of distinction for men. Athletic style; separate
short sleeve shirts and knee drawers of tool checked and striped
nainsook; the most satisfactory a man can wear.
Main Fl >or.
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TO COLLECT MONEY
Mrs. Partillo Arrested at Post
Office on Charge of Swindling
Mrs. O. A. Partillo. arreated ?nd ac?
quitted in the Police Court mure than
u year ago on the charge of passing
-worthless checks for small amounts,
?gain toll into llie clutches of tiie law
when slic- was arrestcl yesterday for
operating an allesc<l swindle. Accord- j
Ins: to the police, she has bone visiting
Episcopalians In the AYcst End solicit?
ing funds for a church at Union IjCVoI.
Mecklenburg county, without authority.
She Is suld to have obtained more than ;
$100 In this manner.
(?no woman who had given her money |
bi came suspicious, and writing to Union j
l.eyel, received Information that the I
church had designated no one to ask
help for it and that it was in an un?
usually flourishing condition. This fact j
whs communicated to Cuptain of Detec?
tives MvMahon more than a week ago, !
and ho detailed Detective Krengel on
'the case. Information was obtained i
?which Indicated that Mrs. Partillo was
[operating the alleged swindle.
persons giving money si;,- invariably
/directed that it. !>e sent tti '.Mrs. C, A
? Partillo. care. tre^ieraJ-- Delivery. City."
Instructions were li ft at the nost-6fn.ee
to notify police headquarters When she
jappeared to claim her mail.
Early yesterday morning word was
.received that she had called for her
mail. She was detained on some pre
(text while Detective-Sergeant Helton
jhurrled to tho post-office, He had no
difficulty In hading her and placing her
[?under arrest, and accompanied her t"
headquarters, where sho was turned
over to Captain McMahon. At lirst she
denied thee, barge against her, but later.
It was said, admitted it. She defended
? herself by saying that she was badly
, Iii need of funds and knew of no other
way by win h to obtain them. She fur?
nished bail-, for her appearance in tiie
'Police Court this morning.
Mrs. Partillo was ncriultted of the
Charges of passing worthies.- checks
when a friend of her family testified
Fhe was probably unbalance ). He said
,that several or her ? lose relatives had
.been confined in asylums,
LOWER TELEGRAPH RATES
Western Union In I'm in < henper Seal?
on July I.
In IS 6$ the maximum rate between
places now Western Union. julflCas was
$lf> for a message of ten Words, date,
nddross and signature free. Hy fre?
quent changes this maximum nut '???. .;
reduced until now It "tints at $1.
From time to lime Nrrtermedia-tr taie.
have also beeil reduced, and tin July I
the latest'reduction hectvmeis effective.
This last change lr. the scale is caused
I y the Introduction of a s-i bin I iti
r.usS From Richmond to points
Maryland. Pennsylvania, No tti Caro?
lina -and West Virginia tr.r.r.v instance)
The reductions apply to night me
napes, night and day letters^ as well
to other forms of servlt , now based m
11.7 E.MAIW ST.
SySH may want to set ssln
of money to use In the fiiti
will Issue a cerilftrai? .'
BOUND OVER 10
Roberts Not Permitted to Pay
. Nominal Fine on Prelim
. inary Hearing.
T. A. Roberts, secretary-treasurer *>f
the Hcrlco Distilling Company, tho
plant of which was seised several days
ago for alleged Irregularities by In
ternal Revenue ofllcers, was arraigned j
before United States Commissioner
Melvln Flogcnholnior yesterday charged
with Interfering with an ofllerr while
discharging his duty. Ho is accused
in a warrant wth threatening Deputy
Collector K. P. Southward with an axe
when the latter sought to examine
several barrels which had been tamp?
ered with lu violation of the law, -t
Through tils counsel, .lohn A Lamb,
Roberts asked that he be permitted to
pay a Small line. District Attorney 1,
D Lewis contended that this was hot
within the commissioner's Jurisdiction,
lie pleaded that Roberts be held for
the grand Jury, declaring that the
charge iigniiist him was a grave one.
I The ??ffeu.se Is punishable by a line of
hot more than $-'.""0, or one year in
Mali or both.
Commissioner Flogcnhclmcr held
Roberts for the next term of the Dis?
trict Court and fixed his ball at $1,500,
? which lie at once furnished, Following
his nrrc?t?Roberts was held under $1.
i '"I" Inind.
HOLD STUART ON
Man Who Is Alleged to Have
Robbed Friends Caught
in South Carolina.
After n long Ben ich, A. j. Stuart, who,
witii \V. Ii. Ricke;-, alias Stuart. Is
" uited by tin Richmond police on n
grand larceny charge, was arrested
Thursday night In Charleston, s. C, ac?
cording to a telegram received from
jth.it ''t\ yesterday by Captain of De?
tectives Mc.MahOll. Detective P. I,
? Krehgcl will go for the prisoner some
; tun, next week, as it win tu- Impossible
1 !?? procure requisition papers before
i Stuart and Rlcker are said to have
I robbed Mrs. s. i: Walters and her aged
l l.ii ier, J. P. W liters, of 20C South llar
I rison sir,, i. of more thiin $ioo. They
[i '. S|x lllcally churned in a warrant
I With -t.-.iinn $50 from .Mrs. Walters.
, Hot! of the young men came here
l renn .-oath Carolina with Die Wal
i- ? M i Walters and her father
offered u . ui ,i home, and the latter l>ut
up the ' i id till to -tut a small grocery
h in '! . ? nterprisc was success?
fully managed r<.i several months by>
Stuart and Itinker. The utmost confi?
dence was placed In them. They
handled all of the Arm's money; bought
nil stock sn:l uln ist solely conducted
the store's affairs.
Both Mi. and Mrs. Walter? were
astounded when they discovered that
t'.ie ihm had disappeared one Sunday
iriori ing. taking with them the proceeds
' of the previous day's business, besldis
'having toll- ted. It was alleged, con?
siderable s?ms on bills due. They left
behind them practically ho clues for the
police, who were at once called In, n
] work on.
Several days ago Captain McMahon
. r. eiv.- 1 ii.f.,r:nati..p. that Stuart and
! Jtickcr were in Charleston. At the re
.1 quest of <"!ilef of 1'ollce Werner, st .
I aft was arrested, by the huthorlti s
tiiere. and they are now tin the lookout
f.,r rt|i ki r
.In.in in,hi fur Thiermann,
Judgment was entered in the liaw
nn<t Koulty Court yesterday for $000
i in favor of the plaintiff In the suit ot
i ii. T?Urutojtn agalns? A. Dury^a,
Washington Company's Man
Says Smith Was So In?
formed Before Bidding.
MUST PAVE OR LOSE CHECK
Counter Offers Cut Short by
Simple Question of What's
Two propositions for the smooth
paving of. Broad Street, neither of
which was considered, were present?
ed to the Council Committee on Streets
last night by 1. J. Smith & Co., Inc.
The lirst was that the contractors
would agree to do the work if the city
would buy the asphalt Mocks front the
Washington Asplra.lt Liiock and Tile
Company at ilie price paid In the Dis?
trict of Columbia, and the other that
the work would be done with wooden
blocks at $2.64 per square yard, the
price bid on asphalt, though In bid-:
ding on this class of pavement j
Smith's price was $3. ID per square
yard. it. prescntatlvc of the company
stated that in thus showing good
fnith, they would lose a contractor's
pi of It and more besides.
Attorney Kirk Mathews, representing
the contractors, went into the case
from tile time that the company bid
on the work. He said that while there
Was ho actual contract between his
company and the Washington con?
cern. It had every reason to believe
that It would be able to got the blocks,
and that figuring on other work done
with the same material, the price was
fair to the city nnd to the bidder.
The Price Made on Blocks,
it. Harrison Johnson, of the Wash?
ington Asphalt Block and Tile Com
paly, said rather heatedly that 1. J.
Smith made the bid without any au?
thority . that he had been told, the
president of the company was dead
and pending a reorganization, no price
would be made on the blocks, and that
his price of J2.S? per square yard Was
as cheap as the work could be done,
lie read a good deal of correspondence
with Smith, and stated that his com?
pany had been placed in a false light
throughout the whole transaction.
Councilman Ferguss^n cut short the
discussion l>y recalling that Smith,
when he presented "one of the Mucks
before the committee as a sample, was
told by a representative of the com?
pany that he had no right to do so.
and that he had replied he would make
it all right. Mr. FergUSSOn moved that
the $1,000 cheek of 1. J. Smith & Co.
b< at once forfeited to the city, and
that the contract lie awarded to tue
The c hilli man ruled him out of or
dei on the ground lh;it a week should
elapse after the Mayor signed the
ordinance. Mr. Mathews said that his
compuny w<".uld waive the right to that
time, and wrote a communication to
that effect which was signed in tho
presence of the committee by j&Ir.
Smith as president of the company.]
Chairman Adams, however, held to his
ruling, and the matter stands ns be-j
MuM Pave or I.use Money.
The second motion of Mr. Fergus-j
son that If at the expiration of the|
week which will be next Tuesday, the*
conn act is not signed. Smith's cer-(
t?.d check for Sl.Uiiu be forfeited and,
tiie city Engineer be instructed to:
advertise for bids on the work re-1
turnable .Inly to.
At the request of .1. i?. Corley nnd;
others interested, the adverse report*
of tiie subcommittee to winch thoi
question of widening the sidewalks of
liic.d Street, was rc^r-rr.d, was tabled.j
Permission was given the First Na-i
llonill Bunk Building Corporation to
erect a four-faced illuminated clock i
at the corner of Ninth and Main
A communication was received from'
the Committee on Markets stating
that the city scales had been found to
b<_- incorrect and recommended that all
weights since January l be adjusted.
The improvement of the Cary Street
Road from the Boulevard to tiie cor?
porate limits was recommended.
..it \ Nil KEGKXT STEARA'ES
VISITS llOVAL Alt? AM MITF.S
Unexampled activity in Royal Arca?
num circles is reported by It. C.
Slearnes, Qraiid Itegent of Virginia,
win, has returned from an ofiic:al visit
t,, Pocanontua Council, No. 493, in Nor?
folk. After uu address by the Grand
lit sent, the Norfolk Council decided
to follow the example of Richmond
and organize a past-regents' associa?
tion. Richmond now has the only
past-regents' association in the state.
Mr Stcarncs's official visits have
earried Mm in nearly every socl'on of
t>..- stat.. Particular noteworthy ac
t vity id being displayed by the Coun?
cils in Harrlsohburg, Ronhoke, Cov
| Ington, Pulaskl and Clifton Forge.
llcconimcmlM Money for nrldce.
The Council Committee on Finance
last night recommended the appro?
priation of $13,500 for the construction
of a concrete bridge over tin- tracks
? t the Richmond, Frcderlcksburg ana
Potomac Rallrad iinod Hie Seaboard
Air Dine Railroad at the entrance of
tin- State Pair Orounds.
Tb- committee also recommended
Hi.- appropriation of $13,374) to be
used for Madison and Buchanan
Joint Committee on Poor and Fi?
nance Recommended City's
Acceptance of Memorial.
READY TO DRAW CONTRACT
Institution May Now P,c Turned
Over to the Public on
The Council Committees on Finance
and Relict of the Poo: In joint ses?
sion last night adopted the report of
the subcommittee and recommended
that tlic ofTer of the ^narlotte Wil?
liams Hospital Corporation, "onatlngj
the Memorial Hospital to the city, be
accepted. The vote was unanimous. |
and Chairman Barton H. Urundy, ol i
j the subcommittee, added, as an amend- !
I incut, thai the Charlotte Williams J
Hospital Corporation be extended the i
thanks of the city for the gift.
The City Attorney was instructed to \
I draw up the necessary contract for!
the conveyance of the property to the |
city according to the terms agreed
upon. If the i ccoinincubation of the
committees meets with the approval
of the City Council the hospital win
become a public Institution on Janu?
ary !. 1913, when the Administrative
Board takes cnargc of the city's af?
Truatec.M Make Concession".
To dear up certain questions that
were not quite plain !?? the commit?
tees when they last met. an opinion
by the City Attorney was read defin?
ing the powers of the Administrative
I Hoard and the Council under the
regime that will oblai:. after the first
of, next year. He stated that the
Council would have the power to es?
tablish or take over hospitals along
lylfth the necessary equipment and
i nurse,-, hut that the Administrative
j Hoard must have the control.
I E. I.. Rom!?!, representing the trus
: tees of the Charlotte Williams Cor- I
j poratlon, presented a letter from the
[board agieeing to modify its pow?
ers in the event that the hospital
became a city institution. Tile let?
ter stated thaj the board wanted to
do everything possible in the way ot
co-operating with the city for the
accomplishment rtf the greatest
amount of good by the hospital. Find
that under the ruling of the City At?
torney, the Administrate Hoard was
to be in full control, they \?cre will?
ing to relinquish certain powers that
were delegated to them i:i tile origi?
nal terms of the gift.
The meeting was largely attended
by those interested In the transfer,
some of whom came to speak for It.
The committee was of one mind, how?
ever, and nothing was said.
DENTISTS TO HOLD
State Association Will Begin Its
Annual Session at Old Point
on July g.
Deiuisl? frtTni every section of Vir?
ginia are making preparations to at
t? nd the forty-third annual conven?
tion of the Virginia .-"tat? Dental As?
sociation, to be held at the Chatnher
lir. Hotel. Old Point Comfort. .Inly 3.
l?, n. The committee in charge
has prepared a program which lias
been cnlloJ the tlnest ever arranged
tor Hie Dental Association's annual
gathering, and a glance over the list
lo' speakers will show the names of
I the best authorities the. profession has
prod?cd In this State,
f While it is the avowed desire of the
I committee to offer on the program,
[such a diversity of subjects that some-j
! thing of value will he given lo every
! practitioner in Virginia, the liocial J
side of the meeting has been by no
means neglected. In the entertainment I
list Is included all the outdoor recre.a
I lion opportunities afforded by Old
j Point In addition to the usual recep?
tions and dances.
I Indications arc that Richmond will
send down a largi .ielegation. many]
I Richmond dentists being on the pro
I gram for speeches papers. Amongl
the Richmond men to address the
j meeting are Dr. George F. Keesee. Dr. |
; R I? Simpson. Dr. B. T. Blackwell
and Dr. Richard C Waiden. l'a the
effort to give the issoclatlori members
' the rno-t recent discoveries of the
j dental profession the committee has
j made arrangement.- f. ? papers to be read
. by men from outsi.1- the State, among
j whom are. Dr. Mllo Q. Hellman, New
I York; Dr. George P.. Palmer, New York:
Dr. C. J. Grieves Baltimore, and Dr.
Charles ?. Alexandi r, Charlotte. N. C.
The oflleers of the Virginia State
Dental Association are Dr. W. w. Mose.
ley, s<.utli Boston, president; Dr. W.
II. Bwald, Norfolk first vice-president;
Dr. A. 1. Stratfo d, Richmond, second
vice-president; Dr. William Pllcher,
Petersburg, third .ice-president: Dr.
George I". Kccsee, !:. hmond, recording
secretary; Dr. W. :;. itudd, Richmond,
assistant recording secretary; Dr. W.
II Pearson. Hampton, corresponding
secretary, and Dl William Sturgls.
I We Are Paying I
1A quarterly dividend on July J si to our shareholders. Since
the year of our organization we have prospered, and \vc h,
arc glad we ? an pay our shareholders a fair dividend. ?
We endeavor to keep our asset; in clean, convertible ?
condition, to give our customers the best of Security and s|
H Service upon terms which will leave a reasonable profit tor
|! our shareholders. With this same principle in view, the ra
I American National Bank I
OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, B
H asks for YOUR individual business. May we expect it? Il
Our resources are Si
OVER SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS. |
NEED MORE TIME
Dr. Claxton Says Public Schools'
Should Give Them Larger
INVESTIGATION STILL ON
Expert Contradicts F a c t i o n
Which lias Assailed Method
Now in Vogue.
The not result of the school In?
vestigation last night was the state?
ment made by t'nitc-J States Commis?
sioner of Education P. P. Claxton.
that the Richmond nubile schools glvo
too small a percentage of time to tho
so-called nonessentlal studies, such as
music, drawing, physical culture, man?
ual training and physiology. This
statement, said Dr. Claxton. was based
on general observations of school work
In this country and In Europe.
Dr. J. A. c. Chandler, city superin?
tendent or schools, addressed the fol?
lowing quest on to Dr. Claxton after
the educator had given a sixty-minute
resume on school work In general, lay?
ing particular emphasis on the rela?
tionship of what he called regular and
"In the Richmond schools we allot
approximately so per cent, of the lime
to regular studies, arlthmctlo, spelling.
read*ng, writing, etc.. and SO per cent,
to the special studies, such as manual
tra'u'ng, mush, drawing and tiie like.
From your knowledge f such matters,
would you say we allow too much time
to special studies?"
Commends Kua*by Pinn.
"1 should say that you allow an un?
usually small per cent. to special '
studies." replied Dr. cinxton. "Out In
Gury, Ind.. they have a school system
that allots 60 per cent, of t'me to
regular studies and 60 per cent, to
special studies, a system which many
educators regard as ideal.
"At the great English school. Rug?
by, special studies are carried so far
that there Is a faculty supervision of
recreation, and that school produces
the best educated men in the world."
In regard to one of tho chief points
behind the school Investigation?the
quefttlon whether the elementary
school curriculum of r.lehmond is
overloaded?Dr. Claxton was unable
to give an opinion wben asked by
chairman Pollock He pleaded an mi
familiarity with the text books and
curriculum of the Richmond system
and answered the question in a gen?
eral way only. He did. however, come
out in favor of a longer school day
for the lowest (lasses when asked for
hi? opinion by Dr. Chandler.
"Should the first year In elementary
schools he a half-day or a six hours?"
asked Or. Chandler.
"It Is better, as a rule, to have a
full day for the elementary classes."
answered Dr. Claxton. "especially If
the regular studies and the special
studies are properly correlated."
Need Mualc nuil Drawing.
Dr. Claxton also announced his ap?
proval of school gardening, and stat?
ed that he believed one teacher for
Richmond schools, to give his entire
time to gardening, would be of ines?
timable henerlt. Conking in white
schools Dr. Claxton advocates strong?
ly, particularly for the higher gtades.
In a very striking review of school
work which prefaced his testimony on
the stand. Dr. Claxton called music
and drawing the heart of education.
The physical education of the child,
lie said, was of far more importance
than the teaching of ail ether uplift?
ing sciences. He made a great plea
for specialization in elementary school
work, closing with the statement that
the giving of the same tiling to every
child does not mean the giving of an
equal opportunity for development
and preparation for life.
Ilenrlco ? ourt Opens on Monday,
The regular duly term of the Hen
rico county Circuit Court will convene
Monday morning, with Judge R. Car*
tcr Scott presiding. The cr'mmai
docket for the term is rather light,
but the case against Edward Foster,
tho insplr.-d minister, avcused of mis?
conduct toward a girl ward, will be
tried for tiie th'rrt time.
All Our Endeavors
Have been directed toward the perfection of gentlemen's
ready-for-service clothing. The measure of our success can
be gauged by the fact that the best dressed men and young
men in Richmond arc wearing our clothes.
MAY WAIT FOR PAY
No Funds Available to Meet Sal?
aries Falling Due After
Because Uncle Sam's pockctbook is
empty and July 1 w'll be the. last pay?
day unless there Is some hurry-up
legislation by Congress to meet the
situation, a vague uneasiness exists to?
day .t he Federal building. All appro
prlat'ottn bills have been passed by the
House, but they have not. been enact?
ed into law by tlie Senate, and so ttio
fund to carry on the actual work of
the government has been exhausted
with the end of the fiscal year.
Representative rit2gerald, chairman
of the Mouse Committee on Appropria?
tions, has issued a statement that an
emergency resolution will be rushed
tlirrnigh the House and Senate on
Monday which will adjust the money
Postmaster Edgar Allan. Jr.. has re?
ceived n letter from Postmaster-Gen?
eral Hitchcock notifying him of the
situation and stating that if he keeps
his employes at work after June 30 it
will be on his own responsibility. Sim?
ilar letters were sent to all post?
"This should cause no alarm," Mr.
Ailan said last night. "There will be
n< interruption of the post-office work
in Richmond, und I may add that there,
will be none anywhere."
Rut despite assurances from the
Chiefs of departments misgivings
among many governm-nt employes are
apparent and fears arc expressed that
it will b a long while bet?re the ghost
walks after Monday. So far, however,
nc one has expressed any Intention
of giving up his position for fear that
the monthly pay check will not ma?
CIRCUIT COURT CASES
H ml ford Wnicr Power Company Ob?
jects to Stute Assessment.
An order was entered in the City
Circuit Court yesterday overruling th?
petition of the Radford Water Power
Company against the State corpora?
tion Commission, asking for a reduc?
tion of assessment. The petitioners,
excepted to the ruling, and were al?
lowed the usual time to prepare a bill
In the case of Peyton Fleming
n.s-1; r.st George R N?wrom. judgment
-.vai? entered in favor of tl;e plaintiff
in the surn of $H7fi.7<V
Frank F. Anderson wss appointed a
trustee of St. John's E'.dge. N*o
A. F. and A. M Mr, Anderson takes
the place of P. F. Craddoek, who re?
The following permits to build and
repair were issued yesterday:
Davis Rrotherr. Incorporated, to erect
a detached, two-story brick dw.-lling on
the north side of Floyd Avenue, be?
tween Sycamore and Elm Streets. $7.000.
Virginia-Carolina Hardware Com?
pany, to repair bri k store. 1320 Bast
M^in Street. $1,600.
Mrs. Julia F Woodey. to repair brick
dwelling. Ill North Twenty-ninth
Gets Sixty nr.ys in Jail.
C. F. Rlur.t was sent to jail for sixty
days yesterday morning in the Police
Court for stealing $3.1 from I.. C.
ADDRESS BY MAYOR
ID SDNS OF JOVE
Members of Electrical Association
Hold First Monthly
At the tirsl regular monthly meet?
ing yesterday of the Jovian Lunch Club,
of tho Rejuvenated Sons of Jove,
Mayor Richardson made an Interest?
ing talk on "Commercial Co-Opera
tlon." While this subject is one that
.can always bo made the basis of an
j instructive talk, It was particularly
appropriate at this tint'-, for "co-opera
1 tlon" is tho slogan of ail Joviuns.
The Mayor showed no little knowl?
edge of the clectrcal industry, and his
speech was productive o? considerable
enthusiasm, He spoke of the develop?
ment of electrclty, touching on vari?
ous stages of the growth of this im?
portant branch of science, lie pointed
out its possiblltles, showing how co?
operation was essential to develop
these posslbilit'os most advantageous?
The "Sons of Jove," a national elec?
trical order composed of about 7,000
members, recently took In forty-five
new members in Richmond, and with
the appointment of II. Root Palmer to
the position of Virginia statesman, the
local member;! have shown renewed in?
terest In the order. A representative
committee decided in the launch Club
as a good means of bringing the mem?
bers to gether, and tiie first of these
meetings was held yesterday at tho
Buslnctis Men's Club. A large propor?
tion of the local membership was
present, representing tho various
branches of Richmond's electrical In?
Those present were: IT. R. Palmer,
Virginia statesmn tin; If. \V. Hall.
Julien Blnford, \V. B. C?tlctt. W. S. P.
Mnyo. J. B. Prlco, O. A. Tower. J. J.
Thenson. J. I* Speights. A. S. Tanner. G.
T. Marchmont, v. i>. Bacigaloupo, c S,
Bayllss,, T. W. Howry, .1. B. l>unn, P.
A. Pry, I. I. Honce, Morris Hunter. J.
M. Jewelt, W. Lancaster, B, S. Moorer,
C. V. Robinson. B. H. Smith. B. II.
Storm. F. N. Steigleder, I* P.. Walker,
H. -B. Weisiger, J. C. Willis, R. W.
>V;nficc.^ - - ? ? ^
STILL FIGURE ON
IHM RIFLE RANGE
Predicted Now That It May Be
Ready for Teams by
Accord.ng to a. statement made by
Adjutant-General Sale yesterday, t'nere
1b a slight possibility that the State
xtlle range at Virginia Reach will be
ready for use by the fall, in which
case as many teams as possible will
be sent there for practice. One delay
after another has hampered the State
in the construction of this range until
for a time it seemed out of the ques?
tion to open the Held this season at
It was the. original intention and
hope of General Sale to havo the first
militia riflo teams on the range by
Juno 1. hut unfortunate circumstances
blasted this hope. A late spring de?
layed the Stat* In beginning the work
pf leveling the ground and clearing
the ca.mp site, and then canto unex?
pected difficulties with the contractors.
nut now half a dozen satisfactory
bids have been submitted, and as soon
as Governor Mann returns from "Bal?
timore and calls a meeting of the Mili?
tary Board the successful bidder will
be picked and orderirt to hcgln work
Immediately, Before the end of next
week the contractor -hould have his
men on the range.
A combination of border troubles
forecd the War Department to call off
the annual rifle shoot A4 Camp Perry.
Ohio, so many of the officers being de?
tailed for work on the Mexican border
and Cuba that only n handful are avail?
able for the camip. The Virginia rifle
team will thus be deprived of a chance
to step up another gratfe in the. rise
it has been making during the last
If the .?t?te rifle range is completed
by fall, the team representing Vir?
ginia at Osmp Perry last year will be
glviri a practice shoot at Virginia
Beacli. General Sale has his oiwn men
nt work on the range now clearing
the camp slt.? and doing whatever
possiible to hasten the completion of
the work. - ? -. v
VALUES TOO LOW
State Auditor Moore Will Present
Commissioners' Books to the
Strong proof that State Auditor
Moore intend* to make the Commis?
sioner!, 01 Revenue live up to the
standard he outlined wncn he as?
sumed office was given yesterday when
the properly books of Russell coun?
ty were received and found to be at
variance with the taxable property
of that county as listed by the "Fed?
"The property values of Russoll
county, as reported by the Commis?
sioner of Revenue, are not satlstac
tory to this ottlco." said Mr. Moore
yesterday, "'and the books will be pre?
sented to a grand Jury, with the In?
formation we have at band, to be gone
over and authenticated finally, 'flue
is the first of the property books
to fall below the standa-d this of?
fice has set up .but every one that do.-a
miss the mark will be presented fol
grand Jury InveMlgatIon."
Not only do tiie property books ot
Russell county show less than half
the property atlcbtcd by Federal of
llcers to be in Hussen, but they snow
n decrease in a single county of $11'.?
000 In personal property alone since
last year. Whether the lowering ot
property values an seen by the Com?
missioners of Revenues nag any con?
nection with the constitutional amend?
ment allowing these officers to suc?
ceed themselves Is a question Which
Mr. Moore prefers not to answer.
To give concrete example of the
fulling off in assessed values, the Rus
scll CDUiity books show that tho
horses o fthat county were worth on
an average ot 141.71 In 1511 and only
$37.94 In 1912, and this Is a county
which produces the most valuatd*
horses In Virginia. The lower as?
sessment of live, stock is the most
objectionable feature of the hooks,
according to Mr. Moore, although thete
? are other assessments whlrh do not
find favor -wtth the State Auditor.
I Clocks, while increasing In ??verage
value from $1.23 to ?1.27 during the
last year, have decreased notlcably in
In preparing to present these books
for grand Jury investigation, Mr.
Moore makes the announcement that
the books ot all Commissioners Of Rev?
enues, as they arrive In tn? oinre. will
be thoroughly examined, nnd all which
fall below standard submitted to legal
CARDOZA LOSES SUIT
Middle Atlantic Immigration Company
Awarded Verdict for ?IWOO.
The jury of the La-* and Equity
Court yesterday r?ndered a verdict of
$2,530 for th* p'.aintifT in the suit of
the Middle Atlantic Immlgritlnn Com?
pany against B. Poilard Cerdora, A
mot'on by the defense to set aside the
verdict will he heard this morning.
Tiie suit Involves a tract of Isad in
paw ha tan county known as the "Cocke
tract." and the plaintiff -was awarded
the full amount asked for.
This '.s tho second hearing of tho
ess'*, ar.d the. second time that a Jury
has reached a s/miUr verdict. Orlg
Inally the <-.??.?/? was heard bet?r? .ludg?
John H Ir.gram. whn died h'fore It
could he concluded It was therefore
necet try to go over all the evi?
dence before Judge Beverly T. Crump.
I who succeeded him.
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