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Local Delegation Will Try to
Bring American Institute of
Banking Here in 1913.
Pix representatives from Richmond
left at 6 o'clock yesterday evening
tor Salt Lake City f<>r the double
purpose of attending the unaiuul eon
vcntlon of the American Institute of
Banking and bringing It to this city
fin HR 1913 meeting. The Chamber
of Commerce sc?! Business Manugjoi
W. T. Dabncy, und the city of Rich?
mond. John R. Crimes.
These were accompanied by tho
5 ? ? wing delegates from the Rleh
1, 1 Chapter of the American Insti?
tute of Bunking: \V. \V. NeHlu, ot tho
Planters' National Hanl?; C. V. Bl ick
burn, of the Main Street Bunk; Car?
ter Talman, "f the American Nallonil
Bank, and George 11. Keesec, of the
Merchants Nations] Bank.
The convention opens In the Utnh
capital next Wednesday and will lurt
through Saturday. Tho Richmond
p ity expects to make the long over?
land' trip in a little mbru tn.i three
. iys, arriving some time before tne
convi ntlon opens.
vttracts Crowd of 1,000.
The American Institute of Banking
Is a national organization of Lin "c
p'mpltoyes. iii- membership being coit
posed chtctiy of minor bank biltcijUs
ranging from runners to cashiers. It
has for Its aim the development of
young bankers, and its annual gather
Ings ate ,b signed to afford nn in?
terchange of opinions and experiences,
with the end In view of acquainting
tiii delegates with the most advanced
lliethodf 1 the business. The annual j
convention usually attracts about l.- |
001) delegates froth every Stale in the
A. K. Parker, of Hie First National
L ink, is president of Hie Richmond |
iha])te: of the institute, which ranks,
(lrhong the langest! numerically, ml
tr. country. At the annual banquet
ol the local chapter held last Apt.il
Secretary Nagel, of til- Department
<: Commerce and Ijtibor, was the
POLICE COURT CASES
t hree ( nse* Go to Grand .lur>?Honker
I Hied S'Jil lor ANMIIUlt.
Henry Coleltoun, colored, a trusty it:
t . ? Jail, win, while on an errand
Thursday bioke tnto the storehouse
. : s. '.'.' Robinson and stole worth
of gin. was sent on to the grand Jury
from tin Police Court yesterday morn
Kd lie Adams, colored, who is accused
of shooting at Policemen L. C. Tan?
ner and I Smith when they raided
a crap game Sunday morning, w
1'iit on to the grand jury. He w
arrested early yesterday morning.
Lottie White; colored, went to the
giaml Jury for assaulting Lelia Gar?
rison with a bi Ick.
John Taft, colored, went to Jail for I
lour months on the charge ??: stealing'
fl"> olid a pistol, valued at $10.
Oh the charge of selling intoxicating
liquors without a license, James Mar?
tin, colbred, was sentenced to sixty
d.i\s In jail, fined $100 and placed un?
der security of $500 for twelve months.
Caleb Stalling*.'. Willie Booker and
E. Evans, all colored, were arraigned
on the charge of b'< tug dlsorderdly and
BSBuultlng L. W. Hates. After hear?
ing the evidence Justice Crutenlleld
lined Booker $2? and dlsmlsed tie
A rule was Issued for !?: L. Remiss and
Eppa Hunton. h . who were reported
to court l>y City Engineer Holling for
allowing the railing uro und the dock
age MttttlO ;
Tbren i en*
I, a tit of ieal
i'olored woman, last 1
J?C ill the lOV.er N;
I went to Hie h .nn
1, on North Sixth Str.
eatem-4 to do some !
... pistol to i. ich t..
'he Inmates or the hi
thwlth and rept rted
police. The Smith ??
ted late las) night
Hum and hailed for h
? hi Pi II ? Court.
s. \. L. earnings.
The SV-ahoard Air Line Rail
paiiy announces the approxln
? ?? ings of the 1 oad as folln
" ? ? k A - ist, 1912. $442.<:::..
Increase. $12,78S. July
1 ? ? ?. 1912. $2; 181,217; 1911, !
Ii irease, Ii 18,004.
The men behind ihe institution
are what the* depositors rely on.
Lrxik at our list of officers and di?
FOR PD5TAL SAVI
Coroner's Examination Shows
That Rich Farmer Died
'According to ivhat has boon dicer- |
tainxd. by Coroner WUHnin H. Taylor,
there is but little doubt thai <;. M.
Nicholas, of RocklnBhhni County. wus<
poisoned b.v arsenic which was placed!
by Homo unknown person In his coffee.
Some time tigo the old man. who was
known to b< a miser; died under rather
suspicious circumstances. Two other
im nibcrs of his household were made
violently 111 aft. r having drank from
the same pot of coffee, and his friends
decided to go into a thorough investi?
gation of the matter. The old man's
stomach was sent to Dr. Taylor for
Dr. Taylor said last night that he i
had not \et completed the examination, j
but staled lli.it he had lotind u II tills -
tukable, evidence ot arsenic poisoning
which Indicated that the drug was1
the cause of Mr. Nicholas's death.
Several' reports llttvc I n made to the!
family of tie- dead man concerning:
the analysis o| his stomach, but the,
lull llhdlhgS of the examination are yet
to come out.
So tar as Is known here, no action !
has hiin taken in Itocklngham County
to incriminate any one, though It Is
generally believed there that Nicholas
was the victim of foul play. II.- leaves
Stories told about the life of Nlcho- j
las snow very plainly the titct that he
hud for many ye..is lived the life'
of i, hermit, who car*) for nothing
stive tiie hoarding ot money, while
in hud enough to live in the best of ,
Style, he chose to pass the last days of,
iii.- l.fe in the most squalid surround- ',
Apparently the authorities of tn.? i
county are waiting a full report from!
Dr. Taylor bet?rt taking any definite i
a. lion. The ,.|d man left no will, and
that doubtless will add to the compli?
cations of ihe situation. It Is saldi
that arrests pro ably win soon follow
i hi corom i 'a report!
Tw? i "it 11 or Quorum.
Th. Committees on Light and Cemc- !
terle? f hi led of quorums last night.
Mrs. Qrodnux in.
Mrs. It W. Rrodnax, of South P.lch- '
niond, is critically 111 in her home. !
Forccasti Par Virginia?Fair Sutur
<lm j Siindio Increasing cloudiness.
i ..i Ni.rtli Carolina?i.eiicrnllv fnlr
Saturday and Kuutluy.
Spctolul I.hi imtii no- Yesterday.
1. mein temperature . SO
:: I". M. temperature . si
Maximum ii mj ei at m t up to S
l*. M. St
Nl i ni11,uin temperature up to s !
CM. Oil '
Mian temperature . 7;,
Normal temperature . 7S
peliclency it, temperature ........ ;',
Detlcontiy in temperature since '
March 1 . 192
j Accum, deficiency in temperature
j since January 1 . 621 I
1 I tain fa 11 lust twenty-four hours .. .06
Deltcltihcy In rainfall since March
; Accum, deficiency 1:1 rainfall since
I January 1 .ITS
.l ocal Observation 8 I*. >l. >c.ilerdi?>':
! 11 inn nil tv . 6ti
j wind-, direction . iv
I Wind ? velocity . 5
Weather . ?.'.Clear
(tainfall last 12 hours . 0
CONDITIONS ix iMl-tillTWT CITIES.
(At s I? M. Unst?rn Standard Time.)
Ashcvine . 7J sj r,tl p. cloudy
Atlanta . OS Ss 7.' Cloudy
Atlantic City .. JO ;i 6S Clear
lb sn ii . f. I :0 CO Clear
Iiuffal. i;j 60 M p. cloudy
Calgary . BS 60 ??'?'? P. cloudy
? stem . :; s 1 71 Cloudy
Chicago . CS BS il I Cloudy
; in nver . Si! si ;.I p. cloudy
.i'i! .iii . 68 fit 56 Cloudy
? -tun ... l|i > ?? SO P. cloudy
liatter&s . 78 11 .? p. cloudy
1 If nil i, . iii To no Cloudy
1 1. 1 ? 1 j 011Vlie . 82 92 8<i P. cloudy
l< n'suj City ..xl vii, 70 Clear
'Louisville .S2 sS 71 Clear
Montgomery . >>j ??"> r. cloudy
New Orleans . SO 90 SO Clear
N- a- Voik .... 70 71 61 Clear
Norfolk . 71 su 71 Clear
OKluhoija .... SO 90 "2 Clear
I p'tlshtiiKii ... 70 79 62 Clear
1 Italeim, . 74 SS 70 p, cloudy
St. Louis . i" si 68 P. cloudy
Bt Paul . 68 72 5S P.alu
Han Francisco. 66 711 BC Clear
j savannah .... 74 90 7 1 Rain
Spokane . 52 56 46 Rain
Tampa . 83 r>2 78 p. cloudy
I'Washington .. 70 M 70 Cloudy
Winnipeg. .... :;: ;? . ,1 Cloudy
Wytheviiii. 71 v: 61 Cloudy
?1x1 v 1 1 hi; vi.MAN \< .
August 17, l'M2.
Run r'.s's ....5 2? Morning ....7 if,.-,
tiun set* .7.00 Evening_S.14
E S VOTE
With Three Precincts Still
Out, .Majority \s
TOTAL VOTE WAS 10-103
Unreportcd Precincts May Ri
ducc the Ex-Governor's
With two precincts In Goochland
Couiity and one pr< clnct in .lames City
County yet to be heard from, C>- all
luit complete returns from Thursdays
election give Montague n majority oi
1,183 votes over his opponent. Com?
pared with the figures published in
The Tinies-Dispateli yesterday morn?
ing, this represents in Incicusc of only
live votes in the Montague majority.
This was the hot tain Tor the suc?
cessful candidate In the S33 additional
votes tabulated sine.- the Issue of Ihq
paper oti tliu morning following the
Of the three precincts still missing
the two in Goochland County will
probhblj reduce Montague's majority
by a few votes, while tlie one In .lames
City County will in all probability
show 11 small majority In his favor.
It ?ts hardly probable that the returns
from these three precincts will re?
duce Mr. Montague's lead more than
The latest returns from every pre?
cinct in the district excepting the
three named show that a total ,,f l".|. ?
votes were cast In the election, ot
which Montague received 5.793 and
total vote rind the
excluding Richmond !
which were coin- |
sterduy morning, follow:
Itiithmoiid . .'.tfT^ 3,9 S
Wlllininsburg . u
llenrlco County . <I7 t?a
Chesterfield County . 333 C7 |
Hanover County. ;?? )
tioochlnnd County. IM 115 ,
Klug William County. iro SIJ
New Kent County. Tl > :
.lames Olty Couiity. tl I
Charles City County. Hi Si ;
Unmh 4,310. ' The
vote by precincts,
llenrlco 1 uunt;
Ilm ton Heights:.!
Haulms Shop _
.-, \. ii I'lnet.
iv n Rail.
w hit lock
1 uesterlleld ? ountj
t?!l!( liruve .
Total? . ....
10ns W illhlni < mint..
Walkt rs Station.
Total- . ;i
.lames City t nunty.
Precincts, Lamb Moni
Powhatan . ??
Suoneh?'ute . 11
Jamestown. No ;. 2
Totals . 4t *
Jamestown Precinct. No. 1. misslnc
Charles City County.
I'rectnrts. Lamb, Mnn
Ohlckahomlny . f.7
Some v.inor Arreats.
Clarence Hanson was arrested last
night on the charge of being disorderly
In Jefferson Park.
J. I.e.. Davis was held for assaulting
John Wei,Ion will nppear In the Po?
lice Court this morning on the chnrge
of being cruel to his horse and reck?
lessly driving |n the street.
1' >' Bradley was arrested for Steal
i lug 11 quart of whiskey front I^ouls
Veteran City Clerk 1- Preseiitei
With a Massive Silver
LOVE FEAST AT LAST MEETING
.Members Express Their Appre?
ciation of Fellow-Workers and
Regret at Retirement.
After one of the longest and busi?
est nights in Its, history, Including
the transaction of importunt business,
the Common Council concluded lie
I business and adjourned sine die last
night, after a love feast between the
members and (the Hinging of Auld
Lung Syne. A massive silver pitcher,
suitably Inscribed, was presented to
City Clerk Urn T. August, who has
beeil the clerk uf the body for almost
a generation. Mr. Mills expressed the
thanks of the bodv to President Pe?
ters, and Vice-Prcsidcrit II. 15. Pollard
for the eminently satisfactory dis?
charge of their duties. Mr. Bowman,
one of the outgoing members, respond?
ed to;- those about to leave the Coun?
cil. Mr. Peters, aftet responding to
tlie rising vote of thanks, presented
the following telegram from Vice
I ?resident Pollard:
Ifoti. R, I. Peters. Richmond:
Sorry to m'ss last a.ting- Only
the most affectionate feeling in my
heart for each one of you. Tell Pol?
lock. Mills, HMrschbcrg and Umlaut
if 1 have snld unkind things in do>
hate, forget It. Tell Boh August to
kiss Reade, Tom Bnhcn, Smith, of The
TI m.-s-Dispatch, and yourself for me.
II. n. I" ILIiAltD, .lit.
Or i'.eade voiced his regret at leav?
ing the Council, and his appreciation
of his fellow-memlx s. all of whom
he believed hud done their duty us
they saw it. lie iefi i body which
1 id for four year- clenn record,
with no hint or suspicion of graft
Dr. Reade dosed by presenting the
sift of the member: I i City Clerk Au?
gust, as the city's in i faithful anil
honorable otllclul. who has been city
clerk for twenty-seven years and a
city official for forty years, without
? mi- word having bi en said against
him In his entile career. Mr. August
was deeply affected, and was unable
to proceed with iii- thanks beyond a
mere acknowledgment of the gift,
doubly appreciated. In said, because' It
came from those who knew him best.
I once ruing Dead.
Mr. Ilatcllffe Voloi i Ho- memory of
the Council of the three who have
died?E. Harvle Spence, i '. Prien Davis
and .lohn J. Lynch, eminent members
who look active und leading parts in
tin- i ItY's a 'fairs.
Nearly all of the outgoing members
snoki briefly, expressing their regret,
th. lr sctiso of pli isant association
with the fellow-no mbers, and their
earnest Interest In the welfare of the
city in the new form of government.
Into which the action of the outgoing
Council has project.! It.
Mi. pollock humorously expressed
the appreciation ot the members ot
the Council foi the press represent;! -
tivi s who have worked w ith them, ex?
pressing much regret that, like the
poor, they would be always with them
in the coming Council. Ills cordial
and kindly relations with til- press
representatives, even when under lire
of criticism, he said, had been one
of the pleasant features of his Coun?
cil experience. He was especially
grateful i" tie newspaper nien who
a'ded in enlisting public interest in the
report of It's committee for. the new
form of gov. mm. nl. ..... ,
Singing "Aul l Lang Syne, the bod>
adjourned shortly before l o'clock,
I,ne-half of the members retiring to
private life undci operation of tin new
law- adopted by the Council itself,
which cuts Bs member.-.hip from forty
rtallwaj Employe Wounded.
E. L Valentine, an employe ol the
Pullman Company, was arrested yester?
day on the charge or cutting J. J. Mon?
roe a railroad employe. Monroe was
not seriously h rt and Valentine was
The difficult- hetwen the two men
occurred yesterday morning at :'.;:'>
o'clock near 11 Byrd street statin
Monroe Buffered a small wound in the
liglit arm, Wl h was treated by Dr.
Hawkins, of tin ity Ambulance. It was
not necessary to tako him to the hos?
Sentiment fur Wilson.
Judge Aldeh Bell, of Culpeper, chair?
man of the Committee tor Courts of
Justice of tili Hou.->; of Delegates,
spent yesterda; In the city. He called
at several of the State departments,
and attended to some pension matters
Two Wtloon-Murshall-Carlln clubs,says
Judge Bed. havi already been organ?
ized in Culpeper county. While hut
few of the pi i ; lo of that section of
the State were tor (rovernor Wilson,
all Demoer.::.- . ?? how solidly behind
Oraftlgnu is Re-Elected.
The Commit I on St. John's Bury?
ing Ground 1-- night re-elected as
keeper Antonio Orafflgna, who has hell
that position ?? mahy years, nnd on
lertatned many tourists with his
graphic reproduction of Patrick
Henry's speech delivered In the his?
A marrlagi . nse was Isucd In
the clerk s oftl ..: the Hustings Court
yesterday in Pi ? Hiram Herndon and
M alga let Ami Seal.
Attended Otolosrlcnl C<nigrc<.n.
Dr. William P, Mercer has returned
from Boston, where he attended the
ninth Int. matl ,1 Otclogical Congress
this week. This Is tho llrst meeting
this associate ,,f ear surgeons has
held In Arne, I tnrtv yuars.
Your Safe Deposit Box in our vault as OFTEN AS
YOU WISH several times a day it necessary?you
have access to it just as if it were vom OWN DESK
or PRIVATE SAFE.
We realize the great advantage this will he to
you, in knowing that you not only OWN the box for
safe-keeping of its contents, hut you OWN it to
USE every day. To facilitate the dailj use of it we
have placed a special custodian at tlu entrance to
the vault to serve our customers in this department.
The American National Bank
of Richmond, Virginia.
j Council Fails to Act on Offer to
Turn Over Hospital
NO LICENSE FOR CHAUFFEURS
Ordinance Requiring Examina?
tion of Those Operating
fin a point of order raised by Cap
tain Mills, the ordinance requiring
those w ho operate motor cars on the i
streets of the city to stand tin ex?
amination of iltness and secure a li?
cense was defeated by the Common
Council last night, the body refusing
to suspend the rules requiring refer?
ence to the Committee on Finance.
The ordinance was drawn i>y the
Board of Police Commissioners to put
a check on the feckless handling of
cars by Irresponsible persons. Cap?
tain Mills protested thai his motion
to tdjourn a previous session, when
the ordinance was under discussion,
had not been made with a view of ,
defeating It.: but since it tlxed a Ii- |
cense; tax and creates the positions'
i I three members of an examining
hoard, he raised the point whether
it did not require reference to the
finance Committee, and was sustained,
A motion to suspend the rules to put
the ordinance on its passage was de- j
i-jate-i. not receiving -a two-thuds
vote. The vote was: Ayes?Messrs
Bowman. Butler. Haddbh, Hlrgchbcrg, I
Ifuber, Jones. Miller. Pollock. Powell.:
Powers, J. C; R?tclllte, Roiide, Rogers.
Selph, Umlauf, Vond'erlehr?16.
Those voting against suspending
the rules?Messrs. Betklns, Bia.k..
Bradley, Brown. Fergussbn, Puller,
Gill, Mills-. Powers, J T ; Sullivan.
It was agreed that reference to any!
committee meant defeat, as l"t>t night's
meeting was the last that will tie i
held of the present Common Coun- |
ell. and all papers In committee die
there oh September 1.
llulldlnu ? ode Vmended.
An amendment to the Building Code
In regard to the use of gypsum ??
place of icira cotiu tiles in llreproof
construction was adopted after being j
amended on motion of Captain Mills;
to permit the new construction whereVi r
permitted by the Southeastern Under?
writers' Association. The ordinance ns
drafted by the Building Inspector
merely allowed In partitions not sup?
porting weight, but not around eitva
tor shafts. Captain Mills said the old
regulation limited builders to patron?
ising the "ten a cotta trust."
.No More Junkets,
The Moors ordinance forbldd'ng
members of the City Council or muni- j
copal boards from accepting trips or]
similar courtesies from bidders or
prospective bidders tor city contracts
or franchises was concurred In with?
out dissent, it having resulted from ,
the recent iutiket oi members of the |
Street Committee to Atlantic City at I
the cost of a paving compnn*. Efforts
were made to suspend the rules to,
raise the >r:y of the storekeeper In the
Water Department, but Mr. Powell, of
the Finance Committee, objected to
wholesale salary increases at the
? 1. v. nth hour, and the paper was re
ferred. An ordinance regulating the
placing of signs was adopted. ?s was ,
an ordinance regulating the handling
Of dangerous cxolostvo? ? t an ordi?
nance fixing the pay of blacksmiths In I
the .Street Department a*. $n per day I
On recommendation of the Fire'
Board, the Fife Department was au?
thorized to continue on the pay roll;
for life at $.'i0 per mouth. Fireman R.,
A. Woodward. Injured in the service at:
the BihsWanger tire, and still pre- j
vented from doing active duty. Mr,
Selph attempted to force a vote <.:i an
I ordinance requiring muzzling of all!
dogs, but failed of tho requisite num?
ber to suspend the rules.
Hospital (iner Rejected.
Acceptance ot the Memorial Hospi?
tal from tho Charlotte Williams Cor-I
poration and establishment "t a pub-]
lie free hospital was definitely rejected.I
to far as this Council is concerned.j
Dr. Reado moved to take from the]
table the report In regard to nccept-j
li.g the oiTer of the owners to turn'
over the hospital to tho city, and it!
was rejection, H to 14, as follows:
Ayes?Messrs. Blake, Bradley,. Mil-]
lor, liirsuhberg, Jones. Powell, j. G.
Powers. Ivatcllffc, Rctide. Rogers, Selph,
I Sullivan, Vonderlehr, Peters?14.
Noes?Messrs. Batklus, Bowman,!
Brown. Butler. FergUSSOn, Fuller, Gill,
Haddon, llubcr. Mills, Pollock, J. T.
Powers, Umlauf. Wcston?It.
Mr. Powell called from the table
an?l secured adoption of ah appropria?
tion ot $l-.r:70 for furniture and equip?
ment for new Madison and Buchanan
j Schools, to be opened this fall, and an
! appropriation of $13,500 for the city's
j part in a new concreut bridge over
j the railway track* at the Fair Grounds,
I being a part of the Park to Park
Boulevard plan for extension of the
street ear line Into the State Fair
Grounds, and eventually to Joseph
Bryan Park. An appropriation of $3,
luO was also mado to pay grading dam?
ages on North Seventh. Stuart Avenue
and other streets.
<>n motion of Mr. Jones a resolution
war, ndopted allowing n building to
encroach on the street line at Kigblh
mid Hull Streets. The Committee on
Streets was authorized to construct a
sewer In Mtinford Street, to cost $1DU.
The Council concurred with tile
I Board of Aldermen in fixing a mini?
mum water rate of 'JO cents per 100
cubic feet for the Central V. M. C.
A., and in transferring $3,D00 irom
Strct ts generally to paving with as?
phalt block Lombardy Street, from
Grace, to Broad Street.
The young men's meeting at the Cen?
tral V. M ?*. A. last Sunday was one
of the best, most interesting and
largest of the season. To-morrow af?
ternoon at 3:30 o'clock. W. F. McBaln
will Speak to the nvn on "How to Deal
With Temptation." These summer
meetings take tho form of a discussion,
with one of the young men leading, and
every man present Is given opportunity
to ask questions'or answer them If ha
desires to do so. All men are invited,
whether members of Hie association
There will be n special meeting for
boys In the boys department rooms, at
2:30 o'clock, to which all boys are In?
I $2.50, $3.50 and $4.00 STRAW HATS at $1.15
$22.50, $25.00 and $30.00 SUITS at $14.75
Both sales are attractive in qualities and assort?
ments. Nearly all sizes in both sales.
NEGRO GIRL PAYS
Virginia Christian Expiates lor
Her Crime in Electric Chair '
at 7123 o'Clock.
Virginia Christian, the seventeen
year-old colored glil, who murdered
Mrs. Ida. Beloto In Elizabeth City Coun?
ty on March 18. died In tho electric
chair at the .State Penitentiary yes-j
lerday morning at 7.23 o'clock. She
met her fato with stolid resignation,
walking to her death unassisted.
The girl was attended In her last
hours by two preachers of her race.
Itey. Burwtll and Rev. Stoke?. The
ministers prayed with the glil dally
for tho past two weeks, and walked,
with her to the chair yesterday inorn-j
Ing. She made no statement beyond!
s ?< > i n to her spiritual advisers that!
she* was at peace with God and was
ieady to meet her fate. She had pre?
viously Confessed h?r guilt.
Death followed the first application I
O' tli<- current, but two more shocks!
were B?bsequenty administered as a:
hiotter of precaution. The body was
turned over to a local undertaker for
shipment to her home in Hampton.
< 'line nt w Id.- Interest.
The execution yesterday morning
wrote the final chapter In a case which!
attracted attention In the State undj
abroad, from the fact that the victim]
"t the law was Just seventeen years
old. and was the first Woman condetnn
<d to dio In the electric chair In the.
lilstory of the Commonwealth. A Chi.
cago newspaper took up arms In her
behalf and dispatched a colored law?
yer from Illinois to Intercede for her
hefore Governor Mann.
The Governor, after having twice re?
spited her. declined m extend further
clemency. I n defense of his action,
Governor Mann issued Thursday a com
prehotislbo statement reviewing the
evidence in the case which pointed !??
a premeditated murder of the most
LEADS TO RIGSBY
Served With Ancient Warrant I
Charging Him With
Murder will out, although It i* not
alone In this respect among the tine
arts?wherein consider the automobile
und Its exceeding the speed limit over
the Henrico County roads, against tho
peace and dignity of the Common?
wealth. Other crimes, though they are
equally without a tongue, bpeak also
with most miraculous language, and
even after the lapse of months the
gasolene trail cannot be said to have
bi i nofollowed with Impunity. This Is
what Bill, tho Immortal bard, should
have included in his wise old saw, but
automobiles, alas! were not of his
All of which lends up to the arrest
yesterday afternoon of D. Itlgshy. on a
warrant sworn out againM him in Ikn
i ico County last November for exceed?
ing the statutory rate of 20 miles an
hour on Chamberlain Avenue. Coun?
ty Oflic-r Davis was discussing the
election results with a group of friends
at Twenty-fifth and Venal.de Streets
yesterday, when D. Rigsby appeared
cn the scene and was Introduced to
DaviS. At the mention of his name,
the cfllcer's memory harked back to a
certain dust-covered warrant then re?
posing iti the files of the sheriff's of?
"Own ati automobile, don't you?"
said Dr.'. Ir. "Figured In n racing In?
cident about a year ago. too, I be?
"I am not very strong on nncl^nt
history," was the retort.
But the. ancient warrant wan sent for
by telephone, and Mr. Rlgshy will appear
before Magistrale Puryear this morn?
ing on the charge of g^'ng must faster
than a walk In his machine.
Chamber Appoints Five Beprcsenta
lives (?? Vttenil .Sew London < onveulloii
The Chamber of Commerce yesterday
appottned President T. M. Currlngton,
W. T. Beed, Johnson Freeman. Au?
gustine Royail and Business Manager
W. T. Dabttcy. delegates to the Atlantic
Deeper Waterways Convention Which !
meets September 4, 5 and ?! at New
London, Conn. Mr. Carrington was
named as chairman.
The party will leave for New London
on the evening of September 3, and will
he Hoeonipahic 1 by live delegates from
the city to be named shortly by the I
.Mayor. The latter will be a member of
Hie' city del* gallon.
I Tin- Atlantic Deeper Waterawys Asso?
ciation met last year In Richmond at
the Jefferson Hotel and brought to
I this city nearly 1,000 Visitors from
i every State on the Atlantic seaboard.
I Congressman J. Hampton Moore, of
Pennsylvania, was re-elected president
of the association at the Richmond
meeting, without opposition.
Prnetleeil lit Human Target.
On the complaint ,,f Junlus Craddock,
colored. Ananias Page. Alex Hayes and
I Certon Tyler, colored, were arrested
[yesterday for attempting to kill him
I by shooting at him with pistols last
j Monday. They were plnced In the
county Jail, and will be tided this
I morning by Magistrate Puryear,
Building and repair permits Were
Issued yesterday as follows:
G. W. Childs, lo erect a two-Story
detached brick dwelling on the .s,.,tii
side of Main Street, between Rowland
and Sycamore Streets, to cost 82,500,
A. B, Watts, to repair frame dwell?
ing. K'07 I.ittlepago Street, to cost
Lamb Carried Majority of Pre?
cincts, but Swansboro and Et
trick Turned Tide.
Complete roturnii from Chesterfield
show that former Governor ' A I
Montague won over Congressman
ivamb in that county by a majority
of ninety tlx votes. Thi, ln?ompl?t.a
figures printed In The Tiuic-l.lt
patch yesterday gave ihn nomlm a .?
lead of iff, votrs. which the official
returns decreased by lifty.
The voi ? by precincts r0vc ilj in
ir-all tho h>sl.?.-/ of tha rqntiirkablo
Mortagufl victory In .1 county whj H
mos commonly regarded nu .1 Lamb
sttonghoij, of iho fifteen precincts,
fi.h- returned n ajortties n'fit.r
the defeated candidate, without ex?
ception, however. Ih-jsd were the less
populous districts. Ute precincts of
larger voting strength going I . Men tu.
gue. Ely's ?tore voted its olgbt
vote., unanimously for the succ.ssful
candidate, while the populous Swans
hero precinct gave Montague a mi*
lorlty of forty.six. At Chestcrh.-ll
Courthouse Montague defeated his jp
ponent by one vote.
Vote by Precinct*.
The vote by precincts follows:
Courthouse -Lamb; :? t. Montagus,
25. Boach ?I.amb. 2}; Montague, fl.
Cheater?Lamb, 25. Montague. 38,
lily's Store?Lamb. 0; Montague, s.
httrlck?I.amb. 2?; Montagu,. '.'.
Matoaco?Lamb, 2". Montague, :;7.
Wlnfree's Store?Lamb, !>">; Montague,
10. Swansboro ? Limb. 57: Montague,
103. Oak Grove?Bamb. 11. Monta?
gue, 43. Stroud's Stori?Lamb, 13:
Montague. 11. Midlothian?Hamb, :.: :
Montague. ;o. Ron Air?Lamb 21;
Montague. 11. llnrner's Store?-Limb,
U: Montague, 4 Wlnterpock?Lamb,
26; Montague, 10. skin Quarter?
Lamb, 25: Montague, n.
In thirteen of the fifteen precincts,
excluding Swansboro and Ettrlck, it
considered an a group. Captain Lain1*
rolled til) a scant majority of three,
votes. Swansboro and Ettrlck, by re?
turning a majority of nlncty-nlna
votes for Montague, turned Ihl tlOO
for the former Governor.
Break Danger Signals.
Krank Boeorselskl. was arrested lrvt
nl^ht. charged ?'Ith destroying the
property of the Virginia Hallway and
l'o wer Company.
According to the officers making the
arrest, lie was caught In the act cf
throwing rocks at lanterns bung over
Broad Street, near till.a St.it; where
the company Is engaged in relaying tho
tracks and pavement.
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