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Our Annual Blanket Sale
IT'S HERE ! Good Blankets will
MILLER&RHOADS'u perhaps not again in
?T^Ii1!]]!^ the near future (here
~~ , or elsewhere; be sold
jr \ so cheaply, lhesale
%Z >- includes:
Only New Blankets
from.the best mills
in the country.
Every Blanket is
true to Weight, as
S : . .. r,.;t.>n Wool Finished Blankets?size 60x76, single
bed size; pink 01 blue border, with ribbon binding, sit..
Blank Sizes 6' <S0, for three-quarter and full-size beds, extra he
finish; pink 01 hliir borders; ribbon binding, in white j_| (^g
Wool Mixed Blankets
Flufl Spring; anil Durable Wool Mixed Blankets?white or srey: 4
nd- weight -bed size, ? 1x80 inches, with ribbon binding and ?SP **> 5? A
. ... ?E>Zi? J U
The Popular Price Blanket Literally sterling in quality, finish and wear;
Ri 1 per echt. California,wool, I hrec-inCh silk binding; pink of blue bot - QA (\f\
SO inches double bed size; hi.wTCe-UU
Wool Plaid Blankets ? >i pink and white, blue and white, tan and white,
anr! Mack and W?itc; -plcndid, datable blankets, and e-pcciallv adapted to
'hi:^.:ol^:.!on t??: S4 00
All Wool Blankets
Plain White Blankets; with pink <>r blue borders, of plaid in tan, blue, red
or pink. Both warp and filling warranted STRICTLY ALL WOOL: heavy
bod; short nap; - n. smooth finish. Ideal for warmth and dura- QZ (\(\
bility. t ':i chet edge, 5-lb. tvclglit, r.'xso size for double bed, at.... ?3>???UU
Mixed Wool Blankets 1 , with four-inch silk ?^(Jj
Plaid Blankets StrictIj all wttol, both warp and fillinu; four*iric|i M"i k
and plaid blankets iii colors of pink and white, blue and white, tan and white,
heliotrope and white, and Mac k anil white, with crochet edge; the most attractive
blanket ol this description w< have seen anywhere; 1.5i'db. weight Of A A
6 Ki ? double lied size, at .?DUol/U
Wc are also showing All While Blanket-, ho borders, and the new Q zl AA
Scotch Plaid Blankets, in original colors. ?O.UU
Millet Jx Rhoads 100 per cent. Wool Blankets We i I the sale of
these blankets for Richmond. Made to our order from especially selected
stock, all wool, both warp and filling; ^ilk ribbon binding; or in pink or blue:
4- lb. weight, 60x80 size, for sittiilc bods .$5.00
5- lb. weight, 7 ?\S(> size, for double bed . 6.00
o-lb. weight, 7ti\M size, for extra size bed. 7.50
.V Qualit; de Luxe' Made from the besi California Wool, by expert
iVei bleached and f?ll combed, finished in the ritost painstaking manner,
ikip'g them exquisitely soft, -tipple and luxurious to the touch; each pair of
,!. h i- warranted to give satisfactory wear. They conic white with pink or
ue borders or dainty <. ? ?!<,i plaids; sonic with silk binding, others with Linen
$7.50 and $10.00 per pair, for double beds.
$6.00 and $7.00 per pair lor single beds.
POLICE GET BOY WHO
lie Caused Explosion
WAS ACTUATED BY REVENGE
Lawyer Suspected Termer Mes?
senger After Experience in
Ai custd "? placing a ! onib on the!
orcih of Jacob St. Gorton's liotno. 12
out h Aliens Street, which neu In-'
?tided to wreck the dwelling rarly|
uhday motnlni;. David .\! McCundiisii,
aeiity years old, of ?01 West tili fry
'.reel, a former Inmate of the Stutc
Reformatory, w.,s. at rested yesterday
rternoon hy Detective-Sergeants Wiley
fid Keliam. The prisoner, until sev
i al days'-ago employed :v..; messong
ompariy, admitted the charge to the
Ulcers, and Bald that lie was actuated
i udge against Mr. Cohn becivuso the
utc-r last year culled in the police in
Following his confession at Police
It atl'iuarters. be was taken jo the Soc
i, I Police Station barged with
May ?,??! other Ui rs
Ai i ordlng to th.o dctectit
?uihri, all younger than Mi
? Implicated In the attetnpi
fe of Mr. Cohn and his tan
till to be the leader Of Si:
hose minds have been tils
irrtlrig volumes of tIn Mil
Vels." It was said last i,
her arrests would ptohiibl'
Wile) a'ilrl Kellam were |i>
8 try for it. Save some r,ut of your
.* t earning; And success will follow.
the case Sunday nfter a report of the
matter had been made by Mr. Cohn.;
They learned of the threats made byl
McCnndlish, and were told by Mr.'
Cohn that he had frequently been dis-|
turbed by the youth, who not long ago
attempted to lnjuro htm by throwing
rocks through several windows. i'or
fear of bodily harm It was necessary j
for Mr, Cohn at that time to enlist th^
a.tanco of the police, and his homej
was guarded for nearly two weeks.
McCandllsh iirtt became enraged]
against Mr. Colin last Christinas,:
when ho called in the police to stop1
him from tiring glnntcrackors near his
1., mej, where there was an ill child. At
tb.it time ho la said to have sworn vcr.-j
tVntefa Set bj Police.
As soon iis the ddti otlviss learned,
these., facts they Immediately placed
a watch upon his home, but the mes?
senger did nol put In appearance un?
til yesterday afternoon. Ho was on'
his way to participate In a baseball
game when Ku was nabbed by Sergeant
Kcllam ;.t Bclvldcre and Gary Streets.
At Police Headquarters lie sal.l that
he had fashioned <he bomb last Sat?
urday night at a boys' club, in the rear
01 (I West Cary Street. Ho Faid he
I was assisted by other members Of the
indication, but Bald ha was entire?
ly responsible for the fifing of the
, fiisej. Ho nave money, he said, to a
negro with which to purchase the
I powder and f.is--. The explostvd was
I placed In a piece of nas pipe and ro
I moved by M<jCandHsii lo Mr. Conn's
I home. There, according to the story
rie i,,id th( detectives, he plriccd It
? the lattice work on Die porch.
;? declared he was alone when h?
j The explosion, which was caused by
the bomb, .-tattled the neighborhood
1 : blot Uj, around and wrecked1 Hie
hi portion of the lawyer's dwelling
i The young prltoner declined to b
eonthlninlj about J2o from Mrs. V A
SEEK BAGGAGE MAN
BLUES FEAR ORDER
110 JOIN REGIMENT
\\ ar Department Considering
Abolition of Separate
: CRACK COMMAND TREMBLING
' Doesn't Want to Lose Identity.
Might Organize Richmond
It has become Known In Richmond
' that the War Department baa under
consideration nn order directing that
: the Richmond Light Infantry Bl?es
? cease to be a sepurato battalion, and
! bo attached to one of the regularly
organized Virginia regiments. No
, formal order has been Issued, but U
would not be surprising It it should
Naturally, the Blues aro very much
; averse to any such move. They pre
| fer to retain their identity as an In
; dividual command, rather than to lose
I it in a regiment, where they would
simply become n battalion within other
ranks. There Is opposition to the ex?
tent that lit the event the War De?
partment acts, a protest may be made.
Itensons For change.
Tho reasons for the contemplated
1 nct'on are not very clear, und the
! Hlues do not fully understand them. In
; sonn.- quarters it is believed tho re
comrncdation came trotu the inspector
instructor -who ha-; been on duty w'th
the Virginia Volunteers, while others
attribute it to the yearnings of in?
Among the arguments heard iti
reference to the recommendation, is
one that the niues have declined tb
take part In Joint manoeuvres. When
all the Virginia infantry was ordered
to Gettysburg two years ago, there
were so many demands for furlough
that It became evldt nt not even a
company of tho battalion could be
gathered together, and the entire com?
mand was finally excused bv Governor
Again the battal'on asked to be ex?
cused from attendance on the joint
manoeuvre camp which was held at
Mi. Oretna, Pa . this year. This re?
quest was also granted.
Ddii'I i.Ike Joint < nmim.
r>n this point.* it is understood the
Officers of the Blues feel that they
get little out of manoeuvre camps,
where the mi n ere merely m?ved
nhout nt will, witiiout know Inc. where
they nre going, what they are doing,
or without seeing anything that gnins
for them any practical knowledge of
th<> movements of troops! If the idea
is to instruct the officers, they say,
the same result could be accomplished
by having them command regulu
BOldler's while working out the prob?
I The officers' ramps of Instruction
', now held regularly in Virginia are
! regarded as most valuable and suffi?
cient for this purpose. As for the
enlisted men, it Is said they le-iru
nothing in Joint camps except maxing
I camp and pitching tents, and this they
learn In the State camps held every
alternate year, and which the Blues
I nre always willing to attend. Last
y .r the battalion was encamped at
A potent reason for ntii colim to
Mt. Oretnn this year was the Invita?
tion ? xtended tho battalion to visit
the friends of the command in New
England In September, h trip to w'hlch
oil the uir iniiers Have been looking
forward with delight all the year.
.Most of the men would hnv<? been un?
able to recure two holidays durlner
tho summer, nr.d. had they gone to
Mt Gretna, would have ohllced to
forepo the other trip.
Department hooka lakancc.
But It is said the War Department
feels that tho Blues ought to comply
with the orders to attend the joint
camps, and that they are missing op?
portunities for instruction which is
contemplated in the appropriations
made for this purpose.
The embers of the battalion think
Oovernoi Mann would side with them
against any attempt to lose their
identity with a retriment.
Should such an order bo issued and
enforced, !t Ik supposed the result
would be u regiment of volunteers In
Richmond, composed of the four com?
panies it Blues and the four of tile
First R< glmenti now in existence here.
Th< ? ?? mlah: als?, be added th-- com
pan I es I'n Petersburg, Frcderlcksburg
and Chiise City. In that event, tho
regimental headquarters would in all
likelihood he In this city. The result
w,-,il,l be rearrangement of nil the
exist!' i- ?...ats. Then, too, It
would seem that the two armories
would have i , be used Jointly, or else
thai n new tifmory might in time be
Considerable agitation exists among
tin members of the Blues, and there
is mmb fear that the Wat Depart
I ER RIMES GIRL
Miss Ruth Frayser Runs Scream?
ing Down Country Pike
From Hungry Hobo.
OFFICERS RESPOND IN AUTO
-Make Record Trip to .^ceiie, but
Fail to Locate Unwel?
come V1-1 tor.
?Mies Ruth Frayser, alone at the
home ot her father. W ,U. Frayser,
commissioner of revenue for the low?
er districts of Henri, u County, un
swurtd the knock ol sn unknown
white tramp shortly after i'? o'clock
yesterday morning, und a few minutes
later ran scricamlng down tho country
turnpike to the house of a neighbor
a half mile away, from which place ? <
hurry call for officers was telephoned
to the County Jail.
Five minutes after t :c r< eclpt of the
message, the father of the girl, ac?
companied by Dep?ty-Scberlffs W. W.
Sydnor and Joe Lyne, were speeding
to the scene In a high-powered auto?
mobile, marling the four-mile stretch
in considerably less than tue maximum
speed rate lnforccd by county statute.
When they arrived lit the home of
.lohn Archie, where thi terror-stricken
girl hud taken refuge, they found an
hysterical young woman lull of the
tale of a big. unkempi tramp, who. it
seems, did nothing worse than frigh?
ten her out of her wits
talced fur u 11 indent.
The trump, accord!ni to Mis.-. Frays
er, asked humbly foi n handout to
stave off impending death from starva?
tion. She left the do : i pell and went
Into the Interior of the house to
in up a meal tor t: stranger, when
she l,,,ird stealthy : tips behind
her In the hall. Sh? turned to face
the hungry hobo and ran screaming
from the house.
The nearest house, that of Mrs. John
Archie, was a half mile away, and
Miss Frayser was out "f breath and
hysti rival when she fell into the arms
of Mr>. W. W. sy?i. . wife of the
deputy-sheriff, tvho lost no time In
hptlfying th.; County Jail; Here, as
It happened, the automobile of tho
frightened girl's father was standing
Idly by tho curb, and was at uncu
pressed Into service.
Vrrest Mail on Suspicion.
The officers made a thorough search
of the neighborhood. I it failed to tlnd
any one answering ihi stranger's de
striptlon. Deputy-Sheriff Jo* Lyne
scoured the neighbor 1 for several
miles around the seen., and returned
in the afternoon empty-handed to the
Later in tho day the county officers
wore notified by trait, lands employed
In the Chesapeake and Ohio yards In
the eastern section ?. ? the city that
two suspicious white ii eri liad been oh
served getting off one of the freight
trains. After a leni ? ij' search, the
oltlcers found the men hidden In a pile
of bricks and bro?ghI them to Jail.
They gave their names as It. .1
Houghton and W. A. Taylor. The lat
t< : waas badly frightened and told I
conflicting stories to the county ofTi- I
<lals. HoUghton prove! to the satis- |
taction of tho authorities that he | ? i
a dtshonornblr discharge from the :
United States Army, but Taylor was I
surley and noncommittal. Hoth men j
were taken before Miss Frayser. who
tailed to recognize In either one the I
tramp of her morning fright. Tho
men were committed to jail on the
charge of trespassing. 1
?Mr. l-'rayser lives pn the Osburne I
Turnpike, about lour miles east ot |
the city. Ho was nppolnt.d commit
sloner of revenue for th-- lower tit's- I
irbis of Henrlco County by Judge it.
Carttsr Scott to se-.'Vo the uhcx'plred I
term of Corrimtsr-loner George Wait. !
who died recently,
HELD FOR GIRL'S DEATH
Ne-^r.i flrlifr Win, lean Oter Child Will Del
Robert Kopklni red. was arraigned in
Poll ?? Court yesterday morning, charged
with the murder r. Helen Timberlake. col?
ored, five years old Thi child was run over
by a wagon which I! ipktni was drl.inr Sj:
.: lay ntcrht ne?r er home. StlO P Street,
and sustained Iii , lei which . a used h?r
I death In a fete hoiiri.
j Justice Crutchtl Id ontlnued ta* ease 'in
I til this mornli .- A coroner's .lury later
brought In a vefd aiding Hopkins resipph
tlb', for in. gli ? i.-ath. On the witness
stand Hopkins testified that the accident
was unavoidable He said that the child
failed to heed his ? ' its of warning. Si t ir
I as i!ii- pt II o ha ?? been ah'.e to determine
?net w.re no witnesses to the accident.
FOSTER '-VITT. RODMAN
Sneered* Sir. Bin .:. Wh? Returns fo En
City Knglnee, , larlei B. lloillnit yester
] dae announce ?'. I appointment of C. G.
| Ulakely as stllai . bookkeeper In his "ifi< e.
] Mr. Ulakely was. formerly the assistant
bookkeeper, but ? lor a rime In bad
health and real . :ie was later employ
led as a rodmah department, the open
' alt work Serving :? is believed, to entirely
r. -est ibllsh (ill , and enable him to
iiirnln take Up oft*l<? work.
vp in. Inted Foster win. a
son of the late .1 Samuel I?. Witt, as
rodman the p-.M'l -i 'ormerlv held by Mr.
The Story of a Micke!
Thirty-six years ago, at the time of the i entennial cele?
bration in IMiihtdciphia, the United States Mint established
a branch in the grounds, and in addition l damping coins
in public view, often the name and addres? of some visitor
was imprinted thereon, the government allowing finch coins
This fad 1876 was brought to light recently when a
man in Kansas discovered a coin which bore the name and
address >>i a Virginian residing in Staunton.
The nturn of thai nickel ended a lone; journey. Wc
alniosi wish it could tell it- story of travel over varied coun?
ters, so thai wc migiit tell YOU sonic of the many things
which any nickel GAN DO if properly used
THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK
of Richmond) Virginia.
offers 11 s. best facilities t<> you ;t< a depository for YOUR
NICKELS. Wc lei thorn dp their work in circulation^ I"or
^ ( ?I' it is a ca ?c 1 if
SECURITY AND SERVICE.
A Suit Sale That Will Appeal to Everybody
Choicest of this season's suits that sold up to $25.00.
$12.85 for Choice
Hundreds of them in all sizes and of all conceivable shades and pat?
terns. They constitute the remaining suits of the various sales that we have
had, and are subject to such deep reductions in order to effect a quick
clearance. Your size is here in one pattern or another. Any one you
select will be a tremendous bargain. Sale starts this morning.
SAY THEY AIDED I
Clarence Freeman and Willie
Butler Accused of Passing
v Saws to Prisoners.
On the charge of aiding and abet?
ting three prisoners to escape from
the City Jail more than a month ago
by carrying mivs Into the prison, ?
Clarence Freeman and Willie Butler, '
both about sixteen years old, wore
arrested lust night by Detect!ve-Ser- j
geauts Wltey and Kellam and Acting-,
Detective ?. B, Smith, They are .. ? ,
etised of giving four hack-saws to
William Hartman. Indicted for passing
worthless check?; Charles F?x and!
Norman Johnson, convicted and sen
tencea to one year each for highway I
robbery. While admitting they bad !
visited the Jail several times to sou i
Fox and Johnson, the youthful prison- I
ers staunchly denied, when taken in
custody, that they had any saws and I
said they had no knowledge of the I
manner In which the tr:>> escaped,
They were locked up Ml the Second
Hartman, Fox and Johnson escap, i ;
from the Jail on Jun,r 2 by bhw.Iuk \
their way through mote than a halt - I
dosen steel bars. When the delivery j
was discovered a small bit of Haw :
was found and its presejiec w.\s ex- ;
plained by City Sergeant Sattcrtleld, j
wno said that it had been left by work- !
men and evidently found In the rub-,
bish by one Of the prison, is
Kox and Johnson were captured early j
thit, month in Cincinnati, and were I
brought back bj Detectlvt Atkinson
and Deputy City Sergeant Lord They
had been sent, nee,| i,< one year each :
for holding up and robbing '/.. W. j
Smith, a druggist at 133 South Pine |
Street. Mutier and Freeman were ar
rested with tiiem and accused of ih?i
same crime. Pox and lohnson pleaded
guilty to the charge and denied that |
they had be, n assisted by lh< youngei
boys, who were acquitted
When they were brought back to
Richmond, Information us to Where]
th'v obtained the saws was secured]
bv the police and result, d In warrants i
being sworn out for Butb r and Free-,
Itutler is employed In the Southern
hallway shops and is a'.1., ceo to h'av< i
secured the saws from thai place,
TWO MEETINGS HELD
Klectririt) Committee Comes Hurt, Alter
Two mei-tllitfi et the council coma,i:'.?.?.- I
on Electricity w,-rr held latt night lae i
t.rst lotted nearly an Hour, and Ivas with
out & iiuoium. Th?j rnenibetii Sat about and I
talked politic; and .it S o'clock, when there!
st-einoil \'i no chance of settles together,:
adjournment was :-,kc:. L'p at tllgiiih und1
iir... I tiubchalrman Carter >.' Jones found!
another member, the crowd was rounded up]
ami the ihiuch bar's to the City Hull be-;
tun. Tii'- tlevatori had stopped and tlia
watchmen ?'?r< putting out th<i Ights, but I
tit,- comiiilltee returned to its room ui,,i |
settled dowii to business. Payrolls ai.a bl is
?... approved, and the uftial list ol new]
lamps submitted bj i:.. rn?.inbi,ra.
There was sum. discussion of the pending'
for wuter charged to the jlrctrlc plant
l>) tin Wattn Department, ninountlns to!
more ihari ?1. but as the plant has spent
must of its money putting up urnameninl
lights me bill was not jiald. Th? ?'lty At?
torney holds ihat the Department ol hllcc-l
; trlcliy Is liable lor thu water, bu. su-,,.:
inn li b in L?a\. will probably have tu wait !
a long time for thu money.
Vwttna Woman lleeomex Violent trie,
Vtnhuluticc Doctor saves Her.
! .Mrs. i.i/./.i, William. Ihirty-tw'o
years old, attempted suicide ,>.-.i,i- i
day afternoon ut the liontu .,; lu-r
mother, &13 .Vorth Klghteeiiih street. ,
Una swallowed inon thin seventeen
graljis of po,soiled tablets llei Ufi
was saved b> Dr. ii a. Bullock n'm
hulntici surgeon of in-- City Hospital.
She was removed to the hospital, and
shortly afterward* been mi violent and
Insisted upon taking hei life. rjlii
had to i>. restrained froth jumping
down stairs .-?1 ? was removed to Hi
ti'lrsl i'oltcj Kill lion and later taken to
till Clt) .Kill, When she was i est r.-ilti,
i in tin prison hospital sliu continued
I tu sin el, thai she would commit sui?
AFTEFi NEW MEMBERS
Chamber ol t'cmtnrri'e Will Trj i" llrliu; in
A :u ; list in busltirH' nu n who nre not
ni. ml : ,,i lli< ? nuuiiiiii ,.? t'milinerte i,
now benii made lor i!u us.. ,,r the inn rneihr,
i borshlp cainpultin. which will be Kill In t In?
lett, ? pail ol heptembel lieIween new ami
thai time there are leyeral important mat
lets ii will engage, tue attention of Urn
Chamber, nut after their err iiccompllBlK-il
the campaign fo'r .-. larger membership will
take the entire lime <>: ihc business man?
ager and the commltic, on membership.
Front the numbei of men eligible as
shewn by the directory, the membership of
the Chamber should be increased several
hundred before next year if tlie workers*
have their usual success.
Prostrated !>> Heat,
While .it work yt)8terda> morning at
\ the yards <>f the white ohk coal Com?
pany, foot or Twelfth Street Mosen
Wiley, colored. ?>f 1223 Bast Clay
St re, i, was prostrated bv heat. lie
was treated by Dr II A Bullock, am?
bulance siirgooii of the <it\ Hospital,
nnd removed to his home. lie will n
Qualifies a- Administrator.
Henry l.. Pllt nuallfled yesterday in the
Chancery Court as administrator of the
estate of Oeojge It. Pitt. The cMntc is. val?
ued at M.W0,
10 BUSINESS MEN
Claims Theoretical and Practical '
Knowledge of Municipal
"I know every detail of every dl - I
vision of the city government and can |
?raii: In ?o-inorrow und take charge of,
any deportment without usklnt; a sin?
gle question," said former Mayor
Carlton McCarthy, In hla address >.'?
terday afternoon to Iho members ot
the Business Men's club.
"1 can do t lit!-." he continue. 1. "not
because 1 am smarter than any of the
other sixteen ? ahdldates, but because
for the past eight ye.us 1 have made
a special stud) of our form of muni?
cipal government. In this work I have
In en .Aded by my experience as Mayor
and kait i ak State Accountant. 1
know It sounds like egotism, but 1
don't believe there Is a man In the
Stati of Virginia who has. studlt?! the
problem (,r municipal government as
thoroughly as 1 have, or has had the I
opportunity as I have to come Inti?
mately in Contact with Its mochlner)
Throughout his address to the busi?
ness men. Mr. McCarthy spoke In the
same positive, um m il\ local terms. In a
straight-front-the-shoulder talk which
conveyed the Impression that ho was
convinced Of the. truth of "hat he was
claiming, and not afraid to proclaim |
It however strong the personal note j
hud to be stressed to givi it full ex
Ignored Time l.lmlt.
In ene.racterlstlc manner, the speaker j
knocked the props from the ton-tnlnute ]
time limit fixed by the business men ;
for speeches by candidates for the Ad- I
mlnlstrat'vo Board, and turned the ten- |
minute mile-stone with n'? nuns of i
slowng up. At th. twelfth minute he j
expreised regret that he had con?
sumed i Is allotment, ant served notice)
that he would he through In u minute
when enthusiastic cries of "Co on. go
phi" from the audience, spurred him
to speak longer I!?? spoke fifteen min?
utes, the longest tlmt i'el consumed
by a board candidate addressing the
As evidence of his business abil'ty,
Mr. McCafth) referred to his nssbcla
tlon for a numbi r of years with a
group of Richmond business men, Iii ?
the management of a large corpora
t ton. This concern, he said, when he
ti ist became associated with It had
no capital. When lie retired from it,
becauS' of differences between him and
his associates, tho concern was capi?
talized at more than $1.000,000.
"AmoiiR th< men who were associ?
ate with me in this business," said
Mr. McCarthy, "tvas Colonel .lohn ?.
Purecll and Lieutenant Governor J
Taylor Kllyitoh. I am willing to risk
my reputation for ability, honest:-, and
Integrity will, these men I will sinnd
or fall by ,vhat they will tell you
of my servi, ? ? m that corporation."
Snj - i oiineii In ill- \dt Ued.
i'or the past' several years, said Mr
McCarthy, he has read the minutes or
eycrj Council committee and In thi*
manner has become Intimately bbn
versanl with me- details of the city's
business. As Mayor of the- city and as
a student Of rriunii Ipnl government) h?
said. h< had become Impressed with the
off-hand and lll-ndvlsed manner in
which tii- Council often disposed of
fHiertloii! of rtrent moment.
?| have seen the City Council settle
in fivt minutes a question Involving
momentous municipal principles, which
no British Parliament would debate
.? month io tori- deciding. 1 bblieve 1
ha.vi practical knowledge' of the city'n
business, which, guided be a theoreti?
cal know I, do .vhieh few have had an
opportunity to acquire, to ellm'nate
tin possibility of Ill-advised hctloii on
th. par! of th-' Administrative Board
if I am . 1. eted to it."
ALLEGED BURGLAR HELD
Segrn t auglil hi Itruad Mrrel Mere lmr> to
Leslie Wood, He- negro w Im was caught
last Saturday ulghi la 'h ? stars Of Jacobs
.s i. fori Hast Broad Street, by Patrolman
llowell. ?,.s held for grand Jury action yes
.. : riinrnli.i: when Ik was urralgnrd In
pi Hi ,- i lonrt,
"Buek" Spot'saoid, colored, notorious tot
yeai In police cjrcVs. wus lined !hV> anil
costi unenccd to serve sixty days in lall
nu t ;>:.I tinder '101 bond tor his good be
i.i ; lit I svelte months lor running a
?*S|K 3);. n>> ,"
Tin- rise of ffOlomon Schxvarts. accused of
n stututnr* eff.nsP nu.'-itiM Annie Copland
W9? ron'.lnueil I Justice Cruf-hllotd iinili
Rosa Morgan anil Malind. OgJen. both
I colored, wer? acquitted of a chatKe of vend
I In.: cocaine.
Martha .!on?s. colored, was lined J.o and
C.si" tor maintaining .? gatnhiing house at
1"-!? Kast Marshall Street
! .toha Hart was fined $10 and costs for heal
, ine his wife lind belog disorderly at 7o7 P.a.:
I Clay. Hart Is alleged to have disturbed lh*
I entire neighborhood.
I \v ||. Morris was fined flO Cud costs for
j ,-r i. i ty to a mule.
Henry Harvey, colored, was held for the
grand hire on Ihe iharge of cut I In? dar
< in .? Watklns,
Street Car Conductor I'nlla.
a voluntary petition in bankruptcy
was (lied yesterday in tho United
siat.s District court, by Leonard m.
Austin, a street car conductor residing
at j:;:;.a ChaiTln street. The liabilities
are given as ?i-T1', with assets amount?
ing to jr.o.
Posed Around Railroad Stations
as Representative of Local
Y. M. C. A,
The polio are now seeking an un?
identified n'Kro, who. according to in?
formation In the hands of th?> depart?
ment, Is alleged to be engaged 'n the
man bring sought Is said to
appear at loral depots, reprer.entlng
himself to colored women as a mem?
ber of the travelers- aid committee ot
the V. M C A . raid offering his a?
asslstahee In firming them homes.
Several days ago lie is said to have,
Indued a Mranifn girl to accept his
aid nnd he took her to the honii of
Mary ChlldrcSS, colored. 518 Nor'h
Third Street. He was not known to
the ChtldresS woman and neither did
she learn the name of the girl. Two
days later the man appeared and told
the girl he had found her a good
home In Weal End and she left w'.th
him. That was the last seen or heard
Tht Childresa woman became bus
pielous yesterday and reported th?
matter to the Young Woman's Chris
tlan Association and the matter was
later directed to the attenlon of the
V M C A N'elthcr organization has
any colored man working with atd
committees, When Inquiry wan inado
at the Colored V. M. C A , it was
*ald that that association had no trav?
elers' aid committee.
?iib.pt Onr-Month-nid < hlld.
An order yrki ent?r,-d yesterday In the
City Circuit Court hy .tun?.. ;t rne,r Heolt
In varattm authorizing llaro -1 K>! ?In At.i
e r ton and wife t? adopt ,le?ele Wlttiford. n
one-month-otd ?Irl. and to change h?r nnm?
to Jeiil? Athermn
ROUND THE WORLD CRUISE A
Eastward October 19th from New
Westward February 6, 1313. from San
Ii* days?-$650 up.
All necessary expenses included.
F<.r details consult
THE Itll llJIlixO 1 It WM I.It < ii .
MIO Kuel Mnln Street.
TO PLUMBERS ONLY
Richmond i Out-of-Town
What vou want _ . ,
yon want it. Shipments.
122 South Eighth Street,
Phones: Madison and Monroe 920.
It I? nothing more than ?jood Jud6*>
IL WLCo.'s "Pearl"
For your building;.
Tat lliinlnea* Stationery,
The pap?r that gives Increased ef?
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B. W. Wilson Paper Co.,
Sole IMmI rilmtorn.
We Have Proved to
That the Royal Laundry "Rouuh Dry"
work i.-> superior to any, and the family
wash is dune better and cheaper than at
Phone us. Monroe 1958 or lOSO.
The Royal Laundry
M. H. Fl?rsheim, Proprietor,
311 N. Seventh Street,