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Will Place on Sale To-Day a Most
Extraordinary Value in
Tailored Suits at $25
As fortunate as our representative was in securing
them, we regret the fact that the quantity is so limited,
although thost who come to examine them this morning
win rimi a complete range of misses' and women's sizes,
16 to 44.
Thc>e Suits are made of an exceptionally fine grade
of men's wear serge, in black and navy blue; the plain
tailored jackets are lined with Skinner satin to match.
They are built on "mannish" lines by the best men
tailors and worked out by hand.
They are Suits which* we believe to be the equal
of any custom-tailored garments that would cost
$40.00 and more. At $25.00 we are positive they
excel the best tailored suits sold anywhere in
Garment Section, Second Floor.
FOUND DEAD NEGRO
IN TRANSFER WAGON
Driver, Who Shot Him, Was
Hurrying to Physician When
Hor>e Fell Down.
CLAIMS IT WAS ACCIDENT
Slayer Did Nut Know Victim
Was Dead Until Dr. Grinnan
Attract*-u by a negro driver's Iran- J
tic cries for help when one of his J
horses fell and was injured yesterday |
afternoon at I o'clock ir. Grace Street. |
near Jefferson. Dr. St. George T. Grin
nan. of Ml West Grace Street, went:
to his aaaItinrn and t<j his amazement i
round a detd nesro :n the wagon. It
then developed that the driver want?
ed help for the dead man. whom he is
said to have accidentally shot, and
who died tr. the vehicle while being
rushed to a doctor.
The dead man was Arthur Robinson,
also a driver, twenty-two years old.
After a glance at th man in the wa?
gon. Dr. Gr.cnan told Jackson that
he was dead.
The- shooting took place at the Rich?
mond Tr.risfer Company's stables.
Jefferson and Canal Street. Jackson
had returned from a trip with hia
wagon. Before he alighted he re
rnovtd a r-vclver from the seat, and
is said to have playfully pointed it at
Robinson, who was standing nearby.
The weapon was discharged and the
young negro fell t.> the lioor with a
Lulle; wound ir. his right breast.
Karins tu Fl ml I'L J ?Irtan.
Jackson lost no time in picking up
his victim ami placing him in the wa?
gon to carry him to a physician. As I
be turned Into Orace Street from Jef?
ferson one of his horses fell. The ne?
gro here oe^an shouting for help,
sari- ICnn appeals for a doctor. Per?
sons passing at the t.n.e thought he
Wanted a doctor to < .\^.:nine his in?
jured horse. A crowd which gathered,
including Dr. Grlnr.an. was astounded
When Jack:?n.f puiijte.i ir. the prostrat?
form of riobrfisDn. The latter had dud
while in the wapen. W'ran apprised,
of this fact. Jackson b? 'knie fright
?Bed, but managed to turf*, kda team
and returned to the sr.Mcs. wnere he
was take:, in custody by Police Ser?
geant Kraft and Patrolmen hooker
and Moore. He submitted quietly to
arrest. At the Second Police Station
a formal charge of murder was made
''oror.er Taylor viewed the body and
gave permission to have it turned
'.? er to an undertaker He will con?
duct an inquest this morning at It
o'clock at the City KalL
\ew (Mtmint at *t. Paul.
Rev W.niarn Arthur Pearman. the
r'w av,?i rr.:r.;:? r o? ??t. Pau"s
Kpiscopal Church, has entered upon
his duties. and assisted at the church
services ytster?ay Mr. Pearman
eorr..:- f-om Warr. r.*t.-.:r*. Slo.. wh-re
h* wa? r?-'tor of Christ C.lurch.
H? will 'e In rh.-rce of the Chapel
of the Ad-.er.t ir Be Irl ears Street.
?ay- ?;r?e?rte. -\ rre Metre.
**? ?? ' V-nabl. s?-e. t
Peaterda] reg pted ?<- the polio tr;%t
-? had seen ent?-~d thmuerh tx
rear wird>w ac<? r as IHM j of k
ft Is Bearlae Taft ?.. eweSre) ef Ore-art
WooOs if.;, ? r, Of.?t IS.?Af
* S :rd?v >r.-rt Island
with Otir-rir- ei r^l yv Catner'r
Parhaa. of the pv lopiaea the pres.
i:Wpt er<i Vr? Taft -1 ?>? r gu?s-s
left tr.s ?.f:.rr' ? ? the Mavfewer
leV N?w Tork Tb? M fl a-, r a d m
T r?*eh fcer *re? r.??r, ,.
' -?> oat :. ? ' m aa4
I' I - lent Wljl ?
of two Saya rwrtt ? o. r?et as
MinM'd tr.- >
mil on a fas #>t.
(The obi, red epwy Save nor*.
thtr.e fe<-,rr \r,,jr ea-n--.- ? -
tasa wsl gwuaj sf poor effort.
Lroe d'dlar start* ywa
usiTro ?.TATr?; ofpo^ TowY
Revolver Accidentally Discharged
While Officer Was Removing
It From Pocket.
Patrolman John M. Duffy, of the
First Palice District, last night acci?
dentally shot himself in the right ankle
while at his home, 511 East Deign
Street. A bullet from his revolver
passed almost through the leg. though
it was said that no bones had been
Duffy had just returned home after
making an arrest, having been detailed
for plain clothes duty last week. He
was preparing to enjoy a quiet eve?
ning and had removed his revolver
from his pocket and placed it up an a
couch. The weapon slid off ar.d fell
to the floor. He stooped to pick it
up, nnd as he touched it it was dis?
charged. Several members of his fam?
ily and a few friends were there at the
time, and were terrified when he fell
to the floor, after being startled by
the gun's report.
Dr. II. T. Hawkins. City Hospital
ambulance surgeon, responded 13 an
emergency call and rusheu the wounde3
policeman to Grace Hospital. An X-ray
photograph was taken and the bullet
located. The bullet was afterwards
removed. It was said that the wqund
was not regarded as serious and that
Duffy would probably be able to leave
the hospital in a week,
j How the pistol was discharged was
nn made clear. It was in n leather
holster, and the bullet tore its way
GET 37 IN RAID
i Arsreee Arrested for Abb?? lag Pa?
tients at Hetreat fur Mcft,
! Thirty-seven negroes, men and wo
| men, occupying about a dozen holies
j in College Alley, la the rear of the Ke
? treat for the Sick, were arrested in a
: raid yesterday morning fcefore day
j break for being d:s jrdcrly and annoy
: ing patients In the hospital. The raid
t was made by Sergeant Sherry, in
charge of r.ine patrolmen. Numerous
complaints have lately bees, made to
I the police by the hospital autboritiea
1 of the conduct of the negroes, no less
! than five calls being sent to the First
Station on Saturday asking that an
offi.er be sent t> stop the noise. This
caused the raid, and a clear, sweep of
the place v i? made
For some time the r.egroes have been
annoying the neighborhood, it being
I rharged that there are numerous
; Tiehts, boisterous singing and t.ilkirir
and general disord-r a- tue result of
, the use of whiskey and cocaine.
TWO BIG RALLIES
: Speakers Accept Invitations to
j Address Democratic Campaign
Arra.r.r?-m?r?? *t? rr.a.!* by
j camM^n r-r~rr.:?tee t* t:>e C.ty !?>?-:.?
i erattc ('onmltlf ve?t?r?lay for t*<
I trekt .. rallies at the
: AudlWfiuCR prer.cua tw toe N?v ?
j elerttofk. The im ?.f th-ae will . I ? M
I ?a WHiepoaT nicht. < ?? toNer at
I Vblrk time ?he apeakera will be llir'v
St ?Jeorire Tu'k? r at>4 ? %-*governor A
j M'.r.ta?-e a: t-. r. -r.d rally. t<
he heM at the Audit tmm M Th'irtwl..*
i . at - :v the r;,. aMTl ?
, T* fl't.ry <- ??'u%rt a'i<! 1 .lee R T
W. afceVM. AH UM ajeake-a | . ~?, t
J haTTe aeceptea. and the ?? ?mmitt** feeta
I aarured of lars-e later. ?? ? r> r hnmH
a in the tw? Uamorra- ? ?hV?
] are te he made the cMaf feature or
t-.? rampalrn in tau a- n
t* ?i-t:- ? thee? meefJaera th?
] earnaeSSVI cemmtttee ?.;? M ar
.? f?r a l<-eaJ ma*?-*v ? r to I?
, t i nrSreh Hill **>m- "m? ??>t
j week ?- - ?
? \ ?. . -? .. several <>ther
j ame>ler t?"i r*e?t:rr* rr?v t- ?r
? 1 ? .
j ...? to t? he** a* the *?M ?<-rt??
">? j-M.ri eoetT tie, ? ha
Icharm ?? all ertaewiai? ata hi re? ?
p'?-4 of Tn ?? v ''am net ft*, fcV W.
aV?e*e awC -WUUe U Hullieav
STILL Oft GROUNDS
Spends Melancholy Sabbath Re?
moving Last Evidences of Vir?
ginia's Greatest Fair.
MANY SHOWS TO PETERSBURG
> Diving Girls, Buckskin Ben and
Chanticler Shift to South
The ghost of last w;ek's carnival
.-pent a melancholy Sabbath at the
! Fair Grounds. His corporeal Eelf
'scattered to the ends of the earth,
he hover .-d over the deserted en?
closure, loath to leave for good the
scene of his six-day glory.
No uncouth merrymaker came to
pry. and the final act of leave-taking
; was unwitnissed, except for several
i fair officials and a force of hired mer?
cenaries. The day wa,s given up to
.placing on board train the exhibits
' bound for distant expositions and to
I the packing of others preparatory to
j their final rjmoval to-day.
j In Industrial Hall several booths
j were still untouched. FW the most
I part, these are the property of local
j firms and will be dismantled and re?
moved to-day. In the desolate hall,
littered with the waste and after?
math of last week's crowds, they stood
guard through the Sabbath, the last
survivors of Virginia's greatest fair.
Machinery Still There.
The machinery exhibit, covering
several acres of ground, was yester
jday almost as complete as during the
week. The whirr of speeding' fly
Wheels and the sound of exploding
gasolene, however, werj absent. The
exhibition represents in value many
thousands of dollars, and was closely
guarded during the day. By nightfall
most of the display will b; downtown
jin the warehouses of the owners.
Curiosity-seekers were not wholly
absent. Severn] hundred pedestrians,
chiefly of the 6mall boy type, found
their way to the grounds during the
I afternoon, and they stood by to see
that the last act proceeded without
The other signs of life were limited
to a number of workmen engaged in
boxing exhibits and preparing live- t
stock for ahipnijnt. Prize cattle and
horses were still numerous, but di?
minished in number steadily its one
batch after another was loaded into
tears on the siding.
Cavalry Still Encamped,
j The only portion of last week's show
! still on the grounds in full strength
? was Troop A, Fifteenth L'nited States I
Icavarly. which reigned undisputed
j monarch over the abdicated territory.
iThi little cluster of brown tents In
;the northern end of the oval showed
no sign of moving, and the drove of
cavalry horses grazed over the big
enclosure at will.
j The troop will probably r-main on
i the grounds until to-morrow. The
'company is under orders to report this !
week at Harrisonburg for the horse I
Ishow. It was the original intent'on
I Of Captain Lindscy to make thj trip I
; cross-country from Richmond. The |
?iistance. he found, since examining
into the matter, is greater than he
expectdd, and he decided to abandon
that plan. He was led to this decision
because of the fact that the horses
had only last Tuesday completed a
long overland march from Fort My r.
j A message from the War Depart
Iment Saturday instructed Captain ?
[Lindsay to hold his troop in Richmond j
j until further orders. The men expect j
jan ord.-r to move to-morrow. In the
[meantime there is a well-stocked mess ,
jtent to provide plenty of eats, and an I
[interesting city to explore, and none
of the troopers is protesting.
I'rtersburji ?.rt? \??raetlon?.
Th .? Midway, which began breaking
camp late Saturday night, completed
its dissolution. Nothing remained of
[it last night but a few tattered sherds
I of canvass, a number of holes in the
|ground. and the paintie??.? exteriors of
jthe Old Mill arid Amusement Paiace.
j A group ?<f can-men. poodle-dog
jsellers. confetti vendors and whe-1-of
i fortune operators left yesterday fot
Petersburg, where thSouthside Vir?
ginia Fair oper.s to-morrow. From
the State Fair's Mil of feature acts
Petersburg will have the Patte - dlvlag
girls. Buckskin Ben's Wild West Show
? and Chantfdec Hardy, the high wire
I artist, left for the Sort.. Carolina State
Fair, which op ns this week in
wanted la *Va?hlasrtea.
j Napoleon Plenty, twenty-three years
old. was eitested yesterday morning
by Detectiv. l>;fTv at -South Sec
. end Street at th? resjsjSW of the
; Washington police Fleur is said to
i be wanted an charges ef Isreeny. He
} has been in Fl ?.?..nd -everal weeks
: and was ? ? ?! t'.< Capital City
j Lunch. 121 Bssi Main Street s. r
jn' ant O'flrlen of Washington. I ame
I f'>r him Isst I irht.
Pnlleeatan I hnrmsa III.
Mr.torryel. W? \ r. -:..-,n r, W. Th :r
rur is M at bis home. 711 1-2 Chans
Most Recent Public Act Was in
Helping to Create New
ALDERMAN FOR EIGHT YEARS
President of Richmond Stove
Company and Active in
Robert Gordon Rennolds died at his
residence, 202 East Franklin Street, in
this city, yesterday at 12:30 A. M. He
was a native of Frederleksburg, Va.
His early manhood was spent in that
city, and his Interest in and love for
Fredericksburg and its people were
sincere and unfailing.
Mr. Rennolds was the only son of
Dr. Robert B. Rennolds and Caroline
Gordon, his wife, and his early edu?
cation was obtained in the home of
his father and in the private school
of Judge Coleman. Subsequently he
was a student at Randolph-Macon Col?
lege, from which institution he gradu?
ated, and while there was a class?
mate of Dr. R. E. Blackwell, its pres?
After leaving college Mr. Rennolde
entered upon a successful business
career, first with the banking house i
of Con way. Gordon & Garnet t, in
Frederlckslaurg. Eater lie came to
Richmond, ana was for a time a mem?
ber of the firm of II. B. Talllaferro
& Company, wholesale commission i
merchants. In 1SS0, with the late W.j
J. Anderson, he purchased the Rich- j
mond Stove Company, and under their,
management this business grew to be j
one or the large manufacturing enter
prises of this city. His business in- j
terests were varied; he was a director;
of the National Bank of Virginia, and J
upon the consolidation of that bank j
with the First National Bank, he was j
chosen a director of the new instltu
tioa Mr. Rennolds gave freely of I
his time and thought to the develop
meat and progress of this city, and)
upon matters Involving the interests
of Richmond his counsel and advice
were often sought. He was a member
of the Board of Aldermen from Mon?
roe Ward for eight years, his last term
of office having expired on September
1, 1912. when the wards of the city
were reduced and reorganized. He was
a valued and useful member of the
Finance Committee of the City Coun?
cil, and to him. perhaps more than any
other man. was due the settlement to
the distinct advantage of the city of
the electrolysis controversy, which
some years ago arose between the ?
city of Richmond and the predecessors
of the Virginia Railway and Power!
Company. He was also a member of
the committee which drafted the or?
dinance providing for the government
of Richmond by an Administrative
Board, and was an active advocate
of that measure in the sessions of
the Board of Aldermen.
Modest and unassuming though he
was. his knowledge of the best in
literature, his simpleness and direct
neea of manner and character made;
him a charming companion, and com-j
pelled the respect and esteem of alii
who knew him.
On January 8. 1885, Mr. Rennolds)
was married In old St. James Church j
to lAae Nellie Addison, the oldest !
daughte r of K. B. Addison of this city
He is survived by his widow and four
children. Edmund Addison, Robert
Gordon. Jr.. Nellie Addison Rennolds'
and Mrs. Hiram M. Smith, all of this i
Uty. and two sisters. Mrs. J. Evans i
Martin and Miss Elizabeth Rennolds,
of Fredericksburg. as well as a large'
family connection in that city.
Th> funeral services will be held
in .-t. .Ian-.es Episcopal Church. Birch
and Franklin Streets, of which he was
a member, on Tuesday. October 15 at
11 A. M. I
NEGRO GIRL ARRESTED
Enteree ?t?te while Sewcrlea Press
Scarlet Fever, I? Chsrae.
Nora, Jackson, colored. nineteen
I years ?<ld. was arrested last night by
A !:r.ir Dete.-nive Duffy on a warrant
charging her with entering the State
and city while suffering from scarlet
fever arid exposing citizens to the dis
. :<-? sh.- was found at her home. 12.1
i 'Himer Street, which had been quar
i .-tntmed by the city health authorities
; since the first of this month. As soon
as the fjuarantino was lifted the arrest
I ui?s made, and she was baiied for her
1 aapearaaes in Police Court next Friday
A l'-tt-r from Dr. Charles H. Pcete.
1 Waireaton. N. C. to the local Health
Department, stated that t^ie girl had
broken quarantine at that place and
o,:n<. to Itiehmo! I. Investigation was
at one- made, srid she was lo^at'-d at
the r;ilm? r rtreet address, and the
pave was immediately quarantined. A
report of the matt-r was made to the
State Iloal'h I^efiartment. and T>r. En
nion G William*. Commissioner, di
reegtd Com-norw-alth's Attorn-y M::ii
tree Koikes to csus" h? r arrest for vio.
latinu the State Villi laws
the capabilities for produce of every county in Virginia is the
latest plan of the State Board of Agriculture, and an excellent
scheme it is in determining officially the best methods of
treatment of the soil in different sections of the State.
Going at the root of things in this scientific and practical
way put farming in Virginia on a new basis and hasten
the era of progress for the farm, prophesied in many and
various ways by Virginia's best State Fair.
The American National Bank
of Richmond. Va.
recoi/niw the farmer and his work as the foundation of the
Sta?*\ -very achievement. We want to see the farmer build
wiiely and permanently. We welcome any chance to give
SECURITY AND SERVICE.
Special Services Mark Anni?
versary of Presbyterian
TWO SYNODS HERE THIS WEEK
Great Mass-Meeting Planned at
City Auditorium Wednes?
I Historical addresses commemorating
the one hundredth anniversary of the
founding of Union Theological Semin?
ary were delivered yesterday in the
seminary chapel. At the morning ser?
vice. Rev. W. W. Moore, D. D-, presl
jdent of the seminary, spoke on the first
j fifty years of the institution, and at
night Rev. Theron H. Rice. I>. D-, spoke
'on the work of the second half century.
I It is anticipated that the two addresses,
' with other historical papers to be de?
livered during this week before the
I Synods of Virginia and North Caro?
lina, will be later published in book
Founding of tke Seealaary.
Dr. Moore told graphically of the
founding of the seminary at Hampden
Sidney, in Prince Edward County, in
1812, and of its part In the development
of Presbyterlanism throughout the
South up to the outbreak of the War
Between the States. To Rev. John
Holt Rice, D. D., founder of the semin?
ary and first pastor of the First Pres?
byterian Church of this city. Dr.
Moore paid special tribute as an or?
ganizer and worker of exceptional
note, having, in addition to his labor in
the church and seminary, been the
founder of the Virginia Bible Society
and later part founder of the American
Bible Society, and founder of the first
religious periodical regularly Issued
in this country? a Presbytealan week?
ly issued for many years in Richmond.
To one other man Dr. Muore ascrib?
ed much of the credit lor the success
of the first half century of the semin?
ary?Rev. Robert 1_ Dabney. D. D.. a
scholar and theologrsn and writer
who left a deep Impression on the theo?
logical thought of his day. Besides
ranking high among authorities cn
Greek and Hebrew, Dr. Dabney was
thoroughly familiar with the subject
of church history, which was his chair
at Union Seminary for many years. He
was the author of aeveral volumes on
theology, which are still used as text
Was la Confederate Army.
An ardent controversialist. Dr. Dab?
ney was a leader in the events pre?
ceding the War Between the States,
and in the formation of a separate
Presbyterian General Assembly In the
South, and his book defending the
conrse of the State of Virginia in se-1
cession and in its course before and
darlas the war remains one of the'
clearest expositions of the subject, and'
a standaid authority among historical
students. At the outbreak of the war.
Dr. Dabney became a chaplain In the
Confederate army, and was later ap?
pointed a major and member of the
staff of General Stonewall Jackson,
which position he held until his health
failed from the exposure of camp life,
compelling his retirement from active
service in the field.
In closing. Dr. Moore made special
reference to the long roll of alumni of
Union Seminary who entered the Con-,
federate army either as chaplains or in
the ranks, a number being killed in
battle, while some who are still hon?
ored ministers of the church, rose to(
prominence in the Confederate s?rv!ce. j
Dr. Rice last nlsrht took up the period
of development since the war. the ex-1
tension of Presbyterianism throughout
the South, the valuable home mission!
work done by those who have gone outi
from the institution, and eipceially the
efforts of those graduates of the semin-j
i ary who have In the past fifty years'
represented the Presbyterian Chureh
at missionary posts established on
Speed Meets To-Morrew Mgat.
The special services at Union Semln
i ary yesterday began what will be
i known as "Presbyterian Week." The
? Presbyterian Synod of Virginia will
; meet at the First Presbyterian Church
; to-morrow night in annual session, hav
! ing in attendance more than 4nn minis?
ters and elders, representing -Sil Pr.-s
' byterian churches in Virginia. West
j Virginia and Maryland.
' On Wednesday afternoon special <-en
| tennial services will be held at I'nion
'seminary under the Joint auspics "f
the Synods of Virginia and North Caro
Una. The Synod of North Carolina.
! which meets this week at GoMshoro.
' will come to Richmond Wedneedav
morning on a special train provided ly
: G?->rg.- W. Watts, of Durham, and or,
' arrival will be entertained at lunch ?t
the Ri. hmond Hot?i as guests of I'nion
Seminary If the weather is favoraM?.
' the afternoon exercises -s ill he IMM ?n
the campus of Urclor. Seminary, m tr..
presence of members or th? two synods.
Ma*?Hretlaa at %aSlt?rtaas.
j Wednesday night a gr-at Presbyter?
ian mass-meeting I? planned to be held
in the City .vidit-'rlurr.. wh?n a num
' ber of ad !77sses a ill b~ made
j N.xt Sunday th? first Pre?|,yteria?,
'Church, whieh :s the host of the syro-1
! of Virginia, will celebrate it* SSM
' i.unc! e.lth anniversary, when b>ton<a|
add: ---s r. ill b' delivered h> l.<v ?:
P. Kerr. D I?. a former pastor, and bv
?:?r. W.n.am S pl-imn*e. Bryan. I? i*
of Chicago, a gTand?->n "f a m< r
pastor, l; .. William S Plummer. A
? new organ recently installed in the
1'irH IT. si >'eriar <~v -ret wa?
! yssterda-. for the ftrst time it is
Mid to be one of the ni?*t Ir.struTrentj
of Its kind in RI-bTiofid
Sir tele ?oaada ?wlteaj IMatrarta my
BaenTa newer T*-0oy.
The cban?e recently ordered by r?
.(oard of P?.li<> csrn ??*!<? n-r? tr-ns
. ferrlng si: members of the bicycle
S'iuad from the lirst District to the
liecond. snd thoeo from the Se -ml
?o the First, will be tna-igurated this
It Is prohaMe that Birvcie poitre.
, man ?larke will remain for a short
' time at least. Is the s. .nrf District,
j as I' r* und? -stood that he will be
del tiled for d :1J a* ? tm. terry, te of.
! Seer twra'ise of the i In, ss of >!-??:
i cycle <effWr Tharmsn
IX? reasoa has bees given o<it for
Che change. Chief of police Werner
and the commissioners merely savins
that tt was asnde "tag lbs ?sod sC Ups
The Groom and His Attendants
Will find our establishment headquarters for
everything required for that important occasion.
The most correct articles at the most modest
Gans Rady Company
P. H. Ford Accidentally Dis?
charges Revolver While
I I*. II. Ford. atgty ?M99M years old. a
watchman, accidentally shot and killed I
himself y? st. rday morning- about 7:30 j
o'clock while examining a revolver at j
his homo, corner of Potomac and Bat-j
tery Greets, Fulton Hill. The only :
occupant of the room beside himself I
was his twelve-year-old granddaugh-1
t?r. Grace. The child screamed, but
her mother, Mrs. Mamie Strang, daUKh- i
ter of Mr. Ford, had heard the gun?
shot and hurried into the room. She
found her father dead.
How the weapon went off is a mys?
tery. Mr. Ford, it was learned, was
Inspecting It with the idea of buying i
it from a friend who had left it for '
the purpose of examination. The ohild
said her grandfather was standing at
the time, and that after he had been
wounisd he Walked several steps and;
fell upon the floor.
Mounted Poll-eman Toot was sum- '
moned, and he Immediately notified'
Coroner Taylor. The latter viewed the |
body, and tound that the bullet had,
entered the right breast, causing al- i
most immediate death. Aa, the case
was apparently accidental, he decided 1
that an inquest woul-1 be unnecessary,
and turns"! the body over to the Tam?
Mr. F*ord was a widower. He leaves
a large family of children and grand?
children lie was employed as a
watchman by the Kentucky Tobacco
NEGRO SHOT AND ROBBED ;
Two Highwaymen Take ?15 From Has.
ever Ceanty Farmer.
Addison Robinson, colored, twenty
five years old. a farmer of Hanover
County, was held up. shot and robbed
of $15 in currency yesterday morning
about 2 o'clock by two unidentified
negroes at Twenty-fifth and s .Streets.
The latter escaped, although Acting
lv-tectlve Duffy attempted to pursue
them in a buKiry.
Robinson, with several children, was
driving a country cart to his home
when the hrtld-up occurred One of
?the highwaymen grabbed the horsv by
the bnd'.f, while the ?*-oo:.d l*-aped
into the vehicle. Robinson showed
signs of fight, and the stranger drew
a revolver and nred The bullet, after
passing throug*i his hand, entered his
right breast, inflicting a flesh wound.
The thief went through RoMnaonjs;
clothing and took the money, and with
his companion fled in the darknes*.
Mounted Policeman Rhumaker was at?
tracted by the pistol shot, but when he
arrived on the scene the h'.srriwav-rnen
had escaped. The rlrst Police Station
was notified, and Duffy was detailed
on the case.
Robinson was treated by Dr. O. C
, Pag?. City Hospital ambulance sur?
geon, snd removed to the hospital. His
condition last nijrhg wss not regrard-d
, ,i.< serie>us.
>V> far as is known, there is no clue
j to the Identity of the highwaymen.
10 PUBLIC VIEW
Gettysburg Memorial on Exhibi?
tion This Week for First and
Last Time Here.
For the first time, the monument
which is to be erected to the m-rnory
e>f Virginia's soldiers at G-ttysburg
has been placed on public exhibition, j
All this week thoee who desire to see |
the finished group which Is to go at
the base, and whi< h Is to be unve:Jed
? ?n the battlefle'd next July, are m
::? 1 to c<> to the studie. of th- sculp-'
tor. F Yv" sievers. at Forest Hill.
This is not only the nr^t opportun?
e-it it will he the last for all tr.os?
who will never visit the ejetf. shurs
ta'.tlefleld With:n a e;a> or two ex
; erts will he at w?rk tn.ikilitf the plas
t-r mold*, from which the bronx* will
? ? ess? When tnetr IN -k is flggM and
the molds a'e s*nt to the foundry, the
p'astiiine gr >np w.ll he destroyed
Visitors rorv take the Forc?T Hill
rirs to the last atop before tu-nins
r th.- j.-irk TIt studio is fnree
Mock, vm! an! hair a block south,
and will be reVntefl out bv any one tn
Hear \ tersely la Piece.
The Ni?e the M*ns!fl?nf. msd? of
N.rrtli ?-are?llna granite, is ne.w In place
n the section illotted to :t ?n the
hattb-n. Id. al tree t p--t wne- e?.aera!
Ijr? wa>ch?d the er-nflict Sir Steie-a
haa j phfttAJvr?!! e>f the plinth Is
;. ?;!'on The Mock on which the
I giens la t? rest is of Immense sine, and
was put in rt*<~e w.lh the sr. ?t??t
elifrlcui?? The location 1* a beautiful
??ne. and will be t letted by many P">
pie Virginia is the first Southern
?.-,,.. -o he-..- her aotdler. at ?;-:?
Th? ?roup now on e?h1hltiot? Is
unique, preeertinr a new featwre In
work of ?hl? klr-d Tt r?vmpr'*e? vt- n
t-jrarea?a eavelrvman meet fed. with
the 'ir h*?rlnr the Vlrwltt'a seal Ir
his araep four infantrv men w:th mo?
i:ets. an artilleryman with piatoi in
the act of prin?. ??J ?" arttllerr
bavlrr It Is th* work of Sir Hevers's
It is p-->babV that the /<ie?S!-l|III
a'atue of OV" r. 1 I/ee. on Tnv. l.r
whlch Is t?? mrwiunt the monument,
will mat k? ready to he ewt in ptsce
before the end of nest year Rat the
as aap now en ejifclMUue will be un?
vested ea the oftieth anniversary of
CALLED BY CLUB
Westmoreland to Pass on Ques?
tion of Increasing Member?
ship to 500.
The board of management of tha
Westmoreland Club has called a gen?
era, meeting for November 13, at
which time the question of increasing
the membership from 4S0 to 60O wUl
be out to a vote. On the ground that
the clubs accommodations have bees
Increased, with the drift of population
to the West End, and because of the
fact that the big waiting list pads s
new member in approximately two
years after his election, a petlUoa was
prepared and presented to the board'
asking that the membership be In?
creased. Tne board, at a meeting held
on October 8. unanimously agreed that
in its opinion the change will tend
to the best interest of the club, and
accordingly, a general meeting has
has oeen ca'.led to approve or reject
the petition, an amendment to the con?
stitution being necessary to grant It.
Three years ago the constitution
was changed and the club Increased
its membership from 400 to 450. There
are now forty-seven members On the
waiting list, some of whom were
elected nearly two years ago. The
Westmoreland flag has been at half-'
mast three times within the weak?for
W. Minor Woodward. J. I* Antrim and
Robert O Rennolda.
Mrs. Pnrdle improving.
Mrs. J. a. Purdie, wife of Magistrate
Purdie. of 402 West Marshall Street,
v. ho was operated upon recently at the
Retreat for the Sick, was removed to
her honn y ester Jay. She was said to
be rapidly recovering.
LAW WILL BE TESTED.
Requires Sea la far Clerka While They
Are >ot Eagaared.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch]
Wilmington. N. C. Oct?ber 13.?The
North Carolina law requiring proprie?
tors of stores to have seats In their
establishments for the use of ttTc
clerks while the clerka are not en?
gaged in waiting on customers is to
be enforced, or at least tested, in Wil?
mington. O. H. Shoemaker, manager
of the big store of S. H. Kress & C >-.
has been arrested for failure to observe
this law and will be tried to-aorrow.
Seven women and three men are wit?
nesses against him. It is sa:d that a
number of merchants who have not ob?
served the law are preparing to carry
out its. mandate.
CRUISES TO WEST INDIES AND
I PANAMA CANAL.
16 days. $145.00 and up.
2! days, $l?D.r.9 and up.
2S days. $175.30 and up.
I For details, consult.
! THE RICHMOND TRANSFER. CO
MOS Eaat Mala Street.
j! Redrpped Roofing Tm
1 Reliable in Every
122 S. Eighth St.
Mad. & Mon. 929.
j Why Worry About
the Family Wash
Nah? you can have ail the ROUGH DRY
j work done in the finest laundry in the
' United States for only be a pound.
Phone us. Monroe 1958 or 1959.
The Royal Laundry
M. B Florsheim, Proprietor,
311 N. Seventh Street.
The best rooting tin
for the money is
G. H. Co.'s 'Tear
Gordon Metal Co.
W09 salN?t?*??? Je
The paper that gives Increased sf
f-et I v. ?res st no sdd:t.r.r?i root.
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