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Special Exhibition and
Sale of Women's and
Our splendid stocks afford plenty of op?
portunity for becoming Coat selections
here now?at moderate prices.
New White Chin
^^f* chilla Coats?
_K |J?' of rim-st imported material,
rjrsew. ^P??i?K' wen-eighths length, several
mffrmmw^S, styles. Shown with patch
nwwSBBnw _9_5/^"* pockets, new collars, fine
tM B^?^^^Ji^ buttons: lined with Ameri
fJ_B Wm^m\\ ay can beauty or Irish green
?_H_k)nP broadcloth, or with light
<<_> _B_^ blue, pink or cerise messa
JVJw*^ line, $30.00 and $32.5?.
**^S?. Coajs 27$5o'00
gjsc^W|?vV'* A most complete showing
j?3Py|?g&A of Coats of fine imported
j^^^ffipfl material-; fanes' striped and
i?*M*-_ LnTzOs knotted boucles, zibelines.
gl?5?! LnfarsV double-faced materials, thit
HWrtOi fon and worumbo broad
ijkW R Waf'^1 cloths, etc.. in black and
? ^^^H; wSfc'i.'\ popular colors, including tin
? ~VBA smart two-toned effect-:
^*5w#_?\ 1^P^b| Skinner satin full lined, halt
Splendid ^ Coats
ISB^^^felfJPflHt^^^ attempt to describe them.
R__PiBP^P*?' Fashionable b o u < 1 e
^H^^^^^^^r^ Scotch mixtures, double
|H and sizes for misses, ju
jVSSg&^W nior misses and women. ,
1 FOR MISSES i
I 11 AND GIRLS, I
H //; between the ages of 8 and ?
BBlH 14 years we have the most J/
IP I * beautiful line of Winter
cfiBip' Coats ever shown in Rich- m
\mmW..\: mond, $5.98 to $15.00 each. M
Board Propounds Puzzlers to
jft* Young Men.
Forty-seven young men. who desire
to enter upon the service of law in
(Virginia, took "the semi-annual ??ar
examination at the Capitol yesterday.
One was a negrro. The profession in
Virginia is still l'mlted to persons of
the male persuasion, so the men were
not distracted by female visions such
as now enter into the medical and
phaxmacal examinations In this State
The examination was held in the
kali of the House of Xielegates. begin?
ning at*** o'clck yesterday morning,
and ending at 5 o'clock in the after
noon At the ".atter hour all papers
were handed Into The State Board of
Lav Examiners, which in the las* two
years has superseded the supreme
Court as the examining body.
The board worked over the pap? rs
Xast night, ar.d will continue th- task
to-day. It is expected the Work w;:!
be concluded by to-night, and then
the you.ig men on the anxious >ei;
Will know their fate.
Members of th?. board present w*-r>
as foll'?'?? R M. Hughes, of Nor?
folk: William I>-igh. ?.f Danville A .
fcrey G Wearer, of Warren. M 15
Watts, ethnographer for the Supr. rtr
COurt. Is es-offlcio secretary of tne
award, and was on duty ?
apt |r I Xfrtut sf wkaasssSsasasl ?Inn I
<?ivd t-r Basal Iksaska.
A e:>-' :? -h? fr.ra.tir-r ? ' '
W??:~i K ?'?<! ?"?nb has r ra t
Tueso^: r.U: ? M rsA 0 ?? ? r* I ??.
eor.el<t'r a ??' lr .- ?.'
governors fncrea' r r r??le>*t r. -
gftr sf tan i - fr?i Sa> ta> tag The set
States tra* a ? n? ..; : .
Rave be?n ti-r????-1 asd ??);,: th? 2rin at
a?pii'?r:?r. *.i'?irl has te ennV e\:,
gtsstaisb'4 th, r;:?rdar'- "he araiilr* ? ???
Bae eetnrr.e arjr, *haf ;t ?%%?? asaproal
asatety t?? years frera ?he t at a sawn at
laasasasl N '??m*T* ? aseSBOat ?* th?
an*! the -?.ar* has been Ir. \,-m?d that tits
fact has aaaraaaasi ? aasnsaf ef person*
WS- man.4 hare been -anet acceptable from
hat in? tnetr names pusas 1 In the *?>
te-e? e>ri le rr.? rr i- -? m p-r J> lorn >i?
S??i fcstSSSsd :? enaSle ax aus' is ?a* will
i ? / i aa) a tw ?. r
JKITFD CTATTS DEPOS'TOSV
??B PC^'AL SAVIkJL?;
VISIT TO CLAUDE
Miss Wisler Sees Condemned
Man, Accompanied by
TiUf to her lover to the last. Miss
Nellie Wisler, of Pujaski, called _t the
State Penitentiary yesterday ar.il sawj
her fiance. Claude Swanson Allen, who
is to die in the electric chair Novera-1
ber 1*2. She arrived i'n the city on an
early morning train, comma from Koa
noke. where she spent a few hours -
With Miss Wisler was Victor M.'
Allen, who came to see, for the last
time, his father. Floyd Allen, and his
brother. Claude Allen. Miss Wisler 1?
a nieet- or M:s. Victor Alltn. who wa*
also a Wisler. Victor wu tried for
taking part in the HillsTille sh'Otln?.
but was acquitted.
Had l ine 4 rrrmattea.
Miss Wisler and her uncle remained
with the prisoners for more than an
knar. Thry were, they said latct.
?i.own every courtesy by the prison
? ~. iais. who did n?t Intrude then
1 r*- sen.-e In the conv.i ration *-?r se-?
! t. Ii- :t th?lr stay.
Claud, was much ?ffcrti A at this
i MM x r.g. He ar.<! Mia* WI.?ler were
* r- irr??-A at t h- time
I of the trsapsdy aid had anticipate*
I ? ? ? : v>f. v. h n a few
month* The artri has remained true
i t<> him. ant was pre*?nt at Wytherilte
'during kdfl trial To-dav. with the
jaws of ?leath ???pen to receive h m. ?h
?ho and Viet or Alle? win elslt the
prt*on?r? again. Put lp a ?Mf or tw~
the (area'ill said until eter?
nity. Mrs. Fl">4 Ali<-n will probably
come to Richmond later to see h?-i
h-;snand ami h- r \ si.jrr son.
laspg W?r*a foe f lswde.
Stephen Hen'y I**? ssswobaf of the.
H..-..?< f !?..-? f : .ir?-?-ur5
County. railed nt th. ?\-.r ? i jrster
ds\ ir. the ir.ter.-st of t??- M:?n?. par
tlculs'ly of the youns-r He saw thr
<;..?-nor. who toM Mm that no pe?
tition for a roinsults' ?? nt ..iTen.-e
was yet }- f?.re Sim. ??! I- n->t
? ur>p*'?? om *'.o:d h? until sfter the
Supreme ft ,rt hal ,.t.,
Mr l/.v.. ?hi'< ? T-vl .-.? to
the farts on wTti'-h Ii? hi? d i a-ru
ss?it. was very much n ?...rr.?t
?,atc ? z a V ? ? ' "le-.l
he felt er.lv shot to protect fc ? fsfe
' Th? ;mpr???i*>n e-o*s ? sat ia* ?
Will hardlv be a resf!'' -r.less ?<--r<.S
in the higher court should b* delawl
so inns ?? not to glee an n^por' ? I]
I by November 11 to ar?i nt steh facts
to th? ?et-verno* as are iW-n?<1 ad
VissM? r. the petition for ?er. v
Rev r>orp> W. afrf>?r.!el T'
wbo is iateresting himself m the rsse
mf fTsude All?.i. has detentUrea n< < -o
s*a?e an appeal In bebaJf ef Po?4
'LO?M SU AR K' CAStT
City Fighting to Regulate Usuri?
ous Practices of Certain
CASE SUBMITTED ON BRIEFS
Eubank Case. Involving Building
Line Ordinance Comes
Cp Xext Week.
Richmond's efforts to regulate al?
leged -Mi.an sharks" or private bankers.
who charge in excess of the legal rate
of interest on loans, was submitted to
the L'nited States Supreme Court at
Washington yesterday without argu?
ment, on briefs, rity Attorney Pollard
was in Washington prepared to argue
the case, but when he found that L
Henry Harris, attorney for the loan
offices, would make no argument, ho,
agreed to submit the case on the pro
pared briefs. The case is known on
the docket xs the City of Richmond
against Bradley and others, and a final
decision Is expected shortly The va
lidity of the city's regulation has been
upheld by the Virginia Supreme Court
of Appeals, from which tribunal thc
bankers appealed, tu the Supreme Court
of the United States.
Tax is gSOO.
Some years ago the. Council of the i
city of Richmond imposed an annual I
license on loan offices of $800. which!
amount has been assessed each year j
since the passage of the ordinance.
The loan offices claimed that such a'
tax was prohibitory and exceeded the
police power of the city. Ligon &
Co.. Bradley & Co.. Virginia Loan.
Company, Thompson & Co.. Purvis &
Co., Tidewater Loan and Trust Com- i
pany, Richmond Loan Office and L>. H. j
Tolman were reported to the Police;
Court for doing business in this city
without having paid the required li?
cense and were fined. They appealed
la the Hustings Court of the city of;
Richmond where the judgment of the j
Police Court was sustained. A further I
appeal to the Supreme Court of Vir-1
glnla, in which the loan offices were]
represented by Smith, Moncure & Gor- ?
don. of this city, and in which it was
contended that the imposition of such
a license was connscatory and in ex?
cess of the polico? powers of the city,
resulted in the Judgment of the Hust?
ings Court Deing affirmed.
Appealed to Supreme Court.
On the broad consUtutlonal ground
that the imposition of such a tax does j
not give to the private bankers equal j
rights to do business in this commu- I
nity, they appealed to the United States!
Supreme Court, where they have beenT
represented by Attorney I. Henry Har?
ris, of Los Angeles. Many of the firms |
mentioned above are located in the
larger Northern cities and have branch
offices in Richmond, and it is stated
that Mr. Harris has recently repre?
sented several of these tirms in similar
proceedings In Connecticut. The city
contends that such business enterprises
are undesirable, In that working people
who do not put up collateral are
charged most exorbitant rates of
monthly interest on small loans, the
total of interest payments in a year,
it stated, having in sime instances ex?
ceeded the amount of the loan.
The imposition of a heavy tax, be?
lieved to be within the police power of
the city, was with the intention of
weeding out the more undesirable of
such places and having in operation a
lesser number, whose operations could
be kept under close supervision.
The Eubank Case
The case of the suit of the city of j
Richmond against Eubank is scheduled 1
to be argued before the Supreme Court j
at Washington early next week, though I
the date lias njt yet been set. It has I
gone through the same course. Eubar.k j
having been fined In the Police Court, j
which ax-tion was sustained in the
Hustings Court and affirmed by the!
State Supreme Court of Appeals, from ,
whioh appeal was made to the United |
States Supreme Court on the ground
of alleged confiscation of property'
with out due process of law.
The case concerns the validity of the ;
city's building line ordinance. Under '
the terms of this ordinance the Com
mit ire on Streets is empowered, upon !
petition of the owners of two-thirds
of the property on any block, to fix a
line not less than five nor more than
thirty feet back from the street, to
?nbsflh line all buildings thereafter
erected on the block must conform. '
The ordinance was passed at the In- '
stance of i retain residential sections,
to prevent the erection of stores pro- j
j< i ting to the street line.
Hosiery ef Case.
T E. Eubank, a grocer at Twenty- '
seventh and Broad Streets, purchased.
fr<>m James Sloan the old Bodeker
property, at the southeast corner of
Tw. nty-eighth and Grace Streets, which '
he r.-modeled. erecting an annex or
bay window projecting beyond the line
a'ready established by petit'oi, of two
' thirds of the property owners on the
Mo ? k. In the Police Court he was or?
dered to remove the projecting portion
of h:s building barg to the established
line Th.- te?t case Involves t'ie valid?
ity of the whole statute by which a
bu:l?img line Is established. City At- '
torney pollard will be pr?*M-nt l'? arc ie
, the r?.? for tne city whenever it Is
??all. d He is now no stranger before
Ihe Supreme Court, having recently
. wo; i >r the rity a sweeping d- < ision In ?
'the \\ ,-sf rn Union case, securing afltr
mat ion of the validity of the city's)
underground ordinance, and as a re
:sult of tnat derision the unsightly line,
of r-.>. ? arid wires of the telegraph
? uttiiMnr w.l| soon be removed trom
PRIZE LIST OUT
KatrVe- hi Seiufcn ?Qu I nlr 0Vtn Clear
Fcn-rie. he H'nrire Ceonrv sV'ooi
Paar. n-Mra *T.! be bHf OS fa* Otnter Park
n? ?n Friday and sa*u-d?\.
V.--.emb-r e3 end S3. ?1" be finned s? to rear
r.lrht An ?v er-tlon th'.a ra'e Is fnsnd
in the g-nafro. nt of atnlettea. in whtrh ran.
t ?'?iti are ?: -.wed me.-e time to enter.
a r.n?. .itt ?Ith prises agsregatlna ?out
> I? en'u* ha* heer. prepared and dlstri- I
*ed to the ?tudent* In the etntnty r?~i'i
? ? m."? ??a- tare entry N ?ek? harr ?.
???t net It ta thnasrt last a inet? proper
?i'? ?f tk? pnpra writ sartiripete *a tke
-? ? rt
The fair t? ttie *rat wntefc the eoontr
QehoabJ neve erer held It aran erltfnarv
??"?1 nlta a rtew tr> ; ? tee esfciMt.
in a oaaMfc at the aaava State Pair last
f-nth hnt It wa* OratM 'hat 'has errena*
wonM rot n:i.-.? ????..a<l??.|? tn *
r. - t?r 'eatare* ?r>. A It ?-?? geatrvd fa
I* "de At Mette? whl'fc wi" laasiltafe a
.ra * d.pa-.m.nt is tke fair. aw*M kae*
??a OaanaaaSa+a. f* the ?rirtnai ?'an had
??'?eel- CotnTalf.ee on flennnda an
R -?irr? ein ares* ta sight M ? Oflsah
VOTERS ID NIMH
Anonymous Letters in Mails In
closed Cash "to Be Used
Shower of Currency Descended
From Heavens During
Letters containing cash "to be used
in the interest of C. B. Slemp" and
signed anonymously were received re?
cently by citizens of the Ninth DIs
trict. This fact may be used later on.
A leadi'iiK citizen of the Ninth Dis?
trict, who was In Richmond last night,
told how some perfectly reliable and
honorable Republicans found letters
?K their mail containing currency.1
with the brief note as to the use to
which the cash was to be put, and
signed "A'n I'nknown Kriend." It is
hardly necessary to say that the let-'
ters which came to light were re?
ceived by men whose votes could not,
be bought. Nobody knows how many,
were received by floaters and by Re- j
publicans who expect to receive a
little money to make them enthusias-;
tic. The supposition Is that a mistake.
was made in including the names of
some honest men. ?
This has an interesting bearing on j
the situation in view of the solemn;
compact signed by General R. A. j
Ayers and C. B- Slemp, the Democratic j
a'nd Republican nominees, that no
money should be used this year for,
improper purposes. It has also an
interesting viewpoint when the prose?
cutions of vote-buyers and sellers by
Judge H. A. W. Skeen are recalled.
It would be difficult Indeed to trace
an anonymous letter with money in
it. Those who sell their votes would j
not want to trace It. It is certainty
an ingenious way to distribute cam- J
paign funds. It is to be supposed thatj
some Republican postmaster* through?
out the district might conceivably be1
active in seeing that all their patrons
got their mall Just before such an j
electron as was held Tuesday, even;
if addressed to men who are seldom (
favored by postal officials with letters..
Next Bandar Hss Been Named as Day fori
Next Sunday. November U\ has been set |
aside by the Woman's Temperance League!
of America ss s world's tempersnce Sunday,
snd will be observed with appropriate ser- j
m ins In the rhurches and exercises on the I
part of the league.
An snnouneement from the headquarter*
at the organisation, located st H South Third j
Street, urges all Sunday schools to procure |
temperance litersture for distribution smong
Iks Sunday-school workers and pupils. A
plentiful supply of psmphlets and other
reading Is always on hand at the rooms of
the league, snd may be obtained free of,
The Frances Wizard League, the ioeal |
branch of the Woman's Temperaence league
of America, will, after this date, meet on'
th-> second and fourth Mondays of each j
month, and the ?ubllc and the members are'
asked to attend. The meetings will be held 1
at II South Third Street. !
Dr. Mitchell Lectern Before Members of
Literary Round Table.
"Tante." by Miss Sedswlok. was the book
discussed by Dr. J. C. Metcalf at the meet?
ing of the Literary Round Table In Woman's
Club yesterday evening. The book disrussior |
was preceded by a talk on "Reviewers and!
Reviews." in which Pf. Metcalf explainer)
the method of systematic and anslytiral re- j
view, as to characterization, setting and ;
rlrsslfieatlon. He exmpllfled his emthod 1
when he turned bis attention to "Tante." He
described the setting In its conventional St.
Jarrea Squsre. London, attitude, as Wed as]
fmm Its Bohemian and Its humanitarian I
siet.dpolnt. The book characters he divided}
into groups, according to the part; played .
sv them, and outlined the story and the site!
uatiens In which they appeared, and he II-1
lesgtasafl every point he made by reading,
short selections from Miss Sedgwlrk's book.
Tea wss served sfter the literary program
asm over. A large crowd was present in the;
handsome, bri:!tantty-;irht?d parlors of the"
< lub. Decorations were in white Chrysanthe-1
mums snd palms. Mrs. John 8. Muace is
chairman of the Literary Round Table.
Find F?rapid Negro.
A negro man. giving his nsme as Wsltar
l/cwls. was fonnd on Sheriff Kemp's farm In
Hrnrico County early yesterday morning and;
taken to the Henrico County Jail. It Is be?
lieved that the negro Is Insane, ss his tslk
was Incoherent, and he admitted that he
came from the asy'um st Petersburg.
Deputy Sheriff Garnett notified the au?
thorities of the Petersburg Institution of
the negro's arrest, and in case be Is wanted
there he will be surrendered.
Overshoots $10,000 Mark by
$60 and Adds 515 New
DINNER TO CAMPAIGNERS
i'resiJcnt Carrington Host t6
Canvassing Committees at }
Jefferson Hotel Spread.
Gathered around the banquet board
at Jefferson Hotel last night the Cham?
ber of Commercee campaign committees
officially wound up the most memorable
membership canvass in the history of
Richmond's major business organiza?
tion. President W. T. Carrington VM
host. In addition to the members of
the committees, there were present
Business Manager W. T. lJabncy and
Vice-President W. T. Rejd.
Expressed concretely, the campaign'
thus bi ought to a close Increased the
membership of the chamber from Mai
to 1,365?a gain of exactly 515. The
total increase in annual dues stands
?10.060?Just $60 ahead of the mark
which the chamber set for itself. Of
this amount, $4,150 comes from volun?
tary increases in annual dues by Arms
and Individuals who were already
members, and $3*9W0 from the annual
fees of the new membership. I
"Too much credit cannot be accorded
the men who gave their patriotic and
unselfish efforts to this campaign,"
said President Carrington. "There
work has been an Inspiration to all the
officers and members of the Chamber
Mr. Carrington spoke at some length
of the immediate program of the
chamber and the Improvements which
It has In view. The enlarged resources!
which now becomes a permanent asset
of the organ Izatlln, be said, m ill make
possible a higher efficiency and a
broader program of expansion work, j
Short talks were made by Business
Manager Dabney. Vice-President Reld, i
and several of the committeemen. A]
resolution was adopted placing on the'
membership committee of the chamber
every one present who participated in
the canvass, and who was not already
a member of the opmmlttee.
Medal for Palssatory.
W. H. Schwartzschiid presented to
3. T. Palmatory a gold medal in
recognition of his individual services
In the campaign Just closed. A reaolu-(
tion of condolence was adopted ?ym-1
pathizing with S. S. Rosendorf, a mem-j
ber of one of the campaign commit-1
tee?, who suffered the loss of his moth-j
er while the campaign was In progress.
The committees and new members!
secured by each ranked as follows: i
No. 1, Nathan Simon and S. 8. Rosen-1
dorf. 130; No. 2. A. M. Cannon and W.j
M. Myers, 78: No. 3. R. W. Spill man and;
Atvin B. Smith, TS; No. 4. B. W. Wit-1
son and Aaron Clarke. 59; No. 5, J. T.1
Palmatory and W. N. Adams, 58; No. ?.j
M. $A Florsheim and W. A. Crenshaw.j
47; No. 7. Horace F. Smith and Fritz|
Sitterding. Jr.. 29: No. 8. J. G. Corle>i
and W. H. Schwartzschiid, 20: and No.i
9, Julien H. Hill and W. D. CrenshawJ
IS. ? Charles E. Straus constituted
himself a subcommittee of one. and se-j
cured three new members on his own I
hook. Total, 515.
Oyster Prices Good.
State Fish Commissioner. W. McDonald
I.ee. who wss here yesterdsy. Is pleased
with the good prices that hsve so fsr pre
Ts fled for oysters. He only hopes they will
UOm section of the State, especially Lan- i
caster and Northumberland Counties, gave!
ar. unusually large Democratic vote Tue*- I
day without especial effort.
Mrs In Kaervllle.
The funeral of J. C. f?llen, who died j
Tuesday night In Knoxvtlle Tenn . was held '
in that elty yesterday afternoon. Mr. f?llen
was a former Richmond man. having left ?
thlr city for Tennessee early In life. He
wss a brother of Dr. Charles R. Collen, of ;
thls"clty. Mr Cullen wss sixty years old at;
the time of his death.
Bines' Property Inspected.
fsptaln R. M. Bldgood. of Company B. 1
Richmond Blues. Inspected the government
property of bis command at the armory last
night. .This proceeding la becoming more
and more Important, for compsny com- '
mar ding officers sre held responsible for
property, snd losses are deducted from eera-,
psny fnnds. I
Sidney B Barhana, Jr.. former member of
the House of Delegates ft sen Sorry sad
Prince George Counties, wss In the elty last
Do You Want Five Dollars?
Enter the American National ?Bank
Silver Dollar Contest
By following the information and roles given below YOU
hare a chance to secure the $5.9$ prise to be given the contes?
tant who sends in the neatest comet answer to these sis ques?
Following this an award will be made of ten SI.M prizes,
each as an initial deposit in the American National Bank, or If
already a depositor, this sum will be credited your account.
EVERY CONTESTANT WILL RECEIVE A SOUVENIR.
1 What is the ?rieht of the
capital ?t<?rk of the Arrrrrican
National Bank in ?ilvrr dollars.'
2. If the capital in silver dol?
lar* was piled one upon an?
other, what would he trie height
of the pile:
3. If thi? same amount was
stacked in piles the height of
nur huitding. how many piles
would there be?
4. If this money was placed
edge to edge in a straight line.
h<r? far would it reach.'
V How many square yards
would it cover if jJarrd edge to
edge on a flat surface.'
6. What is the meaning of
the words, -Xarirtal Stock*?
All answers must be addressed to
the Contest Dept.. .American Na?
tional Bank. Richmond. Va.
Answers must be
nooci on Tuesday. November 12.
Write on one side of sheet only.
Names and addresses must be
plainly written with pen and ink.
(iive name of newspaper. ?*
$1.000 weighs 60 pounds..
The height of the American Na?
tional Bank Building is 160 feet
There are 64 stirer dollars ia 1
SO salver dollars measure S % i
8 silver doQars equal 1
T?te Am^rlcnn NfttlOaMl R^nT*
The Weather Man Says
Rain to-day so we will again dwell on die merits
of our stock of Raincoats--coatt that ate realty
waterproof and yet have the appearance of over?
MISSED TWO YEARS
Justice Long Delayed in Louisa
j Case?Capitation List Up
Declining: to accept the statement of
the defense that there wss no evidence
to show that the accused had ever been
? In possession of a saddle said to havs
been stolen, the Supreme Court yes?
terday refused a writ of error to
Fleming: Jackson, of Louisa Oounty.
He must serve his term of thirty days
in JaJl and pay his fine of $*S0.
The evidence showed that ?ieorge E.
Herring- took a new saddle Just pur?
chased .by W. F. Lacy, to his home, and
that a few nights hvter it disappeared.
Herring supposing that it had been
For two long years the whereabouts
of that saddle was a matter of mys?
tery. Then somebody saw Jackson
riding with a new saddle of a certain
make. A search warrant was gotten
out. but the article has never been
found. Jackson gave conflicting ac
. counts of where he got the saddle, and
it was evidently the opinion of the
magistrate who sat that he should not
1 have had a new one without e x plain
Jackson appealed to the Circuit
'? Court from the magistrate's decision.
, By this time Herring was dead, and
i W. F. I.?cy was allowed to testify as
J to what Herring told before the Jus?
tice. It was claimed for the prisoner
1 that the appeal made it de novo case,
i and that accordingly the evidence of
' a dead man was not admissible. The
Circuit Court sustained the magis?
trate's Judgment, and the appeal was
taken without result.
The court refused a writ of error to
the Judgment of the Circuit Court of
Princess Anne County in the old capi
i tatlon tax matter, involving a con?
tested election of county officials in
, 1911. At a former session the court
1 sent the case back so that the names
' of certain persons omitted from the
capitation tax list might be inserted.
The petitfoners asked for a mandamus
to require the elimination of certain
t.ames said to be on the list Improperly,
but the court declines to entertain this,
having evidently passed upon the mat?
Building Hesse for treble Winded
I Dr. A. S. Prlddy. superintendent of the
; Virginia State Epileptic Colony, tn Amtierst
County, was here last nigbt. The building
! for feeble-minded women at the colony la
I under construction, but is being built slewly.
Pan of the appropriation Is In this year,
and part of it is available after March I
next. There I? no appropriation for maln
1 irLinrr. and the institution cannot open
until after the Legislature of 1911 makes pre?
vision for lt. I
Mr. BssiaissfPs Mather It sad
Samuel 8. Rosendorf has been called to
Bosten on account of the sudden death of
MAKE CHANGES IN
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Police Commissioners Authorize
Improvement of Cell Room.
City Seal to Be on Badges.
Sweeping improvements In the cell
room of the Second Police Station wer?
authorized last night by the Board of
Police Commissioners at a meeting
held after the annual fall parade and
police inspection- Earlier in the af?
ternoon, the commissioners Inspected
the station houses, and while at the
second were shown the pressing need
for larger and more modern accomo
dstlons for prisons. Bids far the work
were asked and the contract will few
awarded aa soon as leasable.
For some time paat the cell room of
the Second Ponce Station baa bean in
adlquate to take care of the priaonera
quartered in this district, and the com?
missioners have made futile appeals far
appropriations for the necessary im?
provements Exclusive of the dungeon,
w hich la seldom used, there are bat six
cells In this station. In this small
area are aftea placed aa away aa thirty
or forty prisoners, some drunk and
some sober. This la not aa unusual
condition on Saturday nighta and Sun?
For the single bunk la each cell
there are sometimes aa many aa tew
or twelve prisoners, resulting tn the
best man physically taking the bunk,
and the rest strewing themselves about
the floor. Add ta this the fact that
no drinking water is provided for Use
cell inmates, as ta the First Station,
and the fact that the saaftary ar?
rangements are far from health y, and
the need for Um improvements aa
tbirUad last night ss apparent
The board also authorised a change
of the enslgnla which baa far an many
yeara adorned the helmet badges and
buttons of the policemen. la the fa?
ta re, the seal of the City of Richmond
wdll replace the seal ef the Commwav
wealtb of Virginia mm battens and kei?
met badges. It b t step which baa
baea taken already by mast cltlea ef
importance The aew badges will be
put late aaa as soon as p -esribte.
Atteastern was given ta the complaint
that employes ef the Police Depart?
ment base been la the habit of battlag
prisoners, when the beard rated ta
amend the present rale that police of?
ficers csanot go a print n-rs ball, to
read that ae ?saplsys ef the depart
sseat can be cams iggaialhls far a
Several Mab ta sepply the flee paa
eenger SArtSensalie far Police Hese
quarters. aStnortsed ???? these sga.
warn opened sad refused after consid?
eration Maw* war? fewad satisfactory
ta the whose beard, suet aww bass were
??bin. Bids far the) machine Sswet bb
la by Brrambar at.
Grand Jury in H?nrico County
Will Interview Delinquents
It was htfti reantsraay that wbra
the mj?mttt ***** tmry iaventlaattag
emmem mt aUfiri tan-dedgtag ta Hra.
Hea Cenaty airti ta-aaaraaw taaaajjjtfj
at 1? ?'clerk, M wtU a aaaaber
mt estsseas betas* It ta expiate why
tkar la*?* aat miactod the taa returns
they save taa riiilaeliatie mt rev
mmmm tar the earreat rear.
Eight additional days were allowed
bjr the grand Jury at Ha last meeting
for those still delinquent to make the
proper corrections in their assessment*,
but it la understood that only a few
tax-payera have availed themselves of
the extension In time. The apathy
among the tax-payers of the county
during the last week furnishes a
strong contrast to the large numbers
who corrected'their returns during the
first period allowed.
It Is probable that the meeting to?
morrow will not be the last h.ld by th?
grand jury, but the understanding la
that no further opportunity will be
given for adjusting incorrect returns.
With the summoning of Individual tax?
payers before It. the gram! Jury will
naturally turn its atuentlo.i to inves?
tigating special cases and determining
whether Indictments are warranted.
Earlier rn the investigation it was
deemed especially promising tbat such
large additions ehould have b*en mad*
to the county's taxable values by tbs
corrected returns. It was hoped that
the extension of time granted for mak?
ing corrections would result In a com?
plete adjustment of the tax assess?
Despite this outlook, the grand Jury
reported last week to Judge Scott that
?'apparently irreconcilable discrepan?
cies'* had been found in the returns
on intangible property. Should indict?
ments be returned, they would probably
result from mlnetatements In returns
for this class of property.
ST. PETER'S ACADEMY
SliiSaasa Staad Hurt?Krauel? J. rarster
Leads the awheel.
The student* of BS. Peter* Academy JU
fine work durlnr the month of October, not.
a ?in?> boy '? Inn below th- <*> mark.
Pranrta J. Parater led the school with a
mark of St * oot of a possible MS. The
"monthly calling' took plaee on last Monday
with appropriate mu.tca. aeiectton* an(j ,]e
rlamntlons by A. Johnson. Usteaw Del
Papa. Robert Lindsay and other students.
Within another year the real wonders
of this big ditch will be covered by the
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