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Is Now on Display (See Broad Street Windows)
The ROECKL (rlovea arc famous for
their toft, pliant kid of lasting quality;
real!) THE BEST Si.oo Clove made.
VYe import them in all the -shades and
LAURETTA?Glace finish, two-clasp
Gloves, in tan. white, black,
diampagne, p*yand brown;
BEAUTY A two-dasp Glove of
extra fine quality; these come in Pari?
point, embroidered back, or heavy
braided back; colors, black, white.
mTm _ _?Ca, white with Mack, or black d*| CA
JPaf^lCY^ with white. tM.OU
CONSTANCE A 12-button Ghee
THE 16-BUTTON CONSTANCE?In the above fl?0 r A
x.lors, also in champagne; pair... ?pd.O\J
Jt-BUTTON CONSTANCE -In white and black; J^J QQ
In white only, strictly
24-Bl TTON (JONSTAN(3 E
evening length; |\iir.
Glove Section--First Floor.
Writes Caustic Letter to Mem?
ber of Legislature Who
indignant because be tree giavely
a?kcd t'j rcmiuit the trivial Bne of ti 1
i m posed on a Confederate veteran for
being dtnnk. Oovfirnor Mann yesterday
sent the money anil paid the fine him-1
Thhi moat remarkable request for
clemency came from state senator S.
B Karly. -Ir.. of <5reene Count v. He
sanl that an old man named Snow, a
veteran of the Confederacy, had been
assessed with the nominal tine because
he drank a little too Ireolv. He there?
fore asked that the (iovernor remit the
The executive responded to the effect
thai it seemed i he old man. if lie had
friends who would Intercede for him.
might have frienda enough to get, up a
illbecription list '?> raise the dollar and
aay the fine du>- tin- Commonwealth.
However. Mace sueh friends seemed
to he lacking, the (Jovetnor enclosed
i! paper d.dlar to Senatot Karly. where?
with to discharge the obligation.
UNCERTAIN ABOUT CASE
Nui Known What Disposition Will Be
Made of ? liarge Against Carl vt hit:.
? lust what action will be taken in the'
case of i arl Wlnit. the young man
under arreel In Petersburg for attempt
lag to cash a ?check belonging to i>
Wiley Anderson au arc hi ted ol this
ri';, had no! been determined. Cap?
tain of Detectives McMation saitl last
night. Mr Andel son is now m Scotts
vllle, but the police learned yeeterday
that he bad lost a pocket book contain-.
ing the check for Svi and signed by l)r
Julian T. Wright, of Richmond. if
Whltt is prose, at ad. Captain McMahoa
-,,id it would have to be done in Peters?
burg, as his alleged crime in attempting
!<> cash the chech took place there it
ams pointed out that the fait he had
fetfsed the ChSM k and had it in his pos?
session was no i nj:c However, dis
nfrV'bes J>om I'e:??rslung indicated that
-thtffof Polne itaglatid of 11,a! city
.-contemplating turning Whit: over to
the local authorities.
Whit, was arrange.! in the Patersburg
Pottos Court yesterday morning and
Ins hearing was ? ontinued until Friday.
Threat slashed hy I nidentlflrd Maa
wnd Police Confronted With Mystery,
lor no kliiw n reas.n l.ddie I'egram.
colored, whose hon e was said to be In
Henrv fstree:. bad his throat l Ut^with
;i knife or r . or !,,-? night at% 9 4".
o'clock. Sd Adams and Leigh Streets bj
an unidentified .,r ?! died at II
...lock on 'he operal ng table at the
< ty lleepltal. Policemen How
ell and Ma" ail I sad on the scene, no
witnesses eg tbt ? .? let could be
found The paftci t...-. confronted
with another n yetery aid detectives
in mediate.v aftel ??? ; ,et to
work in an i :t.el t. nnd I'egram s
Though the ! .,..) surgeons did
everything i-I Me ? ,,. artte
mortem ?:??< n > nl from Pegram, they
were unaWi to .!?. . Apparently
they were utterly a* se.. as t,, poking
up any clue* :r, sr.,. , a?e
ANOTHER BLUES' DRILL
>iniif I niform Thl? Time. With \?
Rand Nor BUSJtgaaj,
tiieml Light Infar.t: H . - , ,n
? l ?T t . leg AIM fcT.
on k. jl
I Kg Sank
, it? grout h
UKITIO sTATfS DCPMiroiTY
FOB POSTAL SAVIWGS TUHO.%
HAD WRONG MAN
N JAIL FOR THEFT
Governor Pardons Newport
News Boy. Found to Be
Because the wrong man was limine
punished for sn offense, Qovernor
Mann yesterday issued a pardon t<?
William Mall, serving a term of three
months in .tail In Newport News foi
the theft (,f a coal valued at K.
a letter to the Governor from Police
Justice I. P. Q. Iltown explained the
circumstances. The hoy was tried in
Police Court January:; for the larceny
and sentenced Lately it has appeared
that another man, now m custody, was
the guilty parly. It was then too late
to appeal the case of Mall
? lustiee Brown said that he had con?
sulted with < ommonwealth's Attorney
Berhely and Judge Harham. Ol the Cor?
poration Court, and they both advised
the application to the CSovertior for
pal don It was granted at on, c.
Traiel In Special Train.
TIM Weber arid I-ields special train
left here over the Soul hern Railway
this morning at 2 o'clock for Colombia,
S. <" , where ? performance will be
given to-night. The special wa- ex?
pected to make tbe trip of 301 miles in
MANY PRIZES OFFERED
II an i t / rrs Propose M edals a nil Vt a tr lies
fur ttork and Attendance.
\ perfect shower of gold medals 1?
about to descend upon members of the
Richmond Howitsera who win thai by
service They an being offered both
In t tu , id battery ami in the- new Second
To the chief of the best drilled sec?
tion, dating tor three months from
United states Iiisimii lion on March 10
will be presented a gold medal on cot
petitira drUI The chief must save
drilled Im section. pSISOIiaPj, and he
i may wear the medal thteo months
winn another competitive ilnli lahss
pile ?? II I-,.aass 1 he final property
of any chief whose ?setiaa wins it four
consecutive t nur?
At the same times competitive drills
will at had for the best drilled Saldier,
ander the saaas conditions, ais,. for a
j gold medal.
i in the Second Company a (old ring
or medal will be presented to 1h<
hsetsnanl whose phttooa has the inch
,-st percentage ..f ,i! i"ii'liii:o' during
19H. A asedal will be given to the
sergeant whose section has the highest
attendance for th>- year, arid ope eil] go
? to each enlisted mar. making M per
Icent attendance la 'he same petted.
\ gold natch bearing the arms of the
battery gees to th-- man enlisting the
largest number of re, nil's from Jan?
uary 2". IMS, to the and "f the srai
A HSQltaiI button Will be given each
member of the balttij ehe britags m a
recruit by seal Meradey night.
FOR UNPAID RENT
That Is. Until He Has Used All
Possible Efforts. Decides
rhrel on nets of real estate may re?
cover rsffatasl their real estate agents
P>r in ?,!?.-. I T? r, t - |n trr even'
ol neghg. ??< of Ike agent
Ins .is** r.* was aha t.. shew :h?t t
had csciihwd ., drei <mie< r? . east
STdtet ,. then fers gi - . r. for It
'I A 'v . "?ti't of seven
? ? r. rented to ncgr?w
I'fnaghl sail 4k.i.-.i ?, ConnelMt
* CO.. ?iairr.l'i? 'hu' he had r,'?.-erf I
11 In. . i rr
petted toad ay lew.
Matrimony and Measles Cause
of Recent Troubles in
EXCHANGE IS INSPECTED
[Mayor Ainslie and Jatife Rhea
Confer With Company's
Epidemic* of measles anil marriages
have been thagnosid .1- the cause ,>(
the trouble uirh the telephone service
ol Richmond during the past three!
months, according to Kdwanl Corrigun.
general superintendent of traffic of theI
< 'hesapeal It anil Potomac Telephone
Company, who 11 here from Baltimore
to discover and cure the ills Both these
f.o'ciit causes ot disturbance Mr Cor- '
rigan admitted to be beyond ins con?
Cupid has been playing havoc with
the central operators, and thee haeoI
been gttitting the switchboards to con?
geal then 1 on versa! loll to one pair of
ears Measles lias run through the
exchange, ini apai itating many of the
girls irom work for two weeks at a
The Sure 1 o poration Commission
yesterday morning took tiu- situation
up. on complaint a( many citizens ol
Richmond that the terries af late ha.
hees b> no ninsns what n should be.
Judge William i Rhea. 1ST the irwwit
sion with Qeorge A1 nslic. Mayor of
Richmond! made u personal inspection
of flie piae.t of the Chea?peake and
Potomac Telephone Company on Qraoa
In a conference between Mr Corn
gan. the Mayor and the Corporation'
Commission, the former said that he
bad brought B large force Ol expert
repairmen from other . nies to go ou r
the situation here and that every
telephone instriirneiil In this city will be
immediate!3 inspected and put 111 flist
? lass condition.
Further, he announced thai the num?
ber of operators in the Richmond ex?
change has been increased from 14- to
IT* While from six to eight weeks'
tune is required to break in a new opera?
tor and make her efficient, the service
should be gradually better from day to
day, so tha' by early in March, in his
opinion, there should be no ground
vhatevor for s general complaint.
The ( tins'c a.- holiday rush was given
as one of the reaaotuj for t he complaints,
which reached their height about the
middle ol December. The city coun?
cil has up a contemplated investigation
?if the service. 1
WOULD NOT GIVE BOND
Sheriff Mercer Reports to t aurt on
Sheriff 1 Her bar! Mercer made a
return to the City Circuit Court yes?
terday on I he writ of posses-ion sued
out by Joseph and Komeo Perry for
poeoeeeiofl ol s dwell lug at Ml North
Seventh Street The sheritl s'ates
that failure on the part of the Perry
brothers to give him aa Indemnifying
bond pre rented him ejecting the ptes
ent occupants of the house, who
? laimed to have ? lease an the prop?
erty. It is expected thai -lohn B
(layle, attorney for the Perrye, will
make sonic move 111 the ,-ase liefere
Judge Scott when court meets next
iosepb and RomeO Perre who COD
! duct a saloon at 'Ol lias' Marshall
Street, purchased the house in ques?
tion some weeks ago from a Mrs
Hughes The s lien tT reports that he
found the property in poeeeasion of
Mr. atid Mi- Benjamin P Pitcher
and C. C Dicken. The tenants, who
are relatives ol the former owner.
? laiin to have lease on the property
which lease-is -aid to be in poesseston
of Mrs. Hughes who is now in Wash
ingtoa. Mr. Me.roar reported to ihe
court that having no order of eject
ment. he applied to Mr Oayte, coon
sei for Perry brothers, for an indem?
nity bond. Which the Pcrrys declined
Wig aereweate Public Ufhrary.
Members ot the Administrative
Boar.i received y?sieiday an bsvttatioa
to attend a luncheon to be givi n to day
at the RiehSBOUd Hotel at I dl o'clock
s hen Oeargs P.Bowerasaa, of Washing?
ton, will speak on the "Need of a Public
Library for Richmond." The hsss h ig
given under dire, tum of a OOmmittete
of t h? Rschmuad Bducutioa Aseecta
? karge of selling l iquor to Minor .Not
Sustained in Police < ourt.
When father and M 'estitted that
it was cigarettes and not wbiskcv which
had ben purchased. Ab. Mark-, pro
prieior of a saloon at Nil hast Broad
Street, was BCUUlttCd of a charge of
selling liquor to a minor \esterday
morning in Police Court
la'i.s v..,- arr.-'ed several daVF ag'?
on a warrant sworti aul by William B
WaflS fa'hi t of Archie Wells, to whom.
1' Bras alleged Marks sold ?tii.-k.-v
When the elder Welts and hi? son said
that if was cigar. ;:es which the boy
had BWUght ? on, mon wealth s A ? torney
Mini tree Koikes expressed surprise,
-fating t hat t heir assertions were exa> tlv
.' -? of -\hat they had told him
in his ofti. e a week ago.
YoUng Wells said be went into the
-aloon siroplv to buy iigarette?. and
rh< . n?e -,v^r* dismissed
Bible Society of Virginia In?
vites Vicc-Presi dent-Elect
FIRST TRIP TO RICHMOND
Monster Parade by Bible
(.'lasses One Big Feature
tiovcrnor Thomas H rf SffaaH of
Indiana the Vice-President-elect, has
been invited t<> deliver an address in
ltd hiiiMiid May Ml, on the on anon of
i he centennial OSgSblBllOa of the Bible
Society of Virginia and there are in?
dication* that he will accept unless of?
ficial business interferes. He will be
Baked to speak on some topie bearing
on the the history and accomplishments
oft ho socio! \
The committee which is in charge of
the celebration, coin posed of the Rev.
Rtageall Cecil. D. D., chairman, and
tames <'ask.c. in correspondence,
with the \ ice-President-elect. and es
pc is a detinue answer within a week
Parade of lllhlc t lasses.
The OOSSmitteS plans to devote an
entire night Of the celebia'ion to the
Vice-President. and unless circum?
stances necessitate a ( hange of dates,
tiovcrnor Marshall, a/ill speak hen- on
Monday night. May 12 The address
will lie given in the City Auditorium
ai- no oth<r building in the city would
aoooBitnodata tin- andssans which stsoh
a speaher would attrac t. The various
men s Bible olagOSa of the city will be
asked to join in a monster parade to
tag a udi torittm, where seals will be
resSMad for them. This feature of the
program ha- not been officially taken
up. but i! i? understood to be agreeable
to ail concerned.
The committee has only recently
begun the task of making a program,
and while plans are lar from complete,
tin >? are rapidly being shaped into form
t)n Sur,day night May II. a SBeeting
?,mI1 be hebt in i'entenary Method is
Church a! which a history of the Bible
Society of Virginia will be read. James
Caakic has been asked to undertake the
preparation of this document, it is
also the nantaanial anniversary of
< entennrj Methodist church, and the
Sunday night meeting will take the
form of a join I celebration.
The Hible Society of Virginia enjoys
the distinction of being the oldest
orgaiu/.at ion of its kind on the North
American Continent, antedating even
flic American Bible Society. Several
years ago. the Bible Society of Virginia
became agent tor the American Bible
Society in the States ol Virginia. West
Virginia, North Carolina, south ( am
Una, Osorgia. and Florida, and is now
mi ?los-- affiliation with the national
body. The Virginia Society sprang into
being in Richmond in Js|;i from a eilt ie
ol women who had undertaken 'ha
free distribution of Bibles and Tes?
Kan Blockade for Bibles.
I: was this Society which played
such a prominent part in providing < ,on
tederate soldiers with Bibles during the
Civil War. and it Wei to secure these
books that the late ROT. iloaOS l>
H?ge, Ij. !> .tan the federal blockade
and brought back from England
thousands of Testaments. It is a pe?
culiar coincidence that on the journey
to Kngland. I)r H?ge took with him a
letter from Rar, .Joseph H. Wilson
of Augusta. <!a. the father of the
President-eject, and then chairman of
the Confederate Bible Society.
Through i he generous offices of I.otd
Shaftahury, who was chairman ol the
board of the British and Foreign
Bible Society, Dr Ilogr was iible to I
bring back to the Bible Society of
Virginh?, as a gilt. HKJUO Bibles. sV.M
Testament-, and 'portions of]
t iie Bibb- ?] h'-se books were distributed
by the society among the troops of the
FAVOR PENSION PLAN
Sek Contaslttce Kepori-. ordinance
< renting Kellrement rund.
With minor nasendaaeats a anh-ooas
nnttee ,,f the Council Committee on
Ordinances yesterday afternoon re?
potted for adoptioa the Mills City Km
ployea' Bet ireinenI Pond Ordinance.
rhe committee h, urd fron, il> patron,
captain Morgan I! Mills and from
City Attorney Bollard. The ordinance
,b,e? r,,,? provide fet a direct pension
in the asiial at rise of that term, tuit aims
t<> create a permanent fa ad by setting
npnffl one-tenth of one per cent of the
annual revenues of tie <ity. to be m
isated mi city beads under direction
?,f the Sinking Vend Commissioners
the mtefCet to be hereafter BSOd for the
letireaseal ol City employes incapnei
fated by age or dhsSbMM f from work
af-r ha * lug heea with the city for as
math a? twenty yean
r\a?s>ndasents adopted reewsre the
Beard ol Biakiafj fond i ommfaeseasfsrs
to make annual papOCl to the council
of the condition of the fund and the
rtames of 'he beneficiaries City Attor?
ney Bollard told the committee that
'be charter amendment ander Which the
Mill- ordinance is to tie operated would
I Ist lade all permanently employed day
lebeten of the city, hail would not ap?
ply to s- hool teachers or path omen, who
arc Sta'c employes, and for whom
gnei ksl pension funds are being pro?
Action to determine.
J. leelon Taylor"? l>l;ilr. ?10.000.
Mrs Kmrna Scott T,iyl*?r iiualtfled
yesterday in th< chancery Court as
am Btfta of the estate of .1. Kenton
Isvlni The estate is valued at lit SSS
The Farmers of the Valley
Vre having an opportunity to hear expert farm lec?
turers and demonstrators on the Farmers' Institute
Train to be run on the B. & (). during the next few
days. Practical students of agriculture who ha\e
spent years in in\estimating the subject from a scien
tafic standpoint will give the farmers the benefit of
their research. We. too. have years of experience in
another line which we wish to-day to place at the dis?
posal of Virginia farmers. Next in importance to
the things they should know about the soil and the
v isont are practical methods of caring for their
THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK
of Richmond. Virginia.
desire* their business and im if es their patronage.
We make banking by mail convenient and satisfac?
tory, pay per cent interest and give
SECl'RITY WD SERVICE.
NEW FOX SCHOI
i Hanover Avenue Structure
Proves Unequal to Grow?
MANY PUPILS ON HALF TIME
MMf*]Utmting of Patrons Re?
sults in Definite Organiza?
tion?For New Building.
Seriously overcrowded condi'iotis at
the William F. !? ox Public School, on
Hanover Avenue between Addison and
Kim Streets, requiring the placing of
a laige ? ttanha* ot pupils on half tune,
resulted in a largely attended mass
meeting protest at the school building
yeeterday opened in September. i?n.
and OOOUpyi?g a hair block of ground,
tin- building proved almost from the
rtrst week totally inadequate to the
needs of the rapidly growing section,
in w hich new houses ate being on- 'ol
' on every street, and into which families
are moving by the hundreds.
The mass meeting was unusually
well attended the fathers of a large
number of pupils taking part Robert
Lccky. h , and Superintendent I A.
Chandler spoke on school condition*,
and a definite organizat ion of the
patrons of the William F Fox School
'was effected by Iba election of Dr.
K N. Calisch as president and W. A.
Saunders as secretary
Want New Lot Purchased.
Resolutions adopted ask t he Council
Finance Committee to include in the
forthcoming annual budget the funds
lor acquisition of a lot in the vicinity
for a much-needed new building.
President Callsi h was instructed to
appoint a committee of twenty to ap?
pear before the Finance Commit'ee
in connection with the urgency of the
situation. Superintendent Chandler
promised every aid that the limited fa?
cilities at his disposal will allow. A
large proportion of the rooms are
used by two etaggeg each day. one
^et of i hildren corning at ? and being
dismissed at IS <>'? lock, after having
done but half of the required day's
woik. to allow a second relay of pupils
to enter at IS und take afternoon
i lasses. The conditions at" described
by patrons as most unsatisfactory and
the progress of the pupils is said to be
Dr. Chandler explained that the
crowded conditions would be to some
extent relieved at the opening of next
session when the handsome new twen?
ty-room Sidney School building, on
Beverly Street between Rowland and
Sycamore 8trecta, will t?e ready for
approximately sm pupils
The I?,1 whi'h it is proponed to ac?
quire for school purposes is on Kensing?
ton Avenue, beyond the Boulevard and
.rh' u a building is erected will serve all
of the annexed section west of the
Boulevard, to a large extent limiting the
area from which pupils now malt la the
William F. Fox School. With the unpre?
cedented continuation ol honet build?
ing throughout the Weal Rad, school
authorities aie considering the re. oin
mcndution ,,r a new building just
Fast and South of th*" present Fox
School, or that the old Weal Kad School
at Lomhardy and Main Streits be re?
placed with a building of twice the
The William F Fox School, around
which originate.- the complaint ol avar
crowdedoonditione, was the first dtesrtcl
school to be creeled m the present cam?
paign for replacing old buildings. While
not entirely fireproof, it is a modern
twenty-room building, conveniently ar?
ranged and well .quipped in every
dttail Learning fiom this experience
that it must build for the future on
mote permanent lines, the Si hool Board
has jusl completed a new twenty-four
mam hulldatfl for Madison School,
now in use a- the flr.-t altogether Sre
proof and modern district school build?
ing in t in city/.
Two la < ourse of Kreetlou.
Ml B SellerUC Sc hool, an even larger
me.mpiete arid ooetly Sleptool
structure, will be ready to meet tbe
overflow demmada of the Fast End at
the beginning of the next session, and
new Sidney School will redeem the:
city's promise to the rapidly filling up
annexed portion ,,f Clay Ward south of
Main Strew) It iaproboaly that the an
tboritiea will make arrangements at
the beginning ot the half--.ear la Foh>
ruary to rent one or more dwellings
in the neighborhood of the William
F. Fox School for the use of overflow
? las.-es until some more permanent
arrangeinet'* aen be SSwctCd.
Appeals From Fine.
Mberta Ricks, colored, wa? fined
t*H and costs yesterday morning in
Police Court oi, the tktaiSW of harbor?
ing Annie May Williams, a young
white gul. for Improper pmposes. She
I !?;> aled to the I lust ings Court
Several offices it, the old building of
1 be Times Dispatch a* Tenth and
Bank Streets. wor?> visited some time
Monday night, and various articles
stolen according to reports made to
the jKilne ves'erday Detect,ves Brr.
now seeking to learn the identity of the
1ST BE A
Auditor Will Not Permit Expe?
dients to Escape Payment
Heferring vesterday to the rush on
the part of Virginia taxpayers to pur?
chase nontaxable securities so as to
avoid assessment this year. Sta'e
Auditor < I,ce Moore said tha* it will
be the duty of the commissioners of
the rev.-n'.-c to see thai su- h transfers
are ^enuic . and are r.o? made a? a
SSaSemfUry ex|>edient lor instance. It
wilt tie illegal to make a nominal pur?
chase. gSU ti e broker to hold tin so- uri
ti?? for a day or two. er. I Hit, after
February I. to put them on the market
The revenue officer must satisfy him?
self <>f the bona fides of the sale
Further di?cussing 'be ?!? ua'ion in
Virginia which has resu'ted from his
determination to enforce the laws as
thev appear on the statute books.
Auditor Moore said that administrators
have no right to take fiduciary money in
tb?dr p..?se.?ion and Invest it in non
taxable miUllthm, such as Cntted
State? and Virginia bond* city bonds
and SSM k? of puffin servii-e corpora
t- ?e. ut,.rs might have such a
right when six-ttlcally directed to tnke
sm b ai'o.n by a will, but admlni?
.... |.e ?aie) are permitted only t.
gather >?tate together and dls? harg'
obligations, and report the result t ?
T e?-r?-f ,,re the Auditor ve?terd?
Instructed examiners of record to oare
? ,? I ?.. see if any money to.,
t-eer. m-e?ted bv administrators, and
to see that it la awtssif for taxation.
Will to-day purchase a Suit, Overcoat or Raincoat that
sold as high as $28.00.
Leading Lawyer Says Most
Thoughtful Men Favor Elec?
trocution of Murderers.
"My observation is that the extent
Of the public (Jemand for commuta?
tion of the sentences of the Aliens has
bSM tremendouslj exaggerated." said
i Judge John W. Price, of Bristol, a
widely known lawyer of the South?
west, at the .i. erson Motel last night
.Most of the lawyers, business men.
and thoughtful men of the State utter?
ly oppose any clemency in these < ascs
i.clu vmg that the situation demands
that the law be permitted to take its
I "Naturally," continued .fudge Brue
those who have been heard from on
I the subject ure mainly those who seek
inert y for the criminals 'I he other ?fall
: remains ?pitet The man who believe*
[ Floyd and Claud* Allen should be exe?
cuted is not likely to write the (luv
ernor and ask that the men be i ?!??
?'cuted. He is much more likely to rest
satisfied in the opinion that tSovernor
Mann will see that the law* of the
Bi its arc executed as he is sworn to do.
believing that justice and clvlli/a'ion
demand the extreme penalty in these
"Other B totes are looking to Vir?
ginia to maintain the majesty of the.
law. Not long since I was in Indian?
apolis, during the dynamiters' trial,
and in conversation with members of
the Supremo Court of tin- S?ate they
earnestly praised Virginia justice, as
shown in the McCus case, the Bettttle
case arid In the prompt conviction of
?he Aliens Virginia's reputation of
regard for law and justice meted ?
by her ? ourts will suffer greatly it the
Aliens are not cxc, gtad.
' Those who assert that the senti?
ment in Virginia is overwhelmingly la
favor of commutation are very greatly
deceived It is not true by any means
HELD FOR GRAND JURY
Toetfe Alleged To Have Snat'lird
VTgtteh and i bet* 'sent On
Lewis Bondurant the youth Who is
allege,! to have snatched a gold wat'-h
and chain from T. D. OfBBB OB the
night of January 17 was held foi caret
jury action yesterday morning in Pottos
The hearing of W B ? BBtptOB, a< -
? ?used ot giving a worthies- ? tic k for
llo ai d a draft which wu> returned un
bOBOfBd, to Pottos Commissioner H N
? loode. nas continued until February
?lasper Byte, alias <",e?,rgc I.e-vis. I ol
ored. was held for the grand jury on
the charge of forging the name of C. K
T1 lisle y to an Order for two ham
Jau.es Mitchell was BBOd M and costs
for assaulting fins < alog-.- Henry
Jeffries, accused of threatening Mit< hell
was acquit fed
I he . harg- ol rsa k k?-- d 111 ir g aitia I -1
Bruce hfOnroc, colored was dismissed
Dawvofl 1 Bekenn oBtOfBd. was ?c
rpjitted of a < haigc of assaul'it-g Sato
Bee. a Chinaman The alleged assault
took platte in December, ivtl. but la> k
son was not arrested until a few days
ago. when he \-as ,-aught in Norfolk.
Herbert Dunn, colored, was fined
t3" and costs for cruelty to a mul
Hood Named as Trustee.
An order was entered yesterday in
the City Circuit ?Our' appointing W
Taylor Hood trustee of OVBOS Street
I'rcsbytcrian < hurch
F. K. KING OR
Home Paper Would Place
Clifton Forge Man in Attor?
Former State Senator F lo> d W
King, of Clifton Forge, is being urged
by his home paper as a < andidate for
the I lernt.'ra'n nomination for A'.o- ,
? , i i* neral of \ irginia. to succeed
''idg' Samuel W Wilhams. The rea?
son given is tha' ' Clifton Forge an?l
Alleghatir COBBty are tBtltfcsd to some
recognitittn and we know of no better
: way to secure this recognition then to'
i nominate and elect Mr King to the i
high and responsible position of At for- '
riey-fieneral. We fpil sure that his !
friends is the other se, turns of the!
State would suppor' hi- candidacy
because of his fitness as w> II as to dis- ]
j tribute the honors and not be confined
to a few of the congressional di?tri< fs
The papc has a partial list of S' ,'e
offices to show that I he Tenth Dis
tri't is not well taken care of in this
"As Sfate Senator ' it says. "Mr
King was in-trumental in having a
number of laws passed that have been
beneficial to the Commonwealth. His
record in 'ha* body pla. es him in high
rani: among his colleagues and con?
sidering his modesty he is well known
throughout the state.'"
Senator King was well liked while
serving in the Legislature He was
a member ?f the special rommi?i'tn
that presented the replica of the Hoti
d?n sta'ue of Washington from the
Commonwealth of Virginia to the re
public of France being patron of the
MM authorising such a<Hon He was
also a presntent lal elector tht? I ..
tasting his .of" two weeks ago f??r
Escape tha blasts of winter by taking
one vf lbs
?pecta! * TBlaee?
From New Vo-k. Si4? aag np
F'rorn New Orleans. gl2& as* ??
rial Key w.?t sue mp
Call for illustrated r.dd'r
nn ii?ntn TH*>?n.it hisimm
<UM? Keel wele ?tree?.
112 w r;
Fine Imposed on Pace by Jus?
I tice Crutchfield Will Be
Returned by City.
j Police Just ire f rut-.hfl. ifj was rt
! versed by the Couucil < ommittee o
i Claims yesterduy afternoon when
recommended to the Council a refum:
J to R II l'a< e of IS 8? representing
llne of tS and costs Imposed lor a '<<?(
nieal violation of the tralflc ordInane.
It appeared that the alleged violation]
OOOIUTed shortly after the adoption]
.of the ordinance, and that at the urn
I of the incident Mr. Pace bad som?
words with the natll IMH it being sug^
, gested that his t.eing reported was
cause of that alteration rather thanj
on at eooutit of his driviiiKon the wronj
side of the s'reet It was stated that
?he p. tit,no foe refund had once bee
.rejected by the old Committee o
? Printing and < Ulms
The i oininit'ee also rccommendec
payment of t-io to C. F. Waldrop fu
n sdSeal attention and duige for tin
little daughter, who fell over a defucttv
grating at Riverside Park It a|
[ peared that the grating had been in
broken < ondltion for some time, and
that no effort to repair or to warnl
? hildren away from it had been mad*,
by 1'a-kke.per II sr. Farmer. Tbs
lomniiMee < onsidercd that the gll
was liable under the ? in umstatu os bi
I owes of tke aeciicaaoe of us keeper
The petition of J. C. West for S2S
damages by reuson of railing ersi
surveyors pam m lioyd Avenue near
< nshaw S'reet was referred to thi
City Attorney. The petition of th?
Rivet? Ma In.prfivctii'-r.t Company
fft.Uuu alleged damages by reason .,f
construction of a sewer by the <
under Virginia Avenue in HivervtewJ
was referred to a sub-committee t
s-stn.g of M.?r? Hue-- p 4I>r atld|
.Sullivan, and the City Attorney.
N'o one appeared to favoi the peti
'urn ot A. II. PettigtrWtS for a lowaii'e|
of damage to his automobile by reaso
"fa hole m t he street, or the pet i'' n e
Mrs E \V. Maker of SM North Kle .?ei ?
st g;.,.; ng damages, and botls|
1 i Sell Baptist Home.
An order was entered >esterday iri
Citjf Circuit Court appointing *hn
following trustees of the Baptist Home
tor Aged 'A im.-, |T H Fl'ett. K K.
OinlbSBUy It L Power?. .1 E. Allen.
W. J. I'airish. J. -f HoutUfUe. A-hton|
Starke. II Theodore Mlyson and H. W.
Du vis. The order authorises the trus?
tees to si-11 certain property located at
the intersection of Crove Avenue an0.1
New Motive in Religion.
"'In the religious life of the future,'*
sava ( ha-. \V. r*Bn|. "the prtmuiN object
will not l?e the js-t-onal ?Hfare or -.ifetv
of the individual in rhi- world or in any
other. That safety, that wellarc or tafsaa
tion, ingv be i" td' titallv -??< iirer). but it
will not Is* th< prime abfSjCt in rigsr. The
rt iijiou- person will not think of bis own|
wi It.ire iw set uritv. hut of servi? e
other- and of ? ontrihtitions to the rom-l
ttion gisx!. It will teach ih.it repentam
?ripen out nothing in the past, and i- onlvl
the first -dep- hBsagrd reformation and" ,?f
-fktti of a better fuf lire." ? I nitarutii Pub-|
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