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?? wunj^lui matter uader act of Congress
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Sl'.VDAY. FERRl'AKY n. l?lo
MIIOIMi A VOU K I'HO.M \ IK
:. tl.e course of the debate :n th*
- . c" ot: the proposed amendment to1
ti constitution against (.residential ,
? ? l g;i>. lity and for il Hodlai the |
tail to six years. Senator ?: wford '
?.i d 1 ? saa M use for the amendment. !
"w. have no fe.ir of a despot ":
To Ibis Nn.iitir Williams -etorted:
as aPa n.it afraid of a dct-pot:'
? as any other fool nation
I gal one'?a retort < mpiiasized
Intsrjsctery reatark of senator
i>?er,, that th r<> are many people, even ;
Ibeae lays of "modern intelligence."
a great liking for the so- :
tiled "strong man." it did not re-i
foi men of these days of modern
intelligence to discredit the danger ot
d spotiStn that lurked In "perpetual re
I Mty jf the President. The :
of tat .'id-1 aajrs, ot intelligence ,
rot ..irr.i7.ed It. notably some of the Vir- |
As we have pointed out in previous j
.lit" ussions of the subject, it was se- :
riaasl} debated In the uonvent'on that)
framed the Constitution, and Mr. Jet-!
'?rsc\s correspondence is replete with '
It HI aaalllia Of fear as to what "per?
petual re-eligibility might portend. It ;
was .ilf.. seriously debated in the Vir- j
g'nia convention of 178S. that ratified .
the Constitution. and In which the \
presidential article of that instrument ,
hnd many earnest opponents. A fair,
and to Virginians exceedingly p*rti-1
t.eiit. exposition of the attitude and j
apprehensions of the opposit.on will f
he found in the subjoined extract from
Dr. Hugh Blair eJrigsbVs "History of |
;h. Virginia Federal Convention"'.
"Ma*on said that there was not a
more important article _n the Consti?
tution than this The great funds- j
mental principle of republicanism Is |
here sapped. The President Is elected I
without rotation. It is said that you
may remove him by a new election,
bat is there a single instance of a j
gn at man not being re-elected? Our!
Governor is obliged to return after a
Sisen period to a private station. Tour i
President is in office for life. Tbe I
great powers of Europe- will not allow !
you to change him. The people ?f J
Poland have a right to displace their |
King; but will Russia and Prussia |
all.iw them? He may receive a pension ?
from European powers. One >f these;
powers, since the Kev ilution. offered i
emoluments to persons l.oldlr.p: offii?s '
under out government. I should be
contented that he might lie elected for
fight years. As it now stands, he may
he ejected f.ir life Your government
will be an elective monarchy The I
gentleman <Randolphi. my colleague In I
the late convention, says not _-i word
about those parts of the Constitution I
which he denounced. He will excuse
me for repeating his own arguments
against this dangerous, clause."
Virginia ratified the instrument a*
it came from the hands of Its ftarr.ers.
for the reason that the convention was
.? r the conviction that whatsoever
imperfections may exist in the Con- .
a.*! fit ion ought rather to he examined
in the mode nrejcrlb-d therein than ,
to bring tbe cftJoajfate dar.grr of de-j
lay with the hope ?,f obtaining amend
. ? Ota previous t-> iU ratification. ' At
the same time the convention sought
t'..:OW aal sa.eguards in -..?ticipa- '
tioti. in so doing making, among other
i .t irs a concession to the oppone nts ;
Of the presidential article ar,j these |
fears, as will he aeen from this ex- j
I act from a letter from Mr. Jefferaon I
to William Short: The convention of
V -ginia annexed to their ratification
of the new Constitution . . . propo?
sitions fo: specific alterstto: s of the
0<nstltutie>n. Amorg thes- was one
for r-ndt rr.sr tbe PrsaMent in< apable
of serving tne.re than eight vears in
a term of sixteen' Mr Jeffers>n then
?Ml "n to ssy that he w..u'd like bet?
ter that the President shoulu be ah 1?
of f--r seven year.- ar.i of ir. apa'tle
? ? I ?ft> rwa.-ds.
The ratification <>f th? present pro?
posed amendment would be a sing .lar
a.id moat interest!-g vindication .? the
ri?? r. -?? 4 for. stgi.t ?' r.er s'cs
men wh" figured in th? older **\* ,
;<: ;gence Tb? praMMsl .-.Deration
and the argiiTier.-- ? s ip;. > ? tr.er.of
? .cho the SBaM I MM etatceman
s> I-. . f V.rg r.ls - PH?t.
KIM.r.? I' I M M it IflBBJ
In th* latest toaue the floath At
lai.ti. ?duarterh. Ial es ? v.ulter ?x
pert special ?s?-- r . ? ?
the <"?ti-?t Pj-? i. ? ioa(
taaooa aa a eclut.-c i ratal life
problem 'r. tt.e booth As a res alt of
the break I tag up of the 11H aplsa plan
tattoao of fe.rn.er ttme? ...... f^rnU
tbe farnn? m ti.e - ..
turaetl aeer OS
raaaao Mr. coulte- abasi ?*,
tenar.t fanner mo-. ??
;>lace Not only d"?? . .
bat ha taeei moves to a
'hinkinc he will Rr.d a bottoi jIsui I
of land. Qasaraaxnt afatietiea ?'..,?
us that nearly half of tbe ?natgawaB
lenaata mow each >e?r
The pro* let*, of tk* f"'?oUl re?er ,|e.
eloecly the ms bis is of aiany raatesns
a Uta Mai tb. Between I see and :?
the farroa la tbe ( Riled Btates <?
r-ssd by owrers irtersased * ?7 p+T
'O* t?e.se occupied i.. tena-'s ?
ereasod by 1? per ran. Tenant farm
g has bean rar -eastal for a ' ?
er-tad tr> Europe, hat the fatal ugia
tenant does not rub the soli, beiauee
he has little reason lo move snd rea?
lises 'he value of staying on one farm
and keeping It up.
Mr Coulter li of Us* opinion that the
tsnsnt system results in "poor seri?
culture, exhausted soil*, small crops,
poor roads, deca)lfig 1 ? ridges, unpalnt
ed homes and unkert >ards." Farm?
ers and their families, suffer because
of the absence of lota' attachment.
Long term leases, it |g believed, would
do much to remedy the Mtuatlon.
NEW THKMl> I'llH lOMM OPERAS.
Is there any natural law 'bat forces
the librettist of our comb operas and
music shows iso called) to lay the
ggaae either in a mythical Island of the
South Bgg or along the Ureat
White Way of Vienna or Nea- York?
! Or Is it due Just to the sodf'en lack of
originality in all our light arts, plus
the equally sodden desire to follow the
blazed trail of proven financial sue
. ggg ' Wc urge M highbrow reform
in the tone of light song and dance
plays, but ?i would like to be mildly
titillated by a change of air. That is
no pun. though in truUi some of the
comic opera airs hive not changed
perceptibly through a long dynasty of
The serious drama seems to be try?
ing for i.ew matter anil methods. It is
vivid, spontaneous, various, and at?
tempts an intelligent criticism and in?
terpretation of life. Put light opera
has for twenty years been oast in one
mold and finished by machinery. The
spiri? has c.i,.- from its papler-raache
Vet certainly the world is full of
themes that might be made mildly
humorous and beautiful b.' any man
trained in the stage arts ind not suf?
fering frees mental hookworm. Take
the suffragist movement. Is it not
strange that no really . lever, brilliant,
modern light opera has been written
on a theme go rich in amusing possl
bUItMaS? it offers opportunity for high
comedy, slapstick or mllitar.t comedy,
good chorus effects and all the real |
social philosophy and wit an author
might find in bis stock. Some of the
health fads might furnish excellent ma?
terial for the satirist The gaudy foi?
bles of the idle rich have never been
staged with the magnificence of set?
ting ami sarcasm that would appeal :
both to the love of splendor and the ;
plain democracy of the nation
Not only in modern topics arc un- ;
worked mines for the pi ly-builder. I
The really funny parts of history have !
never been written. Why should some I
bright young man not make himself ;
speedily famous by burlesquing Nero's
adventures, including the celebrated
violin obligato to Home's burning, or
setting to music m African scenery
some of the follies of Caesar and Cle?
opatra? B. Shaw did this in prose
comedy. It would sound well as op<-ra.
The queer domestic habits of Miss
ltorgia. of Italy, ought to awaken an
enfeebled public attention, as would
some of the Wattea i-like pictures
of French courts. Old folV legends,
fairy stories, mythology, a score of
virgin fields are open to tho man of
genius who seeks to vest his wit or
wisdom in new guise. Kven some of
the aspe< tg of our own history would
sing well and look well.
It may he too optimistic to expect
picturesqueness, art. true humor and
beauty on the light stage, but we trust
that the taste of Americans is slowly
evolving g demand for pleasant recre?
ation that shall not be mere vulgar
or insipid buffoonery.
Merchandise valued at more than II.
tiul'.l'OO.O?O was last year admitted to >
our port? duty free. The reports of
the Unnau of Foreign and Domestic
Commerce show not only a large rela?
tive increase In the gross value of
goods received, but also demonstrate
that the percentage ef nondurable '
merchandise over dutiable continues to
rise, and is now :,f? per cer.t, against j
Mil in 1910
This has never been a free trade na?
tion, but the tendency in recent years
seems to be toward the extension of
the free list The main articles which
enter duty free are hides and skir.s.
India rubtier. raw silk, raw . otton.
fibres, tin. copper, nickel, wood, oils,
furs, coffee, tea, roooa. fruits, r.uts.
spi.-es. fertilisers, certain works of art,
uncut diamonds and certain chemicala
of theae coffee is the chief article,
with hides ar.d skins next in value and.
The figures are now large, keg it is
probable Oast when Congress enacts Its
tariff legislation the percentage will
be further raised, particularly If su?
gar should be put upon the free list,
as some grades were under the Mc
Kinl. * tar.ff of !v.Within resson
able I twits," the Koston ?lobe says.
m st ;i ,T,end the free list and still
?e c %e .- ug!. revenue to meet the
tmm ef running the government"
?ATM ? rm*. the m | r.
OAs} si ggf* rd-n. -.t. to th. reo- 1
eral ? <,.,?,. jt:?n p-oi,.?ea hy c-,n?reso !
fail- I -f rat.r, atlon by the
s'ate. Tl p?- rt*?. ,,f re|e tion of
alterar;.... . ,t. . . a,aaaaasaa ,-w ( f
the riSM. . i |hj,t prtt>
sbC.ity of -IV rattrt.at.on ft* rfta ?t?te,
ef. 9* mtn nil ??mi,iis ...?vWna
f n Bm tsR t .... ? , fMBfti .-tat-*
.-. - .;or, ... . . ., ..... JRj m t||#>
?Piendrne'.t li~-;t; n ? - f. ., r,
a rng> urn . .
I? mil ClSSaTSSS kSS ?IlgH J \
tw.ity-on< am. iHiment? ,,f wh>k sjx -
teen hsir been rat I.led tra] ene kj .
r.a-.ss of ratification !' ;r prv
failed Te.. . ? ti.a- fm ,
..ed at te? UWie ef the a . r>r .?
"?*??? t?n asset.-in < ?? . ;
proelded for . > g ?>.
?? - ?f repeeseautiTes *j .?? ..
?nd IthC-itlns -nemeers ?.f ? . ..
- -? thei, own ?slar. .
In it<>? CeeMfrsM eres? s? I
.'..ert whh I would h?-e ,i
' Mi iMMn gseMg aar Asserica?. ah.
a. ssAMM s titl? TMs kee \>.
' " ' !*?!-? Ste'ee. and wa?
Met ef tke saart.o' ?
MM stet? Tk. 'sank HsRsssk wm
e*ra?a?eal was f->r sn sesesMssseet far
the Federal Conatltutlon which would
abolish or Interfere with slavery In
the several States. The Intervention
ef war disposed of that proposed
Ratification by the States is ob?
viously the rule, for the State*; hare
shown a reasonable degree of readiness
to alter the Constitution Congress is
the part of the amending machinery
.that has been slow of movement, for
!lts reluctance to set the procesj in
imotion has caused hundreds of smend
iments offered by mcmbeis to suffer
a eW.eou.uuo book.
There has Just been issued by the
State of Virginia a booklet of thirty
two pases that by conservative esti?
mate is worth $50.000.000 to the peo?
ple of the Commonwealth It is the
I Annual Virginia Health Almanac, pub?
lished by the State Hoard of Health. If
j the preventive measures suggested by
! the articles In this pamphlet were uni?
versally applied against the ravages
! of the principal oontaa'ous dlsesses, it
is no exaggeration to say that the
people of Virginia would save $50.000,
j 000 in the next live years. It is de?
clared that tfberculoeis alone cost the
city of Lynchburg about $857,000 Isst
year, on a population basis it probably
cost Richmond twice that amount, or
$700.000. That totals a waste of $!,
001,000 in just two cities for a single
disease Multiply this by the entire
State, and all the diseases that are
practically preventable, and no sane
I man will deny that $1 f'.aoo.oOO a year
! is paid for disease I'robably the an
I nual toll is nearer twice that sum.
How many miles of fine roads snd
! how many Improved schools would that
1 build in a year?
If- this tremendous price of disease
were unavoidable, or if the methods of
reducing it were difficult, technical
1 or costi>. there might he some excuse
for bearing the burden, but the dis- |
cushions of the almanac show that the
simplest and most inexpensive sani?
tary and hygienic precautions are suf- !
flrient to eliminate most of this crush?
ing tax If the first case of measles i
In Richmond had been isolated, the city
would have been saved perhaps $100.
The chief value of the almanac is
that it is simple und convincing. It
tells of the causes and preventive
measures for smallpox, tuberculosis,
malaria, diphtheria, pneumonia, hook?
worm, typhoid, infant troubles and I
measles, scarlet fever and whooping
cough It points out that a fee- ele?
mental things, if done properly, would |
wipe out most of these troubles. If
the cost of these diseases were elimi?
nated Virginia's health bill would be
almost negligible Fresh -lr. clean
food, tincontaminated water, and pure i
milk and necessities. Human suste
Ranee must be germ proof. Proper sani- '
tation of farms and the careful disposal
of human waste are fundamental. The 1
destruction of the germ-carrying fly
and mosquito must be achieved. The
! right use of vaccines and scrums, and I
the control of infection centres com- j
plctcs the list.
The health epigrams and humor
make the bulletin very readable The
Tlmes-Dlspatch urges the farmers of
Virginia to send and get a copy of a
free book that contains priceless in?
Ol T Or THE DEPTHS.
(Selected for The Times-Dispatch)
"Out of the depths have I cried unto
Thee, o Lord.'1?Ps. caxx. L
This was th<-- sad cry of tiod's
people. Israel, out of the depths of
their captivity In Babylon. The people
for their s:ns had been led away cap?
tive, snd there was no man to pity
them. The walls of the city were
ferokesV the sepulchres of their father*
were In rums. So now by th.- waters
of Babylon they sat down and wept,
they could not sing the Lord's song
iu a strange land The Psslmlst, who
wrote our verse, remembers how often
Israel had sinned and forgotten the
great mercy of God. Tet. for all this,
he cries out of the deep of shame and
remorse. 'leord. hear my voice." for he
knows that w.th the Lord there is
And so through the darkness of the
night: in which Israel groped, the
Psalmist say*. "My soul waited for
the Lord. more than they wh'ch
watch for the morning." Te*. far
from home, by th. alien waters of
Rahylon, they looked for Him who
should come, for that Messiah who
should redeem Israel, and not l*ra<T
or.lv. hot all mankind, from their In- j
r*rst. the text ;s trtn of our Lord
Jesus t'hrist He cried unto the
Father out of the depths of His humlli
atlon and His sorrow From the d-pths
of th' wilderness, from the deep agony
of the garden, from the still deeper
if.in of the cross, .tesus < ried unto
th. I.^rd, and it- heard Him The
??xt Is troe of Ood's people There
t% whir. w? are brought very
low when we are plunged into th?
depths when we cannot tune our hsrp
? -g trod* preise*, and oar lip*
-efus* te slog the r.ord's song. Lilt*
I*ra<-?. we hare been carried avVeaT
'spt'.w we cannot see oar Esther's
house, oar Fsth.r's face w? hsee
gone nice the protfJgaL tat? a far
j-t- ?'.d we cry 1 stick fast In
the weep mire where no grosr.d i*"
^ ? ? ther? are time* when . very one
- 1 itn I the depth*. Then ther?
or.' thing to d< we rr.ust c-y
; t-j th. i.ort n of th. depths Rome
. f oe need t- -r> unto the Lord oat
f the d?r.' ? ? gr?at sin
Brethren. r.?n one of as la safe free?
HM i.mptat one ef aataa Any ante
snay fall late the depth* ef sia. Into
the fcornbi. - t . iat Tske heed
?es.?-. . ,.pt,d people have
lived kUeaeere? Ion for rears, sees- '
? -?d reepe.t.d t rested, e sadden
* ?SekUia baa .om. nonev rtr-eeat ,
. a woman, serkasw?and
- have ??nd'-d ;nte the trap
?II nto the mir? and cloy, they
?enk in the sjuirkssnd. sad the B-t
-wallowed tfc-rs There kav? ?eea I
men who knelt dally in churota, wht
preached God's Word to listening
crowdi. who held the highest ernes*
of honor, who yet Jell Into the depths
You say that you ars walking In thi
right path, that all Is well. So thtnki
i the stranger on Dartmoor. He thlnki
i how green and pletfisnt the turf looks
U Is quite safe to walk there. Then
suddenly h? makes a false step, and
the bog swallows him up. So we may
come to a sudden temptation in our
way, and we go on thinking we arc
I safe, and suddenly sink into the qulek
f sand of sin. The trsveler. when h
started from home, never ?xpected to
sink in the bog. Kve never expected
danger when she listened to the ser?
pent David meant no harm when he
looked at Bathsheba. St. reter waa
quite sure of himself when be boasted
of his fidelity. When we are quite
sure of ourselves we are most in dan?
ger, the pit is close to u*.
Brethren, do not trust in yourselves,
I In your own stre gth; do not count
f up your virtues, but look for the spots
I on the white robe. You know that
I you have sinned, that you have been
' down in the depths; then ory unto the
I Lord out of the depths of sin, and say.
! "Deliver me out of the ir.ire, that I
; sink not." Do not be afraid to cry,
' for with \he Lord there is mercy. He
j will deliver your eyes from tears and
; your feet from falling, out of the
I depths of sin cry unto the Lord.
Then there are times when all of
j us need to cry unto the Lord out of
j the depths of melancholy and dopre-s
j sion. For all of us there are days
when we are brought very low, down
<n the depths. Do wftat we may, we
cannot help feeling miserable. It
aeems as though the sun would never
?MS* again, the clouds return after
the rain. It seems as though Qod had
forgotten to be gracious; all the day?
long we moan in our prayer and are
vexed; in the night season wc take
no rest: look where we will, all seems
dark. The holiest of God's people feel
this at times. They try to believe that
it is all for the best; but their faith
is weak, and they cannot see the light
?all is dark. God has laid them in
the darkness and in the deep, and,
like Elijah, they cry; "Take away my
life, for I am not better than my
Ah, brethren, every true servant of
God knows that depth. What Fhall we
do, then, when the horror of th?- great
darkness falls upon us? Let us cry
unto the Lord. He brought us low
that He might lift us up; He puts
us tn the dark that we might turn to
the light. Out in the sunshine we
trusted In ours' Ives. *rTd thought we
should never be moved fjod turned
away His fact- and we were troubled,
down In tbe depths w-e learnpd our
weakness, and we cried: "Lord, save
me: I perish." Oftentimes in the deep?
est pit of despondency we find the
precious Jewel of faith.
Then th-:re are times when we all
cry unto the Lord out of the depths
of sorrow. Sooner or later the dark
messenger stops at every door, and
crosses every threshold. Sometimes
out of the depths of our sorrow we
murmur and complain. Who arc- we
to question the Almighty? He is
th? potter who forms the clay Intoi
the right snap.; He puts us through
the fire ot trouble that He may bend
and mold us. God takes away. He;
bereaves us, removes our money, or|
our friends,'or our home, to open ourj
eyes, to make us see < Iesrer, to t-ach
us to look up to God. A man at the
bottom of a pit can only see God's,
heaven above Mm. so God sometimes
casts us into the deep of sorrow- that,
wi may look up ar.d seek those things
that are above.
Again, there are times when wc have j
to cry unto the Lord out of the depths ,
of illneaa. It is a weary depth. Yet j
God's servants learn to cry out ofj
that depth. Illness is a waiting work. I
and In the hours of sickness we ought
|a wait for the Lord. The Psalmist f
said; "My soil waiteth for the Lord
more than they which watch for the
morning." So when the trisl lime
of sickness comes to us. we- should
wait and watch for the Lord, and cry
to Him for light, for comfort, for ,
patience, for resignation?and we shall
not cry In vain:
Lastly, w- must all come to the j
depth of death. If w? have cried!
unto the Lord throughout our life, we !
shall know how to cry out to Him in ,
death. We shall ask Ulm who has j
led us all these years to guide us j
through the last depth of all. We
shall trust J'sus. M'n talk of going
down to the darkness of death. It is'
not dsrk to Go's servsnt. The world
grows dark. hut Paradise grows
brighter, and we say. 'Let me go. for
the day br?aketh.
"The. possession of automobiles
nowadays 1? no criterion of riches."
observes Justice Timpklns. of New
Tork. but the national income tas
This h-:ng the off season in Han?
over, would it :10t bt well for i(S
peopli to . -r.vene and elect a com?
mission to investigate into the possl
b'llpes of Woodrow Wilson's hating
barn t-orn within the limits of thst
Con Roosevelt mak? a Idocoin Day
*pe, rh without c. -ipanng himself with
Lincoln t-> ess latter ? disadvantage*
Our Btaternertt that persimmon beer
Is ronlntoxi-at ng is proven beyond a
reasonable d-- ? i> a ??da it?m In a
Tldewste- -e.ha-ig-. which leports
that when pi* loesl preseher was
"aaoad?4 ??'?!'. one of the sifts was
a Jug of aimmon beer It's awe of tha
be*r*. bat not laehrtatea
Hasn't this winter etnas pretty near
breshing th* aeramolated sunshine
-d >f- Weather Man*
Thie five-ear-old Bernard flhaw sh?
im the poi re guessing must be ?OBJr
iwiBg of a flupor-Kbl
NEVER AGAIN FOR BILL
BY T. K. rOWKHI.
(Copyright, l?ia, liiUrnatlontU N??r? ?ervlc? )
How may I be informed on the
points below? What are the com?
missions paid to agents by the Mutual
Life of NSW York, and the Mutual
Benefit of Newark. N J? What would
be the value of a twenty-pa >mer.t
policy in eaeh of these companies at
maturity? Where may I get infor?
mation about the insurance investi?
gation of lao-j? MARY JAXK
The general agent of each company
will give you by letter all the infot
mation Walch he would give us for
you The Insurance Commissioner.
Richmond. Va. can send you some
history of the investigation rcfeircd
Oldest Bsptlst I harchee.
1'iease give the names of the Bap?
tist churches in Richmond and Hen
ri:o County in i79o. W. S. G.
John Asplurd's Baptist Register of
date November 1. 17:>o. gives Simson's
Creek, Boar .-wamp. K -ui -Mile Cieck
and Richmond Beale'g edition of
Semple gives llic names as Hungry.
City of Richmond, Boar ><wamp and
Four-Mile In the Hemplr list the
year of the forms lion of Hungry
ia put at l.'.M. a fact which remoyea
this church from the scope of your
Voice of the People
send the Vets to l.ettyaborg.
To the Kditor of The firms-Dispatch:
Sir. ? I see through your columns that
some counties in the State have appro?
priated money through their supervi?
sors to pay for a trip of the grand old
soldiers that followed l>ee and Jack?
son to the reunion at Gettysburg in
Julv next Only a few of these g/rsy
haired veterans are left The State
to-dsv Is paying out thousands and
thousands of dollars annually upon her
free schools, bad roads and officers,
and what does she do for those obi \ct
erans. manv Wha were in rags and
half fed. and barefooted, and who
fought In hi r defense from IS?1 to
IMS. and. like a .hild. had to start
out again In the world without a dol?
lar* The paltry tension given them is
a disgrace to a < ivllitod country. In
s few years, at the longest, moot 01
them will have passed over the great
river beyond, and we will still be
taxed to pav thousands of pensions to
the wives of Federal soldiers
urge the au|
of each veter
turn* I dou
In the Stat?
for so doing
cttisens show the old confe.
thsy still have some appr
the truest men tl at ever
or drew a sabre The -ehe
at Gettysburg from the gray
would amply repa
lute, can't you
-s of each county
ns to make an ap
I to pay the fare
?ettysburg and re
ere la a taxpayer
oild put up a howl
the Stale and her
the State for the
? fsr <?
To the m
fITT T* t? Oh, >G*JR GOOD
M - Ol SON M*
pert horsewomen for their Virginia
se. lion. Tlo'sr who wish to ride can
obtain all information in regard to
tnoewts and at ? omm .dations. etc. by
addressing the undersivned
l'hl? pageant will be the most unique
that ever has been seen In Washing?
ton. It will ".umher hundred* of wo?
men oi' all trades and professions, from
all se.-tfor.s of the . o'iritr> : it will
present the cause or the humblest
working woman, ami is being gotten
up by ?be wives of our foremost men?
wives of our Senators, generals, mem?
bers of Congress and Judges. The
cause is to obtain the ballot, to give
woman a legal standing, which will
enable her to protect herself, her prop
erty und ner children; to make a better
borne aiid better citizens.
All wishing to Join In this procession
a* marekers or riders can essilv do so
Itates will be low. m< ccmmodations will
be gladly Men tu fur those wishing to
(orne. board anil roum secured In con?
venient but not expensive locations,
nre-itli horses cm be hired and the or?
dinary habit worn. The only thine
additional required will be a cap and
cape, which can be purchased here for
? All ire in . ited who feel interested,
at d tfcsna wishing information must
address at "nee.
MKS S II COLE1CAX.
1221 Twelfth Street. Northwest.
Washington, L?. C
National State and City Bank Talks
RESIDENTS OF RICHMOND
All know the National State and City Bank for the service
it rentier.- to th- sc ifcliroaji of ?>a\ ing and profitably invest?
ing a portion of their income-.
This institution has been conducting a conservative
banking business for a period of forty-three years, and
thousands? of people make it their banking home.
It invite- saving- dcpOMt* from $1.00 upwards. up--n
which it pay- ] per cent compound interest.
1111 East Main Street Richmond, Virginia
IF YOU ARE OVER
YEARS OF AGE
and have not yet made your W ILL, fill out and mail or
bring t?> OfJff office. 1109 Last Main Street, this coupon and
you will hear something to your advantage.
Richmond Trust & Savings
Capital. One Million Dollar?.
P O Box 1555.
John Skelton Williams .President
James G. Tinsley. Vice-President
E L Bemiss Vice-President
S D. Shudder . Vice-Pres. and Treas
R. J. Willingtiam, Jr Sec'y and Aast. Treaa.