THE MATHEWS JOURNAL
VOL. IX. MATHEWS C H.. VA^ THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2*. 1912 NO. <H
Monuments and Grave Stones
in Marble and Granite
?eu need anything in this Une get our pries
uf? ara dalag the
ts Tidewater Vir
giaia. The lataat
i?l roved naa
a h l ? s r y wl?h
w-inh our plant
I? snuLtppsd en
ablas aa to
nut Us hlgbset
class nork at
Priesa. We pay
frelsbt and giv?
tlea U placiag
work In esms
w? rmseetfully turlte you ta sail and tnapset our large ?toe? of lalaaed
***** ****> Mm Narfolk. If uaabU to call writ? us for catalogua.
LAWSON ?5c NEWTON
llth Btrsst and William A va
?Ou Pnon Beac_ Car
Clark Sash & Door Corporation
FRANK T. CLARK, President
Manufacturer?, Jobbers and betters in
SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS,
PLATE AND WINDOW GLASS,
PAINTS, 01U3 AND VARNISH*?,
PORCU COLUMNS AND STAIR WORK,
? StvUsf ac?
Terms ? A
$ 2 O O ?
famous STARCH ?H
Sent Anywhere in the United States on
30 DAYS' FREE TRIAL '"Y0U"
WE WILL SB**?D to itn**? ?art of the Utilt?9<l States ? beautlral STAJtCK PIANO.
wi'tb t-_ii*mif ?i'k vc.our s<*_rf. pol.ahed revolving ?op ?tool, ?sritn brasa feet
?i'l ?lii*_ b?lls. St_rck'*. Complete Pia?o Instrtu-tor. all fully warraa ted for 25
yearn, on 3l> li.ty?.' Hiee Tiial right in j???ur own h<>rne. wUbout aektn* a-y money In
?dvumv. atvt If >?u . o not find it the fcanHion*?***?, *w*??.t?_t-t?>a?xl and hia_e*?t Krade
Pia??o you bave era*' ??en or herd, nnd if it is not entirely sat??factor;- a_ _ accept able
t ? ytw-.r-solf mtI fully ?rqua! to tl.e nott famous ?*_d biskest-pricad pi?in made in all
import-tit ft-aturrs. th? n it may be return? d to u-. in wtaia-ti event ?*.e ?vill stand the [
freij?htcha?ne? b-'th ?.vu y a. We trup? you and ?eat-e you to b?t "!>??_i Judtic and jury." '
henoe yon a- o to b- rle t*,ed wT there ?vi_ be o aele. and the trial w 11 not coet you a,
r*?ny. Isn't that fair ? Vonr banker or any c*omrnerctal a*r?*ncy will tell you we ar*3
able aa vre.I aa wfllias to r**ake so^id on our ?ruaran tr? and all our proxnieas and
ment_. bonce you ?re safe in uc-cepun?? our propoai??on.
St*?? for Our Speci-1 Advertising ?Offer to First Buyer? in New Le?e_tit?9?
anxi S-tve All Ur?scessaiy Selling Expenses ?_*?_ Profita.
We will maVe it eaay re/ you to deal witlt ?*?. no matter wbore you ar?*> 'oeat??d. We *_ U
arrancaj VERY EASY Tt_Ft_l3 to suit your ueoOs. Send for our Beautiful G-t-lo?? T?o?_llj*.
STARSK PIAN3S ara Warranted for 25 Years, bot They LAST A LIFETIME
STARCx am-mote moLoisi
PLA7ER PIAMOS niafco pUnistu
of us all. S.??_d?cr St??^la?rUy?M-Plaj*io
Ca?aiocao if intcrc-tetl.
BARGAINS IN OTHER MMAKESi
and in usod and reoollt ulanos at tiO. $50.
t7V $100 ard up. Send for list. Church
?_ Parlor Or?rans?-?-_l styles and pri?e*
w ri i*, us today. *.?_r ba?*?utl_ul literature win InUrest you. Mention this leper. <*
P. A. STARGK P?ANO.CO,, ?ani.fac.iirer?
ExecuUvoOfcicesand Warereoms,2.0-212 So.W_l?_sh Ar?., CHICAGO, ILL. DesL
S( ?TEDCLE ?S0RK0LK-MATTHEWS- (.LOCCESTEB R0CTE.
OLD DOaMINION STL\MSHIP 0
Effective Thursday MAT 23rd. St? amer MOBJACK will perform
on the Noifolk-Math?ws-Glouce-ter ro ute a? follow?:
Lv. Norfolk tO. D. Wharf).
Lv. Portsmouth (North St. Wharf).
Lv. Norfolk (Bay Line Wharf!.
Lv. Old Point (Government Whf.)...
Lv. Phi I pot? Wharf. K?st River...
Lv. William?' Wharf, East River..,
Lv. Hicks' Wharf, East River.
Lv. DIrh?* Wharf. East River.
Lv. Roane's Wharf, Ware River
Lv. Bailey's Wharf. W?*;e River..
Lr. Hock ley. Ware River.
Lv -?riutirn Wharf, North River...
.. OixoTidale, North River.
_?v. Severn Wharf. Severn R?ver...
Lv. Old Point (Government Wharf)
_r. Norfolk (O. D. Pier No. 1)
Ar. Portaiaaouth (North SL Wharf)
? :3o a. m.
6:45 a. m.
7:00 a. m.
8:0?> ? n_
10:00 a. m.
10:15 a. m.
10:30 a. m.
11:00 a. m.
12:15 p. m.
1:00 p. m.
5:00 p. m.
6:00 p. m.
?5:15 p. m.
6:Ojr p m
M:mo p. m
6: ?5 p. m
Every Evening between Norfolk and Itirhmssd,
STEAMERS HERK1.EY and HRAMMIX )
Ture Flrsl-Class fS.OO each wny. Including Berth i
tn Stnterooin. Seond-Cln?? Including Berth $1^6 \
._-? Norrol? 7:00 P M 1 ^^ ,1
oi? .a Rlvhtwatl 1? P. ?? f
Leave ? I*. MN Snnday Excepted
Arrive In New Yock 2:30 P. M.. following aftsni/ion.
Leave New York 1:00 P. M. (Sundsy excepted)/
Arrive In Norfolk 10:30 A M. following morr*l?K
FARE?First-cla??. on? way. $8.00. menls and auteroomy "
reund ?np, limit thi-rty day?, 61404).
k*?t:KETS and STATEROOMS ?t ticket office. 166 Ma'tV Str?5?tii, OpposlU
Atlsnlie Hotel, or at ftfmpany's office, on the tfrharf, Norfolk. V|
AB scbtMinloa subject to ch?ng? withont notl?P?.
E. B. PAT.PTN, ?
?4-Mtstaat "Oonsral Mtnagsr.
HALF MILLlfiN BEADY
TO HELP WILSON
WASHINGTON, D. (V- Sjxyial.
A ?eiuge 01 oeiiiauu? fur oppor?
tunity U* serve Uie <*iov eminent?
with proper emoluments? Is
sweeping o.er the advance guard
of D?mocratie coogrt>?sjuen la
Washington. Thousands or letters
asking lor Ci??vornment employ?
ment have been nvelvet!, unu the
Senate and House postortioc-* are
\vt>rking overtime liundiiug Hit?
S|K?aki?r ?Champ ?Tlark Is keep?
ing four stenoi-praphem busy die
ta tin i- replies to applications for
positions under tin.? incoming- ad?
ministra lion. The Speaker's clerks
nay that during the brier lime
since his return t<? Wa-hlugton ht*
Ivas answered several thousand
While the Speaker has received
a greater number of applications
than any one else, there has been
no lack of letters to other mem?
bers of 0>ng*rc?*?8 who have
PATRIOTS AT WILSON'S SER?
Nearly half a million "Hfe-long
Democrats" throughout the
United States are not going to see
Woodrow Wilson rail in Ills ad?
ministration or tin* affairs of the
?United States If they can help it.
They are willing to sacrifice
thcmsH-.es upon the altar of pa?
triotism, even If they are com?
pelled to accept jobs at salaries
ranging from $700 to f 10,000, in
ortier to help him out of the tight
hole he 1? in.
There are .several hundred
thousand Democrats distributed
throughout tin* various States,
who, like Barkis, are "willinY*
although they are not going after
Jobs with spurs In their boots.
Rut there are more than 200.000
who Intend lo serve the country
or die in the attempt, and the re?
sult Is lliat some or the leaders of
Congreos are bordering on pros?
After fdxteen years of political
fasting the Democratic party has
developed an appetite that would
make a healthy farm hand, arter
a hard day's work, seem like a
dyspeptic or the John D. Rocke
reller brand. In thousands of
quiet homes. In every State in
the Cnion, the "lire-long" Demo?
crat is taking his pen in hand to
write to his representative In
Congress. voluntccrliit*; his service
to Vnele Samuel.
Today W. It. Smith, represen?
tative Trom I-:i Paso ami other
towns embraced in the western
part t>r Texas, received a burning
letter rrom oiu? of his constituent'?,
"Denr Representative.?I think
that it is a j-tKMl lime ror Demo?
crats to be loyal lo their party,
even thouj-h It Involves some per?
sonal sacrifice. I have a good hus
Inc-ss. nntl nm in j-oimI cireum
stan? ?.-. . hut I u.u willing to go the
limit to servi' the parly. If von
want. I will lie willing to accept
?position as Assistant SecreUrry
t>r the Treasury, or stuiiejlliing Tike
thai. Wailing to hcar#Ci*om you.
ete." ??- ***-"?
NEARLY 'i.IOO APPLICANTS
?\>k 37 ri.\<i:s.
Reprc-etntlve Smith will have
it In his ?louer to rei-iuumeiitl ihe
uppointiuent t?r thirty-seven post?
masters In his distriet. For the
thirty-seven -Ktsltitins lie has on
lilt? exactly I.oil I applientinus.
This means that there will he
1.057 dl-api>oint( tl eltl-eiis who
will not be lioasting that they sre
life-long DeiiHM rats ?diorlly after
Tesa? was one t?r the original
and must sicadla-t Wilson States
In the primaries, ami that Is why,
probably, there are so many pat?
riots in that State. It. presenta
tive Henry, who represents Waco
ami other ell ?es lu central Texas,
will have the power of recom?
mending the uppointiuent of eigh?
teen postmasters, ami he has re?
ceived 1,100 letters or applica?
Morris Sheppard, Ihe newly
elected Senator Trom Texas, has
been compelled to put one secre?
tary, an assistant and four sten?
ographers to work answering the
applit allons ror jobs that have
come from his constituents who
are willing to serve the country
and break a leg trying to do it.
WOULD HAVE GOVERNMENT
TO PENSION EX-PRESIDENTS
WASHINGTON, D. C, Special.
"Former Aiuerii an Presidents
should not tu? fort cd into third
? lass boarding houses after retlre
? ment from tillit e," said Senator P.
J. MeOnmher Friday, commenting
on the Carnegie pian to pension
Senator McCumber has lntro
duted a bill in the Senate provid?
ing for retired pay for ex-1*? . '
"Private individu?is should not
be expo? ted to support public of
iiclals. either, but the government
.sl.ou'd pension its ex-Prosldents,"
continued the Senator.
Senator Culherson, ol Texas, one
of the floor leaders of the Senate,
today denounced the Carnegie
plan to pension former Presidents.
He said the plan is not only un?
dii-nllicd, hut umlemot ratic. The
matter undoubtedly vv111 be takeu
up by Congress at the toniing ses
sion. l.e added.
"Pamei-ie's offer." said the Sen?
ator, "ubi-e no doubt com eived in
every spirit of generosity, is an
affront CO the Ameritan ?people.
"The United States Oovcrntnent
can afford to take t are of its for?
mer Presiden :s. if the Conitress of
Ihe United States so determines.
I don't think it is the wish of the
Ameritan people that provistos*
should be made by a private t Itl
zen IO pension otr ? former chief
Others expressed themselves in
NO SFClil TS OF SIIAPFS
FOit THIS J FRY'S BARS
NEW' YORK.? Special.? Twelve ju?
rymen scowled a? they left Part I, of
i In* Supreme Court Wednesday, for
they had been dlsappointeo deeplv.
They h:id been sluing in a suit brought
by Mrs. Ther. ?-.* Ii-.nds, a corset
maker, against the Fourteenth Street
Store to recover damages for alleged
Mrs. Hynds nsserts the store Injured
her business by publishing an :ul\?*r
? s?ment which said that she had be?
come bankrupt, when in reality the
I mkrupt eonerrn was the Theres
la Manufacturing Company, wit"
n the had no connection.
After the morning hao been spent
In controversies on technical points
between the lawyers, a large, fine look?
ing woman took the chair She
superintended the eorest business.
eral Jurymen became mildly anl
,.t t"?o T'Ml?r class \t trade?"
asked th? lawyer.
"The very best," replied the wit?
"What did you charge"fbr your c?r?
?From $20 to 1150 apiece."
"Name some of your customers."
"Mrs. Lewis Nixon. Mrs. Robert
Abbe and Mrs. John Jacob Astor."
i'\?ry Juryman was listening intent?
ly by that time.
"Did you give them personal flt
The nun were craning forward' to
catch the next question and the an
swi-r. The question ??un?-, it was.
"Now. when this alleged libel," etc..
The Jurymen settled back, with sad?
ness in their fares.
"Think of what we missed that
might have Interested our wives!"
pome of them murmured afterward.
HIRED 200 ?MEN WHKN
AUOl'T TO HE PROBED
BOSTON. Special.?The work of an
"efllclency" committee of the Boston ?
and Maine Railroad Company resulted
In the discharge of 2?X station em- I
ployes and twenty-six roundhouse and
carshop employee last winter, accord- !
lng to witnesses before the Interstate
Commerce Commission Monday.
Counsel E. J. Rich maintained that
few of the men discharged had any?
thing to do with the movement of ?
freight, which Is the question under
Louis D. Brand?is, counsel for the
freight shippers, cross-examined the
witness to learn If the discharges of ,
the men were not one of the contrlb- !
utlng causes of the alleged poor freight
service. John F. Piper, chairman of
the committee which Investigated the
stations, admitted that 200 additional
men were hired last spring to work at .
the Boston and Maine stations. He ?
stated that the men were taken on ?
shortly after the announcement that
the Interstate Commerce Commission
was to investigate freight conditions.
TWO VtRTiY m,"?ZFS IN PITN \M
FRIDAY?POU-TE ARE KEPT
PUTNAM, ?T-O.VN.? SpecJal? State
police and local authorities Friday be?
gan an investigation of a series of fires,
culminating In a double conflagration,
causing a loss of $125,000. here early
All of the fir?-.?? occurred since Octo?
ber 3l8t, and were of incendiary orlmi
The firebug has left abundant evidence
of his work?grease, oil and other In
This mornings fires terrorized the
city. The firs? destroyed nearly a
Bquare of business property, tn-nr the
railroad stntion, between Front ana
The second was In the north end of
the cily. ari destroyed SSVersi resi?
HOW UNCLE SAM
COUNTS HIS GtHNl
Mit HI Ms Will. ltl'HHY WOltlv
vr Tit i.asi KV 1)i;i*.\immi-:nt.
WA.SH1NGT0N, D. ( .. Special_
OOMMUlSSJ ?>l l il? it' Mini's Oig ?Mill
til flt??X>,000,<MKI as a part O? Hit*
final a? ? oiiiiting ?>l the luiuls to lit?
taken in ?liai-:?' by t'armi 1 Li?>iiip
?*-?>ii, of Olii??. former -at retary to
President Taf!. win? yoicrtluy was
sworn la as I nitetl Slat?*-, Irt-as
urt'r m su? ? t'ttl 1/tv Alt Clung. i??
slgiift!. will 1h- tominen? etl at tinte.
'Hit* ???nut is nuitle wlii-iu-M-r a
now Trrn.xiirtT Is Intliit tetl into of
Ii< ??. nuil was la-l iiiadt* ubout three
Twenty-four employes ?if the
Treasury Department, who are ex
perlent etl in su? h work, will < ?nuit
il.?* \ast treasure. The task, wliit-li
In tin* past has r?'<|ulrt*?I t->e?cral
vtit-lis. will 1h' greatly expedited
mom l?y the use o? new ?ouiiting
mua hlnes. Tin? men and women
counting the money will work at
tweiily-l'our tables, upon wliiah
Hie nnniey will be platvtl.
Neither Mr. Thompson nor Mr.
M? (lung may lt-c pr<*seiit during
Hit? counting of the funds, but ea? h
will be represented hy a proxy.
When Hit? t omit is linlshetl and
verliiotl Mr. Thompson will give a
re?* eipt for ilie amount to Mr. Mr
Charle*? D. Hilles. a former st*o
retary to lTesltlent Taft, now
chairman of the Republican Na?
tional Committee, will take Mr.
Thoiiipasoirt?? plate at ihe White
House. Mr. Thompson's tenure
of the ollit e of Treasurer will
probably be ende?! with the ad
\ont of i he Demot rat*? into control
of the go\ eminent in Mar? li.
KtH'ping Up Style.
Mr. Minks?"That girl was decent
enough to black the stoves before
going, I see."
Mr?. Minks?"No; I blackened
them myself, and it's lucky I did."
"Yes, indeed. Mrs. De Fashion and
Mrs. De Stylo called right in the
midst of it, and so I just put a little
more blacking on my t'a??* and went
to the door and told then 1 wasn't
in. They said they'd ?-all again."
FIND GIRL'S BbUY
IN OLD MILL fOND
DAI GHTEK OF FORMER t.OYER
NOR GARY IN, OF RHODE IS?
LAND. PROaBABLE si iciDE.
PROVIDBNCB. R. I?-Spe?e?i-U.?The
body ol _t Im Norma Garv?n, ?laughter
of Former Governor L. F. C. Garvin,
was found Friday In an old m?il pond
oft the Eartlett estate, about a mile
from her home, at Lonsdale. It is be?
lieved she committed t-juk-i.
Miss Garvin was one of the most
prominent women in the State. She
left her home at 7:30 oVlook on V
m nilay evening to attend a lecture b"y
Mrs. Maud llowell. on equal suffrage,
and all trao.' of. her was lost after she
Kl'NAWAY HORSES TRY To
ENTFR A FEED STORE'
ST. LOUIS, MO? Special.?A tear
of hoi ?.-s polling the patrol wagon of
the Boulsrd jBtr?et Felice Stition ran
mav ii?* the' driver. John Dehn, at?
tempted to turn them from Beaumont
8tr?ee1 Into Walnut Str?-? t.
As the animals ?p?ed ??ast In Walnut
Street an?! ;ipproa?-h?-?i Ja-tTerson Ave?
nue, where Ihe street takes a sharp
turn to th?? south, Behn climhe?! down
from the footboard and Stepped out
on the tonsrue in an effort to recover
the I tie. The jolting of the wagon
knocked him off.
The horsei continued their flight
until they reached a feed store at Jef?
ferson Avenue and stopped and trle?S
to enter the store. Behn. who had
inot heen bailly hurt in the fall, had
ght ,,? .????.*, the horses by ihis.
<iini?> and prevented them from tear
?Vig down the front of the building.
""?Signal Ofno?r Burns was in the
waff?*? during the runaway.
YOUTH IS SHOT
BOY OUT lll.Mi.M, MEETS YY1TI1
U N lOKll.N A TI ; A CC1DI. N T.
PlftiK.IKII) FOR L1F?-1
ROA-NOKE. VA- Special? News
has reacued Roanoke of the acciden?
tal shooting ot Joiin. tht- eleven-year
old son of J. I- Coopf. near White
Oak Grove, in Floyd county.
The lad was standing on a fence with
a shotgun while oat hunting; the gun
slipped from hi? hand, the lock strik?
ing a rail, discharging the weapon.
The load shot oil the boy's thumb, the
greater part of his upper lip and his
right cheek bone and destroyed hia
right eye, coming out of the top of his
forehead. Though badly injured and
forever disfigured, the boy lives and
?COME TO ROH A MAN:
MAKE -WOMEN VICTIMS
NEA\r YORK? Special.? Luck dis?
played both of Its surfaces Tuesday
afternoon in the front apartment on
the second floor of .?07 North Fifth
There live Mrs. Tommaso Cicarello
and her friends, I.uigi Bunomo and
his bride of three months, who is
seventeen years old. P.onomo is a
tailor and had saved up $350 with
which the couple planned to sail to
Italy next week. They were going
abroad with Giuseppe Artesi, a miner !
of Uniontovvn, Pa., and his son, Frank,
thirteen, so the Artesis came to the
house Monday. Intending to remain
there until they sailed.
The miner, on leaving Uniontown,
noted that several of the mining town
loafers took the same train. He saw
them again when he reached this city.
It had been rumored ?.round tho mine
that Artesi was carrying more than
At 5:30 P. M. Tuesday a man came
to the Cicarello flat and asked for Ar?
test. He and his son were out. Mrs.
Cicarello and Mrs. Bonomo were the
sole occupants of the rooms. Learn
Ig that Artesi was out. the visitor
whistled. Six other men came in, and
tin- leader announced that he and bis
eoinpanions were secret service men,
Hooking for a counterfeiter's plant.
They ?showed shields and revolvers. ,
ar.'l convincing the women, got per- ,
mission to search Artesis trunk. Find?
ing no money, they Insisted on search?
ing Mrs. Cicarello'? trunk. The search
revealed $450 and jewelry valueo' at
Mrs. Ronomo had become suspi?
cious and she was making ready t?>
summon help ??".-hen the men sprang
at her with knives, ripped the clothes
from her bodS" and took her husband's
savings, $350. Then they felled Mrs.
Cicarello and dashed from the room.
An ambulance surgeon dressed the
wound*?- of both women. Artesi re
tur-yt-d several hours sfterw?rd. his
,-nfoney in his pocket. He gave Cap?
tain Coughlln a description of the men
K I r 11 M O >' D, VA.?Special.
? >?-*-* ii*-.?-? inen ami olla I? st*e??
ing inte-.tiium?, most have been
?track, within the last year or
BO, vviili the astonishing number
Of big t-orpornth-ii?. lhat have pro
t-ureil \ irginia charters at the
hand?, of the Stale Corporation
Anido Iroin showing the pro?
em at'tlvity in the commercial
ami ImluMrial world, the-?* OM
Dominion charters also tell an?
other story which Is altogether
pleasing. They pro\e that the
laws of the State in connection
with corpora lions are hct-nii-Jng
widely known throughout the
l ilion, and that investors every?
where are seeking to avail them?
selves of Ylrginia's litt?ral atti?
tude In tin? matter or allowing
Hut Ylrginia's liberal attitude
should not he construed to mean
that her laws are lax and ailortl
poor protection to those buying
the ?took? and other securities or
big concerns. Precisely the op?
posite Is the case.
In order to comply with the
rules of the State Corporation
Commission, ineorporntors must
tile ?-worn statements of their en?
tire linam-ial plans, so that no
possible misunderstanding or
their fiscal schemes may occur
among tliost? v\ho take even rea?
sonable precautions In making
In other words. Yirginia takes
this position: she h'ts the t on
oern orgnni/e- on pretty much
whatever financial basis it
chooses, but ?trial basis must be
e\plaiiu*d in detail in official
statements tiled with the com?
mission, i-o that the public may
be safeguarded. And these state?
ments are open to the inspec?
tion of all or will be explained
on inquiry. To practhf deceit in
them or to attempt to evade the
truth is to run the risk Of prose?
cution and severe punishment.
Hut more ot lids anon.
GUTS lilt. RKY1-.M F FROM
It is pleasing to know that
aakl? Iron, the industries whit b
have liecji attracted to Yirginia
by lier liberal and fair statutes,
the Commonwealth o\en now is
deriving immense revenues from
the taxes and fees they pay. One
big concern, Tor example, pa.vs
more than enough la annual fees
to pay the salary t>r the Gover?
Within the la**t twelvemonth
from ten to a do/en corporations,
with tupitul stork ranging from
$ir>,ooo.ooo to $90,000.000. have
proi uretl Yirginia charters, Path
of these lias jmiil an Initial or
charier fee amounting to $000,
ami cat h in addition will pay an?
nual fees ?8 follows: Two hun?
dred dollars on the lii??t million of
tapitali/ation ant.? ?flM On eat h
additional million ot capitaliza?
Section 107 t>r the new Constitu?
tion, width, by the vvn.v, is pro
' ii'MHKid a n astei pi? < ?? in.the.way
or statesmanship and which is the
; rt-a i ion Of Allen Cupel ion Ihnv
t?ui. furnishes tl t? basis for most
O? Iht* \lrgluia laws pertaining to
It icatls In part ns follow-:
"The General Assembly t?f Yir?
ginia shall en?i t general laws reg?
ulating and t ontrolliug all i-sm?s
or sto? k -"Ml bonds by ? ?irpm?..
tions. Wheiie-aer stock or tonda
are to !**? Issuctl h> h t oi punition,
it shall, before issuing the same.
nit? with the state Corporation
Cotiiiuis-.oii a statement (ver I tied
by the O-tth Of the p.Csldent or
secretary-of the t orpSSu&tr>t* and
hi sat h loriii as may ne prest ijhcjl
or pcmilCtc-d by lie t onunissioii).
selling forth fully and accurately
Hit* 'tasi?, or linant ial plan upon
whiSiifStit-h slot k or bonds are to
be issued; and where such basis
SANDS SMITH. Sr. Pr?s., J. p. NOTTI NGHAM. V.-Prss. and Cashier
THE BANK OF MATHEWS, Inc.
Peu V? Capitel $25,000
MATHEWS C. H., VA.
solicits th? ?e<e?r>ant? of Anns and Individu?!? and ?_?r_ to rjro_?n
?s?. *ax***?mra(>*1atk>? consistent with ?ood banking
IiMerest Allowed On ftsrin?- AreosnU.
Hour?: 9 A. M. to 4 P. M. Saturday*, 9 A. M. to 12 M
or plan int ludes ?tilIce? or prop?
erty (oihtr than moiie.v ) re? eivcd
or lo be reteived hy the company,
sutli siutcment shall a? curately
siMsify ami tie-? ri be. In the man?
ner prest ri Ihm! or permitted, hj
the t ommissitni. il.e servit es or
property, together with the valua?
tion at whit h the same arc re
? ? ive-d or to he ro??eive?d; and sut h
coi*porntioii shall t (imply with
any other requirements or restric?
tions wliit h may be impo?-etl by?
law. The General Assembly shall
provide adequate panaltit-s ior the
violation of this section or of any
laws passetl in pursuame thereof;
and it slmll he the duty or the
commission to adjudge, and en?
lome (in the manner hereinbe?
fore provide*!) against any ?or
poration refusiii:-. or failing to
tomply with the provisions of this
set tion, or of any laws passed In
pursuant e thereof, sut b ini??s and
penalties as are anthoriaed by Uiis
Constitution or may be pi-*?-seribc*d
It is in the matter of the com?
mon slock of corporations that
the public, pcrhup??. is most In?
terested and has most need to be
protected lest it be bamboozled
by **watcrod" securities with a
grossly fictitious value.
Concerns getting (barters in
Yirginia. no matter at what fig?
ure the par value of their com?
mon stock is placed, nicy sell it
for whatever they see lit. pro?
vided they set forth the exact lig?
ures in their statements tiled with
the Corporation Commission.
In this way Intending pur?
chasers can always post them?
selves. Daily inquiries or this
sort come to Clerk K. T. Wilson,
who promptly and cheerfully an?
swers every question.
\Yhcre cert i lied reports of the
statements arc required a small
fee is charged, though less de?
tailed information may be ob?
tained for nothing through let?
ters, or. better still, a full inspec?
tion of the records may l>e had
by a visit to the of fit es of tin?
Clerk Wilson Is most enth??
lle t?om?erning the siiccc-slul
o|>t?rat!oii of the Yirginia corpor?
ation laws and the revenues they
produce. lie ??***? that they are
?Oi .'iid to none in the I'nion?not
even t<> the rigorous laws of
Kan??.-la the manner in which
they safeguard the public.
And yet they have proved im?
mensely popular, for corpora?
tions, in recent years, have come
to reali/e that atiftllute frankness
pay- better than ev a-lv eiie?s or
Sinister methods. In the long run
new enterprises prefer to lay
hare their plans al the out-et of
their careers rather than have to
It Is a noticeable fnet. too.
that the stocks of Yirginia cor?
porations sell better than other
American securities In England?
a fact w lift-h may be attributed
to the rospect in which the Old
Horn I nion is held among the
CLOSE IN HOUSE
HAMTITON', BERMUDA? Nov.
HAMILTON. BE KM IDA.? Spe
clal.?President-elect ?ilson has
bicyt It* ride?, ami his long walks.
In which lie found such keen tie
light, and cither stay at home or
ride i" a closed carriage to avoid
the tourists and the natives, who
have made it a practice to halt
him on his solitary jaunts for the
purpose or expressing congratu?
Mr. Wilson and his family now
remain incommunicado most of
the day, hanging tint on the gate
a basket, which, in the Hermudiaii
ceremony, indicates that the own?
er Is not at home.
When Mayor \Yainvvright and
his wife called to pay their re
s|H*cts they were unable to ?M the
SUNK NEAR CLBA
\VAK1> LINE STEAMSHIP MEETS
WITH ACClliFVT RESULTING
l.\ TOTAL Loss.
WASHINGTON. D. C? Special ?
Word lenheii the State Departe
Friday that the Ward Line steamship
commodore, ?>t New k'ork, sank near
Neuv.tas, Cab?, Thursday.
iiie vessel is reported to be a total
loss One sailor was drowned, the
passengers and crew being taken
,i6hore In lifeboat-.
RAYNOR STILL IN
WASIII.M?TO>, D. (V-Special.
Senator Istthu- i.a.vner, of .Mary?
land, was still in a tomntosc con?
dition at 8:;'0 o't lis k this morning.
He had been uni oils, ions the
greater part of the past two day ?
Women in the Methodist Church
may not g?| laity tight?, but they can
?till g.1*.* the oyster supper? and straw?
berry festivals.?-.Norfolk I .edj-er-Dis?
Dr. m. s. Roster
Office Orer Slbl?V Bros*.
MATHECa?. C. H \vA
Office Hoar?: 4 to 12 andK to S
CHES IttAkt ?iA?
CHEKUkPE-UCE S. 8. CO.
N?w Queen? of ths ?-hssasssk?
C1T? OF BALTaUlOUaf
CITY OF hORFOLM
Fitted with Marconi HirsIsM
NORFOLK, OLD POI.VF COMFORT
Dally. Including Sunday.
Leave Korfolk ?.li P. M_ OM Poto*
Comfort 1:11 P. M, ?rrtving Balt>
nor? at T;MA.M. ths folio wise ?wrn
1*hrough tickst? ?a sals fram aO
Old Dominion 8. 8 Co. Leadings la
Olo?e?st?r and Mathsws Co un tie? ta
B?ltlmor? via Old Point and Chsss
?uoMo Lias ?t
York River Line
6t?sam?rs l??v? West Point sad
fork River Landing? ???ry Monday,
rV'edn??Jay and Friday for Baltimore.
Loan West Point 6:00 P. M? Arr.ro
Baltimore 1:30 A. M.
Ticket Offices 95, 104 and 10 Grant?*?
St- Norfolk. Va; al?o Hot?] ?Chambsr
lln. Old Polst Comfort. Va
B. J. ChUm. M. Cbipman,
O. P. A. A. Q. P. A.
Dr. A. M. MARCHANT
All Kii ?:?? of Dental Work Dri? ?*.
**?>?**??-?? 1,-?,?-_ <? tr* ?8* * ?O R
LES IE C. GARNETT
Will practice In lbs Court? of ths
Counties >f Mittnews. Mlddleeei and
Bigger Crops?Better Produee.
Your land is only worth what it
will produce. If it is run dowa
and unproductive, our
Grout d0) st er S hell
???"it h*?"n? ?m? en did crops- Noth?
ing equal? it for
The Virginia Agricultural Board
urge? every farmer to use it
PEtM-SS OniR (O
BU. TIMO HE, MD.
A aew remedy for Coughs, Colds,
Croup, Sore Throat, Hoarseness
Asthma, Bronchitis and all
Tliroottt, 1 hot and Lang
Allays irritation, reduces In?
flammation and remove? th?
it helps yon or we refund your
PRICE 2i ?Tt?
For Sale bv all Druggists
C. H. IiriM'IXS,
T. 1). III'DCIX*.
?8. ft. lll*Df.I5S
IIIT)S0\ A flll>f?l>8,
E. BAKER & (0,
('eorge J. Dl-?g?
; The Glil-A-lOL h.e?. Ce,
are made from the finest mate?
rials procurable, by skilled ex
?** ports, in our own workshops.
k?. are given our prompt and care
; Y ful a'teiiLion. and return
X \n* next nail after receipt of
i j G.L.HtLL OPTICAL CO., INC.
! y 'Norfolk, Richmond, L?nchbarr.
i*? (| (.ruiihj SU NORFOLK, TA.
' ?I Everything Optical and
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