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Freight Service on Line Between
Here and Capital City Is
Ordered Suspended
With Twenty Thousand People to
Handle, the Company Will Operate
Thirteen Trains Each Way, and
More if Necessary?Vanouard of
Crowd Came Yesterday, Some Stop?
ping Here.
I* ' ' " '- ? ?'" I
All freight traffic over the Chena
peake & Ohio railroad between New?
port Newa and Richmond will be sus
penciled from i; o'clock this morning
until midnight tonight, In order to give
a char track to tin; many passenger
trains that will lie operated during
that time tor the accommodation of
Hit- thousands of Richmond people
coming down to attend tin- Richmond
Day celebration nt tho Exposition.
Twenty-six, and maybe innre, passen
gcr nullit) will be operated between
this city and the State capital during
the .lay ami night, und so as to main
tain 11 fast schedule for these trains,
and at Hie same time minimize ihe
possibilities <>f collisions and other
accidents which might result from
congestion of traffic, the railway of?
ficials decided to operate no freight
trains* over the division during the
TIiIb Is Hie first instance where the
Chesapeake ?fc Ohio or nay other rail?
way in Virginia has suspended Hie
freight traffic on one of Its divisions
for tho accommodation of the pas?
senger traffic, but more passengers
probably will be carried between this
city and Richmond today than have
ever traveled over the same length
of railroad in the same space of time
anywhere in the state.
The onward movement of Rich
monders to Tidewater began yester?
day, about a thousand arriving in this
city over the Chesapeake a Ohio dur?
ing the day. Several hundred of the
visitors stopped here and will go (?>
the Exposition this morning, while
others proceeded at once to the Ter?
Governor Swanson Arrives.
Governor Claude A. Swanson, sever?
al of his stuff officers and Bomt of the
state officers urrlved over the ein s
iipeuko & Ohio railroad at 5:30 o'clock
yesterday afternoon und proceeded to
the Exposition, making their head?
quarters at the Inside Inn. .Mr. ltobt.
lx-cky. Jr.. chairman of the commit?
tee of the Richmond Chamber <>f Com?
merce ,Which has charge of the ar?
rangements for Richmond Day, came
down on the same train with Governor
Swausou and is staying at Hotel Wat
Stato Secretary I>. A. Coulter of the
Young Men's Christina Association,
with n party of four .and many oilier
prominent business and professional
men, of Richmond, arrived on Ihe
evening train and are stopping at Ho?
tel Warwick and other hotels of the
Hundreds Coming by Steamer.
' Resides the crowds arriving over
the Chesapeake & Ohio, the people's
Line steamer Rosedalc left Richmond
at .1 o'clock yesterday afternoon with
nearly a thousand passengers, and
arrived at the Exposition about mid?
night lust night. The old Dominion
steamer Pocuhontns left the capital
nt 7 o'clock yesterday evening with
several hundred passengers and a
number of small craft arc bringing
many passengers down the river.
Thirteen Trains Over C. & O.
Tho real Invasion of Tidewater by
the Rlchmonders will begin early this
morning. The first special train over
the Chesapeake & Ohio will leave
Richmond at 5:-15 o'clock this morn?
ing, arriving here nhoilt S o'clock.
Another special train will leave at 0
a. in., a third at 7:!!0, a fourth at X
n. m.. and the fifth at 8:30 a. m. In
addition to these seven regular trains
will arrive from Richmond during the
day nnd In addition to these trains
& special train will leave Richmond
at 7 a. m.. hearing the members of the
Richmond chamber of Commerce and
? their guests. This will make thirteen
trains in from Richmond and if neces?
sary others will be run.
The ferry steamers Callahan and
Virginia will transport the excursion?
ists ncross Hamilton Roads to the Pine
Reach pier. The vessels have a com
ljlned carrying capacity of about 3.000
passengers nail It Is estimated that
they will be able to take about 12.000
peoplo across the Roads and back
again during the day.
In response to the invitation of the
Richmond Chamber of Commerce hun?
dreds of Newport News peoplo are ex
peeled to join In the Richmond Day
celebration ut the Exposition.
Portsmouth Mayor to Enforce Law In
Regard to Sunday Selling at
The Fountains.
NORFOLK, VA., .Inly 17? Mayor
Read, of Portsmouth, today decided
that under n decision of the State
Court of Appeals Hint ho can lino the
clerks In Hie employ of s. 'I', ilanger
for selling soda water and Other ar?
ticles on Sunday. This morning lu>
Issued summons agalfist three of the
clerks in Mr. Hanger's storo tor
working last Sunday.
The Conn or Appeals, explains I ho
mayor, holds that the person Working
for another on Sunday is nmendnhlc
to tin forfeiture for violating the see
t ion
Appears Next Tuesday Night on Roof
Garocn and Liviny Pictures
Wil.i a Coon Song.
NRW YORK, July 17.?Miss Flor?
ence Bchcnek, formerly of Not folk.
Va.. whom Charles 11. Wilson. the
Vnnderhllt whip, deserted, saying she
was am his wife, will soon reappear
in th, limelight,
, Out of the seclusion of the sick,
room she Is to emerge upon the staue
of n roof garden next Tuesday night,
where she is scheduled to pose with?
in u grenl gill frame, as if she had
boon painted there.
Tin-re are to he six poses, nil of
them, according to tin- press ngont,
of nn "educational character," and
this Course of Study is to he followed
by a Virginia coon song of Miss
Schenck's own composition.
The Appeal of the "Wets" Dismissed
By Judge Hutton at a Special
(Special to The Daily Press.i \i
RICHMOND, VA., July 17.?Judge
Frank B. Hutton. sitting for Judge
George W. Morris, of Charlottesvllle,
today dismissed I lie appeal of the
"Wets" In the recent election. The
defeated action undertook to show
that the result of the election did not
represent I lie wishes and views of
the majority of voters in that city,
und when the ease was presented to
Judge Hutton it did not take him
long to arrive at the conclusion that
the case had no real basis. Char
! lottesvllle will he dry for some time
I to come.
Grand Jury In Session at Roanoko
Brings In 20 Indictments.
Mayor Cutchin Very Much Offended
at Common Council Because Mem?
bers Would Not Make an Immedi?
ate Apprprlation.
ROANOKE, VA.. July 17 ?The spo
I elnl grand jury ordered by Judge Jno.
I W. Woods, to Investigate dm rioting
of last Saturday when'a mob smashed
till Hie Creek restaurants In town, ad?
journed Hits evening after finding
twety Indictments The Jury will meet
' again on Wednesday of next week.
Twelve of those indicted linve been
arrested as follows: itoi,i>pt Craw?
ford, J. F. Lester. Oeorgo Phillips, U.
R, llergendnhl. Thomas Divers. J. c.
. 0. Puckelt. James Taylor, Charles
Chnffln, Henry Stone. William Hoi
comb. J. W. Moore and James Forgo
son. Of this number the first four
named wore arrested during or soon
after the rioting. Corporation c unt
hi in session and it is likely the cases
will be tried at this term.
I Mayor Joel Homoil Ctltchln today
? issued a call for a mass mooting of
, the citizens for tomorrow night for
the purpose of raising money necos
' sary to pay the damages suffered by
. the Creeks.
I Ijtst night In Hie meeting of the
Board of Aldermen, when Mayor
Cnfchlns requested that the matter he
I at once settled was referred to a
? committee, the executive told the body
that he bad been humiliated and that
, he was not as proud of his office
since seeing the lineup of tin- alder
Capital City's Pay at Exposition
Promises to tie Notable
Many Trains Will be Run by N. & W.
in Addition to Those Operated Over
1 C. & O. Line?Blue and Gray Asso
I elation Elects Officers?"Orphans'
1 Day."
(Prom a stall Correspondent.)
17.?Tomorrow is Itlclimoml Day. ami
ihi- capital city's celebration prom?
ises lt> be one of the most notable
I occasions in the history of the Ter?
centennial. Already Iho people are
beginning to arrive; Itundrcda were
on the grounds ami in the vicinity 10
night, ami the opening of the gales
I tomorrow will see an iupnuriug ol
visitors such as has not been up
' preached since the last visit of Pros
i idem Roosevelt. Richmond lib.
I promises to send twenty thousand
I people, and as large a number should
I he hirnlshcd by Tidewater ioid other
sections ol the Stale. With Iho
i everyday crowds front a distance, the
attendance today should easily tip
? proaeb 50,000.
Richmond and llaltlmonc are tin
In addition to the trains operated
between .Newport News and Rich
mond by Iho Chesapeake k- Ohl?
Railway, the Norfolk & Western will
run numerous specials in addition t<
Hielt regular trains into Norfolk,
only cities represented al the Fx
position by sin elul buildings, und ihr
Virginia capital has taken a leadliii
part in every movement for the gooil
of the fair The Exposition manage
uicnt, therefore, is prepared to df
everything in Us power to make to
dny remembered with delight i>>
^ftiebmouders and Virginians general
Dedication of Building
The formal dedication of Rich?
mond's building will he one of tin
principal events of the day The ex
etches will occur at the buildings
about 1 o'clock, Immediately lifter Mir
program nrranged for the reviewing
stand on l.oe Parade lias been car
lied out.
Mayor Carbon McCarthy, with rep
reaenlatlves of the council and coin
inoiclal organizations of the capital
will reach the Exposition at ID o'clock
anil assemble at the inside Inn. From
there the party will proceed to Lei
Parade, where President Marry St
George Tucker will welcome the vis
itors to the fair. Mayor McCarthy
will respond nail Mr. .lohn Sie Inn
Williams will deliver a brief address
Review of Troops.
I Following the s].eh making there
jwii he h parade of all the troops sta
j tinned on the grounds and the Rich
mond Blues und Richmond Ho wit
sera. Major General lied i>. Grant
Admiral Harrington. Governor Swan
son, Mayor McCarthy, Presldenl
Tucker and other prominent person
ages will review the parade.
After the dedication of Ihn Rieh
mond building there will be a paradi
of concessionaires on l.oe Parade
This promises to be an unusually in
terOBtlng feature. For tonight a bill
(Continued on third page.)
Richmond i
Kappa Alpha Fraternity, Audi?
torium Room, i lo a. M. to i
P. M.
7::to a. m.?Guard mount, Twcn
ty.third Infantry.
s a. in.?Gates open.
10 a. in.?And hourly thereafter
exhibition of weather bureau earth?
quake recorder, Government build?
ing A.
10 a. m.?Special exhibition by
the Flak Jubilee Singers nt the
Negro building.
10 a. in.?a commltteo composed
of representatives of Business
Mens' Association and Hoard of
Trade. Retail Merchants' Associa?
tion and the Jamestown exposition
will inert the mayor and represen?
tatives; at the boat landing and
take them to the Inside Inn, where
the Richmond vlstors will assem?
10:30 a. in.?Concert by Mexican
hand on reviewing stand.
11 a. ni.?Preparation of largo
weather map from reports from
all sections of tho country, Gov?
ernment building A.
11 a. in.?Visitors, headed by
the mayor and reception commit?
tee, will march to the reviewing
stand, where the following core
monlea will tnke place:
Believed Fale of Accused Man
Will b* in Hands of Jury
Within a Week.
Rests Its Cnsr Content In the Belief
That Strong Evidence H.n Been
Brought Out?McParlland Not Put
on the Stand?Union Miners' Treat?
ment of "Scabs."
(By Associated ProBB.l
BOISK, IDAHO, .Inly I7.--T*he
Slate of IdtlllO r< si:s ciintcill with HlO
evidence It has Introduced In prove
that William I). Ilaywond, secretary
and treasurer Of the Western Potior
ntloii <>f Miners cnunpired to kill ami
therefore murdered former governor
Prank Steuncnobrg. William lluywood
through bis counsel, tomorrow will
rest hin etise with the Jury so far us
evidence Is COUCcmcd. Posh lily some
witnesses will he culled In stir-rebut
I In), but I lay wood's counsel announce
j that lb.ise may close without fur?
ther evidence.
' Friday morning lirglimeiit is expect
i d ami Ho- last Binge of the trial will
I begin.
I Evidence Stricken Out.
' Atter dismissing I lie jury this nf
t. i noon Judge Wood stated that In
! Ills opinion evidence introduced by
I the defense to prove a conspiracy on
! the part of the mine owners, by show
; luv. Hu- deportation of union minors
'from the Cripplo Creek regln? of Col?
orado during the strikes or 11101! ami
i 1904, was not material lp the.issue
[involved und should notJ&jujhnAtUcd
;| ' On the oilier hand, ho said, the
I showing by the slate that Steve Adams
j was concerned In the. killing of two
iI men in the Cour D'Alone region or
Idaho, did not appear to the court to
be gormano and should be elimi?
Another announcement by the court
today was a determination in conclude
the case within the next week.
W.mt6 Witnesses Held.
The last day of the Stale's ease
opened with the statement by Atter
1 ney Richardson thai he desired to
order D. C. Scott. William D.-wey and
J, O. Rlltull. witnesses Who have |es
titled in rebuttal for the state, to re
main within the Jurisdiction of the
court. This was afterwards oxpln'ncd
on the ground that counsel for the
defense was considering the ttdvts
ability <>r issuing certain warrants
charging State's witnesses With per?
The state called only two Witnesses
hi rebuttal today. At the last mo.
incut the prosecution decided not to
call mine ownors or Plnkbrton detec?
tives. ,
1 McPartland Not Called.
Captain James Mcl'ai Hand, super
? hltcndent of I ho Western Division of
the Plnkorton Dcieetlvo Agency, was
. not called.
The last witness of the slate was
William Stuart, a Scotchman, red
I., aided and retaining the burr of
bis lint Ivo language on bis tongue.
? He was a mlqcr in the Cripple Creek
? section during the labor trouble and
. told a terrible story of maltreat incut
- at the bauds of miners who had
- warned him thai he would have to
take the consoqiinncos if lie went to
work as a "scab."
Day Expositic
11:30 a. in.?Address nf welcome
by President Harry St. George
Tucker, Response lor the State ol
Virginia by Governor Plumb- A.
SwnilSOli; response for the city of
Richmond by Mayor Carlton Mc?
Review of all the troops, both
United Slates regulars and nation
til guards encamped on the grounds
by the governor of Hie Stute. Qon
oral Fred 1). (Irani and staff. Ad?
miral Harrington and staff, mayor
of Richmond, municipal officers,
representatives of the various
hoards of trade, president of the
imposition and Jamestown Exposi?
tion officials.
During the day Ihere will be a
parade of the Warpath amusement
concessions. After the review the
vis tors will lie accorded a welcome
at the Richmond building.
1 p. in.?Biographic and sioreop
licon exhibition, Scenes on Indian
reservation with lecture, interior
d< partmcnt, Government Building
1:80 to 2::to p. m.?Plnno rc
eltal, Joseph Maerz Auditorium .
2 p. m.?Biographic exhibition,
I scenes In Yoscthlto Valley, Gov?
ernment building A.
2 p. m.?Lecture, on aerial nav?
igation, Mr. Llidlow and Captain
Y, rl l". I.Y 1.8, 1907.
Edward Leach of New York Wins!
Out In ttie Race for
Grand Treasurer.
Grand Lotlyc Decides to flo to the
Limit to Prevent other Organiza?
tions From Using Emblem of the
Older?Memphis Elks Authotlzcd
To Prosecute Negroes.
(IU Associated Puss)
PHILADELPHIA", PA. July 17.? ;
The complete und Ofllclal returns of'
the i lection In ihe Grand Lodge nti
Elks, held In this city yoHlorday wont
announced us follows:
Orand Kxaltcd K?h r, .lohn K. Ton
cm, Churlorio, Pa.
(Iraud Treasurer. IM waul Leach,'
Now York. I
flllllHl Kstccmcil Loyal Knlr.ht. W.'
T. Locklc, Dowuga.
Oraiul i>i.i Loading Knight,'
John D . Shea. Hartford. Conn.
Urillld Kstfeiucd Lecturing Knight,
Unyard Oroy, Krankfort, Ind.
Grund Hecrolary, Fred 0, ItobliiBon,!
Duhuipio, In.
(Irand Tn'siees. Thomas M Mills.'
Superior. Wis.; Thomas P. McN'uliy.
Mali'.more, ami Mayor Char loa U.
Schmidt, .if Wheeling, \V. Va.
flraud Tiler, .lanies Foloy,
liiaud Inner tiiiard. I''.. M Taylor.
lim im; the sessions of the grand
lodge II was decided to establish a
llag day for Elks on June 14. a res?
olution was adopted calling for thoj
appointment of a commission to de?
vise ways niui ipeuus ui prosecute
outside User* of I he Kiss' oniblutnjy
A siibsoipiiuil'resolution"* onTuT for the
appoiutnieut of n commission to con?
fer with Congress to Und means to
provenl the use of (lid emblem.
The Memphis lodge was authorized
to prosecute tip. negro Ulks of that
city in this connection a resolution
was passed reprimanding the NoW-|
ark. N. J,, lodge for electing a man
said io be a negro, a further mona-1
nr.- instincts the grand exalted ruler|
to older the Newark lodge to Investl
gate the man's antecedents and If It
be found Dial be is ol negro oxtritc
lIon lo expunge his name from the
nils I
Thp most spectacular features of
the day's events were the massed
band parade in which the visiting
musical organizations played under,
one loader as they marched through',
the court of honor, and the eninpctl
] (He drills by marching clubs of differ?
ent organizations. The Toledo, Ohio.
"Cherry Pickers" and the Detroit]
Turkish Zouaves or Oriental Cadets,;
wer,, ihe situs ill this event.
Tim big parade will take place
moi row.
New Equipment for Southern
(Dv Associated Press.)
Hallway Com till l
Tin' Southern Hallway Company has]
deei.led lo purchase CO new locomO
lives' "fi passenger1 coaches, four din?
ing cars .six combination mall and |
baggage cars, six combination pas?
senger and two hundred cabooses.
Cnpt. Stuart in Washington.
Collector or Customs J. K. II. Stu
art Is attending Hie Army and Navy
reunion at Washington. D. c. lie
will return here .Saturday.
?ii Program.
Lovelace. Aeronautic building.
L':::u to 4:110 p. in.?lanes hand
concert. Auditorium.
2:30 p. in.?-United States Life
Saving service drill at station.
" p. 111.-?Illustrated lecture, "He
clalmlng Hu- Desert," by J. O.
Watts, r. s. it. s.. Interior Depart?
ment, Government building a.
:\ p. in.?Special exhibition by the
Pisk Jubilee Singers at the Negro
I p. in.?Illustrated led lire.
"Yellowstone National Park," In?
terior department, Government
building A.
4: :cu to 6:30 p. in.?Organ re
eiiai. Miaest Ii. Crosby, Audi?
.1 p. in.?Dress parade, Twenty
third Infantry.
6 pi in.?Lecture on aerial navi?
gation Mr. i.udlow ami Captain
Lovelace, Aeronautic building.
.1 p. m,?Dress parade by Second
Kentucky Infantry.
5:30 p. m.?Dress parade by
Richmond Light Infantry Blues.
"?:.10 lo f!::tO p. m.?Concert by
Mexican hand On reviewing stand.
8 p. m.?Concert by limes and
his orchestral band In Auditorium
S p. in.-- Fireworks display oil
Lee parade.
:i p. in.?Grand ball at Inside Inn.
Lever Brothers, Originators of Hurst
ed Soap Trust, Given Verdict In
Libel Suit Case.
LIVERPOOL July 17. Hainau? r
In il.uoriuons BUIlt <>r ?j..n,niiu
Woro award-'d by It Jury today 111
I .over llroH., largest mnnutacturorR <>i
nun Ii in diu world, iigniusl the London
Dully Mall und London KMiiing
News, laud NtirlttclllTo'H newHpnpbrs,
In lb,, libel Hull hioughl by llio mil
llomilro snap magnates growing out
of the ulincks on Dicht II year nun
when Ihby attempted to organize a
sonp 11 iint,
Ann llrKl pleiidtug justification,
ami ilini tin- nttnoks or ihn Mail ami
New. were "fair comments," nttnr
noya for Lord Nori-Iictlffo today with
drew (be pb-a ami Offered to npolo
gl/.o lo 11|0 Levers.
TIlO proposed ROnp combine was
tbe llral ultenipl to foriii a trust in
Knglnnd, it failed because id tin
bitler attacks on It by newspapers
It bad I.ii proposed bv I he Levers
Who planned Hie combine, to lake In
largo soap manufacturers In othot
countries if I?1'1 Ilde, and brim: tin
Honpmaklng industry largely undei
Ringle control.
Lord Norllieillfe'g papers went fur
Iber (bail oilers In nppORlllg tin
r.ombluo, attacking 'be I .overs per
Hohliliy, ami scoring llielr biialnosii
inetbo ls. 'I'bi. Mail and News clung
e,| tlllll tiie Levers sold short weight
soap ami were dlsehargliig omployo?
in nuticipation oi the formation <d
the trust und urged a boycott oi the
i.i \<i soaps.
On Hie witness stand yesterday one
of the Lever,, declared thai thcll
business had suffered greatly mi ii
result id these attacks.
Tim Levers are manufacturers oi
Sunlight soap um) have it Klent III
dltsrrinj community ut. Sunlight Port
Oil the j1VrWf3oyv ,nuid<1|l<d/tlttei the
plan of die National GtlMl RtVglfltOI
Company at Dayton, Ohio.
There Seems to Be No Question But
j That There are Wholesale De
eertlons From Warships.
(Bv Associated Press.)
1 NORFOLK, VA. July 17.?That
there uro wholesale desertions from
w.ishlps lit Hampton Roads is indi?
cate,! that hi the pasi few weeks Ion
di seller.., have boon listed ami adver?
tised from the battleship Minnesota
Tim local police were yesterday
notified of lift.-en desertions. The
lists are coming in almost dully.
tfack Johnson Put Former Pugilis?
tic Star Out of Bnslness.
The One Time Champion of the Rinn
Made a Sorry Spectacle of Himself
In Philadelphia?Crowd Sorry for
the Old Fellow.
(By Associated Press.) \f
Jack Johnson stopped "Bob" Kit. .-hu?
mous in tin- second round of a six
round boxing bout before the Wash
Inglon Sporting Club tonight. Pitz
Simmons did not show a trace of his
former prowess .ami it is probable
that Johnson could have stopped him
In the opening round if he bad cared
to do so. The blow that put Fitzsitn
mous out was a light right to the Jaw,
The old man fell to the floor und as
lib made no attempt to rise the ref?
eree stopped Hie bout. The hissing
which usually follows knockouts of
this character was nbsor.t, the specta?
tors evidently taking compassion on
the former pugilistic stnr.
Referee Kechaii refused to act in
the ring because ho bad hoard thai
Pitzslintnniis hud a badly sprained
arm. Tin- manager of the club then
entered the ring und watched the un?
even match. In tin- opening round
Johnson tapped Pltsslmmons when
und where be choosod but the latter
Was unable to even land bis famous
counters. ,
Steamer Tybee Burned.
(itv Associated Press )
SAVANNAH. OA., July 17?Steam?
er A log tinny from Philadelphia, Is
burning otT Tylico, Her passengers
nro safe, hut the vessel will be a to?
tal loss.
Weather?Portly cloudy Thurs?
day, possibly showers I? north
ern portion; Friday, portly
. loudy. winds mostly light and
D -??
Judges Waring Every Effort to
Get tue Best of Each Other
In the Railroad Rate
; Cases.
Me Leaves Ar.hevllle, Where He De?
feated State Plans, for Raleigh to
Take Pari In the Bcheme to Qet
Ticket Agent Green Out of Jail.
Green Now In Custody of tbe Su?
perior Court.
(Hv Associated Press.1
RALISIGII, N, C? July 17.? After a
, day of argument from counsel for T.
- I-:. (ire. Ii. ticket ugbttt, and tint
, Southern Hallway, pleading for a con
- llnuitm.r the criminal case against
Iliem In Mio Superior Court here pre?
sided over hy Judge It. F. Long, on
,'Me- cllllt'go of violating the State
I railroad rate law, the court overruled
,1111 motions and ordered the trial to
proceed in Iho morning,
j Bnuoral Counsel a. P. Thorn, of
(the Southern Hallway Is here from
'.Washington with the other counsel.
.! Pleas for delay so as to prepare the
lease, Tor want of jurisdiction for tno
i| UiicbliHtllullonallty of the law, and for
'I ipinflllllK iho Indictments for defects
I wore luado.
Judge Long overruled each motion
!I mill lin en's counsel sat unite. Judge
- Loin; then directed that a plea of
"not guilty" be entered.
After the . argument- "during Mm
morning for delay the court took a
rCceSH Mil twelve o'clock.
Twenty minutes before thin time
Judge Long convened court again
ami eideied the custody of Mr.
Croon, who had been In jail all night,
taken from the sheriff, and held
Green In Iho custody of the court.
This step Is understood to be taken
so as to preyont a writ or habeas
corpus from the Federal Court for
Mreeii to be served,
i A telegram from Ashevllle snys
i{thai Judge Prltchard in on the way
'I to Italolgh, having mulled the writ
1 on an earlier train. An indictment
for violating the state rate law was
.j this afternoon found against General
j Passenger Agent Tayloo, of tho
Southern Railway,
State Held Up at Ashevllle.
ASiivn.Li:. N. 0., July 17.?The
state authorities here have halted la
iholr prosecution or iho Southern
Hallway tor selling passenger tickets
at the old rale, instead of observing
the new Uli cent rate Ilxed by tho
legislature. Habeas corpus proceed?
ings were Instituted before Judge
Prltchard today for the release of tho
district passenger agent nnd the tick
nl agent here. Solicitor Hrown told
the court he had rocolvod a message
from Governor Glenn asking that the
cases he continued until counsel for
the state could arrive, but later ho
had been advised that the cases set
for n healing In the police court to?
day had been dismissed and more?
over that Hie Southern agents were
only constructively under arrest, and
I hat there was no ono to be taken
from jail.
1 The cases were Iben dismissed and
Judge Prltchard loft for Rnlelgh at
once to hear habeas corpus proceed
Ings^rfl the case of Agent Green who
w^rS placed in Jail last night.
Had Been Postmaster and No Man
! Wae More Popular in State Than
"Colonel Jim."
fBv Associated Press.)
RICHMOND, VA.. July 17.?Colonel
James M. Neal. former warehouse
man, postmaster and business man
Of Danville, died In Hint city this
1110111111?. Ho was a native of Mils
city ami was well known here. Colo?
nel Neal was a private soldier daring
the war. serving with gallantry nnd
distinction, lie had made his home
la Danville for many years and was
a prominent secret ordor man. He
was a brother of Thomas D. and
W. Greaaor Neal, of this city. No
man In tho state was more popular
than "Colonel Jim" as ho was known
lo his friends. H|8 death was due
to heart disease.
' Chatham Anti-Saloon Crusade Begins.
CHATHAM, VA., July 17.?Tho
ll.-ld ihn services under the auspices
of tho Virginia Anti-Saloon League in
i tho Baptist church Sunday morning
and the Methodlstc huroh, Sunday
'night wore attended by large congre
I gallons at both services. Tho ser
I vices here were under auspices of
the Chatham Anti-Saloon "League. _

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