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nllorneys for Defense in Defunct Saving Bank Case Begin Taking Depositions Soon END OF TRIfiL NOT YET I? SIGHT Indications Are That Judge Ingram Will Not Give His Decision Until Next Spring?Record of Testimony] to Be Filed In Clerk's Office of Cor porotion Court. Tin- Inking of depositions for tlx plaintiffs In the suit or the deposltoro' against the officers and diroctora of, tlie wrecked Havings Bank of New? port News, which began nunc (haul six months ago. was concluded | terday. Attorney B. S. Robinson being the lust witness examined. The only; other wit nets heard yesterday w<is. Miss Lily C. Stewart, formerly a bookkeeper In Ihe defunct Intltutlon.l who was recalled to the stand to give' expert testimony relative to the con-' dltioti of the books of the old bank. The attorneys representing the <lo-| fondants probably will begin Inking depositions within a week or two and ?will conclude early next year- When all of the depositions are completed.I the papers will be forwarded to Judge/ Ipgvam of Richmond, who was np-' pointed by Governor Swnnson to sit In this case. It will take the judge] several weeks lo examine the papers' ami his decision In the ense probably; will not lie render-d before next spring. I Tin* depositions of (lie plaintiffs will be placed on record In the clerk's <>f flee of (In- Cor|K>rntlon Court within the near future. They are said to contain some very Interesting testi? mony that man given by some of tin officers and directors of the defunct hank who were examined by Captain . C. C. Berkley, attorney for the tie posltOl'N. I This snli grew out of Ihe wrecking of tin- bank by Iis late president | Mr. Irwin Tucker. who afterwards committed Stile Ith \ The depositors uro suing for the full amount of their, deposits, alleging In their hill that the failure of the Institution was title 10 gross negligence on the part of, the officers and directors. Tin- de-' ? posits aggregated about $40,000 In' round figures. ABANDON AFTERNOON SERVICE . J Officers of the First Presbyterian Church Decide on This Step. | At ameetitt g of the officers of the First Preshytfirlan church. Tuesday night, it was decided lo abandon the O'clock service on Sunday afternoons end to hold the evening set vice at 7:110 o'clock during the winter months and S o'clock during the summer months. Tills change was made at the request of many members of the congregation. | It was also decided to abandon the chorus choir of the church anil have a (innitet Instead. The officers also voted to hold regular business meet? ings each quarter, Instead of annual-! ly. as heretofore. Firit Public Meeting. The Literary and Debating society of the lopal Young Men's Christ Ion As? sociation will hold it Hit public meet tng of the vvlntei season in the asso-l elation Monday night. An interest? ing literary and musical program will be rendered. The officers of the so-, ciety for this year are: President, S. Scott; vice president .lames A. While; ?secretary. R. 13. Pr! v. Profanity Decision by Supreme Court. (By Associated Press) CHICAGO, Nov. 12 ?A dispatch to the Tribune from Jackson. Miss., says-: i By unanimous vote the supreme court yesterday held that the expression j "go to It?" is not profanity. The case was that of Rosa SJitf.'ord, a no-1 gro girl 1l' years of age. who was convicted in the lower court at Corinth of violating it lit- statute] against profanity. Ncrtro Anointed. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. Ii?j JamesA. Cobh, a negro has beep ap? pointed special assistant Fulled States! arromey for the District of Colum? bia. _ Mrs. C. W. Baltics left yesterday! for a visit to friends lu Washington, I p, C. I asked her hand, she said to me. | Think yon thai I your wife would be, ! Your iii-altIi is gone, your system| wrong. ? : Go drink some Holllster's Hockvl Mountain Tea. J. ('. Sorsuch ?? Co. _ Apendicitis is iliir in a large measure to nhitse ol the bowels by employing drastic pur? gatives. To avoid all danger. use only Dr. Kings New Life Pills, the safe, gentle cleanse s ami invigorn tors. Guaranteed for headache, Hi i'lii.-nex!. malaria ami jaundice, at all . druggists, 23c. Epworth League Star Course. Ar. evening of Music and Elocution by ihe Misses Wenlworlh and Cotter ell and Messrr. Blakeinote and Salley. Chestnut avenue Methodist church, --- Twenty fifth streit ami Chestnut Ave.. f This (Thursday) evening Nov. II. S:l" I O'clock. Admission, adult . Lie. eliil ten 10c. J.1-12-31, Want to soll Real Es ? t?te, and Home liave great bargains. Why don't we buy them ?. Well, we can't buy them all; we want our olientB to take some of them. Please allow us to show you what we have paying from 8 to 12 pereont. not. Powell Trust Co. BANKING X INSURANCE Rents & Real Estate 2711 WASHINGTON AVK NEWPORT NEWS, VA. FIRST DAY'S SESSION OF METHODIST CONFERENCE After Bishop Galloway Had Opened Conference Rev. S. S. Laiyibeth | Was Elected Secretary. li.-KlisiUiic. y** . Nov. 13.?In ClotUOU! weather of the early morning held down '>??? attendance upon the Coitforo??, but at; the elonds gave way io tfunshlnu the BatlertcR of Washington Street chinch soon tilled with visitors and delegates, who had hern delayed in arriving, reached the ohtiruh nnd took their ptnoes before business had progressed far. Before] the day closed all the delegates wore there. I Much of the early hours was Ihlten up by delegates In creeling each otll-l o'. nnd bo much confusion wan ere- j at od at one time that Bishop Oullowny' wan comiipllod to admonish the breth? ren, nittle Important] work was done during the moriiing, save the election of secretary and the naming of com? mittees. Bishop Galloway opened the session with communion services, llev. H. S. Lambeth wns chosen secretary, with Rev. v\ it. biptttomh, of Petersburg, und Rev. G. F. Green. Of Danville, ns assistants. The lime of mooting was Qxed at 9:110, and adjournment at 1130. Slandlug committees were named nnd j. T. Whltley wns appointed sec-, rotary lo Bishop Galloway. The re? port op church Bxtenslon shoWpd an Increase during the year of 18.500, and that b tventy-Olghl per cent of last lenr's assessment had been paid. The assessment for the coming yea - is1 placed nt $10.13; The report of the hoard of eduen-' lion showed the revenue nt J'J'.'.nOl and new assessment at $50,000. Rev. Dr. Cook, socrntnry of the Board of .Missions, from Nashville ! addressed the conference on Mm work of his department, and said the ?v6rl: of missions bad been great, and th?| cry for help had been heard and heeded. 1 ??'"1W? Rev. S. S. Limheth. D IV. iirenched llie conference senmin tonight at Washington Street church. Rev. \V.! F. milotl. dean of the faculty of Van-j derhllt University, delivered nn ml-.; dreVs on wo Id-wide Methodism. j Mr. Land to L?-ave. Md. l.\ .1. Gaud will leave Saturday morning for his bid home in Now hem. \. C.. whet,- lie will become a partner In the real estate business conducted by bis father In that city. Early Mominq Blaze. A m-uro dwelling near Chestnut avenue and Thirty-fourth street was1 destroyed l'v fire shortly before :'. o'clock this morning PRESIDENT WAITS i THE RETURN OF TAFT (Continued From First Ppgo.1 decision not to reite.ale ids third.term announcement until after the return of Secretary Taft und until things he gin to "shape themselves more defl nltolj relative to the next conven? tion." the President has indie some of his friends (hut he wants to see a nearer approach to crystallisa? tion <>f sentiment in the country be? fore he finally "efl'nce.-." himself. Some of his advisers have told him thai such an announcement now would simply cause the binding of various state delegations in favor of "fav . orite sons." ami that some dolsv would permit a mini in sympathy with I Rooscvelty policies and Ideas to train more definite following nS the lime I for the convention draws nea or. By o'lthhnlding his announcement until I the return of Mr. Triff the President ', will nlsb lie able to sound the Soul I I lyiihnt of the Republican N?ljon'ol nbn\ ' nditi-e. which will moot In Wnshlnc j ten the first week In lleccjilber to ? choosd the convention city. ' Mr. and Mrs. W. Calvin Rogers have returned from their wedding trip. Daughters of Confederacy Day at the Exposition. BEGINNING OF ANNUAL CONVENTION Business Scsnionc Will be Held In Norfolk. But Delegates Wiil Have Plenty of Time to Take In Point of Interest. One of ttio largest crowds seen on the Rxposlstton grounds tills month gathered yesterday to participate hi, tlic exercises Incident to the celebra? tion of Daughters of tin- Confederacy bay. ISxorelsoa held at tin- Auditorium a'. II o'clock yesterday morning marked (lie beginning o! the annual conven? tion of Ihe United Daughters of Ihe Confederacy. The ladles spent Ihe alle noon visiting Ihe <>xliibll palaces, ami many of them remained over to take In tip- warpath In the evening. Business see.dons of Ihe conven? tion will be held nt Odd Fellows Hal! Norfolk, every day Ibis week, but care i will be taken to give the visitors a plenty of time in which to do the Kx . position thoroughly ami visit points I of interest tn Tidewater. civic Improvement. I Ital-bl Stephen S. Wife, oho of the foremost .lews i^f America, who will he the orator or the day at the Impo? sition on? J+nrcinber 1!'. Civic Improve? ment-Day. has chosen for Ihe text of |lils add ess (he subject. "Chic Im? provements.'" ' The exorcises will be hold In the I Auditorium beginning at ?? o'clek In Ihe afternoon. i Mayors and municipal officers of nnsr-b.v cities, ami eburohmon and ohUroll goers have been Invited lo at? tend ami participate In these exercis? es. ?I. A. Humnh ov. secretary of the idinois commission to ihe Exposition, has returned to the ll.llln >ls- building at the fair af'er a two weeks' trip to his home NEGRO WOMAN BADLY HANDLED Delia Adrist Claims that Henry Yon eey Used an Axe. Polln ArdlSt, a negro woman, wub terribly beaten about the bond anil lace by Henry Ynhcoy, also colored,, at her home on Twenty-third street. nc??r Washington nvonuo alwut 7 O'clock yesterday evening. Patrolmen ('.riffln and Harp reached the scene soon after the light occurred and tin' woman Wits removed to her home, whore a physician was called to dress her wounds. Site was summoned to appear and answer to the charge of disorderly conduct. Yancey was lock? ed up lo await a hearing before Jus? tice Brown this morning on the charge of assault. Tin' cause of the light could not he learned. The woman claims that Ynneoy struck her with an n\e, tint tlie man says lie used a wooden box on her bond. LARGE NUMBER All ENDING m CONVENTION OF BAPTISTS Wlllllam Ellvson Retires as Associa? tion President and J. T. Henderson of O.lstol. Succeeds Him. DANVII.1.10. VA.. Nov. 1.1. -AI though the first session of the eighty rollI'til annual convention of Ihe Bap? tist General Association of Virginia was held last night large.- crowds as? sembled in 'In- Kli'st Baptist church this morning lo hear todayV proceed? ings. t PresldoiM Rllysou called the first session i?i order at right o'clock last] night, :>n.| Roy, \v. J. Decker, or Or uuge, conducted the opening devotion al exorcises. Rev. Samuel H. Thomp? son, of Bluleflold, delivered" tho open? ing Ftarthoii. Following I life devotional exorcises there whs n context lor the election of n president. Dr. .1 William Jones i luilnhtcd William Kllyson tor ro-elee i nilj Dr. Itatehc-r nominate,! T. II Kllott, of Rlchbtnond. ami Dr. Taylor, of Petersburg, nominated Professor .1. T. Henderson, or Bristol. Mr. Blly Soil declared his opposition to a thltd term for any president, nnd begged Dr. .loncs to withdraw his name. Br Jones declined to do ,-.o. * !vrofossor Henderson's election was lm.de unnnlmous on motion of .Mr. Kllott. The following were elected vice, presidents-: Rev. J. It. Bngley, Rev. W .1. Decker. Roy, R. K. I. Aylcr and Mr. Samuel M. Page. Rev. Hugh L Smith, of Bmporla, wns unanimously re-elected secretary ?and clerk, and II. Theodore Kllyson of Richmond, assistant secretary; Tin other officers elected were: 11. A. Jnc ob or Richmond, treasurer, and .1. B. Montgoi-iery. auditor. The report of the lonrd of the or phannge at Saldm was submitted to the .-'?voi latIon today. It -.hows that dur? ing the yen-.- ini children were provld-l r/d for, that another grade has been j added to the school, and that three of th" older girls froht the orphanage school arc now attending Roanolce College. The receipts for 'he ???>.?,,? were - j n,)i>. which amount hn i-e.-n expended . in mainten im". nml ephtrs. THEATRICAL ! The Prank Brothers' Yiddish stock j Company w in appear at th" Academy I ot Music tomorrow evening In "Tliel Jewish Hamlet." which is said to be [ one or the greatest plays of the V'ld dish stage. Tbe Stock company recently closed ' n successful engagement at Bnltlmorol and Is now on a road tour, visiting this sbct|on tor the first time. The advance sale of scuts opened | at the box office yesterday. POSITIVE IN DENIAL. Mr. Brvant Declares That His Wife Took Polron by Mistake. Mr. N. W. Bryant last night made' o statement to The Dally Press, pos? itively denying the report that his wife attempted to commit suicide Tuesday. He said that Mrs. Hryant took a. tcnspnnnful of carbolic by mis? take: that she had no intention of tak? ing her own life, and that tbe facta wore not correctly reported in this paper. The ncount of the affair given In this paper ytaterday lnornliiK was bused upon statements made by the nlteridlng ptiyedclaus ami Mr. Bryant himself. Mr. ALLEN'S BODY TAKEN AWAY. Shipped From Thir City Last Even inn to Kalamazoo. Midi. tho body of Mr. JoBle All. v. who died! ut the Port Monroe "i i3p<( al Tuesday night, wa; sent to K-il.nn nzOO, Mich, over the Chesapeake & jtihlo railroad at 8:30 last night. Mrs. Allein is accompanying the remains [and she will he joined at Cincinnati by itor son. Mr. (lien Allen of that city. The funeral will take place oit the i.-sHeuce (<f Col. O. M. Allen nt KnlanlOXOO tomorrow and will be ron ducted by the Shrlner.-i lodge of which Mr. All. ; was a member. In rcsiicct to the memory of Mr. vib-n. formerly chief clerk' of the United St.ttes army transport Stun? ner, now at Chesapeake <t Ohio pier Xo. -1. all work on that vessel was sopended yeatorday by order or the superintendent of the- local quarter? masters' depot. The transport's llag mid those of the other transports In flu- harbor were at hull'mitst through? out the day. I This Glaze is Wholesome Protection. There is a glaze of fresh eggs and pure granulated sugar on Arbuckles' Ariosa Coffee that does not improve its appearance, but keeps its aroma and flavor intact, and protects it from con? taminating odors and the dust of the store. Arbuckles* Ariosa Coffee complies with all the requirements of the National Pure Food Laws?Official Guarantee No. 2041 filed at Washington?and is pure Coffee blended for economy, flavor and health. No similar coffee is sold loose by the pound, or under any other name, or by any other persons or firms. You have our word for it, that no one can duplicate it or sell any coffee as good for anything near the same price. JUittUCKbis 15KO?.. Y.t>v Tork dir. Eat for contentment. ( Eat for good nature. Both are the result of physical health. < The most nutritious food made from flour is i Uneeda Biscuit | Every bite a mouthful of energy. MBf^ I" dust and ,yV;"' moisture proof packages. \ NATIONAL BtSCUIT COMPANY _^ HAIR NATURALLY ABUNDANT. When It la Pre* of nnndruff, It Crcnvu Luxuriantly. l.'alr preparation* and dandruff eurer?, as a rule. are sticky or Irritating nffnlm that do no earthly good. Hair, when not diseased, crown naturalis-, luxuriantly. Dandruff Is tho canso of plnr-tentbs nf nil hair trouble, and dandruff Is caused by a serm. Tho only way to cure rtand ruff Is to kill the Ri-rm; and. so far. tho only hair preparation that will positively destroy the gcrin Is Newtiro'.n Herplelde? absolutely harmless, free from Rrcare, scdlmunt, dyo matter or dangerous drug*. It allays ItcblnK instantly: makes linlr glossy and soft an silk. "Djstroy thi cause, you removo tho effect." Sold by lending druggists. :Und 10c. in stamps for ?rtmpla to Tho Herplcldo Co.. Dstrolt, Mich. 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