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LAST WITNESSES FOR
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.
Two alzes?soc and J1.00.
ALLEN'S DRUU 8TORE. SPECIAL
AQENT?.
Where Quality is Uppermost. I
Shoes*
B Are particular!) Well made
s
S shoes for particular men.
? In gun inotal and vlci kid, *i
Many Shapes.
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2600 WASHINGTON AVENUE.
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