ksmim CommiKee Has Its Eye
Jpon Big Slice of Elizabeth
SEARCH FOR DATA III PROGRESS
Wythe District Association Represen
tatlve$ and Messrs. Buxton and Ber
nsrd Will Have Facts and Figures
Ready Shortly?Ccmmittee Called
to Meet Tuesday Night.
In carrying cut ibe oil) council's
instructions to Investigate into the!
annexation question, the Join! <? :n j
mil tee is examining into and consider,
ing the subject on a more extended
scale than has. been contemplated '" ,
the annexation discussions in the pasi.j
Representatives of the Wythe l)is-j
trict Protective Association, wiio are!
gathering statistics for the committee,
have Leen Instructed to report upon
the property values, number of resi?
dents, etc.. in all of the territory
lying east of the city between the
old county road and the waterfront,
and between Salters* creek und La
Salb- avenue, in other wards, the
plan advocated by the Wythe ass -
elation, contemplates the annexation
by Newport News of territory extend?
ing almort to the vts r>- limits of Hamil?
ton, ami taking in the new car barns
Of the Newport News & Old Point
Railway and Electric Company.
Busy Collecting Data.
Messrs. iS. R. liuxton and Murk.
Bernard are collecting for the com
uttttee da'a concfrnlug i he property
and the residents of Hloodfleld. Kion
dike and all of the settlements in
Warwiek county bordering on the
?southerly limits cf the city, the sec
lion between Saltor's creek, and the
limits, and thj? seeth n math of the
limits in East End.
The Wythe district association will
hold a meeting Monday night, at
which time its investigating commit?
tee will make a report covering the
result of its work. Then a report
council will be made.
Meeting Tuesday Night.
The council committee has been
called by Chairman Harris for Tues?
day night, at 7: HO o'clock, for the pur
pose of formulating a re|iort which,
if possible will be pre-semed U> the
e? nimm council an hour later.
The committee favors annexation,
and the only question is what shall
toe taken in. It seem-; 'probable that
Jf the report from Wythe district
shows that the property valuation
and numbvr cf residents In that sec
tlcn will wamtnt such a step on the
part of the city, the committee will
recrmmeiid tha: *ho council take
steps toward extending the city limits
to a point near l<aSalle avenue.
When ask -d now t-he committee
contemplated having this large area
policed by the city, a member of the
eommUtee suggested that a couple
cf mounted ottcers coo Id cover the
0. b. way ins passes
away at sanatorium ]
Well Known Local Business Man
Dead After Lingering
Mr. P. I! WJIkins. of this city,
died yesterday m -rning ni the Star
ntronrt Sanaorium. Washington Grove,
Md. Captain R. E. Wilkins received
a telegram announcing his brother's
death, aud he left at <mce f .r Wash?
ington to bring the body home.
Mr. Wilkins had been in ill health
fee more than a year an?j he went
To the Starmonnt Sanatorium for
?tr-eainsert about n month ago. For
* while he was thought to lie saining
strength, "but there was n real
change ff r the h?-ttcr 3r?d no hopes
had l>een entertained for his recovery.
Coming here in the esrly days of
the cr:y ?.BT Wilkins be< aim- one of
e!ty'? best known business men He
was the head of the whob-sale cruorv
?rat of K B Wilkins * Uro . and was
idertlfle,j with wWxiss other en
robber gets away with
whiskey. cigars and cash
B. R. Cofer-t gatcon Entered Througo
fiodowr Undw Cover of
aV Cofer'a salooa at Washington
and Twenty ourtb street. Was
sopts? time Wedeewdav nigh'
a thkrf wb made off with a quan
at bottled nMahvy. tat? cigar?
fin ia cash The mnm?y wna In
I Jag in ?hieb , hang-c bad
left over airbi lor uV man
g the place in the nv-tninr
fa is sapasased that the robber I
t*' mi the pla'e thromtb a uneJI
Ahwu g year age Mr. Cnfr-r '? rd.v-e
v frag robbed tarvnral tIsars.
Mr. Mild Mrs ? A Reynolds have
returned from tlu-h w< d Iiiig lrl|i t<
Waahtngton, Philadelphia and New
V< rk and in* n w ul homo in Hieir
friends in Ii:' Thirtieth street.
\liss Meile Abholt, uf Portsmouth,
is th.- guest <,f Miss l.ois Leonard, on
Twenty eighth street.
Mrs Ctinrlea C >rss of Lockhavcn
I'll is tin- guest nf Di Itlld M -
.lautes K i'nr-\ ai th?- Clinton,
Miss Mary Caasldy has returned '<>
her home in Lynchburg after a \i?i<
Ifl Ii lends in t Iiis eil J
Miss Laura FcrHon left yesterday
for Mecklenburg 10 vi*!! relatives.
Miss Mary Luckoy of York county.]
is the guest of Aalsx Carrie Howard. J
on the Boulevard.
Y M. C. A. BASKETBALL TEAM
GOING 10 WILLIAMSBURG
Games Takes Place in William and
Mary College Gymnasium
Tin- basketball team representing
tin- young Men's Christian Associa?
tion of this city will go up to Wll
Itamsburg this afternoon, to play the!
WlUhiiii and Mary College five in the
college gymnasium tonight.
Tue contest fs expected to be a fust
one as the two dams are very evenly]
matched, the locals only defeating the
collegians by a narrow margin in a I
previous game- played this season
ab ut two weeks ago in Ibis city. '
Quite a number of enthusiasts from!
here will accompany the team on I
their trip, about thirty ladles and I
gentlemen having signified their in?
tention of making the journey to wti
itess Ihe game and "root" for th" as-j
The teems will line up as follows:
W. ami M. Newport News.
Harth . Hurlwgej
Driver . l.enzi
II. B. Hughes . Gildnor,
A G. Hughes . LMteanley
CALLED OUT FIRE DEPARTMENT. I
Peyser's New Lights Created Sensa-i
tion on the Avenue.
Something of a sensation was ere
ated at the corner of Washington ave.
nue and Twenty-eighth street, last
night, shortly after dark, when Fire
Chief Stow, beading all of the appa?
ratus of the Central Company, ap?
peared at the corner hulking for a
It developed that the unusual bril?
liancy of two electric lights of a new
type, which bad Just been installed
over the front of r.tias Peyser's cloth,
ing establishment, had caused the
trouble. Someone on the avenue, see.
in? the blaze of light at Twenty eighth
street, had telephoned for the depart?
Several Passrnqer Injured But None
Lose Lives in Accident.
DES MOINES. IOWA. Feb. 2? ?One
man was killed and several were in?
jured by derailment of the westbound
Overland Limite 1 train of the Chica?
go. .Milwaukee * St. Paul at 1:25 this
morning at Van Horn. Iowa.
The train was going nearly sixtv
mill's an hour when the locomotive
lift the track and turned a complete
The baggage and mail cars were
piled en top of each other and the'
several nassenger coaches rested on
C. H Brown, the engineer, was,
crushed to death
With the exception of slight bruises !
to two persons in the smoking ear.
none of the passenger* were injured
Rifles Going to Norfolk.
The Huntingdon Rifle* will go ioj
Norf ilk today to particiiaie in the
parade to 1m- given in i-onnection w/th:
N'orfi Ik's celebration or the honu-coin j
Ing of the Beet. In the absence of j
Captain Wilkins. who was called to
Washington yesterday by new , of his |
brothel's death. First Lieutenant Hup-1
pert will command the company. Th-'
company will assemble at -he arne-ry;
at 7:3* o'ekek and leave for Norfolk!
at *> i clock.
Repa-nog the Kershaw
Owing to the delay In finishing 'he
repairs on the Merchants a Miner.;
T'anaj.i nation Com any'? .?'earner
Kershaw tht re wfil he no sailing from
this port :o (Ultimo t mot' * night.
The re;airs t.? the Kershaw which
f":i?i'' <f minor work in the vessel*!
tin. bin -ry are l^ntig .j,me ., <"lo sa
peake a Ohio p+er \ fi hv th local
shipyard and it is exported the' they I
will he. e mi ?et.-J In Montis'
Mr Cal?w*tl Recovering
Mr C M CuntseR who has br> n!
c* fined to his horn* <?n the Ifartile i
vani fo' s me dav? by severe Injurie^
received in an accident + snfft
den ly iint-roved to l?- owl of 'heirs
for n ?bor> ' '?k > sirdar.
W ? Olfrr l I.- ise j, .? .r. |.
I mate oa Twen v thirj street near
Wlekharr. a venae Would take nah
tV' cash, balance %(. per month Musi
told a> once Re <jn'rk SoMv'li:
VILI.K TRIST COMPANY Ire
Three ?hoacs. ^ I
MEN DESERTED VESSEL
I . _ j
Skipper, Wate and Life-ravers Work?
ing on Schooner Benedict.
ANCHORED NEAR ASSATEA6UE, III.
Captain Is Supposed to Have Dropped
Anchor in FoQJ Without Being Aware
of the Ship's Dangerous Position.
News whs received here yesterday!
tu the effect that the ihr.masted
schooner Helen H. Benedict, which
siiih'd ti..in this pun for Portland,
Main.-, on Monday lust, with a cargo
01' coal loaded In the Smokeless Fuel
Company, was anchored in a very |
dangerous position ahout three and
one half miles south southeast of the
life saving station at Assuteague, Vir.'
glniu. The crew is said to have left
the -vessel, and the life savers, with
the skipper and male, are aboard.1
endeavoring lo keep her afloat |
The captain of the Benedict Is be?
lieved to have lost his bearings in
the heavy fog late Wednesday alter
noon. an.) achored bis ship to wait
for tile fog to lilt, without being aware
of the dangerous position of the yes
When the stiff gale which swept .
up the Virginia coast Wednesday
night struck the schooner she begun
io pound heavily, and the men left
her in an open boat, landing safely ,
on (he Ijrarh. but the captain and '
mate refused to desert the vessel ami
remained on board. i
At the last report the schooner was:
in a dangerous position.. Nothing fur-'
the,, co ild I" learned last night. j
CURBING GRADES GIVEN ON
TWENTY SEVENTH STREET
Cltj Engineer Pearse Keeping Prelimi?
nary Work Par Ahead of Con- j
tirades for the concrete curbing
was laid oif by City Engineer Pearse
yesterday on ? Twenty-seventh street.,
but W een Washington and West ave?
nues ami it is expected that the curb
will be laid on tl)is street Immediate?
ly after that on Twenty-sixth street
Nearly- all the stakes along both
sid<s of the street were driven yes?
terday, and it Is proposed to keep
far enough ahead with all the pre?
liminary work so that there will be
no mure delay than is absolutely nee-,
fssary in tin- laying of the curb.
Contractor .1. W. Davis, who is to
layVthe Peebles block pavement, has
a good deal of his material on the
ground and ready for the work, and
he will set to work as soon as suffi?
cient progress has Iven made by the
CAPT. QUALTROUGH'S ? I
SENTENCE IS APPROVED
Only Part of Courtmartial's Decision
Required Secretary's Affirma- j
tion. Which is. Given. j
WASHINGTON. 0. C. Feb. \
S eretary Newberry has approved
thai pan of the sentence which the!
font mania 1 at Gibraltar, which *eii-'
tenced Captain Qualtnough. cf the
luttlcship Georgia to the loss cf ten
numbers in rank following a trial on
charged of intoxication and c nduct
unbecoming an officer.
That portion of the sentenc- sus?
pending Captain Qnaltrnaigh tr m
duty for six months, which was a;>-1
proved by Admiral Sperry. required
no action by the navy department
PROVISIONS FOR SMOKER
ON BATTLESHIP NEBRASKA
George Loshe Hat Contract for Fur?
nishing Estimates?Sailors Are
Mr George l.oshe has the contract
lor furnishing the refreshments for
a smoker to h.- given tonight on board
the battleship Nebraska In the crew
of that vessel t > about four hundred
men in the battleship fleet. j
Enormous quantities of sandwiches
and other light luncheon n.-e.-ssaries
were packed up last night, the entire
lot filling quite a number of barrels.
The provisions will he conveyed to
the ship sometime today
REVENUE CUTTER MOHAWKm
STUCK FAST ON ROCKS
Vesse; I? Leaking Badly. But Pumas
Keep Up With Flow?Tugs
(By Associated Press *?
NKW YOKK. Feh The InHcl
S'at.-s rvvenue riitfer Mohaw k. >. ind
from New lxu:don be- Totupklnsv ilb
rsn on the rocks In HeS, Gate off
Ward's Island, known as Little Hoa
Rack" late today, and at a late hoir
tonight sas stir hard aground de- |
spite Ihe efforts of several ?i.irs to
The cutter's how is resting on ts.v
edged rorks. asd it is feared thev will '
tear a hot- !u h. ship's l??tt<itn
Of P?rrr T*vtM' rafctknW 0>M esvrr war TV,r>k
?f it' A - i <p**ey bntlte is InvMi? ? na ?? 1
>- : ? w mvpr ?Plan .? ->?? m Wk ?~l haet"
Sal TtSs ? ?ii?lf?t SSSSSk M ??
ttM. sain ?f tnrr.lws Iso n? nr hrotaps It . ?Iis i ??
ski aasjsaa at ?ears'^w I. . ??4a* rrsi-.s*.
?USV dlkrrSTheis. ?C' ?.. br ? kaSlts oS
|<sr Shs+re* jBSt sew. rmmll (? lh? f.e?l Mgn
OHMlSr TW tan *n? tmtlle h ~J* sSStSJ ?m* ?Wt?
r- ?I?. is* ?? eswt sms S> nrt* ???l SruBJht
ii's r** Pern Daria'.
CAR MACK WAS HOT
IN A BlUtR MOOO
(Continued From i>;ie>- One.)
automatic Colt, and ione found
by Lieutenant pilehier.
Later be received Ironi Sergeant (
It.-id a nickel plated revolver which I
had not been fired and which was
said to have been taken from Colonel
Sharpe's Brother Custodfan.
On cross examination lie could not
positively Identify the guns. He had
turned them over to ihe lieutenant
I of police at the station, and on the
next day took lliein to Ihe clerk of
I Ihe criminal court Vernon Sharpe,
brother of John Sharpe
Major w. O Vertrees. the next wit-j
ness. was to try a suli in chancery i
court with Itoliin Coopei the day Ofj
the tragedy. 1
Roliin Cooper during ihe morningI
twice had the suit continued, and I
when he arrived at I p. m.. said: "I
am sorry to have detained you. hut
I had a matter I could not leave for
any law suit."
I "Did you see Senator earmark or
talk with him on Important topics
"I did. I was ealliiiL' on a young
"Don't give her name.'
Loaned Carmack a Revolver.
The call was Interrupted by a tele?
phone message that Senator Carmack
wanted him. Major Vertrees went
to Senator earmark's office.
"What did Senator Carmack ask
"He saitl h?> wanted n revolver and
I loaned him mine."
"Did that revolver have anything
"Do you mean a scabbard? Yes. I!
had a little rubl'-r lip "
"Is this scabbard yours.'"
"Yes sir. The revolver is mine.
"Was it loaded in . very chamber?"
The witness said the next he saw
uf this revolver was in the presence
of t,ho attorney general when he iden?
tified it as his," and the revolver
found near Carmack's body.
"You knew Mr. Carmack."
"Yes sir. I was his liest man at
Mrs. Carmack in Tears.
At this Mrs. Carmack turned to her
sister, buried her head on ner should
ei and broke into tears.
The state began cross examination
at this point.
The de i en so objected to testimony
as to Carmack's demeanor tin night
before the shooting and was sus?
Judge Hart ruled that Major Ve>
trees could not testify as to what
transpired in Carmack's office the
night before the shooting.
The state then resumed cross ex?
amination through Attorney Oeneral
"Did am one ever object to your
telling the whole truth about this
"Never. I asked tne defense not to
use me. but made the attorney prom?
ise that If they deeiib-d to use me.
they must give me notice In time for
me to consult with attorneys for the
Shield Would Slip Off.
"The shield or seaboard on the sun
would remain In the pocket when the
revolver was drawn, would It not?"
"Unless it were held upon the re?
volver barrel by the hand, it would
remain in the pocket."
R. T. Creighton. a civil engineer,
was next called.
He made a plat of the scene of the
crime and swore to the accuracy of
The next witness was R. P. Siegen
thaler. city foremen of linemen for the
Western Union. He removed ope of
the police at the scene of the tragedy
to the storehouse. He never exam?
ined the pole and knew nothing of
any lullet holes.
A. H. Wright a contractor, told of
examining the 'pole and finding no
Sandy Brown. Blacksmith O'Brien
and Dr. X. K. Brown contradicted
Miss Lee. who said Colonel Cooper
was in Attorney Bradford's office
about lu:.10 or 11 o'clock on the morn
inir of Xovember 'J.
They- said at that hour Cooper was
t'-ying a horse he wanted to buy.
Identifies Cooper's Gun.
Thomas S. Hutchinson, a police
commissioner of Nashville, said he
lent Colouel Cooper a revolver the
night l?efore the shooting. The wit?
ness examined the nickel plated gun
which the officer took from Colonel
Cooper and said it was his.
The defense th.-n called T. Leigh
Thompson, deputy state insurance
commissioner, who got to the scene
of the tragedy, about five minutes
after It occttrnd
He saw earmark's body in the
street a pool of nlood st his mouth.
He produced a buMei which he found
there a steel j?< k.-ted 32-calibre bul?
The bullet was very .los- to to"
dca i msu's lips
D'd rest s--c s cigar between tne
fingers of his left hand?"
"I saw a rigar near his left hat. .
or In his fingers The right hand
w?s above his he.id. hi* bodr turned
on his right side and his left hand
Serosa his 1 o i% resting on the
The state attempted to bring ail
a conversation sum as had with < ar
ms"V the altern on of the killing
The defens? objected and connse
again *n?--r-d <ii*>n lengthy argu?
Indge Hart anno meed that he
would render | r. .rlor. fornorrow and
lour- adjourned until Ja m
v M C A Star Course
Ren'? - ? >s a cone rt company,
..nip ?: ' . 4o masters nn-ler ,
rixteen ...r. ,,f aae who perform
on different musical Instruments
will b. rfcs mar conrse srtrartkm I
st the Voting Mens Chtrletian Aaao-'
cist ton Mond? night T%? harys are
sat.I to t?< , |. v r and they have re
re:\ed ? itr.e ...r, good press criti?
cisms from r ?|es in whkh 'fcey have
?y Stuart B. Stone.
Twelve men gat at dinner in an up
l>er room- 12 ehntterinf. excitable
men. and u woman. Two other men
stood guard at the door, and no one
passed in or out without the exchange
Of cabalistic sienals and the matter
ing of mysterious passwords
On the walls of the room the crown
weighted lords of Europe reposed
head downward, with black crepe
draping and hemming the pictures
about Kindly expressions of "Ueath
to Monarch?!" ami The Oaggi r lor
Desitois!" i wuied aUive and below
the spectacle of the kintts of the earth
The 12 men ate prodigiously, while
the lady, who was most ravishlngly
charming, flitted about from one to the
other muttering smiling incendiarisms
and passing the things they ale
At the head of the lable was a
bushy-whiskered, red-faced individual.
"Brothers," he began, "we have a
single purpose; it only remains to,
ascertain which of us will be the in?
strument of of the wrath of the peo-'
pie down trodden and oppressed."
There was a pounding ol clenched
fists on the lable. a chorus of assent
ing voices in a half-dozen barbarous'
dlulects. and a noinpadoured Swede'
shouted: "Down with tlie usurper!' j
The speaker resumed: "We shall
now see who is to be the instrument j
of righteous vengeance. Mlie. Aimee |
will spread'I he ballot, and conduct lie!
drawing. The black ball means well.I
we know that. I think."
A low murmur went round the long,
table as the pretty Aimee procured II j
white bails and a black <me. These!
she placed in a wooden box. having a
lid opening at the lop 'lilting the lid
so thai the contents of the box were'
screened from the observation of the
drawers, she approached the first man.1
a red-bearded Slav The Russian j
thrust his hand into the box and drew
?forth a white ball, whereat he seemed!
"Lucky Alexleff." said the Slav's,
nearest neighbor. The black ball is!
certain death, for how can a mat: slay!
a king and escape? Vei the work!
must he done."
The speaker dived into the box as.
he talked and capttired a white ball,
The third man was (lerard. the
Parisian, his smile nevei changing as
he. tcxi, drew a ball white as snow j
"Himmel!" muttered a llambuigeri
by his side "I think the black hall'
is to be mine." Hut the Uerman drewj
white also. I
The fourth and the fifth of the con j
spirators ? Flnlanders, who knew!
something of Siberia?obtained white1
balls with never u sign of ruffled!
nerve, but the sixth man. a Bohemian,'
shivered the least bit, requiring two
attempts before he entered the fateful
box to bring forth another white ball.'
"Half gone, and black yet remains."'
whispered the president: and there
was an uneasy shuffling among the'
other five. But the president diewi
fori It a bull of the while dazzle. The
next three men drew rapidly?white,1
white, white?-amid little whistles oil
Dainty little Aimee stood now bej
fore Brother Stathoff. the clean cut, i
kindly-seeming young Bavarian. It1
the 12 had noticed carefully they;
might have seen that the lady's red(
lips quivered the slightest and that
her bosom heaved. But they looked
only at the mild blue eyes of Stathoff:
of Bavaria, who reached for the fatal!
box Almost had he obtained the ball
when the dainty Aimee stumbled, near1
"Mercy!" ehe stammered, laughing,
but It was necessary for Stathoff tej
draw again. i
And this time as he reached for the!
ball?hidden to him. bnt in plain'
view of mademoiselle?the ltd snapped
to, as by accident and for the third,
time the box must be made ready for
young Hans Stathoff This time, with
the brown eyes of Aimee following his
every motion, the gentle Bavarian
made successful entry?drawing a
gleaming white hall.
"It is well." murmured the gray
bearded Vabadrsky, as he brought
forth the black ball of death, and
the Pretty Aimee and young Hans;
Stathoff and all the o'her plotters drew
deep breaths of relief
But only the pretty Aimee knew
how love, entering even the close
guarded halls of conspiracy, had dealt
life to a young Bavarian giant mid
death to the worn grayiieard of Little
Probing Wsll Street.
It reminds me of the time when ?[
small bnt ambitions country town|
elected its first commissioner el:
health, says the New York Press Thel
people were as proud of this Individ i
ual as the Chinese are of their tod
dring new baby eiU|s?ror Me decided
to clean up things The first move
was made asainat an aged negro, a
mild, hartnlesa. fatthfal fotmer slave
claiming the respect of every one In
the pla<e nl'cle Mose." said Ihe com
missloner yon know I hsve got to
clean owl 'hlngs In this town and make
Ii ?mell aweet. I have sworn to do m?
dwty Your cabin doesn't smell sweet
G<>t any catr and does arourd <>r>..
yas. ash. seven c;:i* en nine dogs''
Kot an> pigs'" 'One. sab Got any
chickens? Po n*n> en a rooster,
nah en some aUis Any thing else fai
the way of animals'' Dai's all."|
Weil. I ' ? ? >?? s. thev'll ail got to
re von. <a'nn stini:? ' Say. Mars
'Mtsstower dor. ? h'.i.ie l! ol, de sr.i
?als It me dat st'nks I sla't bad a
a sab la nigh ob ie yeah'
Capital Dry Goods House
WASHincTon avenue at thirtieth, street
Today Special Sale
Ladies' Spring Suits
FOR SUITS WORTH $20.00
Look ?xt Thi?/*!
For Sale and Lease!
FARMING LANDS. ETC..
Lots 50x150 above Fifty eighth street; very desirable lots between
Fiftieth and Fifty eight streets; lots in Second and Third wards in
rapidly growing communities, within 10 minutes of postoffice.
PRICES RANGING FROM $150 TO $1,800 ON VERY EASY TERMS.
Call and get Particulars.
Old Dominion Land Co.
NEWPORT NEWS. VA.
HOTEL WARWICK BUILDING
Stop This and Adopt
THE MODERN WAY
Does Away V* ith the
Saves time, trouble and expense.
Make use of the most up-to-date con?
venience of the present-day life?the
GAS RANGE or STOVE. Let us
show you how easy they are to ma?
nipulate and Jhe many other exclu?
sive features about tbem.
Newport News Gas Ce.
Washington Ave. snd Thirty-first St.
SEARCHING FOR RECORDS.
Having added ? French Dry Clean?
ing Department >o our equipment we
are prepared to handle the most deli?
cate fibres, silk waists, dressed and
undressed gloves, aa well aa cleaning
and pressing ladles' and gentlemen's
If you wish strictly hign-ciaas won
on short notice, and at a reasonable
price, glTS as a trfcU.
Both 'Phones 10. r
119 24th St Newport Newe
Interstate Commerce Commission
Agent Excites Railroad Circles.
RICHMOND. VA.. Feb. 2?.?Consid?
erable excitement prevails in local
road circles, and much discussion is
in progress at the lederal building
over th" fact that an agent from the
Interstate Commerce Commission at
Washington was in the city last night
where, it is alleged, he was engaged
in searching tor certain records and
evidence to 1"? used by the govern?
ment in the prosecution of railroads
for practicing certain illegal and
fni'jdulem acts in defiance of the
rales and regulations of the Inter?
state Commerce Commission at Wash J
The memory of the recent prose?
cution and fine inflicted upon the
Chesapeake A Ohio Railroad at the
hands of the-government in the local
f< deral courts Is hejng revived In
i.iany circles today. At the federal
building it was stated that the evi?
dence gathered by the government
agent on his present visit to Rich- j
mond is to is- used in railroa] pros-1
rcotieu In an entirely different part'
of the rouufrv. In other circles 3 I
more sensations: interpretation is
placed on what is looked upon as a
more or less sinster omen, and sus?
picions of rec.trring railroad disturb?
ances m Richmond are .? predict?
II is believed that the gnveromen* i
agent fh qnortion has kf| the city, j
He male no r* port to the I'nited
State? marshal's office during hi*
Newtoerry Leaves for Norfolk.
.'By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON. D C. Feb. 2??,
Secretary Newbern left Washington
today for Norfolk where tomorrow
he expects to observe the operstion
of the reorganisation plan in force
si the navy yard there.
He will return Sunda niorninc
Get together all your SMALL
BILLS. Use OUR MONET to
pay them off.
We are making PRIVATE
LOANS on your personal note
of $5.00 and upwards oa short
notice without publicity or ad?
to call on us. We will let you
have tbe MONET QUICKLY
and put the matter in such
shape that you can repay tbe
loan In e??y weekly or monthly
payments to* salt your own con?
We also loan on PLAIN
NO iE to SALARIED EM?
PLOYEES, holding permanent
If you will cart, write or
phene. we will cheerfully ex?
plain our terms, etc.
SOUTHERN LOAK CO.
29th Street a ""aaningtoo Ave.
Entrance 2L. ?9tti St.
Bell 'Phone. 1S8.
Repeater, or English Lever, or Duplex
or Swiss Watch
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If not satisfactory, no charge*
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watrh making bsslm a,
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