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JUDGE INGRAM 6IVES
(EOT NEXT MONTH Jurist Beady to Hake Known findings in Savings Bank Case. IM .INTEREST ill SUIT Depositor? of Wrecked Institution Are Endeavoring to Recover Full Amount of Their Deposits From Of? ficers and Directors?History of Csse Recalled. Judge Ingram, of the L*w and Chancery Court of Richmond, has written to Judge Uarhum that he will come here in October to announce his decision In the suit of the depositors against the officers and directors of the wrecked Savings Hank of New? port News to recover the full amount of their depoaita lu his letter to Judge Harham, Judge Ingram does not name the date on which he will render the decision, but be probably will come early In October. He requests that Judge Harham ut>tif> the attor? neys in the case that he will come here nexi month. No civil suit ever brought In a court in this city has attracted as much local interest as this one and Judge Ingrain's decision will be anxiously awaited by the several hundred de? positor* in the defunct bank as well j na by attorneys and bankers and the public generally. That the case wilt not end with Judge Ingrain's decision I is a foregone conclusion, for it will] he appealed io th;- Slate supreme Court bj the losing side, whether that side be the officers Hint stockholders! or the depositors. About $-40.000 involved. The suit involves about Itu.OOO and is the outgrowth of the wrecking of the bank by Its former president, Ir? win Tucker, in Ma*, ism; The doors of the bank were closed on the 25th I day of that month and an examlna- j tlrn cf the bank's affairs the same day disclosed the fact that Mr Tinker, was about Il'u.i. short in his ac? counts. He had left a note to the of-1 fleers, saying that he was going abroal to recuperate his fortunes j end that he would pay the money back as quickly as possible. I After reading the note, the officers of the Institutton swore out a war? rant for Tucker's arrest and placed it In the hands of Chief Reynolds. Although the rashier had been seen on the streets earlv that morning it was thought that he had left the city Hoping to find some clue by which he might trace the missing mau. I Chief Reynolds went to Tucker's room on an upper floor of the bank building. Just as the chief unlocked the doer, Tin ker, who was inside, blew his brains out with a revolver. Receivers Appointed. A receiver for the bank was ap? pointed, Mr. J A. Willett being nam | ed bv the court later Mr. Wiilet re? signed and Attorney Allan D Jones was appointed. Following an exam!- ! nation of the hank books, the depost- j tors, through their atteronys. Captain C. C. Berkeley, of this city and Hen A. Capertnr. Braxton of staunton. brought suit against ihe officers and Btockbr-Ider* to recover the full I ernennt of their deposits. I Owing to his close personal rela? tions with some of the defendants in the --ase. Judge Harham declined to sit In the case, and Governor Swan son appointed Judge Ingram, of Rich mend, as the trial judge. Took Depositions For Nearly a Year. The taking of depoaltlons In the case consumed upwards of a year and the depositions wore Bled in the clerks office of the Corporstion Court lsst winter Judge Ingram then rame here to hear the argument in the case The attorneys afterward* submitted written arguments to the court and alnce that time Judge Ingram has been going over the evidence and the argument | la their salt, the depositors alleg ed that the wrecking of the bank was brought about by gross negligence on the part of the directors and stock? holders. BULLET THROUGcThis HEART. Young Man Kuied while Cleaning Target P.stol. (By Associated Press? NASHVIU.R TENN . Sept 1$.? While cleaning a 45 calibre target pts. tot. Orvllle E Stocken. Jr. an insur? ance agent accidentally abet himself fhreogh the bean tn the apartment* of his parents. Mr and Mrs. Orvule ft Wochen, this afternoon Hl? steter. Jfr? E C." Harris, of Levlrritlr. Ky . who was standing ^o him at the time, had only turned her ?end to apeak to her falber when the fatal shot was flred. stafitss Sinnoi b? Cured % ?TT ssMi-et?*. m tbrrj^wawj rsseh tee gawseH ?Ufa ?* t!>? e?r Tt>e<-? to ns-r ?if wsv ?* t.-? a???*.-? .-,? Mal ? ??? saw ? gBajJgB*ae*w*. nesnsew to eawas* town gSMSg loawni la ef te? ewe ?? flats ? ?* the Bssewebara T?to? Writ tan trS. to l?*a*>e* yae bar* 1 rwwMle? nt tmfiH" sear lea. end waew m n eatteet? .-w-?e4. roarm-* _ issann, see ?.?:?^iwan?a rw? r vStrv*r, Veartnv will Irmrrotmn sweve? WwS esses ewl ?f *r? are rwnserl tor r-wawrk ?tM n ?"**'"* **' ?* hwhswed uaitnia ?# W? ?. I r*r? OW? g*?4reK OwTMrt ,?r i?t aas? ?r "???<*?( esaseS to?'et?*r?> rtoat "an mmt to* rwet st hwl ttfjaaarrk Cwrt g*w4 Ms Social Personal Mr. Henry Pennypackcr, ? f "TM ICIImss.' wss In the city yesterday, arranging for tint snow which Is to be seen here on SeiK. 21 \ Mr. snd 'Mrs. K. M. Watt left yes 'terdsy lor Mut-aster, PA- where they will spend two weeks with relatives Hint friends. Mr Walter S Bulla left yesterday for Wayuesboro, Va., where he will enter the Flsbburne Military Acade? my. Mis? Margaret Ayedelott, of Bultl more, is visiting the Misses Marlowe on Twenty-eighth stieoi Mr W E Breazesle In visiting in New York. Miss Marv Gardner has returned from Isle cf Wight county, where she visited friends. Miss nessle Klllnger. of Richmond, is visiting In this city. Miss Ida Alexander, of (Tiarlotts ville, is the guest of Mrs. Kdward Clayton, in Bast End. Mrs. C A. Garv has been summon? ed to Richmond bv the Illness of her daughter, who Is visiting in that city. Miss Iteii all Harrison, of Richmond, i.i the guest of Miss Gladys Fenl nn re. on Twenty-seventh street. Mr. and Mrs. W. L, Wright will leave this week to visit friends In Washington and Baltimore. Miss Blanche VanHorn has return-j ih! from Cleveland, Ohio, where she s|ient the summer with relatives. Mr. Frank Bartlett left yesterday for Woodstock. Va.. where he will J ?bead ten davs at his eld home Mrs Fenton Jacobs ami daughter, who have been visiting relatives here,| have returned to Gordonsvllle, Va. AT THE ACADEMY No attraction booked for this sea ton at the Academy of Music has at? tracted more interest than AI G. Field's Greater Minstrels, which will St here this evening for the first t.mc in five years. Mr. Field Is popular here himself, md he always carries a big show. MMT] where he has been this season the unanimous verdict cf the Brack 1 aas been that the show is bigger and setter this year than ever. The advance sale has been large, and the management of the Academy ?xpects to have the record house cf i the season. The usual minstrel street parade J s'ill be given touay. "The Devil's Auction" Next. When Chas. H. Yale originally jto 1 iced his spectacle, the "Devil's Auc lion" was called "The Devil's Auc :ion" or "The Golden Itrsnch." After j i few years Manager Yale christened j t "The New Devil's Auction." Then 'ame "The Newest Devil's Auction. Then "Forever Devil's Auction." Then ?Cain "The Forver and Ever Devi!';* Auction," and finally upon reaching the ,20th edition. It became the "Ever? lasting Devil's Auction." Now it has reached its twenty ninth edition and is called "Perpe? tual." It will be presented at ;he | Academy of Music tomorrow night. tNRULlMEHI IN SCHOOLS IS INCREASING DAILY\ New Pupils Are Applying for Admis? sion. But They Cannot Bs Seated Now. New pupils are dally applying Tor. admission In the citv public schools | and the enrollment for the present, session has increased materially since the opening dsv of the season Mon? day. Owing to the crowded condition of the buildings, the new pupils can? not be accommodated now, but seals wtl; he rurnlahed them as quickly as possible Utile or no class work is being done thin week and the sessions last only a half dav The congestion In the buildings is being relieved ss much sosuCMe by a series or transfers and the ?chtdiiles of .Indies sre being worked .>ut by th ? teach -rs Begin? ning Monday, the schul- wir hs.,> all day session and t*i-> pupils w*ll get down to hard wori A new school room Is to be rent? ed 'his week and opened Monday In this room, the overflow of pupils from the Central and Twenty eighth ?Irret nrhooi will he ?eated aad a teacher will traced in charge Forty pupil* who could not be Beared In the two school* have been given a hnltdar un? til the opening of the new room Mon day Sttttresn a Bf Pour Director. fBy Associated Press v NEW YORK . gent 15?Juanen Still Ttan. chairman of the tv>ard of direr tors of the Ks t ion a i City Rank, was today elected a dlrerter of the Cleve? land Cincinnati. <Ttirago A At Dnwts Railroad dm pan v. to snc<-eed Jsaaes Barsen, resigned SUNDAY OUTINO TO RICHMOND StJ? Wsnwd Tri??S1? Vis CHeseseebe A 0*cr> Railwsy Ticket' sold for trains leaving rvtfl. Porst i n i si., aad Ifssport New? * r. -iirl s m ?nd IMS | n ?s? tend?*? Oond tetummg. teavhftf *'chm?od 7: it p as. (tme dav (NO EVIDENCE OF GRAFT, REPORTS GRAND JURY |Councta Jones, Cox, Widey and Rlcba. d Walker Testify in Examination. puts end to mmam Statements That Commission on Sale i of Almsnouss Property Had Been Given or Promised to Member of j Council Committee Resulted in De? mand for Inquiry. After examining President D. 8. Jones, ef the common council, and Counc.lnicn Ernest 0. Cox and QsssTfB) W. Whitley, and Richard Walker, who formerly was in the real estate business here, the grand Jury lu I he Corporation Court yesterday afternoon verbaliy reported to Judge Harham tbst It bad found no evidence of any "graft" In the sale of the almahouae site In Elizabeth City county to the city. Tlu- report of the Jury puts an end to the Investigation into the charge of "graft" In connection with tne sale, wbkh were made on the floor of the common council on the night of September 8 hj Presideut Jonen and Councilmau Cox. Mr. Jones star? ed to the council that he believed that "if some members of the coun? cil had not received a commission on the bale, the almshouse property never would have been bought bv tne city." "Threw Them Down," Said Cox. Mr. CVx corrected him bv saying that some members of the council re? ceived the promise of a com in a.don, but that after the sale the former owners of the property "threw them down." On the following day. It W. West, who sold the property lor the heirs, emphatically denied that anyone in the council bad received a comni:?<? slon on the sale. Two days later. Al? derman Kellum. who had formerly been agent for the proiierty, sdhafrana ed a letter to Mayor Jones asking that the "graft" charges be probed. The mayor referred the letter to the board of aldermen, which met Tuesday night. Monday the grain Jury was Instructed by Judge Har? ham to investigate the Charge? and the board decided not 10 investigate, deeming that tne investigation to he conducted by the grand jury would be sufficient to decide the matter. No Case Against Gibson. Bofore beginning the Investigation into the charges of "graft," the grand Jury disposed of several criminal warrants that'had been presented to it by toe court. "Not a true bill" was returned in the case of James Gib? son, the 57-year-old painter, who was charged with criminally assaulting eleven year-old Ethel Hayes about two weeks ago. This disposes of Gibson's case nnd he has been released from custody. The Jurv began the consid? eration of the case Tuesday, but could not return a finding until It had heard the testimony of Dr W. F. Creasy, who examined the girl after the alleg? ed crime The Jurv returned true bills against A. T. Toliver. a negro lawyer, for practicing law without a license This case was brought to the attention of Captain Berkeley by Commissioner of the Revenue W B Crump and Cap? tain Rerkeiey immediately drew a warrant and sent It before the grand Jury. The Jury also returned a true I bill In the case of Walter Harris, icolored, charged with the non-support I of his wife nnd several small chil? dren After the Jurv returned Its report in the Investigation of the ? graft" rharges it vas dismissed by Judge Rarham ?Joans?Wyatt. Miss Julia IT. Wyatt. of Mathewa ccunty, and Mr James s. rtouae. of Skd Twenty-seventh street, this city, were married about 7 o'clock last night by Rev B T Dndmun. pasto* of the Trinity Methodist church, at the home of the pastor. The bride was ac nmpaniod by two of her brothers and :hetr wives. Mr Ronne has been employed as an elec trie Ian at the Chesapeake A Ohio plant here for a number of years. Mm. Clsrk Fame Dead. Mrs Clark Patne. 27 years-old. died at s: so o'clock last night at her home. M Twenty eighth street, of an nt tach of acute indigestion The fun eml will tube place a; 2 o lock this afternoon at S? Vkent s Catholic thurrh Father Lucke will conduct the service, and interment will be made in Greenlawn Mrs Paine Is survived br her husband aad two rhtl dreu She sajs a native of Canada Oeeth ef Miss Nome Aiibrs C Notris. aged is years daughter of Mr and Mr* J f Wru. died st ? . clock yesterday morning at her Home m Thirty fifth ,;reet from typhoid fever The fueral win I take place at ? o clock this aft from the res Hence The ?erv ? ?*> conducted ay Rev \Jor4 T I psswor of the Hew port New? chnrch. and Interment win he saada kt J C'senlav r COMMON COUNCIL WILL HOLD SPECIAL MEETING Four Important Matter? to be Con ?Idered at Seaeion Tomorrow Nlgbt. President D. iS. J< n* - w.iUrday is? sued a eall lor a ap<ci.ii meeting of the common council for tomorrow night at X o'clock The ( all was s-ign. ed by the following no inhers < f the body: Messrs. Oheadle, Boiling. Wal. lace Cox. Whitloy, \\ A Spruill and W at Spruill. The call provides Fol the considera. Uoa of four important tnattets. They are: The repcrt of taw oMasasttaw*) j on highiwavs and aewen as to the amount of the sand i>a?e under the '?in k paving; the resolution adopted Tuesday night by the board of alder? men asking the ma> r to inquire into the acti< Hb tf the t-.u engineer in al? lowing the contractor to decrease 'he amount of sand bsMt oder the pav? ing: the resolution adopted trjr the board af aldermen Tuesday night and providing ur the extension of the city limits, and to set upon the report of the special committee appointed to examine the aim.- n gee vit, In Kliza both City county BAND CONCERT TONIGHT. Eagle Engine Company's Band to Play in East End. The last band concert of the season in !?:.-?-1 End will be played tonight by tbe band of the Eagle Engine Com? pany, of North Eni. The program will be ?s follows: March. Watervllle?Hall. Overture. The Ramhler- DeWlt. Serenade. Spaniola. Cornet so'o, Ailenburg. March, Weddini. Cake by request ? Hull. March, I'm Lfnging for You?Cohan. Waltz, Flowers of Colons?Ben? nett. Old Madrid?Abhiatc Patrol. American MeachSM, Star Spangled Banner NEW OFFICERS ELECTED. St. John's Royal Arch Chapter Holds Annual Meeting. At its meeting Tuesday night, St. John's Royal Arch Chapter, No., 57, A. F. & A. M., elected officers for the ensuing term as follows: High Priest?B. C. Vaiden. King?C. H. Richards.hi. Scribt?C. H. Thayer. Treasurer? M. II Lug. Secretary?E. Fenno Heath. Captain of hosts?H. S. Scull. Principal sojourner?John Monfal cone. ? Royal arch captain? C. S. Howard.. Master of third vail- .1. F. Hargis. Master of second vail?W. P. Epes j Master of first vail- Harry Shawen.' Chaplain?A. L. Evans. Steward- it G. Mculd. Tiler?H J Fleury. Trustees- W. P. Rogers. J. W. Dav? is and G. R. Mould. Past High Priest?O. B. McAlphine. ? WILL SALUTe "bteXICAN. Atlantic Fleet Ships Begin Firing st Sunrise. (By Associated Prerti). NORFOLK. VA.. iSfpt. 15?As a tribute to the Mexican government and a comrHment to the officers or I the Mexican government boat More- I los. which arrived in Hampton Roa-1:; j today, every ship jn the Atlantic fleet I will timorrow at sunrise fly the Mex- | ican flag and lire a national salute. I Dressed in bunting from her mam truck to the rail the Moreios steam- ! ed by the Connecticut today, salut? ing the flagship and Fort Monroo. MOTHERS WHO HAVE DAUGHTERS Find Help in Lydia E Pink ham's Vegetable Compound Winchester, Ind. ? "Four doctors told me that dry conkl never make me regular, and that I would event-1 ua'.ly have dropsy. I wonkt Moat and i suffer from bearing- j down pains,crampe and chills, and I enuld not sleep sights. Mt mother wrote to Mrs Pink-' ham for ad vice.and I began to take LvdiaETinkham a \ _ Vegetable Cons-; taking one and mm*- j he Compound. I am all right again, nod I recommend it to txrrj suffering wonann.** ? Mat Mat DgALs Winchester. Ind. Hmidreds of eorh letters from girls and nv.thetw es pressing their gratitude for what Lrdin F. Pink ham s Vege? table Compound has acrvtn^Hsbed for them have been received by The Lydia ? Pinkham Medicine Company. Lynn, Girls who are trowhead with pnrnfnl i g firtdfjh, oaa censequer.ee? end be rngtnr'd to henlth hy Lydia ? PlnkhaWe Vege? table Compound TbrrtaaandJ have been reetored te health hy Its am If twh would Kke aaigani ndteie? gsWsst ysesr cssse nitssaea ttnl lettr r to Meg, rinkl I.vnn. Mas?. Her ad ?tos nstd sJermj/a bagful. Capital Dry Goods House 2910 2912 WASHINGTON AVENUE. & KidG/oves to WE HAVE RECEIVED OUR NEW FALL LINE OF KID GLOVES AND ARE NOW SHOWING A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF THE MOST POPULAR FALL SHADES. SOMETHING TO MATCH MOii aNV SHADE OF THE NEW FALL DRESS FABRICS. THE PRICES ARE $1.00, $1.25 and $1.50. School Books and Supplies AT CORNER TNERTY-VIITH ST. and WASRI?6T0N AVE. A FEW REBOUND BOOKS THAT ARE NEARLY AS GOOD AS NEW AT REDUCED PRICES. DID YOU EVER stop to think REASON THIS OUT FOR YOURSELF: SUPPOSE YOU ARE PAY? ING $20,00 A MONTH RENT; IN FIVE YEARS YOU PAY THE LANLORO ?1.200. HAD YOU APPLIED THIS AMOUNT TO THE PURCHASE OF A HOUSE. YOU WOULD TODAY BE THE OWN? ER OF A NICE HOME INSTEAD OF THE RENT RECEIPTS YOU HOLD. IF YOU PAY A HIGHER RENT, YOUR HOME WOULD BE JUST SO MUCH NICER WITHOUT ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENDI? TURE. IF YOU ARE INTER STED IN OWNING YOUK OWN HOME. WE WOULD BE GLAD TO TALK THE MATTER OVER WITH YOU. TERMS TO SUIT. OldDominion Land Company HOTEL WARWICK ttUILUlNO. do it now I WHAT->* SECURE A THOROUGH BUSINESS EDUCATION ! w h e r e INTERNA T/ONA L WANTED:-100 Youno Men and Women TO PREPARE Fm DISMISS DMIIBS. kp?pine, .?hortha- <1. Trpeirr'tlnr. Eneilati, Tel craphy No tiettcr ?rln.ol atanv price Train? ed bead* aa.l bandl lu daniaml Pay an<! nU-ht aemtons liradoatcs placed In position* (jratid Fall Opening pcfSni I'ODAY .September 7. 1 "00;. Call and Maua. Room 20 (Third Floor; : M "E*1fK (?T"ffi<oS. ,?*,?! ^''SeatpUVawla.*' ' BELL PHONE 5T~ I Ample Accommodation, Accur? ate Accounting. Absolute Safety y\ % hite^est on SAVINGS ACCOUNTS ??? ??? SCHMELZ BROTHERS, Bankers The Largest and Strongest Bank In the City Let Us Help You TMS POLICY Or THIS BANK IS TO CULTIVATE HELP? FUL BUSINESS RELATIONS WITH ITS DEPOSITORS AND TO RENDER THE SERVICE WHICH THEIR DEMANDS NEED AND OUR EXPERIENCE INSURES. WE INVITE YOUR BUSINESS. BE IT LARGE OR SMALL. AND WILL HELP YOU TO SUCCEED. Citizens & Marine Bank i gVmple Cfiuarantee The icBuuroCR of the First National HanJr, of New port NVw?. are ample gnarauter of it? Fiaancia \ ptreogth. Font aroonnt and banking hnsines invited. THE Fl RST NATION A L BAN K United Stat?? iJpfKwitarr. Newport New?, Va. Capital. $100,000: Surplua, $100,000 -Ij and WOOD i cord Pine Wood $1.75 t cord Mixed Wood $ 1.80 i cord Oak Wood $1.85 No extra charge for splitting. All coal well screened and kept on* der sheds both wood and coal being delivered perfectly dry. Distilled Ice Co 35th St. and C A O. Ry. Boll 'Phone 98. Cltx. 'Phons MB. J. W. COURTNEY COAL and WOOD U Cord Pine Wood.S1.78 i4 Cord Mixed Wood.?1.80 % Cord Oak Wood.$1.89 Also job lot of Wood. Oak or Pine, at $1.50 for quarter of cord. No extra charge for splitting. The best grades of coil a', the lowest rear lief price. 4ZJ Tvrent-second Ct. Sotli Fhones SO DO YOU NEED MONEY? If so, slop wo ylng; we can help you! We are maxing private loana on your personal note of $5.00 and upward on short notice. Our business is conducted on banking principles, and the same courtesy and respect is extended for your convenience as a banker does. We also loan on plain note to salaried employees, holding permanent r0*'*'0"* WE HAVE MONEY TO LOAN! and we '?ant your trade. We have only one rate, and It lever fa?s to please. If you ai? in need of Money SEE US. SOUTHERN LOAN CO. 29th Street & Washington Ave.. Entrance 207 29th 8C Bell 'Phone 188. HAULING PROMPTLY DONE From a PARCEL to An ENGINE FREIGHT. BAGGAGE, FURNI? TURE AND SAFES. CARE? FULLY AND PROMPTLY MOVED. VI8GINIA TRANSPORTATION COMPANY STORAGE WAREHOUSE 514-520 27th St. RE AS UNABLE RITES KanteJeaslWWs?*?^ _ Oldest! Largest! Best Why send your work to laundries that give von inferior werk, when you can have yonr work done at home by lo? cal laundries that arr the most mod? em, and up to date in the country, and employ the most skilled labor tbtt can be secured We claim this and ran hack what we say. send us a trial package of laundrv. and let ns con? vince yem that we can give you bet? ter results than ran be obtained else? where. AND WE ARE LOCAL. fwrghja Mlsekm hi alright hot charity begins at bnaee. We most cordially Invite the people of Newport News to pay our plant a visit We will take plea sue In showing vou o?ir methods of doing better work than any otb*. Work called for and delivered with desawteh Roth Phonea No. tg Warwick Stein Laundry 119 249* 'A, Newport News, Va.