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Goiug to distant parts to reside, should be followed J__- FCTATOR. costs less per week than abetter. BBS SHIRLEY PRESIDENT SUSPENDERS ace necessary to your comfort for dress wear, busi ness or hard work. After a few days' wear you will wonder why you ever wore the ordinary kind. Made in three weights to suit all occupations v ■ 0 d a an ' n rxtrl l e «f'b» for tall men. Sold by your dealers or from factory at 50c. This shows the Sliding Cord Signed Guarantee on every pair £„." THE C. A. EDGARTON MFC CO. fortable and durable. .33 MAIN STREET, SHIRLEY, fIASS. P WHO IS THE v| I F. S. ROYSTER GUANO COMPANY? 1 \ T«AOt MaM ll\ k / J.»aa»%l>a> / REGISTERED. // \ The F. S. Royster Guano Company is j I the largest independent manufacturer of \ [ Fertilizers in the United States. J | The business was founded twenty-seven 1 I years ago by Mr. F. S. Royster, who is still I \ at the head of the Company, and gives the / | business his personal attention. It requires | j \ eight large Factories to supply the demand fa I for Royster goods in the South alone. In I Being desirous of extending our ffl |j territory, we have built in Baltimore one m H of the largest and most modern fertilizer M I and Sulphuric Acid plants in existence. M | Ask your *- %#£ X ROYSTER goods W | and seefr'-»t* l aiiark ison everybag. M | If he c^^*handle them, write and give M lus his it une and we will arrange with Jj H him, or some one else, to supply you. m | F. S. ROYSTER GUANO COMPANY. § » NORTHERN DIVISION. IM \ Calvert Building, Baltimore, Maryland. //fl | FACTORIES AND SALES OFFICES: iW Vif BALTIMORE, MD. TARBORO, N.C. COLUMBIA. S. C. V^ffl J ill ' NORFOLK, VA. MACON, GA. SPARTANBURG, S. C. »"// i COLUMBUS, GA. MONTGOMERY, ALA. Dr. FAHiIIEY'S TEETHINB SYRUP **?»$* *+f Expels from tiie stomach and bowels the things that make baby cry in the night. Lets mother and baby sleep all night and get a good rest Cures Colic in ten minutes; is a splendid medicine for Diarrhoea, Cholera Morbus and Sour Stomach. You can't get anything better for peevish, ailing, pale, skinny, under-sized babies. 25 cents at durg stores. Trial Bottle PRICE by mail of Drs. D. Fahrney & Son, Hagerstown, Md., if you mention this paper. LETS BABY SLEEP ALL NIGHT. The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which Las been ia use for over 30 years, has borne the signature of ~_jo — and has been made under his per- tfr sj(/Jfl/ 4 ~~J i ~ sonal supervision since its infancy. J-CUC-fU&i, Allow no one to deceive you in this. All Counterfeits, Imitations and" Just-as-good "are but Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment, What is CASTORIA Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare- goric, Drops aud Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. The Children's Panacea—The Mother's Friend. ©EQUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS y»7 Bears the Signature of The Kind You Have Always Bought In Use For Over 30 Years. Chesapeake=Western Raihray Schedule Effective Dec. 5, 1909. 20 6 4 STATIONS. 5 19 ~P~M P~Jf KM '. | P M T~M" "AM" 143 841 Lv N. River Gap. Ar 142 638 12 45 202 845 Stokesville. 138 634 11 20 12 57 212 857 Mt. Solon. 128 624 11 04 103 218 902 Walkers, f. 122 6 7.8 10 54 119 221 907 Mossy Creek. 119 615 10 49 127 227 914 Spring Creek, f, 114 609 10 39 142 236 924 Bridgewater. 104 602 10 29 148 240 9 29' Slemphleytown, f 101 557 10 18 153 245 9 33i Dayton. 12 56 553 10 12 212 251 9 40i Pleasant Hill, f. 12 49 546 957 218 254 946 A 12 46 541 950 Harrisonburg. 2!38 3t02 9 55D 12 41 537 920 2/45 307 10 00, Rutherford, f. 12 37 532 917 252 3 12, 10 05l Chestnut Ridge, f. 12 31 527 910 25S 317 10 10| Earmans, f. 12 23 522 905 323 320 10 16l Keezletown. 12 22 519 900 3 31! 326 10 23! Perm Laird. 12 16 509 850 338 331 10; 29 Montevidea, f 12 12 503 840 347 337 10 36 McGaheysville. 12 04 456 832 3 54! 34210 42 ;. Mauzv, f. . 11 58 450 822 4 06j 34S 10 48 Inglewood, f 11 52 444 815 4 20| 354 10 57 Elkton. Lv 11 45 435 8 Oil WI|PM AM AM |P M AM All trains daily except Sunday. AT E. D STOKES, C H. WILLIAMSON, President. Superintendent. C. A. JEWETT, Traffic Manager, Harrisonburg, Va. The Spectator $1.00 1 otattttitoii CBR Spectator AND VINDICATOR. VOL 90. STAUNTON, VA., FRIDAY, MARCH 10 1911 NO 6 TT MURRAY STREET, NEW YORK CITY. POLICE CHIEF A MURDERER After Fourteen Years of FreedoST Man Must Pay Penalty For Crime Danville, Va., March B.—Forming a striking parallel in real life to Victor Hugo's siory of Jean Valjaan, the Chief of Police of Danville, was s triced Thur3lay aftaruoj of his uniform, the mass; was torn from his life, ani handcuffed like a common felon, lie was sent back to Hamilton, Harris cou - ty, Ga , where, after a lapsj of fourteen years, be will re sume his term of lifa sentence for mutter. • five years he has been at the of the Poiioe Department of Danville. He was advanced from tbe lowest rank. Hia official tiaue is R. V.. Morris. To lig'it police commis sioners were to have held a meeting at whioh,except foi tha developments, they would have re-elaoted him for another term ot two years. Kisation such as has naver been meed here sinoe the civil war used when the citizens of Dan >ained that the Drass buttoned gilt bedeckea chief of police was not K. E. Morris, but, in fact Thomas Edgar Stripling, of Hamilton, Harris county, On., who iv 1899 was con victed in Georgia of the murder of William Cornett. He is alleged to have shot Cornett through a win <ow and afterward made an escape while a motion for a Bial was pending. Daring tbe n years that have elapsed ng has lived in several cities undei the name of Morris and raised a family of children. Twins were re- Iy added to his family. At tbe of his escape he bad a wife and j lild who joined him in a distant! ■ < m »-# GER—CLEMMER WEDDING Kful Home Ceremony Solemn ized at Arbor Hill of the prettiest weddings that, ten plaoe in Augusta oounty iv a long time was that Thursday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Clemmer of Arbor Hill, when their daughter, Miss Lelia Carr Clemmer was married to Mr. Blaire B. Hanger by Rev. J. F. Biuohe. The home was beautifully decorated with flowers | and plants, a pink and white color scheme being carried out. Miss Mand Baylor cf Swoope, Va., played Mendelssohn's wedding march as the bridal party entered the parlor. First came Mr. and Mrs. Clemmer, Is of tbe bride followed by mem- E the housep arty: Mrs. W. Hanger, Mrs.W. W.Bosserman, C. E. Clemmer, Mrs. J. D r, Mrs. H. J M. Miller and dabal Miller and Miss Maori Tha groom with his "nest )r. Homer Clemmer.of Staunton, cd. Then came the maid of Miss Georgia Hanger, sister groom. The bride who entered iar father met the groom under I of pink and white flowers the ceremony was performed, bride was gowned in white meteor over white silk, trim n crystal and pearl ornaments, veil was taught back with sweet and she carried brides roses, laid of honor, M iss Hanger, wore xquisite gown of Ma»qaesette due messaline and carried pink tions. i bride's going-away gown was irk blue cloth with hat and sto match. A bsantilnlly serv ed coarse dinner was enjoyed after the ceremony. When the briuVs cake was cut the ring fell to Miss Georgie Hanger, Mr. William Palmer got the dime and the darning needle went to Mr. W. J. Shuey. Mr. and Mrs. Hanger went on a bridal trip to Washington, Baltimore and othei cities. They will return in a short time to make their home at Arbor Hill. They racaived many beautiful presents, A_o g the guests from a distance ware: Dr.and Mrs.Rodgersand Dr. O. A. Clemmer of Elkins, W. Va., Mr. and Mrs. Bening and Miss Bbning of Roanoke, Misses Crigler, Miss Biank enbeker.and MiBS Huddle of Madison, Mrs. G. O. Paslay, Sugar Grove, Va., Key. and Mrs. G. W. Spiggle Pan Station Pa,, Rev. and Mrs. C. A. Marks, Wayneßboro, Va., Mrs. J. D. Parkei, Miss Mahle Berry of Scott's Emulsion is the. original —has been the standard for thirty-five years. There are thousands of so-called "just as good" Emulsions, but they are not—they are simply imi tations which are never as good as the original They are like thin milk— SCOTT'S is thick like a heavy cream. If you want it thin, do it yourself —with water — but dont buy it thin. FOB SALE BY ALLDRUSOISTS Sand 10c..' name [of paper arid this ad. for oor ocautiiul Saving* Hank a:-.-l CLlld'a Skctch-Book. Each bank contains a Good Luck Penny. SCOTT ft BOWNE, 409 Pearl St. New Yo* Raphine, Mr. and Mrs W. H. Bow-1 man, Mr. aud Mrs. O. \V. Bowman. I aud Mr. aud Mrs. Sunk Beok, Craw vills, of Gratffjrdsvllla, lad., Mr. and Mrs. Elsby Armstrong, Lebanon, lad.; Mr, Arthur Maloy of Ksnne wiak, Washington and Mr. J. D. Palmer, Ft. Dafiauce. Va. ♦--. «■. +■ ♦ Mule Kicked Him to Death Beaver Dam, W, March B.— After a hard day's plowirg Alsay Hall, a well-to-do farmei here, unbitabed his mule iii the held and mounted him to ride home. While passing through Trinity church yard the mule for s )iie reason oaoame frightened and threw Mr. Hall to the ground. Ue and the mule both"became entangled in the harness, aid before Mr. Hall could disengage iiittisalf the mule had kioked him to Neighbors who heard his cries for help rushed to bis ressue, but he was dead before help reached him. > -» ■* Children Give a Party Waynesboro, Va., March 8. — A social play party was given Thursday evening ry Willie Qochenour and T. A. Kiswauder at the honor ot Miss Veolia Myeis. These present were tfisss3 Auua and Ceoil Oarber, Misses Olara, Geneva, fevelin and Ollie, Hiliebnud. Miss Virgie Homan and Miss Haune, Messrs. Other Garland, Matbew Taylor, Prof. Moffete, Howard Croft, Carl Cleveland, Wil der Hildebrand Clyde and Barvl Winegard, Harry Niswandur and Floyd Blower. ----•> «_■ ♦ 1.1 .■ i Married Forty Years Greenville, Va,. March S. — Mr. and Mrs. Heury Clay Palmer celebrated the fortieth anniversary of their marriage on Feb. 28th, having with them their daughter, Mrs. Straker of London, England, who came ovef especially tor tbe occasion. Mr. and Mrs Palmer had a few close relatives to lunch and in the evening Mrs. Straker entertained tbe friends who were present at her marriage on the same date five years ago. Mrs. Pal mer looked particularly well in a long black satin gown, trimmed with old point laoe. Mrs. Straker wore purple velvet trimmed with Irish rochet and sable. Congratulations were received from friends in England Mezioo, New York, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia and other states. Not the least pleasant feature of the evening was Mrs. Straser's oharm ing music ARM CUT OFF BY SAW Kenzer Ruleman Seriously Injured While Cutting Lumber Mt. Solon, Maroh 4.—Keuzer Rule* j man, a young married mau of near Stokesville, had bis arm com pletely seveied and left one badly out early Thursday by being caught in a circular saw. He was employed by Mr. George I Rexrode, who is sawing a large bill of lumber ijr J. R. Damrou.on Daggy Bros p'aco, about a mile below Stokesville, on tbe river. Mr. Rule man was off bearing at the time and had reached toward the saw for a piece of slab, when bis glove oaught iv the "dog" on one of tbe bead blocks. Tbe carriage was running back at the time and drew bim into the saw. Dr. Alexander, who was called, has not yet allowed him to be remov es fion the camp Electricity is Merchandise Richmond, Va., March 4. — That electricity is merchandise when gen erated and sold was tbe decision of tho United States cirauit court or.appeals here yesterday, thus settling a question about whioh there has been muoh controversy for year?. The Cbarlastown Light and Power Company, sued as a bankrupt, bad denied tbat a company dealing in electricity, a natural elament, was subject to tbe bankruptcy laws as a mercantile concern. It lost in both the lower and the upper courts. Long Glade Items Long Glade, Va., March 6.—Mies Roxie Wbitmore save a musicale ■ay night. Edward Ruleman has bten t is improving. | Mr. Riohatd Berry has moved to his new home near Parnassus, j Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Ruckman, who spent some time at the Hot I, are home~~a_ain. ■■ w ■■ DIE IN THEATRE FIRE Seizes Audience When Picture :bJne Sets Fire to Building etersbnrg. Marsh 6.—Ninety , many of whom w<*re children arned to death and forty others lin a l'ra tbat destroyed a : picture theatre at Bologoie '• flames broke out whils the, ex a was in pro tress aud quickly pad tha building, oattin_ off iveuue of essape. i attempts at raacna wire made 39 who happened to be close by its when the fire started and ?e fro v the outsida, but the f the flames drove them baok they coild rsaoh tha shrieking s, who in their efforts to get tbe building foight dasperate >ug themselves, machine whioh was bains* used tbeatra was a oiuemetojraph. igoie is i small place in the m part of Novgorod, pravinoe i Nikolai railroad, i Monument to Tyler Washington, March 4.—Tbe boos las approved a bill to rrcvide for the j election of a monument over the grave of President John Tyler, at J Richmond, Va. The limit of ex j pease in the bill is $10,000. Broke Her Arm I Mrs. Robert M. Hops is confined to her home* on Washington street as tb result of injuries reoeived from a bad fall on Friday morning. Slipping ou a step she fell with some force, brak ing her arm just above tha wrist and sustaining other painful injuries, ■» a 1 CRUSHED BENEATH TRAIN Young Brakeman Meets With Trag- Hie Death at Stokesville. Solon, Va, March 4.— Yester day afternoon as the tram - train was eutering the yards at Stokesville, Kenny A. Howdyshell, a brakeman, was thrown beneath the-trucks and in stautly killed. The accident was caused by the brake rod giving away. Mr. Ho wdyshell's head was badly frac ■ tuied, one arm badly mangled and a leg broken. He is survived by a wife and one child; his parents, Mr. and Mrs James A. Howdyshhell, aud tnree brothers and fonr sisters. Mr. Howdyshell ws about 28 years old and highly esteemed by all who knew him. Interment will be at Emmanuel church, two milts north of Mt. Solon and near his home. Sunday. » ««»*>« V. P. 1 CADETS EXPELLED Corps Ordered toßsmain in Barracks to Prevent Possible Trouble Eiacksunrg, March 4. —Following tbe expulsion of three oadets for allagwl insubordination the corps of cadets of the Virginia Polytecbnio Institute was kept in quarters last night by orders of tbe the college authorities. Tbe dismissal was followed by a •nesting of members of the cadet corps to discuss the action of tbe college authorities. Meanwhile President Barringer thougnt it prudent to guard against possible tronble and ordered that the cadets be kept in quarters. So far as oan be ascertained, there has been no further trouble, and tbe students may not take ac-ion in re gard to the dismissal of tbe cadets. H. C. KEY CAUGHT AT LAST red Man Charged With a Fright ful Crime. Manassas, Va., March 4.— H. C. Key, who was indictd at tbe Decem ber term ot tbe Prince William coun ty oirouit court on tne charge of at tacking the 7 year old daughter of Reuben Clark, nt Limstroug, three miles south of Manassas, and who has been a fugitive from justice sinoe tbe indictment against nim was found, was brought bere from Wash ington by Sheriff Rorabaugh at a late hour last nij*ht and committad to jail The crime tor which Key was ar rested was one of tht> most revolting that ever occurred in this oounty. He is a white man 71 years old, and his victim is the 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reuber Clark of Limstrong. Much excitement prevails in Prince William county, where the facts of the horrible crime ar<> known and no slaoo will ha unturned to bring tha alleged criminal to trial and send him to the elactrio chair,if the charges against him are sustained. Seven Men Saved From Drowning Norfolk, Va., March 4. — The tug Reliance ran down and sank the big power launch Florence in the harbor yesterday afternoon. Seven men who were in tbe cabin of the Unnah man aged to get oat before she went down and were saved after soms difficulty by the crew of the Reliance. * « » «-* ""STOLE $100,000 IN BONDS Great Theft Committed on New York Streets Stirs Financial Circles New York, Marsh 6. —Through the Bus; out of a" ticker alarm" for ng securities, it leaked out this afternoon that one of tbe most sen sational robberies in tjhe history of the financial district took place here last Thursday. George Bancroft, the eighty-year old head of the big brokerage firm of George Bancroft and Co., ana imambeisbip iv the Consolidated Exonauge, was tbe viotim. ! Tbe val ne of the stolen property is I variouslyestimated f.em $100,000 to $1,000,000. Many of the securities that were taken are negotiable. It had bseu the habit of Mr. Ban croft to go every Tuesday and Thurs day to tbe New Yarfc Produoe rJafe Deposit vaults, where ha had a strong box aud withdraw certain seonrities needed for trades, and deposit others. La«t Thursday he went as usual. He was making his way toward 'the stair* when be ran ir.to a man I and was knocked down, tbe big Manila envelops flying out of the hands Tbe stranger pioked it up and tben helped the brokei to his feet. He handed Bancroft tbe envelope which, so far as he could ba seen, was intaot. Bauciof t deposited the envelope in the vault without examining it. I Later on he had occasion to open it, and to his horror discovered that it I contained only blank paper. —i i ■ ■ 1* ' — Mrs. P, F. Stoekdon h»s gone] to I Alexandria to viiit relatives, CONGRESS ADJOURNS EXTRA SESSIDH CULLED WILL MEET ON APRIL 4 Filibusters Mark the Wind Up of Both Houses Which Have a De cidedly Sensational Wind Up Washington, March 4 —Marked by saenes of the wildest disorder. with Senator Owen of Oklahoma j refusing to meet Fießident Taf ■■■ ; Senator Bailey of Texas handing In I his resignation and Representative! Johnson of Kentucky threatening Speaker Cannon with a brick, the j sixty-first cor-gress adjourned toda-. j Within an hour after adjournment, President Taft called thesixtv-seoond : congress to convene in extraordinary session April 4. Not in tbe memory of the ol 1 -t | veteran in either body have su :ii' scenes been enacted around the Oapi- i tol. It was necessary at one paint to threaten the entire demociatio s.Je of tbe hause with arrest "under t>e mace." This did no good. The min ority, individually and collectively, showed little respect for the sacred symbol of the authority of the boiy. The violeat scenes continued. »»lly, when it was apparent tbat mooratio filibuster against the | board bill had progressed to a whare the posioffice appropria- I tien bill was aoout to fail of passage, , rendeiing an extra session nscessi ;•, Canadian reciprocity or no Canadian ] reciprocity, the republican leadois yleldedr-and the administration's pet measure was thrown overboard to save the day. Chairman Payne of the ways and means committee asked unanimous I consent that it might be withdrawn, and, amid deafening oheers from the victorious demoorats and glooaiy silence from the republican side, the bill was consigned to the legislative asb heap. Then 'lie postoffioee appropriation bill was finally passed and the housa, with one of those quick tran sitions ol _;ood for which tbat body is famous, proceeded, by unanimous consent, to pass a resolution thank ing Speaker Cannon for the niaaner : in which he had presided over the house. With a kindly speech, by Speaker to-be Champ Clark, a rising 1 salute to Speaker Cannon ani a round of cheers the housa ad j aurnoa. VIRGINIAN A SUICIDE Walter A. Hess Kills Himself in The Grand Hotel in Washington Washington Marsh 6. -"Walter A. Hess cama to his death on Marcii S, 19U, at t*<e Grand Hotel, 15th street and Pennsylvania avenue, from a gunshot wound cf the brain an I c?re bial hemorrhage. Said wound was sf^f -inflicted with suicidal intent.' The foregoing is the verdict of a coroner's jury at the District morgue today. Hess, who was a resident cf Hamil ton, Va., and about fifty years of age was found dead in his room at the hotel about 6 o'clock this morning. ' His body was on tbe bed partly dressed. In the right hand was jlutobed a revolver, while a bullat wound was in each side of biß head. The bullet wis f:uul on tlutt or. The niKive which prompted Mr. Hass to take his lifa Jtaa not bean revealed. It is possibly given iv a letter found in his room, addressed to Mrs. Annie L. Hess, his mother, at Hamilton, Va. On top of the en velope was written. "This is strict ly a personal lestst to my mother and family. It was no opened at the inquest. Mr. Hess was a merchant in tbe Virginia town, and has resided there _U his Ufa. He was uumartied. His relatives hava been notified of his death. . Only Seven Do Not Apply Only seven out of the 100 comitias in Virginia failed to make appliaa- I tion tor state aid this year for im provements in road-building to be.tin Maroh 1. This date was the last upon which applications ooald be consider ed by the state highway oomnis sioner. These counties are: Glou cester Middlesex, Mathews, Priuce uleorge, Greene, Buohanan and Kel son. HORSE FLESH STILL HIGH Despite The Automobile Pi ices Are s Better Now Than Ever The arguments maia by tha mr.iu facturers of automobiles to tha e3cct that tne machine would take the place, of the horse caunt for little in the face of tha compiled >'y a horse journal showing the a3«?33ed value of the horses in the Uiitsi States, which prove tint the horsa is now valued at more than at any tima during the p»3t tiij yens. The assessed value of each horaa in the United States has aveiaged: In 1879 $62.07 iv lhß9, $37.78 ii; 1899, $18.21; in 1933,, $71.93; 1933, $95.61; in 1910, $108.19, and in 1911, It will be noticed that in 1893 the horse war assessed lowet than at an;- I period and this was af tei the Spanish American war, when the automobile was jiracticilly little used. The prices of horses are in- I creasing ue.?ardle3s of the exteusive use of the motor oar for all kinds of PrOR BAILEY RESIGNS H.o SEAT \ EXPIRES IN 1913 i Vice-President Sherman Refused to Receive Resignation and It was Wired to Gov. Colquitt Washington March 4. —Senator I Joseph W. Bailey of Texas, resigned ' fron the sanata shortly afternoon today. H*s tarm -doss not expire until Tha facts concerning tha resigna tion were not until after the senate adjourned. Then it became ku i.vj that he had tendered his res ignation to Vica President Shcr-uaa whc refused to accept it. wheranpon Senator Bailey wired it to Governor Colquitt of Texas. Senator Bailey declined to give to the press rtasoae for his action. In gtion with fallow senators. , he baeed hi 3 reasons up vote cast by democratic in favor of tbe approval of | titution of Arizona, which, I was so contrary to hi? ideas rnaient that he did not feel ha wouid be .testified iv continuing his oervica with eaaatois who as mem bers of iii 3 own party, woalu ta»e the position that been taken in the vote | on that proposition. Inuediataiy aftar the closa c;f the session Mr. B-iiiey was 01038t5d tor so iia minates with his deaioaratio coileaguss, but resisted all appaals He wa3 then sent for by Vice-Fre3- ; dent "llwi —11. with whoa M went Wheu the resignation was first saut by Mr Bailay to the Vi-33-Presidert | the lattu refased to ennoince it to tho Beuata. Senator Baion Whs then appealed to tomake the annoaaceaaent, and when he likewise rsfased Mr. Baila™ w>rad his resignation to Uov. Ooiqaitt of Texa3. Mr. Bailay's colleagues expse«s hopes that they may be able to in duce bin ta change his mind. DuTiaa tha last few days Mr B siley's leadership has been repudiated ab solutely by his colleagues. It was wifn Sana-tot Bailey tnat the republi cans made their agreeaisr.ls foi a vote ou tha Lorimer case and making the tariff board bili tbß unfinished busi ness The understanding was that there was to be no filibuster on the tariff board bill, but a large faction of the deaaocraio santaors, 'od by Mr«f Stone of Missouri, declined to-BJa ? bound by the agteaaaent From that tiaie on the little part iskea in the senate prr:t;"adiugs by Mr. Bailay sea-ned to hi ontrary to the jaigmeat of his colt- . ' as BAILP i MAY RETIRE j Many Believe This to be His Last Term in The Senate Washington D. C, Marcn 6 —■ Whiie Senator Bailey has withdrawn his resignation from the upper house of congrass, soaie of his friends say he is still determined to make his present terai his last, and to decline reelection. He would then go out of the senate iv March 1913. Senator Bailey Liaasaif will not discuss the legarding his future, and he fcl silent lirg fba c-vntr - 30ii9 that wit i.;i.i,v.l ol he ion does not continue him as r without further action by the r or the lsgi9latura of Texas jtinn of Senator Bailey any s 83rvad to call attention to sioa in the democratic ranks jnate. Mr. Kailay has long isiderad one of tha conserva ti> minority side, and his ig has included at lrast, the aaatcrs who signed 'exas legislation not to 100 p$ gnation. Opposad to t it., -a: ---i the radical drancrat-a ir* Senators Stone of Hi 30UTi an of Oslahima. truggle between t'.;s t-s-a fie f the democratic c.-usui to minority leaiir. Senator who has been" minority leader o years, went out of offio? ly and there are aiany canii to succeed him. Mr. Bailey ndoubtedly ba urged and v snppo-ted. Shot Himseli in Eye Ifteen year old son cf Mr. J. as is in a critical condition at ian froaa having accidentally ai self in the eye some tine He wis handling his older 's pistel when the accident ed bat no one was present and i not been conscious enough o give an account himself, state Worth $100,000 ester,March6—The will of Albert one ot the wealthiest residents Chester, who died recently was ed to record in the Corpora ion Saturday and his brother, A :er, qualified as f-xecutor, giv •ersonal bond of $25,000. The j which is worth over $100,000, is ivided anions relatives, Christ »ant Episcopal church, of which i a lay reader, and also a fund employment of a diocesan evan- It is expected, however, that irt will have to construe the Evie Dunbar has returned frcm oud aLd says that the pfcys' now report that tbey expect' Fannie St'inner to get well, j h her recovery w.ll be slow. , OCR R«Aiea will Gr.d correct schedules of the •Jhesapeake & * iblo. Southern, and Chesapeake- Western Railways, publish ed regularly in the Spec tator. VIRGINIA WINS I THE DEBT CASE IS AWARDED $7,182,507 Supreme Court Fixes That Amount as That Which West Virginia Should Pay Washington, D? C, tfay*__ 6. -The sum of $7,15 2,507 was hell to lay by K pre Tie coirt of the United :o be tbe pro;ort:on of the 003 old Virginia state debt ft'est Virginia is under obli to bear The coart left tha •ernination of tf\e matter, in* : the question of interest, to :es fo decide by eonferas?*. since the civil war Virginia n endeavoring to co'.leat, from irgiuia what the former claim the latter's share of the old state's debt. West Virginia was said to have aczmwleiged her liability in tbe "o:diuau:e of Wheeling" before she van adaitftii to the Union and in her sate coastitation. Finally, when the payment was net Bade brought suit in the sipreue coar!; for aboat one-thirl of the state deht as of January 1, 1861, estimated then to be about 90,000.* 000. The co nrt appointed Charles E. Littlehf Id of i'aiue then jsst leaving Iho-isa of. representatives, to be la) master to ascertain t!ie int of tha fctate debt Janaar.7 1 and vario is mother questions in ection with the basis on which Virginia's proportion should be tailed. His report was sibajit o tha ?oirt March 17. 1910. stiee Holv.es announced the opinion today. He s*id tha court hid regarded the ratio of fie valaa tio-j of the real a<id psrsoual proper ty ot the t.vo stste3 at the tiise of their separation ys the proper basis for arriving st Vest Virginia "jnst aad eiaitahle" pro-ort-oa of the debt. The co-rt had excluded fron lalaation the value of slaves. ratio, according to tie master's ;, Justice Holmes said, was as to .253. Tbe $33,000,000 debt I have bean d'.vided according s rsiio he said, had not Vir hy satsrjcaent legislation chaag ed the auoa-t to be apportioned. f;t:ce s*U Virginia had nadaoed itorsto?.cospt $22,000,00" as its f th 3 dabt, wher3as by tha figures,, Virginia's shsra be * 30.0 JO, 000. The difference bstweei thesD saaas, namely $8,000,000, should be subtract ed fron the $3,!.000,000 debt.This Irfl aboat $30.OOO.ODi? to b« apportioaed. West Virginia's propottiou of tl>. woald be $7,1fci\50.. W, h« said. "Wnether any interest is u^?," said Justice* Holaies, "acd it dv», fron, what ti-ne it shoi-ld be coaariat d are ocatts-rs as to which thsra 4 s a sarioas controversy in tha record, nad oonanxnisg whioh thsra is rcon for a wida of orinioa. 'i'berj are many elaaients to ba taken into account oa the one side and the Outier. "The oircuaistances of the asserted default asd of the conditions surround ing the IVlara earlier to procure de tar aiinatiou oi the principal sn-n pay able, inducing the qaastion of laches as to either party, woald require to be considered. A long tiase has elapsed. Whenever the responsibility for the delay might ultimately be placed, or ' owvrr it -nist-if bs sh rj3.lt woSffl ba a sif.n result to oxpitaliM ftvr half a cantnry— sach a thing hmdly coald happaa in a private casa an alogous to this. Statutes of limitation, Eiug tlsa, woald b li'sely to sa a bar. this s no ordinary coim , r t ba-', ss we have said, a it°r national difference, re ta this caart in reliance upon tor and constitutional obiiga f tha states concerned, ra*her ipan orliuiry raaa"dieß. we t best at this stage to go no but to awMt the efft-ct of a inca b3tween the parties, Whatever the outcome, ssust laca. If" the causa should ba 1 to the end it ba r?f:rred to a master to go ie figUXM that wa have fciven ioaill__aad ta aiaka such cal culations as might b?caiie necassar.-. "But Ibis case is one that call* for fubaaranca on both sides (ire:»t sates have a tempar 6"up=rior to that of private iitigiata and, it is to b". hoped, that enough has been dec'Je! I far patriotism, the fraternity of i*>e | IToiou add mutual consideration to bring it to an end " LEFT HIDDEN FORTUNE Recluse Who Lived Near Winches ter Suppose! to Have Died Rich Winchester, March 6.—John M. Beutell, f native of Switzerland, who died at his home on the Valley Pike, near Win chester, several days ago, is reported to 1 swe left a comfortable fortune bur ied s- mewhere on his little place, or under the house in which he had lived as a recluse for many years. Mr. Eeutail, who was a widower, leaves two sons and a daughter in distant - parts of the country. For many years he had a vineyard and truck garden, Pdis known to have accumulated >ney. He also received a pension irom the government, having served in a New Jersey regiment during the Civil War. His wants were few, and he had little occasion to spend money. People are said to have been prowling about his liitle farm for several days 1 ast in the hope of finding the treasure tupposetl Ij have been hidden, but thus far it has not been unearthed. He left his real estate to Grac* Luth eran church, of which he was a ! member.