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Special Attractions in the
Dress Goods Section Today
$1.50 Coating, 75c yard?56 inches wide, all wool, "7C
in olive green; a ?1,50 value for, per yard. I OC
$1.50 Red Astrakhan Coating, 75c yard?54
inches wide, in golf red for children's coats; special, per *7C
yard. . I OC
$1.50 Broadcloth, $1.00 yard?Navy blue and black?the
navy is 50 inches wide and the black 54 inches?both worsted
warp cloths, with high lustre and regularly $1.50 d? I AA
yard; special to-day, per yard. tp 1 ?\)\J
$1.00 Striped Suitings, 69c yard?42 inches wide,
all pure wool, in black and self-colored stripes; .to-day, /*A
'per yard. . . Dt7C
50c Dress Goods, 29c yard?65 inches wide, in OA
checks, stripes and plaids, regular 50c quality; per yard, a??7C
About 25 pieces in this lot for to-day's selling.
Big lot of Dress Goods Remnants, all displayed on
centre tables and marked low for quick selling.
Military Men Again Take Up
Punishment of Offending
At the lnstlgatlon of Governor Mann
?. conference of military oliicials was
ttield yesterday at the oliico of the Ad- ;
fjutant-General regardlng the offense
of tho soldiers of Company F. Flrst'
?Virginia Infantry, who dlscharged thelr
rlfles on a Broad Street car in Septem- j
>ber. Those who took part ln the con?
ference woro Adjutajjt-General Sale,
Brigadler-General C. C. Vaughan, Jr.. I
Colonei W. J. Perry, of thc First Reg- i
dment, and Major X>. T. Prlce, of the
tt-'irst Battallon.
After the announcement of the decl?
slon to have'a summary court the Gov?
ernor took the matter up, lt being
argued from this that ho was not sat
i.sfied wlth the result. He was not,
Iiowever, present at yesterday's meet?
lng, because of hls absence from tlie
A course of action in reference to
?tlie matter was decided upcTh, subject
to thc Governor's approval. The decl?
slon will be presented to him to-day.
Grandpa Got 'Era Out.
Mlke Gaines and George Byrd, small col?
ored boys. were arrested last nlght on the
charge of breaking lnto the house of Annie
Baono and. taking a largo assortment of
household goods. Thelr grandfather. a ven
^rable old negro and a frlond of Judge
"Witt'a. prcvallcd on the judgo to come to
tli<; atallou-houae and go thelr ball.
as large as ours is that you need not
narrow your choice. The more diffl?
cult your wishes to fill the greater
will be your satisfaction here.
This Trade Mark
And This Roll
Of Pearl I. C Rooffng Tin
Wlll guarantee yon the bes'
roof that can be made of tln.
If the ouiUty ol- other brtmdi
ot tln were ai' good as the qual?
ity of Pearl I. C. Rooflng Tln
ihe makere would be glad to put
i name and a trade-^nark on it.
But they do not!
Gordon Metal Co.,
14th and XKHJltSte., Rlchmond, Va
Alco Taxi-Cab
Richmond Transfer Company.
To-Morrow Only, Saturday Nov. 5th
By special arrangement wlth one of tho largest Importors ol
dlatnonds, we are enabled to Invite you to a spoclal private exhi?
bitlon of a large collection of unsot dlamonds only recently Import?
ed. These dlamonds wlll be on vlew on .Saturday, November 5th.
This is the largest collection ?f unset stones ever exliibltod in Rich?
mond, and the value ls far lnto lhe thousands ot dollars. Thls ls
an exhibition, not a sale. Tlie stones wlll only be on vlew one
day?TO-MORROW, SATURDAY, November 5th. *
karat gun metal dlamond, a gem of fasclnattng beauty. Some beau?
tiful mounted pieces, Brooches, etc, >vtll bo ehown.
This Invitation is Extended to You by
SMITH & WEBSTER, Jewelers,
612 Fast Main Street
Small Number of Would-Be
Lawyers Pass Examining
. Board.
Only nfteen of the thlrty-eight ap.
pllcants before tho State Board of Law
Examlners for license to practlce thelr
profcssion ln Vlrglnla succeeded in
gettlng by wlth thelr papers. Thu
other twenty-three may try agaln at
somo future- date if they wlsh. At
such a rate of "throwlng" lt would
seem that the future ranks of the legal
professlon in this State are not in much
danger of overcrowdlng.
It should, of course, be reniembered
in this connection that at-the suinme,
examination the appllcants are fresh
from law schools, most of them just
gradnated, with the knowledge in thelr
mlnds for at least the tlmo belng.
Tho next or third examlnatlon by tho
now .board wlll be held at Roanoke on
the fourth Wednesday ln June, 1911.
Following is the 11st of, successful
Fred C. Abbott, Norfolk; Wllliam
Reeso Dodd, Lexlngton; crucie Overton
Dunn, Lexlngton; Albert M. Ed wards.
Norfolk; Gilmer T. Elliott, Norfolk;
Walter Chapln Foster, Alexandrla- John
Newton -Harman. Jr., Lexlngton;' John
Cornellus Hockett, Brlstol; w. A, Metz
ger, Leesburg; Richard Arnold Rtoks,
Jr.. Rlchmond; Herman Abraham sacks,
Lexlngton; Nathan Willlam Schloss
beig, Lexlngton; Charles Cosby Scott,
Lexlngton; Luther Gllham Scott. Lex?
lngton; Maxwell G. Wallace, Rlchmond.
TO MAKE IT 1,000
Tost A'a CamPnlgn Becjna To-Morrow With
National llolpera.
Post A, of tho Travelers' Protcctlvo Asso?
ciation, wlll begln a campaign to-morrow
mornlng for memberahlp. The post has
about 050 members. and Its alm la to mako
lt 1,000, whlch wlll give it the largeat mem?
bershlp of any post In the South. The local
members wlll bc aealsted by a score of na.
tional and Stato officers, who wlll arriva
ln tho city to-nlght.
The national oMcera who wlll vlalt the
clty are President W, O. Hudson, of Now
Orlcana; National Dlrectors ABhby IMilor,
of St. Louls. and C. F. Tomllnson, of Hlgh
Polnt, N. C. President Hudson has beon
an actlve workor In tho associatlon for
yenrs. and hna aerved on the national board
of dlrectors several terma. Mr, Hudson Is a
convinclng apcaker and a' very hard worker.
Thc president and secrotarles of the aoven
tecn poats of tho Stnto wlll be the gueata
of Post A to-morrow to meet the national
Marrled In Washlngton.
TVosley S. Hargrove nnd MIsb Bernice W.
Profflt. both of thla clty, wero married in
Waahlngton yeatorday.
Overcoat Time
Jacobs & Levy,
Quality Shop
Tells Committec Exactly What
Duties His Assistants
Todd Charges to Be Considered
Along With General
Groundwork was Inld for a com?
pleto lnvcstigntlon and reorganlzntlon
of the ofllce of tho Clty Engineer by
a subcommittee appolnted for that
purpose, which held Its Inltlal session
last nlght. Clty Engineer Boillng, af?
ter being relieved at his own request
from sitting as a member of the ln-r
vestlgatlng committec, mndo an ex?
tended and complete statement of tho
duties and rcsponslb...ilcs of the ofllce,
outllnlng ln detall whnt wus expected
of each of tlie Asslstnnt Englneers,
and what division of tlie work fell
Jlrectly under thelr charge. Mr. Boillng
Indlcated that later hc would hlmself
recommend some changes ln the or?
ganization, but hls statement was
llmlted to the conditions he found
when ho took charge on January 15,
1908, and to tho work thnt has boen
dono by the ofllce during hls term.
Beginnlng next Tuesday night, each of
the Asslstant Englneers ln turn wlll
be called, on to testify, and it will be
Cor the commltteo to detcrmlne how
nearly they havo measurnd up to the
^esponslbllltlos Imposed upon them.
Tho comnilttee declded to defer trlal
it tho charges brpught by Councllman
-harles E. Rlchards ngnlnst Fourth
\sslstant Clty Engineer Todd until nf
or the general Inqulry, since the mom
Ders would then be moro Intlmately
famlllar wlth the worklngs of tho of
Ico. Incldcntally referrlng to thu
rodd matter, i.-r. Boillng admitted
that Mr. Todd had violated hls in?
structlons and a rulo of the Commlt
:ee' on Streets.
Messrs. Lynch, Fergusson, Don Levy
ind,Jones, of the commlttee. were pres
mti wlth Clerk J. Taylor .Stratton and
Stenographer Travers Danlel. Chalr
nan Lynch announced that on next
Cuesday night the commltteo would
irst hear any citizen who had any
peclflc complalnt against thc depart
nent. Mr. -Boillng Jolned with the
ommlttee in publlcly invlting aU
lersons havihg business wlth the
ifflce to come forward and give the
:ommittee what Information they may
Mr. Boillng explained that before
>elng elected City Engineer he had j J-(
erved for.a number of years as As
Istant Engineer under Oelonel Cut- 3
haw. and ln hls- later posltion of Su-r-n
ierlntendent of the Water Works hud *,
:opt generally famlllar wlth tho work i;'
?f the offlce. When he" entered the ?.,
ffico on the death of Colonel Cutshaw lil
ie found the corps of assistants, all ?
f whom havo hoon rota'Ined, as foi- ; y
ows: Jackson, Bolton. First Asslstant I "
Ingineer; P. P. Taliaferro, Second As-; i'
Istant Engineer; Fontalne Jones, Thlr<| | ,
issistant Engineer: Charles L. Todd. I ,
r., Fourth Assistant Engineer; Fr,ank I ?-'
'. Bates. clerk: J. Taylor Stratton. *'
ookkeeper; Travers Daniel. Jr.. ste-la,'
ographer; L. M. Bass, draughtsman. ! u
.ast year Council nuthorized the em- F'
loyment of two addltlonal assistants! ?'
or sewer work, and Mr. Boillng made ! cl
is flrst Independent appolntments in I '
.llen Savllle and E. J. Keegan. Other. I J;
.?Ise the forco as organized by Colonel 1 dl
!utshaw contlnues ln offlco. \Vhenje:
lr. Boillng assumed ofllce there was
lso another party of englneers, under
harge of Mr. Hanklns, engaged ln
laklng tho surveys of the annexed
Mr. Bolton'x Dntlea.
Taking up the duties ot the flrst
ssi3tant. Mr. Bolton, the Clty En
ineer explained that he had charge
f the hands and carts, the employes
nd teams, used ln the general stroet
orce, for gradtng and gravellng of
trects: also of the plnntlncr of trees
nd the making of tree-'bbxes. Mr.
iolton also has charge of all scw
rs, new and repalr work; also of
ewor connectlons for purtles erect
ng houses. The clty now has about
no and three-quarter mlles of sewers 1
nder constructlon, and ls advertlsing
or blds on about two mlles more,
n small pieces scattered over the
ntlre city. Me has charge of repalrs
0 brldges, lneluding tho perplexing
roblcm of keeping open the old Free .
irldge, and has dlrection of the steam si
ollers. Much of hls time is taken , bi
1 taking llnes and grades and mak
ig daily Inspectlons of sewers under
onstructlon. Tho two newly appolnt
d assistants work directly under hls
istructlons on the new sewers. He
eeps accurate records and makes
?'eekly reports of the work done by
11 the forces under his charge, in
ludlng much laborlous calculatton as
d material employed ln construoMon.
The Second AHHlatuut.
i The Second Asslstant Engineer, Mr.
allaferro, lias charge of making es
imatos of cost and. supervlslng the
lylng of all gutterlng, _ urblng and
Jiving. i-ie has had entlre charge of
U the asphalt block paving lald ln
lie clty. Hls work ln preserving the
rades, not only longltudlnally but ln
ross sectlons, Mr, Boillng says, was
ecullarly successful. Ho also glves
11 streot lines for houpes to be erect
cl, an Important .duty. in whlch the
Ity mlght be llable for damages in
asc of any error. Mr. Bolllngexplain
ct the difticultles of establlshlng llnes
I the old parts of Rlchmond, where
ecords are confllctlng and lncomplete,
nd where corner-stones havo been
)st or removed. Mr. Taliaferro ls
alled on to get up plats for open
ig streets, and for conilemriatlon work
m- the City Attorney's offlce, and i J|
pends much tlmo searchlng records b
s to property owners and rights. ,
Tho thlrd asslstant, Mr. Jones, has I u'
harge of tho parks of the city, in
II of which there is more or less
?ork belng done. Slnco tho appolnt
lent of a Bulldlng Inspector ho has
uen relieved of tho caro of bulld
igs belonging tp' the clty. Mr. Jones
i also ln charge of James River Im
rovoment, and has spent much tlmo
n tho various wharf plans. Ho as
lsts Mr. Talluferro ln giving streot
inos, and ln projectlng llnos for new
treets, Iwwing made tho extenslve
.ester Stroet surveys, which havo
een twilco changed at the request of
larshall Ward Councllmen, and whlch
avo finally gono back to tho orlginal
inos surveyed by Clty Engineer Boll
ug ln 1908.
The fourth asslstant. Mr. Todd, looks
?fter the repalr work and tho repav
ng of streets und paving. of alloya
nd alloy ontrances, clearlng the
treots In case of accident and ro- r
novlng dangerous trees. Ho also
itiporvlsos the laylng of all now brlck
ind granollthlc sidewalks, anfl meas
iros and certlfles for each separate lot
0 the clerk of special assessmonts.
As to the ? offlce forco, Alr. Rolllng
uild thnt Mr, Stratton ' was ono ot
ho hardost-worked men ho know,
cooping a laborlous record of tho
jtreet Commlttee, making un Us uc
:ounts and kooplng n ledgor wlth
tbout 1,300 opon accounts. The long
sxperlonco of Mr. Bates and hls fa
nlliarlty wlth tho offlco mado hls ser
.'Ices invuluable, ho belng tho only
nan who knows tho old plats. nover
ully lndexod, mado ln hls father's
Imo, liofore nnd during tho war, He
s also valued as tho pnymaster of
ho entlre departmont, holdtng a mosl
'osponsible posltlon. J. M. N. Alloti
s employed as rodmnn, L U Busy 11 s
Iraughtaman, and Mr. Dunl-ol ns sten
igraphor. thoro belng, according lo
Mr. Boillng. nn ubundnnco , ot work
for them nll.
Tho oommltloo wlll later lnspeot tho
lilltiil systema of tho offlco.
Delegation Calls at White House
to Present His Name for
Commerce Court.
Judges Keith ancl Lewis and
Mr. Hunton Discuss Matter
With' Mr. Taft.
, Judgo Jamos Keith, president of the
nato Supreme Court of Appeais;
Jnlted States Dlstrlct Attorney L. L
L*\v!s, former president, and Eppa
hunton, Jr.; had a conference wltli
President Taft at the Whlte Houso
n Washlngton yesterday, at whloh
hey urged the appolntment of Henry
SV. Andorson aa a. member of the Com
nerco Court. Whlle the President
rave a courtoous hearlng to the delo
ratlon and promlsed to tukc the mut
ter undor advlsemont, ho gave no
ntlmatlon as to what he mlght do.
Thls new court, whlch was created
>y Congress at its last session, wlll
lave rather broad powers In hearlng
LPpeals from dcclslons of the Intor
itato Commerce Commlsslon ln the
natter of rallroad rates and rallroad
egulatlons generally. There are to
>e flve membera The names of some
it the most promlnent lnwyers ln
ho country have been mentloned. and
helr claims have been formally pre
ented, although there Is no Intima
lon as to'who mlght securo the ap
'olntments when the President ls
eady to act.
ilcllevcd Hc'tl Accept.
Whlle Mr. Andorson, of course. has
eclined to discuss thc suggestion of
ls namo, the opinion was rather free
y expressed in profiwlonal circlcs
ist nlght that hc would accept wero
he position offered hlm. The fact
hat Mr. Hunton, who is hls law part
er, was a momber of the dolegation
'hlch called at thc Whlte House, gave
trength to the ldea that Mr. Ander
on would accept.
Mr. Anderson ls a member of tho
rm of Hunton. Williams & Anderson.
ne of the most promlnent ln Vlrglnla.
He, ls president of the Rlchmond and
hesapeake Bay Railway, vice-prcsi
ent 'of tlie Virginia Railway and Pow
r Company and genoral counsel for
ioso properties whlch aro controlled
J* the Gould interestK. He ls regard
;l by lawyors and laymen as ono
t the, foremost lawyers in hls State.
Mr. Taft Knotvn Hlm.
Though he llstened attentively to I
hat Judgo Keith. Judgo I>ewis and i
.r. Hunton had to say, President Taft
sallzed that they were not talklng |
bout n stranger, for he and Mr. An
srson happen to be good friends. i
''hen tho President dellvered hls bifr!
impalgn speech in the Horse Show I
.illding just before thc electlon in ;
I08, Mr. Anderson was selected as the
:an to lntroduco hlm. Ho did so ln
speech whlch attracted widesprcad
iterest by reason of hls plea to
aung and old to break away from
tlso prophets and. support a candl- j
ito who stood for sound buslness
octrines and advancement. When
r. Anderson was mentloned a year
?o as a member of the Federal bench
was not belleved that he would
mslder tho proposltlon. though lt ls
?Hoved now that he would not dc
ine an bonor wMch is really higher.
Judgo Prentls. of the Corporation
ommission. whoso frlends worked
ligently in his behalf when lt was
cpocted that tho new judiclal clrcult
ould be created, has also been urged
>r apnolntmont on tho Commerce
mirt on the undorstandinjr that the
resident would nairie a Democrat. lt
cortain, however. or accepted as cer
iln. that two ' "Rlchmond lawyers
ould not be selected.
r. Poebler Gets Apology from Feoplp Who
Made Charge*.
In the Pollce Court yesterday morning P.
. Pochlcr. arrested on one of the Vlrglnla j
allway and .Power Company cara, charged
Ith dlsorder, was dlscharged, it being prov- |
i that he waa not the man wanted for tha i
fense, but a paeceful and well known cltl- I
sn. Captain A. B. Gulgon, attorney for |
ie company, mado apology for the m'stake. .
overai passengers on the car stated that
r. Poehler got on after 'tho dlaturbanco
id been started, and had nothlng whatevor
? do with lt.
M. J. Slmmer, of Chicago, who recently
iot hls wlfe. whom he mlatook for a
irglar, was dlsmlssed of the charge of fel
ly, Mrs. Slmmer, who haa Juat boen re
?aued from the hospltal, statlng that lt
as a mlstakc. -r. and Mrs. Slmmor left
: once for thelr home. .
ixhibit Building at , Fair
Grounds Not Yet
The often predlcted clash between
nose ln charge of tho Blues* Armory
nd the custodlans of the Socond Mar
et underneam, came last nlght ln the
ouncil Committee on Grounds and
:uildinga, when lt was reported that
?frelght elevator had been brokon by
ome person unknown, ontalling a cost
or repairs of $C0. Custodian Glaae
rook, of the armory, has the kev to
he shaft, and believes that some slnall
oy has been aliowed to haul market
roduc-u from tiie storage rooms under
he market, and that tho elevator was
?reeked by careloss handling, T'
ift Ih to be repalred, and the subcom
ilttee on bulldings was instructed to
nvestigato and report whero tho blame
hould be placed. ._
Mrs. Gommoll, president of the FOT
ratlon of Motiters'. Clubs, tvas heard
n support of a larger apprq.ar'>*lon
or plnygrounds, but was informed that
ot moro than half of last year's ap
ropriation had boen expendod, tho
lonoy bolng flnally dlverted to somo
?radlng in Chimborazo Pnrk. The sub
ommlttoo on purchase o? ground for a
?laygi-ound on North Tenth Streot waa
ndulged untll the next meetlng.
Bocnuso of falluro to fix loaks ln the
oof and otherwlse flnlsh the exhlbl
lon bulldlng at tho Stato Falr Grounds,
he commltteo held back the flnal war
ant for $5,100. Tho, bulldlng has not
et beon formally accepted.. An ordl
tanee wns recommonded ohanglng the,
inmo of tho old Courthouse Squaro Inl
VaMilngton Ward, t? Washlngton
Ifiuare. u. Ih proposed to improve tho
rrouiul as a park for the Southside,
MaHH-Meotlng To-Nlght.
A mnns-mcctlng of all morabors of tho
'nie rtoforniiira' order wlll" be hold at tho
'nie Itrformers' Hall to-nlght.
How Money Flief
Every one knows when you can spend'
t easily. Plnce your money wlth ua. ,? 9
afe and draws 3 per cent, compound m
rhe Savings Bank of Richmond
1117 Kast Main Street.
Strong Artery Pumped It Tnto
Dyihg Man's Veins During
Operation. *
Mr. Robertson Stood ' Gamely
By in Pain as Other's Leg
Was Amptitated.
Whlle the artery 61 hls rlght arm
was eonneeted wlth that of the mau
who lay on tho operatlng tablo, Georgo
F. Robertson, pt Chase Clty, calmly
stood by -yesterday mornlng and
watched surgeons at tho Memorlai
Hospltal amputato the leg of ht.t
hrother, G. W. Robertson. As hls
healthy blood flowed steadlly thi-ougr.
the tube and furnished strength and
vitality to stand the operation, Mr.
Robertson, though he had nothlng ln
the way pt an anaesthetic except n.
llttlo cocalno rubbod on whero tho ln
clslon wa,s made. was apparently as
free from nervousness as the men who
performed the operation. In the case
of both men the surgeons were most
A week ago Mr. Robertson came to
the Memorlal to be treated for a blte
on the left leg lnfllcted tnree weeks
boforc by a pig. it was thought at
flrst that tho wound was not dangcr
oii?, but lt became worso each day.
When he cauie to the Memorlal Hos?
pltal hls leg did not respond to treat?
ment. Everythlng possible was done
by the hospltal stnff untll yesterday.
whon It became apparent that nothlng
o*ccpt an amputation could save hla
flroMu-rsj \ollfleil.
Hls brothers, Georgo F. Robertson.
of Chase Clty, and Rev. XV. E. Robert?
son, pastor of tho Randolph Street
Baptist Church, of thls clty, wero noti?
fled that hls condltlon was very se?
rious, and that tho leg would have to
be amputatod.
Whon tho hour, for tho operation
drew near Mr, Robertson became
weakor. Physiclans sald that he
could harclly live moro than an hour
longer, unless hls leg was cut off, and
even then thero was grave doubt that hls
strength could wlthstand the straln bf
the anaesthetic and the loss of blood.
Hls brother Immedlately offered to
furnlsh the blood from hls own arterlos
whlch he was assured would Insure a
successful operation.
When nll was ready, the lncislons
wero made and throughout the opera?
tion hls heart pumped steadlly. In a
few mlnutes lt was all over and he was
belng congratulated on his display of
nerve. .>.,^'
Both were Immedlately put to bed
and were doing well last night. It ls
ostimatod that more than a plnt of
blood flowed from one man to thp
other. Thoush tho infuslon of blood
Is not considered a dangerous opera?
tion, ln comparlson wlth others, It 's
rare. It was said at tho Memorlal last
nlght that but for his brother's herolsm
and nerve, Mr. Robertson's chances for
life would have been sllm Indeed. Now
ho ls considered practlcally out of dan?
jOTernment Engineer* Protest at City's
>?Pglect of Thnrouchfare.
Major A. C. Weeks, United States Army,
rcslerday called at the ofTlce of Mayor Rich
irdson and flled formal complalnt about
:he condltlon of that part of the Government
Rond leadlng to thc N'atlonal Cemotery,
lylng Insldo of the clty llmlts. Complalnts
were made recently after an lnspection by
Captaln C. F. Humphreys. Many years ago
Ihe United States government constructed
? n-lndlng boulevard from tho casti-rn clty
llmlts at Chlmborazo Park to tho National
">mctcry. some distance east of the city, In .
whlch are buried many thousand Federal i 1
iolriiers who fell during the battlcs around j *
Rlchmond. In tho annexatlon of 190G the. 1
llnes were pushed further east and a consld.j
erable strip of the road was takjn into tho
jlty and became a publlc stree%'. The gov
?rnment has since ceasod to have nny part
In the care and malntennnce. save of that
lylng between the new clty llmlts and tho
;emetery. Major -Weeks told tho Mayor
that that part in tho city was in a bad
state of repalr, havlng" been practlcally un
touched since it was annexed. Catch bas
Ins, along the side of the road, he sald.
were clogged wlth gravel, and tho roadway
has been badly washed at several polnts.
Mayor Rlchardson dlrccted Suporlntendcnt
FI. J. Cohen. of the Stroet Cleanlng Dopart.
ment, to have the catch baslns and dralns
cleared, and wlll call the matter to the at?
tention of tho Commlttee on Streets._
Haight Wounded in Hand After
Desperate Struggle in
At the cost of a bullet hole In hls
hand, $25 in money and a lot of good
food, C. A. Haight, of 312 East Maln
Street, ln the early hours of yesterday
mornlng succeeded ln chaslng from
hls homo a negro burglar who had
gathered up all the family sllver and
was preparlng to leave the house by j
an entrance whlch he had arranged ln
the rear. Besides the pistol shot. Mr.
Haight was yesterday stlff and sore
from a flerco struggle wlth the ma
rauder, who was loth to go without
hls loot. The fight took <? place in the
unllghted hall, and the only reason
Mr. Haight has to be posltlve that
the man was a negro ls that hls flat
struck a wooly head.
Mr. Haight remembors hearing .a
nolse ln the basement of hls resldence
some time before he went down to In?
vestigate. From time to time lt was
heard, untll he declded a eat was loose,
and he went down to put- It out. In
the blackness of the hall ho met tho
man face to face, and the scuffle en
sued. Tho ownor was holdlng up hls
ond well when the nogro drew a re?
volver. Wlth the weapon pressed
agalnst Mr. Halght's hnnd lt was dls
charged and as tho wounded man fell
back tho burglar escaped.
Tho ambulanco was called and tho
gound of the bell brought Pollceman
Crafton, who wns at the corner of
Thlrd Street. Whlle the wound was
belng dressed, the ofllcor made a Oior
ough Investigatlon of tho ! pronrlses.
Evldently thd man hnd hoon' ln the
houso for some time,. and hnd- gone
about tho job at iiis lelauro. On tho
tnble was tho stub of a oandle and
tlio Haight cupbonrd showed.that he
had treated hlmsolf to an ample meal.
Also there wore several clgarotto
stumps on tho floor. Ih the hall was
ail tho sllvor carefully wrapped ln a
oloth. On oxamlnlng hls cash, Mr.
Hutght found that ?25 was gone.
Tho block on whlch Mr. Haight llves
ls ono of the durkost ln the clty, and
some of tho citizens llvlng nearby sald
yesterday that thlef need not have
taken tho preoautlon of onterlng
through tho alley lf they wanted to keep
hla actlonB dnr.k. Report of the rob
hery was at onco mndo to pollce ha&d
miarters, arid':dotectlves havo been put
on tho case, though from Informntlon
cained yesterday, thero seems but lit?
tle chunco of erreBtins him,
?' i~ .
Boys* Straight Trousers Suits, worth up to $7.50
at $2.95.
Boys* Straight Trousers Suits, \vorth up to $ 10.00
at $3.95.
Children's Reefers, worth $4 at - - - $2.45
Children's Long Overcoats, worth $4 at - $2.45
Boys' Sweaters, worth $ 1.50 at - - - $1.29
Men's Soft Hats, worth $2.50 at - - - $1.45
Men's Derbys, worth $2.50 at - - - $1.45
Men's Stylish Cheviot Suits, latest shades of gray,
worth $18 at $12.50.
Men's Odd Vests; broken from suits, Worth $2.50,
$3 and $3.50, choice at $1.00.
Rule Against Galilean Fisher
men Is Dismissed After
As the result of a publlc hearlng
had before hlm yesterday mornlng,
State Insurance Commissloner Joseph
Button granted an order dlsmlsslng
the rule formerly Issued against the i
3rand Tabernacle of the Grand Unlted '
Drder of Galilean Flshermen of tho ;
Jnlted States, of Baltimore clty. Thls '<
ictlon pcrmlts tho order to contlnue |
n buslness ln Vlrglnla.
Thc proceedlngs requirlng the offl- I
?ers to show cause why tne license !
>f tho soclety to do buslness in thls j
-State should not bo rovokod, grew out j
)f the recent fallure of tho Galilean i
?'lshermen's Bank at Hampton. which I
s now in tho hands of rcceivers. lt ;
ippears that thls Is another of those !
nstances In whlch colored organlza- i
lons havo gono Into too many kinds '
>f buslness, and havo attempted to I
iporate a bank wlthout success.
At yesterday's hearing lt was stated I
he bank wlll perhaps pay Its de
losltors SO per cent. of tho llabllltles.
nd thls applies, of course. to tlie order
:mong the other. depositors. Further,
he officers agreed to levj- an extra
issessment on the members to pay
lalms and to glvo lt money with
vhich to contlnue to operate until tho
.ffairs of the bank are wound up. Ap
larently thia wlll enable the order to
tay ln .buslness, and to discharge Ito
lany firrnmn CHIzrna to Attend Stenbcn
Monument Cnvelllng.
Big preparatlon la belng mado by tho
lerman-Amerlcan eltizena of Richmond to
ttend the unvelllng of a monument erected
i memory of General von Steubcn, whlch
?111 take place In Washlngton on Decem
<:r 7.
At a meetlng of the executlve commltteo
f thc Gcnnan-Amerlcan Aaaoclatlon of Vlr
IrUa nnd the Staats-Vcrband, held ln tha
:iks' Homo yesterday aiiornaon, a report
'.ia adopted to be-recommended at the gon
ral meetlng, which wlll bo held ln Concor
la Hall, 402 Eaat Broad Street, at 8 o'clock
o-nlght. It waa decided to lnvlto all Gcr.
i3ii and Gcrmun-Amerlcan ?cltlzens of the <
Ity to take pare ln the unvelllng.. A spoclal
raln will leave Rlchmond for Washlngton
t 7 A. M. on thc day of tho exerclaea, and
rorn indlcatlona It acema aaaured that a
%rge number wlll go from horo and from
11 other aectiona of the State. Threo flaga
-111 bo taken along?tho old Steuben flag,
hlch Is a relic;. thc Gesangverlln flag and |
he German flag. The commlttoo expects
fly aingers to take parc in the exorclacs,
lso a bund of music. . A laurel wreath
.-IU bo taken to be lald at the base of the
lonument aa a' tokon ot respect for the
reat commander.
Porsona antlclpattng attendlng the banquet
?> be held tho nlght of the unvelllng ahould
ommunlcato wlth one ot tho following:
arl Ruehrmund, 918 Eaat Maln Streot; Au
ust JIoll, room 103. Clty Hall: E. A.
tumpf, Elghth and Maln Streets.
Dr. Keld to Speak.
Dr. C. F. Reld. of Xaahvlile. general aec
etary of tho Laymen's Movoment for tho
Icthodlat Epiaco-pal Church, South, will de
ver an addreaa in the Broad Street Church
3.nlght at 8 o'clock. Dr. Reld Ia givlng hla
ntlre tlmo to the work.'la well informed,
nd an excellent apeaker. He ia eapeolally
nxloua to meet the church leaders and'thelr I
Miles & Sons Would Recover
on.Bond of Insurance
A sult ln chancery was lnstltuted
yesterday ln tho clty Clrcult Court by
G. XV. lllles & Sons. ask'ng tho ap?
polntment for a recelver for the
shawnee Flro Insurance Company, of
Topeka. Knn. Tho blll partlcuiarlv
asks that tho recelver bc Instructed
to tako over all assets ln thls State,
and especially the bonds dcposlted by
the company wlth the Treasurer of tho
State of Vlrglnla for the protectlon
of pollcyholders. Judge Scott wlll m'j
a time for a hearlng on the appllcation
for a recelver shortly.
?Somo weeks ago tho Insurance
Bureau of Vlrglnla Jolned wlth tno
Insurance authorltles of soveral other
States ln an effort to make an examl?
natlon, of the affalrs of tho Shawnee
Company. When the cxainlner reacned
Topeka. hc was denicd access to the
books of the company, and beforc ac?
tion could be taken revoklng the com
pany's license," thc Commissloner of
Insuntnce was Informed that the com?
pany had relnsured ln a Hartford con?
cern ull of its rlsks ln thls State. Ac?
cordlng to the '-uest report to thc
Bureau of insuraiicc tho company had
tlre rlsks ln Vlrglnla reachlng a total
of Jl.757.502: received premlums la.it
year of 121.558. and paid losses ln this
State of 813,558.
Rdbert W. Wlthers appeared as at
tornfcy for G. XV. Mlles & Sons.
Mr. Whlttow Says III* Son'? Condltlon la
Sam Coker. colored, chauffeur for Captain
Morgan R. Mllls, who ran over Wilbur
Whitlow, of Kulton, last Tuesday, aurrcn
dercd hlmaelf at tho Flrat Pollce Statlon
laat nlght ln responae to a warrant laaued
for hla arreai by Pollceman Talt. Captain
Milla accompanled hlm to tho atatlon and
went hla bond.
Accordlng to lhe boy'a father, J. Edwart!
Whitlow. who telephoncd to The Tlmea-Dla?
patch laat nlght, reports aa to hla aon's
great Improvement are not correct. In fact.
hc atated that ever alnce the accident the
boy suffered lapaea lnto unconaclouaneaa, and
waa atlll aufferlng., Mr. Whitlow feara thal
ho may bo aeriously injured. and that an
operatlon poaslbly may bo necessary.
Up to yesterday morning. when ho was
presented wlth hls walklng papers, Jlm
Turpln, colored, waa employed as drlver for
A. S. Waldrop. Laat nlght Turpln and two
largo aacka of potatoes were carted to the
Second Pollce Statlon. and the ex-drivcr
waa charged wlth theft.
Mr. Waldrop had a carload of potatoes on
the sldlng of the Richmond, Frederlckaburg
and Potomac Rallroad. Soon after Turpln
was fired a forco of men began to unload
the car, and it waa found two aacka ahy.
Three policemen wero put on the case, and
ho was landed wlth the gooda on.
Tho Fulton Improvement-League will meet
to.nlght at Donahuo'a Hall. Dr. J. A. C.
Chandler, Superlntendent of Schools, wlll be
tho apeaker. Tho league, while only two
months old. haa doubled lta memberahlp, and
lta Influence haa already been felt in thj
communlty. AU' votera. of Marahall Ward
are ellglble for momberahlp, and are Invlted
to be prcaont to-night.
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