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TWB DIflPATCH rOUNDHD IN 1K0. WHOLE NUMBER 18,429. RICHMOND, VA., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5,1910. T-IIE WEATflEIt TO-DAY?F?lr. PRICE ^TWO CENTS. 'S READY FOR ACTION They Are Trained on Residence of Rebel lious General; MAYBESEIZED BYU. S. MARINES Amapala's Tyrant Has Insulted American Consular . Agent, 5 iVVith Threat to Fire on Consulate?Chaos Reigns .Throughout Western Honduras. Washlngton, D. C, November 4.-?ln ine event of tho hostllo attack on forelgnors at Amapala, Honduras, lt 13 not antlclpated here that the Unlted States gunooat Prlnceton wlll nnd lt necessary to snell the town. Instead, Commandor Hayes probably wlll send marlnes ashoro to take Josc Valladares, tho revoluUonary" leader, lnto custody, ?whlch act, it ls belleved, would end tlio rcvoluUon, The gunboat Yorktown ls duo at Amapala to-morrow to rellevo tho Prlnceton. Cleared tor Action. New Orleans, La-. November 4.?The Unlted States gunboat Prlnceton, at anchor off Amapala, Honduras, ls clear-1 ed tor action. Its guns are trained upon the Gover? nor's resldonce, now occupled by Gen? eral Jose Valladares, leader of tho re? volt against the Davlia government, ac? cordlng to a speclal cable to the Plca yuno from Ban Salvador. VaUadareM Innulu American. Tho dlspatches state that Valladare.s yesterday Insulted the Amorlcan con? sular agent at Amapala, Georgo Schmuck, and threatened to shoot up hls resldence. - Immedlately upon be? lng notlncd of thls, Commander Hayes, of tho Prlnceton, prepared the ahip for action and sent word to the rovolutlon lHta that lf forelgners wero molested ho would shoot the Governor's palace full of holes. Thc dlspatch adds that chaos relgns throughout the western portlon ol -Honduras and that Inflammatory man Ifcstos are belng clrculated by Valla? dares and hls followers. Bontlla Not Involved. Washlngton. D. C. November 4.? General Valladares ls bUU holding hls Job as commandant of Amapala Island in Honduras, accordlng to tho Stat< popartment'/s latest advlces from Mln l-?ter McCreery. at Tegucgalpa. Mr McCreery expresses tho opinion tha the revolutlonary movement, Iriaugu rated by Valladares ln retallatloi against the government for attemptlni to supersede hlm. ls purely local li character, and that the opposltloi leader, Dr. Bontlla, the ox-Presldent and hls followers are not concernei ln lt The Navy Department has no won to-day from Commander Hayes, of th Unlted States gunboat Prlnceton, whlcl ls at Amapala to protect American in tercsts. It ls assumed. thorefore, tha there has been*no change ln the sltua tlon and that Valladares still is awalt Ing tho expected attack from govern ment forces. It ls not antlcplated that tho Prince ton wlll be compelled to shcll the low: ln event of any hostlle act towar Amerlcans or other forelgners. I Commander Hayes deems lt necessar: to act, he probably wlll send a detach ment of.marlnes ashoro to take Valla dares lnto custody. Wlth Valladare ollmlnated, the war movement woul ?nd. It ls fear of hlm, lt ls sald, tha koeps 200 soldiers at their guns. However, there are many enemie of the government now at Leon, Nie ai-agua, awalllng a favorable opportu nity to Invade tho country. They ma advance upon the capltal whlle Davilla' few troops are engaged ln subdulh ."Valladares. They are followers.of Bc nllla,' who ls now ln Guatemala. The' gunboat Yorktown left Panam tor Amapala yesterday to relleve th frrlnceton, whlch is- runnlng short c coal. She ls due to arrlve at Amapal to-morrow evenlng. Serloua situation Created. General Valladares and hls arbitrar defiance of the Honduran Preslder constltuto a sorlous situation ln th oyes of certaln, Latln-Amerlcan ,dlpl< matlsts.' They seo fbreshadowed cei taln lnterferencc by the Unlted State or compllcatlons wlth Great Brital; That country'now looks to the Unlte States for the liquldation of lts bonde debt wlth Honduras. Aslde from other considerations', tl tactlvlto's ot Goneral* Valladares, rt fleetlng contempt for, President Davi Ja's authority, place the Unlted Statt gpvernmont ln a rather awkward pos . tlon. l-V ..,':?.? . At the urgent request of tho Hondi ran government, the United States ht undertaken' to caro for tho Hondura debt and has had certaln America bankers agree tb pay lt. In retur Honduras was to (ssue bonds guarai . toed by tlie customs and turn them ov< to "tho bankers. ? A syndtcate controlled by .1. Plerpoi Morgan ls prepared to mako tho loa lf the Uplted States is given the rigl to' supervlse tlie collection and dlstr butlon of tho customs revenues. , Theso detalls,. arranged wlth Pres dent Davilla, have tho objoct of satl fyIng Great Brltaiii whose bondi debt of $12,000,000. that' government nnxlous to collect. Tho British go ornmont ls wllllng to leavo tho settl . ment of the questlon ln lhe lidnds the Unlted States.. Unvllln I'uvt Not llnlllletl, No real dltl'leulty ims beon untlcipa ed untll rbcent clevelopmeiUs appear ? show that lJrosldent Uavlla has : power to carry lnto eft'ect Iiis ugrc mont wlth tho Unitocl States; The llo duras ConiJross, controlled by Sen Pallcarpo lionllla, refuses to glvcD , vlla any support. Many leadlr.g polltlclans ln Tegui galpa appear to questlon hls now.; Now comes the opon uftront hy Uqnoi Callucluros, It ia oBtlmated horo that General Vi Jndaros and General Uarlus had an ar !".? ?'. iCoiiUuuea ?a SeooadTagft,). " FINAL CONTEST ON Noted Lmvyern Wlll Arifue Antl-Truat Law im Crlmlnal Meamire, Washington, D. C, November 4.?A flnal contest ovor tho Intnrpretatlon of tho Shcrman antl-trust law as a crim lnal meusuro bogan ln earnest to-day ln tho Supreme Cotirt of the unltod Statea, . . . Noted lawyers' flled wlth the court a brlef ln support of tho holdlng by thc United Statos Clreult Court for tho Southern fclstrlct of New York, thnt tho statuto of limltatlons pre vontcd the prosccutlon of Oustav h. Klssel, of Now York, 'under an Indlct? ment charglng hlni, togother wlth tho Amerlcan Sugar Rcflnlng Company and others. wlth consplracy to drlvo tho Ponnsylvanla sugar rcflnlng com? panies out of business ln vlolatlpn of the Sherman antl-trust law. The Federal government had already flled a brlef ln support of tho Indlct? ment. lt was prepared by Sollcltor Genoral Bowers Just bofore hls death, but not submltted to tho court untll several weeks later. Oral argument of the caso has been sot for next Thursday. F1BES BLANK SHOTS Crank Cauaefc Exclteinent In Ofllce ot Dlrector Clay. Phlladelphla, Pa., November 4.?A man named Harry Clark, thought by tho pollce to be a crank, walked into the ofllce of tho Dlrector of the De? partment of Publlc Safety lato to-day, and, afte ra brlef altercation wlth Dl? rector Clay, flred threo blank shots at the dlrector. Mr. Clay's clothing was ?scorched, but he wns not hurt. Tho llrlng of the shots created Intense ex-; 1 cltemcnt about the, big hall, and at' flrst lt was belleved that the dlrector hnd been shot. ,, Clark ls about slxty-flve years old. . When an attempt was mado to put him out of tlio offlce Clark drew a re i volvor and flred. When other men ln 'the offlco recoverod from tholr surprlsc j thoy sulzed Clark and locked him up. PANAMA PLEASED Stntement of Prexlrtent Tnft Hns Good Effect. ' Panama, November 4.?Thc publica? tlon to-day of the cablegram of Pana man Minlster Arosenmena at Wash? ington. stating that Presldent Taft emphatlcally denled a report that tho Amerlcan government was considering the posstblllty of havlng to annex Pan. ama. and addlng that Mr. Taft was Panama-'s gdod frlend, has maac a good lmpression. Nevertheless. thc rumor has caused nervousness ln all clrcles. One result was the dlsmlssal of Councllman Car rlllo from the government service be? cause, as an offtcial orator at a meet? ing yesterday. hc delivered an antl Amerlcan speech. ? ?. GOES UP FOR LIFE Sergeant Mnnley Convlcted, nnd Other Ofllcern Itetlgn. Dallas. Tex., Nove<nber 4.?Sergeant D. X. Manley, of the* Texas National Guard. who stabbed wlth hls bayonet and kllled Louise Rlchenstcin. a spec tator, during the vlslt of presldent Taft to Dallas, a year ago, was given a llfe sentence ln the penltentlary to-day by a Jurv ln the Crimlnal Court. Manley has always clalmed that tne kllllns J was accldental. As an outcome bf the convlctlon oi ? 'Sergeant Manley. all of the offlcers.o: i f thc Thlrd Reglment, Texas Natlona Guard, of whlch Manley ls a momber have tehdered thelr reslgnatlona to thi Adjutant-Generul of the State. ASYLUM IS BURNED , 1 ' Bulldlng Total I.obm, nnd Several Llvei i i Are Sncrlflced.' . Wlnnlpeg, Man.. November 4.?Th< l Manltoba government Insane asylurr 1 at Brandon was burned to-nlght. Th< 1 i asvlum ls a totul loss. Thero wero 60( , i patlents In the bulldlng when the fln ' ' broke out at 5:30 o'clock. Whlle mos 1 I of them were saved, it is thought tha ? ! a number of llves were lost. A seven t', snow storm was raglng, and the seem about the asylum was ono of utter con fuslon, the shouts of the manlac mlngllng wlth tho commands of th guards and ftremen. STORY DISCREDITED Stock Exchange Hears That Alfona Ha* Been Kllled. London, November 4.?A rumor fror Parts that King Alfonso of Spain ha been assassinated was clrculate through the Stock Exchange at th ' openlng to-day, but It was consldere to be on a par wlth the storles of revolutlon ln Spain that orlglnated re cently ln the same quaTter wtth th purpose of influenclng the market, Th result of all lnqulrles was to dlscredl the story. TAFT CANCELS ORDSR Wlll Not Permlt newtroyern to Folloi Fllght of Aeroplnne. ' Washington, D.C. November. 4, Presldent Taft has canceled the orde promulgated by the Navy Departmen detalllng two speedy. torpedo boat d? strovers to follow the lilght of Aviatc McCurdy from the deck of the steamt Kalserln Auguste Vlctoria, flfty mlh at sea to land, becauSe he belleved' would be lnconslstent wlth previous r< fusals- to permlt. such uso of n&vi NO DEM0NSTRATI0N Government Say* Tt Wlll Prevent It l All lla/.ordM. Madrld. November 4.?The govert mont announced. to-day that lt wou: prevent at all hazards a.monster lab( manlfestation arranged for to-morro at Barcelonn, to whlcli city tho', strll ers at Sabadeli have declared that the wlll march. -General -Weyler, captali general of Catalonla, has a big ton ,of troops at. hls command, but the: wlll bo reinforced- by 15,poo soldlors. BRYAN TO HUNT TEXAS DUCK Golng io HIn trtirni, Whlch Hc Wl Work at Other TtiiieH.' Austin, Tex,, November 4'.?The Sta game warden has lssued a llcenrse ?; hunt ln Toxas to Wllllam-J. Brya who wlll "arrlvo at hls farm, nenn MI slon, ln the lowor Klo; Granclo-Vallc Novomber 22. Mr. Bryan. will spond, severa*. w/8l thero cultlvatlng tho land nnil shoe ing ducks.: Ho hiis Just finlshed bull Ing n houso on tho farm.; INFANTILE PARALYSIS FATA Unlveralty of IIHiioIn Athletc Siiccum \ tu thi> DIxeiiNi'. ? Chlcago. Novembor I.?I'nralysls ' tho Inrantllo type yestorday cla'med t-i flrst victlm among tho studenis of t to Unlverslty of Illinois, nt Chnnyialj ;"' when -Harold Hamilton, one-of the at 10 | letes of the Institutlon. and son ot A ?"',and Mrs. G.' A. llanilltoh, of Chlea? succumbed to the disease,'whloh rai ly attacka ono-.of hls ago. : Tlio young man was In^hlM froshni yoar at thetunlverslty. i? I'liNKt-M "Pudluck Hill." Madrld, Novemboi' ,4,?The Sanatel nlght,. by M vuto of 111) to 58,. pass tlio "pailloqk blll," whloh prohlbits t orpatlpn,of furthor rollglous' 'eataUUe monts tri'-Spain untll tho revislon' tlio concordat wlth the Vatlotm h. .beon. coiauiated. WITHJIGJAUSES SupremeCourt Has Most Important Session in Years. RAILWAY CASES ARE TO BE HEARD Appeal in ' Saunders Damage Suit Will Be Argued?Green Parker and Insane Hospital Suits Have Matured?R., F. & P. Tax Matter Comes First. ln hls connection ot flfteen years with the Supreme Court of Appeals. Clerk H. Stewart Jones has never, no says, seen a docket with so many im? portant cases as that whlch wlll bo taken up wnen lhe court convenes ln lts wlnter sesslon on next Wednesday. I Not only In crlmlnal cases, ln rall? way rate cases, in cases lnvolvlng taxa tion by the State, ls thc docket rich ln matters of publlc Importance, but thero are In additlon many clvll suits be I tween prlvate partles, whlch for thelr magnltude and ln the moment of ! the legal polnts at Issue, wlll be fol I lowed wlth keencst lnterest by tho j publlc. Of especlal note to Hichmond poo ', plo because ot ln history ls the case oJ. the Williams Printing Company against Clyde W. Saunders, on an ap? peal- In thls sult Saunders was glven a verdlct of $1,600 damages in the Law and Equlty Court ot Rlchmond against , the Williams Printing Company and I one A. A. Yoder, as a result of an ar tlcle publlshed by Vodcr. The publlsh ing houso was hold rcsponslble. It ap peale'd to the Supreme Court. Thls ense ls No. 50 on the argument docket, ; and wlll probably not be reached untll after thc Christmas holldays. Meredlth and Cocke are the attorneys for the appellant. and Scott, Buchanan & Caldwell and David H. Leake are counsel for thc appellee. Old Clnlni tp. The cxceeuingly lnterestlng case of Green and Parkcr's admlnlstrators against' Mayre, Auditor, ls case No. 54. Thls is, ot course, a suit against tne Commonwealth. and the Attorney-Gen? eral wlll defend tho appeal. Many years ago Green and l'arker rendered ser? vlces ln connection with attemptea set ' tlements of a portlon of the State debt and commlsslons are clalmed by then ; admlntstraiors. Judgment was glver : ln favor of the State in tne Clrcuti : Court of tne clty ct lUchmond. tht i plalntlffs appeallng ?i Another c&sc ln whlch tho State li interested is that ot the Western Stati I Hospital Board against the Genera ? Board of Directors of the State Hospl ! tsls'lor the insane, also from the Clr ' cult Court ot Kichmonu. Thls involve ,' tho Murkland wlll, whlch gave an ea i j tate ln Amherst county, near Lynch i burg, to tho trustees of the Hospita 1 for tho Insane at Staunton to be usei ! ln purchasing additlonal comforts fo : the Inmates cf that Institution. Htdne: ? K. Murkland,' tho testator, a Lynch , ! burg man, so willed hls property 1 .'gratltude for the klndness shown hl i son, an lnmate of the hospltal. Late ? i an effort was mado to use the propert I for the State Epileptic Colony, tne pro I ccedings belng stopped by legal meani I Another property has now been pur j chased for this purpose, on which th ?'colony wlll be established. It appear that to clear the tltle to the propert i ihe Western Hospital trustees pald o ? some judgments against Mr. Murklant I The whole matter was before the Leg 3 lslature at lts last sesslon. j,, Knilu-uy Tax Case, -1 Flrst of all the cases on thc dockt e ls that of the Commonwealth againi 0 Richmond, Frederlcksburg and Potoma II Railway Company, the test caso. b whlch lt ls hoped to make the rallwa pay taxes to th?> State on the sarr l basls as that pald by other roads. Tr I charter exempts lt from taxatlon < v'any kind, the claim being that becaus of amendments to the charter, accep " o1 by the road. it has lost'its rlght 1 t . exemptlon. - *<0n the Commonwealth docket com r lhe cases of XV. Dallas , Wright, Rlcl r ard Perklns and Ed. Jones, the me , convicted of the murder of the Stuai I. brothers, in Bucklngham county. A U j are under sentence of death, the gran' i Ing of the appeal acting as a stay t execution. Frank C. Thornton, the, Charlot banker glven a penltentlary sentem ,,ln connection wlth the bank fallur 1 also has an appeal to be heard ear: i- ln the session. . d Following tho Commonwealth docke ,r the rate case of the Wiishingtoi !* Southern is to be heard on an appe v from the State Corporatlon Coram! i. slon. Tlie road seeksto havo; lts ma: ;e lmum intrastate. passenger rates li ie creased from 2 to 3, cents a ,mile. ,'T1 ''commlsslon aliowed Ut to/chargo 2 cents, but lt was not satisfied wltli th S- concession. Large amounts of monoy . are , l u'volvod in? sundry clvll sults\w*hlch a to come up. Tho docket ls falrly larg te lt includes, ol' course, -somo s'uj t0 ugatnst the Camp Manufacturing.Goi nl pany, that corporatlon . whlch .'ls y'lmuch ln tho courts, ' !?? Novottibor: IT will bb tho.eourt's flr ?, opinion day, whon. declsions ' wlll '? l rendered ln cases-heard ' at Staunti ? durlng tlio summer session. The Ht . i cases hourd-here will bedeoldod ? ? Novomber 211 ai\ 25, unless tho con ?Lidocldes to cut.'out all oplnlons [Thanksgiving'woek...... '"' TOO MANY SALOON KEEPER ?n,; CltUens Object ?o Muvlim slx lu Co h>-| mon Council, lr. | Ohieago, Noyem'ber 4,?The Com'm ro,' Councll of Gary, ind., elected t a- members to lts body .last nlfht, .Th were both saloonkeopers, ? As. Gary now supposed to be local'optlon t< trltpry, the antl-saloon pooplo aro : ln arins. ;. This makes a total' of ?? saloonkeepertj out of the'nine .membi of tho Coundll, When tho twwn was Incorporated-li a clty-lupt November thero was oi one salopnkeepers ln ? tho Conn Threo af tho other slx members ^'ht aocapted agenclea for ? brewevtoa t ojp?uea u* aaloona alnct, st STEAMER ROBBED HUHR1EF Broke Into Purser's Of? fice Under Eyes of Men oh Wharf. GOT AWAY WITH MANY TICKETS Burglar Went, Aboard Poca? hontas During Night and Crawlcd Into Window After Removing thc Molding Crew on Steamer Not Disturbed. When Purscr .tames Kryant went down to the dockB of the virginia Navigation Company at 0:30 o'clock yesterday mornlng, to go aooarcl the steamer Pocahontas, he found that hls o'ltlce ha- beon broken oponan entered ' some time during tho early hours and robbed of most of tho tlckets ho naa j ready for sale and most of hls unitorm. ln half an hour tho boat left tor .Nor-1 folk, but whether the pursed disburs ' ed tlckets to tho passengers who nau not bought.them previously and whe? ther he travcled ln oitlzen's clothing j could not bc learned last nlght, as thc ' shlp was well on her way down tho rlver, somewhere between here and tho flrst landlng pters'at Newport News. Thc robbery war, cxtenslve, irom all accounts, anel, evldcntly woll planned. ! The Virginla Navigation Company ls now mlnus seventy-fbur passenger ; tlckets, labeled "V. K.-4, No. 86U201 I SG'JD'J." two stamps and daters, two ticket punches and the purser's coat, cap, dark gray overcoat and vest. AlniOHt Wlthln Slght. Thc tlckots are .valued at Jl.'?'b, the total value being 5H2.6U, and the value I of tho other property stolen will make | the loss much moro than $100. The ! robbery occurred, lt ls belleved by the ! ottlclals ot thc company, between thc i hours of 2 and 6 A. M. And lt occurred whlle eighteen or twenty negroes were at work loadlns the steamship for Its journey. and whlle a crew of twelve or fifteen men were on board. The purser's olttce was on the side or the shlp. aft, opposlte to the deck, but men were runnlng all over the boat at thoso hours, and how the burglar commltted hls crime with? out belng detocted ls a puzzle. Evldently, though, he took hts time and also took ample precautlon agalnst discovery. He removed th emoldlng from the wlndow, took the wlndow out, and crawled ln. Then hc went. about lvs work deilberately,'though hc found everythlng near nt hand, andliad no dlmculty onco havlng, got Instdc. Bui hc was as eijually careful ln leavlng as he was m enterlng. He replaced tht wlndow, but somewhat Insecurely, anc departed wlth hls nlght's wtnnlngs The burglary ls referred to as havlnf been commltted by one man, but then may have.been several ln the case. Thi most rema.-kable feature of the affal ls. however, thlt ls was commltted al most under the noseo of perhaps moT' than thlrty men, and was successfu merely because of tho darlng splrl dtsplayed. The robbary was dlscovered when th' purser went doWn to join hls shlp Detectlve-Sergeant Kellam went t work on the case. but so far nc clu has been dlscovered. CRAZED BY TROUBLE Woninn Kllla Dnughter and Turn* PU tol on Hcraelf. . Scranton, Pa., November 4.?Mrs Harriet Turner, forty yoars old, sho and kllled her seventeen-year-oh djaughter, Margerle, last ? night, am then sent a bullet Into her own breas! infllcting what physiclans belleve t be a fatal wound. The tragedy wa dlscovered by a mllkman to-day, wh found Mrs. Turner half buried dn nf teen Inches of snow on her frton porch. Her head was restlng on , P M?rs." Turner's husband, William, an lior aon Wlllard, are ln the unlverslt ofPennsvlvanla Hospltal, at Plvlladel phll The husband ls in a critical cor, dltion from asthma and the son 1 belng treated for bllndness .ln one ey. Thc authorlties belleve that worr over her family troubles temporarll dpranced Mrs. Turner a mlnd. An eleven-year-old son was nc harmed Mrs. Turner told the doctot Si loved thc boy too much t ?take' him alon*r wlth her Into deat ?,h" thought the daughter woul have & manf troubles ln life, and s aeclded to shoot her. f t. ..ii,?.k Over Klltplno Delegatea. San a November l.-The Assombl to-aay unanimously re-elected Manu Oviezon delegate to Congress. - Q The Assembly refused to elect B. nlto Legarde, whom the commlssic had "?med ns lhe Se0?nd C?n'B s,onnI-delogate.ed > ^ A SQrnbl . ?i,o Phlllonlne Commlsslon. wlll.b d&loXd on the matter of tho ro] ???ntaUon at Washington. It lu iteTwlonmry for each house - namo one delegate. ? /' Yellow Fcver ln Houolulu, ? Honolulu. Novembor -I.?Tho fir caso of yellow fevor ever ,known rj(, noi-t has beon dlscovered aboa: tho lananese crulsor Hong Kong Mar which nrrlved hero Ootober 30 fro Manzanlllo. Me*. The stenmor ls he ln nuarantlne. . . . - : -, A Notable "Come-Back' "MR. DOOLEY" comes' out of retircinent anc again - criters the ring,. undc tlie management of Finley Peter Durine. Thc . first ' of thc ncv "Dooley" articles ,' is entitlei "ON THE POLITICAL SITUATION," arid appeals in. Thc Sunda, Times-Dispatch... CfTlZEHS FI6HT KEWROADMEASURE Petition Qges Voters to Defeat Throckmor ton Bill. PATRON DESIRES BETTER RESULTS Says County Has Spent $108,000 Without Getting $50,000 Worth of Roads?Oppo nents Protest Against Giving Unlimited Power to Road Board. lnterest in the Throckmorton road law, which ls to be submittcd to the voters of Henrlco county at the elec? tion next Tuesday, has reached the polnt of publlc meetlngs for and against tho nioasure nnd of a petltlon against lt, numerotisly slgnod by cit? izens. ln lhe petltlon, whlch bears tho names ot a number of lurge tax pnyersj tho dangors . involved ln iho I Throckmorton proposltlon aro poiniod out, nnd tho voters aro urged to go to tho polls on Tuesday and vole against the new road law. Mr. Throckmortori, on the other hand, has not been ldle. In a meetlng held at Hlghland Sprlngs last nlght he gave lt as hls bellef that for the ?108,0OC , spent ln the county during the pasl ! threo years on roads, not $50,000 worth 1 of results had been obtalned. He re | ferrcd at length to the defoat of th? bond ls8uo two years ago, saying thal tho county must ln tlmo come to th< proposltlon. Slmilarly; he stated, thi time would surely come when not onlj Henrlco, but every county ln tlie State would havo laws slmilar ln effect t< the ono now under conslderation, am argued'that lt mlght as well come now wlthout wastlng any time. Mlght Obntruut Buildlng. In opposltion to the law, the petltloi to the voters of the county sets fortl sundry objections. One of these ls tha giving the power' to appoint offlceri to the court "is in opposltion to thi splrit of our government and ough tb bo avoided." Then, too> lt ls pointei out that the requlrements of a unani mous vote of the ofllcers who wouli appoint the road board might resul in a deadlock and in tying up roai construction. 1 lt ls also sald that the county super intendient of roads, whose appoint ment ls contemplated ln the Throok morton blll. may be only "a practlca road-hullder," whlch ls sald lo b rather an indefinite requlrement, wme! t'jmlght bo strotfahed so as to allow' al most any polltlclan to tlll tho ofllct "If the vast sums ot money." says th petition, "spent by so-called 'practlca road builders' In Virginia had bee spent by sclentlflc experts our sltua tlon ln thls respect would not bo s deplorable now." It ls further sald that the road boar would have the power to appoint e many superintendents and laborers ? lt saw fit, and could multlply the: without number. The power to coi demn and at the same time to apprali rlghts of way is criticlzed as drastlc Nnt Responnlble. The fact that the board would m be responslblc to the people, whl havlng the power to fix the amount i road taxes, ls also criticlzed. "Wh should the people." It ls asked, "su render thls power toa body of mc who are responslble to no one?" lh conclusion the paper states thi the peltlonnrs "are vltally lnterest* ln good^ roads and wlll favor any plt that wlll be an Improvement on ot present system; but ln making a chanj let us be governed by common p'ri dence and know that we are not mal ing a change for the worso?that v are not making a most serlous mlstaK whlch the people of the county ct never recttfy wlthout flrst, securlr the permlssion of thc Leglslature the entire State." In his Hlghland Sprlngs address la nlght Mr. Throckmorton defended h measure, which would take all autho Ity over road building from tho Boa: of Supervlsors und vest lt in the a polntive road board. Ho at sor length addressed himself to answerii the objections to thc measure, wliti had already been set forth by.-Judge Ashby Wlckham in the debate betwoi the two at Rldge Church last week Not Cheeked.. Road accounts, he sald, are not ad quately cheeked up, as the suporvlso direct the work and brlng in thc bllls. He would not say that any mon' had been taken dlshonestly, but argued that no business man wou permlt his affalrs to he conducted wlt out an adequate check on oxpondtturt .Detalilng his record ln rbacl mattei ho sald he introduced tho flrst h extendlng State inouoy aid to roa offered to tho Leglslature slnce 17! A slmilar blll was later adopted, a: under lt 150 mllos of roads havo be bullt and many more aro under co tract. Only Henrlco antl Leo cou ties, so far as hc- could flnd out, h defeated bond Issues under its prov: ions. llo pald much attentlon lo t cost of the mud tax, making a gonoi argument for good rotid bulldlng,, Agreeing wlth the , objeutors to t measure that scrontlfic road butldl was what was needed. Mr. Throoknu ton sald that wns what was almod ln the blll. Uo did not think most tho present road bbsses wore selenll men. Ono of them, lic was lnform had made a recent mlstuke ln drti: iigo necessltutlng ii costly change. Could Correct l-uter. As to eloctlng the r.p'acl eommlssh era by tho pooplo. he had no oujoetl' although ho did not think tho vot? would want to oloct these oftlclals places wlth *100 salttrles?loss tl' the sum pald to any laborer, As matter of fact, ho sald liu'ltlentully, would favor tho election of soh trustees by the pooplo from a list mps who had stood a clvll sorvleo ? amlnation. Raferring to U possi deadlock tn the appointlng board, sald he hnd ito objectlon to a mnjnv voto, and lf there wcr<? any defn ln" the blll they could bo curod ut. next s'oasion?of tho Leglslature. Argulng tho polnt .as' to tho mill r.T.tgontlnToTlpn"~a6oopd! Page.). HITCHCOCK'S PLAN 111* Magaxlnc I'ostngc Program Offl i'l?:iy Kxplalned. Washington, November 4.?Postmas ter-Oeneral Hltchcock's plan of retiulr. Ing magazlne* to pay Increased postage on thelr advertlsing pages ?uffietent to ollmlnate postal dellclts and warrant, ln tho near future, ono-oent postago on flrst cle.ss mall, was omclally ex? plained to-day. Postmaster-Ocnoral Hltchcock bcllevcs that In carrylng out the admlnl8tratlon's purpose to accom pllsh a reasonable Increase ln the postage rates on certain klnds of sec? ond clnss mall, a distinctlon should bo made between advortlsing and what ls -tormed , legltimate readlng matter. He does not favor, under present con? dltlons, an Increase >ln the rates of postago for carrylng readlng matter. Any Increase thus applled, ho points out. wlll placo a special burden on a large number ot second class publlca tlons, such as educational and religlous perlodlcalB, that dorlvo little or no proflt from advertlsing. It ls the cir? culation of thls type of publlcatJons, whlch ald so effectlvely In the educa? tional and tnoral advancement of the people, that the government can best afford to encourago. For theso P"?JU catlons, and also for any other leglti? mate readlng matter ln periodlcal form, Mr. Hltchcock suggests a contlnua tlon of the present low postage rate ot 1 cent a pound, and recommends tnat the propose*d Increase ln rate be ap? plled only to magazlne advertlsing mattor. __ VIOLATED NO LAW Lawyern Sny JlacKennle'n Pnrchane of Clnlnw Wnn Not Illegnl. Washington. D. C, November 4.?? Whlle lt was denled to-day by counsel for Donald As MacKenzle, whose name I wns mentloned ln the llst ot thoso Imllcted yesterday ln connectlon wlth the Alaska clalms, that he had re? ceived Information ln regard to hls Indlctment, lt ls admitted that he has gone out of thc clty to arrange to glve bonds ln the case, Mr. MacKe.n-j zie is said to be one of the poneers in the Alaskan country. Mr. MacKenzle slniply bought clalms from the locators. according to hls counsel, and by that action he vlo latcd no law. Mr. MacKenzlc's pur? chase of the clalms. lt also was sald. was effected wlth thc knowledge of former Secretary of the Interlor Gar fleld. REHEARING DENIED Court Refuses Petltlon of Former Ban* Prenldent. - ???' New Orleans. La.. Novomber 4.?Ap i | pllcation for a rehearlng, made by bptl the defendant and the government be forc the Unltod States Court of Ap' pcals, In the case of William Adlet I former presldent of tho State Natlona ?j Bank of New Orleans. was denled to . day. Adler, who was convlcted o ' i misappllcatlon and abstractlon of fund 1 I of tho State National Bank, and sent " enced to slx years ln the Federal pen =, Itentlary at Atlanta, was rccentl t grnnted a new trlal by tho Court o j Appeals. Adler's request for a rehear Ing was based on the appellate court' refusal to order the lower court to dls mlss one of the numerous counts o the Indlctment agalnst him. FIRE ON MODEL FARM Losr to IIiiIIiIIuko Owned by Mrs. Sco< Durand Is $40,000. Chlcago, November 1.?The bulldlng on- tho model dalry- farm of Mrs. Scot Durand. tho.Chlcago soclety woman. a Lake, Bluff,, 111., wero destroyed by flr early- to-day- ?-._?.' There are about 100 thoroughbre cows bn the farm. whloh ls conductn on the most approved methods. Mr Durand applled ? tho proflts from tn dalry farm toward the support of se\ missions in Chlcago. The loss on thc bulldlngs Is arjoi $40,000. All of tho cows were savei The flro Is belleved to have been ataii ed by n tramp who was smoklng clgai ettes In ono of the bulldlngs. SAYS RECORD IS ALL RIGHT Aero Club Otflclalu Declnre America I Mnde' 1,355 Mlles. ot St Louls. November I.?That th le balloon Amerlcan IT. mado 1,355 mlle of ln the lnternatlonal raco was maln ly talned hero to-day by the offlcials o ' the Aero Club when thoy read a ca blcgram (rom London that tho dls tance was questioned. ^ Albert B. Lambert. of the race com at mittoe. computod the dlstance th 'd nlKht Messrs. Hawley and Post report edTand lt ls subject to correctlon onl by tho War Department of the Unltc -,?. States. The America II. landed elgl *e miles north of Lake Tshlstlgama. ?" the Provlnco of Quebec. and not ? *" Chlcoutiml. ns the London cable state CASHIER KILLS HIMSELF 15 Hnd I.ooted Nntlonnl Bnnk of All 1 or Funds, - Seaside. Ore.. November 4.?Ed wai st Hennlnger. cashler of the Seaside M ts tlonal Bank, commltted sulcide hei r- to-day. ns a sequel to the alleged loo rd Ing of the bank of all Its depoalt n- It is snid that when the bank's^doo * wore opened to-day, it was unable. ? meet 'demands tor monoy. When Wa \B ter Hennlnger, a brother who had goi e'? East to negotlate a loan, failed T. 'telegraph funds, Edward Hennlng. went home nnd took hls llfe. PARLIAMENT FOR CHINA e- - >'s lt Wlll Be , the Ktnif'ln Hlstory; ilr Bnuilre. ????' . ev Pekin, Novomber I.?An offlcia! d he- 'croe was lssued to-day announcli "', that an lmperlal Parliament, the flr ul ln the hlstory of China, would be co ?- voked ln 1913. 3S. ? Thls ls a concession on tho part rs. tho throne to the demands of the r ill cently constltuted Sennte and deleg Jii tlons ot the provinclal Assembly, wh ," recentlv memorlalizud the governme ih- ln behalf ot the early constructlon of ftd general ropresentnttvo legislatlve .bnt i: FATAL EXhToSION ,a Flve Mluei'M Liwo T.lveM In Mine Ae 13' - dent. ?? Blrmlngham, Ala,, Novembor 4. "tl gas explosion occurred ln tho mlr of tho Volande Conl. ivul Coke Cbmpa ho early t'o-duy nnd llvo mon were klll ?,, Tho mlnos, are located ln liiHcaloc nfc county, thlrtv mlles.south ,of Htrmir 5r" ham.. Chiof Stato. Mlno inspeel at .Tames Hillhouse nnd hls two usslstui of are on tho scene. Tho bodles ot t itlc vlctlms havo boen taken out or t p(]( mine, _ in' DR. THOMPSoFgUILTY ?>- lie Ik Convleted ot the Murder ot,)l nn. Kvu S.iviiu. fira San Frnnolac'o, Cal., Novembor 1 to Dr. llobart Thompaon, charged w .?? the inurdor of livft Swun, was fou ? gullty to-ulfht of murdor ln tho s< 1 ond dogroo, Tho body of Mlsa Sw; ho who dled as the result of an apei ool tlon, wns found two months ago, bur of under tho basoment lloor of a doaor qx- cottage, , hle - -. ' ? : ' ~ ~ v , ChiiulVt'iirH Held for Murder. ," Now Orleans, Lu? Nuvember 4.?^ uy lluin tl. HotTiuan, u ohnutteur. was ots rosted nnd chargod. wlth nuirdor tho duv followlng tho 'runnlng down John Kolley. Kotley.-ii. former empl' inl- ot' the Department or Publlc;- Wo 1?- hero, dlod aooa ftJter , tha matjh X?truok Ulni, RUSHES TO CITY. Mrs. Katherine Gould Declares Attempt Is Made to'Kill Her. RETURNS TO FARM LATER IlSf THE DaY Former Wife of Howard Gould Charges That This Is Third Effort During Past Two Months to End Her Life. Dr. Waugh Finds No Traces of Drugs. tSpeclal to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Lynchburg, Va., November 1.?Bf llevlng that an attempt had been made at her Blue Gap Farm. ten mlles from the clty, to tako her Ute yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Katherine Clemmona Gould, the former wlfo ot Howard Gould, carno post-haste < to Ahe clty thls morning about 1 o'clock for medl? cal treatment. ... Mrs. Gould claims she was drugged by somethllng that waB placed tn her coffee yesterday. and she alleged that the attempt was made on her llfe b.v a negro cook, who, sho claims, dis appeared afterwards. Further than thls, sho charged last nlght In tho prosenco of several persons that thla was tho thlrd attempt that had been mado upon her llfe at Blue Gap Farm durlng the past two months. She doel not hesltate to say that designs have been mado upon her llfo ln order that herformer husband may marry again. for he cannot do so under the pres? ent status of affalrs as long as she llves. She goes still further, and claims that as much as $1,000,000 would bo' glven to havo her out of the way. ? < MakcM tlulck Trlp. Mrs. Gould reached the Hotel Carroll about 1 o'clock, after what was prob? ably the quickest time ever made be? tween Blue Gap Farm and tho city. fni the distance ls sald to have been cov? ered ln an hour and flve minutes. Mrs. Gould, accompanled by several negroen, ' drlvlng behlnd a palr of her farm mules, drove hurrledly up to the froni of the Carroll, rushed to the oltlce and gave her orders qulckly fqr a room tn the same breath. asklng the clerk In charge of the ofllce to get her tha best physlcian in the clty and to hava hlm in her room ln the'quickest pos? sible manner. Mrs. Gould -was glven a room, and Dr. E. A. Waugh reatNijd the apartment in a very short tlnie, for he had been advlsed that .Mrs. Gould had been poisoned. Dr. Waugh made an examlnatlon ot .Mrs. Gould, but he declared that ho could flnd no evldence of poison, nor did sho act as though she had been ?\rugged. The physlcian found her .-pulso normal, and did not :thlnk - tt necessary to glve her any - medicine, and none was glven her. ? From .what could "be" learned from statements made bv Mrs. Gbuld. she be? lieves that her husband deslres to have her out of the way in order that he mlght marry again. and there can be no doubt but that she Is terribly wrought up over tho condition of affalrs. , lllMhop VlftltH Mrx. Oould. Yesterday afternoon Bishop A. Van de Vyver, of the Catholic Dioceae ot Hichmond, accompanled by Fatner "Hannlgan, also of Richmond, wont to Blue Gap Farm to pay Mrs. Gould a vlslt, the visit probably being in con. nection wltli Mrs. Gould's avbwed pur? pose of establishlng there a school for the trainlng of negro Cathoitcs from Northern cities. ~ ! Mrs. Gould stated that she did not recall meeting hor vlsitors, hut one df the negroes, who came to tlie clty wlth her, stated that she not only met tho clergymen. but spent some tlnie- ln showing tliem over portlons of her estate. The negro recalled that Mrs. Gould wont to the barns and other parts ot the estate wlth Bishop Van do Vyver, but Mrs. Gould declared she could not recall*that she had even seen her vlsitors. She stated that her flrst recollectlon after drlnklng the coffee. about t o'clock yesterday.afternoon, was about , 11:30 o'clock last nlght, when she came out of a stupor and found herself lying on the door wlth a chalr across her. She got up and found the house llghted and open, but she could flnd no one on the lnsldo. Later she went to a small houso a short distance away, where one of her negro hands was sleeplng. She aroused hlm, and to? gether they mado another tour of the houso. The negro b'ore out Mrs. Gould's statement that she could llnd no' ono In the house, and she did not know what had become of her vlsitors. Indeed, she claimed. sho did hot recall havlng seen or apoken with them, for she claimed to havo been under . the ? Influence of the drug that was glven. her from.a short time afterwards untll nearly midnlght. Then lt was that sho concluded that an attempt had been made upon her life, and she gave orders for a team \ to come to the clty for medlcal atten tlonl The mules .were;driven under tho lash, for sho was flrmty of - tho oplnlon that she had been po soned nnd sho did not want to lose tlmo ln reachlng the clty. - Shortly* at?r reachlng the hotel. Mrs. Gould asked for. tho Chlef of Pollce. and several policemen wont to^tho -?hotel, and at her instunce the north ?n ? bound tralns were watched to see. that it the cook did not. get away. 'for sho it belleved such an offort at fllght would bo made. No warrants were Issuod, and thls left the pollco almost power less to do anvMng, even lf th'^e had been occasion for an arrest. for no one showed up at the statlon. After refusing to be seon bya news? paper mun. Mrs. Gould went back thls r.rtornoon to her estato sho had a ??? tralnod nui-se wlth hor all day, and, lt ).v j ls sald. wits bordorlng on nervous pros -d tration. DIDN'T STAY AT FARM Father HiuiuiKRn and HUhop Stajcd nt Hotel 'lu LyncnburK. Uev. Father Hannlgan. of St. Jo xeph's Mission to Colored - People ln thls clty. last nlght emphatlcally de nletl that t.e and Blshop Van De.Vyver hiul stayed overnlght at the countil nlaco of Mrs. Katherlne Gould. "\Ve wero ln Lynchburg yosterdav tn connection wlth our work, said Father Hannlgan. "Thc blshop is greatly interested ln lts welfare. Tho buslnoss wo transaoted there ts. of. course, church buslness. ot whlch l cannot speak. The reglster of tho tlo to Carroll wlll show. howevor. that wa slent there. und ate there. and sta> - ed there durlng ? the tlrnci. we wero .Vway? 1 regret exoeedlr.gly that the namo of the good bishop should luivt ?been brought into any such nmUer, and l have po knowledge Whatever uh ?toV'M'rji Gould's alleged arrival; lu Lynchburg early yesterday mornlng, or of her condition on arrival." ks Father Hannlgan admltted that h* liie had met Mra. Gould on on* or maf ' VoccaslonM. '