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Miif.n-.s Offlco.?U E. Maln Stree Bo.it) Ilichraon-.1103 Hull strae V-trr.l.urg Bureau.JM N. -ycnmoro Stree JUjr., l.t.iir. Bureau.21* KlRhth Streei BY MAIL. On? St_ T hres Om .POBTAGE PAID. Ye?r. Mo?. Mo*. Ui Dally wlth Sunda..18.00 12.00 $1.10 ?* Dally wlthout Sun.ay. 4.00 2.00 1.00 .t _un<l.y edltion only. 2.00 1.00 .60 .2! .j. .ckiy (W'__ne?<i_y).LOO .M .? ... By Tlmea-Dlapatch Carrler Dellvery Ser vlce In Hichmond (and iuhurba) and retere burg? une Week. Dally wlth Runday. H centi Daily wlthout Sunday. 10 cenu Sunday only. S cenu Entered January 27. i-OJ, at Rlchmond, Va., aa eecond-cla.e mattor undor *ci of Con? gress of March 3. 117a _ FRIDAY, NOVEMBER tl, 1910. SOMETHIMJ BIGOEB T11AX THE OFFICES. . "Wlnnlng an electlon 1s not nll JpJ* ltesp?nsibllity goes wlth it." ^ That if a flne trxt. nnd lt la takcr from thc "New York World, whlch hat tfpne such vallatit work against th< I>crll but recently threatenlng tlie ver> foundatlon stone*. of our Government 3t is n text upon whlch we would have all Intelllgent Democrat* to re llrct at thls time and in the two years that are just ahead. The vlctorles that liave been won will turn to ashes ll they are not put to good and hlgh ac? count. if the Democratlc party do ?nol _i _,.r.l them as meanlng something inore than a mere transfer of the of ilc.s and tlielr emolumentB from thc men who hold them now and the hiin pry host that is waitlng for them. Thn dfflcial count hud not been flnlshed or Tuesday before. wc were told Iron; AVasliington that lots were being cast fnr the oiliees. and men were boglnnirig to calculat. how much they could oi would mako out of tho over-turn. Thls as we understand, Is not what tlie elec tlon meant; and It is worth thinkln* al.out that if we hart not had the ns B-.tancQ of a good many thousands o voters wlio do not Vote wlth us regular lf, thc result would have heen some %what different. Andy .lackson taugl) the doctrine that "to the vlctors bc long the spoils," and so they do; but falr. degreo of moderation should )> ..verciseil in taking ihem -ill at once. Kemember the wlse counsel of Th World: '""Wlnnlng an election ls not _.! joy. Responsibllity goes witli it." JIOTOR HK.-l I,.VT1(.\S IX .il.lt.MA.V. The latest issue of the daily Consu Jar and Trade Heports contains som very intereBting information ahout th rcgulations imposed upon motor car ln Germany. These rules show tha thc authorltles in thai couaitry are go inp very deeply into the cause of ac udents ..r.cl are trylng to avoid ther as tar as possible by eftectuai provcri tive measures. In the iirst place, foreign cars tra tycralng the emplre are subjected t close scrutlny and have to be ln'goo cbn'ditlon and driven l.y competent me before they can enter. tho coniines o the country. A system of lntcrnnttona passports is used and for the holder o one of these entrance is easy. '? ? The domcstlc regulatlons aro vor Bound. In order to get a motor ca licensed. appllcation must be mado t local olticcrs and It must stato th name and resldence of the owner of th car, the manufacturer, the factory nuni her of the chassls and other detalls The applicatlon. before lt cnn bo ap proved, must have the endorsement o an ofncially Aesignated expert who ha 'tTioroughly.,.in'jpi-.t(,il the \.'liicle. Tln prescribed fee for'the Inspection is $3,3' for a motor cyclo and $ 1.76 for at automobile, if tlie iy.lt or car Is ex aniined at. tlie resldence or oflieu o tlie expert. lf the examlnatlon be mad. elsewhere, thc fee is $4.70 for tlie ex n'mlnatlon ot a motor eyclc and $_._? for the inspection of a motor car. Any person making appllcation ? driver of a motor vehicle in German: must present his blrth certificate, a' unmounted photograph of hiniself, doctor's certificate as to his physico condition. especially with reference t. > his slght and hearlng, together wlt rvidence that he has completed -a eours under some competent instructor or s Bome institution ofticiully quallfied l teach the drlvlng ot motor vehicles. All other reijuiretnents for the 1 itenso having been complled with, tl: driver is referred to an expert especia Jy designated to examine such appl cants. Thls is an oral examlnatlo! The .applicant must also give a pract cai demonstratlon of his ablllty to dn\ a motor car or cycle. An examlnatlc is requlred ih case the driver wlsh t drive ;: car of another class or of dl fcrent motive power. The fee for the first examination . the driver, if held at the ollice or re_ denco of the expert is $_.3S for tl driver of a motor cycle and $3..7 f the drlver of an automobile; if tlie e amlnation is held elsewhere, these fe are ralsed to $3,57 nnd .? 1.76. respeetlv ly. The fee for subscquent examin tlons of the same applicant for v lilclCB of another class or a dlfferc kind of motive power are $1.10 ai $1.7.'", respectlvely. Thc tax on foreign motor vehlcl ln ibrmany is as follows; Motor _y_i fpr a stay of tiot over- thlrty days on.: year, 71 ecr.t_; automoblles, f th'e ram. length o( stay, 71 cents; t\ to hvc- days, fl.98*, six to hftcen du; |3'._7; slxteen tp thlrty days. $_,i tliirty-oni* lo si.uy days, $'.?.'._; slxt one to ninety days, $11._0. These da do not have lo be canBecutlve. The da during wlii.li the vehicle was in a Cio mnn garage or repair shop for repal or iiuproveiiHiil. as well as tho da when tlu- car was over tho Gorm border l.Uiporarlly, are Ut-il uc tud. it |_ noedlessto say that tli'etie ro_ 4axuu__i ___? _________ ..uictly,' ior Ihe German Einpirn Inw Is law. Thc Btrlklng feature whlch commondB lt Helf to us ln Ihe Hhnrp walch kept on the mnkc of thc mnehlne and on thc ciUHllllc-ntlons of the clinuftcur. lf from HtBtlatli'H, lt nppcav that. a eer? taln make of n cnr ls oauslng too many Bccld.nts or Involved ln too many acci? dent s ilerlvnble from defect, tho 1m pllrntlon ln that unlens the car Is made better, lt wlll not bo alloWed lo operate In the country, The requlrernonts of trnlnitig nnd of good slght nnd bearlng on tho part of the drlver are well worth copylng in nny .State of thls Unlon. Nn one hut n competent drlver, llcensed anel tested, ean drive n cnr ln Germany. A child or nn untutored ndull may drive a car ln America wlth lmpunlty. THE LONE SOCIAI.IST. h'or the flrst time ln th'e hlstory ot this country, n member of tho organl. cd Soclalist party has bectv clcctnd to thc National House of rteproscntatlvcs. Trliiniphlng over Democratlc and Kc publican opposition. Victor L. Berger. Porlnllst, was elected on Tuesday ns n Ttepre.enti.ttve from Milwaukee ln tho Mouse. Those who have pald sllght attention to thc sprt-ad of Soclallsm know but little. lf anythlng, of thls man; but lo the students of Amerlcan polltlcs hls name Ih synonymous wlth nll that is sane in Soclallsm. He ls an extrcmely Intollectual man aml does not affect the. wlld speech nr the uncouth ways of thc "parlor Soclalists," nor the ab stird pose of play-Soclallsts on the order of Upton Slnclalr. Berger has a strong mlnd, Is steady, and can be counted upon to nppcnl to reason and reason alone whlle a member of tho popular body of thc nittionnl legisla tiirc. Ile is r practlcal newspaper man by professlon. 11c was l?or-n ln Aiistro-llun gary and was educated at the Unlvcrst tlej; of Blldapcst nnd Vienna, but fl? nanclal reverses compelled hls family t<> emlgrate td America. Berger began hla llfework here in the land of thc frco in various trade.. Then hc was ;i teacher In the publlc schools. In l-'J hc. became editor of thc Milwaukee Dally Vorwaerts, of Wahrhett (Gor? man 1, and of thc Social Democratlc Herald (Engllsh). Berger was .1 "ploneer organl.er of the Soclalists." Ile was a delegate to the People's Party Convention ln 1S9G, and since then has heen active in all Soclalist politic-nl movement.. Many pamphlet. spreadlng ihe Soclalist propagarida .have come from hls pen. Unsuccessful as Soclallsl candldate for mayor of Milwaukee and Congress ln 1901, he re? ceived five votes for United States Senator the same year ln the Wlscon sin Leglslature. Hi3 election at this titne ,is signili cant "f thc growth of Soclalist polltlcal strength. Thc Scc-iullsts are Widely scattered, but if they were to focu. their strength in :i given terrltory, it ls probablo that they would send . number of representatives to Congress. Berger wlll be one of many human nnlts clamorlng for a vorce. but he wlll bo heard. It was hls brain that [jdlrccted the electlon ln Milwaukee when Us ilrst Soclalist mayor was elect? ed. Whatever hls vlews, there can bc no denlal of hls forceful personality. STILL DQkUDTING OH. COOK. They nre now trylng to prove by I.iiucl Rasmus.cn, whose 'name they cannot even pronounce correctly?who says that the. pilsslotaar'es told him that tho Esqtllmaux told them that thoy knew of thelr own knowledge or had heard It from others?that Dr. Cook did not reach the North Pole. in? deed. as the story goes. "nelther Cook nor Peary has a shadow of truth in their clalms. No living explorer not Esqulmau has been wlthln ono hun? dred mlles of thc North Pole.'' Of course, Dr. Cook's encmlcs ave Chortllng over the statement allegec' to havo been made by Ra.mussein upor the testlmony ot the two Esqtllmaux who are said to have heen wlth Dr Cook 011 his marvellous journey t< the 1'ole; but here comes Captaln Bi*ad ley Osbon, Intlmato frlend and aup porter of Dr. Cook, wlth the gratifylnc Intel.lgcncc that he has received letter from the Doctor saylng that hc intends to cmcrge from his retlrorhen and press his claim to being the rea discoveici- of the North Pole. Tho iet ter was wrltten In London on Ociobc 15, and Captain Osbon says that "tln data and raaps wlll convlnce thc won. of Dr. Cook's story." ?It wlll he noted that ltasmussen put as little rcllnnce ln the story of rear: as ho does ln tho story of Cook, whlcl iustifies tho expert opinlon .of Tb. Tlmes-Dlspatch that both Peary am Cook reached the Pole, or what tho; took to hc thc Pole, and, partlcillcirl;.' that if Cook did not reach tho I'olu Peary did not. Thero ls no donylni that Cook told about lt flrst and toli an evon better story than Peary, Som persons doubt lhat elther of them go there: but we think lt would be si much niccr to say that thoy both go there. Dr. Cook Ilrst and Commandc Peary a little later, and we are wllltni to compromlse 011 thls ba-'ls; but 011 n> other. What thoy wanted to do i for we cannot tmaglne, and what gooi il wlll do we a*r. at a loss to under stand. Peary has gone back to worlc and lt ls about time for Cook lo re .time his practice at Callcoon Depot. TIIE RIGHT MR, WRIGHT. Theodore AVrlght was elghty yeai old yesterday; but one would neve know lt by thc editorlai pac,.:- of th Phlladelphla Record, of whlcli ho ha been edltor for thlrty^three years. i.as night he was entertained ut dinner jj a uio.'t ilUtliigiilshed company ln vtti ognltlon of hls useful llfe and publl servlcos. Among thoso who took pai ln thls remarkable tesiimoiiliil wei t-ovornor' Stuart, John Wananiake G<_orge 11 l3arlo, Jr,, Janies M, Beei lUi-iinrd v. Cook, .lohn ,\. ptulwaladc Justiee ron Moiich.laker, of the Pem .ylvahin Suiu'ome Court; Davld Bli phiun. _?tpn*e Quthrlo. Willlluui l-_ ilm rlty, Henry Wntterson and numbern of pther eqtinlly _litjn_fiilijh.fi and r.-p resontalive men of Pennsylvanla nnd elsewhere, lt wns n gtent event. nnd it must have tonched tlie honrt of thc ablo antl ron.-ien.lous Journallst, who hns wrouglit well for moro than a gen oratlon. A3 actlve to-day nnd as fully allvo to ihe opporttinltlos of hls mlsslon ns any of the youngsters. he hns received nt last the tribute of thelr contldenec and affcctlon, than whlch thoro could not be any honor or dlgnlty moro ngreeablc to hlm. Wo wlsh ho could Uvo untll hc had converted Pennsyl? vanla to tho right wny of thlnklng and acting on political questlons, nnd, jttdglng from the very bad record that State made on Tuesday. that would he forever. Mr. AVrlght has tlie satlsfac tlon of knowing now that If he have heen worklng among a selflsh and stlff neckcrt pcnple, they believe ln hls doc trlnes, oven If they do not follow him nt the polls. HOW MT_>- SHOULD DRESS. We mny now resumo our study of the latest fashions for men?always an interestlng subject wlth Uiose of us who llke to keep hp wlth tho stylos. Wo nro indebtcd to The Haberdasher and to the New .York Evenlng Sun, a j Fashion Journal of the sccular order, . so to* say, for such lnformntion upon I this topic as we have not evolved from j our own Inner artistlc sense. It will I surprlse, and doubtless paln, some of I the youngor fellows, who liave just finished paylng for these articles of dress, to know that gray ties and waistcoats are no longer .|uitc the j thing, although gray, shadow-strlped j cloths, with velvet plpings for the swal low tail and jacket, are not inconslst | ent wlth the demands of fashion. "Tucked ovcnlng shirts nre Bhapcd and lined. Tatcnt pumps are proper." Satin blnding Is permlssible on an ln? formal walstcoat. Last wlnter, lt wlll be recalj-d, the swallow tnil and thc evenlng Jacket wore of u gray, self strlped fabrle, and ln unflnlshed black worsteds there was a gray shadOW strlpe. Thc evenlng clothes thls season are to bo moro ornamental than heroto fore, and while it Is to he expected, of course, that some of the more adven turesome wlll indulgc in loud effects, wearlng whlte gloves with loungo j suits, for cxample, and square-cornercd i wlng collars with swallow tail coats, I tho convention.il man must regard the j requlrements of hls tailor nnd appeat ] only ln sliadow-stripe.l evenlng clothes, .'with velvet pipings. No man is harnessed properly whe ! wears a Tuxedo coat on formal occa? slons. White gloves are not neeessar} at dlnners for the men and are always J ln the way of the women. "We nre told by tlie Evening Sun that "there was a tailor once whe never tried to iinpose any new wrinklc on hls customers; who always cut *en iu 'the old?tlie dlstlngulshed way' who never got any cloths which woult friglitrn a trolley _ar or stop a dyna 1110; who never urged hls patrons tr have braid whero braid had nevet been bofore." But this tailor is dead He originally llved ln Charleston, antl flburtshe'd tliere untll the young met of the latest gencratlon bogan to im ngine they were wiser than their fath? ers, and that in thls free ancl lnde? pendent country there is no law whlcl would compel them to conform to an> of the regulatloiiB made at the "Slgt of the Goose." We must say that we do not ilk< very much the suggestion of stripe.* for those of the sterncr sex who foi low the fashion. There is a suggest iveness about stripes that appears t< ho inconsistent with the full enjoy ment of festivities of one sort am another which many persons canno afford. It speaUs well, however. fo the reslllcncy of the people of ou great country that thoy can turn si jrea.llly from the active work of cinch ing the .rooks to thc cotislderation o j issucs so Intlmately connccted witl j the ordlnary life ln Its most impressive if hot most desired, development. THE JLETTEH KlMBTH. Dissatlsfactton wlth tho tochnica J loopholes of the law is general. Man: i recent cases which have turnei | on quibhles so us to defeht Justlce hav. j quickened the march of legal reform | Throughout thc natlon the press 1 j attaeklng the technical decision of th courts, especially in eriminal case? Many of thcsc casos wero decided con j trary to reason because of tho omls ! sion of some unimportant word. i The dcflnlte articlc "the" has bee ? less questloned than any com j mon word in general legal us< It would seem thal lhe ver dolinlteiness of the word woul ' .any wlth it tho lmpllcatlon that n ambigulty could bc afflxed to it. bu such is far from being tho case. Thev are on record many clvll and crimlna cases ln which this word has furnishe tlie reason for deciding tho case. Iis omission from legal document has often con founded courts and move them to set free men notorlously guilt and let them go unpunlshed. Hand steeped In human blood have appoalo successfully fof freodom becauso of th neglect to place thls word in c-rimln. indictmonts. The latest issue of "Thc Dockot says; 'Untntentlonally dropping it froi technical legal phraaes has brougl forth declslons thnt have been heraldi over thn land. and ln clarlon calls hav signaled tlio -orwnrd maroh of refori in crlmlnal procedure. Tho dignity ( great and powerful States luis hoe slightcil, und they havo been huniblc and almost shorn ot thelr arrogaj pride. Whole communitles have bee sflrred almost to tlio point of shakln thelr lists in the faco at the law an denling out deservert Justice to u crin | inal reloased because a tho, un lnipoi ] tant nnd css.ntial tho, was oureloss! omiiicd from the conclus'on of un ii dictnii-inl. The reports ol the Suprome Court l Mlaaourl furnish u declslon where tl ptulssion of t,lio deilnlte. urtlcle worki great Injustlcn. rn ti.is case thore wns an.- Indlctment for n hclnous crime drnwn up ln due form, except thal tlie nrtlalo "the" was omltt.cd In tho Cort Rt.ltiit.onal phrnsc, so ns m read "agalnst the peace nnd dlgnlty of Slate." Tho Mlssourl Cenatlttttlon ro qulren that all Indlctment. shall con clude "agalnst tho peace and dlgnlty of thc State." Becauso Ihls word wns loft onL the Supreme Court qiinshod the Indlctment and set llie prisoner at llberty. The chlef reason asslgned wifa that by the omlsston of the rtcflnlto article, ?no particular State was re? ferred to, and thore was, therefore, an absolute fallurc lo name thc powor or .lurlsdlctlon ngalnst whlcli the ciimo was commltted. lt mado no dlfferenco whether the court knew what was ln Icndcd or not, or that the questlon wns concerning a more matter of form. Thls "technlcal nnd nialhematlcal" obedlenco to tho provlsion ?f the Mls? sourl Constltutlon has been upheld in several other docislons In thc samo Stat". One of theso wns agalnst cer? tain St. Louls grflftcrs, whose Indlct? ment was slmllarly qunshed. In twn crlmlnal cases the Texns courts con? curred ln thc Mlssourl view. The Court of Appeals of Oklahoma has taken the ccjntrary judlciai posl? tlon. In a slmllar case where the word "the" was omltted from the cap tlon "The State vs. John Doe." the court ruled that thls formal defect was not tatal to the Indlctment. Thc Okla? homa court departed from thc benten Path of reasonless precedent and de? clared tliat lt would dlsregard pre i cedents 'whlch were found "iti the rub blsh of Noah's Ark," and whlch havo outllved thelr us'efulness, lf, Indeed, they ever had any. As "The Docket" polmts out, thls declslon accords so much wlth the renl justic-c- of the case that It should bc followed rather than Iho "eye for an oyc: nnd tooth fov a tooth" doctrlne. Tho Oklahoma court believcs ln thn Serlptural Injunctlon, "Tlie letter of the law killeth, but the spirlt glveth life." It lays down Us line purpose for thc .iudiclal policy of tli'' new State when It says: "Now tliat our crlmlnal jurispruden.e ls in its formatlve period wo are determined to do all ln our power to put lt on the broad n(.d sure foundation of reason and justiee." Oklahoma has often been Indlcteii fnr the faddlsh aspect nf eertaln pro? vlslons ln Its Constltutlon, but the law of the new member of the sls'orhood of States wlfl bc abovo crltlclsm, if it contlnue to be admi .istored ns it is now. lf there were more courts Ilke that of the l.st resoii in Oklahoma, there woulcl be less popular Uissatls factlon and murmurinp agalnst tho de c-lsions of courts where technlcallty is made paramonnt to substantial justiee. The true conceptlon of law is that it. should be the perfection of justiee. COMMON GHOI \l?. Now that the mlsts of partisan bat? tle have cleared away, Democrats and Republlcans allke can rcsume the good work for =jood roadii whlch was in terrupte. by thc advent of political campalgns, locnl. State, and National. Upon this great reform mon of all polltlcal fnlths can agrco and wlll agree. For, when accomplishcd, the good roads reform wlll yleld beneflt to all members of the community and wlll make for the interest of all allke. Tho Washington Times makes a statonicul whloh ls especially opportune. It declares that there ls little doubt that the Soiuh Is at the present pro | gresslng more rapidly Un the dlrectlon of good roads than any other part of thls natlon. and that Just at present the South is bulldlng moro good roads thnn any other section. If the present rate hc kept up lt wlll not be at all j surprislng if ihe South outstrlp all. other parts of tho United States in achieving thls spldndid reform. _ Tlie Times l.ascs its predictlon and Its statements on reports received from motorists traverstng the South ln their cars. These people aro greatly de llghted over tho work that has been done and tho work that ls belng done. "Thc New York to Savannah route for automohiles is said to be attractlng thousands of tourists, and the peoplo lin the country and small towns along the route are rcaplng a.harvest from thc wealthy travellers, whp choose thls method of scelng tho South and (raverslng it," asscrts our contem? porary. This news shoul. furnlsh stlmulating incentive to thoso who are contcm platlng practlcal work along tho lln. of good roads. Tho Predcricksburg Star well says ln thls connectioin: "Thla tmmedlato country ls or ought to be Interested ln the AVashington to Rlchmond route, and the county au thorltles of Prince William, Stafford, Carollne, and l.anojver should seo .to lt that the roads most sultable for this route ln thelr respectlve countles are improved alnd mado passablo, whlch ls not the case at thls tlmo. Spotsylvania has already recognized the necesslty of action and has acted, hut these other countles do not seem to reall.e the money that theso Improvements would bring- into thelr connnes. Wlth a good automoblle road from Wash? ington to Richmond thousalnds of tour? ists would pass over It, stopplng at various polnts along tlie , Hne; the country would be dovcloped, farms Im? proved and a general bettorment wouid ? if PUc('' Wo tluat that thls matter win ho taken up und something dono along the Hne suggested." The suggestlolns of our "fijredorlcks hurg contemporary aro as true as the,y aro tlmoly, and *,vq hope wlll soon ha acted upon favorahly. .If the South be tho banner section of the natlon i_ eood roads constructlon, th'en surely, trom hlstorlcal and othor consldera? tlon., Vlrglinla ought to bo the banner Stale in this great reform. Let the good work of\ good roads go 011. Thero wlll hc a hundred Doinocrati ln tho Connoctictit Leglslature; but no enough to clcoi anybody to anythlng as ihe llepublicaris are sald to havo bo tween slxty and scventy majorlty 01 jolnt ballot, Wo supppao that tht iiit'inis tho oloctlon of Cloor&re MeU.ai to bo Unltod States Senator, and ho wll bo so niu.h better than Bulkeloy tha we aro almost wilUng to .orylvo hln tlie only roally mean thlng wo ever knew him to do, nnd thnt was hln speocli at Brldgeport In which he snld thnt he would rather havo Btilkeloy than any Demecrat. Wo don't bolieve llmt ho incinnt It ln hl. heart; but hn sald It, and now llmt It in all ovor he ought to take lt back. We believe ho would tako it back if lt wore not for tlie evil Influence of tho Ilart.ord Cour nnt, which has not boen keeplng up to the scratch sinco It gavo up tho rleo dlet. "Ooorge" wlll havo the op? portunlty a llttlo later to prove what a valuable member of tho' Senato ho cnn be when the questlon of Improv Ing thc .Tnmes Hlvcr. for cxample. comes up for conslderatlon and?an ap? proprlation. "Don't fllnch, don't foul; hit tho line hard." Such was the advice of a no torlous Harvard man to a boys' school ln Washington a fow years ago. lt. was good advice. Tho people of New York, New Jersey, Connoctieut. Ohio, Massachusetts, lowa, Indlana and some other States and districts turned it to good account on Tuesday. Has anybody seen Anglin? He was running for Congress against Parsons nnd Saunders th. last time wo hoarfl of hlm. Jeffrles Is trying to come back wlth the Btatoment that he was "dopca." No one wlll believe such a "dope story" as that. It looks as lf Massachusetts may yet j dls-Lodge. Th. Colonei Is a mlghty poor -intcr ference runner, to use a football phraso. rtoger Sherman Hoar, who ls Just twenty-tlireo and not through collego yet. was elected'a member of tho Mos saohusetts Sonate. Democrat, of course. but how's that for a more stripling. Belongs to the old rtepublican famlly of Hoar, but "lnsurged." Henry Watterson brought out a whole .-oopful of stall-fed chickens in thc Loulsvllle Courlor-Journal on Wed? nesday, and they were all crowing ln concert as thoy had inot crowed be? fore for golng on fifteen yenrs. The exhibit must have beon very surprlslng to tho peopio ot Kentucky, many of whom had forgotten exactly the party cmbletn. It was a dangerous thlng for "Marse Henry" to do wlien he must know that there aro a great many chleken thlevos hanglng around all the time. Got^to be mlghty careful these times when the cost of living Is so hlgh and good poultry is so sc'arce. The Brlstol Herald-Courler made a magnificent fight for Stuart, a much stronger and more effective one than any other newspaper In the dlstrlct or In tho districts touchlng on the Ninth. Our congratulatlons to the Herald-j i.'ourier?ror. to parapnrase Ktpnng. ?'Here's to you, you're a first-elass fight- j ing newspaper!" If Vice-President Anna Blount. or^ tlie Chicago Equal Suffrage Assocla-I tlon, had pnly gone to Lynchburg to! spend the summer. the lion-hearted ad-j vocate of the proposed amendments on tho Lynchburg News would never have] written a word. Mrs. Blount and one against the News Is a majority. Talk about cannlbal war songs, hut! did you hear those Medical Collego of Virginia rooters on Wednesday? They wore rattling out a chorus at tho gamo with the Universlty College of Medl-! cinc something like thls: "Saw 'em up, j cut 'em up, blow 'em up. tear 'em up, just so you do 'em up!" That's what comes of carving up "stiffs." The highly esteemod Clarke Courler tells us "we hope some timo to see the ostnblishment of a tax commission whlch will equalize and adjust the present fatilty assessments." Now, do tell, don't they know about the now T. C. up there at Berryvllle? The Henry Bulletin must bo glven a whole lot of thp cre.dtt for Parsons's defeat and Saunders's vlctory. lt never let up on the Great Handshaker. AVith hls comforting whispcr, hls sott tread, his guin-shoelng propenslty, we hope that John M. Parsons, lato Can? dldate for Congress iu the Flfth, will take our advice and adopt undertaklng as a professlon. There ls now no dangeu of a ninety day sesslon of tho Goneral Assembly. 0!?the speeches that mlght have been that are never to be uttered?and we aro not a bit sorry. One of the strongest advocates of a ntnety-day sesslon of the General As? sembly was tho dlstlngulshed cltlzen who declared at the last sesslon that lt would tako Just tlftoen days for hlm to present his case to one of the'legls? latlve committees. The Now York corporations wlll no longer slng gleefully that popular bal lad entltled "Over on the Jersey Side." Says George Bailey in the Houston Post: "Now, brethren, we'll slng that good old hiymn, 'if I Had a Thousand Votes to Vote.' " Yes, you would prob? ably vote thom against Cone Johnson, after sprlnging hlm on the couintry as tho one groat man of the first quarter of the Twentleth Century ln Texas. McNinch thought he was runnlng for Congress in tho Mecklenburg Dlstrlot of North Carolina; but tho electlon re? turns proved that lic was really tiot ln thc raco. McNinch was in favor of ship subsldles, Mr. Taft should make a note of this; hc is said to bo In favor of thls schomo of building up tho shlp builders. Wo gavo hlm sound advl.o on tho tarlff blll, but he wouldn't take lt. and ho knows what happened on Tuosday. Whon ho wrltes hls messago lt would ho well for hlm to think of McNinch. Job Hodges, of Now Y'ork, ought to bo very proud of what he did to "thls Klng busi'ness" lu the recent cam? palgn. For the mother in tbe home to ba strong and well, able to devote hot tlmo and strength to the rearing of chlldren, ls one of llfo'a greatest blosslngn. Often the bearlng of chlldren injnres the mother's health, if she has not prepared her system in'advanco for tho Important ovont. Womon who use Mother's Friend are saved much of the discomfort and sufforlng so common wlth expectant mothers. It ls a penotrating oll that thoroughly litbri caton ovory mttsclo, nerve and tendon involved at such times, and thus promotes physical eomfort. It aids naturo by expanding the skin and tlssuos and per fectly proparcu the system for tho coming of baby. Mother'b Frlond nssures a quick and natural recovery for every woman who uaos it. It ls for salo at drug stores. Wrlto for free book for expectant mothers. BEADFIELD REQULATOE OO., Atlanta, Ga. Daily Queries and Answers Address all communlcatlon. for this column to Ouery Edltor, Times-Dlspatch. No mathematlcal problems will be .ofved, na coin. or stamps valued and no dealers' names will be given. To li.tnove Gloaii. Please let mo know, through your Query Column, how to remove tho gloss from trousers. READER. CiIobs and shlne may bo removed from garments by rubblng emory pa? per against tho fabrle hard enough to ralso tho nap. This wlll not In Juro the goods and wlll greatly Im? prove the appearance of thu garment. making It look as good as new. Prob ably tx reader can suggest something better. (liinliucntlou- <>f Clty School Board. I. along wlth others, am Interested to know what educatlonal trainlng and LORD DE VON AGAIN ON HIS FINANCIAL FEET nv i.a rtiAiKirrsi: de kontbnoy. LOP.D DEVON, who ls now engaged In selling all his property In the "Llmerlok town of Newcastle, of which he has been hltherto the princlpal ownor, and who has managed during the past two years to dlspose of some Su.OOO acrc3 else whero ln the country to his tenants under the Irlsh land act, haa b.-.-n placed thereby onco more on hls flnanclal feet, hls eari dom having been greatly lmpovcrisheit by the twelfth carl, who sc.uandored nearly all hla fortune and terrlbly em barrassed llie entalled property! Ilo was addlcted to a most pecullar form of gambllng, n.mely. thnt of splder radJng, whlch hc nlaycd with the last Marcjuis of Hastings and the elghth Duke of Bedford. Each player selected a splder. whlch was placed upon the table, and then the latter was gonlly heated from iindcrneath. The warmth caused the Insect to run. and the spider wlib h got to the edge flr.it. won. But splder.-: are curlous creaturcs, and lt would frequently happen that a sjilder whlch was near the edge and looked like winnlng would double back, traverse the table In all direc? tlons, and lose l^fl backer the thousands of pounds so nearly won. Lord Devon, Lord Hastings and the Duke of Bedford each of thein squan dered enormous sums on thls game, which contrlbuted ln no small degree to the ruln of the two former. Thls twelfth oarl was twice b.-tnkruptcd. und his cousin, thc thirteonth carl, and thc latter'3 grandson, the present and four? teenth holder of the pecrage, have been compelled to rent thelr incestral homes, whlch lnclude Powderham Castle, near Kxeter. and Walreddon .Manor. near Tavlstock, both ln Devonshlre. The present carl has for some time past made his headquarters ln Ireland. near Newcastle, ln County Llmerlok. whlch, together wlth Its boaut'fut park, he has o.cluded from thc sale of thc rcmalndcr of hls Llmerlck prop? orty, and Is retalnlng ln hls own hands. The late and thirteenth earl was. Indeed, dependent upon hls stlpend as a village rector, whilo hls son and heir, tho father of thc present earl, earned hls llvlng as an Inspector of the Government Board of Agrlculturc; an oftice which brought hlni in about $4,000 a year ln salary. The present ear] served through thc South Afrlcan War, and showed a good deal of sense by declinlng, after hls father's death, io assumc the latter's courtesy title of Lord Courtcnay. belng known as "Mr. Courtenay" untll hls grandfather's de mlse left him no alternatlvo but to assume the dlgnlty of Earl ef Dt-von. His people, and especially hls father, the la.to Lord Courtenay, wero put to no end of trouble atid annoyance somo years ago by thc frauds of a swlndlef in thls country, who pansed hlmself off everywhere as Lord Courtenay, and who, possesslng well bred manners anel appearanee, aucceeded 'n borrowlng large sums of money from peoplo who entertained him here, whlch they sub seciuently endeavored to recovor from poor old Lord Devon, that ls to say, from thc late earl. There are many people who are ot the opinlon that Lord Dcvon holds hls earldom by virtue of an error perpe. trated by the great Lord Brougham. It seems that in tho patent creatlng the present Earldom of Courtcnay, dated 3rd September 1353, granted by Queen Mary, the customary words of "de corpore suo" woro through some error omltted ln the phrase detlnlng the descent of the honor, so that it was mado to read "et heredibus snis masculls ln perpetuum." In thls way the patent came to read as "to hls heirs male forever," lneluding hls col laterals. Instead of only "to the heirs male of hls body." Thls tirst Earl of Devon ot the pres? ent creatlon wns an extremely hand? some youth, and owed llls peerage to the fact that Queen Mary had fallen in love wlth him. He. however. sllght ed her for tho sake of hor slster, Prln? cess (afterwards Queen Ellzabeth), and, dlscovered 'n _ consplracy to place tho lutter on the throne ln Uou of Queen Mary, he was sent to tho Tower, and only escaped decapltatlon through the Interventlon of Phillp of Spain, through whose influence, on the occaslon ot tho marriage of Queen Mary tn the King, ho was restorod to llberty. Devon loft England, and dled In exlle at Padua, unmarrled, and his earldom was thereforo supposed to have bo come extinct. But ln 1831, that ls to say, 275 years Later, the earldom was clalmod by Wil? liam Courtenay, third Viscount Courte? nay, of Powderham Castle, near Exo ter, on tho ground that he waa de scended from one of the collaterals. ol that Earl Devon who had heen thc lover of Prlncess Ellzabeth. The claitr was prcsontcd" to the Commlttee ol Privilcges of the House of Lords. whlcl allowed Uself to be wrbngly advlsed b> it. presSdlng ofllcer, tho flrst Loi'C Brougham, then Lord High Chancellor who knew absolutely nothlng aboui peerage law, and by the then Attor n.y-Gonoi-al, Slr Thomas Denman, whe knew still less. The crown thereupon on the recommeneli\tlon of tho Com? mittee of Prlvlleges, o? Lord Higl Chancellor Brougham and of Attorney Genoral Hlr Thomus Denman, . revlvee the Earldom Of Devon ln favor ol William."Viscount Courtenay, and onct thls had been done the revlval of tht honor and tlie summons of tho crowr issued to Wiilllam Courtenay as Earl of Dovon of tho croatlon of 15D3 couli not be revoked. When, however, somo tlmo aftor wards tho late Colonel Scrope, ' oi Danby, clalmed tho Eiirldom of Wlltes on preelsely slmilar ground., that h to say, of collatoral doscont, owlns to. tlio omlsslon of tho words "de corpore suo" from thopatont, the Com mlttoe of Prlvlleges of tho Houso o: Lords, ? advlsed by another Lord Higl Chancellor and by another Attorney. Genoral, rojeoted tho claim, on thi ground that thoLatln phraseology of tlu patent, Uablo under any olt'oumstance; to dliTereiii con.tructlons, could no higher school experience or associa? tion, each member of our Rlchmond City School Board has enjoyed, whlch pecullarly quallftos hlm or them for tho Importnnt trust thoy havo ln hand. From some of tho school books I see chlldron lugglng home. I am afrald thnt somo pooplo havo scant concep tlons of what la practical, wholesome, valunblo educatlon. "What crcdentlals havo these gentlemen? CYRUH. Why not address a personal letter to tho Clty Superlntendent of Schools on thls matter? "Wo cannot enter lnto a detalled descrlptlon of the officers in tho limlted space we have here. Con troverslal questlons havo no place In ? this department. be hold to cover eoilat.ral de.cent. a It would thereby be creatlng a new form of Inherltance and success'on to peeragos; that the man who had drawn up thc letters patent had erred ln omlttlng the worda "de corpore suo,' ahd that nelther thc crown nor tlie government could he bound by the nil? take of a mere clerk. Wlllle the peerage of the present Earl of Devon is held qulte legltlmutely, through what lias nevertheless been recognized as havlng beon a legal er. ror, it cannot bo denied that the Courtcnays are pnssessed of the blue. t blood in England. Tliey carry bnck thelr history to a time when even the Howard- and tho Ncvllles were un? known, and have Intermnrried with many a royal house. From the relgrr of Klng Robert of France, the Barons of Courtenay, a, place about slxty mlles sonth of Paris. woro Immediate vas sals of the crown. Thc hlstorlan Glb ljon describes them as having taken part ln the earlier crusades, one of them actually conquoring for him.clt a prlncipality on the shorcs of the Euphrates. from whlch hls aon was dlspossessed by the Turks. Reglnald de Courtenay, the flrst to settle in England. had among other Ipsue a daughter Elizabeth, upon whom he bestowed all his French property on her wedding Prince Pcter of France. son of Klng Louls le Gros. Prince Petev ; also took the name of Courtenav upon hls marrliige. and lils son marrying Yolande. duught. r of that Baldwln. j Count of Flanders. the flrst of th< iCrusadcr or so-called **I__tln" Em | porors of Constantlnople. became ruler , of the Byzantlne Emplre ln hi? turn. i and was followed by three other I Courtenay Empcrors before they wero ; driven out of Constantlnople by the iGiveks nnd tlie dynasty of the Pale j ologes established on thc Byzantln. i throne In their stead I The son of Sir Reglnald de Courto I nay was marrled by Henry II. of Eng? land to a great Devonshlre hcires*, and wns created Viscount of Devon. I Governor of thc Castlo of Exeter and I-ord of Oakhatnpton. The Hiifrh do Courtenay and Lord Oakhampton of the rolgn of Edward III. was created Earl of Devon by that monarch; *_.nd the second earl marrled a granddaughter of Edwurd I.. greatly dlstlngulshing himself at the battle of i Crecy, and wns one of the founder ! knights of the Order of the Gartcr, | The slxth Earl of Devon was beheaderi i by Edward IV. after the battle of ! Towton. The seventh earl was bc I hoaded at Salisbury, and the elghth ! earl, as well as hls cousin and helr. [fell at thc battle of Tewksbury. The ! ninth earl married Catherlne Planta**: j enet, daughter of Klng Edward IV. iHis son was promoted to the Mar I quisato of Kxeter, but incurred tho llll wlll of Henry VIII.. who sent him j to the scaffold and attalnted his honors. i It was his son Edward who remalned In prlson throughout the relgn of Ed? ward VI.. who was created Earl of j Devon by "Bloody" Mary, and who was the first holder of the Earldom of Devon of tho present creation. 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