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THB TIMEH FOUNDITD 18S6. WHOLE NUMBER- 18,442. RICHMOND, VA., FRIDAY. NOVEMBER .18, lSlO. THE WKATnER TO-DAY?Cloudy. PRICE TWO CENTS. DR. SHAW WANTS Suffrage Leader Ad dressesLargeAudience of Richmonders. RAPS COLONEL, TAFT AND OTHERS Says Roosevelt Used Language of Ward Heeler, and That Taft "Flopped and Floundercd" in Address?Magazine Writers Enrolled in Ananias Efc Club. "Wtth humor as dellclous a_< It was tskilful, wlth satlre as gi.ntle as lt ?as olTcctlve, and wlth loglc whlch seem? ed to bo successful wlth her audlence, whether or not lt was the result of a view through but om; pair of spec? tacles, flev. Anna Howard Shaw, U. T> , last nlght addressed a large audlence [ at tlio Jefferson Audltorlum. Bh*e was lu-ard wlth thc utinost attention, was J Kreetcd wlth merlted applause, and was vory cvidently ln the house of her i friends. s Several tncldental dlga at "the coi I onel." an alluslun tu Presldent Taft i whlch did not Indicate profound re- \ hpect for the vlow_? of thut dlgnttary. I and a general dtsmlssaj of a well-knov.u I woman magazlne were features of the address whlch pleased the nudleno As to a recent wrlter ln tho woman's paper referred to, hc qualitlod for the Ananias Club without a suggestion ol a blackball. Wrlter* CnstlRntrtl. Inasmuch as L>r. Shaw spoke in Itlchmond not lung since, and then presented her vlews on woman's suf? frage, she dovoted most of jter utten tlon last nlght to two articles on \'ti? opposlte side of tne questlon whlch havf. recently found thelr way Into thtj maerazlnes. Had elther of the author.* heen present, he or she would have heen utterly crumpled, wllted, "fr.iz zled." lo use ti word famous as comlng from one whom _Dr. .Shaw apparently little admires. For they were Vlslted wtth the Bhafts of humor aud of rl .; cule whlch Dr. Sliuw knows so wei/. :rnpl. ?: :? a m titi cal. n thW uJi it'aa ihly pe critlt ls: ?rit ...li ,'hich she vlsit.s the National Woman Suffrage Asmorla- } tlon ror hlsslng Mr. Taft whilo he was . making a calm and dignitled address before that hody. "Now," sald L>r. | Shaw, "Mr. Taft's remarks were neither cnlm nor dignifled. Ile classed us wlth Hottentots and other barbar lans. saylng that he would not put th^ ballot Into th? hands of such people. and referred to the fear that it would I be exercised hy the wprat groups of ! women. There was some lil.-sinsr. ; whlch I regrelted. The truth was that the Presldent thought. he was golng | Into a meeting of namby-pamhy wo? men. and when he found out hls mls tako, he floundercd and lloppod so that he really did not know what he did say. The next day the assoclatlon unanlmously passed a resolution of apology." An to the Colonel. T. It. got ln the Kamc twice. Onc? Dr. Shaw, answerlng a point by Miss Sewall that women would have power only one day in the year Wlth thelr ballots, whlle the government goes on all the time. sald that thls one day did the work for the rest of the year. "Suppose you go to Oyster Bay," she said. "and ask Mr. Koosevelt what ho thinks about this year as a result of the votlng over the country last week." Miss Sewall came in for a lot of fun making as to. her lack of knowledge of faets. But it was an indlvldual named "Dick" Barry whose work'eamc out of the arena on a stretcher. In the tirst place. Dr. Shaw denled empratlcally that she reads the magazlne to whlch she referred. "I have many slns to answer for." she said. "but that maga :zlnc Is not one of them, thank God* I ?wasted 10 cents on it once. It was in Phlladelphla, when I wanted a plan for a gate. "I bought lt at a news stand, after sntlsfylng myself that there was no one I knew ln slght. I also bought a newspaper to wrap the magazine ln, so that no'one could see I had lt, lt was tlie meanest thing I ever diil ln ,my llfe. "We all know/' she continued, "how accurate that magazlne is. We can read there how to build a house for $3,000, and any contractor or archi tect wlll tell us lt wlll cost not less than $10,000. Of course, the contrac? tor is wrong. Then lt tells us how to live on 15 cents a day. We all know It can be done: lf you can't do ll, lt is your fault and not tho magazlno's." IVdcl.v'.s l,uilKutlRf, How this Mr. Barry, lt seems, had sald a few things in the aforesald Journal whlch roflected on womon as votors, so Dr. bhaw proceeded to tell what she saw during- aii electlon vlslt to Denver. Sho was disappolnted, she admitted, In that the women roundly crltlclzed their opponents and sald un pleasant things about thom. "But whon T saw," sho conimented, "how a man who had prevlottsly sat In tlie President's chalr and is woll knoti n ln the United States and ln 'Africa, used languago no bcttor than that of tlio ward heeler ln uttncklng hls opponents during the recent campalgn, I thought tlio womon mlght he.ex cused." It must not bo understood from this frngmentury uccount that Dr. Shaw put her opponents out of tholr misory wlth ono blow from her good rlght arm. Instoad, she prolonged thelr agony, burning tholr,, flesh wlth hot needlea ovory fow mlnutoa, when slie happened to roniember that Miuy woro yet allvo, and rcsorvlug tlie rtnal de caplt.atlon untll thp vory last act, just beforo tho ttnal curtaln. Dr. Shaw wus Intiiodticod hy Mrs. B. . B. Valentlne, presldent of the Hqual Suffrage I.oague of V.lrginla, Mrs. Val? entlne told how Just u your ago tho women of Virginla awoke to tlio fnot thoy occupled tho anonialous posltlon of being I'oinplelely dls'f ranchlsed, wlllle other progresslvo Sftites wore puttlng Iho ballot ln tlio hands of tha ,so.\ and CConUnued on Whird Page.) M oi 81 SHIFTING EIGIIE KIEES DETECTIVE Dunnington, of R., F.& P.,EunDown inYaids at Acca. CAR INSPECTOR, MAY ALSO DIE Both Men Horribly Mangled in Accident Which Was Proba? bly Due to Their Own Care? lessness?Walker in Hos? pital, With Bare Chance of Recovery. With both legs cut off close to tho body, J. 8". Dunnington, of 501 North Twcnty-elghth street, a Rlchmond, Frederlcksburg and Potomac Railroad detectlve, dled shortly after 11 o'clock last nlght at the Retreat for the Sick. | Sam Walker, of 321S West Marshali Street, car Inspector for tho same coni pni'nyi now lies iu the hospital wlth his rlght fool crushcd. hls loft leg badly broken and wlth internal injurlos wjilch are expected to cause hls deaih. The mon were run down about 'J O'clock last night by an englne on the Rlohmond. frederlcksburg and Po? tomac ln Acca yards. lmmediately af? ter the accident they were rushed to the clty and operatlons performed by Dr-, W. T. Oppenhlmer, the railroad physlcian. Dunnington dled from tho i shock and Dr. Oppenhlmer after mid j nlght held out but little hope for hls companion. Killed liy Light Englne. From what could be learned last : night, thc accident probably was the j result of carelessn.fs on the part of the men. The Washlngton traln due | to leave this pity at ?:20 was forty \ nilnutcfc late. It ls helped up tlie grade i to Acca yards by a yard englne. which, on reaching that plape, cut ofl* as usual and backed lnto the slding. Dunnington and Walker were standing close to jrether. probably talking, when thc II,Tht englne backed down upon them ar.d thrcw them both under the wheels ucfore the engineer could applv the brakes. _. As soon as the locomotive was brought to a stop lt was coupled to a caboose. ln whlch thc wounded and unconsclous men were lald and hur? rled to the city. Dled l ndrr tlie Knlfe. Telegranis sent ahead had the clty ambulance In charge uf Dr. Turman waitlng at Elba Station. Wlthout mak? ing an o\amlnat'on he had the chauf? feur drh'e al full speed to thc Retreat for the Sick. knowing that nothing save prompt attention under thc-proper condltlons could save them. Meanwhlle, Dr. Oppenhlmer had been called and all was In readiness for the operatlons. Practlcally under the knife. Dunning? ton breathed hls last, and Walker's chance Is consldered small indeed. Dr. Oppenhlmer sald last nlght nat he was practlcally pulseleSB, and that he prob? ably would not live to recover con- j ( sciousness. I | The accident was so quick that offl? cers of the road. to whom tlie crew nf tlre engine reported. could not tell jxactly how It occurred. Dunnington md Walker were so horribly hurt that they were not ablo to make any state? ment. The englne under whose wheels the men .ell. was No. 12, whlch is jenerally used as assisting engine up he Acca gr,ade. Though an Investiga? tion will be made, as yet no blame ittachos to the crew. NEW PLAN PROPOSED >'erv York Mny Entertnln Parllameuti-i of the World. New York. November 17.?Thc cheme for a world's fair ln New York u 1613, the 300th annivorsary of the ettlement or New York, having falled o receive approval from the commlt ec of 100 appolnted hy Mayor Gaynor he Cltlzen's World's Fair Committee ent a letter to the Mayor proposing new form of celebration. The new dea ls that New York act as host o a jolnt meeting of the parliaments ?f the world in the year 1913. it ia uggested that a committee of 4500 be ppointed to determlne the character f the celebration.' 100 to be selected <y the Muyor of New York, 100 by hc Governor of New York. 100 by the ? overnor of Ne\y Jersey. 100 by tho iovernor-General and the Premier of 'anada, and 100 by the President of he United States. BEYOND REDEMPTI0N 'ollogc Mnn Goes to Prlson au Ha. bltmtl Crlmlnal. New York, November 17.?Lee P. I'oodward, forty-nine years old. a col >ge graduate and a member of an Id and honored Pennsylvanla family, as sentenced in general sesslons to ay to tlve years at Slner Slng and ud iciged an habltual crlmlnal. Ho is .harged wlth cashlng a worthless lieck. lt was an afUdavit from Wood ard's former wlfe that caused the idgc to glve the prisoner, who has rved several prison terms, the llmlt ;-r hls offense. Mrs. Carrle Woodward, 'the man's )rmer wife, said that durlr*?r their tarrled llfe Woodward was ln con :ant trouble. "In my bolief," she added. "he is >yond redemptlon. Nothlng can in iice hlm to lead an honest llfe." THEY'RE "CAFES" NOW nd Ilartendei-.s lu Jersey Clty Dceome ".Se-rver**." New York. November 17.?The sa on has gone out of exlstence ln Jer iy City. By edict of the Hudson ounty Llquor Doalers' Associatlon, it loanie known to-day, the word "cafe" hereafter to be substltuted for the ime horetofore commonly employed connection with placos devoted to io purveying of alcohollo liquor re ?eshmonts. Further yet, the bar iiider has heen done away with, now ;lng known offieially as a "scrver." teTrill appointed 'lll- Take PInco lu Senate Muile- Va euut hy Death of Clay. Atlanta, Ga., November 17.?Govern ? Brown to-night announeed the ap ilntment of former Governor J. M. nrrlll as Unlted States Senator to iceeed the late Sijnator A. S. Clay, ho dled In Atlanta last Sunday. isk ovornor Terrlll wlll serve as Senator itU the Leglslature meets in June ? eleet a Senator to flll the unexplred tw of Senator Cla-v. CARRIES HIS GUN "Friend" of Mrs Mar? tin Creates Wild Excitemeat. AN "EX-LUNATIC" TAKEN TO JAIL Mrs. Martin Leaps Up and Down in Her Rage. Kicking Papers About the Room?Experts Believe That She Is Shamming Insanity. [Special to The Times-Dispatch. J Newark, N, J., Novembor 17.?A < theatrlcally scenlc outbreak. ln whlch Mrs. Carollne B. Martin, who Is one I of tlie survlvlng Wardlaw slsters, in- j dlcted for tbe alleged murder of Ocey I XV. M. Snead at .,ast Orunge, villitled ! .ludsrf Ten Eyck and practlcally every j one eonneeted wlth her rase, as she j leaped ur> and down ln her rage, to- | gether wlth the appearanee of Ollver D. Matthcw8, a grizzled, rough- j whiskered Southerner, Seventy years : old. carrylng a bli? Il-callbre revolver : fully loaded in the courtroom, created j plenty of excltement at the Esse.v county courthouse to-day. Matthews, tviiD declared tliat If tbe Martln caso was "down South the Judjse and pr-.se cutor would have bePn Khot long ago." was relloved of hls shooting Iron and placed under arrest. ? Matthews has been an Inmate of the Essex asylum for the Insant at sev? eral different times. Thls mornlng he turned up in .ludge Ten Kyck's court? room, and, walkliu? up to t onstablo Held. asked when Mrs. Martln wouid reach the cjurtroom. "1 am :i Southern gentleman and a frlend of hera, aml l have v. little token ; here for her." He dlsplayed a small paper-covered I packajre. which Reld took and opened. j Inslde were two faded caranatlons and ' some shrlvelod fern leaves. Ccnstables Gottfrled. Kunz and | Abram l.ebrlch Jolned Keid just In time to hear Matthews remark: "TI.e ; lelay ln this case is a siiame. and if ! ? waa down South the Judge and pr' ??: utor would have been shot long ago." I That was enough for Reid, and ho ?ral)be?l the man and made a hurrled learch for weapons. in the inside ] iccket of the coat he pui:-.l ..ut a lons. ] ?lack, 41-callbro revolver, fully loaded.'' rhe three constahle:- at once rttshed ! llattliew-H tu Chief of Detectlves iVolmer's office, where he was recog lized rvn an "ex-lunatie." He was taken o the county jall and within a few !ays will be removed to Overbrook \sylum. Wlld Outbreak. Mrs. Martln's wlldest outbreak since: he Investigation into her mental con lltlon began, occurreo soon ufter her ?xnmlnation as a witness was begun iy ludge Ten Eyck. behlnd closed loors. After tlve mlnutes of compara ively ratlonal conduct, sh? yelled out hat she was'the victlm or a eon plracy and surrounded by bribed law ers and constables, and tliat an effort vas belnjj made to railroad her to >rlson. Then. so violent did she bc ome, her bor.not sllpped from her head s she threw papers slie had brought o jail on tlie floor and kicked them bout. All ettorts to qulet hor were utlle, and finally Judge Ten Eyck onductod her to hls private office, here to try and reason with the in uriated woman. When the courtroom had been clear d of all but the judge, fouV lawyers, Ix doctors and the stenographct* the xamlantl.on of Mrs. Martin was begun. he refused to be sworn and didn't ako the witness stand. Judge Ten lyek taking a chalr near her and bo Innlng to propound a series of ques lons he had prepared. Ile flrst asked Mrs. Martln whero he was born. She replled that she idn't know. Then she" was asked ?hat her father's name was, and she eplled that she did not remember. ln eply to the Judge's question as to he name of her husband, she said Colonel," then hesituted and said Wardlaw." Mer husband's name 'was olonel Robert M. Martin. .Ilrs. Mnrtln Urcnks I.oone Soon after thls Mrs. Martln' broke iose. She sereqmed and shouted that he was not being given a fair trlal. ler tirade agalnst those about her ontinued for fully flfteen mlnutes and ven when led away to Judge Ton yck's offlce sho was still protestinir mt she was being victimized bv de Ignlng lawyers. She ? even declared mt thc constable guardlng her was oribed. For fully twenty mlnutes Mrs. Mar n was absoluto boss of the court ,he tn^i. *? d?W" the v?"?seanco f tho gods and everythlng else she nild thlnk of onl.hose who^sho clalms, ro persecuttng hor. Lawyers. Judges ewspapermen, all allko were villitled y the woman who ls accused of thc tiirder of hor own daughter During all the tirade tho slx med< il experts, four lawyers and Judire en Eyck watched tho actlons bf the oman. None of those ooncernW Ti ?P?n ttn ?PMon afterwa,, it lt ls said that tho general bellef those present ls that the woman as shamming to a great extent ur g hor examination. Tho fact that Mrs. Martin" did not iswor questions that were put to her i to ner early personai hlstory Is ken by tho experts to.ahow that sho shamming. , Prevlously, Mrs. Martln is answered the same questions cor-! ctly and without hesltatlon ? o: .?. 'r,n,ke" to Pr'vnte Ofllce. i lt After Mrs. Martln had quloted down imewhat she was taken by Judge Ten yck tp hla prlvato offlce, whoro for I'enty mlnutes ho talked to her, Fol wlng. thls Dr. .WUHam V. V. Mabon, ho prevlously had mado but one ex nlnatlon of Mrs. Martln, had a flf en-mlnute talk wlth her. When Dr. ibon left the Judge's chamber ho re sed to dlsousa the oas,e ln any way hatever. It was expected that Mrs, Martln ould take the wltnesa stand In hor (Continued ou ThlriT'PageT) ' K LOSES GAMBLE WITH DEATH, BUT HE PLAYS GAME TO END Ralph Johnstone Is In? stantly Killed on Aviation Field, EVERY BONE IN BODY IS BROKEN Machine Crumples, and, Fighting Grimly and Coolly to Regain Control, Brilliant Airman Falls 500 feet?Men and Women Fight for Gruc some Souvenirs. Denver, t'ol., Xovember 17.?with one rrlng tlp of lils iitachlnr crurapled llke n :>lei*e of paper. Ralph .l"h"x(iinc. thc lirlillnnt yonnic avlator, holder or the world'* nltitude record, dropped llke I n plunimel from a height of 500 feet 1 Into the InrloMire Bt Overlnnil Pnrk Aviation Kleld 11111I ???, Inlr tn-iln.v. ln-1 <tantl>' killed. When 'the spectatbr* erouiled about ihe Inctoflurc rencbed hlm lil? body Iny' bcttcath (hc englne of (be blplane, wlth | thr vrhltr plniie* thnt hnd falled hlm in i IiIm tlnie of ueeil wrapped nboul hlm llke a nhroud. X early etrry lione I" j lil*. body ??? broken. Ile hnd snnihlcdj ?.-. 11 li drntli onre ton oflrn, but lic ] pla.ved tbe game to thr end, llitiitln*.*; scrlmly nnd coolly to the Inut Nccond I to recnhi control of liln broken mn- [ ?hlne. i-rrnli from hl* trlumpbn nt HHnionti Pork. where lic hail brnkrn the world** record for nltitude wltli n flhcht of lt,714 feel, .lohnMone nltcmptcd to glve! thc tttonxnnd* of upectntnr* nn extra thrll! wlth hl* intmt dnriim fent, thc iplrnl (jllde, whlch lin* mndc the Wrlertat avlotor* famou*. Thc wiieetntor* not thelr thrill, but it co*) .loli"*toiir bl* llfe. \ Fatal Pllghf Wan Hi* Second of thc Dny. The fatal llight was the second Johnstone itad made thls afternoon. ln tlie flrst fllght, when he was in tlie air with Hoxsey and Brooklns, he had gone through his usual program of dlps and glldes, wlth the machine apparently under perfect control. Then Johnstone rose agaln, and after a few circults >l the course to gain height. headed toward the foothtlls. Still ascendlng, he twept hack in a big circle, and as he reached the north end of the inclosure ie started hls splral gllde. He was then at an altitudo of ahout 800 feet The maohlne tllted at an angle of nearly ninety degrees, and he swooped down I n a narrow circle. the aeroplane seemtng to turn almost lh lts own length., Vs he started the aecond circle the middle spur. which hraces the left side of j .he lovnr piahe, save way. and the wlng tips or both upper.". and lower fjlanes'j 'olded up as though they had been hinged. For n second Johnstone attempted. o rlght the plane by wirplng the othor wlng tlp. Then the horrifled specta-j -.ors saw the plane swerve llke a wounded bird and plunge stralght toward I he earth. Johnstone was thrown from hls seat as the nose of lhe plane swung down. vard. He caught on one of the wire stays between the planes and grasped ine of the wooden hraces of the upper planes with both hands. Then, worklng vlth hands and feet. he fought by maln strength to warp the planes so that helr surfaces mlght catch the air and check hls descent. For a second lt ieemed that he might succeed, for the football helmet he wore blew off and ell much more rapidly than the plane. The hope was momentary, however, for when about nnu feet from the rround the machine turned completely over, and the spectators tled wildly as he broken plane, wlth the avlator stlll tighting grlmly in its mesh of wlres ind stays, plunged among them with a crasn. Morl>ld Crowd FlKbt* for Grucdoruc Souvenlr*. Scarcely had Johnstone hit the ground before morbld men and women ?svarmed over the wreckage. flghting wlth each other for souyenlrs. One of the vooden stays had gone almost through Johnstone's body. Beforc doctors or idlce could reach the scene, one man had torn thls splinter from'*th'e body and ?an away, carrylng hls trophy, wlth the avlator's blood stlll dripping' ttoni ts ends. The crowd tore away the canvas from over the body and even ought for the gloves that had protected Johnstone's hands from the cold. The machine fell on the opposite slde of the fleld to that of the grand tand, and there were but few persons near thc spot, but physicians and idlce were rushed across as soon .as possible. Physicians declar'e that deatn nust have been Instantaneous. as Johnstone's back, neck and both logs were iroken, the bones of his thigh belng forced through the flesh and the leather rarments he wore. Arch Hoxsey, who ln a prevlous llight thls atternoon had reached an altl ude of 2.500 feet, had risen just before Johnstone began hls fatul gllde. and vas in the alr when the accident took pluce. As he swung down tho other nd of the course he saw that Johnstone had fallen, and guided his machino irectly over the body of his frlend. He descended to the ground and rushed o the wreckage, w*here he and Walter Brooklns helped. llft tho mangled t'orm o an automobile, which brought it to the clty. . Ragttme Mclody Hls Funernl .March. Many of the. spectators were watchlng Hoxsey's llight and did not see ohnstone's machine collapse, but a woman's shriek, "My God, he's gone!" rew every eye in tlmo to see hlm dashed to death upon the ground. The band n the grandstand never ceased to play, and Johnstone's body was taken out f the Inclosure wlth the stralns of a ragtlme melody for a funeral march. It would seem that many lncldcnts had happened throughout the aviation leet to warn the lll-fated avlator. Yesterday, in allghtlng, .Joltifstone broke he left wing tlp of his machine against the fence. It. was the'same tip that ave way to-day and caused his death To-day, when he started on his tlrst ight, one of the wheels on whlch the aeroplane runs along the ground' gave ?ay and had to be replaced. In dlscusslng his fllghts ln thls rare atmospherc yesterday, Johnstone do lared that he would attempt "no tricks" h-are, as he consldered lt too danger us. Evldently, however, he belleved he had. outlived the problems of this attl jde when he parted wlth hls dotermlnatlon. Hoxsey's darlng fllght far over the foothllls seemed to flro hlm wlth -a etermlnatlon to outdo his toam-mate, for the, first splral, which he made ifely, was by far the most darlng of any the avlators had attempted at this leet. ? Mont nnrlnR of AU Wright Avlator*. New York, November 17.?Ralph Johnstone, .a nattva of Kansas Clty ana ilrty-six years of age, had traveled all over tho Unlted States and ln many arts of the world as a trlck blcycllst before ho became an airman. lie Jolned ie staff of the Wright Brothers at Dayfop only slx months ago, havlng beon scommended by Roy Knuhenshue. Hls ablllty as a blcycllst stood hlm ln good :ead ln keoping hls equllibrluni In an aeroplane,-aud lu learned rapidly. Johnstone received his flrst introduction to an Eastern audlenco at Asbury ark, where the Wright team tttned up in August for lts appearance later ln ie Internatlonal meetlng at Belmont Park. Ho was one of three young avlar irs, all practlcally unknown at that time, who came East wlth thc Wrlghts ?om Dayton, Ohio. The othoi*3 woro Brooklns and Hoxsey, the latter of whom lon came to bo known as Johnstone's "schoolmute." aud flying companion, nder tho cognomeri of "The Star Dust Twlns," u name glven them liy admlr ?s at ''Belmont Park aftor thelr wonderful backward llight In a flfty-mlle ale of wlnd that drove them many mlles from the aviation grounds. Johnstone's' flrst opportunlty to wln fume In the alr came .when? Bwioklns ?ashed from a height of fifty feet lnto the spectators at Asbury Park, smash ig hls machine und puttlng himself out of tho ilying for several days. N'o Trlck Too Onriiig. The acctd'a^t crlppled tho Wright tenm through the loss of tlie only flyer ho had boen' trained for nltitude. Tho youngsters, who were then Just out '. school at Dayton, had been glven segregated tasks, and Johnstone's had boen i trim the dalsles ln fancy roller coastlng and to do trlcks at an elevation ot fty and 100 feet. His trainlng as a hlppodrome bloyole rlder followed hlm ito his career as an avlator and probably hail much to do wlth hls final takins f. No trlck wus to hlm too darlng, and ho was always beggiug Wllbur 'rlght to let hlm try much'moro than hla tenchei* would consent to. "If I'd lenvo the hoy alono for a mlnute ho'd bo in the hospital,' Wllbur 'rlght romarked many times, whilo holdlpg hlm ln restralnt nt Asbury Pnt*K. dContlnuftfi on SevetUh. Pa&o.> ItAI.IMI JOHNSTONE. FIIIS IS WRITT Almost Without :i Struggle, Standard Oil W'ins Ver? dict in Court. GOVERNMENT PLANS FAIL After Four Years, Finds That Its Evidence Is Built on Sand. Jackson, Tenn., November J7?Tn a ruling whlch requlred just twenty minutes to read, Judge John K. McCall, In the Unltod States Circuit Court thls afternoon, wroto flnls to llie efforts of the government to have nsseased against the Standard Oil Company of Indiana penaltles aggregating ln ex? cess of $30,000. The ruling of the court. lnstructing that a verdict of not gullty be returned. came wlth the con? cluslon ot thc ease in chlef of the proseciifion, and in substance holds with the contentlons of tlie defense, that after four years the United States hael failed to build its structure of ovldence other t'.ian oh saniJ. The sultat lssue was probably th* most Important IHIgatlon agalnst tho greater corporatlons ever fought out ln the South. The Elklna law regard? lng Interstate commerce was vlolated, lt was allegted, thvough " oheine and device," the speclflc offenso charged being the recelvlng of freight rato concesslons. ItevlewH Indlctment. Judge McCall ln hls ruHng, flrst re vtewed the Indlctment allogatlons. Next he took up the testlmony pre? sented as tendlng to prove that the sonslgnmcnts whlch formed thc ha3ls tar the suit were shlpped on orders received from the Standard Oll Com? pany of Kentucky by tho defendant :ompatiy from Its rellnery at. Whltlng, rnd., to' Grand .Tunctlon, Tenn., "for rebating" on frelght prepald to Orand function and'thni taken p ssesslon of jy the Kentuc'/cy corporatlon Also, ludge McCall polnted '' out that tho estlmony tends to prove that thera ,vas no und'erstandlng, cxprosaed "ot mplled. direct or Indlroct, between un* lefondant company and tho Kentucky lompany wlth regard to rates to ba )ald; that It was s, lely a husinoss ransactlon between the two corpora lons. Judge McCall recalled that ba ?uled early In tho trlal that tno I.n llana company should not be held ac lountablo for tho shlpments so far aa ho transportation beyond Orand Junc lon Was conceriied. "Thc uncontradlcted testlmony pre lented by tho government," tho. ruling lo'ntlnues, "ls that during the period overed by the indlctment thero was i lS-cent rato from Whltlng to Orand unctlon for polnts beyond, and thla nto was duly on fllo wlth the Inter tato Commerce Commlsslon and was he legal rate. Taking up the much-dlseussed "blind dll'ng," lt was hold by tlie court that ho "blind bltltng" was dono by tho arrler, "that thero is not one syllablo f testlmony tendlng to show the do endant company know that tho cur ler was blind bllltng the shlpments. lut lf tho dofondant hnd known thls act, how could that aft'ect its rlght o avall Itself of tjjo 13-cent rate whlch ,-ns lllod wlth the Interstate Coiniiierce lommlssloir/ As nythe contentlon that lio blind hllllng was an offort to oncenl the rate, It Is contended that ( evon that wero true, lt would be n effort on tho part of the railroad ompany whlch could avall hut little ecause of Iho fact that the tariff wus egularly fllod Wlth tho Intorstate 'oinmcreo Commlsslon." Would llecome Mockery. Concludlng .ludge McCall says, cltlng he right of tho great arid the siuull o nn equal fontlng beforo tho courts, Whon tho courts swlng uwuy from hls rulo antl thuso cdnvlotad of crlmo re couvlctod by othor means, the U_jtlc.fi <>f our boasled Jiirlaprudciice (Contlnund ou Sicotid 1'age.) ' . T M0IS1T TO f L? Big Four-Day Aviation Meet Begins at Fair Grounds Wednesday. NEW YORK PEOPLE SIGN CONTRACTS Program May Include Flight to Petersburg?Five Aviators En? gaged, All of Whom Will Be in Air at Once?President Taft Invited to Open Big Show. John B. Moisant, the American, who won tho prize of $10,000 offered by Thomas F. Ryan for a fllght around the Statuo of Liberty durlng the Bel? mont aviation meet; Charles K. Hamil ton, who flew from New York to Phila? delphla and return in June, and three foreign avlators have been engaged for a blg meet which wlll be held at thn State Falr Grounds next week. be? ginning on Wednesday, during 'he vlslt of President Taft. Contracts for the grounds were closed last nlght wlth the falr dlrec? tors hy J. P. Anderson, representlng the New York syndlcate, wliio'u is pro motlng the meet. As many ss tlv? aeroplanes of different typas will lie In the alr at one time, ar-d elther on Thanksgiving Day or Saturday. Molsatil and Hamllton will mske a fllght over Kichmond. Thls announcement was glven out last nlght by Mr. Anderson after a long-distance telephone talk/ wlth Moisant's brother in New York. May Fly for I'realdent. The committee in charge of arrange? ments for the entertainment of Pres? ident Taft has taken up the nuestion of havlng the President motor to th* Falr Grounds on Wednesday just after tho luncheon at the Jefferson, where he will be greeted by all the avlators who wlll fly by hls car and salute hlm. A mlnlature battleshlp will he bullt near the centre of the race-track infield, over whlcli the machlnes will fly while "bombs" are dropped from a distance of fiOn to 1,000 feet In the alr. ln additlon to Moisant and Hamllton, M. Simon. the millionaire Frenchman. known as the speed demon of the air. Garros and Barrler, also of France, wlll bo here in thelr French machines. Others may partlclpate. but thus fur the five named are certaln to perform. Mr. Anderson sald last night that tlie Fair Grounds offer every advan tagc and every facillty for speetacular* work. Varlous prizes wlll be offered for altitude and speed, and races around the track in full vlew of the crowds wlll be arranged, along wlth a llve-milo race wlth a motor car. Thls event was on the program at the ^Stata Falr in October, but had to be called off when' rain practlcally closed the show two days ahead of time. Blg ThnnNklglug Proerara. Ralph Johnstone, who was killed yesterday in Denver, gave thls town its first aeroplane show, and what he did merely whetted the popular ap petite. Because of the advertising whlch aeroplanes got on that occasion, and th'e large attendance, the Moisant brothers and Hamllton wero persuadeel that they could como to Rlchmond and give an exhibitlon whlch would draw thousands of people. The idea of the promotsrs ls to glve a show on Wednesday whlch will show exactly what people may "expect on Thanksgiving Day, on Frlday and oa Saturday. which ls a half-hollday. A ?flight'over the city. to start and end in front of thc grandstand, is cal culated to stlr the sluggish blood and enthuso thousands of people who can? not get to the meet. Two I-'anioiis Vvintor*. Even wlthout thc others, Moisant nnd llumilton are among the foremost American aviators, much of Moisant's flying having been done in Europe, whlch led to tho Impresslon that he was a forelgner. He was the ilrst to succeed ln crossing the English Channel wlth a passonger ln a heavier than air machine, this feat brlnglng hlm Internatlonal glory. He cam? ovor to tho Belmont meet to go after tho prizes, and flew from Belmont over Brooklyn. around the Statue ot Liberty and back forty-threo seconds fnstor than Grahatne-Whlte, and in a machine of half the horso-power. Grahume-Whlte has protosted the race on the ground that the Belmont man agement refused to give him anothor trlal nfter the meet had been oftlclally closed. Moisant wlll come to Richmond direct from Havana, where he gave the Cubans a touch of high llfe ln the skles. llnmiitoti a Wonder. Hamllton tlrst got famo for himself by hls spoctaculai* performances around New York, where he Introduced the gllde?cutting oft* Uls motor a thousand feot in the air (ind suddeniy startlng lt agaln within a few feot of tho earth. He established a record by"~ hls fllght from New York to P'nll adclphla and return, landing at Gov? ernor's Island, hls startlng polnt. just after dark. Ho did not add to hls famo at Belmont because of an accident which put hls Hamlltonian car out of commlsslon durlng tho greater part of tho meet. The Hamlltonian Is a 100 horsopower (lyer. bullt for speed and staying nualltles. The tlmc Demotnelle. nut Slmon, Garros and*Barrler will not be lacking In hair-ralslng work.. Whilo they aro not so well known ln thls country u.s .Moisant und Hamllton, thelr performances abroad have ijetn duly cliroulcled. They wlll operate tho "Dumolaolle,". a. tlm* -uachine whk-hj