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A complete line of Valentines and art/St. Valentine Day
accessories are now on sale in Book Department (Basement).
A Dennison Booth
K?s also been, established in this department, where suitable
decorations, such as are only made by the famous Dennison
factory, may be had for all social occasions. Crepe Paper,
Paper Napkins, Cards, Tags, Flowers, etc.
$1 & $1.50 Fountain Pens,
Several hundred one dollar and dollar and a half Pens will
be offered at Sixty -nine Cents. All styles?plain, banded ?
gold or silver filigree. The Pens are guaranteed. (Book De?
Relative in Oklahoma Tele?
graphs Police for Truth as to -
Husband's Suicide.
? .T, H. Sides, supposed to be the father
of Mrs. Wynne Hayden, whoso husband,
Dr. Wynne Hayden, comml'.teci suicide
on January lfi, at POO West Marshall
Street, by inhaling gas. telegraphed
the authorities here yesterday, asking
news of his daughter.
"Please let me know," he wired, "If
It is true Dr. Wynne Hayden com- !
mltted suicide, ana where his wife is.
Also toll me if his wife :s there, or
where she went. Tell tier 1 want her
to come to me. Let me it now tue tacts
of the case by return telegram. 1 vill
pay for the message. '
(.Signed) "J. TS. SID KS,
"Delaware, Oklahoma."
Mrs. Heyden whose maiden name
was Anna slides, has gono to Two
Johns. Md.. a ticket having heen lur
hished her by tnc Associated Charities.
Her mother is at Hobos, Mil., nnd It is
supposed that she miy have gone there.
Captain McM ihon, wh'j Investigate !
the strange elrc .t/nyivnees surrounding
the suicide of ih? se.ir-atyUvl taunt til <
healer, said yesterday that he would
notify Mrs. Hay.Ion of the message.
It Is presumed that her father, or
brother, whichever 1: may bo, wants to
help her, and Captain McMahon will
make every effort to get Into communi?
cation with the woman, who was 1 creed
to depend on chivity after her hus?
band's tragic death.
The police were on the point of ar?
resting Dr. Hayden for an unusual and
"revolting crime when thoy learned that
he had cheated the law by taking Pis
life. Captain McMahon and Detective
Sergeant Kol lam investigated the case,
but as the instigator of the crime was
dead and the other mnn was proved to
have heen an unwilling accomplice, the
matter was dropped. Mrs. Hayden, who
had been married only six or seven
months, was cared for several days by
the woman with whom she und iier
husband had boarded, and tnen was
aided by the Associated cnnrltics,
Which also took charge of the funeral
of Dr. Hayden.
Preparing for Celebration to I!o
, \\vlil 'Next Month.
To arrange details for a jubilee to
be held here February f> and tj, a meet?
ing: of all presidents of women's and
i?irls' missionary societies of St. Paul's
Episcopal Church will be held in the
lecture room this morning at 11
The celebration next month will
commemorate the fiftieth anniversary
of the foundation of the first women's
foreign missionary society in America.
Several jubilees have been held in va?
rious cities. A feature is a plan to
raise 51.000,000 in addition to what
has already been pledged as a jubilee
offorinp;. Since the first meeting hold
last fall in Oakland. Cab, ?300,P00 has
been subscribed.
Among those who are expected to lie
in Richmond to participate in the oc?
casion are Mrs. Helen Barrett Mont?
gomery, a well-known writer of the
work in foreign lands; pir. Mary Noble
and Miss Smith, all of whom have at?
tended the previous jubilees.
Committee Meeting Postponed.
The meeting of the Council Cont?
imit tee on Streets, called to consider
the application of the lllchmond Power
Corporation last night, was postponed
by Chairman Adams, who directed the
iBefgeanl-at-arms late yesterday af?
tern&on t<~, notify all members; The
Street Committee will meet In regular
pession on Friday night.
Building Permit*.
Ttalldlnfr permits were issued yesterday as
O. V. Kurfee?, to erect a detached two
Story frame dwelling oh the north side ->f
dhaffin Street between sycamore an>! Addi?
tion Street?, to cost 12,000.
W. ,T- CUlllngworth, to erect * detriched
two-story frame dwellln?, 1307 North Twen?
ty-eighth f-'tre<-t. to cost ?1 160.
Judge Wnddlll Out.
Judge Edmund Wad 111, .lr.. who was con?
fined to his home last week with a Eo\ler<
cold, was at his '.fflec. in the Federal build?
ing yesterday.
if you Already own a
Jrott have a reliable timepiece. If not,
et us show it to you?rbtie of the finest
American-m^'le Watches?17 jewels?
$15.00 and up.
Time Special's- > s
612 K, Main Street.
?i i ???man
I Laundry
I Phone
The careful and painstaking way in
which we handle y< i collars, cuffs and
^Ki*v, --'" /nore than [.lease you.
Councilman Rogers Plans Park
on Site of Old Unsanitary
The Council Committee on Markets
recommended last night that the
Finance Committee make provision In
the annual budget for a new building
for the First Market, to cost from
$30,000 to $35,000, to be erected on the
old Seebrook Warehouse lot on Grace
Street, from Seventeenth to Eighteenth.
It is claimed that the Old Market build?
ings are unsanitary, unsightly and. in
part at least, In dilapidated, tf not dan?
gerous condition; that tho cost of an- ,
nual repairs and maintenance is exces?
sive, nnd that tho building is altogether
unsuHed to the sale of hcalthf food?
stuff. The revenue from rent of stalls
last year exceeded $8,500, so the com?
mittee argued that an adequate market
house would be a good Investment.
Chairman Rogers ,of the subcommit?
tee, otitlined his plan for removing
Old Market buildings from Grace to
Main Streets and opening up a grass
plot through between Seventeenth and
West Seventeenth Streets, a sec?
tion of the city In need of
a breathing space and park.
It has become the heart of the foreign
quarter, and the surrounding cross
streets are congested to a greater ex?
tent than any section of Rich?
mond. m
The Market Committee also proposed
the installation of a cold storage plant
at the Second Market, to cost about
$10.000. ?
Some years ago the old First Market
building at Seventeenth and Main
Streets was condemned. There was at
that time a large public hall on the
second floor, which ban been the scene
of many of the most 'notable political
gatherings of by-gone days, and it
was there that a remarkable series of
revival services were conducted by
Dr. lloge and other prominent preach?
ers. The ball was torn down and the
walls temporarily strengthed, but mem?
bers of the committee admit that the
repairs was a mistake?that tho build?
ing, the foundations of which are in?
secure, should have been removed al?
together. Rack of this hall at Seven?
teenth and Franklin Streets, is the old
First Police Station, now abandoned,
and the whole building is infested with
rats and trash of every description.
Southern Engineer Stick* to Chli Until j
Relief Corned
Taken 111 at the throttle. Engineer i
Charles P. Conley, of the Southern, j
gamely ran his train early yesterday !
morning until relief was obtained. Mr. ;
Conley left Richmond on the Danville !
, train at 11:15 P. M. Sunciuy, und was I
?due at Danville at 4:15 yesterday!
morning. When overcome by illness he
; wired for another engineer, but stuck
! to Iiis engine until lie reached Stixe, !
i where the relief was in waiting,
i Mr. Conley was taken to Danville
? and placed In a hospital. He was
! found to be not seriously affected, and
will return to his home In South Rich- .
) motid to-day.
The sick man is one of the oldest |
engineers oh the Southern. lie has
been in charge of an engine for more .
than a quarter of a century, arid pre
vlously served pis time as fireman. It 1
is hoped that he will be able to resume
I his run within a few days.
.lohn IC. Hall ArreMcd Here on Sus?
picion of lliivlrig Committed lliirulnry.
.lohn K. Hall, white, was arrested
yesterday morning a short time after
ho hud alighted from a Southern Hall?
way train from West Point on a
charge of being a fugitive, charged
with felony, from that city. On Iiis
person were discovered five watches,
a razor and a knife, believed to have
been stolen from Smlther's jewelry
store in West Point Sunday night.
A telephone message was received
at police headquarters from West Point
describing Hall Deteetlve-Sergeant s:
Wiley and Kellam were sent to the
Sdttthern Railway Depot, and they
recognized Hall as he stepped from
the train. They followed him to a
barber shop, where he was alleged to
have attempted to dispose of the razor,
and arrested him as he came out.
Grave Charge Against Negro,
WllMe Jones, a nlnetecn-yenr-old ioKro.
was arrested yosterdny by County Officer
? Tiller en a warrant charging him vvXlt nn
outrnsreous attack upon Holrt nrl P Rvjie,
f-spycn-year-old s*m of K. r. Ryhc. The mln
i Imutn punUhm'*ri for a conviction of too
'nlb-sed offence >s three- years in the pcnlteri
i ? Argnlrig Tritt? Cit.ie
Extended argument was heard in tip
j Cfiancory Court of the City of Richmond
[yesterday on legal quest-long growing out of
. the receivership of the William R. Trlgg
Shipbuilding Company. A number ?i in?
terests were represented dy attorneys. The
Iksuc hivolvofl the priority of certain claims
nn>) the division of funds for which the
United Stntes government has bebn held
ii.tr. e In n pe.parat? case growing out of the
receivership, which was recent lj decided In
the United States Supreme Court.
IBiipfirviHorfl .'Moot To-Ihiy.
A special meeting oi the Ronrd of Supor- i
ylsora of Jlonrico county wlli be held ihta
Tribunal of Officers Named to
Investigate Corps of Coast
Directed to Report on "Anything
That May Explain Cause
of Dissatisfaction/'
Orders were Issued by Adjutant-Gen- ;
oral \V. W. Sale yesterday appointing
(he members of tho court of inquiry
which is to investigate the entire coin
.iiand of Virginia Coast Artillery, as ,
stated in The Times-Dispatch on Sun?
day. The court will conveno in Nor- I
folk on Wednesday, February 1, at an
nour to be designated by the senior I
The personnel of the tribunal is as
follows: Lieutenant-Colonel Robert 13.
CralghUJ, of the First Infantry. Lynch- ,
fmrg, president; Major Clinton L. j
Wright, adjutant-general of the First
Brigade, Norfolk; Major T. M. j
Wortham, commander of the First
Battalion of Field Artillery, Richmond.,
The recorder, who corresponds to the
judge-advocate In a court-martial, will
be Captain I. Branch Johnson, of tlie
Norfolk Light Artillery Blues. ,
"Wide Scope of Inquiry.
Quoting" the order, the court Is to
Include in their Investigation all facts
as to the capaballity of present ofllcers,
their interest, ability to command, at?
tention to drills and other duties, dis?
cipline and anything that may explain
the cause of dissatisfaction existing In
the different organizations of the corps.
They will take Into consideration tho
criticisms of the commanding officer.
Artillery District of Chesapeake Bay,
and other officers of Fort Monroe, Va.,
contained in extracts from reports of
regular and militia officers on the Joint
army and militia coast defense exer?
cises during the year 1310, a no. also
certain criticisms of the assistant in?
spector-general, Virginia Volunteers,
annual State inspection, year 1010.
The5* will also give an opinion as to
the discipline and efficiency of State
The duration of tho sitting of the
court, cannot, of course, be predicted.
The examination of every member of
the corps would naturally consume
considerable time, and the nature of
the troubles which led to the ' dis?
satisfaction" would determine the scope
of the court's inquiries.
Report of Officer.
In the report made by Lieutenant
Colonel Townsley on the Fort Monroe
encampment, he severely criticized the
discipline of some of the companies.
However, the officers in some cases,
he said, seemed alert and anxious to
become efficient. He had some words
I of praise for the Fourth Company, of
Portsmouth, which was then only a
few months old, and could not have
been expected to show a high grade of
The duties of an officer in the coast
urtiriery require not only general mili?
tary knowledge, but a large amount of
technical training. It is difficult, in
the opinion of Adjutant-General Sale,
to secure the services of competent
officers under the rlivumstances.
Thro* Negro Hoya Whipped for Stealing
Copies of Timed-Dispatch.
Paul Washington, colored, charged with
stealing coal fron\ tho Southern Railway,
was son fenced to sixty days m jnli from
the Police Court yesterday morning.
K. C. Turnbont, nltns Oe?rge Bland, eol
oreit, charged with breaking Into the house
of Mrs, lt. H. Hulwnk, 50S East Grace Street,
ami stearins therefrom a hut and overcoat,
was seid on to the grand Jury;
Wwltaoo Jones and llczcktah and Coaster !
Jordan. small negro hoys, caught stealing 1
copies of The Times-Difipitoll, were ordered
to he whipped by their parents, and were
John Warner, colored, charged with run
ntng fin objectionable resort n.t 62? Brook
Avenue, wals fined ?50.
.Military Men Sny Congress Wilt Xot Act at I
Present Session. I
Local military officers who have been In '
Washington sny there is no chance, for the I
passage by Oongro?K at tho pro*ent session !
of tho bill restoring the canteen at army I
posts. While nearly all of the army officers j
favor the canteen tho pressure from to'>- |
porance bodies Is too strong.
Ma1orf Oeneral William P. Duvnll Is the
latest to ndd advice that the on.nteen ho re?
stored. He says that temperance 1s pro- j
moled by the canteen, and thnt the soldiers I
are harder to handle when they go outside I
of tho post for their liquors.
A novel plea mode to tho Congressman j
was that most of them have no future Any-|
way. having been relegated to the roar In,
the late election, and that they might as j
well pass this reform mcabiire before they |
Funds Not Avnllnblp This Vonr for Instruo
tlon of Surgeons.
Officers in the medical corps of the Vir
gtnin volunteers are much disappointed to
learn that there will be no medical camps
of Instruction durjiig this year. There uro
no funds available for the purpose of gath?
ering the medical men of the regulnr army
and of the militia together, and the War
Deportment doe-s not desire, tn viow- of the.
situation, to nsk a deficiency appropriation
of Congress for this purpose.
Brigadier-General George H. Torney, sur?
geon-general of tho army, had planned for
camps to be held at Fort Benjamin Hnrrl
*on. Ind., nnd at Gettysburg. Ta.. and Is
disappointed that none can be hold. Tho
Virginians would probably have gone to
Man M?tcrlonslv Shot Some Month* Ago Is
Charged With Being a Vagrant.
The case against It. C. Wondail, white,
who was mysteriously shot some months
ago, charged with being a vagrant; was con?
tinued in the Police Court yesterday morn?
ing to January 2f.
Woodall was arrested Sunday by Acting
Detective Atkinson after several complaints
had been made to Major Werner concerning
Woodall's mode of living.
Diamond Rings
The beatify and elegance of our Dia?
mond stock is well known.
All stones are of fine quality, set in
newest mountings.
Day and Niftht.
Madison 46 Day.
Madison 48 Nlftht.
Call for the "Alco."
Then He ' Protested Loudly at
Some of Polk Miller's
Luncheon Stories.
Special Train 'Brought Them
Here for Touch of High Life
En Route Home.
Pronouncing the entertainment by
tho rnilroad men here yesterday as tin*
banner feature of Hie annual conven?
tion, the business sessions of which
were held last week In Tampa, Pia., a
delegation of nearly 1C>0 members of
the National Association of Railway j
Agents left for Cincinnati in a special
train over tho Chesapeake und Ohio
Railway yesterday afternoon ut 6:46
o'clock. As the train pulled out every. !
body cheered and waved from the win?
dows and platforms, while the local
railway men sped the parting guests
as the train left the sheds of the Main
Street Station.
The convention was much like a big 1
family party. There were young mar?
ried men and their wives, older ones
with wives, and children nearly grown,
and at least one baby, who evidently j
preferred the quiet of Its nursery to
tlie tun and frolic that ran free at tho
luncheon in tho Jefferson Hotel audi?
torium. Unlike the rest of the com?
pany, the youngster was vociferous in
l^is protests when Governor fclann i
spoke. Neither did he approve of the '
other speeches nor even wax enthusi?
astic over Polk Miller's jokes or the
tnejody of the colored quartet. He was
alope in his protests, and tho walls ol
dissatisfaction added to rather than de?
tracted from the general air of mer?
Warm Time nt Luncheon.
When tiie five special street cars,
which had been chartered for tho occa?
sion, reached the Jefferson, shortly ut?
ter 1:30 o'clock, the visitors were con?
ducted at once to the auditorium, whoro
the luncheon was in readiness. Tho ;
large hall was decorated with palms, 1
and the tables with cut flowers, which
afterwards were presented to the wo?
As chairman of the reception com?
mittee and toastmastcr, E. D. llotch
klss, of tho Chesapeake and Ohio, wel?
comed the guests and presented Gov?
ernor Mann, who gave them his usual
hearty welcome. He told them a great
deal about Virginia?its past and prcs
.ent?and pnld his respects to certuln
other States of the Union on both sides
of the line. For the benefit of the Ohio
citizens, a number of whom were pres?
ent, lie vouchsafed a prophecy. "1
think," he said, "that 1 am safe in the
prediction that the next President of
the United States will be from Ohio."
Whereat there was much applause and
d violent protest from the baby; nei?
ther could the Governor take bis seat
without having something to say on
lls favorite subject, that of corn rais?
ing in Virginia.
The Mayor1/* Greeting.
Mayor Richardson has tt weakness for
railroad men, and this was a line occa?
sion for him to tell them what he
thought. He welcomed them to the
?ity, not only as members of the asso?
ciation, but ns public benefactors, who.
In the course of comparatively few
years, had done more than any other
class to make the United States one
great people. Then he told some Jokes, \
and Colonel Boykin, almost alone, sang '
a song, accompanied by the orchestra, j
W. T. Dabney, business manager of
the Chamber of Commerce, was intro?
duced as n very modest man, and did
not say all he wished because of his
extreme reticence; but he told them
things about Richmond that made, the
city nothing short of the "promised
?'I have been," ho Bald, "to places in
the West whero thev said gold and sil?
ver could be picked up in the streets;
to Detroit, where they tell you 'life Is
worth living'; to Milwaukee, where the
very rain turns to beer, but believe me
when I tell you, Richmond heats them
all. You must believe me, because you
have been denied the opportunity of
seeing all that we have. Hore the sun
shines all the time except when we get
run over by a cyclone from tho West
(most of the delegates wore from the
West). Why, tho children do not have
to wear shoes for more than six months
during tho year."
He then told some actual facts about
the city and its advantages, and. as an
ex-railway agent, gavo some observa?
tions. "Oet as close," ho said, "as you
con to the community in which you
live, If you are a public servant."
.Jokes and Melody.
President W. H. Miller, of the asso?
ciation, replied to the speeches, thank?
ing the local members for the reception
and expressing the great pleasure, ot
the day in the city.
The real treat, though, was when
Polk Miller and his colored quartet
were introduced by Toastmastor Hotch
kiss anil Governor Mann together. For
tho most part, these people came from
the West, and know little about the
I phase of Southern life that is brought
, out in tho melody of the tobacco fac
| tory quartet. Mr. Miller prefaced his
I entertainment with tho statement that
' neither he nor his negroes would know
' a note if they stumbled over it in tho
! road, and begged that they be not
critical. They were not, but listened
with more attention and applauded
with greater enthusiasm than if some,
j great artists occupied the stage. En
i core after encore followed each song,
' and it was after 5 o'clock when the
affair adjourned, with three cheers for
the Governor, throe for the Mayor,
three for Polk Miller and three for
Heard Henry'* Speech.
The special train reached here fron?
Tampa yesterday morning at 0 o'clock
: over the Atlantic Coast Line, and was
I switched over to the Chesapeake and
I Ohio viaduct, coming to a stop under
1 the. Main Street sheds. Five street
cars were walling before the station,
and they were carried down Main
Street to the Larus tobacco factory
where they spent a few minutes going
over the plant. Then the route lay
out to St. John's Church, where the
custodian delivered the famous oration
of Patrick Henry with much spirit.
Returning up Main Street and Ninth, n
visit was made to tjie Capitol. Thence
the cars ran out Broad Street, around
the loop at William Byrd Park, and
down Main Street to the Jefferson.
Collector Mnrtln Here.
Wheeler Martin, of P.aiolgh. collector of
ITivlted States Internal rovonuo for the
Fourth North Carolina District, made an
official vlnlt yesterday to Collector M. K.
Lowry, of the Second Virginia District, and
Colonel W, IL Chapman, revenue agont hero.
Electric Plant Contractor's , Pay
Is Held LTp Pending
Renewal of Work.
City Is Suffering Monthly Loss
by Reason of Delay in Com?
pleting Contract.
Although a subcommittee, which had
investigated tho matter reported that
it "did not believe that the contractor
was acting in good faitli with the city."
the Council Committee on Electricity
lust night granted another week of
grace to Storms & Co., of Newark, N.
?I., contractors for the overhead distri?
bution system of the municipal electric
plant. The subcommittee reported that
it had held several conferences with an
agent of the contractor, but bad nb
more donnite assurances than his j
verbal statements that work would
shortly bo resumed.
In regard to the contractor's plea
that he had been unable to secure wire
and other material, at variur.ee with
his statement at a former meeting,
when he reported that "the material
had been shipped." Consulting Engineer
Trafford reported that be had called
Northern supply houses on the long
distance telephone yesterday, and had
received assurances that <f lie placed
an order, the material would be here
within a week. The resolution adopted
states that unless the committee has
visible assurances within one week
that the contractor will press the con?
tract to ein immediate conclusion it will
be annulled at once.
Thought It Too Lenient.
Mr. Don Leavy and others thought
this very lenient treatment, and the
suggestion was made that the city
proceed to recover from the bonding
epmpahy the loss of about $4.000 per
month which the city is sustaining by j
reason of the delay. The contract spe- |
cllled delivery November 7 last. The
city is now operating its. own electric
plant, and because of the delay, is also
paying the Virginia Railway and Power )
Company for lighting the streets, mak- j
ing a double charge. The company :
gave bond for faithful performance j
of its contract with the Empire State]
Surety Company, of New York, for $27.- ,
26'.*, that being 50 per cent, of the orig?
inal contract.
Found Clcrleni Error.
Engineer Trafford reported that a
slight clerical error had been dis?
covered In a voucher authorized at a I
former meeting of about $4,000, as a i
payment on account to Storms & Co., !
for work already done. Tho vote ap- !
pro%-ing the voucher was reconsidered, '
and the engineer directed to prepare '
a new voucher before the next meet - !
lng. The question was raised whether
tho new voucher should be approved,
but the committee decided to defer ac- .
t'on until It appears whether the con- ,
tractor is "acting in good faith," since j
if there is to be lltigaUon with Storms
<fc Co. over the unlillerl contract, the '
city will have the whip-hand for all ;
unpaid balances, regardless of what It
may recover from the bonding com?
Battleship Will He Used as Target in Vir?
ginia Waters.
In those strenuous tlnic-j of n bigger ami
a bettor Dreadnought every year battleships J
sson go out of style, it is now announced !
that tho Texa*. once a formidable unit in
tho navy, la to be relegated to tho scrap j
hea p.
Vlrglnin, however, will get some fun out j
of tho garbage. The Texas, which was a i
Bitter shin of tho lll-fnted Maine, will be
used as a target for gun practice off Capes
Charles and Henry. Tho tighter, which at
one time might have laid cities in waste,
will bo reduced to having holes punched In
lior side by the expert gunners of the mod?
ern navy. Tho shots 'arc to bo fired at a
dtstnr.ee. of front S.0C0 to .9.000 yards. The
Texas Is not to be allowed to sink until she
Is past saving, ft being the plan to repair
damages as long as possible, so as to get
tho most fun for tho money. Submarine
craft will bo allowed to practice on her hull.
To Meet This Afternoon.
Chairman T. M. Carrlngton, of tho Cham?
ber of Commerce bustnefii enterprise commit?
tee, will preside this afternoon at 3:30
o'clock over a meeting of the manufacturers
of tho city to perfect plans for tho estab?
lishment of tho manufacturers' exhibit. Re?
presentatives of all local manufactories that
aro/members of the chamber arc expected
to be present, and working plans prolxibly
will be decided upon.
Common wealth's Attorney Gunn
to Present Evidence in
Mining Disaster.
Believing that criminal negligence
on the part of individuals responsible
for the operation of the Gayton mines
caused Friday's fatal calasfrope, Com?
monwealth's Attorney Julien Gunn will
present the case for complete Investi?
gation to the grand jury of uio Ilen
rlco county Circuit Co?urt next Tues?
day. Tito mines are owned by the Old
Dominion Development Company, but
as there can be no criminal prosecution
of a corporation unrler statute it will
be necessary for the State to press its
Investigation upon the men employed
by the concern, inasmuch as they wore
.paid as capable persons to properly
handle and supervise such work.
The Commonwealth's Attorney author
itativcly declared lust night that-each
phase leading up to the disastrous ox
plosion will be gone into by the grand
jury. He said that no stone will be
left unturned to place the responsibility
for the death of the six nTiners.
A question of jurisdiction of the Hon
plco court may be raised by tho de?
fense. Although the Gayton mine was
opened In Henrico the men who met
their fate wore at the time under the
soil of Goochland county. The ques?
tion Is said to be a fine law point, anrt
it is probable, that 'Judge K. Carter
Scott will be required to pass upon It.
Is an obstinate thing"?it stays put.
Can you say as much for a dollar in
your pocket.
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asis-Rady Company
Handcuffed All the Way From
Seattle to Man Charged
With Murder.
Had to Arrest McClanihan After
Latter's Release on Habeas
Finishing up ti man-hunt which has
continued for the last five years anu
safely bringing hack his prisoner, after
many difficulties, Detective Sergeant
Forrest C. Bailey, of Police Headquar?
ters, returned from Seattle, wash., at
2:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon, and
Immediately reported to Major t.vMiOr
and communicated with Governor Mann,
whose representative he had been On ,
his mission to lite Pacific coast.
Sergeant Bailey left here on the
night of January 3, meeting Sheriff J,
T. Fleming, of Dtckensbri county. In
West Virginia, to bring back William
McClanihan. wanted in that county for
the murder, live years ago. of ?VIII
Harris, whom he is alloyed to have
killed with tho latter's own pistol.
Had .Many Difficult Ich.
The journey West and return was
fraught with many difficulties and ob?
stacles. Several times the olhcera
were snowbound in the Far ?Vest, and
in several places they had to wait over
until their trains could get through.
The trip occupied exactly twenty days,
when in Oregon news reached "the olli
cers that their man had been released
on a writ of habeas corpus, and utey
began to despair of ever bringing hint
back. But Sergeant Bailey, who has
had much experience In detective work
and In bringing extradition cases to a
successful issue, managed to * get
through the legal tangles which
threatened permanently to obstruct his
work, and McClanihan is now in Jai
in the county from which he was an
alleged fugitive.
A detailed report of the trip was
given to Major Werner yesterday after
noon, and the chief was much pleased
with the work of the detective, us re?
flecting honor on the Richmond Police
Department and upon himself. Creu.v
was also given to Sheriff Fleming, who.
according to Sergeant Bailey, proved
himself to be a good woods craftsman.
Cnnc Looked Hopeless.
Wihen the officers left Virginia they
were Informed that McClunihan was
under arrest In Seattle. In Portland,
Ore-, Sergeant Bailey bought a copy
of the Portland Times and learned that
McClanihan had been released on a
writ of habeas corpus on January 7. j
It looked then as if their mission
would prove futile. But Sergeant \
Bailey was equal to the emergency. !
He left the train at Portland, sending
Sheriff Fleming ahead, and telephoned
to the deputy sheriff at Chelelias.
Wash., where McClanihan was said to
be. asking him to meet Sheriff Flem?
ing and to afford the latter all as?
sistance he could at the expense of
the State of Virginia, and to have
the' alleged murderer renrresled.
Then he caught the next train for
Olympia, where he saw the Governor
and obtained the latter's signature
to the extradition papers. Then he
went to Chelelias and met Sheriff
Fleming, where they learned that Mc?
Clanihan was at a place called May- !
field, thirty miles distant. They ob?
tained a vehicle, and, with a deputy
sheriff, drove the thirty miles, and
found McClanihan in a store, getting
tho Information from a couple of small
children they found in the rond.
McClanihan was surrounded before
he knew there were strangers in the
village, and was arrested. They drove
back to Chelelias, making the thirty
miles, going and coming. In twenty
four hours, and found that they were
too late to catch a train. The next
day was Sunday, and no train out.
Bendy to Xnli Ulm Agnin.
In the meanwhile McClanihan was
making efforts to sue out another writ
of habeas corpus. But Sergeant Bailey
was again on tho Job. He remained I
with the prisoner, ready if lawyers I
came and got him out, to swear out |
another warrent and to hold his man
for another twenty-four hours. In j
case of a third effort to have Mc?
Clanihan released ho had made ar?
rangements to arrest him on another,
warrant and to get tiie Governors of |
Virginia and Washington In commu?
nication with each other, so that tho
9,000-mllo journey would not prove to
have been useless.
At one time, when it was practi?
cally certain that an effort would be
made to release the prisoner. Sergeant
Bailey worked a ruse on the lawyer
for the defense, and had his man safe?
ly hidden.
A day and a night, were spent In
Seattle, and the return Journey was
begun nt 0 o'clock last Tuesday morn?
ing. The train had gone but eighty
eight miles when it ran Into a snow
bank, and was delayed ten hours. All
night, while ho was handcuffed to
the prisoner, Sergeant Bailey listened
to the snow plows working ahead. Ho
had little sleep. He had McClanihan
handcuffed to him the entire journey,
never losing sight of him for a mo?
ment. At a point In Ohio he separated
from Sheriff Fleming, and the latter,
who was mot by another officer, took
the prisoner to Dlckenson county.
Flve-Ycnr Search.
McClanihan, for whom search has
been made five years, had lived in
Washington State for more than four
years. Tie refused to talk of the crime
with which he stands charged.
Sergeant Bailey said that, except for
tho continued anxiety that efforts
would be made to get the prisoner
from him and Sher'ff Fleming, lie en?
joyed the trip. He saw many interest?
ing sights, met many interesting peo?
ple, and was welcomed by the authori?
ties In the various cities In which he
had to stop. He complimented Sheriff
Fleming on the way the latter con?
ducted himself. Once, when they
thought there was danger ahead,
Sheriff Fleming told Sergeant Bailey to
load the way and tf>li him what to do,
that he would bo with him tu tho end.
This is ten second longest, trip ever
made by a Itlchmond officer to extra?
dite a prisoner, and Sergeant Ba'ley
was in both. Three years ago. in com?
pany with Detective Sergeant Wren, ho
crossed the- Atlantic Ocean to bring back
Charles Miller, Wanted here for bap
gage stealing. Miller was brought
back, and was convicted.
The detective will have little time
In which to rest, for he is ; uinm?ncd
to appear in New Kent Courthouse to?
day as a witness in a case of felonious
Met Jim .IcfTrlrsi.
Whllo spending a few hours between
trains In Los Angeles, Sergeant Bnlloy
met and conversed with .lim Jeffries,
lie had met Jeffries here years ago,
and the great prize-fighter, former
champion of the world, had not for?
gotten his stay In this city nor tho
people- he mot hero. There was no
mention of the recent defeat of Jef?
fries, but the detective found him hos?
pitable and entertaining. Jeffries)
wished to be remembered to all ho
had met in Richmond.
Veteran? of first und Seventieth Regiment?
to Have Annual Re'ssloii.
All former members of tho First and of
tho old Seventieth Virginia regiments hav.i
been extended a general Invitation to bo
present >t tin- annual mepting of the First
Itej-inient Association, to be held at to?
night at th? armory at Seventh and Mar
Shall .Street?. Plans for the gooil of tho
raiment win be discussed at this time, and
tho co-npi>ra!lo:i of a'.! old members Is de?
sired by the officers.
Or. George Pen Johnston, tho president,
will ho in the ehtlr. Officers will bo clot-ted
for tho ensuing year.
\j. C. narley. of Alexandria. has been
named n special commissioner by Judge Ed?
mund Wad dill, Jr.. in the United States
Circuit <"ourt. 'or Kastern Virginia, to as?
certain how the money paid by the govern?
ment for "Beivotr" or the White House
tract, Fairfax county. to the Ottorback
heirs shall he divided. This Is the propertv
acquired by the United States for tho pur?
pose of establishing a reform .?<-:iool for tho
use of the District of Columbia. Various
associations and societies have strongly pro?
tested against the plan of the government
to locate a penal Institution near Mount Vor
non. the homo of George Washington.
Complete Report To-Night.
The Lynch Investigating Committeo will
meet to-night at 8 o'clock to complete Its
report, which It is now expected will go t.->
the Committee on Streets on Friday night.
The general terms of tho report have al?
ready been agreed upon. Assistant City At?
torney George Wayne Anderson is preparing
nn ordinance changing tho City Code In
accordance with the report of the committee,
which will bo recommended to tho Council
for adoption.
Doctors to Read Papers.
Papers will be read at the meeting of tho
Richmond Academy of Mediclno and Sur?
gery to-night by Dr. A. G. Brown. Jr.. and
Dr. Robert C. Bryan. One of the papers
will be Illustrated by Dr. A. It. Gray.
Marriage Licenses.
Marriage licenses wore issued yesterday to
Rurns Dunnnvnnt and Annie Parnol), and to
r,Borrymari O. Adams, of Dlnwlddlo county,
end Ada B. Elder,
Y. Vv*. C. A. Entertainment.
Miss Mary B. Roll, of Shirley, will sing and
recite to-night at S o'clock at the first en?
tertainment of this year's lecture course of
the Young Women's Christian A-ssoclatlon.
which will tnkc plnco at the homo In East
Franklin Street.
Amputated Ills Leg.
As a result of the dynamite explosion
about two weeks ago it was necessary to
amputate a leg of bellte Taylor, colored, last
night tho Memorial Hospital. This man was
severely burned, -.n'.ong with another negro,
who succumH-d a few days afterwards.
Taylor is expected to recover.
Dr. John H. Enger, of Baltimore,
who lived abroad sixteen years, and
has traveled extensively, is now or?
ganizing a partv for tho Orient, sailing
from Now York April 8. Dr. Eager
will be in the city several days, and
will be glad to see. any who arc plan?
ning such a tour. lie will be at the
Jefferson from 5 to 7 o'clock.
G. M. Co/s "Pearl"
Roofing Tin
Makes fireproof roofs
This means every
thing when the hous
next door to you it
Gordon Metal Ct
Richmond, Ya.

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