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KILLS HIMSELF Miles McCabe Leaves Note Say? ing He Had Lost Control of His Mind. For fear that he would lose his mind, und believing that he would be bettor deud, Miles McCa.be, sixty years old. a stono-cutter by trade, committed suicide yesterduy morning in the lodg? ing houBe of Mrs. Caroline Ball, 29 North Seventeenth Street, by Inhaling gas. He was found ahout 10:30 o'clock by Mrs. Ball and several roomers, whe were attracted to the room on tho third floor occupied by McCabe by the strong odor of gas. The door was broken open, and the body was found lying on the bed. McCabe had been very careful in his preparations. Every opening In the room, every chink through which air might permeate, find even the keyhole, were stuffed with ?lothes or paper. On Iiis person wae found h note address to L. Gordon, secretary of the Stone Cutters' "Union ?>f Granite, Maryland In it Mc? Cabe ' tasked forgiveness for his rash act, and, stated that he was losing his mind. He said that he lost control of his mind last Tuesday and also on .Saturday. "I would bo better dead,' he concluded, "and will undertake the |ob alone " McCabe came ! to Richmond about four weeks ago, but since then had been almost constantly In the City Hospital, 3uff^rliifc from rheumatism. He left the City Hospital a week ago. and wont to the lodging house. He Is not known to have had any position. It Is said that ho has a brother in Lawrence, Mass., and another brother in Vermont. The body will be cared for by the local union. HEN TIES UP TROLLEY LINE Hound to Lay That r,gg, and Panam? aern Join Her ruckling. New York, February 27.?Trolley traffic on the Avenu? C line, In Bayonne, was blocked twenty minutes yesterday afternoon by a'speckled and rosy-combed hen that scooped for her? self a nci|t between the car tracks and inadc tlril usual preparations for lay Injs .i high-class, low-priced ''fig. The llrst trolley car that arrived after the ben hat' settled herself on the nes' jvas flli/d with passengers. Henry WU?erlnan, the motorman, who knows much about cold storage and limed eggs, but little about strict? ly fresh ones, ran his oar close to th< hen before ho stopped It. and leaning over the dashboard, yelled "Shoo!" The hen simply looked tip at hltn and wink? ed and settled herself all the cjosci on the nest. Passengers near the front of the car looked out and saw what was blocking traffic. They laughed at first, but when those in the rear of tho car yelled to the rnotorman to go ahead, those who could see the hen protested "Give her a chance," one man said "j haven't seen a strictly fresh cge. llnce j left the furm fifteen years ago." "And I was raised in the city and never saw one," the motorman replied. "I'm always ready to look at curiosi? ties." Minute after minute elapsed, and soon every one became Interested, in? cluding those In a car that lined up behind. Finally the hen fluttered off the nest and began cackling as though ?U1 ELIXIRef SENNA FOR COLDS AND HEADACHES, INDIGESTION AND SpUR STOMACH. GAS AND FERMENTATION, CONSTIPATION AND BILIOUSNESS, WITH MOST SATISFACTORY RESULTS. ^iQTE THE NAME IN THE CIRCLE ON EVERY PACKAGE OFTHE GENUINE THE WONDERFUL POPULARITY OF THE GENUINE SYRUP OF FIGS AND ELIXIR OF SENNA HAS LED UNSCRUPULOUS MANUFACTURERS TO OFFER IMITATIONS. IN ORDER TO MAKE A LARGER PROFIT AT THE EXPENSE OF THEIR CUSTOMERS. IF A DEALER ASKS WHICH SIZE YOU WISH. OR WHAT MAKE YOU WISH. WHEN YOU ASK FOR SYRUP OF FIGS AND ELIXIR OF SENNA, HE 15 PREPAR? ING TO DECEIVE YOU TELL HIM THAT YOU WISH THE GENUINE. MANUFACTURED BY THE CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO ALL RELIABLE DRUGClSTS KNOW THAT THERE IS BUT ONE GENUINE AND THAT FT IS MANU FACTURED BY THE CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO ONLY NOTE THE NAME CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO PRINTED STRAIGHT ACROSS,NEAR THE BOTTOM. AND IN THE CIRCLE,NEAR THE TOP OF EVERY PACKAGE.OF THE GENUINE ONE SIZE ONLY. FOR SALE BY ALL LEADING DRUGGISTS REGULAR PRICE 50c PER BOTTLE. .-$ MINIATURE PICTURE OF PACKAGE. SYRUP OF FIGS AND ELIXIR OF SENNA IS ESPECIALLY ADAPTED TO THE NEEDS OP LADIES AND CHILDREN. AS IT IS MILD AND PLEASANT GENTLE AND EFFECTIVE, AND ABSOLUTELY FREE FROM OBJECTIONABLE INGREDIENTS. IT 13 EQUALLY BENEFICIAL FOR WOMEN AND FOR MEN. YOUNG AND OLD FOR SALE BY ALL LEADING DRUGGISTS. ALWAYS BUY THE GENUINE. The sunshiny days at this glorious resort are delight? ful. The famous Boardwalk at night under a myriad of incandescent electric lights resembles fairyland, and is a wonder and a delight to the visitor. Leading hotels always open. / Tray more Galen Hall Haddon Hall ? ? ? ? .,._.' ' i New Records On Sale To-Day at s Also all styles of Vic? tors, Victrolas and Vic tor Records. Easiest terms. ter u. 103 East Broad Street, The Richmond Victor Store ehe had laid a crate of egge instead of I only one. The motorman leaped from the car, seized tho egg, held It up so that all might see It, and put it in his lunch basket. Then he put his car in motion and the tie-up of the lin? end? ed. "When officials of the company as? certained what had caused tho block they poBted a notice in the car barn warning motormen that in future they must not allow to a hen longer than five minutes for egg-laying without special orders from the executive offices by telephone; whereupon tho motormen assembled and agreed that in no circumstance would one of them run over a laying hen. Assertion was made that the only thing for the rail? road company to do is to build a few nests between the sleepers, low enough down so the running gear of the ear will clear tho heads of ttie industrious hens. AXOTfllSIt A It II EST MADE Wnde Wljllnms, of Lewis West's Gaug, ipturcd In Wilson. Wilson, fj. C. February 2".?Wade Williams, another of the West gang nnd who, West states, was in Mary Young's house at the lime of murdei of Deputy Deorge Mumford, was ar? rested here to-day and placed in Jail Williams say_ he returned here from Norfolk yesterday. Sheriff Sharp, learning that he was here, had the house he was located in surrounded by deputies and policemen, and ho was captured without resistance. Tho city and county authorities have retained counsel to assist the State in the prose? cution of the West crowd at the spe? cial court' to be held here beginning March 13. Action of Grand Jury Against Alleged Mutineers?Motion to Quash. [Special to The Tlmcs-Dispatch] Warsaw, Va., February 27.?George W allace. Ii. Brady and II. Norsely, who were arrested on the nicht of January 2& and landed in the jail at Montrdsa on the Monday following, charged with the brutal murder of Captain Allen Dorsey; of Fairmont. Md.. commander ?of the schooner Irene Ruth, on tho morning of January 2S. on which their were employed; and also charged with the assault upon John Allen, the mate, wlio died later in a Washington, D. C. I hospital, were indicted for murder in i th?; first degree, by the regular grand I jury ut Montross to-day. Two indict- ? ments were brought in against each I of the prisoners. As soon as the In? dictments were brought In the at? torneys representing the lnciot*d men moved that the Indictment !>e quash? ed, as the case should bo trie*] In Mary? land, and not In Virginia. Judge Wright *-<Jok the cases undrr consid? eration, and will render hit decision At the April term of court. The fol? lowing friends of the murdered captain from Somerset county. Md.. were pres? ent to-day at court, and took a lively Interest In the proceeding? B. W. Parks. J. W. Beachainp. Murriel White. Si. La timer. O. U. Dorsev. Captain Car? rol Parks. Ge.orgo S. Walkor, Geo. D Townsend, George E. Hall, Method Holland, Elmore Catlln. Gee-. W. Wal ston and Floyd Holland. JAMES CITY COUNTY WILL HELP IN BUILDING ROAD Contribution of 91,3r~i0 for lllchmond Newport News Highway, und Appeal fur Stute Aid. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Williamsburg, Va., February "7.?The James City County Hoard of Supervl- I sors met here to-day. and unanimously ! appropriated $1,300 toward the cost of building a sand and clay road be? tween Richmond and Newport News. The board's appropriation to-day In? cluded an application for State aid In the sum of 31.000. which will make the total amount from James City, $2. 35D; This county's proportion of cost has been fixed at $3.000. and the bal? ance will be contributed by the Wil llarnsbure City Council and by private subscriptions. Frank \V. Darling, president of the Peninsula Good Roads Association, of Hampton: L. B. Mahvllle, chairman of iho executive-'committee. <>i Newport Nfows. ajid M. C. Armstrong, chairman of the roads committee, of Hampton, appeared before the boar I. and gave encouraging accounts of the progress alreadv nnde in securing funds. Mr. Manyille. under whose supervision the road will be built, says ho expects :o begin work in April ;-.nd finish by early fall. He will hare from five to six camps, located in th* several coun? ties, and each camp will be expected to construct one-quarter of a mile daily. Three prizes will be given to the foremen of tho camps for the best work done in the shortest time 1 at the least cost. Conley Challenge* Coulon. New Orleans, 1^. , February 27. F rankle Conley, of Kenosha. Wls., who was defeated by Johnny Coulon. in a twenty-round bout at the Westsidc Athletic. Club Sunday afternoon, to day challenged tlie Chicago lad for a return match. Conley reports that his. failure to be at the bantam weight j champion Sundav was due to tho fact) that he took off ten pounds in eight days in order to make the required weight. .Yearly All Stock Sold. (Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Suffolk, Va.. February 27.?At meeting of the Suffolk Raseball Ass?VI elation to-night, further plans looking to entrance into the Tidewater six club league were made. Nearly all tho stock has i).?on sold, and a charter soon will be applied for. -?- . Alleged Forg?*r Captured. [Special to The Times-Dispatch. J ! Suffolk. Va., Februar! 27.?Joe Wright, "the negro penman." has been captured In Wnrrtmton, N. C In a long distance talk with the MayorV W?rrentori this afternoon. Police. Chief Brinklev learned that there are seven ! forgery charges against Wright, in i Warrcnton. Wright passed thron forged checks on Suffolk merchants He also is wanted in Petersburg and I Newport News. IMItll DESTROYS mSI.NF.SS SKCTION OF I*A GRANGE (Special to The Tlmes-Dlspat ch.l Goldsboro, N. C, February 27.~l.ti l Grange, a prosperous little town ! twelve miles east of this city, suffered a $100.000 fire loss last night. Tho main business section of the town was I destroyed, together with the bank and I hotel. ' The lire started In a grocery store, of unknown origin, and as the town was without adequate water supply or organized fire department, tho (lames wore uncontrollable. iv-n business houses worn destroyed, and Insurance carried is estimated at \ S2G0.?00, The intensely dramatic Amneris-Rhadames scene from Act IV of Aida J by Homer and Caruso This superb number is given in its entirety on the Victor by the two most famous exponents of the roles of Amneris and Rhadames. 69050 Aida?Duet, Amneria-Rhadames, Act IV?Part I, Gia i sacerdoti adunnasi (The Priests Assembled Verdi ?5WI Aida?Duet, Amneris-Rhadamee, Act IV?Part II, Aida a mo togliesti (Aida Thou Hast Taken) Verdi Twelve-inch, with orchestra, $4 each. In Italian. Another Homer-Caruso duet The great Azucena-Manrico duet in the gypsies' camp, Act II of Trovatore. Verdi &9W9 Trovatore?Mai reggendo all' aapo aasalto (At My Mercy Lay the Foe) Twelve-inch, with orcheitra, $4, In Italian. The favorite "Sicilians" by Caruso An exquisite rendition of this delightful serenade. 87072 CavaUeria Ruetican*?Sicilians ("Thy Lips Like Crimson Berries") Ma?c*gni Ten-inch, with harp accompaniment. $J. In Italian. . with the March list of new LEAF TOBACCO REPORT COMPILED BY COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND IMMIGRATION FOR JANUARY, 1011. January. 1911. Name of Market Total Number of Founds of Leaf Tobacco. in Virginia. Altavista . Amelia Courthouse. Appomnttox . Bedford City. Blackstone ., Brookneal . Chase City. Chatham . Clarksville . (Mover . Cumberland . Danville . Dllwyn . Drake's Branch . Farrhyllle. Franklin Junction. Kenbrldge . Keysvllle . r.awrenceville . Lynehburg . Martlnsvllle . 1,055.058 Pamplln City.?? Petersburg . Bice Depot. 209.671 Richmond . Rocky Mount. 000,500 South Boston. 1,890,352 South Hill. ?425,103 Vlrgilina . 154.932 Sold at First Hand. Resold. Bright. 4*5,13 ?', 30.541 3S9.4S': 865,202 4 0$.453 126,10'.! 6:183,141 379,332 4*0,999 88,930 Dark. 232,152 t:: ).t20 4 20,12:". 1,076,411 95S.510 7 86.690 53,400 5 60,525 531.S15 1,525,421 3.043,331 100.5S7 59.287 16,612 4,095,400 537.910 1.84 9.1 S3 134,950 2,385.500 110.000 Bright. 1,546 55,947 15,310 39,000 r.19,36l 30.084 22,99 1 8,018 12.509 Dark. 66,562 4,530 3,35 4 23,250 62.1S5 2.000 11.79S 595,005 Totals . 1 2.334.069 18,917,389 . 726,754 768.6S4 The following warehouses have not made their reports of sales for January, 1911: New Centre, Chase City. Va.; Crenshaw-Planters Wnre houses. Richmond: Star Warehouse, South Boston. Va. Speelp.l requests have been sent out to the warehousemen asking their co-operation in this work, and that their repoots be sent in just as soon after the first of the month as possible. Some, however, have been very negligent In this respect. 1 hope It wilt not become necessary to apply the penalty for violation of this law. News of South Richmond South Richmond Bureau, The Times-Dispatch, l?2? Hull Street; Phone Madison 175 A. T. Traylor was yester<lay chosen by Judge Watson, of the Chcsterfiol i County Circuit Court, to succeed Spe? ck?! Ofllcer Watts as policeman of the Oak Grove district. The selection of Mr. Traylor had been generally antici? pated, although there were fifteen ap? plications for the vacant position filed with Magistrate Choatham. The un? usual number of applicants and the support given them by their friends has -aroused considerable interest over the appointment, but almost universal satisfaction Is felt in the choice of Mr. Traylor. Tho appointment was mode after a consultation between Judge Watson and 'Squire Choatham, but it is under? stood that the .Magistrate made no spe? cific recommendation. Mr. Traylor will assume the duties of the ofllce oh March 1. \t the monthly mooting of the Bo. rd of Supervisors of Chesterfield countv, held yesterday at the courthouse. littl? business was handled outside of the routine. Bills were certified, tho coun? ty accounts examined, and the discus? sion of roads taken tip. Favorable' comment was passed on the result uf the employment of convict labor on the county roads. Under the existing conditions the I order Issued by Postmaster Edgar Air 1 lan. of the Richmond post-office, in re ! Sard to the closing of the city office on I Sundays, doey not apply to the office in the Southside. Until the actual consolidation of (lie Richmond and Manchester post-office? j is accomplished, which will probably j not be before July, the Manchester I office wiH be open for general de livery on Sunday as heretofore. Aftei the consolidation, the order will apply to the Southside office just as it doc to the Richmond office an-! stations. While it is possible tnat Postmastet Thomas Smith, of Manchester, may en? deavor to reach an agreement with the First Assistant Postht?ster-Oenora' whereby the Sunday closing rule will he put in force In the Southside office before the actual consolidation, no def ? nlte Indication of such action has been given out. Arguments by attorneys In the case of Plitie against the Virginia Railway and Power Company for S3,000 dam? ages In the Hustings Court, Part II.. was yesterday postponed until Wed? nesday morning. It is expected that Doom Not Apply Here. \ run men i INtNtponed. No Worry About Talent or Amusement Yftu have at your command a de? lightful variety of the choicest music to captivate your guests?music sung and played and sung by the greatest singers, bands and comedians. Come and Hear the Latest Victor Records the ease will he concluded on that day; Yesterday morning was given over to honrinc the remainder of the tes? timony for the defense, which clean* lit) the last of the witnesses, and colli"! was adjourned about noon. Illness in his family made it Impossible for Judge Wells to hold court after lunch yester, day. and as It. H. .Maun stated It woulu be impossible for him to appear to? day, the tinal day of the trial was set lor Wednesday. In the course of the four days of the trial nearly fifty 'witnesses have been examined. MtiKt fiot Licenses. Assistant City Treasurer Bronaugh's warning having been without effect, the Police Department has now begun to summon those people who arc oper? ating wagons without having secured the nceossury 1011 wagon licenses. Yesterday several firms In the South side were reported by the patrolmen to be without the new wagon tins, and I were summoned to anncar in the Police Court. Part 11., this morning. I Aside from the expenses of the court. ! proceedings the taw provides a I penalty of Increase In the licenses I of those wagon-owners who are late in complying with the requirements of the ordinance. In the Police <"'ourt. Part If . yestor ! day morning John 1'ollard was lined $:\5t) for being drunk. Ernest Bland (colored). charged with erat? shbotinar and disorderly con? duct, was tined $5 and costs. George Henderson, charged with skipping a board bill of ?2S," was dis? missed after paying the costs of the proceedings. Funeral of Little Hoy. The funeral of Warren Hunter Mann, the two-year-old son of Mrs. L. A. Mann, of .120? Stockton Street, who died Sunday morning, was conducted yesterday afternoon at :t o'clock from the residence. The Interment was made in Maury Cemetery. The child's father died exactly four weeks ago. Moving Pictures for Charity. Tuesday night will be a special night at the Victoria moving picture house for the benelit of the organ fund of the Meade Memorial Church, of Swans boro. and the Church of the Good Shop herd, of Forest Illll. Jn addition to the regular picture show there wlli be a special program of songs and i music. On this occasion a series of sacred pictures will l?e shown, among which I is a roll entitled "The Raising of ? Lazarus." i Lodge Xrvrii. ' An unusually Important meeting of ' ludianohi Tribe of Improved order of, Bed Men was held last night at 7:::m | o'clock In Fraternity Hall, corner of Eleventh and Hull Streets. The braves' were out In force to consider the mat- I ters laid before the tribe. The regular weekly meeting of I Stuart Lodge of Odd -Fellows will U j I held to-night at 8 o'clock in the Odd- j I fellows Hall, South Richmond, j Progressive Council. Daughters ol i Liberty, held its regular meeting las', I I night in Fraternity Hall, corner ol I Eleventh and Hull Streets. j Lily Council, Daughters of Liberty! I will hold its regular weekly meeting ? I to-night at 8 o'clock In CerslOy's Hall i j corner of Hull and Ctopton Streets.; Swausboro. Personal nixl General, The series of revival meetings undei the direction of Rev. W. G. Btirch. which bog/tin reeentlv in the Asburv Methodist Church, will continue every night of tliis week. L'irge congrega? tions are turning oiii nightly to listv.-i to Mr Blirch's sermons and many coii j versions are i>elng mtide. Rev, I. J. Wicker, of the L-alg'n Street. Baptist Church, who recently conducted the successful revival meet? ings In the Balnbridge Street. Baptist Church, will give in that church on tho night of March 2-1 an Illustrated lecture on the subject of his triu through Palestine. ft Tho church social last night in tho Central Methodist Church resulted in a large gathering of tlie church mem? bership. Refreshments were served and a?n entertaining program of music was rendered. Tho "Lend-a-Hnnd Society" of the Hainbridgo Street Baptist Church will give a tacky party Friday night at tho. home of Mrs. TV. E. Burton for the benefit of the church annex fund. Charles Dickinson, son of F. T. Dickinson, of 112 Cowardln Avenue, who was recently knocked down and run over by u grocery wagon, is Im? proving from his rough experience. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Snelllngs. of Salisbury. X. C, are visiting relatives In South Bichmond, j Fair nt Chesterfield, Plans for a county fair were djs j cussed yesterday at an enthusiastic mass-meeting of citizens nt. Chester? field Courthouse, and tho Indications are that a real county fair like tho one last year?only "larger and. finer than ever before"?will be undertaken*' j this year. Prominent in tho movement are Sen? ator J. Ti. Wat kins and Delegate W. \V; I Raker and the sympathy and support of tho most influential citizens of the county have been enlisted in tho pro? ject. While the plans for the fair have not boon definitely mapped but. and the loaders prefer to keep silent until complete details are ready, it is probable that some public statement i will bo made shortly. I The fair of last year, a genuine country agricultural fair, was a sue cess In every respect, and it Is hoped j that the interest of the farmers all over the county can be nitracted this ' voar to the displays. Senator Wat kins has already had some experience In the handling of agricultural ex? hibits and fairs and believes conditions are promising for such. a project ffl Chesterfield. SIX CITIES MAY onGAXIZE Sew baseball i,eaoie I Special to The Times-Dispatch. 1 Clifton Forge. Va., February 27.?-A local organization was formed here this afternoon to promote a baseball league, to be composed of this place. Haf r Isenburg. St?unton and Covlng lori, all in Virginia, and T,*wisburg and 11 in (<>n. in West Virginia. A commit? tee was appointed to visit each of tho above named towns, and see what the prospects are. The idea will be to have, a season of sixty games, informal ro nurls have already been received from four of the other* towns, and they arcs favorable to (lie idea. Eugene Mathews, the president of the local organization. Is one of tho loading business men ot the oily. FIVE DAYS' LIMIT TO WASHINGTON The R? F. & P. R. R. announce that, effective March 1st, limit on the pres? ent three-days' excursion ticket be? tween Richmond and Washington, sold at $5.00, will be Increased to five days, including Mate of sale. This gives two additional days for business or pleas uro jt tlie National Capital, with nc advance in fare.