Iteel like objecting under tho clrcum
i Answering Representative Littleton,
JWr. Gary said that nftor tho intcrvlow
??with Mr. Roosevelt he and his asso?
ciates felt that If tho.ro should be any
.proceedings by the government to pro
'vont consummation of tho Tennessee
deal. It would "amount to great out
Air. Gary denied that tho United
states Stool Corporation controlled
?cither tho prlco of steel rails or of
Iron ore. He aroused the interest of
the committee by declaring that an in.
crease In tho price of rails would be
necessary soon, because "tho cost of
producing rails has greatly Increased
In the last, ten years: wages have In?
creased, specifications arc different,
heavy equipment and Increased speod
x>f railroads demanding bigger and bet?
BEATS DAUGHTER'S ADMIRER
Writ. Ilinman and Son Use nil Umbrella
and Chair on C. \V. Lewis.
Winsted, Conn.. Juno 2.?Mrs. CharlV,
Ilinman, of 45 Pecatur Street. Brook?
lyn. N. Y.. who has a summer residence
in Sotttbbury, und her sou. Edward,
Uged twenty-one, are charged with as?
saulting Charles \V. Ixswls, a motor?
ist, at the Curtiss House, in Wood
bury. Mrs. Ilinman is said to have
employed an umbrella in the attuck,
and her son a chair. Warrants have
been Issued for their arrest.
Mrs, lllntnnn and her son were driv?
ing by the Curtiss House in an auto?
mobile, when she saw Lewis seated on
the' hotel veranda. The machine wan
stopped quickly, anil both alighted: then,
it is said, they made nn attack on
Lewis, who sought refuge in the office,
closing and locking the door after Iiini.
Mrs. Ilinman and hoi' sou broke down
the door and smashed a window, and,
gHlning admittance, rejumod the at?
tack on Lewis, which Is said to b<
owing to the latter's attentions to
Mis. Hinman's daughter, Elsio, uged fif?
teen, who resides with her father In
Woodbtiry. The Hinnians, who* uro re?
puted to he wealthy, live apart. Each
Instituted dlvorre proceedings against
tlie other last winter.
Mrs. Lewis, now of Oxford, also re?
cently sued her husbend for divorce
WAKELAND INDICTED ON
Former United States Commissioner
and President of College of Which
Champ Clark Was Director.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Fayetteville. N. C, June 2.?The
grand jury of the Superior Court In
Session here has returned Indictment?
on counts for embezzlement against C.
It. Wakeland, former United States
Commissioner and college president.
Wakeland, who is charged with em?
bezzling funds from A. H. Slocumb,
by whom he wns employed as a book?
keeper, cannot be found. John C.
Glbbs has been appointed United States
Commissioner in his stead.
Wakeland was formerly president of
Pike College, Clinton, Mo., of which
Champ Clark was chairman of the
lionrd of directors. He. came hore in
3?03 to conduct the Donaldson David
son Academy, an Institution connected
with the First Presbyterian Church of
.Fayetteville.. Tho academy went
<iown under his management, having
no connection with the present Donald
eon Military School.
STATION AGENT MURDERED
Slody Found on Floor With Bullet Hole
Cumberland. Md.. June 2.?With a
bullet through the heart, the dead
body of Harry L Olewlne. aged forty
years, station asent and operator at
Lonaconing, on the George's Creek
rind Cumberland Rnilroad. near here,
was found on the floor of the station
waiting room by Conductor J. B. Coul
nhan when his train stopped there at
4 o'clock this afternoon. The police
were notified. A physician declared
Olewlne had been dead several hours.
The coal stove in the waiting room
was overturned and furniture In lue
telegraph office indicated there had
been a struggle. Near Olewine's desk
lay his revolver and a pool of blood,
where it is thought he stood when first
attacked. Two bullets were imbedded
:V.e door leading Into the office, In?
dicating they had been fired from the
tlstfor.-n of the station.
Officials are Investigating n report
that the station agent received an
anonymous letter several days, ago
warning him to leave town within ten
<".iiys. There Is nothing to lead to the
Identity of the assailants.
Jtecord Oil Refining Company Suffers
:?ew Orlean?. June 2.?The plant of
the Record Oil Refining Companv, at
Chalmelte, twelve miles from New Or?
leans, was partially destroyed by fire
this afternoon, when a boll of "light
r;ir.g struck a link of crude oil. Two
tanks, containing approximately 1,000,
00" gallons of oil. and a warehouse,
were destroyed. The damage Is e?t|.
mated at J 150,000.
Virginian* at the Hotels.
Lexington? C. II. Albert, Harrison
burg; W. p. Roberts, Virginia; H. W
If you feel the lure of the
links, the call of the wild, the
summer longing to "hit the
trail" take the trail first to our
A blue serge sail is almost as
necessary as a rail road ticket?
as far as looks go it will carry
$18 to $25 here?the reliable
kind. To carry out the picture
?shirts, 'hose and neckwear
with blue lines.
There's so much said these
days about shoes that we
hardly know how to attract
the attention to Berry Ox?
fords they deserve.
A trial will show you that
they are without, a peer at the
$8.30, $4. and $5.
Nulife?the great health gar?
ment for men, women and
children?is now being sold by
us at $2.
One reason why the makers
have lowered the price is to
encourage thebuyingof several
at the time like other under?
Things for golfers.
Duane, Petersburg; J. 13. Lane. Es
niont; Mr. and Mrs. John L. Pitts,
Scoltsvlllo; C. T. Click; Farmvlllc;
Frank linbcll, Stearnes; M. R. Ed?
wards, Virginia; J. F. Counully, Lynch
burg; D. D. Roberte, Louisa; W. S.
Nichols, South Boston; John T. Mc
Kcnntc. Breino; C. C. Houff, Slnunton.
Davis?J. F. Gibson, Louisa; J. Iii.
Murphy's.?Henry Wilkinson, Keys
villa; D. P. Wright, Virginia: B. C.
Goodw-In Clifton Forge; Dr. H. M.
Snead, Fork Union; R. C. Vaughau.
West Point; Perry Anderson, Kress;
G. W. Davis, Lasslter; C. H. Davis,
Wllliatnsburg; W. E. Bunti, Peters?
burg; R. M. HaSEOlI, Petersburg; A. F.'.
Baker, Doswell; J. P. Lewis. Ashland;
J. B. Lacy. M. b., Nathalie; T. E.
Knberts. Chase City; J. R. Blanks.
South Boston: E. G. Glenn, South
Boston; Dr. R. T>. Tucker. Powhatan;
C. H. Simpson. Clayvllle.
Park?R. H. Hill, Hoanoke; William
Richmond?J. Guy Williams. Hali?
fax county; Dr. W. S. Mayo. Blacks
burg: Mrs. F. T. Fox, Miss Vlrgle
Prince, Miss C. E. Fox. H. T. Fox, Paul
King, Emporla; A. W. Weaver, Rice;
E. G. Hirons, Covington.
Gilbert?Miss Lottie E. Martin,
Farmvllls; R. E. Mitchell, Farmvllle.
Sttimpfs?W. R. Pettitt, New Canton;
James G. Jackson, Stony Creek; T. B.
FINDS MAHARAJAH'S JEWEL
Boy Restore* (Jem Lost From Crown
London, June 2.?The valuable dia?
mond lost from the turban of the
Maharajah of Bikantr, for which all
London has searched for three days and
nights, was found last evening by a
boy In the street. The hoy took the
gem to the Indian Office.
Madison Avenue and Forty^Sixth Street
Ideal location. Four blocks from
Grand Central Station. Ten minutes
from Pennsylvania Station. Special
attention to travellers passing through
New York. Perfect cuisine and service.
Under the same Direction and Management as that of
the famous PJTZ-CARLTON group of Hotrls. coin
prising the CARLTON. RITZ and HYDE PARK Hotels.
London; the RITZ. Pvis: ih? WTZ. Madrid; the
ESPLANADE, Berlin: the ESPLANADE. Hamburg; the
NATIONAL, Lucerne: the EXCELSIOR. Rome: the
- EXCELSIOPs. Naples; the SPLENDIDE and ROYAL,
Evain les-Bains: the PLAZA. Buenos Airej; RITZ'
CARLTON Restaurants on the S.S. "AMERIKA" and
"KAISERIN AUGUSTE VICTORIA"
Also the HOTEL SCHENLEY, Piusburg.
Pennsylvania, redecorated and refurnished
CARLTON HOTEL, Montreal
Now being erected. To open Autumn 1912
Colonel Watterson Wants Ne?
braska Leader to Abandon
His Tariff Activities. ^
Louisville, Ky? June 2.?Under th?
caption, "Coma Off, Mr. Bryan." Mr.
"Watterson suys in the Courier-Journal:
"liven Theodoru Hooscvelt contrived
to weather the tariff and Jcave it t?*
Iiis successor. It was quite certain
that when the Democrats took the
initiative they would require among
themselves a compromising spirit, ask?
ing and reasonably expecting of tho
public patience and forbearance. AVlth
this in mind. It seems to us that Mr.
Underwood lias thus far displayed good
qualities of constructive statesmanship
and legislative leading.
"?The Democrats have acquired in
Congress merely tho right to propose.
They simply 'have the door' In thf!
lower house. First, and above all else, 1
they needs must show the capacity to ,
Mo' and outlive und refute tho accusa?
tion of 'excess.' The country has swal?
lowed enough of dogma. What the peo?
ple want is deed:'.
Warning to Peerless One.
"William Jennings Bryan owes it to
his own fame, aswoll as to his fellow
Democrats, to proceed warily and go
slow In Hie matter of censorship, lie
should be- very mire both of his footing
and his Judgment before attempting to
stir the depths and muddy the stream
Jlis three defeats for the presidency
not only bring him In lifelong debt to
his political associates, but .they ad?
monish him not to be too self-conti
dent, It seems the part of wisdom for
a hi Hi i now occupying his exceptional
position to rest awhile from agita?
tions, even from counsels, and to let
well enough have a chance In the race
"We are beginning to hear talk
about 'the doctrine of freo raw mate?
rials.' it is as thee haiter of children.
There can no more be a 'doctrine' on i
such a subject than a 'doctrine' touch-'
lng 'the free coinage of silver at tho
ratio of sixteen to one.' Having gone
to destruction upon the rocks raised
up by the latter, shall the shallows
ol the other be allowed to impede our
onward course, to perplex and undo us?
Fing Still Aloft.
"The Courier-Journal can hardly be
accused and cannot be suspected of a
disposition to lower its flag In the
matter of the tariff. it is the last
survivor of the old guard of revenue
reform. Heart-broken, It saw its party
fatally shipwrecked by most incom?
petent navigation, literally wrecked in
port. It hud ahandonod hope. Yet it
has lived to seo the question come
"Taking counsel of the past?even
of some of Its own mistakes which Mr.
Bryan now would copy?it will seek
in the coming battle for tho right to
achieve rather than to theortve und
"The Democratic party has for the
llrst time In sixteen years enjoyed
a little spell of sunshine. We have a
living chance to win. But we are not
yet musters of the situation.
"So come nway, Mr. Bryan. Avast
there, and leave the boys a chance to
start the old carryall of Democracy In
their own way, not In your way. The
Courier-Journal Is your friend, not
your'enemy. Come off, before your
enemies have the right to say that
with you It is rule or ruin."
I $100,000 LEFT TO ARTISTS
j .Urs. Botlaii Brown Provided for Young
Men Sbe F.dueated.
Los Angeles, Cal.. Juno 2.?Two
young artists, both of whom owe most
of their education to the eccentric Mrs.
Molina A. Brown, will receive a largo
share of her JlSO.fiOn estate. In her
will she left $10,0')" to Fred I.. Slddbris,
of Washington, and to Howard J. Pot?
Everything was left to her friends,
and the Instrument provide? that. If
her relatives offer any objection thev
are to get Jr. and be told to go about
Mrs. Brown took an Interest in
young Slddons when he was u hov, and
gave him practically all that he-need?
ed to complete his education. When
h? showed an artistic bent she gave
him an opportunitv to study. To Pot?
ter she. was more" like a mother, tak?
ing tho most Intense Interest In his
WAITER ON WITNESS STAND
Denies Thill f'nuiorrUt Loot Will? IJI
Vitcrho, Italy, Juno 2.?A Wolter at
lho Cufo Fortunlo, which Is sold to
have boon the headquarters of Enrico
Altano. ihe alleged head of the Ciimor
ra society, and u porter nt Alfano's
stable, were called to the witness stand
to-day to give testimony ut the trial
of the thirty-six Cnmorrlsts for Ihn
murder of Ouoceolo and Slgnorn Cuoc
colo. The prosecution alleges that the
murderers of Cuoccolo met at the Cafo
Fortunlo for the purpoao of divid?
ing the Jewelry and government bonds
which were stolen from tho murdered
mini's apartments. The waller denied
that the Cnmorrlsts had met nt the
Woman Rescued After Twenty Houru
-McAlester, Okla., June 2.?After float?
ing, on a log In a flooded stream twenty
hours; Mrs. Sulllc Trlpp, who. with her
mother and sisters, wus swept Into
the Canndlnn River by a freshet yes?
terday, was rescued lo-dny In Gaines
The bodies of the mother nnd Roxlo
Clover, eighteen years old. hnvo not
been found. Roxle Clover was to have,
. t>t?.n married to-day.
The family was fording tho rive""
j In ii wae-on when a wall of water
swept jlhem awny.
I'rlKonrr Absolves l.nlmr Inlon of Any
Chicago, June 2.?Maurice F.nrlghi.
business ngenl of tlie Steam Pilfers'
V'nlon, charged with the murders of
Vlnconl A It inn h and William Gentle?
man, hiid though! by the police to
linvo boon Implicated In other InboT
union shooting affairs and nlugglngs,
? nonfossed that he shot and killed Ocii
I Ilemon while in a saloon on May 22.
En right absolved labor union officers
of any responsibility In the murder,
and declared he shot Gentleman after
I Gentleman had fired severnl shots nt
( 1,1m. following n personal Ojiiarrel. He
denied ibat he hud any knowledge of
t!ie killing of Vincent Altman or BOT
r.ard Mrtlloy, both aorents of labor
onion!-, who were shot In snlnons re?
The confession is the first direct
admission of guilt tho police have ob?
tained in murders and sluggtncrH
irrowing mil of jurisdiction conflicts
between the Junior Steam Filters'
Union nnd tho Plumbum' Union. In
which Mrtlloy, Al.tman and Gentloninn
\ were killed, n number of workmen
Iwore fired on by men said In be
representative* of the rival unions,
apd stoves liuvc been beaten.
vldcd nt Ills Cafe..
AFLOAT ON LOG
DOING SERVICE IN CHINA
Cnp<aln R. P. Wiilfnm?, l'nttcd Stuten Marine Corn*, eommnnds the guard at
1h? t'liiteil States location In Peklnp, China.
(Copyright. 1911, by American Press Association.)
News of South Richmond
Bouth Richmond Bureau.
1010 Hull Street.
'Phone Me-dlson 1T?>.
Aside from changing the nunie of the office
nnd adding- regular city delivery to Forest
HIM and Woodland Heights, the consolida?
tion of the Manchester and Richmond poet
offices, to tnlto place th? last of this month,
will cause no actual difference In pomal ar?
rangements In the Southslde. In a letter
from tho Post-Office L'epariment yesterday
Postmaster 'BmMh was instructed that rural
delivery routes Nos. 1. 2 and i would b?
changed after June 1 to rural delivery routes
Nos. 7, S and 9, Mauchcpter Station, Rich?
Thin change I? one of name only and
will not affect Us* routes in the slightest.
The same carriers will cover the same routes
as at present, the different number having
bean given hi order that the Nos. 1. i and S
of Manchester might not conflict with Noe.
1. I and 3 of Richmond. After June 1 letters
to persons in South Richmond should be ad?
dressed to Manchester Station, Richmond.
By virtue of n deed of bargain and aale
recorded yesterday in the clerk's office of
the Hustings Court, part 2, the house at l?on
Hecatur Street changed hands for the sum
of fl,100. David S. I.ce was the purchaser,
while the owners were l-'rnnlt T. Sutton, Sr.,
nnd wife. Tho lot fronts forty-three feet on
Decatur Street and runs back seventy-five
feet. The price per foot falls much lower
than that obtained for other residential
property in Washington Ward.
Big Event To-Day.
An epoch In the history of the Stockton
Street Baptist Chuich will be marked to?
day by the laying of the corner-stone of the
new church building. The progress of this
church /under thfl leadership of the Rev. J,
T. Haley has liven little short of marvelous,
and one of the greatest feats yet accom?
plished is the building of this handsome and
costly church so soon after the destruction
of the old church by fire.
A good beginning has already been made
by the contractor, nnd the walls are begin?
ning to rise on tha foundations. If every?
thing goes as Is eNpectcd the building will
he ready for dedication next fall. The old
parsonage has been moved bodily from ilia
sire of the new church at the corner of
Twelfth and .Stockton Streets and net up on
a vacant lot oh .N'tnth Street. The plans for
building a now parsonage are snmewha*
hazy now. the pastor and the hoard desiring
to rid the church of the financial stress
caused by the building before the erection
of the parsonage Is undertaken. Plans for
the parsonage, however, were drawn by Ar?
chitect Wept when the church plans wera
arranged, and call for a substantial red
hrlck building to adjoin the church at the
Thfi exorcises incident to' the corner-Mono j
laying will bf-Bln nt 5:30 o'clock, this hour
having been chosen In order that business I
men might hot be put to Inconvenience. Tha I
main address I? to be delivered by cx-Gov
ernor Andrew Jackson Montague, and will j
be delivered Immediately after the big block j
of (iranlte Is lowered into place.
The Masonic rites for the occasion will be j
performed by Manchester Lodge. No. 1?, An?
cient, Free and Accepted Masons, and this j
body will have ax honornry escort tho Rich- ,
ninnd Comrnandery of Royal Arch Masons.
Music ,wlll b? rendered by a chorus of fifty
voices, and prayer offered by the Rev. J. T.
In Oak Grove Court.
The regular weekly session of tho Oak
Grove's magistrate's court, held ye?terdny
morning by '.Squire Cheatham In tho Oak
Orova Courthouse, will go down on record
as one of the few times that this court has
not been graced by a healthy mimbor of sin?
ners. The 'squlro sat him down yesterday
morning and, figuratively rolling up his
sleeves, prepared to dish out Justice In llio
good old Chcsterfleldlon way, but great was
his surprise when tho criminal side of tho
docket was found to be clean and unspotted.
A large number of civil cases wero called
and dispatched with record speed,
Judge B. II. Wells was engaged yesterday
In the Hustings Court, Part S, In the con?
sideration of several small chancery cases.
Two large dam.ige suits nro scheduled for
hearing next week, and Hint will about clean
up tho docket tor this torrn of the court.
Three from ?uuthsld?.
Among these who received diplomas Thurs?
day night at the closing exercises of-tho
Richmond Womiin'a College in tho Academy
of Music were ilirce South Richmond girls, j
All three wore recipients of many presents!
and grout bounti4tg of flowers. Miss Rcsslo
Virginia Cheatham; daughtor of 'Squire L.
W. Cheatham, of Oak Grove, was awnrdod a
diploma for lvtigllsh, literature, history and
pedagogy; Miss Marion Virginia Hughes wun
awarded a diploma In English and German;
Miss Ueatrice Verne? Ceraley was awarded a
' diploma for history.
At least hne of the young women will
I continue her studies next year at the State
! Female Normnl school In Funnville, and per
j Imps two will enter there.
Personal mid General.
I Physicians have 'promised Robert Trego,
i the young white man who waa so badly
I burn cd last Christmas by the explosion of a
i euii of gasolene, that he can leave the hos
i pith I by July I. Ho has been In the Rctroat
l for the Kirk sliu c tho accident.
I A big meeting, specially for mon.'wlll bo
! held 10-morrow afternoon nt 3 o'clock In tho
tent on Fifth Street between Hull nnd Uo
eiiiur. In which tha Rov. G. T. Forrester nnd
.1. \V. Olxon have been conducting the old
linie revival meetings all this wcok.
Mm. It lehn rd Pnlmor, who was Injured
Thursday afternoon whon tho wagon In
which nh? was riding was struck by u
freight irnln. In resting queltly at the homo
of her slater, Mrs. pint me tl Crlddle, of
Swansboro. The attending* physician does
not fear fatal results from the Injuries.
Tho Rev. W. C. Stile will discuss tho fol?
lowing subjects 10-morrow In the Weather
ford Memorial Baptist Church. .Morning
service, "Milking tho Most of Life"; evening
service, "The I'tcst Woman that Ever Lived.'-'
I Tho regular weekly meeting of Maplo
' Camp, Woodmen of tho World, was held Inst
j tilffhi at S o'clock In Fraternity Hall. Tho
' meeting was unusually Interesting and woll
The regular meeting of New South Coun?
cil, Junior Order of United Anioricnn Me?
chanics, hftld last night In the Odd-Follows'
Hall, Kouih Richmond, consisted mainly of
routine business. A good crowd of members
whh present. 11
IHM rief Conference Ne*t Week.
The annual conference of the. Rich?
mond nimrlet, Methodist Episcopal
Church, will open j.t the Highland I'nrk
Methodist church next Tudsdny night.
The opening sermon will be prenchod
by Rov. Ernest Slovens. Tho confer
ence will be In seaBlon Wednesday and
Thursdav for tho discussion of mat?
ters pertaining to the church and the
election of delegates to the general
conference. Wednesday night the mis?
sionary sermon will be delivered by
Rev. c. T. Thrift. The Richmond Dis?
trict Is made, up of this city and about
eight nearby counties.
Kit EIGHT WRF.CK OX C. * O.
Kourleen Steel Coal Cars Piled Up In
Mom and Truck Torn Up.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.J
Lynchburg. Va.. June 2.?An east
bound freight trnin wus wrecked last
night at Major, some distance west of
tilg city, on the Chesapeake and Ohio
Railway, fourteen ste?l coal ours bclu?
piled up and a large section of tho
track being torn up by tho wreck.
Passengers on tho night train wor>;
transferred around the wreck, with an
hour or two delay. A number of
tramps were riding the train when it
was wrecked, but it is thought all of
them escaped without Injury. '
ANOTHER LOCAL OPTION
ELECTION PACES STAUNTON
[Special to The Tlines-Dlspatch.)
.Staunten. Va., June 2.?Another local
option election Is comln-- In Slaunton.
The "wets" have secured enough
names to a petition to Insure the or- |
dcrlng of the election, which cannot!
come before July 22. Both sides have
been quietly preparing for it for some j
] [Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
ILynchburg, Va., June 2.?Yesterday
afternoon at the home of E. K. Cole
man, who lives In Aniherst county near
the city, his daughter. Miss Empia
King Ooleman was wedded to William
Harrison Flshcl. of Vnnghan, N. C,
the ceremony being performed by" Rev.
Robert Hi Fleming. D. D., of the Pres?
byterian Church. After the ceremony
a luncheon was served. following
which Mr. and Mrs Flshel left for a
! Northern trip, nt the close of which
I they will take up their residence in
j Vaughan. N. C.
Gift to Pout Exalted Ktilcr.
ISpeclcl to The Times-Dispatch.)
T.ynchhurg. Va, June 2.?At the meet?
ing of the Lynchburg lodge of Elks
Thursday night Past Exalted Ruler R.
Chess McOhce was presented with a
handsome ring, bearing the past exalt,
ed ruler's emblem, the present being
intended ns an appreciation of Mr.
McGhee's work as exalted ruler of the
lodge during the pnst yenr. He was
the youngest man to reach that office
In the history of tho lodges of Elks
Get the Original and Genuine
The food-drink for AH Age3.
For Infants, Invalids, and throwing children,
Pure Nutrition, up building the whole body.
Invigorates the nursing mother and the aged,
Rich milk, malted grain, in powder form,
A quick lunch prepared in a ininuto,
take no substitute. Ask for HORLICK'S,
(a No Qomisin? of tawal]
HOUBIGANT'S RICE POW?
DER, violet, rose and mare
chale, pink and white.
LA DORINE VANITY
BOX, brunette, cream,
.pink, white .
T. A. MILLER CO.
Druggists, 519 E. Broad.
Mad. 3199. Hourly Deliveries.
will Increase your business. Let us help you
plan, write and UliiHtraic it. Exporlcneo has
I a lilt lit us how to do thin work offectlvoly.
j .Suggestions and advlco froc.
FREEMAN ADVERTISING AGENCY. INC..
Richmond, .. .. .. Virginia,
'Phono Mndlson 2113.
Save money and worry by using
a Detroit Jewel Gas Range this
Adams and Broad Sts.
Asks President to Take Action
to Prevent Execution of
Mattie E. Lomax.
Washington, June 2.?Representative
Culob Powers, of Kentucky, who was
twioo convicted of complicity In tho
murder of GOVornor Goobel in 1800, to?
day asked President Tuft to take same
action to prevent the execution o< Mat
tlo ill. .Lomax, a colored woman sen?
tenced to bo hanged on July 31 for tho
murder of her husband.
The President told Mr. Powors thai
ho would consider the case of the con?
demned w>aman, If the application tor a
purdon Is presented to him through the
regular chamiftls of tho Department of
Thlnka It Would Be Disgrace.
"Whllo 1 may be a little prejudiced
against capital punishment. 1 bellovo
It would bo a stain on our national
honor to allow a womun to be oxo
culod In tho capital of tho nation."
said Mr. Powers. "If no ono else will
take steps to have tho woman's sen?
tence commuted I will sec thai tho
mutter Is regularly laid before Presi?
dent Taft. This woman may bo black,
but she Ib nevertheless a woman and
ought not be hanged."
Mr. Powors said ho pointed out to
the -President that tho Lomax woman
is the llrst woman that-has over been
condemned to doath by a civil court
In Washington. Mrs. Surratt, who was
banged for complicity in the murder
of President Lincoln, was sentenced
to death by a military court.
BUT FOR 8EPTKMHER 7.
l'rtmury Will He Held In Elgbtecutb
District to Nominate Senator.
(Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
Eureka Mills. Va., June 2.?The
Democratic chairmen of the counties
composing the Eighteenth Senatorial
District havo decided to have tho pri?
mary to nominate a Senator on Sep?
tember 7. Candidates desiring to tin?
ier the primary must tile notices of
their candidacy with the chairmen not
luter than August S. accompanied with
a fee of 110, to be paid to each chair?
man. It Is probable Senator Sands
Gayle will not have oppo<lon for the
There are no announced candidates
for the House of Delegates, though tho
names of several receptive candidates
are prominently mentioned. There
will not be any opposition to tho
clerk, Commonwealth's Attorney or
treasurer In the coming election.
D. R. Hntcheaon. commissioner of
revenue, for the lower district, is being
opposed by \V. A. Crews and Z. R.
Margon. C. M. Hutchcson. commis?
sioner of the revenue for the upper
district, is opposed by T. Roy Adams
and A. W. Donald.
Ilond Election Ordered.
[.Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Wtnston-Salom. N. C, Juno 2?A
bond election for puhllc Improvements
was called to-night for August R, for
jnrio.noo. The proceeds will he for a
modern hospital and public Improve?
Churles E. A Ik Inn.
Charles E. Atkins, telegraph editor
of the Richmond Evening Journal, died
last night at '?>'-^> o'clock In the Re?
treat for tho Sick of a complication of
diseases. Ho had been 111 for the lsst
six weeks, but It was only in tho last
few days that his condition became
serious. Up to last Monday lie was
under the care of a physician at his
home, 401 North Robinson Street.
Then spinal meningitis and paralysis
set In, and he was carried to the hos?
pital. During 'ho last three days he
had been unconscious nearly nil the
time, and had been tinuble to take any
nourishment. A short while before
his death he was rational for a few
moments, and there was a faint hopa
for his recovery.
Mr. Atkins was twenly-seven years
of age, and hail been in the newspaper
business since he was seventeen years
of age. Beginning In his native city.
Newport News, he went to New York,
whero lie worked as reported on the
Journal for several years. ITe then
returned to Newport News, where he
remained for a while before coming
to this city. Here he worked flr3t on
thn Evening Journal, then as sporting
editor of the News Deader, and about
three years ago returned to the Jour?
nal in the capacity of telegraph edl- >
He leaves his wife, who was Miss Es- I
teile Bailey Hudson, of this city, and j
one daughter, Rose Atkins, about two I
years of age. He was the son of the
lato Dr. R. A. Atkins, of Newport |
News, and is survived by the following
brothers and sisters: Randolph Allen
Atkins, Dasca, Va.; A. G. Atkins, Fort
Pierre. S. D.: a. C. Atkins, Panamu;
Herbert Atkins. Norfolk; Mrs. J. E.
Wllburn, Crumptrer, W. Va.; Mrs. j. F.
Thomas, Plerro. S. D.; Mrs. C. F. Jor?
dan, Bounls Church, Va.; Mrs. Harry
Byl, Chicago; Miss Minnie Belle At
BRAUER?Died, at his residence, 1S05
Falrmount Avenue, vory suddenly,
at 10 o'clock Thursday night, 'A. W.
BRAUER, youngest son of William
Funeral from residonco SUNDAY
at 4 P. M. Interment at Oakwood.
SNYDER?Died, at tho rosidence of her
son-ln-lttW, S. R. Perduo. 813 North
Twenty-fourth Street, MRS. MARGA?
RET T. SNYDI3R, at 7:20 P. M., Juno
Funeral notice later.
Philadelphia and Doylestown ca?
pers please copy.
TUCK?Died, at.her parents' residence
on Mechanlcsville Pike, MYRTLE
IDA, infant daughter of R. O. and
Ida Tuck, aged twelve months.
Wo lovod her, yeB, wo loved her: ??-?
But tho angels loved her more/'"
- And they sweetly called her
To yondor shining shore.
' ' ! ? : I''". ''' 1
Funeral from rasidenco SATURDAY
AFTERNOON at 1:30 o'clock. Inter-'
ment In Hollywood. Friends and ac?
quaintances Invited to attend.
SINTON?Dlod. suddenly, at his home
at Gwathmey, Hanover county, Vn.,
Thursday night nt 11 o'clock, WM.
SINTON. in the sixty-second year of
his age. ,
Funcrnl at his homo at 4 o'clock
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. Burial in
Hollywood from 5:30 Ashland accom?
modation train. ' Interment private.
ELLIOTT?In loving remembrance of
MRS. FRANCIS ELIOTT. who died
a year ago to-dny. June. 4. 1910, In
her seventy-sixth yea*-. She was a
devoted wife, a loving mothor, an
earnest Christian, a Idynl friend, a
sympathetic and kindly neighbor.
During tho war, when the hospitals
wore "filled with sick and wounded,
she spent nil her spare lime thorc.
nursing and writing letters to thn
fiimlltos of tho men. rending to them
and making clothing, in nil her long
life she was nevor known to speak
harshly to or'concerning any ono.
I . JHSR DAUGHTERS.
A CAB^D: EVERY DAY
We offer another
At greatly reduced price. The
instrument is in most excellent
condition, and can be bought for
The S800 Inner-Player we of?
fered a few days ago for has
been sold, and doubtless this
Inner-Player will find even a more
Come and let us demonstrate to
Mon. 728. 213 E. liroad .
Kins, Newport News.
Announcement of the funoral ar?
rangements will be made later.
.1. Hoher? Blanks.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Lynehburg, Vu., June 2.?.1. Robert
Blanks, aged thirty-two years, died
suddenly last night, at his home, 'J-?>
Hancock Street, after having worked
all day yesterday. Mr. Blanks was n
son of the late J. H. Planks, and ho
leaves a widow and a small child, and
the following brother and sisters?Mrs.
Hortenne Fla uff er. Mrs. C. R. Klrby
and P. T. HiankH, of this city.
Ur. J. M. Eurle.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Nashville, N. C, June 2.?Dr. J. M.
Earle. one of the oldest and most
prominent citizens of Nashville, died
Wednesday afternoon. Dr. Karle was
seventy-?lght yeara of am, and Is sur?
vived by the following children: S. S.
Barle, of Spring Hope; Mrs. J. II. T.
Baker and Mrs. C. O. Weathcrsby. of
Nashville, and Miss Addle Karle* arid
J. D. Karle, of Ashevllle. He was a
native c-f Franklin county, but for
years was one of the leading physi?
cians of Nashville.
Mrs. Snrnli 12. Slier.
fSpeclnl to The Times-Dispatch.]
Lynchbnrg, Va...Juno 2.?Mr*. Sarah
Emma Skty. wife of .Samuel Skcy, aged
fifty-nine years, died Thursday nlghf
at the home of her son-in-law, a. I>.
Porter. In addition to her hnshutid,
she Ik survived by live children, nr.
follows: Mrs. C. C. Hlankenshlp, of
Itoanokc: Mrs. U H. Campbell, Mrs
A. D. Porter and Mrs Grover Patter?
son, of I.ynehburg. anil Fred Skf-y, of
Hr.lstol. She also has the following
surviving sisters: Mrs. J. it. Smith and
Mrs. Lucy Hayes, of Petersburg.
Caplntn J. IJ. Collins.
The remains of Captain J. O. Collins,
of Buckingham county, who died Wed?
nesday night, passed through the city
yesterday on route for the old Collins
homestead at Fork Union. Fluvanna
county. The body was accompanied
by Captain Colllns's three daughters?
Mrs. C. U. Wood, of Fork Union: Mrs.
J. B. Green, of Surry. anil Mrs. C. W.
Astrop. of Hurry?and by Dr. C. W.
Astrop and J. B. Green; of Surry: Lau
rle, George and John Green, of Surry:
Miss Norma Wood, of Fork Union, and
Ilobert Astrop, of Randolph* Mucor,
Thb funeral will take plare Sunday,
and the body will be laid to rcs-f In
ihr, old Collins graveyard, at Fork
Captain Collins was a brave and val?
iant Confederate soldier, serving
through the Civil War In J. K. R.
[Special to The 1 Irnes-Dlspatch.]
Cape Charles. Va., Juno 2. ? Harry
Mason, son of Mr. and Mrs. Washing
Ion Mason, died at his honte Wednes?
day morning, after a brief illness. The
funeral services wore held at I u'cloek
yesterday afternoon at Bethany M. K.
Church, and interment was made In
Cape Charlep Cemetery. He was sin?
gle ami about twenty-eight years of
RAT AND ROACH PASTE:
10o and 25o Boxe?. L'Md n'i Yrorn
l>. .MAIKBB A SON CO.. Philadelphia.
It may be from overwork, but
the chances are its from an in?
With a well conducted LIVER
one can do mountains of labor
It adds a hundred per cent to
ones earning capacity.
ft can be kept in healthful acttoa
by, and only by
TAKE NO SUBSTITUTE.
W. Fred. Richardson.
KUNERAI, DinKCTOll AND
ISM BALM ER.
Main nnd Ilolvlilcre Streets.
Phones, Madison 843. day; Monroe
Convenient for Travelers
The Planters National Dank will
issue to you American Express Co.,
or American Bankers', Travelers*
Checks or Letters of Credit, payable
in all parts of the world.
Conveniences to foreign travel are
being given more careful attention
than ever before. These checks and
letters of credit are declared the safest
and most convenient ever issued. Call
and let us^xplain to you their many
advantages before making your final
Storage compartments for trunks
containing, silverware and other valu?
ables for rent at reasonable rates.
Planters National Bank
Main and Twelfth Streets,
xml | txt