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JUNE 22d. AN EXACT REPRODUCTION OF THE CORONA? TION ROBE TO BE WORN BY QUEEN MARY AT THE CORONATION AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY NEXT THURSDAY, JUNE 22d, IS NOW ON EXHIBIT IN OUR BROAD STREET SHOW WINDOW. Owing to the friendship which exists between England and the United States, it is no wonder that the American people take such interest in the coronation of England's King and Queen, and \vc doubt if anywhere outside of Virginia the splendid reproduction of the royal robe and crown will be viewed with greater interest than by the people of Richmond. * An event involving the expenditure of one million two' hundred -and twenty-five thousand dollars is not an every day occurrence. Our object in bringing this reproduction of Queen Mary's robe and crown to Rich? mond is to make it possible for you to see and judge of this most important event. A DESCRIPTION OF, THE GOWN. The gown proper is a princess robe of crimson velvet, close tit ting, high necked, with a train of medium length. The entire front, front neck to fect, is a scries of white lace flounces, each about ten inches deep. The crimson velvet opens over this filmy front like a coat, the fronts describing scallops, edged with ermine. The sleeves arc made with three velvet puffs separated one from another by narrow bands of ermine. Below the final band of ermine is a velvet point, beneath whicl) . ? ' a frill of white lace falls over the arm and hand. Around the jtihtont is a frill of plissc mousselinc, which stands out all,ground like a small edition of an English ruff. This is the gown simple, sans court train. The court, train is fastened ,t:6 the shoulder untlcr a deep cape of ?miinc, and falls in very graceful folds, widening as it lengthens. It is fifteen feet long. It. is edged with ermine and embroidered at intervals with royal crowns in gold. The train is lined with white satin. The value of this gorgeous robe is S500.00. The robe will remain on display in our windows until after the coronation, Thursday, June 22d. Everybody Came Out When Re? port Spread That Bill Had Been Stabbed. William T'nsley, who, when he is at j home, abides at 104 East Baker Street, j in Jackson Ward, went to bed early last night, and the rain beat down on his root", as it doc:-: on the just and the unjust. He snored a. peaceful ac? companiment, to the gentle patter of : the rain drops, and his dreams were ? also ot" pence and calm. In came Charles Dargen??Charles Darkens, j who had no business In Tinsley's, "abode, and Charles threw on" his coal I and demanded that William arise. Bill 1 yawned sleepily, and arose. Then he ' felt a sharp pain in the middle of his back. There was another stinging pain, and then a third, and Bill awoke ; to the realization that lie was being murderously assaulted in his own home, lit his own bedroom. He yanked Charles across the bed, j but the bed broke under the extra? weight, and, wrenching himself loose, I Dargens made for the open door and to the outside, where the rain was still gently tailing. William's wife, the alleged cause of t the insult and asault, played her part. ;. fche screamed, and Jackson Ward turned out en masse, so that when the city ambulance arrived Dr. Slmmorman bad great difficulty in gaining admit? tance to the wounded man. But the \ ambulance driver called the police, and three men we.-e sent on the run. | Dr. Si.nmerman took five stitches In \ the woundsvand bill took five drinks.' He will recov'er. .-'The police are look- ! ing for"' Dargens. bvit he left behind him only the echo of his footfalls, poor clues for wary sleuths to follow. BOY IRRESPONSIBLE llotlier Promise* to Send Itnymnn Smith to I nrle in Went Virginia. Sympathy for the mother and belief that the boy is hardly able now to understand ihe dlric-rcr.ee between right and wrong caused Justice Crutclincld yesterday morning to continue the- rase against itaymon dSmllh, fourteen years old. charged with robbing app-rtments in the Shenandoah Flats, to Juns 27. By that lime Mm. Smith promised that he would have been sent to an uncle In West Virrlnla. Reymon was seriously Injured several months ae<, by being kr.o<ked from a wagiin by a street ear, and it is believed that the Injury affected his mind. Marriage l-lcrn-.es. Msrrlaee licenses were Issued yesterday 'n the Hustings: Cc'J.-t to .Tames Hubert Glind win. of Petersburg, and Anna Sue Rhoden, of Burlty. A'.a ; Anthony Hsmlanl and M.?ry Mar.noni and to .lohn l'alro ?vcrton ar.il Emily P.iley I'arrilh. Washington and Lee Summer Law School Lexington, Va. Session opens July 1 and closes Septem? ber 1. For further particulars address DR. GEORGE H. DENNY, Lexington, Observe This Trade Mark Look for It on all of O. 31. Co.'s "Pearl" Rooting Tin. The tin with a name. Gordon lVIetal Co. Richmond, Va. Sham Battle and Camp Will Be Fourth of July Program of Local Troops. Manoeuvres with n sham battle will constitute the work of the First Bat? talion, First Regiment, on July 4. The battalion will leave the armory In the afternoon of July " In heavy march? ing order, as though in war service. The ground for the night's camp has not been Anally selected, but it will probably be in the neighborhood of Forest HID. On the morning of the Fourth there will be a problem, including the bat? tle, the battalion being divided into two sections. Orders such as obtain in joint manoeuvre camps hove been I issticd by Major L. T. Price, and a j problem will be given for the solution | of the officers, who will fight out the ! contest according to their best judg- * ment. The return to the city will be made j in the afternoon of July 4. A regular camp will be established along ap? proved lines, and a wagon train with the requisite supplies will be taken out with the battalion on the march: CHAMBER SMOKER CimKrCvsiiu'u Moore imil Small to Speak on Deeper Willenvnys. To awaken Interest in the convention of the Atlantic Deeper Waterways As? sociation, which is to meet here the j third week in October, the Chamber of Commerce will hold a smoker at the Jefferson Motel, on June 30, at which Congressman .1. ilampson Moore, of Philadelphia, president of the associa- j lion, and Congressman John H. Small, I j of North Carolina, will make addresses, j 'All members of the chamber, and es? pecially shippers, will be Invited. Pres? ident Moore has long been one of tha j most active men In the association for an inland waterway along the Atlantic ! seaboard, and Representative Smnll, i though not an officer, has been closely ; identified with the work of the or? ganization. It is predicted that the coming con? vention will be the largest since 'ho. organization of the association. Neat? ly 1,000 representatives are expected frlim the Northern seaboard States, In? cluding th'- Governors ami most promi? nent government officials, together with delegates from the Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade fron the larger cities on navigable streams, i'sig delegations arc- also expected from , the Southern Slates. FOR SENATE CLERK Finds He Is Eligible, and Will Be a Candidate for Re Election. There being no question, In mo opinion ol lending attorneys whom ne has consulted, that he Is eligible ror iiu- position, Marshull B. Booker, or | Halifax, announced last night that no i will be a candidate for re-election as clerk of the Schate. -Mr. Booker came ! to Richmond last evening and con I suited with his friends regarding the j matter, securing advice of some ot I the best known lawyers here. ] On Saturday he was nominated by I the Democrats of Halifax county tor 1 the ofllre of Commonwealth's Attorney by a large majority over his opponent. This would preclude htm from hold? ing any other elective ollire, but does not interfere with the position of Sen ate clerk, which Is that of an employe of that body. Mr. Booker was elected a member of the House of Delegates In l'J"5. At the beginning of the session of ITiOS he wns made clerk of the Senate, being re-elected by a unanimous vote In 1910; It Is regarded as doubtful If he will have opposition, in view ot his derision to ask for re-election at the hands of the Senate. He will as? sume the duties of Common weal'.na Attorney to-morrow, succeeding the late Wood Bouldln. SETTLE DISPUTE Y INJUNCTION Will Ask Court to Prevent South ' Richmond People From Vot? ing in Primary. Jn all probability the status of South Richmond, formerly the city of Man-i ehester, as to its representation In the j Legislature, will bo settled by Invok? ing the aid of the courts. This was! the scml-llnnl decision reached at a | conference held 'yesterday afternoon atj I o'clock In the olllcc of Dcriiocratlc i City Chairman Miles M. Martin, in tho | Mutual Building. There were present i members of the City Committee and of I the Washington Ward Democratic! club. Following the conference, Major .Marlin declined to say more than that ho had called a meeting'of the can? didates for the General Assembly from this city at his office at noon to-day, at which plans will be considered looking to a settlement of the vexed question. Candidate Will Sue. From other sources, however, It was learned that It has been practically de? cided that a candidate from the north side of the river will make a legul test of the ,iiuiltcr..and t'hat action will be. iaU?*n at once so as to secure a 'judicial decision In advance of July 7, thje day on which entries for the Demo? cratic primary will close. This situation lias caused no little vexation to party authorities, although there is no friction over the matter. ? The one desire is to decide the legal | status of the affair and to act ac- ; cordlhgly. Under the last apportionment made by the Legislature of representation 'n Its houses, the city of Richmond has five members of the House of Dele? gates and two members of the State Senate. The city of Manchester, with the counties of Chesterfield and Pow hatan, was given tt floater member. The incumbent in the present House is D. L. Toncy. of South Richmond, and it seems to be understood that he Is wanted by the people of the district, without opposition. The Slate sena? torial district Is composed of the same counties as the House district, with Goochland added. It is now represented by Senator J. B. Wntklns, of Chester Held. Annexation Caused Trouble. Since the last meeting of the Leg? islature, the city of Manchester has been nnne'cd to Richmond. There has been no opportunity to rcdlstrlet tho State so as 'o increase this city's representation. As a result the ques? tion of representation recently arose. If, as contended by one party, Includ? ing Chairman Martin. Manchester has become a part of Richmond and must voto us such, the proportionate repre? sentation of this city has been reduce^ and the representation of Chesterlleld and Powhatan correspondingly in? creased. Those who hold mis view are strengthened by the fact that the election laws provide th^u poll tax lists must be used in voting at regu? lar elections, and that these boons nre prepared by the clerk and treas? urer. Manchester has no clerk and 110 treasurer. Another argument is that the Judges of election shall be appointed by the electoral board ot the city, and Manchester no longer has an electoral board. On the other hand, there is a side which says that Manchester should vote as of old in the legislative dis? trict- with Chesterfield and Powhatan, until the annexation Is formally re? cognized by the Legislature. Further, they say. the General Assembly Is the judge of the qualifications of Its mem? bers, nnd will not turn down an appli? cant elected under its own plan, espe? cially if he has no opposition. Vote With Old City. The Ci#y Committee. In arranging for the ifimary of September 7, took no official cognizance of the situation, thereby tacitly Including South Rich? mond with this city, for If there Is 110 change the Richmond candidates j for Senate, and House will be voted | for in lite Southsldc. The people of I Washington Ward apparently want to re-elect Mr. Toney. If It can be done legally. There seemed for some time to be no way in which t? get an official opin? ion. Some discussion was had as to some manner in which to have Judg? ment rendered by Attorney-tieneral Williams, but no one was able to fig? ure out a plan by which he could be officially approached on the subject until after the November election, which will be manifestly too late. In addition, tho same difficulty was found in trying to get the situation hcrore the party authorities. Now, however, some one has dis? covered a way. The plan. It was learned yesterday. Is to have some candidate for the Legislature from Richmond (the north side) sue for nn injunction before one of the courts of this city to prevent the Democrats of Washington Ward from voting in the September primary on a choice of Richmond's representatives in the General Assembly. Possibly mis will be done to-day. A speedy decision is anticipated, and the Judge, of tho court In which the matter Is taken will be the final arbiter. Neither side win appeal, since there is no time, and there is no spirit of contest?only a desire to do what is legal. Assaulted I.cltcr-Cnrrlrr. Henry Crump, colored, twenty-tivc years old. Was brought to Richmond yesterday by Deputy United States Marshal" Marehant from Blair-.? Wharf, Charles City county, whore he WHi arrested on a Federal war? rant charging an assault upon R. II. Mar Bblc, a letter-carrier of that place. He was taken before United Stnter Commissioner Brady nnd released under 1100 bond, with Irving VVelslgcr security, for his appenrance for a hearing next Monday. Positive Denial Is Made of Re? port, Which Was Not Credit-.. ed in Richmond. Announcement was made last night at the apartments of Senator Thonias ?. Martin in Washington that ho \rlll not open his campaign at Amherst i Courthouse on August I I, as was stat? ed in local newspapers yesterday. it was further said that Senator Martin ,wlll not do anything In the matter of prosecuting his campaign until after Congress has adjourned. As a matter of fact, the statement that Senator Martin had made an en? gagement to speak was not credited by any one ,here who Is familiar with the political situation. it was quite evident to all who have been keeping Up with the march of events that there hnd been a misunderstanding on the part of the newspaper at Amherst which made the announcement. In I.lue With Policy. The denial given out In Washington on Inquiry from The Times-Dispatch lart night Is exactly in accord with the policy of the senior Senator. Ho has persistently declined during the past few mouths to make any engage merit whatever for public speaking, in view of the uncertainty regarding the date for the adjournment of Congress, Such letters have been received within a very recent date In Richmond, leav? ing no reason to doubt that he will not fix a date for a spee d) until some? thing Is positively known about the ending of the session. As to Senator Swanson. it is also known that he has no engagements. Mia health Is not at all satisfactory, and It Is certain that not only will he nlso decline to enter the campaign so long as his duties detain him In Wash? ington, but It is also doubtful If his physicians will permit him to make a speech al all. INSURANCE AGENTS MEET Annual Session of Fire People Will Re Held In Norfolk. Vigorous opposltfon to the appointment of second fire Insurance agencies '? ?i-called un? derwriters) will probably be voiced at the annual session of the Virginia Association of Klre Insurance Agents, which meets In Norfolk on Thursday of this week. A good many of the Richmond agents will attend. If the weather Is excessively warm the meeting will be adjourned from the Lynn haven Hotel to Cape Henry. Opposition to tho practice of th<, appoint? ment of what arc called second agencies Is general among the agents, not only In Vlr glnln, but In the country a: large. Other matters to be considered will bis the pro? posed enactment of the anti-rebate law and the taxation of those who place policies In companies not licensed In Virginia. Last year this nssoclatlon protested strongly ngnlnsl the multiplication of agencies (especially of the slde-Unc classl, and It Is said It will take similar action this year. O-reCji Suit on Trlnl. Argument was begun hi the City Clt cult Court yesterdav in the case of William A. Green, against Pollard & Bagby, for damages to the amount of $5,00(1. Mr. Green claims damages on tho ground that certain property ho purchased from the firm was not ps represented. He alleges that the property was purchased with the understanding that it bad both sewer and water connec? tions, and he found neither. The case probably will be completed this morn? ing. 10 TEACH PUPILS Insurance Paper Sarcastic Over Eggleston's Suggestion About Pictures. It seems that the recent suggestion of Superintendent J. D. Eggleston, ,Ir., of the Department of Public Instruc? tion, to the effect that moving pic? tures could he used to advantage In tko schools, is not received with great favor In Insurance circles. Tho su? perintendent expressed the opinion that the time would come when the popular method of amusement would bo utilized for instruction. The Insurance Herald, in the current Issue, comments as follows: "The suggestion of the Virginia Su? perintendent of instruction to Install moving pictures In the public schools of that State, in the near future, ap? pears to be the very latest out. Verily, and of a truth, the Rev. Jasper has been vindicated. "The world do move." The worthy superintendent claims that this Innovation, per se, will add In? terest and help to Impress the minds of the school children. There is little question about that, and ho might Impress them further by Introducing he clown, the coon song and Jig dancos. Of course, he has not taken Into consideration the question of In? creased rates for the fire hazard, but the companies will do that for him. and then he will have another guess coming when the various school boards conform him with a kick for running up expenses on them. As time goes on other innovations will doubtless suggest themselves to the active minds of tho school superintendents, and they will continue to indorse things that detract the minds of the pupils from their studies. With baseball and foot? ball on the outside and moving pic? tures on the Inside of our public schools, to say nothing >f the modern colleges where they make life In? surance agents to order. It must be admitted without argument that we i are going some." This subject is discussed up and down the streets of Richmond every day, and a vital question it is. It was said long ago that if every man swept in front of his own house that all streets would be clean. For any community to progress along any line, the individuals in that community must all do their share. THE AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK, of Richmond, Virginia, as an individual, is doing its share; it is roady to help you do yours. We offer SECURITY AND SERVICE. Old Question of Overhead Wires i to Be Decided on July 6. Adjustment of the city's account with Storm & Company, whose con? tract for overhead distribution, erec? tion of poles, must arms and stringing j of wire for the municipal plant was i revoked seme time ago, was deferred j by the Committee on Electricity last I night to July c. when figures from the 1 company and the consulting engineer Will be produced. The work contracted for by Storm & Company aggregated $66,000, and when they were unable to take care of It the contract was re? voked, the city taking charge, but not until a icertain amount of the work had been accomplished. At last night's meeting tho city was represented by Assistant City Attorney Anderson and the contracting company by Its presi? dent, .lames F. Kelley, with an attor? ney. Finally ' an agreement was reached by which the work done by Storm & Company, beforo the annul? ment of the contract, thnt done by the city in the Interim, and what remains on tho contract will be reported. It Is then expected that the matter will bo closed. Councilman Jones offered a resolu? tion, which was carried, providing for the election of a superintendent for the municipal plant and other em? ployes In. connection with It. The measure, was placed In the hands of a subcommittee consisting of Messrs. Jones. Seaton and Cownrdln. . A sub? committee, made up of Messrs. Atkin? son, ifuber and Jones, was appointed to confer with the City Engineer and the consulting engineer as to placing electric lights on the Free Bridge. Tho contract for underground wiring on West Broad Street was awarded to W. H. Jenks. of this city, at his bid of 59S5. The committee also authorised . the purchase of 16.000 feet of wire for the municipal plant and four trans? formers to be used in Washington Ward. Estimates were asked for ornamen? tal lights on Jefferson Street, from Broad to Franklin, the figures to be reported at the next meeting of the committee. MUST GOTO CAMP Major riowlrn Frowns ou Attempt* to ISvndc Service nt nnslc. Applications for only two or three! furloughs have so far been received by Major Bowles from members of tho Blues who desire to remain away from the camp at Basic City. These will bo refused, as will all applications for discharge, save In cases of expiration of term of enlistment or departure, from the city. Officers of the Blues are on the look? out this year for mon who tip their employers off to ask for furloughs for their employes, so as to leave the impression that the mon will bo dis? charged If he goes to camp. It Is feared that this species of deception has been practiced In the past. It Is regretted by Major Bowles that many employers, Including those who would be first to demand the protec? tion of the militia in case of trouble, aro unwilling to allow their men to attend the annual encampments, an Im? portant part of the training of a mili? tiaman. HITER DISMISSED Charge Against Young Mnn Based on G round less Suspicions. On the testimony ot two physicians a_ntl of the young woman herself. Hugh Hlter, twenty-three years old, charged with a seri? ous offense against Mlrs Bessie Carter, was dismissed by Justice Crutchflold yesterday morning. Immediately upon hearing the dedlslon Mrs. Robert Carter, mother of th? girl, be? came violent and attempted to assault Hiccr. She threatened to kill him, and was so ve? hement that Justine Crutchfleld threatened to send her to Jail, or to put her under heavy bond unless she became quiet. Sev? eral police officers interferreri and restrain? ed her. and nt length she became calm. It was brought out In the evidence that Mrs. Carter had threatened HI'.er before with a revolver, and on another occasion she Is alleged to have revived him. It was said thnt her suspicions against Hlter were the result of a disordered mind. SERGEANTS ON DUTY Begulnr Army Men Come to Richmond! for Instruction Work. After quite a long absence from the) city, the United States Army sergeants j assigned to duty with the Virginia mllltla are hack In Richmond for duty with local troops. Sergeant Mike Pow? ers goes with the Blues, to Instruct the enlisted men .for an Indefinite pe? riod. Sergeant J. J. McMillan has been assigned to the First Battalion, First Regiment, and began his dutios with Company C last night. Sergeant Powers will bo require! to report, nt Fort Mycr on June 29 tor ro- ' enlistment, his term having expired J Both sergeants are former students ail the army school for non-commlsslor,od | officers at Fort Leaven worth, Kan. JUNE TERM ENDS Circuit Court of Appeals to Meet Again In July. The June session of the United States Cir? cuit Court of Appeals was adjourned yester? day morning after the following opinion had been handed down: N'o. 1011?Frank H. Orahnm and the Title Guaranty and Surety Company, plaintiffs In error, agninst the United States of America, defendant In error; In error to the Circuit at Baltimore. Md. Opinion by District Judge Dayton. Affirmed. Thn next session Is scheduled to open the second Tuesday In July. Tnilenb Hits Cnrrlnge. Taxlcab No. 1010 ran into the car-1 liage occupied by John G. Walker at Monroe and Franklin Streets early last' night, a serious accident being averted I by the chauffeur, who applied lite] brakes. Both ware going In the same! direction and the carriage was endeav? oring to get out of the way when it was hit. Charged With Reckless Driving. John Shields, colored, was arrested y?ster- ' day afternoon in Henrlco county by Officer j Tiller on a charge of fast and reckless drlv- j Ing through Brook Itond. .Shields Is an cm- ' ployo of Hopkins & Blnns. | Xogrocs Fined $20 Fnrh. Mary Harris and Harvey Grant, colored, i were each fined 420 and costs yesterday by i Magistrate J. T. Lewis In Henrlco county! before whom they wore tried upon a stat- | a lory charge. Sent to Grand Jury. Uen Thornton, colored, was sent to the i grand Jury yesterdny by Magistrate T. J. i Furyear after a hearing on a charge of I highway robbery. Thornton la alleged to have hold up and robbed Wllllo Johnson, also colored.. There Is sold to be other evi? dence against accused of a similar nature. New York and Boston We are equipped to"supply you properly with what will make you more comfortable. Everything in wearing apparel in all sizes. BIG WARD GRAB WITH MILLION IN JACK POT Chairniah Pollard Shows Why Street Paving Rider Should Not Be Added to Bond Issue, So Board Reconsiders and Will Clip It Off. Discussion of parliamentary rules and the reading ot opinions by tne City Attorney took up the better part of the special . moetlng of the Hoard of Aldermen last night, when tne question of the new bond Issue of $1,400,000 and the amendment of Al? derman Gunst for an additional II. 000,000 for grading and paving was laid on the table to be acted upon at a special meeting which will be held Friday night. Before the motion to reconsider was mado a communication from City At? torney Pollard was road, In which he said that the ordinance as passed at the last meeting of tho Board of Al dc-rmon was illegal, since tho amend? ment was passed on tho night it was introduced, not having gone through the regular channels. He advlnod that a motion for reconsideration bo passed by the Board, and that the measure be placed upon the table for tnrco days and then taken up as If Intro? duced last night. Several other modes of procedure were advanced by mem? bers of tho Board, but the chnlr ruled on the side of the City Attorney. No one opposed the move for reconsider? ation. Why It Should Not Pnss. Interest In the measure brought out many Councllmen. not members of the Board, among them Chairman 11. K. Pollard. Jr., of the Finance Committee, who presented a communication from his committee setting forth reasons why the ordinance should not be passed with the amendment. Advo? cates of the rider protested that tne paper was out of order, but It was ruled a part of the business In spite of heated objections. The communication was addressed to the Board and is signed ror tne committee by the ohalrman. Follow? ing Is the text: "It Is needless to say that the Com? mittee on Finance was a little jarred at the action of the Board of Alder? men In amending the bond ordinance as passed by the Council by tacking on $1.000.000 for street Improvements. "We wish to call the attention of the Board to the following reasons why. In our opinion, the proposed amendment should not be adopted: "1. The Engineer's Department la 'n no condition to handle this work, with its annual appropriations for streets, sewers and such like, as made in the budget for this year of about $350,000, the large unexpended balance of some $500,000 for sewers In the annexed ter? ritory, and the building of Mayo's Bridge. That department is already under the lash, nnd up to the neck In work. Then, if they had enough force In the office to handle the work, the contractors who do city work have all they can handle. If we give them ad? ditional work It Just means that we will pay more for the work than It should cost. Would Have Two Sets. "2. To Issue thlrty-folir-year bonds for street Improvements, tho best of which either wear out or become obso? lete In twenty years, means that tho city might have out nnd be paying In? terest and redemption for two sets of bonds for improvements on the name street at the same time. We know of one city of about 60.000 population that has three sets of bonds out? standing for paving the same street. Draw your own conclusions from this. "3. The condition of the bond mar? ket Is not nt all favorable for the sale of bonds. The Committee on Finance would not have considered for a mo? ment advising n bond Issue of $1,400, 000 at this time if It had not have known that the sinking fund was In a position to sustain the city's credit to that extent; but when you ndd another million what support the bonds would receive from that source would not be of much avail. "If the ordinance Is passed aa amended It will take practically 33 per cent, of the city's revenue to pay in? terest and redemption on her debt. If COUNTY VOTE Oil 0N0 ISSUE Fairfield School District Will De? cide Question of Increasing . Levy. Citizens of Fairfield School District, No. 2, Henrico county, will vote to? day on the question of increasing the school tax levy and on a bond Issue for building additional school houses. Tho election was ordered by the Board of Supervisors upon a petition of the School Board. Tho present levy for the support and maintenance of the public free schools Is 25 cents on each $100, and tho question is whether the assess? ment shall be increased to 45 cents. The proposed bond issue, which will be settled by the people is for 525.000, nnd If It Is authorized It will be used for the purpose of establishing new schools In Fulton Hill, Glen Echo and near Popular Springs. It has been rec? ommended by the School Board. The people will also settle whether or net if tho lssuo Is authorized If will be upon all or part of tho property la the district. Wont to Adopt n Baby? No evldencn has boon found by tho pollco of Henrico county which would Indicate tho Identity of tho party or parties who aban? doned (V day-old Infant Saturday morning In tho grounds of the Mnsonlc Home. The child, a girl, Is now taolng cared for at tho county nlmahouso, and Superintendent B. i W. Jonoa is searching for aomo family to adopt the foundling. these bonds were forced on the mar-, ket they would not. In our Judgment, bring more than 95. "Atlanta this month sold over a million dollars of t 1-2 per cent, bonds for Just n little above par; her dobt Is Small compared with ours. Too Near the Shore. "Your bond limit to-dny Is $3,172,000; deducting tho amount as called for by amended ordinance leaves uu a margin of only $1,072,000. which puts us too near tho shore, In our opinion. This amount would bo but a bagatelle In case of a catastrophe. While, In our opinion. It Is true that the bonds might bo Issued against tho sinking fund, wo would dtsllko very much to seo It done, and would consider It poor financiering. "Now we respectfully ?ubmlt and re? quest you to reconsider your action for tho reasons stated above, nnd pass tho ordinance as It came from the Council. "If some members of the Council are still determined on having a bond Issue for streets, let's go about It In tho right way. Let tho Street Com? mittee take the matter up, make up some comprehensive scheme of street improvements, say what streets they proposo to pave, and what streets they propose to grade, curb and gutter. "May a kind Providence protect the people from a 'jackpot' of Jl.ooo.OOO to be spent without nny Idea, thun than every Councilman may he like 'Little Jack Horner, who ran In his thumb Jnrt pulled out a plum.'" Under suspension of the rules, the contract for 20.One barrel? of cement to C. P. Lathrop A- Company, recom? mitted to the Committee on Streets, was ndopted nt the contract price of $1.71 per barrel. BODY UNCLAIMED Unidentified Mnn Killed by Trnlu Hurled In Onkvrood. Still unidentified and unclaimed, the body of the white man killed Saturday night at Twenty-eighth and Lock Streets by the Twilight excursion tsaln of the Southern Hallway, was burled between 0 and 7 o'clock yesterday af? ternoon In Oakwood Cemetery. Under? taker Kdwln Phaup. to whom the body had been turned over by Coroner Tay? lor, made and attended to all the ar? rangements of the burial, and, instead of being Interred In potter's field, a section waB bought for the unknown. Several people called yesterday ttt the undertaking rooms, but none .-as able to Identify the body. One woman was sure at first that It was the body of a man she knew, but on a de? scription being given her she failed ot Identification. Photographs of the body have been taken by orders of the police authori? ties, and If nny one should come for? ward with proof enough that he knows the man the body will be disinterred. OVER A MILLION GAIN Internal Revenue Collections (iirairn In him.ii> of Office. Receipts of the office of United States In? ternal Revenue Department for the Fourth Virginia District will exceed K.SW.KO for the fiscal year ending June 30, according to an announcement made yesterday by Collector M. K. Lowry. If that sum Is reached, Mr. Lcwry said, It will be a gain of about 11.250. OW ovor the preceding fiscal year, when about |l.:00.0G0 was received. The increase this year Is due to some ex? tent to the revenue derived from the cor? poration tax. while a large portion, it Ii undrestood. Is attributed to the Increased tobacco tax. TEN DAYS FOR CATTIS Negro Charged With Shooting Lacked Money With Which to Pay Heavy Fine. Frank Cattls. colored, who shot up Peni? tentiary Dottom Saturday night In an effort to clean It of residents who were not to his liking, will not be bothered with them for n short time, for Justice Crutchileld yes? terday morning fined him J50 and placed him under tlOO security for'ten days. Frank did not have tho coin with him, and went to Jail in default. fieorge Abrohnm, chargod with selling Honor at 2101 East Main Street without a license, appeared In court, but the case against him was continued to June 2t. Monument Not Defaced. Reports circulated yesterday that some amateur seluptor had attempted to chisel his name on the Howitzers' Memorial Mon? ument at Harrison Street and Park Avenue were found to bo untrue. Tho urchin, or urchins, had used only a laad pencil, and the results were a memorial to "A. G. B.. Jr., W. B., E. A. M. and B. M., Jr. A wet ras properly applied will remove the de? facement. Say Buy Robbed Molls. William Hi White, a youth, has been ar. rested at Farrnvlllc, Vn.. on a charge of robbing the malls, nnd Is now being held for the IocrI Federal authorities. He Is said to have had access to the mall of a box. holder, and frequent losses led to an Inves. tlgatlon which resulted In his arrest. Negroes Fined for Fighting. For fighting Mnmmle Martin and Phil Winston, both colored, were fined $;.r>0 and il and costs, respectively, by Magistrate J. T. Lowls In Henrlco county yesterday. Mr. Tnylnr Recovers. H. Cleveland Taylor, of Aylelt, King William county, who has been 111 at the Memorial Hospital, has recovered and returned fo his home.