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For Just Such Hot Days \ White Lawn Sacques, tight fitting back, shirred belt, with long rolling collar, trimmed with eyelet embroid- CA_ cry, only.-._. ?l/C $1.98 Sacques Reduced to $1.00 These are of fine white lawn, trimmed with rows of German i Val. lace insertion and edge, slightly mussed. p Long Crepe Kimonos, $1.00 Just received another shipment of Popular Crepe Kimonos, in blue, lavender, pink, navy and red, with Persian trimming; cool and comfortable. BOND ISSUE MATTER GOES TO CONFERENCE 'Aldermen Refuse to Add One Million Dollar Rider for Paving. GRUNDY LED OPPOSITION .Gunst Criticized Finance Com? mittee for Attack on Amendment. Though the vote in favor of the emended bond issue stood 13 to 7. the Board of Aldermen last night tailed to Indorse its former action in adding fhe fl.006.000 rider offered by Alder? man Gunst, as the affirmative vote of jit least sixteen members is necessary for the passage of such an ordinance. 1A motion made by Alderman Grundy to strike out the amendment, leaving fh/> bond issue 21.400,000. as originally recommended by the Committee on Fi? nance, was lost, so the whole transac? tion must go through the rounds p.cain. In order to avoid any more red tape than necessary, the question was referred to a joint committee on con? ference, which will consider it and re? port later. It Is to consist of two members of the Board of Aldermen end three from the Common Council. No appointments will be made from either branch until after the Common Council takes action. How the Vote Stood. Alderman Grundy. sub-chairman of the Committee on Finance, represented the opposition on the floor, and every one voting with him was also a mem? ber of the Committee on Finance with the exception of Alderman Melton. , ."he recorded . vote on concurrence ?was. as follows: Ayes?Atkinson. Bennett. Cowardin. Don I-eavy, Grimes. Gunst. Kaln. Mitchell, Moore, Nelsen, Patram. Pow? ers. Whtttet Nocs?Adams. B'Jtler. Gllman, Grundy. Melton. Moricure, Perdue. When the matter had hern placed be? fore the house Mr. Gunst was the first to take the floor In favor <->f his amend? ment- H-- made a long speech, Eotng fully Into details, taking up especially 1h* letter of <"hairman Pollard, of the Finance Committee, wh,o made refer? ence to Little Jtck Homer and ' Jack- j pots," beside? showing other reasons (why a rider should not he vdired upon the issue. Mr. Gunst thought the ac Jlon making that letter a part of the minutes of the last meeting was a re? flection and an aspersion on those who jadvocated the Increased issue. To say the least, he- considered it In very bad liste, and said that members of the Committee on Finance mlsrht have al? ready taken out their plums He went fhron^h- every p-iingraph of the letter. ^c-Pjyirij: jo ?Vt ftli PoLlurd".? Slimrt Indorsed. For the Committee on Finance. Mr. Grundy replied. He was amazed tliat >!r. Gunst should attempt to saddle "bo yadlcal a rider" on the eitv ? i under ftnnd." continued Mr Grundy. "that members from the Southslde have been threatened that their interests would fjo held up If they voted agilnst the ^n mend men V" He then read letters from John P. Branch. William H. Palmer. John P.. fyrcell. Branch. Cabell & Co.; William W. Habliston and Davenport & Co.. n'il iof whom agTfied with the V'Mfr of >ir. T'oUard and thought that the ctty was '.jiot In a position lb place on the mur 3t?t at this time such an Issue, luci-! dentally, Mr. Grundy bitterly resented j the Insinuations of Mr Gunr-t that anv ?'plums" had been gathered In the. Committee on Finance Mr. Gunst re-l' Tilled that he meant nothing that would reflect on the character ot any member j>f the committee, so that part of lite I tilt was dropped, with the warning Irom Mr. Grund-' that in Cut tire names Jiad best be called. Other members of the body spone T>ric:fly for and against the measure, F.nd the vote soon after was taK.'n. Amended In llunrd. The ordinance as originally rer >m raendod by the Committee on Finance was for SI.400,000 (or genera] improve ynenti. It went to the Common coun? cil in this shape and was passed. 'J ne Gunst amendment putting on an Itddi tional tl.000,000 for pa vir.;; was in? troduced In the upper branch ant passed on the same night. In ah opin? ion rendered a few days lat?r. ine City Attorney ruled that its passage ?was illegal, as, according to the char? ter, at least three days should ellipse between the Introduction and passage] of such ordinances. At a special meet - I Jng of the Board Monday nlghi. It was referred to last night's meeting tor reconsideration, thus, allowing tno nec. essary three days to pass. Under suspension of the rules an ordinance recommending the- appro? priation of not more than (2,601) lor the entertainment of the Atlantic peeper Waterways Association, wmcn ?will meet In annual convention note curing the third week of October, was received and referred to the Com? mittee on Finance. New York and Boston Richmond Transfer Co. VIRGINIA ELKS FIGHT FOR HIE State Lodges to Prevent Re? moval From Bedford City by National Body. A meeting- of far-reaching Impor? tance not only to Mhe order, but the Slate of Virginia at large, will be held in this city Tuesday. June 27, by the exalted rulers of the State Association of the Benevolent. Protective Order of Elks, headed by Fred Harper, of Lynchburg, president of the State or? ganization. Plans will be formulated to make a fight at the annua] nteetlng of the grand lodge at Atlantic City the week of July 10 to retain at Bedford City the Elks' national home, and secure for it the proposed expenditure of a quarter of a million dollars. It is expected that an effort will be made at the coming meeting of the grand lodge to have the national home removed from Bedford City to some place considered more central. This step will be stoutly opposed by the Virginia delegation. It Is the Intention of the Virginia delegation to Issue a pamphlet telllns how Ideally the home is situated at Bedford City, and present powerful arguments why the present site shoulu be retained. To this end thousands of the pamphlets will be sent to the dif? ferent lodges In all sections of the country. At least 10.000 will be dis? tributed at the meeting of the grand lodge. John B. BUley, exalted ruler of Rich? mond Lodge. No. l.>. Tt. P. O. E.. said last night that every effort wll) be made to keep the home at Bedford City. "\\"e a.re proud of the home." said Mr. Bliley. "and we are going to get together to show rhnt Virginia must have it. And we will carry the fight to the floor of the grand lodge convention." Mr. Bliley is chairman of the At? lantic City excursion committee. He expect? that there will be at least 200 from Richmond Lodce In the party to the grand lodge conclave. They will be Joined by ten Elks from Manches? ter Lodge. The party will leave Rich j mond for Atlantic Cltv Sundav. Julv 9, at f>:30 A. M.. on a special train. HOME-COMING SERVICE 5t. Mark"?. Kplscopnl to Cclebrnto It* Thirtieth Anniversary To-Morro-.*. St. Mark's F-piseopal Church Will have a home-coming celebration to nr.crrow, the thirtieth anniversary of ; the occupation of its present building at First and Clay Streets At the! morning and evening services former members of the choir will conduct the mufiloal program, while all former members, now Identified with churches in other parts of the city, will at? tend. There will be a historical ad? dress at 11 A M. hv Rev. E, L. flood win, ol Ashland, a loimer rector, while the Rev. Thomaa Ci Darst, of Newport News, another former rector, will de? liver an address In the evening. Bishop Penick and Rev Oeo. Abbltt. of Ken? tucky, who once preached at St. Marlt'ni have been invited The Rey 5. i! Ty? ler, the present rector. Is arranging for the anniversary service. H. P. Wilkinson and Roherl r Clodfelter, who w*re reported on n charge of soliciting infuroncf- tor th" AppnliscV.an Insurance 'ompanv without a certificate of registra? tion, ?<?re dl&mltsed In Police Court yester? day morning. Complaint against the two men wtif mnde hy .State C ommission' r of In? surant e Joseph Button Robert Green, colored, charged with vlo I Intlrin the segregation ordinance hy moving intii the house ?t Mi North Twenty-fifth Street) In a romm?nlty of white people, was \ dlFinlsned, Insurance Men RlsmUved. See To-Day Monument Annex Three Automobiles Ready All Day To-Day to Show It. 14 Lots Sold Yesterday All Grace Street sold. A few on Franklin and Monument Ave? nue left. Re here to-day. BLANTON & CO., 1110 E. Main St. LEE CAMP CLOSES HOME INCIDENT Trouble With Institution for Confederate Women Arose From Misapprehension. SOME OBJECTION IS MADE Report of Committee Approved as Settling Unpleasant ' Incident. Without hearing a word of the evi? dence or acquainting: Itself with the merits of tho case, but accepting tne judgment of Its special committee. K. E. Eeo Camp of Confederate Veterans last night adopted' resolutions dis? claiming any right or desire to Inter? fere with the management of tne Home for Noedy Confederate women in this city. The resolutions express? ed a desire that the pleasant relations heretofore existing between the camp and the'homc shall continue. The whole trouble, according to for? mer Attorney-General William A. An? derson, of the committee, arose over a misconception on the part of Mrs. Minerva L. Hutch-Ins, the Confederate widow for whose maintenance at the home the camp has been providing, and who was suspended by the man? agers of her status in that institution. Wnnted Committee. Action was not taken by the camp without protest. D. A. Brown, Jr., tried to amend the resolution olL'erea by the committee, by offering a prop? osition that Mrs. Hutchlns shall re? main at the home until a new special committee appointed to take up her ca3e shall have made Its report, tte said that If the camp knew as mucn about the trial of Airs. Hutchlns as he did. It would not hesitate to adopt his motion. When a vote was taKen on the amendment, It was apparently about a tie. Division was called lor, and perhaps half 01* the members rose in favor of the amendment. Before they could be counted, Major.Anderson secured the floor to make further ex? planation, and under the stress ot much urging, Mr. Brown withdrew nis amendment. At last the report was adopted by a vote of 66 to 1. The whole affair arose over the re? fusal of Mrs. Hutchlns to perform cer? tain duties about the home, such as washing dishes and assisting a new housekeeper. She seems to have mis? understood her position there as being the protege of Lee Camp, nnd was under the Impression that her status was different from that of the other Inmates. Following a trial, which, rumor says, was conducted in her absence, she was suspended by the managers of the home. Reports regarding the affair caused some indignation on the part of the camp, and some members have advocated severence or relations with the home. A special committee was appointed to Investigate. Gist of Bcport. This committee produced Its report last night. Stripped of verbiage, It set forth that the Home for Needy Confederate Women is an Independent corporation, under Its own charter, and is entitled to manage Its own af? fairs: that Lee Camp has and claims no right to interfere with the man? agement: that the camp feels a cordial Interest In the objects and purposes of the home, and would do nothing which would embarrass the managers; that Mrs. Minerva L. Hutchlns has no rights other than those, accorded to the other inmates, and that she must "obey Its regulations. Over and over again the report as? serted that absolutely nothing had been charged or adduced to In any way reflect on the character or vera? city of Mrs. Hutchlns. Its Recommendation*,. The recommendations made by the committee, as adopted by the camp, are as follows: 1. That Mrs. Hutchins will remain at the home only with the consent of Its board of managers and in meeting the requirements, just as the other inmates. 2, Thut a special committee, composed of E. .1. Bosher, D. S. McCarthy and James Power Smith, be appointed to visit Mrs. Hutchlns and inform her of the stand taken by the camp. > 3. That If she is requlrod to leave the home by the managers, this committee is authorized nnd requested to make a ri angements for her care in some other home, and to make temporary arrangements in the ovenl of delay in her permanent care 4. That the eanlp has no right to re qufre the resignation of the managers of the home nominated by the camp. B Thai the ramp extends Its kindly wishes for the future success of the home. On motion of Dr. George Ross that the report be adopted, the matter came before the camp. Major Anderson said that the original Issues wire really frivolous and that the whole affair had been a misapprehension. I.leutenant ?"'omrr.andf r 1? R. Mason, from the chair; Adjutant J. Taylor Stratton and Judge Oeo.-ge li. r'hrlstlnn thanked the com? mittee for Its report, and there was a general feellnj; of gratification that the camp ceiild find a way to the close of en Incident which, as one expressed It, has come nfarev wrecking the organ? ization than any situation It has ever faced, Mr. Brown's '.Ina! decision to with? draw his amendment was greeted wllh cheers. Tho camp adjourned in the nildsl of the utmost good feeling. CASE SUBMITTED Henri in; on Turnpike Petition Conrlnded Refnrp < .mi MiUsl.iu, Argument ?-ns concluded at nnon yester? day or. the hearing of Ihn petition of tho Valley Turnpike Company lo be permitted to establish additional militates, nnd tho rase w.-is submitted to iho State Corpora? tion commission. Judge F f>. Tnvennar, of Woodstock, who '.to ill .it his hotel on Thursday night, was ?ble io appear In the case. In his argument Judge Tavanner ascribed the wear on the famous old pike to the modern automobiles, and said they should l>e charged n larger amount for using the roads. lie protested against additional gates as contrary to the gancral practice In this state. Richard Evelyn Byrd In closing; for the petitioner argued that It Is not proposed to add n penny of cost to any person now using the ro.id. but only to charge those now making use of it without paying for It Mr. Grave? to Judge. ?Tames W. Graves has been Invited to act as judge of hnntorj t*r the Chagrin Valley Hunt Cluh, of Cleve? land. O.. which will give, its horsa show in that olty <>n Jul:t..J5..J nnd 8. 1 he club Is one of :ha liu?oKt 'ind most fashionable In the . Middle "Wohl, and the selection of Mr. ? Craves Is a tri? bute to his horse show work In Vir? ginia.. Lloyd Eacho Fell From Rock, and Boy Companion Could Not Save Him. HARD STRUGGLE FOR LIFE Negro Kept On Fishing From Boat When Asked to Help Save Boy. LLOYD EACHO. Losing his balance as he sat fishing from a large rock. Lloyd Bernard Eacho. twelve years old, of 2122 Ven able Street, fell Into the James River at the foot of Seventeenth Street at 8 o'clock yesterday afternoon, and de? spite his heroic struggle for life, was drowned In sight of his small compan? ion, Walter. Eubank. Both boys left their homes yesterday morning, ostensibly and as their par? ents thought to go to 500 Denny Street, Fulton, to play with Lloyd's brother, Donald, who, with his father, operates a store at that address. While they had been warned of the dangers of the treacherous river, they lingered along the banks, and finally got out their lines, and, finding a convenient spot on which to sit beneath the shade, pro? ceeded to fish. .NcgTo ItFftiflfd to Help. Lloyd caught one fish, the only cj^tch of the day, before the accident. He cast In his_llne again and watched the bobbing cork. Walter sat behind him, higher up on the bank and at a safer distance from the water. Suddenly, said Walter, who sobbed out as much of the story as he could tell In his mother's home, 2106 Venable Street, last night, Lloyd slipped and slid Into the water. He rose to the surface, floating on his back, and Walter shout? ed to him to turn over and strike for shore. "Lloyd tried hard to swim," said Walter. "He turned over and kept his hands going. But his eyes began to bulge out, and I knew that he was go? ing to be drowned. I started to Jump In after him, but I thought we would both be drowned: so I stayed on shore and shouted for help. There was a col? ored man fishing from a boat, and I shouted to him to get Lloyd out. but the colored man said he couldn't swim, and kept on fishing. He didn't pay any attention to Lloyd at all. Soon three white men came, and then T ran home." Hard Struggle In Water. Lloyd sank and died without titter? ing a sound. He rose to the surface several times, always struggling. But the water was too swift, and It so^n bore him far from the shore. The three white men experienced lit? tle difficulty in recovering the body. Mr. Eacho was notified- and the body was conveyed to Nelsen's undertaking establishment, in Fulton. As soon as Walter got home he in? formed his mother of the tragedy, and a neighbor carried the sad news to the dead boy's mother. She vJas grief stricken, for he was pext to the young? est of her nine children. Coroner Taylor viewed the remains and decided that Lloyd came to his death by accidental drowning. Besides his parents, Lloyd is sur? vived by eight brothers and sisters, as follows: Miss Maude. Eacho, Mrs. Wil? liam Radford, Cleveland, James, Thorn-' as, Augustus. Donald and Harold. The funeral arrangements will be announced later. PETITION DENIED Court B'fiiM's to Grant Injunction In Monti, rello Hall Cose. Judge Dnniol Grlnnon in the Chancery Court yesterday refused the plea of Philip Whltlock and other adjoining property own: ers to restrain B. Ferrnndlnl from pulling down Montlccllo Hall. Some time ago the Injunction was granted, but was dissolved because the other side had not been heard. Contractors are already at work pulling down the hulldln*. and a permit has been Issued for the construction of a modern store building on the site. It is probable that suits will he brought In other courts to cover the alleged damages. | CITIZENS NAMED BY COMLMEN Meredith, Morris and Rountree Invited to Serve on Joint Committee. _-Lj TO MEET TUESDAY NIGHT Business Men and Lawyer Will Help Devise New System of Government. Although no formal election has been held, the special Council committee ap? pointed to suggest changes In the form of municipal government, has selected Charles V. Meredith, L. Z. Morris ?.nd Henry W- Rountree as the three citi? zens to serve with members from the Board of Aldermen and Common Coun? cil in-drafting a report. Business men and Councllmen who have heard of this action havo expressed the warmest commendation, believing that Mr. Mere? dith, Mr. Morris and Mr. Rountree will give valuable help In & matter which has engaged the serious thought of the public for several years. Familiar With Conditions. Mr. Meredith, beoausc of his service as City Attorney; Mr. Rountree, be? cause of his several terms In the City Council, and Mr. Morris because of his former service as president of the Chamber of Commerce and his famili? arity with local conditions, aro ex? pected to offer suggestions which will be Invaluable In simplifying the gov? ernment plan without coming out ab? solutely In favor of the flat commission system. There Is a desire to separate the legislative and executive functions, but there is a greater desire to place and define responsibility so that the af? fairs of the city may be conducted along strictly business lines. Members of the joint committee as at present constituted declined to dis? cuss the selection of citizens In ad? vance of the meeting called by Chair? man Gilbert K. Pollock for Tuesday night, but It is generally admitted that Mr. Meredith, Mr. Morris and Mr. Roun? tree will serve If they can find the time. Besides Mr. Pollock, the Council com? mittee consists of John F. Don Leavy, Robert G. Bennolds. Dr. Frank M. Rende and John J. Lynch. * WORK OF ROBBERS Two Cases Reported to Police by Vic? tim*, but Nobody I? C'liught. A. H. Conner, of 1222 North Twenty seventh Street, reported to the police early yesterday morning that he was held up and robbed of $37 near Twen? ty-seventh and Leigh Streets as he was on his way home. Detective Ser? geant Kellam mnde an Investigation, but could find no clues, and the Inves tlgatlon was continued yesterday by Detective Sergeant Wiltshire. Conner said thot both men were masked on the lower half of their faces. After a little questioning by the detective, he said also that both men' were clean shaven. Later he staled that he knew, In spite of their being masked, that they were clean shaven, because the same two men had stopped him the night before ann asked him for a match. He was able to describe his assailants. One was short, stocky and had red hair, and wore a striped suit of clotht-s. The other was a very large man. and wore dark clothes. While one toyed with him with a gun, the other rifled his pockets. Conner's father did not know of the hold-up and robbery until between II and 12 o'clock yesterday, when he was Informed by n police officer. Shortly before 2:30 o'clock Jack: Howard, night hilling clerk at the Seaboard Air Line freight tlepot. was I knocked In the head, he reported, by ? a highwayman, who then stole $22 i from him. He recovered as the robber I fled, and fired several shots after him. I None of the shots took effect. SQUIRE DUKE ARRESTED Kessler, Whom I|e Hit, Went Ktsetvliero I to Swcnr Out Wnrriinl. As he has so often Issued warrants for others, so last night was Maitis-! tr?te R. C. Duke, justice of the peace and so on, forced to face a warrant I for his own arrest He did not issue I this warrant. Another magistrate per-i formed that, perhaps, unpleasant duly, i But the 'squire does not face serious, punishment, for the crime- with which! he is charged Is not one of thr>se' nnmcd In the category of heinous of? fenses against the peace and dignity j of the Commonwealth. He Is r.hrntr'l ' with striking A. B. Kessler In the.; street. It seems that words were! passet] between the two men, and thnc 'Squire Duke thought the tim3 had come for action. He landed his blow, and Kessler sought out another itis tlce of the peace. 'Squire Duke, was balled. CANT~SELL LICENSE Councilman, ot Least. Must Walt Until Court ? Decides. An Injunction was granted In the Law and Equity Court yesterday morning re? straining Councilman J. J. Burke from sell? ing or transferring the liquor license, under which Archie Pratnlll hau been conducting business at 1421 North Seventeenth Street. Both men claim the ownership of the li? cense. The Injunction holds until July 1. whon the matter will he settled. Me-anwhlle the plaintiff Is required to give bond in the ?um of }50?. Pratalll says In his hill that he bought and paid for the license nearly a year ago. but that Eurkc failed to convey the property to him. Burke denies that he made an ab? solute sale of the license. Attorney L. O. Wendenhurg Is counsel for Burke, and D. C O'Flaherty for Pratalll. \ The cases of H. B. Beard against the Globe Coffee and Molasses Company for S7S. and that of the Bank of Brunswick against the East Coast Lumber Company for $1."50 debt on note, were dismissed and strtckon from the docket. On yesterday a lady customer deposited with us one thousand dollars in bills, which she said had lain idle on her uncle's farm In the country for two years, because of his unwillingness to part with it. This means that he LOST sixty dollars by failing to deposit It in the American National Bank OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, at 3 Per Cent. Compound Interest, where he would also have gotten 100 per cent. Security and 100 per cent. Service. Lot YOUR money work for you with us 365 days In the year. KOT? Offers To-Day At $ 16.50 Men's mixed suits worth up to $28.00 At $1 5.00 Blue Serge suits worth up to $22.50 At $1.65 Straw Hats worth up to $3.50 At $4.95 up to $8.50 Boys' Knickerbocker suits worth MERCURY REACHES 98, KIOSK READING 107 ELK CASE LIKE CHINESE PUZZLE Special Master Hears Argument in Case Involving Colored Fraternal Order. From a loquacious standpoint, as well as one that showed, to a certain degree, the Inside workings of a secret fraternal order, It will be many days before a case Is presented to a local Judge for consideration that so re? sembles a Chinese puzzle as that of yesterday before Special Master Claude M. Dean. In the. United State? courtroom, when the cause of James E. Mills, past trustee and former grand exalted ruler of the Improved. Benevolent and Protected Order of Elks of the World, against J. Frank Whcaton. present grand exalted ruler of the organization, was aired. From noon until 7 o'clock last night counsel for the plaintiff and de? fendant examined and cross-examlneo witnesses. Arguments caused the trial to drag. Mills, as plaintiff, is suing Wheaton in three causes: To restrain the de? fendant from using the ritual of the order as prepared by B F. Howard of Cincinnati. O.: to "obtain IS,000 for Howard in payment tor the ritual, now used by the united organization, and to obtain from the society il.s.onn for the use of the ritual. All the principals In the suit are colored. The organization Is for colored men alone. The Eults were originally sUrled In this city October 12, ? 1910. before Judge Edmund Wnddlll. Jr.. who turned the rase over to a special master Howard Founded Order. It was shown by the plaintiff that Howard, who founded the order, was Its president for ten years, during which time the ritual he prepared wan used. In return for his work It was agreed in the constitution that he was to receive fin per cent, of the gross receipts from the Installation of lodges Before his lerm expired, how eve.r. It was agreed that he was to accept JR.000 In lieu of all other claims against the ordr-r. In the meantime a split occurred, and the Whealon faction, organizing a grand lodge, proceeded to establish sublodges. using. It is claimed, a ritual the same as that written by Howard, but not copyrighted as Is the original. It Is the contention of the plalntirt that such a course Is illegal. Kedress on these grounds Is sought. James tj. Mills, of Norfolk, and James T. Carter, of Richmond, were the two witnesses presented by the prosecution, through Attorney James M. Harrison, of Norfolk. Mills contended thnt the Wheaton faction and the united organization, which Is also headed by Wheaton. have acted Illegally In using the Howard ritual. He told of the split In tne order, and how the factions agreeo to unite and pay Howard J5."0'l tor the use of his Tltua). each wing to share equally In the cost. Giles to the Front. Giles B. Jackson, the legal luminary for the defense, took Mills to task In n series of rapid fire questions. lie hrought out that fact thaf The ritual now In use Is not the Howsrd text. He contended that, such being the case, the plaintiff could not sue for the use of something not theirs. Verbal clashes between Jackson and Mills enlivened the trial. Following n violent harrangue by Jackson, tne attorney asserted that the witness was nervous. "Not nervous, sah," was the retort of Mills, "but I have a splitting headache after your re? marks." ) Carter, a former grand trustee, and secretary of the arbitration committee, testified that there was an agreement by the order and Howard to pay the l?ttor 15,000 for the copyrighted ritual. This payment, ho said, was to he when the factions united. He stated that Wheaton Is now head of the con? solidated order, and that, in his opin? ion, the Howard ritual can be used by the united society on the payment oi the money. It is Mllls's contention that the p-wer vested 'in him when he was elected trustee arid grand exalted ruler In August, 1909. at Detroit, has never-been abrogated. It Is on tnis ground that the suit has been Insti? tuted. 1 LEAVES FOR DENVER Captain McMohon Expect* to Return With Louis Gregory In Ten Days. Captain o' Detectives McMahon left at 6:4S o'clock yesterday afternoon for Denver, Col., where he goes to bring back Louis L. Greg? ory, who absconded with more than $21.000 belonging to the Atlantic Coast Lina Rail? road, by which he was employed as freight cashier. Oregory had been living a short time In Denver under tho allaa of L. L. Whltmore, and was about to secure a position aa sales? man for an automobile company when ar? rested by two detectives. He at once ad? mitted his Identity and agreed to return to Virginia without requisition papers. But Captain McMahon, desiring to save possible trouble and difficulty, secured the necessary papers from the Governor's office yesterday, and departed fully armed with copies of warrants and Indictment. The trip will oc? cupy, probably, ten days. Street Cor Damage Suit*. In the cbbc of -Mrs. J. H. 'Christopher against the Virginia /Railway and Power Compony for damages of $5,009 the City Cir? cuit Court Jury rendered a verdict In favor of the defendants. A motion to set aside was overruled and excoptlon noted. Argument was begun in the suit of Dora I Cartor Seay against the Virginia Railway und Power Company for damages of J2.C00: It Is oxpected that the hearing will be com? pleted this morning. , Murrled In Wnshfngtnn. I A marriage license was issued In Washington yesterday to Robert J. Crostlc and Sue J. 'Dorset, both of Richmond. Two Heat Prostrations Reported, While Whole Town Suffers. MAY GO /\S HIGH AGAIN TO-DAY Temperature Jumps Thirty De? grees From 6 A. M. to 3 in Afternoon. The highest official mark ever reach? ed by the mercury In this city, savei once In tho past twelve years, was notched yesterday afternoon shortly, after 3 o'clock, when a hot blast from the west struck Richmond, sending It up to nlncty-elgtft degrees This was. an advance of three degrees over the previous high mark of the year. A peculiar feature, of the day's tem? perature record was the variance be-' twecn the. minimum and maximum fig? ures. At 6 A. M the temperature w.13 ' sixty-eight degrees, the lowest of the day. At 10 o'clock It whs ninety de? grees. An Increase of thirty degrees was noted between the ' time of the minimum and shortly after 3 o'clock when the maximum was reached. An almost Insufferable humidity ad? ded to the discomfort of everybody; For there' was no surceasr from the heat's Intensity even for those able to remain in the shade. Even the zephyrs, wafted by countless electric fans in offices, amusement places and homes failed to give relief. Hot From the Start. At S A. M. the thermometer register? ed seventy-nine. The humidity was fifty-three, and there was a westerly breeze that didn't average six rnlles nn hour Even at that .hour It was plain that the heat of the day wan to be abnormal. This was'later shown when the. mercury gradually rose until, at noon. It reached ninety-five. From noon until 2- o elo'-it, the mer? cury rose slowly, reaching Its highest point at 3 o'clork. when It touched ninety-eight. Then It gradually fell oft with no dlmunltlon, however, of the intense heal of the earlier hours. At the kiosk In Capitol Square, the, needle smashed all records of the sea? son when It advanced to 107 at 3 o'clock, while the. official thermometer was registering ninety-eight degrees. And the kloFk better exemplified tho way people felt than did the official register. It will be hot again to-dsy. T?o Hcnt ProMriitlontt. Two prostrations from the exces? sive heat were reported yesterday to the ambulance surgeons, and In the case of William Chamberlain, an aged Inmate of the Soldiers" Home. Dr. Tar? ter, of the city ambulance corps, exper? ienced some difficulty In reviving the fiatlcnt. He was In a had condition for nn hour, but was finally restored. The second prostration was that of George Jeter, colored, employed In the American Tobacco Company's plant at Twenty-sixth and Cary Streets. He was stricken while at work, but responded quickly to treatment, and was taken to his home, 111 f. St Paul Street ORPHAN PRIZE-WINNERS Mra. GIII'h Hoya Iluve Plenamil 'time at (.Tonlug F.xercl.ses. Closing exorcises of the Richmond Male Orphan Asylum were held yester? day afternoon liefere a largo and ap preclajlve audience, among whom were manv.directors of the Institution. John L. Williams, of the hoard of directors, presided and delivered remarks eulo? gistic of the work of the asylum and ol Mrs. Gill, and Henry S Hutzler, also one of the directors, had many \leas nnt things to sav to the hnppv urch? ins. After tho exerclces the hoys werei treated to a bountiful spre-ad, to which also several of the directors sa' down, anil then there were games ~>n the shady lawn Medals and prizes were delivered, as follows: Scholarship, given by General Charles .1. Anderson, to Eugene Grang? er; the prize in ?athematlcs, given by D. O. Davis, to Elmore Burton; rhe Lou Mar medal, given by Henry S. Hutzler, to Ellett King; penmnnsb'n (first prize), to Arthur Ilung-?rforc); (second prize) to Stanley Turner, gen? eral Industry and improvement, to Ar? lington Acree. INVITE RAILROAD MEN Richmond May Get Freight Agent?* As? sociation In 1013. The twenty-fourth annual convention of the American Association of Freight Agents came to a close in Kansas Clty yesterday. Three hundred of the 900 members from all parts of the country were In attendance. Among Richmond people at the convention were Captain E. H. Lea. of the Southern Railway; Leslie EUl3, of the Richmond, Fred erioksburg and Potomac: H. R. Phln noy, of the Seaboard Air Line; G. A. Warthen. of the Chesapeake and Ohio, 3nd G- M. Wyatt, of the Old Dominion Steamship Company. Richmond will endeavor to bring the association hero in 1913. Charge They Have Xn License.. Tho Worth Electric Autr.moblla Company, of 501 Wc-st Main Street, was reported last night on a charge of doing business without a llconse. Tho complaint was brought by Colonel B O. James, Secretary of the Common? wealth. RICHMOND We pay all our deposits on demand. More we cannot do and less we should not. 'SAFE AS THE SAFEST."