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OF DAVIS IS SET Former Bank Official Will An? swer to Indictment on' July 24. GRAND JURY MEETS AGAIN Monument Grounds Will Be Improved?Other Peters? burg News. Tlmes-Dlspatch Bureau. 103 North Sycamore Street, Petersburg, Va., June 27. In the Hustings Court to-day coun? sel for Charles Hall Davis, Indicted by the last grand jury jointly with Car? ter R. Bishop, on the charge of mak? ing a false report of the condition of the Appomattox Trust Company's bank us of August, 1S0S, asked that a day for the trial of Mr. Davis be rixeii. The Commonwealth's Attorney an? nounced his readiness to proceed with the trial at any time, and the court, af? ter consideration, set Jujy 24 as the day for the trial of Mr. Davis on this indictment. Though jointly indicted, Mr. Bishop bs principal and Mr. Davis as acces? sory, they will be tried separately, hav? ing so elected. More 1 ndict meat* KotlOll. After a week's recess the grand jury met this morning ami resumed consid? eration of the charges against Charles Hull Davis and Carter R. Bishop, as contained in the new bill of indictment prepared by the Commonwealth's" at? torney. These charges allege cmbez elcmcnt, wrongful use and unlawful disposal and conversion of the founds of the Appomattox Trust Company There are thirty-four charges of thin character in the bill, embracing 525 counts. Carter R. Bishop and Charles Hall Davis being charged alternately as principal and accessory. On these charges the grand jury this afternoon returned a true bill, making their re? port earlii.r than had been expected. A second report by the jury added nine more churges of the same char? acter. Acquitted of Serious Cljurge. In the Hustings Court to-day Re? becca Johnson, a negrcss. was placed on trial on an Indictment charging at? tempt to kill the infant child of hct neighbor. Annie Rogers, colored, by the administration of ground glass, iplaced in a biscuit. The child had a biscuit filled with the glass, out there was no evidence to connect the Johnson wo? man with the circuit, and she was dis? charged. To Improve Monument Grounds. The Legislature of Pennsylvania, at its last session, appropriated the sum of S450 to he used In the improvement of the ground surrounding the monu? ment to the Forty-eighth Pennsylvania Regiment, erected on the old Jerusalem Flank? Road, near Fort Mahone, in Prince George county. It is in con? templation to make some handsome im? provements around this monument, and t> committee of the Battlefield Asso? ciation of that State has been appoint? ed to look after them. The Forty "'r.h'h Regiment is the one that dug the tunnel and laid the mine that blew up the Crater snllenl on the Confed? erate lines. Aldorninnlc Proceedings. The Board of Aldermen held its final meeting of the liseal year last night nnd concurred in the action of the Council in Winding up the financial af? fairs of the city by ordering the pay? ment of all bills for the month of Juno and carrying forward to the new year nil unexpended balances in the hands of the various munclp.il departments. Alderman Poole called the attention of the Board to the threatened short? age In the city's water supply, which may become serious unless there are early and copious rains. There is, he said, only a thirty days' supply In the reservoir. He suggested that economy in the use of water he urged as far as practicable. Mr. Poole offered a reso? lution, which was adopted, requesting all citizens to discontinue for the present the sprinkling of their lawns, and the Virginia Railway and Power Company to suspend the sprinkling of The Popular Author and Comedian Gives tho Victor Three of His Own Songs. George XL. Cohan. Comedian. 00O42 Life's a Funny Proposition After All, Cohnn 10 OOOl.'l Vou Won't U<i Any IIuhIiickk If Ton Haven't Got a Baud, Coliuu I" 700:tO P. S-Mr. Johnson Sends' Regards, Cuban 12 Mr. Cohan has sung fdr the Victor a number of his greatest song hits, and has demonstrated that In nddltton to his numerous accomplishments, he possesses still another?the ability to make a good Victor record. These Cohan records are loud, clear, and distinct to the very last syllable. We predict a large demand for these reproductions of the voice and mannerisms of the popular author-comedian. Now on Sale at This Store Two Hits From the New Bayes and Norworth Production Nora Bayes. Comedienne. (10041 Strnwbcrrtcs (From "Little Miss Fix-It") Baycs-Norvrorth 10 Nora Bayes?Jack Norworth. 7003S Turn Oil Your Light, Sir. .Moon Sinn (From "Little Miss Fix-It"). Bnycs-Norvrorth 12 The Swiss Echo Song by Tetrazzini Lulsa Tetrazzini, Soprano. Twelve-Inch, with orchestra, $3.00?In Italian. SSStl Swiss Echo Song (L'Eco) (Schweizer Echo Lied), Eckert Come in and hear these records or phone for them. 103 E. Broad Street, Oldest Music House in Va. and TV. C. Ute tracks on the paved streets. Mr. Pooie also offered a resolution lor an appropriation of $1,500 tor the pur? pose of sinking an nrtcsian well, which was referred to the Finance Commit? tee. Uig Increase In Post-Ofllcc Dualnen*. The mnil matter handled in the Petersburg post-office during the month of May showed an increase ol 24 per cent, over that handled during the corresponding month of last year. By actual count, 777.G65 pieces, embrac? ing the' various classes of matter, were handled during last month. Of thesis 327,<">02 pieces were for the outgoing mails, and 150,003 pieces for the in? coming malls. Of first-class matter, letters and postals, 26S.33S pieces were handled. The carriers collected from the street boxes for outgoing mails 101,124 pieces, and delivered from In? coming malls 20;>,03O pieces. MaHonle Celebration, The three Masonic lodges of this city?Blandford. No. 3; Petersburg, No. 16, and Powhatan Starke, No. 121?ap? propriately observed the Festival of St. .lohn the Baptist last night. There] was a large gathering of members of the fraternity^ and the evening was of social fellowship. The ceremon'os in tlie lodge room were conducted by the stationed officers, and the address was delivered by Worshipful Fred W. Nu fer, of Whitehall, Mich., who was re? ceived with honors. Mr. Nufer ex? plained the master's degree as exem? plified in his State. A banquet followed, nt which there were many toasts and responses. The arrangements for the celebration were all in charge of Petersburg Lodge. All living past masters of this lodge since 1S72 are still enrolled on the books. W. J. Terry, of this city, being the oldest. Married In Wiialilngton, Two Petersburg couples werr wedded in Washington yesterday, the cere? mony being performed there through choice. At 10 o'clock A. M. Miss Ma? rie Bertram Bozel, daughter of George M. Bozel, was married to Thomas Henry Morris. -v. loiter, Miss Daisy B. Burkhart, daughter of Augustus Burkhart, was married to James H. Rainey. Myer Saal und Clifford Godsey, prom? inent members of Petersburg Lodge of Elks, went over to Richmond to-day to attend the special meeting of the State Association, called to consider the matter of the proposed removal of the National Elks' Homo from Bedford City. Personal niitl Otherwise. Congressman \V. A. Jones was in the city a brief while to-day, on his way to Brunswick county, where he is to ?spes k. The Board of Supervisors of Bruns? wick county yesterday madb an ap? propriation of ?800 to the fund being raised for the erection of a handsome monument to the memory of the Con? federate soldiers of that county. James Arch;r Robinson, colored, aged nlneteon years, left Petersburg four weeks ago to work for Lane Bro? thers, at Quicksand. Ky. Yesterday his father received information that Robinson had been drowned while bath? ing. G race?Scot t. (Special to The Times-Dispatch. ] Lynchhurg, Va., June 27.?At the residence ot Mrs. Charles Scott, Jr., to? night, her daughter. Miss Loxley, a teacher In the public schools, was mar? ried to Rev. Edward Lee Grace, pastor of Broadus Memorial Church. Rich? mond, the officiating minister being the groom's father. Rev. W. C. Grace, of Gulfport. Miss. Miss Elizabeth Adams was maid of honor and H. H. Harris best man. Rev. and Mrs. Grace went on a Northern tour. Just a Matter of Knowing It An Offer to Prove the Merit of Digestit, the New Remedy for Indiges? tion and Stomach Disorders?Relieves Almost Instantly. If you who know the distressing symptoms of Indigestion, who experi? ence the many discomforts of upset stomach, were assured beyond a doubt ?if you knew positively your druggist eoiild supply a remedy that would re? lieve you instantly and, cure you per? manently, you wcild get a package quick, wouldn't you? There 1? such n remedy?It is the new remedy called DIGESTIT, and can be found at all ir.-i class drug stores. Yon do not ia\'o to lake anybody's word lor It? ? rove Its merit by trying: It yourself. I'he drug stoics throughout the coun rj lihve been authorized to sell it .vlth the distinct understanding that "ii receive your money back from .-Miir druggist If you are not pleased ivlth the results after taking a few loses. If you are not willing to try It ?n your druggist's guarantee, the _ Digestif Co.. Jackson, Miss., will send you an order to your drug store for a full size package, without cost. D1GEST1T Is a harmless medicine, absolutely free from poisonous or habit-forming drugs. It digests the food ajid relieves the stomach, at the same lime ton'ing up the digestive or? gans to a natural, healthful condition. Try It. 5n;- at all drug stores. Manufacturers of Pure Ice Cream Have Issued Invitations to the Opening of Their New Plant on FRIDAY, JUNE 30th 1911 And are now ready to fill orders, both wholesale and retail, for "The Velvet Kind" Ice Cream in all flavors. 'Tis made in the most modern' and sanitary ice cream plant in the world. PURITY ICE CREAM CORP., Jefferson and Cary Sts. Monroe 1861 i - ? "The Yankee Doodle Boy" makes records for the Victor Now you can enjoy in your home the big song hits that helped to make George M. Cohan so popular with theatre-goers. The three records just issued are Cohan through and through?perfect reproductions of his voice and mannerisms._ "Arms of America March" played by Pryor's Band Pryor's new march possesses cverj' quality a military march should possess?stirring martial strains, great brilliancy and melo? diousness." Played by his own band with a spirit and absolute precision seldom attained in mili? tary band renditions. Any Victor dealer will gladly play these records for you, and give you a July supplement which contains a com? plete list of new single- and double-faced Victor Records, with a detailed description of each. with the July list of new Victor Records Always use Victor Records played with Victor Needles?there is no other way to get the unequaled Victor tone. Victor Talking Machine Co., Cataden, N. J. KAISER TOASTS ILL TRUE SAILORS He Is Guest at Banquet Given by Imperial Yacht Club. ? Kiel. Juno 27.?Emperor William who has been giving much attention to the officers of the second division of the United States Atlantic fleet andi the vJ?itlng- yachtsmen during the past few days, made a speech at tho state dinner of the Imperial Yacht Club last night. After a graceful refer? ence to the American naval visitors iind yachtmen. he gavo a toast "To All True Sailors." The guests at tho dinner included Prince Adulbert, the Imperial Chan? cellor; Dr. Von Bethmann-Hollwog. j Baron von Kiderlen W?chter, Secre- i tary for Foreign Affairs: American Ambassador Hill, Rear-Admira.1 Bad? ger, J. Pletpont Morgan, who was elected a member of the Imperial Yacht Club at a special meeting yesterday, and n large contingent of American officers and yachtsmen. Before the banquet tho Emperor personally presented his prize to the American winners of the j sailing and rowing races, In which j the warship boats participated, on j Thursday and Saturday. In the ath- I letlc games the American sailors and the Germans were well matched, each winning four events. San Dleso, Ca; . Juue 27.?Explosions on the submarine Ptke yesterday afternoon caused by a "back fire" In the gasolene engine, se? verely burned F. W. Blliott, a chief machin? ist, J. Q. Jeffrlos. machinist's mate,'and L. lt. Walke, electrician. Ellloti I* the most severely Injured, but will recover. Other sailors In the boat at the time escaped un? injured. The accident occurred Just as the engine was started. There was an explosion In the crank pit. and this was followed Uy a sec? ond, caused by Ignited gases. Sailors res? cued their Imprisoned shipmates. The In? jured were taken to "SIckBay," on the Iris, and arc doing well. The Pike appar? ently was not damaged. Captain Ila,ync Jillls. acting commnnder of the submarine squadron, has ordered a court of Inquiry to convene. MARRIED IN WASHINGTON Kennetli McGulro and SIIss Ada Orls coll, of Clifton Porige, Elope. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.J Washington, D. C., .rune 27.?A run? away marriago culminated in Wash? ington this morning In the wedding of Kenneth McCuIrc, aged twenty-one years, and Miss Ada 13. Drlscoll, aged nineteen years, both of Clifton Forge. They were married by the Rev. T. Out water, of the Kenneth Baptist Church. At 11 o'clock last night the young couple eloped from their homes at Clif? ton Forge. Both loft notes to their relatives in their rooms, telling of their Intention to be married In Wash? ington. "We got In Alexandria at 6 o'clock this morning and came to Washington by trolley, being afraid somebody might nab us at the Union Station." Miss Drlscoll blushing!}' confessed this morning when securing a marriage li? cense at the City Hall. She is the daughter of Joseph Drlscoll, a con? ductor on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway. McG-uire Is in the grocery business with hla brother at Clifton Forge. Ho formerly resided in Craig county. P. H. McG. VALUABLE ESTATE INVOLVED Settlement of the Dull Will Case Re? lieved to He in Sight. ~~ Boston, June 27.?A settlement of the Bull will case, In which Mrs. Olea Bull Vaughn is contesting the will oi her mother, widow of the famous 'vio? linist, Olo Rull, is believed to be In siRht. Counsel for both sides held conferences In this city to-day, nnd the hearing In the Maine court has been postponed until next Monday, when It is helleved only formal mat? ters will receive nttention, The mat? ter Involves an estate valued at moro thnn half a million dollars," 10 VISIT ATLANTA Monument Will Be Unveiled in Memory of Trip of Gate City Guard. Urgent Invitations to attend the military event In Atlanta on October i?, 10 und 11 were considered at a bat? tery meeting of the Richmond How? itzers held last night. It Is feared that >ccause of the officers' school of In? struction r.t Fort Riley, and the com ng battalion encampment In Henrlco -ounty, most of the officers and inen will be unable to spare the tlnio to uttend the Atlanta affair. But It Is almost certain that at least some of the members of the command will ac? cept the Invitation, which has been emphasized countless times during the past few months by letter and by per? sonal visits to Richmond. On the date mer.-tlnncd, a monument will be unveiled In Atlanta In memory nf the trip of the Old Guard of iha Gate City Guard to the North. Th'j trip was tak>;n thlrty-t>vo ye .rs ifcO.! when animosities hetwoen the sections were keen, and It was n opposition to the advice of many ot the friends < f the Atlanta organization that the Jour? ney was made. But the toJr turned out to be one continuous ovation. The Oate City Guard was the guest of honor in cities from Philadelphia to Boston, and the beginning of the fast friendship which has sprung up be? tween a few Southern commands and some of those of the New Engl: nd States was had. The trip is called "The Mission of Peace." The Providence Light Infantry and the Governor's Foot Guard will att> nd the unveiling entire, coming thrcugh Richmond. The invitations iro being sent out l;i most urgent form by Gov? ernor Hoke Smith, by the Mayor of Atlanta, the Chamber of Commerce, and a committee of citizens, aa well as the war veterans and aerlve mem? bers of the Gate City Guard. The name of each command taking pert in the coremonlcs. with the names rf it-i officers, will be inscribed on the monument. Building Permit. A permit was Usucd In the office of the BiillrtlnK Inspector yesterday to Dr. Ben Howies to repair brick dwclllnc. 703 West Grace Street, building an addition In the rear, $3,300. No Worry About Talent Or Suitable Amusement IF. YOU LET THE You have nt your command a delightful variety of the choicest music to entertain your guests? music sung and played by the world's greatest singers, bands and comedians. Hear the Latest Victor Records at 213 E. Brood END OF BITTER FIGHT AGAINST FUSIONISTS Struggle Is Really to Break Alvah Martin's Power in Norfolk County?Primary Will Be Held To-Day. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Norfolk, Va.. June 27.?The most strenuous fight ever waged against fusion in Norfolk county ended to? night with rally meetings under the auspices of the straighout Democrats at Pinner's nnd Fairmount Park. Tho primary will be held to-morrow, and there will be a great struggle for votes. The principal fight Is over the oflloo Queenstown. Juno 27.?The regatta arranged for the midshipmen and blue? jackets of the United States practice squadron proved a great success yes ierday. The midshipmen of the battle chips Iowa, Indiana and Massachusetts competed in twelve-oared cutters for a silver cup and the championship ol Queenstown harbor, and the Iowa boys won. Tho Iowa's seamen also won the other prizes. The senior offi? cers of the squadron attended a hall nt the admiralty house to-night. The ships will sail for Kiel to-morrow. K. C. BENEDICT'S YACHT ARRIVES AT NEW YORK New Yortt, N. r.. June Tl.?The steam yacht Virginia, which went aground or. a reef ninety miles west of Havana on May 2*, while Commodore E. C. Benedict and a praty of friends were returning from a cruise up the Amazon River, arrived here yesterday. The vessel was floated June 12 by a wrecking tug from Havana, and suf? fered little damage from the fifteen days' stranding. Commodore Benedict and his guests roturned here by steamer two weeks n go._, _ of clerk of ihe County Court. now held by Alvah H. Martin. Hepubllcan. C. \V. Coltman. a prominent attorney nf Portsmouth, Is the candidate of the ftralghtouts, while tho fuslonlsts are running Wilioughby L. Wilson. It Is contended by the slralghtouts that Wilson Is running In the Interest of Mr. Martin, under a fusion agree? ment, and that he Is not actively seek? ing the ofllrs for himself. Commonwealth Attorney- R.-C. -Mar? shal) Is opposed for renomlnatlon by A. B. Cnrney, a stralghout. Sheriff A. C. Cromwell is opposed by B. K. Simpson. Both sides clftlrn to bo certain of victory In to-morrow's primary. At stralghtuots' headquarters, in the Mon tlcello Hotel, to-day it was said that victory wae in sight and that for tho first time In n quarter of a century there were prospects of Norfolk coun? ty coming under a Democratic ndmin Istration. It Is understood that tho fuslonlsts are Just as confident. They have not established headquarters, but the precinct leaders have been active In all parts of the county. Runners were sent out to-day to give final in? structions to the leaders. Tho strong card of the fuslonlsts la the Implicit confidence reposed in ' Al? vah M. Martin. That he Is the domi? nant power In the county not one of them will deny, but they ask who could better be put In such a posi? tion. Mr. Martin's gift of $7.000 to keep the schools open tho full term, and his loan of $21,000 to purchase a toll road to he converted Into a boulevard from Norfolk to Ocean View have been attacked by tho slralghtouts. They claim the county ought to be able to nay such expenses Itself, and the fact that it becomes necessary for somo individual to shoulder the burden Is proof that the county affairs aro not properly administered. Children Ory FOR FLETCHER'S CA3TO R \ A If So, You Need a Trunk; In Fact, You Need a Trunk Anyway, Whether You Are Stationary or Traveling And when you buy a Trunk you want one that Is strong, serviceable, trim and reliable, such as you will get here. 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