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? lone. Tho railroad Interests did not concern me. und I never at any time. In any way, represented them in any legislative matter. Several ot the let? ters, 1 have no doubt, referred to tho cnndidacy of Mr. R. H. Cardwell for the position of Speaker of the House of Delegates, in which 1 was much In? terested, as he had been for many years one Of my. closest nnd most high- I ly esteemed friends. K'ue? of No Such Fund. Mr Jones. In hy Lvnchhurg sp?ech. Is reported to have charged me with having been ? one of the disbursing agents" of what he terms the ??yellow dog fund of the railroads." I presume by this he means to charge that a fund j was contributed by the railroads for corruption purposes, I know of no such fund. The only contributions inade by the railroads or by railroad men of wh*ch j 1 have any knowledge were the con- j tributions madi by them above stated. ' at the request of the Democratic man? agers to the Democratic campaign fund. I do not think that any Demo- , erat Interested in thv success of Demo- ' cratic policies. In the establishment of prosperity and the maintenance of good order amor.g our people and in the political supremacy of the white . race will complain of the contributions | thus collected and expended by the Democratic managers ot that day. To denounce It now as a ??yellow dog fund" I* to arraign th* Democratic management which brought our State through one of the most trying and 1 difficult conditions which has ever con- I fronted any people. rec?Tfwbs of investigators _ ? Committee to Examine Martin's Campaign Made Unanimous Report. While disapproving some of the' practices connected with the election held on November '. is93, at which] ?'? elected the Legislature which se-'' lected Thomas s*. Martin for the L'n'tel I States Senate, the legislative commit- , tee appointed to investigate Mr. Mar- i tin's successful tight, reported that tlw [ evidence failed to show any 'mpropei .methods on the part Of any candidate '. for Senator The practices dlsap proved of are suppos.vi to have been the methods used In those days to In- | sure white majorities at the polls, and, in fact, the committee states that they were not different from those resorted: to In former campaigns. The investigating committee was composed of seven members. Four of i these, according to the best recollec- j tlon of to-day, voted for General Fitz hugh Lee. They are: C. 12. NICOl, ol j Prince William, chairman: George A.I Mushback, of Alexandria; James L. 1 ?T.redway, of Henry, and Merritt T. J Cooke, of Norfolk. The three voting] for Mr. Martin were Major Joel C. Green, of Wytne; R. IS. Boyltln, of Isle of Wight, and 11 H Downing, of War- : ren. The caucus roll is apparently un? obtainable. Senator Mushback. Major Green and Mr. Boyktn are now dead. Committee's Findings. The report of the committee, as dug Up from the Journal of the State Senate of that session, was signed by all the members, and was as follows: "First, That certain practices nnd Bets were proven connected with the election on November 7. lt>!>::. which they do not commend, but such prac? tices and acts were without the con? sent or approbation of any candidate for the United Slates Senate, ami not different from thdse resorted to In former campaigns. "second. That the evidence falls to Show that any improper jnelhod or means were used by any candidate for the Lulled Staties Senate to influence the vote of members bit the General Assembly at the caucus held on De? cember 7, 1S93, In the hall of the Ilni.se of Delegates. "Third. That the said evidence falls to show that any candidate for the nomination of Culled States Senator beiore the said caucus held In the hull ?>f the HOUSe of Delegates on Decem? ber 7. lS'.'.t. was guilty of using Htiy Improper methods In securing dele Rates or Hte'natou in his or their In? terest a< ttfb'election held on the 7th day of November, 1S92." suit for divorce to be filed to-day (Continued From First Tage i divorce may be proem'"1 In New York, but the mime of the a'leped cb recpondent has neen withheld Ethel Barrymore and Russell Orls roitl Colt were married on March 13. 1909. In Hyde Park. Massachusetts. Colt Is the son of Samuel POmeroy Colt, president of the United States Itu ? her Company. On November 21. 1909, their son ????as born. A year later fe-. po:ts that the couple hao become es? tranged were circulated, Mr and Mrs. Colt were tLou in New Orleans, and both were emphatic In their denial. Miss Barrymore is the daughter o? the iate Maurice and Oeorgle Drew Barrymore She scored her first theatrical success In 1805 In a com? pany which was heade*. by John Drew, her uncle. She is thirty-three years old Colt ie twenty-eight years old. At the time of his marriage it was said that lie would eventually be? come heir with his brother to a for? tune of $15,000.000. JUST WORD that word l& It r?fersto Dr. Tutt's Liver Pill* and MEANS HEALTH. Are you constipated", . Troubled with Indigestion? Sick headache? VirtlgO? bilious? Insomnia? ANY of these symptoms and many others indicate Inaction of trie LIVER. Take No Substitute* "Berry's tor Clothes" There's a popular sayinq "Some men think with their heads others with their feet." . Now to t h o s e who think with their h e a rl s hero's a chance to do a good turn for their feet. Buy them a pair of Berry Summer Oxfords. They have no equal at the price?$3.50, $4 and $5. The tliin, soothing sort or un? derwear is h e re, in long,! athletic and union-suit styles.! 50c the garment, up. Real silk socks in any desired i shade at 50c. Silk lisle socks, 25c. All guaranteed by US. Lorlmer. Or Unit it had any relation whatever to tho lumber interests in > tne United States. "'Any statement or insinuation that! J have at any time hud any relation j or connection with any lumber trust , or lumber associations, or thai I have been in any way influenced by them Is also false and slanderous. " 'THOMAS S MARTIN.' "Thus It win be seen that Senator Martin's veracity and mine is on trial before the Virginia people, as well us his fitness to represent them as their Senator. "I confidently and unhesitatingly re? spond to the issue. "Senator Martin's denial appeared for the tlrst time in yesterday's Rich? mond Times-Dispatch, I saw it for the first time at a late hour last eve? ning In Lexington. Naturally, it will be a8SUmed that I have not had suffi? cient time since then in which to mar? shal all the evidence upon which 1 rely. Hut, nevertheless, it fortunately j happens 1 have with me to-day a por- ' tlon of the documentary evidence which Is in my possession, but yet a portion thereof Which, 1 think you will agree with me. abundantly sus? tain? and vindicates my side of this controversy. 1 repeat that the letters which I shall now read you constitute but a portion of the unassailable doc? umentary evidence bearing upon this case?evidence which, when submitted will prove most enlightening to the Virginia public, and still further illum? ine and more distinctly define Senator Martin's past connection with railroad domination of affairs of our State. "The documents In my possession nhundantly establish tho fact that In 1S91 there was a 'yellow dog railroad fund' In Virginia?made up of con? tributions by four railroads operating in Virginia, as well as the fact that Senator Martin waa one of the most trusted of those who disbursed it. "But, my friends, I think you will i agree that it will be time enough to : produce this additional evidence after : Senator Martin lias been heard from in respect to that which I shall now pre '. sent for. the consideration of the peo? ple (Jt Virginia." Mr. Jones here read the letters, which appear in another column. POLICEMAN IS SAVED BY MAN HE PURSUED Speeding Automobilist 1'urut Bach When Officer's Motorcycle Ulovt sip. New York, July 10.??An excited par? ty of men and womon in a touring car was whizzing along the boulevard in North Beigen, N. J.. yesterday after? noon, with Motorcycle Policeman Mur? ray racing after them at top speed. ^They had been going plenty fast enough when Murray took up the chase. They went even faster when they saw he was bent on arresting tho man at the wheel. The auto was a powerful one. and Murray was losing ground, when. Just ? l>i site Ninth Street. West New York, the motorcycle carbureter blew up. ; In .in '.nst.mt wheel and man were ? enveloped In flames, which, fanned by 'I the wind of his speed, flared out he , hir.d him like a red flag In a breeze, steered Into Sand Pile. Murray was going so fast it would have been suicide to leap. But he caught sight of a big sand pile in front j of a new building, and steered into it ! The machine was crumpled into a j tangle of spokes and burs, and >i*?r I ray flew several feet through the air with his clothing stll; on fire. But some one in the fugitive auto? mobile had turned back and had seen the biasing man and machine. Bud j denly the touring car slowed up, i wheeled about and came back, break? ing the speed law some more In its drivers haste to reach his erstwhile pursuer. As the auto came up to the sand pile where Murray lay and the men and women threw out blankets and the men leaped to the street. They wrapped the rugs around Murray and extinguished the fire. They were in time to prevent his being seriously burned, although his hnnds and face were scotched. Wouldn't Arrest Him. "Well. I'm here," said the man who had been driving the oar. "I'm your prifoner." Murray stopped nursing his burns and smiled appreciatively, "1 don't think I want to arrest a man like you." lie said. "I don't think the captain would let me. even if 1 Wanted to. They don't make 'em Ilk-.. >oii every day." "But we'd "netter give them a chance I I! they should happen to want me." I said the automobile man. He Insisted on taking Murray into the car and I driving him to the nearc-t station, j The man in the auU> bald ho wag B. Where National Ed neat top gl Association Is Meeting Greek Theatre ?t the Unlver.lt>- ,,t California, eonMttcrc.l ?ne of the llueM tpecimeata or Greek architecture la America. San Francisco Cal. July 10.?The acceptance of tho resignation or Di 1 Nicholas Murray Butler from the board of directors of the National Fdu cations] Association, and the forty-] ninth annual convention of the asso? ciation at the Greek Theatre of the: University of California, in Berkeley. : occupied tho delegates to-day. Thousands ot teachers crowded the] hillside theatre In the campus of the ' University of California, where the convention was formally opened by Governor Kirain W. Johnson. In an j address extending the hospitality of the State. Robert J. Aley. president j of the University of Maine, responded. He was followed by Mayor p. H. Mc? Carthy, of San Francisco; President Benjamin ide Wheeler, of the Univer? sity of California Mrs. Ella Flagg Young. ot Chicago, and President David Starr Jordan, of Lcland Stan? ford. Jr . University. D. K'obets. of East Orange. Rut he Couldn't get them to make a charge I against htm after they had heard Mur- j ray's story. WILL HONEYMOON IN AEKO. Aviator Moreau ancl llrldc In rind Love LuUft In the Sk>. Cambridge. Mast., .luij? S.?Mr. and Mr*. HestOr Louis Morosii, ot this city, wtli be the first couple to s-peed down the love ' lanea of the sky and spoon behind the fairy shelter of the clouds. They are to make their honeymoon trip through New England in cuto and aoropiane. ' It will be great fun." said the bride to? day. "I have never buen up yet. but l don't care how far our very Jlrst rtlp takes me In the air. If I am willing to have my dear husband In the clouds atone, why IhoUld I . be afraid to lie with him?" Morr.iu has been building (lying machine! for Gardner Hubbsrd tor three years. Ho was very active at the Sijiianiuni meet last ? year, and was considered the hero of the : Held when he wanted to go up again atterl breaking his arm. 'XV has prepared a ape- j cut) aeroplane for the biiUal tour. PRESIDENT1? PASTOR Qi ITS. j Leaves Church ut Beverly Because Sal- : ury W.. Too Small. Beverly. Mass.. duly 10.?Rev. r.iul D. Drake, rector ot the Unitarian Church here and widely known ;.:i President Tafts "summer pastor." hau accepted a call to the Unitarian Church i of Saco, Me. one of the wealthiest con? i gregatlona In that state, and will Is? sums his new duties within a vi?k 1 President Tnit and family attended Mr i Linke'? church during the past two so miners. I Several WS.VKS ago Ml. Drake resign- i 1 ed. assigning as his reasons the ntrfi' ; I cost of living. He said that the salary I In was getting was not sufficient, and that he desired an opportunity to so- , cure a more lucrative appointment. Gives Employes a Dance. Stamford. Conn.. July 10.?Mm. Frank Danforib. the daughter of the lute J. Jo- ; ??ph Alexandre, has lust received $1,204,001 [ from her father's estate, having reached her twenty-first year. Instead of a big affair lor her society ? trlcndl she gave a bai n dance tail night : for the employe* of her mother's estste, . Mr. nnd Mrs. Lanfoith and a party of I I house gue?t?. Including Mis* Cornelia Hoyt, '. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Wlllard and Mr. and J Mrs. Thoma* Curtib. ,,f New York, attend- , ed. ELECTION NOT PROBABLE. Contest for I . S. Senator Likely to Go More Thau one llnllol. Atlanta. Gu.. July 10.?To-night, on the eve of the balloting for United States Senator, in the Georgia Legisla? ture, the general opinion prevails :,i;il there will be no election as the te Kult of the first day's ballot. That 1 none of the five candidates is COCksttrt of capturing the toga was evidence i by the hard work put in during the ! closing hours of the campaign. Even . Ihe friends of Governor Hoke Smltii, i who heretofore had been predicting hi> 1 election on the first '-allot, continued up to the last minute to strengthen i their fences Relieved to De .lohn H?ft. Greenville. S. C, July 10.?A posse' ! consisting of local and Ashevlllo police ! olHc-jrs brought here this afternoon l , negro who is believed to be John KuK, ; who shot and fatally wounded Offl ei McConnel] in Ashevllle Monday a week ' ago. The negro was caught near Pled ; mont, S. C, nnd gives his name .is Tern Long. He answers descriptions given of the murderer of McConnoll Gflieials from Ashevllle will arrive hi re j to-morrow to identify the negro. Koenig Wins Contest. Berlin. July 11.?The national avia? tion circuit race, which started from the aerodrome at Johannisthal on June' 11, ended ai the same place t'J-day. Burchner was the first of the aviators to arrive, but Koenlg. who reached the noredrome at S ;t0 o'clock to-nigh., won the contest on account of greater total of mileage completed. Voll mil el ler. who landed two minutes after Koe nlg. was officially recorded as second .? nd Burchner third. All Hirer- men Carried army olllcers whose training was one of the the principal ohiects of the flight. The race, which was ->vcr a distance of more 1,200 miles, was marked by not a single serious accl ? dent. i ARE YOU FREfc. ? FROM? Headaches, Colds, Indigestion, Pains, Constipation, Sour Stomach, \ Dizziness? If you are not, the most I effective, prompt and pleasant method of getting rid of them is to ! take, now and then, a descrtspoon (ul of the ever refreshing and truly beneficial laxative remedy?Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna. It is well known throughout the world as the best of family laxative reme? dies, because it acts so gently and ? strengthens naturally without Srri i tating the system in any way. To get its beneficial effects it is ' always necessary to buy the genu ' ine, manufactured by the California ! Fig Syrup Co., bearing the name ', of the Company, plainly printed on I the fron* of every package. "EXCELSIOR" GAS RANGES arc sold only by Rothert & Co., Many in Coma or Hysteria as "Gift of Tongues" Conven? tion Proceeds. Plttshurg. July 10.?Religious hys- I terla was rampant at Homestead Park yesterday. This Is the centre of at least . one of the world's spectacular creeds Thousands of spectators flocked tc see the demonstrations. Screaming, raving, rolling, jumping, cohtortlonistic men and women pur? sued their communion in n canvas taber? nacle. They are members of the "Gift 01" Tongues" cult, who no longer be- 1 Hove that the curse incident to the building of the Tower of Bab^l holds sway. Hundreds of delegates to the conven- ' lion of "Pentecostal primitives" shout? ed their belief In a little tented city of their own on the outskirts 01 Homestead, They come from all parts of the world Huddled about in a tabernacle, in the midst of tiers ot smaller tents, used for sleeping, along the sloped ground of the hillside, these delegates and be? lievers of the strange teachings are gathering each afternoon at J o'clock and continuing their sessions until midnight. Coma and Hysteria. Concentration of thought is the main principle of the belief, from what can be. learned from statements mode by the spectators. But tiie methods of showing the results of the practice are submission to the powers of officials of the sect and remaining in a state of coma ,.i- hysteria. The altitude of sixty to one hundred persons stretched out on the ground In an apparently unconscious condition or some of them tossing about ? wrilh ipg, screaming and tearing thell clothes as if In the greatest of pain was one form of showing their devo? tion to the belief, as witnessed to-day "The gifted ones," headed by "Broth? er I-'loat," went about in the audience ami. working In pairs, "assisted" in bringing on the "primitive Pentecostal attitude." Meunwhlli many others v. ere crying, screaming, throwing themselves about on platforms, tear? ing away their outer clothing, lying on the ground und kicking their feet into the air and helping to bring on the frenzied ^t.ile of mind of those being I "converted." At one time thirty-nine women were counted lying on the groind. either unconscious or kicking and screaming, while the elders were working on , other subjects. Piled four nnd five, deep on a plat? form were , ighteen writhing men Tak j ing off coats and collars and discard? ing all extra clothing, these men would stand mi their tiptoes, and raising their hands into the air, scream in a hys? terical manner, then cast themselves on the platform and rill out among the prostrate women. Accompanied by AVclril t bant. A weird chant led by the choir and ?lders is kept up at all times, while men and women roli about in a way resembling the Malayan form of wai dance. The religion was founded by Lev) i i\ Lupton. of Alliance. O., he of "rpan I child" fame, whose case a year ago I attracted world-wide attention. It was charged he was the father of a ' child?the mother being a "convert"? j horn as a result of the stig-jestlon from heaven, for the creating rf a new race. I Several persons connected with the I convention denied that Lupton was in I Homestead, stating he had been de J posed as leader of the sect. In Motordom ? The continued dry weather is mak j ing the road between Richmond inn [Old Point .: Mecca for local enthusiasts I who want a day's outing. The fact I that the road is in such good coridi | lion that the run can be easily made in from four to four and one-hall hours is a nadded attraction. Kor, un dei guch in.-tini.-itane.es. with an early ' morning start, the run can lie in Ida : In time for lunch, giving a long while [at Old Point, or. if it is desired, ul liwing one to remain for dinner, re tuininu later in the evening. ! As a matter of fact several parties [are taking advantage tbemsclvea of ;the opportunity, Rufus C. William.-.. ; accon,|,anieu bv his brother and several ' friends, made the trip without a sin I gle mishap und in good time. Shannon O. Lees left Sunday for Staunton in a Cadillac. He is expect? ed to return to-day. The Alsop Motor Company is ship? ping sevei il cars to Etnporla. I Senator Claude A. Swcnson has in ttoduced a bill In Congiess which, pro? vides that the government shall ap? propriate a sum of money for Hie purpose ??: improving the post .-oads throughout the country. In the event that the bill becomes a law it will mean much to the counties now inter? ested in road-building, The Ccur.'.ry Club house of the Rich? mond Automobile ciuh is now open to 1 the members of that organization The .Lib house in on the Three-Chop Road. V Herbert Wilson and Bill Endicott. members of the Cole racing force, have Shipped to Koanoke. where thev will I race oh Saturday. PENROSE SAYS SESSION WILL END BY AUGUST 51 Washington. July 10.? Nothing hui speeches stund in the way of tho com- j plete success , of the Canadian reci? procity bill, and we are working the speeches off as fast as possible," raid Chairman Pen rose, of the Senate Fi? nance Committee, to-dnv, "We shall not be here so much longer. Gradually, and more rapidly than most people appreciate, we are putting the speeches behind us. and I am sticking to a prediction made long since that we shall adjourn either Sat? urday. July 29, or Saturday. August B, by which time we shall have voted on and passed the reciprocity bill ;:nd voted on the free list and wool bills." Senator Pen rose said there had been i no especi.il effort to expedite the con? sideration of the reciprocity bill en the President's Mayflower trip, whlcu ended to-day. No I'lau- Mude on Trip. "There was nothing fixed on the tiip." said Senator Pen rose. "All the members of the party arc friends of reciprocity, and there was no mis? sionary work to do. Neither was thec any planning, for there Is no doubt as to the outcome." lie said the affair wns of a oure'iy Social nature, and that despite Uic heat the party had a thoroughly Joyable time. At the psychological niom?nt Mr. Per.rose will renew his roquosl for unanimous consent to tlx a day to vote on tlie reciprocity bill and ..1. . for days to vote on the two tarlf: i ills now on the Senate calendar. Me orob ably will name the same days men? tioned in his first rennest, July ??!, 25 and 26. j FINANCIER MAY BE INDICTED Slater of Mr*. fcelen D. Jenkins Te?tl IIes iit Investigation. N.-w York. July 10.?Kurther Invest! gallon was made to-day by the Federal grand Jury Into the circumstance., sui - rounding the bringing Into this coun? try of 1320,000 worth of Jewels, which came Into the possession of Mrs. Helen 1). Jenkins, of Chicago, who claims that the Jewels were smuggled and given to her by a millionaire Wisconsin loather manufacturer. Mrs. Mathilda Fouldcs, a sister of Mrs. Jenkins, was a Wit? ness lo-day. Il Is reported that a New Y< rk financier may be indicted, among I others. A I TO DHOI'S 100 PK ET. Denver. Col.. July 10.?Mrs. J. B. Baldwin, wife of Coiner Baldwin, of the Denver mint, hnd a remarkable es . cape from death yesterday, when the automobile In which she was riding : plunged over a preclplc 1 On feet high, rolled 300 feet further down the moun? tain and landed, a mass of wreckage. In a creek In the canyon. Mr Baldwin, who was driving, we-' thrown from the car. but was not nurt . Mrs. Baldwin remained in the car till It dropped the first hundred feet. She I was picked up unconscious and brought on a special train to this c.'(ty, where it was found her only Injuries were ; cuts and bruises. Llghtulnc's Curious Freak. Louisville. Ky. July 10.?Rtccochet ; ling from one house to another until five had been struck and xix persona ? injured, war. the prank of a bolt of ? lightning that crashed from ilmost I a cloudless sky to-day. The first j house struck was that of Fred Knelsel, 2121 Ormsby Avenue, and the bolt 1 l.oinded thence to almost every house in the block. S. P. C. A. REPORT Agent E. C. Taylor, of the Society for i the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, during June investigated 21S cases of animals reported to he abused and ; neglected. He ordered nineteen horse* l nr.n mules with galled shoulders taken i lo stables and cared for; sixteen over-, loaded teams were relieved: twenty i one horses and mules were sent to I stables for attention; seven received .?mention from veterinarians; tiirci tans of cruel whipping were found check reins were taken from twenty seven; five cases were taken into court; two cases were dismissed, two fined $10 and costs, one and costs, and i two cases appealed; admonition van given to twenty-nine owners and driv? ers; homes were found for seven ciogs and cats: thirty horses and mules were destroyed and fifty-one cats and dogs ; killed During this excessively hot period the S. P. C. A., is on the alert to see that proper care and attention is given horses and mules APPALACHIAN LEAGUE ; At Asheville: Ashevllle. ."; Kriox'ville, ! 1 I At Bristol: Bristol, .t. Morristown. 3 ' eight inningsi. rain i. At Johnson C|ty Clcveland-.Iohnson City, r.,ln. Two Heat Prostrntlons. Dr. Tarter, of the city ambulance, was called yesterday to attend to two cases of heat prostration, neither of which was. however, of a serious na : tu re. Mary Johnson, a young while girl, '. w ho lives on the Seven Pines itoc.d, ; was overcome in the morning by the l. iit and nervousness while at .vorn ? In the plant of the Larus Tohacco f!i?m . p.iny. Her condition was not serious ;nnd she responded readily to trent : mcnt j During the afternoon the young i physician was called to the office of I the News Leader, where Frank Mc? I Nell, a monotype opera tor. wns over it ome while working at his machine, I lie was treated, and was then taken in the ambulance to his home at 016 t Cumberland street. < hnrged With Theft. Gilbert Moore, colored, was arrested last night on a charge of stealing; clothes from Ben Gordon. WOLGAST SIGNS TO MEET WELSH Los Angeles. Cub. July 10.?Ad Wol gust. lightweight champion of the world, unil Freddie Welsh, challenger, will meet In a twenty-round fight tor tho title here on Thanksgiving Day. It ; was decided to-day, when Wolgast anil Welsh met after their two unsatis? factory conferences lost night. The terms accepted by the fighters from Promoter T. J. McOurr call for an ? unpublished amount for Wolgast, said j to be $15.000. and $.=>.0o0 for Welsh. In I addition. Wolgust will get r.i per cent. , of tho receipts from the moving ple 1 turos and Welsh 10 per cent. There will j he no Bide bet. The weight will he 132 '? pounds ringside, the tight to be j rcferced by 6 thor jack Welch or ! Eddie Smith. After the conference Wolgast and his wife started for Cadillac. Mich ! His manager. Tom Jones, will sign the I contract for the tight to-fhorrow. T\ ol | gast said betore he left he WSuld take on no other lighters before meeting I Welsh. MISSING LETTERS MUST BE LOCATED New York. July 10.?The mystery of the eight or more missing letters written by W. E D. Stokes, the mil? lionaire, to Lillian Graham, the show girl, must he solved by the police, and James Cummins. Stokes's private de? tective, to the satisfaction of Magis? trate Freschl and Police Commissioner Waldo. To-nlghl three Central Office detective.- and a police lieutenant face ?erlous charges as the outgrowth of the investigation-of the matter, while Cummins is under summons to-*testify before the magistrate to-morrow as to the part he says he took in removing the letters from the girls' room The detectives who face charges are the three men who. according to Cummins, were In Miss Graham's apartment two days after the shooting of Stokes, when Cummins says he found the let? ters. Acting Dlstrht Attorney Buckner applied for the summons for Cummins. Miss Graham and her chum. Ethel Conrad, whose preliminary examina? tion on a charge of attempting to kill Stokes is to he continued to-morrow, say they relied upon the missing mis? sives to justify the shooting. Edward A. Durrena. Edward A. Ilurress died at 10 o'clock lest night after a long illness. He was forty-seven years old. Plans for the funeral will be announced later Mr. Burrcsi was a son of James Edward and Sally p. Burrens. both of whom arc 'lead H* Is survived by one ?Itter, Mrs W. E Seal, ot Glitter Park. OBITUARY Miss Pearl Jeffries. [Special to The Times-Dispatch. | i Scottsviiie. Va.i July 10.?Mis-, i'eail Jeffries -lied at he! home here this evening at '.< o'clock, she leaves one Slater, Miss Olivia Jeffries. The lu meral arrangements have not boon made. rtoberl 1?. Ilerndon. [Special to The 'i Imos-Dlspatch.] Iiunvlllu, Va . July lu.?Robert Percy Herndon, son ,,f the late Captain Ralph C. and Sallle G. Herndon. died 41 tho lica'pltal hero this afternoon of Brlgilt's disease. He had made this city his heme for the past forty years. He la survived by a sister. Mrs. W. 1*. Cousins, of Danville, and one brother. Captain John A. Herndon. of Klnston. N. C. The funeral will be Tuoslay afternoon from the residence of W. p. Cousins at 5 o'clock. Interment .n ,;reen hui Cemetery. Hen Miilgrue. Hen Mulgrue, formerly of Richmond, died at Minefield. V,'. Va., on Friday, following an operation for appendi? citis. James I'ulk tub. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. J Gloucester. Va.. July 10.?James Polk Ash died at his home. Gloucester Point. Inst night The funeral took place this afternoon. Mr. Ash is sur? vive I by cue sol tames polk Ash. Iri, of Gloucester Point, and three daugh? ters?Miss Lulu S. Ash and Mrs. E. B Edwards, both of Gloucester.1 ..,1.-, ; Slddicker, of Pennsylvania. ruge Woodvllle, [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. 1 Frederlcksburg, Va., July 10.?page Woodvllle. of Orange county, died at his home Satuiday, after a brief Ill? ness. He Is survived by two daughters and one son.' David F. Long. [Special to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) Harrlsonburg. Va, July 10.?David F. Long, seventy-three years old, died yesterday In Brldgewater, Rooklngham county. He belonged to the Church of the Brethren. He leaves several brothers nnd sitters, fhcluriing Rev. Emmanuel Long, of Rocklngham. and Simeon Long, of Prince William coun I ty, and Caleb Long, of Boopsboro, Md j Mrs. .Hary L. Daniels. [Special to Tho 1 Imos-Diapatch J Spencer. N. C, July 10.?Mrs. M- -y i 1 L Daniels, widow of .1. H. Daniels, died I at her home. In Davidson county, yes- j j terday afternoon, nnd the Interment , was made at Dick Creek Church. She _ was sixty-three years old. and Is su. 1 vived by one daughter nnd two sons, j one of whom Is Dr. H C. Daniels, of . Salisbury. .loKcpb Eagle. I [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Spencer, N. C, July 10.?Joseph Eagle, aged seventy-three yeurs, a well known farmer of Liberty, Rowan county, died at h's home th!s morning. : his death being due to cancer of the : stomach. He was prominent in church work, and leaves a family, besides 1 many other relatives. Death of a Child. Elko, Va., July 10.?Irene Godsey. '. the twelve-year-old daughter of Mr. ] and Mrs. R. C. Godsey. died Saturday I at. 3:30 o'clock. John B. Cnrlyle. '-1' ? " " Tlmes-Dlspatch.] Raleigh. N. C. July 10.-~.Tohn B. Car j lyle, for twenty-three years professor ' of Latin at Wake Forest College, died ! nt his home to-day. aged fifty-three years. For two years he. was presi? dent of the Baptist State Convention. ; nnd was one of the best known edu i cr.tors in the State. tf?? \tatt for ClaggifYcarfon. 1 ed who have some leisure time to make $25 per week getting custom? ers to buv an attractive and o.nlck selllna real estate proposition on easy terms. Post-Offlce Box 1ST._ i WANTED, TWO YOUNG OR MI DIM-E aged men to travel with man? ager and solicit. Must be sober and willing to work. Call Murphy's Ho? tel, 10 to 12 A. M. nnd 2 to I P. M. to-day._H. C LOOPF.R._ 25 LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WANT ed who have some leisure time 10 make $2", per week getting custom? ers to buv an attractive and ?tul^k scllinc real estate proposition on easy terms. Poat-Office Box 137. ? CABLE AD EVERY DAY It won't co&f you much f To have in your Inmc a beautiful INNER-PLAYER TRADE MARK PIANO The price, the terms, the in strumcnt?all will be perfectly satisfactory. We guarantee the' INNER-PLAYER Piano for five years, which insures against any possible defect. Demonstrations every day. Mon. 728 213 E. Broad 1 GOV. ELLYSON MAKESSTATEMENT (Continued From First Pago.) elate my name in the letter of Mr Thompson in reference to a conversa tlon between Mr. Thompson and Mr B. B Munferd: I recall that Major 1: T D. Myers, than whom Virginia never hat! a more conscientious ur loyal citizen, give me his Individual check for (600, which 1 cheerfully ac? cepted and which was used tor cam? paign purposes 1 feel honored In having been associated with Major Myers and Mr Munford In any under? taking,, and I can imagine no man In Virginia whose opinion Is worth con? sidering and who ever knew those two gentlemen, who would for a moment think them guilty of anything un? worthy of the best traditions of the Commonwealth. "I desire to say In this connection that not at any time during either of these two campaigns, or during the succeeding sessions of the General As? sembly of Virginia, was I ever asked by any railroad corporation or the representative of any railroad corpo? ration, to do anything of nny sort with regard to any legislation affecting their Interest or any other interest. Martin and Jones Helped, "Mr. Thomas S. Martin. while a member of the State Executive Com? mittee at the same time with Hon \V, A. Jones, gave me the most cor? dial and valuable assistance in the coi. lection of campaign funds. He was al? ways ready to render any service to the party, and as long .if he was on the committee ho was accounted on* of its most useful and honored mem? bers. "There was brought out in the legislative investigation of 1893, by a statement from General Fltzhugl. I-ee. some of the sources from which we obtained money, jt Is set out In the testimony lllat among others. President Cleveland gave $1.000. which was Increased by Renerous deflation;! from members of h's Cabinet and friends of the administration In New York and other cities, who were all much interested in the candidacy of Governor Charles T. O'Ferrali and of General I?ee. who were warm and de? voted friends of the President. "In the disbursement of eampalrn funds I have made It a rule to al? ways take care to distribute them through the regular channels of the party." WOUNDED IN RIFLE RANGE Savannah* Qa . July io.?At no><> Dhu. the new rifle range of the Georgia National Guard, this afternoon Captain .1 J. Wllllngham of the Jackson Bines Second Infantry, and six men were wounded while In the 200-yard pits under the targets. Several bullets struck the steel frame of the targets and ricocheted. Captain Wllllngham was struck In the shoulder, the htillct making a gash. T'no si* other men. of whom First Sergeant Allen and Private Singley are most severely hurt, were cut or scratched by the frag? ment? of the bullets. Steps are being taken by Colonel Harris, of Macon. commander of the regiment, to trans? fer the troops to St. Simon Island. Death of W. C. Brown. I.ynchburg. V.l., July 10.?TV. C. Brown, of Natchez. Miss., an officer of the Mississippi F.Iks, died here to-dny. He became 111 Saturday while on his way to the Elks' convention a-t Atlan? tic City. Brown formerly lived here, and died within thirty m|les of the place of his birth ~l)~EA"tTiS DOBRINS?Died, at Oak Grove, Pe? tersburg Turnpike. Stop S. yesterday, EDGAH J. DOBBINS. In his thirty second year of age. Remains were taken to 013 West Main Street, from which res'dence his funeral will take place THIS (Tuesday) MORNING at 11 o'clock Pallbearers will be B, K. Bernard, F C. Lowerv. R. D. Harlow. Jr., E C. Head. C. D. Hutzler. Mr. Massev. Mr. Pilcher, Mr. Pilcher. Friends and acquaintances are In? vited to attend. GOODK?Died, Inly 10. 1911, at his sister's residence. Mrs. Kate Bree den, 601 North Thirty-second Street. FL-AVE D., only son of Mrs. F.. J. and the lato W, O. Goode. He leaves four sisters?Mrs. T. F. Hohson, Mrs Jr..- Grimes. Mrs. Frederick Breeder) and Mrs. A. S. Goode. Funeral THIS (Tuesdayl AFTER? NOON at 5 o'clock Friends and ac? quaintances invited to attend. Inter? ment Oakwood. SCHERER?After being on earth four hours the soul of little GROTTCS DOWNTAIN SCHERER, second ?on of John J. Scherer, Jr., and Annn Belle Do^'ntain Sherer. wont back to God Sunday morning, July 0. mil. The little body was laid to -est In Hollywood Cemetery Sunday eve | nlng nt 6:30 o'clock. Advertising Ideas Free TVe are Buceeaa/ully handling many laro? and small accounts In the South. If you want free Ideas, sucscstlons md advice In connection with your advertising toll us io by letter, 'phone or In person. FREEMAN ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC., Mutual flulldlnir, Richmond, - Virginia. 'Phono Madison 2113.