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fixed opinion, and would be changed were tho evidence to change the facts. Jn the Cooper murder trial at Nash? ville some time ago. efforts were made to get n Jury which had read noth? ing of the crime. The results were that nearly every juryman save one. who had been In the far West, was Illiterate Many could neither read nor write. The Virginia Supreme Court has ind'euted that such Igno? rance of the c a re is not necessary. In? deed, with the wide attention that lias been given to the Beattte case. It would be hard to tlnd In Virginia liny man of education or intelligence v ho has not read more or less of the crime and formed some scrt of opinion from the statement of tacts there presented. The crime waw committed just on the bord<r of the county, near Richmond. The ollicials believe that a Jury can be secured from other parts of th-i county sufficiently remote as to be devoid of any local prejudice, and yet Who may have both read and dis-1 cussed tho case without coming to an> 1 fixed opinion that cannot be altered by the presentation of evidence lu court. Seattle Hears Choir In Juli. | For the first time in the history of the Henrico cdut.ty Jail a full church choir yesterday afternoon sang for the benefit of the prisoners The chorus of Christ Episcopal Ch-rch was at? tracted to the jail by the presence there of the Beatties and Beulah Bin1 ford, and for more than ah hour hymns, conspicuous among which were "Lead. ! Kindly Light," and "Onward. Christian Poldiers." were sung. The choir was admitted by Sheriff L. H. Kemp and Deputy Lyne and escort- * od to s rear portion of the main part ?f the jail From 4 o'clock until near? ly 5 the twelve or fifteen men and; women sang. All of the prisoners appeared greatly | cheered by the voices and many of them gave their thanks to those win' came as a bit of sunshine to relieve the monotony of the dreary days Id the gloom Of the dull cells and grim corridors. Arrangements for the reception t: the choir wero made Saturday with Sheriff Kemp, and he was or. hand yesterday to greet the members. In passing through the jail the vis? itors had a glimpse of Henry Beattie. but they were r?corted to tho oth^r Side of the building, where they sang Scene of Many Trlnla. Old Chesterfield courthouse, situated In the centre of , :ie of the oldest sec-; ttons of Vuglnla. the district having! been named for Thomas Dale, who organized a settlement In Chesterfield county in 1611. Is perhaps the oldest county court building In Virginia. Tbe ? original building was erected in 1T1S. j end was partially destroyed hy nre j by British troops under Tarleton In. 177$. it was rebuilt in ITSi, in the old walls. The only reference rnade on the court records, which are com- ; 1 lete since the organization of the j county, is in the case of a criminal; trial in 1780. The record shows that When this cause came on to be agalr. . beard, after i a usual formula, the1 prisoner, through his counsel, waived his right to be tried within the four walls'Of the courthouse, and the trial ; was held in the bar of a nearby or? dinary. One of the famous dueling trials of Vuginia history took place In the' rmcient building, when, in 1S|6. Thomas Buhle, Jr., was charged with the mur d- r of John 11. Pleasar.ts. Both were widely known newspaper writers of the day. Pleasants resented Insinua? tions made in the columns of the Rich mond Inquirer, of which Richie and his father were the editors, in which it vas hinted that h- planned to statt en abolitionist paper in Richmond. "Coward" Led to Duel. Pleasants denied the charge in fhe News and Star, of which he was edi? tor The controversy became acute, and was aided by certain correspon? dence in Baltimore and Philadelphia papers of the day. Richie proclaimed Pleasants a coward, and was promptly challenged The duel took place on , the Chesterfield shore. Just opposltt Ttlchmond. Pleasants came armed wtth I t> revolver, bowieknlfe dueling pistol nnd sword-cane. Richie carried sev- ! ?rul pistol* and a sword. Pleasants fell wounded in the breast, and lived but two days Judge John B. Clopton presided at the trlnK at which a strong . array of counsel appeared. Mr. Richie was'round ?ol guil?y. In ltVtcr years John S. Wormley was tried In the same court room and was hanged In the jail yard The case was 1 tried in 1S57. Wormley was convicted of killing his son-in-law. Anthony T. ; Jto&ius, who was at that time suing for divorce from Wormley's daughter, naming James Tteld as co-respondent. . Reid and Wormley waylaid Roblu? and Wormley shot him. Reld was acquit tied, and married the womr.n in the-case j frpfore the hanging of Wormley. In recent years the death sentence ?has been twice pronounced In the o.ld court building, In both Instances on 1 negroes charged with attempted crlm- '; inal assault. I t__? ?; Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CASTO R l A Wood's Fall Seed Catalogue just issued?tells what crops you can put in to make the quickest grazing, or hay, to help out the short feud crops. Also tells about both .Vegetable and Farm Seeds that can be planted in the fall to advantage and profit. Every Farmer, Market Grower and Gardener should have a copy of this catalog. It is the best and most com? plete fall seed catalog issued. Mailed free. Write for it. T. W. WOOD & SONS, Seedsmen, - Richmond, Va. ADVERTISING THAT POLLS. We hav? men In our office who tan mnk? advertising copy fairly l.ristle with selling points; ctfer men who actually "TTilnk in pictures." Exp?rience has tautrht them how in prorlucs ndvertlslr.it that will "gel thu business" Our orvaniratr.i; is ai your ser vice Advlca free. VKKEMAN ADVERTISING AOBKCT, INC., M .?-??: Building, Rlihmond, ?? Virginia. 'Phons Vidier a Mit I Come in and take your pick? the air is full of 'em, all flyina j to new homes. I English, Scotch and French madras. In planed or plain bosoms. l/S to !/4 off the prices! MISSES. HOWLS FOR CAMORRIST LAWYER Instead of Withdrawlug., Lloy Wblue? anil Suys He li> a Second Dreyfus. Vit er bo, Italy, August 13.?Grimaldi. formerly chief of lite Camorra at Cas tellumiriare, testified yesterday that Alcssundro Lloy, an attorney for the defense in the Camorrlst trial, bribed him to bear false witness against Tom* maso tie Angolls, who was denounced by the priest Vltoxxl as one of the mvirdercrs of the Cuocolos. A woman named Anastasi was the common-law wife of de Angells. The two <|tiar reled and separated. The woman sub? sequently gained :-ji influence over the witness and Induced him to join her in denouncing De Angells as the mur? derer of the Cuocolos in order that sror might have revenue upon her former companion. Lloy provided them with money as a reward for thoir accusa? tion Grimaldi swore that he became frightened at what he had done ana said he was going to confess. Hoy then threatened that if be retracted r.e would have him condemned lor re? ceiving money under false pretenses. Nevertheless Grimaldi said he decided to come to court ami tell the truth Lioy seemed to be crushed and was hissed by the people In court. It was expected that he would Immediately withdraw front the case, but he arose and harangued the audience. He hop? ed Justice and history would Judge him. arid declared that he is a sei ond Dreyfus. That remark made his hearers howl: GIRL ACCEPTS ONE SUITOR. THEN PAYS OFF THE REST Cost* Her ."(100 auil Knur KiiKUKe tiwul Itliig? to Settle Mith the Rejected Uuurtet. Steubenville, O. August 13.?In the presence of Mayor T. W. Porter. Miss Biker t'ratilc, aged eighteen and come? ly, a recent arrival from Servla. made a settlement with four young Servians to whom she was engaged to be mar? ried. It cost tho girl $H"> and sev? eral tings to settle with the suitors Miss L'ranlc was brought before the Mayor to answer a complaint filed by Radl Rallch. who asserted that he nad given $lo and a ring valued at $10 to the girl under the promise of mar? riage, and that she had declared since then she would not wed him. He wanted his property returned. During tho hearing it developed that the girl had made similar promises and accepted presents of money an.l jewelry from other persons In the Steubenvlll Servian quarter. After set? tling with Rallch she was surround, id by several other "suitors" and prompt? ly settled with them. The. charge against her was dismissed. The girl told the Mayor that she would tlie next day wed a young Ser? vian who had not given her a pres? ent and that she would settle with all others to whom she had pledged her heart ;Mid hand HORSE SHIES. WOMAN FRIGHTENED TO DEATH Danger Is Slight, but She Paints end Succumbs to Heart Trouble. Lebanon. Pa., August 13.?Mrs. Annie Swart?:, wife of .lohn A. Swart:, was frightened to death when a horse she was driving shied at a traction engine end swerved slightly to the side of the road, doing no Injury, either id Miss Mary E. Swarta, her daughter, or Charles L. Snydc-r. the latter's escort. At the first sign of .danger, Mrs Swnrlz fainted ;i?}d was hurried to a nearby house, where she died a few minutes later, before a physician could be summoned Heart trouble Is assigned as the cause of death, though she was ap parsntly in the best of health when she left home OLD COLONY TO "CUT MELON" Trust Contimit; Shareholder* to 'leneflt by Increase of Capital Stock. Boston. August 13,?Proposals for ?? "melon cutting" at the Old Colony Trust Company were made when the tllreo'.ors voted in recommend to :h* stockholders thdt the present capital Btoi k of $2,500.000 lie increased to $".5.">\<r(0 and later re.luc >,1 to $5.000,* 000 "Ms plan does lot mean that any a<.dii onal capital w ll be put into the company, but Is a rearrangaril<*ht by wlicii p.irt of the prrscnt surplus of Si ooo.OOO ??? in take o-.e form a r capital Eto'ttk by means of what Is vi.m italic a ? ? ? It clvldend" to u?e present share hel.Un The directors propose > de? clare a cash dividend of $100 a shtre, and to give shareholders a right io apply lb'?8 dividend to the purchire, at ,. $100. of additional stork equal to that which they now held. Rome. August 1? ? The condition of Pope Pias to-day wa* almost station? ary, but with a tendency toward slow improvement. His temperature was! 98.7. and while th<. pa'.ns in the gouty knee continued, the Pontiff suffered much less. He took more nourish? ment, and his Strength was well main? tained Although tho general Condition Ot , Hie H L.iess is not yet such as to j Justify absolute optimism for his re I obvery. hi* physicians believe that if I there Is no relapse he will be able to [ abandon his bed next week. ?? ' WOMAN DIES AS SHE HAD FEARED Killed by Soldier From Fort Myer She Had Spurned. ARRANGED DANGER SIGNAL Fatal ShjpT? Fired Before She Mad Time to Wink. Washington, August 13.?"I am ex pectlng a soldier to see me to-day. and I'm scared Ol If i'OU see me wink run for the police." That Is what Ada llaynes. who lived nt 1322 D Street. Northwest, told a servant In the house yesterday after? noon. A tew minutes later Willie It. Sahen, a pr'vatc In the Hospital Corps at Tort Myer. called to see Ada. He took a picture p^st card from his pocket, a portrait of the two of them, taken some time ago. He sat on the arm of Ada's chair and tore the pic? ture to hits. Then, before Ada had time to wink, the soldiei shot her twice. She died twfnty-five minutes later in Emergency Hospital, and the man was arrested by Bicycle Police? man Walsh before he was north of Pennsylvania Avenue. It was the story the picture told that had a lot to d* ?dth the shoot? ing. Sahen and Ada had once been very close friends However, Ada's friends say, she threw him over for a man In Brooklx n, whose first name is George. The police haven't learned the full name of the Brooklyn man yet. hut thV'y do know that Ada was talking about marrying him Sahen used to know Ada when she lived In Alexandria, but recently she decided to break with him. and Sahen is said to have grown very despondent over It. Woiiiau Mud Warning. Ada was nervous for a week over what she had heard about Sahen. A soldier from Fort Myer told her th?t Saben had been talking ahout "filling her full of lead." She was on the i lookout, and tried to prevent Saben from getting anywher,. near her. As soon as Saben bad shot Ada he I turned his. revolver upward and sbot again, two bullets crashing into the celling. The police believe he intended | to shoot himself, out Saben was in a bad state of mind in the police sta- j tion last nicht and could not tell much about the affair James E. Wnitely. who was col- ! lecting money in the house at the time j of the shooting, started after Saben Just as the soldier ran out the front | I door. Two servants. Bernlce Clark ' and Ethel Jenkins, started a screaming I ] tirade and joined 'n pursuit. It was I ; Ethel's screaming, "He's shot a wo- I ! man," that attracted a big chase and j Policeman Walsh, who happened to be I 1 right at hand, darted after the fleeing soldier. He saw Saben dart Into the public comfort station at Pennsylvania Avenue and Thirteen and One-Hair Street. Walsh went in after the man. an-1 grabbed him Just as he was tuck? ing the revolver Into his pocket t'nu't Remember) He Say*. "What's wrong?" asked Saoen. "I have not done a thing." "Didn't you shoot a woman?" "What would I shoot a woman for?" asked Saben. and then wont al ng very quietly to a cell. When the police questioned him Sahen >uid he had been "absent-mind j ed" and couldn't remember anything, . and blamed bis temporary aberration, on a spree 'htch sturted last Tuesday. : A report-:- talked to Saben. but the soldier insisted that he couldn't re? member a tiling. "I can't talk til! I get this noodle of mine in working shape. I've been on this tear for four days and nights, j and all I've had to eat I got here In j the cell to-night. What I want more j . than anything else is a keg of beer." He was asked about the shooting, I and answered that he couldn't remcm 1 ber a thing about it, and that ha 1 didn't even know he had a pistol. I The police meantime were looking ! over things in the room that Ada bad , j occupied. They found this letter from i i the man In Brooklyn: "Dear Ada: A few lines to my baby to let her know I am well. Ada. al? though 1 am only a few hours, away ' from you. 1 miss your* love very much. "1 am writing this in my sister's ? home. I told her I nm going to marry j you some day. if you consent. "Although we are far between. I ! love you just tbe same and always will. Ada. I will love none other, and ? you know 1 am not false, ror if 1 shall care for another you shall know i Your live, I know, is with ine to stay. "I will write mole as soon as I hear from you I remain always, your . sweetheart. Georgo. "P. !-. ? How Is polly. Kiss polly for ? me Mv sister has throe canaries, and they are nice." l.onK Service lu Army. Although Saben claimed to remem? ber nothing about sitting on the arm of Ada's chair and sending two bullets into her, he did tell something about himself. Ho said ho was twenty seven years old and was born in Louisville. His parents are not living. He Is a soldier with a record of four previous enlistments in the artillery and paid S10 for his discharge from that arm of the service while at the army manoeuvres at San Antonio. He got tired of loafing and enlisted In the hospital corps only two weeks ago Not h.-iv'ng been given his uniform, he said. It was eusy to get passed off the reservation, and during the past four days he had Imbibed so freely that his momory had become defective. Sergeant Leo and Policeman Welsh found a number of witnesses, and notified, them that they wer", wanted at the morgue to-morrow morning to appear at an. inquest that will be held over the body of the woman. Precinct Detective Howes went to Alexandria to ascertain what he could about the identity of the dead woman the latter hating resided In that ci A woman in Alexandria told, tbe del live that the maiden name of the d id woman was Ada Haynes. and that .sh? was a native of Mount Airy. N. C. -She also told the detective that she had re.-jried in Danville. Va. The j.oltco sent a message to Mount Air: re? questing that tho young wo nan's mother be advised of her Ceath. CATS THOUGHT MAD BITE CHILDREN Three Animals Create a Reign of Terror in Section of Cincinnati. Cincinnati. O.. August 13.?Three cats suffering from what is said, tu have been rubies caused a reign or terror among the children and adulta living on Mount Adams. Cincinnati. Bight children were bitten and tout 01 these have been taken to the City Hospital here to be treated for their wounds and to be watched for any symptoms of rabies. Two of the cats wero killed by a crowd of boys, who. armed with clubs und stones, went forth and hunted them down. The other one has not yet been caught. Immediately after they were killed these two felines wore taken to the Board of Health office, where the bodies will be exam? ined by the- city physicians. The i-'irM VlctllU. The first victim was Charles Smith, aged nine, living at 042 Lust Third Street. He went to the rear of his home to feed his chickens, when two of the cats pounced upon him. Tho lad shoved one off his shoulder, while the other bit him on the leg. He. lought them several minutes and fln ally got away. He was badly bitten, and Or. Emmett Brown cauterized his wounds. Tho cts jumped Into the back yard of Mrs H. T. Schnelleres home. t)i5 Last Hill Street, whore her little hoy. Stanley, was playing. He started to pet one of the animals, when -'. grab? bed his arm with .'.s teeth and held on till William Sandman, a lad living two doors away, grabbed it away. As ho was doing so the other cat grabbed hold of his arms, which were badly scratched. Freeing himself, lie chased the cats away with stones. One of the cats that escaped attack? ed Marie Schullman, of 131 Ward Ave? nue. Bellevue, Ky., who was visiting at the home of John Godfrey. 941 H'll Street, and bit her on the arms and limbs. The Godfrey boy helped her get loose from It. and he, too. was bit? ten. This cat is the mother of a littet of kittens, and a policeman is watch Ing to-night for its return. Auliuul Stoned to Death. A half hour later one of the cats appeared at the home of William Springer, aged twelve, living at 1012 Celestial Street. Young Springer was playing with several boys. They had heard that there was a mad cat loose They turned In and stoned It to death, though not before Springer had been bitten severely about the thighs and on his right wrist. Two of his play? mates. Irene Bisehoff and John.-to.i Stoney, also were bitten at the same time. The Godfrey. Sandman, Schneller and Stoney boys have been sent to a hos? pital, where the physicians have given them treatment to avoid the develop? ment of rabies germs. WANTSJOYGAROEN AS A MEMORIAL Suggested Tribute to Memory of President Abraham Lincoln. Washington. August 13.?"The gar? dens of Lincoln." Th's Is the suggestion of Joseph J. O'Brien, of Washington, as a memorial for the martyred President. Analostan Island, according to Mr. O'Brien, could be made into a great national g.-.rlen A memorial hall could be built there, which would per? petuate the life and works of the President, and by its usefulness ex? press his attitude toward life. Any plan to honor the memory of the emancipator must embody his splr't, said Mr. O'Brien. There should be something more than a memorial of unyielding stone. The President loved laughter and song, and these charac? teristics should not be overlooked. A national garden, where people could gather for recreation and Instruction, would be the most appropriate memo? rial, In the opin'on of Mr. O'Brien, that could be provided. Argues for His Plan. Speaking of the advantages of Analoston Island with respect to loca? tion of a national garden. Mr. O'Brien said: "The Potomac, accumulating Its waters In the Cumberland hills, flows past the national capital to its Vir? ginia outlet. Within sight of 'he Washington Monument it surrounds Analostan Island, forgotten in Its na? tive desolation. "1 could raise the land's level to avoid flood und submerge swamp, and here create a national Joy ground. Throughout its area intersecting canals can he cut. and within or near it a great basin, feeding the canals, can be formed. In the centre a me? morial structure. In the form of a combined open and inclosed concert edifice could be erected, with Its wnlls built for the display of aquatic life. From the ends of the island two cas? cades can be created to add to its beauty, while nyer the Island flowers, trees and plants could unite with the Intersecting canals to preserve, the spirit of beauty. "The memorial building, forming a concert hall for use durlnfe winter and summer, could perpetuate the image, life and works of Lincoln and by |ts usefulness express his attitude to life. Looks Into the Future. "I have often contemplated the vision of hundreds of gaily dressed canoes gliding, over a system of In? tersecting canals, cut through Analos I tan. I have often fancied the effect ( of a great band playing to thousands, ? and as I now contemplate the Image of hopeful eyes and the. Innocent won? der of a child's face, each suggesting he same humanity, and the crush and (strain of ? business world. Us con i tradictlons. p-vaslons and denials, I ' hope In some way that the Influence of nature could he made deeper in the lives of our people, and the undecelv . Ing sun might suggest a bolder und : franker attitude. Washington needs the Influence of laughter and musk-; it needs the spirit of fellowship, of ii-ffcnd ; ship. In order that the national ca'pi tal could more deeply feel the pull of the nation's life upon it, and that It ? could be more than 'a magnificent I empty city.' us Herbert Wells. In his I 'America,' says. Therefore?'The Qar i dens of Lincoln.'' ONLYTWO IN RACE FOR GOVERNOR Baltimore, Md., August 13.?Tho Democratic gubernatorial primary Is on In full blast, with Gorman and Lee b'oth conducting aggressive personal campaigns. This primary, which prom? ises to he a battle royal between Gov? ernor Crothers, Loe and Gorman. hi>s chunked Its aspect owing to the with j drawal of Crothers during this week, j And as conditions now exist, It Is more I than a primary tight for the guberna? torial nomination. It is in reality a tight between two organization fac? tions for control of party affairs, j The regular State machine Is led by I Senator Joh?: Walter Smith, while the ; Insurgents and Progressive elements 1 are headed by Representative Talbott, : Governor Crothers and former Dover i nor Warfleld. The real fight, however, ! Is between Smith and Talbott. because j the latter does not want Gorman to reach the guiiernatorl.il chair, and in I ord? r to hrlng about the downfall of I the Howard county Senator, Talbott I feels that hQ must capture control of ' the State organization in order to I form a uucleus around which to rally j a fighting force. Talbott has aligned j himself with the element within the ; Democratic party whl<\h he had been j fighting for years as ? member of the ? Gormin-Rasln machine. Situation Unparalleled. The situation as It exist* to-day is perhaps unparalleled in the history of I politics Talbott was a trusted lleu i tenant of the lite Senator Gorman i and followed the lead of the great , State boss for a quarter of a century I without question Talbott never did ; have any great love for Warfleld. ard ? certainly never regarded Lee as a "regular" in the halcyon days of the ' Gorman regime. To-day Talbott Is ; fighting shoulder to shoulder with Leo and Warfleld to encompass the. defeat \ of the son of the elder Gorman. Warfleld is coming in for some bit - '? ter condemnation on the. part of the regular organization, the leaders of which assert that Warfleld owed every ? thin* he has achieved in politics to the , elder Gorman. One of these leaders, i In discussing Warfield's attitude in the present campaign, said to-day: ?Warfleld seems to have forgotten I the old days when he was one of the hiost. subservient to the wishes of i Gorman, it is well known that Gor : man made Warfleld a member of tbe i Legislature and also the naval officer of the port of Baltimore. It was Senator Gormun's organization that lined up behind Warfleld when he was nominated In 1903 and helped to hrlng 'i about bis election. Turned on Supporters. "And after Warfleld had become ' Governor it was Gorman and the party leaders who made Warfleld that got ! the cold throw down 'Ned' Warfleld seems to have forgotten the old dnys when he was ever at the pie counter . looking for public office, and also that ' the father of the man whom he now ! opposes always looked out for him and I advanced him politically." Gorman and Lee are both conduct? ing dignified campaigns, and not tho Slightest element of personality hasj ; cropped out on either side. The can : dldates met In this city during tbei I week, and only pleasantries of tho ? most cordial nature passed between them. The adherents of the two can I didates. however, are not or. such good ; ternis. and the terms " traitor" and, i "Ingrate" are being hurled at many In the Lee camp. The .?egular State and city organi? zations are solid behind Gorman. and| the wiseacres are predicting a crush? ing defeat for Mr. Lee August 29. Tha betting to-day was 2 to 1 on Gorman, with no takers. BEACHY IS STAR : OF DAY IN CHICAGO Chicago. August 13.?The record for total time spent In flying is one avia? tion mark that is bound to be broken during the international aviation meet here. The Inspiration is the f2 paid each flyer for each minute his ma? chine is in the air. and when the gun boomed to start the program to? day the success of this plan for con? ducting a meet was proven. The result was that during all tbe scheduled events, there were at least a dozen machines hanging over the fiold, several remaining up during the . greater part of the afternoon. The trip over the course, one mile and a third, around scvon pylons, was made repeatedly in a minute, the aver? age time in tho twenty-mile races being in less than twenty-five min? utes. Lincoln Beachy was the individual star to-d3y. taking the twenty-mile biplane race by loss than a minute j from Marl Ovington. He made the ; di6tan.ee in 23 minutes 11-26. seconds. [Ovington's time in the twenty-mile race was In 23 minutes 56-07 seconds. Ward finished In 25 minutes 12-76 sec? onds. - Beachy chose a lower level than either of his opponents, his biplane fre? quently seeming almost to graze the ground. -After winning the race he began it once climbing contest, reach? ing 5,000 feet, from which he descend? ed in spectacular spiral glides. Oscar A. Brlndley is believed to have won the day's record both for altl I ttido and duration. He remained at an I altitude of 6.500 feet for nearly three j hours. James V. Martin was conceded a vic? tory In the alighting test, making a perfect descent and Btopping within a foot of the red flag used as a marker. John J. Frisbie, an entrant In tho ! speed contest, met with an accident i that may prevent any further par ? ticlpatlon in the meet. He circled trto I 250-foot tower of a lake front build? ing, narrowly grazing the bronze Diana with which it is topped, and struck ja gust of wind that nearly set his machine on end. He descended safely, hut could not rise again. Thomas Sopwlth landed the $3.000 cash prize for the first flight carrying two passengers. ATHLETE INSTANTLY KILLED. .Mysterious Shooting on SchuylklH IMver, Near Philadelphia. . Philadelphia. August IS.?While re? luming In a motor boat from a river park last night. James Hepburn, Jr., twenty-three years old, of this city, was shot and Instantly killed on the SchuylklH River. Tho shooting Is shrouded in mystery, but the police believe that the man was the victim of a stray bullet carelessly shot from the marshes lining the river. h Times-Dispatch Pony Contest Nomination Blank Counts 1,000 Votes I hereby nominate Address. Age. As a contestant in The Times-Dispatch Pony and Carl Contest, subject to the rules of the contest. (Name of person making nomination.) Under no circumstances will the name of the person making the nomina? tion be divulged to any one. This is for our information only. CONTEST CLOSES SEPTEMBER 20th Good for 1 Vote In The Times-Dispatch Pony Contest ? 4> If Presented on MONDAY, August 14. this Coupon will be Accepted as Payment for ^ One Ride on Toboggan Slide ^ j}^ at Forest Hill Park ^t\Wp Coupon will be honored day or night ^A^" Compliments of THE TIMES-DISPATCH. ???????????? LOVE FOR WOMAN FATAL TO THREE Indiana. Pa.. August 13.?Love for a light to-day in which three men were shot to dVith. another was mortally woman resulted in a free-for-all gun wounded and two men Involved were severely wounded. The dead: Vaido Aronoco, thirty-three years old. Antonio Lasnrrl, ttvrnty-elgb? years old. Pietro Matnlll, twenty-live yeurs old. The wounded: Ben Petrollo, twenty four years old, shot through breast near heart, will die. Marie Bartlno, eighteen years old, shot in left leg; will recover. The shooting occurred at Whiskey Run, a mining settlement near Salts burg. Angelo Merceldo. a cousin of Aronoco. spent last night at the let? ter's boarding house. The two men and three boarders were In love with Marie Bartlno, the Italian girl. Last evening the girl was particularly de? voted to Marceldo. Upon the angry and jealous muttorlngs of the others Aronoco challenged the entire party, and soon tho pistol battle, was on. near the. home of the nmorata. Automatic revolvers were used, and when the ammunition was exhausted Petrollo was the only one alive, and there is no hope for his recovery, as he was shot through the breast near the heart. While the battle raged Miss Bartlno. tho innocent cause, was attracted Oy? the shooting and hurrying to the rear door of her home, opened the door, only to bo shot through the left leg by a stray bullet from the gun of one of the combatants. MAN FINDS HIS OWN "GRAVE." I Another's Body Burled as Thirl ?C Wanderer Who Returns. York, Pa., August 13.?That his body had been interred in the West Fair view Cemetery and a suitable head- \ stone erected by the family was tho surprising news which greeted Van Hoopes, aged sixty years, when he re? turned to-day to his home In lirnlgs vlllc. after having been In a hospital in Savannah. Ga. He suddenly left his home about two months ago. Nothing was hoard from him. and when a man of similar ago was killed by a Northern Centra! train near New Cumberland recently tho body was Identified as his by a minis? ter who know him. ( There .was much rejoicing nt the reunion fo-day. Mr. Hoopes was unable to give an ac? count of his wanderings. HERMIT SEES HIMSELF IN MIRROR AND FAINTS First View In Lookln? Glass After I.npse of Forty Years Sends Him to a Barber Shop. Plttsburg, August 13.-^For the first time since 1870, Jacob Stolnman, a hermit, living back of Reserve Town ship, saw himself a few days ago In a mirror. He immediately fainted, and when revived hustled to a barber shop and got a shave, an experience ho had not ha<j In forty years. For the first time since he wsb a young man. Steinman came to town arid visited his cousin, Mrs. Sarah Mr Cune, in Perrysvllle Aveaue. It wan there by accident that he glanced Intc the mirror. "Great Scott-" he exclaimed, and toppled over. When revived ho .--?> marked: "What a great change has come over me since I saw myself in a tishlng pond juft forty years ago" Then he seized his hat and ran to the nearest barber shop, where h? was shorn of hfs heard, which was 'hret feet long. GREAT FALLING OFF IN KANSAS WINTER WHEAT Yield I? n.OOO.OOO Ilnnhels Less Tbnn Last Year nnd the Sninllent Since ISflO. Topeka. August 13.?The State Board of Agr'culture's report on win? ter wheat says that inquiry reveal! that the'winter wheat crop was ap? proximately S1.36S.000 bushels, or near? ly 9.000.000 bushels under that of 191" and the smallest since 1S99. I? is one-third less than tho average ' yearly production for the decade end-, j inj? with 1910. This. although th< 1 acrenge sown was the greatest in tha i history of the State. Of tho 7.260.00O j acres sown the growers no ,v estlmato that nearlv 37 per cent, was a fnll ure. Contrary to popular belief. tho ncreage |n corn is markedly less than a year ago. the report says. General? ly, the corn prospect Is not flattering, tha average of its condlMon being but 54.3 for the State. ELOPERS CARRY OFF $1400? Father of ?Irl Sny? They Took All HIm Snvings. Philadelphia. August 13.?Cherena D'Ambra. of SOS South Seventh Street, i has asked the police to aid him In find? ing his fifteen-year-old daughter;. Arazlo. who, he says, eloped with rer cousin, Antonio D'Ambra. twenty-four years old. The father said that when the coupl? departed they rifled a little woode.i box in which he had secreted all of nil savings, SI,400. and this mono/ he he lleves the couple are spending on their supposed honeymoon. He says he rocelvsd a lettfrom his prospective aon-in-law sta*'ng thtt lit was with much sorrow tht-t they had been compelled to take the money. OBITUARY Is. W. Aldrldge. (Special to The Times-Dispatch ] j Petersburg, Vh? August 13.?I* W. Aldrldge, who wns paralyzed while a I work at the Walker Branch of th?i* American Cigar Company, where be was employed as watchman, died this afternoon. He Is survived by his wife and three aUledren.