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More than 20,000,000 Votes in Pony Contest
MASTEU j. W. HAM., JH., District No. l. CARL TIATTIGE, District No. 2, Winner of Tony Outfit In City Districts. ** ' STKH ORDWAV PEFIKINS, District No. 1. MISS MARCJAJtBT I. % M1KHS, Dlstrlrt No. 1. With a Onal rush. The Tlmos-Dls patch por.y contest closed at noon yes? terday. The prize winners are an? nounced above, and elsewhere in thla issue will be found the complete list tf standings of all contestants who were *n the race at tho finish.. No con-.st of its kind has ever been conducted In the State with such suc? cess and attended with such widespread Interest. Nearly every reader of Thi. I'ltnes-Dlspatch had some favorite In ihe race and was anxiously awaiting Ihe result. More than 20.000,000 votes were cast during the contest. These votes were distributed nmong some 300 contestants. DISTRICT NO. 1 DIAMOND RING?John W. Hall, Jr. I BICYCLE?Ordway Perkins j WATCH?Margaret Landers The largest vote cast by any one con? testant was over 800,000, that voted by Master Carl Battlge, of District No. 1 the winner of the pony outfit In the city districts. Master J. W. Hall, Jr.. of District No. 1. cast the next largest votes, being: a little over 100,000 behind first place. An exceedingly close race was on In the fifth District. A dozen or mors contestants fought nip and tuck right up to the end, and when the last bsl lot was in there was still on great dif? ference In the standing. The wlnnar of the pony outfit In the Kifth District was but SO,000 votes ahead of the win. ner of the third district prize in th* sanae district, and the winners of the other district prizes In that district were between these two. varying but a few thousand votes. The heaviest voting of the entire contest was done yesterday morning, and the contestants were still deposit? ing ballots when the clock struck 12. One contestant came back for thu sec? ond or third time during the morning.' and on the last trip was Just a halt minute too late, and. of course, lost several thousand votes by not being on time. This, however, would not have changed the final result had It arrived on time, as the successful con? testant was slreudy victorious. The count was not completed until nearly midnight last night, and conse? quently many telephone calls could not be answered. In as many Instances as possible the prize winners were ad? vised of their success, and the others had to wait until they could see this morning's paper before knowing the result. Those w-ho are fortunate enough to be among the prize winners are to be congratulated. It has been a hard fought battle, and the victorious ones ! have worked unceasingly. The prizes j are ready to be given out. and with : them go the best wishes of The Tlmes Dlspatch and its appreciation of the most excellent work done by all the contestants. We are only sorry that all could not be prize winners. Every one that has so far been heard from Is entirely satisfied with the re? sult, and they could but be so, for Photograph of onr of the Pony Outfits to bt srlven nwuy u? cnplfnl prlie?. WINNERS OF DISTICT PRIZES. DISTRICT NO. 2 DIAMOND RING?R. Cecil Garlick BICYCLE?Gertrode McKenney WATCH?Wm. Giesendoffer DISTRICT NO. 3 DIAMOND RING?Margaret Brooks BICYCLE?Walter Dnke WATCH?Lucille Price DISTRICT NO. 4 DIAMOND RING?Helen Williamson BICYCLE?Robert N. Spain WATCH?Virgil St. Cloud MASTER n. CECIL C-AIU.ICK, District Xo, 2. very detail from the first to the last day has been looked sfter with the greatest care. Not a dollar was ac? cepted save what was accompanied by a legitimate subscription, and those who are the prize winners lead ^thei list because they have turned In morej subscriptions than tho others. It goes without saying that no one; had the slightest Idea that the vote would go as high as it did. Many ot the contestants were quietly working away, not saying much, hut making | every day count and holding their re-| suit to the- finish. Day after day con? testants were told not to be too stlf confldent, and if some have been they can blamo no one but themselves. Civil Service Examinations. The United States Civil Service Com. mission has announced the following examinations to be held In thsl city: Assistant chemist, salary. ?1,200 to ll.ROO per annum; shoe and harness maker, salary, $720: scientific assistant MISS GERTRIDE McKEXSEV, _District Xo. 2. (male), salary, $900; laboratory aid' (male), salary $720 to $840; Junior! chemist (explosives), salary, $1,020 to' $1,200; laboratory aid (Bureau of Plant i Industry), salary, $600. Any Information in regard to the I examinations may be obtained from William Henry Ham, local secretary of the commission. Final Standing of Contestants Times-Dispatch Pony Contest District No. 1 All territory In Richmond north of th<5 James Hirer and we?t of Second Street (not Including second Street) and Uarton Htights and Glntcr Park. At least three prizes In this district? A Diamond Ring, a Bicycle and a Gold Watch. Bryan A'.vls, Second Boulevard.17,249 Krnest Burch, Jr., 2407 Grove Avenue. 8.582 Ceta J. Beck. 11 IE Floyd Street. 6,605 Helen C. Chiles, 1925 Floyd Avenue.11,417 Hugh R. Falrlamb, 1113 Brook Koad.11,267 Wm. Harrison Gordon. 200 West Main Street. 103,537 Virginia GUHam, 318 West Cary Street. 8.301 John W. Hall, Jr., 2218 Stuart Avenue.679.392 Katherlne Hancock, 1300 Park Avenue.15,499 flurgaret Landers, 800 Stuart Avenue.409,134 titmice Lee Vaughan-Lloyd, 219 S. Belvldere. .13,82? r-ladys Lumsden, 005 West Clay Street.11,735 ?\mprose P. Miller, 711 Greenwood Avenue. ..244,536 Bugene Moore, 14 East Clay Street.71.773 Louise V. Metzger, 412 North Addison Street. 183,903 Ordwuy Perkins, 1209 West Cary Street.554,361 Vernell Htr.grey, S22 West Cary Street.305,212 Luclle B. Smith, 735 West Main Street.22,544 Iluth C. Vaughan. 2006 Stuart Avenue.129,088 Robert W. Wynne, Brook Park Boulevard... 7,151 District No. 2 All territory In Richmond north of tbe James River and east of Second Street (Including; Second street), also Including Highland Park and Chestnut Hill. At least three prizes In this district? A Diamond Ring, a Bicycle and a Gold Watch. Wllkln Atkinson. 420 North Twenty-sixth St.. 6,000 Curl C. Battlge, 3603 East Marshall Street. . .843,242 Rcrnora W. Cheatwood, 2110 East Grace St.. 12,082 Helen Donly. 707V^ Denny 8treet.24,702 Llnwood Z. Forbes, 3000 Kast Broad Street. . 76,07V i: Cetil Garllck, Jr., Highland Park.347,136 V.'llllam Glesendoffer, 625 North Eighth St..304,490 Belle Godlrj, 525 North Eighth Street.12.043 Lynwoqd Hllllard, 2519 Venable Street.77.621 J.eRoy M. llord. 2001 Falrmount Avenue.11.828 ' Jehu 3. Johnston, 3604 East Broad Street.11.3S1 Ioulse Klein, 3933 Wtlllamsburg Avenue.... 73,848 Stephen Lindsay. 727 N. Twenty-seventh St..235.877 Gertrude McKenney, 504 Nicholson Street. ... 334,903 Maben A. Martin, 812 East Clay Street.11,801 Virginia C. Meredith, First Avenue.194,066 Charles L. Rogers, 2415 Venable Street.284.263 Blanton A. Tiller, 307 Third Avenue. 8,537 Harry Throckmorton. 910 North Twentieth St. 6.0S3 Helen S. Vaughan, 524 North Fourth Street. . 216,226 Louloe Woodward, 2809 East Grace Street. ... 14,S39 District No. 3 All territory known as South Richmond, Includ iug Swanshoro and Forest Hill. At least three prizes In thin district? A Diamond Ring, a Bicycle and a Gold Watch. Ralph I*. Banks. Forest Hill. 6.4S9 Margaret Brooks. 1112 Decatur Street.247,643 James S. B'.aln, Forest Hill.19,045 Bernard Davis, 1609 Decatur Street. S.251 Walter Duke. Woodland Heights. 158,267 Margaret Entwisle, 1217 Perry Street. 6,796 Eva A. East, 1811 Everett Street. 7,116 Grey Gamett, 1401 Porter Street. 7.211 John C. Goddin. Forest Hill... 6.047 Edward G. Hill, 1016 West Twelfth Street_ 6.?13 Melvln R. Jones, 409 West Fifteenth Street... 12.961 John S. Jones, 2107 Everett Street. 6,204 Lorlne Earl Moody, 1816 Mnury Street. 7,260 Luclle Price, 1018 Hull Street.50,873 Agnes E. Reynolds, 405 West Fifteenth Street. 6.180 Marlon Shlfflett, 1315 Bainbrldge Street. 6.204 District No. 4 PETERSBURG, VA., AND St HI Him. At least three prizes Intal? district? A Diamond Ring, a Bicycle and a Gold Watch. Wray Baker. 30 Guurantce Street. 1,260 Lois M. Baxter. Jr., 13S N. Sycamore Street.. 1,019 Rebecca Copper, 221 Halifax Street. 1,1 la Randlett Jones, 48 North Market Street. 1,015 Robert L. Kldd, L'S Guarantee Street. 1.195 Otho Nugenf, 38 Lombard Street. 1,17$ Virgil St. Cloud, Stratford Hotel.12,27'6 Robert Nelson Spain, 622 Pearl Street.23,261 Annie C. Townsend 34 South Market Street. . . 1.001 F. R. WadUlgh. Jr., 180 High Street. 6,336 Helen Williamson, 622 West Washington St..23,616 District No. 5 All territory In which The Tlmes-Dlspstch cir? culate*, not Included In the above districts. FOUR PHIZES IN THIS DISTRICT. A Welsh Pony Outfit, A Diamond Ring, a Bicycle and a Gold Watch. William P. Shelton, Ashland. Va.135 Virginia Tht mpson, Auingdou, Va.13 Clarence 3. Thomas, R. F. D. No. 1, Atlee, Va.12 Willard H. Brown, Blackstone, Va.227, William Fatton Williams, Blacksburg. Va..I13, Gibson Shelton, Buckner, Va.282 ;isu B. Alr.paugh. Burke vi U'e, Va.138 Lucy Bryson, Boyiiton, Va.10, George M. Farrar, Jr.. Clifton Forge, Va....l37 V/lllle S. Rhodes, Curtursville. Va. K, Violet E. Wright. Dos well, Va.174. Flora Douglas Martin, Dendron, Va.10, Dan A. Ovcrby, Danville, Va.101, Robert L. Bradley, Ebony. Va.11, M. Elmer King. Frederleksburg. Va.270, W. Edward Richardson. Farmvllio, Va.361, William O. Snead, Fork Union, Va.11, Robert B. Price, Green Bay, Va.256, IV, A. Mathews, Glasgow, Va.221, John Norvcll. Island, Va.12, William ?. Dillon. Indian Rock, Va.324 Hendrlck A. Bracey, Joycovllle, Va.355 Dorothy P. Young. Keysvlile, Va.29 Dorsey C. Hopkins, Lexington, Va.290 Montgomery D. Baihn, Lacrosse, Va.10 Govna Browder, Lawrenceville. Va.,....106 Lucy B. Scott, 806 Court fit.. Lynchburg, Va...l6 Maud Talley, Mineral. Va...13 Floyd Daughtry, North Emporla, Va,.155 Charlie Collear, Old Point, Va.148 Robert H. Galnes, R. F. D. No. J, Richmond... li Richard C. Grant," Rio Vista, "a.11 Elizabeth Alcocke. Rocky Mount. N. C.11 Earl Huddle. Shenandouh. Va.13 John B. Green, Surry, Va. Mary Yancey, South Hill. Va.18! Tom Ruftln, Tettlngton. Va. Esther Pond, Wakefleld, Va.282 Willard S. Cooko, Yorktown. Va.11 Margorle Crumpler, Zunt, Va.106 598 265 300 S>6 350 525 6S6 coo 461 899 g:<:> 000 060 511 413 Kill 123 969 787 248 681 7S3 200 909 456 141 3!>0 ,570 533 ,254 K0H 437 .037 81 I .253; ,452 1 0I7| ,63i| MASTER WM. (HESSEN DOFFKR, , DlHtrlct No. 2. DISCUSSES AIMS OFROAD CONGRESS i Field Representative Light Tells of Its Plans and Its Scope. SEEKS PRACTICAL LINES Big Attendance Expected at First Session Here in November. Charles P. Light, chief field repre? sentative of the American Association for Highway Improvement, is In tho city this week to make final arrange? ments for the meeting of the Good Roads Congress here in November. Discussing the oomlng convention. Mr. Light said yesterday: "The American Association for High? way Improvement will hold Us first road congress In Richmond, November 20-23, at which time most of the lead? ing highway builders of the country will be prcsont to discuss the prob? lems of construction and maintenance. It may be well to state here, as a mat? ter of general information, that one of the principal things desired by those responsible for the forming of the American Association for Highway IM-1 provement was the holding of road congresses thut would bo helpful, In? structive and Intensely practical, rather than the reiteration of a lot of shop? worn road platitudes and the passing of a number of impossible resolutions. "The object of the association is to slant for and ndvocate only those things that have to do with the prac? tical solution of the highway prob-j lems of the country. PtirpoHCH of Organization. "The necessity for such an prganlza tlon was very apparent to those who! were and are acquainted with road' conditions and problems. Its purposes) are. briefly, to correlate and harmonize the efforts of all existing organizations; working for rood Improvement and toj nrouse and stimulate sentiment look? ing toward the same; to strive for wise, i equitable and uniform road legislation | In every State, as well as aiding Inj bringing about efficient road admlnls- i tration In the States and their sub- j divisions, Involving the Introduction or skilled supervision and the elimination! of politics from the irvv.s.^einent of the public roads. "The association nlso urges the con-i tlnuoua and systematic maintenance oi j all roads, the classification of all roads! according to traffic requirements, pay-1 ment of road taxes In rash, and the! adoption of the principle of State aid! and State supervision, as well ns the I correlating of a)i road construction.! so that the Important roads of end I county shnll connect with thoso o? r** adjoining counties, and the Importfjit j roads of each State shall connect with those of adjoining States. "This Is the creed of the associa? tion, and those conversant with high? way conditions, will call It orthodox In each particular. Lenders In Work. "It has as Its directors many prom-| Inent business men known In. Rloh mond, nmong whom are Logan Waller Page, director of United States Office I of Public Roads, und president of the association; W. \V. I-Mnley, president' of the Southern Hallway Company:! Leonard lulls/ of Plnohurst; James W. EDWARD RICHARDSON. Farrnvllle, V?. WJnner of Pony Outfit In DIMrlvt 5. DISTRICT NO. 5 DIAMOND RING?Hendrick A. Bracey BICYCLE?Wm. P. Dillon WATCH?Dorsey C. Hopkins McCrea, of tho Pennsylvania Railway; W. C. Brown, of the New York Central lines; James S. Harlow. of the Inter? state Commerce Commission; Walter H. Page, of World's Work; B. F. Yookum, of the Frisco lines; Louis W. Hill, of the Great Northern Railway: I. ee McClung, Treasurer of the United States: Dr. E. J. James, of the Uni? versity of Illinois, and Alfred Noble, of the American Society of Civil En? gineers. It has among its membership many prominent men, including Presi? dent Taft, he having Indorsed the purposes of the association recently In a public letter to Mr. Page, Its presi? dent. "While there are a number of mem? bers of the association In Richmond, It Is hoped that many more of the public-spirited citizens of the town will join!. I am hore partly to secure memberships In the association. SAYS BANKERS LEFT Man Claims Tie Intrusted Cash to FaltblesN Friends. Mike Anten, who halls from some? where this side <:f. Suez, complained 1 to the police last nicht that John and I Sophie Romaneolc. who first saw the light of day In Austria, had dcpatred I this part of the country with $50 which he had Intrusted to their care. Mike couldn't talk United States, and I so he got Pete Klnl to Interpret for him. Pete told a sad tale of woe. He explained that Mike w.'is a hard-work? ing man, und that h* saved his money, and that he hud a?ked the Romanooks lo be hi* bankers. The latter consented, it seems, to do the banking business, but suddenly found It necessary to leave the State. So Mike, through his interpreter to Squire McCarthy and i Captain McMahon. charges John und Sophie Romaneck with being abscond I ing debtors. SUPREME COURT OPINIONS. DcelMon? In 11 Cnneii llnnded flown by North Cnrollnn Tribunal. ISrochil to Tho Times-Dispatch.1 I Raleigh, N; C.i September 20.? I Eloven opinions In cases on appeal from the First to Third Districts were announced this evening by tho Su? preme Court, the list being as follows: Whltehurst vs. Norfolk and Southern Rillroad Co., Pasquotank county, re? versed: Pool vs. Walker. Tyrrell, no error; Brady vs. Dall, Beaufort, af? firmed; Mnnn vs. Olbhs, Hyde, appeal I dismissed; Bowser vs. Tarry, Halifax, I new trial; State vs. Marable. Pitt, no 1 error; In re guardianship Robert [ Dixon. Green, reversed; Carson vs. 1 Bunting and Oil Co.. Pitt, affirmed; Whltford vs. North State Life Insur | ance Company, Craven, reserved: De bruhl vs. Hood, Craven, no error: West ! vs. Wilkinson. Pitt, no error. STRIKERS WILL RETURN TO WORK Wilmington. X. C, September 20.? Following a conference late this af? ternoon between R. E. Smith, general superintendent of motive power of the Atlantic Coast I.lne, and E. M. Doughty, chairman of the giicvuncc committee of the car workers of the company. w.i'Ch representatives of the men front the Rocky Mount und Wil? mington shops. It was announced from the general offices of the company. In this city, that the strike of repairers and inspectors of the system hau been settled, and that the men who are now out would return to work to? morrow morning. No details of the settlement w?re jylven out. Flnauee Committee to Meet. The Council Committee on Finnnoo will meet to-night ut S o'clock lu executive session for consideration of u number of propositions on which delegations of citizens have ueen fully heard. While some emergency appro? priations may be expected, It is be? lieved that on account of the present condition of the City Treasury most of the requests will be def'-rred for inclusion In the annual budget for 1912. The Council Committee on Grounds and Buildings will also men! to-night. Academy Almiiul to Meet. The Alumni Association of Rich? mond Academy will hohl a called meet? ing at the Academy Friday evening Refreshments "HI be served. Pending the meeting temporary offi? cers have been appointed as follows: Alln Richardson, president; Louis Cut shaw. first vice-president; Harry Quarles. second vice-president: Wil? liam Simpson, secretary; Edward Qwathmey, treasurer; Raymond Mas sie, ehlof rooter. Played With Pl?t..i. While playing with a pistol. Frank Roberts, colored, of 2917 North M Street, last night shot himself through the. rl?.ht hand. The Wound was not serious. He was attended by Dr. Crowgny- of the city ambulunoe, and was taken home. Attorney-Ueneral 111. Attorney-Oeneral Samuel W. Wil? liams Is 111 nt his home la Ihn result of ptninutne poisoning. He was too sick to attend the meeting of the Virginia Debt Commission yesterday, hut expects to be able to return to his office In a day or two. MASTER WM. P. DILLOI?, District Xo. 5. MASTER WALTER DUKE, District No. 3. MISS MARGARET BROOKS, _ DUtrlct No. 3. CHARGE OF THEFI FROM Y. M. C. A. James McCue was arrested yesterdaj by Detective Sergeants Wiley ano Kellam on three charges of theft? from the Young Men's Christian Associa? tion. McCue lived nt 500 East Franklin. Street. He Is alleged to have passed j worthless checks on the Y. M. C. A., and It is said that he robbed lockers there. It Is also alleged that he was asked to leave the association by Secretary Buchanan during last July. The losses continued, however, and ho was taken yesterday Into a private room, where a trap having heen set, a marked dollar was found In his shoe by Mr. Buchanan. Detective Sergeants Wiley and Kel? lam are working on the case, and It was Ihey who laid the trap. After be? ing placed under arrest, McCue stat? ed, It is alleged, that his downfall was ! due to "shooting" pool. He was taken to the Second Police StatlS/n. MRS. SCOTT WELL AGAIN Good News from Martin Tells of Timely Recovery. Details Regarding the Case. 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